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Lego Bricktales (2022) is a physics-based puzzle where you work to help your grandfather relaunch his rundown amusement park. You explore a series of jungle, desert, city, castle and island dioramas to help people by building things. Unlike other Lego games though, the things you build need to account for real physics and be fit for purpose.

Play involves taking on quests from the characters you meet that are solved by building things out of Lego. You have to construct these things from individual bricks yourself. Not only ensuring they are fit for purpose, but that they work with the game physics.

This not only challenges you to make things that actually stand up but also offers a variety of ways to solve each puzzle. Crossing a river, for example, could be solved by building a bridge, making something to fly you over or a boat to float across.

As you progress you gain the Lego pieces and skills you need to complete and customise the rides in your grandfather's amusement park. There's also a free building mode where you can play around constructing anything you want with fewer restraints on which bricks you have.

The result is a game that mirrors real Lego not only in physics but in imagination and creativity. It's an inviting world full of playful challenges that gets away from the reductive press-a-button-to-build-things approach of previous Lego games.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Lego Bricktales 2 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 12 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is an Adventure and Puzzle game with Creative and Simulation elements. This is a single-player game.

DurationDuration

We haven't documented duration data for this game yet.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has been rated PEGI 3.

Skill Level

7+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Younger players need to understand that how they build things is important. Lateral thinking, experimentation and resilience when things don't work are key skills. There is also some meticulous designing/building that a younger child may need help with.

CostsCosts

Lego Bricktales usually costs £24.99. 

Lego Bricktales

Switch StoreSALE Switch £24.99 £8.74 until 16/07/2024
Steam Store PC £24.99
Steam Store Mac £24.99
XBox Store Xbox One -
PlayStation Store PS4 -
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 12/10/2022

Price: 65% off

Out Now: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Adventure, Puzzle (Creative and Simulation)

Accessibility: 27 features

Components: 3D Third-Person, Blocks and Cartoon

Developer: Thunderful Games (@ThunderfulGames)


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