Posted on October 8, 2012 AT 07:21am
Yes, fellow EGMers it is real. Your eyes are not deceiving you it is as real as the Trilogy in HD that hit stores awhile back. Rovio and Entertainment and Lucasfilm are teaming up to deliver the most epic blockbuster entertainment collaboration..ever! Launching worldwide November 8, this collaboration will give you give you the classic Angry Birds and Angry Bird Space with the Star Wars universe’s stories and settings.
This game will also have merchandise that feature Angry Birds as iconic heroes of the Star Wars Saga. Starting from Halloween costumes this holiday, apparel, action figures and collectible plus toys will be available at select retailers starting October 28th.
Peter Vesterbacka, the Mighty Eagle and CMO of Rovio:
“This is the best Angry Birds game we’ve ever done. It’s the best parts of Angry Birds with all new cutting-edge gameplay set in in a galaxy far, far away. As a big Star Wars fan myself, I’m really excited about this new universe. The Force is definitely strong with this one.”
Colum Slevin, Vice President, Head Of Studio Operation for Lucasfilm Ltd.:
“Both Star Wars and Angry Birds share the instant and irresistible appeal of hands-on fun. People seem to instinctively know what to do when handed a lightsaber or a bird in a slingshot, so this is a natural combination.”
More info will be unveiled on the game in the upcoming weeks.
The game will be available on iOS, Android, Amazon Kindle Fire, Mac, PC, Windows Phone and Windows 8.
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