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Life in the Hyrule Ruins

By Andrew Smith -
Ahead of Christmas, Nintendo have released a new trailer for their upcoming Wii U and Nintendo Switch Zelda game: Breath of the Wild. Through destruction and chaos, life goes on in the world of Hyrule. The game will be out on both consoles in March! Not long to go!

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LEGO release online advent calendar

By Andrew Smith -
If you're a fan of LEGO but have been unable to afford a LEGO advent calendar, then there's an online solution to meet your needs. The LEGO online advent calendar contains 24 different builds using classic LEGO bricks from reindeer to snowflakes. As each day reveals a new build, the instructions

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The First 42 F1 Car Collection Models

By Andrew Smith -
The next batch of F1 collection cars have been revealed by Panini. Below is the list of cars, from issue 1 to issue 42: Issue 1: McLaren MP4/4 Ayrton Senna (1988) Issue 2: Ferrari 312T2 Niki Lauda (1977) Issue 3: Mercedes F1 W05 Lewis Hamilton (2014) Issue 4: Williams FW14B Nigel Mansell (1992) I

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How to Catch a Ditto

By Andrew Smith -
Ditto is now out in the wild in Pokemon Go! But it's a Pokemon who likes to disguise itself as other Pokemon... so how do you catch it? Ditto won't appear on your map and it won't appear in your sightings radar. It'll be disguised as another Pokemon. Commonly it disguises itself as a Rattata, Pi

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LEGO Announce Batman Movie Minifigures Series

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The new LEGO Batman Movie is hitting the cinema for Valentine's Day next year, and as per The LEGO Movie a series of Minifigures will be released to coincide with the film. Available from January 1st, the series will contain a whopping 20 minifigures, six of which are variations of Batman and 10 a

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Fans Urge LEGO to Stop Funding Hate

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Update 12th November 2016: LEGO has stopped promotional activities with the Daily Mail. See below for more. Fans have been posting their concerns on LEGO's Facebook wall today to encourage the company to severe ties with UK newspaper the Daily Mail. The paper, which has been known for its controv

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LEGO Ideas sets retiring soon

By Andrew Smith -
LEGO have announced that they will be retiring a number of their LEGO Ideas sets soon. The Big Bang Theory; Doctor Who; Ghostbusters Ecto-1 and WALL•E will all be retiring at the end of this year. The LEGO Star Wars Sandcrawler and Ewok Village; Sydney Opera House and Modular Pet Shop are also r

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New LEGO Batman Trailer Lands!

By Andrew Smith -
It's not long until LEGO Batman graces our cinema screens, so it's about time we had another trailer! Taking a more in-depth look at Robin's role in the movie, this trailer features some great gags and a very wobbly lip from the Joker. LEGO Batman is out in cinemas in February just in time for V

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Funko Reveal Stranger Things Pop! Vinyl Figures

By Andrew Smith -
If you're a fan of Netflix's 80s-esque horror series Stranger Things then you may be excited to hear that Funko are planning on releasing a series of the Pop! figures early next year. The full gang of Mike, Dustin, Lucas and Will will be available together with Eleven, Barb and the Demogorgon mon

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Does the Nintendo Switch Contain a Touchscreen?

By Andrew Smith -
Last week saw the exciting reveal of Nintendo's latest console, the Nintendo Switch. And while the trailer did show off the ability to use the console both at home and while on the move, it appears there is still lots more to learn. According to Eurogamer, a number of sources have confirmed info

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Decals for your F1 Car Collection

By Andrew Smith -
The Formula 1 Car Collection from Panini Collections has been running for some time now with new issues with a collectible car released fortnightly. But some fans have been disappointed that their cars do not come with the full set of advertising decals - largely due to rules on tobacco sponsorsh

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More Pokemon Candy for Halloween

By Andrew Smith -
If you're still looking for candies to evolve your Pokemon in Pokemon GO, then you're in for a treat this Halloween. According to the Pokemon website, from October 26th - November 1st the following bonuses will be applied: caught Pokemon will now award 6 candies. transferred Pokemon will award 2

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Nintendo Switch Announced!

