Story - 84%
Graphics - 76%
Audio - 81%
Gameplay - 87%
Replayability - 92%
McCain, Chase McCain, he is your man, the man of action and he is back to put a stop to criminals in the City.
Lego City Undercover was originally released on the Wii U in 2013 and was then the first Lego game to come out on the system. In 2016 Warner Bros announced that they will release a remaster of the game and here we are.
It’s always tricky to review a remastered version of a game as there are different ways to look at it, do you take the first version into consideration? Do you purely look at what is different with the remastered version? So, with Lego City Undercover I decided since I didn’t play it the first time around, I will do this review with fresh eyes.
It is cool to play a Lego game that isn’t tied to any franchise, don’t get me wrong I love the franchise Lego games but it is very cool to have something that isn’t tied to anything specific. Chase McCain is a very nice main character, he has just the right mixture of suave, attitude and confidence that you need in a main protagonist for a Lego Game.
Mayor Gleeson, brings Chase McCain back to the city after being sent away. She needs his help to restore order to the city with a heavy crime wave taking over. They believe that the escaped criminal Rex Fury is behind the influx and only Chase will be able to track him down and bring him to justice.
The city is open world and you can explore just about everything, on some missions you will get restricted to certain areas but other than that you are free to roam. As with most Lego games, there are tons of things to collect and with this game you can buy disguises (other costumes/characters).
The controls of the game works well, Lego games have a certain feel to it and this stays true to the par. The game also looks good, they refreshed the graphics and the look to at least be on par with the latest Lego games.
Lego City Undercover is Fun, that is it. It doesn’t need to be anything else. It is pure fun, with wackiness and craziness as a bonus. Any Lego fan will enjoy this game, it has so much to offer. A well-deserved remaster!
Reviewed on: Xbox One
Available on: PS4, Switch, Xbox One, PC
Genre: Action Adventure
Age Rating: All Ages (PG)
Publisher/Developer: Warner Bros / TT Fusion
Estimated RRP: R685
Release Date: 7 April 2017
- Not tied to any franchise
- Open World
- Too much fun