Parents’ Guide LEGO Jurassic World (PEGI 7+)

 In Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, Handheld, 3DS, PS Vita, PS4, Xbox One

Here’s our family guide to Lego Jurassic World.

1. Genre

Lego Jurassic World is a new entry in the popular series of Lego adaptations of existing franchises. Like the others, it’s an action-adventure game with themed levels, objectives, and enemies, and players can collect and play as many different characters from the franchise.

As in the other Lego games, players solve puzzles, fight enemies, destroy environments to collect studs, build new objects out of piles of Lego they come across, and explore to collect characters and hidden objects.

New in this game, players can collect and customize dinosaurs to then use in the hub world and to progress the story.

A local co-op mode allows two people to play through the adventure together on a divided screen.

Other recent games in the Lego series include Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham and Lego The Hobbit. There is also a Jurassic World expansion pack planned for upcoming toys-to-life game Lego Dimensions.

2. Story

Lego Jurassic World follows the stories of the four Jurassic Park films, including the new film Jurassic World, with five levels based on each film making 20 levels in total. Players will be able to play as more than 100 characters from these films, including more than 20 dinosaurs.

3.Developer

As with other Lego adaptations of existing franchises, Lego Jurassic World was developed by Traveller’s Tales.

4. Format

Lego Jurassic World is available for PC, PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PS3, Xbox 360, Vita, and 3DS. With no online multiplayer, there’s no need to have a subscription to PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live.

5. Duration and Difficulty

With 20 levels and a free-play mode, the game should keep players occupied for a long time.

As with the other Lego games, when characters “die” they just collapse into a pile of Lego bricks and soon reappear. Any difficulty in the game will come from working out how to solve the puzzles.

6. PEGI Rating

In the UK and Europe, PEGI rates Lego Jurassic World as only appropriate for those aged 7 and older for “non realistic looking violence towards fantasy characters – violence that is set in a cartoon, slapstick or child like setting that could be upsetting to very young children” and “pictures or sounds likely to be scary to young children”.

7. Themes

Some young players may find the dinosaurs scary, as in the films on which the game is based. Beyond this, it’s a story about learning to work with wild animals, not just de-clawing them.

8. Why people play

People play the Lego games for their humour and simple but enjoyable mechanics, particularly for the satisfying feeling of destroying objects in the game’s environments and collecting the Studs.

Some players may skip Jurassic World as they wait for Lego Dimensions, but as with the other Lego games based on other franchises, fans of the Jurassic Park films will particularly enjoy this game.

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  • Ed Besterfeldt
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    This game says 2 player on the box for X-Box 360 but I can find no way to get a second player in the game. Very disappointing.

    • Andy Robertson (Editor)
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      You need to connect a second controller and then press the start button.

    • The Game Expert
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      The way to play 2 player is to have 2 controllers and connect both to the xbox 360/xbox
      The you’re set to play

  • Anonymous
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    Can you play with friends with Lego Jurassic World without xbox live?

    • Andy Robertson (Editor)
      Reply

      It’s just local multiplayer not online.

  • Andrea
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    We just bought the Wii U version of this game and cannot get the 2nd player option work. The Game Pad controller is working fine. But our second regular Wii remote does not work with it. It IS already paired to the Wii U. When we push the + nothing happens. I double checked and it’s definitely paired to the Wii U. What else should we try?

    • Will Freeman
      Reply

      Hmmm. That does sound strange. We’ll look into this for you!

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