LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Game Is Coming To Save The Day

- 01-08-13Comics, Cool Stuff, Videogames Posted by Philip Mauch

LEGO has finally come around to Marvel Comics superheroes for it’s latest video game release. Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Marvel Entertainment officially announced today that LEGO Marvel Super Heroes the video game will be released for a variety of game platforms later this fall.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes will offer an original storyline with Nick Fury calling in Marvel Superheroes like Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, Spider-Man, Wolverine and others to save Earth from the threat of destruction by villains like Loki and Galactus the Devourer of the Worlds. TQ Jefferson, the Vice President of Games Production Marvel Entertainment said:
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.
Marvel Comic Fans will have more than 100 characters from across the Marvel Universe to unlock in the game, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wolverine, Captain America, the Hulk, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Deadpool, Loki and Galactus just to name a few. The game will pack in all the super powers one can imagine, epic battles, puzzle-solving and a unique story told with that playful LEGO humor we all love. I can’t wait to find out what heroes are in the dance scene. How about Spider-man in the black costume dancing all hipster like?
The game will be released later this year for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Wii U, PC, Nintendo DS, 3DS, and Playstation Vita. Which hero are you looking forward to playing the most?
The full press release is below.
WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT, TT GAMES, THE LEGO GROUP AND MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT ASSEMBLE TO CREATE

LEGO® MARVEL™ SUPER HEROES

Marvel Super Heroes Build Their Way into LEGO Games Fall 2013 with an
All-New, Action-Packed LEGO Videogame Adventure

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.

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