A 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.
It’s the 50th anniversary of the iconic 1966 Batman TV show and Lego’s releasing a huge set to commemorate the show. This set includes the Batcave, featuring a Bat Lab with Batcomputer, plus the Batmobile with stud shooters, the Batcopter with flick missiles and the Batcycle. This Batcave has a Wayne Manor section with an exterior wall to climb on and Bruce Wayne’s study featuring the iconic Batphone and a false bookcase that slides open to reveal the secret entrance to the Batcave. Before spiraling down the Batpoles into the Batcave, change identity from Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson into Batman and Robin (separate minifigures included).
A total of 9 minifigures are included in the set: Batman, Robin, Bruce Wayne, Dick Grayson, Alfred Pennyworth, The Joker, Catwoman, The Riddler and The Penguin.
The Batcave incorporates a hi-tech, 2-floor Bat Lab with Batcomputer element and a variety of detachable accessory elements, including a lie detector machine, table, chest of drawers, Bat-gadgets and test tubes with translucent elements. Also includes the iconic Batcave entrance for the Batmobile and a helipad for the Batcopter.
- The Batmobile features a dual cockpit with iconic Batphone, 2 stud shooters, an opening trunk, dual exhaust and sign stickers.
- The Batcopter has an opening cockpit for a minifigure, bat-inspired wings with 2 flick missiles, spinning rotors and a spinning propeller. A villain minifigure can grab onto the back of the Batcopter for more aerial battle action.
- The Batcycle features a driver’s seat for Batman, translucent headlight element and a sidecar for Robin. •
The Batcave measures over 18” (46cm) high, 22” (56cm) wide and 7” (20cm) deep, while the Batmobile measures over 2” (6cm) high, 8” (21cm) long and 2” (7cm) wide. The Batcopter measures over 2” (7cm) high, 8” (22cm) long and 7” (19cm) wide. and the Batcycle measures over 1” (4cm) high, 3” (8cm) long and 1” (4cm) wide.
This set has a total of 2,526 pieces and will be available in March at a price of $269.99 in the US.
Lego sent over some images of their upcoming Ghostbusters Firehouse set which detail both the interior of the set and the included minifigures. The two story Firehouse Headquarters features a laboratory, living quarters, the containment unit and, of course, the Ecto-1 fits in the garage. Nine minifigures are included with the set: Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler, Winston Zeddemore, Janine Melnitz, Dana Barrett, Louis Tully, the Library Ghost and Zombie Driver.
The 4634 piece set has a suggested retail price of $349.99 and will be available in stores and online at shop.lego.com in January 2016. Check out the detailed pictures below!
NYCC kicked off this morning and LEGO kicked off the event in style, announcing an all new LEGO property. LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS takes place on a futuristic world in a medieval kingdom where five young knights “download” special powers to battle the royal court’s evil Jestro and a slew of monsters.
This new LEGO theme launches next year with an episodic TV show, a gaming app and, of course, a bunch (14!) of new construction sets.
Check out a few preview pictures below!
Much earlier in the year, Lego announced that they chose a Doctor Who set for production from their Lego Ideas program. Earlier this week they revealed the final set which includes a TARDIS which folds out as part of the console room and includes the 11th and 12th Doctors, Clara and a few Daleks. This set will be available in December, just in time to fill up some space under the Christmas trees of Whovians everywhere. Check out a few pics in the gallery below.
Toys “R” Us today announced some exciting upcoming events in support of Skylanders SuperChargers, Lego Dimensions and Disney Infinity.
Starting this Saturday, September 26, Toys“R”Us will to be the first retailer to launch 6 all-new Skylanders SuperChargers figures in its stores nationwide. Then on Sunday, September 27, LEGO Dimensions will launch at Toys“R”Us Stores nationwide. To celebrate, stores will open at 8:00am* to welcome fans and offer special deals, as well as the opportunity to be among the first to purchase the Ninjago Jay Fun Pack and the Chima Laval Fun Pack, which will be available exclusively at Toys“R”Us.
