LEGO Legends of Chima

LEGO Legends of ChimaLEGO has released a tantalising tease regarding one of its major launches for 2013, the brand new Legends of Chima range. Due to hit the shops on January 1, the range will include sets priced from around £5 to around £70.

Like the popular Ninjago series, the Legends of Chima range will have a deep backstory, telling the story of two former friends, Laval (from the Lion tribe) and Cragger (from the Crocodile tribe).

We’re not sure how a lion and croc came to be friends, but it all went badly wrong and they are now implacable enemies.

Taking place in the Kingdom of Chima, a world inhabited by six tribes of highly advanced animals, the range will include character figures, vehicles, forts and castles.

We’ll bring you all the details as we get them. In the meantime, here is a tantalising image…