Archive - May 2012

Date

Toy Review: The Amazing Spider-Man Battle Hauler

in Heroes, Jumpstarter, News, Spider-Man

What’s more powerful and unpredictable than the web-slinging enemy of evildoers everywhere? It’s the Flip and Attack Battle Hauler! One minute it’s a speedy vehicle for the forces of good, and the next minute it converts to a powerful armored attack bot! Check out BWTF's review of the Spider-Man Battle Hauler.

May 30th

Toy Review: The Amazing Spider-Man Spider Jet "Flip and Attack" Transformer

in Generation One, Heroes, Jumpstarter, News, Spider-Man

What’s more powerful and unpredictable than the web-slinging enemy of evildoers everywhere? It’s the Flip and Attack Spider Jet! One minute it’s a speedy vehicle for the forces of good, and the next minute it converts to a powerful armored attack bot! Check out BWTF's first review from this new sub-line!

Video Game News: Pre-Order Incentives for "Fall of Cybertron"!

BWTF has received this information about pre-order exclusives for the upcoming "Fall of Cybertron" video game!

We want to let you know about two exciting retailer exclusive offers available for the highly anticipated TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON video game, which launches on August 28th.

Starting today, nostalgic fans who pre-order the game at GameStop will receive a unique unlock code for the G1 RETRO PACK. This exclusive content will let fans play as the legendary G1 OPTIMUS PRIME from the original 1980s animated television show (both in single player and multiplayer), and also wield the powerful G1-INSPIRED MEGATRON GUN and SHOCKWAVE BLAST CANNON weapons (in single player campaign).

(Links: http://www.gamestop.com/browse?nav=16k-transformers+fall+of+cybertron / http://www.ebgames.ca/collection/transformers-fall-of-cybertron?cid=soc_...)

May 26th

Toy Review: Transformers Timelines Botcon 2012 Ultra Magnus

in Autobot, Botcon, Deluxe, Generation One, News, Timelines

In our universe, the name Ultra Magnus represents a powerful force for justice. In the "Shattered Glass" universe, it stands for insane ambition! Today's review brings you a look at this villain from another universe!

Comic Books: "Regeneration One" 80.5 Reviewed

in Generation One, News

After twenty one years of relative peace, the Decepticons go on the attack. Their actions set off a chain of events that will change the Transformers forever! Check out my review of the "Free Comic book Day" "Regeneration One" Issue 80.5!

May 24th

Sponsor News: BBTS Transformers, Marvel, Trek, BSG, Neca, 1/6, Hasbro & More!

in News

Hi - Here is a quick update about a ton of exciting new preorders as well as a few new arrivals.

TRANSFORMERS MP-12 SIDESWIPE
We have put up a preliminary listing for the next Masterpiece Transformer. Sideswipe is currently listed at $139.99, although that price may change once we have further information.

TRANSFORMERS PRIME ROBOTS IN DISGUISE DELUXE SERIES 04 REVISION 03 CASE
This new revision case is a great way to catch up on recent figures. It includes two Vehicons and one each of Wheeljack, Autobot Ratchet, Knockout, Hotshot, Airrachnid and Deadend, and is listed at $104.99.

TRANSFORMERS PRIME ROBOTS IN DISGUISE VOYAGER SERIES 02 REVISION 02 CASE
The latest Voyager case includes one each of Optimus Prime, Bulkhead, Megatron and Starscream. it is listed at $89.99.

TRANSFORMERS BOT SHOTS SERIES 04 - CASE, SET, SINGLES
This case assortment includes two each of Ironhide, Powerglide, Autobot Jazz and Leadfoot, along with one each of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Jetfire and the new Chase Optimus Prime. We have the case listed at $49.99; we also have a set of five which includes the new Chase Optimus as well as one each of Ironhide, Powerglide, Autobot Jazz and Leadfoot, and it is listed at $29.99. Finally, we have singles available for Ironhide, Powerglide, Autobot Jazz and Leadfoot, and they are priced at $4.99 each.

TRANSFORMERS CHRONICLE EZ COLLECTION SERIES 01 RESTOCK
We have a second shipment of these popular figures on the way. The wave includes Megatron, Optimus Prime, Thundercracker and more, and is priced at $69.99 for a Box of 12 and $124.99 for a Case of 24.

TRANSFORMERS EZ COLLECTION GUM WAVE - CASE, BOX
This assortment includes metallic paintjob versions of G2 Megatron, Starscream, Optimus Prime, Prowl and Hot Rod/Rodimus. We have them listed as a Box of 6 for $49.99 and as a Case of 36 for $269.99.

TRANSFORMERS PUB TABLE, CHAIRS, STOOLS
We have some new DefenderWorx items up for pre-order. This time we have a Pub Table, priced at $499.99, Pub Stools with either Autobot or Decepticon symbols, priced at $149.99, and Pub Chairs with backs with either Autobot or Decepticon symbols, priced at $199.99 each. These would go great in any Transfan's playroom.

May 23rd

Video: "Fall of Cybertron" Dinobots Unleashed!

May 22nd

Transformers News Roundup: Hardshell revealed, own a life sized Barricade, "Transformers The Ride" makes headlines & more!

Have a spare $50K or so? An on screen Mustang used as "Barricade" could be yours! - via Ebay

The CGI model for "Hardshell" (who G1 fans will know as the Insecticon Bombshell) has been revealed! - via The Transformers Facebook page

"Transformers" live action movie SFX studio Digital Domain to set up branch in Abu Dhabi - via Philly.com

"Transformers: The Ride" breaks boundaries in the realm of theme park rides - via Variety

As the launch of the U.S. version of "Transformers: The Ride" approaches, Hasbro has released an official video going behind the scenes of this amazing endeavor! See embed below.



Comic Books: "More than Meets the Eye" #5 Reviewed

in News

Decepticons loose in Delphi, betrayal from within and a hologram helps save the day. It's all a normal day's work with the Transformers in issue #5 of "More than Meets the Eye"! Check out BWTF's review of this fun issue!

Comic Books: "Autocracy" #10 reviewed

in Generation One, News

Optimus Prime has risen! As he seeks out those who will serve as the foundation of the Autobot army, Hot Rod is tempted by Megatron to join the Decepticons! Intrigue and action take center stage in "Autocracy #10", available digitally tomorrow!