• Family fun with Lego video games

    [fusion_builder_container background_color=”” background_image=”” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding_top=”20″ padding_bottom=”20″ padding_left=”” padding_right=”” hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text]My love for Lego started at a young age, when I would build all types of houses and buildings out of these blocks.

    I would drive my parents crazy by leaving the blocks around the house, and I still remember my dad screaming in the middle of the night, when he would step on a Lego block in the dark.  (These days I still find myself getting stuck into building Lego with my younger nieces and nephews.)

    During my varsity years is where my love for gaming started.  Whilst working at campus radio, I was asked to play and review PlayStation games , I spent my hard earned waitressing money to buy my first PlayStation console . I would spend hours playing various games and then review them on air.

    Many people associate me with many crazy sporting challenges, but what they do not know is that I am a bit of a geek. I  love gaming and I am a huge Star Wars fan. (I even flew to London to check out the Star Wars & Marvels exhibits at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.)


    I have now discovered a combination of all three my favourite things in the form of LEGO VIDEO GAMES.

    There are 3 new titles available later this year in South Africa and available on most gaming platforms

    • LEGO® Star Wars: The Force Awakens
    • LEGO® Marvel Avengers
    • LEGO® Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

    For a non-gamer, these titles are the perfect introduction into a fun world of gaming, it’s easy to play and with a limited age restriction, it’s a must for the family (and yes, you can secretly play along with your nieces and nephews)


    Let me give you a snippet of what to expect from each game:

    LEGO® Star Wars: The Force Awakens – features the storyline from the recent movie and where you can relive the epic action from the blockbuster film in a way that only LEGO can offer.

    Star Wars Giraffe in the City

    LEGO® Batman 3: Beyond Gotham – I’ve been told that if f you’re a fan of the Lego games in general, you’ll enjoy this one pretty much by default.  The black caped Crusader joins forces with the super heroes of the DC Comics universe and blasts off to outer space to stop the evil Brainiac from destroying Earth.

    BATMAN Giraffe in the City

    LEGO® Marvel Avengers – also features characters and storylines from the critically-acclaimed film Marvel’s The Avengers and the smash hit sequel Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, as well as playable content based on additional Marvel Studios blockbusters, including Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger, Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World and Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Play as Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in their quest to save the world.


    Recommended retail pricing for the LEGO video games are below, and they’re available at all stores that sell games.





    LEGO AVENGERS (XB360): R599


    LEGO AVENGERS (PS4): R699[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_text]

    Which of these games are your favorite?