Wed, Jan 02, 2013 | 16:21 GMT
LEGO announces three games based on Legends of Chima franchise
A series of LEGO Legends of Chima videogames have been announced by Warner and The LEGO group for various platforms.
Three games will be produced which tie into the recently announced LEGO Legends of Chima universe of products, which take place in a fantasy land rife with adventure and inhabited by magical animal tribes.
“We are doing something innovative with LEGO Legends of Chima by making three distinct videogame experiences on a variety of platforms,” said Samantha Ryan, SVP of production and development at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
“By creating multiple LEGO videogame experiences for one brand, we are catering to today’s diverse gaming community, as well as establish a rewards system for players of all three games.”
Here’s what you have to look forward to:
LEGO Legends of Chima: Speedorz: A racing mini-game produced by TT Games and 4T2 was released on LEGO.com today and hits iOS tomorrow, January 3. “Players will race against famous Chima characters, battle through iconic Chima locations, and unleash the power of CHI to boost their Speedorz, all while collecting studs and rewards to unlock more Speedorz and customize characters. The player’s goal is to become the ultimate champion and win Golden CHI, which transforms the world map and opens a new race level.”
LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval’s Journey: Developed by TT Games, the title is scheduled to be available for 3DS and Vita system in summer 2013 and for DS in autumn 2013. Players will embark on “an amazing adventure into the world of Chima where the brave warrior Laval and his allies are called upon to fight for justice.”
LEGO Legends of Chima Online: To be released in autumn, the free-to-play, online world developed by WB Games Montréal, will provide kids with a “safe and incredibly immersive connected game experience.” Players will be able to build and customize their kingdom in the world of Chima, “explore massive environments like the Falling Leaves Forest, take on missions to help Laval and his friends, uncover hidden secrets and treasures, earn rewards, and use LEGO bricks to build weapons, gadgets, and more.”
The Chima Vault, which houses an exclusive reward system, will be accessible to players here, and Speedorz and Laval’s Journey, players will be able to earn points to be redeemed for a variety of content that players can use to enhance their experience in LEGO Legends of Chima Online.