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February 9th, 2016

Music News: "Transformers Roll Out" album preview released

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Music News: "Transformers Roll Out" album preview released

Ben's World of Transformers has received a press release and album cover art for "Transformers Roll Out", a rock music collection inspired by the "Transformers"! Here is the official release:

Toy News: Platinum Edition Optimus Primal available on Amazon.com

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Toy News: Platinum Edition Optimus Primal available on Amazon.com

Amazon.com has put up their listing for the Platinum Edition Ye

Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons

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Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons

Japanese retailer E-Hobby has updated their site with a new listing for "Unite Warriors" Bruticus! This listing gives us our first clear, color images of the individual Combaticons (blurrier pictures surfaced this past weekend). The description focuses on the changes made to the set from their "Combiner Wars" incarnations, focusing on cartoon accurate decos and details such as Vortex having four rotors instead of two.

Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons
Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons
Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons
Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons
Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons
Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons
Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons
Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons
Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons
Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons
Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons
Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons
Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons
Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons
Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons
Toy News: New images of Unite Warriors Bruticus & Combaticons

Sponsor News BBTS: Batman v Superman, Fallout, Marvel, Bandai, MOTU, Transformers & More!

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Sponsor News BBTS: Batman v Superman, Fallout, Marvel, Bandai, MOTU, Transformers & More!

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Sponsor News BBTS: Batman v Superman, Fallout, Marvel, Bandai, MOTU, Transformers & More!
Sponsor News BBTS: Batman v Superman, Fallout, Marvel, Bandai, MOTU, Transformers & More!
Sponsor News BBTS: Batman v Superman, Fallout, Marvel, Bandai, MOTU, Transformers & More!
Sponsor News BBTS: Batman v Superman, Fallout, Marvel, Bandai, MOTU, Transformers & More!
Sponsor News BBTS: Batman v Superman, Fallout, Marvel, Bandai, MOTU, Transformers & More!
Sponsor News BBTS: Batman v Superman, Fallout, Marvel, Bandai, MOTU, Transformers & More!
Sponsor News BBTS: Batman v Superman, Fallout, Marvel, Bandai, MOTU, Transformers & More!
Sponsor News BBTS: Batman v Superman, Fallout, Marvel, Bandai, MOTU, Transformers & More!
Sponsor News BBTS: Batman v Superman, Fallout, Marvel, Bandai, MOTU, Transformers & More!

February 8th

Game News: Epic Optimus added to "Angry Birds Transformers"

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Game News: Epic Optimus added to "Angry Birds Transformers"

It's been a while since we've heard much from the "Angry Birds Transformers" front. The toys were seemingly cancelled (with at least four figures left unreleased) yet the game itself has continued to thrive with several updates. In the current campaign "Angry Birds" celebrates Chinese New Year with a new version of Optimus: Epic Optimus! Check out the Tweet embedded below.

February 7th

Toy News: MP Optimus Primal in color and Unite Warriors Blast Off at Wonderfest

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Toy News: MP Optimus Primal in color and Unite Warriors Blast Off at Wonderfest

TFW2005 has posted several photos from Wonder Fest in Japan showing off upcoming "Transformers" product. Two of the most exciting photos are a color prototype of Masterpiece Optimus Primal and Unite Warriors Blast Off! Two two pics attached are from TFW2005, check out their news post for more!

Toy News: MP Optimus Primal in color and Unite Warriors Blast Off at Wonderfest

February 4th

News Link: Hasbro & Mattel in talks to merge?

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News Link: Hasbro & Mattel in talks to merge?

According to a Bloomberg Business report Hasbro approached Mattel for a possible merger. This isn't the first time this has happened. According to the article:

Toy Review: "Generations" Combiner Wars Brawl

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Toy Review: "Generations" Combiner Wars Brawl

Brawl has a terrible temper even by Decepticon standards. Fortunately for him he has the power to back that up in robot or tank mode. When the Autobot forces are overwhelming, he combines with his fellow Combaticons to form the giant Bruticus! Today's review takes a look at "Combiner Wars" Brawl!

Toy News: First Platinum Edition Optimus Primal and Junkion set sightings in North America

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Toy News: First Platinum Edition Optimus Primal and Junkion set sightings in North America

Thanks to Sam Fulton of the Edmonton TF group (by way of the Transmasters Facebook group) we have photos and news of the first North American release of the Platinum Edition "Junkion" set (featuring Hot Rod, Wreck-Gar and a Junkion) and Optimus Primal, a redeco of the "Air Attack Optimus Primal" figure from 2001. The prices on the items are $109.99 CAD (about $80 USD) for the Junkion set and $200.00 CAD (about $145 USD).

Toy News: First Platinum Edition Optimus Primal and Junkion set sightings in North America
Toy News: First Platinum Edition Optimus Primal and Junkion set sightings in North America

February 3rd

Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" (2015) Warrior Class Night Strike Bumblebee

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Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" (2015) Warrior Class Night Strike Bumblebee

Bumblebee has taken on the mantle of leadership on Earth but that doesn't mean he doesn't still have a unique sense of style as he adopts a new paint job including cool flames on the sides in vehicle mode! Check out my review of Night Strike Bumblebee.