Thanks to Scott over at CoffeeWithGames.com we have a snapshot of current play data for Lego Batman: The Videogame. For his full analysis be sure and click on the link at the bottom of this article.
LEGO Batman: The Videogame was released for the Wii in the U.S. on September 23, 2008. The was a multi-console release, and the Wii version released with a MSRP of $49.99.
The game was developed by Traveller’s Tales and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment in conjunction with DC Comics. It received an ESRB rating of “Everyone 10+” with “Mild Cartoon Violence” listed as content for gamers and parents to be aware of.
How many hours have U.S. Wii owners spent running around Gotham City in LEGO Batman: The Videogame, trying to put the pieces back together? How does the average play-time per session played compare to The Dark Knight Rises’ runtime? Brew yourself some dark coffee, and let’s take a look!
LEGO Batman: The Videogame has approximately 383,496 U.S. Wii ownersthat have reported game-play hours from Gotham City, with 1,392 days possibly reported.
The game has an average play-time per day/session of just over 2 hours 10 minutes. How does that compare to the movie if you are planning to go see it? Well, The Dark Knight Rises has a runtime of 2 hours 45 minutes, which means if you have been a fan of LEGO Batman and averaged about the same play-time, the movie will be more than half-an-hour longer than your average time with the game. So, buy some popcorn before entering!
What about the reviews for the game?
LEGO Batman: The Videogame’s Wii version has a “professional” critic review score average of 73.58% based on 19 reviews on GameRankings.com, while the game has a customer review score average of 85.50% based on 138 customer reviews on Amazon.com.
Customers, once again, have rated the game higher than the critics.