Posts Tagged ‘LEGO Rock Band’

Monsters, Rockers and Business Card Holders

August 15, 2012

A few new sets are starting to appear. First there was the Beach Set that came out earlier this year, now there are two more offerings. Remember when LEGO Rock Band came out, I kept saying we needed a set, well this is probably the closest we’ll ever get.


They are basically the same as the collectible minifigure versions except with slight color variations and brick built instruments.

There’s also a Monster Fighter’s set that is similarly packaged.

The both retail at $14.99 USD, and are already available at LEGOLAND California. Most likely they will appear at the LEGO Stores soon.

There is also a new official Business Card Holder set. Although not as cool as the Business Card Holder I make, its still pretty awesome. 😉
LEGO Business Card Holder

LEGO Business Card Holder Parts List

Also available currently at LEGOLAND California and retails for $16.99. For me the most exciting thing is the return of the letter tiles that were last seen in 2004. I got a whole bunch of the letter tiles then, and I’ll most likely buy a good selection of them now.

Thanks to my friend Jason for letting me know about the sets and Eurobricks for the images of the two minifig sets. 🙂

LEGO Rock Band Gameplay

November 6, 2009

If you’ve been following my blog then you probably have figured out that I am really excited about the new game LEGO Rock Band. As a Guitar Hero, Dance Dance Revolution, and Sing Star fan (Can you tell I like music video games? I also like to do karaoke, but that’s another story. 😉 ) LEGO Rock Band seems like the perfect combination to me.

Now I know that several, okay more than several, true AFOLs (Adult Fans of LEGO) may not see it the same way. They see LEGO just following on the bandwagon (yes, pun again intended) to make more money. And maybe that is the case, but I really don’t care. I mean its LEGO, its fun songs, and its a video game. Plus the more and more I see of the game, the more and more I just can’t wait to get my hands on my very own copy!

If you’ve been waiting to see just what the actual gameplay looks like, well wait no longer! *Warning these are spoilers, so if you don’t want to see them till you play the game, don’t watch the videos. 🙂

“Kung Fu Fighting”

“Suddenly I See”

“A-Punk”

*Read no further if you don’t want to find out some of the LEGO Rock Band secrets — you’ve been warned. 😉

By watching these and the other 37 game play video games you get a very good idea of the crazy shenanigans and situations that the video game designers place our favorite Minifigures in. The game covers various themes, eras and genres, mixing them as only LEGO can. In one song you are defending a castle with the “power of rock,” another you are deep underwater (I sense overtones of LEGO Atlantis), and in yet another you are trying to escape from the Securiti-T-Rex (don’t ask, its in the song “Monster”). 😛

Although the game play itself is like any other Rock Band or Guitar Hero, the back ground stories and videos are LEGO at its best! The only problem I see is that you will want to watch the videos and won’t be able to concentrate on the game at the same time!

And though I still haven’t really played the game myself (except for a very brief moment at Comic Con with the demo game) I’m pretty sure that this will be very high on my Christmas wish list.

P.S. Any donations in that department will be greatly appreciated. 😀

LEGO Rock Band — The Playlist

October 15, 2009

The Rolling Stone has released the full playlist of the new LEGO Rock Band video game.

Many a Britpop fan in the Nineties described Blur as “adorable” — and that was before Damon Albarn and Co. were turned into LEGO versions of themselves for the upcoming music video game LEGO Rock Band. The recently reunited group’s “Song 2″ appears on the title’s in-game playlist

Here you can see LEGO Blur in action:

LEGO Rock Band track list:

