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As we approach the end of September, the next live action Transformers film "Bumblebee" is less than three months away so Paramount has decided to drop a new trailer for the film. This trailer features the updated, 1980's inspired designs of a couple key characters and gives us more action from the Decepticons. Check it out in the embed below:

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Blackout is an expert at infiltrating enemy bases, getting the information he needs and if necessary, laying waste to all around him! With his partner Scorponok helping him, Blackout is a potent force against the Autobots. Check out my review and gallery of "Studio Series" Blackout!

The Official Transformers Facebook Page has released official photos featuring the upcoming Movie Masterpiece Bumblebee based on the Volkswagon Beetle version of the character appearing in December's "Bumblebee" movie (due in theaters in December). (Read more...)

As we draw closer to the release of the Transformers Card Game by Wizards of the Coast, more cards have been revealed on Facebook. (Read more...)

Bob Clagett runs a Youtube channel called "I Like to Make Stuff" dedicated to projects ranging from making the best use of storage space to turning an attic into a closet/playroom. However now and then he dabbles in projects that are a bit more fanciful, and his latest has a Transformers twist! Through the use of many techniques and materials, Bob creates a Soundwave Bluetooth BoomBox! Check out the awesome video in the embed below:

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Back in May to June, McDonalds released several Transformers Happy Meal Toys in other countries (including Russia). These were super deformed style figures based on "Cyberverse" designs. Now, these toys have finally been released at McDonalds in the United States. However, they are flying under the "Bumblebee" movie banner! Check out the commercial below featuring Bumblebee himself:

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Final Stock Sale - Large Discounts on Remaining Inventory!


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Amazon has begun to ship its exclusive Punch/Counterpunch and Prima Prime set! Today BWTF brings you a review and gallery featuring the latest addition to the "Power of the Primes" series.

As the march towards its September 28 release moves forward, the Transformers Trading Card Game Facebook page has continued to reveal new cards! (Read more...)

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The start of a new Saga, a remake of the free crystal, and a weekday event! More details below.

Amalgamous Prime

A new Prime Core has been found! Take part in this weekend's event to discover it and win:

- Up to 3,000 Prime Core Shards*
- Up to 3,000 Premium Shards**
- Up to 30,000 Spark
- And Bonus XP per Battle

* One Prime Core Chip will be obtainable by collecting 5,000 Prime Core Shards. Every Prime Core Chip guarantees a new Prime Core - no duplicates!
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Hobby News Site Ami Ami has posted a news item about the upcoming "Generations: Siege" toy line and it features gorgeous new artwork! Painted in the same gritty style as the previously revealed artwork, this poster looks like something you would see for a theatrical movie! Check out the poster and translated text (via Google Translate) from AmiAmi below:

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In Cybertron's darkest days under the rule of Shockwave, Elita-1 leads her Autobots against the Decepticon hordes. Today I bring you a review and gallery featuring Elita-1!

BWTF affiliate retailer Entertainment Earth has listed the first wave of figures from the upcoming "Bumblebee" live action movie! This list is extensive so I have prioritized it with action figures towards the top and middle and other toys like role play items towards the bottom. All Hasbro stock images are courtesy of Entertainment Earth. Note: some of the figures have "code names" like previous Transformers love action movie toys hence names such as "Cougar" and "Radar". Remember, by purchasing via the links below you will be helping to support BWTF!

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Grimlock is the legendary King of the Dinobots. He is known for his strength and ferocity in battle, especially when he uses his powerful Rocket Roar! Today I bring you a review and gallery of Ultra Class Grimlock from "Cyberverse"!

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Welcome to our weekly Transformers: Earth Wars newsletter! It contains information about upcoming events, game updates and sometimes exclusive previews!

This week, learn about the next Leaderboard event and the release of the twins SENTIUS MAGNUS and SENTIUS MALUS!


Gather your Alliance members and battle over 100 Prestiges to get Triple XP and win:

- Up to 2,000,000 Energon
- Up to 2,000,000 Alloy
- Up to 3,000 Premium Shards
- Up to 22,500 Spark
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Back in July, Takara Tomy revealed a blue colored Big Convoy figure at its Wonderfest display, however no details were given on the figure beyond it being based on (but may not necesarily be a duplicate of) the Lucky Draw Big Convoy released in the 90's. This figure will be an "LG-EX" Takara Tomy Mall exclusive such as Grand Maximus. Here are some of the details from Takara Tomy Mall (via Google Translate):

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The next line of "Generations" figures was announced officially at San Diego Comic-Con, and fans have seen photos of the figures already but we have yet to see sharp, higher res product photos...until today! Thanks to a series of new listings on Takara Tomy Mall we now have listings for the Autobots from (presumably) the first waves of "Siege". Below are the product listings and descriptions (translated via Google):

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Optimus Prime is the noble leader of the Autobots. His heroism and battle prowess have inspired Autobots like Bumblebee for ages and he continues to lead carrying the wisdom of the ages in the Matrix of Leadership! Check out my review and gallery of Ultimate Optimus Prime!

Back in June 2018, a commercial aired for the Bilz y Pap soft drink featuring the Cyberverse designs for Optimus Prime and Bumblebee along with a more "Generations"-esque Windblade. Now, Believe, the company behind this commercial has posted a behind-the-scenes reel showing how this commercial was made! You can check out the video here! The original commercial is embedded below:

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