To celebrate the launch of Lego Dimensions Toys“R”Us stores nationwide will offer the following deals from Sunday, September 27 through Saturday, October 3, while supplies last (no rain checks):
- Free $10 Giftcard with your Lego Dimensions Fun, Level or Team pack purchase of $35 or more**†
- Free $10 Giftcard when you buy ANY Lego Dimensions Starter Pack**†
Tuesday, September 29th will see the launch of new Disney Infinity 3.0 sets, including:
- Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition: Star Wars™ Rise Against the Empire Play Set
- Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition: Star Wars™ Darth Vader Figure
- Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition: Star Wars™ Han Solo Figure
- Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition: Star Wars™ Chewbacca Figure
- Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition: Star Wars™ Rise Against the Empire Power Disc Pack
To support the new items, the following deals will be available in Toys“R”Us stores nationwide and online at Toysrus.com from Tuesday, September 29 through Saturday, October 3, while supplies last (no rain checks):
- Save $10 On Any Disney Infinity Starter Pack
- Buy Any Disney Infinity play set get any power disc pack or single figure for $4.99†
- Save $20 when you spend $90 or more on Disney Infinity 3.0 playsets, figures or power disc packs†
You can see all of Toys “R” Us’ exclusives for Skylanders, Disney Infinity 3.0 and LEGO Dimension in one easy place. Check it out here.
Lego has provided details on their final two new Episode VII sets debuting on Force Friday, the First Order Special Forces TIE Fighter and the Millennium Falcon. See their complete descriptions and images below.
First Order Special Forces TIE fighter™
Intercept the enemy with the impressive First Order Special Forces TIE fighter. The unmistakable shape of this iconic starfighter signifies the military might of the First Order, and features a 2-minifigure cockpit that opens from the top and bottom, 2 spring-loaded shooters and a rotating antenna for homing in on enemy starships. With this great model, you can recreate the epic excitement of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Includes 4 minifigures with assorted accessories: 2 First Order TIE Fighter Pilots, First Order Officer and a First Order Crew. $69.99 USD
LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon
One of the most iconic starships of the Star Wars saga is back, and it’s leaner and meaner than ever before! As featured in exciting scenes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, this latest LEGO® version of the Millennium Falcon is crammed with new and updated external features, including an even more streamlined and detailed design, detachable cockpit with space for 2 minifigures, rotating top and bottom laser turrets with hatch and space for a minifigure, dual spring-loaded tools, sensor dish,ramp and an entrance hatch. Open up the hull plates to reveal even more great new and updated details inside, including the main hold with seating area and holochess board, more detailed hyperdrive, secret compartment, extra boxes and cables, and storage for spring-loaded tool. And of course no LEGO Millennium Falcon model would be complete without Han Solo and Chewbacca, as well as other great characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Activate the hyperdrive and set course for LEGO Star Wars fun! Includes 6 minifigures with assorted accessories: Rey, Finn, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Tasu Leech and a Kanjiklub Gang Member, plus a BB-8 Astromech Droid. $149.99 USD
Fans of Lego’s minifigures – this post is for you. In the gallery below, you’ll find images of all the minifigures available in Lego’s Force Friday sets. All these sets will be available in stores everywhere as Force Friday kicks off (or order online now). Check them out below!
The livestream keeps rolling and overnight a few new Episode VII Lego sets have been revealed officially revealed. Keep reading for official descriptions and pictures of the sets.
