When you start a new game, a cutscene will play. Afterwards, you can customize your character or use a preset one. Once you are ready, the first story level will begin.
Each level has four gold bricks that are rewarded at the end.
- Completing the level
- Collect enough studs to obtain True Villain status
- Collect all 5 minikits
- Graffiti the Picture Perfect poster
After a level is completed, free play mode becomes available where you can go back and collect any missing collectibles.