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LEGO Castle Official Images

The official high resolution images of the new LEGO Castle sets have surfaced. We’ve already seen these sets from the New York Toy Fair but it’s nice to finally see the official images. The sets are expected to be released in August 2013.

LEGO Castle Forest Ambush (70400) LEGO Castle Forest Ambush (70400)

Forest Ambush (70400)

LEGO Castle The Gatehouse Raid (70402) LEGO Castle The Gatehouse Raid (70402)

The Gatehouse Raid (70402)

LEGO Castle Dragon Mountain (70403) LEGO Castle Dragon Mountain (70403)

Dragon Mountain (70403)

LEGO Castle King's Castle (70404) LEGO Castle King's Castle (70404)

King’s Castle (70404)

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New York Toy Fair 2013 LEGO Set Images From YourCreativeFriends

The 2013 New York Toy Fair has kicked off and YourCreativeFriends has sent us some videos and images from various LEGO themes such as Castle, City, Legends of Chima, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and The Lone Ranger. YCF notes that the Marvel and DC Universe sets were strictly off-limits to any photography. Attendees to the LEGO VIP Collector’s Event received a couple of gifts including a Yoda minifigure standing on the sidewalk wearing a white “NY I Love” sweater. The other gift was a carded Darth Vader minifigure wearing a medal from the The Empire Strikes Out animated show. Check out all of YourCreativeFriends’ videos to see which set(s) you might be wanting to pick up later this year.

2013 New York Toy Fair Exclusive

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LEGO 2013 Castle King’s Castle (70404) Revealed

70404

Last year, many LEGO fans were excited to hear that the LEGO Castle theme will be making it’s return in 2013. The German Toy Fair in Nuremberg has kicked off and Joe Meno of BrickJournal is there and has taken pictures of the new LEGO Castle sets for Brickset. Here you can see the box art of the King’s Castle (70404) set. There are also many minifigures displayed from the renewed Castle line. The Castle line is set to return August 2013. What are your first impressions of the set on the box and the closeups of the minifigures?

From German toy fair From German toy fair

Update: Flickr user, Fedro Photo has taken a picture of the actual King’s Castle set as well as a side view of the Dragon Mountain (70403) set. In the background, you can see a glimpse of The Gatehouse Raid (70402).

LEGO Castle King's Castle (70404) LEGO Castle Dragon Mountain (70403)

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LEGO at the 2013 London Toy Fair

Today in Kensington, London, the 2013 London Toy Fair kicked off. LEGO has a big presence there showing off the upcoming sets from a wide variety of themes. Our friends at Brick Fanatics made the rounds today and has given a list of sets that were on display. Unfortunately, photography was not allowed but so we have to wait a little longer to see what the new sets look like. It’s also nice to see the pricing we we can gauge how big the sets are without actually seeing images at this time.

Super Heroes – Nice to know what minifigures are included in the sets such as the War Machine we saw earlier.

DC Universe Metropolis Showdown (76002) – £11.99 – Superman, General Zod
DC Universe Superman Battle of Smallville (76003) – £39.99 – Includes Superman, Faora, Colonel Hardy, General Zod, and 1 unknown minfigure
Marvel Universe Iron Man Extremis Sea Port Battle (76006) – £19.99 – Iron Man, War Machine, and Aldrich Killian minifigures
Marvel Universe Iron Man Malibu Mansion Attack (76007) – £34.99 – Tony Stark, Iron Man MK42, Pepper Potts, Mandarin, and 1 unknown villain
Marvel Universe Iron Man vs. The Mandarin: Ultimate Battle (76008) – £11.99 – Iron Man Heartbreaker, Mandarin
DC Universe Superman: Black Zero Escape (76009) – £19.99 – Superman, Lois Lane, General Zod

Star Wars – Most of this wave of the Star Wars sets will be centered on The Yoda Chronicles. The 2013 Advent Calendar will feature Jango Fett as Santa as well as a Young Boba … Continue

LEGO 2013 Castle, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings Images Leaked

Over on Brickshelf, there are images leaked of the new 2013 sets including Castle, Star Wars, and Lord of the Rings. The images are marked “Confidential” so I will not be posting them here although I will list the names of the sets by theme as well as the expected release dates. I did not list the sets that we already know of. Head over to Brickshelf to see all the images of the sets listed below. Which set(s) are you looking forward to next summer?

**Update: Looks like the link to Brickshelf was taken down but it is on Flickr. See here.

Update 2: Here are the rest of the images including LEGO City that aren’t in the photo album in the link above.**

Castle – August 2013
Forest Ambush (70400)
Gold Getaway (70401)
The Gatehouse Raid (70402)
Dragon Mountain (70403)
King’s Castle (70404)

Star Wars – June
Jabba’s Sail Barge (75020)
Republic Gunship (75021)

Lord of the Rings – June
The Wizard Battle (79005)
The Council of Elrond (79006)
Battle at the Black Gate (79007)
Pirate Ship Ambush (79006)

Galaxy Squad – July
Crater Creeper (70706)
CLS-89 Eradicator Mech (70707)
Hive Crawler (70708)
Galactic Titan (70709)

Legends of Chima – June
Eglor’s Twin Bike (70007)
Gorzan’s Gorilla Striker (70008)
Worriz’ Combat Lair (70009)
The Lion CHI Temple (70010)

Technic
Grand Prix Racer (42000) – March
Mini Off-Roader (42001) – August
Mini Backhoe Loader (42004) – January
Monster Truck (40205) – August
Excavator (42006) – January
Moto Cross Bike (42007) – January
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LEGO Castle 2013 Lineup Revealed

Groove Bricks has revealed the lineup for the return of the LEGO Castle theme. There are no details of the sets as of yet but we’re pretty excited about the lineup for this wave. We expect LEGO to sell a lot of these sets when they are available. The new Castle sets are expected to be released in August 2013.

  • Forest Ambush (70400)
  • Gold Getaway (70401)
  • Gatehouse Raid (70402)
  • Dragon Mountain (70403)
  • Kings Castle (70404)
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LEGO Castle Returns In 2013?

With only a few Kingdoms sets released in the last two years, fans of the Castle theme weren’t satisfied over the lack of medieval sets despite the release of the Lord of the Rings sets. The wait for new Castle sets may be over in 2013 because over on Brickshop.nl, they have listed 5 “new” Castle sets that have an expected release date of August 1, 2013. The same sets are also listed under the “Legends” category, which are sets that are re-released due to it being very popular many years after their initial run. There’s no details about the sets but there’s speculation that the upcoming Castle sets could be a re-release of the older sets or a release with updated pieces. This is definitely unexpected news and we’ll be waiting to hear more about them.

  • LEGO Castle 70400
  • LEGO Castle 70401
  • LEGO Castle 70402
  • LEGO Castle 70403
  • LEGO Castle 70404

**Via Brickset and Hoth Bricks**

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