All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Lego’

Rue McClanahan Is Still Dead: Did Lego Start the Rumor?

Rue McClanahan has been dead for five years. Somehow that was lost on some people. So they killed her again. Social media lit up yesterday with news that Rue McClanahan, famous for playing Blanche on The Golden Girls, had died. Facebook and Twitter both roiled with the news, as fans and saddened TV watchers posted tributes and spread the news. …

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Lego Jurassic World Trailer Arrives, Thankfully Contains Goldblum

The most disappointing thing about the upcoming Jurassic World movie is its unsettling lack of Jeff Goldblum – but at least the folks over at Warners Bros, LEGO, and TT games know what’s up. There will be Goldblum in the new LEGO Jurassic World game, for which you can watch the brand new trailer below: LEGO Jurassic World will include …

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Lego Jurassic World, Avengers Games Coming in 2015

If you’ve ever wanted to relive the magic of the Jurassic Park films (mostly the first one) in Lego form, well, you’re in luck. Warner Bros, LEGO, and TT Games have just announced the next slate of Lego video games and it includes LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers. The former is due out in June and the latter …

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‘The Big Bang Theory’ in Lego Form

The Big Bang Theory will soon be produced in a whole new way. Lego announced it’s going to create a set based on the hit CBS show. Following in the very successful footsteps of sets based on Ghostbusters, The Simpsons, and Back to the Future, this latest pop-culture institution will be forever cast in plastic and eventually sold on a …

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Lego Resume: Northwestern College Student Builds Her Way to the Top

One college student’s resume has gone viral. Northwestern University student Leah Bowman constructed her resume based off of Legos, which has now been seen by a number of prospective employers. Bowman-who majors in Communication Studies: Integrated Marketing and Anthropology-started working on her creation via the Lego Digital Designer during her spring break in hometown Johnston, Iowa. The 20-year-old says that since Legos were …

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Legoland Closes After Threats To Muslim Family Day

The Legoland park in Windsor, England shut its doors to visitors after receiving threats from far-right extremists. The park was scheduled to host a private event for the MRDF last weekend (Muslim Research and Development Foundation), and they have sold about 4,000 tickets for the event. When the information became public, threats started flooding the park’s Facebook page, voicemails, and …

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‘LEGO Movie’ Outtakes Reel Released

The LEGO Movie is a hit with critics. Though the film has been marketed as an average February movie for children, it turns out that the movie is actually a clever, subversive jab at conformity and authority. The LEGO Movie raked in cash over the weekend thanks in part to its quality over other movies released during the Hollywood wasteland …

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The LEGO Movie Videogame Is Out Today

The LEGO Movie just came out of left field as one of the early critical darlings of the year. All the trailers and pre-release content made it seem like your usual children’s fare, but it’s currently sitting at a 98 percent on Rotten Tomatoes with only one negative review so far. With reviews like that, you can finally feel good …

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‘LEGO The Hobbit’ Previewd in New Trailer

Last month TT games surprised nobody by announcing LEGO The Hobbit. Similar to LEGO Lord of the Rings, LEGO The Hobbit will allow players to explore Tolkien’s Middle-Earth as envisioned by Peter Jackson in The Hobbit: And Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. The third Hobbit movie will almost certainly get its own LEGO game adaptation. Players …

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Of Course There’ll Be A LEGO Movie Video Game

For the past several years, Traveller’s Tales has been making LEGO video games based on franchises like Star Wars and Harry Potter. It’s continuing that tradition with a LEGO game based on The Hobbit next year, but it will also be making a game based on the LEGO company’s first foray into feature length films. Warner Bros. Games announced over …

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‘LEGO The Hobbit’ Officially Announced

Just over one year ago, Warner Bros. and developer TT Games released LEGO Lord of the Rings. The game became yet another successful LEGO video game, going on to be released even on iOS mobile devices. Now, with The Hobbit movies making millions in theaters, Warner Bros. is bringing a younger Bilbo Baggins to the LEGO games. The publisher today …

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‘LEGO Lord of the Rings’ Now on iPhone, iPad

For the past year or so, developers and publishers have been pushing more console-like experiences to the mobile realm. Square Enix recently released the ambitious Deus Ex: The Fall and Firaxis actually managed to put the entirety of XCOM: Enemy Unknown onto mobile platforms. Now, Warner Bros. has jumped into mobile. The publisher today released LEGO The Lord of the …

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Brings Brick Building Action To Retailers Today

Earlier this year, Warner Bros. and Traveler’s Tales announced that it was finally bringing Marvel to the LEGO universe with LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. Since then, a number of previews and trailers have confirmed that it will be the most complete Marvel game to date with over 100 heroes to choose from. Now you, the player, can finally take all …

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Breaking Bad Unofficial Lego Set

You ever just want to relive the fantasy of being a kid even though you’re an adult? How about reenacting your favorite Breaking Bad scenes with this little number; a meth lab play set made with Lego pieces. (image) Citizen Brick, a company that specializes in custom Lego designs, created a 500-piece play set called the “SuperLab Playset” which is …

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Netflix Just Got A Bunch Of New LEGO Titles

A bunch of new LEGO titles just went live today on Netflix, joining some that were already available. A spokesperson for the company tells us that the following titles were just added: LEGO Friends, LEGO Hero Factory, LEGO Atlantis, LEGO Bionicle, LEGO Bionicle 2 and LEGO Ninjago: Season 1. LEGO Ninjago: Season 2 will be available on 10/27, we’re told. …

