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January 14th, 2018

Toy Review: "Generation 2" Unreleased Go-Bot "Black Viper"

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Toy Review: "Generation 2" Unreleased Go-Bot "Black Viper"

In the latter days of Generation 2, a set of Go-Bots figures were planned but never released in their original forms. One of these eventually came out as Spychanger Side Burn and Jazz, but today I bring you a look at its original release "Black Viper"!

Toy Review: "Power of the Primes" Voyager Class Grimlock

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Toy Review: "Power of the Primes" Voyager Class Grimlock

Grimlock is the powerful leader of the Dinobots. At his core he is believes in defending the innocent and Autobot ideals, but his methods sometimes shock his fellow Autobots! Check out my review of "Power of the Primes" Grimlock!

January 12th

Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" (2015) Crash Combiner Shocknado

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Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" (2015) Crash Combiner Shocknado

Shockdrive and Warnado are enough trouble for the Autobots individually, but when they crash combine they form the powerful Shocknado who uses his electricity based powers to fry his enemy's circuits! Start your day off with a look at my review of "Robots in Disguise" Shocknado!

Rumor: Possible artwork for "Power of the Primes" Blast-Off released online

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Rumor: Possible artwork for "Power of the Primes" Blast-Off released online

A while back it was rumored that an upcoming wave of "Power of the Primes" Deluxes would include Blast-Off. Fans may recall that during "Combiner Wars", Blast-Off was a redeco of Quickslinger (aka Slingshot). Meanwhile in Japan, Takara Tomy created a new figure based on G1 Blast-Off who transformed into a space shuttle.

January 11th

Toy Review: "Beast Wars Transformers" Silverbolt

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Toy Review: "Beast Wars Transformers" Silverbolt

Honorable, brave and valiant, Silverbolt embodies a lot of the ideals of the Maximals. Unfortunately he is sometimes a bit too trusting and naive which can lead him into a world of trouble! Today I have restored my review of "Beast Wars" Silverbolt complete with new commentary and photos!

January 9th

Game News: Rodimus Prime and Motormaster clash in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - "Power Beyond Measure"

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Game News: Rodimus Prime and Motormaster clash in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - "Power Beyond Measure"

Bah-weep-graaaaagnah wheep nini bong!

Witness the conclusion of the saga and fight on this weekend's event Leaderboard for a chance to unlock a 3 or 4-Star Rodimus Prime or Motormaster!

Power Beyond Measure

The tides of battle change as an unexpected contestant jumps into battle. A new leader and a new hope for the Autobots: Rodimus Prime!

The new Prime faces Motormaster's destruction derby the only way a bot knows…

Bot vs. Bot and Wheels vs. Wheels! The Real King of the Road will be declared today!

Event type: Alliance Leaderboard

Game News: Rodimus Prime and Motormaster clash in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - "Power Beyond Measure"
Game News: Rodimus Prime and Motormaster clash in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - "Power Beyond Measure"
Game News: Rodimus Prime and Motormaster clash in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - "Power Beyond Measure"
Game News: Rodimus Prime and Motormaster clash in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - "Power Beyond Measure"
Game News: Rodimus Prime and Motormaster clash in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - "Power Beyond Measure"

Retro Review: New photos and more in the restored BWTF review of "Beast Wars" Dinobot

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Retro Review: New photos and more in the restored BWTF review of "Beast Wars" Dinobot

Before the Beast Wars Dinobot was a Predacon follower of Megatron. However after losing a challenge to Megatron he wound up joining the Maximals, becoming one of their most powerful warriors and loyal ally. I have restored my review of "Beast Wars" Dinobot complete with new commentary and photos on the figure. Enjoy!

Toy News: Official images and description of MPM Ironhide

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Toy News: Official images and description of MPM Ironhide

Thanks to the kind folks at Hasbro and Rogers & Cowan Ben's World of Transformers now has official images and information on the upcoming Movie Masterpiece Ironhide action figure! In an interesting change, this item appears to be a general release instead of a Toys 'R' Us exclusive. Check out the official description and attached images.


Transformers Masterpiece Movie Series Ironhide MPM-6
(Ages 8 and up/ Approx. Retail Price: $XX.XX/Available: Fall ‘18)

Toy News: Official images and description of MPM Ironhide
Toy News: Official images and description of MPM Ironhide
Toy News: Official images and description of MPM Ironhide
Toy News: Official images and description of MPM Ironhide
Toy News: Official images and description of MPM Ironhide
Toy News: Official images and description of MPM Ironhide
Toy News: Official images and description of MPM Ironhide
Toy News: Official images and description of MPM Ironhide
Toy News: Official images and description of MPM Ironhide

January 8th

Cartoon News: Mark Hamill and Ron Perlman join the cast of "Power of the Primes"

Cartoon News: Mark Hamill and Ron Perlman join the cast of "Power of the Primes"

The Hollywood Reporter has posted an exclusive article announcing the casting of Mark Hamill (Star Wars) and Ron Perlman (Hellboy) in the upcoming "Power of the Primes" cartoon which concludes the Prime Wars Trilogy.

Toy News: Movie Masterpiece Ironhide revealed

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Toy News: Movie Masterpiece Ironhide revealed

If you have been wondering who the next Movie Masterpiece figure will be, you are in luck! At a press conference in Hong Kong last night, Hasbro revealed Ironhide will be joining Barricade, Bumblebee and Optimus Prime in the Movie Masterpiece line. Thanks to ToysTV 玩具TV we have video of this reveal. Ironhide transforms into an officially licensed Topkick pickup truck and features a 45 step transformation! Other neat features include an articulated mouth and finger articulation. Hopefully Hasbro will send over official information on this soon!

Toy News: Movie Masterpiece Ironhide revealed
Toy News: Movie Masterpiece Ironhide revealed
Toy News: Movie Masterpiece Ironhide revealed
Toy News: Movie Masterpiece Ironhide revealed