In addition to the amazing LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick brings you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the second week of June 2018.
TBB FEATURES & REVIEWS: From reviews of some cold sets with extinct animals, to a field guide of extinct animals, I guess you can say this has been a prehistoric news week!
- TBB Exclusive: Fully lit LEGO Batman Wayne Manor with huge Batcave underneath stands over 6 feet tall – Take a look at this incredibly detailed creation by Brent Waller.
- TBB Field Guide to LEGO Dinosaurs: A Jurassic World Compendium – Let’s play with some dinosaurs! We have your complete guide to all the new dinos from Jurassic World.
- Review of 40291 Creative Personalities: Hans Christian Andersen – The brick-built storybook includes 307 pieces and two minifigs, and is free with purchases over $99.
- Review of LEGO City 60195 Arctic Mobile Exploration Base – This chilly set includes 786 pieces, six minifigures, and a frozen mammoth, available for $119.99.
- Review of LEGO City Arctic 60193 Arctic Air Transport – Check out the set that comes with the new saber-toothed tiger, 277 pieces and two minifigures.
TBB NEWS: IKEA and Apple are LEGO’s new partners, and The LEGO Movie 2 trailer has landed.
- IKEA announces new collaboration with LEGO – The two companies will be producing products aimed at bringing children and adults together, and hopefully some sorting shelves too.
- LEGO showcases Augmented Reality play with Apple’s ARKit 2 at WWDC – LEGO’s Director of Innovation showcased Apple’s new augmented reality capabilities this week.
- First look at the new Disney Little Mermaid BrickHeadz and more – LEGO is going under the sea with new Disney BrickHeadz 41623 Ariel & Ursula, coming with 361 pieces.
- The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part trailer has arrived – Take a journey to the “Sis-Star” system, in the first trailer for the sequel to The LEGO Movie.
OTHER NEWS: There were a few other LEGO news articles from varying places around the web this week. Here are the best of the rest:
- LEGO aims to get back to sustainable growth after cleaning up its operations in 2017, CNBC – Lego aims to stabilize the business and invest to get back to sustainable growth after suffering a drop in revenue last year.
- When DNA meets LEGO: Sculpting on the Nanoscale, Sci-Worthy – When you treat DNA like LEGO, it turns out you can sculpt some pretty impressive structures!
- Melting Star Wars LEGO Sets, YouTube – Take a look if you dare to see an X-wing and BB-8 go up in flames! (Warning, some language.)