2018 LEGO Ninjago Box Art Images Released.

It looks like Swiss online toy store World of Games is on a roll. After the reveal of the latest LEGO Star Wars sets slated for release at the end of this year, it has updated its database once more to include several, new LEGO box art images. We saw the official set images for 2018’s LEGO Ninjago sets a few weeks back, and now, we have images of its respective box art. What interest me the most is the new characters included in the Temple of Resurrection (70643), which also happens to be the largest set in the series. These latest box art images from LEGO Ninjago comes in a predominantly red and black color scheme which is a bit hard on the eyes in my opinion, with LEGO using two dark colors to convey a subtle, sinister plot in the upcoming Season 8 of the TV Series entitled, Sons of Garmadon. Check these out.

Katana V11 (70638)

 

Street Race of Snake Jaguar (70639)

 

S.O.G. Headquarters (70640)

 

Ninja Nightcrawler (70641)

 

Killow vs. Samurai X (70642)

 

Temple of Resurrection (70643)

2018 LEGO Star Wars Sets Revealed!

We now have official images pouring in from the LEGO Star Wars front, courtesy of Swiss online toy retailer, World of Games. Slated for 2018, these handful of images reveals additional sets from The Last Jedi, Microfighters, Ultrabuilds and other Star Wars subthemes, and are expected to be on store shelves towards the end of this year. A few days ago, a Russian online store managed to post set descriptions for some of these sets, but later on removed them. Thanks to Brickfinder, we managed to retain some of these descriptions and translated them roughly from Russian. I added these descriptions to some of these sets whenever possible.

First off, we have the latest Microfighters to watch out for in 2018. I find it amusing to see how the latest 7541-piece set, UCS Millennium Falcon (75192) is immediately followed by a microfighter, or a microscaled version of itself (75193). We also have our first look at the official name and LEGO version of the Resistance Ski Speeder, which we saw in the first TLJ trailer as it heads on to battle the towering AT-M6 or Gorilla Walkers of the First Order. LEGO also opted to create a microscaled version of Kylo Ren’s sleek TIE Silencer as it goes for a space dog fight with the Resistance’s A-Wing.

Millennium Falcon Microfighter (75193)

First Order TIE Fighter Microfighter (75194)

Ski Speeder vs. First Order Walker Microfighters (75195)

Defeat the First Order’s Storm Walker with the help of a super-speeder equipped with skis! Plant the pilot of the resistance spider and the First Order troopers in their cabins, ready the guns and get set for an exciting adventure. The set also includes a small shelter with additional weapons and ammunition for even more exciting battles!

 

A-Wing vs. TIE Silencer Microfighters (75196)

Play out the space battle between the Kyle Ren TIE Fighter and the A-Wing Fighter of the Resistance! Plant the minifigures in the cabins of their ships, load rockets on board and start the fight. The set also includes a mini-station for repairing ships. Good luck, warrior!

 

We can also expect two LEGO Star Wars Battle Pack sets for 2018: one referencing to the upcoming sequel, Episode VIII – The Last Jedi, while the other is a throwback to the original Star Wars film, Episode IV – A New Hope.

First Order Specialists Battle Pack (75197)

Send reinforcements – it’s the combat set of First Order specialists! Let the First Order gunner take his place, then ready the gun and aim. Guard the weapons with the tough stormtroopers of the First Order, armed with laser axes. Can you defeat the Resistance? All in your hands!

Tatooine Battle Pack (75198)

Other than a call back to the animated series The Clone Wars, we also have two additional LEGO Star Wars The Last Jedi sets that may prove to be a little bit spoilery for some. We now have official LEGO sets to what we have previously predicted under TLJ: Rey’s Training in the Island of Ahch-To, and the Resistance Skimmer or Ski Speeder on the planet Crait. For most of us, the best part of these sets are simply having those cute and adorable Porgs, which were only previously available on the still elusive UCS Millennium Falcon 75192.  We also have our very first minifigure of old man Luke Skywalker which LEGO has been teasing on for quite some time in its promotional ads and magazines.

General Grievous’ Combat Speeder (75199)

Ahch-To Island Training (75200)

Go along with Rey in search of a hut on the mountainside on one of the islands of the planet Ahch-To! Teach her to use a lightsaber and try to destroy a stone boulder. Sit back by the fire and learn more about the Jedi Order, and then spend the night in order to sleep well before the new training day.

Defense of Crait (75202)

Prepare the Ski Speeder to battle for the Resistance base against the forces of the First Order! Send the soldier to the laser cannon and other tools installed in the trench, and carefully monitor the movements of the enemy from the command tower. Set the guns on the Ski Speeders and check the serviceability of the engine. When the enemy approaches the base, put Poe in the cockpit and send him to perform another difficult mission. Fight for victory to the last, brave Resistance soldiers!

