This will be the first Lego game to star Marvel super heroes, and follows the extremely successful and recent Lego Lord of the Rings title, and previous Lego games including Lego Star Wars, Lego Indiana Jones, Lego Batman and Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, among others.
Over 100 Marvel Super Heroes will be unlockable in the game and it will include all of the biggest Marvel superheroes that fans know and love including Spider-Man, Wolverine, Iron Man, The Hulk, Captain America, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Deadpool, Loki, Galactus and many more. It will also feature vehicles from the universe. 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.
Additionally, Traveller’s Tales has confirmed that Lego City Undercover, the open world GTA-style Lego game exclusively for Wii U, is still on track for an early 2013 release.
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. 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.” said TQ Jefferson, Vice President, Games Production, Marvel Entertainment.