Best LEGO News Overview Updated March 8, 2021

Best LEGO News

LEGO Deals - Architecture, Angry Birds, DC Comics, Marvel, Star Wars, Ninjago, City, Pirates, Dimensions, Creator and more

Down below you’ll find all the best news, reviews, deals on LEGO kits. So whether you’re looking to read up on the newest creations or score some discounted builds, you’re covered.

You’ll routinely find roundups of discounted LEGO kits from major retailers like Amazon, the official LEGO store, Zavvi, and more.

We also take a look at many of the latest creations from LEGO in hands-on reviews to see just how each build stacks up. You’ll find regular in-depth looks at Star Wars, Ideas, Architecture, and other themes covered. But if there’s a set you’d like to see us take a hands-on look at, be sure to let us know!

Each month, we also take a dive into the best creations from the Ideas community and highlight fan-made builds vying for their chance to become an official creation. So if there’s a build that catches your eye, or you want to show off your own model, feel free to let us know.

With everything from Star Wars and Architecture to Marvel, Ideas, Creator, and more, your ticket to stay up to date on everything in the brick-built world is down below.

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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Save 20% on LEGO Super Mario kits: Starter Course $48, much more from $16

After seeing a collection of Mario Day deals go live this morning, The LEGO Group is now getting in on the savings with 20% off a selection of its Super Mario creations at Amazon. Headlining is the LEGO Adventures with Mario Starter Course for $47.99 shipped. Normally fetching $60, today’s offer is one of the very first price cuts we’ve seen and marks a new all-time low. This 231-piece creation is centered around the exclusive electronic Mario figure which lets you merge all of the brick-built models with some classic Nintendo video game action. There’s also a selection of bricks to assemble your very own level complete with a Goomba, Bowser Jr., and more. Dive into our hands-on review for a closer look at the experience and then head below for more from $16.

LEGO debuts new limited-edition Amelia Earhart Tribute set, here’s how to score it for FREE

After an all-new collection of LEGO kits dropped at the start of the month, today is seeing the launch of yet another creation. Entering as the latest gift with purchase from The LEGO Group, its new Amelia Earhart Tribute kit arrives as a limited-edition build that stacks up to over 200 pieces. Completely with a display stand and exclusive minifigure, this collectors kit is certainly one of the more enticing promotions as of late. Head below for a closer look at the new LEGO Amelia Earhart Tribute model and to learn how it can be added to your collection for free.

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Save 20% on LEGO Marvel, Star Wars, Creator, Minecraft, and more from $16

Amazon is currently offering the LEGO Marvel Avengers Iron Man Helmet at $48 shipped. Typically fetching $60, today’s offer amounts to 20% in savings, matches our previous mention for the all-time low, and is still one of the first price cuts to date. This 480-piece set brings Iron Man to your collection in a creation that’s perfect to display. The helmet stands 7.5-inches tall with the included stand that’s completed with a plaque. Get a closer look in our launch coverage. Head below for everything else in the LEGO sale from $16.

LEGO Tokyo Skyline falls to $48 + Technic Lamborghini at $70 off, more from $12

Amazon currently offers the LEGO Tokyo Architecture Skylines kit for $47.99 shipped. Also available at Walmart. Down from its $60 going rate, today’s offer amounts to 20% in savings, matches the all-time low, and is the best price since December. This 547-piece creation assembles several iconic locals throughout Tokyo to bring a brick-built skyline to your collection. Perfect for adding some flair to your desk, the build packs in plenty of details with miniature recreations of Mount Fuji, Tokyo Tower, Shibuya Crossing, and more. Get a closer look in our hands-on review and then head below for more LEGO deals from $12.

LEGO journeys to the Hundred Acre Wood with new 1,200-piece Winnie the Pooh kit

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Today, The LEGO Group is unveiling the latest addition to its collection of fan-inspired creations. Entering as yet another beloved children’s series, the new LEGO Ideas Winnie the Pooh set brings all of the characters into brick-built form with five all-new minifigures, over 1,200 pieces, and all of the charm you’d expect from the Hundred Acre Wood. Head below for a closer look at the model and all of the details on when you’ll be able to assemble it for yourself.

