Reviews & hands-on

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    Lego Star Wars Rebels Building sets, Imperial Star Destroyer and more pictures and hands-on

    By 17 February 2014

    The Lego Group loves the Star Wars franchise. And that's none more evident than at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair, where the company has introduced a suite of new sets inspired by the sci-fi blockbuster films. The Star Wars Rebels Building sets are the highlight...

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    Hands-on: Lego Movie MetalBeard's Sea Cow review

    By 17 February 2014

    The Lego Group is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair, where it just gave a sneak peek of the Sea Cow ship from its new Lego Movie. Called MetalBeard's Sea Cow, the massive Lego set will release in March for $249.99. It includes captain's quarters, which has a treasure...

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    Hands-on: Lego The Simpsons House review

    By 17 February 2014

    The Lego Group is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair and has given Pocket-lint a close look at The Simpsons House set that launched earlier this month. The Simpsons House set, available for $199/£179, lets fans build the Simpsons' familiar Springfield home with...

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    Hands-on: Lego Ghostbusters review

    By 17 February 2014

    The Lego Group is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair and has just shown off the new Lego Ghostbusters set. Lego Ghostbusters, a product of the Cuusoo design project, will officially release in June for $49.99. A UK price has yet to be revealed. The set includes four...

  • Phones

    Hands-on: Lego Builder Case for iPhone 5S review

    By 11 December 2013

    Smartphone cases are serious business. They are there to protect your phone from drops and scrapes, to keep your most precious gadget safe through the toils of daily abuse. But serious doesn't have to be boring and nothing says that better than the Lego...

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    Lego Marvel Super Heroes review

    By 20 November 2013

    We’re massive fans of Lego, it’s no secret. So when Lego Marvel Super Heroes arrived alongside the PlayStation 4, we had a double bout of excitement. In the run up to Christmas there are major titles dropping left, right and centre to suit all tastes...

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    Lego Back To The Future + Lone Ranger Constitution Train Chase = BTTF III gold

    By 25 July 2013

    Lego has just released, with help from fans, a Back To The Future Lego set complete with Marty McFly, Doc Brown and, of course, the DeLorean. Here at Pocket-lint we couldn’t resist getting one in to see just how good it was and whether it's worth trying...

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    Lego Lord of the Rings 'Battle at the Black Gate' and other 2013 LOTR sets pictures and hands-on

    By 3 July 2013

    We love Lego. And we love Lord of the Rings. So when the Danish maker put the two together we didn't need to be sold on the idea - and with Legolas surely it was an inevitability? It might be the peak of summer - if it could be called that in the UK this...

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    Lego Spider-Man: Daily Bugle Showdown pictures and hands-on

    By 11 February 2013

    The Daily Bugle is published using an iMac. That what Lego believes is the case with the Apple desktop computer featuring in a new diorama set featuring Spider-man, Dr Doom, and the Daily Bugle's offices. The computer, along with what could be easily...

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    Scalextric Quick Build Demolition Derby set plays nice with Lego

    By 24 January 2013

    Scalextric Quick Build Demolition Derby Set: that's the Scalextric set your kids are going to most want later in the year, so make a note of it now so you are prepared. Launched at the London Toy Fair this week, the Scalextric Quick Build set will, says...

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    Lego Mindstorms EV3 pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    Did you know that Lego Mindstorms is now 15 years old? When it was introduced, we were almost able to claim to be children and the whole of kids' toys looked completely different. Imagine a world where your 10-year-old wasn’t always seen from behind...

  • Phones

    Smallworks iPhone Brickcase lets you turn your iPhone into a helicopter

    By 9 January 2013

    Lego fans listen up. A company called Smallworks has created a Lego brick compatible iPhone case which allows you to build and customise your Apple phone case using Lego bricks. It's been available for some time in an array of colours for $24.99, and...

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    Lego Jabba's Palace (9516) pictures and hands-on

    By 12 October 2012

    Yep the Star Wars Lego team-up continues, this time with Jabba's Palace from The Return of the Jedi, and Pocket-lint couldn't resist spending some time building it to show you up close what it is all about - tough life, isn't it? It retails for £120...

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    Lego-built London 2012 Olympic Park pictures and eyes-on

    By 1 August 2012

    There aren't many people in the world who can say their official job title is "freelance Lego artist". But that's exactly how Warren Elsmore introduced himself to Pocket-lint when we went to look at his all-Lego model of the London 2012 Olympic Park....

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    Lego Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine pictures

    By 16 July 2012

    This is an almost exact model of the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine - the same engine that powers the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The only difference is that this one is made entirely of Lego. On display at the Farnborough Airshow 2012, this working, spinning,...