Today Warner Bros Confirmed rumours that Travellers Tales were working on a new LEGO game based on Peter Jackson’s adaptation of the Hobbit, by announcing that LEGO: The Hobbit would be arriving in 2014 for any game machine capable of playing it.
Covering the first two films in the Trilogy – There and Back again and The Desolation of Smaug, LEGO Hobbit will invite players to take the same journey as Bilbo, Gandalf, Thorin, and his band of dwavern misfits as they venture to the former dwavern stronghold of Erebor. Visting locations from the films along the way including, starting in Hobbiton at Bag End before taking the High Pass over The Misty Mountains, creeping through the perilous Mirkwood and visiting the elves at Rivendell
Along the way, players will solve countless puzzles, partake in Treasure Quests and battle with Orcs, Trolls and fouler things. They will also be able to mine for gems, discover loot from enemies, and craft powerful magical items or build immense new LEGO structures Whilst using each characters hilarious abilities such as Bombur’s “belly-bounce” which turns the Dwarf’s gut into a trampoline literally bouncing his comrades out of danger.
LEGO: The Hobbit si currently scheduled for release in 2014 for PS3,PS4, PS Vita, PC, WiiU, 3DS, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.