All American Rejects, “Swing, Swing”
The Kooks, “Naïve”
The Automatic, “Monster”
KoRn, “Word Up!”
Blink-182, “Aliens Exist”
KT Tunstall, “Suddenly I See”
Blur, “Song 2”
Lostprophets, “Rooftops”
Bon Jovi, “You Give Love a Bad Name”
P!NK, “So What”
Boys like Girls, “Thunder”
The Police,
“Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic”
Bryan Adams, “Summer of 69”
The Primitives, “Crash”
The Hives, “Tick Tick Boom!”
Supergrass, “Grace”
Iggy Pop, “The Passenger”
Tom Petty, “Free Fallin”
Incubus, “Dig”
T-Rex, “Ride a White Swan”
Jackson 5, “I Want You Back”
Vampire Weekend, “A-Punk”
Jimi Hendrix, “Fire”
We the Kings, “Check Yes Juliet”
Kaiser Chiefs, “Ruby”
The Zutons, “Valerie”
Katrina & The Waves, “Walking on Sunshine”
Carl Douglas, “Kung Fu Fighting”
Queen, “We Are The Champions”
The Coral, “Dreaming of You”
Queen, “We Will Rock You”
Counting Crows, “Accidentally in Love”
Rascal Flatts, “Life is a Highway”
David Bowie, “Let’s Dance”
Ray Parker Jr., “Ghostbusters”
Elton John, “Crocodile Rock”
Razorlight, “Stumble and Fall”
Europe, “The Final Countdown”
Spin Doctors, “Two Princes”
Everlife, “Real Wild Child”
Spinal Tap, “Short & Sweet”
Foo Fighters, “Breakout”
Steve Harly, “Make Me Smile”
Good Charlotte, “Girls & Boys”
Sum 41, “In Too Deep”


LEGO Iggy Pop


LEGO David Bowie

The more I see, the more I want this game! It just looks so much fun! Some people may think that this is a little left field for the LEGO company, but I’m excited for this venture. The playlist just makes me even more excited! 🙂

Bonus Keychain at Gamestop when you pre-order LEGO Rock Band

October 12, 2009

I know that I’ve been focusing mainly on new LEGO product and not mentioning any of the cool MOC (my own creations) built recently, but with the holiday season fast approaching LEGO is pulling out all the stops when it comes to retail sales.

I wanted to let everyone know that Gamestop is having a promotion if you pre-order LEGO Rock Band. I first saw it at the store and snapped this picture:
Gamestop LEGO Rock Band Promotion

I thought it was really cool especially when I saw that it said “Pre-order today and receive this keychain.” But then I saw the little asterisk at the end and did a little more digging online.

What it actually looks like is this:

Still cool, just not the same. And the whole “Backstage Pass” concept is more indicative of game. But at the same time I can see why LEGO would go with an actual LEGO keychain.

LEGO Rock Band retails for $49.99 USD for Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and it retails for $29.99 for the Nintendo DS. The game will be available November 10, 2009.

“I wanna Rock and Roll all Night!”

October 1, 2009

With the release of LEGO Rock Band November 10th, lots of us have been wanting our own minifig scale guitars. Well now with Hazel’s Amazing Armory custom guitar set you can. 🙂

Available for purchase at Custom Mini Fig on November 15th, right after the game release, this very cool LEGO guitar set will retail for around $20 USD and come with “8 pcs guitar & 2 hardcase in 1 pack.”

These would be the perfect set for any lego rockstar fan, and they provide infinite custom paint jobs for those of you good with a paint brush, all that’s missing is an amp and cable. These should be on sale soon and form part of the 2010 collection.

Here you can see an early prototype of one of the guitars and the Slash hat.

Here’s the final Slash hat. No word on when this will be released for purchase other than “soon.”

These are the perfect addition to any LEGO collection and until LEGO makes an official LEGO guitar these are the next best thing! 😉

LEGO Rock Band — Demolition Trailer

August 19, 2009

Here’s a new trailer for LEGO Rock Band. The more and more I see of this, the more and more I want to get it. Perhaps LEGO is merely riding the video game bandwagon, but I really don’t care. Watching animated minifigs doing pretty much anything is just so adorable! 😀

Playing the game is just like any other Rock Band or Guitar Hero game. I got to play the demo at Comic Con. The only downside is that you can’t see all the cute things the minifigs are doing because you are trying to play the game. Despite many of the AFOL’s objections to this game I know that it will do really well. I for one am sold on it. 🙂

Falcon Family Foto

July 31, 2009

I knew that LEGO had produced multiple versions of the Millennium Falcon over the years, but seeing so many all at once is pretty cool. The only one Andrew aka Bard with a Beard on Flickr is missing is the Classic Millennium Falcon from 2000.

I have yet to get the Ultimate Collector Millennium Falcon, and seeing it up close again at this past Comic Con made me really want it. Of course I also want to get the new Death Star and now I want LEGO Rock Band. All hits to my wallet! Don’t you hate it when LEGO makes too many good things? 😉

San Diego Comic Con 2009 — Thursday

July 24, 2009

Okay, I was planning on posting last night, but I was a little (well actually a lot) tired. For those who haven’t been, Comic Con can be intense!!!!

Well, LEGO premiered the new Toy Story and Prince of Persia minifigs.

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No price points or official release dates yet, and sorry about the poor quality of some of the photos, its a little hard to get a good shot through the display case. You can see better pictures at FBTB.net

As I also mentioned, two of my models are on display this year at the TwoMorrows Publishing booth — publisher of BrickJournal. I have my LEGO Batman Mosaic and my Comic Con logo on display. I was given permission from Comic Con to create their logo.

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LEGO also has SEVEN Comic Con exclusives this year! They are all Star Wars related, because it is the tenth anniversary of LEGO Star Wars. There are two micro ships for the BrickMaster exclusive (you have to go in a raffle to get the “chance” to buy it), sorry I haven’t taken a picture yet. There are six sets of 3 Star Wars minifigures — one exclusively for each day of the Con (also a raffle), and one that is available the whole Convention. They are all $50 each. A little pricey for my personal taste, but they are selling like hot cakes!

For the first time at Comic Con, LEGO is having a building event. That was the project I was working on today with fellow Model Builder Mark. It is a mystery mosaic build (sorry no picture yet). I know what it is, but I’m not telling. 😉

On the video game front, Warner Brothers is premiering LEGO Rock Band!

I still haven’t gotten to play the game yet, but from what I’ve seen, I really want the game!

DK Publishing also had their LEGO Star Wars Visual Dictionary panel today where they officially announced the ceremonial Luke minifig. I’ll get a picture up soon.

That’s all for now, I have to get up really early (4am) to get decent parking. I’ll try for some more pictures and more updates tomorrow.

LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues

May 29, 2009

TT Games has announced LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues.

LONDON, UK – 29th May, 2009 – LucasArts and TT Games today announced that LEGO® Indiana Jones™ 2: The Adventure Continues will whip onto Wii™, Nintendo DS™, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Xbox 360®video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows in the Fall of 2009.

LEGO Indiana Jones 2 presents a tongue-in-cheek take on all four cinematic adventures of pop culture’s most iconic archaeologist, including for the first time ever Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and will give players the ability to create levels of their own!

“LucasArts and TT Games continue to set the bar for next-generation family entertainment with the LEGO Indiana Jones franchise,” said Darrell Rodriguez, president of LucasArts. “LEGO Indiana Jones 2 delivers something a little different for everyone. Parents will enjoy the humorous take on the classic moments from their favorite movies, and their kids have an opportunity to experience the most authentic LEGO experience by building their own fun levels brick by brick.”

“It has been a real joy to work with LucasArts on such an iconic character. Indiana Jones embodies the adventurous spirit that perfectly suits the LEGO world,” said Tom Stone, director at TT Games. “Indy also presents us with wonderful and memorable cinematic moments.”

While looking for info on Indy 2 I also found a trailer for the LEGO Rock Band game.

The ability to make your own levels on Indy 2 sounds like an interesting feature. My only complaint is no PS2 version! It seems Sony is determined to make me buy a PS3!!!! Darn marketers! 😛

LEGO Rock Band looks fun too. The minifigs playing instruments are just so darn cute! 😀