Top 10 LEGO news posts on TBB in 2016 [News]

As 2016 comes to an end, we wanted to take a moment and look at some of the most popular news posts this year. What theme made the most appearances on our list? Who took the number one spot? Where does 10255 Assembly Square fall on our list? Read on to find out!

LEGO 10255 Assembly Square

10. 2017 LEGO Technic sets include 42064 Ocean Explorer science ship & monster truck

Starting off our countdown is news of 42064 Ocean Explorer, along with other new Technic sets to celebrate the 40th year of the theme. This was the first of many news posts about fantastic upcoming sets!

LEGO Technic 2017

9. More 2017 LEGO Star Wars Classic Trilogy sets revealed

LEGO Star Wars makes its first appearance on our list at number 9, with news of upcoming Classic Trilogy sets for 2017. It’s no suprise that one of LEGO’s top-selling themes year after year would make multiple appearances on our Top Ten!

75175 A-Wing Starfighter

8. LEGO reveals largest Modular Building yet, 10255 Assembly Square, to celebrate the line’s 10th anniversary [News]

The newest, biggest addition to LEGO’s line of modular buildings is most definitely a hit with readers. We recently had a chance to review it, too, so check out our review of 10255 Assembly Square if you haven’t already!

7. More 2017 LEGO City sets

As you’ll see on this list, news of upcoming LEGO sets is extremely popular, and number 7 is no exception. We brought you images from the LEGO City 2017 line up, and you responded enthusiastically. Pizza, anyone?

6. New LEGO Star Wars sets unveiled at Toy Fair New York 2016

New York Toy Fair is one of the most anticipated events of the year: LEGO reveals upcoming sets! TBB was onsite again this year, bringing you a first look at new, exciting sets for the upcoming year. We’ve reviewed a fair few already, including 75149 Resistance X-wing Fighter (pictured below). This year, our coverage of the 2016 LEGO Star Wars sets lands solidly at number 8 on our countdown.

5. 2016 LEGO Star Wars Rogue One sets and 2017 LEGO Star Wars Rogue One sets

The Star Wars saga continued this year with Rogue One. We brought you a first look at set images in August of this highly anticipated film, and you responded enthusiastically. You can check out our review of 75153 AT-ST Walker and several more this past week.

4. Summer 2016 LEGO sets revealed in London & Nuremburg

The London and Nuremburg Toy Fair events brought us lots of exciting news, including City, Star Wars, and Architecture sets. Our roundup of coverage for those two events lands squarely at number 4.

3. 2016 LEGO Advent Calendars: Star Wars, City and Friends revealed [News]

Christmas came early this year when we brought you a first look at the 2016 LEGO Advent Calendars in August. Readers and googlers alike have been just as excited for Christmas as we were, landing the LEGO Friends, City, and Star Wars Advent Calendars at number 4!

2. LEGO unveils 71040 Disney Cinderella Castle

71040 Cinderella Castle was announced to great fanfare, and we followed up with an in-depth review of this monumental LEGO Disney set.

1. LEGO Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS officially revealed

The number one news post of this year is the official unveiling of 42056 Porsche 911 GT3 RS, which comes as no surprise. This gorgeous set was teased at Nuremberg Toy Fair and all over social media, building anticipation for a stunning LEGO Technic set and making it both the number one news post and #1 LEGO set review of the year.

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