Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd. announced today their new collaboration will rise;Angry Birds Star Wars. Ã‚Â This title will Launch worldwide onÃ‚Â November 8, the unique partnership will combine all the fun of the classic Angry Birds and Angry Birds Space with the characters, stories and settings of the epic and amazing Star Wars.
From the deserts of Tatooine to the depths of the Death Star Ã¢â‚¬â€œ the game and merchandise will feature the Angry Birds characters starring as the iconic heroes of the beloved Saga.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“This is the best Angry Birds game weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve ever done. ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s the best parts of Angry Birds with all new cutting-edge gameplay set in in a galaxy far, far away,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Peter Vesterbacka, the Mighty Eagle Ã‚Â and CMO of Rovio. Ã¢â‚¬Å“As a bigStar WarsÃ‚Â fan myself, IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m really excited about this new universe. The Force is definitely strong with this one.Ã¢â‚¬Â
In addition to the game, this fall will also see the unveiling of a massive retail launch forÃ‚Â Angry Birds Star Wars. Merchandise ranging from Halloween costumes and apparel to action figures and collectible plush toys will be available at select retailers, starting October 28.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“BothÃ‚Â Star WarsÃ‚Â and Angry Birds share the instant and irresistible appeal of hands-on fun,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Colum Slevin, Vice President, Head of Studio Operations for Lucasfilm Ltd. Ã¢â‚¬Å“People seem to instinctively know what to do when handed a lightsaber or a bird in a slingshot, so this is a natural combination.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The game will be available on iOS, Android, Amazon Kindle Fire, Mac, PC, Windows Phone and Windows 8 November 8, 2012!Ã‚Â For more information about Angry Birds Star WarsÃ‚Â ,Ã‚Â visitwww.angrybirds.com/starwars