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DC's LEGO: Batman 2 Sweepstakes

June 20, 2012 - DC has a new contest online, the LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Sweepstakes, to celebrate the release of the LEGO: Batman 2 video game.

The prizes include an XBOX 360 system, the LEGO: Batman 2 video game, and LEGO DC Super Heroes sets. The contest entry form is on Facebook, so you'll have to "like" the contest to access the entry form.

Enter by June 29th.

LEGO Batman 2 Launches

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games Celebrate the Launch of LEGO® Batman™ 2: DC Super Heroes

Experience the Must-Have Summer Game Featuring a Vast Open-World Gotham City and Talking LEGO Minifigures

BURBANK, Calif. -- June 19, 2012 -- Batman and his super hero friends are back to save the day! Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games today announced that the highly-anticipated LEGO® Batman™ 2: DC Super Heroes is now available in North America for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Wii™ system, and Windows PC, as well as the Nintendo DS™ handheld system, Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system, and PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system.

LEGO Announces Monster Fighters Haunted House

LEGO Monster Fighters Haunted House

LEGO Announces New LEGO Monster Fighters Set

June 2012 - LEGO has sent along pictures and information about a new LEGO Monster Fighters set, the Haunted House:

Coming this September as part of the new LEGO Monster Fighters line, this is the first ever official LEGO Haunted House. Featuring 3 floors of creepy creations and ghastly ghouls, the Haunted House includes details at every turn from the unexpected hidden staircase and attic gramophone to the spider webs and broken floorboards leaving no visitor safe.

Builders beware, this house is home to 6 of the creepiest minifigures available – 2 glow-in-the-dark ghosts, Lord Vampyre, Lord Vampyre's Bride, Monster and Zombie chef and butler. Muahaha.

Other details of the set:

LEGO Monster Fighters, Haunted House
SRP $179.99
Ages 14+, 2,064 pieces

World's Largest LEGO Lemonade Stand

LEGO® Friends and Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Build World's Largest LEGO Lemonade Stand

- Company encourages children nationwide to make 2012 the biggest and most successful National Lemonade Days weekend ever to fight childhood cancer -

PHILADELPHIA, June 8, 2012 -- LEGO® Friends, a new construction toy theme designed to engage more children in LEGO play, announced today that it will build the world's largest LEGO lemonade stand June 7-8. The build will take place in front of Philadelphia's National Constitution Center (NCC) in an effort to inspire children nationwide to create their own lemonade stand to benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a non-profit organization dedicated to finding better treatments and - ultimately - a cure for childhood cancer.

LEGO: The Lord of the Rings Video Game

 The Lord of the Rings Video Game

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group Rebuild Middle-earth Brick by Brick with LEGO® The Lord of the Rings™

Join the Fellowship and Experience the The Lord of the Rings Trilogy As Never Before in the Latest Family-Friendly LEGO® Videogame Adventure

BURBANK, Calif. -- June 01, 2012 -- Explore Middle-earth in an epic and thrilling LEGO videogame adventure for the entire family! Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group today announced LEGO® The Lord of the Rings™, the latest addition to the wildly successful LEGO videogame series that brings to life the legendary fantasy saga by J.R.R. Tolkien. The game will be available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 system, the Wii™ system, the Nintendo DS™ hand-held system, the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system, PlayStation®Vita system and PC in fall 2012.

Cartoon Network Adds New LEGO Series

Cartoon Network Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Ratings Growth and a New Generation of Content for a New Generation of Kids

The #1 Network with Boys 6-11 Announces Slate of New and Returning Series Ranks as #1 Domain in Kids Category

March 28, 2012 - Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, along with double-digit growth and its #1 status with boys 6-11 on all of television, Cartoon Network announced today several new and returning series to its programming line-up.

Having its best first quarter with kids in prime in five years (up 28% vs. 2011) and showing the most gains compared to the competition in the kids space, the network's afternoon Upfront presentation held at New York's Roseland Ballroom paid tribute to the past and present with a full orchestra playing classic Cartoon Network television theme songs and live performances from the creative talent behind the hit animated comedy series Adventure Time and Regular Show.

LEGO Modern Home Design Competition

March 2012 - Dwell and Pacific Standard Time have teamed up to present the LEGO® Modern Home Design Competition.

You have until March 29, 2012 to submit your entry, which should be a LEGO model of "an original home inspired by iconic California mid-century modern architecture."

The main contest page is here.

The entry page is here.

The rules are here, and mention the prizes:

LEGO Minecraft Micro World Set

LEGO Minecraft Micro World Set

LEGO® Minecraft™ Micro World details unveiled, available for pre-order

BILLUND, Denmark – February 16, 2012 - The LEGO Group and Mojang have released purchase details and pictures of the LEGO® Minecraft™ Micro World today.

The new set, which was the first to receive 10,000 votes of support from users on the global LEGO CUUSOO idea collection platform, will be available for purchase in summer 2012, but can be pre-ordered from today, exclusively through Mojang retail partner for $34.99/€34.99 at The sets will also be sold in select LEGO brand retail stores and the LEGO online shop from summer 2012.

LEGO Minecraft Micro World Set

LEGO Extends Star Wars License for 10 Years

"The Force" Remains With The LEGO Group
- World's leading construction toy manufacturer renews deal to solidify LEGO® Star Wars™ franchise development -

BILLUND, Denmark, Feb. 13, 2012 -- The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm Ltd. today announced renewal of the Star Wars™ licensing deal that, 12 years ago, transformed a construction toy theme into a global entertainment property with strong cross-generational, multi-platform appeal. Fans can look forward to LEGO® Star Wars product and content development for the next 10 years, according to the terms of the deal.

The LEGO Group first acquired the rights to manufacture LEGO toys based on the Star Wars universe in 1999, marking the first time in its global history that the world's leading construction toy manufacturer would represent someone else's story and characters in the LEGO world. What was once considered a licensed novelty is now considered a core LEGO franchise, similar to LEGO CITY, and ranks among the company's global top themes.

LEGO Summarizes 2011 US Sales Growth

LEGO Systems Builds on Year-Over-Year U.S. Sales Growth

- 80 years of innovation and brand development make the LEGO brick one of today's most relevant and sought-after toys for the playroom -

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2012 -- AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR -- LEGO Systems, Inc., the American division of the world's leading construction toy brand, achieved year-on-year, double-digit U.S. sales growth in 2011, reaching record levels in consumer sales and market share in 2011.

2011 LEGO Systems U.S. Year-end Highlights (source: The NPD Group U.S. Consumer Panel)

  • Recorded seventh consecutive year of growth in the U.S.
  • Grew U.S. consumer sales +22% to reach $1.33 billion.
  • Increased U.S. total toy market share to 6.2%, up 1.2 share points over 2010, to solidify position as #3 toy manufacturer in America. The company's share of the total U.S. toy market has tripled in five years.
  • Accounted for 80% of Building Sets category sales in the U.S. in a year of increased category competition.
  • Solidified rank as America's #1 preschool construction brand, adding +11 share points to reach 43.5% of the segment
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