By Andrew Smith -
Nintendo have finally released some more details about their new system, formely known as the Nintendo NX. The Nintendo Switch will be a console you can play both at home and on the move. At home, the console can be docked and played on the big screen. On the move the controller can be attached t

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Guardians 2 Trailer Arrives

By Andrew Smith -
Get your Sony walkmans ready, as the first trailer from the second Guardians of the Galaxy film has landed! Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 will be out next May and will explore Starlords relationship with his father - Ego the Living Planet played by Kurt Russell. The cast of Chris Pratt, Zoe Salda

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More F1 Car Collection Models Revealed

By Andrew Smith -
Panini have now released the details of the list for the F1 car collection up to issue 30. The collection, which is currently at issue 14, will see cars from Jacques Villeneuve, Mika Hakkinen and Nelson Piquet. Here's the list: Issue 16: March 751 Vittorio Brambilla (1975) Issue 17: Ferrari F200

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Disney to release films as Big Sleeve editions

By Andrew Smith -
If you're a massive Disney fan and looking for something new to collect, then Disney's Big Sleeve editions have been made especially for you. Launching later this year, the collection will feature 12 inch sleeve artwork, poster cards, and the film on both Blu-ray and DVD discs. The collection wi

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Netflix release Luke Cage trailer

By Andrew Smith -
Netflix have released a trailer for their latest Marvel television production. Mike Colter returns as Luke Cage, who was previously seen in Jessica Jones. Cage is a former convict (known as Carl Lucas) with superhuman strength and unbreakable skin. While the series won't be an origin story, we wi

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Wonder Woman Trailer

By Andrew Smith -
Hot from Comic Con is the first trailer of DC Comics' Wonder Woman. Appearing to be set during World War 1, Wonder Woman shows off a different kind of action movie. Gal Gadot stars with Chris Pine joining as a soldier and Wonder Woman's romantic interest. Wonder Woman is in theaters from June 20

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Disney Castle Made of Lego Available Sept 1st

By Andrew Smith -
There are few things more magical than the iconic Disney castle. The centrepiece of Walt Disney World Resort and visible at the start of almost every Disney film and cartoon, the castle is one of the most iconic parts of the Disney enterprise. To allow you to bring some of the magic home, LEGO a

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Gotta Catch 'Em All

By Andrew Smith -
Pokemon Go is finally here! The AR game that allows players to search for and catch the original set of 151 Pokemon has been released in the United States, Australia and New Zealand with other countries due to launch in the coming weeks. Starting with either a Bulbasaur, Charmander or Squirtle;

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Further F1 Car Collection Models Revealed

By Andrew Smith -
Here's the first look at the next 15 F1 models. The Formula 1 Car Collection from Panini Collections releases new issues with a collectible car fortnightly and they have now revealed the cars we can expect between issues 11 and 25. The next 15 issues of cars will include a number of cars from th

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We All Live On a LEGO Submarine

By Andrew Smith -
LEGO have announced the results from their latest LEGO Ideas review. Two sets made it from idea to finalised project - The Beatles' Yellow Submarine and Apollo 11 rocket. The Beatles Yellow Submarine comes complete with John, Paul, George and Ringo minifigures. The original idea (pictured) consi

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Mr T, Beetlejuice and Sonic Join LEGO Dimensions

By Andrew Smith -
LEGO Dimensions season two is about to start and there's an all-star cast set to join in. LEGO Dimensions will introduce new sets based on popular franchises like Mission Impossible, Adventure Time, The A-Team, Knightrider, Gremlins, Sonic the Hedgehog, The Powerpuff Girls, E.T, Teen Titans Go! a

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Check out the Star Trek Blu-ray 50th Anniversary Collection

By Andrew Smith -
The 50th anniversary of Star Trek is quickly approaching. The first episode of Star Trek (called "The Man Trap") was originally aired on September 8th 1966, and since then there has been a huge variety of films and television series based on the franchise. This limited edition Blu-ray collectors

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