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LEGO’s all-new 2021 kits see first price cuts starting at $50, more from $12

Amazon is currently offering the LEGO City Family House for $49.99 shipped. Down from its usual $60 going rate, today’s offer marks the very first price cut on the recently-released kit and is subsequently a new all-time low. Having launched at the beginning of the year, this 388-piece creation assembles a three story home complete with four minifigures and a Labrador retriever. Taking a few hits from our Green Deals guide, this brick-built family has installed solar panels and a charging station to go alongside the included electric car. There’s also the all-new road plate design here alongside plenty of accessories. Get a closer look in our launch coverage and then head below for more.

Check out all of LEGO’s new March 2021 sets: Star Wars, Technic, BrickHeadz, much more

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March has arrived and so has a collection of all-new LEGO kits. With over 30 builds spanning everything from Star Wars and Disney to Technic, Creator, BrickHeadz, and more, there are plenty of new sets now available for purchase. Head below for the full scoop on all of the new LEGO sets available in March 2021 so far as well as our top picks from the batch.

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A brick-built astronaut, Spot robot, more headline February’s best LEGO Ideas

After getting a first look at the upcoming LEGO Ideas Sonic the Hedgehog and Starry Night kits earlier in the month, we’re now turning our attention to all of the fan-made builds that are still vying for official set status. Highlights for this month include a village post office, brick-built astronaut, and motorized Spot robot. Head below for a look at all of February’s best LEGO Ideas.

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LEGO expands BrickHeadz lineup with upcoming goldfish and bird sets

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Today, we’re getting a look at the latest additions to the LEGO BrickHeadz collection with an expansion of the Pets line. Having debuted at the beginning of the year, the lineup of brick-built critters is now growing with two upcoming kits. Builders will soon be able to assemble a pair of goldfish as well two birds in the blocky style. Head below for all of the details on the new LEGO Goldfish and Birds BrickHeadz to see when you’ll be able to adopt these new creations.

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LEGO showcases six upcoming iPhone-enabled VIDIYO kits due out next month

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After first teasing the theme back in January, LEGO is back today to fully showcase its upcoming iPhone-enabled VIDIYO kits. As the latest attempt to merge physical bricks with an in-app experience, the new LEGO VIDIYO collection arrives with six core sets that enter at affordable price tags compared to previous toys-to-life lineups. Head below for all of the details on the new augmented reality theme and how LEGO plans to let builders create their own music videos with the help of VIDIYO.

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LEGO Flower Bouquet review: A novel build for Valentine’s Day, special occasions, more

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To start the year, LEGO expanded its lineup of home decor kits with a pair of creations in its Botanical Garden collection. And with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, today we’re checking out the Flower Bouquet kit, which offers a brick-built take on a classic gift for the big day. With plenty of details and eye-catching techniques, be sure to head below for a closer look at the new LEGO Flower Bouquet and all of our thoughts on the unique display piece.

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LEGO expands Ideas lineup with upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog and The Starry Night sets

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Today, LEGO is announcing the results of its latest Ideas review round with two fan-inspired creations being confirmed. Bringing a classic video game character into brick-built form in partnership with SEGA, builders will soon be able to assemble a LEGO Sonic the Hedgehog kit alongside a version of the famous Starry Night painting by Vincent van Gogh. Head below for all of the details.

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Save 20% on LEGO Star Wars, Minecraft, Super Mario, and more from $12

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Amazon currently offers the LEGO Star Wars Armored Assault Tank for $32 shipped. Typically fetching $40, today’s offer amounts to 20% in savings and matches the all-time low set just a few times before. Since debuting in September, this 286-piece creation has been hard to find in-stock thanks to its inclusion of an all-new Clone Trooper, as well as a minifigure version of Ahsoka Tano. Alongside two Battle Droids, the main part of the kit here is an Armored Assault Tank straight out of the Clone Wars. Get a closer look in our launch coverage and then head below for more LEGO deals from $12.

