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LEGO Harnesses the Super Powers of DC Super Hero Girls

lego logoNew York Comic-Con is this week, and LEGO will be unveiling their LEGO DC Super Hero Girls building sets at the show. The first three of these were teased earlier this week, but they asked us to help them share the details for the second set of three sets. These three sets are lined up for release on January 1st, 2017. Keep reading for full details of these three sets, including the never before seen characters.

41233 – Lashina™ Tank

Join in the action-packed LEGO ® DC Super Hero Girls™ world as Supergirl’s dog Krypto™ faces Lashina™ and the blue Kryptomite™. This great set features a Lashina mini-doll figure, Lashina’s tank with a stud shooter and space in the back for Krypto, plus Krypto’s house with defense shield and a catapult.

Includes Krypto and a confused blue Kryptomite.

  • Includes a Lashina™ mini-doll figure, plus Krypto™ figure and a confused blue Kryptomite™
  • Features a tank with stud shooter and a cage in the back with removable cover to hold Krypto™
  • Also includes a doghouse with shield that opens, fire hydrant and a catapult
  • Fire the yellow ball element from Krypto’s catapult at Lashina’s tank
  • Capture Krypto™ with Lashina’s whip and put him in the back of the tank
  • Break Krypto™ out of the tank to free him
  • Accessory elements include Lashina’s whip, a yellow ball element, stud, Supergirl’s phone and a dog bone
  • This set offers an age-appropriate build and play experience for ages 7-12
  • Cute but evil Kryptomites are included in every LEGO ® DC Super Hero Girls™ set
  • Lashina’s tank measures over 1” (4cm) high, 3” (10cm) long and 1” (5cm) wide
  • Krypto’s doghouse measures over 1” (5cm) high, 2” (6cm) wide and 1” (3cm) deep
  • Price: $14.99

41234- Bumblebee™ Helicopter

Be part of the action-packed LEGO ® DC Super Hero Girls™ world as Bumblebee™ protects her shipment of crystals from the Kryptomites. This great set features a Bumblebee™ mini-doll figure, helicopter with opening cockpit, spinning rotors, stud shooters, zipline and space in the back for the crystals, plus a dumpster and small stud shooter for the two angry red Kryptomites.

  • Includes a Bumblebee™ mini-doll figure, plus two angry red Kryptomites
  • Features a helicopter with opening cockpit, spinning rotors, zipline, two stud shooters and storage space in the back to hold the crystals
  • Also includes a dumpster to hold the stolen crystals
  • Load the crystals in the back of the helicopter and take off
  • Fire the helicopter’s stud shooters at the Kryptomites
  • Shake the Kryptomite™ off the helicopter’s zipline and recover the stolen crystals from the dumpster
  • Includes a small stud shooter for the Kryptomites
  • Accessory elements include four studs and three crystal elements
  • This set offers an age-appropriate build and play experience for ages 7-12
  • Cute but evil Kryptomites are included in every LEGO ® DC Super Hero Girls™ set
  • Bumblebee’s helicopter measures over 2” (7cm) high, 3” (10cm) long and 3” (10cm) wide
  • Dumpster measures over 1” (4cm) wide, 1” (3cm) deep and under 1” (2cm) high
  • Price: $14.99

41235- Wonder Woman™ Dorm

Be part of the action-packed LEGO ® DC Super Hero Girls™ world as Wonder Woman™ protects her Golden Lasso from the Kryptomite™. This great set features a Wonder Woman mini-doll figure, dorm room with an opening window, bed with a secret drawer/screen, separate opening wardrobe and workstation, plus an ‘invisible’ motorbike, tool/paint and a suspicious orange Kryptomite.

  • Includes a Wonder Woman™ mini-doll figure, plus a suspicious orange Kryptomite™
  • Features a bed with opening window and space for a trophy above and storage space below for a drawer/screen, plus an opening wardrobe
  • Also includes Wonder Woman’s ‘invisible’ motorbike, plus a workstation with a rotating platform for the motorbike
  • Set the ‘invisible’ motorbike on the workstation’s rotating platform
  • Sneak the Kryptomite™ through the window and into the wardrobe to steal the Golden Lasso
  • Close the doors and capture the Kryptomite™ in the wardrobe
  • Accessory elements include Wonder Woman’s Golden Lasso, a wrench, two spray paint cans, trophy and a tub of wax polish for the bike.
  • This set offers an age-appropriate build and play experience for ages 7-12
  • Connect with 41232 Super Hero High School or join other Dorm Room sets to expand your Super Hero play even more!
  • Cute but evil Kryptomites are included in every LEGO ® DC Super Hero Girls™ set
  • Bed, wardrobe and workstation together measure over 3” (9cm) high, 6” (17cm) wide and 1” (3cm) deep
  • Motorbike workstation measures over 1” (4cm) high, 1” (3cm) wide and 1” (3cm) deep
  • ‘Invisible’ motorbike measures over 1” (3cm) high, 2” (6cm) long and under 1” (2cm) wide.
  • Price: $19.99

