What can LEGO Ideas Viking Village learn from a long forgotten theme?

With the recent announcement of LEGO Ideas Viking Village, Blocks looks at how the set can improve on the forgotten Vikings theme…  Out of all the elements of Norse mythology and culture, Vikings have always garnered the most attention. Famous…

Seven magical touches in LEGO Harry Potter 76405 Hogwarts Express Collectors’ Edition

Find out about some of the fun little touches that are incorporated in the enormous new LEGO Harry Potter 76405 Hogwarts Express Collectors' Edition set. Racing through King’s Cross Station in London to get to Platform 9 3/4 on time,…

LEGO How to Be a Knight – the Blocks review

LEGO books are taking the brick into the world of childnren's illustrated fairytales in a new partnership with Little Golden Books. Blocks is reviewing How to Be a Knight to see if it is worth battling a dragon for. The…

LEGO How to Be a Pirate – the Blocks review

LEGO books are expanding into illustrated editions for young children, with two new releases from Little Golden Books now available – here is the Blocks review of LEGO How to Be a Pirate. In a new publishing venture, the LEGO

Why has LEGO Creator Expert become LEGO Icons?

Blocks magazine looks at why the long-standing LEGO Creator Expert theme had its name taken away and why it is now called LEGO Icons. LEGO sets and themes always have distinctive branding. Whether that’s a unique name or an iconic…

Diversifying LEGO minifigures – from guide dogs to hearing aids

LEGO minifigures have always been a way for people to see themselves in the world of the brick; they can be tiny representations starring in roleplay adventures or serve as avatars for fans. With so many parts to choose from,…

LEGO Harry Potter 40577 Hogwarts: Grand Staircase – the Blocks review

LEGO Hogwarts is expanding with 40577 Hogwarts: Grand Staircase, a new set that will be available with qualifying orders at the LEGO online shop – and Blocks is reviewing the model to see if it's worth spending big for. ‘Be…

From Classic Space to NASA – the LEGO astronaut minifigure

Ever since humanity first looked up to the night sky, we’ve been obsessed with what lies beyond the stars. For centuries astrologers have observed, speculated and discovered secrets about the solar system. And once technology advanced it became possible to…

Details you may have missed in LEGO 10305 Lion Knights’ Castle

LEGO Castle fans new and old have been hoping to have their medieval dreams come true since fans were asked to vote on what theme should get a special 90th anniversary set. So, gather thy valiant steed and prepare to…