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LEGO Fusion scans your creations into the mobile world

LEGO Fusion scans your creations into the mobile world

Further bridging the gap between physical and digital this week are the creators behind LEGO Fusion, a toy-to-screen environmental switch for iOS and Android devices. You’ll be purchasing a LEGO set in the Fusion brand, creating sets, and effectively scanning them in to the LEGO Fusion app using your iPad, iPhone, or Android device.

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MetalBeard’s Sea Cow LEGO set Review

MetalBeard’s Sea Cow LEGO set Review

Now that the LEGO Movie is returning to the streets after a short absence - between theaters and its DVD/Blu-ray release - it’s time to bring out the real deal. Here as we devour the digital release of The LEGO Movie, we construct the largest of the LEGO Movie LEGO sets - the largest so far, that is to say. Here be MetalBeard’s Sea Cow.

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The LEGO Movie Blu-ray and DVD release today

The LEGO Movie Blu-ray and DVD release today

Today’s the day The LEGO Movie comes to DVD, Blu-ray, and combinations of the two therein. This film was released in its digital format earlier this month to web-based storefronts like Google Play and iTunes, and starting today you’ll be able to pick it up in physical format. This film comes in packages of many sizes, from most basic to a rather strange combo-pack.

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LEGO MINI Cooper release summons the classic Mk VII

LEGO MINI Cooper release summons the classic Mk VII

Following up on a rather successful VW Camper Van set from 2011, LEGO has let it be known that they’re bringing a lovely MINI Cooper to market. This LEGO set is part of the Creator collection and is recommended for ages 16 and above - as high as LEGO goes, at the moment. With 1,077 pieces, this set is ready to roll with a wide variety of unique nooks and crannies.

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LEGO Star Wars: Jabba’s Sail Barge Review

LEGO Star Wars: Jabba’s Sail Barge Review

Today is the day we review the newest edition of Jabba’s Sail Barge LEGO set, just in time for the 31st anniversary of the original release of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. Today is also the anniversary of the release of the first film in the Star Wars series: A New Hope. With Jabba's Sail Barge, today we return to the sand planet Tatooine in style, just as we’re meant to.

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LEGO grows up: Ages 6-11 and Unlimited Potential

LEGO grows up: Ages 6-11 and Unlimited Potential

Upon learning I'd be heading to New York City this past month, the first thing I did was to seek out the local LEGO store. Going to a LEGO store is not the same as shopping at a mall - it's more akin to seeking out a local landmark. Going to a LEGO store is not the same as purchasing LEGO bricks at a Target or a Wal-mart. Visiting a LEGO store is an experience in and of itself - entirely unique.

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May the 4th be with you: Star Wars Day 2014 on the web

May the 4th be with you: Star Wars Day 2014 on the web

This year more than any before it, it’s become apparent that the 4th of May is not only the "unofficial" Star Wars Day for Star Wars fans. This day has caught on for those ready and raring to make a profit - the web-based storefronts of every brand that’s got a Star Wars or Star Wars-related object or service for sale is coming out of the woodwork.

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LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Review

LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Review

The universe in which this LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 unit exists is not one made for a tiny, limited cross-section of creative children and those that want to see their models move. When you see "10+" on the package for the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3, you’re going to need to understand that this does not mean it’s excellence is relegated to kids. You’re also going to need to recognize immediately that this is not just a toy - it’s a platform.

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Simpsons LEGO episode trailer: No Outside Realities

Simpsons LEGO episode trailer: No Outside Realities

Further evidence that the LEGO universe is one that exists alongside our own as well as many others exists in the newest Simpsons TV show trailer. What better place than on the longest running television show in history to depict secrets of the LEGO reality. It’s not just about LEGO and humans, anymore.

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Would you give up WoW for LEGO Minifigures Online?

Would you give up WoW for LEGO Minifigures Online?

There’s a massively multiplayer online game being prepared for delivery this week after the folks at Funcom secured massive amounts of cash to develop it. This game will likely build on the success of the customizability efforts in recent games like The LEGO Movie Video Game. In that game, customization of characters includes the changing of pants.

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LEGO Ideas launched: CUUSOO DIY spirit remains

LEGO Ideas launched: CUUSOO DIY spirit remains

Back in 2008, the group known as CUUSOO teamed up with LEGO to begin work on what would eventually become LEGO CUUSOO. The CUUSOO group is a Japanese partner of LEGO while LEGO CUUSOO is a group that’s been helping fans realize the dream of having their unique LEGO build become an official LEGO set for the past 2.5 years. Now LEGO has decided to change the name and bring the program "in house" with LEGO Ideas.

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LEGO Simpsons episode trailer released with 10 screencaps

LEGO Simpsons episode trailer released with 10 screencaps

The Simpsons are coming up on their 550th anniversary show, preparing to ring in the occasion with no less than a fully LEGO delivery. This episode has been teased several times by the network and the LEGO brand - today we’re getting a glimpse of the first TV spot. A trailer, that is to say.

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