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The third wave of LEGO Ultra Agents sets was released just a few days ago, and they are just as fantastic as the sets in the previous two waves. In fact, LEGO Ultra Agents has become the favorite of many LEGO fans – and not just kids, but adults too. So let’s take a closer look! :)

LEGO Ultra Agents Review

Before we begin I would like to point out that in general, non-licensed LEGO sets allow LEGO designers to incorporate a lot more clever play-features and functionality, because they don’t have to match the model to someone else’s design or intellectual property. Thus a 500-piece non-licensed LEGO set almost always has more fun features than a comparable licensed set would. Also, non-licensed sets are generally cheaper, so you get better value for your money as well.

Two excellent examples of LEGO themes that were recently developed by LEGO – including the stories themselves – are LEGO Ninjago and LEGO Legends of Chima. Both themes are extremely popular with kids and shows that LEGO is just fine standing on its own without having to depend on licensed properties. Ninjago and Chima may be a bit too fantasy-based and child-oriented for adult LEGO fans, but LEGO Ultra Agents is definitely something even adults can relate to as really cool. Agents equipped with the latest and greatest high-tech gear, villainous hackers disrupting city infrastructures, and vehicles that are both realistic and futuristic at the same time are popular topics of adult oriented movies, books and games. So yeah, LEGO Ultra Agents is awesome! 😀

âž¡ #70173 LEGO ULTRA AGENTS OCEAN HQ: Fend off air attacks from Electrolyzer’s Electro Flyer! Red alert, Ultra Agents! Electrolyzer is launching an aerial attack using his EMP bomb on the awesome Ultra Agents Ocean HQ to free Terabyte. Watch out for his approach on the Electro Flyer from the rotating command deck with Ultra Agent Trey Swift. Fold out the cannons and open fire with the dual rapid shooter and grappling hook shooter. Open up the sides of the boat to unleash the motorboat and send an Ultra Agent soaring into aerial combat with the jetpack. You must fend off this villain and keep his evil friend Terabyte safely under guard in the prison cell. Then use the huge computer screen as an AppBrick Gadget to play out other thrilling missions on your tablet! Includes 6 minifigures with assorted weapons and accessories: Ultra Agent Jack Fury, Ultra Agent Trey Swift, Ultra Agent Steve Zeal, Ultra Agent Caila Phoenix, Electrolyzer and Terabyte. 1204 pieces. Price: $99.99 – BUY HERE

#70173 LEGO Ultra Agents

This is the largest of the current wave of LEGO Ultra Agents sets with a sleek looking black ship and translucent-blue highlights. This set is an excellent example of packing tremendous amount of play-features into one vehicle. There are so many hatch-doors, hidden compartments and guns everywhere. I particularly like the sliding door on top. And like in all LEGO Ultra Agents sets, the minifigs are excellent!

âž¡ #70172 LEGO ULTRA AGENTS ANTIMATTER’S PORTAL HIDEOUT: Attack AntiMatter’s Portal Hideout to save Solomon Blaze! Emergency call for Ultra Agent Max Burns! Evil AntiMatter is holding your agent leader Solomon Blaze captive in the prison pod at his huge Portal Hideout, and is threatening to send him through the portal. Launch a rescue mission in the Agents’ speedboat, steering clear of the robot shark Sharkanator’s snapping jaws. Swerve away from the sea base’s claw arm and portal mine launcher, and retaliate by firing the speedboat stud shooters. Climb the base using the zipline and grappling hook, but beware of the trapdoor as you seek out the prison pod. Release Solomon and then join forces to defeat AntiMatter and shut down that portal once and for all! Then remove the integrated AppBrick Gadget from the Sea Base to play out other thrilling missions on your tablet! Includes 4 minifigures with assorted weapons and accessories: Ultra Agent Solomon Blaze, Ultra Agent Max Burns, AntiMatter and Sharx. 475 pieces. Price: $69.99 – BUY HERE

#70172 LEGO Ultra Agents

This is another large set in the LEGO Ultra Agents line, but not so much because of the part count, but because of the larger elements. This is also the first building in the theme – well, as much as you can call it a building. It is basically a floating offshore platform for the badguys to hide out. And just look at all of those beautiful translucent-purple elements! And that shark! It is the largest LEGO shark to date, and can swallow a minifigure in whole!

âž¡ LEGO ULTRA AGENTS ULTRASONIC SHOWDOWN: Intercept Professor Brainstein with the ultrasonic jet! Attention Ultra Agent Curtis Bolt! Professor Brainstein is on the rampage in a 4-legged mech suit, carrying out AntiMatter’s diabolical plans. Jump into the cockpit of the awesome ultrasonic jet and soar into the sky to track him down. Target the evil scientist with the 6-shot rapid shooters. Double the attack by launching the detachable mini drone. You must take Brainstein down and grab that tracking device before he can warn his evil master! Then use the mini drone as your AppBrick Gadget to play out other thrilling missions on your tablet! Includes 2 minifigures with a weapon and an accessory: Ultra Agent Curtis Bolt and Professor Brainstein. 187 pieces. Price: $19.99 – BUY HERE

#70171 LEGO Ultra Agents

The smallest of the LEGO Ultra Agents sets in this wave, and the only jet in the line, with a pleasingly streamlined shape and big Gatling guns. The Gatling gun is a new type of shooter LEGO introduced recently and have been putting in as many sets as possible, because they are so much fun. Expect 1×1 round studs to be flying everywhere. Professor Brainstein is a particularly interesting character, reminiscent of Spy Clobs from the 2008 LEGO Agents sets or Cyrus Borg from LEGO Ninjago.

