‘Lego Ninjago Movie Video Game’ set for release on Sept. 22

"The Lego Ninjago Movie" voice actors Dave Franco and Justin Theroux arrive for the "Warner Bros. Pictures Invites You to the Big Picture at CinemaCon 2017" event in Las Vegas on March 29. File Photo by James Atoa/UPI | License Photo

July 3 (UPI) — The Lego Ninjago Movie Video Game is set for release on Sept. 22, the same day the animated film opens in theaters.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The Lego Group said in a press release the game will be available for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Players will be invited to “battle their way through waves of enemies with honor and skill as their favorite ninjas Lloyd, Nya, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Master Wu to defend their home island of Ninjago from the evil Lord Garmadon and his Shark Army,” a synopsis teased.

The Lego Ninjago Movie Video Game brings the non-stop action and thrilling combat of the film into the living room so kids can embark on their own Ninjago adventures,” Tom Stone, managing director of TT Games, said in a statement. “Enhanced movements will help players traverse Ninjago with the fluidity and grace of a secret ninja warrior and improve their combat skills.”

“The Lego Group is pleased to extend the Ninjago play experience with The Lego Ninjago Movie Video Game,” added Sean McEvoy, vice president of digital games for The Lego Group. “Fans will love playing as their favorite Ninjago heroes and joining an epic adventure of good versus evil.”

The vocal cast for the movie includes Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Michael Peña, Fred Armisen, Kumail Nanjiani, Abbi Jacobson, Zach Woods, Olivia Munn and Jackie Chan.


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