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For several decades now, Lego has been THE toy for young children – a simple set of blocks which can ingeniously fit together into structures limited pretty much only by imagination. Video games featuring the Lego brand have been pretty fun (if not repetitive in nature) as well for the last couple of years, and the Danish brickmakers are now set to barge into the highly lucrative toys-to-life genre with Lego Dimensions, developed by TT Games for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Wii U.
The game will support figurines and models from multiple franchises including DC Comics, Back To The Future, The Lord Of The Rings & Lego’s own Ninjago franchise. The base game and a starter pack of characters is currently set to cost £90-100 – if you were to pick up all of the extra packs which have been announced, then that figure rises to an eye-watering £350!
The Skylanders and Disney Infinity titles have been huge earners and much demanded Christmas presents over the past few years as kids empty their parent’s wallets to get the latest figurines, and one would imagine that the brand appeal of Lego will allow Warner Bros to make like absolute bandits on Dimensions. For that price though, I think I’ll stick with the bricks… Continue reading WEEKLY NEWS UPDATE FOR 6TH-12TH APRIL