|Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham|
Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Developer: TT Games
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS3, PS Vita, 3DS, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, iOS, MAC
Genre: Action Adventure
Release Date: 2014
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is an upcoming action adventure Batman themed video game that is the next entry into the long standing Lego series of video games and the third of the Lego Batman titles. Currently in development by Warner Bros. Interactive Subsidiary, Traveller’s Tales, Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is being worked on by the same teams that developed past Lego games such as The Lego Movie Videogame and Lego The Lord of the Rings.
Set to be published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (the Batman Arkham series and Mortal Kombat series) across all major gaming platforms, the Mac OS build of the game will be published by Feral Interactive, they are best known for their ability to port games with a catalogue that includes their award winning port of Deus Ex: Human Revolution.
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is receiving a broad release across all of the major gaming platforms with a staggered release window. The title will be available on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo 3DS, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, iOS and OS X. There are no specific dates for release at the minute, the game will be available at some point in Q3/Q4 2014 in North America, Q3/Q4 2014 in Europe, Q3/Q4 2014 in Australia, there will be a world wide release on OS X and Wii U in Q3/Q4 2014.
There is very little known about the development cycle for Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, what we do know is that Adam West (1960’s Batman Television Series) will be returning to the series to provide his voice actin talents for the game. Adam West is best known for his role as Batman in the 1966 television show and is also known to play the eccentric and delusional Mayor of Quahog, Rhode Island in Seth MacFarlane’s popular animated adult sitcom, Family Guy.
The Mac OS X port of Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is being handled by Feral Interactive, a Mac and Linux publisher that won the 2012 Apple Design Award for their port of Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Their previous Mac ports include Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City – Game of the Year Edition. Travis Willingham will return to provide the voice of Superman.
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is canonically and chronologically set after Lego Batman 2:DC Super Heroes, following on from the events that unfolded Brainiac uses the powers of the Rings. With Batman and the Justice league in pursuit of the Legion of Doom, they must travel deep into space and visit the Lantern worlds in order to stop them.
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is still at its core, a Lego game. This means that core gameplay elements will remain the same, seeing the player traverse a number of game environments and collect the various types of Lego Studs while combating enemies with a selection of heroes.
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham will be the first time that Batman and his Justice League allies can do battle in outer space and across the Lantern Worlds, this will be done with the help of a vast roster of DC Comics super heroes and super villains that is more than 150 unique characters strong, each with their own special powers and abilities.
Players can hack into computer terminals that are scattered throughout the game world and enter into a virtual world of arena combat and sprawling mazes in and attempt to find the code at the end. The Gadget Wheel feature even allows players to upgrade select character’s suits and special abilities.
The handheld versions of Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham will feature Zero-G (zero gravity) gameplay sections, LEGO Hazard builds to change the combat and a fast action paced 45 mission original storyline. The handheld port of the game has a cast that numbers somewhere around 105 DC characters.
The total cast of characters for Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham could number as many as over 255 characters, so rather than list them here we’re going to mention some of the characters that players can find in the game.
Adam West – The 1966 version of Bruce Wayne will be appearing in the game, voiced by the original actor, Adam West.
Batman – Batman will of course be appearing in the game alongside his many different suits that imbibe him with special abilities.
Brainiac – Brainiac will return to Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham as the games primary antagonist.
Flash – The red blur will be available in all his speedy glory!
The Joker – The madman who loves to torment Gotham will be making a playable appearance in the game.
Note: This wiki will be updated once we have more information about the game.