Summary: The LEGO games are really pretty easy to recommend. Do you like the source material - Star Wars, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Batman, or Pirates of the Caribbean? Then you'll like the LEGO games associated with them.
Summary: The LEGO version of Captain Jack Sparrow is every bit as charming and weird as his silver screen counterpart. His drunken prance is beautifully captured, and his magical compass brings enjoyable treasure hunting gameplay to Traveller’s Tales’ established LEGO formula.
Excerpt: Let's get the obvious out of the way early, shall we? LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean is, in fact, another LEGO game. Shocking I know, but there it is. How you react to this profound statement will serve as a fair prediction of how much you'll enjoy yourself.
Conclusion: LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean is a great kids game, with a well realised story and fun characters, but it’s also more of the same. In terms of the LEGO series to date then this is probably one of the better incarnations, but you just can’t help but wonder where things could go from here.
Excerpt: The formula is familiar: play through the 'Story' mode, solving puzzles and collecting studs (currency) to unlock as many characters as you can (all the while enjoying the adorable LEGO interpretations of iconic scenes from the movies) until you can go back with a team of alternate characters to...
Conclusion: If there’s anything to take away from Lego Pirates of the Caribbean, it’s that it represents a culmination of style and design that Traveller’s Tales has been tweaking for years now, and does so in the most positive way possible.