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Tom Cruise hits LEGO Dimensions this month

A whole lot of IPs are coming to LEGO Dimensions later this month. For starters you have the predictable Harry Potter and Ghostbusters packs, but there's some wacky ones in there too. I mean, Mission Impossible -- like, ...   read

 
 
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You're a Lego, Harry (again)

At one point Harry Potter was so popular that it got two LEGO games (in 2010 and 2011) that were released on just about every platform known to man, including the original DS. Now people are just complaining about Harry Potter and the ...   read

 
 
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Sonic's appearance in LEGO Dimensions still looks weird

"This fall," Sonic will make his way into LEGO Dimensions, and we thankfully won't need to buy a whole new game to experience him -- just the Sonic LEGO set. And during its 25th anniversary Sonic event last weekend they showed som...   read

 
 
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Review: LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Controversial opinion incoming -- I didn't think The Force Awakens was the best Star Wars. I know, I know. Maybe it isn't as controversial to say as it was back in December, but anyone who sees it is seemingly contractually obligated t...   read

 
 
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LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens demo is out now

I have not watched Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but I am told this new LEGO game, which is out in a couple of weeks, is basically a shot-for-shot recreation of the film according to the new trailer. And it's out on PlayStation 4, Xbox One,...   read

 
 
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LEGO Dimensions is getting Goonies, Sonic, Adventure Time, and Tom Cruise

So those rumors were correct. Like, spot-on, entirely correct. WB has announced today that LEGO Dimensions, by way of new add-on packs, will be getting a ton of new IPs. The lengthy list includes Nu Ghostbusters, Adventure Time, Mission Imp...   read

 
 
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Rumor: LEGO Dimensions will host Harry Potter, Gremlins, Sonic, Goonies, and possibly Tom Cruise

LEGO Dimensions was a surprisingly fun little action game, and WB can certainly flex that license to get a ton of IPs crammed in (Simpsons, Wizard of Oz, even Atari arcade games). That might also be the case for the sequel according to Pres...   read

 
 
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Catch phrase! Reinhardt's Overwatch hammer is just as mighty in real life

As I said in my review, one of my favorite parts of Overwatch is not just the character designs, but the designs in general. The weapons are incredibly detailed, and Reinhardt's Rocket Hammer has already garnered quite the fanbase. The...   read

 
 
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Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens actually has a reasonable season pass

Our disdain for season passes is well-documented around here. Too many publishers look to turn $60 worth of revenue into $100 by way of a $40 mystery season pass. We rarely know how the base game will end up, but consumers are routinely ask...   read

 
 
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Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens looks better than expected

Well, hey, it's nice to have footage to put to Brett's words about Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Having seen the movie three times now (once in a theater in an eye-melting front-row seat; again in a different theater at a proper viewi...   read

 
 


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There's a big Lego game sale on PlayStation Network

My strategy for Lego titles has been to hold off as best I can until they inevitably hit super-low prices. It usually doesn't take long, and if I get bored with the title or otherwise regret the purchase, that's fine -- I'm not out much mon...   read

 
 
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Lego Marvel's Avengers gets free Ant-Man DLC on PlayStation

As promised, Lego Marvel's Avengers owners on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 can download an "exclusive" free level and character pack based on Ant-Man starting today. Ant-Man can shrink and grow, as you'd hope, and the new Michael Pe&nti...   read

 
 
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LEGO Dimensions almost had Mortal Kombat as a minigame

I'm old enough to remember when Hillary Clinton wanted to ban Mortal Kombat [do you feel OLD yet!?]. It was a funny, silly time, when people were scared of video games. Other than Leeland Yee, it's been a relatively unventful past decade wh...   read

 
 
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Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens has three improvements to the Lego formula

It's easy to forget that a fair amount of iteration has come to the Lego video game series over the past decade. All the titles -- there are upward of 20 now -- are similar in that they're whimsical, lighthearted takes on popular subje...   read

 
 
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Marvel announces 'Women of Power' campaign this month

Marvel is kicking off a new campaign starting tomorrow, which will honor the women of the comic book world. It's called "Women of Power," and will span LEGO Marvel's Avengers, Marvel Contest of Champions, Avengers Academy, Marvel Puzzle Que...   read

 
 
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Season Pass, PlayStation exclusive content confirmed for LEGO Force Awakens

Just in case you were worried that LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens wouldn't have a Season Pass, WB confirmed it this morning. If you spring for the deluxe edition of the game though, coming this June, you'll gain access to the pass a...   read

 
 
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LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a thing that's happening

In a move that should surprise absolutely no one, the next entry in Warner Bros. and TT Games' popular LEGO video game series is based on Star Wars: The Force Awakens. While the companies presumably would have liked to announce the gam...   read

 
 
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Review: LEGO Marvel's Avengers

The MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) is intimidating, to say the least. In addition to all of the feature films there's also official tie-in comics, one-shot short films, multiple sequels that set up sequels, and now, eight separate televisi...   read

 
 
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Lego Avengers has some free DLC for PS3 and PS4 players

Lego Marvel's Avengers is coming to a bunch of a platforms on January 26, 2016, but folks who pick up either the PlayStation 3 or PlayStation 4 version will have a head start in terms of characters. And if you're anything like me, half the ...   read

 
 
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I'm warming up to Lego Marvel's Avengers

Now that TT Games has begun showing more locations and characters in Lego Marvel's Avengers, I'm starting to come around. Officially, the open-world locales are Asgard, Barton Farm, Malibu, New York City, "S.H.I.E.L.D. Base Exterior," Sokov...   read

 
 
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LEGO Jurassic World

LEGO Jurassic World sells over four million copies

Say what you will about the LEGO games, but they sell. Evidently WB has recently revealed that LEGO Jurassic World has sold over four million copies. I'd wager that the massive one billion plus success of the film has somethi...   read

 
 
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Review: LEGO Dimensions

As I've talked about in the past, I'm usually the go-to person for the toys-to-life genre. I'm a kid at heart, and occasionally, I can enjoy a silly kids movie for the fun of it. No series has encapsulated that silliness more than the LEGO&...   read

 
 
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Third Xbox One holiday bundle focuses on the family

What? You didn't think that all five of Microsoft's Xbox One holiday bundles were going to come packed with gallons of blood, did you? We have to take a minute to think about the kids. The kids! As a quick detour from the likes of a Tomb Ra...   read

 
 
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'You Wouldn't Know' is the third Portal song by Jonathan Coulton

The reveal of LEGO Dimensions earlier this year was kind of bizarre. How can Traveller's Tales get all those different licenses? Jurassic Park, Scooby Doo, Batman, and Portal 2? It's like every kid's toy chest in video game form. It turns o...   read

 
 
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LEGO Dimensions

Check out all of the upcoming worlds in LEGO Dimensions

While it's true that LEGO Dimensions needs a number of add-ons to truly access all 14 upcoming worlds, the sheer amount of properties on offer is staggering. It's also a bit more interesting on paper compared to other toy-to-life title...   read

 
 
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