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LEGO expands Technic collection with upcoming Heavy-Duty Excavator and Hovercraft

After seeing a pair of new Brick Sketches hit the scene yesterday, LEGO is jumping back over to its Technic lineup to debut a pair of new vehicles. Expanding the collection of builds we saw back at the beginning of the year, there are now two LEGO Technic 2-in-1 sets on the way, headlined by a Heavy-Duty Excavator and Rescue Hovercraft. Head below for a closer look at the new kits and for all the details on when they launch.

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LEGO brings Mickey and Minnie Mouse to its Brick Sketches lineup

Today, LEGO is showcasing its latest pieces of brick-built art, bringing Mickey and Minnie Mouse to its collection of portraits. The two new LEGO Disney Brick Sketches debut with more affordable price tags than previous additions to the lineup and assemble the iconic animation icons to adorn your walls or desk with the fan-favorite characters. Head below for all of the details.

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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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LEGO debuts new customizable mosaic for turning portraits into brick-built pieces of art


Today, LEGO is expanding its collection of mosaics with a customizable set that lets you craft your very own piece of art. The over 6,000 piece set stands out from other art-focused builds we’ve seen in the past by letting you turn portraits and other photos into a unique work of brick-built art. Head below for a closer look at the new Personalised LEGO Mosaic Portrait. 

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January’s best LEGO Ideas include a symphony orchestra, retro arcade, and more

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With January nearly in the books, today we’re taking a look at a handful of LEGO Ideas projects that may someday join the likes of the recent 975-piece Medieval Blacksmith set. This month is highlighted by a miniature LEGO symphony orchestra, medieval castle, and old-school arcade. Head below for a closer look at all of the best LEGO Ideas projects in January.

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LEGO rolls out new 1,400-piece Creator Porsche 911 sports car

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Update: Now available for purchase for $149.99.

LEGO is out with the latest addition to its brick-built garage today, bringing the iconic Porsche 911 sports car into its line of highly-detailed Creator vehicles. Stacking up to over 1,400 pieces, this model delivers plenty of authentic details alongside the ability to build one of two versions of the iconic ride. Head below for all of the details on the new LEGO Porsche 911.

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LEGO debuts Year of the Ox set alongside other upcoming freebies for February

Ahead of February, LEGO is detailing three upcoming promotional kits for builders to add to their collections for free. Headlined by its latest Chinese New Year set, builders will be able to assemble a Year of the Ox model alongside a Valentine’s Day-themed kit and more for free. Head below for a closer look at all three of the LEGO freebies available in February and all of the details on adding these to your collection. 

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LEGO debuts iPhone-enabled VIDIYO kits that let builders make AR music videos

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Today, LEGO is announcing its latest theme that looks to blur the line between physical and digital play. This time around, LEGO is teaming up with Universal Music to debut an upcoming collection of kits centered around letting builders use their iPhones to create augmented reality-fueled music videos. Head below for a closer look at the new VIDIYO theme.

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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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LEGO unveils new Imperial Shuttle and other Star Wars kits launching in March

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Today we’re getting a look at three upcoming creations from the LEGO Star Wars theme that’ll be expanding the current roster of 2021 sets. Due out later in March, LEGO has a pair of Original Trilogy models on the way, headlined by the latest version of the Imperial Shuttle. That’s on top of a new Microfighters pack and a Resistance X-Wing. Head below for a closer look.

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LEGO launches new collectible coins with Castle, Space, and other classic themes

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Alongside letting fans vote on which of its classic themes to bring back for the 90th anniversary next year, LEGO has showcased a new lineup of collectible coins. With five versions to collect, the series commensurates classic themes like Castle, Space, and more as unique pieces of memorabilia. Head below for a closer look and all of the details on scoring these limited-edition collectible LEGO coins for yourself.

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LEGO Ideas journeys to the Middle Ages for new 2,164-piece Medieval Blacksmith set

Update: The new LEGO Ideas Medieval Blacksmith set is now available for purchase for $149.99 direct from LEGO.

