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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.

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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Hands-on: LEGO’s new Baby Yoda is an adorable addition to your Star Wars collection

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With a new season of The Mandalorian airing throughout the fall, LEGO’s most recent Star Wars kit has launched at the perfect time. Giving Star Wars fans a chance to build their own version of The Child out of over 1,700 pieces, today we’re taking a look at the newest brick-built character from a galaxy far, far away. Head below for a closer look at the new LEGO Baby Yoda set and for all of the details in our latest review.

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Review: LEGO’s Bespin Duel set re-creates an iconic Empire Strikes Back scene

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Throughout 2020, LEGO has been celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back with a selection of kits centered around the film. Arguably the most iconic scene from the movie was just recently re-created as one of the latest creations from a galaxy far, far away, with the limited edition Bespin Duel set launching last month. Head below for a closer look at the LEGO Bespin Duel in our latest review and to see if the set lives up to its source material.

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LEGO 501st Battle Pack review: Such a must-have, it’s been impossible to get

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One of this year’s most anticipated LEGO kits was first announced way back in April, bringing the iconic 501st Clone Trooper legion from Star Wars to brick-built form. After flying off the shelves when it launched back at the beginning of September, we’re diving into our review of the new Clone Wars era kit to see how it stacks up. Head below for a closer look at the LEGO 501st Battle Pack and its impressive selection of Clone Trooper minifigures.

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LEGO AT-AT review: An almost perfect recreation from The Empire Strikes Back

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LEGO has been celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back all year, and earlier this month its latest commemorative creation was released. Debuting as the most recent brick-built version of the iconic AT-AT Walker, this creation packs six minifigures and assembles the third-largest Star Wars set of the year. And now for our latest review, we’re taking a closer look at how the new LEGO AT-AT stacks up. So be sure to head below for all the details.

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Review: LEGO’s NES delivers a unique collectible packed with Nintendo charm

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LEGO and Nintendo teaming up has been one of the most highly-anticipated collaborations in the history of the brand. After releasing its first lineup of kits at the beginning of the month, we’re now taking a look at the new LEGO NES to see if it truly delivers on the hype. Be sure to head below the fold for a closer look at the new creation and to see how this unique collector’s set stacks up.

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LEGO Star Wars Helmets Review: UCS details in an accurate, affordable package 

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After first being announced back in March, the most recent addition to LEGO’s collection of Star Wars kits is finally here. Assembling Boba Fett, a Stormtrooper, and Tie Fighter Pilot, the new LEGO Star Wars Helmets bring authentic recreations of some of the galaxy’s most fearsome villains to your collection. Complete with an affordable price, the new builds are certainly worth a closer look. Head below for all the details.

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LEGO International Space Station Review: Exquisite collectible for NASA fans

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LEGO kicked off the year with a bang by debuting one of the most highly-coveted creations in quite a long time, the Ideas International Space Station. Entering the vast LEGO Ideas lineup, this fan-inspired kit caught our attention back when it was first showcased at the end of January, and now we’re taking a hands-on look to see if it is truly as out of this world as we thought. Hit the jump as we dive into our full review of the LEGO International Space Station.

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LEGO Resistance A-Wing Review: Most value-packed Star Wars set of the year

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LEGO’s Star Wars sets are undoubtedly one of the most highly-anticipated collections of new creations this year. And with the Force Friday festivities now underway, the entire lot is now available for purchase. Today we’ll be turning our attention to one of these new builds, opting to take a look a the A-Wing Starfighter. This nearly 270-piece kit brings the ship from to brick-form for the first time and includes two exclusive new minifigures. How solid of a value is it, and is this release worth a spot in your collection? All that and more in our LEGO Resistance A-Wing review after the jump.

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Review: LEGO Star Wars UCS Slave 1 packs 2,000 pieces and is the ultimate display model

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Continuing our coverage of LEGO’s line of Collector Series sets, today we’ll be building the UCS Slave 1. Despite his brief appearances in the original Star Wars films, Boba Fett is still a fan favorite amongst the cast of other characters. Which means fans of the armor-clad bounty hunter will be pleased to hear that LEGO gave his ship the attention it deserves. Head below to see how the bricks stack up….

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