LEGO Introduces the United States Capitol to the LEGO Architecture Series

lego logoBuild a LEGO® brick model of one of the world’s most architecturally impressive and symbolically important structures. Located in Washington DC, the United States Capitol is a magnificent example of neoclassical architecture covering more than 1.5 million square feet and with over 600 rooms and miles of corridors. The building that we see today is the result of several major periods of construction that have taken place since president George Washington first laid the cornerstone on September 18, 1793. This meticulously detailed LEGO Architecture interpretation of the U.S. Capitol focuses on the structure’s striking white, columned façade with its famous steps and lawns, and features a removable dome for access to a detailed interior depicting the famous National Statuary Hall, complete with columns, statues and tiled floor.

Details
• LEGO® Architecture interpretation of the real-world architectural landmark, the United States Capitol Building.
• Features the Capitol’s neoclassical façade, dome, colonnades, north and south wings, steps and lawns.
• Remove the dome to access the rotunda, featuring columns, 8 statue elements and a tiled floor.
• The included booklet contains information about the design, architecture and history of the building (English language only. Other languages available for download at LEGO.com/architecture).
• LEGO® Architecture celebrates the world of architecture through the medium of the LEGO brick, and is developed for all with an interest in travel, design, history and architecture.
• This set includes over 1,000 LEGO® pieces.
• The scale of this model matches the LEGO® Architecture 21022 Lincoln Memorial.
• This set offers an age-appropriate building experience for ages 12+.
• Measures over 6” (16cm) high, 17” (44cm) wide and 5” (14cm) deep.

This new LEGO Architecture set will be released September 1st.

LEGO Winter Holiday Train Releasing This October

lego logoLEGO’s looking forward to the holidays with the introduction of the Winter Holiday Train. This model featuring a full circle of track, boarding platform with bench and lamppost, a Power Functions upgradable train engine with brick-built smoke bellowing from its stack, coal tender, flatbed wagon with a rotating holiday tree, toys and gifts, and a red caboose with a detailed interior and table. The train engine also features large and small red-colored locomotive wheels and the train is decorated with green wreathes, string lights and white tree elements. This LEGO® Creator Expert set includes 5 minifigures.

  • Includes 5 minifigures: a locomotive driver, ticket collector, grandmother, boy and a girl.
  • The Winter Holiday Train includes 16 curved pieces of track, engine, coal tender, flatbed wagon with holiday tree, toys and gifts, caboose, boarding platform, bench and a lamppost.
  • Decorate the tree and drive the train to see the tree rotate.
  • Join the ticket collector in the cozy caboose for a delicious cup of cocoa.
  • Includes dual building instructions for a perfect family build.
  • Accessory elements include green wreathes, decorative lights and white tree pieces, plus wrapped gift elements and tiny brick-built toys, including a micro train, wind-up car, fire truck, remote controlled robot, sailboat and a spaceship.
  • Upgrade with LEGO® Power Functions (not included) for a motorized engine.
  • Special elements include small and large red train wheels, dark tan windows, train buffers, cow catcher, white tree elements and roller skates.
  • This set includes over 700 LEGO® pieces, including 16 curved tracks.
  • The Holiday Train in total measures over 4” (12cm) high, 20” (52cm) long and 2” (7cm) wide.
  • Curved rail track diameter measures over 27” (70cm).

This set will be available beginning October 1st and has an SRP of $99.99 US/ $129.99 CAN.

