Warner Bros. Interactive and TT Games announced their slate of LEGO videogames for 2015 on Thursday. Two of the biggest movie franchises of the year are on the table with Marvel’s Avengers and Jurassic World for PlayStation and Xbox consoles plus Wii, Nintendo 3DS, and PS Vita.
LEGO Marvel’s Avengers and LEGO Jurassic World are two of five LEGO game planned for 2015. Also coming are LEGO Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin for the PS Vita and Nintendo 3DS as well as The LEGO Movie Videogame and LEGO Batman: Beyond Gotham for mobile devices.
— LEGO Marvel (@LEGOMarvelGame) January 29, 2015
While 2013’s LEGO Marvel Superheroes which featured a unique plot, the LEGO Avengers game will follow the story of the first Avengers movie and this year’s Avengers: Age of Ultron. Don’t expect to play this at the same time the movie releases in May, however. The game won’t be available until fall 2015.
— LEGOJurassic (@LEGOJurassic) January 29, 2015
Meanwhile, LEGO Jurassic World won’t have just a bricked Chris Pratt running from bricked dinosaurs. It will feature the full slate of films including Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, and Jurassic Park III. You know what the means; A scene with a creepy Velociraptor speaking to Dr. Grant in his dreams.
This is actually one less LEGO console game from TT Games from 2014. Last year featured The LEGO Movie Videogame, LEGO The Hobbit, and LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. All three received mixed reviews in the 68 to 82 range depending on the platform, according review aggregator Metacritic.
Here are the official descriptions for all five LEGO videogames planned for 2015.
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 from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 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 Marvel’s The Avengers and the much anticipated sequel Marvel’s 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 from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, PlayStation®Vita 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 inLEGO 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 March 24, 2015.
The LEGO Movie Videogame
The LEGO Movie Videogame for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch follows Emmet, an average, rule-following citizen, who is mistakenly identified as the key to saving the world. In the game, players guide Emmet 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. With a delightful mix of over 90 characters from the feature film, including Batman, Superman and the Green Ninja, The LEGO Movie Videogame leads gamers on a journey through fantastical worlds in 45 exciting levels. Developed by TT Games, the mobile game is now available on the App Store.
LEGO Batman™: Beyond Gotham
In LEGO Batman: Beyond Gotham for mobile devices, the Caped Crusader joins forces with the Super Heroes of the DC Comics universe and blasts off to outer space to stop the evil Brainiac from destroying Earth. Players will unlock and play as their favorite DC Comics characters, including members of the Justice League and the Legion of Doom, and explore iconic locations such as the Hall of Justice, the Batcave and the Justice League Watchtower. Developed by TT Games, the mobile game will be available this summer.
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