In this episode of Minifigure Madness we look at the LEGO 2012 Thor vs. the 2014 Thor. The 2012 Thor minifigure was released in 3 sets and depicts the Thor from The Avengers movie. The 2014 Thor minifigure has so far been released in 1 sets and depicts the character from the Avengers Assemble TV show. Vote below on which one you like better:
Collectors of the Minecraft action figures will be happy to know that in addition to the Iron Golem, Diamond Steve and Animal Mob packs will also be a Blacksmith with Anvil pack. Here is a picture of what this new pack will look like:
Are you fully immersed into Middle Earth in the newly released LEGO Hobbit video game? If so, here are some character code you can use to unlock some new characters. This is not a full list, so if you discover more, let us know and we’ll get them added to the list.
- Alfrid: FAVZTR
- Azog (Claw): 84ZZSI
- Bain: W5Z6AC
- Bard: UER3JG
- Barliman Butterbur: XTVM8C
- Barrow Wight: 555R9C
- Beorn: KEID2V
- Bolg: ZIBYHO
- Braga: MXUXKO
- Elros: H2CAID
- Fimbul: THAVRM
- Galadriel: 00TE7J
- Gollum: 3CE37P
- Grinnah: TPD7YW
- Lindir: V4Y5HZ
- Master Of Laketown: 9NOK35
- Narzug: 4FYKKB
- Necromancer: NM3I2O
- Percy: 74KN31
- Peter Jackson (Bree): 5OJEUC
- Rosie Cotton: TB4S6J
- Sauron: OARA3D
- Thror (Armour): SYKSXF
- Tom Bombadil: 4Y95TJ
- Witch-King: V8AHMJ
- Yazneg: S6VV33
We recently released on of our popular BrickArt videos (see below) highlighting the adorable Benny and his SPACESHIP! As we always do with these videos, we also include a sheet for you to print out and color this artwork. And, if you want to color some of the other characters from the film, view our full selection of LEGO Movie coloring pages.
Pictures of the coming summer 2014 LEGO sets have surfaced. You will find them listed below along with the official LEGO descriptions for each and the teaser videos we filmed at the NY Toy Fair.
Lead Rogue Squadron with Luke Skywalker in the streamlined Snowspeeder! Place him and gunner Dak Ralter in the dual cockpit with their weapons and attack with the spring-loaded shooters hidden under each wing. Target the Imperial Snowtrooper with the rear stud blaster or convert it to fire the harpoon hook and take down the 75054 AT-AT (sold separately). Then take the action to the ground with the tripod gun. Recreate the classic Battle of Hoth from Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back! Includes 3 minifigures with assorted weapons: Luke Skywalker, Dak Ralter and a Snowtrooper.
Play out epic scenes from Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi and other thrilling space battles with the B-wing! Rotate the cockpit so the pilot always has a clear view ahead. Rev up the 4 huge engines to power through the galaxy and fire the spring-loaded shooters to repel Imperial attacks. Adjust the wings from the iconic cross shape for flight or landing mode. Includes 3 minifigures with assorted weapons and an accessory: Ten Numb, Gray Squadron Pilot and General Airen Cracken.
Protect the vital Holocrons from the dark side with Jek-14 and his streamlined Jedi Scout Fighter. Lift the rear hatch to stash the containers of Holocrons and lightsabers. Place clone trooper Jek-14 and his co-pilot in the dual cockpit that opens two ways, with the Astromech Droid positioned behind. Unleash its awesome armory, including 2 spring-loaded shooters and an elevating and rotating cannon at the rear. Recreate thrilling scenes from LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles animated specials. And if the action gets too hot to handle, detach the cockpit to turn it into an escape pod, but guard those Holocrons with your life! Includes 2 minifigures with assorted weapons: Jek-14 and Ithorian Jedi Master, plus an Astromech Droid and RA-7 Protocol Droid.
Welcome to the noisy and dangerous Mos Eisley Cantina on the desert world of Tatooine! Park the landspeeder and enter, staying clear of the giant dewback drinking from the trough outside. Make sure Luke, Han and Obi-Wan have their weapons with them as they enter through the sliding door and walk past the droid scanner. Open out the building for easier play and order a drink while the Bith cantina band gets ready to play their instruments. Recreate scenes in the cantina from Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, such as the showdown between Han Solo and Rodian bounty hunter Greedo. Includes 8 minifigures with assorted weapons and accessories: Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Greedo, a Sandtrooper and 3 Bith Musicians.
