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LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V (21309) Now On Sale

One of the best sets that ever came out from the LEGO Ideas theme is the LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V (21309). It was a highly sought after set when it was first launched (no pun intended) in June of 2017, and LEGO fans were so into this set that stocks were immediately depleted due to the high demand. If for some reason you are still missing out on the NASA Apollo Saturn V even after 2 years when it was released, then you might be glad to know that Amazon has it on sale right now for as much as 17% off of its original price. This is the lowest price so far for the LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V set, effectively making it less than a hundred dollars.

If you wish to take this advantage, then check it out via Amazon by clicking on the affiliate link below. Same as before, making your purchase via these links will help us continue updating our blog site.

LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V (21309)

  • Bring to life the rocket launch that took humans to the moon with the meter-high (approximately 1: 110 scale) model rocket of the NASA Apollo Saturn V. This space toy with astronaut figures lets you role-play the many missions the Saturn V completed
  • The Saturn V rocket kit includes 3 removable rocket stages (first, s-ii second, and s-ivb third) below the launch escape system, command and service module. Plus, there are 2 minifigures to accompany the Lunar Lander and splashdown rocket toy
  • After building the Saturn V rocket, you can display the spacecraft horizontally with 3 stands. The Lunar Lander docks with the command and service modules while the Lunar Orbiter sends the rocket into space
  • Recreate space adventures with this NASA toy and action figures based off of the included booklet about the manned Apollo Moon missions and the fan designers of this build and playset
  • This spaceship toy measures over 39 inches (100 centimeters) high and 6 inches (17 centimeters) in diameter. It includes 1,900 pieces and is ideal for boys and girls 14 years or older

 

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LEGO Star Wars UCS Imperial Star Destroyer (75252) to Come With a Certificate of Authenticity

If you’re in the Leicester Square area in London as you’re reading this, then you might want to check out what is happening at the local LEGO Store right there. Across social media, LEGO has announced a particular LEGO Star Wars UCS  Imperial Star Destroyer Designer Event that is about to start anytime soon. And from the looks of it, those who are near the LEGO Store in Leicester Square will have a head start in being one of the first to try and build this latest mammoth-sized set from LEGO ahead of its official VIP launch on September 18th.  What is cool about this event is the fact that you will not just get to meet and greet, and have your own LEGO Star Wars UCS Imperial Star Destroyer (75252) set signed by its designer Henrik Andersen, but you’ll also get a Certificate of Authenticity signifying that what you have right there is the real, genuine LEGO Star Wars thing. Here’s LEGO’s statement regarding this:

LEGO Star Wars fans. You do not want to miss this…😱

Here is all you need to know about this event:

Become one of the first owners in the world of the brand new Ultimate Collector Series LEGO® Star Wars™ Imperial Star Destroyer set.* 🙌

Purchase the set and get LEGO Star Wars set signed by the LEGO Designer Henrik Andersen plus receive double VIP points!

Last but not least, all purchases of the 75252 set at the event will receive a certificate of authenticity.

Line up early to ensure entry, as stock is limited. First come first served.

*The number of sets is limited to one per person.

Please note this set is particularly large and heavy! The box dimensions of the LEGO® Imperial Star Destroyer Set are 53,3 x 46 x 38,5 cm, and weights 12,5 kilos. No cardboard wheels will be included.

Looking forward to seeing you there!
May the Force be with you!

Imperial Star Destroyer (75252)

Now if you’re planning to get this set, you should be aware that unlike the LEGO Star Wars UCS Millenium Falcon (75192) when it was released back in 2017, the Imperial  Star Destroyer (75252) will NOT include a trolley or cardboard wheels to help you carry it around. This is in spite of its almost identical box size and at 12.5 kilos weight. Now I’m not really sure how the LEGO Store in Leicester Square will manage to pack this set, especially for customers who will be requiring additional assistance. I hope that the least that they can do is to offer another protective box covering or cardboard just to ensure that the actual box will not get damaged.

Nevertheless, I’m sure for the most devout LEGO Star Wars fan, this might just be a minor inconvenience. With a signed boxed set from Henrik Andersen plus a Certificate of Authenticity to be proud of, I’m sure carrying 12.5 kilos worth of LEGO pieces will not be that bad. 😉  Lastly, I’m not sure at this point if this Certificate of Authenticity is only limited to those who will buy the set at the LEGO Store in Leicester Square, but I hope and expect that this will be a regular offering across all LEGO brand stores, and even if you will opt to purchase online. Kindly give me a heads-up if you’re planning to get this set on launch date, and give us a tip about your in-store experience.

