The Lego Group and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have announced their next collaboration… a trio of games based on the brand new Legends of Chima line of Lego sets.
Legends of Chima is Lego’s latest crack at an original universe. The sets, which are available in stores now, takes place in “a mythical land of magical animal tribes who compete for Chi, a valuable energy source which gives them extraordinary powers over one another.”
WB Games (and TT Games, their internal studio specializing in Lego-based titles) has signed on to produce three games based on the toy line. The first, Lego Legends of Chima: Speedorz, is a racing game that’s playable at Lego.com right now and will be available to download from the iTunes App Store beginning tomorrow (January 3).
The second game, Lego Legends of Chima: Laval’s Journey, is scheduled for release on the 3DS and Vita this Summer with a DS version set for a Fall 2013 release. 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 Laval’s Journey.
Finally, Lego Legends of Chima Online is a free-to-play online game that’s in development at WB Games Monrteal. The game will be available this Fall.
More information on all three of these games can be found after the break.
Lego Legends of Chima: Speedorz – A racing mini-game produced by TT Games and 4T2, Lego Legends of Chima: Speedorz revs its way on to Lego.com today and iOS tomorrow, 3rd January. 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, it is scheduled to be available for the Nintendo 3DS and for the PS Vita in summer 2013 and for the Nintendo 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 – A free-to-play, online world developed by WB Games Montréal will provide kids with a safe and incredibly immersive connected game experience in autumn 2013. 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.