Exclusive K’NEX® Angry Birds™ Mystery Figures & Building Sets Land At TOYS “R” US

Officially-Licensed Building Toys by K’NEX Include the Increasingly Popular Space Theme

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The new, exclusive products combine the award-winning K’NEX building system with beloved characters from Angry Birds, & Angry Birds Space, bringing them from the smartphone to the Toys R US construction aisle for the first time!

Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2012

K'NEX, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love™, is pleased to introduce, 5 officially licensed building sets inspired by Angry Birds, the #1 paid app of all time, available exclusively at Toys “R” Us! Young Angry Birds fans will soon be able to build and play with characters from their favorite app including Super Red Bird, Lazer Bird and Frozen Pig.

The new products combine the award-winning K’NEX building system with beloved characters from Angry Birds, & Angry Birds Space, bringing them from the smartphone to the construction aisle for the first time!

Angry Birds Mystery Bag Assortment
The wait for your favorite character is over! Each mystery bag includes one buildable bird or pig from Angry Birds or Angry Birds Space, plus an item from the game. Who will you get? Some of the Mystery figures included are: Red Bird, Blue Bird, Fire Bomb Bird, Lazer Bird, or Small Minion Pig and each figure is compatible with the Angry Birds line of K’NEX products. Each sold separately, collect them all! Suggested retail price is $4.99. Available exclusively at Toys “R” US, fall 2012.

Angry Birds Space Intro Assortment Building Sets
Favorite characters will fly off the screen as kids build and interact with the Angry Birds Space world! Fans can choose from one of four fun sets: Super Red Bird vs. Small Minion Pig, Fire Bomb Bird vs. Small Minion Pig, Lazer Bird vs. Frozen Small Minion Pig, or Lightning Bird vs. Frozen Helmet Pig. Each set also includes a fully functional buildable launcher, a space accessory, and is compatible with all K’NEX Angry Birds sets. Once built, use the launcher for out of this world Angry Birds Space fun! Builders can even use the packaging as an added obstacle! Suggested retail price is $8.99 each. Ages 5+. Available exclusively at Toys R Us, fall 2012.

Angry Birds Space “Ice Bird Breakdown” Building Set
With over 235+ parts the Angry Birds Space fun comes to life with the Ice Bird Breakdown building set! Avid Angry Birds Space fans can build and then knock down this structure, just like the mobile game! Set includes enough bricks to build a large structure to destroy, a fully-functional buildable launcher, 1 crater planet piece, and 2 birds: Super Red Bird and Ice Bird. Also includes 3 pigs: Bubble Pig, Medium Minion Pig and Frozen Minion Pig, and a bonus golden space egg accessory. Building set is compatible with all other K’NEX Angry Birds sets. Suggested retail price is $24.99 each. Ages 5+. Available exclusively at Toys “R” Us, fall 2012.

Angry Birds Space “Crater Crash” Building Set
The excitement of the Angry Birds Space world comes to life with the Crater Crash building set from K’NEX! Kids can build and then knock down the structure—just like the mobile game! Set features 250 parts to build and “destroy” and includes 3 birds; Super Red Bird, Lightning Bird, and Fire Bomb Bird, 4 crater planet pieces, a fully-functional buildable launcher and 4 pigs: 2 Small Frozen Pigs, Bubble Pig and Frozen Fat Pig! Building set is compatible with all other K’NEX Angry Birds sets. Suggested retail price $39.99. Ages 5+. Available exclusively at Toys “R” Us, fall 2012.

Angry Birds “Breakin’ Bacon” Building Set
Kids will love building and then knocking down structure—just like in the original Angry Birds mobile game with the Breakin’ Bacon building set from K’NEX! Set features 320+ parts to build and “destroy”, includes 2 Big Red Birds, a fully-functional, special edition buildable launcher and 4 pigs: 2 Small Minion Pigs, Medium Minion Pig and Helmet Pig! Also includes a graphic sheet from the level in the game! Building set is compatible with all other K’NEX Angry Birds sets. Suggested retail price $39.99. Ages 5+. Available exclusively at Toys “R” Us, fall 2012.

About K’NEX Brands
Founded in 1992, K’NEX Brands, the world’s most innovative construction toy company, was established to make and sell what has become one of the world’s leading integrated construction systems for children. Winner of over 200 international awards and recognitions, K’NEX is America’s building toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love, and encourages youngsters to “imagine, build and play.” Since 1992, The Rodon Group, a subsidiary of K'NEX Brands, L.P., has manufactured over 30 billion parts for the K'NEX building toy system. For more information, please visit http://www.knex.com or http://www.rodongroup.com.

About Rovio
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, 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, please visit http://www.rovio.com


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