Lego Dimensions Extended Trailer, Thoughts, and a Ghostbusters Pack Hint

     Warner Bros have officially announced their take on the videogame/toy crossover collectibles to compete with the Amiibos, Skylanders, and Disney Infinity.  I have to admit, the trailer is brilliant and they are mining some of their already firmly established properties quite well.
     Joel McHale immediately got my attention, and I noticed Gandalf and Batman are voiced not by the Lego actors- but by the sounds of it- Ian McKellan and Kevin Conroy respectively.  I could be wrong, but that's what they sound like.

     There are already a slew of other packs and sets listed that will be available, as seen glimpsed through the trailer above such as:
  • Back to the Future levels with a Marty McFly minifig
  • Ninjago team pack with Kai and Cole figures
  • Ninjago fun packs with Jay, Nya, and Zane figures
  • DC fun packs with Wonder Woman and Cyborg
  • Lord of the Rings fun packs with Gollum, Gimli, and Legolas
  • The Lego Movie fun pack with Emmet, Bad Cop, Benny, and Unikitty
  • The Wizard of Oz fun pack with Wicked Witch of the West
     This has got me very intrigued, but alas, I've noticed they already missed out on 3 distinct Lego properties that would have me 100% on board- Lego Star Wars, Lego Marvel, and Lego Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.  Maybe the property rights just aren't there, or conflict as may be the case with DC and Marvel?  I just don't know.  I do know that they are monstrously popular on their own as toy sets, so it would be a gold mine waiting to be plundered in the Lego Dimensions realm.

Is this a hint for a future Ghostbusters level or fun pack?
     What does catch my eye is this possible hint to a potential Ghostbusters pack when Joel McHale uses the PKE Meter to scan the Lego Portal (See picture above).  We've already seen that they have a 30th Anniversary Lego Ghostbusters ECTO-1 pack available for order on the official Lego website, so will they be included in a future game set as well?  They did show a tornado clip from The Wizard of Oz, then included a pack for that...

     The only downside is the high cost of the starter pack, which Toys 'R' Us has listed at a whopping $99.99- the set includes the Lego Dimensions game, the portal Gateway base, and playable Gandalf, Batman & Batmobile, and Wyldstyle from the Lego Movie.

     Lego Dimensions is being developed by Travellers Tales and will be launched on September 27 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Wii U.

     Source [ Lego Dimensions ]

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