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Casey "cas" Scott | January 6th, 2012 | LEGO Cars, Reviews

Review: 9480 Finn McMissile

9480 Finn McMissile

I have a confession. I have yet to be compelled to watch Cars 2. You might ask yourself, “Why then, did you, Mr. Reviewer, buy a Cars 2 LEGO set?” I chose this set because of its tangential relationship so another series of films I have seen many, many times. James Bond. Yes, I bought 9480 Finn McMissile on the sole fact the character was based on the Aston Martin DB5. And LEGO’s effort kind of resembles it. (more…)

Ken Robichaud | December 19th, 2011 | LEGO Cars, LEGO Star Wars, Sales News

2012 Star Wars & Cars LEGO Ads Online Now

With all the leaks and images floating around right now It seems fitting that LEGO would join the party on the official front and you can check out ads for the some of the 2012 offerings on YouTube. The first video features the new X-wing and TIE Fighter designs and lets you get a good look at the play features of the iconic starfighter’s latest re-release. This one is more of a tease since the street date for the Star Wars sets is still a bit off, but if the next video whets your appetite then those Cars sets are already available on LEGO S@H.
Thanks to THX 1138 for the heads up!

Ace Kim | December 15th, 2011 | LEGO Cars, Sales News

2012 Cars Now Available

I don’t know when this happened, but the January 2012 assortment for Cars is now live at LEGO Shop@Home. They are still offering free shipping at $49 or more until 11:59pm EST December 18. Full thumbnail gallery below:

Ace Kim | December 12th, 2011 | LEGO Cars, Sales News

Half Off 8639 Big Bentley Bust Out

Amazon is offering 8639 Big Bentley Bust Out at a 50% discount, $34.98, down from MSRP of $69.99. We recently reviewed the set. Despite whether or not you agree with the review, 50% discount is pretty much a no brainer for cheap brick.

Rick "GIR3691" Theroux | December 11th, 2011 | LEGO Cars, LEGO Power Miners, LEGO Prince of Persia, LEGO Star Wars, LEGO Toy Story, Sales News

[USA] Target Clearance 50% Off

Pizza Planet Truck

2011 is quickly on its way out. Target.com has some wicked crazy deals on clearance LEGO, and this may be your last chance to get a good deal on a few of these sets. The following are all 50% off:

Toy Story
>7598 Pizza Planet Delivery $14.84

Prince Of Persia
>7570 The Ostrich Race $9.98

City
>3221 LEGO Truck $15.74– Sold out online, check store availability.

Atlantis
>7985 City of Atlantis $34.98

>8080 Undersea Explorer $21.48

>7978 Angler Attack $9.98

Power Miners
>8190 Claw Catcher $17.48

Star Wars
>8085 Freeco Speeder is discreetly 50% off at $12.85 (Spotted by Mofo Jones)

There are also scattered smaller sales on Star Wars, Cars, and other sets. Some of these qualify for free shipping on orders over $50.

Ace Kim | December 11th, 2011 | LEGO Cars, Reviews

Review: 8639 Big Bentley Bust Out

8639 Big Bentley Bust Out 1

I keep trying to write short reviews for Cars, but I end up being a windbag so I can complain as much as possible. I will TRY to keep this one short but mostly because I told myself that I wouldn’t review the DC Super Heroes sets until I finished the Cars stuff. May contain spoilers.

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Ace Kim | December 10th, 2011 | LEGO Cars, Reviews

Review: 8679 Tokyo International Circuit

8679 Tokyo International Circuit 2

And here we go with another LEGO Cars review where you’re probably expecting me to go off angrily at some miniscule aspect of the set and pile on more complaints. I can promise you that there’s less anger, but still a high level of disappointment.

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Ace Kim | December 9th, 2011 | LEGO Cars, Reviews

Review: 8638 Spy Jet Escape

8638 Spy Jet Escape 1

Oh, Spy Jet Escape, how much I wanted to like you.

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Ace Kim | December 9th, 2011 | LEGO Cars, Reviews

Review: 8424 Mater’s Spy Zone

8424 Mater’s Spy Zone 1

There isn’t much to say about this set, good or bad. It’s just sort of blah.
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Ken Robichaud | December 4th, 2011 | LEGO Cars, LEGO Star Wars, MOC Spotlight

“Size Matters Not.”

Size matters not...

Just keep telling yourself that Yoda.

SPARKART! has found a creepy/hilarious use for the printed Cars faces and refers to this unholy mash-up a “Cars Tuned” creation. Nice.

For the record I don’t care what Johnson thought, puns are not the lowest form of humour. Prop comedy is.