‘LEGO Batman 2′ Announced For The Wii U With GamePad Support

In a press release this morning, Warner Bros. and TT Games announced that not only would “LEGO Batman 2: DC Superheroes” be making its way to the Wii U, but that when it hits Nintendo’s new console this spring, it would support the off-TV GamePad mode–a feature which should really be part of just about every release that doesn’t use the controller for any kind of dedicated functionality

The spring release will also allow a second player to jump into co-op using the GamePad.

If you didn’t get to check it out last summer, “LEGO Batman 2″ teams the Caped Crusader up with the heroes of the DC Universe after presidential candidate Lex Luthor uses the services of the Joker to concoct a formula that can eradicate all black blocks from the LEGO world. It’s TT Games’ first fully-voiced title, bringing some animated DC Universe alumni like “Superman: The Animated Series”/”Justice League” voice actor Clancy Brown into the game to reprise their roles. It’s also the single best demonstration that a game where you play as Superman can be very, very good.

“LEGO Batman 2″ is one of a pair of upcoming titles from TT Games for the Wii U including their “GTA”-like “LEGO City Undercover,” an open-world police game for kids.

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