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January 28th, 2013

Toy Review: Masterpiece 12 "Lambor"

in Cybertron, Generation One, Masterpiece, News

Lambor (aka Sideswipe) is an Autobot who is well aware of all the rules he has to live by, he just chooses to bend them - a lot! Now this Autobot has taken on "Masterpiece" form in 2013 and you can check out my review of this figure today!

January 24th

Retro Toy Review: Beast Wars Transformers Fox Kids! Transmetal Rhinox

in Beast Wars, Deluxe, Fox Kids!, Maximal, News, Transmetal

When a mysterious wave of energy hits ancient Earth, Rhinox was transformed into a Transmetal beast/vehicle/robot combination that made him more powerful than ever before! When "Beast Wars" moved to the Fox Kids! block of television programs a special sub-line of toys was released to promote it. Among them was Transmetal Rhinox in new colors! Check out this restored "retro review" with new pictures and some added notes!

Comic Book Review: "Mars Attacks Transformers"

in Comic Book Review, Generation One

Think the Decepticons are the only baddies in town? Think again! It's full on chaos when the Martians attack Earth, but will it be Megatron who's key to stopping them? All the silliness and action of a "Mars Attacks!" storyline mixed in with our favorite robots in disguise gets reviewed today!

January 23rd

Sponsor News: BBTS MP-17 Prowl, MP-18 Smokescreen, TF Prime Beast Hunters, MP-12T, Star Wars, GI Joe: Retaliation, Bioshock!

MP-17 MASTERPIECE PROWL
This new Masterpiece Transformer has just been listed at $79.99. Please Note: The pricing on this item is subject to change while we verify final costs with suppliers.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11668&mode=re...

MP-18 MASTERPIECE SMOKESCREEN
This new Masterpiece Transformer has just been listed at $79.99. Please Note: The pricing on this item is subject to change while we verify final costs with suppliers.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11669&mode=re...

NEW TAKARA TRANSFORMERS PRIME BEAST HUNTERS, EG FIGURES
We have just listed new pre-orders for the Japanese versions of a number of new Transformers Beast Hunters figures, as well as a new EG line comprising both Legends and Cyberverse figures. The Beast Hunters line includes Voyagers of Hunter Optimus Prime, Dragotron and Hunter Shockwave, and each is priced at $49.99; it also has Deluxes of Hunter Bumblebee, Hunter Bulkhead, Hunter Wheeljack, Hunter Starscream, Hunter Soundwave and Hunter Smokescreen, and each of these is listed at $29.99. The EG line appears to include Legends of EG01 Optimus Prime, EG02 Bumblebee, EG03 Prowl, EG05 Hound, EG06 Tank Megatron and EG07 Starscream, as well as EG04 Smokescreen and EG08 Airachnid, both of which seem to be the newest Cyberverse versions, and each of these figures is priced at $10.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=3150&category=9217

MP-12T MASTERPIECE TIGERTRACK EXCLUSIVE
This upcoming release will be a yellow redeco of the MP-12 Masterpiece Lambor/Sideswipe, just like the original version was a recolor of the original Sideswipe. We have him listed at $99.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11667&mode=re...

Toy Reviews: "Transformers Universe" Soundwave & Space Case

in Decepticon, Generation Two, News, Transformers Universe, Ultra

When Unicron chose to recruit Decepticons to his cause, he picked two warriors and paired them up into a duo of destruction! Delivering intelligence and power is Soundwave and providing air support is the super fast Space Case. Check out my review of this pair of figures.

January 22nd

Toy Review: Big Bad Toy Store Exclusive "Dark Energon" Starscream

in Bigbadtoystore, Dark Energon, Decepticon, Deluxe, Generation One, News, Prime, Seeker

Starscream is always in pursuit of more power, and now powered by Dark Energon he is more powerful than ever before! Today's review brings you a look at the Bigbadtoystore exclusive Dark Energon Starscream!

Sponsor News: BBTS Funko POP MOTU, Minimates, Trek, Prometheus, Portal, Man of Steel & More

in News

Hi - a ton of great new preorders have been listed this morning:

Takara Beast Hunters - Deluxe & Voyager Figures - G11 to G18
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11773

Takara EG Series - 8 new figures at only $10.99 each
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11780

Gentle Giant 12" Kenner - Bossk
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=GG10580&mode=retail

Gaming Heads - Team Fortress and Half Life Statues
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=gaming%20heads

New Heroclix - Man of Steel, Bioshock & More
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=heroclix

January 19th

Toy Review: "Transformers Universe" King Atlas

in Autobot, Generation One, News, Transformers Universe, Ultra

Joining Optimus Primal in his battle against the Hordes of Unicron, King Atlas takes his role as one of the Children of Primus very seriously as he carpet bombs his enemies! Today's "retro" review takes a look at the mighty Autobot known as King Atlas!

January 17th

Toy News: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Trailcutter!

Hasbro has revealed another figure in their upcoming "Beast Hunters" line up. This time it's Trailcutter (aka Trailbreaker). This is an extensive retool and redeco of the Cyberverse Ironhide figure. Click the thumbnail below for a better look at this figure!

Toy Review: "Beast Hunters" Soundwave with Ravage

in Beast Hunters, Decepticon, Deluxe, Deployers, Generation One, News, Prime

Some mistake his silence for apathy, but those who make that mistake soon find out behind Soundwave is a powerful mind and warrior! Soundwave returns as part of the first wave of "Beast Hunters" figures, check out my review!