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November 30th, 2012

Toy Reviews: Toys R Us exclusive Brawl and Fall of Cybertron Swindle!

in Combaticon, Decepticon, Generation One, Generations, News

It's double the Combaticon fun with today's reviews! First up is a Scout Class version of one of the loudest Decepticons around, Brawl! Then check out my review of his fellow Combaticon Fall of Cybertron Swindle.

November 29th

Sponsor News: BBTS Marvel Legends, Predator, Transformers, Figuarts, GI Joe & More

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NEW PREORDERS
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MARVEL LEGENDS 2013 SERIES 01 - CASE, SET, SINGLES
This new assortment includes two each of Captain America and X-Force Wolverine, and one each of Hyperion (or Sentry), Protector, Archangel (or X-Force Archangel) and Red She-Hulk (or Lyra). The names in parentheses will likely be running changes, and this assortment is rumored to contain a Hit Monkey Build-A-Figure. The Case of 8 is listed at $124.99; we also have them as a Set of 6 for $114.99, and singly at $14.99 - $24.99 each.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=Marvel%20Legends%2...

PREDATORS SERIES 08 - CASE, SET, SINGLES
The latest series of 7" Predators figures goes back to the movie that started it all. This Case of 14 includes 5 each of Jungle Extraction Dutch Schaefer and Jungle Patrol Dutch Schaefer, and 4 of Masked Jungle Hunter Predator; we have it listed at $219.99, saving you $60 off of the MSRP. We also have them listed as a Set of 3 at $49.99 ($10 off the MSRP), and the two Dutch figures as singles at $17.99 for Jungle Extraction and $19.99 for Jungle Patrol.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=neca%20predators%2008

DRAGONBALL Z S.H. FIGUARTS VEGETA
Fans have been asking about a non-Super Saiyan version of Vegeta, and now it is on the way. He includes extra hands, tails, a special display stand and more, and is listed at $49.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=BAN14822&mode=re...

DECEMBER IMPORT EXCLUSIVES - DEKA RANGERS & MORE
A large list of new import exclusive figures has gone up for pre-order. We have the Pink and Yellow Deka Ranger S.H. Figuarts at $89.99 each, as well as the Kamen Rider S.H. Figuarts Wizard Effects Set 01 at $79.99, the fifth Ronin Warriors Armor Plus figure at $174.99, Gundam Kits, S.H. Figuarts Rock Bison Movie Edition, Saint Cloth Myth EX Parts Set for Phoenix & Virgo, One Piece figures and more. You can see all of the new listings at the link.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11255

STAR WARS PUMP & PLAY JUMBO INFLATABLE R/C R2-D2
Our first listing from Bladez Toys is for a new remote controlled R2-D2. He stands about 25.5" tall and is inflatable, with a self-righting mechanism. We have this R2 Unit priced at $69.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=BLP10000&mode=re...

GI JOE RETALIATION PRE-ORDERS
We hae received the go-ahead to relist these pre-orders for the upcoming movie. We have 3.75" figures, Showdown Sets, vehicles in multiple sizes and more, and you can see all of the in-stock and pre-order items at the link.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2963

RESIDENT EVIL 6 LEON S. KENNEDY FIGURE
Capcom is producing a new figure of Leon from RE6. He stands 9.25" tall and is listed at $122.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=CAP10065&mode=re...

ROCKY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BELT PROP REPLICA
Hollywood Collectibles has announced a new prop replica from the Rocky movies. This belt includes images of all four belt wearers and is listed at $399.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HCO10133&mode=re...

BIOSHOCK INFINITE LIMITED COLUMBIA CONCEPT STATUE
This piece comes from the upcoming Bioshock Infinite game and is limited to 1000 pieces. It stands over 14" tall and is listed at $109.99, $10 off the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=NEC12044&mode=re...

November 25th

Toy Review: Generations Legends Class Starscream

in Decepticon, Generation One, Generations, Legends, Limited Markets, News, Seeker

Cunning, powerful and hungry for power Starscream is the kind of Transformer you don't want to turn your back on! Today BWTF takes a look at the recent retool/redeco of Legends Class Starscream!

November 21st

Merchandise News: Nike launches Calvin Johnson's CJ81 Collection inspired by Decepticon Leader Megatron!

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Nike, in collaboration with Hasbro has developed a line of athletic wear inspired by Megatron! From shirts, to gloves to shoes, this set is sure to satisfy any athletic Transformers fan who wants to honor the Decepticon leader! According to the press release:

"In celebration of Thanksgiving weekend, Nike celebrates a long-standing weekend of football and an athlete that has truly transformed the game. The Nike CJ81 Collection Inspired by Megatron speaks to WR Calvin Johnson’s rare combination of physical talent and mental toughness. This menacing combination creates a prototypical specimen that undoubtedly deserves a moniker like Megatron."

You can read the entire press release on Nike's web site.

November 20th

Toy Review: Generations "GDO" Toys R Us Exclusive Hot Spot

in Autobot, Generation One, Generations, News, Protectobots, Toys R Us Exclusive, Voyager

Whenever there's an emergency that will get the ol' Energon pumping, you can bet Hot Spot will be there to save the day! Today's review is the elusive Toys R Us exclusive Hot spot!

November 19th

Toy Review: Generations Legends Class Optimus Prime

in Autobot, Generation One, Generations, Legends, Limited Markets, News

Powerful and wise, Optimus Prime is the shining beacon that has led the Autobots for millions of years. Among his weapons is a mighty blade that he wields in battle against the Decepticons! Take a look at my review of Legends Optimus Prime.

News Roundup: "Transformers 4" details, "Transformers The Ride" award, Jeff Kline talks "Beast Hunters"

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  • Michael Bay has revealed more details about "Transformers 4" including its time frame, set four years after "Dark of the Moon" via First Showing
  • "Transformers The Ride" wins a Thea Award via The Orlando Sentinel
  • Actors including Luke Grimes (Taken 2), Jack Reynor (The Delivery Man), Landon Liboiron (Terra Nova) and more auditioning for "Transformers 4" via Coming Soon
  • "Transformers Prime" producer Jeff Kline talks about "Beast Hunters" via LA Times

Sponsor News: BBTS Terminator, Arkham Asylum, Gentle Giant, Kotobukiya

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Hi - a few new items listed today:

12" Movie Masterpiece - T-800 DX Battle-Damaged Version
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HOT10419&mode=re...

New Kotobukiya - DC, Anime
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11185

New Gentle Giant - Avengers, Star Wars
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11171

T-800 Endoskull 1:2 Scale Replica Bust
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HCO10131&mode=re...

Terminator 2 T-800 Brain Chip Replica - Asian Edition (LE 400)

November 18th

Toy Review: Arms Micron Ironhide with Iro

in Arms Micron, News

Warrior, bodyguard and an expert in combat, Ironhide is one of the oldest Autobots out there but the Decepticons still can't keep him down! Today's review brings you a look at the Japanese release of Arms Micron Ironhide with Iro!

November 16th

Toy Review: Bot Shots Jazz

in Autobot, Bot Shots, Generation One, News

Jazz loves Earth culture. Whether it's language, music, entertainment or fashion he's the man Autobots go to when they need to know about the latest trends among the humans! Now Jazz has joined the ranks of the Bot Shots warriors! Check out my review of Bot shots Jazz!