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 first week of August 2020.
The Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey may have been cancelled, but we were able to get one to show you a close up look. Keep reading our Brick Report to get all the details.
TBB REVIEWS AND INSTRUCTIONS: This week we reviewed two new Star Wars sets, got a look at the now-canceled Technic Osprey, and finally got our hands on that most precious of all cargo, Baby Yoda… sorry, “The Child”.
- LEGO Star Wars 75317 The Mandalorian & the Child (Baby Yoda) BrickHeadz characters [Review] – The Mandalorian & the Child BrickHeadz makes us giggle with joy. It might make you smile, too.
- LEGO Star Wars 75284 Knights of Ren Transport Ship from The Rise of Skywalker [Review] – Read our review to find out if LEGO Star Wars 75284 Knights of Ren Transport Ship (due for release Sept. 1st) is worth the $70 price tag.
- LEGO Star Wars 75291 Death Star Final Duel takes us to the Emperor’s Throne Room [Review] – The LEGO Star Wars lineup is not known for stellar location-based playsets, often overshadowed by speeders and starfighters. Have times changed?
- LEGO Technic 42113 Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey [Review] – The Technic Osprey had every chance to become one of the best LEGO Technic sets of recent years. But there is a problem.
- How to build a swell little well! [Instructions] – Come build along with Tiago Catarino as he shows you how to make a minifigure-scale well!
- Your guide to the 113 new LEGO sets now available for August 2020 including the Nintendo NES, Grand Piano, Star Wars and more – We have your complete guide to the 100+ new LEGO sets now available for August including the NES, Grand Piano, 501st Battle Pack and more!
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:
- From LEGO To Lasers: Kids Invent The Coolest Things, Forbes – Kids use LEGO to solve real-life construction issues.
- How we’re continuing to support families impacted by COVID-19, The LEGO Group – LEGO committed to delivering learning through play support and vital supplies to crisis-affected children – here’s how they’re doing.
- LEGO Astronaut Model Arrives at Legoland Florida, Bay News 9 – Legoland Florida has welcomed the arrival of a new display from the Kennedy Space Center that is made out of nearly 66,000 bricks and is “out-of-this-world!”
- LEGO Assembles Massive Super Mario Build Made Out Of Nearly 23,000 Bricks, Nintendo Life – To celebrate the arrival of Super Mario LEGO, LEGO has assembled a “massive” Mario build made out of nearly 23,000 bricks.
WOW! It looks like LEGO Mario got a power-up ???? pic.twitter.com/rqdYK2v9bu
— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) July 26, 2020