71408: Peach’s Castle Expansion Set Review
Aug03

71408: Peach’s Castle Expansion Set Review

The LEGO® Super Mario range of expansion sets come in various sizes and one of the biggest to be released so far is inspired by the regal palace of Princess Toadstool. With Princess Peach joining the interactive figure line-up, it’s only to be expected that her palace would get the LEGO treatment. Peach’s Castle has been long-rumoured but as one of the larger scale Mario models similar to the NES, Question Mark Block and...

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71409: Big Spike’s Cloudtop Challenge Set Review
Jul27

71409: Big Spike’s Cloudtop Challenge Set Review

The latest wave of LEGO® Super Mario sets is mostly inspired by the more recent Mario games, with a heavy focus on the Wii U era of games. Although many of the enemies featured in these games have a long history within the world of Mario. This is the case with the set as both characters debuted in Super Mario Bros. 3 but their LEGO designs are inspired by their modern-day appearances. It’s another Expansion Set which is filled...

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71404: Goomba’s Shoe Expansion Set Review
Jul22

71404: Goomba’s Shoe Expansion Set Review

The scale of LEGO® Super Mario sets vastly varies and this particular set is one of the smallest of all the boxed sets. It’s similar to the Baby Bowser’s Clown Car in the sense that it doesn’t integrate into the LEGO Super Mario ecosystem as a piece of scenery. Instead, the Goomba’s Shoe is a sort of vehicle for the interactive figures to be placed in. Here’s a very brief look at the set and how it...

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10306: Atari 2600 LEGO Set Review
Jul21

10306: Atari 2600 LEGO Set Review

Long before PlayStation, Xbox and little before Nintendo, Atari led the way in video gaming. The Atari Video Computer System, more commonly known as the 2600, brought gaming to the masses. People could enjoy arcade classics from the comfort of the sofas. Although Atari has lost its way in recent years, its place in gaming history is paramount. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Atari and what better way to celebrate than...

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71410: LEGO Super Mario S5 Character Packs Review
Jul21

71410: LEGO Super Mario S5 Character Packs Review

The LEGO® Super Mario Character Packs have been a fun and cheaper way to add many new characters from across the Mushroom Kingdom to the various Expansion Packs. The format of the Character Packs has changed somewhat for the 5th series. Instead of 10 characters to collect, there are now only 8 to collect and they are a little more substantial compared to the first 4 series. The bigger-sized characters also mean the packaging has been...

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71403: Adventures With Peach Starter Course Review
Jul20

71403: Adventures With Peach Starter Course Review

Since its introduction in 2020, the LEGO® Super Mario theme has offered something unique for fans of both Nintendo and LEGO sets to enjoy. The entire theme is built around an interactive version of Mario. LEGO Mario was soon joined by his brother Luigi and now there’s a new interactive figure on the block in the form of Mushroom Kingdom royalty, Princess Peach. She appears in the third Starter Course set. Continuing the gaming...

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Introducing The LEGO Atari 2600 Console
Jul19

Introducing The LEGO Atari 2600 Console

Long before the likes of PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo and SEGA, Atari was the biggest name in video games. The iconic Atari Video Computer System later known as the 2600, made video games a cultural phenomenon. People didn’t need to head to an arcade to play some of gaming’s most iconic titles. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Atari and to celebrate their most iconic piece of hardware has been transformed into an...

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75335: Jedi: Fallen Order BD-1 Set Review
Jul08

75335: Jedi: Fallen Order BD-1 Set Review

From the very first moments of Star Wars’ inception, Droids have been a key component of that much-loved galaxy far, far away. Many of them have also inspired various LEGO® sets. From R2-D2 to BB-8, buildable Droids are a welcomed change from the numerous ships and recreated scenes. Inspiration for the latest buildable LEGO Star Wars Droid comes from EA Games’ Star Wars adventure Jedi: Fallen Order. BD-1 is introduced...

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