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Whether you’re looking to see if the latest kit is worth the cash or want to get a closer look at another build, checking out our thorough LEGO reviews is an easy solution. We break down everything included in each build alongside offering insight onto how good of a value it is, and it it’s worth adding to your collection.

With reviews on everything from the latest LEGO Star Wars builds to Ideas, Architecture, and even yearly Advent Calendar countdowns, you’ll find plenty of different sets covered from every corner of the brick-built catalog. We also cover everything from smaller creations for the kids all the way up to some of the largest and most display-worthy models from LEGO including its UCS Star Wars builds, and more.

And of course, if there is a build you’d like to see covered, be sure to let us know.

LEGO UCS Landspeeder review: Perfection has never been this underwhelming

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Each May the 4th the LEGO Group celebrates a galaxy far, far away with the debut of a new Ultimate Collector Series set. This year, things are circling back on the film that started it all by recreating Luke’s Landspeeder from A New Hope. But even with this being the most detailed version of the vehicle to date, is it still worth a spot in your collection? Head below for a closer look at the new LEGO UCS Landspeeder.

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Hands-on with LEGO’s unreleased Overwatch 2 Null Sector Titan its and exclusive minifigs

Today, Blizzard is officially launching the Overwatch 2 beta, and while I am patiently waiting to gain access to the long-awaited sequel, it’s time to take a look at the companion LEGO set. This now-postponed creation has been shelved by the LEGO Group for the time being, but we managed to get our hands-on the LEGO Overwatch 2 set a bit early and are diving in to see how the Null Sector Titan stacks up.

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Review: LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga delivers nostalgic gameplay and modern visuals

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At long last, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has been released. After spending years in development and following several delays over the years, the highly-anticipated title has arrived. But is all of the visual brick-built action worth the cash? We’re diving into what the most compressive and gorgeous-looking LEGO Star Wars game has to offer.

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Review: LEGO’s latest Star Wars helmets are a mixed bag ranging from must-haves to misses

Marking for the latest additions to the Star Wars buildable helmet series, the LEGO Group dropped three new builds earlier in the month to recreate the likeness of iconic characters both new and old. Now after getting our hands on the sets and stacking up the nearly 2,000 combined bricks, we’re seeing which ones are worth your cash and which should just be passed over.

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LEGO Dark Trooper Attack review: Not quite a battle pack, but an army builder nonetheless 

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As we work our way through the new LEGO Star Wars sets for March, today we’re taking a hands-on look at the new Dark Trooper Attack set. Entering as the latest creations based around The Mandalorian, the new build stacks up to over 165 pieces and delivers one of the more unique builds as of late from a galaxy far, far away. But does that mean it’s worth the $30 price tag? Let’s check it out.

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Hands-on with LEGO’s Boba Fett Throne Room, the largest Star Wars 2022 set so far

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Entering as the largest LEGO Star Wars set of 2022 so far, the Boba Fett’s Throne Room kit just hit store shelves at the beginning of the month. As one of the year’s more anticipated creations since first being rumored last year, we’re finally taking a hands-on look at the new over 700-piece creation to see how it stacks up.

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Review: LEGO’s Architecture Skyline series makes a comeback with a journey to Singapore

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After taking a one-year hiatus, the popular LEGO Architecture Skyline collection is finally receiving a new creation. Launched at the beginning of the year, the brick-built recreation of Singapore marks the first build of its kind in almost two years. But just what does the LEGO Group have in store for the return of the fan-favorite theme? Hit the jump for all of the details.

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Review: LEGO Ideas’ new 2,600-piece Globe is out of this world

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Finally launching back at the beginning of the month after being announced nearly two years ago, I’ve gotten my hands on the all-new LEGO Ideas Globe. But after such a long wait, does the last fan-inspired creation actually deliver a worthwhile build? Spoiler, it absolutely does! But you’ll want to head below for all of the details on the new set anyway.

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LEGO Ahsoka BrickHeadz review: Not the figure we wanted, but the one we deserved

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After a delayed launch at the beginning of the year, we’re officially wrapping up our look at the LEGO Star Wars January wave by checking out the new Ahsoka Tano BrickHeadz. First introduced in The Clone Wars before making the jump to live-action in The Mandalorian, the latest brick-built character arrives as the 150th installment in the BrickHeadz series following a fan vote. But is that fanfare worthy of the final product? Head below for more.

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Review: LEGO Defense of Hoth finally delivers a Rebel army builder, but was it worth the wait?