Lego’s SDCC Plans and Exclusives

SDCC 2016 logoLEGO Systems, Inc. announced LEGO® BrickHeadz, a new product line for fans to collect, build and showcase LEGO® versions of iconic characters and super heroes in conjunction with San Diego Comic-Con International (SDCC), the world’s largest comic and entertainment convention. The company will participate at SDCC for the 16th year and will delight show attendees with extraordinary life-sized LEGO models, exclusive sneak peeks of 2017 LEGO building sets, one-of-a-kind minifigure giveaways, and hands-on building fun with thousands of LEGO bricks at booth #2829 in Hall D at the San Diego Convention Center, July 21-24. The company also detailed the special activities, product giveaways and exclusive retail offerings which will be available for all San Diego Comic-Con International attendees.

“Each year our team looks forward to attending San Diego Comic-Con to unveil new products and life-sized LEGO models inspired by some of the most popular entertainment properties in the world,” said Amanda Santoro, brand relations manager, LEGO Systems, Inc. “This year, show attendees will be the first in the world to preview our new, fan-friendly, collectible line of LEGO BrickHeadz, share a photo moment with new LEGO statues, and lend a hand to LEGO Master Builders as they assemble larger-than-life LEGO models.”

LEGO® BrickHeadz

Scheduled for 2017 availability, LEGO BrickHeadz is a new collectible play experience that allows builders to create, collect and display versions of iconic characters and super heroes out of classic LEGO bricks and elements. To celebrate the new collection, four limited-edition LEGO BrickHeadz sets—each containing two buildable characters inspired by renowned super heroes across movies and comics—will be sold in limited quantity at the LEGO booth for $40 each. Information about LEGO BrickHeadz SDCC exclusive retail sets available below.
The LEGO® Batman Movie

Before heading to the big screen on February 10, 2017, The LEGO® Batman Movie’s Batman™, Batgirl™ and The Joker™ will share center stage at the LEGO Booth. Together with LEGO Master Builders, attendees can build a large-scale model of Batman on Thursday, followed by Batgirl on Friday and The Joker on Saturday. Fans will also get to preview two LEGO building sets, The Batmobile and The Joker™ Notorious Lowrider, inspired by the film, and take a selfie to share via social channels on-site with LEGO Batman using a custom brick-built “Bat Booth.” There will also be talent signing with the cast of The LEGO Batman Movie in the LEGO Booth on Saturday, July 23rd. A life-size version of LEGO Batman made entirely out of 53,998 LEGO bricks will be making a special appearance at the WB booth, #4545.
DC Comics™

To honor Wonder Woman™’s 75th anniversary and the heroine’s Super Hero’s first solo live-action film slated for 2017, Gal Gadot will make her debut as a life-sized LEGO Wonder Woman model standing 6 feet tall and built from 22,736 LEGO bricks. It took LEGO Master Builders 317 hours to construct the realistic likeness. Three 2017 LEGO® Super Heroes Mighty Micros: DC Comics™ building sets, including Wonder Woman™ vs. Doomsday™, Superman™ vs. Bizarro™ and Batman™ vs. Killer Moth™ will also be on display.

A specially produced LEGO BrickHeadz building set consisting of characters Batman™ and The Joker™ will be sold on Thursday, July 21, and a LEGO BrickHeadz building set with Superman™ and Wonder Woman™ will be available for purchase on Saturday, July 23.
A LEGO minifigure version of “Ray” Palmer as The Atom, from the popular CW TV series DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, will be given away to lucky winners on Thursday, July 21 and Saturday, July 23.
MARVEL™ Universe

Inspired by the blockbuster film Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War™, a 6-foot tall LEGO model of Captain America™ made entirely out of 25,984 LEGO bricks will stand proud at the LEGO booth. Prior to its January 2017 availability, fans can preview the ultimate Hulk™ mashup in the LEGO MARVEL™ Super Heroes Classic Avengers: Hulk™ vs. Red Hulk™ building set. The fun collectability of LEGO® Super Heroes Mighty Micros is expanding within the MARVEL universe with three new sets on display, including Iron Man vs. Thanos, Spider-Man vs. Scorpion and Wolverine vs. Magneto.
Two limited edition LEGO BrickHeadz: MARVEL building sets—each containing two collectible characters composed entirely out of classic LEGO bricks and elements— will be available for purchase exclusively at the LEGO booth. The LEGO BrickHeadz building set containing Black Panther and Doctor Strange will be available for purchase on Friday, July 22, and a LEGO BrickHeadz building set with Captain America and Iron Man will be available on Sunday, July 24.
Attendees can enter to win a LEGO minifigure version of Steve Rogers as Captain America on Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23.

