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August 1st, 2015

Toy Review: "Generations" Cyber Battalion Grimlock

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Toy Review: "Generations" Cyber Battalion Grimlock

Since the character's introduction in Generation One, Grimlock has always been a potent force of destruction and sheer will! With his dinosaur mode he stomps enemies before showing them his battle prowess in robot mode! Today's review takes a look at the Cyber Battalion Grimlock from "Generations"!

Toy News: Toys R Us Exclusive Masterpiece Starscream up for pre-order

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Toy News: Toys R Us Exclusive Masterpiece Starscream up for pre-order

Earlier this summer it was announced that Hasbro would be re-releasing Masterpiece Starscream in a new color scheme as part of the ongoing releases of Masterpiece figures as Toys R Us exclusives. This time out Starscream's deco appears to be based more on his animated counterpart than the 2007 version.

Toy News: Toys R Us Exclusive Masterpiece Starscream up for pre-order
Toy News: Toys R Us Exclusive Masterpiece Starscream up for pre-order

July 30th

Toy News: Transformers Collector's Club G.I. Joe/Transformers crossover exclusives on sale!

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Toy News: Transformers Collector's Club G.I. Joe/Transformers crossover exclusives on sale!

Earlier this year it was announced that The Transformers Collector's Club would be releasing G.I. Joe/Transformers crossover figures. Now the first set of these figures has been released!

Marissa Faireborn & Afterbreaker (aka Afterburner)

Toy News: Transformers Collector's Club G.I. Joe/Transformers crossover exclusives on sale!
Toy News: Transformers Collector's Club G.I. Joe/Transformers crossover exclusives on sale!

Toy News: Comparison photo of "Legends" Ultra Magnus & TAV21

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Toy News: Comparison photo of "Legends" Ultra Magnus & TAV21

TF Yuki has opened up his toy box again and this time he's taken a pic of the upcoming "Legends" release of Ultra Magnus alongside his "Prime" counterpart and the recently released TAV21 Optimus Prime! The photo shows off some major color differences from the U.S. release including white weapons, more deco on the legs and Autobot symbols on the shoulders. I'm really excited about this release and I can't wait to see it in person!

Toy Review: "Generations" Rattrap

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Those who face Rattrap see a wise cracking, dimunitive Maximal and think that he will be easy prey. However Rattrap is no easy mark. With a combination of skill, bravery and gadgets at his disposal, he has proven himself formidable many times on and off the battlefield! Check out my review of "Generations" Rattrap!

July 29th

Artist News: Andrew Wildman sketching all Marvel "Transformers Universe" characters!

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Artist News: Andrew Wildman sketching all Marvel "Transformers Universe" characters!

Long time "Transformers" fans know Andrew Wildman whose work spans from "Generation One" to IDW Publishing's "ReGeneration One" title. Recently he launched a Patreon age where you help fund an artist and in exchange you get access to exclusive content. His current project is doing sketches of every character who had a profile in Marvel's "Transformers Universe" series! Check out his page to see samples of his art and how to support him!

Toy Review: "Generations" Cyber Battalion Starscream

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Toy Review: "Generations" Cyber Battalion Starscream

Starscream has always been ambitious, whether he was a scientist or warrior he always hungered for more - sometimes beyond his own abilities. Whether he succeeds or not, he is always a force to be reckoned with on and off the battlefield! Today's review brings you a look at the elusive Cyber Battalion Starscream!

July 28th

Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall announces Masterpiece Thundercracker

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Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall announces Masterpiece Thundercracker

In a surprise reveal Takara Tomy Mall has posted a listing for an exclusive Masterpiece Thundercracker with the number designation MP-11T! This version is based on his appearance in the animated series, giving him lighter blue colors than the 2012 Toys R Us Exclusive. Thundercracker costs 14,904 Yen (approximately $120.45 USD) and is due for release in November 2015.

Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall announces Masterpiece Thundercracker
Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall announces Masterpiece Thundercracker
Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall announces Masterpiece Thundercracker
Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall announces Masterpiece Thundercracker
Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall announces Masterpiece Thundercracker
Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall announces Masterpiece Thundercracker
Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall announces Masterpiece Thundercracker
Toy News: Takara Tomy Mall announces Masterpiece Thundercracker

Reminder: San Diego Comic-Con 2015 exclusives go live on HasbroToyShop today!

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Reminder: San Diego Comic-Con 2015 exclusives go live on HasbroToyShop today!

This is a reminder that today is the day HasbroToyShop is due to list exclusives from San Diego Comic-Con 2015 for sale on its site! Items of interest for Transformers fans include the San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Devastator (you can read reviews here), the "Combiner Hunters" set featuring Arcee, Chromia and Windblade and the "Class of 1985" KRE-O set, a follow up to last year's sold out "Class of 1984" set!

July 25th

Toy News: New photos of TAV 21 Optimus Prime show just how BIG he is!

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Toy News: New photos of TAV 21 Optimus Prime show just how BIG he is!

Taking a break from his recent focus on "Unite Warriors", TF Yuki has posted a couple photos featuring the newly released TAV 21 Optimus Prime figure and it is huge! This figure stands shoulder to shoulder with "Unite Warriors" Superion and is about half the height of Titan Class Devastator! This figure doesn't just have height. It is also full of features including light up parts and the ability to fit a Warrior Class figure in its trailer in vehicle form!

Toy News: New photos of TAV 21 Optimus Prime show just how BIG he is!