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:
LEGO Hobbit Video Game Character Unlock Cheat Codes
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
2014 Summer LEGO Star Wars Set Pictures
Pictures of the coming 2014 summer LEGO Star Wars sets have surfaced. You will find them listed below along with the official LEGO descriptions and set images.
278 pieces | $29.99 | Minifigures include Luke Skywalker, Dak Ralter and a Snowtrooper
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.
448 pieces | $49.99 | Minifigures include Ten Numb, Gray Squadron Pilot and General Airen Cracken
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.
Jedi Scout Fighter (75051)
490 pieces | $59.99 | Minifigures include Ithorian Jedi Master, Jek-14, Astromech Droid and RA-7 Protocol Droid
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.
Mos Eisley Cantina (75052)
615 pieces | $69.99 | Minifigures include Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Greedo, Bith Musician, and Sandtrooper
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.
The Ghost (75053)
929 pieces | $89.99 | Minifigure include Garazeb ‘Zeb’ Orrelios, Hera Syndulla, Kanan Jarrus, and Imperial Stormtrooper
Get ready to battle the Empire with the Rebel heroes’ awesome starship – The Ghost – as seen in the thrilling Star Wars: Rebels animated TV series! Stay on course with Rebel minifigures in the two cockpits and put Zeb on patrol in the 360-degree rotating gun turret. Land 75048 The Phantom starship (sold separately) in the docking area at the rear. With 2 spring-loaded shooters and storage for a spare missile and a lightsaber, this ship has plenty of weaponry on board. In an emergency, hurry to the escape pods and eject!
1,137 pieces | $109.99 | Minifigures include General Maximillian, AT-AT Driver, Snowtrooper Commander, Snowtrooper
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.
Imperial Star Destroyer (75055)
1,359 pieces | $129.99 | Minifigures include Darth Vader, Imperial Officer, Imperial Navy Trooper, Imperial Crew, Imperial Stormtrooper
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.
LEGO The Hobbit Video Game Released and Other Updates
Today, the LEGO The 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 Good Morning Bilbo Baggins minifigure. As of now, this is selling for around $30 on eBay.
In case you missed it, this latest LEGO-inspired video game also coincides 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 (30215) polybag.
Here is the launch trailer for the game:
Join your favorite characters from The Hobbit in an amazing LEGO adventure through Middle-earth! Go on epic quests and a variety of adventures based on the first two films in the trilogy — The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug. And if you want more, additional adventures will be available in the future for The Hobbit: There and Back Again!
Additionally, here’s LEGO’s official press release as well”
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today released the key art for LEGO The Hobbit, available this Spring for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Vita, the Wii U™, Nintendo 3DS™, as well as Windows PC. Join Gandalf, Bilbo, Thorin Oakenshield and Company, as they set out on an unforgettable journey filled with both splendor and peril, on their quest to take back the Lonely Mountain from Smaug The Magnificent.
In LEGO The Hobbit, kids and families will take on the form of their favorite Hobbit characters and follow the storyline of Peter Jackson’s first two films. Players will embark on quests throughout Middle-earth, joining Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf the Grey, and Thorin Oakenshield and Company in their exciting adventures toward the Dwarven Kingdom of Erebor. Along the way, players will solve countless puzzles, partake in Treasure Quests and battle with Orcs, Trolls, Goblins and fouler things.
Take a Look at These 2014 LEGO Guardians of the Galaxy Set Images and Descriptions
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. Be sure to check the rest of our LEGO Marvel posts while you’re at it.
Starblaster Showdown (76019)
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.
Knowhere Escape Mission (76020)
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.
LEGO Guardians of the Galaxy The Milano Spaceship Rescue (76021)
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.
This latest LEGO Guardians of the Galaxy sets