Rovio Announces Angry Birds Star Wars II [Video]

Rovio, the makers of Angry Birds, has just announced the sequel for the Star Wars version of their game. Angry Birds Star Wars II will be launched worldwide on September 19th.

The new game will tackle the prequels, introducing a wide roster of never-before-seen Angry Birds Star Wars characters. The best part? You’ll get to play with over 30 of them!

To compliment this wide lineup of characters, there will also be a line of over 30 collectable TELEPODS figures from Hasbro. Placing these figures onto your phone or tablet camera will scan your character of choice directly into the game, allowing you to select new characters on the fly.

Another first for the series is that you can choose your side! Players can choose to “Join the Pork Side”, and rumor has it that the emperor is recruiting (more on this soon!!)