News – Lego Batman Arkham Asylum Breakout Set Announced

LEGO Batman Arkham Asylum BreakoutJust when you think LEGO is slowing down with Batman sets, they hit us with something like this. The website Brickset posted information regarding this new set, titled “Arkham Asylum Breakout”. It was unveiled in Seattle during Brick Con and will come with 1,619 pieces! Several years ago, LEGO released another Arkham Asylum set that only had 860 pieces, so this is incredible. Continue after the jump to read the full set of information, and to get a look at some hi-def photos!

LEGO Batman Arkham Asylum Breakout

 

The villains have broken out of Arkham Asylum and must be stopped!

Sound the alarm! The Joker, The Penguin, Poison Ivy and Scarecrow have escaped from Arkham Asylum with the help of Dr. Harleen Quinzel. These villains are about to wreak havoc in the streets of Gotham City! Help Caped Crusaders Batman and Robin swoop into action and put those good-for-nothing criminals back where they belong! Chase after the security van as it breaks through the gothic gates! Then throw each villain back behind bars in 8 highly detailed rooms.  Includes 8 minifigures: Batman, Robin, The Joker, The Penguin, Poison Ivy, Dr. Harleen Quinzel, Scarecrow and a guard, all with assorted weapons or accessories.

  • Includes 8 minifigures: Batman, Robin, The Joker, The Penguin, Poison Ivy, Dr. Harleen Quinzel, Scarecrow and a guard, all with assorted weapons.
  • Features Arkham Asylum, security gate, gothic décor, moss, vines and ice elements.
  • Vehicles include security van.
  • Security van features opening back doors, removable roof and stretcher.
  • Arkham Asylum features opening cell doors, special Poison Ivy cell with transparent doors, the Mr. Freeze icy tower room, the Dr. Harleen Quinzel office and changing room, medical treatment room and security reception area.
  • Security gate features opening double doors and security camera.
  • Weapons include Batarang and kendo stick.
  • Recapture the villains!
  • Break through the gate with the security van!
  • Open all of the cell doors and let the villains out!
  • Unleash The Joker from his cage restraints in the security van!
  • Arkham Asylum measures over 12″ (32cm) high, 13″ (34cm) wide and 5″ (14cm) deep.
  • Security van measures over 2″ (7cm) high, 5″ (13cm) long and 2″ (6cm) wide.
  • Security gate measures over 5″ (12cm) high and 9″ (24cm) wide.

Available for sale directly through LEGO beginning January 2013.

LEGO Batman Arkham Asylum Breakout

Wow! I’ll definitely be picking up this set. What do you all think? Will you be adding this to your LEGO Batman collection? Let me know!

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