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June 9th, 2015

Convention News: Botcon 2015 Souvenir Pricing announced

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Convention News: Botcon 2015 Souvenir Pricing announced

The Official Botcon Facebook page has posted the pricing for the souvenir figures being released at the convention! Check out the prices below:

BotCon 2015 Souvenir pricing!

Movies: China producing animated rip-off "The Autobots"

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Movies: China producing animated rip-off "The Autobots"

Long time Transformers fans are used to seeing low quality bootlegs of toys from Asia, but Japanese morning show Sukkiri reports that an animated film coming out of China manages to rip off a few creative properties at the same time including "Transformers"! How? The title of the movie is: The Autobots! No, the cars don't transform, in fact they look a lot like the vehicles from Pixar's "Cars" series.

June 8th

Sponsor News BBTS - Power Rangers, Botcon, Age of Ultron, Disney, MOTU, GI Joe & More!

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Sponsor News BBTS - Power Rangers, Botcon, Age of Ultron, Disney, MOTU, GI Joe & More!

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POWER RANGERS LEGACY POWER MORPHER
This replica of the Power Morpher is made of quality die-cast metal parts and plastic. The dimensions are about 10-inches wide x 8-inches tall x 3-inches long. The Legacy Edition Power Morpher includes all 5 die-cast replicas of the original TV show coins. Each coin activates sound and light effects. Two LR44 batters are included. $59.99
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=rangers%20legacy

BOTCON 2015 EXCLUSIVES

Sponsor News BBTS - Power Rangers, Botcon, Age of Ultron, Disney, MOTU, GI Joe & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Power Rangers, Botcon, Age of Ultron, Disney, MOTU, GI Joe & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Power Rangers, Botcon, Age of Ultron, Disney, MOTU, GI Joe & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Power Rangers, Botcon, Age of Ultron, Disney, MOTU, GI Joe & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Power Rangers, Botcon, Age of Ultron, Disney, MOTU, GI Joe & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Power Rangers, Botcon, Age of Ultron, Disney, MOTU, GI Joe & More!

Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" One Step Changer Fracture

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Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" One Step Changer Fracture

The Decepticon Bounty Hunter known as Fracture will use whatever tricks are necessary to capture his prey! Whether its firepower, traps or his battle prowess, Fracture is not one to give up his mission easily. Check out my review of the newly released One Step Changer Fracture!

June 5th

Movie News: A "Beast Wars" movie?! Maybe, according to Akiva Goldsman

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Movie News: A "Beast Wars" movie?!  Maybe, according to Akiva Goldsman

Deadline has posted an article where Akiva Goldsman, head of the current Paramount "writer's room" for Transformers mentions "Beast Wars" when discussing the work he and the team are doing. According to the article:

"“If one of the writers discovers an affinity for Beast Wars, they can drive forward on treatments that will have been fleshed out by the whole room,” Goldsman said."

Toy News: SDCC Combiner Hunters 3-Pack revealed

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Toy News: SDCC Combiner Hunters 3-Pack revealed

For a week or so now mystery redecos of "Generations" Arcee have been floating around the web. Now Autobase Aichi has posted what appear to be official photography of San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Transformers including Devastator and a three pack of "Combiner Hunters", namely Windblade, Chromia and Arcee in all new colors!

San Diego Comic-Con 2015 exclusive Transformers boxes
San Diego Comic-Con 2015 exclusive Transformers (open)
San Diego Comic-Con 2015 exclusive Transformers Combiner Hunters (flap open)
San Diego Comic-Con 2015 exclusive Transformers Windblade, Chromia and Arcee
San Diego Comic-Con 2015 exclusive Transformers Windblade, Chromia and Arcee
San Diego Comic-Con 2015 exclusive Transformers Windblade, Chromia and Arcee

Video: "Combiner Wars" commercial featuring Superion & Menasor

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Transformers Hong Kong has posted a video of an amazing commercial featuring the "Combiner Wars" Aerialbots and Stunticons! The commercial features a combination of animation and stop motion. Interestingly I can't find any indication this is online via the US based "Transformers" Youtube channel so I wonder if this is exclusive to Hong Kong. Either way, enjoy!

Toy News: Rumors surface of Blackarachnia, Nightbird and Slipstream

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Toy News: Rumors surface of Blackarachnia, Nightbird and Slipstream

Over at Cybertron Philippines a thread has popped up indicating there may be three new retools/redecos coming from the Takara Tomy "Legends" line, the Japanese equivalent of "Generations". The three are:

June 4th

Sponsor News BBTS - Combiner Wars, Marvel Legends, Transformers Sale!, Mortal Kombat, Alien, Bandai, Godzilla & More!

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Sponsor News BBTS - Combiner Wars, Marvel Legends, Transformers Sale!, Mortal Kombat, Alien, Bandai, Godzilla & More!

LEADER CLASS TRANSFORMERS SALE!
We have a variety of Leader Class Transformers on sale including the First Edition Optimus Prime from Transformers: Age of Extinction that stands over 10 inches tall in robot mode and comes with his Sword of Judgment and Sentinel Shield for $39.99 and Generations Jetfire that comes with a removable battle helmet, turbo thrusters, arm-mounted cannons, and photon missile launchers for $34.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=18934

SIDESHOW AND HOT TOYS SALE!

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Sponsor News BBTS - Combiner Wars, Marvel Legends, Transformers Sale!, Mortal Kombat, Alien, Bandai, Godzilla & More!
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Game News: Classic DINOBOTS join TRANSFORMERS: BATTLE TACTICS!

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Game News: Classic DINOBOTS join TRANSFORMERS: BATTLE TACTICS!

The folks over at DeNA have sent over the latest news about their turn-based "Transformers: Battle Tactics" game! Check out the awesome graphics attached and the press release below:

The DINOBOTS have entered the battlefield! Today DeNA announced Dinobot Destruction, a new in-game event that brings the original G1 DINOBOTS to TRANSFORMERS: BATTLE TACTICS.
An exciting turn-based strategy game for iOS and Android, TRANSFORMERS: BATTLE TACTICS lets players collect and assemble teams of iconic AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS to battle in strategic combat experiences with other fans in real-time.

Battle Tactics Grimlock
Battle Tactics Slog
Battle Tactics Slog
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Battle Tactics Slug
Battle Tactics Snarl
Battle Tactics Snarl
Battle Tactics Dinobots in Battle
Battle Tactics Dinobots in Battle