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Angry Birds Star Wars
You're my only hope...
By Mark Brown 08 November 2012
Angry Birds Star Wars | Developer:
Rovio Entertainment | Publisher:
Rovio Entertainment | Format:
Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone, Windows 8 | Genre:
Action, Puzzle | Players:
1 | Networking:
wireless (network), on one device | Version:
Let me describe the exact moment that I was sold on the idea of mashing together Angry Birds and Star Wars.
A pig - dressed as a Stormtrooper, naturally - is shooting a laser blaster into the air. In a moment of experimentation I fire my Red Bird - playing Luke, with signature mop-top hair cut - into the oncoming fire, and swing an itty bitty Lightsaber.
The laser beams bounce off my blade. One flies towards the battlefield, rips through a pig, bounces off a metal plate, and hits a box of dynamite. The whole thing explodes, toppling a tower of Sand People pigs in the process.
Angry Birds Star Wars is faithful to the source material, filled with content, imaginative, and fun. Film tie-in or not, this is the best 'Birds yet