Lego Fusion: Building a link between the real and the virtual

Lego Fusion is the latest innovation from the Danish toymaker, bridging the gap between real blocks and virtual ones. Eager builders will be able to zap their creations into a digital world via an app for iPads and Android tablets. These constructions are built from special bricks that allow a digital replica to be used in various games. 

Lego Fusion is the latest innovation from the Danish toymaker, bridging the gap between real blocks and virtual ones. Eager builders will be able to zap their creations into a digital world via an app for iPads and Android tablets. These constructions are built from special bricks that allow a digital replica to be used in various games.

Four Lego Fusions set will be made available initially, each including around 200 bricks and integrating with a game. The four initial sets are a SimCity-like town manager, a racing game, a medieval tower defence and a resort manager sim.

The four Lego Fusion sets are set to be available between August and September, and will cost USD$35. While the age range is "7 and up", one or two might just appear at CyberShack HQ.

Source: Engadget

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