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Earlier this week we took a hands-on look at the new LEGO Clone Command Station set, and today the second of its new Star Wars Accessory Packs is finally available for purchase after facing delays to start 2022. But nearly a month late, has all of this wait been worth it? To answer, we’re taking a hands-on look to see just how the Rebel garrison supplements stack up compared to their Imperial-focused counterparts.

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LEGO Clone Trooper Command Station review: So good you’ll buy more than one

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Originally slated to launch at the start of 2022, the eagerly-awaited LEGO Clone Command Station pack is now available. But with so much fanfare and hype surrounding the first Star Wars accessory pack, is the $15 Clone Trooper Command Station actually worth adding to your collection in the first place, let alone buying multiple?

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LEGO Ninjago Ultra Combo Mech review: A love letter to classic mecha in brick-built form

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In the new year, we’ve been focusing on LEGO Star Wars reviews, but another 2022 kit caught my eye. Delivering plenty of anime callbacks in a value-packed build, the LEGO Ninja Ultra Combo Mech is one of my favorite kits in years.

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LEGO Snowtrooper Battle Pack review: Army building at its finest

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Hoth has been a big focus of the LEGO Star Wars lineup as of late, and now going into 2022 we’re getting a Snowtrooper Battle Pack to complement all of those creations. As the first of these army builders in nearly two years with an increased price tag attached, is it worth picking up even one of these sets, let alone a collection? We take a closer look at the new LEGO Snowtrooper Battle Pack down below to see for ourselves.

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Review: LEGO UCS AT-AT delivers the biggest and best Star Wars set of the year

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While 2021 saw an unprecedented three USC LEGO Star Wars sets released, only one of them earns the title of being the largest creation from a galaxy far, far away this year. That would be the new UCS LEGO AT-AT, which towers over the current lineup with nearly 6,800 pieces. But is the set worth it’s lofty $800 price tag? Let’s take a closer look at this behemoth of a kit to end 2021.

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Best LEGO sets of 2021: Check out our favorite Star Wars, Marvel, and other builds

Another year of LEGO is now one for the history books. While we’re gearing up to start covering all of the new creations come 2022, beforehand we’re taking a retrospective look at what this year already delivered. Ranging from new creations that take the throne of largest set to authentic recreations of both historic and cinematic marbles, you’ll want to head below for our best LEGO sets of 2021.

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[Update: Day 24] Count down to the holidays with LEGO’s 2021 Advent Calendars

A tradition of the holiday season here around 9to5Toys, each December we dive into what the latest LEGO Advent Calendars have in store. And for 2021, there’s so much to be excited about. With 24 days of different creations on tap, we’ll be taking a day-by-day look to highlight all of the miniature creations, minifigures, and other builds in the countdown to the end of the month. This year, we’re taking a look at what the LEGO Star Wars and City sets have to offer in particular, as well as the all-new Marvel version. So whether you’re following along at home or just checking out the builds to get in on the festivities, be sure to head below the fold to see how the 2021 LEGO Advent Calendars stack up. 

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Hands-on with LEGO’s new 3,300-piece UCS Star Wars Republic Gunship

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After first being announced earlier this fall and subsequently selling out right at launch, we’re now going hands-on with the new LEGO UCS Republic Gunship. But is the 3,300-piece build actually worthy of the Ultimate Collector Series namesake, let alone its staggering $350 price tag? Head below for a deep dive on the newest addition to the LEGO Star Wars collection.

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Best and the rest of LEGO’s Star Wars summer 2021 lineup: Variety meets value

After a batch of new LEGO sets launched as part of the summer lineup at the start of the month, we’ve been reviewing all of the new Star Wars sets throughout August. Now that the dust has settled on the collection, we’re looking at seven of the builds to see which stand above the others. Head below for a closer look at how all of the new LEGO Star Wars summer 2021 kits compare and to see which is the best of the batch.

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LEGO Darth Vader Meditation Chamber review: UCS-quality in a more affordable package

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Entering as the only set in the LEGO Star Wars summer 2021 lineup centered around the Original Trilogy, Darth Vader’s Meditation Chamber arrives with an eye-catching build geared towards collectors. But with a more premium price tag to match, is it worth adding to your collection? Head below for all of the details in our hands-on review.

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Review: LEGO’s Duel on Mandalore set brings Ahsoka and Darth Maul to your collection

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Following up our review of the Mandalorian Starfighter from yesterday, we’re returning today in order to take a closer look at yet another builds from The Clone Wars. Entering as the most affordable set in the LEGO Star Wars summer 2021 lineup, the Duel on Mandalore kit arrives with two eye-catching minifigures in order to standout amongst the lineup. But does its affordable price tag make it a must have or a small set you should just pass? Head below for all of the details.

