Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group have officially announced Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes will be released in Summer 2012 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows PC, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, and PlayStation Vita. The game is the sequel to the best-selling Lego Batman: The Videogame, which to date has sold more than 11 million units worldwide.
“Batman and Robin join Superman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern to save Gotham City from destruction at the hands of Lex Luthor and the Joker.”
In LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, the Dynamic Duo of Batman and Robin join other famous super heroes from the DC Universe including Superman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern to save Gotham City from destruction at the hands of the notorious villains Lex Luthor and the Joker. Batman fans of all ages will enjoy a new and original story filled with classic LEGO videogame action and humor as players fight to put the villains back behind bars.
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes allows players to explore all new areas of Gotham City utilizing a variety of vehicles including the Batmobile and Batwing. In addition, they’ll be able to fight for justice by mastering new gadgets and suits, such as Batman’s Power Suit and Robin’s Hazard Cannon, and using all-new abilities including flight, super-breath and heat vision.
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes complements the brand new, recently released LEGO Super Heroes: DC Universe toy collection. The line includes five construction sets, such as The Batcave and three buildable, detailed action figures.
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes is being developed by TT Games and will be published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
Some quotes from the developers:
“LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes builds upon the action and cooperative gameplay experience established in our best-selling LEGO video game to date, LEGO Batman: The Videogame,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games. “We’re offering fans a rich and expansive Gotham City environment filled with cool characters, great customization options and plenty of surprises that families, young gamers and DC Universe fans can enjoy together.”
“LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes further extends and combines both the Batman and LEGO videogame experiences to create very fun gameplay,” said Samantha Ryan, Senior Vice President, Development and Production, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “Fans of all ages are going to enjoy the action and light hearted humor that TT Games and LEGO provide.”
No mention of villian missions yet, but let’s hope they confirm those later on.