 

Finally, we see that LEGO’s buildable figures are still going strong with the addition of two, new Star Wars ultrabuilds. We have a Technic-built version of the most iconic bounty hunter across the galaxy, and newer, more buff version of Darth Vader. Though we already have a previous, ultrabuild version of the famed Lord of the Sith, this latest rendition is better in many ways, especially the inclusion of a removable helmet that reveals the person, the Skywalker, underneath.

Boba Fett (75533)

Darth Vader (75534)

 

World of Games have listed a December 27 release date for all these sets, so we can expect more official images of these sets anytime soon. Thanks to The Brick Fan for the heads up.

Even More LEGO City 2018 Official Images Released!

After the first wave of reveals of the latest LEGO City sets slated to be released in 2018, now comes another series of releases for the LEGO City theme. Dutch LEGO fan site, Bouwsteentjes, has uploaded several official images of 9 upcoming LEGO sets which were never before hinted nor teased. These latest City offerings from LEGO seem to focus more on Police, Vehicles, and Mining subthemes, and feature relatively new designs and aesthetics. I particularly like the yellow and red colors of the Mining sets, which kind of remind me of the LEGO Town sets many years ago.

Let’s check out these images.

Off-Road Chase (60170) – Set Price: €5.99

 

Mountain Fugitives (60171) – Set Price: €9.99

 

Mountain Police Headquarters (60174) – Set Price: €89.99

 

Wild River Escape (60176) – Set Price: €14.99

 

Airshow Jet (60177) – Set Price: €9.99

 

Speed Record Car (60178) – Set Price: €9.99

 

Mining Team (60184) – Set Price: €9.99

 

Mining Heavy Driller (60186) – Set Price: €39.99

 

Mining Experts Site (60188)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are several sets that were already listed by Brickset, however, we still yet to see their official images. These are:

  • Mountain River Heist (60175)
  • Mining Power Splitter (60185)
  • An unnamed set – 40302

We’ll keep you posted as soon as more info comes in.

Set Descriptions for LEGO Marvel Superheroes Avengers: Infinity War Revealed!

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD!

Thor: Ragnarok is done, so the next chapter of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is the third team movie, Avengers: Infinity War. How exactly that’s going to work following the still-ongoing fallout of Captain America: Civil War is a question for dedicated MCU film buffs, but what is certain is one thing: it will have merchandise, and it will include LEGO sets.

News has been coming out from multiple sources from Europe and Russia, particularly from a Russian toy store, regarding some of the sets coming out from LEGO that will play out key scenes from the upcoming superhero film. Six set numbers with information on price (in Euros) and included minifigures have been listed, although the numbering scheme hints that there are at least two more that haven’t been named.

The following LEGO Marvel Avengers: Infinity War play set names are not finalized, but amply describes what’s supposed to be happening and therefore can spoil what will happen in the movie itself. If you’re not into spoilers, then read at your own discretion.

So with that out of the way, let’s get started. Please take note that most, if not all, of the set descriptions here are from the Russian toy store, Exoforce.ru. These are rough Google translations so please take this with a pinch of salt. Special thanks to The Brick Fan for capturing these translations, since any references to these sets were already removed from Exoforce’s website as of this writing.

It seems that the brick police have already arrived.

Attack of Riders (76101)

Set price: €14.99
Minifigures include: Captain America, Black Widow, Outriders, Space Stone

Unite with Captain America and the Black Widow to protect the kingdom of Wakanda from the invasion of foreigners.

Avoid the fire from the thorns of the landing ships, restrain the attacks of six-armed enemies and attack, using the shield of Captain America. Pounce on the enemies with the truncheons of the Black Widow and get the cosmic stone of infinity!

The Search for Thor’s Weapon (76102)

Set price: €24.99
Minifigures include: Rocket Raccoon, Groot, Thor, Unknown Infinity Stone

Join the Avengers, who are trying to find the ax-thunderbolt for Thor. Sit down in the cab of the rescue capsule with Rocket, Thor and Groot and go into space.

On the way to Nidavellir you will meet many enemies, you can be protected from them by shooting from the thorns. Land on the red planet to charge Tor’s power plants in the space forge.

Find the stone of infinity, untwist the energy ray and create an amazing ax-thunderer!

Corvis Glaive Attacks (76103)

Set price: €39.99
Minifigure s include: Corvus Glaive, Vision, Black Panther, Shiri, Mind Stone

Protect the Wall of the Wakid from Corvus Gleiv and his thresher!

