USATODAY.COM - Those wacky Angry Birds, created by Rovio Entertainment, have
already been cast into space. Now they are joining forces with the cast
of a beloved space saga.
In Angry Birds Star Wars, a
totally new edition of the game out Nov. 8 for iOS, Android and
computers, the birds and pigs alike will take on the personalities of
characters from the Star Wars saga. "They are not Angry Birds dressed up as Star Wars
characters," says Paul Southern, vice president of licensing and
consumer products marketing for Lucasfilm Ltd. "They are characters in
their own right."
For example, Red Bird will be transformed into Luke Skywalker as an X-Wing pilot in Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope. "They've got personalities which are kind of similar," he says. click here to read more