New LEGO Brawls Mobile Game Coming on Apple Arcade

Apple is revving things up in the video games industry with the introduction of Apple Arcade earlier this year. And with LEGO working partnership with the most valuable tech company on the planet, we can be sure that LEGO has plenty in store for Apple users and mobile gamers. In fact, its quite a busy year for LEGO as far as mobile gaming is concerned. We have the upcoming launch of LEGO Legacy: Heroes Unboxed this fall, and LEGO Star Wars Battles which is scheduled for release next year. Plus with the upcoming launch of LEGO Brawls for the Apple Arcade this month, the mobile gaming landscape couldn’t be more exciting.

From what he heard from Bricks Fanz, LEGO Brawls combines the fast-paced action of a 4v4 multiplayer setup, set in an expansive LEGO brick universe. Developed by Red Games Co., LEGO Brawls allows you to build and customize your very own LEGO minifigure character avatar that will battle it out against other contenders across iconic LEGO themes. Whether be it in Ninjago City, in outer space or the vast desert wasteland, LEGO Brawls offers a challenging and yet fun environment where you can battle it out with friends or cooperatively play with them.

LEGO Brawls

Each particular stage in LEGO Brawls also offers the chance of achieving certain hilarious power-ups and vehicles with that signature brand of LEGO humor. You can choose from an array of pie launchers, money guns, jet packs, and even a silly old hotdog stand. Here’s some in-game footage courtesy of Apple Arcade.

LEGO Brawls

LEGO | RED Games

The bricks will fly in this multiplayer brawler set in the LEGO universe. Players create their own characters, collaborate with teammates to build and control machines, and battle to win.

LEGO Brawls will launch alongside Apple Arcade this week, on September 19. Apple Arcade is Apple’s new subscription-based gaming service that gives its users unlimited access to more than a hundred mobile games exclusive to the Apple platform, with more rolling out throughout the rest of the year.  Up to six people can share on a subscription where each of them can pick-up and play across multiple devices. To know more about this latest offering from Apple be sure to stay tuned via their Apple Arcade website.

A Behind The Scenes Look at the LEGO Creator Expert Gingerbread House (10267)

This week will be the launch of LEGO’s sweetest set as of to date. And before you dive in and build the LEGO Creator Expert Gingerbread House (10267), let’s take a look at the story behind the creation of this Winter Village 10th year anniversary set. In conjunction with the official announcement of this set, LEGO has also released a designer video where LEGO Designer Tiago Catarino gives his thoughts on the design process and build of this delectable holiday-themed set. Let’s watch this.

Tiago also shares some of the challenges in designing this set such as coming up with the roofs and chimney, which according to him, took much of the time in creating and designing the set. There are also a few new pieces that LEGO introduced in this set and most noticeable are the two new Gingerbread minifigures. Though we already have a Gingerbread Man minifigure from 2013 included in LEGO’s CMF Series 11 (71002) and from 2016’s seasonal gift-with-purchase set (5005156), this is the first time where we get to see this minifig included in a set and more so as a part of a Gingerbread family. This new minifigure iteration comes with a new print such as a mustache and red candy buttons. The Gingerbread Woman, on the other hand, is an entirely new minifigure with new prints and an accentuating printed skirt. There’s also a 1×2 printed tile that features a Gingerbread Baby, though I was hoping that LEGO opted for an actual minifig similar to the Sparkle Babies from the LEGO Movie 2. Other new parts include a transparent purple glitter brick which is great in building certain windows and walls and the new gold bar element in tan used for creating a white chocolate bed for the Gingerbread characters.

Gingerbread House (10267)

The LEGO Creator Expert Gingerbread House (10267) comes in at 1,477 pieces and retails for $99.99 USD. It will be available for an early VIP release this week on September 18th and to the general public on October 1st.

Check Out These LEGO Star Wars Sets Now Up to 40% Off Via Amazon

I guess Amazon is doing some bit of an early holiday clearing with this latest wave of LEGO Star Wars sets now listed with great discounts for as much as 35 to 40% off. Even LEGO’s first Master Builder series, the LEGO Star Wars Betrayal at Cloud City (75222) also comes with a substantial discount. Even recent holiday-themed sets such as the 2019 LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar (75245) is also on sale with up to 18% off. These and much more are now currently offered via Amazon at such tempting discounts that now is a great time to save some dollars on your next LEGO Star Wars purchase. So if you’re holding back on any of these LEGO Star Wars sets listed below, then you may want to consider purchasing via the following links. Same as before, we will surely appreciate it if you will opt to purchase any of these sets via these affiliate links since this is one way in which you can support the work of our blog site.

LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar (75245)

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LEGO Star Wars Sandcrawler (75220)

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LEGO Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter (75218)

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LEGO Star Wars Imperial At-Hauler (75219)

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LEGO Star Wars Porg (75230)

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LEGO Star Wars Ahch-To Island Training (75200)

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LEGO Star Wars Betrayal at Cloud City (75222)

$349.99 USD | $289.99 USD via Amazon

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LEGO Star Wars Kessel Run Millennium Falcon (75212)

$169.99 USD | $129.99 USD via Amazon

LEGO Star Wars Droid Gunship (75233)

$49.99 USD | $39.87 USD via Amazon

LEGO Star Wars Yoda’s Hut (75208)

$29.99 USD | $22.89 USD via Amazon

LEGO Star Wars Action Battle Echo Base Defense (75241)

$59.99 USD | $47.95 USD via Amazon

LEGO Star Wars General Grievous’ Combat Speeder (75199)

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LEGO Star Wars Han Solo’s Landspeeder (75209)

$29.99 USD | $20.00 USD via Amazon

LEGO Star Wars Encounter on Jakku (75148)

$59.99 USD | $44.00 USD via Amazon

Upcoming LEGO Hidden Side Guide to Ghost Hunting Book Reveals Tie-In TV Series

It seems that LEGO intends its new LEGO Hidden Side theme to have a tie-in TV series as well. This piece of info came from an unlikely source – a still yet to be released LEGO-themed book, the LEGO Hidden Side Guide to Ghost Hunting Book. The idea of having a dedicated TV series to help promote a newly launched LEGO theme is not entirely new to LEGO. We saw how LEGO came up with original content in the likes of Ninjago, Nexo Knights, and LEGO City just to name a few. And if you recall during SDCC 2019, LEGO animation producer Tommy Andreasen revealed a LEGO Hidden Side trailer that could easily pass as an introduction of sorts for a larger, wider TV series.

The LEGO Hidden Side Guide to Ghost Hunting Book is yet to appear at Amazon US, but here’s a quick blurb about the book as listed by Amazon UK and some of the interesting things that it reveals as well.

The LEGO Hidden Side Guide to Ghost Hunting Book

Step into the haunted town of Newbury and become an expert ghost hunter in this in-world guide based on LEGO Hidden Side toys and TV show! Plus, it includes a Hidden Side minifigure!

The LEGO Group’s newest IP, LEGO Hidden Side hits stores in fall 2019 with eight toy sets, followed by a TV series and even more toys in 2020! Kids can interact with these building sets using an augmented reality app that brings the models to life, using a smartphone or tablet camera to reveal a hidden world of interactive mysteries and challenges to solve. It’s a whole new world of play!

Welcome to the haunted town of Newbury, home of the LEGO Group’s newest original IP. In this new series of adventures, kids will join brother-and-sister duo Jack and Parker as they work to track down and reveal ghosts in order to turn their haunted town back to normal, one ghost at a time. This guide will be narrated by the main characters of the toys and TV show, and work with the LEGO app for an interactive reading experience all about finding and capturing ghosts! Plus, it comes with a LEGO minifigure!

Other than the announcement of the tie-in TV series, the book will also include an exclusive LEGO Hidden Side minifig. Though the book is slated to be launched in August next year, we can expect the series to air on an earlier date. The way I see it, a LEGO Hidden Side TV series is a great way to explore the many backstories in Newbury, and how our junior ghost hunters can bring back their ghost-riddled town back to normal.

The LEGO Hidden Side sets are now available at LEGO Shop@Home, featuring a new, AR-powered interactive play that kids will find fun and challenging. If you’re still holding back on purchasing these sets, then you might be interested to know that the LEGO Hidden Side Paranormal Intercept Bus 3000 (70423) and Newbury Haunted High School (70425) both comes with Double VIP points throughout the month of September. This is a great opportunity to stack up on those VIP points and take advantage of LEGO’s new VIP Rewards Program.

Avoid This LEGO Star Wars Skywalker Saga Fake Download

Yep, you read it right. It seems that there will always be those group of people who will not miss out an opportunity to trick people in doing their bidding. Rebelscum raises the warning flag when a fraudulent claim from a shady site claims to already have a copy of the upcoming LEGO Star Wars Skywalker Saga which is yet to be officially released on December 31, 2020. This recent posting came from GamerHQ.com, where it claims that you can download the said game from their site – for free. Now I’m quite positive that I am NOT hitting that download button for any reason at all. Read on for what this site has to say about this unholy early release. Be warned though, you might find the English tad confusing.

