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  • Blog Post: Exploring Lego Worlds And Why Lego Indy 2 Was Underrated

    One of the appealing things about Lego is how you can build using the instructions or just following your own imagination. That’s what The Lego Movie was all about, after all. TT Games has forged a reputation for creating co-op experiences based on popular IP – including the focus of this... More
  • Blog Post: Cracking Lego’s Best Recurring Jokes

    Play enough of TT Games’ Lego titles, and you’re bound to notice a few things that keep popping up. No, we’re not talking about gameplay elements like piles of bricks that shatter into showers of Lego studs, hidden minikits, or the almighty stud magnet. Have you ever wondered why Lego... More
  • Blog Post: Lego's Take On The Lego Star Wars Games

    This month we've been focusing on TT Games' interpretation of Lego toys. The company has done a great job translating the essence of the iconic building toys to the virtual space, delivering fun co-op gameplay and an abundance of charm. It's important to remember your roots, though, and when... More
  • Blog Post: How Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Levels Are Built

    There are many components of game design that players take for granted. When we fire a blaster, we expect that it will be accompanied by a satisfying pop. Thanks to sound designers, that’s usually what happens. Combat designers work to ensure that controls and player intentions sync up to create... More
  • Blog Post: Where Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens And Disney Infinity’s Playset Part Ways

    TT Fusion is putting its Lego spin on Star Wars: The Force Awakens with their upcoming game, but they aren’t the first studio to adapt the events of the film to games. Disney Infinity 3.0 had that honor, releasing a playset based on the movie to tie in with Episode VII’s launch. Despite sharing... More
  • Blog Post: Check Out Exclusive New Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Screens

    A few days ago we announced that TT Games' return to Star Wars was our next cover-story game. Today, we're showing off some new and exclusive screens from the game, highlighting new and familiar faces (and places). Take a look at the gallery for some shots from the upcoming game. You'll recognize... More
  • Blog Post: How Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Adds To The Movie's Lore

    One of the concerns I had about the latest entry in the Lego Star Wars series orbited around its seemingly small scale. Where previous entries compiled the events from several movies or seasons of a show, I assumed that Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens would be solely devoted to what you saw from that... More
  • Blog Post: Watch Us Unlock Surprising Characters In Lego Marvel Avengers

    Lego Marvel Avengers roster is enormous, offering well-known heroes like Iron Man and Captain America alongside characters that even Game Informer's biggest comic fans weren't familiar with. We dive into the game's open world to show off the fastest way to expand the number of characters... More
  • Blog Post: The Science Behind Why We Love Loot

    This article originally appeared in issue 68 of Game Informer's Australian magazine, written by Nathan Lawrence. A well-crafted loot system converts gamers into bowerbirds [a bird found in Australia that collects colorful items] . We run around collecting shiny bling, gathering up swag to build a... More
  • Blog Post: How TT Games Began In A Galaxy Far Away

    This feature was originally posted in 2013, but we've decided to push it back into the feed in honor of the release of Lego Dimensions . Starting with Lego Star Wars in 2005, TT Games has created a juggernaut in gaming. While visiting the Traveller's Tales studio in Knutsford, England for the... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Lego Jurassic Park's First Hour

    Lego Jurassic World was released today, to coincide with the launch of the new movie. The game covers the events from all four films, but we decided to start from the beginning to see how TT Fusion handled the adaptation of the first movie in the series. Join Tim, Ben Hanson, and me as we head out to... More
  • Blog Post: Readers Suggest Over 30 Franchises (and 3 Car Manufacturers) They Want For Lego Dimensions

    The recently announced Lego Dimensions represents much broader options for the incorporation of assorted franchises when compared to its competition. Skylanders is limited to the characters Activision creates. Amiibos are limited to Nintendo franchises and the rare non-Nintendo video game franchise that... More
  • Blog Post: Five Collectibles In Good Games That We’re Still Cursing At

    I have a problem (OK, I have lots of problems, but we’re only talking about one today). I collect stuff. My shelves are full with Skylanders and Collector’s Editions tsotchkes and oodles of items from Loot Crates. If it stopped there, I’d be fine. My collector obsession bleeds into... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Lego The Hobbit

    Players can dive back into the Lego version of Middle-earth with today's release of Lego The Hobbit, and this episode of Test Chamber shows you the opening of the game and illustrates some new mechanics. Join Lego fans Joe Juba (who wrote our review ) and Andrew Reiner as they smash bricks, collect... More
  • Blog Post: Lego Legends Of Chima Online Extends Its MMO Adventures To IOS

    The Lego Movie has been attracting a ton of attention – and rightfully so – but it’s hardly the first time the little plastic bricks have been entertaining kids on screens. Several of the company’s toy lines have been featured in popular children’s programming, including... More
  • Blog Post: How To Find Wonder Woman's Invisible Jet In The Lego Movie Videogame

    The Lego Movie Videogame holds a hilarious achievement/trophy that pushes players to locate and destroy Wonder Woman's invisible jet. Tracking down red and gold bricks is challenging as it is; finding something that cannot be seen is another story altogether. Thankfully, I just happened to stumble... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – The Lego Movie Videogame

    Everything is awesome in the Lego world right now. The Lego Movie opened in theaters last Friday to stellar reviews and a huge box office take. This film also garnered an enjoyable video game adaptation, created by Traveller's Tales Fusion (of Lego City Undercover fame). Jeff Cork, Game Informer's... More
  • Blog Post: Creating The Best Lego Cutscenes

    Who would have thought that the mild-mannered Duncan Kinnaird was the director for some of the most entertaining cutscenes in all of gaming. Putting a bizarre, comedic twist on famous scenes or characters has always been a staple of the Lego series from TT Games, and Duncan has been steering the evolution... More
  • Blog Post: How To Get Paid For Playing With Legos

    Carl Greatrix and the rest of the model team at Traveller's Tales ensure that every Lego model in the games can be built by fans. Using official Lego pieces, they construct everything that you see in the game by hand or with digital recreations. It seems like a great job, but it's not without... More
  • Blog Post: Playing Spider-Man In Lego Marvel Super Heroes

    Choosing to branch out from the Marvel film universe and include the entire brand's cast of characters in Lego Marvel Super Heroes was a bold move for TT Games. Arguably the biggest question was what to do with a Lego version of Spider-Man. The team at Traveller's Tales decided to embrace the... More
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