Be in the Next LEGO Ninjago Music Video

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Ninjago fans! The Fold, the band behind the theme music for LEGO Ninjago, is hosting a neat opportunity over the next couple days where you have the opportunity to be in their music video for the upcoming song "Spinning Out In Color"! All you have to do is take a quick video of yourself spinning around wearing the color of your favorite ninja. You can watch the full announcement of this opportunity...

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Mixels Series 3: Glorp Corp

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The third series of the ever-popular Mixels series is available from today, and as such we will be bringing you reviews of all three tribes over the next few days. They are still priced at £2.99 or $4.99, which I think is a good price. The first of these tribes is the Glorp Corp, a group of swamp based creatures who each appear to secrete significant amounts of goo, which certainly gives them...

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Review of 71007 Series 12 Minifigures

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WhiteFang over at Eurobricks has posted his review of the new Series 12 minifigures, scheduled for an October release.  Kris M has also written in to let us know that they were able to purchase 8 packs yesterday in Canada. The distribution of each figure in the review box was the following: 4 Wizards 3 Hun Warriors 3 Fairytale Princesses 5 Video Game Guys 4 Battle Goddesses 5...

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New products at shop.LEGO.com

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It's the first of the month which invariably means there are new products available at shop.LEGO.com. Unfortunately I don't know exactly what they are because I'm writing this article in the middle of August, ahead of my trip to Ontario and upstate NY. Mixels series 3 are due to be launched today, and looking at the list of unreleased 2014 sets the...

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This week's top news articles

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These are the most read articles that we've posted over the last couple of weeks:Review: 75055 Imperial Star Destroyer (20 Aug, 19312 views)Classic LEGO Sets: Classic Town residences (17 Aug, 10481 views)The LEGO Neighborhood Book (19 Aug, 9467 views)2015 Pirate set names and prices revealed (27 Aug, 9132 views)Second 2014 Review Starting Soon, First Review Results Pending (25 Aug, 9072 views)More...

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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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Shell Promotion arrives in Singapore

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ChanMcL spotted this image on the Legend Bricks Facebook Page. It shows that the Shell Ferrari Promotion will run in Singapore from the 29th August until the 30th November, with a different set available every two weeks. If you spend $60 on fuel you will be eligible to purchase the models for $5.95 each with V-Power fuel, or $8.95 each with Fuelsave or diesel. There's a different lineup...

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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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Second 2014 Review Starting Soon, First Review Results Pending

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Projects that reach 10,000 supporters by 12:00 a.m. GMT on September 1st will be included in the Second 2014 LEGO Review. Unless the Labyrinth Marble Maze, or some other dark horse, can get a surprising surge of support, it looks like we will have: Assault on Wayne Manor Invisible Hand X-Men: X-Mansion LEGO Lightsabers: Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker UCS All Terrain Armoured Transport WALL•E Ghostbusters...

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This week's top news articles

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These are the most read articles that we've posted over the last couple of weeks:Review: 76023 The Tumbler, part 1 (12 Aug, 23927 views)Review: 76023 The Tumbler, part 3: The completed model (14 Aug, 15195 views)Rumoured list of 2015 Star Wars sets (11 Aug, 13797 views)DC Comics Super Heroes lineup for 2015 (14 Aug, 12817 views)Review: 76023 The Tumbler, part 2: Construction (13 Aug, 12592 views)Hobbit...

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Exhibition of LEGO, this weekend at Sandown Park Racecourse, London

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Apologies for not mentioning this sooner! This event will be running from tomorrow, Saturday 23rd through to Monday 25th August at Sandown Park Racecourse, London.  Attractions will include: Bright Bricks LEGO models on display. LEGO models by Adult Fans of LEGO on display. Ed Diment Professional LEGO Artist from Bright Bricks conducting an interactive live build – come...

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It was all basic bricks in my day, part two...

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Big Sal has published the second part of his series of articles which aim to debunk the commonly reported view in the media that 'it was all basic bricks in my day'.  This part examines the percentage of low-use pieces that have appeared in sets over time. As it turns out, there were more basic bricks and plates in sets back in the olden days, but the number of specalised...

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