Massive launch at LEGOshop.com

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As predicted last week (okay so I had insider information :- ) ), the Mars Mission sets are now available from LEGOshop.com Europe as are the Coast Guard and Batman sets! Plus for our junior members there are new Duplo Castle and Thomas the Tank Engine sets as well as a Circus set.

Update: they are now in the feed and listed on http://www.brickset.com/buy/uk/new.aspx

76 comments on this article

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By in United States,

Woah cool! The new Mars Mission tank set looks awsome as do the new batman sets!

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By in United States,

Hey, why does the "take a look" link take you to the UK lego website? Weird. (sorry for the double post)

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By ,

Awesome! I need some batman minifigs...

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By in United States,

TRU SATURDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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By in United States,

WAIT A MINUTE! NOT ON S@H US! WAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!
OH WELL STILL TRU

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By in United States,

Dang it. When do they come out in America?

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By in United States,

cant wait!!!!!!!!!!

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By in United States,

Awwwwwww Man, they didn't come out in America yet! Why do the UK get them first! Man I am getting the coast guard sets!

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By in United States,

NO!!!!! THE MARS MISSION AREN'T AVAILABLE IN US?!?!?!

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By in Canada,

Doesn't it make a nice change for us to get something before the USA :-)

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By in United States,

That makes me sad!!! I really want the Mars Mission for the US!!!

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By ,

I cant belive this! omg this stinks. WHy did uk get it first.NOOOOOOO!!!!!

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By in United States,

Noooooooo!!!!!As for the sets, they are awsome!!Huw,do you happen to know when th batman sets come out in the US?And where are the other batman sets?The mars mission sets look pretty cool but there needs to be a set at least $20.

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By in United States,

I see that many of us Americans are complaining about the fact that the UK got the sets first. I for one would like to congradulate them. You finally beat us at something, United Kingdom! :P

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By in United States,

I agree with you Leggodt (sorry for double post)!

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By in United States,

Does anybody know where to get the agents sets, seeing that 3 people already own swamp hunt?

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By in Canada,

huw this is off topic but the quality of some lego has gone down terribly for the 10 time, I had a lego pieice break comparing the same peice to one made in 2000 i also notice a slightley diferent colour ,mainly this problem is in the u-shaped joints ,what should i do because this is all from the 2007-now line and i cant make mocs with broken peices please give me some advice

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By in United States,

doctorwho/ have you tried ordering replacement parts on lego.com?

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By in Canada,

do they cost money and do you have to show them the broken parts along with proof of purchese

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By in United States,

It depends according to what it says,"We may requestthat broken part be returned to our quality assurance and I don't know if it costs but i think it's free.Here's the page www.lego/eng/service/replacementparts.asp
On topic, the batbuggy really sucks though I might buy it for the minifigures

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By in United States,

UK gets it first because its nice for a change. I wouldn't have bought them yet anyway if they came to the us.

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By in United States,

The tumbler looks gooooooodd!

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By in United States,

the new sets were not released in the U.S. yet because TLC would make less $$ if they released all of these new themes in a wave. I would actually be surprised if they released it before the end of may, considering that the new indiana jones movie comes out in just over a week. TLC has undoubtedly invested a lot in their development and marketing of IJ sets, they definitely do not want that money to go to waste.
-Sagan

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By in Canada,

ill take my lego indi to see the movie with me, how much is 30 euros in canadian

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By ,

Hey Doctorwho/, 30 euros is approximately 46.7804 canadian dollars. Oh, and congratulations UK for getting cool LEGOS before the Americans!! Have fun!

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By ,

I don't know where this agruement "Well it's about time the UK gets things first" comes from, almost all LEGO sets have been on LS@H UK first the last few years. LEGO UK has ALL the known 2008 besides 2 Mars Mission sets and the Agents sets. The USA is getting screwed, no new Castle, no Coast Guard, no new Mars Mission, no new Batman, hardly any of the Impulse sets.

So end the complaining about releasing things so late in Europe, you are getting sets 3 months in advance.

