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June 4th, 2012

Toy Reviews: Beast Wars Snarl and Torca reviews restored

in Beast Wars, News

Over the next few months I'll be working on restoring many of the "lost" Beast Wars reviews. The next two added are Torca and Snarl!

Comic Books: "Robots in Disguise" #5 Reviewed

in Generation One, News

A new arrival comes to Cybertron, and as this veteran of the Great Wars explores the planet, he finds something very different from the world he left! Will his arrival herald the beginning of a new war? Find out in my review of "Robots in Disguise" #5!

Sponsor News: BBTS: Takara Masterpiece, New Hasbro Marvel, SW, Joe, TF, Dark Knight, MIB III & More

Hi - Here is a quick update about a batch of awesome new preorders as well as more new arrivals.

NEW PREORDERS

TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE - SIDESWIPE, RED ALERT, SOUNDWAVE
We have a trio of new Masterpiece figures up for pre-order with freshly reduced prices! Sideswipe and his mold-mate Red Alert are each priced at $83.99, while Megatron's trusted lieutenant Soundwave is listed at $139.99. All three figures are slated to arrive in December, so start saving up for a wonderful Transformers holiday season!

STAR WARS VINTAGE WAVE 04 - CASE, SETS, SINGLES
Star Wars Vintage Wave 04 starts a new packaging style. it contains two each of Ep VI Darth Vader, Ep V Bespin Escape Princess Leia, Ep IV Sandtrooper, Ep III Shock Trooper, Ep II Clone Lieutenant and Ep I Jar Jar Binks, with each coming in current and new blue card packaging. The Case of 12 is listed at $119.99, with the Blue Card Set of 6 at $69.99 and the regular set of 6 at $59.99. Each figure is also listed singly (to be filled randomly with either card) at $11.99 - $13.99 each.

MARVEL UNIVERSE 3.75" FIGURE 2012 SERIES 01 - CASE, SET
This new case assortment includes one each of returning figures the Hulk and Ghost Rider and two each of Kraven, the Beast, Beta Ray Bill, New Incredible Hulk and Ultimate Spider-Man, and is listed at $109.99. We also have a Set of the five new figures, and it is priced at $54.99.

TRANSFORMERS PRIME ROBOTS IN DISGUISE DELUXE SERIES 05, 06 - CASE, SET, SINGLE
The new Series 05 Case includes Arcee, Hotshot, Airrachnid, Bumblebee V2, Deadend, Rumble and two of Ironhide; this case is listed at $104.99, and we also have a set of Ironhide and Rumble at $39.99 and singles of Ironhide at $19.99. In addition to this we have a Series 06 Case, which is priced at $104.99 as well and includes two of Bumblebee and one each of Wheeljack, Soundwave, Knockout, Vehicon, Ironhide and Rumble. Series 06 is to be released in new packaging as well.

Toy Review: Transformers Prime Commander Class Ironhide

in Autobot, Commander, Cyberverse, Generation One, News, Prime

He may not be the newest 'bot around, but old Ironhide is one of the most reliable. In combat he's a fierce warrior who will protect his friends and innocents with his life. Fortunately he has laser resistant skin and two big cannons to back him up! Today's review brings you a look at Commander Class Ironhide from Transformers Prime!

June 1st

Toy Review: Dark of the Moon Cyberverse "Ultimate Gift Set"

in Cyberverse, Dark of the Moon, Movie (2007), News, Wal-Mart Exclusive

Christmas 2011 brought an exclusive "Dark of the Moon" set of figures available only at Wal-Mart. This set included two Commander Class figures and three Legion Class figures in an impressive looking set. Now BWTF takes a look at the Cyberverse Ultimate Gift Set!

Video Game News: "Fall of Cybertron" coming to PCs!

in News

BWTF has just received the following exciting news from the makers of "Fall of Cybertron"!

Press Release Begins

Hello,

In the spirit of E3, we wanted to let you know about an exciting announcement.

The development team at High Moon Studios has been listening to the fans and are proud to announce that they've been working closely with fellow developer Mercenary Games to bring TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON to the PC.

May 31st

Toy Review: The Amazing Spider-Man Battle Hauler

in Heroes, Jumpstarter, News, Spider-Man

What’s more powerful and unpredictable than the web-slinging enemy of evildoers everywhere? It’s the Flip and Attack Battle Hauler! One minute it’s a speedy vehicle for the forces of good, and the next minute it converts to a powerful armored attack bot! Check out BWTF's review of the Spider-Man Battle Hauler.

May 30th

Toy Review: The Amazing Spider-Man Spider Jet "Flip and Attack" Transformer

in Generation One, Heroes, Jumpstarter, News, Spider-Man

What’s more powerful and unpredictable than the web-slinging enemy of evildoers everywhere? It’s the Flip and Attack Spider Jet! One minute it’s a speedy vehicle for the forces of good, and the next minute it converts to a powerful armored attack bot! Check out BWTF's first review from this new sub-line!

Video Game News: Pre-Order Incentives for "Fall of Cybertron"!

BWTF has received this information about pre-order exclusives for the upcoming "Fall of Cybertron" video game!

We want to let you know about two exciting retailer exclusive offers available for the highly anticipated TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON video game, which launches on August 28th.

Starting today, nostalgic fans who pre-order the game at GameStop will receive a unique unlock code for the G1 RETRO PACK. This exclusive content will let fans play as the legendary G1 OPTIMUS PRIME from the original 1980s animated television show (both in single player and multiplayer), and also wield the powerful G1-INSPIRED MEGATRON GUN and SHOCKWAVE BLAST CANNON weapons (in single player campaign).

(Links: http://www.gamestop.com/browse?nav=16k-transformers+fall+of+cybertron / http://www.ebgames.ca/collection/transformers-fall-of-cybertron?cid=soc_...)

May 26th

Toy Review: Transformers Timelines Botcon 2012 Ultra Magnus

in Autobot, Botcon, Deluxe, Generation One, News, Timelines

In our universe, the name Ultra Magnus represents a powerful force for justice. In the "Shattered Glass" universe, it stands for insane ambition! Today's review brings you a look at this villain from another universe!