Shoot at the threshing machine of double guns-thorns and a disk shooter. Quickly open the gate so that the Black Panther can enter the battle. But do not forget to close them immediately, so that the enemies do not break in. Help Shuri to remove the infinity stone that controls the mind from the head of the Vision.

Can you do this before the thresher crushes the wall and destroys the diagnostic setup?

The Hulkbuster Fight (76104)

Set price: €34.99 
Minifigures include: Proxima Midnight, Falcon, Hulk/Bruce Banner, Soul Stone

Danger! Proxima Midnight captured the shooting tower and shoots on Hulkbuster Bruce Banner!

Smash the missile installation of the shooting tower with the powerful fist of Hulkbuster and crush the six-armed enemy. Reflect the punches of the Proksima Midnight.

Order the Falcon to dive down to take away the stone of infinity of souls.

Thanos: The Last Battle (76107)

Set price: €79.99
Minifigures include: Thanos, Iron Man, Star Lord, Gamora

Together with the Avengers, start the fight for the Glove of Infinity!

Shoot at Thanos from the ship’s thorns. Open the cockpit and attack the space bike along with Star Lord and Gamora.

Avoid the blows of Thanos’s huge sword and use the Iron Man’s power units to defeat Titan’s supervillain. Having won, grab the golden glove of infinity and fly away.

The Battle in the Sanctum Sanctorum (76108)

Set price: €99.99

Minifigures include: Cull Obsidian, Ebony Maw, Doctor Strange, Iron Man, Spider-Man

Emergency! Kull Obsidian and Ebony Mo are attacking the Holy of Holies of Dr. Strange!

Together with the Spiderman, jump off them from the roof. Unite with the Iron Man and Dr. Strange and use their powers to repel super villains. If Ebony Mo is able to penetrate the bedroom of Peter Parker, lead him from there through the secret hatch.

You must stop the evil invaders before they blow up the wall of the Holy of Holies Dr. Strange and get the stone of infinity of time. After defeating your enemies, order pizza and celebrate it with Peter Parker!

 

As you can see, there’s no word of any sets numbered either 76105 or 76106, but you never know. And the list of included minifigures can give away a lot about the characters involved in Avengers: Infinity War. Now the question is whether LEGO Captain America will be sporting a fine beard like he does in the revealed poster art thus far. We will find out soon enough.

Disney’s Incredibles 2 Trailer Has Been Released: What LEGO Sets Would You Like to See From the Sequel?

The much-awaited and long overdue sequel to Disney Pixar’s superhero family has been finally announced with a teaser trailer during the weekend. It has been more than a decade since we saw the Parr family in action, and now, we are given an idea on how things will be like for the family of supers once The Incredibles 2 hits the big screen June next year. In case you missed it, here’s the teaser trailer.

We can also be sure that LEGO has something in store, in fact, Brickset has already listed three LEGO Junior tie-in sets: 10759, 10760, and 10761. Though we only have these three sets as of this writing, it will be nice if LEGO can come up with regular sets to celebrate the release of the film, and there are quite a handful of sets that we can think of based on what we know about the film.

Underminer Battle

Since it was said that Incredibles 2 will begin immediately right after the events of the first film, we can probably have a set that features the Underminer. The last events of the first film didn’t give us many scenes regarding this super hero battle against the Underminer, so it will be cool to see that scene continued in Incredibles 2, plus a LEGO set to go along with it.

Jack-Jack’s Powers Unleashed

If you recall, Pixar released a short film entitled Jack Jack Attack in 2005 a year after the original film was released. In the film, we can see Jack Jack unveiling his powers as Syndrome tries to abduct him. It was that moment that Disney fans got the impression that the youngest member of the Parr family could in fact, be the strongest of them all. Since the trailer alluded to that scene again with its recent trailer, then it will be nice to see Jack Jack in an official LEGO with all his powers fully awakened.

Mrs. Incredible Superhero Battle

Hollywood also reports that Elastigirl aka Mrs. Incredible will be taking on the film’s bad guys most of the time while her husband literally becomes a stay-home dad. It will be nice to have a set that is dedicated to Mrs. Incredible and I reckon that it will not be too hard for LEGO since we already Ms. Marvel’s minifigure in Captain America Jet Pursuit (76076) to modify. Perhaps thrown in Frozone in to the mix and you have a LEGO playset that will surely bring back memories.

 

Do take note that these are just suggestions for LEGO sets that we like to see alongside the latest Incredibles 2 film. We just have to wait and see if LEGO has something similar in the works. So what do you think brick fans? Do you think LEGO will come up with regular sets based on the upcoming film? What LEGO Incredibles 2 sets do you want to see later on? Share your thoughts in the comments below.