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  WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT, TT GAMESAND THE LEGO GROUP ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF LEGO NINJAGO
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09/22/2017
 


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Ninja, go! Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO® Group today announced that The LEGO® NINJAGO® Movie Video Game will available in the United Kingdom on the 6th October 2017 for the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the 13th October 2017 for Steam and the 20th October 2017 for Nintendo Switch™. Developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, The LEGO® NINJAGO® Movie Video Game allows players to extend the non-stop action and humour of the new big-screen animated adventure The LEGO® NINJAGO® Movie, in theatres nationwide beginning today. Players can battle their way through waves of enemies with honour and skill as their favourite NINJAGO® heroes – Lloyd, Nya, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Master Wu – to defend NINJAGO® Island from Lord Garmadon and his Shark Army.

With new, powerful combat moves, players can jump into the action with adrenaline pumping fighting sequences that let them jump higher, kick harder, swing further and defy gravity to conquer their enemies.  Players can master the art of Ninja-gility by running on walls, high-jumping and battling foes of NINJAGO® to rank up and upgrade the ninja’s combat skills, and traverse across NINJAGO® Island fluidly with parkour-like moves. The new combat moves include Rushing Boar, a dash attack to bridge the gap between characters, Floating Butterfly, a jump lunge attack that allows the ninja to leap and attack from above, Swooping Hawk, a jump slam attack, and Stinging Bee, a flurry of very fast strikes. 

As they progress their combat skills and abilities, they will also be able to master the art of Spinjitzu – battling their way through waves of enemies with new combat techniques, maneuvers and skills, as well as elemental powers and upgradeable weapons unique to each Ninja. Players can combine all of them through the game. 

The LEGO® NINJAGO®Movie Video Game features eight large, action-packed, open locations based on the movie story, as well as iconic locations and characters from the LEGO® NINJAGO® TV series. From NINJAGO® City, to the jungles of NINJAGO® Island, each location includes a host of hidden secrets to collect, as well as its own unique Challenge Dojo where players can put their combat skills to the test, earning high scores and battling with increasingly tougher enemies. In addition, the game features Battle Maps that allow players to go up against their friends and family in three different game modes with competitive split-screen local gameplay for up to four players.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Ward

Sr. Publicity Manager

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

mark.ward@warnerbros.com

Hannah Jacob

Junior Publicist

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

hannah.jacob@wbconsultant.com

About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.

About TT Games

TT Games (www.ttgames.com ) is the combined publishing and development group behind the hit LEGO® videogame franchises such as LEGO® Star Wars™, LEGO® Indiana Jones™, LEGO® Batman™ and LEGO® Harry Potter™, as well as popular titles LEGO®Marvel™ Super Heroes, LEGO® Marvel’s Avengers and LEGO® Jurassic World™.  Incorporating renowned UK developer Traveller’s Tales, TT Games has a distinctive focus on console, handheld, mobile and PC games of the highest quality, aimed at young gamers and their families.

About The LEGO® Group

The LEGO® Group is a privately held, family-owned company with headquarters in Billund, Denmark, and main offices in Enfield, USA, London, UK., Shanghai, China, and Singapore. Founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, and based on the iconic LEGO® brick, it is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials. Guided by the company spirit: "Only the best is good enough”, the company is committed to the development of children and aims to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through creative play and learning. LEGO® products are sold worldwide and can be virtually explored at www.LEGO.com .

About The LEGO® NINJAGO® Movie

In this big-screen NINJAGO® adventure, the battle for NINJAGO® City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, who are all secret ninja warriors.  Led by Master Wu, as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, The Worst Guy Ever, who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad.  Pitting mech against mech and father against son, the epic showdown will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas who must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their inner power. 

Opening September 22, 2017, The LEGO® NINJAGO® Movie stars Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Fred Armisen, Abbi Jacobson, Olivia Munn, Kumail Nanjiani, Michael Peña, Zach Woods, and Jackie Chan.  It is directed by Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher and Bob Logan, from a screenplay by Bob Logan & Paul Fisher & William Wheeler & Tom Wheeler and Jared Stern & John Whittington, story by Hilary Winston & Bob Logan & Paul Fisher & William Wheeler & Tom Wheeler and Dan Hageman & Kevin Hageman, based on LEGO® Construction Toys. The LEGO® NINJAGO® Movie is produced by Dan Lin, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Maryann Garger Roy Lee, and Chris McKay. Executive producers are Jill Wilfert, Keith Malone, amd Seth Grahame-Smith.From Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Animation Group, in association with LEGO® System A/S, a Lin Pictures/Lord Miller/Vertigo Entertainment Production, The LEGO® NINJAGO® Movie will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

© 2017 The LEGO Group. ™ & © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (S17)

THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE VIDEOGAME software © 2017 TT Games Ltd.  Produced by TT Games under license from the LEGO Group.  LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and the Knob configurations and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. © 2017 The LEGO group. THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE © The LEGO Group & Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.  All rights reserved.

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