To coincide with the launch of LEGO’s Legends of Chima, the company’s latest original property, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and the LEGO Group today also revealed that a new Nintendo 3DS, DS and PS Vita game is currently in the works.
LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval’s Journey is in development by TT Games and is scheduled for a Summer 2013 release for the PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS, and a Fall Nintendo DS release.
The LEGO Legends of Chima construction sets have just hit stores, and along with the just announced video games, there is a TV series and a number of other pieces of interactive content based on the universe coming soon as well.
Read on for the official announcement.
Enter and explore the Kingdom of Chima in three gameplay experiences, offering something for all types of LEGO gamers! Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and The LEGO Group today announced the LEGO Legends of Chima videogames, scheduled to roar into 2013 for various platforms. The three videogames will each provide an entirely unique and exciting adventure that builds to the next experience and complement the just announced LEGO Legends of Chima universe of products, which includes construction sets, vehicles, TV content and more. LEGO Legends of Chima is a fantasy adventure set in land inhabited by different magical animal tribes and tells the classic story of good and evil, friendship and family.
?We are doing something innovative with LEGO Legends of Chima by making three distinct videogame experiences on a variety of platforms,? said Samantha Ryan, Senior Vice President, Production and Development, 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.?
LEGO Legends of Chima: Speedorz, a racing mini-game produced by TT Games and 4T2, revs its way on to LEGO.com today and 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, is scheduled to be available for the Nintendo 3DS hand-held system and for the PS Vita system in summer 2013 and for the Nintendo DS hand-held system in fall 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.
In Fall 2013, LEGO Legends of Chima Online, a free-to-play, online world developed by WB Games Montr?al, 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 on LEGO.com/chima. While playing LEGO Legends of Chima: Speedorz? and LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval’s Journey, players will be able to earn points. These points can be redeemed through the Vault for a variety of unique content that players can use to enhance their experience in LEGO Legends of Chima Online.
For more information, please visit: www.LEGO.com/chima