To start off with our first wave of images at the 2018 New York Toy Fair, Jurassic World fan site Jurassic Outpost had the privilege of attending NYTF’s Preview Night and managed to catch a glimpse of these much awaited brick-built dinos, live. Here are some images that they shared via their Facebook page, highlighting all the sets that we reported earlier.
As we prep the stage – or in this, case our blogsite and YouTube channel – for the opening of the 2018 New York Toy Fair, we’re glad that Brick Show Brian is on the floor to give you live updates as they happen at LEGO’s Booth #1335 of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
While LEGO remains one of the pillars of international toy brands, that’s never completely ensured its success in terms of product sales everywhere that it’s available. In some parts of the world, LEGO products appear to be undergoing a bad patch in sales figures, like what’s happening in Germany now.
This one is no longer a rumor folks – the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is now back in LEGO form. The rumor mill may now stop churning on this one, now that LEGO has finally unveiled the first, and largest LEGO Harry Potter set to be offered this summer. The LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall (75954) has been revealed amid the mounting hype for this year’s New York Toy Fair which will kick off this weekend. This set comes in at 878 pieces and features a whopping 10 minifigures: older and younger versions of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, and Draco Malfoy. Included also in the roster of minifigs are Susan Bones and a Hufflepuff student. The set will be available starting August 1 and will retail for $99.99.
There have long been stories and news in the past concerning how LEGO bricks have been utilized in applications that went far beyond their original function as toys. Both engineers and scientists have occasionally used LEGOs in their work, often due to the precision and consistency of their component parts.