LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a Lego-themed action-adventure video game developed by TT Fusion, based on the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It is the fifth entry in TT Games' Lego Star Wars series. Under license from Lucasfilm, the game was released by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for iOS, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, Nvidia Shield and Wii U, on 28 June 2016, and for Android on 27 July 2016. The game was ported and released by Feral Interactive for OS X on 30 June 2016.
In addition to adapting the film, the game includes content which covers the period between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.
The gameplay of Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens is similar to previous Lego video games. New systems were introduced including Multi-Builds which grant players access to various building options. These options can be destroyed and rebuilt in certain brick-building sections of the game, allowing for new path to be opened within the game's world.
The game received mostly positive reviews. GameSpot awarded of 7.0 out of 10, saying "Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens doesn't really take you to a new galaxy far, far away, but it's still a pleasant journey." Game Informer awarded it 8.5 out of 10, saying "A blast for Star Wars and Lego fans alike." IGN awarded it 9.0 out of 10, saying "LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the most gaming fun I’ve had with either series in years."
The game was the best-selling retail video game in the UK in its week of release, and became the fourth fastest-selling game based on the Star Wars universe, and the fourth fastest-selling Lego game. It stayed in the top position for five consecutive weeks, and was the second Lego game to do so, following Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes.
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