The new LEGO Galaxy Squad sets are now available in stores and the LEGO Galaxy Squad Space Swarmer (70700) set is the first set in the inital wave. The set contains 86 pieces and retails for $11.99 about $0.14/piece. The set contains two minifigures: the Alien Beetle and the Galaxy Squad’s Robot.
The Alien Beetle has a green exoskeleton printing on both the torso and the legs. It’s head is one big piece with four large black eyes. It’s accessory is a gray sonic gun with a pink stud in the front.
The Robot is on the blue squad and has some nice printing on both sides of the torso. The headpiece is shaped very well for a robot. It has a brick-built blaster with scope as well as a jet pack for accessories.
The main part of the set is the Space Swarmer. It looks similar to a large beetle. The majority colors of the Swarmer is bright green and red. The cockpit opens up to sit the Alien Beetle inside. The wings are able to flap much like a beetle’s. The main function is that it has a grabbing action to capture the Robot.
Check out Your Creative Friends’s video for more details of the Space Swarmer.