LEGO Super Mario Sets Review Round-up
Aug05

LEGO Super Mario Sets Review Round-up

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been busy building and reviewing the new LEGO® Super Mario sets. That’s every single expansion set, the Starter Course and the Power-up suits. If you haven’t been following the reviews there is a handy Round-up below. But this is also a good time to offer my overall opinion on this interesting new theme. For many years, fans of both Nintendo and LEGO have yearned for the iconic...

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71369: Bowser’s Castle Boss Battle Set Review
Aug04

71369: Bowser’s Castle Boss Battle Set Review

For every good guy, there is an equally bad one somewhere nearby. For as long as Mario has been jumping around the Mushroom Kingdom, Bowser hasn’t been far behind or should that be ahead. If there is one thing Nintendo does well it has a good old boss fight. Be it leaping over fireballs and taking him out on a bridge or swinging him around by his tail, Mario and Bowser have a long-standing grudge. Often fighting for the...

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Some North America LEGO New Released Delayed
Aug04

Some North America LEGO New Released Delayed

As many LEGO® fans will know, this past Saturday a mass of new LEGO sets were released. But for those in North America, they are still waiting for some of the latest LEGO sets to hit stores and online. Many new LEGO sets including those from themes such as Harry Potter, Star Wars and Hidden Side, were due to be released on August 1st, however they have been delayed. Some are due mid-August, with the rest arriving September 1st. There...

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71377: King Boo and the Haunted Yard Set Review
Aug02

71377: King Boo and the Haunted Yard Set Review

The ghostly Boos have been following Mario around since Super Mario Bros. 3 but this expansion set is inspired by something far more awesome. Luigi has stood in his brother’s shadow for many years until the days of the GameCube. After mysteriously winning a huge mansion, located deep within Boo Woods, Luigi became the star of the show in Luigi’s Mansion. It is here King Boo makes his debut. This right royal spectre has...

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LEGO Star Wars Bespin Duel Official Images
Aug02

LEGO Star Wars Bespin Duel Official Images

Over the past week or so there have been leaked images of a new 18+ LEGO® Star Wars set doing the rounds. The set in question was rumoured to be a Star Wars Celebration exclusive item, that was before the dark time, before COVID-19. Now the set, called Bespin Duel is expected to be available through alternative retail channels. One of which is Toys R Us Canada, who have also revealed official images of the set, after the sets...

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New LEGO Star Wars Summer Sets Now Available
Aug01

New LEGO Star Wars Summer Sets Now Available

If the new LEGO® Nintendo, Art, or Ideas sets don’t tickle your fancy, you may be more inclined to enjoy a build from a galaxy, far, far away. Providing you don’t live in North America, you can now find the latest LEGO Star Wars sets in stores and online. They include the much spoken about 501st set, yet another AT-AT and a surprisingly priced Grievous’s ship. But it’s not all releases or fan-pleasing sets,...

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New LEGO Harry Potter BrickHeadz Revealed
Aug01

New LEGO Harry Potter BrickHeadz Revealed

New LEGO® BrickHeadz set continue to arrive with a new double pack feature characters from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The new set features BrickHeadz versions of Hagrid and Buckbeak, with official images coming from Hungarian retailer Kockashop. I’d expect the set to arrive September 1st when most of the new LEGO Harry Potter sets finally arrive in the US and the latest series of LEGO Minifigures are released globally....

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