Sporting a heroin-chic-weathered ‘body’ decal that likely won’t be working its way backward into the company’s toy line, French game news site JeuxVideo gets the first look at Iggy Pop’s appearance in TT/Harmonix’s upcoming Lego Rock Band — click through for the full plastic performance of The Passenger. [via mbf]
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And the second in what will be a very trailer-heavy morning (with Europe’s GamesCom conference in full swing) is another from Harmonix, this time the first gameplay of their TT Games partnered Lego Rock Band, showing just what it means to devastate with the power of its plastic-rock, and I’ll be damned if turning the music chart gems into Lego bricks isn’t the cutest extra touch.
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Dredged up from the unknown depths at French gaming site JeuxVideo: the first video of TT Games and Harmonix’s fantastically unlikely crossover Lego Rock Band. While it doesn’t show off any gameplay, per se, since we’ve been playing Rock Band for the past two years, it shouldn’t take too many guesses there as to what to expect.
What it does hint at is some of the environmental destruction detailed several weeks back, as well as the game’s “fantasy locations” (ie. big yes to Lego pirate/castle stages), and, at the tail end, TT Games’ propensity for slapstick bricks.
I’ve got a heavy fondness for all games (and all things) Lego, so this morning’s announcement that TT Games is returning with a new DS game that skips the license and explores Lego’s toy history comes as a very welcome surprise.
TT is partnering with Hellbent Games (who have previously primarily been support-side, helping to bring games like Supreme Commander to the Xbox 360) to create Lego Battles, in which you’ll team up players from the classic Lego Castle, Lego Pirates and Lego Space series to “build their own Lego bases and battle teams” — though just how hasn’t yet been explained.
Until that officially opens its doors, though, you can get a taste of online collaborative building/demolishing via Blockland — a game that shed its trademarkable skin shortly after its first release, but is still plugging along with its generic definitely-not-Lego colored blocks.
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