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Rovio Teases Star Wars Themed Angry Birds – Is it a Game or Toy Line?

This morning, Rovio is has many folks excited with the above image they released to their Twitter feed. As you can see, that bird is carrying a light saber, the favored weapon of the Jedi whom exist in the world of Star Wars. In the tweet, Rovio links to their Tumblr, which gives instructions for people to meet at Toys R Us at Times Square in New York on October 8th.

So, could Rovio be just making a toy line? I wouldn’t see them stopping there, as it wouldn’t shock me to see an add-on to Angry Birds Space, or possibly a whole new game called Angry Birds Star Wars. That would sell. We’re just days away fom Oct. 8, so we’ll keep you posted.

Via: Twitter

  • Chris Hollenbeck

    If I get a chance to take out Jar-Jar Binks I’m taking it.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=716789798 Lonnie Kerchief

    LEGO already did it.

  • BroRob

    What happened with the Eagles tie in and the Green Day co-op? Finish some stuff already.

    • http://www.droid-life.com/ Tim-o-tato

      No one wants some Green Day Angry Birds garbage lol

  • Greyhame

    Has George Lucas gone absolutely insane??

    It really has turned into what Mel Brooks satirized: “Star Wars, The Search for More Money”

    • Mario

      Have you never read the back of any ‘droid’ phone box?
      “Droid” is a trademark of Lucasfilm Lt. All rights reserved.
      All our base already belong to him.

      • Greyhame

        +1 for the base reference.

        Seriously though.. angry birds? Just… stop already. And leave our friggin’ movies alone!

        • michael arazan

          How about porting the old star wars games to android Mr.Lucas? I’d love me some Rogue Squadron or even the original trench run on my phone.
          Or the jedi games Like the speeder bike or Port the old super N or 64 star wars games, and make some more money off those again, I’d buy them all.

    • Blinky, the 3-eyed fish

      That would be “Spaceballs: The Search for More Money” :P

      • Greyhame

        I know that bro… that’s why I mentioned Mel Brooks. =]

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  • Chahk Noir

    I’d be more interested in Angry Birds Matrix. “There is no pork.”

  • Sirx

    ” a light saber, the favored weapon of the Jedi whom exist in the world of Star Wars.”

    Dude, you do not have to explain what a light saber is to us. Methinks you misunderestimate your reader base :-P

    • http://www.droid-life.com/ Tim-o-tato

      +1

    • justincase_2008

      Yeah but ill take him down with my force pike.

    • Franz

      Pretty sure it’s also a favored weapon of the Sith :-)

      • Philip A. Kaiser

        and the favored weapong of millions of geeks worldwide..

        • EvanTheGamer

          I have a lightsaber laser pointer…does that count? lol

          • Franz

            Only if it’s in your pants.

          • michael arazan

            It’s A Trap!

  • crazyg0od33

    That picture is SO badass…

    • http://www.droid-life.com/ Tim-o-tato

      That’s exactly what I thought lol