Developer: TT Games
Publisher: Warner Bros.
Format Played: PlayStation 4
Platforms: PC, PS4 (played), Xbox One, Switch
Released: September 22, 2017
Copy supplied by publisher
When I heard a LEGO Ninjago movie was being made, I knew it was only a matter of time before the video game was announced. I think it goes without saying, but we’re talkin’ about one of the most popular kids’ shows on television. A team of ninjas that fight evil using martial arts, weapons and elemental powers – sounds pretty cool to me!
Overall, I found the game lighthearted, colorful and ultimately, an entertaining experience. There were times when I got annoyed with how simple and uneventful aspects of the story were, but like I said before, it’s a kids game; it wasn’t intended to challenge a 30-year-old man. With that in mind and given the innovations developer TT Games has made, LEGO Ninjago is worth a once-through for any fan of LEGO gaming franchise or fans of the TV show.
Here are my thoughts on the game and why I think you’ll probably enjoy it:
The LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game (man, that’s a mouthful) has 101 playable characters, complete with different skills and actions. Yes, some are extremely similar, but for the most part, TT Games has done an excellent job creating and developing unique personalities and abilities. In order to beat the game, you’ll have to use and unlock all 101 characters to reach the illustrious 100% completion, but for the most part, these seven characters will be your bread and butter: