Level Up With Lego Super Mario Details And Video

Lego Super Mario Theme Details

Lego has revealed new details about their new theme based on Super Mario. Previously they showcased a short teaser video on MAR10 day, and now they are showing off a lot more of the theme. It is very clear in the provided details that this set is being produced for kids. The whole theme is a new direction for Lego, which they put best stating:

“Neither a video game nor a traditional LEGO brick-based set, LEGO® Super Mario™ is a new product line that features an interactive LEGO Mario figure who collects coins in real-life game levels created with LEGO bricks. The new line will let kids experience the playful world of Super Mario like never before. Super Mario will be brought to life in the physical LEGO world and new levels of challenge and styles of play will be part of the iconic LEGO experience enjoyed by generations.”

There is no release date or pricing details at this time. Lego did announce that more information is coming soon, with a planned release in the Summer of 2020.

Lego Goomba And Mario
Lego Super Mario Set

This new theme seems to fit in between Duplo and the Classic System sets. They share a lot in common with the recent Lego Junior sets. A lot of big pieces and simple building techniques.

The new sets features a bluetooth enabled Mario, with interactive screens and speakers. With these new electronic abilities Mario is able to interact with the Lego set by keeping scores, playing music, and setting a timer. He features realativly few brick customizing features. It looks like only the iconic Mario hat and a few 1×1 rounds are removable.

The new Lego Super Mario theme looks a whole lot like the Mario Party video games. The sets combine to create a board game looking layout. You could say they are recreating the platforming levels from the games. As you move Lego Mario around you can stomp on Goombas, defeat Koopa Troopas, swim past Bloopers, and embarrass Shy Guys. There is even a boss at the end, this time its Baby Bowser.

Lego Mario Party Video Game
Lego Shy Guy

Along the way Lego Mario can find some help. A brick built Lego Yoshi, a handy Warp Pipe, and even Toad’s house. Some quick notes about the theme: It seems that the interactive features are found in various new Lego pieces. The big feet piece found on Yoshi and the Shy Guy probably hides some of the electronics, as does the turtle shell on Baby Bower. There are also a lot of new plates. A very interesting design in the green plates topping the landscaping is that they are probably hiding other electronic bits.

The Lego Super Mario theme looks like a lot of fun for kids. The Mario Party design is interesting, and all the features of Bluetooth Mario could prove to be fun.

Lego Yoshi
Lego Super Mario Warp Pipe

Read the full press release for some details, and check out the official video below:

Lego Super Mario Theme Announced On MAR10 Day!

Lego Super Mario Theme Announced On MAR10 Day!

It’s a me, Lego Mario!

It’s MAR10 Day (March 10th), a celebration of everything Mario related. For the event Nintendo is pushing coupons and discounts on various Mario video games and products. But the surprising news is from Lego, they have announced an official Lego Super Mario theme coming soon. Not a lot of details are available, other than the announcement teaser. The short video shows off what looks like the famous Mario Mario in some sort of Lego form. Clearly not a Minifigure. It looks like a whole new type of figure. Judging by the mostly standard Lego arms, the body is much shorter and wider than normal. Perched on top is an almost square head. Not unlike the Minecraft theme, but with even less in common with the Minifig. It is also unclear if this will be a normal theme in the Classic system, or something closer to the Duplo system. Let us hope that Lego and Nintendo don’t forget about the best Mario brother… Luigi!

Stay tuned for more, and check out the Lego Super Mario announcement below (or here)!

The Lego Simpsons Kwik-E-Mart (71016) Official Reveal and Details

Lego The Simpsons Kwik-E-Mart 71016 Box

Lego has officially announced The Simpsons Kwik-E-Mart (71016). It was not long ago the box art leaked, and now there are more then enough photos of this wonderful set. The release will include 6 Minifigures: Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, Bart Simpson, Homer Simpson, Marge Simpson, Police Chief Wiggum Clancy, and Snake Jailbird. Snake is exclusive to this set, and Apu features a new clothing. Someone who works for Lego is a Simpsons fan, notice that they fit Apu’s full name on the box: Apu Nahasapeemapetilon. Wow.

