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 fourth week of December 2018.
TBB REVIEWS: The 2019 LEGO sets are almost here, and we have your early look at some of the more interesting ones on the horizon.
- Review of LEGO Overwatch 75974 Bastion – The largest character build in the LEGO Overwatch series is Bastion and comes with an alternate sentry mode.
- Review of LEGO Speed Champions 75893 Dodge Challenger and Charger – This new set looks too interesting to dodge, so let’s see what this pair of muscle cars has to offer.
- Review of LEGO Star Wars VIP Black Card Gift 5005747 VIP Frame – Was the 15-month wait worth it for the first tangible reward for LEGO VIP program Black Card holders?
- Review of LEGO Architecture 21044 Paris – Grab a baguette and a fine bottle of wine. It’s the perfect way to enjoy our review of the new Paris Skyline set.
- Review of 70841 Benny’s Space Squad from The LEGO Movie 2 – We’re taking a look at a very unexpected LEGO set, bringing back vibes of toys of 1980’s.
- Free-to-play “Classic Space Adventure” game – interview with programmer Johan Alexanderson – Did you know there’s a free-to-play LEGO Classic Space game?
- Special delivery! The best LEGO holiday greeting cards through the years – Join us as we look at some of the most memorable LEGO holiday greeting cards from the 1980s and 1990s.
- How to build a Pave Low helicopter with LEGO: Part 2 – TBB Builder in Residence Ralph Savelsberg continues to share his revamp an old model with new pieces.
- Building a splendid 10,000-piece LEGO sculpture of Disney’s Tinker Bell – See how Alex de Jong used LEGO to create a stunning sculpture of this beloved Disney character.
- The top 10 best LEGO sets of 2018: Last-minute holiday shopping guide – Here are ten of our favorite LEGO sets released in 2018 to shop last minute for the holidays.
- LEGO Minecraft series expands in 2019 with BigFigs – Five new LEGO Minecraft sets are coming out in January 2019, including the first series of buildable BigFigs.
- Bricks LA LEGO convention in California is just 2 weeks away – Join us in 2 weeks in sunny southern California for a weekend filled with LEGO, friends, and fun!
- LEGO Star Wars Box includes 5 rare minifigs – The latest LEGO Shop promo was a box including five rare Star Wars minifigs that lasted only a few hours.
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:
- Five LEGO world records from 2018, Guinness – More beyond-belief brick records have been broken in 2018 as LEGO continues to embolden people to build bigger.
- LEGO in Hong Kong: How its app engages with kids, Marketing Interactive – The LEGO Life mobile app has recruited more than 23,000 Hong Kong users, outperforming other markets.
- TT Games opens mobile-focused Brighton studio headed by Jason Avent – Pocket Gamer – TT Games opened a new Brighton studio to work on new LEGO mobile games.
- LEGO Star Wars fans overcome dark side vandals and rebuild the Millennium Falcon, LA Times – Fans helped re-build an entire collection after all her sets were destroyed.
- LEGO Millenium Falcon dissolved in nail polish remover, YouTube – What happens when you soak a LEGO Millennium Falcon in acetone all day?