Once upon a time there were two best friends named Oliver Queen and Slade Wilson. Trapped on an increasingly undeserted island, the two formed a bond that would last a lifetime-ish. At least the eight minutes it takes to complete LEGO Batman 3's downloadable Arrow adventure.
Like the first two games in the series, LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham begins with the terrestrial adventures of Batman and Robin. It's a slow start, but then comes a moment when it all comes together and the game kicks into high gear.
I travel light when I travel to E3 and I travel light when I return home. People are under the impression that it's one ginormous swagfest for anyone fortunate enough to attend, and I do see a fair amount of those ridiculous bags you see at cons, the ones that stretch armpit to calf, stuffed with posters and freebies.…
Even if you're tired of the Lego video games (I'm not), you've got to admit this looks cool. Or cute. Or... come on. Lego: The Lord of the Rings? There are those among us who would eat this stuff up, yes?
An image published to Twitter, and since taken down, by a QA tester for LEGO developer Traveler's Tales, depicts a WIi U controller with traditional twin analog joysticks, not analog pads similar to the 3DS', as had been shown in earlier images of the controller.
Playing through a healthy chunk of LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars on Nintendo's 3DS left me impressed. It also left me with a question: Should Nintendo require 3D on all 3DS games?