Today, LEGO is officially taking the wraps off of its latest fan-inspired Ideas creation. Marking the first of the theme we’ve seen in 2021, fans will soon be able to head back to the Middle Ages and assemble a nearly 1,000-piece Blacksmith building complete with Medieval minifigures and more. Head below for all of the details on the new LEGO Ideas Medieval Blacksmith set.

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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 kicks off fan vote to bring back Space, Bionicle, Rock Raiders, other classic themes

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Even though we just landed in 2021, LEGO is already thinking ahead to next year, which will mark the company’s 90th anniversary. And to celebrate, LEGO is getting fans in on the action a bit early to decide on which of its classic themes will be brought back in 2022. With fan favorites like Classic Space, Bionicle, Rock Raiders, and Castle, 30 different themes are vying to be released once again down the line. Head below for all of the details and information on how to cast your vote.

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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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Everything we know about LEGO’s summer 2021 Star Wars kits: UCS Gunship, Death Star, more

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Now that the first batch of new LEGO sets have been released, we’re turning our attention to what to expect from later on in the year. 2021 is slated to be one of the biggest years for LEGO Star Wars in recent memory, and now we’re getting wind of some of the upcoming kits due out this summer and beyond. Starting with the upcoming UCS Republic Gunship, the year’s new LEGO kits will culminate in what will likely be one of the largest builds ever assembled. Head below for everything we know so far on the LEGO Summer 2021 Star Wars lineup.

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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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LEGO expands Ninjago City lineup with new 5,685-piece Gardens set

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After seeing LEGO debut its latest collection of kits to start off 2021, today we’re getting a closer look at yet another new creation. In celebration of Ninjago’s 10th anniversary, LEGO is launching a new addition to its City lineup with the new 5,685-piece Gardens set. As the largest Ninjago set to date, this one stands over 29-inches tall and comes packed with 19 minifigures. Head below for all of the details on the LEGO Ninjago City Gardens set.

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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’s latest Ideas review includes 25 builds from LOTR, Avatar, Among Us, more

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Today, LEGO is showcasing the final 25 fan-made creations that have a shot at becoming official builds from its 2020 campaign deadline. Packed with plenty of potential eye-catching models, highlights of the most recent LEGO Ideas winter review include a build right out of The Hobbit, as well as Among Us, Avatar, and a Roman warship. Head below for a closer look at the contenders for the next LEGO Ideas kit.

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Check out all of LEGO’s new 2021 sets: Star Wars, Technic, Creator, much more

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We’re now officially into 2021, and LEGO is officially launching a new collection of creations to kick off the year. With hundreds of new builds spanning everything from Star Wars and Disney to Technic, Creator, BrickHeadz, and more, there are plenty of new sets now available for purchase. Head below for the full scoop on all of the new LEGO sets available in 2021 so far.

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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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Best LEGO sets of 2020: Check out our favorite Star Wars, Ideas, and other builds

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Another year is just about in the books, and before we dive into all of the action from what LEGO has in store throughout 2021, we’re taking a retrospective look at what this year already delivered. Ranging from some of the most massive creations of all time to the latest licensed kits and collectible builds, you’ll want to head below for our top ten LEGO sets of 2020.

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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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[Update: Day 24] Countdown to the holidays with LEGO’s 2020 Advent Calendars

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Each year as December descends, we begin the annual tradition of diving into the latest LEGO Advent Calendars, and 2020 is certainly no different. With 24 days of creations on tap, we’ll be going through everything day after day to showcase what’s new as we inch closer to the big day toward 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. So whether you’re following along at home or just checking out the builds, be sure to head below the fold to see how the 2020 LEGO Advent Calendars stack up. 

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LEGO gives rejected Ideas projects a second chance with new BrickLink Designer Program

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Since launching back in 2008, the LEGO Ideas platform has given fans a way to turn their own creations into official kits. And while we typically see a handful of kits released from the theme each year, LEGO is making some new progress today to provide an additional avenue for creators to turn fan-made builds into official kits. Relaunching its partnership with BrickLink, the upcoming LEGO Designer Program is giving rejected Ideas projects a second chance. Head below for all of the details.

