By temporary exemption on the Decree for the Reasonable Restriction of Underage Sorcery, and by special immunity of Section 13 of the International Confederation of Warlocks' Statute of Secrecy, the Ministery of Magic declares that the following review, entitled "Hogwarts, An (in)Complete and (un)Reliable Guide", has been found fit for viewing by any uninitiated muggle, if, and only if, they know they are not perfectly normal, and there is still a whiff of magic, left inside their heart.

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What will LEGO bring us in 2019? No more Nexo Knights for sure, but will we get more Elves? More Crimes of Grindelwald and LEGO Movie II, no doubt, and new themes such as Forma, Overwatch and Toy Story. The 20th Anniversary of LEGO Star Wars. But what is "Confidential AL" and what about those Chinese sets? Is Junior now 4+? For answers to all these questions, and many more, read on...

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If you are a LEGO Technic fan, and perhaps, even if you are not, you must have noticed the incredible media campaign surrounding the introduction, on June 1st, 2018, of LEGO's latest and largest super car, Technic set 42083, the Bugatti Chiron. In the six weeks since that introduction, I have read or watched fifty or more reviews of this super set, and almost all of them, I am sorry to say, got it wrong. They review this set as if it were a regular Technic set; in other words, you build the set as fast as you can, and then you evaluate how good it looks, how good it functions, and how good it plays.

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We will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of the LEGO brick together with the 86th anniversary of the LEGO Brand. This year is bound to be the year the world's minifigure population will surpass the human population (7.5 billion). The year LEGO will introduce The Powerpuff Girls and Unikitty and reintroduce Jurassic World and Harry Potter. And we are getting the new Power Functions 2.0 and two new Train sets! Combined with Building Bigger Thinking and vintage Exclusive sets, it is going to be, without any doubt, a fantastic year to be a LEGO fan! So to whet your appetite, or to keep you updated, here is our (almost) up-to-date and revised review of all the new 2018 LEGO sets.

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