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Game review: Lego Bricktales (Meta Quest 3)
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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Lego Bricktales gets an exclusive virtual reality version for the Meta Quest Pro, Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest 3. Techday’s Darren Price checks out the game on the Meta Quest 3 headset.
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LEGO & Nintendo partner to bring Animal Crossing to life
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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Nintendo and LEGO partner together to launch Animal Crossing-themed LEGO, set to launch globally in March 2024.
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Game review: Lego 2K Drive (Xbox Series X)
Thu, 18th May 2023
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Lego 2K Drive is a fun alternative to Forza Horizon, featuring an open-world racing game with the playable ability of Lego bricks. Verdict: 8.5/10.
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Game review: Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (Xbox Series X)
Wed, 13th Apr 2022
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The Lego Star Wars games have always been popular with both kids and adults as they are a cute way to relive the famous movies.
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The LEGO Super Mario universe is getting kinda spooky
Fri, 5th Nov 2021
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LEGO has announced three spooky expansion sets for the LEGO Super Mario universe, featuring characters like Boo and King Boo. Available from 1 January 2022.
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Here we go! LEGO pays tribute to Super Mario 64 with a giant ? block & microscale levels
Fri, 10th Sep 2021
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This block includes four buildable levels, and microfigures representing Mario, Princess Peach, King Bob-omb, and many others.
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Game review: Lego Builder’s Journey (PC)
Fri, 2nd Jul 2021
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Lego Builder's Journey PC review: Nvidia's RTX-powered ray-tracing enhances the game's stunning visuals. Verdict: 9/10.
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Twice the awesomeness: LEGO Super Mario and Luigi make 2-player mode a reality
Wed, 23rd Jun 2021
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When Mario and Luigi team up with one another, they share rewards (and collect extra for syncing actions like flipping, jumping, and walking).
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A peek inside the world of LEGO VIDIYO
Mon, 21st Jun 2021
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LEGO's VIDIYO range combines augmented reality, music, and physical bricks to create the ultimate music video experience for kids.
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LEGO announces second series of VIDIYO stages, BeatBoxes & Bandmates
Tue, 4th May 2021
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LEGO is once again on point with its amazing design aesthetic because the series is full of cute characters and setpieces.
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It’s Luigi time! Guess who’s finally joining the LEGO Mario world
Fri, 23rd Apr 2021
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Luigi is finally joining LEGO Super Mario, with a new course and characters. The Luigi Starter Course will be available from August 1 for $89.99.
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2K ANZ unveils life-size NBA 2K21 LEGO statue
Thu, 1st Apr 2021
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2K Australia and New Zealand has teamed up with The Brickman to create a one-of-a-kind statue of NBA superstar, Zion Williamson.
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LEGO unveils full set of music VIDIYO masters
Thu, 18th Feb 2021
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VIDIYO is essentially one big playground where kids can create LEGO-themed music videos to the tune of popular (and classic) tracks.
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LEGO's minifigs & AR turn kids into music video masters
Wed, 27th Jan 2021
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LEGO VIDIYO combines augmented reality and music to let kids create their own music videos using LEGO minifigures and Universal's music.
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Bricktastic! Nintendo's NES is coming back - in LEGO form
Thu, 16th Jul 2020
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LEGO is continuing its love affair with Nintendo with a new built that will almost certainly appeal to brick lovers and retro console fans alike.
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Hands-on review: LEGO Super Mario
Tue, 16th Jun 2020
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The LEGO Super Mario range offers a cute and blocky version of Mario with a wide range of options to choose from. See the full range here.
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Full reveal: LEGO shares a glimpse of the full Super Mario range
Tue, 16th Jun 2020
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LEGO and Nintendo have unveiled their new LEGO Super Mario product range, offering interactive gameplay and endless creative possibilities.
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“It’s-a me, Mario!” LEGO’s design lead on how Mario changes the world of play
Fri, 1st May 2020
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LEGO has announced a new playset featuring Mario that blends physical play with technology, proving the toy giant's embrace of the digital world.
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Super Mario jumps into the real world through new LEGO game
Mon, 16th Mar 2020
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Nintendo is joining forces with LEGO to bring a new physical game experience to kids (and kidults) who can’t get enough of Super Mario.
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LEGO's journey through digital innovation and beyond
Thu, 26th Sep 2019
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As one of the 500 most valuable brands in the world, the company’s global success didn’t come without struggles.
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The LEGO Ninjago Movie getting a video game on PC, PS4, Xbox One and Switch
Fri, 30th Jun 2017
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Warner Bros., TT Games and The Lego Group have announced today that they are releasing a video game version for the upcoming LEGO Ninjago movie.
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DevOps rapidly transforming IT
Tue, 12th Jan 2016
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The rise of hybrid IT and multiple cloud deployments are contributing to the importance of containers in the IT industry.
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LEGO Dimensions mixes multiple franchises into one game
Tue, 6th Oct 2015
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LEGO Dimensions is one of the most unique games I have ever played. Where else can you see Batman teaming up with Gandalf and more?.
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LEGO unleashes its Minecraft beater
Mon, 8th Jun 2015
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LEGO, TT Games and Warner Bros. Games have released their answer to Minecraft, LEGO Worlds, as part of Steam’s Early Access programme.