Traveller's Tales brings its hit formula to the Marvel universe as players join Iron Man, Spider-Man, Wolverine, and dozens of other iconic characters as they try to save Earth from the evil machinations of Loki and the insatiable hunger of Galactus. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes -- Universe in Peril continues the signature humor and third-person block-breaking action for which the franchise is known, with gamers controlling a variety of uniquely skilled characters as they battle foes, solve puzzles, and explore LEGO versions of locations like New York City and Asgard.
The game begins with the Silver Surfer falling from the sky and his surfboard being shattered into a number of different cosmic bricks. Doctor Doom calls together a group of supervillains in an attempt to collect the bricks and make the Doom Ray of Doom, but Nick Fury convenes the S.H.I.E.L.D. superheroes to find the bricks first. Marvel co-creator Stan Lee serves as a playable character with a variety of special abilities and appears in several side missions, portions of the game contain fully voiced dialogue, and multiplayer fans can join a friend for local co-op action.