LEGO® Marvel™ Super Heroes features an original story crossing the entire Marvel Universe. Players take control of Iron Man, Spider-Man, the Hulk, Captain America, Wolverine and many more Marvel characters as they unite to stop Loki and a host of other Marvel villains from assembling a super-weapon capable of destroying the world.
User reviews: Very Positive (6,435 reviews) - 93% of the 6,435 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 22, 2013

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LEGO® Marvel™ Super Heroes features an original story crossing the entire Marvel Universe. Players take control of Iron Man, Spider-Man, the Hulk, Captain America, Wolverine and many more Marvel characters as they unite to stop Loki and a host of other Marvel villains from assembling a super-weapon capable of destroying the world. Players will chase down Cosmic Bricks as they travel across LEGO Manhattan and visit key locations from the Marvel Universe, such as Stark Tower, Asteroid M, a Hydra base and the X-Mansion.

  • Smash, swing and fly in the first LEGO videogame featuring more than 100 of your favorite Super Heroes and Super Villains from the Marvel Universe, including Iron Man, Wolverine, the Hulk, Spider-Man, Captain America, Black Widow, Loki and Deadpool.
  • Help save Earth as your favorite Marvel character with your super-cool strengths and abilities:
    • Iron Man flies, hovers, shoots missiles and unleashes a powerful unibeam directly from his chest.
    • Spider-Man shoots webs, uses his spider-senses to spot objects invisible to others, crawls up walls and, of course, web-slings.
    • Captain America throws his mighty shield at objects and enemies, embeds it into a wall to create a platform, and protects himself from damage.
    • Hulk smashes!
  • Perform new and powerful moves as “BIG-fig” characters like Hulk and Abomination. Leave a path of destruction as you smash through LEGO walls and throw cars using hyper strength.
  • Discover LEGO Manhattan like never before, and travel to iconic locations from the Marvel Universe, such as the X-Mansion, Asteroid M and Asgard.
  • Create unique Super Heroes with customizable characters.
  • Enjoy an exciting original story, filled with classic LEGO videogame adventure and humor.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows®XP SP3, Windows Vista/7/8 with latest service packs and updates installed
    • Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 EE 3800+ (2*2000 Mhz) or similar Intel CPU, such as Intel Pentium Dual Core E2180 (2*2000 Mhz)
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS or ATI Radeon X1950 Pro or better
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
    • Processor: AMD or Intel Quad Core running at 4*2600 Mhz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 or ATI Radeon HD 5850 or better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.8.5
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual-Core)
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256MB VRAM
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: The following graphics cards are not supported: ATI X1xxx series, ATI HD2xxx series, Intel GMA series, Intel HD3000, NVIDIA 7xxx series, NVIDIA 8xxx series, NVIDIA 9400 and NVIDIA 320M.
    Recommended:
    • OS: 10.9.3
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB VRAM
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: The following graphics cards are not supported: ATI X1xxx series, ATI HD2xxx series, Intel GMA series, Intel HD3000, NVIDIA 7xxx series, NVIDIA 8xxx series, NVIDIA 9400 and NVIDIA 320M.
Helpful customer reviews
67 of 73 people (92%) found this review helpful
26.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 2
Lego Marvel Super Heroes is an action adventure game developed by TT games and published by Warner Brothers, releasing in 2013 on PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PS4 and Xbox One, and of course, PC and Mac.

Game play is similar to that of other Lego titles, you are able to take control of around 150 characters straight out of the Marvel Universe, and each of them have their own abilities. Each of the game’s levels consist of a series of puzzles which use specific characters special abilities, as well as breaking objects to them build other items to help you traverse the environment. In between each level, you enter a free roam type area around the streets of New York. The free roam contains opportunities to complete small side missions which are narrated by none other than Deadpool. When in the main missions, there are a few side actives to complete too as well, which include Marvel co-creator, Stan Lee; this segment of the game is called “Stan Lee in Peril”.

The graphics in Marvel Super Heroes is very much the same as other Lego games, you will find it very hard to fault the visual department of this game; it looks colourful, animated to perfection, everything in the game is made out of Lego, so it has that childish charm that is just gorgeous. There is a wide range of resolution options, but a lack of any other graphical choices, other than texture quality which still only has two levels, high and low.

There is really no difficulty in the game, there is no penalty for dying, since you just respawn straight away, you will be stumped for ideas on a few of the puzzles and you will just have to experiment with your characters in order to progress. The boss fights are all uniquely challenging and offer various different waves of battle for you to learn.

The game’s level design is perfect; there is an in game “brick counter” which you can fill up by breaking other Lego objects in game for other smaller bricks. I played the game with my partner and we made it our aim to fill this counter on each level, this adds another challenge to the game, and lets you have the satisfaction of breaking tons of Lego and collecting thousands of smaller bricks. On top of this, there are also plenty of small Easter eggs too, which the odd appearance from Deadpool (who doesn’t appear as a main character in the story).

