Tuesday, 16 September 2014

LEGO Pirates 2015: Rumour Analysis

Brickset have opened the treasure chest to see what secrets lie within. Apparently fans have five LEGO Pirates sets to look forward to in 2015 - and if we're really lucky an exclusive on top of that. Let’s speculate wildly about what they might be – after all, it is that time of year.

Saturday, 6 September 2014

Is LEGO Improving When it Comes to Gender?

I have written before and commented on the lack of female representation in LEGO, and supported articles that call on the company to re-balance its products for both genders. But for all the faults that LEGO has, and of course there are faults, LEGO does not exist in a vacuum and has actually improved in terms of appealing to both genders. So this article will be approaching the issue in support of LEGO, pointing out where they have improved and why aspects of the attacks are unfair.

Sunday, 31 August 2014

New LEGO Ideas Sets in Short Supply

LEGO collectors have been frustrated recently with not being able to get hold of the latest Ideas sets – the Research Institute (21110) and Exosuit (21109) – after they both sold out on the official online store. It is debatable how short supply is here in the UK, with physical LEGO Stores still getting stock, however anecdotally it seems that in the USA the shortage is real. Is it positive that sales have been this good, or a failing that LEGO didn’t supply enough sets?

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

LEGO Star Wars 2015: Rumour Analysis

Jedi News have continued the site tradition of posting the first peek at next year’s LEGO Star Wars range, well the January sets at least. Will it be another year of X-Wings and Snowspeeders? Or full of newness? Or more realistically a bit of both? Read on for fan perspective on how the line-up looks. 

Monday, 11 August 2014

The Many Releases of The LEGO Movie

The LEGO Movie is now available on DVD, Blu-ray and instant video around the world in a variety of editions. This article provides a round-up of what is out where, hopefully helping fans make sure they pick the right version for them and collectors make sure they don’t miss one. 

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

From Spinners to the Cinema: LEGO Ninjago

Ninjago was back this year after supposedly featuring “The Final Battle” in 2013. Fans were excited to see the Masters of Spinjitzu return facing a new set of villains. With a feature film release in development, there’s bound to be much more Ninjago to come too. Let’s look back at how this theme has developed over the past four years…

Monday, 7 April 2014

LEGO Pirates to Return in 2015?

A tantalising piece of information and an image more exciting than licensed Minifigures has been posted by LEGO on their ReBrick website... a contest to name a new LEGO set has revealed that in 2015 we are getting a new Pirate ship, and since there's a logo alongside it we may well be getting a full blown Pirates theme!