Excerpt: Lego Marvel Super Heroes is, for the most part, plastic proof that familiarity works - providing a game still has the love and imagination to retain the excitement and fun of its core mechanics. Said familiarity works both ways, of course.
Excerpt: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, the latest in the long running LEGO franchise from Traveler’s Tales, may be their best effort to date. It seems they are intent on improving each time out (if only we were so lucky with other series!
Summary: I've battled robots, supervillains, and henchmen beyond number through the streets of New York, through the halls of Asgard, under the sea, on the deck of the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier, and in space.
Pros: Inventive levels always give you new things to do, A big, explorable world and all sorts of goodies to unlock keep you coming back for more, Great sense of humor
Excerpt: Over the past few years, the LEGO games coming out of Traveller's Tales have been progressively bigger and more detailed, and there have only been a few games where they have penned their own story (as opposed to adapting an existing book or film series).
Conclusion: Lego Marvel Super Heroes is a great experience both in terms of Lego games and Marvel ones. It features a huge roster of heroes and villains from the comic books and adds a great story with a lot of hilarious moments, while delivering a solid gameplay experience.
Pros: +Impressive roster of heroes and villains, +Refined Lego gameplay, +Impressive voice acting and dialog
Cons: -Some objectives aren't obvious, -Hint system needs work, -Companion AI isn't that bright