Who can stop the Empire’s intimidating AT-AT – All Terrain Armored Transport – walker? Seat the AT-AT Driver and a Snowtrooper in the cockpit of this mighty war machine and move the head to aim the spring-loaded shooters. Pose the legs, trigger the trap door in the body and open up the side hatches for enhanced playability. Collect the 75049 Snowspeeder (sold separately) to play out the classic Battle of Hoth scene from Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back! Includes 5 minifigures with assorted weapons and an accessory: AT-AT Driver, General Veers, Snowtrooper Commander and 2 Snowtroopers.
Experience the power of the Empire! The Imperial Star Destroyer is the signature vessel of the Imperial fleet. Turn the rear handle to aim the 8 synchronized cannons and unleash the spring-loaded shooters mounted on the superstructure. Remove the top to reveal the stunningly detailed interior with never-before-seen Emperor Palpatine hologram, rotating chairs for the crew, weapons rack, bridge, control panel and more. Recreate scenes featuring the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader from the classic Star Wars movies with this iconic model and use the lifting handle for enhanced play and easy transportation. Includes 6 minifigures with assorted weapons: Darth Vader, Imperial Officer, 2 Stormtroopers, Imperial Crew, Imperial Navy Trooper, plus 2 new, unique figures: Emperor Palpatine Hologram and a Mouse Droid.
Today, the LEGO Hobbit video game was officially launched! If you are in the market, you can buy the game here. Over the next few weeks look for us to push out our gameplay videos for each of the levels from the LEGO Hobbit game. If you pre-ordered the game through GameStop, you would have gotten the exclusive Bilbo Baggins minifigure. As of now, this is selling for around $30 on eBay.
In addition, this release coincideded with the release of the Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug on Blu-ray/DVD. If you buy the film on Blu-ray through Target (online or in-store) you will be able to get the Legolas Greenleaf polybag.
Here is the launch trailer for the game:
Pictures of the coming LEGO Guardians of the Galaxy sets have surfaced. Here you will find full high resolution images of these sets along with official LEGO descriptions, prices and minifigures included:
Price: $19.99 Pieces: 196
Launch into battle against the Sakaaran’s Necrocraft in the awesome Starblaster and help Star-Lord to escape with the orb! Place the Nova officer in the cockpit and launch into the sky. Fold back the wings for high-speed pursuit mode and then flip them up to activate arrest mode. Use the space blasters and boot thrusters of Star-Lord to outwit the enemy and protect the priceless orb! Includes 3 minifigures with assorted weapons and accessories: Star-Lord, the Sakaaran and a Nova officer.
Price: $39.99 Pieces: 433
Team up with Groot and Rocket Raccoon to plot an escape from Knowhere! They’ve discovered the rare orb in the mining fields, only to be ambushed by the bad guys. Evade shots from the huge bazooka assembled by the Sakaaran and the evil Nebula and return fire with Rocket Raccoon’s custom space blaster. Leap into action with the gigantic posable Groot to confront the sword-wielding Nebula. Launch a fierce counter-attack so Rocket Raccoon can get away in the mining pod with the precious orb in its grabbing claw! Includes 3 minifigures with assorted weapons: Rocket Raccoon, Nebula and the Sakaaran, plus Groot figure.
Price: $74.99 Pieces: 665
Prepare for an epic clash between the Guardians of the Galaxy and the ultimate villain, Ronan! Ronan zooms into this epic deep-space battle in his personal Necrocraft, backed up by the Sakaaran, and holding his all-powerful Cosmi-Rod ready to strike. Luckily, Star-Lord is prepared to launch a counter-attack with the equally potent Hadron Enforcer and 2 iconic space blasters. Steer the mighty Milano Spaceship into battle with Gamora and Drax, firing the stud shooters and flick missiles to repel this evil threat to the Galaxy. Includes 5 minifigures with assorted weapons and accessories: Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Ronan and the Sakaaran.