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January 16th, 2015

Video: Transformers make another appearance on "The Goldbergs"

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"The Goldbergs" is a comedy series set in the 1980's, and with that is a healthy dose of nostalgia. Part of that nostalgia? Transformers of course! Check out this latest clip from the show featuring a very fun reference to Transformers!

Toy News: Masterpiece Exhaust deco updated

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A few months back, BWTF sponsor Bigbadtoystore revealed that it had been contacted about pulling orders for Exhaust, the redeco/retool of Masterpiece Wheeljack. You can read the original story here.

Toy News: Masterpiece Exhaust deco updated
Toy News: Masterpiece Exhaust deco updated
Toy News: Masterpiece Exhaust deco updated
Toy News: Masterpiece Exhaust deco updated
Toy News: Masterpiece Exhaust deco updated

January 15th

Toy News: "Combiner Wars" In Package Photos of Wave 2 Deluxes

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Casey Tokyo McMahon of the Fansformers Facebook group has posted images of the upcoming second wave of "Combiner Wars" Deluxe figures. These feature Air Raid, Breakdown, Dead End and Offroad - all of whom appear to come with comic books! Check out the mirrored pics below.

Toy News: "Combiner Wars" In Package Photos of Wave 2 Deluxes
Toy News: "Combiner Wars" In Package Photos of Wave 2 Deluxes
Toy News: "Combiner Wars" In Package Photos of Wave 2 Deluxes
Toy News: "Combiner Wars" In Package Photos of Wave 2 Deluxes

Toy News: Hasbro to create another "Fan Built" figure - a Combiner!

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After the success of Windblade, Hasbro is going to go BIG this time with their "Fan Built" character: a Combiner! Check out the press release below:

HASBRO INVITES TRANSFORMERS FANS TO CREATE MASSIVE TRANSFORMERS CHARACTER TO ENLIST IN THE COMBINER WARS
Fans Can Soon Create an All New Transformers Character in “Fan Built Combiner Poll”

Toy News: "Year of the Goat" Optimus Prime & Soundwave found at retail in Singapore

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Fellow fan David Skylanders Lim has posted on the Addicted to Transformers Facebook group with the news that the "Year of the Goat" Optimus Prime and Soundwave figures have been found at retail in Singapore. He was kind enough to do the math to give us a rough sense of cost:

*YOTGoat Soundwave = SGD $219.90 (USD $175.88)
*YOTGoat Optimus Prime = SGD $179.90 (USD $143.89)

Toy News: "Year of the Goat" Optimus Prime & Soundwave found at retail in Singapore

Sponsor News from BBTS: Transformers x Mega Drive Megatron Variant Pre-Order

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BWTF sponsor Bigbadtoystore has put up a listing for a variant of the "Mega Drive Megatron" figure, which transforms into a classic Sega Genesis game console complete with controller! This variant is limited to 1,000 pieces and is due in February 2015. From Bigbadtoystore's site:

Sponsor News from BBTS: Transformers x Mega Drive Megatron Variant Pre-Order
Sponsor News from BBTS: Transformers x Mega Drive Megatron Variant Pre-Order
Sponsor News from BBTS: Transformers x Mega Drive Megatron Variant Pre-Order

January 14th

Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers Masterpiece, Predator, Judge Dredd, Pacific Rim, Nendoroid Link, Star Wars & More!

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TRANSFORMERS MP-21G MASTERPIECE G2 BUMBLEBEE
Bumblebee has received a new chromed yellow paintjob in his G2 incarnation. It appears to include a jetpack and alternate faces, and we have it listed at $64.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK12027&mode=re...

TRANSFORMERS MP-10 MASTERPIECE CONVOY/OPTIMUS PRIME WITH TRAILER REISSUE
This reissue includes Roller, Spike, the Matrix, Optimus' trailer and more, and is listed at $189.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK12029&mode=re...

Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers Masterpiece, Predator, Judge Dredd, Pacific Rim, Nendoroid Link, Star Wars & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers Masterpiece, Predator, Judge Dredd, Pacific Rim, Nendoroid Link, Star Wars & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers Masterpiece, Predator, Judge Dredd, Pacific Rim, Nendoroid Link, Star Wars & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers Masterpiece, Predator, Judge Dredd, Pacific Rim, Nendoroid Link, Star Wars & More!

Game News: "Angry Birds" Transformers launches update: Deceptihogs Revenge

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The Official Angry Birds Facebook page has announced an update for the recently released game: Deceptihogs Revenge! You can download the game at the Apple Store. Check out the cool artwork below featuring the dastardly hogs getting ready for trouble.

Game News: "Angry Birds" Transformers launches update: Deceptihogs Revenge

Actor News: Tania Gunadi's new series "Penn Zero" debuts February 13

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Actress Tania Gunadi has announced that her new series "Penn Zero" will debut February 13 on Disney XD.

"Transformers" fans will know Tania Gunadi as Miko from "Transformers Prime". You can see the preview of the show below!

January 13th

Videos: Q Transformers episodes 1 & 2 online!

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The "Q Transformers" have been released in Japan, and for those who enjoy a different and satirical take on our favorite "Robots in Disguise" you might enjoy episodes 1 & 2 of the program. The episodes are in Japanese only but even non-Japanese speaking fans will get some amusement out of some of the references in the videos (which mostly consist of Bumblebee, Optimus Prime and Lockdown chatting). Check them out below!

Episode 1