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  • If you think official Lego Batman is cool, think again... now this is a Lego Batmobile!
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    If you think official Lego Batman is cool, think again... now this is a Lego Batmobile!

    By 10 August 2012

    Amateur Lego modeller Peer Kreuger (mahjqa) makes some of the most extraordinary powered constructions out of the toy bricks, but none more cool (in our opinion) than his latest projects: motorised versions of the vehicles in The Dark Knight Rises. Kreuger...

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

  • Lego fan creates Street Fighter II figurines
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    Lego fan creates Street Fighter II figurines

    By 25 July 2012

    The characters from gaming classic Street Fighter II have been given a Lego makeover - but before you get too excited, these aren’t for sale. Created by Lego enthusiast and Street Fighter II fan, Julian Fong, all your favourites are here including Ryu,...

  • World Lego map to be built outside London's Southbank Centre
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    World Lego map to be built outside London's Southbank Centre

    By 23 July 2012

    Head down to London’s Southbank and you could bear witness to Big Ben (well, the Houses of Parliament), the Empire State Building and Taj Mahal all built from Lego. A world map featuring some of the globe’s most iconic landmarks will be constructed...

  • Lego Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine pictures
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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,...

  • Lego Team GB minifigs pictures and hands-on
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    Lego Team GB minifigs pictures and hands-on

    By 26 June 2012

    The Olympics are almost upon us and to celebrate Lego has created an exclusive range of Lego minifigs for you to collect to get into the spirit.   Pocket-lint convinced Lego to send us some ahead of the July release so we could have a play.  Like the...

  • Lego comes to life with BrainBricks, we kid you not
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    Lego comes to life with BrainBricks, we kid you not

    By 8 June 2012

    You may soon be able to bring your Lego creations to life, thanks to tiny wireless sensors built into the bricks, which in turn will allow you to play with them within an online game. For example, build yourself a car and any smartphone or tablet device...

  • Lord of the Rings becomes latest Lego game subject
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    Lord of the Rings becomes latest Lego game subject

    By 4 June 2012

    The games developers behind the Lego video games have announced that its next gaming release will be a Lego version of the Lord of the Rings films. Having had previous success with Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Harry Potter, Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment...

  • Lego creates exclusive Team GB Olympic minifigs
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    Lego creates exclusive Team GB Olympic minifigs

    By 17 May 2012

    The Great Britain Olympic team has been bestowed with a prestigious honour even before the London 2012 games has kicked off. The athletes have been immortalized as Lego minifigures. There are a total of nine Team GB Lego minifigures to collect. These...

  • Lego Galaxy Patroller minifig - toughest looking Lego character yet
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    Lego Galaxy Patroller minifig - toughest looking Lego character yet

    By 18 April 2012

    How tough do you like your Lego minifig characters? John McEnroe tough? What about bridezilla tough? Nah, you want Galaxy Patroller tough. Launched as part of the new Series 7 minifig characters from Lego, the Galaxy Patroller is just one of 16 new designs...

  • Lego Star Wars Miniland experience (Legoland Windsor) pictures and hands-on
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    Lego Star Wars Miniland experience (Legoland Windsor) pictures and hands-on

    By 12 March 2012

    Star Wars fan? Lego fan? Able to get to Legoland in Windsor? Great, then consider yourself booked to experience a new attraction at the Lego theme park in the UK. The Lego Star Wars Miniland experience opens to the public on the 16 March in the UK and...

  • WIN: Tickets to the LEGO Star Wars Miniland Experience at LEGOLAND Windsor
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    WIN: Tickets to the LEGO Star Wars Miniland Experience at LEGOLAND Windsor

    By 2 March 2012

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with LEGOLAND Windsor Resort to give you the chance to win a pair of tickets to an exclusive preview event on Saturday 10 March at the LEGO Star Wars Miniland Experience, LEGOLAND Windsor Resort. You'll get access for two people...

  • Lego Minecraft sets become reality, goes on sale this summer
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    Lego Minecraft sets become reality, goes on sale this summer

    By 16 February 2012

    After more than 10,000 votes to the Lego Cuusoo idea collection platform, Lego has teamed up with the developers behind the popular game and created the Lego Minecraft Micro World. Going on sale this summer for £34.99 the new set will let you rebuild...

