Warner Bros takes on Toys-To-Life market with Lego Dimensions
Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) has just announced recently their upcoming lego title from Travellers Tales, Lego Dimensions.
Having released a teaser starring Community actor Joel McHale, Lego Dimensions is Warner Bros Studios take on the much successful toys-to-life market. With games such as Skylanders and Disney Infinity currently dominating this market, Lego Dimensions is expected to be fair competitor, utilizing licenses shared by Warner Bros studios.
With the starter bundled now confirmed, here is a description of it;
“When a mysterious and powerful vortex suddenly appears in various LEGO® worlds, different characters from DC Comics™, The Lord of the Rings™ and The LEGO® Movie are swept away. To save their friends, Batman™, Gandalf™ and Wyldstyle™ bravely jump into the vortex and quickly find themselves fighting to save all of LEGO® humanity.
Let creativity be the guide to a building and gaming adventure – journey through unexpected worlds and team-up with unlikely allies on the quest to defeat the evil Lord Vortech. Play with different minifigures from different worlds together in one LEGO videogame, and use each other’s vehicles and gadgets in a way never before possible. LEGO® Bad Cop™ driving the DeLorean Time Machine…why not?! The LEGO® Ninjago™ Masters of Spinjitsu fighting alongside Wonder Woman™…yes, please! Get ready to break the rules, because the only rule with LEGO Dimensions is that there are no rules.”
Like every other Lego game released by Travellers Tales, the game is expected to be both single and multiplayer.
Within the starter pack, it is said to include a toy pad, the video game, three mini figurines (Batman, Gandalf, and Wyldstyle) and the Batmobile.
At the moment, the starter pack has been set for $169.95 for Australia.
Like the Skylanders figurines, more expansions packs are expected to be released later down the track.
Lego Dimensions has been scheduled for release September 27th 2015 for the PS3, PS4, WiiU, Xbox One and 360.
Wizard of Oz, Lord of the Rings, and Back to the Future Lego packs have also been planned to be released later in 2015. Future expansions to be confirmed later down the track.