Back at Toy Fair 2013 -LEGO hinted at an event coming up later this year with their NYC themed LEGO Star Wars Yoda giveaway. Well, it looks like that event is upon us! LEGO sent out press kits this week announcing that on May 23rd in Times Square, they will be unveiling the world’s largest LEGO model. To catch our attention (and yours) they included a press kit exclusive set featuring a Star Wars Lego Chronicles environment with 3 mini figures. To check out the entire press kit in high resolution, read on!
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GRogall of the Eurobricks forum has posted some high resolution images of an upcoming LEGO Star Wars: The Old Republic – Jedi Defender Class Cruiser 75025. The set is due out this summer, between June and July. You can see photos by reading on.
Check out these images of a custom LEGO Lord of the Rings Helm’s Deep that uses 150,000 Bricks and 1700 mini-figures. This stunning custom LEGO DIO was built by Rich-K & Big J. Hundreds of hours of work really paid off with this epic battle scene from LOTR The Two Towers.
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron’s new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.
Check out many more images of the LEGO Helm’s Deep play set after the jump.
A new eBay auction featuring the LEGO Minifigure Series 10 MR. GOLD has been listed by seller achilles81. This rare Lego Series 10 Minifigure is limited to just 5000 pcs.
With 17 all-new, special minifigures in Series 10, the LEGO Minifigure Collection continues to grow. Each minifigure comes in a sealed ‘mystery’ bag with its own special accessories, display plate and collecto r’s leaflet. Inspired by movies, sports, history and just everyday life, this collection includes: Warrior Woman, Decorator, Sad Clown, Roman Commander, Bumblebee Girl, Motorcycle Mechanic, Grandpa, Revolutionary Soldier, Baseball Fielder, Librarian , Sea Captain, Medusa, Skydiver, Trendsetter, Paintball Player, and Tomahawk Warrior.
Check out all the new LEGO Minifigure Series 10 MR. GOLD images after the jump.
Toys “R” Us has announced that they will be hosting a LEGO Star Wars Event on May 4th. You will have the chance to build an exclusive LEGO mini-version of Jek-14′s Stealth Starfighter. The vehicle will be seen in LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles which airs on Cartoon Network May 29, 8/7c. for more details, check out the page on toysrus.com.
Toyark forum member Phantomcrow has sent images of the LEGO Lone Ranger play sets on store shelves. They were spotted at both Toys “R” Us as well as a LEGO store. Check out a few photos by reading on.
Recently I was surfing for G.I.Joe Kre-O and LEGO customs on the web when I saw these very cool builds by Angus MacLane (apparently you can trademark LEGO builds?). Anyway I found the 3×3 method of block building the head was very cool and we wanted to share the designs on our forums. The selection is vast, from G.I. Joe, Transformers, Star Wars, TV Characters, Marvel and DC characters.
- Optimus Prime
- Boba Fett
- Han Solo
- Master Shake
Many more Cube Dude custom Lego builds
Currently there is a cool Masters of the Universe custom LEGO minifigure set floating around Facebook. I was unable to find the direct source but these are too awesome not to share with the collecting community. Whomever took the time to assemble the MOTU set deserves props.
Would you buy a LEGO MOTU Minifigure set? Sound off on the ToyArk forums.
Forum board member MrCoffeeAddict has found these 2 new Lego sets that are of the Iron Man 3 movie and Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon series. These were found in So. Cal at WalMart. Happy hunting and add these to your other Lego Marvel sets that are out.
The Brothers Brick and The Wall Street Journal are reporting that LEGO is in negotiations to acquire a major new license. That license is none other than The Simpsons! Negotiations have been confirmed by both LEGO and 20th Century Fox, but here’s how Fox put it…
“‘We can confirm that discussions with Lego have taken place but there are no initiatives to announce at this time.’“
We’ll keep our readers updated as info becomes available.