Sunday, February 12, 2012

Lego Lord of the Rings at Toy Fair 2012

This weekend Toy Fair 2012 was held in New Year, revealing the toys that will be coming out over the next year. That includes the Lord of the Rings sets that Lego is prepping. The plan is two waves over the next year with first wave sometime in Fall 2012 and another wave in February 2013. Right now the revealed sets focus on the LOTR movies but there are plans for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey inspired sets. A video of the sets on display at Toy Fair are here. Images are here, here and here.

Wave 1 Set Details:
Gandalf™ Arrives
Relive the opening scene of “The Fellowship of the Ring” in LEGO form. As Gandalf the Grey makes his way through the Shire on his horse and cart, he meets an excited young hobbit, Frodo Baggins. Includes 2 minifigures: Gandalf the Grey and Frodo Baggins. Available June 2012. 83 pieces. $12.99 USD

Shelob™ Attacks
Plotting to reclaim The One Ring, Gollum lures Frodo into the lair of the ancient giant spider, Shelob. Will Shelob cast her web and capture Frodo or can Samwise Gamgee rescue him in time? Includes 3 minifigures: Frodo, Samwise Gamgee, Gollum. Available June 2012. 227 pieces $19.99 USD

Uruk-hai™ Army
Under attack by the evil Uruk-hai Army, the ancient fortress of helm’s Deep is the last refund for the people of Rohan. As the Uruk-hai draw near, they fire hooks from the armored hook shooter and try to scale the fortress walls. Can Éomer and the Rohan soldier hold back the Uruk-hai and save the day? Includes 6 minifigures: Éomer, Rohan soldier and 4 Uruk-hai. Available June 2012. 257 pieces $29.99 USD

The Orc Forge (Target Exclusive)
Includes 5 mini figures: Isengard Uruk-Hai, Lurtz, 3 Mordor Orcs. Available June 2012. $39.99 USD

Attack at Weathertop
Resting in the ancient fortress ruins of Weathertop, Aragorn, Frodo and Merry are suddenly attacked by the Ringwraiths. Will they take The One Ring from Frodo or can Aragorn stop them in time? Includes 5 minifigures: Aragorn, Frodo, Merry and 2 Ringwraiths. Available June 2012. 430 pieces. $59.99 USD

The Mines of Moria
On their epic journey across the lands of Middle-earth, the heroic Fellowship of the Ring travels through the abandoned Mines of Moria. Pursued by the evil Moria orcs and a giant Cave Troll, Pippin, Boromir, Gimli, and Legolas make a stand in Balin’s Tomb. Includes 6 minifigures: Pippin, Boromir, Gimli, Legolas, and 2 Moria orcs along with a giant cave troll and 2 skeletons. Available June 2012. 776 pieces. $79.99 USD

The Battle of Helm’s Deep
The walled fortress of Helm’s Deep is under attack by the mighty Uruk-hai army and the forces of men, elves, and a dwarf must do everything they can to stop them from breaching the fortress walls. Includes 8 minifigures: Aragorn, Gimli, Haldir, King Théoden, Berserker Uruk-hai and 3 Uruk-hai. Available June 2012. 1368 pieces. $129.99 USD

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