LEGO Announces “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” Board Game
Lego, known for being one of the most awesome toys ever and recently the creators of some very fun video games, has announced the newest addition to its LEGO Games line by way of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey board game. The new game will be based on the upcoming film, which releases in theaters on December 14th, 2012. On October 8th, LEGO will also launch it’s virtual “Roll to Win Giveaway” on the LEGO Games Facebook page.
The official description of the board game is as follows:
A buildable and fun twist on a memory game for 2 to 4 players. The game is all about finding the missing Dwarves who have gotten lost in Hobbiton, using hints left by Gandalf the Grey™ and some Hobbits™ to help you search. If you are up to the challenge you can transform the board during the game, testing your memory skills to the max. Once the board is built it is easy to store and quick to take out to play again.
Contents of the game includes:
• 1 buildable LEGO Dice
• 4 LEGO micro figures: Gandalf the Grey, Kili the dwarf, Fili the dwarf, Dwalin the dwarf
• 389 LEGO pieces
• Rules booklet
• Building instructions
You can purchase The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey board game at the online LEGO store here and in the board game aisles of most toy, discount merchandise and specialty stores.