January 5th, 2012

Dark of the Moon Scan Series Bumblebee Reviewed

in Autobot, Dark of the Moon, Deluxe, Movie (2007), News, Scan Series, Toys R Us Exclusive

When Bumblebee first came to Earth, he took on the vehicle form of an older Chevrolet Camaro, but when he saw the upgraded form of the vehicle he knew he had found the true vehicle mode he wanted! Today's review brings you a look at the Toys R Us exclusive "Scan Series" Bumblebee, representing his change into this vehicle form right before the final battle in the first "Transformers" live action film.

"Transformers: Dark of the Moon" helps Paramount top 2011's box office

in News

2011 was a fantastic year for films at Paramount Studios. While not all of its films were smash hits, enough of were to propel them to the top of the box office charts. According to The Chicago Tribune:

"On the strength of blockbusters such as "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" and "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol," the studio took in a record $5.17 billion worldwide, Paramount announced on Tuesday."

"Transformers" among the films up for an Academy Award

in News

Every year the Academy Awards nominate films they deem exceptional. According to Reuters, this year's race will be very heavy on the science fiction and fantasy arena. Among the films nominated are "Captain America: The First Avenger", "Hugo" and "Transformers: Dark of the Moon". You can read the entire article here!

January 4th

Dark of the Moon Autobot Armor Topspin Reviewed

in Autobot, Dark of the Moon, Deluxe, Generation One, MechTech, News, Wreckers

Topspin is not just a heavily armed warrior, but his tough hide has been augmented using his engineering skills. Using his Autobot Armor, Topspin is ready to take on Decepticons wherever they may be! Check out BWTF's review of Autobot Armor Topspin!

Rescue Bots Boulder Reviewed

in Autobot, News, Rescue Bots

On the outside, Boulder looks like one scary 'bot and he has the power to back that look up! But deep down inside Boulder the Construction-Bot loves life in all its forms and seeks to protect it with his fellow Rescue Bots!

January 3rd

Rescue Bots Sawyer Storm with Rescue Winch Reviewed

in Autobot, Basic, News, Rescue Bots

When Blades needs a teammate to back him up he knows he can always count on Sawyer Storm. When he needs to perform a rescue, he equips his Rescue Winch and swings into action!

January 2nd

Dark of the Moon Human Alliance Half Track with Major Altitude Reviewed

in Autobot, Dark of the Moon, Human Alliance, News, Revenge of the Fallen, Scout

In "Dark of the Moon" the Autobots and Decepticons both discovered a major find on the surface of the Moon: the legendary Autobot ship known as "The Ark". Thanks to this discovery, the Autobot Half Track and his partner Major Altitude have made several trips to the Moon. They both share a love for space exploration. BWTF brings you a review of Dark of the Moon Half Track!

Rescue Bots Blades Reviewed

in Autobot, News, Rescue Bots

Blades came to Earth to continue his work as a Rescue Bot, but he didn't expect to take on a helicopter mode - especially since he's afraid of heights! But he's an Autobot at heart and doesn't let his fear get in the way of his duties. BWTF's first review of the new year is of Blades, the Rescue Bot!

December 29th, 2011

Generations Junkheap Reviewed

in Autobot, Deluxe, Generation One, Generations, Junkion, News

On the far away planet of junk known as Junkion the tribe of Transformers known as the Junkions spend their days watching TV and learning new ways of talking to each TV speak! One of these warriors is Junkheap, who once helped reassemble Ultra Magnus after he fell in battle. Check out BWTF's review of Generations Junkheap!

Hasbro responds to allegations of poor working conditions in China

in News

On December 19, 2011, a story broke pointing out poor working conditions in the "Jet Fair" factory that produces items including Transformers products. This report included photos and first hand accounts of these conditions.

Hasbro has now released a statement responding to these allegations. Among the steps they have taken to ensure compliance with their standards was an unannounced inspection of the site.