Thursday, 24 January 2013

UK Toy Fair 2013 Report

2013 is the 60th year that the UK has played host to a national Toy Fair, where those in the toy industry get together to plan for the year ahead. The event ran from the 22nd to 24th January 2013 at the Olympia Grand Hall. LEGO were present, as were some other companies showcasing licensed LEGO products. Over the past few days All About Bricks has released lists of the sets that were shown, but for interesting titbits, reactions to the new product and what on Hoth The Yoda Chronicles is, read on...

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

UK Toy Fair 2013: Creator and Games

Just two quick lists to finish off with three sets each – Creator and Games. Click through to see which licensed theme is getting a Game, as revealed at UK Toy Fair 2013.

UK Toy Fair 2013: Disney

LEGO are using three new Disney properties in 2013 ( as well as Marvel), although mainly in the Duplo line. Check out the latest news from UK Toy Fair 2013.

UK Toy Fair 2013: City

There are two additional subthemes to City this year, following the launch of Elite Police in January. Read on for the general release City sets for Summer 2013, straight from UK Toy Fair 2013.

UK Toy Fair 2013: Castle and Lord of the Rings

The long awaited Lord of the Rings theme gets a new wave in the Summer (sets shown), with a wave for the next Hobbit film due in December (sets still to be revealed).  Also unveiled was a wave of new Castle sets. Read on for more reveals from UK Toy Fair 2013.

UK Toy Fair 2013: Friends

After a huge launch in 2012 there are plenty of Friends sets coming in 2013. Read on for the sets revealed at UK Toy Fair 2013, including the second series of pets.

UK Toy Fair 2013: Legends of Chima

The huge new theme for LEGO gets even bigger this Summer, with a new bunch of sets, Speedorz and something else revealed. Read on for the latest from UK Toy Fair 2013.

UK Toy Fair 2013: Galaxy Squad and Hero Factory

Hero Factory continues to scratch the niche of LEGO fans who like their action figures buildable, and the all new Galaxy Squad has had an official reveal. Read on for more Summer set news from UK Toy Fair 2013.

UK Toy Fair 2013: Star Wars

The latest LEGO news straight from the London Toy Fair! That’s right, to ensure that All About Bricks readers get a taste of exactly what will be coming in Summer 2013 reports from Tuesday 22nd – Thursday 24th January will be coming straight from the Olympia. There will be quick news snippets with all of the latest info, followed by some analysis once the event is over. Enjoy!
Unfortunately, no photographs are allowed inside the LEGO booth, however there are lots of set names, prices and thoughts to share.
A mixture of movie sets, The Clone Wars sets and something from the mysterious Yoda Chronicles make up the Summer wave of Star Wars sets. Read on for the LEGO Star Wars news from UK Toy Fair 2013.

Saturday, 19 January 2013

Duplo Valley to open at the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort

The little ones are not being forgotten at the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, as Duplo Valley is set to open in May 2013. The Duplo Splash Safari, Duplo Drench Towers and Brick Ville make up the new area along with classic attractions. The good folk at LEGOLAND Windsor have passed along more details, so read on for the rest.

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Legends of Chima at the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort

The next big LEGO thing, Legends of Chima, is now available in toy shops around the world. It will also be coming to the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, when the park reopens this March. It’s rare for a new theme to be so quickly fitted in to LEGOLAND, but this has been co-ordinated to ensure that visitors will be able to check out the mysterious world of Chima…

Saturday, 12 January 2013

LEGO announce Marvel Super Heroes video game

This time last year TT Games announced the release of LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, and now it is the turn of Marvel characters to get the LEGO video game treatment. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes will be the latest tie-in video game and will be released late this year. So why Marvel, and why now?

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Exciting New Attractions coming to LEGOLAND Windsor

It’s the time of year when the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort is being prepared behind-the-scenes for when the new season begins in March. The Moles are busy tunnelling the mines below LEGOLAND Windsor for all of the LEGO bricks that will be needed for the new additions to the park. Read on to find out what will be new for 2013…