Autobot Hound is rough and tough with an arsenal that would make most Decepticons jealous. However he also believes in Optimus Prime's ideals and will fight to his last bit of Energon to defend anyone the Decepticons seek to oppress!
To her friends she is loyal and kind. To her enemies she is lethal and merciless! Fast, powerful and well armed, Arcee is a powerful force on the battlefield. When combined with Titan Master Leinad, she is given extra healing capabilities, making her even more unstoppable!
Broadside is a bit of a contradiction. He is afraid of heights and he gets seasick. However as a Wrecker he does not mind mixing it up in robot mode! Titan Master Blunderbuss helps enhance his radar and sonar capabilities when the two are combined.
A special team of Decepticons called the Stunticons burns rubber on Earth. Led by the loud, proud, and totally evil Motormaster, these Stunticons want to own the roads but the Autobots keep getting in the way. Now, Motormaster and his crew have a new plan: they’re going to combine. Together they form Menasor, a sinister super robot that towers over his foes.
The beasts are coming to "Earth Wars"! Soon the Predacon giant Predaking and the Dinobot Combiner Volcanicus will arrive! Space Ape's Product Owner Chris White and Game Designer Adam Kramarzewski have gotten together to discuss the creation of these Combiners in the game. Check out the awesome video below.
LAIKA Studios has posted an image of their President and CEO Travis Knight with a vehicle from the set of the "Bumblebee" movie! Knight is the director of the film and the Tweet (embedded below) promises more updates soon. The vehicle appears to be a heavily modified 1971 Plymouth Road Runner mostly going by the distinct shape of the front end and the way the cabin section curves down (but I'm no car expert). However the other interesting detail to note is the symbol on the hood: a Decepticon symbol! (Read more...)
Autobot Hound is rough and tough with an arsenal that would make most Decepticons jealous. However he also believes in Optimus Prime's ideals and will fight to his last bit of Energon to defend anyone the Decepticons seek to oppress! Check out my review of Voyager Class Hound from "The Last Knight"!
Over the last year, concept art from "Transformers: The Last Knight" has found its way online on a pretty regular basis (including an Optimus Primal that never happened). Now with the home release of the film SyFy Wire has posted more concept art in celebration of this event! I have mirrored three of the images here which include an awesome looking Samurai Knight Transformers concept. (Read more...)
HasCon 2017 has been over for well over a week now, but that does not mean BWTF's coverage of the event is over! At the Transformers display area, there was a wide variety of props from the live action films including weapons, "Top Secret" files, a "corpse" and even license plates from vehicles in the film. Check out my gallery of the props shown at HasCon!
At HasCon 2017 VIP attendees were given a gift bag with various items including a cap, keychain and HasCon 2017 exclusive comic book reprinting several issues from both Marvel and IDW Publishing. Perhaps the coolest exclusive item was a special postcard signed by Peter Cullen and Frank Welker! This featured original artwork and it was a treat to get such a special item.
While other Autobots rely on firepower to take out Decepticons, Drift is a master swordsman who slices his enemies to pieces on the battlefield! Check out my "catch up" review of Power Attacker Drift from "Age of Extinction".
Heroes and Villains Fan Fest is a convention dedicated to scifi and comic book based shows like "Arrow" and "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.". BWTF stopped by this convention on Saturday to check it out and meet some special guests! Check out my review of the event here!
During HasCon 2017, VIP fans were allowed to spend time inside a specially designated "VIP lounge". In this area VIP fans could interact with guests including members of the Hasbro Transformers team. I was fortunate enough to be at the VIP lounge when John Warden from the Transformers team revealed the combined grey model for Volcanicus! I put these photos up on social media previously but they are now on BWTF for all to see. Some fun facts:
Volcanicus' head sculpt is a callback to the head of Mega Dinobot, the Energon combiner formed from Grimlock and Swoop.
Prime 1 Studios has posted new images of their upcoming "Beast Wars" Megatron statue. This amazing piece will also come in a limited run with an alternate head. I have mirrored some of the photos below. Check out Prime 1 Studios' album on Facebook. The official description and write up from Prime 1 is below:
To her friends she is loyal and kind. To her enemies she is lethal and merciless! Fast, powerful and well armed, Arcee is a powerful force on the battlefield. When combined with Titan Master Leinad, she is given extra healing capabilities, making her even more unstoppable! Check out my review of the HasCon 2017 early release exclusive "Generations" Titans Return Arcee with Leinad and Ultra Magnus!
BIOSHOCK BIG DADDY & LITTLE SISTER 1/6 SCALE FIGURE SET
From the massively popular Bioshock video game is a fully posable 12.5 inch figure of Big Daddy himself and a 5.5-inch Little Sister! Big Daddy is highly detailed and features weathering effects and his arms and legs with fabric material for added realism. Big Daddy would not be complete without his Little Sister companion! She’s dressed in a finely tailored fabric costume and comes with her harvesting tool and alternate hands. $269.99
Hasbro has provided BWTF with full images of some of the artwork fans can expect from the "Power of the Primes" packaging. This is special as fans do not often get a fully composed package art image and as fans know, the boxes themselves generally only show a small portion of the art. This art features Orion Pax, Optimus Prime and the Dinobots set against very scifi and energetic backgrounds. Enjoy!
Hot on the heels of this past weekend's amazing "Power of the Primes" reveals at HasCon 2017, Hasbro has provided BWTF with official photos of several products shown at the convention and official product information below.
2017 HASCON Transformers Exclusive Reveals
TRANSFORMERS: GENERATIONS POWER OF THE PRIMES MICRONUS PRIME MASTER
(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $5.99/Available Fall 2017)
At the special HasCon 2017 VIP event, Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner and Aaron Sager from SyFy Wire welcomed Transformers movie producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura and "The Last Knight" stars Mark Wahlberg, Isabela Moner, Peter Cullen and Frank Welker for a fun panel where they talked about the Transformers film world. Check out the full panel in the video below!
Space Ape has provided Ben's World of Transformers with some amazing images featuring their upcoming Combiners: Volcanicus and Predaking! Volcanicus is the newest Combiner, formed when the five classic Dinobots merge! Check out the official trailer, press release and images below!
Volcanicus, New Dinobot Combiner Revealed During Hasbro’s HASCON To Make Debut Appearance in Transformers: Earth Wars September 21