Over the weekend we reported that a leaked image from the back of a LEGO instruction manual hinted at LEGO: The Hobbit will be getting a video game of it’s own. Today, Warner Bros. have confirmed that LEGO: The Hobbit is a thing but it won’t be out until Spring 2014.
Based on the first two films of The Hobbit Trilogy, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and the upcoming The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, LEGO: The Hobbit will take players on quests throughout Middle-earth, joining Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf the Grey, and Thorin Oakenshield and Company in their exciting adventures toward the Dwarven Kingdom of Erebor.
“We are thrilled to depict the characters and environments of Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth in LEGO form with the LEGO The Hobbit videogame,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games. “Our family-friendly take on these thrilling adventures will have kids and parents playing and laughing together as they build and explore in LEGO Middle-earth.”
LEGO: The Hobbit features all of your favourite The Hobbit characters such as Bilbo and Gandalf, and let’s not forget all of the Dwarves: Thorin, Fíli, Kíli, Óin, Glóin, Dwalin, Balin Bifur, Bofur, Bombur, Dori, Nori and Ori.
LEGO: The Hobbit is expected to launch on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, PC and Mac in Spring 2014.