It seems as though Warner Bros and LEGO could well be bringing out their own toys-to-life title to compete against Disney Infinity, Skylanders, and amiibo. The game is rumoured to be in development at Travellers Tales and is due for release sometime later this year. LEGO is an extremely lucrative brand so this should provide some real competition to what’s currently out there. The LEGO game will launch alongside a range of compatible LEGO figures.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, and The LEGO Group, today announced their 2015 slate of LEGO videogames including LEGO Jurassic World, LEGO Marvel’s Avengers, plus new handheld and mobile titles.
“The LEGO videogame franchise remains a cornerstone of our business, consistently delivering fun, engaging gameplay and remarkable humour both kids and adults love,” said David Haddad, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “We look forward to expanding the successful series with this very exciting line-up of new LEGO experiences for players of all ages to enjoy on console, handheld and mobile gaming devices.”
“This year will be the biggest yet for LEGO videogames with these incredible titles and several firsts for the series,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games. “TT Games are crafting humorous LEGO adventures, based on new stories and characters across some of the most well-known and iconic worlds.”
The upcoming LEGO videogame titles are:
LEGO Jurassic World
Following the epic storylines of Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III, as well as the highly anticipated Jurassic World, LEGO Jurassic World is the first videogame where players will be able to relive and experience all four Jurassic films. The game will be available in June for the Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system; the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system for Microsoft; PlayStation 4 and PlayStation3 computer entertainment systems; PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system; the Wii U system from Nintendo; Nintendo 3DS hand-held system; and Windows PC.
LEGO Marvel’s Avengers
Avengers Assemble! Experience the first console videogame featuring characters and storylines from the blockbuster film The Avengers and the much anticipated sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron and more . Play as the most powerful super heroes in their quest to save humanity. The game will be available in Fall 2015 for the Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system; the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system for Microsoft; PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems; PlayStationVita handheld entertainment system; the Wii U system from Nintendo; Nintendo 3DS hand-held system; and Windows PC.
LEGO Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin
The popular LEGO Ninjago franchise gets its most expansive adventure to date in LEGO Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin. The latest LEGO handheld game delivers an untold story of the LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu TV show. Using their Spinjitzu abilities, players can unleash their Ninja’s elemental power to smash their way through enemies and solve puzzles. Developed by TT Fusion, a subsidiary of TT Games, the game comes to the Nintendo 3DS handheld system and the PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system on 27th March, 2015.
Everyone is interested to see where the LEGO video game franchise will go next and it seems the next instalment might be based on the blockbuster Jurassic Park. A hint was given when the credits roll for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham where you can see a Tyrannosaurus Rex showing up with the Jurassic Park theme song. Would you be interested in a Jurassic Park based LEGO title?
The latest LEGO title LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham will be receiving a season pass, but it won’t be coming to the Wii U. The season pass which costs £12.79 will only be available to those that have a PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, The season pass, which comprises of various LEGO DLC, will add additional story and free play mode and can be purchased for £12.79, or you can buy the DLC individually for £2.55. There’s no word regarding whether the DLC will come to Wii U or not.
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Warner Bros has released a trailer for their forthcoming handheld LEGO title, LEGO Ninjago. The highly popular LEGO Ninjago videogame franchise is back with high-kicking action and adventure. LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids comes to the Nintendo 3DS handheld and PlayStation Vita this summer. Based on the first five new episodes of the animated TV series, “LEGO Ninjago Rebooted,” players will battle and defend the New Ninjago City where the Ninjas face a technological threat by the evil Overlord and his robotic army of Nindroids. Using swift combo attacks, unique fighting moves, special weapons and new vehicles, the Ninjas must fight with all their might to save Ninjago.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games today announced that The LEGO Movie Videogame will be available in 2014 alongside the much-anticipated “The LEGO Movie,” from Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures, and a toy collection of “The LEGO Movie” building sets.
“Players will be taking on the ultimate mission to save the LEGO world and use their virtual building prowess to build unimaginable sets and creations.” The LEGO Movie Videogame will be released for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft and the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation3 computer entertainment systems, the Wii U system and Windows PC, as well as Nintendo 3DS handheld system and PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system.
In a scenario drawn from the film, The LEGO Movie Videogame puts LEGO kids into the role of Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. Players guide him as he is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared.
“We’re thrilled to be able to give kids the joy of reliving Emmet’s adventures in becoming virtual Master Builders with The LEGO Movie Videogame,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games Publishing. “Players will be taking on the ultimate mission to save the LEGO world and use their virtual building prowess to build unimaginable sets and creations.”In The LEGO Movie Videogame players will be able to collect and use LEGO instruction pages to build construction sets or harness the awesome power of the Master Builders to virtually build extraordinary LEGO creations along the way. With more than 90 characters inspired by the film and 15 exciting levels, kids can build and adventure like never before.
TT Games and Marvel have released the first footage of the long-awaited LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. The footage shown in the video is from the Xbox 360 version of the game, however it is also coming to PlayStation 3, Wii U, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita and PC. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is coming to these platforms sometime during the autumn.
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