Star Wars™

LEGO Star Wars™ fans eagerly awaiting the upcoming film premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be thrilled to see an over 6foot tall life-sized model of the film’s new Death Trooper™, which took LEGO Master Builders 349 hours to build and contains 27,202 LEGO bricks.

LEGO NINJAGO™

In celebration of the sixth season of Cartoon Network’s popular NINJAGO™: Masters of Spinjitzu™ and the 2017 feature film, a largescale LEGO model of one of the playtheme’s iconic ninja apprentices, Jay Walker, will be at the LEGO booth. Equipped with his signature Nun chucks of Lightning, the model is made entirely out of 64,148 LEGO bricks and stands 51” high.
LEGO Ideas Fans of the hit Cartoon Network Series Adventure Time™ will get a first-hand look at the official LEGO building set based on a concept from the fan-fueled LEGO Ideas crowdsourcing platform. Available for purchase at $49.99, the set features brick builds of characters Finn the Human, Jake the Dog, Marceline the Vampire Queen, Princess Bubblegum, Ice King, Flame Princess, Beemo, Lady Rainicorn, and Gunter.
2016 LEGO Show Exclusive Retail Sales Details

While purchase and fulfillment of exclusive LEGO BrickHeadz sets will take place in LEGO booth #2829, attendees must first visit the Pavilion Terrace to participate in a random drawing to qualify to buy, beginning as early as 6 am daily. Each of the four exclusive retail sets will be sold on separate days of the show, with a limit of one set per attendee per day. Tickets to purchase must be redeemed on the same day or purchase is forfeited.

2016 LEGO Minifigure Giveaway Details

To secure an opportunity to receive a LEGO minifigure giveaway, show attendees should visit the Pavilion Terrace at 12:30 pm each day to enter an instant drawing giveaway, to be fulfilled on the spot while supplies last. One drawing per person per day.
Thursday, July 21, and Saturday, July 23: “Ray” Palmer as The Atom minifigure Friday, July 22, and Sunday, July 24: Steve Rogers as Captain America minifigure
Fans who are not attending SDCC have a chance to win the exclusive LEGO minifigure giveaways and Exclusive Retail Sets via Twitter by following @LEGO_Group and the hashtag #LEGOSDCC.

Lego Introduces Iconic Disney Landmark As Newest Set – Disney World’s Cinderella Castle

lego logoLEGO’s letting you build a part of the Magic Kingdom in your very own home with this brand new Disney Castle set.  This highly detailed LEGO® model with over 4,000 pieces offers a rewarding build and play experience, and comes with an array of exciting Disney-themed features and functions. The intricately detailed facade and towers replicate the iconic Walt Disney World® Resort Cinderella Castle, and each accessible castle room includes special features inspired by some of Disney’s greatest animated feature films, providing endless play possibilities with the included minifigures: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck and Tinker Bell, or other characters from your collection.

Features of the set include:

  • Includes 5 minifigures: Mickey Mouse with a tuxedo, Minnie Mouse with red dress, Donald Duck with classic outfit, Daisy Duck with pink skirt, lavender colored shoes and a bow, and Tinker Bell with wig element, skirt, wings and a magic wand.
  • The Disney Castle features a detailed facade with a stone bridge, clock, wide arched entrance, ornate balconies, spired towers, plus a four-story main building and a five-story, golden-spired main tower, both containing rooms with assorted Disney-inspired features and elements.
  • Castle main building first floor features the main hall with large arched doorway, mosaic floor tiling, ornate chandelier, suits of armor, shield-decorated walls, grandfather clock, floor-standing vase with buildable flower elements, magic carpet and a golden lamp.
  • Castle main building second-floor room features buildable dark-blue curtains with curtain pole, ornate buildable candelabra and rose, and glass case elements.
  • Castle main building third-floor room features a chest with book of spells, mop and bucket elements, and access to the main tower second-floor room.
  • Castle main building fourth-floor bedroom features a detailed bed with decorative golden headboard elements.
  • Main tower first-floor kitchen features a large redbrick-patterned stove, workbench, buildable broom and pumpkin, plus pots, pans and assorted kitchen and food elements.
  • Main tower second-floor room includes a spinning wheel and access to the castle main building third-floor room.
  • Main tower third-floor room features a chest containing brush, scissor and lock of black hair elements, plus a balcony with 2 stud shooters for a firework-display function.
  • Main tower fourth-floor room features a golden mirror, plus red apple and glass vase elements.
  • Main tower fifth-floor room features a window bench and an arched window.
  • Also includes 2 frogs and a golden crown element.
  • Remove part of the roof section to discover the glass slipper element and fairy-tale book element with printed cover.
  • Launch the fireworks and let the magic begin!
  • Combine with other LEGO® minifigure characters for endless adventures!
  • This set offers an age-appropriate building experience for ages 12 and over.
  • This set includes over 4,000 LEGO® pieces.
  • The Disney Castle measures over 29” (74cm) high, 17” (44cm) wide and 12” (31cm) deep.

