The Hobbit sets in stores already

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Attack on Lake-town

Flickr user mwheithoff has posted pictures of all four of this year's Hobbit sets acquired, I believe, from Toys R Us in the USA. There was an embargo on posting images until the middle of October but, well, now they are in the wild, that's not really enforceable, is it. Whether they should be on the shelves already is another matter, one for LEGO to take up with TRU :) Anyway, mwheithoff...

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The latest Shell promotion

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One of the most exciting stories to break whilst I was away was the news that another Shell/Ferrari/LEGO promotion has started in the far east featuring seven polybags. The last promotion, which also featured seven sets, started in Hong Kong in August 2012 and has only just reached Germany. However I suspect that if they haven't appeared in your country yet they probably won't....

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Bionicle 2015 news

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Super-sleuth Gatanui has found this image on the LEGO server that will be used on the product page there. It shows a mask of some sort, so I suspect Bionicle fans will be pleased to see that the theme appears to be returning to its roots, rather than brains, spinning discs and other (not so) collectables. (via BZPower/Eurobricks). ...

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Bricktober sets revealed

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Neonape has found images of the four Bricktober exclusive sets which will be available from Toys R Us in the US, and Canada (I believe), this October. The sets are being referred to as 'Mini Modulars', though unfortunately they are on a different scale to the previously released 10230 Mini Modulars. Based on previous years we can assume that there will be one set available for...

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75060 UCS Slave I pictures revealed

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The long awaited images of 75060 UCS Slave I have finally been revealed, unusually late for what will presumably be the Autumn Star Wars UCS model. These images were posted by just2good on his YouTube channel and will be followed by more high resolution images later. For now though, enjoy poring over the images we have so far: It appears to include 1996 pieces and five Minifigures,...

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Minecraft images are back...

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Several YouTube users have uploaded videos containing the Minecraft images that were released yesterday before being quickly removed. If there was any doubt that the horse had already bolted, Brickshop.nl have also now listed them with the products on their website. I've uploaded the large images to the Brickset Flickr stream where you can see all six sets due for release next year. As ever,...

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A new Elves theme for 2015?

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Hidden in the list of 2015 sets posted earlier today were five sets from a mysterious new line which seems to be based around fantasy elves. David Thomsen on Eurobricks has posted a list of English translations and prices in NZD. They are as follows: Naida’s Spa Secret (41072) – 39.99 Aira’s Creative Workshop (41073) – 19.99 Azari & The Magic Bakery (41074) –...

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More 2015 set details

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TomKraut has sent in this link to a Swiss Toy Wholesale site, listing details of many 2015 sets that tally with the rumours previously posted here, in the forum, and elsewhere. The translations aren't the best but I think we can conclude that the sets listed will exist. The set numbers can be retrieved from the product code by removing the 411 from the front - eg: A-Wing Starfighter,...

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New Minecraft set images

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The website German-Toys.com has just posted images of all five upcoming Minecraft sets. You can see them all over at their site. Thanks to Jan C for the tip. Update: As of 16:10 BST the images have been removed from German-Toys.com. ...

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2015 Pirate set names and prices revealed

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Lind_Whisperer has sent in this list of the names and prices for the 2015 Pirates sets. While it is very likely that these are correct, please treat them as unconfirmed for the time being. $11.99 USD - Shipwreck Defense $19.99 USD - Soldiers' Outpost $19.99 USD - Treasure Island $39.99 USD - Soldiers' Fort $89.99 USD - The Brick Bounty There's a discussion on these sets...

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40090 Halloween Bat Revealed

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whung2 sent us several new images a few days ago, including 40090, the Halloween Bat set. LEGOKip has now found the set in the wild at his local LEGO store, in South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA, USA. There are more images of the set 'in the flesh' in this forum thread. Let us know if you've found it elsewhere in the comments.   LEGOKip has also provided us with...

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Mixels series 3 starting to appear in stores worldwide

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Mesmo

Mesmo

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It does not seem like very long since the second series of Mixels became available, but the hotly-anticipated third series is now making its way into stores as well. The Mixels seem to be growing gradually more popular with each series, and no doubt the three new tribes (the Glorp Corp, Spikels and Wiztastics) will be as well received as ever. Although the release appears to be fairly patchy,...

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Exclusive set to be available at FAN EXPO Canada

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FAN EXPO Canada is being held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, August 28 - 31st. LEGO will have a stand there and will be offering an exclusive set for sale: "For LEGO, the event is about the fans – it’s an opportunity to engage with builders of all ages and offer a fun interactive experience that is unlike any other in Canada. Because YOU are some of the most loyal...

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Images of minifig-scale Minecraft sets

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The Cave

The Cave

©2014 LEGO Group

Images of minifig-scale Minecraft sets 21113 The Cave and 21114 The Farm have turned up at Hamleys.com. * I guess they look much like we were expecting, blocky and basic, much like the game's graphics. Meanwhile, LEGO has just published images of the three Advent calendars and also eight of 79018 The Lonely Mountain which you'll find...

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DC Comics Super Heroes lineup for 2015

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Green Lantern vs. Sinestro

Website IdleHands has published a list of four sets it says will form the DC Comics Super Heroes lineup for early 2015: 76025 Green Lantern vs. Sinestro (revealed at SDCC) 76026 Gorilla Grodd Goes Bananas 76027 Black Manta Deep Sea Strike 76028 Darkseid Invasion They are all, apparently, 'Justice League' sets. Thanks Paul N for the news. ...

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Hobbit set images 'leak' from Mexican factory

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I was emailed images of three Hobbit sets (79015-7) from someone in Mexico last night. I suspect the images and/or the sets were acquired illegitimately from the factory there, so I wasn't going to add them here, but it seems that every other site has published them, so what the heck, they are now in the database. Update: We have removed them at the request of LEGO.   ...

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New HERO Factory polybag

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Villains Minimodel

This new HERO Factory polybag has surfaced in an offer in Russia: Spend 1000 roubles on HERO Factory at Mir Kubikov and receive it free. I've no idea what it's called but the English translation of the description reads "...includes a monster with a huge mouth, venomous spines and claws, as well as a diver." Thanks LEGO AND LAND for the news ...

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Rumoured list of 2015 Star Wars sets

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We are entering the time of year when retailers are shown next year's sets and get hold of lists and catalogues. As a result we can expect to see information leaked onto the Internet. We won't be showing any confidential images here and will only republish lists that appear elsewhere first.  The first such leak concerns, as usual, Star Wars:  a list of possible January...

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