By John Funk on Mar 13, 2013 03.13.13
Cowboy cop Chase McCain has a lot of work to do in cleaning up Lego City, and he has teammates to help him do just that. This video from Nintendo and TT Fusion introduces Chase's coworker Ellie Phillips, who serves as a sort of mission control back at HQ. Ellie is responsible for giving Chase an upgraded police communicator, which lets the player hold up the Wii U controller and scan the environment for hidden super-bricks. Lego City Undercover is out exclusively for Wii U on March 18.
By John Funk on Mar 04, 2013 03.04.13
As this TV commercial for Lego City Undercover shows, something's rotten in the state of Lego City. Bad guy Rex Fury is running amok, and the police and authorities are helpless to stop him. Enter hero Chase McCain, who somehow manages to have a chiseled jaw with a perfectly cylindrical head. Chase and the player will have to together tackle vehicle chases and kung-fu combat straight out of Grand Theft Auto alongside the costume-swapping action that defines the Lego titles of this generation. Lego City Undercover hits Wii U in North America on March 18th.
By Samit Sarkar on Feb 21, 2013 02.21.13
Chase McCain is the dashing hero of Lego City Undercover, and a new video series from developer TT Games begins today with a focus on the detective. McCain is an undercover cop, although if the reactions of the townspeople in the minute-long video above are anything to go by, his reputation precedes him. Gameplay footage in the video shows McCain using his parkour skills to shimmy up pipes and scamper across bridges between buildings, as he chases down would-be robbers. Lego City Undercover launches March 18 on Wii U.
By Griffin McElroy on Feb 08, 2013 02.08.13
Lego City Undercover's latest trailer showcases the surprisingly good senses of humor possessed by the title's band of seedy thugs, as seen above. The TT Games-developed open-world title, which launches on Wii U March 18, tasks the player with infiltrating crime rings to crack a citywide case; a process which involves no small amount of slapstick humor and pun-filled dialogue. The trailer also showcases a few automobile chases, some skyscraper platforming levels and the utility of the Wii U GamePad, which serves as map, communicator and a number of other essential detective tools. For more info on the GamePad's in-game uses, check out this gameplay-heavy trailer that was released earlier this week.
By Megan Farokhmanesh on Feb 04, 2013 02.04.13
A new trailer for open-world action-adventure game Lego City Undercover includes gameplay footage on the Wii U GamePad. LEGO City Undercover follows undercover cop Chase McCain as he hunts bad guys across a blocky metropolis. Players will be able to use the GamePad as a map during getaway chases, answer calls and more. Watch the trailer above for a brief taste of the GamePad's function and general gameplay. LEGO City Undercover launches exclusively for Wii U March 28.
By Michael McWhertor on Jan 22, 2013 01.22.13
The latest gameplay trailer for Wii U exclusive Lego City: Undercover showcases the open-world shenanigans that undercover cop Chase McCain can partake in his various disguises. In the moments between McCain's duties as a public servant, he'll be able to ride horses, pigs and chickens. He'll drive full-sized cars, steer small-scale radio control cars and pilot helicopters. Of course, he'll also have to bust a few heads in his pursuit of criminal mastermind Rex Fury. Get a taste for what Lego City: Undercover has to offer in this new gameplay trailer. Expect more from Nintendo with its upcoming Nintendo Direct, which is said to focus on Wii U titles. Lego City: Undercover comes to Wii U in North America on March 18.
By Emily Gera on Dec 05, 2012 12.05.12
New in-game footage of the upcoming Wii U title Lego City Undercover demonstrates how to use multiple disguises to overcome puzzles. Each costume offers the player unique abilities to help them solve each puzzle and access different areas of the city. Costumes include firefighter gear, a robber get up, a construction worker uniform, among others. In the video we see protagonist Chase styled as a firefighter in order to rescue a kitten from a rooftop, while he later cracks a safe incognito as a robber. The Wii U GamePad functions as an in-game communicator, featuring a map of Lego City that lets players create GPS-like waypoints and receive police dispatches that offer updates on the progress of each mission. The GamePad will also allow users to access a "high tech" scanning function...