This amazing set will be available for sale directly through LEGO® beginning September 1, 2016. For US residents the suggested retail price is $349.99. Check out pictures of this set below…personally, this set is a must have!

LEGO Introduces Creator Expert VW Beetle

lego logoSome of my favorite LEGO products are the LEGO Creator Expert sets and today they’ve announced another iconic vehicle – the VW Beetle. This detailed model comprises a number of special features and elements that help recreate the distinctive Beetle characteristics, including an azure-blue color scheme, curved fenders, flat windshield, VW logo, and an authentic 4-cylinder air-cooled engine and fuel tank. The accessible interior features beige-colored, forward-tilting seats, dashboard and steering wheel, and the roof-mounted surfboard and a cooler box can be removed. This model has been designed to provide a challenging and rewarding building experience with a touch of nostalgia. Some features of the set include:

  • 1960s VW Beetle with surfer theme features an array of brick-built details including an azure-blue color scheme, curved fenders, white rims with distinctive hubcaps, round headlights, wing-mounted turn signals and opening hood, trunk and doors.
  • Use the included stickers to choose 1 of 4 license plates.
  • Remove the cooler box and surfboard from the roof rails.
  • Tilt the rear seat forward to access the storage space with fabric beach towel.
  • Lift the hood to access the spare tire and fuel tank.
  • Open the trunk to reveal the authentic, 4-cylinder air-cooled engine.
  • Open the doors or remove the roof section to access the detailed beige-colored interior with dashboard, steering wheel and tiltable front and back seats.
  • Special elements include a round tile with printed VW logo, arched fender elements and an updated windshield design.
  • VW Beetle including surfboard and cooler measures over 11” (15cm) high, 10” (29cm) long and 4” (12cm) wide.

This 1,167 piece set will be available for sale directly through LEGO® beginning August 1, 2016 and is priced at $99.99 in the US (CA $129.99, DE 89.99€, UK £69.99, DK 799.00 DKK)

New Trailer Now Online for LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures; Special Live Stream Tomorrow

lego logoThe LEGO Star Wars universe gets a little bigger on Monday, June 20th with the premier of LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures. This new series, airing at 10AM EDT (see your local listings) on Disney XD is set between the events of “The Empire Strikes Back” and “Return of the Jedi”. This animated action comedy follows the Freemakers, a family of sibling scavengers who operate a salvage and repair shop in space.

ans will get a sneak peek at the series during a special live-stream “LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Battle of the Bricks” event tomorrow, Saturday, June 11 (8:00 p.m. EDT). Presented by Disney XD, YouTube stars (EvanTubeRaw, Parker Games, 101 Dark Monkey, ZexyZek ) and LEGO enthusiasts will gather in teams to determine the galaxy’s BRICK BUILDING CHAMPION. Instagram celebrity, Zach King will host, and a panel of LEGO Master Builders will judge the showdown.

Check out the trailer for the series below as well as some art from the show!

