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October 3rd, 2015

Movie News: Prepare yourselves, the next TEN years of "Transformers" films have been mapped out

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Movie News: Prepare yourselves, the next TEN years of "Transformers" films have been mapped out

Stephen Davis is the Chief content officer and executive vice president at Hasbro responsible for Hasbro's entertainment and licensing. Davis was on hand at an MIPJunior event where he spoke about innovation and Hasbro's brands.

Toy News: First Botcon 2016 exclusive revealed!

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Toy News: First Botcon 2016 exclusive revealed!

The Official Botcon web site has revealed the first figure for the Botcon 2016 set: Tripredacus Agent Ravage! Ravage is a redeco and retool of the sculpt used for Breakdown and Sunstreaker in "Combiner Wars", hinting that other figures in the set will also be Combiner Wars redecos/retools! Fun Publications has also posted the following description on their Facebook page:

October 2nd

Toy News: In Package Photos of Unite Warriors Combiners

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Toy News: In Package Photos of Unite Warriors Combiners

TF Yuki has posted a photo showing off Superion, Menasor, Defensor and Grand Prime in box accompanied by the Titan Class Devastator figure! Check out this fun Tweet in the embed below.


Toy News: Clear color photos of Masterpiece Hot Rod for your viewing pleasure

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Toy News: Clear color photos of Masterpiece Hot Rod for your viewing pleasure

Thanks to the folks over at Planet Iacon, we now have clear, color photos of Masterpiece Hot Rod to enjoy! These photos show off several of the accessories and features of this upcoming figure. Several of these reference the character's appearance in "Transformers: The Movie". These include:

  • Visor that goes over the eyes.
  • Compartment for MP10's Matrix
  • Two blasters
  • Fishing pole
  • Saw blade hand
Toy News: Clear color photos of Masterpiece Hot Rod for your viewing pleasure
Toy News: Clear color photos of Masterpiece Hot Rod for your viewing pleasure
Toy News: Clear color photos of Masterpiece Hot Rod for your viewing pleasure
Toy News: Clear color photos of Masterpiece Hot Rod for your viewing pleasure
Toy News: Clear color photos of Masterpiece Hot Rod for your viewing pleasure
Toy News: Clear color photos of Masterpiece Hot Rod for your viewing pleasure
Toy News: Clear color photos of Masterpiece Hot Rod for your viewing pleasure
Toy News: Clear color photos of Masterpiece Hot Rod for your viewing pleasure
Toy News: Clear color photos of Masterpiece Hot Rod for your viewing pleasure
Toy News: Clear color photos of Masterpiece Hot Rod for your viewing pleasure
Toy News: Clear color photos of Masterpiece Hot Rod for your viewing pleasure

Toy Review: "Generations" Cyber Commander Bumblebee

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Toy Review: "Generations" Cyber Commander Bumblebee

Earlier this summer Ben's World of Transformers sponsor Bigbadtoystore had several of the hard-to-find "Cyber Battalion" and "Cyber Commander" figures for sale. Previously I reviewed Grimlock, Optimus Prime and Starscream from these sub-lines.

Toy News: Masterpiece Shockwave painted prototype photos

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Toy News: Masterpiece Shockwave painted prototype photos

DaimChoc Reports on Facebook has posted several photos of the painted prototype for Masterpiece Shockwave! These photos show off several of the features we can expect from the figure. These include:

  • Option to switch between two hands and his "blaster" hand.
  • Shockwave "gun" accessory to replicate the G1 animation error
  • A stand for the figure to be displayed in weapon mode
Toy News: Masterpiece Shockwave painted prototype photos
Toy News: Masterpiece Shockwave painted prototype photos
Toy News: Masterpiece Shockwave painted prototype photos
Toy News: Masterpiece Shockwave painted prototype photos

October 1st

Game News: "Transformers Devastation" Grimlock stars in his own video

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leader Grimlock?! This video shows Grimlock in action and you get to hear him voiced by the legendary Gregg Berger himself!

Toy Review: "Combiner Wars" Armada Megatron

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Toy Review: "Combiner Wars" Armada Megatron

For millions of years Cybertronians have feared the awesome power of Megatron. However Megatron's thirst for power never ends and when he wanted more he sought out the legendary Mini-Cons so he could take their power as his own! Check out my review of Armada Megatron!

Toy News: "Transformers Adventure" Bumblebee Supreme Mode gets his own video

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In the final episodes of "Robots in Disguise" season one, several characters receive dramatic upgrades to their armor and weapon. This includes Bumblebee! Now Takara Tomy has posted a video featuring their version of "Bumblebee Supreme Mode", check it out below.

September 30th

Toy News: "Transformers Adventure" Battle Grimlock gets his own video

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Takara Tomy has posted a video featuring the transformation of the upcoming "Battle Grimlock" figure from "Transformers Adventure"! This figure is a redeco and retool of the Voyager Class Grimlock figure from "Generations". Check it out in the embed below!