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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Announced

by Zack Kaplan - January 8, 2013, 2:03 pm PST
Total comments: 5 Source: Press Release

Lego Bricks Assemble!

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes was revealed today.

Developed by TT Games, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes will feature over 100 popular and obscure Marvel characters each with unique abilities. After being called upon by Nick Fury, your heroes will face famous Marvel villains including Loki and Galactus.

Filled with puzzle solving and combat-like action sequences, players will explore New York along with other unearthly locations in the Marvel Universe.

Published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes will be hitting store shelves fall of 2013 on the Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, and the Wii U among other non-Nintendo systems.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment,  TT Games, The LEGO Group, and Marvel Entertainment Assemble to Create LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

Burbank, Calif. – Jan. 8, 2013 – Marvel Super Heroes are assembling for an action-packed, brick-smashing good time!  Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Marvel Entertainment announced today that LEGO® Marvel™ Super Heroes will be available beginning Fall 2013 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Wii U™ system and Windows PC, as well as the Nintendo DS™ handheld system, Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system and PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system.  LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is the first instalment in the highly successful LEGO videogame franchise to feature famous Marvel characters.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes complements the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes construction toy collection, which brings the characters, vehicles and action of Marvel’s renowned universe to the world of LEGO build-and-play adventure. There are currently eight iconic scenes from the X-Men, Iron Man and Spider-Man franchises available and more construction sets tied to the new Iron Man 3 feature film will launch later this spring. 

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes offers an original storyline in which Nick Fury calls upon Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, Spider-Man, Wolverine and other heroes spanning the Marvel Universe to save Earth from such threats as the vengeance of Loki and the hunger of Galactus, Devourer of the Worlds.  LEGO and Marvel fans will enjoy classic LEGO videogame adventure and humor, while playing as their favorite Marvel characters.

“We’re very excited to bring a myriad of classic Marvel characters to life in LEGO form for some fun, family-friendly gameplay in LEGO Marvel Super Heroes,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games Publishing. “Players will brave the ultimate mission to save the world as they explore famous landmarks in LEGO New York and take the adventure beyond Earth to iconic locations in the Marvel Universe.”

“Fans of both LEGO and Marvel have wanted this game for years, and we’re addressing that demand with more Marvel Universe characters than ever in a console game,” said TQ Jefferson, Vice President, Games Production, Marvel Entertainment.  “If you’re a fan of Spider-Man, the Avengers, Fantastic Four, X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy or scores of other Marvel characters, this is the game for you.”

In LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, players will unlock more than 100 characters from across the Marvel Universe, including fan favorites like Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wolverine, Captain America, the Hulk, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Deadpool, Loki and Galactus!  The game will pack in a plethora of super-cool character abilities, combat-like action sequences, epic battle scenes, puzzle-solving and a unique story told with playful LEGO humor.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is being developed by TT Games and will be published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.  For more information, please visit http://videogames.lego.com/en-us/lego-marvel-super-heroes

Talkback

xcwarriorJanuary 08, 2013

How have these Lego games not played themselves out like Guitar Hero and Rock Band?

So sick of them. And I love to build Legos even as an adult.

I really, REALLY hope that listing for a 2DS version is a joke.

PodingsJanuary 09, 2013

It really, REALLY isn't a joke.

There're more than 150 million DSs out there, and license titles are still selling pretty gosh darn well for them.

AzagthothJanuary 29, 2013

Awesome. So pumped for these.

LouieturkeyJanuary 30, 2013

My son will love to play this with me.

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