LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle D2C Set in 2018?

Back in August, I did a post reporting that we may be seeing the return of LEGO Harry Potter in 2018 which included sets as well as a Collectible Minifigure Series. There’s a new rumor floating around that we could also be seeing a direct-to-consumer set (71043) for the theme. One logical suggestion is that this D2C Harry Potter set may feature Hogwarts Castle similar to what LEGO did last year with The Disney Castle (71040). If this is true, the large scale Hogwarts can show various rooms or memorable scenes from the eight films.

Of course this is only currently a rumor so take it with a grain of salt until something official is announced by LEGO. Note that the image above is from the 2010 set which was one of my first reviews on The Brick Fan. How time flew by.


LEGO Harry Potter Coming Back in 2018?

There are some very interesting rumors coming out of Eurobricks of a theme that has sort of ended but may be coming back in 2018. The reliable Sir von Lego has said that LEGO Harry Potter will be sets coming next year and there’s also a hint from rob-ot5000 saying there might also be a Collectible Minifigure Series coming out of Harry Potter as well. There was also mentioning of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter but how that ties in to this whole thread remains a mystery. It is worth noting that The Wizarding World of Harry Potter encapsulates everything from the films and the books by J.K. Rowling and Fantastic Beasts 2 will be coming out next year as well so there might be sets and/or minifigures for both the original Harry Potter series and Fantastic Beasts.

The return of LEGO Harry Potter is some very exciting news since the last time we had official LEGO sets, besides LEGO Dimensions, was in 2011 which is the time I returned to LEGO. Keep in mind that these are just rumors and are not confirmed until LEGO announces it.


LEGO Harry Potter Collection Announced for PlayStation 4

LEGO Harry Potter Collection

Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has sent over a press release regarding the upcoming release of the LEGO Harry Potter Video Game Collection coming to PlayStation 4. The collection will feature remastered versions of both LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 and LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 all on one disc. It will also include a Character Pack DLC featuring various characters as well as a Spell Pack DLC.

The LEGO Harry Potter Collection will be available on October 18 for $49.99 and you can pre-order it today on Amazon. Check out the press release below.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Announces the LEGO Harry Potter Collection for PlayStation4

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games today announced the LEGO® Harry Potter™ Collection, bringing LEGO® Harry Potter™: Years 1-4 and LEGO® Harry Potter™: Years 5-7 to the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system for the first time with both top-selling videogames remastered on one disc.

Launching on October 18 in North America and October 21, 2016 in Europe, this compilation unites the creative prowess of LEGO ® and the expansive world of Harry Potter, with an exciting journey full of spell-casting, potion-making, puzzle-solving, lessons, dueling and much more for players young and old to enjoy. Gamers can experience the entire LEGO Harry Potter adventure featuring content from seven books and eight films, with enhanced graphics, environments, lighting and visual effects, along with two downloadable content (DLC) packs. Sure to delight fans of J.K. Rowling’s ever-expanding Wizarding World, the LEGO Harry Potter Collection serves as a perfect gift for those eagerly anticipating the upcoming film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

· LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 is based on the first four books and films—Harry Potter and the Philosophers stone ™, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ™, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ™ and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ™—allowing fans to experience Harry’s first four years at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in full LEGO form.

· LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 transports players through the final three books and final four films—Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™—to experience Harry’s last years at Hogwarts™ and his battle against Lord Voldemort™ in the ultimate fight between good and evil.

· Character Pack DLC included on disc featuring 10 characters—Godric Gryffindor, Harry (Yule Ball), Helga Hufflepuff, Lockhart (Straightjacket), Luna (Lion Head), Peeves, Hermione (Pink Dress), Ron Weasley (Ghoul), Rowena Ravenclaw and Salazar Slytherin.

· Spell Pack DLC included on disc featuring 5 spells—Cantis, Densaugeo, Ducklifors, Melofors and Tentaclifors.

LEGO Harry Potter Collection

LEGO Harry Potter Collection


LEGO Harry Potter Collection Coming to Playstation 4?

PlayStationLifeStyle.net is reporting that the Brazil Rating Board had a listing (now removed) for a LEGO Harry Potter Collection will be coming to PlayStation 4. The collection is reported to include both LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 as well as LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7. There was no mentioning of when the LEGO Harry Potter Collection will be released but the Harry Potter Universe has been the talk for the past few months with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play and book along with the Fantastic Beasts movie coming out soon. If the PS4 collection does come out, I wouldn’t be surprised if it also comes with some kind of exclusive LEGO minifigure or build.

**Image via Twitter**


LEGO Hints at Harry Potter Expansion Packs for LEGO Dimensions

Over on the LEGO Dimensions Twitter account, they just tweeted a cryptic video of a minifigure with the quote “Only I can live forever. I’m a true Riddle. Who am I?” If you’re a big fan of Harry Potter, you would know that Lord Voldemort said the first sentence in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 and his real name is Tom Riddle. This can only suggest that LEGO will be announcing Harry Potter expansion sets for LEGO Dimensions this coming Thursday. Whether or not it will be new Harry Potter minifigures remains to be seen but stay tuned in the next couple of days for the official announcement.


LEGO Harry Potter The Burrow (4840) Review

In October 2010, LEGO released The Burrow (4840) for the Harry Potter theme to tie into the sixth book and movie, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The set contains 568 pieces and retailed for $59.99, about $0.11/piece. It has since been retired by LEGO and the lowest you can find it new is around $150. The box contains two instruction booklets and a sticker sheet.

LEGO Harry Potter The Burrow (4840)

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LEGO Harry Potter Quidditch Match (4737) Review

The game of choice in the Harry Potter universe is Quidditch. The first time we see a Quidditch game is in The Chamber of Secrets where Gryffindor plays Slytherin. In October 2010, LEGO released the Quidditch Match (4737) to recreate the scene. This set contains 153 pieces and retails for $19.99 which comes out to $0.13/piece.

Quidditch Match Quidditch Match

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