The newest addition to Lego’s Minecraft collection is also the largest to date. The Village set, which weighs in at 1,600 pieces, now gives Alex, Steve, and other characters plenty of places to hang out including a library, a blacksmith, a butcher, and a marketplace. And there’s no risk of any of those buildings…
A couple of months ago Lego revealed its sprawling Batcave set based on the ‘60s Batman TV series. And as packed full of details as it was, it can’t hold a candle to Dan Glasure’s custom creation that took two months to build and incorporates elements from almost all of the Batman movies, comics, and TV series.
The news first leaked out a month ago so it doesn’t come as much of a surprise, but today Lego officially revealed its next Minifigure collection that exclusively features characters from the world of Disney, including Mr. Incredible and Syndrome making their first Lego appearances.
Forget putting a kitschy Newton’s cradle, or one of those liquid sand art displays on your desk. Nothing will make your work day pass faster than a Lego vending machine that dispenses McDonald’s french fries and a packet of ketchup.
The video game versions of blockbuster movies are usually made available close to the film’s release to capitalize on the hype, but the Lego video game version of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is six months late. Watching the game’s latest trailer, though, the wait appears to have been worth it.
You can’t please everyone when it comes to resurrecting one of the most beloved franchises in film history. So if you were disappointed with how Star Wars: The Force Awakens ended, maybe you’ll prefer the How It Should Have Ended alternate finale featuring Kylo Ren getting his comeuppance.
Lego has dabbled in wearable accessories in the past, but it looks like the company is finally moving past just watches and keychains by teaming up with Uniqlo for a new line of t-shirts available in both kids and adult sizes and designs.
Carl Greatrix’s super-realistic Caterham Seven LEGO Ideas project got 10,000 supporters and the approval of the company, which will manufacture the kit for real now to arrive in stores later this year.
Holy stuff! Lego’s Ideas program lets amateur builders submit ideas for new sets, and if it gets 10,000 votes from fans, the company will consider making it a reality. And this morning Lego revealed one of the next sets it’s officially putting into production is aBetterMonkey’s Adventure Time creation.
Gunning your way through hordes of alien invaders in a video game’s got nothing on the challenge of navigating a marble around an old-school Labyrinth. But now that the Lego Ideas Marble Maze is finally available, you can swap in pieces to make it easier, or even more frustrating.
Few Lego builders are as masterful at combining model-making and engineering as Jason Allemann of JK Brickworks. His latest creation, a miniature Lego Orrery depicting the moon orbiting the Earth, and both of them orbiting the sun, not only works, it’s also 97 percent accurate.
There have been rumors of a massive new Star Wars set based on Echo Base from Empire Strikes Back for ages now, but they’ve finally been confirmed: Lego have just announced a gigantic new set jam packed with so much goodness even the smell of Tauntaun insides couldn’t ruin it.