LEGO Marvel Super Heroes video game announced

By Lewis Tyler

January 9th 2013 at 10:49AM
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes video game announced

Multiplatform title to land in autumn 2013.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, LEGO and Marvel have announced the development of a LEGO Marvel Super Heroes video game.

The game will be on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, the Wii U system and Windows PC, as well as the Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita.

In LEGO Marvel Super Heroes players will be able to 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.

“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.”

“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.”

LEGO signed a licence to make toys based on Marvel movies in 2011.