LEGO Introduces Big Ben – Coming In July

LEGO today has introduced their Creator Big Ben set. This iconic clock was first started on May 31st 1859, and Big Ben’s first chime rang from the 96-meter Elizabeth Tower on July 11th of the same year. Available on July 1st, this LEGO interpretation stands over 23” (60cm) tall and is a tribute to its engineering and architecture. It features a detailed facade with statues, shields and windows, and a clock tower with 4 adjustable clock dials and a removable roof allowing access to the belfry, plus buildable exterior elements including a sidewalk, lawn and a tree depicting the building’s location. This model makes a great display piece for the home or office.
  • Big Ben features a detailed section of the Westminster Palace and the adjoining Elizabeth Tower, 4 detailed clock dials with movable hour and minutes hands, and a sidewalk, tree and grass area depicting the building’s location.
  • Remove the top of the tower to access the Big Ben bell.
  • Put your LEGO® building skills to the test!
  • Special elements include 4 printed clock faces.
  • Rare elements include ski poles, flowers and corner plates in molded gold color, and tinted-translucent elements.
  • This set includes over 4,000 LEGO® pieces.
  • This set offers an age-appropriate building experience for ages 16+.
  • Big Ben measures over 23” (60cm) high, 17” (44cm) wide and 7” (20cm) deep.
Available for sale directly through LEGO® beginning July 1, 2016 via shop.LEGO.com or in your favorite LEGO® Stores.

“LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures” Premieres Monday, June 20th on Disney XD

lego logoIntroducing new heroes and villains to the LEGO Star Wars universe, the animated television series “LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures” will premiere MONDAY, JUNE 20 (10:00 a.m. EST) on Disney XD. Set between the events of The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, the action comedy series follows the Freemakers, a family of sibling scavengers who operate a salvage and repair shop in space. The series will also feature familiar characters and locations from the filmed Star Wars saga.

During the series’ premiere week, Disney XD will debut a new episode each day, beginning Monday, June 20 through Thursday, June 23. The first episode will also be available via Video on Demand (VOD) and the Disney XD app for users on tablets, phones, set top boxes and computers on Monday, June 20.

The series stars three Freemaker siblings who scour the galaxy for useful debris that they use to build new vehicles of their own design. Rowan, the spunky Force-sensitive 12-year-old with a thirst for adventure, is voiced by newcomer Nicolas Cantu. His quick-witted older sister, Kordi, voiced by Vanessa Lengies (“Glee”), manages the family business and is the glue that holds the family together. Ace pilot and charming rogue Zander, voiced by Eugene Byrd (“Arrow”), is the oldest brother and the family’s self-proclaimed starship connoisseur. Lucasfilm’s Matthew Wood voices R0-GR, also known as Roger, a refurbished battle droid from the Clone Wars adopted by the Freemaker family.

The humorous and action-packed tale of good versus evil begins when Rowan discovers the Kyber Saber, an ancient artifact with a powerful connection to the Force. Their world is turned upside down as they are thrown into an epic struggle against the Empire to restore peace and freedom to the galaxy. Throughout their adventures, the Freemakers learn the true value of what it means to be a family.

Not only will the new series air on Disney XD – two new construction sets based on the Freemakers and their adventures will be on shelves this June, making them ideal companions to the show.

“LEGO® Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures” is a production of Wil Film, the LEGO Group and Lucasfilm and is the first television series created in partnership with the LEGO Group, Disney and Lucasfilm. Developed for television by executive producers Bill Motz and Bob Roth (“Penguins of Madagascar”), Torsten Jacobson (“LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales”) and Jill Wilfert (“The LEGOTM Movie”) also serve as executive producers alongside producers Carrie Beck (“Star Wars Rebels”), Jason Cosler (“LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Avengers Reassembled!”), Jake Blais and John McCormack.

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LEGO’s Minecraft Offerings To Expand with ‘The Village’ Set

lego logoLEGO’s Minecraft universe is set to expand with the largest Minecraft set to date. The LEGO Minecraft Village features 1600 pieces and will be available July 1st. Some of the key elements of this set are:

  • 4 minifigures included: Steve, Alex, zombie and a zombie villager, plus a Creeper™, enderman, pig, baby pig, iron golem and 2 villagers (a farmer and a librarian).
  • The Village features rainforest, snow and desert biomes, and includes a watchtower, library, blacksmith, butcher and a marketplace.
  • Fold out the library and butcher’s buildings and lift the marketplace roof to access the interiors.
  • Grab your iron sword and prepare for battle!
  • Build the iron golem to help protect the village.
  • Accessory elements include a crafting table, water bucket, emerald-ore-style elements, 2 pumpkin heads and a chest with emerald-style elements.
  • Weapons include a sword and a pickaxe.
  • Measures over 5” (15cm) high, 19” (49cm) wide and 17” (44cm) deep.

This set will have a US SRP of $199.99. Check out a few pictures below.

Lego Reveals Three New Life Size Star Wars: The Force Awakens Models

tf2016Lego today revealed three new life size models of Star Wars: The Force Awakens characters. The three characters are Poe, Finn and Capt. Phasma. Check out the details on these three models.

