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The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special looks great

Here is the first trailer for the LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special.

Inspired by the original Star Wars Holiday Special, this new special event movie sees the sequel trilogy characters return to celebrate Life Day.

“The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special” reunites Rey, Finn, Poe, Chewie, Rose and the droids for a joyous feast on Life Day. Rey sets off on a new adventure with BB-8 to gain a deeper knowledge of the Force. At a mysterious Jedi Temple, she is hurled into a cross-timeline adventure through beloved moments in Star Wars cinematic history, coming into contact with Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Yoda, Obi-Wan and other iconic heroes and villains from all nine Skywalker saga films. But will she make it back in time for the Life Day feast and learn the true meaning of holiday spirit?

The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special is streaming Nov. 17 on Disney+.

The Child Buying Guide

Firstly – if you are in law enforcement and have come across this article please note that I am specifically talking about 75318 The Child, a $119.99 LEGO set. Don’t buy real children.

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Now, with that out of the way lets discuss 75318 The Child. This cute little thing was officially released today to coincide with the return of The Mandalorian. And you want to buy one right? Well it looks like you won’t be able to get one from LEGO directly just yet. The set seemingly went straight from Coming Soon to Temporarily out of stock. I don’t know if there was a point in the middle there where it was actually available. If you want to keep an eye on the product page you can find it here. This is a tempting option with the Han Solo keyring promo.

If you don’t care about bonuses and just want the best raw price then Kmart has this set listed for $99, which is $20 below RRP.

Slightly more expensive is Big W at $119.

If you happen to live close to a store then the various certified stores and LLDC should have stock of this set at RRP but it’s probably best to call ahead if possible.

Target, Amazon, David Jones and Myer do not as yet have listings for this but I’ll keep checking.

 

Razor Crest Available From Amazon Australia

Been hanging out for the Mandalorian’s awesome Razor Crest? Well you may be interested to know that it is now available to purchase from Amazon Australia – and slightly below RRP too!

The set can be yours for $172.22 instead of the RRP price of $199.99

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Get yours here. [affiliate link]

Official Details of LEGO Star Wars Sets Coming Soon

The Skywalker Saga might have come to a close but that doesn’t mean we aren’t getting new LEGO Star Wars sets. LEGO has today officially revealed the details of all the sets for the second half of 2020. Some of these we have already seen and others we are seeing for the first time. All of these sets will be released on August 1st, except the advent calendar that will be released on September 1st.

Here are all the details…

75288 AT-AT™ - $249.99

1267 Pieces

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Relive the Battle of Hoth and other classic Star Wars™ trilogy scenes with this AT-AT (75288) LEGO® building kit for kids! Different sections of the All Terrain Armored Transport vehicle open up for easy play, and it has spring-loaded shooters, plus a speeder bike inside. Fans will also love authentic details such as a winch to pull up Luke and his thermal detonator element.

The Empire vs. Rebel Alliance
This action-packed set includes 6 LEGO minifigures – Luke Skywalker, General Veers, 2 AT-AT Drivers and 2 Snowtroopers. They all have weapons, including Luke’s Lightsaber and the Snowtroopers’ tripod gun, to inspire Star Wars role-play missions. A wonderful gift idea for any LEGO Star Wars collector, it’s great for solo or group play.

75291 Death Star™ Final Duel - $169.99

775 Pieces

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Kids can play out the epic Death Star Final Duel (75291) between Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader with this LEGO® Star Wars: Return of the Jedi building set. Emperor Palpatine’s throne room has many cool features to inspire creative fun, including a LEGO minifigure Force-jump function. The stairs and bridge can also be collapsed, and Darth Vader can throw the Emperor in the reactor shaft just like in the classic scene.

Role-play action
This Death Star construction kit offers a testing building challenge and includes 5 LEGO Star Wars™ minifigures with Lightsabers and force pikes for fans to role-play action-packed battles. It also comes with a code to unlock a character in the LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga video game.

View the rest of the sets below.

May The 4th Promotions Now Live

It may be the 1st of May but LEGO is already kicking off their May The 4th promotions. There’s a range of offers that you may want to check out.

A-Wing Now Available

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The latest UCS set, 75275 A-wing Starfighter, is now available to purchase. It will set you back $329.99 here in Australia.

Free Death Star II Battle

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Spend over $199 on Star Wars products and you’ll get this cool little vignette of The Death Star II battle.

Double VIP Points on all Star Wars sets

Purchase any Star Wars set to get double VIP points. A nice little additional incentive for anybody after the Death Star II promo set.

You can find all the May The 4th details here [affiliate link]

LEGO Announces 75275 A-wing Starfighter

May The 4th is fast approaching so it’s time to officially lift the lid on the latest addition to the Star Wars UCS range.

Introducing 75275 A-wing Starfighter

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I know that this is one people have been hanging out for so hopefully everybody is impressed with the end result.

The set features 1673 pieces and comes with a display stand and A-wing pilot.

You’ll be able to get yours from May 1st for $329.99.

Read on for additional images and the official product description.

LEGO Announces Star Wars Helmet Series

When it comes to Star Wars, LEGO has always given consideration to the adult fans. Today 3 new sets join the line-up of AFOL friendly display pieces. Introducing the Star Wars Buildable Helmet range.

There are 3 sets announced today (hopefully with more on the way): Stormtrooper™ Buildable Model Helmet, Boba Fett Buildable Model Helmet and TIE Fighter Pilot™ Buildable Model Helmet.

All 3 will be available for pre-order here in Australia on March 18th, with official availability set for April 19th. Each model is priced at US $59.99/€59.99. Australian pricing is $89.99 each.

Here’s a better look at all 3 models.

Stormtrooper

Recreate the iconic look of a Stormtrooper with this striking 18cm tall model before displaying it as a tribute to the epic Galactic Empire ground force.

