Review LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (PS5) - The Best LEGO Game in Years, This Is
TT Games released the original LEGO Star Wars in 2005, completely changing the studio's direction such was its popularity. Since then we've had countless brickified movie tie-ins, but a few years have passed since one of these family-friendly platformers has graced PlayStation. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is finally here to...
Review LEGO DC Super-Villains (PS4) - It's Good to Be Bad
The better of two evils
Republished on Wednesday, 1st December, 2021: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of December 2021's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. The latest in the long line of LEGO titles is indeed more of the same, but for all the right reasons. LEGO DC Super-Villains...
Review The LEGO Movie 2 Videogame - A Factory Built Sequel That Plays It Safe
Everything is alright
As with the film, you're likely to go into The LEGO Movie 2 Videogame knowing almost exactly what to expect. Ironically enough, LEGO games rarely build on each other, and while this game borrows elements from other Traveler's Tales adventures, the result is simply another brick-based action platformer that does nothing to...
Review LEGO The Incredibles (PS4)
The licensed LEGO games have covered plenty of cinematic ground - especially if you include the now defunct LEGO Dimensions line - and at this point they’ve become a bit of a video game institution. While you’d think the well would’ve run dry over the last decade or so, the arrival of LEGO The Incredibles, to coincide with the release...
Review LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 (PS4)
With Marvel releasing films almost weekly, it feels like the superhero craze of the last decade is starting to reach critical mass. The comic-book giant’s huge catalogue of heroes and villains seems inexhaustible, yet LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2 puts them all to good work, using and dispatching them with the cold-heartedness of a Disney...
Review The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game (PS4)
The LEGO franchise has been a dominant presence in the video game realm for a while now, but only recently has it begun dipping its toes into movies. The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game combines both worlds, simultaneously debuting its ninja franchise on the big screen as well as the PlayStation 4. With well over a dozen games based on...
Review LEGO City Undercover (PS4)
The LEGO games are famous for their humorous adaptations of popular movie properties and comic book characters, but in more recent times developers TT Games and TT Fusion have begun creating their own LEGO adventures. This year's LEGO Worlds saw the franchise's detailed take on Minecraft, and only a month later the distinguished brick's...
Brick it to the man
Upon its release in 2011, Minecraft drew plenty of comparisons to LEGO. It was like playing with everyone's favourite Danish export – no, not him – but virtually, and without the damage to your bank account. Hell, LEGO even made Minecraft sets, so you could play your favourite virtual LEGO game in real life with LEGO. So...
Review The LEGO Movie Videogame (PlayStation 4)
Traveller’s Tales’ familiar LEGO game formula has transformed many famous film franchises into enjoyable family games, with the recreation of iconic protagonists and comic book heroes waving an endearing spell in the direction of consumers around the world. It’s fitting, then, that the recently released flick based on the...
Review LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (PlayStation Vita)
Let’s talk LEGOs
If you’ve played one LEGO game, you’ve essentially played them all. It’s a phrase that’s been heard a time or two since Traveller’s Tales started recreating blockbuster movie hits into block-buster video games since LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game released back in 2005. Their ease of play and whimsical storylines are told...