Rovio Entertainment continues its marketing of the upcoming Angry Birds Star Wars, which is scheduled to release on November 8, 2012. Rovio has released a new and extended gameplay trailer of the app that lands on iOS, Android, Windows 8, PC, and Mac in a couple of days.
From the trailer we can see a variety of Angry Birds in their new Star Wars avatar flaunting their skills with lightsabers. The Bad Piggies as expected are from the Dark Side, and they too wield lightsabers. View the video above to know more about this upcoming game from the Angry Birds franchise.
Rovio has also released another teaser to introduce the characters. The first one, which we saw a few days ago featured Angry Birds versions of Luke and Leia and the new teaser features Obi Wan and Darth Vader. The trailer features a pig as Darth Vader while the Black Bird is Obi Wan. In the teaser video, we can see the both of them with their lightsabers.
As per an announcement from Rovio, “Angry Birds Star Wars will be out on November 8. But don't worry, you'll be slinging birds and waving Lightsabers around in no time!”
Rovio has also announced that till the game is officially released on November 8 to iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Kindle Fire, Mac, PC, and Windows 8, it will dish out animations, comics, and fan art on its official Tumblr page to set the mood. The official gameplay trailer will be released on November 5, 2012.
After teasing it on the official Tumblr page of Angry Birds, Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd recently announced a new entertainment franchise collaboration titled Angry Birds Star Wars.
The game aims to combine all the fun of the classic Angry Birds and Angry Birds Space with the characters, stories, and settings of the epic space fantasy Star Wars.
From the deserts of Tatooine to the depths of the Death Star, the game and merchandise will feature the Angry Birds characters starring as the iconic heroes of the Star Wars saga.
“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 a galaxy far, far away,” said 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.”
“Both Star Wars and Angry Birds share the instant and irresistible appeal of hands-on fun,” said 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.”
The earlier announcement ends by stating that fans of the franchise can expect additional new videos, characters, and much more content to be revealed ahead of the game being launched.
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