LEGO Star Wars Skywalker Saga

LEGO STAR WARS THE SKYWALKER SAGA PC GAME FULL VERSION DOWNLOAD

Traveler Tales and Warner Bros.. has presented, 15 years after the first Lego Star Wars appeared, what they define as another generation of games in the franchise. In E3 2019 we’ve made it clear: it is not a movie, but it is not a remastering, but a completely new game based on the 9 movies of this saga: the first trilogy, the prequels not to mention the brand new trilogy, that will finish in Christmas using Star Wars Ep. IX Rise of Skywalker.

They’ve shown Us the level corresponding to the Return of the Lego Jedi Star Wars The Skywalker Saga. But which makes it clear that we have liberty To proceed to any world to fighting against the boats, or devote Of the Empire (which is what they’ve shown to the controllers of the Millennium Falcon). Each of those planets has places. From the Demonstration of E3, they have proven Tatooine’s surface, which will feature The Jabba Palace, Mos Eisley (the spaceport of this first movie ), Mos Espa Or the pod racing circuit of Episode I.

Reading this ‘product description’ makes me think that I’m either reading from a poorly translated text, or an AI-powered droid is just tripping on me. In any case, do remember that this claim is FAKE. And for the love of the brick, do yourself a favor by not downloading anything from this site. Or else you will be taking the unnecessary risk of turning your PC into a nice, hefty piece of paperweight.  Be sure to do your research and check with legitimate sites before you believe in anything that you see or read over the internet. It will also help if you add our Brick Show blog to your feed so you can immediately be notified with the latest legit news in this side of the LEGO Star Wars galaxy. Here’s the announce trailer once again for the LEGO Star Wars Skywalker Saga video game.

 

For VIPs Only: LEGO Stranger Things Sketchbook Now Available

The LEGO VIP Rewards Center has been updated recently to include a freebie that will certainly evoke some feelings of nostalgia among Stranger Things fans. LEGO has now listed the LEGO Stranger Things Sketchbook as one of the redeemable items in the revamped VIP rewards system. The hardback sketchbook comes in a witty and classic VHS design that imitates the popular cassette tape from the 80s. It’s worth 1,500 VIP points and rightfully so given the premium look and feel of this freebie.

The LEGO Stranger Things Sketchbook also comes with a slipcase that features the promotional image that was first released by LEGO during the launch of the LEGO Stranger Things The Upside Down (75810) set in May of this year.  This promotional item comes with 120 pages and measures in at 103mm by 184mm. Here’s the complete product description for your reference.

LEGO Stranger Things Sketchbook

LEGO Stranger Things Sketchbook

Use your VIP points for this limited edition Stranger Things Sketchbook

Head back to the 1980’s with this vintage style Stranger Things sketchbook. The ideal companion for your adventures around the town of Hawkins or anywhere else!
This video cassette inspired hardcover sketchbook contains 120 pages for your notes and doodles. Comes with a cardboard slip case featuring instantly recognizable Stranger Things minifigures from the hit Netflix original series. A great gift for Stranger Things fans who will love to show their passion for the series. Size 103 x 184mm.

If you wish to bring home with you that 80’s classic vibe in LEGO brick form, then be sure to check out LEGO Stranger Things The Upside Down (75810) set currently available at LEGO Shop@Home. It comes in at 2,287 pieces and features an array of must-have minifigs based on the hit Netflix series: Eleven, Mike Wheeler, Lucas Sinclair, Dustin Henderson, Will Byers, Joyce Byers, Chief Jim Hopper, and the terrifying Demogorgon. Purchasing this set gives you an additional 1,300 VIP points, and if you’re holding back on those previously earned VIP points then I guess spending it in this classy sketchbook is something that you will not regret. Another great bonus is the fact that the LEGO Hidden Side Newbury Juice Bar (40336) promotional is still up as of this posting, with this gift-with-purchase set appearing in your basket upon checkout.

Disney+ Will Feature A Collection of LEGO Star Wars Animated Series

Disney is already paving the way for the arrival of its ambitious Disney+ streaming service that may prove to be a strong rival against the likes of Netflix and Amazon Prime. Details are still scant as of the moment regarding the repertoire of its movies and series, but one thing that we can be sure of is that Star Wars fans will definitely get their money’s worth with all the exclusive Star Wars content that they have access to. This includes the much-awaited spin-off series The Mandalorian and additional content on The Clone Wars. To top it off, subscribers will have exclusive access to previous and upcoming LEGO Star Wars content all compiled in one convenient streaming service. This is at least what an eagle-eyed fan spotted and confirmed when a preview of the new Disney streaming service was released, together with some interesting collection of LEGO Star Wars animated series.

