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LEGO Iron Man 3 Review: Iron Man Extremis Sea Port Battle #76006

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LEGO Iron Man Extremis Sea Port Battle

Like last time, this review may contain spoilers for Iron Man 3. Or comments that are completely wrong and out of place based solely on my own speculation. Either way, you’ve been warned. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 26th, 2013 at 12:00 am

LEGO Iron Man 3 Review: Iron Man vs. the Mandarin: Ultimate Showdown #76008

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LEGO Iron Man 3: Iron Man vs Mandarin

Warning: there may be spoilers for Iron Man 3 in this review. Or rampant speculation. Either way, if you’re worried about even the possibility of being spoiled then don’t read these reviews because they might give something away. Or maybe LEGO is just messing with us. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 19th, 2013 at 12:00 am

LEGO DC Super Heroes Review: The Batmobile #30161

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LEGO DC Super Heroes the Batmobile

I’m in love with the polybag sets that Target has been selling in their seasonal section the last few years. Sometimes the sets are impossible to find (I’m still not convinced the Ghost set was real), but they’re often micro builds that just end up looking really cool. Case in point: the Batmobile. Read the rest of this entry »

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February 6th, 2013 at 12:00 am

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Review: Ultimate Spider-Man’s Doc Ock Ambush

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Licensing for major brands must be a challenge. Right now, you can go to your local Wal-Mart, Target or Toys “R” Us and buy Spider-Man from both LEGO and Mega Bloks! This set is technically labeled as being Ultimate Spider-Man, but there really isn’t anything about it that makes me think this is based on that continuity. Read the rest of this entry »

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August 2nd, 2012 at 8:00 am

LEGO DC Super Heroes Review: Power Armor Lex Luthor #30164

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GameStop and I have a messy history going back to when I was in high school. As an avid gamer, video game shopping in South Portland, Maine was oddly oversaturated. My friends and I would regularly make the rounds between three GameStops, Bull Moose, Toys “R” Us, KB Toys (back when they still existed), Wal-Mart, Target and Newbury Comics – and that was just in a three mile loop!

But overtime I realized I was just buying games and never playing them, so now I only buy games I know I am going to play. And while I’ve loved the LEGO games, I usually wait until they’ve been out a while before picking them up. Then GameStop tempted me a little too much with the inclusion of Power Armor Lex Luthor with LEGO Batman 2! Read the rest of this entry »

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June 22nd, 2012 at 8:00 am

LEGO DC Super Heroes Review: The Batcave #6860

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In the never ending battle between DC and Marvel, there is one area where DC has won hands down: secret bases. While the Avengers Mansion is cool, it has nothing on the vast, subterranean Batcave! So while Marvel has better characters, DC definitely has better houses. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 21st, 2012 at 8:00 am

LEGO DC Super Heroes Review: The Batmobile and the Two-Face Chase #6864

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It’s awkward because this set has been sitting fully assembled in my room for over six months now. It’s not that I dislike the set or dreaded reviewing it, it’s more of the simple fact that I ended up getting way too many toys after Christmas and they just kind of fell to the wayside. But with The Dark Knight Rises almost in theaters, it feels fitting to look at Batman once again.

As Batman heads toward the bank in his Batmobile, he spots Two-Face and his evil henchmen zooming off with a huge safe in tow! Help Batman put a stop to Two-Face’s wild ride and return the safe to where it belongs! Read the rest of this entry »

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June 8th, 2012 at 12:00 am

LEGO Avengers Review: The Hulk #5000022

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I love it when the LEGO Store has giveaways since they just reward me for already buying way too much there. Almost all of my LEGO purchases now occur solely at LEGO Stores, I frequently end up with an extra set tossed into my giant bag. Is it bad that I don’t know if LEGO bags some smaller than massive? Read the rest of this entry »

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May 25th, 2012 at 12:00 am

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Review: Quinjet Aerial Battle #6869

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The final Marvel LEGO set is the biggest one, but instead of being the Helicarrier or some cityscape for our heroes to destroy, it ends up being the classic Avengers vehicle- the Quinjet! Part of me is still in awe that we even HAVE LEGO Avengers. Read the rest of this entry »

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April 16th, 2012 at 12:00 am

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Review: Hulk’s Helicarrier Breakout #6868

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I have one big issue with this set. They claim this is the Helicarrier. The box artwork vaguely tries to make it work but it really doesn’t. Had they just called this Banner’s Lab or something, it would have been fine. But calling it the Helicarrier means I think of this. Read the rest of this entry »

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April 13th, 2012 at 12:16 am