Human Torch and Venom Confirmed for LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

The initial announcement of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes and its huge roster has left many fans crying out for their favorite characters to get a bite at the apple and with a cast that is said to include 100 characters, there’s hope for plenty of the B-listers. Joystiq is now reporting that TT Games Producer Phil Ring announced at MCM Comic Con that Johnny Storm aka The Human Torch and Venom will be playable characters in the game. Who else do you want to see added to the roster?

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes offers an original storyline in which Nick Fury calls upon Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, Spider-Man, Wolverine and other heroes spanning the Marvel Universe to save Earth from such threats as the vengeance of Loki and the hunger of Galactus, Devourer of the Worlds.

In LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, players will unlock more than 100 characters from across the Marvel Universe, including fan favorites like Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wolverine, Captain America, the Hulk, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Deadpool, Loki and Galactus! The game will pack in a plethora of super-cool character abilities, combat-like action sequences, epic battle scenes, puzzle-solving and a unique story told with playful LEGO humor.

The game will be available for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Wii U, PC, Nintendo DS, 3DS, and Playstation Vita later this year.