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Old Oct 8, 2012, 01:15 PM   #1
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Angry Birds Star Wars Comes Out November 8th




In what is perhaps the inevitable next step for the marketing juggernaut that is Angry Birds, Rovio has teamed up with George Lucas for the next installment in the Birds-Kill-Pigs franchise.

Angry Birds Star Wars, the company announced today, will be released on November 8th for iOS and Mac, as well as a host of other platforms.

Rovio is going all out with the marketing tie-in, launching a Tumblr page with fan art, wallpapers, and more.
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"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," 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."

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Old Oct 8, 2012, 01:17 PM   #2
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Old Oct 8, 2012, 01:20 PM   #3
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The Bacon is strong in this one.


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Old Oct 8, 2012, 01:24 PM   #4
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Excellent timing! I could probably use some cheering up after the elections.
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Old Oct 8, 2012, 01:25 PM   #5
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I suppose this is just the natural progression.... *sigh*
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Old Oct 8, 2012, 01:36 PM   #6
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George Lucas would have never allowed this!...Oh wait he did!
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Old Oct 8, 2012, 01:37 PM   #7
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sooooo interested in this version

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Old Oct 8, 2012, 01:40 PM   #8
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People still play angry birds?
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Old Oct 8, 2012, 01:42 PM   #9
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I wonder if this one will actually be compatible with the iPhone 5's 4 inch screen.
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Old Oct 8, 2012, 01:47 PM   #10
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Two over-milked franchises for the price of one!
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Old Oct 8, 2012, 01:56 PM   #11
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Looks like I will finally make the Angry Birds jump. So excited!
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Old Oct 8, 2012, 01:59 PM   #12
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Two over-milked franchises for the price of one!
Very true. Over the years I've gotten to the point where I don't automatically buy every new Star Wars thingy that comes out just because it's Star Wars and over the months I've stopped buying new Angry Birds games. But bring the two together and I'm all in!
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Old Oct 8, 2012, 02:00 PM   #13
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People still play angry birds?
Not cutting edge, New York hipsters like you.

As for the rest of us, fun is fun and we don't care if it is stylish.
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Well said. Nothing to add.
Thank you for checking in anyway to let us know that. But hey! There's a link to your software in your signature for us to click on and you were subtle enough that people may not even consider this spamming. Well played!
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Old Oct 8, 2012, 02:36 PM   #15
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I am buying this one.
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George Lucas would have never allowed this!...Oh wait he did!
The real Lucas died years ago...... he's strictly animatronic these days.
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The real Lucas died years ago...... he's strictly animatronic these days.
Absolutely not true! They did away with animatronics years ago. George is strictly CGI now.
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Old Oct 8, 2012, 02:59 PM   #18
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My 5yr old boy loves Angry Birds and is a big fan of Star Wars stuff.

When he saw this I think he fell off his chair! I pity the school teachers, they will hear nothing else from now until Nov 8th.
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I think i'll give this a miss, but seeing as they're doing movie tie-ins, i'm waiting for this:

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People still play angry birds?
I agree, I lost interest after the first one. Space was "fun" for almost a minute.
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"Angry Birds Space", "Bad Pigs", now this?!

What next?!, Angry Birds, the Musical?
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"Angry Birds Space", "Bad Pigs", now this?!

What next?!, Angry Birds, the Musical?
Could be an Angry Birds - Wiggles joint venture?
They are already colour co-ordinated.
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"Angry Birds Space", "Bad Pigs", now this?!

What next?!, Angry Birds, the Musical?
An Apple/Googe/Samsung version.
Pigs holding a SG3 or Note get hit by an
Or vice-versa for "the other" platform (which wouldn't be approved by )
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