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Boba Fett

Pay tribute to the legendary bounty hunter by recreating the distinctive shape of the Mandalorian helmet with this awesome, 21cm tall brick-built display model.

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TIE Fighter Pilot

Create the notorious contours of the TIE pilot helmet with LEGO bricks to complete this 18cm tall model and receive the glory of the Empire

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Check out additional images and the full press release below.

BOOST Droid Commander – Boost Meets LEGO Star Wars

What better way to celebrate Star Wars Day than with a LEGO Star Wars announcement completely out of left field – Boost Droid Commander.

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This $359.99 set includes three boost components – a color & distance sensor, interactive motor and Move Hub – as well as 1177 pieces. Those LEGO pieces are used to construct three Droid models. There is of course R2-D2, a Mouse Droid and a Gonk Droid.

You will be able to build all three models at the same time but you will only be able to use the Boost components in one model at a time. If you already have the boost set then you may be able to use this to have two droids.

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To accompany the set LEGO will be releasing a new dedicated LEGO Star Wars Boost app. The app will feature a range of missions you can program for your droid, as well as official sounds.

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Overall I think the models look really good and it’s interesting to see Boost added to a licensed theme for the first time. At $359.99 this isn’t cheap but if you’ve been on the fence about Boost you may find this more interesting than the standard Boost set.

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The set will be officially released on September 1st.

Check out the press release below for more details. A new site for the set should be live soon at https://www.lego.com/starwars-droidcommander

Celebrate Star Wars Day With The World’s Largest LEGO Unboxing

As we all know, this year marks the 20th Anniversary of LEGO Star Wars, and what better day to celebrate this special anniversary than Star Wars Day – May The 4th?

This year LEGO Australia will be hosting the world’s largest LEGO Star Wars unboxing event at Westfield Chatswood (Anderson Street, Chatswood NSW 2067). The event takes place on May 4th and May 5th.

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In an action-packed weekend, fans will help LEGO’s Certified Professional (and LEGO Masters Judge) Ryan McNaught unwrap and assemble a surprise, super-sized LEGO Star Wars model. Visitors will also get a once in a lifetime chance to meet LEGO Star Wars Creative Director Jens Kronvold Frederikson who’s flying down under from LEGO HQ in Billund, Denmark for the occasion.

There will be prizes for best-dressed attendees donning their favourite Star Wars costumes, along with workshops with Jens, Star Wars trivia and the opportunity to see the 501st Legion in the flesh.

WHAT: The World’s Largest LEGO Star Wars Unboxing
WHERE: Westfield Chatswood
WHEN: Saturday May 4th (9am-6pm) & Sunday May 5th (10am-6pm)
COST: FREE
AGES: ALL

You can find more information about the event here.

LEGO Announces 75244 Tantive IV

Star Wars Celebration 2019 is well underway and to celebrate LEGO have today announced 75244 Tantive IV.

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The Tantive IV has the honour of being the first ship ever seen on screen, appearing in the opening scene of A New Hope.

This LEGO recreation features 1768 pieces and 5 minifigures – Bail Organa, Princess Leia, Captain Antilles, C-3PO and a Rebel Fleet Trooper, plus an R2-D2.

The biggest point of contention for fans may be the branding behind this set. It’s not marked as UCS or MBS. It also lacks the 20th anniversary branding. It seems a little odd.

The set will officially be available May 3rd for $329.99.

Check out the full gallery and press release below.

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Press Release

75244 Tantive IV™
Ages 12+. 1768 pieces

US $199.99 – CA $269.99 – DE €199.99 – UK £179.99 – FR €219.99 – DK 1799DKK – AUD $329.99
*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.

Own an iconic Rebel blockade runner—Tantive IV!

Build, play and display a legendary Star Wars™ starship! This LEGO® Star Wars 75244 interpretation of Tantive IV, seen fleeing from an Imperial Star Destroyer in the opening moments of Star Wars: A New Hope, faithfully recreates all of the Rebel cruiser’s signature details, including an elongated hull, detachable escape pods, elevating gun turrets, cargo hold and 11 massive engines at the back. Remove the hull plating of this fantastic LEGO Star Wars vehicle to reveal a detailed 2-minifigure cockpit, conference area with table, weapon rack and a control console with 2 seats. The radar dish also doubles as a convenient carry handle, which makes it perfect for flying around the room. When the mission is over, this amazing kids’ buildable toy also makes a great centerpiece for any LEGO Star Wars collection. The set also includes 5 minifigures and an R2-D2 droid LEGO figure.

  • Includes 5 LEGO® Star Wars™ minifigures: Bail Organa, Princess Leia, Captain Antilles, C-3PO and a Rebel Fleet Trooper, plus an R2-D2 droid LEGO figure.
  • Tantive IV LEGO® Star Wars™ construction toy features a radar that doubles as a carry handle, 2 detachable escape pods with space for a minifigure inside, opening cargo hold and removable cargo box, opening 2-minifigure cockpit, rotating and elevating stud-shooting turrets on top and 2 spring-loaded shooters underneath. The top hull detaches to reveal a detailed interior including a conference table, weapon rack and a control console with 2 seats for the minifigures.
  • Weapons include a blaster pistol and 3 blasters.
  • Also includes a pair of electrobinoculars.
  • Captain Antilles minifigure is an updated version from 2009, while Princess Leia’s skirt and Bail Organa are new for April 2019.
  • This highly detailed building toy construction set includes over 1,750 pieces.
  • Recreate amazing moments from the opening scene of Star Wars: A New Hope or play out your own exciting adventures!
  • LEGO® Star Wars™ starship measures over 5” (14cm) high, 24” (62cm) long and 7” (19cm) wide.