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 third week of August 2018.
TBB HARRY POTTER NEWS. REVIEW & CONTEST: The Wizarding World has arrived in style, and we have your in-depth look at the set and even a way for you to win one yourself!
- Review of LEGO Harry Potter 71043 Hogwarts Castle – At 6,020 pieces, this massive microscale castle is the second largest LEGO set of all time, now on sale for $399.99.
- 6,020-piece 71043 Hogwarts Castle is now on sale as LEGO’s biggest ever Harry Potter set – The set is available right now for LEGO VIP members.
- Live report from London launch of the new Harry Potter 71043 Hogwarts Castle – The LEGO Store at Leicester Square drew a fair amount of muggles for the launch of the castle.
- Enter Brothers Bricks’ LEGO Harry Potter microscale competition – Show off your stuff and you could win the massive new 71043 Hogwarts Castle.
- Review of LEGO BOOST 17101 compatibility with Ninjago and LEGO City sets – How does BOOST combine with other system sets to give them life? We have your answers here.
- Review of LEGO Star Wars 75217 Imperial Conveyex – This new set based on Solo: A Star Wars Story, comes with 622 pieces and five minifigures, and is available now.
- Review of LEGO BrickHeadz 41622 Peter Venkman and Slimer from Ghostbusters – LEGO Ghostbusters has found a new lease on life with these cheeky BrickHeadz.
- Review of LEGO BrickHeadz 41612 Steve and Creeper from Minecraft – And here we thought BrickHeadz couldn’t get any more creepier or blockier. Our mistake.
- Recreating the Han Solo movie train heist scene with LEGO Star Wars sets – With the release of the second wave of sets from, how well do the sets represent the movie?
- Updated edition of The LEGO Book from DK will come with an exclusive LEGO 2×4 printed brick – The 280-page book will celebrate both the 60th anniversary of the LEGO brick and the 40th anniversary of the LEGO minifigure.
- Instructions to build your own Zamboni – Your city ice skating rink won’t be complete without this smooth slidin’ Zamboni, courtesy of builder de-marco.
OTHER NEWS: There were quite a few other interesting LEGO news articles from around the web this week. Here are the best of the rest:
- LEGO’s Niels Christiansen: picking up the pieces, Financial Times – Will a bet on digital play revive growth for the toymaker?
- A preview of the LEGOLAND New York, the largest LEGO theme park in the world, USA Today – Merlin Entertainment unveiled a 10-foot LEGO model of the new theme park made of more than 135,000 bricks and taking more than 1,300 hours to design and build.
- Powered UP AFOL Community Answers, LEGO.com – With the launch of the new Powered Up system, LEGO has answered all your burning technical questions.