Reviews and Problems with Lego Marvel Super Heroes
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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
18 February 2014
Conclusion: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes represents Traveler’s Tales finest work with the LEGO property. All of the requisite hooks are there: a fun story, good humor, solid gameplay and healthy challenges. The studio’s reverence for the source material really pays off in the end, with content and character options that should be more than enough for any type of Marvel fan.
Excerpt: Traveller's Tales LEGO games are almost a national institution by now. Everyone knows them, most of us have enjoyed them at some point or another and there's no doubt that they've released a LEGO version of one of your favourite franchises.
Conclusion: With the step to next generation consoles it will be interesting to see what Travellers Tales can do to keep the Lego games feeling fresh going forwards. As a near-perfect mix of brands, Lego Marvel Super Heroes works as well as you would imagine, it’s just a shame that the framework the game is built on is starting to show its age.
Summary: Developer Traveller's Tales has been creating license-based Lego video games for several years now, and I've been a fan since the beginning. From 'Harry Potter' to 'Star Wars', 'Pirates of the Caribbean' and 'Indiana Jones', it has become difficult to not associate the Lego logo without fond gaming memories. Their latest offering – 'Lego Marvel Super Heroes' – is unquestionably the culmination of their years of experience developing video games.
Excerpt: For the longest time, I generally paid very little attention to Traveller’s Tales licensed Lego games. Not that I ever thought the games were bad, just that there are very few licensed games that I ever felt were worth my time; why would this series of Lego games be any different? However, the reception to last year’s Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes , which incorporated an open-world, full voice acting, an original story, and a plethora of DC characters to play as piqued...
Excerpt: Lego Marvel Super Heroes is possibly the best Lego Game that has come out of the TT Games stables. After all it combines my childhood favourite i.e. Lego with my current favourite i.e. Marvel!