Lego The Simpsons Kwik-E-Mart 71016 Set

The Kwik-E-Mart playset will include 2,179 pieces and retails for $199.99. The same price point as the Lego Simpsons House. (Reviewed here) The whole set is jam packed full of details. There is a Squishee machine, magazine and newspaper rack, full stocked shelving, fully stocked freezers, a frozen Jasper (sticker?), an ATM, security cameras, the list goes on and on. They even included the secret garden on the rooftop, where Apu goes to for refuge from the modern world.

Lego The Simpsons Kwik-E-Mart 71016 Jasper

This set is looking like a must buy for Simpsons fans, and probably Lego fans too. There is an abundance of color, and rare shades, all over the Kwik-E-Mart. Or, as Lego says the “store is packed with more rich, colorful details than a Mr. Burns birthday cake has candles!” The first thing I will be doing is adding Milhouse to the display and recreating the famous all-syrup Super Squishy bender (here). Lets go crazy broadway style!

Lego The Simpsons Kwik-E-Mart 71016 Apu

71016 – The Kwik-E-Mart

Ages 12+. 2,179 pieces.
US $199.99 – CA $229.99 – DE 199.99€ – UK £169.99 – DK 1699.00 DKK
*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.

Visit The Kwik-E-Mart—Springfield’s favorite convenience store!

Welcome to The Kwik-E-Mart—your one-stop shop for convenience foods at inconvenient prices! This highly detailed and iconic LEGO® version of The Simpsons™ store is packed with more rich, colorful details than a Mr. Burns birthday cake has candles! Walk under the huge Kwik-E-Mart sign and join Homer, Marge and Bart as they browse the aisles filled with beauty products, diapers, dog food, pastries, fruits, vegetables and more—including Krusty-O’s and Chef Lonelyheart’s Soup for One. Then head over to the refrigerated cases where you’ll find Buzz Cola, chocolate milk, various other drinks and snacks… and frozen Jasper! There’s also a Buzz Cola soda fountain, juice dispensers, coffee machine, arcade games, ATM and stacks of Powersauce boxes. At the counter, Apu is ready to tempt you with a variety of printed magazines, comic books, cards, tofu hot dogs, freshly expired donuts and his ever-popular hallucination-inducing Squishees. At the back, there’s a storage closet complete with rat and an exit. On the roof you’ll discover Apu’s secret vegetable garden, while outside this amazing model features bright-yellow walls, 2 phone booths, a stack of purple crates, and a dumpster area with ‘El Barto’ graffiti, opening door and an iconic blue dumpster that also opens. You can also remove the roof and open out the rear walls for easy access. This set also includes Snake (a.k.a. Jailbird), who loves nothing more than stealing cars and robbing the Kwik-E-Mart—but this time Chief Wiggum is hot on his tail in his police car. Capture this bandit and return peace to the town of Springfield and the amazing Kwik-E-Mart. This fantastic set includes 6 minifigures with assorted accessory elements: Homer Simpson, Bart Simpson, Marge Simpson, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, Chief Wiggum and Snake (a.k.a. Jailbird).

Set includes 6 minifigures with assorted accessory elements: Homer Simpson, Bart Simpson, Marge Simpson, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, Chief Wiggum and Snake (a.k.a. Jailbird)
Features opening rear walls, a removable roof with secret vegetable garden, Kwik-E-Mart signage, light-blue walls, dusty blue floors, turquoise welcome mat, shelves, refrigerated cases, counter, Buzz Cola soda fountain, juice dispensers, coffee machine, 2 arcade games, ATM, crates of Powersauce bars, surveillance cameras, rear storage closet with a rat, cheese, rat hole and an exit door.
Shelves feature beauty products, diapers, dog food, pastries, fruits, vegetables and more—including Krusty-O’s and Chef Lonelyheart’s Soup for One
Refrigerator cabinets feature a variety of beverages including cans of Buzz Cola… and frozen Jasper!
Counter features a cash register, magazine and card display, lottery machine, hot dog oven, donut display and a Squishee dispenser with 2 Squishees
Also includes Chief Wiggum’s police car featuring an opening trunk, removable roof and space for 3 minifigures
Accessory elements include Bart’s spray can, Marge’s shopping basket, Apu’s broom and Chief Wiggum’s cuffs and truncheon
Snake (a.k.a. Jailbird) is exclusive to this set for fall 2015
Removable roof features rare, dark-orange bricks
Lift off the roof and open out the rear walls for easy access
Drink a Squishee and get that sugar-high feeling!
Apprehend Snake before he robs again!
Stock up with overpriced convenience goods
Discover frozen Jasper!
Relax in Apu’s utopian vegetable garden
Have a donut…. mmm, dooonuts!
Kwik-E-Mart measures over 5″ (14cm) high, 14″ (38cm) wide and 10″ (27cm) deep
Police car measures over 2″ (6cm) high, 2″ (6cm) wide and 5″ (15cm) deep

Lego The Simpsons Kwik-E-Mart 71016 Top

The Lego Simpsons Kwik-E-Mart (71016) will be made available for sale in May 2015. Be on the look out for an early Lego VIP release a few weeks earlier.

Most of the Lego Minifigures Series 13 (71008) Leaked

Hothbricks Lego Minifigures Series 13 Leak

Hothbricks has revealed some new details on the upcoming Lego Minifigures Series 13 (71008). They revealed the first images of the packaging and boxes for Series 13. The artwork confirms 9 of the 16 new Minifigures. There will be an Alien Trooper, King, Snake Charmer, Female Cyclops, Paleontologist, Sheriff, Disco Diva, Unicorn Girl, and Egyptian Warrior. Other rumored Minifigs include a Galaxy Trooper, Evil Wizard, Goblin, Carpenter, Hot Dog Guy, Samurai, and Fencer. Stay tuned, as these leaks are usually followed by official announcements and artwork.

Go check out the Lego Minifigures Series 13 (71008) info over on Hothbricks: http://www.hothbricks.com/2014/11/71008-collectible-minifigures-series-13-encore-infos/

The Slave I, A Massive New Lego Star Wars Ship Revealed (75060)

Lego Star Wars Slave I, 75060 Box

Recently at BrickCon, Lego revealed its newest entry into the Lego Star Wars Ultimate Collectors Series (UCS) will be the iconic Slave I (75060). This new set will feature 1,996 pieces and will retail for around $199.99. This is the set that almost every Star Wars fan has always wanted. It will include a Boba Fett, Han Solo (and Carbonite version), Bespin guard, and Stormtooper Minifigures.

Lego Star Wars Slave I, 75060 Profile

Best of all the scale of this ship feels right, the set doesn’t feel too large or too small. It is officially in the Minifigure scale. The photos can be a little misleading, but this is a huge spaceship. Easily the size of a small dog, or baby.

Lego Star Wars Slave I, 75060 Minifigures

The Slave I is a modded Firespray-31 class attack craft, famously used by Boba Fett, and Jango Fett. The design of the model is a good compromise of the SNOT style and more typical Lego style. Most of the exposed studs act as a sort of texture, giving the Slave I a well used appearance. This is certainly not a brand new star fighter.

Lego Star Wars Slave 1, 75060 Ship

Lego designed the model to work in both configurations, the vertical and horizontal positions. The wings and cockpit can both rotate to fit whatever position Boba Fett is flying. Which is a really sleek feature for this set.

Lego Star Wars Slave I, 75060 Minifigures

The version of Boba Fett is exclusive to this UCS, as is the Bespin Guard. Also included is Han Solo, a Carbonite version of Han Solo, and a standard Storm Trooper.

Lego Star Wars Slave 1, 75060 Boba Fett

“75060 Slave I™

Ages 14+. 1,996 pieces.
US $199.99 – CA $229.99 – DE 199.99€ – UK £169.99 – DK 1699.00 DKK
*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.

Lift off for bounty-hunting adventures in the Slave I!

Search the galaxy for fugitives with Boba Fett and his Slave I with rotating cockpit and wings, dual shooters and a display stand.

Track down fugitives with legendary bounty hunter, Boba Fett aboard the powerful Slave I! This exclusive LEGO® Star Wars model features a rotating cockpit and wings for flight and landing mode, plus dual shooters and hidden blasters to repel attackers. Reenact the capture of Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back and take off from Bespin with the carbonite-imprisoned Rebel hero in the cargo hold. Attach the stand to display this iconic ship in characteristic upright flight. Includes 4 minifigures with weapons: Boba Fett, Bespin Guard, Stormtrooper and Han Solo.

Includes 4 minifigures with weapons: Boba Fett, Bespin Guard, Stormtrooper and Han Solo
Also includes Han Solo in carbonite!
Features a rotating cockpit and wings, opening side hatches with hidden guns and missiles, 2 rotating dual shooters, cargo hold and a display stand with data sheet
Weapons include special blaster pistol for Boba Fett, blaster pistol for Bespin Guard and a blaster rifle for the Stormtrooper
Boba Fett and Bespin Guard minifigures are unique to this set
Rotate the cockpit and wings for flight and landing mode
Place carbonite-imprisoned Han Solo in the cargo hold
Open the side hatches to unleash missiles from the hidden guns
Showcase the huge Slave I in upright flight on the display stand
Recreate classic scenes from Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back
Measures over 7” (20cm) high, 17” (45cm) long and 14” (37cm) wide in landing mode
Available for sale directly through LEGO® beginning January 2015”

Make sure to check out the Slave I Design Video too!

Lego Ghostbusters (21108) CUUSOO set officially revealed!

Lego Ghostbusters 21108 Minifigures

“I tried to think of the most harmless thing. Something I loved from my childhood. Something that could never ever possibly destroy us.” — Dr. Ray Stantz

It seems that the upcoming Lego Ghostbusters (21108) CUUSOO set will be upon us sooner then expected. At the recent Toy Fair (2014), Lego officially revealed details and photos for the new set. The Lego Ghostbusters (21108) will be available for purchase in June 2014 with a retail price of $49.99. The set will include a very slick looking Ecto-1, and the Ghostbusters themselves: Dr. Peter Venkman, Dr. Raymond “Ray” Stantz, Dr. Egon Spengler, and Winston Zeddemore. The original design was done by Brent Waller, and most of his ideas have been persevered here (except for the Firehouse, which is understandably missing).

Lego Ghostbusters 21108 Set

Not only do the Minifigures have an uncanny resemblance to the Ghostbusters, but the Ecto-1 is almost perfect. It features some SNOT building techniques that really help to preserve the iconic look. A few noticable details are the beautiful Lego blue hoses, and the whip accessory in black.

Lego Ghostbusters 21108 Ecto-1

“This fun and iconic vehicle from the blockbusting ‘80s movie is fully loaded with all the paranormal detection equipment needed to track down those ghastly ghosts. It also features cool Ghostbusters logo decoration, removable roof, tracking computer and seats for 3 minifigures.”

http://blog.lego.cuusoo.com/2014/02/16/lego-ghostbusters-revealed-toyfair/

Lego Simpsons House Officially Revealed (71006), with Design Video

Lego Simpsons Couch Gag

Lego has officially announced set 71006: The Simpsons House. With 2,523 pieces and 6 minifigures the $199.99 price tag is a little bit cheaper then most people expected. If you need a whole lot of beige, teal, and brown this set would be a great one to part out. The most surprising reveal is the release date, expect to see these around this February. Also, coming this spring will be a full Collectable Minifigures series, and a special Lego Simpsons episode in May.

Simpsons Lego House 71006Lego Simpsons House Overhead 71006

Lego Simpsons House Interior Details 71006

Lego Simpsons House 71006 Gif

The Lego Simpsons House (71006) will include minifigures for Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie Simpson and next door neighbor Ned Flanders. They have a fully decorated interior to play around in. With a family room, kitchen, garage, Bart and Lisa’s bedrooms, the Master bedroom, and two bathrooms. Even the iconic pink station wagon is included. The whole set is modular with removable roof, and floors. Also, the house can open to the side with hinges.

Simpsons House Lego Barts Room

Lego has put a whole lot of references and detail into this set. With Krusty the clown posters, Radioactive Man comics, Bart’s red hat, a TV with Itchy and Scratchy playing, family photos, a plutonium rod, borrowed furniture, El Barto graffiti, etc. This attention to detail is awesome and really helps to sell the Simpsons House. The biggest problem that Lego has here is that the minifigures are a hard sell. They made a decision to include weird half open “tired” eyes on four of the minifigures. Although it adds some personality to the playset everyone ends up looking like they are stoned. Argh. If I had to guess why Lego did this, I would say that the “open” eye minifigs will be in the upcoming Simpsons Collectable Minifigure series. Having to rebuy four minifigures at $2.99 is asking a lot. Ay, caramba!

