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October 15th, 2018

Article: Vintage G1 Transformers Reissues and Pricing

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Article: Vintage G1 Transformers Reissues and Pricing

The "Vintage G1" Transformers reissues are starting to flow into more and more Walmart stores. With them has come a wave of nostalgia, but also questions about their pricing. BWTF addresses this issue in today's article: Vintage G1 Transformers Reissues & Pricing.

October 14th

Toy Review: "Speed Series" Legion Class Bumblebee

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Toy Review: "Speed Series" Legion Class Bumblebee

Long before Sam Witwicky would befriend him, Bumblebee took on the alternate form of a Volkswagon Beetle to disguise himself from humans and Decepticons alike! Today I bring you my review and gallery of "Speed Series" Bumblebee.

October 11th

Sponsor News BBTS - One:12 Cable, Transformers, Deathstroke, Banpresto, Super7, Star Wars & More!

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Sponsor News BBTS - One:12 Cable, Transformers, Deathstroke, Banpresto, Super7, Star Wars & More!

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MARVEL ONE:12 COLLECTIVE CABLE
The One:12 Collective Cable figure features a light-up function that illuminates his chest armor and techno-organic eye in both of his head sculpts. The telekinetic mutant features a newly sculpted cybernetic arm and is outfitted in a sleeveless shirt with chest armor, duty belt with gun holster, and a leg holster with knife sheath. Cable comes complete with a devastating arsenal of advanced weaponry. $100.00
https://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Product/VariationDetails/81673

Sponsor News BBTS - One:12 Cable, Transformers, Deathstroke, Banpresto, Super7, Star Wars & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - One:12 Cable, Transformers, Deathstroke, Banpresto, Super7, Star Wars & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - One:12 Cable, Transformers, Deathstroke, Banpresto, Super7, Star Wars & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - One:12 Cable, Transformers, Deathstroke, Banpresto, Super7, Star Wars & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - One:12 Cable, Transformers, Deathstroke, Banpresto, Super7, Star Wars & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - One:12 Cable, Transformers, Deathstroke, Banpresto, Super7, Star Wars & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - One:12 Cable, Transformers, Deathstroke, Banpresto, Super7, Star Wars & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - One:12 Cable, Transformers, Deathstroke, Banpresto, Super7, Star Wars & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - One:12 Cable, Transformers, Deathstroke, Banpresto, Super7, Star Wars & More!

Collectible News: PUMA and Hasbro Announce New Collaboration

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Collectible News: PUMA and Hasbro Announce New Collaboration

PUMA and Hasbro have teamed up to create exciting Transformers themed footwear! PUMA will combine the Transformers theme with its RS-X shoe, which is based on the iconic 1980s Running System (RS) line. For PUMA and Hasbro, the launch of this collaboration comes ahead of an important date for Transformers fans: the release of the BUMBLEBEE movie which hits theaters this December.

The PUMA x TRANSFORMERS range will be sold exclusively at Foot Locker stores. More details will be revealed over the coming weeks. See below for more details.

Game News: Power Cores are the focus in this weekend's event "Rogue Wars"

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Game News: Power Cores are the focus in this weekend's event "Rogue Wars"

Bah-weep-graaaaagnah wheep nini bong!

New power cores, the next 5* bot poll result, and some balancing updates!

Rogue Wars

Take part in this weekend's event to win:
- Bronze and Silver Enhanced Ordnance Power Core
- A Gold Power Core Chip
- Up to 3,400,000 Energon and 20,000 Spark
- Up to 2,000 Premium Shards, 1,400 3 Stars Shards and 600 4 Star Shards
- And Bonus XP per Battle

Want more? Go for the extra mile and unlock Final Thrust Crystals from the harder Tiers, each one containing up to 100,000 Spark or Power Core Chips!

Game News: Power Cores are the focus in this weekend's event "Rogue Wars"
Game News: Power Cores are the focus in this weekend's event "Rogue Wars"
Game News: Power Cores are the focus in this weekend's event "Rogue Wars"
Game News: Power Cores are the focus in this weekend's event "Rogue Wars"
Game News: Power Cores are the focus in this weekend's event "Rogue Wars"
Game News: Power Cores are the focus in this weekend's event "Rogue Wars"
Game News: Power Cores are the focus in this weekend's event "Rogue Wars"
Game News: Power Cores are the focus in this weekend's event "Rogue Wars"
Game News: Power Cores are the focus in this weekend's event "Rogue Wars"

October 9th

Toy News: More Stock Photos of "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered

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Toy News: More Stock Photos of "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered

After the previous news about "Legends" Big Powered, Takara Tomy has posted its official Takara Tomy Mall listing for Big Powered. The listing includes additional images (most notably the Headmasters for each figure!). They have also provided additional text about the figures including updated pricing (pasted below, translated via Google and some spelling corrected by BWTF).

Toy News: More Stock Photos of "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered
Toy News: More Stock Photos of "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered
Toy News: More Stock Photos of "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered
Toy News: More Stock Photos of "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered
Toy News: More Stock Photos of "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered
Toy News: More Stock Photos of "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered
Toy News: More Stock Photos of "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered

Toy News: "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered stock photos and product description

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Toy News: "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered stock photos and product description

When Generation One was nearing its end, Japan released a set of Cybertrons (aka Autobots) who could each become a robot, vehicle and base before they all combined into the giant "Big Powered" base! Now these classic Japanese characters are being brought into the 21st Century thanks to Takara Tomy. Today Takara Tomy listed a new version of "Big Powered" on their web site along with stock photos!

Toy News: "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered stock photos and product description
Toy News: "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered stock photos and product description
Toy News: "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered stock photos and product description
Toy News: "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered stock photos and product description
Toy News: "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered stock photos and product description
Toy News: "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered stock photos and product description
Toy News: "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered stock photos and product description
Toy News: "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered stock photos and product description
Toy News: "Legends" LG-EX Big Powered stock photos and product description

Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos

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Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos

Less than a week after new reveals at New York Comic-Con 2018 by Hasbro, Takara Tomy has posted several new entries on their web site for "Siege" figures including some of the Decepticons revealed this past week! Check out the listing translations (via Google Translate), suggested retail prices and photos.

Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases new "Siege" stock photos

October 8th

Business News: Toys 'R' Us to make a return in the United States as "Geoffrey's Toy Box"

Business News: Toys 'R' Us to make a return in the United States as "Geoffrey's Toy Box"

As a follow up to Tuesday's news that Toys 'R' Us was preparing to return in some way, more news has popped up. First there is an official press release by Toys 'R' Us announcing that Toys 'R' Us related assets are being acquired by a group of investors "...led by Geoffrey, LLC’s existing secured lenders.". The press release goes on to say:

October 5th

Events: Report from Hasbro's NYCC 2018 Press Event

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Events: Report from Hasbro's NYCC 2018 Press Event

On October 4, 2018 Hasbro held its press event during New York Comic-Con giving fans a long awaited look at the "Siege" Decepticons! Check out my report and photos from this event for my first hand thoughts and some tid bits from the Hasbro team itself!