With the recent arrival of the Legends of Chima sets, LEGO isn’t done pushing their newly established original property. They, along with Warner and TT Games, have announced three video games based on the world of Chima and will be releasing them across various platforms in 2013.
First is a racing mini-game called LEGO Legends of Chima: Speedorz that is already available on LEGO.com today (although I can’t find it anywhere yet) and on the iOS on January 3rd. Players will be racing characters from Chima through many locations in world of Chima collecting items to power up their vehicles and unlocking more content.
The second game coming out is called LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval’s Journey. This looks to be a game coming out for various handheld systems including the Nintendo 3DS, PS Vista, and the Nintendo DS. The main character will most likely be Laval and his allies will be having an adventure in the world of Chima. The Nintendo 3DS and PS Vita versions will be released in Summer 2013 while the Nintendo DS will be available in Fall 2013.
The final game being released this year revolving around the world of Chima is LEGO Legends of Chima Online. This is a free-to-play online game that allows players to create and customize their kingdom in Chima. Players can also explore the world as well as taking on missions for rewards. We’re not sure if this is a just single player game or a MMO style game.
LEGO wants you to play all three games because there is a reward system called the The Chima Vault where you earn points to unlock more content in LEGO Legends of Chima Online by playing both LEGO Legends of Chima: Speedorz and LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval’s Journey.
Read the official press below:
WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT AND THE LEGO GROUP ANNOUNCE
LEGO® LEGENDS OF CHIMA™
All-New LEGO® Property Makes Videogame Debut in 2013; Three Unique Game Experiences in One Mythical LEGO World to Explore
Burbank, Calif. – January 2, 2013 – Enter and explore the Kingdom of Chima™ in three gameplay experiences, offering something for all types of LEGO® gamers! Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and The LEGO Group today announced the LEGO® Legends of Chima™ videogames, scheduled to roar into 2013 for various platforms. The three videogames will each provide an entirely unique and exciting adventure that builds to the next experience and complement the just announced LEGO Legends of Chima™ universe of products, which includes construction sets, vehicles, TV content and more. LEGO Legends of Chima™ is a fantasy adventure set in land inhabited by different magical animal tribes and tells the classic story of good and evil, friendship and family.
“We are doing something innovative with LEGO Legends of Chima™ by making three distinct videogame experiences on a variety of platforms,” said Samantha Ryan, Senior Vice President, Production and Development, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “By creating multiple LEGO videogame experiences for one brand, we are catering to today’s diverse gaming community, as well as establish a rewards system for players of all three games.”
LEGO® Legends of Chima™: Speedorz™, a racing mini-game produced by TT Games and 4T2, revs its way on to LEGO.com today and iOS tomorrow, January 3. 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, is scheduled to be available for the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system and for the PS®Vita system in summer 2013 and for the Nintendo DS™ hand-held system in fall 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.
In Fall 2013, 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. 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.
For more information, please visit: www.LEGO.com/chima
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