Following the release of Rovio’s highly-anticipated Angry Birds Star Wars game yesterday, the Finnish video game developer is now proudly announcing that the game has soared to the number one spot in the U.S. App Store within 2.5 hours after the launch. Rovio says that the record has so far surpassed many of its previous records. Kudos to Rovio for creating the spectacular game. If you haven’t downloaded the game yet, just visit this page and select your platform – be it on PC, Mac, iOS, Windows Phone, or Android. I already downloaded the game this morning, and I would say that the gameplay is very very good.

Suddenly I’m inside this planet with the birds and the pigs. Rovio also did a good job with the characters. The red bird plays Luke Skywalker, the yellow bird as Han Solo, the black bird as Obi-Wan Kenobi, the big red bird as Chewbacca, the pink bird as Princess Leia, and R2-D2 and C-3PO portrayed as eggs. “It’s a banner day for us,” said Peter Vesterbacka, CMO of Rovio Entertainment. “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! But it’s more than just a game launch: we think fans are going to just love the new animated trailer and the Angry Birds Star Wars products, sure to be a big hit this holiday season.”

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