One of the most addictive mobile games ever, Angry Birds, is out with a new part in the series. Angry Birds Star Wars II is out now for Android, iOS, Windows Phone 8 and the Kindle Fire for 99 cents. Only on Android, the game is also available as a free download, supported by ads.
Unlike the first Angry Birds Star Wars, this time, you aren’t restricted to being a Jedi master fighting for the good of the universe. The new game lets you switch sides to join the “Pork Side” and play as the pigs, or in this case, Darth Vader, Darth Maul, General Grievous, Emperor Palpatine and others.
That’s not to say you can’t fight for the good, with Yoda, Anakin Skywalker, Mace Windu, Jango Fett and many others from more than 30 playable characters. Each character comes with their own powers to help you tackle the puzzles.
There’s lots of gameplay promised, with two levels (Naboo Invasion and Escape To Tatooine) that each have plenty of missions in them.
Another cool feature is that you are granted the ability to buy powerful characters and swap them on the fly, letting you call upon the strengths of particular characters in times of need. These characters can be bought or unlocked by earning points in each level.
Finally, as an add-on, developer Rovio has tied up with toy-maker Hasbro for an innovative new element called Telepods. These are physical toys of Angry Birds Star Wars II characters, which you can place on your device and have that character’s digital avatar “teleported” to the game. The video looks really cool:
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