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  • 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: Animating Rey, BB-8, And Kylo Ren For Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    For Game Informer's March cover story on Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens , we visited developer TT Fusion in Wilmslow, England to get a sneak peak at how the team is putting the game together. Previously working on animated films such as Corpse Bride , TT Fusion's head of animation Matt Palmer... More
  • Blog Post: How Lego's Adapting Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Most Devastating Scene

    One of the most consistent things about the Lego games from TT Games is the comedy. The developers in England have become masters of creating funny games, whether they're original stories or gag-filled film adaptations. While visiting TT Fusion for our March cover story on Lego Star Wars: The Force... 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: 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 Dimensions

    TT Games has been making games based on the Lego toys for eight years now, so it only seemed natural when the company announced it was entering the burgeoning toys-to-life market with a game based on – you guessed it – Lego toys. As Reiner pointed out in his Lego Dimensions review , the studio's... More
  • Blog Post: How Did E3 2015’s Toys-To-Life Games Stack Up?

    Going into this E3, we knew that there would be at least three big names in the expanding toys-to-life genre. Activision, Disney, and Warner Interactive all showed off their latest games, and they were all playable. Each one is trying something different, but there’s enough commonality to draw... 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: Seven Improvements TT Games Needs To Make To Lego Avengers

    There is no shortage of Lego games – they seem to propagate with the speed of a rabbit farm. Thankfully, TT Games' Lego titles have been consistently entertaining for years. Still, the developer could always improve its work, and we have a few suggestions that will take its recently announced... 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: Top 50 Challenge – Lego City Undercover

    Even those of us who own a Wii U have to acknowledge that the system hasn’t exactly had a long list of exclusives. That’s why Lego City Undercover has always been one of the reasons I planned to purchase the console, even when it had its previous moniker, Lego City Stories. But the release... 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
  • Blog Post: Darth Maul to Deadpool: Designing Lego Characters

    Character artists Neil Crofts and Will Thompson spend their days staring into icy black eyes. Fortunately, those eyes belong to adorable Lego figures. Neil and Will have years of experience bringing figures to life, both through adapting the official Lego designs to work within the games and creating... More
  • Blog Post: Looking Back At TT Games’ Lego Legacy

    Talk to anyone at TT Games, and it’s impossible to overlook the enthusiasm they still carry for the Lego games. Rather than looking at each installment as yet another bullet point on a resume, the team approaches each game as a new challenge. While some critical elements have been there from the... More
  • Blog Post: Designing The Stark Tower Level in Lego Marvel Super Heroes

    With a healthy mix of action and puzzles, the Lego games have refined their level design with every new game. The wealth of characters in Lego Marvel Super Heroes gives the designers plenty of options when designing puzzles and obstacles for the player to overcome. While visiting Traveller's Tales... More
  • Blog Post: Afterwords: Lego The Lord Of The Rings

    Lego the Lord of the Rings is one of, if not the, best Lego games that TT Games has created so far. We spoke with the game's director, James McLoughlin, to find out about how the team approached the game's iconic characters, memorable battles like Helm's Deep, and a fantastic item called... More
  • Blog Post: Your Video Primer For Lego Marvel Super Heroes

    Intrigued by the idea of TT Games and Lego tackling the Marvel universe but are hungry for more information? We've got you covered. While visiting the Traveller's Tales studio for this month's cover story, game director Arthur Parsons and producer Phil Ring explained the high level challenges... More
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