Honestly, even before the Minecraft sets debuted, the recent Lego resurgence probably has a lot to do with that game. Does building things and crafting sound appealing to you? Don't get me wrong, I enjoy both games. I might have to watch some gameplay vids to see how the game is doing these days. Have you ever asked yourself, "Should I buy this game? Reports, news, pics, videos, discussions and documentation from a studded world. The central hub for news, updates, info, and discussion about the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch games! Lego Worlds is better for open world discovery. Lego Worlds : Fun at first, gets boring fast. I haven't played it in years, but I played it quite a bit when it was new. I definitely don't enjoy that at all. Both games can be "overwhelming" in the sense that there are a lot of mechanics and tools at your disposal, and someone who has never played a game like this may feel its too much at first. I feel like the set should only include 2x2 block pieces. 9. A lot of people compare it to Minecraft but it's honestly more like Gmod meets No Man's Sky. I thought you unlocked larger worlds the more golden bricks you got? By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. I really wish anywhere within 50 miles of me carried these sets :(, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. ", Press J to jump to the feed. They fill a much needed role simply because there's more greens and browns to create "nature" themes). Hopefully it hasn't gotten to the point where the game is too cluttered to where it has lost its magic. Everything in Lego Worlds is meant to feel like a living Lego set. It launched and that was it; almost nothing note worthy came from it. Minecraft is better in pretty much every way there is a huge world and final bosses to best and the game offers many different modes and ways to play. So I wouldn't necessarily agree about that method only being for AFOLs. It's a must play! Exploring interiors and caves for example is way more fulfilling from this perspective. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the NintendoSwitch community. I feel like I'm the only one bothered that the corner fence posts aren't tall enough to keep the pig penned in. It just seems to have a lot more to do, and the multiplayer can be a lot of fun. I understand the criticisms on the controls, the movement is not 100% solid and if your character gets into sprinting speed, they continue to run after letting go of the joystick which is really bothersome. Minecraft is mainly survival/building and Lego Worlds is about collecting/discovering. Now, you might argue that the Creator sets or pick-a-brick can serve the purpose of providing standard bricks just fine. How does Lego Worlds differentiate itself from Minecraft? Minecraft is a more fun multiplayer game, imo. r/legoworldsgame: Subreddit of the game Lego Worlds. I recommend you watch a couple gameplay videos of each before you decide. Buy the Minecraft Switch edition and get the hours in so you can get the free update to the new version of Minecraft! they just do absolutely nothing for me. Not to mention that Microsoft has gotten involved, which have a good track record of ruining things; I hope they haven't screwed the game up too much. I’m having trouble with controls too, but am getting used to them the more I play. I work at the Lego store and you'd be surprised how many kids FREAK OUT to be able to do pick-a-brick and pick their very own pieces. Have you ever had just enough money for an indie game but didn't know whether it was worth buying? The only thing it has going for it is that you can explore and collect things like new mounts and characters, but that doesn't really make much of a difference when the combat is trivial and you can ride a freaking dragon. The worlds are infinite, and I can just get gold blocks somewhere else. I’ve never played Lego Worlds but reviews are looking very mixed, however I can definitely recommend minecraft it really sucks you in once you have got to grips with it. Minecraft is better for building an open world. I also understand the quests are rather simple and often tedious, but they can be skipped. This minecraft line is the first in a long time that has made me want to mix up the original build, create my own, and combine sets. The micro-versions were well done, but these regular-scale ones suck serious ass. (as a side note, I also personally love the colour palette on the Minecraft sets. If just exploring sounds more fun, lego worlds might be the best choice (minecraft has some good exploration too, but less variety). I have never played either one of those games and need some advice. What it really comes down to is what you want to do. Minecraft sets, by definition, include more of the basic bricks and encourage original creations and thought. Now it’s currently my second most played game at 95 hours I find it super relaxing to just sit and build in creative, then when I feel like a challenge go into my survival world. I know that there are a lot of AFOLs out there that prefer having these basic building blocks instead of very use-specific pieces (the oft-critisized raised baseplates come to mind). I’d never played minecraft until getting it on switch I always thought it looked dull. I remember playing minecraft for the first time back in 2008, it was honestly a magical experience. Ive personally never been into minecraft but i liked legos and have been craving a new open world game so i got lego worlds and have been loving it. Lego Worlds is a jumbojet of creativity, and you're in the pilot's seat. Can I join a random server and play with others, or only with friends? Minecraft is better in pretty much every way there is a huge world