A prequel to the Wii U game, LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins follow the exploits of Chase McCain as a rookie cop. Chase McCain is on his first assignment as a police offer-and it's up to you to help him clean up LEGO City! By changing into different disguises, Chase has access to unique abilities, such as putting out fires as a Fireman and breaking open doors as a Robber. After using his skills to infiltrate criminal organizations, help Chase finish the job by slapping cuffs on the bad guys. With multiple areas of LEGO City to explore and a boatload of LEGO Bricks and Studs to collect, the chase has most certainly begun.
So the loading times may be a real pain, and playing a LEGO-ized version of Grand Theft Auto may not be everyone's cup of Joe, but LEGO City Undercover is one of the more enjoyable games on the Wii U right now. Traveller's Tales has done a superb job morphing a crime-fighting experience into an original world, one filled with plenty of humorous moments and white-knuckle action, especially later on in the game. But that's not the only Undercover tale worthy of your attention. Traveller's Tales and Nintendo have also cooked up a handheld counterpart with The Chase Begins, a game that takes the similar structure of the Wii U version, but tightens it down with 3D visuals, better mission set-up, and plenty of collectibles. Though not as definitive as its big brother,... Read Review