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ADIDAS Originals ZX 8000 LEGO sneakers release date this week

ADIDAS Originals ZX 8000 LEGO sneakers release date this week

LEGO teamed up with the folks at Adidas Originals with a new pair of sneakers that'll be released this week. This isn't the first time this sort of team-up has happened, and it won't be the last. This time, in a move that's both shocking and ... unfortunate ... the sneakers won't be for sale to the public. They'll be available through a raffle system, and only produced in limited numbers right out the gate.

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LEGO phasing out plastic bags

LEGO phasing out plastic bags

Inside every non-basic LEGO brick set you'll find a series of plastic bags with numbers printed on their sides. You'll get a set of 3 or more, each with a set of LEGO pieces that correspond with the set's instructions booklet. In an effort to promote sustainability and assist in the preservation of all life on Earth, LEGO will begin phasing out this system of waste over the next several years.

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Star Wars Mos Eisley Cantina LEGO set finally goes full-size YOLO

Star Wars Mos Eisley Cantina LEGO set finally goes full-size YOLO

At long last, it's time for a proper LEGO Mos Eisley Cantina. LEGO released a couple of editions of this location in the Star Wars universe before, but the size of the tavern was limited. We've gotten fractions of this watering hole before, but never one so complete as this.

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LEGO Education Spike Prime: Resources and a glorious new brick [UPDATE]

LEGO Education Spike Prime: Resources and a glorious new brick [UPDATE]

There's a new brick (actually several new parts, but one key brick) in the new LEGO Eductation SPIKE Prime set. The LEGO Education SPIKE Prime Set was released today as the 2020/2021 school season begins, ready to roll for STEAM, coding, and all sorts of LEGO robot adventures. And there'll be new LEGO elements! The brick I'm most excited about here is the "Integrator Brick" (with cross axle). UPDATE: New resources were launched for educators and parents for students this season!

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IKEA and LEGO make BYGGLEK, a match made in modular heaven

IKEA and LEGO make BYGGLEK, a match made in modular heaven

LEGO and IKEA just announced that they've partnered up to create a line of LEGO-compatible storage and display boxes called BYGGLEK. The initial product will be "a series of storage boxes with LEGO studs and a special LEGO brick set." The most surprising part of this collaboration is that it wasn't done a whole lot sooner.

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LEGO Braille Bricks are awesome and not for the public

LEGO Braille Bricks are awesome and not for the public

LEGO Braille Bricks were revealed by LEGO as a "pioneering project that will help children with blindness or visual impairment learn Braille in a playful and engaging way." This system is created with LEGO bricks made with the same materials as standard LEGO bricks, but made specifically to assist in learning and developing an understanding of Braille and associated systems.

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Disney is reviving the Star Wars Holiday Special with a LEGO makeover

Disney is reviving the Star Wars Holiday Special with a LEGO makeover

Anyone who has seen the Star Wars Holiday Special from 1978 will tell you that it's not very good. In fact, it's been the most maligned piece of Star Wars content since it aired, becoming famous among fans for how bad it is. Given that negative reception, we've never seen a second Star Wars Holiday Special, but that's going to change later this year.

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LEGO NES kit revealed for nostalgic adults with cash to burn

LEGO NES kit revealed for nostalgic adults with cash to burn

Throughout the first half of this year, LEGO and Nintendo have been trickle releasing information about their new LEGO Super Mario sets. It turns out that Super Mario isn't where LEGO and Nintendo's team up ends, as the two companies today announced the LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System. As the name suggests, this new LEGO set will have you building an NES, its accompanying controller, and even a retro '80s TV all out of LEGO bricks.

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LEGO Nintendo (NES) leaked with controller, cartridge, and tiny TV

LEGO Nintendo (NES) leaked with controller, cartridge, and tiny TV

A Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) original game console LEGO set was leaked. This set looks to roll with several exclusive parts, including a Mario JUMP flat brick and several 1-peg pieces - like a turtle shell and a mushroom. There's a one-brick flat mystery block too. With this set, you'll be able to create all sorts of different scenes from the original game - and expand beyond the original, too.

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LEGO just revealed every Super Mario set

LEGO just revealed every Super Mario set

Throughout the year, LEGO and Nintendo have been revealing the LEGO Super Mario series. The reveals began with the Starter Course, then we saw the announcement of two Expansion Sets and finally four Power-Up Packs. Today the two companies have pulled the veil back entirely, announcing the full LEGO Super Mario lineup. The whole line is extensive, to say the least.

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LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor revives the DIY robotics brand

LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor revives the DIY robotics brand

For some kids, there's not thing cooler than seeing robots and machines moving on their own. Actually, some might find it even cooler to be the ones to build those robots and tell them what do. LEGO's MINDSTORMS theme was born out of that idea, helping fuel the STEM eductional thrust. After almost a decade in hiatus, LEGO is back with another set that taps into one of the current trends in technology, robots with personalities.

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Epic LEGO Technic Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 building kit has nearly 3700 pieces

Epic LEGO Technic Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 building kit has nearly 3700 pieces

LEGO bricks have been around for generations letting kids and adults alike build whatever they can imagine. LEGO has been teaming up with some iconic automotive manufacturers to offer kits in its more complicated Technic range that very closely resembles real-life vehicles. The latest LEGO building kit that car guys and gals of all ages want to check out is the LEGO Technic Lamborghini Sián FKP 37.

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