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By in United States,

Huw, can you please add that there only for sale in the UK, as you worded it as if everyone had the new sets.
Thanks~

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By in Canada,

i compleatley agree with you The_Best_Fighter,and us in canada have next to nothing in the sales and deals thing on lego. com all we get is halloween costumes and duplo 8(

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By in New Zealand,

I agree with your comment Huw, and to be honest now I prefer the United Kingdom to the United States. It seems that the UK has done more than the US, no offence Americans. I still enjoy talking to everyone equally but the British have just got that humour that I love.

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By in New Zealand,

Cant wait for the coast guard sets to come out in NZ next month. A bit pricey on LEGO.com tho.

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By in New Zealand,

I only care about star wars. I hope that there will be larger sets in my local store this time. Did lego do well selling Batman last year?

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By in United States,

Done More???? Anyway. cant wait for these sets to come out here. Lego never seems to have good reasons why some sets come out in certain countries first. I just wish they would make sets world wide and not just have some that are just U.S. and some that are just U.K.

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By in United States,

When will they be available in the US? I want the Mars Mission sets!!!!

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By in United Kingdom,

Yay! We beat US! Star Wars is not on there yet, Leggodt, so get ready...

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By in United Kingdom,

No offesnse meant by that, its just US do seem to get some pretty cheap prices. It just seems nice that we got the sets first!

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By in United Kingdom,

I'll take that as a complement SkyTalker! (your comment about us British being funny, that is). I suppose we get the sets quicker this time because we are nearer Denmark, or maybe they've just uploaded the UK ones first and are getting onto the US now. SkyTalker, what do you mean you prefer the UK to US? Not that i dislike it, actually... :D

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By ,

The USA get things cheaper because we are a bigger LEGO market. The USA and Germany are huge LEGO markets. In the USA LEGOs have to have a cheaper price because there is more competition. Plus the Europe has insane taxes and such that don't help the price either.

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By in United States,

i just saw that Australia got the batman and mars mission sets too

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By in United Kingdom,

Is it me or is 7886 (Harley Quinn) not available at S@H yet?

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By in United States,

At first, I didn't want to agree with you, the best fighter, but now I'm starting to. And no offense taken, legoguysw.

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By in United States,

Yeah your right TinyHippo I saw that the 7886 and the penguin's sub is not out yet.

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By in United States,

will U.s. get them at all????!!!

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By in United Kingdom,

There's every reason to expect them to be released in the US (and Canada, and anywhere else) in due time, most likely in the next few weeks.

For info, the last time I saw figures from LEGO in detail, the UK was their largest market, if you measured it in terms of sets sold per household. 8o)

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By in Canada,

actually thats true in europe they actually have lego displays and a good selection

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By ,

i went to legoland ca last sunday they had agents and coast guard but no batman i picked up some of the agents got the laptop hehe

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By ,

srry for the double post but i remember the new castles at legoland also had no money left for the warship ='(

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By in United States,

i heard that the usa release will be in june! Can't wait!

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By in United States,

You did?!?! YAY!!!!!!!!!!

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By ,

I live in US but I like UK better because kuz they got the new LEGO stuff. And they got a cool flag. GO COASTGUARD!!!

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By in United States,

Leggodt you stole my joke! hehe :) Will the Ultra Drill Walker also be released with all of these new sets?

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By in United States,

If you're in the US, try Wal-Mart. In the last week, I've found all four new Batman sets at Southeast Houston/Friendswood TX area Wal-Marts.

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By in United States,

I went to my local walmart and they didn't have any new sets!

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By in United States,

I Agree with you Leggodt. But back on topic in Michigan in the U.S.A. Thank you too KH3D I went to the walmart and found Batman sets 7884, 7885, and 7886. I picked them all up and they are great. Still no Coast Guard, Which is a American Service only isnt it? Or do other countries have Coast Guard?

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By in United States,

I agree. The Brits get Dr. Who and Battlestar Galactica first, and now they get The Good Wizard, Dwarve's Mine Defender and Coast Guard first too. It's just not fair. ;)

bsmarthen,
Glad you found them.

For those still looking, for what it's worth, they didn't all show up at once, or all at the same store. It took three separate stores on three separate days to find all four.

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By in United States,

Dude I don't know about any of you but I'm excited for the freakin Bat Tumbler. The Dark Knight in July is going to be for sure way sick!!

