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Rovio launches Angry Birds Star Wars

Angry Birds gain the force in Angry Birds Star Wars

Angry Birds Star Wars

Rovio has launched the latest version of its Angry Birds series of mobile games, this time around its Angry Birds Star Wars.

The latest episode of the Angry Birds franchise is now available to download across major mobile platforms including Android, iPad, iPhone, Windows Phone 8, PC and Mac. Angry Birds Star Wars combines the lovable characters with those from the Star Wars movies including R2D2, C3PO, Chewbacca and Luke Skywalker. See Best Android Apps.

Peter Vesterbacka, CMO of Rovio Entertainment, said: "This is our best Angry Birds game yet, and we’re excited for our fans to finally meet Luke, Leia, and the rest of the gang! But it’s more than just a game launch: we think fans are going to just love the new animated trailer and the Angry Birds Star Wars products, sure to be a big hit this holiday season."

The game follows-on from Bad Piggies which gave the Angry Bird's arch enemies the lime light. Angry Birds Star Wars includes 80 levels, new game mechanics, the ability to level up birds and the usual free updates and hidden goodies.

"We can’t wait for fans around the world to experience the fun of launching the Angry Birds characters into the Star Wars universe," said Colum Slevin, head of studio operations for Lucasfilm.

Take a look below for the Angry Birds Star Wars Cinematic Trailer. Angry Birds Star Wars merchandise is available from selected retailers.

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