Say Goodbye To The LEGO Hidden Side App
Sep19

Say Goodbye To The LEGO Hidden Side App

In a move that will surprise no one, the LEGO® Hidden Side app will be discontinued in early 2023. Loading up the recently updated app shows a notice of its closure. The theme was retired in early 2021 after a mixture response by ‘fans’. The excellent range of sets could be brought to life with a companion app, which overlayed AR components to the physical LEGO builds. Of course, you don’t need the app to build the...

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All-new LEGO Builder App Introduced
Sep03

All-new LEGO Builder App Introduced

The LEGO® Instructions App is no more and the digital instruction platform has been rebranded to become LEGO Builder. The functions of the app remain largely the same as before. So you can use it to access digital versions of all instructions from just about every current and recently released LEGO set. The app also offers enhanced instructions with Instructions Plus for selected LEGO sets. This allows you to see a 3D render of the...

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Hands-on With LEGO City Missions
May27

Hands-on With LEGO City Missions

A few weeks ago a new play experience was revealed called LEGO® Missions. This unique interactive experience ‘ditches’ traditional instructions for a story-driven adventure. The LEGO Group has been playing with ‘fluid play experiences’ with varying success. LEGO City Missions isn’t in the same vein as Hidden Side or VIDIYIO. Its roots are very much set in the traditional play arena. I’ve had the...

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Help Test A New LEGO Experience
Apr15

Help Test A New LEGO Experience

If you use an iOS device, you can help test a new LEGO® experience codenamed LEGO Metro. This new digital LEGO experience appears to be an interactive version of LEGO Life. So your LEGO.com avatar follows you into the game where you can play simple games in the Arcade, build LEGO Critter in the Studio or head on Quests in the Clubs. It’s nothing groundbreaking but I’m sure it will appeal to younger LEGO fans. Simply head...

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Bring LEGO Technic Sets To Life With AR Experience
Feb20

Bring LEGO Technic Sets To Life With AR Experience

Two of the most recently released LEGO® Technic Pull-back car sets can be brought to life with the new LEGO Technic AR app. Those sets are 42137: Formula E Porsche 99X Electric and 42138: Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. When combined with the app, you can take part in speed challenges, overlay virtual details to your play area and learn more about both sets. The sets are available now and you can download the LEGO Technic AR Experience app...

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New LEGO Star Wars Game Release Date Revealed
Sep17

New LEGO Star Wars Game Release Date Revealed

After the BETA version of the game was closed and then it made a surprise return as an Apple Arcade game, LEGO® Star Wars Battles now has a release date. The action strategy game will arrive on Apple Arcade on September 24th. You’ll need an Apple Arcade or Apple One subscription to play the game as well as a compatible Apple device such as an iPhone, Mac, iPad or Apple TV box. Warner Bros. Games, The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm...

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LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor App Update
Sep13

LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor App Update

The LEGO® MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor app has been updated with a number of new features. The update now allows the Bluetooth hubs to communicate with each other allowing for even further creativity with larger, more complex models and being able to control multiple robots and inventions at the same time. Lar more below. New LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Robot Inventor app update helps builders bring to life anything they can imagine. Creators can...

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By The Brick LEGO Technic CAT Bulldozer
Aug27

By The Brick LEGO Technic CAT Bulldozer

After being revealed by LEGO® China earlier today, the LEGO Technic Cat D11 Bulldozer has been added to LEGO.com. This has provided proper images, piece count and pricing details for the new set, as well as confirming its release date. The impressive new set includes nearly 4000 pieces and various Control+ powered elements and is based on the real-world Caterpillar Bulldozer. The set will be available from LEGO stores and LEGO.com...

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