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LEGO is adding the Lone Ranger to it’s Disney centric line of brick sets. There will be one huge set, three medium sized sets and two small sets, based on the Lone Ranger, starring Johnny Depp and Arnie Hammer and directed by Gore Verbinski, will feature a wide variety of cool, western themes. Check them out …
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I’ll never understand why toy companies launch a toy in January, missing the biggest toy buying opportunity on the planet. But that’s the case with what would be the perfect stocking stuffers for any LEGO fan …. LEGO Collectible Series 9 will be here in January 2013. Let’s break it down …
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Toys R Us has seen trends in toys that will shape their holiday sales strategy for 2012. The trends show customers wanting to buy toys like kid-friendly tablets, “retro” toys from the ’80s, and toys with fun light-up features.
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Oh man, my boy is going to be completely psyched! LEGO has releasing several assembly sets based on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! And look at the image above and tell me that those aren’t some of the coolest pizza loving minifigures you’ve ever seen? Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Donatello. Plus, there’s Master Splinter, Shredder and the Foot. It’s a great starting set!
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To celebrate the LEGO Movie which will be coming out in 2014, LEGO is having a really cool vehicle design contest. The contest has two versions, one for kids, and the other for teens and adults. Winners will get their designs featured in the upcoming Warner Brothers movie. Check out the details here -
It must have been the exciting Seven Minutes of Terror that the Mars Curiosity Lander underwent a few weeks ago to enter the Martian atmosphere and then be dangled from a complicated crane to touch down on the Red Planet. But a Mars Science Laboratory and Curiosity playset, designed by Stephen Pakbaz (Perijove) has reached the 10,000 vote plateau (half of which came within 24 hours of Curiosity’s landing, to boot) and will now be considered as it’s own set for sale on LEGO.com and the LEGO Store. Sweet!
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LEGOs board games are very popular because it enables kids to not only play the game, but build it. That presents some great imaginative play as kids either build the game as directed, or make up their own “unexpected journey” around the board. So when LEGO announced that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was getting it’s own LEGO board game, it made plenty of sense, and looks like it’s lots of fun.
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Toys R Us is having another killer LEGO sale to clear out toy stocks and get ready for the Fall season. This sale, which runs from July 15-22, will be for ALL construction sets and will offer up to 20% off sets.
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I wish I could’ve found something non LEGO to get excited about at ComiCon. Maybe I’m just looking on the wrong part of the show room floor. Or maybe it’s because LEGO’s booth is so huge, it’s like a black hole pulling in people from all around. But since I haven’t really found much else to be excited about this year, I may as well go with these LEGO Collectible Minifigs Series 8 for today. But frankly, they’re ho-hum. Kinda been there, done that, have the T-Shirt.
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