A few days ago, I posted the May 2019 LEGO Store Calendar and during the May the 4th promotion, there was a building event that will be taking place and LEGO has revealed it to be a mini Tantive IV. The building event will run the whole weekend from May 3-6 and in-store registration is required on a first-come, first-served basis which starts today. During the same weekend, the large scale Tantive IV (75244) will be available for purchase for $199.99.
At Star Wars Celebration 2019, Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer Matt Wood has revealed that there will be a new LEGO Star Wars Video Game coming this year. There was no details given as it was just a project that he was listing off that they are working on.
I’ve actually known about this game since early last year. It was said that “the new LEGO Star Wars is the most important game TT has released, ever.” The game is rumored to be completely remastered and will feature all 9 films from the Skywalker saga as well as part of the Extended Universe. It was also said that it would use procedurally generated worlds, similar to what LEGO Worlds uses, to explore in space while using hundreds of characters to play as.
We’ll probably hear more about the game during San Diego Comic Con but in the meantime, check out the clip where Matt Wood just skims by the announcement.
**Via Brick Fanatics**
LEGOLAND California has premiered its newest 4D film at the park called LEGO City 4D – Officer in Pursuit! Like with previous shows at the park, the new 12 minute movie uses 3D animation and used 4D real-world effects including wind, bubbles, and water to immerse families into the film. Admission to LEGO City 4D is included with your park pass.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (Apr 12, 2018) – The popcorn was flying and sirens wailing as LEGOLAND® California Resort premiered its newest interactive, 4D film, “LEGO® City 4D – Officer in Pursuit!” VIP guests in attendance were treated to an exclusive first look of the laugh-out-loud short film featuring LEGO® City Police Officers in a crazy chase across town, searching for the mischievous crook. The new movie combines 3D computer animation with 4D real-world effects like wind, bubbles, and water– taking families along for the ride across the LEGO® City metropolis in this newest action-packed adventure.
The new Spring 2019 LEGO Star Wars sets were released a few weeks ago and now Amazon has pretty much put every set on sale including the Action Battle sets as well as a majority of the 20th Anniversary Edition sets.
Duel on Starkiller Base (75236) – $15.99/20% off
Action Battle Endor Assault (75238) – $23.99/20% off
Hoth Generator Attack (75239) – $23.99/20% off
Major Vonreg’s TIE Fighter (75240) – $55.99/20% off
Action Battle Echo Base Defense (75241) – $47.99/20% off
Black Ace TIE Interceptor (75242) – $39.99/20% off
Amakin’s Podracer (75258) – $23.99/20% off
Clone Scout Walker (75261) – $23.99/20% off
Imperial Dropship – $15.99/20% off
Many of you have asked for it and I’ve finally had some time to go to the LEGO Store to get the May 2019 Store Calendar. Like with some of the recent calendars, there are no promotional items listed along with some events. The main thing for May is the upcoming May the 4th event starting on the first week.
May 1-31: Double VIP Points on select sets at vip.lego.com.
May 3-6: May the 4th celebratin with special offers and in-store building event. Details of the building event will be available on April 15. In-store registration is required and is on a first-come, first-served basis.
April 22 June 2: Build Your Microfighter! In-store building event to display your build on the store shelf.
May 18: LEGO Life Meeting
May 20: Minifigure Swap Monday
If you’ve been in LEGO for a while, you may have seen MOCs by Carter Baldwin. I first met Carter a few years ago during Philly Brick Fest and he’s a really cool guy with tons of talent. One of my favorite builds of his is the Alien Queen from earlier this year but he also does great work on a variety of vehicles. Where I’m going with this is that Carter has announced that he has been hired on by LEGO as a Product Designer in Denmark. Although he didn’t state what theme he will be working on, I’m sure that there will be some good stuff coming to LEGO soon. Again, LEGO does notice regular fans who has fantastic builds and talent and will continue to hire them if they work hard enough.