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Games For 2008: Lego Batman / Indiana Jones

By John Walker on February 1st, 2008.

See in that cage over there? Those are our hearts. Yours too, probably. Traveller’s Tales have captured them, probably for nefarious purposes.

TT seem to somehow have time to make two games at once, when we know we’d be swimming around in the vast pools of money Warner just paid to acquire the company. £100 million. Blimey.

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There’s a limit to how many times you can reel out the same idea before people start to get cynical. Fortunately, for the Lego series, there’s probably about another four hundred before they’re in trouble. What’s even better is that TT seem to have picked the two films anyone could have hoped to see recreated in Legoey gaming form: Indiana Jones and Batman.

So here’s what we know about each new game:

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Holey Plastic Blocks

By Alec Meer on November 13th, 2007.

It’s the Lego Batman trailer!

Thanks, Gametrailers – unlike criminals, you are not a cowardly and superstitious lot.

Not giving much away, eh? That’s The Batman for you though – all shadowy and mysterious, keeps his cards close to his impeccably-toned chest’n'all. And, of course, there probably isn’t all that much to give away anyway. We can guess pretty much what to expect from this – punch, build, jump, grapple-hook, giggle. Much as I’m tickled by the concept, I think I need to see something that proves this is a little more than Lego Star Wars but with frowning before I get excited – especially with the similarly punch’n'grappley Lego Indiana Jones also on the toy-to-game horizon.

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