This morning there was a big event at the Times Square Toys-R-Us store where the official announcement was made for the new Star Wars and Angry Birds crossover.
Starting on November 8th, you’ll be able to download the new game from angrybirds.com/starwars. You can head over there now for some wallpaper downoads and other preliminary content.
Hasbro, Rubie’s and Cartamundi will all be selling toys and games based on the new crossover.
Cartamundi will have a new card game and will be selling 4 different tins and each tin will have an exclusive 3D card based on the artwork for the tin. The cards will feature Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Chewbacca.
Hasbro will have several new games and collectibles which are broken out into a couple of categories; Angry Birds Star Wars Battle Games, Angry Birds Star Wars JENGA Games and the Angry Birds Star Wars KOOSH Launchers. There will be several new items in each line and the launch will begin in early November.
From the press release:
New from Hasbro – the ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS app comes to life! The new line of Hasbro toys captures all the launching and destroying fun of the app in physical form and features your favorite STAR WARS characters re-imagined as high-flying ANGRY BIRDS and villainous pigs! Stack up signature STAR WARS structures and vehicles, then use your LIGHSTABER LAUNCHER to launch your ANGRY BIRDS and destroy them! Each battle game sold separately.
The Battle Games line will include:
- AT-AT Attack Battle Game: $39.99
- Battle Game Packs: $14.99 each
- Darth Vader’s Lightsaber Battle Game
- Fight on Tatooine Battle Game
- Jabba’s Palace Battle Game
- Early Angry Birds Package: $9.99
- Mystery Bags: $2.99
JENGA Gaming Line
The JENGA gaming line will feature the Death Star game and separate JENGA Launchers. All of the releases in the JENGA line will include special codes that can be used in the Angry Birds Star Wars app to unlock new content. The JENGA line includes:
- JENGA Death Star Game: $29.99
- JENGA Launchers: $14.99
- JENGA Hoth Battle Game
- JENGA Tatooine Battle Game
From the press release:
Blast into a galaxy far, far away with the new KOOSH ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS collection! Combining the soft, active fun of KOOSH with the characters from the ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS app, the new KOOSH collection is light years ahead of its time and designed for indoor and outdoor imaginative play. With ball launchers inspired by iconic heroes LUKE SKYWALKER and HAN SOLO and collectible KOOSH Faceballs featuring favorite characters, the KOOSH ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS collection is out of this world!
There will be a KOOSH Jedi Slingshot and KOOSH refill 3-packs:
- Jedi Slingshot: $14.99
- Faceball Refill 3-Pack: $6.49
- Galactic Empire: Darth Vader and 2 Stormtroopers Pig Faceballs
- Millennium Falcon Heroes: Han Solo, Princess Leia and Chewbacca birds
- Tatooine Heroes: Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and C-3PO birds
We know from the Idle Hands story that there will also be Rubie’s costumes and plush toys available but for today, Hasbro and Cartamundi get the spotlight.