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April 3rd, 2015

TV Show News: New "Robots in Disguise" Steeljaw video

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The Official Transformers Facebook page has released a new video featuring Steeljaw, the lead Decepticon in the "Robots in Disguise" cartoon. Check it out below!

TV Show News: "Rescue Bots" Season 4 confirmed!

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TV Show News: "Rescue Bots" Season 4 confirmed!

Debuting alongside "Transformers Prime", many fans didn't know what to make of "Rescue Bots" in the beginning but the show has since become a fan favorite with a toy line that continues to expand. Thanks to D.C. Douglas (aka Chase) we now have a (semi) official announcement video with a bunch of guest stars! Check it out below!



April 2nd

Toy News: Unreleased "GDO" Brawn on ebay

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Toy News: Unreleased "GDO" Brawn on ebay

Back in 2012 a line of Asia exclusive Transformers was released. This set of figures included Legends Class Motorbreath, Deluxe Wheelie and Protectobot Hot Spot. However, one key figure from this assortment was advertised but never released: Voyager Class Brawn.

Toy News: Unreleased "GDO" Brawn on ebay
Toy News: Unreleased "GDO" Brawn on ebay
Toy News: Unreleased "GDO" Brawn on ebay

April 1st

Toy News: Fan Built combiner scrapped, replacement named

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Toy News: Fan Built combiner scrapped, replacement named

The Official Transformers Facebook page has released an update regarding the "Fan Built Combiner":

Due to issues with the voting mechanism, we have to make some executive decisions on the Fan-Built Combiner. Here’s a sneak peek at what we’re thinking!

Check out the teaser image above (and then remember what date it is in the United States).

March 31st

Toy News: Official photos of Botcon 2015 Packrat released

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Hot on the heels of their video reveal of Packrat the Botcon web site has been updated with official stock photos of Packrat! Check them out below to see this redeco of Generations Rattrap.

Packrat (Beast Mode)
Packrat (Robot Mode)

Toy News: Botcon 2015's first exclusive revealed: Packrat the thief!

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For a couple weeks now the folks over at Fun Publications have hinted at some Botcon reveals coming, and now we have our first: Packrat "The Thief"! Packrat first came out as a Botcon exclusive in 1997 as a redeco of the first Rattrap toy. Now history repeats itself as this Packrat is a redeco of "Generations" Rattrap! In a fun, Easter Egg filled video they reveal the first figure in what is sure to be an interesting set. Check out the video below!


March 30th

Toy Review: "Age of Extinction" One Step Changer High Octane Bumblebee

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Toy Review: "Age of Extinction" One Step Changer High Octane Bumblebee

When Bumblebee heard Optimus Prime's call to action, he immediately transformed into his high octane muscle car mode and sped off to rejoin the Autobot leader. Bumblebee once again became key in saving Earth from the machinations of the evil Decepticons! Check out my review of High Octane One Step Changer Bumblebee!

March 29th

Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Star Wars, Age of Ultron, Harry Potter, Spider-Man, Batman, Predator & More!

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Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Star Wars, Age of Ultron, Harry Potter, Spider-Man, Batman, Predator & More!

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NEW PRE-ORDERS
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MP-18B MASTERPIECE BLUESTREAK
The new MP-18B Bluestreak lives up to his name! He transforms from robot to a Nissan Fairlady 280Z-T and stands nearly 6” tall in robot mode. Bluestreak is made of die-cast and plastic components, comes with his laser rifle and is listed for $79.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK12102&mode=re...

COMBINER WARS LEADER CLASS ULTRA MAGNUS

Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Star Wars, Age of Ultron, Harry Potter, Spider-Man, Batman, Predator & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Star Wars, Age of Ultron, Harry Potter, Spider-Man, Batman, Predator & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Star Wars, Age of Ultron, Harry Potter, Spider-Man, Batman, Predator & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Star Wars, Age of Ultron, Harry Potter, Spider-Man, Batman, Predator & More!

March 28th

Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" 3 Step Changer Optimus Prime

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Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" 3 Step Changer Optimus Prime

At the end of the conflict with the Predacons and Megatron, Optimus Prime sacrificed himself to bring new life to Cybertron. However, years later he was brought back to life for an unknown purpose! This morning's review brings you a look at Three Step Changer Optimus Prime from "Robots in Disguise"!

March 27th

Art News: Generation One package illustration artist interviewed

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Art News: Generation One package illustration artist interviewed

You may not know the name Mark Watts, but if you're a long time "Transformers" fan, you certainly know his artwork. He is the artist responsible for some of the most iconic G1 imagery including the original package art for characters like Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Brawn and more! Fellow fan site Seibertron.com has posted an interview with this artist discussing his work on the brand in the 80's.

Art News: Generation One package illustration artist interviewed
Art News: Generation One package illustration artist interviewed
Art News: Generation One package illustration artist interviewed