- This article is about the year. For the set, see 2008 Heart.
- LEGO Batman: The Videogame was released for several platforms (including the PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, etc.) to coincide with The Dark Knight.
- LEGO celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the LEGO Brick.
- LEGO celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the Minifigure.
- A one-minute LEGO mini-film was released to celebrate.
- LEGO and Lucasfilm released the Indiana Jones theme, making it the second Lucasfilm theme to be released.
- According to the 2008 Annual Report, there were currently 5,388 employees working at the LEGO Company.
- LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago opened in Schaunburg, IL in early August.
Themes introduced and discontinued
- Agents is introduced.
- BIONICLE Vehicles is introduced.
- Cargo is introduced.
- Daily Mirror / Sunday Mirror Promotion is introduced.
- Indiana Jones (Theme) is introduced.
- Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is introduced.
- LEGO Ideas is introduced.
- Monthly Mini Model Build is introduced.
- Speed Racer (Theme) is introduced.
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars is introduced.
- Vintage Minifigure Collections is introduced.
- Exo-Force was discontinued, ending a two-year run.
- Bob the Builder was paused until the end of 2008.
- Cuusoo was released.
Other 2008 Releases
|#||Name||Theme||Pieces||Price (US $)|
|810001||50 Years of the LEGO Brick (German)||7||0|
|810002||50 Years of the LEGO Brick||7||0||$45.00|
|810003||LEGO Collector's Guide||1||0||$29.99|
|Food and Drink|
|852215||Cup / Mug, Minifig Head Male Pattern Yellow||1|
|852660||Ice Brick Tray - Blue||1|
|4527448||Cup / Mug, Minifig Head Male Pattern Yellow||1|
|4541569||Cookie Jar, Ceramic Minifig Head||1|
|67234||LEGO Classic Ballpen with Lanyard|
|Luggage and Lunch Box|
|12028||Toa Small School Bag Set||BIONICLE|
|12038||Toa Large School Bag Set||BIONICLE|
|12088||Toa Pencil Case||BIONICLE|
|852270||Belville Fairy Coin Purse||Belville|
|852314||Batman key Chain||Batman||$4|
|Office & School Supplies|
|5840||12 Colored Pencil Pack|
|852302||Gadget Pen||LEGO Writing||1|
|852458||LEGO Brick Paper Clips||5|
|Play Wear & Weaponry|
|852171||Phantoka Spheres Shooter||Castle (2007)||$19.99|
|852198||Dwarf Foam Axe||BIONICLE|
|852279||Phantoka Spheres Shooter Accessory Pack||BIONICLE||$7.99|