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February 2nd, 2016

Convention News: Has another Botcon exclusive been revealed?

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The Official Fun Publications Youtube Channel has posted a new commercial for Botcon 2016 featuring voice actor David Kaye reprising his Megatron role from "Beast Wars"! At the end some artwork is shown for Megatron whose head appears to be on a very familiar form: Gigatron aka "Robots in Disguise" Megatron! Could this be a new Botcon toy reveal? Time will tell! Check out the ad below:

February 1st

Toy Review: "Generations" Combiner Wars Scattershot

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Toy Review: "Generations" Combiner Wars Scattershot

Scattershot's combat style is very simple: charge into a pile of enemies and don't stop shooting and hitting until they are all scrap! When called upon he can combine with various combinations of Combiner limbs to form Betatron and duke it out Combiner style. Today's review brings you a look at "Combiner Wars" Scattershot!

January 30th

Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" Legion Class Clampdown

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Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" Legion Class Clampdown

Clampdown is not the bravest Decepticon around. In fact he's basically a coward who will do whatever it takes to profit while not getting into direct conflict. While he calls himself a Decepticon, he's more than happy to sell out anyone to protect himself! Check out my review of this weird and wacky Decepticon.

January 29th

Toy Review: "Q Transformers" Bumblebee (Daihatsu Copen Version)

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Toy Review: "Q Transformers" Bumblebee (Daihatsu Copen Version)

When the Autobots need an espionage expert they go to the best Autobot for the job: Bumblebee! Among the many forms the little Autobot has taken over the years is a Daihatsu Copen. Today's review brings you a look at "Q Transformers" Bumblebee!

January 28th

Toy News: Official photos for "Transformers Adventure" Thunderhoof & Quillfire

in Decepticon, News, Prime, Transformers Adventures, Warrior Class
Toy News: Official photos for "Transformers Adventure" Thunderhoof & Quillfire

It was revealed back in October 2015 that Hasbro was planning Warrior Class versions of the Decepticons Thunderhoof and Quillfire. Now Takara Tomy has revealed its decos for these figures which seem to feature more metallic paint and additional details not seen on the Hasbro prototypes. You can view the listings on Takara Tomy Mall's web site: Quillfire and Thunderhoof are 2700 Yen each (about $23 USD.

Toy News: Official photos for "Transformers Adventure" Thunderhoof & Quillfire
Toy News: Official photos for "Transformers Adventure" Thunderhoof & Quillfire
Toy News: Official photos for "Transformers Adventure" Thunderhoof & Quillfire

Toy Review: "Platinum Edition" Triple Changers

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Toy Review: "Platinum Edition" Triple Changers

When Megatron wanted to add a level of terror to his Decepticon forces he introduced Triple Changer technology, creating warriors who had three modes to enable them to spread triple the terror! Two of these warriors were the bombastic Astrotrain and the terrifying Blitzwing. Check out my review of the Platinum Edition Triple Changers!

January 27th

Sponsor News BBTS: Transformers, DC, Star Wars, Bandai, TMNT, Star Trek, Marvel & More!

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Sponsor News BBTS: Transformers, DC, Star Wars, Bandai, TMNT, Star Trek, Marvel & More!

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NEW TAKARA TRANSFORMERS
Transformers Unite Warriors UW-07 Bruticus is a combiner consisting of five transforming figures: Blast-off, Onslaught, Swindle, Brawl and Vortex, and he is listed for $134.99! We have also listed eleven new single and multi-pack items in the Transformers Adventure lineup!
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NEW DC COLLECTIBLES

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Sponsor News BBTS: Transformers, DC, Star Wars, Bandai, TMNT, Star Trek, Marvel & More!
Sponsor News BBTS: Transformers, DC, Star Wars, Bandai, TMNT, Star Trek, Marvel & More!
Sponsor News BBTS: Transformers, DC, Star Wars, Bandai, TMNT, Star Trek, Marvel & More!
Sponsor News BBTS: Transformers, DC, Star Wars, Bandai, TMNT, Star Trek, Marvel & More!
Sponsor News BBTS: Transformers, DC, Star Wars, Bandai, TMNT, Star Trek, Marvel & More!
Sponsor News BBTS: Transformers, DC, Star Wars, Bandai, TMNT, Star Trek, Marvel & More!
Sponsor News BBTS: Transformers, DC, Star Wars, Bandai, TMNT, Star Trek, Marvel & More!
Sponsor News BBTS: Transformers, DC, Star Wars, Bandai, TMNT, Star Trek, Marvel & More!

January 26th

Attractions: DMG to launch "Transformers" attraction in China

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Attractions: DMG to launch "Transformers" attraction in China

According to Variety, DMG will be launching a "Transformers" based attraction in 2017. According to the article:

"A custom-built theater seating 4,500 will host a live show combining shape-shifting robots, aerial stunts and large-scale special effects."

January 25th

Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" Battle Pack Sideswipe versus Decepticon Anvil

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Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" Battle Pack Sideswipe versus Decepticon Anvil

Sideswipe has faced many Decepticons since arriving on Earth, but one of the strangest is Decepticon Anvil, a Mini-Con who transforms into a weapon that can knock Sideswipe out for the count! Luckily Sideswipe has special armor and weapons that can help him fight the Mini-Con. Check out my review of Sideswipe versus Anvil!

Link: Takara Tomy launches "Beast Wars" 20th Anniversary web site

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Link: Takara Tomy launches "Beast Wars" 20th Anniversary web site

Later this year Takara Tomy will be releasing Masterpiece Optimus Primal, the Maximal leader from "Beast Wars Transformers". In the 90's this series helped revive the "Transformers" franchise. In celebration of this line Takara Tomy has launched a new web site focusing on Masterpiece Optimus Primal featuring screen captures from the TV show and information on the upcoming Masterpiece figure. Check it out!

Link: Takara Tomy launches "Beast Wars" 20th Anniversary web site
Link: Takara Tomy launches "Beast Wars" 20th Anniversary web site
Link: Takara Tomy launches "Beast Wars" 20th Anniversary web site
Link: Takara Tomy launches "Beast Wars" 20th Anniversary web site