LEGO announces 'Legends of Chima' game franchise

The LEGO Group and Warner Bros. have announced three games based off of the Legends of Chima franchise.

The LEGO Legends of Chima toy products were recently put on shelves and now they appear to be heading to multiple platforms. The franchise centers around a fantasy land with mystical animal tribes.
“We are doing something innovative with LEGO Legends of Chima by making three distinct videogame experiences on a variety of platforms,” said Samantha Ryan, SVP of production and development at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

“By creating multiple LEGO videogame experiences for one brand, we are catering to today’s diverse gaming community, as well as establish a rewards system for players of all three games.”
Here's a timeline for the planned titles:

LEGO Legends of Chima: Speedorz - a racing title developed by TellTale Games and 4T2, it was released on today and will hit iOS devices tomorrow (January 3).
“Players will race against famous Chima characters, battle through iconic Chima locations, and unleash the power of CHI to boost their Speedorz, all while collecting studs and rewards to unlock more Speedorz and customize characters. The player’s goal is to become the ultimate champion and win Golden CHI, which transforms the world map and opens a new race level.”

LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval's Journey - developed by TT Games and is scheduled to hit the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita summer 2013 and the Nintendo DS in the fall of 2013. Players will set out on “an amazing adventure into the world of Chima where the brave warrior Laval and his allies are called upon to fight for justice.”

LEGO Legends of Chima: Online - Available in the fall 2013, a free-to-play game developed by WB Games Montreal and will allow kids a “safe and incredibly immersive connected game experience.” Players will be able to build and customize their world in Chima, “explore massive environments like the Falling Leaves Forest, take on missions to help Laval and his friends, uncover hidden secrets and treasures, earn rewards, and use LEGO bricks to build weapons, gadgets, and more.”

We'll keep you updated on any further announcements.