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Review: LEGO’s new Mandalorian Starfighter packs a standout build with even better minifigs

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We’re now into our second week of covering the new summer 2021 LEGO sets and now taking a look at one of the latest additions from the Star Wars side of things. Straying not too far from The Mandalorian theming so far, we’re diving into a hands-on review of a build from The Clone Wars, the Mandalorian Starfighter. Head below for all of the details and our thoughts on this mid-priced creation.

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Hands-on: Exclusive minifigures make LEGO’s Imperial Armored Marauder a great value

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Following up the other LEGO kits that just launched at the start of the month from The Mandalorian, we’re now taking a hands-on look at yet another build from the series. Stacking up to nearly 500 pieces, the Imperial Armored Marauder arrives with some exclusive minifigures and quite the noteworthy build. But just how good of a value is the new release? Head below for all of the details.

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Review: LEGO Bro Thor’s New Asgard recreates one of Endgame’s most iconic scenes

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After taking a look at the Infinity Gauntlet earlier in the week, our LEGO summer 2021 coverage has now landed on one of the more anticipated sets, Bro Thor’s New Asgard. Recreating one of the most iconic scenes from Avengers Endgame, the 265-piece set delivers two exclusive minifigures of Thor and Korg alongside plenty of callbacks to the film. But just how worth adding to your LEGO collection is it? Head below for all of the details.

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LEGO Bad Batch Shuttle review: Clone Force 99 makes a long-awaited debut

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The beginning of the week kicked off our hands-on coverage with all of the new LEGO summer 2021 sets, and now we’ve arrived at one of the more eagerly-awaited creations from the Star Wars universe. Finally shining the spotlight on Clone Force 99, the new Bad Batch Shuttle debuts as one of the lineup’s most unique models with an eye-catching color scheme. Head below for a closer look and all of our thoughts.

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LEGO Marvel Infinity Gauntlet review: A small price to pay for a set this grand

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At the start of the month, the LEGO Group launched its latest collection of kits, and notably, the new Marvel Infinity Saga collection. While we’ve been working our way through the lineup already, it’s time to turn our attention to arguably the most important relic from the MCU, the Infinity Gauntlet itself. Stacking up to nearly 600 pieces, the chrome gold-plated set assembles the Thanos’ signature accessory in its full glory. Head below for a closer look and all of our thoughts on the new LEGO Infinity Gauntlet.

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LEGO Star Wars Imperial Light Cruiser review: Exclusive minifigures steal the show

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We began taking a hands-on look at the new summer LEGO Star Wars sets yesterday with the Slave 1, and are now continuing onto another Mandalorian-themed set. Stacking up to over 1,300 pieces, the new Imperial Light Cruiser looks to deliver as the largest kit in the collection and several exclusive minifigures. But will that be enough to justify its steep price tag? Head below for all of the details in our LEGO Imperial Light Cruiser review.

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Review: LEGO Slave 1 delivers a downsized Boba Fett’s starship with a Mandalorian twist

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The latest wave of new LEGO Star Wars creations just dropped yesterday, and today we’re taking a look at one of the just released builds. As the latest iteration of Boba Fett’s iconic starship, the new LEGO Slave 1 enters with over 590 pieces in order to deliver a downsized version complete with two notable minifigures. Head below for a closer look at the build, how it compares to previous versions, and our thoughts on whether it’s worth adding to your collection.

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LEGO Avengers Endgame Final Battle review: Iconic minifigures steal the show

Earlier this year, the LEGO Group announced a series of kits that would be re-creating iconic moments from throughout the MCU in its Infinity Saga collection. While we already took a look at the Guardians’ Ship, today we’re diving in for a hands-on review of the wave’s second-largest creation. Due out on the first of next month, we’re seeing if you should spend your cash to bring the LEGO Endgame Final Battle set to your collection when it launches on August 1. Head below for all of the details.

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LEGO R2-D2 review: Most detailed version yet of the galaxy’s favorite droids

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Earlier this year, the LEGO Group released the latest version of the galaxy’s most lovable droid, R2D2, as the more detailed recreation yet. Now we’re finally getting to take a hands-on look, to see just how authentic the most recent iteration is. Complete with over 2,300 pieces, the build packs in plenty of details alongside some working features. Head below for a closer look and all of our thoughts on the new LEGO R2-D2.

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Review: Black Widow is now in theaters, but is the LEGO Taskmaster’s Ambush set worth it?

