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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
“We can’t wait for fans around the world to
experience the fun of launching the Angry Birds characters into
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
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
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,
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
About Focus Multimedia, the company behind the Mighty Boom
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.