From what we can learn from this preview screenshot, it looks like that all of the LEGO Star Wars animated series featured in the service are those that are currently licensed under Disney. Rights for streaming or releasing other titles such as the LEGO Star Wars The Yoda Chronicles are still perhaps under Cartoon Network and negotiations are still in order for Disney to have full control over this franchise. What is certain is that newer LEGO Star Wars animated series such as LEGO Star Wars All Stars, The Freemaker Adventures, The Resistance Rises, and Droid Tales are now part of Disney+’s initial line-up.

With Disney having almost full control of its Star Wars properties, we can expect a lot of interesting content that will cater to every LEGO Star Wars out there in the galaxy. Disney+ is scheduled to launch on November 12 in the US and Canada, and on November 19 in Australia and New Zealand. Viewers can opt for a monthly subscription fee of $7 USD per month, or $70 USD per year.

Thanks to Brick Fanatics for the heads-up.

LEGO Technic Liebherr R 9800 (42100) Now Available for Pre-Order

For those looking forward in being among the first to have the largest LEGO Technic set to date, you’ll be glad to know that LEGO Shop@Home has now listed the LEGO Technic Liebherr R 9800 (42100) for pre-order. This massive LEGO Technic set clocks in at 4,108 pieces and will retail for $449.99 USD. LEGO is quite mum about the set’s release date even when official images and product description of the Liebherr R 9800 were released last month. However, the set’s listing over at shop.LEGO.com now states that it will be available to all beginning October 1st. Currently the most sophisticated LEGO Technic set ever made, the LEGO Technic Liebherr R 9800 (42100) comes with 3 XL motors, 4 L motors, and 2 Bluetooth-controlled Smart hubs. All of these controlled by the new LEGO Control+ app.

Check out the rest of the set’s detail over at LEGO Shop@Home, and if you are looking forward to purchasing this massive set kindly click and purchase using the following affiliate link below.

LEGO Technic Liebherr R 9800 (42100)

Liebherr R 9800 (42100)

Get ready for a colossal LEGO® build and play experience with the 4,108-piece LEGO Technic™ Liebherr R 9800 Excavator. Developed in partnership with Liebherr, this replica model is operated via the intuitive LEGO TECHNIC CONTROL+ app and powered by 2 advanced Smart Hubs with 7 motors. The sophisticated app technology enables super-precise movement and amazing functionality, while delivering endless authentic digital play combinations via 4 different control screens with cool graphics. The Multi-function control screen enables users to drive the machine in all directions, rotate the superstructure, extend and raise the boom, open and tilt the bucket, play realistic sound effects and get real-time feedback, such as boom position, power usage and drive distance. With the One-touch screen, users can use drag patterns to control the boom, arm and bucket, while the Custom-built movements screen enables them to choose pre-set commands or record the model’s actions to create complex sequences of movements. And, with the Challenges & achievements screen, users can complete challenges to unlock reward badges.

  • This excavator model features the LEGO® TECHNIC™ CONTROL+ app for a more immersive and realistic play experience and hours of fun.
  • The app-controlled LEGO® Technic™ Liebherr R 9800 Excavator is operated via a smart device with 4 alternative control screens. Go to LEGO.com/devicecheck for a list of compatible smart devices.
  • Multi-function control: Drive forward, reverse, steer, rotate the superstructure, extend, raise and lower the boom, open and tilt the bucket and get model feedback, such as boom and superstructure position, power usage and drive distance.
  • One-touch control: Select an on-screen drag pattern and see the excavator respond to your command.
  • Custom-built movements: Use pre-set commands or record the model’s actions to create complex sequences of movements.
  • Challenges & achievements: Complete challenges to unlock reward badges.
  • Replica of the Liebherr R 9800 Excavator with an array of true-to-life features and functions, finished with an authentic color scheme and cool sticker detailing.
  • Includes 3 XL Motors, 4 L Motors and 2 Bluetooth-controlled Smart Hubs.
  • Smart Hubs feature Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connectivity, activation button, 6 axis sensor (3 gyro and 3 accelerometer sensors) and 4 connectivity ports.
  • The app allows users to connect to multiple hubs, ensuring precise and true-to-life movements.
  • Download the app from the App Store or Google Play. Ask your parents’ permission before going online.
  • This excavator toy requires batteries (not included). Please refer to the product packaging for type and quantity.
  • This LEGO® Technic™ construction toy introduces LEGO builders to advanced elements of engineering.
  • Not compatible with the Power Functions systems.
  • Liebherr R 9800 Excavator measures over 15” (39cm) high, 25” (65cm) long and 10” (27cm) wide.