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February 5th, 2015

Toy Review: "Combiner Wars" Skydive

in Aerialbot, Autobot, Combiner Wars, Deluxe, Generation One, Generations, News

Armed with his powerful weaponry Skydive has much more at his disposal than blasters. His mind is one of his greatest assets, filled with knowledge of aerial battle tactics that rivals any other Cybertronian. Check out my review of Combiner Wars Skydive!

Toy News: Faction of "Fan Built" Combiner chosen!

in Autobot, Combiner / Gestalt, Combiner Wars, Generations, News

The Official Transformers Facebook Page has announced that the Fan Built Combiner poll has chosen the new Combiner to be an Autobot! The other choices involved picking vehicle modes, so I'm looking forward to seeing what interesting combination fans ultimately chose.

Toy News: Faction of "Fan Built" Combiner chosen!

February 2nd

Toy Review: "Age of Extinction" One Step Changer Galvatron

in Age of Extinction, Dark of the Moon, Decepticon, News, One Step Changer

When humans thought they were using Cybertronian technology for their own purposes, the Decepticon leader Megatron was secretly manipulating their efforts to build him a new body so he could be reborn as Galvatron! Today's review brings you a look at One Step Changer Galvatron from "Age of Extinction"!

Sponsor News - Bigbadtoystore: Megatron Premium Scale 18.5" Collectible Figure

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BWTF sponsor Bigbadtoystore has posted a new preorder for a 18.5" Premium Megatron figure based on his appearance in "Dark of the Moon". Here are some more details:

  • Figure Stands 18.5-Inches (47cm) Tall
  • Fully Posable With Over 70 Points of Articulation, Including Articulated Fingers
  • Highly-Detailed Sculpt and Paint Application
Sponsor News - Bigbadtoystore: Megatron Premium Scale 18.5" Collectible Figure
Sponsor News - Bigbadtoystore: Megatron Premium Scale 18.5" Collectible Figure

Toy News: First full clear photo of Titan Class Devastator

in Constructicon, News

Fellow fan site TFW2005 reports a full, clear photo of Titan Class Devastator has been revealed. It's position appears to be the same as the previous photo (with Hook's crane in the "up" position etc.) so this is likely from the German Toy Fair. Full credit goes to TFW2005 for this news item.

Toy News: First full clear photo of Titan Class Devastator

January 30th

Toy News: New "Rescue Bots" figures on Hasbrotoyshop

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Without any fanfare, a few new (and in a couple cases, unannounced) "Rescue Bots" figures have been put up on Hasbrotoyshop! The figures are:

Toy News: New "Rescue Bots" figures on Hasbrotoyshop
Toy News: New "Rescue Bots" figures on Hasbrotoyshop
Toy News: New "Rescue Bots" figures on Hasbrotoyshop
Toy News: New "Rescue Bots" figures on Hasbrotoyshop
Toy News: New "Rescue Bots" figures on Hasbrotoyshop
Toy News: New "Rescue Bots" figures on Hasbrotoyshop
Toy News: New "Rescue Bots" figures on Hasbrotoyshop

Toy Review: "Combiner Wars" Legends Class Windcharger

in Autobot, Combiner Wars, Generation One, Generations, Legends, Mini-Bot, News

It's very easy to underestimate Windcharger given his smaller size and lack of flashy weaponry. However, this Autobot is a master of magnetism, allowing him to challenge any Decepticon! Check out my review of Legends Class Windcharger!

January 29th

Toy Review: "Age of Extinction" Hot Shot

in Age of Extinction, Autobot, Deluxe, News

Hot Shot is a fearless Autobot who accepts nothing less than total victory over his enemies. With an arsenal of weaponry at his disposal and a super fast Corvette vehicle mode he has the tools to do the job! Check out my review of "Age of Extinction" Hot Shot.

Auction Alert: Huge collection of G1 Gold boxed European Transformers

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Lately there seem to be more and more big collections going on sale, but the latest is a unique one! Optimal Toys has posted an incredible auction featuring a complete set of the European exclusive "gold box" reissues of G1 figures including the Combaticons, Dinobots, Aerialbots and more!

Auction Alert: Huge collection of G1 Gold boxed European Transformers
Auction Alert: Huge collection of G1 Gold boxed European Transformers
Auction Alert: Huge collection of G1 Gold boxed European Transformers

January 28th

Toy News: The Transformers Collector's Club reveals Nacelle

in Decepticon, News, Seeker, Timelines

The Transformers Collector's Club has revealed another figure from their Club Subscription Service line up: Nacelle! This Decepticon is based on the Classics Starscream sculpt. The photo is a production sample so changes may still be made before it arrives in your mailbox.

Toy News: The Transformers Collector's Club reveals Nacelle