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The new Millennium Falcon is LEGO's biggest set ever

By Andrew Smith -
Star Wars fans and LEGO fans rejoice - there is a new set to take the "most bricks" crown. Part of the Ultimate Collector Series (UCS), the new 75192 Millennium Falcon contains a whopping 7,541 pieces and 10 minifigures in it's luxurious box. It overshadows previous biggest LEGO set the Taj Mahal

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Here's how to get all of Sonic Mania's Chaos Emeralds

By Andrew Smith -
Sonic Mania has already proved to be the most popular and critically acclaimed game in the franchise for some 20 years. But collecting all seven of the chaos emeralds in the 3D UFO stages can be rather tricky. Particularly as locating the gold rings is tough enough, but guiding an ever-faster Son

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Eaglemoss Reveal Batman Animated Series Figurines

By Andrew Smith -
After weeks of teasing, Eaglemoss have revealed their limited edition Batman: The Animated Series figurine collection. The six figure collection are presented at 1:16 scale, cast in metallic resin and individually hand painted. They will be priced at £14.99 each and come with a 12 page magazine p

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These Mario Rabbids Collectibles Are Super Cute

By Andrew Smith -
When the news initially landed that the Rabbids were going to be joining Mario and friends in a video game it was met by many with some hesistation. But as time has passed, the Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle video game now looks like one of the most promising and charming games set to release for

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Sonic Mania: Collector's Edition Unboxed

By Andrew Smith -
The highly anticipated 2D Sonic game Sonic Mania is heading for release on August 15th. The game blends classic Sonic levels with all new level designs and zones and for those who have ordered the Collector's Edition IGN have posted an unboxing video. The Sonic Mania Collector's Edition comes wi

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2000AD Ultimate Collection Launches

By Andrew Smith -
Fans of 2000AD will be excited to know that the 2000AD: Ultimate Collection partworks series launches in the UK on August 23rd. Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of 2000AD, the Ultimate Collection features stories handpicked by 2000 AD's editor pulling together some of the most essential tales

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Is the LEGO Ninjago Movie The Final Nail in LEGO Dimensions' Coffin?

By Andrew Smith -
Warner Bros and Traveller's Tales have been suspiciously quiet about the future of LEGO Dimensions recently. Originally promised with a three year release schedule, LEGO Dimensions instead has received some of its year 2 content in year 3. Games show E3 came and went without any new LEGO Dimensio

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SNES Classic Launches This September

By Andrew Smith -
As rumoured ever since the NES Classic Mini was announced, Nintendo have revealed the follow-up to their successful retro console will be going 16-bit. The SNES Classic Mini will come with 2 SNES controllers and 21 games, along with the ability to connect via HDMI for your modern TV. The 21 game

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Star Wars Funko Mystery Minis Coming To a Galaxy Near You

By Andrew Smith -
Funko have announced their next series of Mystery Minis will be Star Wars themed. The new collectibles will centre around the original three Star Wars films featuring characters such as Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C3PO and Darth Vader. The figures will be available from A

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LEGO Create the World launches at Sainsburys

By Andrew Smith -
If collecting plastic bricks wasn't enough for the LEGO fan in your house, LEGO and Sainsbury's have teamed up to create a collection of 140 LEGO cards. Collectors can get a free pack of four cards when they spend £10 in a Sainsbury's superstore or a pack of two cards when spending £5 in a Sainsbu

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New Zelda Amiibos Announced!

By Andrew Smith -
Since the launch of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and the Nintendo Switch, the whole range of Zelda Amiibos have become scarce going for much higher prices than before. In yesterdays Nintendo Direct, further Zelda Amiibos were announced. From June 23rd, you will be able to purchase Link

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The Thor: Ragnarak trailer is here!

By Andrew Smith -
Prepare for your first look at the third film in the Thor franchise. And from the trailer it looks like the film will be combining a lighter tone and retro feel with story elements from the Planet Hulk comic series. Thor: Ragnarak comes out October 2017.

