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November 20th, 2012

Toy Review: Generations "GDO" Toys R Us Exclusive Hot Spot

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Whenever there's an emergency that will get the ol' Energon pumping, you can bet Hot Spot will be there to save the day! Today's review is the elusive Toys R Us exclusive Hot spot!

November 19th

Toy Review: Generations Legends Class Optimus Prime

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Powerful and wise, Optimus Prime is the shining beacon that has led the Autobots for millions of years. Among his weapons is a mighty blade that he wields in battle against the Decepticons! Take a look at my review of Legends Optimus Prime.

News Roundup: "Transformers 4" details, "Transformers The Ride" award, Jeff Kline talks "Beast Hunters"

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  • Michael Bay has revealed more details about "Transformers 4" including its time frame, set four years after "Dark of the Moon" via First Showing
  • "Transformers The Ride" wins a Thea Award via The Orlando Sentinel
  • Actors including Luke Grimes (Taken 2), Jack Reynor (The Delivery Man), Landon Liboiron (Terra Nova) and more auditioning for "Transformers 4" via Coming Soon
  • "Transformers Prime" producer Jeff Kline talks about "Beast Hunters" via LA Times

Sponsor News: BBTS Terminator, Arkham Asylum, Gentle Giant, Kotobukiya

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Hi - a few new items listed today:

12" Movie Masterpiece - T-800 DX Battle-Damaged Version
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HOT10419&mode=re...

New Kotobukiya - DC, Anime
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11185

New Gentle Giant - Avengers, Star Wars
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11171

T-800 Endoskull 1:2 Scale Replica Bust
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HCO10131&mode=re...

Terminator 2 T-800 Brain Chip Replica - Asian Edition (LE 400)

November 18th

Toy Review: Arms Micron Ironhide with Iro

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Warrior, bodyguard and an expert in combat, Ironhide is one of the oldest Autobots out there but the Decepticons still can't keep him down! Today's review brings you a look at the Japanese release of Arms Micron Ironhide with Iro!

November 16th

Toy Review: Bot Shots Jazz

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Jazz loves Earth culture. Whether it's language, music, entertainment or fashion he's the man Autobots go to when they need to know about the latest trends among the humans! Now Jazz has joined the ranks of the Bot Shots warriors! Check out my review of Bot shots Jazz!

News Roundup: "Fall of Cybertron" update pack, "Transformers Prime" S2 give away, "Transformers 4" goes to Asia, Takara Tomy RC

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  • High Moon Studios is planning to release another "Balance" pack for "Fall of Cybertron" based on feedback via High Moon Studios
  • Wired is having a give away for the Blu-Ray edition of "Transformers Prime" Season 2 - via Wired
  • "Transformers 4" may be looking to film in China to increase potential box office revenue - via Vulture
  • Following the casting of Mark Wahlberg, word is Michael Bay is looking to cast new, young actors for "Transformers 4" via Hollywood Reporter

Sponsor News: BBTS - DC Collectibles, GI Joe, Bandai, Hot Toys, Minimates, Wacky Wobblers & More

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JOECON 2012 OPERATION BEAR TRAP BOX SET - LIMITED EDITION SECOND RUN
This set was so popular that Fun Publications is going back and doing a second run of it. It includes 15 figures plus the weapons and more, and is listed at $439.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS22323&mode=re...

DC COLLECTIBLES NEW ITEMS FOR DECEMBER
The new listings from DC Collectibles include the next wave of Arkham City figures. This assortment has Batman, Nightwing, Talia and Deadshot, and they are available singly at $20.99 each, or as a set for $74.99, saving you $17 off the MSRP. We have also listed the new "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns" A Call to Arms statue, which shows Batman atop a black horse. It stands 14.5" tall and is listed at $324.99, saving you $75 off of the MSRP. Finally, a new Batman Black and White statue from Sean "Cheeks" Galloway is listed, priced at $69.99, $10 off the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11157

BANDAI TAMASHII NATIONS SPRING RELEASES
We have just listed a variety of upcoming Bandai items. The Soul of Chogokin GX-23 Zambot 3 set is being rereleased, and we have it listed at $199.99, $25 off the MSRP. We also have the Gundam Metal Build Exia/Exia Repair III listed at $169.99, $20 off the MSRP. In addition to these, we have God Eater Burst D-Arts Alisa, S.H. Figuarts Riderman from Kamen Rider, Figuarts Zero X Drake and Basil Hawkins, Chibi Arts Boa with Salome and the Chozokeidamashii One Piece Film Z Final Bout Box of 8 listed, so check out the list and grab your favorites.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11143

BATMAN NEW 52 VERSION 1/10 SCALE ARTFX+ STATUE
The latest character in Kotobukiya's New 52 ArtFX+ Statue line is Batman. He comes with magnetized feet for better attachment to his base, and is listed at $35.99, $4 off the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=KOT11010&mode=re...

VENOM UNBOUND FINE ART STATUE
Kotobukiya is releasing a companion piece to their Amazing Spider-Man Fine Art Statue. It shows the villain crouching with muscles rippling and tongue extended, ready to leap at his opponent. It is 1/6 scale and stands 10" tall, and we have it listed at $184.99, $25 below the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=KOT11007&mode=re...

NYCC 2012 EXCLUSIVE MINIMATES - ALPHA FLIGHT BOX SET 02, THUNDERCATS BOX SET 02
The two follow-up Minimates sets are ready for pre-orders. Alpha Flight Box Set 02 includes Sasquatch, Aurora, Snowbird and Shaman, and Thundercats Box Set 02 includes Slithe, Monkian, Jackalman and Vultureman, along with a Wolfrat. Each set is listed at $19.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=nycc%202012%20mini...

HEADROBOTS DRONE
The newest Headrobots item is Drone, which can convert certain transforming helicopter robots into a one-eyed version complete with skis. This set is listed at $34.99, and also comes with alternate feet, null box weapons and chromed guns.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HRB10010&mode=re...

Toy Review: Masterpiece Thundercracker

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THUNDERCRACKER looks down on those who cannot fly with sneering disdain, often going out of his way to attack creatures that cannot fly, just to prove his superiority. Now you can check out my review of this smug Decepticon!

November 13th

Sponsor News: BBTS - DC, Bandai, Henkei Transformers and more!

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Hi - Here is an update on some cool new items listed in the last 24 hours:

Batman Arkham City - Series 04
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DCC11564&mode=re...

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns A Call to Arms Statue
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DCC11569&mode=re...

Batman Black and White Statue (Sean "Cheeks" Galloway Version)
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DCC11570&mode=re...

Bandai / Tamashii Nations - GX-23 Zambot, Metal Build Gundam Exia, God Eater Burst Alisa, One Piece, Kamen Rider & More
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11143

Headrobots Drone
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HRB10010&mode=re...