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LEGO turns over a new leaf with sustainable Treehouse

With sustainability being a hot topic, LEGO released their first ever plant-based brick last year. 2019 sees them going even further still as now they’re building their own trees! The LEGO Treehouse doesn’t just look eco-friendly, it is. With the set containing the highest number of ‘sustainable bricks’ ever found …

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Robots Live! Presenter lists his favourite robotic toys

Roboteers Standby is a podcast all about competitive robot combat. While they usually cover the latest news from Battlebots or Robot Wars, this week Host of Robots Live! and our resident toy reviewer, Rob Taylor-Hastings gave an in depth list on the best Robots on the market. Check out his …

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Cricket world cup – what a cracker

An absolutely splendid weekend of sport, F1, Wimbledon finals, Netball even garnering some attention yet nothing can compare to “THAT” cricket match on Sunday. So the England team won but by the slimmest of margins, it needed a super over to get us the cup, we even feel a tad …

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Overwatch LEGO sets – near-future earth sets almost here

As one of the of the fastest growing digital games in the world Overwatch  boasts over 40 million active players, was only a matter of time before it got the LEGO treatment. The hit game by Blizzard is full of characters like Junkrat, Roadhog and Hammond the Hamster and now …

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Spider-Man Far From Home is having a very good week

Having a web-tastic first week at the box office Spider-Man Far From Home took $27 million on Wednesday — a record for a Marvel Cinematic Universe film. This, the 23rd Marvel movie, so far it has earned a whopping $65.5 million in its first two days from 4,634 North American locations …

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PLAYMOBIL: The Movie – Toys Part I – Rex Dashers ride

Daniel Radcliffe is a secret agent (Rex Dasher) in the new PLAYMOBIL: The Movie – released in UK cinemas 9 August and he has his very own Porsche Mission E! A new take on E-Performance. The PLAYMOBIL Porsche Mission E (RRP £69.99) features the same harmonious design and detailed craftsmanship of its …

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Argos illustrates some of the strange searches customers make

The Argos website sells tens of thousands of products, but for some Brits, it seems that’s just not enough. They released a list of the top unusual searches and we’ve picked our toy related(ish) two. An Argos spokesperson said: “From Tim Berners-Lee to James Dyson, Britain is renowned for its …

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1:1 LEGO Mclaren Senna | A one-of-a-kind, hand built masterpiece

Yesterday marked the birth of the world’s latest supercar. This hand built, custom made rarity boasts a 1700kg weigh in and a 0-60 of, well… never, it’s also made of LEGO. This McLaren Senna may not top any race leader boards but it certainly won our hearts. Constructed of nearly …

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Pokémon beckons the first day of Spring with their very own Easter Bunny (plus Tree Monkey & Cowardly Lizard)

The announcement of a new generation of Pokémon has always been a momentous occasion for us ‘Game Freaks’ and this year’s ‘Pokémon Day’ Nintendo Direct certainly lived up to the hype.  The 7 minute video was packed with new treasures- A brand new world to explore (based on our very …

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