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Assassin's Creed Figurine Collection Available Now

By Andrew Smith -
It's hard to believe that the first Assassin's Creed game only came out 10 years ago. Since then, we have had 17 further games with another expected later this year. Over the years, the franchise has gained a large gathering of fans so it's only natural that a collection of figurines featuring th

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These are the Pokémon Go Candies You'll Need for Gen 2

By Andrew Smith -
It's been over a month since the first Pokémon from the generation 2 Pokédex were released into Pokémon Go and it's likely more creatures will be released in the coming weeks. The generation 2 Pokémon originally appeared in Pokémon Gold and Silver back in 1999. The game was released for the Gameb

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Nintendo Switch Release Date Confirmed

By Andrew Smith -
Last night Nintendo revealed a wealth of further information about the upcoming Nintendo Switch. Super Mario Odyssey (coming Christmas 2017) will send Mario to the real world running, jumping and triple jumping across multiple locations: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (coming March 201

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Eaglemoss Launch Star Trek Graphic Novel Collection

By Andrew Smith -
Eaglemoss have started the new year with the release of the Star Trek Graphic Novel Collection which presents comics from the Star Trek archive in hardback form. The hardback collection will cover key moments of Star Trek's comic history right back from 1967 to the latest stories. You can find o

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Hachette Release Transformers Collection

By Andrew Smith -
Transformers fans may be excited to hear that Hachette is bringing the classic Transformers G1 comics to hardback for the very first time. The series will include both the Marvel US and Marvel UK stories, as well as the Dreamwave era and the latest IDW incarnation of Generation 1. The first five

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Super Mario Run now available on iPhone

By Andrew Smith -
Super Mario has finally made his way on to non-Nintendo consoles with the release of Super Mario Run for the iPhone. Players can race Mario across 24 courses collecting coins in order to save Princess Peach. Each course has additional difficulties where players must collect pink, purple and black

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New Baby Pokémon Released in Pokémon GO

By Andrew Smith -
Pokemon babies are coming to Pokemon Go! Starting from today, trainers will be able to capture new eggs that will contain baby versions of generation 1 Pokemon. Pikachu and Raichu will also be sporting santa hats over the festive season. The complete list of Pokemon babies to be found are: Toge

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The first Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer is here!

By Andrew Smith -
Sony have unveiled a taste of what the new Spider-Man's first solo venture will be like with this new trailer from the upcoming film. As previously rumoured, Spider-Man will be up against the Vulture and will be going back to school for this new adventure. The film will be in cinemas next July.

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Eaglemoss Launch Alien and Predator Collection

By Andrew Smith -
Eaglemoss have launched a new Alien and Predator figurine collection. Starting with the Xenomorph from Alien, the collection will containing figurines from all the Alien and Predator movies, including Promethues. The first five issues are as follows: Issue 1 - Xenomorph from Alien Issue 2 - The

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LEGO Microfighters Series 4 (2017) Revealed!

By Andrew Smith -
Fans of the chibi LEGO Microfighters series will be pleased to hear that the collectibles will be back for a fourth series in 2017. Disappointingly, it appears series 4 will only consist of four sets instead of the usual six but the sets will all be based on the new Star Wars: Rogue One film due

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Check out this Sonic 25th Anniversary Artbook

By Andrew Smith -
To mark the 25th anniversary of SEGA's blue mascot Sonic the Hedgehog, Cook & Becker have created a beautiful official artbook fulled with artwork, illustrations, promotional material and other material covering all games from 1991 - 2016. Launched as a cool alternative to Mario, Sonic the Hedgeh

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New Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Trailer

By Andrew Smith -
Fans of Groot and Rocket are going to love Guardians' second trailer, which gives us a clearer glimpse of how Groot is doing now he is just a baby again. Groot's got the same vocabulary, it seems, and now has a fondness of pressing red buttons. You can check out the full trailer below: Guardians

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