A Look At LEGO… Guardians Of The Galaxy
Oct26

A Look At LEGO… Guardians Of The Galaxy

Beyond the wonderful world of LEGO® building, I’m partial to a cheeky bit of gaming. Since Saturday I’ve been enjoying the adventures of the Guardians of the Galaxy, in their first video game from Square Enix. After their efforts with The Avengers game, I wasn’t too sure if this would be any good but from what I saw in previews it looked fun at the very least. Thankfully, the game is great. So as I’m all...

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A Look At LEGO… At The Olympics
Jul23

A Look At LEGO… At The Olympics

As Japan finally welcomes the 2020 Olympics, it’s the obvious occasion to take A Look At LEGO®… Olympics. Despite the modern-day games running for many years, the LEGO Group only became officially connected to the Olympics in 2012, with a special LEGO Minifigure series. As the games moved to Rio in 2016, another official Olympic LEGO product was released. So the LEGO Group has a brief but significant connection to the Olympics....

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A Look At LEGO… Farmyard Animals
Jul22

A Look At LEGO… Farmyard Animals

A Look At LEGO®… Sharks went down well so it’s time to head inland to the rolling hills and crop-filled fields of the countryside for A Look At LEGO… Farmyard Animals. Farms play a key role in our daily lives. They provide food and other materials to keep us going as well as plenty of animals to enjoy during a day out. In the world of LEGO sets and themes, farming has had a surprisingly limited impact. There have been plenty of...

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A Look At LEGO… Sharks
Jul19

A Look At LEGO… Sharks

Depending on which channel you watched it on, Shark Week or Sharkfest is a week-long celebration of sharks. Either way, it’s a long-running celebration of the oceans most feared predators. When they aren’t acting as inspiration for epic John Williams accompanied movies, the humble shark has been woven into a number of LEGO® sets. In fact, they have a long LEGO history, from the early days of LEGO themes to Minifigure...

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A Look At LEGO…. Ghostbusters
Oct31

A Look At LEGO…. Ghostbusters

Happy Halloween, it’s that time of the year when ghosts, monsters and various scary folk get up to all sorts of mischief. And who you gonna call when such things occur? The Ghostbusters of course. Those paranormal investigators burst onto the scene in the 80s classic, Ghostbusters and over 30 years later they made their LEGO debut. The Ghostbusters entered the world of LEGO via CUUSOO, the platform which allowed LEGO fans to...

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A Look At LEGO…. X Partnerships
Sep04

A Look At LEGO…. X Partnerships

If you’re reading this, you are most likely a LEGO® fan. But your fandom can now extend beyond the bricks thanks to an increasing number of partnerships with other iconic brands. This year has seen the LEGO Group join forces with a record number of other companies for various LEGO inspired product lines. But who have LEGO partnered with or are soon to be partnered with? Here’s a round-up of these LEGO link-ups. LEGO X...

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A Look At LEGO…. Fairgrounds
May14

A Look At LEGO…. Fairgrounds

With the announcement of a new LEGO® fairground set, I thought it was the perfect time to take a look at some of the other sets which are part of the same style of sets. Most of them are a sub-theme of the Creator Expert line, although the Haunted House is part of the new ‘AFOL’ line. There are also a couple of LEGO City sets with a fairground twist. Plus sets from the Creator 3-in-1 and Hidden Side themes. There are many...

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A Look At LEGO…. Pirates At 30
Sep19

A Look At LEGO…. Pirates At 30

Y’arr me hearties today be National Talk like a Pirate Day so we thought we’d set sail for one of LEGOLAND’s most beloved themes and take A Look at LEGO…. Pirates, which is also celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The Pirates LEGO theme first launched way back in 1989 and featured Minifigure pirates, soldiers and islanders along with system sets including sailing ships, desert islands and military...

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