As you can see, all three new LEGO Ultra Agents sets are very solid, and very fun. I would recommend any of them. Also, if you are interested in this theme, all of the previously released sets are still available, so you can pick and choose the ones you like the most. They are all available under the LEGO Ultra Agents section of the Online LEGO Shop.

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So what do you think? How do you like the LEGO Ultra Agents sets? Do you have any of them already? Which one is your favorite? And which of the new sets do you like best? Feel free to share your thoughts and discuss in the comment section below! 😉

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2015 LEGO City Space sets review

by admin on May 28, 2015

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Just a few days ago LEGO released a space port related sub-theme for LEGO City with four new sets (plus a small polybag set). We have mentioned them briefly in 2015 LEGO Summer Sets Available Now!, and today we will look at them in more detail. The last time LEGO released a LEGO City space port related theme was in 2011, and it is quite interesting to compare how LEGO approached the theme then and now. So let’s take a closer look. :)

#60080 LEGO City Space Details

In 2011 we also got four LEGO City Space sets. The #3365 LEGO City Space Moon Buggy and the #3366 LEGO City Satellite Launch Pad were both small sets with one vehicle in each. The two large sets were the #3357 LEGO City Space Shuttle and the #3368 LEGO City Space Center. And there was also the #30016 LEGO City Satellite, which was a very small set, equivalent to the polybag we are getting this year.

LEGo City Space Sets 2011

In 2015 we have one small set in the form of the #60077 LEGO City Space Starter Set with various random items for space ground support and four minifigures. Then we also get two medium size sets; the #60078 LEGO City Space Utility Shuttle and the #60079 LEGO City Training Jet Transporter. The largest set in the line is the #60080 LEGO City Spaceport.

LEGO City Space Sets 2015

It is interesting to note that the #60080 LEGO City Spaceport from this year, and the #3367 LEGO City Space Shuttle from 2011, have almost identical designs as far as the space shuttle goes. The only main difference is that this time we also get booster-rockets and a fuel-tank attached, and a mobile launch-pad. I do like the new model very much, however I’m not sure if the additions justify the much increased price. The #3367 LEGO City Space Shuttle was a 231 piece $30 set (13 cents/piece), while the #60080 LEGO City Spaceport is a 586 piece $120 set (20 cents/piece) – which makes it one of the most expensive LEGO sets ever released as far as price/piece.

#60080 LEGO City Space

LEGO fans are trying to be understanding, and cite the use of several new large pieces as the reason for the higher price-tag, however at least in my opinion LEGO should be managing spreading out the cost of new specialized pieces better, rather then stuffing them all into one set and making the price unusually high. Anyhow, you will need to judge for yourself if the set is worth the price for you or not. If you like it but don’t mind waiting some, you could hold on until it goes on sale, which I’m pretty sure it will. An around $80 price-tag would be a lot more reasonable for this set.

Besides the price, I think the set itself looks fantastic. I really like the contrast of the white against the black and dark-orange, making it look very much like a real life space shuttle. The mobile launch-pad also looks great. While the set has nice play-features and all, it would also look great as a display model. Kind of like a smaller and more play-friendly version of the #10231 LEGO Exclusive Shuttle Expedition display set which was also released in 2011. Below is the full video-review of the #60080 LEGO City Spaceport by JANGBRiCKS, which will show you all the details.

The #60078 LEGO City Space Utility Shuttle is a smaller, stripped-down version of the shuttle from the #60080 LEGO City Spaceport set. It is only $25, so could be a good alternative to the larger set, especially if you add to it the #60077 LEGO City Space Starter Set, which is only $10.

#60078 LEGO City Space

#60077 LEGO City Space

A somewhat unusual set in the series is the #60079 LEGO City Training Jet Transporter. It is very much like other transporter sets in the LEGO City line, but this time instead of hauling cars or a helicopter, it carries a training jet for astronauts. What I like about this set is that even if you don’t want to set up a full space-station in your LEGO City, you can still have this transporter going through your city roads and add a touch of spacey-ness. :roll:

#60079 LEGO City Space

If you do really like the theme and want to get it right away, all four sets together would set you back just a bit over $200, which is not too bad, even considering how expensive the #60080 LEGO City Spaceport set is. You can even get the smaller sets now, and hope that the largest one will indeed go on sale. I do have to say though that my favorite is the largest set, and I think anyone who is into space exploration would be happy with it. You can find all the new sets under the LEGO City section of the Online LEGO Shop.

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So what do you think? How do you like the new LEGO City Space sets? Are you interested in any of them? And what do you think of the prices? Too high? Or okay with you? Are you planning to get the sets now, wait until later to get them, or pass on them completely? Feel free to share your thoughts and discuss in the comment section below! 😉

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