Hover into action on Rey’s Speeder! This cool landspeeder has everything Rey needs for scouting the surface of a desert planet, including dual stud shooters, opening storage hatch and side-mounted bag, blaster, buzzsaw and electrobinoculars. There’s also a detachable sled with space for a minifigure when Rey must make a quick escape down the desert dunes! Recreate your own fantastic scenes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Includes 2 minifigures: Rey and Unkar’s Thug with a crowbar. $19.99 USD
First Order Snowspeeder™
Call in weaponized support with the First Order Snowspeeder! With a crew of three, this rapid response vehicle features a forward storage compartment, fixed stud shooter in the cockpit, two rapid-fire stud shooters built into the engines and transparent wheels hidden out of site for a true ‘hover’ look. Now you can recreate your own great scenes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Includes 3 minifigures with assorted weapons: 2 First Order Snowtroopers and a First Order Snowtrooper Officer. $39.99
Kylo Ren’s Command Shuttle™
Enter the battle with Kylo Ren’s personal Command Shuttle! This fantastic, highly detailed starship has loads of features, including opening front, rear and bottom storage bays; wing-mounted, spring-loaded shooters and detachable tool racks. And when you’re ready for even more action, activate the amazing extending wing function! It’s time to hunt down the enemy and play out your own great scenes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Includes 6 minifigures with assorted accessories: Kylo Ren, General Hux, First Order Officer, 2 First Order Crew and a First Order Stormtrooper Officer. $119.99 USD
First Order Transporter™
Lower the ramp, load the troopers and get ready to transport them into battle! This heavily armored First Order Transporter is packed with cool features, like dual spring-loaded shooters, top-mounted dual-stud shooter and hatch with space for a minifigure, pilot cabin with opening hatch and space for 4 minifigures in the hold, big engines at the rear, and hidden, transparent wheels for a cool ‘hover’ look. You can also remove the top section for easy access. Get ready to recreate incredible battle scenes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Includes 7 minifigures with assorted accessories: 2 Resistance Soldiers, 2 First Order Flametroopers, 2 First Order Stormtroopers and Captain Phasma. $89.99 USD
During the Star Wars Force Friday live unboxing stream – Lego’s first Episode VII offering was officially revealed – Poe Dameron’s X-Wing fighter. This set will be available this Friday as part of the Force Friday offerings. See the official description and images below!
Battle the forces of the First Order with Poe’s X-Wing Fighter. This customized starfighter is packed with features, like the 4 spring-loaded shooters, 2 stud shooters, retractable landing gear, opening wings, opening cockpit with space for a minifigure and space behind for the BB-8 Astromech Droid. There’s even a loader with tool rack, extra ammunition, and a seat for a minifigure. So climb the access ladder, strap in and get ready to recreate your own great scenes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Includes 3 minifigures with assorted accessories: Poe Dameron, Resistance ground crew and a Resistance X-Wing Pilot, plus a BB-8 Astromech Droid. $79.99 USD
Lego today announced their new holiday themed set – the Winter Toy Shop. This 898 piece set is priced at $79.99 in the US. This set includes the toy shop, a large Christmas tree with decorations, ladder, bench, streetlight, carrot-nosed snowman, a cat, 8 minifigures and a ton of accessories. The tower of the toy shop even lights up with the included LEGO light brick!
The Winter Toy Shop measures over 6″ tall, 7″ wide and 3″ deep while the Christmas tree stands over 5″ tall with a 4″ diameter. This set will be available at Lego stores and shop.Lego.com starting this October. Check out a few pics below!
The newest product from the LEGO Ideas program is none other than the titular star of 2008’s hit Pixar movie Wall-E. This detailed Lego version of the last robot on Earth was created by Angus MacLane, an animator and director at Pixars and chosen by LEGO Ideas members, This set, with 677 pieces, incorporates many authentic WALL-E characteristics, including a posable neck, adjustable head, arms that move up and down and side to side, plus gripping hands and rolling tracks. With a trunk that opens and closes, you can tidy up the planet one pile of garbage at a time! This set also includes a booklet about the designer and the animated Pixar movie.
Look for Wall-E both in stores and online starting September 1st and he as a suggested retail price of $49.99.
Lego’s minifig blind bags show no sign of stopping as we have the rundown of the 14th series of these figures that test your deductive feeling skills. This entire series is Monster based and includes ghosts, zombies, a bigfoot and more. Check out the insert below and look for these in stores soon.
While browsing the panel schedule for SDCC, one of the listings that caught my eye was ‘LEGO Marvel’s Avengers: From Silver Screen to Videogame Console’. Featuring panelist from both TT Games (Arthur Parsons and Matt Ellison) and Marvel Games (Mike Jones and Bill Rosemann) the newest details on the LEGO Marvel Avengers games including how the game ties in with the movies, new characters, gameplay details and more.
If that’s not enough there will be exclusive giveaways and Stan Lee may be dropping by.
The panel will be held Saturday, July 11 from 4:15-5:15pm PT in Room 6A. Check out the game’s trailer below!