BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Batman and his super hero friends are back to save the day! Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games today announced that the highly-anticipated LEGO® Batman™ 2: DC Super Heroes is now available in North America for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Wii™ system, and Windows PC, as well as the Nintendo DS™ handheld system, Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system, and PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system.
The acclaimed and award-winning LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes is the must-have sequel to the best-selling LEGO® Batman™: The Videogame, which to date has sold more than 11 million units worldwide. In LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, kids and gamers of all ages team up with Batman and Robin and their favorite DC Comics super heroes like Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and The Flash in an original LEGO adventure. Many of the scenes and characters featured in LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes can also be found in the LEGO® DC Universe Super Heroes toy collection, which was introduced earlier this year. The toy line includes five construction sets, such as The Batcave and three buildable, detailed action figures.
“Fans of all ages are in for a real comical treat with LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, as the game brings iconic DC Comics characters to life in a brand new story set in a massive open-world Gotham City,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games. “The game delivers a fun-filled LEGO adventure never seen before with talking LEGO minifigures and unique elements such as flying through Gotham City as Superman.”
In LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, players take on the role of the Caped Crusader, Boy Wonder and other DC Comics super heroes as they unite to thwart the plans of nefarious evildoers Lex Luthor and The Joker in their diabolical quest to cause destruction and mayhem. Players are put in control of exciting new super abilities such as heat vision, freeze-breath and free-roaming flight, which they can use to explore a vast new Gotham City full of hidden secrets, collectible LEGO bricks and vehicles to drive and fly. The console games feature easy drop-in/drop-out co-op with dynamic split screen, giving family members of all ages a chance to take part in the action-packed LEGO adventure. The handheld games include a Justice League Alliance game mode, a set of battle challenges which pits the entire Justice League against the most evil villains in the DC Universe.
Developed by TT Games, LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes is available for Xbox 360 and PS3™ for the suggested retail price of $49.99, for Wii, PS®Vita, and Nintendo 3DS for the suggested retail price of $39.99, and for Nintendo DS and Windows PC for the suggested retail price of $29.99. The game is also scheduled to be available on the Mac in August 2012 for the suggested retail price of $29.99. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes is rated “E10+” for Everyone 10 and older by the ESRB and complements the LEGO DC Universe Super Heroes toy collection.
For more information, please visit www.videogames.LEGO.com.
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™, LEGO® Indiana Jones™, LEGO® Pirates of the Caribbean™ and LEGO® Harry Potter™. 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 DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world. In January 2012, DC Entertainment, in collaboration with Warner Bros. and Time Warner divisions, launched We Can Be Heroes—a giving campaign featuring the iconic Justice League super heroes—to raise awareness and funds to fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.
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.