First announced earlier this summer, the LEGO Fusion toys that blend the timeless bricks with iOS gaming are now available to purchase.
Even though there are number of LEGO-themed games available on the App Store, the Fusion system is different. Designed for kids 7 and up, there are three main parts – the LEGO bricks, a Fusion capture plate, and an iOS app.
The plate design allows the iOS device’s camera to identify the size and color of bricks built in 2-D. The design is then imported into the app in 3-D. After that, kids are challenged with building new brick solutions to help keep moving the game forward.
The pictured Town Master, along with the Battle Towers and Create & Race packs can be purchased now directly from LEGO’s site for $34.99 each. The fourth set, Resort Designer, is still listed as “coming soon.”
Battle Towers and Town Master can also be purchased from the Toys “R” Us site.
If you’d like a free trial of the full experience before buying a set, you can download the Battle Towers, Create & Race, and Town Master apps now for free in the App Store. All three are universal and designed for the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad/iPad mini.
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