"This is the best Angry Birds game we've ever done," says Peter Vesterbacka, the Mighty Eagle and CMO of Rovio. "As a big Star Wars fan myself, I'm really excited about this new universe. The Force is definitely strong with this one." And starting October 28, Angry Birds Star Wars merchandise will hit store shelves, celebrating the legacy and fun of both historic franchises as they come together in a new, exciting way. Halloween costumes, plush toys, and action figures of the new Angry Birds Star Wars crossover will be available for fans of all ages. "Both Star Wars and Angry Birds share the instant and irresistible appeal of hands-on fun," says Colum Slevin, Vice President, Head of Studio Operations for Lucasfilm Ltd. "People seem to instinctively know what to do when handed a lightsaber or a bird in a slingshot, so this is a natural combination."
|NEW MIRROR DEC 29 2012|