New Game Releases For Nov. 1 – Nov. 6

It’s Monday so that means it’s time to get some play.  If last week didn’t put a dent in your wallet, this week’s list is here to give it the old college try. The big headliner is Dragon Age: Origins.  Embrace your inner nerd.  Put down that twelve-sided dice and pick up a copy ofContinue reading “New Game Releases For Nov. 1 – Nov. 6”

LEGO Taj Mahal

If a trip to India isn’t in the cards this year, take a virtual trip by way of the Lego Taj Mahal ($300). Featuring an impressive 5,922 pieces, this ultra-detailed recreation is sure to provide hours of entertainment, and at least a little frustration, measuring over 20 inches wide and 16 inches tall, with detailsContinue reading “LEGO Taj Mahal”

LEGO Motorized Walking AT-AT

The most terrifying war machine in the Empire’s arsenal comes to life with the LEGO Motorized Walking AT-AT ($130). Once this challenging set is built, the AT-AT can lurch across your living room with the same lumbering gait as its movie counterparts. This beast can walk forward and backwards, and even turn its head. TheContinue reading “LEGO Motorized Walking AT-AT”

The Next Block-Buster Could Be A LEGO Movie?

Warner Bros. is building a Lego movie. The studio and producer Dan Lin have acquired theatrical rights for a motion picture about the timeless toy, and set writers Dan and Kevin Hageman to pen the script. The live action/CG hybrid is described as a movie set in the world of Lego that centers on theContinue reading “The Next Block-Buster Could Be A LEGO Movie?”

LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary

In true DK style, LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary ($21.99) elucidates, illuminates, and excites even the most discerning LEGO Group, Star Wars, and minifigure fans around the world.. Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Yoda, Luke Skywalker, and more are brought to life with dozens of little-known facts and hundreds of photos, as are accessories, vehicles,Continue reading “LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary”

Captain America Lives Again

Rising from the dead after being killed off over two years ago, Captain America is being resurrected by Marvel Comics. Though the circumstances of his return are being closely shielded, the star-spangled superhero returns July 1 in a five-comic-book series, “Captain America Reborn.” A big-budget movie in development by Marvel is also expected in 2011.Continue reading “Captain America Lives Again”

LEGO Pirate Theater

You have to check out this amazing self-operating LEGO theater depicting pirates on the high seas. A mix of Mindstorms NXT and LEGO Pirates pieces were used in the build. Watch it all the way through for a sneak peak at how it works.

Frank Lloyd Wright Lego Architecture Building Sets

Most of us don’t have the engineering, design, or architectural chops to recreate any of Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterworks, but we can anyway, thanks to these new Frank Lloyd Wright Lego Architecture Building Sets ($55). Licensed by the Frank Lloyd Wright Collection, these terrific sets — of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Fallingwater —Continue reading “Frank Lloyd Wright Lego Architecture Building Sets”

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