LEGO® Universe Unveils Crux Prime Adventure Zone and All-New Ninjago Storyline

JANUARY 11, 2011– To coincide with the new Ninjago product line and LEGO Ninjago Nintendo DS™ game announced today, the LEGO Group will offer even more ways to interact with the ninja legends in LEG O® Universe. The popular LEGO brick-based MMOG (massively-multiplayer online game) will unlock a new Ninjago-themed adventure zone– the largest ever to be discovered in-game! The new zone, called Crux Prime, is filled with fresh challenges and an original Ninjago storyline that will continue to unfold throughout the year and beyond, so LEGO Universe players can enjoy the fun of spinning ninjas online.

In Crux Prime, players must seek out Sensei Wu among the ruins of the Ninjago Monastery to learn the secrets to the powerful skill of Spinjitzu. Nefarious Maelstrom Skeletons are attempting to steal the beam of Imagination protected within Crux Prime’s Nexus Tower, and only by spinning in a tornado of pure Imagination can players defeat these bony villains. LEGO Universe players will discover over 100 new missions and achievements within the vast Crux Prime zone, as well as over 100 new pieces of gear, decals and weapons to collect and share with friends in-game.

About LEGO Universe

Published by the LEGO Group, developed by NetDevil, and distributed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, LEGO Universe is the first massively-multiplayer online game (MMOG) based on the LEGO brick-building play experience. With an ESRB rating of E10+, LEGO Universe is a great way for families to play together, bringing their LEGO worlds to life while battling chaos with creativity in a safe online environment on PC or Mac. Players can pick up their copy now in retail stores or online, as well as at LEGO.com, LEGOLAND theme parks and LEGO Stores worldwide. To learn more about LEGO Universe , please visit www.LEGOuniverse.com.

About the LEGO Group

The LEGO Group 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

LEGO, the LEGO logo and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. ©2010 The LEGO Group. 


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