Last fall, the LEGO Group released one of its usually Comic-Con exclusive sets to the general public, with the limited-edition Black Widow Taskmaster’s Ambush set arriving as a unique creation from the film. Now that the latest addition to the MCU has finally landed in theaters, we’re circling back on the set to see if it’s worth adding to your collection.

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Review: LEGO Benatar Guardians’ Ship delivers an unmatched and authentic tribute to the MCU

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LEGO’s Infinity Saga collection imagines several iconic moments from throughout the entire Marvel universe, and the lineup’s flagship creation enters as one of the most detailed kits of the year. Delivering the most authentic recreation of the Benatar to date, the LEGO Guardians’ Ship arrives as one of the year’s most awaited builds. Not slated to launch in the United States until August, we’re taking an early hands-on look to see just how impressive the upcoming model actually is. Head below for all of the details.

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Hands-on: LEGO’s new 3,700-piece Daily Bugle delivers a massive build with tiny details

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Earlier this month the LEGO Group released its largest Marvel creation to date in the form of a new 3,700-piece Daily Bugle build fit for J. Jonah Jameson himself. With an impressive attention to detail, plenty of callbacks to the Spider-Man universe, and a staggering 25 minifigures, we’ve assembled the all-new build to see just how amazing the mainstay in NYC really is. Hit the jump to find out if the largest LEGO Marvel set yet is worth all the attention.

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Hands-on: LEGO’s Bonsai Tree set impresses as the most popular creation of the year

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The LEGO Group kicked off this year with the launch of hundreds of new creations, but one in particular caught the eye of builders both new and old, the Bonsai Tree. Since its launch, the popular build has been almost impossible to find in stock. But now that the dust is starting to settle, it’s finally starting to be readily available. So nearly six months later, we’re taking a hands-on look at the creation to see if it’s actually as much of a must-have as all the commotion would have you believe. Head below for all of the details on the LEGO Bonsai Tree.

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LEGO Imperial Probe Droid review: One of the most unique Star Wars sets in years

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It’s May the 4th, and while LEGO’s Star Wars Day promotion rages on, we’re turning our attention to one of the latest creations from a galaxy far, far away. Debuting as the newest set inspired by Empire Strikes Back, the new Imperial Probe Droid stacks up to over 680 pieces while assembling the latest buildable character from the Star Wars universe. But does this kit stack up to a model that’s worth putting on display? Head below for all of the details on the LEGO Imperial Probe Droid.

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Review: Are LEGO’s new Darth Vader and Scout Trooper helmets worthy of your collection?

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Earlier this spring, LEGO showcased the latest additions to its lineup of brick-build re-creations from a galaxy far, far away. And now with Star Wars Day on the horizon, we’re checking out the new LEGO Darth Vader and Scout Trooper helmets to see if they’re worth the cash ahead of May the 4th promotions. Head below for a closer look and all of the details on the latest releases. 

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Review: LEGO’s new 2,300-piece Space Shuttle Discovery celebrates a NASA icon

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Celebrating the 40th anniversary of an iconic day in space exploration history, LEGO launched its new Space Shuttle Discovery set at the beginning of the month, and now we’re taking a hands-on look. Stacking up to 2,354 pieces and complemented by a Hubble telescope payload, we’re looking into whether the LEGO Group’s most expensive NASA-Inspired creation to date is worth its $200 price tag. Head below for all of the details.

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Review: LEGO’s new Resistance X-Wing is affordable, but misses the mark

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After taking a look at the new LEGO Imperial Shuttle and Hoth Microfighters that launched earlier this month, we’re now moving onto the last of the latest Star Wars creations. Designed with younger builders in mind, we’re taking a hands-on look at the new LEGO Resistance X-Wing to see if it’s an affordable price tag and smaller design that make it worth adding to your collection.

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Review: LEGO Hoth Microfighters assemble Empire Strikes Back action for $20

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March brought with it a collection of new LEGO creations, and today we’re taking a look at the newest pair of Star Wars Microfighters. Delivering two Hoth-themed builds, the latest addition to the collection arrives with miniature AT-AT and Tauntaun complete with two Original Trilogy minifigures. But is the 205-piece creation worth adding to your collection? Head below for a closer look and all of our thoughts on the new LEGO Hoth Microfighters.

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LEGO Imperial Shuttle review: A downsized build that delivers plenty of value

The LEGO Group started off the year by showcasing a pair of downsized starfighters straight out of the original trilogy. Now with a new batch of builds out for March, that trend continues with the latest Star Wars creation. Today, we’re taking a look at the just-released LEGO Imperial Shuttle to see how the 660-piece kit stacks up. Head below to see if this one is worth adding to your collection. 

