The LEGO Group announced earlier today that the free mobile title ‘LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles’ will launch on iOS devices and online on May 4, 2013.
The setting for the game takes place three-years into the Clone Wars. On Coruscant inside Holocron Vault at the centre of the Jedi Temple, Master Yoda instructs the next generation of Jedi. Accroding to the release, “Little do they know that Darth Sidious has hatched a mischievous plan to tip the tide of the war and trouble is brewing across the galaxy”.
Players can choose a side, questing with Yoda or Count Dooku, the Yoda Chronicles story “intertwines with the 2013 LEGO Star Wars novelty products in a mix of real time laser battles, intricate dungeon crawling, lightsaber duels and tense space combat high above Coruscant”. There will be 15 main levels and 5 bonus mini-missions, (Light Side or the Dark Side_. Half of these levels are available in the first release on May the 4th, with the remainder following in Summer 2013 when the game will also be released on Android devices.
The Official Description:
Players must head into battle across dusty desert planets and through high tech facilities, using minimal yet engaging controls to command their units. Collecting studs along the way allows players to build troops, ground units (tanks and walkers) and starships. There are 20 achievements rewarded per release for completing the main missions with style and skill. The 5 additional mini-missions offer a frantic quick play option with the one aim of destroying as many opponents as possible! Ranking up in the mini-missions will increase the power of a player’s units in the main game. Integrated with LEGO ID, players can also switch their game between mobile devices and the web and experience exclusive bonus levels on each platform. Finally, they can use their own powers of perception to find secret codes hidden throughout the LEGO ® Star Wars™The Yoda Chronicles mini-movies and website, to unlock bonus units, perks and content!
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