The superheroes of the DC Universe have had their turn in LEGO video games and now Marvel Super Heroes are stepping up to the plate. The LEGO Group and Marvel Entertainment announced Tuesday that "LEGO Marvel Super Heroes" is coming this fall to the PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PC, Nintendo DS and 3DS and the PS Vita.
"LEGO Marvel Super Heroes" will feature characters from the Avengers, X-Men and Spider-Man franchises. Characters confirmed so far include Iron Man, Wolverine, Hulk, Captain America, Spider-Man, Deadpool, Thor, Nick Fury and Black Widow for the heroes plus Loki and Galactus from the villains. Marvel promises "more than 100 characters" will be featured in the game along with their special abilities plus the action and puzzles that are part of the LEGO game formula.
Here is the official description of the game from Marvel.
"LEGO Marvel Super Heroes" offers an original storyline in which Nick Fury calls upon Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, Spider-Man, Wolverine and other heroes spanning the Marvel Universe to save Earth from such threats as the vengeance of Loki and the hunger of Galactus, Devourer of the Worlds. LEGO and Marvel fans will enjoy classic LEGO videogame adventure and humor, while playing as their favorite Marvel characters.
"Fans of both LEGO and Marvel have wanted this game for years, and we’re addressing that demand with more Marvel Universe characters than ever in a console game,” said TQ Jefferson, Vice President, Games Production, Marvel Entertainment. “If you’re a fan of Spider-Man, the Avengers, Fantastic Four, X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy or scores of other Marvel characters, this is the game for you.”