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LEGO Batman release pushing back LEGO Movie 2

LEGO Batman release pushing back LEGO Movie 2

Will Arnett’s LEGO Batman has apparently taken the place of all other Batmans as the most beloved toy-selling Batman in modernity. This became apparent this week when it was revealed that The LEGO Movie 2 - sequel to the highly popular 2014 LEGO Movie - will be pushed back in favor of a LEGO Batman spin-off. No, not THAT Batman made of LEGO, but this newer, funnier LEGO Batman. Will Arnett's Batman - ready to command another movie all his own. We can only hope that Jim Carrey will return for another Riddler.

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LEGO Batman movie tipped to arrive in 2017

LEGO Batman movie tipped to arrive in 2017

Warner Bros. has decided to make a LEGO Batman movie, and it is doing so at a rapid clip due to popular demand. The news comes from The Hollywood Reporter, which says Chris McKay is on-board to direct the upcoming flick. If all goes as planned, Warner Bros. is looking to release the movie in 2017, and though a solid date isn't yet placed, it could end up hitting theaters when the LEGO Movie 2 was originally slated to arrive.

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New LEGO Minecraft sets appear in leak

New LEGO Minecraft sets appear in leak

LEGO, the world's top toymaker, recently unveiled a new Star Wars kit: the Slave I. While that has been getting current attention, it seems the company is working on another kit that will appeal to its own large fanbase: a new Minecraft offering. Though it doesn't have any known name at this point, the new Minecraft sets have leaked alongside half a dozen images of included characters and components, as well as a shot of the front of the box.

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LEGO unveils Star Wars Slave I kit

LEGO unveils Star Wars Slave I kit

LEGO has just taken the wraps off of its next upcoming Star Wars kit, Boba Fett's Slave I bounty hunter spacecraft. You'll recognize it as a plastic rendition of the ship featured in The Empire Strikes Back, and joining the nearly two thousand pieces is a line of familiar characters.

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LEGO now the world’s top toymaker

LEGO now the world’s top toymaker

If it wasn’t already obvious by the massive amount of visibility the LEGO brand has in your daily life by now, LEGO is a massively successful brand. They’ve made their massiveness official with an announcement during their most recent earnings call. This week LEGO has become the most successful toymaker in the world.

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Ghostbusters ECTO-1 LEGO Set Review

Ghostbusters ECTO-1 LEGO Set Review

It’s time to pick up the landline and dial the Ghostbusters - the ECTO-1 LEGO set has arrived at SlashGear. This magnificent set comes from the same place several of the most web-popular LEGO sets from the past few years have come: LEGO Ideas. Here we’ve got all four of the team present as well: Venkman, Ray, Egon, and Winston.

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LEGO Minecraft gets bigger: minifigs at last

LEGO Minecraft gets bigger: minifigs at last

The original Minecraft LEGO set arrived all the way back in the year 2012 - we reviewed it at launch. Since then several LEGO Minecraft sets have been released, each of them with super-miniature pieces. As awesome as they’ve been, we’ve still wished for a more natural release with real-deal minifigures to boot. This week we get our wish!

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Steampunk LEGO AT-AT mixes the best of both worlds

Steampunk LEGO AT-AT mixes the best of both worlds

LEGOs. You spent your childhood using them to create pyramids, and caused untold amounts of cursing from adults who stepped on that one brick you kept losing. Little changes when you get older, except you're usually the one stepping on the stray brick and cursing. Some among us, however, take it up a notch and use LEGOs to make fantastic creations, not the least of which is a LEGO steampunk AT-AT.

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PNY LEGO USB drive launches, is compatible with your other LEGOs

PNY LEGO USB drive launches, is compatible with your other LEGOs

We've seen all sorts of odd and novelty USB flash drives over the years (check out the Star Trek set), but none that can be used as a piece of a larger construction. Cue PNY's new partnership with LEGO, and the plastic-brick storage devices that naturally follow.

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LEGO cyborg arm is a functional smartphone-toting mech sleeve

LEGO cyborg arm is a functional smartphone-toting mech sleeve

You might not be able to dabble in DARPA robotics, but that doesn't mean you can't make your own cyborg contraptions. Using LEGO Mark VI Mindstorms, Diavo Voltaggio created his own cyborg arm (complete with a smartphone mount) that can grasp objects.

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Watch: Guardians of the Galaxy trailer gets LEGO treatment

Watch: Guardians of the Galaxy trailer gets LEGO treatment

An above-average unofficial look at Guardians of the Galaxy has arrived today in the form of a fan-made LEGO trailer. This trailer uses both official and unofficial LEGO minifigures to recreate one of the most recent short-form Guardians of the Galaxy trailers. Have a peek and see how the movie would look in the LEGO universe!

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LEGO Batman 3 brings Adam West as 60’s classic

LEGO Batman 3 brings Adam West as 60’s classic

This week we’re to understand - straight from the source - that the Batman 3 LEGO game will be rolling out with none other than Adam West. The original king of camp will be lending his voice to "Classic Batman" - though it’s not quite clear yet if Classic Batman is the same character as "1960’s Batman."

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