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Toys R Us has put up a listing for "Robots in Disguise" (2015) Stomp & Chomp Grimlock. Fans who played with the "Robots in Disguise" mobile app knew this toy was coming since he appeared as a playable character in the game. (Read more...)


The Transformers Collector's Club has revealed the Combiner for the Mayhem Attack Squad! Check out the attached image and their blurb below:

"We Are THUNDER MAYHEM! The Combined mode of the Mayhem Attack Squad has been revealed! Can Impactor stand a chance against the might of this powerful Decepticon? Get these 6 EXCLUSIVE Combiner Wars figures ONLY from the TCC. Order your set now at https://www.mastercollector.com/fss/login.cfm?eid=1009"


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HOT TOYS 1/6 SCALE NICK FURY
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When Drift and Fracture face off in battle, they quickly deploy their Mini-Cons. Sawback and Slipstream are ready to defend the innocent from the evil Divebomb and Dragonus!


Nacelle may seem absent minded at times as he works away inside a laboratory, but he has created many advances in Seeker design including the modified wing and head designs for the likes of Thrust, Dirge and Ramjet. Check out my review of Nacelle from the Transformers Collector's Club!


The Autobot known as Drift is a famous bounty hunter, but he does not do his job alone. He sees part of his job as training Mini-Cons to their full potential and they in turn help him capture his prey! Check out my review of Deployer Drift and Jetstorm!


Continuing its reveal event for the Mayhem Attack Squad, The Transformers Collector's Club has posted its latest reveal: Bludgeon! Bludgeon is a retool and redeco of the upcoming Onslaught figure. He will feature new head sculpts for both the robot and combiner! From the looks of the mock up, the regular head is based on the head from the G1 Bludgeon robot. I'm looking forward to this guy and I can't wait to see the Combiner head!


Platinum Dunes has released a new video from "Transformers Devastation"! This time out the video focuses on the Autobots and their abilities in battle. Some interesting moves include Grimlock's "cannonball" (similar to "Robots in Disguise" Grimlock's) and a rapid stomp to smash his enemies into the ground. Sideswipe also has swords, another "Robots in Disguise" tie in and Wheeljack gets to use his...well, watch the video to find out!


Logical and one of the most brilliant tactical minds among the Autobots, Prowl is an invaluable asset in the battle against the Decepticons! He may not be the most pleasant Autobot to talk to, but he always gets the job done. Check out my review of "Combiner Wars" Prowl!


While some fathers may be content going into Toys R Us and buying a Transformers action figure for their son, this father decided that wasn't enough! Using a pile of spare parts from various cars Wang Liansheng built a giant Bumblebee inspired statue for his son! The eyes light up and it's strong enough to support the weight of a grown man which makes it extra impressive in my book. Check out the original article for more photos of this awesome art piece!


As a kid one of my favorite parts of watching morning or afternoon cartoons were Transformers toy commercials. In recent years these are harder to come across and some of them don't quite have the punch of the ones from the 80's. Then you have this "Combiner Wars" commercial featuring Defensor and Menasor! Dynamic, action packed and fun, this commercial totally makes the fanboy in me squee a bit. Check it out!



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In the Premium Color Edition, Trunks’ coloring is applied with the ultimate care, bringing out details that could not be recreated before. Trunks comes with interchangeable hair parts for changing from normal to Super Saiyan, as well as interchangeable hands, interchangeable face parts, and swords. $45.99
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When the evil Megatronus returns to threaten the Autobots once again, Optimus Prime returns to lead the Autobots to victory once again. This time Optimus has been given new armor and a new sword to battle the Decepticons making him more powerful than before! Check out my review of 3 Step Changer Optimus Prime from "Clash of the Transformers".


You know what's cool? Birthday cakes. You know what's better? TRANSFORMING birthday cakes! See the video for more!


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At Botcon it was announced that the Voyager Class Optimus Prime from "Combiner Wars" would be given a new head based on Star Convoy and released as "Battle Core Optimus Prime". (Read more...)


TF Yuki has put up a teaser image on his Twitter feed showing the silhouette of Optimus Maximus! Google translate shows TF Yuki mentioning a "Time Warrior" with this image. Could there be some type of time travel involved with their story? Time will tell! What do you think about this reveal? Chat about it on Facebook!


With other Autobots getting special armor to fight the Decepticons, Grimlock was not about to be left behind. In his new colors Grimlock is better equipped to deal with enemies than ever before! Today's review brings you a look at Gold Armor Grimlock from "Robots in Disguise".


"Go chew on a microchip" is one of Ironhide's many go to sayings as this gruff Autobot battles Decepticons as part of the Combiner Wars. His tough exterior actually hides a gentle nature that values life from the most complicated alien to the smallest bird. Today's review takes a look at "Combiner Wars" Ironhide!


Retailer Kmart has put up several listings on their web site for Transformers items that are not up in other venues just yet. Some of these were previously known but newer reveals include a new "Rescue Bots" Bumblebee and a 3 Step Changer Drift in an "arctic" color pattern with his mouthplate up! Links to the individual listings are below. Most of these are listed as not available for sale yet so these are "pre-listings".


The Transformers Collector's Club has posted a new image of their upcoming Windsweeper figure! Windsweeper is part of the fourth Transformers Subscription Service. The figure itself is a redeco of "Combiner Wars" Skydive. Windsweeper will combine with other members of the Mayhem Attack Squad to form a new Decepticon Combiner. What do you think about this guy? Chat about it on Facebook!


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