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February 25th, 2016

Toy Review: "Generations" Combiner Wars Smokescreen

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Toy Review: "Generations" Combiner Wars Smokescreen

Some Autobots like Grimlock get a lot of recognition on the battlefield for their loud, brash ways but Smokescreen works hard to not be seen until he wants his enemies to notice him! Once they do he uses all the tricks at his disposal to distract them so other Autobots can take them down. This afternoon's review takes a look at "Combiner Wars" Smokescreen, enjoy!

Toy Review: "Rescue Bots" Mini-Con Drake the Dragon-Bot

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Toy Review: "Rescue Bots" Mini-Con Drake the Dragon-Bot

When Autobots see Drake the Dragon-Bot they may think he's going to launch fire but this helpful Mini-Con actually transforms into a water cannon for to help save the day! Check out my review of Mini-Con Drake the Dragon-bot from "Rescue Bots".

February 24th

Toy News: Victorion listing up on Amazon Canada

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Toy News: Victorion listing up on Amazon Canada

Amazon Canada has posted a new listing for the "Fan Built Combiner" Victorion! The listing includes photos of the revised version of the figure with toned down reds and greens based on fan feedback. Victorion is comprised of the following characters:

  • Pyra Magna
  • Rust Dust
  • Dustup
  • Stormclash
  • Skyburst
  • Jumpstream
Toy News: Victorion listing up on Amazon Canada
Toy News: Victorion listing up on Amazon Canada
Toy News: Victorion listing up on Amazon Canada
Toy News: Victorion listing up on Amazon Canada

Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" (2015) Legion Class Ultra Magnus

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Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" (2015) Legion Class Ultra Magnus

Ultra Magnus is a natural leader but he is much more comfortable in the role of a soldier. Fortunately he is equally suited for either role! This morning's review brings you a look at Legion Class Ultra Magnus.

February 23rd

Toy Review: "Rescue Bots" Mini-Con Servo

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Toy Review: "Rescue Bots" Mini-Con Servo

Even an Autobot as large and capable as High Tide needs help sometimes and for that he has Servo. Faithful and able to help with a variety of tools at his disposal, this Mini-Con is a critical part of the Autobot team! Check out my review of the cute Mini-Con Servo!

February 22nd

Toy News: Unite Warriors Convoy Grand Prime boxed set photos

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Toy News: Unite Warriors Convoy Grand Prime boxed set photos

TF Yuki is at it again! This time out he provides fans with a look at the upcoming "Convoy Grand Prime" boxed set featuring a set of "1984 Autobots" including Optimus Prime, Prowl, Mirage, Ironhide and Sunstreaker! Unlike their "Combiner Wars" counterparts, the colors on these figures heavily favor the "Generation One" cartoon program, making them mostly brighter. Check out the photos in the embeds below.

Toy News: Unite Warriors Bruticus boxed set packaging sample revealed

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Toy News: Unite Warriors Bruticus boxed set packaging sample revealed

The Takara Tomy Twitter feed for Transformers has posted an exciting image of the upcomign Unite Warriors Bruticus set! This set will include a Japanese exclusive Blast Off figure and the color schemes will be based off the G1 animated series. The North American release of the Combaticons uses a redeco of Quickslinger as Blast Off and the colors are more based off the G1 toys than the cartoon, making this a unique set.

Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Blast Off

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Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Blast Off

The awesome TF Yuki has posted more images of the grey model prototype for Unite Warriors Blast Off. This is a brand new sculpt representing the character as he appeared in the "Generation One" animated series. Check out the images in the embeds below!

February 19th

Convention News: Stan Bush & Vince DiCola team up for Botcon concert

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Convention News: Stan Bush & Vince DiCola team up for Botcon concert

The Official Botcon Facebook has posted some exciting news for music fans! Stan Bush and Vince DiCola will be playing a show at the 4th Street Live venue during Botcon 2016! Details are not up yet but it is sure to be an exciting way to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of "Transformers: The Movie".

February 17th

Toy Review: "Hunt for the Decepticons" Banzaitron

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Toy Review: "Hunt for the Decepticons" Banzaitron

Banzaitron is a dangerous Decepticon who uses his knowledge of seven different martial arts to defeat his enemies. Then he takes them apart and sells them for scrap. His current target is the leader of the Autobots himself: Optimus Prime! Tonight's review is a "catch up" one where I take a look at "Hunt for the Decepticons" Banzaitron.