Check out the official Lego Designers Video to see the Simpsons House in action. They spend a good amount of time showing the design process for the minifigures too.

The Simpsons™ House Designer Video: http://youtu.be/zxCIXqYaSPU

Simpsons Lego Car

D’oh! The Simpsons™ House has been turned into LEGO® bricks!

Build The Simpsons™ House with detachable roof, modular design, car with dent, the famous family couch, 6 minifigures and so much more.

Recreate hilarious scenes from the classic animated TV series with The Simpsons™ House. Taken right out of Springfield, this amazing model is crammed with tons of LEGO® brick detail. Lift off the roof and open up the house to discover Homer and Marge’s big family bedroom including bed and Maggie’s crib, Bart’s room with his skateboard and Krusty the Clown poster, Lisa’s room with her favorite books, jazz poster and more, and bathroom with shower, toilet, sink and mirror. Lift off the top floor to reveal the fully-fitted kitchen with dining table, chairs, yellow and light-blue tiled floor and lots of pots, pans and other accessories. Then it’s into the living room with couch and TV playing Itchy and Scratchy, purple piano and more. Next to the house is the detachable garage, complete with workbench, tool rack, vacuum cleaner, broom, toolbox, tools and the family car, complete with dent (because only in a LEGO world are dents a plus!), opening trunk and ‘radioactive’ bar from the nuclear power plant. Step outside onto the terrace and you’ll find loads of cool items, including a grill, wheelbarrow and air conditioning unit with ‘Property of Ned Flanders’ decoration, sausages, 2 garden loungers, flowerpots, a shovel, 2 fruit cocktail glasses, Lisa’s camera, Bart’s skateboard ramp with ‘El Barto’ graffiti and an antenna on the roof. The Simpsons™ House is the perfect collector’s item for fans of all ages. Includes 6 minifigures: Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie and Ned Flanders.
Ages 12+ 2,523 pieces

US $199.99 – CA $229.99 – DE 199.99€ – UK £179.99 – DK 1,699.00 DKK

The box art for this release was leaked a bit early, check it out here: http://everydaybricks.com/revealed-simpsons-house-71006-lego/

The Lego Simpsons House (71006) Box Details

The Lego Simpsons House 71006 Box

Carlos S is back with another leaked photo from the upcoming Lego Simpsons House (71006). This time showing off what looks like the back of the box. Showcasing all the details and features. The interior is fully furnished which greatly adds variety to the more plain exterior. All the famous rooms are here. The family room with couch and TV, the kitchen, the various bedrooms, and even a nicely detailed garage. The pink car that the Simpsons drive is even present. 742 Evergreen Terrace certainly looks interesting. Lego has never really released something like this.

The Lego Simpsons House box photo can be found here: http://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=85449&st=750

More details can be found here: Revealed: The Simpsons House (71006) in Lego!

Revealed: The Simpsons House (71006) in Lego!

Lego The Simpsons, The Simpsons House 71006

An official Lego Simpsons theme has been rumored for a while now. It seems that the current plan is to release one huge Simpsons themed set in 2014, and a whole wave of collectible minifigures. The good news is that huge set has just been revealed. Carlos S, of Eurobricks, recently leaked a box photo of the Simpsons House. This is a huge set. With 2523 pieces and 5 minifigures it is looking like this set will be priced around $200-$250. Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie, and Flanders are all included with unique head sculpts. The translation from 2D to 3D can be a little funny, but these figures look very similar to the popular Simpsons Action Figures from 2001-2004.

This theme is being marketed to teenagers and adults. Which means that the build is detailed. The whole house will be modular with removable floors and roof, and can even be opened from the side. What is inside are currently unknown, but if you look at the leaked box photo closely, you can see that it will be furnished. The details here look to be very accurate to the show. Check out the photo below from the television show for comparison.

Now if you will excuse me, I’m going to watch a million Simpsons episodes on DVD.

The Simpsons House

Lego, The Simpsons House (71006) photo: http://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=85449&st=650#entry1782844

The back of the box has also been leaked, check it out here: The Lego Simpsons House (71006) Box Details