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Lego Marvel Super Heroes will feature Venom and the Human Torch when the game launches this fall for Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii U, Vita and 3DS. TT Games Producer Phil Ring announced the character additions at MCM Comic Con in the UK, according to a series of tweets from TT Games employees.
- over a hundred playable Marvel characters - lots of familiar Marvel locations. - play as Thor, Human Torch, Captain America, Hulk, Iron Man, Wolverine and more - visit Asgard, Stark Tower, the Savage Land, Asteroid M, the X-Men School, the SHIELD Helicarrier and more - game starts with Silver Surfer when his board is shattered into cosmic bricks - this is what Loki and the cast of baddies are after - reclaim the bricks before the villains get a hold of them - one section has Iron Man and the Hulk fighting against the Sandman in Grand Central Station and the streets of New York - another section has Thor, Human Torch, Wolverine, and Captain America venturing across the Rainbow Bridge to fight Loki and the frost giants in the halls of Asgard - Hulk can move heavy objects - Spider-Man can use his webs to pull switches and levers - Iron Man can select multiple targets with his missiles - Human Torch can melt ice - Thor can power up switches - Loki can control NPCs and make the activate switches - building kits, grabbing coins, and smashing everything are all parts of gameplay - Captain America's shield can deflect weapons - Spider-Man and Wolverine each have special sense powers that reveal new, hidden interactions in the environment - Loki has the power to create false copies of himself - when Wolverine loses too much health, he turns into an animated adamantium skeleton - Mr. Fantastic turning into a teapot - 18 heroes in story mode - unlock some by finding them, others by purchasing with in-game money - new characters appear in the hub world - wander around the streets, interacting with the civilians and cars - visit places like the Raft to the Baxter Building to the Avengers' Mansion to Central Park - also visit the editor of the Daily Bugle to pick up specific challenges - find Deadpool's private room, where you can use the comic book viewer
After the very enthusiastic reaction to the trailer for The LEGO Movie, Warner Bros. is rolling out another film based on the popular toys. The Hollywood Reporter says that brothers Dan Hageman and Kevin Hageman will write a screenplay based on the popular LEGO series "Ninjago." The Hagerman brothers also worked on The LEGO Movie and the "Ninjago" animated series for Cartoon Network.
The two new sets, launching on September 1, will offer recreations of a Minecraft Village and The Nether. The Village set will include blocks for constructing houses, in addition to Pig, Villager, and Zombie "Micromob" figurines. The Nether kit features a Netherrack, gravel blocks, and lava blocks as well as two Ghasts and a Zombie Pigman.
The suggested retail price for each new LEGO Minecraft set is $34.99.
Cartoon Network and The LEGO Group announced today that they will jointly produce an unprecedented new global entertainment franchise. Launching in 2014, Mixels is the next franchise in integrated family entertainment from two of the world’s leading experts in youth engagement. The new venture will feature animated content (primarily shorts), a rich digital gaming experience, a collectible building toy concept and more.
Animated content will air on Cartoon Network and on www.cartoonnetwork.com, featuring the colorful Mixels creatures that can mix and combine with one another in creative and unpredictable storylines. A collectible portfolio of low-priced mini building sets will launch in three waves in 2014 and an app-powered gaming experience will engage fans in a deep mobile game that will cover the sprawling world of Mixels.