Rovio, Activision Hit Consoles

Rovio Entertainment and Activision Publishing have launched their mobile game, “Angry Birds Star Wars,” on home and hand-held video gaming systems.

The game is now formatted for Xbox 360, PlaysStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Wii, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, as well as the forthcoming consoles Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

“‘Angry Birds Star Wars’ brings together fans from multiple generations and across two widely loved fictional worlds,” says Jami Laes, executive vice president, games, Rovio Entertainment. “The success of ‘Angry Birds Star Wars’ is a testament to the versatility of these iconic franchises. As a company we want to be where-ever the fans are, so we are thrilled to be partnering with Activision to bring this one-of-a-kind experience to console and handheld gaming fans.”

The latest version in the Angry Birds franchise pits the Rebel Birds against the Imperial Pigs across 200 stages and 20 exclusive, newly-created levels of individual and cooperative game play formatted for each console or hand-held system.

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