UK– April 12, 2011– Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games today announced that LEGO® Ninjago: The Videogame for the Nintendo DS™family of handheld systems is now spinning into retail stores across North America. The game, inspired by the recently launched LEGO Ninjago product line, will also be available beginning April 13 in Australia, and April 15 in Europe and other PAL territories.
Produced by critically acclaimed TT Games and developed by Hellbent Games, LEGO Ninjago: The Videogame continues the highly-successful LEGO Battles video game brand and introduces kids and the young at heart to an epic tale of good versus evil, exciting battles and quirky LEGO humor. Along the journey, fans will master the art of Spinjitzu– a frenetic, tornado-like spinning combat technique– to battle enemies both new and recognizable to the LEGO world.
“We are very pleased to launch LEGO Ninjago: The Videogame based on the new LEGO Ninjago toy line, as the game creates an entirely new adventure building upon what players appreciated in the first game,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games Publishing.“This real time strategy adventure gives kids of all ages a seamless interactive gaming experience complete with epic battles, Ninjas and classic LEGO charm that our audience has come to expect.”
True to the LEGO build-and-play video game experience, LEGO Ninjago: The Videogame allows gamers to build and customize their Spinjitzu armies, deploy ninjags on missions and use magical spells to unleash special attacks on enemies. Lone warriors can test their skills in a story line that allows them to play as“good” and“evil” single-player campaigns, as well as test their skills in a variety of Battle Mode challenges.
Gamers can also enjoy additional hours of fun by challenging friends in local wireless DS multiplayer showdowns by battling as either heroic Ninjas, villainous Skulkins, or as one of the bonus hidden hero characters.
LEGO Ninjago: The Videogame is rated PEGI 7+ and is available for the Nintendo DS system. For more information please visit: www.videogames.lego.com/Ninjago.
About TT Games
TT Games, wholly owned by Warner Bros. Entertainment Group, is the combined publishing and development group behind the hit games LEGO® Star Wars™, LEGO® Batman™: The Videogame, LEGO® Indiana Jones™: The Original Adventures, LEGO® Harry Potter™: Years 1-4 and BIONICLE® Heroes. Incorporating renowned UK developer Traveller’s Tales, TT Games has a distinctive focus on console, handheld, mobile and PC games of the highest quality, aimed at young gamers and their families. For more information, please visit www.ttgames.com.
About the LEGO Group
The LEGO Group ( www.LEGO.com) is a privately held, family-owned company, based in Billund, Denmark. It was founded in 1932 and today the group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials for children. The company is committed to the development of children's creative and imaginative abilities through its products, which can be purchased in more than 130 countries. Visit www.LEGO.com
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
LEGO Ninjago: The Videogame software© 2011 TT Games Publishing Ltd. Produced by TT Games under license from the LEGO Group. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and the Knob configurations and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group.© 2011 The LEGO Group. Hellbent Games and the Hellbent logo are trademarks of Hellbent Games Inc. Trademarks are property of their respective owners. Nintendo DS is a trademark of Nintendo. All rights reserved.
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Tim Ponting, Renegade PR