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Review: LEGO’s Ninjago City Gardens delivers a vibrant build that’s worth every penny

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Today, the new LEGO Ninjago City Gardens kit is officially available for purchase, and we’re going hands on with the latest creation. With a vibrant build bustling with detail, over 5,600 pieces, and stacking up to over 29 inches tall, is the latest expansion to the Ninjago City worth the cash? Head below for a closer look and all of our thoughts on the LEGO Ninjago City.

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Best and the rest of LEGO’s Star Wars winter 2021 lineup: Downsized builds still deliver

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Now that we’ve gone hands-on with all four of the new LEGO Star Wars builds for the winter of 2021, it’s time to take a look at the entire collection as a whole. With three creations from the Original Trilogy and a new build-out of The Mandalorian, we’re seeing which of the latest kits is most worth your cash and how everything stacks up. Head below for a closer look at how all of the new LEGO 2021 kits compare and to see which is the best of the batch.

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Review: LEGO’s Millennium Falcon Microfighter packs plenty of value into a miniature build

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We’ve reviewed all but one of the new LEGO Star Wars 2021 sets so far, with only the most affordable remaining. Now for today, we’re taking a look at the latest addition to LEGO’s collection of Microfighters, with a refreshed version of the Millennium Falcon. As the latest version of the fastest ship in the Star Wars universe, how does this compact model stack up? Head below for all of the details on the LEGO Millennium Falcon Microfighter.

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LEGO Trouble on Tatooine review: Beskar Mando and Baby Yoda make this set a steal

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Now that we’ve taken a look at two of the larger builds from the new LEGO Star Wars 2021 lineup, we’re shifting gears to go hands-on with one of the more affordable creations from a galaxy far, far away. Finally giving fans the long-awaited Beskar-clad Mandalorian figure, the LEGO Trouble on Tatooine set offers the most affordable way yet to bring Baby Yoda to your collection on top of other notable builds. Head below for all of the details. 

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LEGO TIE Fighter 2021 review: Near-flawless execution at a value-packed price

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LEGO’s latest lineup of Star Wars builds launched at the beginning of the month with four new creations headlined by the X-Wing we took a look at last week. And to go alongside the Rebel’s iconic starfighter, there’s also a reimagined version of the TIE Fighter, which we’ll be getting our hands on today to see how the newest version of the Imperial starfighter stacks up. Head below for a closer look and all of our thoughts on the new LEGO TIE Fighter.

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Hands-on with LEGO’s 2021 X-Wing Starfighter: What’s old is new again

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LEGO kicked off 2021 by launching a collection of new kits, including a handful of new Star Wars models. Today, we’re starting to go hands-on with the entire lineup of builds from a galaxy far, far away by taking a look at the latest version of the X-Wing. After receiving an all-new, more affordable design and some exclusive new minifigures, how will LEGO’s most recent attempt at the classic starfighter stack up? Head below for a closer look and all of our thoughts on the new LEGO 2021 X-Wing.

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LEGO Mos Eisley Cantina review: Ending 2020 with LEGO’s largest Star Wars set of the year

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Today, we’re taking a look at the largest LEGO Star Wars creation of the year, and one of its most accurate models to date. Bringing one of the most iconic locations from A New Hope into a nearly 3,200-piece set, the new Mos Eisley Cantina packs 21 minifigures and plenty of authentic details into an eye-catching creation. But is this collectible creation worth the steep price tag? Head below for all of our thoughts and a closer look at the LEGO Mos Eisley Cantina in our latest hands-on review. 

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Hands-on: LEGO’s limited-edition Christmas X-Wing blends Star Wars with festive cheer

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Throughout December, we’ve been counting down to Christmas with LEGO’s Advent Calendars. And now that the big day is finally upon us, we’re culminating our coverage with a look at yet another festive creation. And this time, it’s a limited-edition version of one of the most iconic vehicles from a galaxy far, far away. The LEGO Christmas X-Wing brings some Santa stylings into a fan-favorite starfighter from the Star Wars universe with exclusive figures and plenty of holiday charm. Head below for a closer look.

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Hands-on: Display your LEGO collection with these Wicked Brick stands

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Many of our favorite LEGO builds stand out due to just how great of display pieces they are. But when it comes to accessories direct from LEGO for showcasing these builds in your collection, there aren’t many options. That’s where the folks from Wicked Brick come in, providing specialized display stands, cases, and wall mounts for a collection of sets, minifigures, and more. Today, we’re taking a look at a few of the brand’s offerings, so be sure to head below for a closer look at how these Wicked Brick LEGO stands can elevate your collection.

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