We finished the game in just under nine hours on co-op mode with collecting 100% of the bricks on each stage. What makes the Lego games repayable is that after you complete a level, you have the free play option unlocked – this means you can play as any character on that stage to unlock special areas for more side missions and collectables. Whilst on the subject of collectables, there are so many to find! On top of the regular cast of characters, there are over 100 more to find and discover whilst completing side quests, achievements, and finding items. Complentionists will have a field day with this game.

Sadly we did run into a few technical problems during our play through. The main one being one of the levels just freezes all of the time; this is a known bug and the only way you can progress is purely by restarting the level and hoping you are lucky – thankfully this bug is right at the start of the stage, so you don’t lose much progress. Another issue we ran into was fairly annoying, in that characters can sometimes get stuck in the environment, this isn’t too bad if you are able to kill the character with another player, but sometimes this isn’t possible so the only way you can get around the issue is by restarting the level; this can sometimes be painstakingly annoying if you are right at the end of a stage. We did have a positive experience both using a 360 controller and the Steam controller to play though. I would strongly recommend anyone picking this game up to use either of the two controller options.

I have come to the conclusion that Lego really make fantastic games; and Marvel Super Heroes is no different. You have two of the biggest franchises in the world today and combined them; you have a recipe for success straight away. We had such a blast whilst playing and I would strongly recommend Lego Marvel Super Heroes to any fans of Marvel or Lego out there. The regular price of £14, 99 is spot on as well. If you can get it any cheaper, do not hesitate to pick it up, you won’t be disappointed.

Tom's Score Card
1) Stay away
2) Not Recommended
3) Only recommended when on sale
4) Recommended
5) Highly recommended
6) This is a must play

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28 of 31 people (90%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
73.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 8, 2015
For a long time, whenever someone would ask which Traveller's Tales Lego game they should guess. I couldn't give them an answer. They were all about equal in quality, just pick one that is an ip you like. No longer, I can definitively say that Lego Marvel Super Heroes is the best Lego game Traveller's Tales has made to date.

It has the greatest variety of useful characters, the most activities, the largest world to explore, and just the best looking visuals and writing. It is also more challenging than most Lego games. Especially if you are going for 100% completion. There are some collectibles (and rescuables) that are quite the head scratcher. This is enhanced by the open world. Easily one of the best looking open worlds in this type of game. Clearly Traveller's Tales best most detailed open world. People on the street will often respond to whatever character you are controlling. Every place is properly detailed. It must have cost a lot to create it since they are reusing it for Lego Marvel Avengers. Lego City for the WiiU is a close second.

The game shows the staff at Traveller's Tales that worked on this game really loved Marvel comics. There were many deep references that casual fans, and Cinematic fans would miss but would delight long time fans. Not that you would need to be a long time fan. The entire game has plenty of clever writing, humor and sight gags to entertain fans and non fans a like.

Let me stress this isn't a perfect game. There are some glitches that happen from time to time. There is one area inside the Statue of Liberty where characters will often slide off platforms and to there deaths for no apparent reason. The driving and flying controls in the open world are particularly frustrating in race events. Nothing that kills the general game play or fun, but if you are trying for 100%, you will get frustrated sometimes.

Also if you are suffering from Lego game burnout, you might want to take a long break before playing this game because its easily the most Lego of all Traveller's Tales games. If you are ready for one, this is the one to get. At least until Lego Marvel Avengers or Lego Dimensions comes out.
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13 of 14 people (93%) found this review helpful
16.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 3
Pros:
+ Awesome Storyline
+ Extremely Awesome Graphic
+ Lots of playable Heroes including Villians
+ Cut-scenes, lots of different Challenges only to be completed by certain Heroes
+ Inclusive of Side Missions
+ Able to Customize Heroes
+ DEADPOOL'S OWN ROOM

Cons:
- Short Story (Can be completed in 10-12 hours)
- Limited Customizations

Overall:
A great combination of Marvel and Lego.
Recommended for ALL.

Rate: 9.5/10
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
58.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 5, 2015
One of the best singleplayers games i've ever played.
Great gameplay, Good graphics, And challenging puzzles.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
130.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 21, 2015
You havent lived until you've played this game...

1. There's a HUGE (and i mean huge) open world
2. Tons of cool characters
3. lots of side quests that make the game last
4. you can steel and drive cars and planes all though the world (kinda like GTA)
5. You can fly though citys
6. there's super funny gameplay and cutscenes
7. you can unlock and race in vehicles
8. and you can costomize characters

so.... IT'S AWESOME! one of the best lego games ever made!
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