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‘The Hobbit’ Trailer Recreated With LEGOs

Back in June, the long-expected trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was finally released. The preview gave Tolkien fans their first glimpse of the dragon Smaug, voiced in this adaptation by Benedict Cumberbatch. This week, the dedicated artists of the Brotherhood Workshop have re-created the entire trailer using only animated LEGOs. The artists claim that the project took …

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Trailer Teases Baddies

Gamescom is in full swing and gamers are awash with new video game details. Warner Bros. and TT Games have now released the latest trailer for LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. As seen previously, players will take on the role of Avengers members, X-men, the Fantastic Four, Stan Lee, and practically any Marvel hero in the publisher’s history. Today’s new look …

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Lego Marvel Super Heroes Previewed at Comic-Con, Features Playable Stan Lee

Though Lego’s most recent Lego video game announcement involves a game version of the upcoming The Lego Movie, the next Lego game fans are really waiting for is Lego Marvel Super Heroes. The last look Marvel and Lego fans got at the game was back in June, when a trailer showed off most of the current Avengers movie lineup in …

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‘LEGO Movie’ Video Game Announced For 2014

Warner Bros. and TT Games announced that The LEGO Movie Videogame will be released in early 2014. That is to say, the video game version of The LEGO Movie will be released alongside the movie next year. The game will be released for seemingly every console: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PC, Nintendo 3DS, and …

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Here’s A 3D Printer Made Almost Entirely Out Of LEGO

3D printers are becoming cheaper by the day, but the relatively high prices still keep the technology out of the hands of aspiring engineers. So, what’s an engineering student to do? Build one out of an old LEGO set, of course. Matthew Krueger, an engineering student, took to Instructables to show off his new 3D printer made almost completely out …

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Watch a Woman Build Herself a New Leg – out of Legos

Christina Stephens, a “practicing occupational therapist, clinical researcher, and peer educator,” lost her leg in a crush injury. And then she did something incredibly awesome. Stephens built herself a prosthetic leg – out of Legos. “Someone in my research lab jokingly suggested I make a prosthetic leg out of legos. The joke’s on you—I went home and did it. Please …

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Trailer Features Loki And The Avengers

Since it was announced earlier this year, fans have been eagerly awaiting new details on LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. Who’s the villain? Who can we play as? The latest trailer answers these questions and more. It was revealed this morning that Loki will be one of the central villains in LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. It looks like The Avengers and …

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Casino Royale Gets an Awesome Lego Recreation [VIDEO]

Would you like to see a painstaking Lego recreation of the opening scene from the 2006 hit Casino Royale? Well, of course you would. Lucky for you, it now exists. For comparison: [Bricktease]

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LEGO Apologizes For Construction Worker Sticker

Last week, journalist Josh Stearns blogged about some LEGO stickers he recently saw while looking for a present for his son. Stearns stated that he was “stunned” when he realized one of the stickers in a construction worker sticker pack had a worker in sunglasses saying, “Hey babe!” He took it as a form of street harassment toward women and …

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LEGO Breaking Bad Looks Awesome and Hopefully If I Throw Money at My Computer It Will Happen

This is a no brainer, people-who-have-any-say-on-whether-or-not-this-ever-gets-made. Honestly, short of Bioshock: Baltimore starring Bunk and McNulty, I can’t even imagine a game that I would buy any quicker. Half Life 3? In all seriousness, this is way cool. Love those LEGO games, love Breaking Bad even more. I totally want to control little LEGO Mike Ehrmantraut. Damn, now I really want …

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Teaser Trailer Released, Villain Teased

With the wild success of the LEGO Batman and LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes video games, it was only a matter of time before Marvel weighed in with its own LEGO video game. Back in January Marvel announced its competing game, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, and provided a glimpse of what players can expect. Today, Marvel and LEGO released …

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LEGO City Undercover Launch Trailer Showcases T-Rex Wrangling

After a two month drought, the Wii U is finally getting two of its most highly anticipated launch window titles – LEGO City Undercover and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. The former will be launching next Monday, and Nintendo has a final launch trailer to coincide with the release: Beyond a few tired movie references, LEGO City Undercover still looks charming …

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LEGO City: Undercover Marks Wii U’s Return To TV Ads

Nintendo is in a pickle. It needs to sell more hardware before its fiscal year ends this month. January was not kind to the console, and we should soon be seeing if February was any better. For March, however, Nintendo has a few aces up its sleeve, including the delightful LEGO City: Undercover. LEGO City: Undercover has received multiple online …

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Toys Get Sex Change: LEGO “Girl Toys” Sell Big

LEGO seems to have accomplished what even the company itself had not thought possible. The company, known for its Star Wars and super hero toy sets, has created a brand specifically aimed at attracting young girls – and sales have exceded expectations. The play sets, branded as “LEGO Friends,” star a group of named girls (Mia, Emma, Andrea, Stephanie, and …

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LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Coming to Wii U

With the release of LEGO City Undercover just weeks away, Warner Bros. today announced that LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes will be coming to the Wii U console. LEGO Batman 2 builds on the classic LEGO Batman by allowing players to take on the role of other D.C. Comics super heroes, such as Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, and Superman. …

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