and final bosses to best and the game offers many different modes and ways to play. Both games have a creative mode where you can immediately play the game with all the "stuff" unlocked to do literally anything you want. This is coming from someone who doesn't like Minecraft. The controls are really bad and building anything is a hassle. The worst thing about lego worlds (ironically) is the building. Lego worlds is pretty mediocre. Hell, you can even mod Minecraft to look like lego using texture packs. Overall, Minecraft may be a better game (I only say this because it still interests me after many years of owning it), but LW is certainly not to be underestimated and it also has promises of expansions and improvements in the future. Which one would you recommend? On top of that, most themed Lego sets are specific - you aren't buying "pieces that you could possibly build a spaceship out of". True the largest map size may not be as great as Minecraft, but MC has had many, many years to get to where it is and LW is relatively new. If you've never played either, I'd 100% recommend minecraft. Wasn’t a huge fan of the game but cool concept. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I'm not the creative type and Lego Worlds has really cool exploration and easy building, it really resembles No Man's Sky in a way. Lego worlds is pretty much worse in every way except for graphics and the story but only because minecraft does not have a story. I like the sets and might end up buying a couple of the overpriced micro ones for display, but except for a couple unique bricks they seem kind of pointless. Press J to jump to the feed. I know i'm probably a minority here but i hate the minecraft sets. This is something that will benefit everyone - AFOLs see a return of set styles they used to love, kids are encouraged to be creative and invent their own scenarios/creations, and we all get to go on loving Lego the way we want to. The crafting box in particular is awesome. Press J to jump to the feed. I haven't really heard anything good about Lego Worlds. I haven't played the game for about 6 years or so, but I believe there have been many many updates. Controls can be a bit wonky sometimes but its so much fun to explore worlds and dungeons, find new items and characters, etc. 11. Want to know where windows are kept, what the difference is between phosphorescent white and white glow is, or how many quests you have to do to unlock a creature but don't want to write an thesis or make a thread about it? /r/lego is about all things LEGO®. Honestly, if you have never played either game, you should check out gameplay videos. I’m gonna say it does. The one with the 'build your own creations!' Lego Batman 3: Ok the batcave was awesome, so was the Watchtower. Coop was really fun when i played it and had no issues tho single joycon wont work, each player needs 2 joycon so i just had a friend bring their controller. They're for the incredibly massive audience of children who are into Minecraft. thing on the box makes me crack up every time I see it - no shit build your own, it's lego! Lego worlds is pretty mediocre. That pig could get out no problem, the pressure plates should be half slabs. As a result, Lego sells more sets that have an emphasis on basic construction and originality. Minecraft has better maps but I feel LW has way better tools to build exactly what you want, and you can build huge structures in just seconds if they are copied or unlocked. That being said, some things are easier/more enjoyable in first person mode. I honestly cherry pick my quests and just don't do the ones I think are bullshit. I really liked my time with it on PC and I'm still looking forward to that survival update, but as far as I know it's very poor on Nintendo Switch (like most other LEGO games on this platform, unfortunately.) The game offers insane amounts of exploration, with over 90 characters to find and unlock, 950+ objects to discover, and tons of unique brick build, items, and vehicles. This is where it all comes together. Almost anyone who regularly interacts with children will attest: kids love branding (see Frozen's insane amount of merchandise). I'm enjoying Lego Worlds a lot. As such, children who like Minecraft will undoubtely be all over the Minecraft Lego. You should check these items out, it will likely change your opinion on these criticisms. Cookies help us deliver our Services. 10. It's the new Pokemon, it's not gonna be aimed at the more niche audience anymore - that would be stupid, they've got a massive userbase and the vast majority of them want things that are official Minecraft stuff, This isn't really aimed for LEGO fans, more for that audience. While i appreciate them, they are just kind of basic to me and i dont see the play value in them. Lego City Undercover: Great hub to have fun with for a long time. Not to mention all the modding and what not that has become easy to apply to Minecraft. Minecraft sets, on the other hand, are specifically designed to be reconstructed, changed, modified, and expanded upon (the protruding bricks from the base of the sets just screams "keep building!"). I'm going to go against what seems to be popular opinion right now and say why I think that if the price wasn't obviously inflated due to branding, Minecraft sets would be some of the best sets Lego has released in a long time. You're buying "spaceship pieces". And this is true for AFOLs, but is only true to a lesser extent for kids. Good thing MC fans are so rabid that they probably won't care. Then they reverse it and create physical sets. I've dumped hundreds of hours into Minecraft over the years, but Lego Worlds was a recent purchase for me and it's got way more "things to do" than I thought.