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Fan-made 5,000-piece LEGO Razer Crest gives us a look at what to expect from a UCS model

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Each month, we highlight our favorite fan-made LEGO creations from its Ideas platform, but today, we spotted a model that might be one of the most eye-catching builds of the year. With the second season of The Mandalorian coming to an end tomorrow, builder Jerac has shared an impressive recreation of the bounty hunter’s iconic vehicle. Giving us an idea of what to expect from a future UCS-style version, be sure to head below for a closer look at this fan-made LEGO Razor Crest model.

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LEGO announces its 150th BrickHeadz figure is on the way following fan vote

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Today, LEGO is announcing yet another new creation to look forward to in the near future. But unlike all of the 2021 unveils we’ve seen recently, today’s news is centered around the results of LEGO’s most recent fan vote to decide what the 150th BrickHeadz figure should be. But now the votes are all tallied, and LEGO is ready with an answer. Head below for all of the details and to see whether the new figure will be based on Star Wars, Minecraft, Jaws, or Lilo & Stitch.

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New LEGO 2021 sets on the horizon: Ideas Vintage Car, Pet BrickHeadz, much more

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With 2021 just around the corner, LEGO builders are already eagerly anticipating the new creations, and today, there’s a new collection on kits on the way. While we’ve already gotten many of the more popular LEGO kits covered, details on what to expect from some of LEGO’s in-house themes have now arrived. With a series of new BrickHeadz figures, as well as Ideas promotions and more slated to launch in the new year, we’re diving into yet another batch of upcoming creations. Head below for all of the details.

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LEGO expands Art collection with official look at upcoming Mickey Mouse mosaic

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After getting a first look back in November, LEGO is now officially detailing its upcoming Disney Art set. The upcoming 2,600-piece creation expands LEGO’s lineup of brick-built mosaics with two of the most iconic characters in all of animation history. Giving you the choice to build either Mickey or Minnie Mouse, the latest pieces of LEGO home decor will be arriving next month. Head below for a closer look at the latest LEGO 2021 set.

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LEGO collaborates with Monster Jam for new Grave Digger and Max-D Technic kits

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Today, we’re getting another look at the latest LEGO creations due out in 2021 with a pair of Technic sets. In collaboration with Monster Jam, fans will be able to assemble either the iconic Grave Digger or Max-D monster trucks complete with pull-back features and plenty of authentic details. Head below for a closer look at the two new LEGO Technic Monster Jam sets.

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LEGO showcases upcoming 2021 catalog with Star Wars, Creator, and other new kits

With the new year on the horizon, we’re getting more and more of a complete picture of what to expect from LEGO once 2021 rolls around. Today, we’re getting another official look at what to expect, thanks to the very first LEGO catalog that’s been released. Head below for a closer look at the new creations in the first LEGO catalog for 2021.

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LEGO brings the Jeep Wrangler to its Technic garage with upcoming 665-piece set

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Today, LEGO is taking the wraps off its latest creation, giving us a better picture of what to expect from the upcoming 2021 wave of kits. Bringing the iconic Jeep Wrangler into LEGO form for the very first time, the new Technic model arrives as just the latest set to debut ahead of the new lineup of kits next year. Stacking up to over 660 pieces, you’ll find a working winch alongside other authentic details. Head below for all of the details on the upcoming LEGO Technic Jeep Wrangler.

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LEGO gets festive with new Ice Skating Rink set, here’s how to score it for FREE

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With the holidays around the corner, LEGO is back to start the month here with its latest winter-themed creation. Stacking up to over 300 pieces, the new Ice Skating Rink brings some festive charm to your LEGO city complete with two minifigures and a working mechanism to actually let them skate. Head below for a closer look at the new LEGO Ice Skating Rink kit and to learn how it can be added to your collection for entirely free.

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