Smartphone gamers will be happy to hear Angry Birds is teaming up with Star Wards for a new set of games and entertainment.
Hasbro, Inc. announced its partnership with LucasFilm to manufacture and globally market a variety of products based on the newly launched STAR WARS edition of the wildly popular ANGRY BIRDS mobile game from Rovio Entertainment. The new games will kick off this November.
“Hasbro has developed a selection of innovative toys and games featuring ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS that delivers new ways to play for fans of these two great franchises," said John Frascotti, Chief Marketing Officer for Hasbro. “We’re proud of our heritage of delivering STAR WARS toys that have entertained generations of kids and we’re excited to offer fans of both STAR WARS and ANGRY BIRDS the opportunity to experience their favorite characters and icons in exhilarating new ways.”
The ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS line from Hasbro will feature the following products in 2012 with more planned for 2013:
ANGRY BIRDSTM STAR WARS® BATTLE GAMES Line
New from Hasbro – the ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS app comes to life! The new line of Hasbro toys captures all the launching and destroying fun of the app in physical form and features your favorite STAR WARS characters re-imagined as high-flying ANGRY BIRDS and villainous pigs! Stack up signature STAR WARS structures and vehicles, then use your LIGHTSABER LAUNCHER to launch your ANGRY BIRDS and destroy them! Each battle game sold separately.
ANGRY BIRDSTM STAR WARS® AT-AT ATTACK BATTLE GAME
Stack, launch, and destroy with the AT-AT ATTACK BATTLE GAME, which includes 21 blocks to create the signature AT-AT, a LIGHTSABER LAUNCHER and 12 ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS figures — including two that are exclusive to this set! Players can also unlock ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS content in-app with a special code in each pack. Approximate retail price: $39.99; Ages: 5 & up.
ANGRY BIRDSTM STAR WARS® BATTLE GAME PACKS
Stack, launch and destroy with these packs, which each feature three characters (one exclusive to the set), a LIGHTSABER LAUNCHER, and signature pieces to create an Imperial Pig structure for your ANGRY BIRDS to knock down. Choose from DARTH VADER’S LIGHTSABER, JABBA’S PALACE, and FIGHT ON TATOOINE. Players can also unlock ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS content in-app with a special code in each pack. Approximate retail price: $14.99; Ages: 5 & up. Each sold separately.
ANGRY BIRDSTM STAR WARS® EARLY ANGRY BIRDS Package
Celebrate the original Kenner Star Wars Early Bird package with this special pack that introduces ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS! Just like the original Star Wars Early Bird pack from 1977, this pack features the same four characters from the movie saga… well, sort of. This time our Rebel heroes have beaks, wings and a bad attitude about the Empire's evil pigs. So take aim with your Lightsaber and launch into the fun of ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS! The ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS EARLY ANGRY BIRDS package includes R2-D2 EGG, LUKE SKYWALKER BIRD, PRINCESS LEIA BIRD, CHEWBACCA BIRD, 2 blocks, and 1 Lightsaber Launcher. Approximate retail price: $9.99; Ages: 5 & up.
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