The best Lego video games fuse the fun aspect of physical building blocks with some of pop culture’s most familiar movie characters and settings. Developed by Traveller’s Tales, also known as TT Games, the Lego video game series is packed with blockbuster movies like Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Star Wars, and more, mixed with lively humor.
With Humble Bundle currently hosting a Lego Movie Set Bundle Sale, now might be the best time to get your hands on the best Lego titles at a rock-bottom price. Here are five top Lego video games you might want to play again this year, including two titles that are part of the bundle.
Top 5 Lego video games to pick up in 2022, including Lego City Undercover
5. Lego The Incredibles (on sale)
Platform: PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC
Players can embark on the incredible adventures of the Parr family in this game as members brave crime and family life across both Disney-Pixar films, The Incredibles and its sequel, all wrapped in a Lego world filled with fun and humor.
Lego The Incredibles lets players explore action-packed story levels and an epic world – including Municiberg – as they use their unique super abilities to bring the town’s super villains to justice.
4. Lego Marvel Super Heroes (on sale)
Platform: PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch
This game allows players to embark on an original story across the entire Marvel Universe, where they can control Iron Man, Spider-Man, Hulk, Captain America, Wolverine and many other Marvel characters.
These characters will band together to stop Loki and a host of other Marvel villains from assembling a world-destroying superweapon. Players will chase Cosmic Bricks as they travel through Lego’s interpretation of Manhattan and visit key locations from the Marvel Universe, such as Stark Tower, Asteroid M, a Hydra base, and the X-Mansion.
3. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
Platform: PC, Nintendo 3DS, PS3, PSVita, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, Mac OS, Android/iOS
In this game, the dynamic duo of Batman and Robin join other famous superheroes from the DC Universe, including Superman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern, to save Gotham City from destruction at the hands of notorious villains Lex Luthor and the Joker. This was TT Games’ first foray into an open-world game design with fully voiced characters.
Players can collect 50 DC Comics characters and use their new super abilities like hovering in the air on the loose, freezing, pushing objects with Super-Breath, and heating and cutting holes through objects with Heat Vision. Exploring Gotham City in all its Lego glory is also a big draw of the game.
2. Lego’s Secret City
Platform: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC
Essentially, Lego City Undercover is a family-friendly take on the Grand Theft Auto series. You play as Chase McCain, a police officer who has been tasked with going undercover to track down notorious criminal Rex Fury and put an end to his citywide crime wave.
With a two-player co-op mode, players can team up with a friend to explore the sprawling open-world metropolis Lego City, with over 20 unique neighborhoods to investigate, car thieves to arrest, hilarious movie references to discover, vehicles to drive, and hundreds of collectibles to acquire. Lego City Undercover combines witty, quirky storytelling with signature Lego humor to create a fun experience for players of all ages.
1. Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
Platform: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
This game marks TT Games’ return to its roots and is arguably the best game the company has ever developed. The Skywalker Saga brings players as close as possible to the magic of the captivating universe of George Lucas. Players can relive the epic story of all nine films in the Skywalker saga, and it all starts with choosing the trilogy of their choice to begin the journey.
Between massive hubs and galactic journeys, this game offers unprecedented freedom like no other game in the series. Players can uncover pathways with fun secrets, complete side quests for currency/collectibles, and fend off the Sith with newly implemented lightsaber combos. Best of all, they can do it all with a friend in couch co-op.