  • Lego Lord of the Rings detailed: One brick to rule them all (pictures)
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    Lego Lord of the Rings detailed: One brick to rule them all (pictures)

    By 31 January 2012

    Lego has revealed some more details on the Lord of the Rings Lego sets due in August at the London Toy Fair, and Pocket-lint was on hand to get the inside track. Shown behind closed doors with a strict no photography policy, we sadly can't bring you...

  • Lego Marvel makes minifigs of The Avengers movie
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    Lego Marvel makes minifigs of The Avengers movie

    By 25 January 2012

    Lego has detailed its new range of Lego Marvel characters to Pocket-lint at this year's Toy Fair in London. Shown behind closed doors with a strict no photography policy, we sadly can't bring you any pictures of the new sets, although we are able to bring...

  • Character Building Wembley Stadium offers Lego-style footy fun
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    Character Building Wembley Stadium offers Lego-style footy fun

    By 24 January 2012

    Character Options, the toy company behind the excellent Doctor Who Character Building (Lego-style) figures and playsets launched last year, has signed a deal with the English Football Association in order to release figures and brick building sets licensed...

  • One brick to rule them all: Lego Lord of The Rings coming 2012
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    One brick to rule them all: Lego Lord of The Rings coming 2012

    By 16 December 2011

    Harry Potter has been on board for a while now, as has Star Wars which is also in-line for its own Miniland Experience at Legoland Windsor. But the news that Lego-lovers with Tolkein tendencies have been waiting for has finally arrived. The Middle Earth...

  • Star Wars Legoland Windsor: A galaxy not too far away
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    Star Wars Legoland Windsor: A galaxy not too far away

    By 16 December 2011

    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...actually scrap that. Windsor isn't too far away from anywhere in the UK, easily accessible from both the M4 and the M25, and we're not talking about the past but a few months time. That's right Lego / Star Wars...

  • Lego building tips for the family
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    Lego building tips for the family

    By 15 December 2011

    Lego is a Christmas staple. Anyone with kids aged between 5 and 15 will likely be purchasing some this year. There might even be a few mums and dads who treat themselves to a cheeky slice of Lego pie. However a standard box of Lego bricks can be an intimidating...

  • LEGO Christmas tree decks the halls at St. Pancras Station
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    LEGO Christmas tree decks the halls at St. Pancras Station

    By 7 December 2011

    The world's largest ever LEGO Christmas tree is now standing on the concourse at St. Pancras Station, London for the public to enjoy. Consisting of approximately 400,000 individual bricks and requiring a steel frame to support its three-tonne-weight,...

  • Juno spacecraft takes Lego into a whole new world
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    Juno spacecraft takes Lego into a whole new world

    By 4 August 2011

    Three Lego figurines are about to boldly go where no man has gone before - to Jupiter's polar orbit onboard the Juno spacecraft. The 1.5-inch models representing Galileo Galilei, the Roman god Jupiter and his wife Juno will take their places alongside...

  • Kre-o: Transformers Lego in disguise
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    Kre-o: Transformers Lego in disguise

    By 22 July 2011

    A spokesperson for Hamleys recently told us that Lego has had an "incredible year so far" and we can understand why, it has released sets with some killer licensed brands in 2011, including Pirates of the Caribbean and its own Ninjago, and they've really...

  • Harry Potter gadget goodies for the kids
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    Harry Potter gadget goodies for the kids

    By 5 July 2011

    It seems hard to believe that Harry Potter has been battling arch-enemy Voldemort in cinemas for 10 years now, but 15 July 2011 will see the eighth and final film unleashed. With just days to go before the big finale, no doubt young Potter fans (and possibly...

  • Hamleys' top toys for Christmas 2011
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    Hamleys' top toys for Christmas 2011

    By 28 June 2011

    Like nervous turkeys, the tech, toy and entertainment industries have always got one eye on Christmas, and naturally so; it is, after all, the biggest time of year for sales. To be the must-have gadget, game or gizmo nestling in Santa's bulging sack at...

  • Lego Pirates of the Caribbean hands-on
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    Lego Pirates of the Caribbean hands-on

    By 26 April 2011

    Having Lego-fied the worlds of Star Wars, Indiana Jones and Harry Potter, the team at Traveller’s Tales is primed to do the same for a new blockbuster franchise. Pirates of the Caribbean. At an event thoughtfully staged in a rum-soaked North London...