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Lego kits and bricks came first, then game Lego board games and finally Lego videogames.

More recently these are themed around franchises and brands. Harry Potter, Batman, Indiana Jones, Star Wars and Pirates of the Caribbean.

Here are the latest Lego games we have been playing:

Lego City Undercover is an own-brand, WiiU exclusive game which explores new ground for the Lego series and makes innovative use of the new WiiU controller. In this FamilyGamerTV, we get the chance to play the game for ourselves and see how the WiiU innovations stack up... watch now

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Lego Lord of the Rings is the latest fun-filled take on a movie franchise to be re-enacted by Lego minifigs in this multi-platform romp across the entire trilogy... read now

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Lego Ninjago The Game DS is a very light adventure that features some of the cutest ninjas ever, but delivers little in terms of ninja action... read now

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Lego City: Undercover is not just a family-friendly Grand Theft Auto. It elevates the Lego series out of the shadow of movie licences and empowers the Wii U gamepad as a means of wish-fulfilment... read now

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Lego Minecraft takes the obvious next step from the hugely popular open-form world-building game to provide physical kits based on the game's iconic look... read now

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Star Wars is an Odyssey I will happily travel again and again. Real actors or Lego actors, terrible special effects or cool digital animation, cartoons, fan fic, whatever. I love it in all its incarnations. Lego Star Wars The Complete Saga on 360 was therefore right up my mythic street... read now

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Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 adds to the list of the Vita's early titles. Solid gameplay and entertainment promise to make this a popular choice... read now

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Lego Harry Potter Years 5-7 shines by not taking itself too seriously. By being allowed to poke pantomime fun at the films and books, and focusing on local co-operative play, it turns a good game into something rather special... read now

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Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes offers a return to the carefree cartoon world of a fun Lego licence not constrained by a movie tie-in... read now

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Heroica invites you to quest through deserts, forests, caves and castles in search of treasure, with Lego's most detailed board game yet. Best described as an introduction to role-playing games, Heroica has all the fun of Lego and adventuring without the complex rules that often seem daunting... read now

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Heroica comes to the living room to provide some intricate Lego building, a detailed board game and great potential for expansion... read now

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Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 provides another chance to get excited about the finale of the gripping franchise. Possibly the Lego finale has me even more excited than the movie... read now

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Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures Wii initially appears to be enjoyable and charming, but on closer inspection the awkward subject matter really isn't a good fit for the Lego series... read now

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Lego Pirates of the Caribbean Wii is a surprisingly good retelling of all four films. Legoisation is not only cute, but helped me enjoy and understand these games that my kids pour hours into... read now

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Queen Anne's Revenge 4195 is a mightily impressive centrepiece in Lego's latest construction series. If you like Lego, Jack Sparrow and playing with toy ships this could well be the moment you've been waiting for. .. read now

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Lego Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game bristles with high seas imagination. But beyond the portability of this visually impressive version, there are still a few holes in what has become the second tier of Lego games next to the Wii, 360 and PS3 versions. Long story short, bring back multiplayer... read now

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Pirates of the Caribbean DS crams in a huge amount of content into the little DS. Even with all this though, the lack of multiplayer, some special abilities and reduced levels means that this feels second rate next to the Wii. Here's what our junior gamer made of it..... read now

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Orient Bazaar is a Lego game about the simple pleasures of buying and selling precious artefacts. Provided you are willing to adjudicate now and again it's an engaging family game... read now

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Like both its predecessors, Lego Star Wars III offers plenty of frustration, but is ultimately saved by its smart levels and irresistible charm. Gameplay additions, improved graphics and The Clone Wars' distinctive visual style make up for nuisances still present after seven games in the Lego series... read now

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My kids and I have been building our very own perfect community from the Lego City range. Arguably we're a bit light on normal houses, shops, schools, and that sort of thing (where are all the children anyway?) but we're getting there. .. read now

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More posts:

Mar 2011

Banana Balance Game Lego Review
Minifigs Series 3 Lego Review
Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars 3DS Preview
Mobile Police Unit 7288 Lego Review

Jan 2011

Lego Ninjago DS News

Dec 2010

Passenger Train 7938 Lego Review
Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Wii News

Nov 2010

Lego: Pirates of the Caribbean DS News

Sep 2010

Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 DS Rough Guide
Lego Atlantis Treasure Board Games Review

Jul 2010

Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 360 Review

Jun 2010

Lego Shave a Sheep Board Games Review

Mar 2010

Lego Indiana Jones 2 Wii Review

Dec 2009

Lego Games Lava Dragon Board Games Review

Nov 2009

Lego Indiana Jones 2 360 Buying Guide
Lego Rock Band 360 Buying Guide

Jul 2009

Lego Star Wars The Complete Saga DS Rough Guide

Jun 2009

Lego Battles DS Rough Guide

Feb 2009

Lego Batman Wii Review
Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures PS3 Review
Lego Indiana Jones 360 Review

Sep 2008

Lego Star Wars The Original Trilogy DS Rough Guide

Aug 2008

Lego Indiana Jones DS Review

Sep 2007

Lego Batman DS Rough Guide

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