What do the The Clash and a 40 foot tall LEGO Christmas Tree have in common? Their relation to the City of London! A Christmas tree consisting of 600,000 bricks has just gone up inside of London’s St Pancras International train station. Not surprisingly, it is the tallest LEGO Christmas Tree to ever be built and is decked out with 1200 baubles. The tree will reside in the main hall of the train station on the first floor.
Source: The Guardian
No, not the TV show , but rather a post-nuclear action MMOG entitled L.A.W – Living After War. Join the battle between a nature-based faction called “nak” and mankind for 5 critical resources in PvP battles of up to a 1000 players! The game is also set to provide RTS elements for players to keep game play interesting. While the free to play game will be launching early next year, a closed beta will began in the near future. To find out more about the game and to sign up for the closed beta, visit L.A.W’s official website.
While this Turkey does not look good enough to eat, it sure does look good enough to build. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
The first official pictures of the LEGO DC Universe Super Heroes line have been released and as expected Batman will be making a return to the LEGO universe. Superman will be accompanying this time around as well in a brand new line of sets. The Batman sets appear to be very similar to the Batman sets previously released by LEGO, such as the Batwing Battle over Gotham City – 6863 , pictured above. Other sets in the line include: Read More »
LEGO Star Wars Planet Sets will soon be available. The line currently consists of three sets, each with a minifigure, a planet and a mini Star Wars model. Technically, only two of the models are actually planets, Naboo and Tatooine. The Death Star on the other hand is more of a space station / planet destroyer. The line is slated to include: Read More »
Nintendo and Hot Wheels were some unlikely exhibitors at the Los Angeles Auto Show, which is running through the 27th of November. To promote the Mario Kart 7 game for the 3DS, Nintendo displayed working, life sized replicas, of Mario’s red kart and Luigi’s bumblebee kart. Read More »
Our beloved LEGO has pledged to obtain 25% of the power it consumes from Wind Energy. This, in turn, will not only allow the Danish company to help the environment and beef up its green cred, but to use the WindMade label in its marketing efforts as well. In all, 15 companies from 15 different industries have made a similar pledge as well, including the likes of Motorola and Deutsche Bank. Of course, LEGO’s relationship with wind power should come as no surprise to AFOLs as the company previous partnered with Danish wind power giant Vestas to create a LEGO windmill set.
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It appears the LEGO City Police Department is no longer just confined to the city! With the release of the Forest Police Station, the LEGO City Police can now hunt for robbers who hide stolen goods behind rocks! Oh, and brown bears too! They appear to be a matter of concern as well. The set, along with a plethora of new 2012 releases, is now available from LEGO Shop at Home.
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Thought all LEGO Minifigures were made out of acrylonitrile butadiene styrene? Well, you may be mistaken. Some may be just as real as we are as demonstrated by the anatomical depiction of a smiling ( as usual) LEGO Minifigure.
The G.I. Joe Collectors’ Club has previewed two new figures that will be a part of its soon to launch Figure Subscription Service. The two new figures include South American Bomb Disposal Expert: Theodore N. Thomas and the G.I. Joe team’s Criminal Investigations Division Military Police Officer: Sure Fire.
Source: G.I. Joe Collectors’ Club