Saturday, 18 October 2014

Greenpeace Pressure Ends Partnership Between LEGO and Shell

LEGO have relented to pressure and are to end their relationship with Shell, which has goes back to 1960s. After an emotive video from Greenpeace, playing a subdued version of “Everything is Awesome” over LEGO scenes being submerged by oil, LEGO initially said that Greenpeace must take issue with Shell. Since then they have changed their position and stated that they will no longer collaborate with the energy giant.

Thursday, 16 October 2014

LEGO Batman Movie Coming in 2017

News has broken that beyond the Ninjago movie in 2016, the following theatrical release based on LEGO will star Batman. This will push The LEGO Movie 2 back to 2018 or possibly even later if key members of the creative team are working on both films. With LEGO looking to capitalise on their success it seems that fans should expect regular releases from here on in.  Is LEGO Batman ready for his own adventure? 

Saturday, 11 October 2014

LEGO to say "Welcome to Jurassic Park"

It’s official! Jurassic Park is back in brick, and will be another of the many licensed LEGO themes in 2015. It was back in 2001 that Jurassic Park was part of the LEGO Studios theme, and a lot has changed since. So what should the new theme contain? What will LEGO fans want to see on store shelves?

Thursday, 9 October 2014

LEGO Star Wars: Jedi Starfighters Episode II

With the prequel movies over, LEGO had barely scratched the surface of the Jedi Starfighters that they would release. The various coloured ships seen in Revenge of the Sith and regular Jedi adventures in The Clone Wars gave plenty of designs to base sets on. 

Monday, 6 October 2014

LEGO Star Wars: Jedi Starfighters Episode I

 It’s scary to think that it is now twelve years since fans were introduced to the Jedi Starfighter. The first time fans met this vehicle was not when the second Star Wars prequel, Attack of the Clones, was released to cinemas nor on the main product launch day. The Jedi Starfighter was the sneak preview vehicle from LEGO and Hasbro, released ahead of the movie to give fans an early toy to get their hands on.

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.