LEGO Bits N’ Bricks Podcast Goes On A Builder’s Journey
Jan13

LEGO Bits N’ Bricks Podcast Goes On A Builder’s Journey

In the latest episode of the LEGO® Bits N’ Bricks podcast, hosts Brian Crecente and Ethan Vincent tell the story behind one of the LEGO Group’s most endearing games – Builder’s Journey. This incredible little game was created by the in-house development team at Light Brick Studio, which has since been spun out as an independent studio funded by LEGO Ventures. The podcast tells the story of its creation and talks to...

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LEGO Star Wars To Release Under Lucasfilm Games Banner
Jan11

LEGO Star Wars To Release Under Lucasfilm Games Banner

It’s been announced today that the eagerly-awaited LEGO® Star Wars The Skywalker Saga game from TT Games, will now be released under the Lucasfilm Games banner. The slight rebranding of Lucasfilm’s various game offerings will see all future and some current titles will come under this new banner name, regardless of the developer. LEGO Star Wars The Skywalker Saga is expected to be the next new Star Wars game release,...

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LEGO Games Podcast Looks At User Created Content
Jan06

LEGO Games Podcast Looks At User Created Content

In the latest episode of Bits N’ Bricks, the podcast traces the evolution of the LEGO Group’s work to empower fans’ efforts in the digital arena from the decades-ago release of LEGO® Digital Designer to the recent unveiling of the Unity LEGO Microgame creation system. Throughout the years the LEGO Group has looked at ways of helping budding builders craft their own digital builds to constructing a full LEGO game experience. There will...

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LEGO Games Podcast Takes A Trip To LEGO Island
Dec30

LEGO Games Podcast Takes A Trip To LEGO Island

The celebration of the 25th anniversary of LEGO® Games continues with an all-new episode of the excellent LEGO Games podcast series called ‘Bits N’ Bricks. This week host Brian Crecente and Ethan Vincent, take a trip to LEGO Island and explore the creation, context, and impact of the game. Published in 1997, the open-world computer game may not have been the first LEGO video game, but it was possibly the most impactful. There will be...

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New LEGO Super Mario Sets Now Available
Dec29

New LEGO Super Mario Sets Now Available

If you’re looking to expand your LEGO® Super Mario adventures and take on a new challenge, you can now grab all the new LEGO Super Mario sets. These include three new Expansion Sets, two new Power-up Packs, a Maker Set and a second series of Buildable Characters. You can find these new sets on LEGO.com and from Smyths Toys, where you can also get a free LEGO Super Mario Carry Case with selected purchases. Although not available...

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LEGO Super Mario 2021 Set Reviews Round-up
Dec29

LEGO Super Mario 2021 Set Reviews Round-up

On the run-up to Christmas, I’ve been busy building and reviewing the newly released LEGO® Super Mario sets. That’s every single new expansion set, new Power-up suits, the second series of Character Packs and the new Marker Set. If you haven’t been following the reviews there is a handy Round-up below. Building the sets is very different and I’ve seen multiple complaints online about the lack of physical instructions. As before,...

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71380: Master Your Adventure Maker Set Review
Dec27

71380: Master Your Adventure Maker Set Review

One of the largest sets in the latest wave of LEGO® Super Mario releases is the Master Your Adventure Maker Set. This is a far more than a mere Expansion Set and introduces a neat new play feature. As well as including numerous pieces to add to other sets, you’ll also find a new member of the Koopa Clan, a new warp pipe and a cool contraption, which brings new customisation options to your LEGO Super Mario play experience. But...

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