Poe
67.3” tall
112lbs.
22,736 bricks
195 hours to complete

Finn
68.9” tall
112 lbs.
23,072 bricks
205 hours to complete

Capt. Phasma
81.5” tall
185 lbs.
37,556 bricks
275 hours to complete

LEGO Announces 2016 Star Wars Line-Up

tf2016LEGO Systems, Inc. today announced a robust slate that will drive continued excitement for the LEGO® Star Wars™ product line, the company’s first-ever licensed theme collection that today is a perennial favorite among fans of all ages. From sets based onStar Wars: The Force Awakens, to those inspired by a new original animated series, LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures to sets based on the upcoming Star Wars: Rogue One film, the 2016 LEGO Star Wars collection is one of the largest and most diverse since its 1999 introduction.

“For more than 16 years, children and kids at heart have recreated the Star Wars story through LEGO play, and this year we will give them even more stories and characters to explore,” said Jill Wilfert, vice president of licensing and entertainment for the LEGO Group. “Our collaboration with Disney and Lucasfilm enables us to bring fun and creative LEGO twists to the Star Wars universe, which is why we’re so thrilled to introduce an original LEGO Star Wars television series this year. New original characters and stories, plus two inspired building sets, will bring fans of all ages even more reasons to build and explore with LEGO Star Wars.”

The LEGO Group is celebrating the Saga in more ways than ever before, showcasing how building with LEGO bricks inspires open-ended creativity and sparks imagination. New building sets offer the chance to create the stories fans know and love while also empowering them to create their own adventures. For the second year running, a line of buildable LEGO figures brings new heroes and villains to life in a unique role-play experience.

LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures
To continue inspiring imagination and storytelling, LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, an original animated series, will debut later this year on Disney XD. The show’s quirky heroes, the Freemakers, are a family of scavengers who build and sell starships from the scoured debris of space battles strewn throughout the galaxy. When the youngest Freemaker discovers a natural connection to the Force through an ancient artifact, his world turns upside down as he and his family find themselves in an epic struggle against the Empire to restore peace and freedom to the galaxy. Throughout their adventures, the Freemakers explore new worlds, meet new (and familiar) characters, and learn the true value of what it means to be a family. The series combines the excitement, action and adventure of a galaxy far, far away with a dose of brick-building humor for which LEGO content is best known. Two building sets based on the series – Eclipse Fighter™($29.99) and StarScavenger™ ($49.99) – launch this summer.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Fans of Star Wars: The Force Awakens can bring scenes and characters from the 2015 blockbuster home with eight new film-inspired building sets. Five are available now, one launches in March and two follow in June. More than 10 characters from the film are represented in minifigure form for the first time through the collection, including First Order Snowtroopers (First Order Snowspeeder), Resistance Troopers (Resistance Trooper Battle Pack), Maz Kanata (Battle on Takodana), Admiral Ackbar and General Leia Organa (Resistance Troop Transporter). Assortment prices range from$9.99-$79.99.

Star Wars Saga
In March, builders can expect seven new building sets based on the original Star Wars Saga. Characters from the Dark Side and Light Side ban together in the Rebel Alliance Battle Pack and Galactic Empire™ Battle Pack, and classic scenes get the brick treatment in the Carbon-Freezing Chamber, Hoth™ Attack and Droid™ Escape Pod sets. Collection prices range from $24.99-$29.99.

Star Wars: Rebels
Five new LEGO construction sets inspired by the Disney XD animated series, Star Wars Rebels, launch in March, and three more follow in June. For a quick build loaded with action and a unique LEGO minifigure, fans can choose from The Ghost™, TIE Advanced Prototype™, Wookiee™ Gunship or AT-DP™ building sets, or they can build Kanan’s Speeder Bike construction toy, complete with three minifigures. Set prices range from $9.99 – $119.99.

Buildable Figures
The debut of Star Wars buildable figures last year continues with six new buildable figures, available now, based on the characters Rey, First Order Stormtrooper, Poe Dameron, Finn, Kylo Ren and Captain Phasma.  Additional buildable figures will be unveiled throughout the year. Figures range from $19.99-$29.99.