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By in United Kingdom,

KH3D, firstly you seem new so WELCOME!(I can only hope you are really new!) and secondly you seem to be suggesting if the USA got the sets first it would be fine. Is that what you are saying? And i really bet USA will get SW sets first.

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By in United States,

Well if you think about it. Batman and The Coast Guard are American! So is Star Wars! So if they were coming out in one country first why would it not be the U.S.A.? It wouldnt be A big deal if there werent so many sets that are only sold in one country or the next. Browse the 2008 sets and see just how many you can buy over there compared to us. Think about that before you start asking if were complaining about just one Theme.

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By in United Kingdom,

Can we please stop the whinging ? Please ?

There are very few sets that don't get released in the US *eventually*; it's usually the other way around. Have a little bit of patience & give it time.

LEGO are a European company; some sets get released in Europe first, some get released in the US, or elsewhere, first. They will often phase the release as they ramp up production of a new set (so that they don't have to store *all* the sets somewhere, at great expense, before releasing them).

Also I don't think the US can claim sovereign right the term "Coast Guard"; most countries with a sea border have a coast guard service ...

Ian.

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By in United States,

the sets in question are suposed to be released around August 15 in the US, and bluemoose is right about not complaining. If they get to the United States later, that gives us more time to save up and get more of them.

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By in United States,

Yes, bluemoose, I know that LEGO is a European company, and that's the problem. I've always thought that the LEGO World Headquaters should be centered in the US. If it was, then LEGO would stop with some of its financial trouble. Europe just doesn't have the money and has been dependent on the US for years.

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By in United Kingdom,

I think you need to go check your facts before making claims like that.

Now back on topic ... OK ?

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By in United Kingdom,

If you want to carry on this discussion, please take it to email; you can email me though my profile, and I am more than happy to continue.

FYI, using 'FYI' is usually considered to be a very aggressive and confrontational way to start a post ... is that really where you want to go with this ;-)

Like I said, "back on topic" ...

Ian

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By in United Kingdom,

Off-topic posts have been & will be deleted.

Leggodt - I would like to talk to you via email to resolve this misunderstanding, but I have no way of contacting you; would you please email me through my profile. Thank you. Ian

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By in United States,

Well, it would be nice to e-mail if I could. You dimwits don't allow me to change my e-mail address which responds to an e-mail address that I don't use anymore.

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By in United States,

Yes, but how will they be able to contact me to let me know that I contacted them? Can't you just do it right now?

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By in United Kingdom,

You can enter any contact email address you like at the link above; you can then add any message you like. I don't know for sure but it'll probably work something like this - only the Admins (Huw & Graeme) can see your original email address; if you tell them what your email address *was* & your account name, they should be able to confirm your identity & change it to the new email address you give them.

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By in New Zealand,

Well, at the moment I could only buy an AT-AP, but I will be selling a car in the next few weeks and if I earn profit from that I may buy the gunship by August. But I want some emergency 4504 Falcon money that shall only be used for the falcon. I think that will be sure to avoid future bankruptancy when I come to buy it.

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By ,

I want the new Batman sets becase it has a lot of cool pieces. And the Coastguard kuz its just plain awsome.

( sorry for going off topic bluemoose :( )

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By in United Kingdom,

Guys, we are not here to discuss why LEGO choose to release different sets in different countries at different times. Take it as a fact of life and get used to it. Europe frequently has to wait for hollywood movies to be released here. We accept it because that's how that particular industry works.

Dr S, Bluemoose and myself are here to ensure we make sure all comments to the original news article are relevant and appropriate. This is not a discussion forum, so please do not treat it as one. IMO, we have been lenient so far...do not bank on this continuing...

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By in United States,

THE COAST GUARD IS OUT IN THE US!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YEAAAAAH!!!!! (sorry but it's to exiting)

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By in United States,

And now the batman sets are out in the us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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By in United States,

i was on lego shop at home and the castle sets are for sale in the us!!!!!!!!!!!

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By in Canada,

and ther out in canada

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By in Canada,

so a day ago we were complaining about them getting sets first but now we have them and it doesnt mean they would have the sets in stores right away

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By in United Kingdom,

i want the bat tumbler its soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cool. when do people reckon it will be out in the shops cause i want it! coast gaurd sets aren't as cool as iremeber them. hoping the star wars sets are out soon as well.

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