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March 28th, 2015

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

Movie News: "Transformers" cinematic universe to expand

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Movie News: "Transformers" cinematic universe to expand

According to Deadline Paramount and Hasbro are preparing to take the cinematic "Transformers" Universe in a bigger direction. Negotiations are currently in the works for Akiva Goldsman to manage an "incubator" of movie ideas in a similar fashion to the current Marvel "Avengers" franchise.

Toy News: "Robots in Disguise" to be the next Happy Meal promotion

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Toy News: "Robots in Disguise" to be the next Happy Meal promotion

The Official McDonalds Happy Meal site has put up a sneak preview of the next McDonalds Happy Meal promotion: "Robots in Disguise"! The set will feature Bumblebee, Fixit, Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Fracture, Underbite, Sideswipe and Clampdown as non-transformable figures with attach accessories and scannable features for a game. Check out the attached image!

Toy News: "Robots in Disguise" to be the next Happy Meal promotion

Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" Legion Class Grimlock

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Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" Legion Class Grimlock

What this Dinobot lacks in firepower Grimlock more than makes up for in strength and determination! Originally a Decepticon criminal, this reformed warrior has joined the Autobots to take down the escaped Decepticons on Earth. This afternoon's review takes a look at Legion Class Grimlock!

Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers RID Warriors Series 03 Preorders

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Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers RID Warriors Series 03 Preorders

Series three of Robots in Disguise Warriors introduces two fan favorite Transfomers: Sideswipe and Jazz! Each Transformers Warriors figure comes with a unique weapon accessory or battle-action feature and converts between modes in less than 10 steps. Scan the figure to unlock a character and weapon for battle in the Transformers: Robots in Disguise app! This set of two is priced at $35.99.

Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers RID Warriors Series 03 Preorders
Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers RID Warriors Series 03 Preorders

March 26th

Sponsor News BBTS - "Combiner Wars" Leader Class Ultra Magnus pre-order

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Sponsor News BBTS - "Combiner Wars" Leader Class Ultra Magnus pre-order

As the "Combiner Wars" line moves forward more pre-orders are popping up! The latest is Leader Class Ultra Magnus. You can pre-order him now at Bigbadtoystore! Remember, buying from BBTS helps support bwtf.com! Also awesome? This listing shows off the figure in box!

Sponsor News BBTS - "Combiner Wars" Leader Class Ultra Magnus pre-order
Sponsor News BBTS - "Combiner Wars" Leader Class Ultra Magnus pre-order

Convention News: Frank Welker to attend Botcon 2015!

Convention News: Frank Welker to attend Botcon 2015!

The Transformers Collector's Club has sent along this awesome news regarding Botcon 2015, press release below:

Frank Welker, legendary voice actor and original voice for MEGATRON, to appear at BotCon 2015 on June 19th and 20th.
This will be Mr. Welker’s first ever convention appearance.

Toy Review: "Transformers Cloud" Megatron

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Toy Review: "Transformers Cloud" Megatron

Even in an alternate reality the Decepticon Megatron can be dangerous. He believes only in absolute power and he believes obtaining the power of SARA is the key to his dominance! This morning's review gives you a look at "Transformers Cloud" Megatron! Remember, image galleries are now located at the bottom of each review.

Toy News: Official Photos of Platinum Edition Astrotrain & Blitzwing

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Toy News: Official Photos of Platinum Edition Astrotrain & Blitzwing

Hasbro has updated their web site with a listing for the upcoming Platinum Edition Astrotrain and Blitzwing two pack! Along with the images is a product description:

Blitzwing and Astrotrain unleash multiple modes of mayhem on the ground, in the air, and in outer space. Can the Triple Changers be stopped?

Toy News: Official Photos of Platinum Edition Astrotrain & Blitzwing
Toy News: Official Photos of Platinum Edition Astrotrain & Blitzwing