LEGO Assault on Hoth™ Base will Challenge Even the Most Skilled Fan Builders
Experienced builders can recreate the Rebel Force’s Echo Base from Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back in an unbelievably detailed recreation of one of the most iconic scenes in the original Star Wars trilogy. The 2,144-piece building set inspires fans to build their own scouting missions with the Snowspeeder, armed with twin spring-loaded shooters, and get back to base on the speeder bike to help Luke, Han and the other Rebel heroes. The modular design enables fans to customize their Rebel base configuration, including a Wampa cave and Wampa figure.  The set features LEGO minifigure versions of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Toryn Farr, Wes Janson, Wedge Antilles, K-3PO, and more. Available May 1 for$249.99.

 

LEGO NINJAGO 2016 Sets Announced

tf2016Getting a jump on the upcoming Toy Fair news blast, LEGO today provided some details on their 2016 LEGO NINJAGO sets. With a shelf date of March 1st, they range in size from 98 pieces to 754. These sets build the stage for a huge 2017, as a LEGO Ninjago is set to head to the big screen.
Get details and a preview of these new sets below!
Cole’s Dragon
$9.99 USD
98 pieces
Pose the neck, wings and legs of the dragon and fly into attack. Defeat the sky pirate and free trapped
Zane from the special Djinn Blade!
Ninja Bike Chase
$19.99 USD
231 pieces
Target the sky pirate’s flyer with Kai’s bike’s hidden cannons/boosters. Dodge the flyer’s bombs and aim the elemental water cannon from Nya’s awesome bike. Take his flyer down then fold out Kai’s bike’s golden Ninja blades to attack. You must defeat Sqiffy and free Cole from the Djinn Blade!
Sky Shark
$19.99 USD
221 pieces
Send up the drone to check out this awesome jet with dangerous blades, guns and loads of cool pirate
details. And beware — the Sky Shark could drop dynamite or rotten fish at any moment! Then convert
the drone into a jetpack for Lloyd and launch the Ninja hero into battle. Bring down the Sky Shark and
fight to free trapped Kai from the Djinn Blade!
Jay’s Elemental Dragon
$29.99 USD
350 pieces
Jump into the dragon’s saddle and grab the reins. Snap the jaws and adjust the head, wings, legs and
tail for awesome battle poses. Dodge Cyren’s harpoon hook shooter and the pirate flyer’s six-shooting rapid shooter. Fire the spring-loaded shooters to take down the flyer and then release Nya from
the Djinn Blade!
Raid Zeppelin
$29.99 USD
294 pieces
Swerve clear of the Zeppelin’s powerful cannons and dynamite dropped through the trap door. Fire the
flyer’s elemental ice stud shooters and board the airship. Face-off against the Doubloon and Clancee to grab the Djinn Blade and free your fellow ninja warrior Jay!
Tiger Widow Island
$49.99 USD
450 pieces
Mighty Dogshank is approaching carrying her huge anchor weapon. Fight back with Nya’s katana and
drop coconuts on Dogshank from the tower and Sensei Wu’s hot air balloon. Watch out for Sqiffy’s
pirate flyer and make the palm tree fall to knock him off the ladder. Hide out in the cave — and beware
of the giant venomous spider roaming the island! Defeat the pirate invaders and free trapped Lloyd
from the special Djinn Blade!
Misfortune’s Keep
$79.99
754 pieces
The evil Djinn Nadakhan and the crew of Misfortune’s Keep are threatening to destroy Ninjago. Soar sky-high with Lloyd’s booster jet and operate the winch to lower Jay into battle. Beware of Misfort
une’s Keep’s hidden cannons, disc shooters and the pirate jet taking off from the launchpad. Can you help the Ninja to defeat Nadakhan and free trapped Wu from the golden Djinn Blade?

Lego Shares New Ghostbusters Movie Ecto-1 and Ecto-2 Set

lego logoA new Ghostbusters film is set to haunt theaters this summer, and today LEGO revealed their new movie based ECTO-1 and ECTO-2 set. Priced at $59.99 and available starting July 1st, this set includes the ECTO-1 car, ECTO-2 bike, a red Daemon and 5 minifigures from the movie: Abby Yates, Ericn Gilbert, Jillian Holtzmann, Patty Tolan and Kevin.

The ECTO-1 rolls into action and has opening side doors and top, with room for 4 minifigures and plenty of cargo room for proton packs and traps. Check it ou below and look for it in stores and on-line July 1st.

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