10338: Bumblebee TRANSFORMERS Set Review
Jun15

10338: Bumblebee TRANSFORMERS Set Review

For many years, two titans of their craft have been bitter rivals. The LEGO Group and Hasbro’s relationship couldn’t be considered friendly. In 2011, Hasbro marketed a range of familiar-looking construction toys, under the ‘KRE-O’ brand in direct competition with the LEGO® product range. It’s a face-off which could be compared to the war between the Autobots and the Decepticons. So when rumours of a LEGO...

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LEGO Star Wars Magazine Special Revealed
Jun14

LEGO Star Wars Magazine Special Revealed

This year marks the 25th Anniversary since the inception of the LEGO Star Wars theme and part of the celebrations will include a special 25th Anniversary edition of the LEGO Star Wars magazine. Issue 111 will include a Darth Vader minifigure and although there’s nothing special about that, it will be packaged in one of two unique metal tins. One tin will be similar to the tins featured on the LEGO NINJAGO Legacy magazine, with...

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40693: The Lord of the Rings: Fell Beast Review
Jun14

40693: The Lord of the Rings: Fell Beast Review

I’ll begin by noting this set is no longer available. It was given away with purchases of the newly released set inspired by The Lord of the Rings: Barad-Dûr set. Unfortunately, by the time the set arrived to review, it had already sold out. But here’s a look at it anyway, which is inspired by the fearsome beasts used by Sauron’s Ringwraiths. Promotion Details Free Set: 40693: Fell Beast | Pieces: 269 | Spend...

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LEGO TRANSFORMERS Return With Bumblebee
Jun13

LEGO TRANSFORMERS Return With Bumblebee

Last year, the LEGO Group surprised everyone with a brick-built version of TRANSFORMERS’ Optimus Prime. Now the partnership with Hasbro continues with the addition of another Autobot. Next month Optimus Prime will be joined by B-127 aka Bumblebee. As one of the original G1 TRANSFORMERS, Bumblebee first appeared in the iconic animated series, where he could transform into a VW Beetle. The character would return for the live...

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LEGO Trophy Award GWP Revealed
Jun12

LEGO Trophy Award GWP Revealed

Another new LEGO® GWP set has been revealed today and joins the Firework Celebration set. Images of the Trophy Award set have added to LEGO.com. The promotional set features a brick-built trophy and different plates, which can be added to it. It’s similar to Trophy set released in 2020. Full details of the promotions are still to be confirmed. You may be thinking that both of these sets were ‘revealed’ weeks ago but...

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LEGO Firework Celebration GWP Revealed
Jun12

LEGO Firework Celebration GWP Revealed

A colourful new LEGO® GWP set has been officially revealed today. Images of the Firework Celebration set have added to LEGO.com. The promotional set features a colourful diorama of a mini firework display and includes two minifigures. Expect the set to be made available soon, especially has there aren’t any free sets being offered globally at the moment. Full details of the promotions are still to be confirmed. Promotion Details...

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LEGO Transformers Announcement Teased
Jun10

LEGO Transformers Announcement Teased

Last year, the LEGO Group made the surprise announcement of a partnership with toy making rivals, Hasbro, for a Transformers LEGO® set. The result was a transforming version of Autobot leader, Optimus Prime, released under the LEGO Icons brand. Now Optimus has appeared on the LEGO social media channels, where he’s ‘calling all Autobots’ and pondering ‘who will answer the call’. This suggests a LEGO...

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