Dire Wolf Digital to make LEGO Universe Trading Card Game

It seems like the LEGO franchise is wearing more hats than Mario these days, as the LEGO Group announced today that online strategy and social game developer, Dire Wolf Digital, will be developing a new trading card game based on the upcoming LEGO Universe.

While no specific details for the trading card game have been announced, the agreement gives Dire Wolf Digital a license to make a physical trading card game as well as digital products for the PC, Mac, and mobile.

The trading card game will be released in 2011, following the October 26, 2010 release of LEGO Universe.