If you’ve ever played The Neverhood (1996 – PC CD) you already understand why this is exciting news. The Neverhood is one of those truly one of a kind games that is like no other game before or since. It is a point and click adventure game, but the entire world and characters are all composed of clay and painstakingly stop-motion animated frame by frame. For those not familiar with the process, it is the same process used to make films such as The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Corpse Bride and the more recent Frankenweenie. It gives the game a very unique, whimsical look and feel.
From the minds that brought us the LEGO: Star Wars, LEGO: Batman and LEGO: Indiana Jones video games, comes the next logical step… LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes. This game will be available for pretty much every conceivable console platform and will feature the same type of game play we loved in the previous LEGO titles. It will also feature many Marvel Universe characters, such as Iron Man, Wolverine, Spider-Man, Thor, Captain America, the Hulk, Deadpool and many others.
The plot involves Nick Fury calling together many Marvel Universe super heroes to save Earth from various threats.
From the press release:
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes offers an original storyline in which Nick Fury calls upon Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, Spider-Man, Wolverine and other heroes spanning the Marvel Universe to save Earth from such threats as the vengeance of Loki and the hunger of Galactus, Devourer of the Worlds. LEGO and Marvel fans will enjoy classic LEGO videogame adventure and humor, while playing as their favorite Marvel characters.
Sub-Zero brings Christmas to Outworld. Enjoy!
This cat would do well stomping on Goombas and Koopas if he just had a bit more courage.
Mega Man (or Rockman for you Japan addicts) turns 25 this year. Coincidentally, Street Fighter also celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. What better way to celebrate both events than by playing this free fantastical mash-up of both games?
Watch the trailer and then click that link back there or right here to download it free for the PC.
Is it just me or is GLaDOS (from the Portal video games) the voice of the computer in this Pacific Rim trailer? (at 0:46 and 1:01)
Update: Yes, that is the voice of GLaDOS – Ellen McLain (no relation to John McClane) – in the trailer.