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 May 2020.
LEGO has revealed the latest set geared towards adult builders, the Haunted House. Keep reading our Brick Report to get all the details.
TBB NEWS: This week we saw the introduction of a whole new LEGO property with Monkie Kid, got scared in a Haunted House, and put a little LEGO in our Zoom meetings.
- LEGO Monkie Kid revealed with 8 sets and a TV show based on Chinese Monkey King legend – We have your first look at the brand new LEGO Monkie Kid theme including all 8 sets and the animated show’s first trailer.
- Behind the scenes of LEGO Monkie Kid – Take a look at all the work that goes into making a new LEGO theme like Monkie Kid, and learn about the designers who made it happen.
- LEGO Monkie Kid sets now available for purchase – All 8 sets from the new LEGO Monkie Kid product line are now available. Which are you most interested in?
- LEGO 10273 Haunted House revealed as next set in the Creator Expert Fairground Collection – Go for a terrifying free-fall in LEGO’s new Haunted House fairground ride.
- LEGO 10273 Haunted House designers reveal the hidden secrets within Manor Von Barron – An adoring army of adventuring LEGO designers have donned their disguises to discuss the droves of delightful secrets hidden within the exhilarating new 10273 Haunted House.
- LEGO DOTS summer 2020 sets revealed including bracelet mega pack, second tile expansion pack and more – Check out the new LEGO DOTS sets and bracelets (including a “super-rare” tile) available from LEGO May 24th.
- Inject a little fun in your video calls with these LEGO virtual backgrounds – Get these official LEGO backgrounds for your Video Teleconferencing sessions to brighten up your online meetings or meet-ups.
- LEGO Education and FIRST unveil RePLAY, the new FIRST LEGO League season theme – The new season of LEGO FIRST League will be all about health, sports, and fitness. Check out two new sets for new divisions of the competition.
TBB REVIEWS & INSTRUCTIONS: We got fast and furious with our review of Dom’s Charger and sped to another galaxy in the new UCS A-wing.
- LEGO Technic 42111 Dom’s Dodge Charger [Review] – We build and test the new replica of Dom’s iconic Charger, which looks much better on the movie screen than in one’s living room.
- LEGO Star Wars 75275 A-wing Starfighter, the latest Ultimate Collector Series vehicle [Review] – Read our review of the A-wing, the latest lineup from the LEGO Ultimate Collector Series.
- Build a classic van for your everyday LEGO City needs [Instructions] – How about a classic van for your LEGO city citizens to surf around town with?
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:
- Free Game Alert: ‘LEGO Ninjago’ Is On The House For A Limited Time, Forbes – ‘The LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game’ is free for Xbox One, PS4 and PC this weekend.
- Genius creates LEGO machine that ‘plays’ Animal Crossing, Polygon – Set it and forget it to get ahead in Animal Crossing.
- That time LEGO hosted the world’s smallest Pride parade, LGBTQ Nation – While the world celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and riots last year with huge parades and festivals, the toymaker LEGO got in on the action.
- Brickworld Offers Four New Online LEGO Expos Starting May 16, Broadway World – Brickworld, which regularly hosts LEGO conventions throughout the Midwest, announces four more virtual expos in 2020.