LEGO Minifigures Online Shows Off Shiny New Website, Trailer, Guy In Chicken Suit

Michael Dunaway
By Michael Dunaway, News Editor December 18, 2013
Share:

Funcom's LEGO Minifigures Online has spruced up its Internet presence, unleashing a new website, trailer, and beta access, as well as declaring that the game will launch in the summer of 2014.

The video gives a surprising amount of insight into how the game will play, offering up an MMO-esque trinity in the form of defender, striker, and builder characters. Defenders and strikers seem to fit the tank and DPS roles, so you'd imagine builders are more about support and healing, though they're only described as being "better at building" than other minifigs. Maybe, keeping in line with the console LEGO titles, there are no actual "healers," per se, but just plenty of opportunities to build cool stuff. I'm OK with that.

A few classes are profiled, including the DJ who literally "drops the bass," a Viking woman, a Revolutionary War soldier, and a guy in a chicken suit. That's pure win.

Also of note: PC and tablet players occupy the same servers, and it looks like there are a multiple interesting boss battles spread out over different worlds.

By signing up for an account, you can register for a beta and start exploring the site for stars, which allow you to "level up" your account and reveal more minifigures. In researching this article, I got up to level 3, learning important facts like how Chicken Suit Guy started off as a fast-food mascot but now travels the world in search of adventure. I

Share:
Got a news tip? Contact us directly here!

In this article: LEGO Minifigures Online, Funcom.

About the Author

Michael Dunaway
Michael Dunaway, News Editor
Michael Dunaway has been part of the MMOBomb team for years and has covered practically every major Free-to-Play title since 2009.

Discussion (6)

WHY!? 8 years ago
Why in summer 2014. THAT IS A TRILLIONESLIGHTYEARSRDSDSSSSS AWAY!!

HA GEUY! 8 years ago
>Chicken Suit.

HUE.

GMAlonzo 8 years ago
Summer of 2014 the hell

Golgo28 8 years ago
level 10 in under 2 minutes,winning.

rockandroll89 8 years ago
How is this really any difference than chima online which is in open beta already I think, unless i'm wrong of course. Just though to ask of course.

im batman 8 years ago
Mounted robin


You May Enjoy

MechWarrior Online's Long-Coming May Patch Launches Event Mode Queue, Improves Skill Trees, And More

MechWarrior Online's Long-Coming May Patch Launches Event Mode Queue, Improves Skill Trees, And More

Coming in June is a hot new mech and more features!

By Anthony Jones - 3 days ago
The Quarry’s Online Multiplayer Mode Has Been Delayed

The Quarry’s Online Multiplayer Mode Has Been Delayed

Don't worry, the wait isn't too long.

By Aspen Pash - 1 day ago
Meet The Four Patrons In ESO’s Fierce Card Game, Tales Of Tribute

Meet The Four Patrons In ESO’s Fierce Card Game, Tales Of Tribute

Players will be ready to take charge of the tabletop after this informative introduction.

By Aspen Pash - 3 days ago
Overwatch 2's New Dev Blog Addresses Balance Considerations And Support Character Changes

Overwatch 2's New Dev Blog Addresses Balance Considerations And Support Character Changes

Players can expect weekly updates and buffs, nerfs, and changes to Overwatch 2.

By Aspen Pash - 1 week ago
Changes Made To Neverwinter’s Lockboxes With The New Addition Of The Dragon Cult Lockbox, Odds Being Displayed

Changes Made To Neverwinter’s Lockboxes With The New Addition Of The Dragon Cult Lockbox, Odds Being Displayed

Players can now earn bonus rewards for opening this new lockbox.

By Aspen Pash - 5 days ago
Without Even Leaving Early Access, Scavengers Is Headed To Maintenance Mode

Without Even Leaving Early Access, Scavengers Is Headed To Maintenance Mode

Well, the PC version anyway.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 week ago
See More
Live Giveaways