Angry Birds Star Wars Launch Week
15 th November 2012 – Focus Multimedia, the UK’s leading publisher of impulse price PC games, proudly announces the launch of Angry Birds Star Wars ® PC across retail and online stores this week.
Angry Birds Star Wars is the new blockbuster title from Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm. Destined to be recorded as both an instant hit and a timeless classic, the new release has been met with massive anticipation and widespread acclaim.
“As well as being an incredible collaboration, Angry Birds Star Wars delivers a gaming experience that is out of this world,” said Alan Wild, Brand Manager for Focus Multimedia. “It is, without doubt, a must-have game.”
Featuring a wealth of levels set in iconic locations, engaging new gameplay mechanics, secrets to uncover, and free updates, the game follows the Rebel Birds in their fight against the evil Imperial Pigs. Fans will use the Force, wield a Lightsaber, and blast away Pigtroopers on an intergalactic journey from the deserts of Tatooine to the depths of the Pig Star – where they’ll face off against the terrifying Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the Pigs.
“This is our best Angry Birds game yet, and we’re excited for our fans to finally meet Luke, Leia, and the rest of the gang!” said Peter Vesterbacka, CMO of Rovio Entertainment.
“We can’t wait for fans around the world to experience the fun of launching the Angry Birds characters into the Star Wars universe,” said Colum Slevin, Vice President, Head of Studio Operations for Lucasfilm Ltd. “This is the kind of creative partnership that has helped Star Wars remain vibrant and beloved for over 35 years.”
Angry Birds Star Wars PC is available to order now, priced at
£10.20 SRP, and is available from all good retailers,
www.focusmm.co.uk and online stores.
Rovio is an industry-changing entertainment media company based in Finland, and the creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise. Angry Birds, a casual puzzle game for touchscreen smartphones, became an international phenomenon within a year of release, and is now the number one paid app of all time. Following this success in mobile gaming, Angry Birds has expanded rapidly in entertainment, publishing, and licensing to become a beloved international brand. For more information, check out www . rovio . com.
About Lucasfilm Ltd.
Lucasfilm Ltd. is one of the world’s leading film and entertainment companies. Founded by George Lucas in 1971, it is a privately held, fully-integrated entertainment company. In addition to its motion-picture and television production operations, the company’s global activities include Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound, serving the digital needs of the entertainment industry for visual-effects and audio post-production; LucasArts, a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software worldwide; Lucas Licensing, which manages the global merchandising activities for Lucasfilm’s entertainment properties; Lucasfilm Animation, which is currently producing content for film and television, including Star Wars: The Clone Wars, a CG-animated half-hour television series; and Lucas Online creates Internet-based content for Lucasfilm’s entertainment properties and businesses. Additionally, Lucasfilm Singapore, produces digital animated content for film and television, as well as visual effects for feature films and multi-platform games. Lucasfilm’s motion-picture productions include three of the 20 biggest box-office hits of all time and have received 19 Oscars and more than 60 Academy Award nominations. Lucasfilm’s television projects have won 12 Emmy Awards. Lucasfilm Ltd. is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif.
STAR WARS and related properties are trademarks in the United States and/or in other countries of Lucasfilm Ltd. and/or its affiliates. © 2012 Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Angry Birds is a trademark of Rovio Entertainment Ltd. Copyright 2009-2012 Rovio Entertainment Ltd. All rights reserved.
About Focus Multimedia, the company behind the Mighty Boom Ball
Focus Multimedia delivers ‘products that sell 52 weeks of the year’ - featuring gifts, gadgets, games and software.
The extensive Focus product portfolio covers mobile accessories, gifts and gadgets, and all software genres, including casual games, core games, home office, reference, utility, education and children’s. The Focus software catalogue boasts over 300 global brands and best sellers with critically acclaimed franchises including Driving Test Success, Angry Birds, Angry Birds Star Wars, Assassin’s Creed, Bad Piggies, Mystery Case Files, The Settlers, LEGOLAND, Encyclopaedia Britannica, and many more.
Focus Multimedia is a highly regarded, privately owned British company, with a reputation built on quality of products, service, customer support, creativity, passion and success. For further information please visit www.focusmm.co.uk or call +44 (0) 1889 570156.