Face front true believers! LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and developed by TT Games along with The LEGO Group and Marvel Entertainment, is set to launch in the UK from November 15th. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Universe in Peril, a separate handheld version of the game for, offers a different gameplay experience that includes challenging time-based missions, performing combo moves, and getting assistance from your super-powered tag team partner.
Players take on the role of their favourite Marvel characters like Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wolverine, Thor, Captain America and the Hulk, as they assemble to battle against some of the most menacing Marvel Super Villains, including dastardly Doctor Octopus, the ghastly Green Goblin, the ruthless Red Skull, the vicious Venom, Thor’s vexing brother Loki, and even the Devourer of Worlds, Galactus. Players can unlock more than 100 playable characters, including Mystique, Elektra, Mandarin, Silver Samurai, Malekith, Aldrich Killain or Super-Skrull. Players can also choose from a plethora of magnificent bonus hero characters, such as the heroic Guardians of the Galaxy, the Punisher, Captain Britain, Squirrel Girl and Deadpool. Among the featured characters included in the game is Stan “The Man” Lee himself. Players will be able to rescue him from perilous predicaments and unlock him as a super-powered playable character. And for the first time in a LEGO game, players can clobber and smash bricks harder than ever before with super-sized LEGO big figures like Colossus, Lizard, Juggernaut, Blob, Red Hulk, Iron Man’s Hulkbuster Armor, Rhino, the ever-lovin’ blue-eyed Thing and more.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes offers players a chance to show off their super skills by using weapons such as Captain America’s shield, Thor’s hammer or Hawkeye’s bow to use in combat-like action sequences or epic battle scenes. Players will be introduced to different character super abilities like summoning magic powers as Doctor Strange, shrinking down to miniscule size as Ant-Man or Wasp, and more. Players will also achieve the power of mind control with Professor X or Jean Grey, sharpen their claws as Sabretooth, Black Panther or Beast to dig into the ground to uncover hidden items; and blaze around the city on a motorcycle as Ghost Rider or other speed-demons to complete exciting race challenges.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes features some of the most legendary locations from the Marvel Universe, such as Iron Man’s headquarters Stark Tower, the Daily Bugle, the Fantastic Four’s Baxter Building, and the X-Mansion, home base to the X-Men. Fans can travel to dazzling distant destinations including Thor’s home of Asgard, Doctor Doom’s castle in Latveria, and even Magneto’s Asteroid M to track down the evildoers and save the world! Players can further discover the Marvel Universe with extra exciting escapades set in Doctor Strange’s Sanctum Sanctorum, Kingpin’s treacherous Fisk Tower, Laufey’s lair in Jotunheim and much more.
Tom Stone (Managing Director, TT Games Publishing) said:
“We are excited to finally bring LEGO gamers and Marvel fans the action-packed game they have all been waiting for with LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. LEGO Marvel delivers an original story told in classic LEGO humor and with more than 100 playable characters, the game also includes an impressive roster featuring some of the most iconic fan favourites, such as the Hulk and Spider-Man, spanning the entire Marvel Universe, including Stan Lee!”
Andreea Enache-Thune (Senior Vice President, Games & Digital Distribution, Marvel Entertainment) said:
“The collaboration with LEGO and TT Games, an uninhibited creative process, has resulted into an outstanding execution that will delight children and adults alike. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes reaffirms our commitment to quality. With every game build and every trailer that brought us closer to the finish line, our enthusiasm has grown exponentially and to say that we are excited to see this game come to life is an understatement.”
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is set to launch for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U and PC, along with the next gen Playstation 4 and Xbox One. Plus, there’s the 3DS and PS Vita version to check out. So many choices. For more information, visit the official site and Facebook page. ‘Nuff said.