Angry Birds

New iOS Apps, Games and JB Tweaks of the Week: Angry Birds Stella, Mikey Boots and More

It was a big week for Rovio Entertainment who released Angry Birds Stella to the App Store on Thursday. The gaming studio also got the internet buzzing with its retro 80's trailer for Angry Birds Transformers. The Angry Birds / Transformers crossover will be available for mobile devices on October 15, 2014.

In non-Rovio news, Team Meat released more details about Super Meat Boy Forever, and Sony announced that Run SackBoy! Run!, a LittleBigPlanet endless runner, is coming to PS Vita and mobile devices later this year.

Angry Birds Star Wars II is Now Free on the App Store, Adds 30 New Levels

Angry Birds Star Wars II has been updated with 30 new levels, and it is free for the first time on the Apple App Store. The all-new "Master Your Destiny" chapter allows you to play as a young Jedi warrior or Pork Federation member as you train to become a Jedi or Sith Knight. There are 15 new Bird Side levels and 15 new Pork Side levels.

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If you have never played Angry Birds Star Wars II, the game is based on the original Star Wars prequels. Players can choose to join the Force for good, “Join the Pork Side” and play as popular villains such as Darth Maul. The game features over 30 playable characters based on popular Star Wars universe and it supports Hasbro's interactive telepod toys.

Pre-Order Your Angry Birds Go! Telepods Now to Get a Head Start in October

Rovio Entertainment has built a whole new game from the ground up for the Angry Birds universe. Angry Birds Go! will be available for iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry 10 on December 11, 2013, but Rovio is also releasing a special "countdown app" at the end of October. The app will allow Angry Birds Go! telepod owners to get a head start on the game.

Angry Birds Go! Telepods

Angry Birds fans or collectors who can't wait until December 11 can order their Go! telepods now, and use them along with the countdown app at the end of this month. The Go! telepods work just like the Angry Birds Star Wars 2 telepods released in September.

Angry Birds Star Wars 2 Launches One Day Early

While most eyes were on the release of iOS 7, Angry Birds Star Wars 2 quietly slipped into the App Store one day earlier than its announced release date. The tie-in Angry Bird Telepod toys have even started popping up online at retailers like Amazon.

Angry Birds Star Wars 2

In the sequel, players can choose to join the Pork Federation or the Pork Side, and have access to more than 30 playable characters like Jar Jar Binks and Jango Fett. Angry Birds Star Wars 2 also features separately sold "telepod" toys to use along with the game. The telepods allow users to teleport their favorite characters into the game by using their device's built-in camera.

Jar Jar Binks Joins Angry Birds Star Wars 2

Rovio Entertainment has released nine character trailers for Angry Birds Star Wars 2. The characters include Jar Jar Binks, Jedi Youngling, Luke Skywalker Jedi, Han Solo, Luke Skywalker Endor, Droideka, TIE Fighter Pilot, Zam Wesell and Emperor Palpatine. You can watch all nine videos on the official Rovio Entertainment YouTube page.

Angry Birds Star Wars 2 will be available for iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices on September 19. The game will be $0.99 to download and will feature additional toys that can be bought separately and used to unlock certain characters within the game. Angry Birds will be the third video game plus toy line released this year. Earlier this month, Disney launched its own iPad app to tie-in with its Disney Infinity video game, which also includes NFC-enabled collectible action figures.


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