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May 8th, 2014

Event: Notes from Hasbro Google Hangout about "Age of Extinction"

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On Monday May 5th, several fan sites including Ben's World of Transformers were invited to a Google Hangout with Hasbro facilitated by Hunte PR. Check out my notes from the event including information on the thought process behind designing toys and marketing!

Event: Notes from Hasbro Google Hangout about "Age of Extinction"

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On Monday May 5th, several fan sites including Ben's World of Transformers were invited to a Google Hangout with Hasbro facilitated by Hunte PR. Check out my notes from the event including information on the thought process behind designing toys and marketing!

Video: "Age of Extinction" Coverage: "Designer's Desk"

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As part of their release of "Age of Extinction" coverage, Hasbro has put up a video where "Transformers" toy designers John Warden and Bill Paukert discuss the process of designing toys for the new movie. It's a great behind-the-scenes look at the toy making process:



Toy News: "Age of Extinction" Official Action Figure Release Dates

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Hasbro plans to officially launch the "Age of Extinction" toy line via online retailers on May 12th on "Cybertron Monday". The products will then hit brick and mortar stores on May 17th (though some stores have been putting toys out ahead of the launch). This will be partly promoted via a landing site at www.cybertronmonday.com.

Sponsor News BBTS - Star Wars, Voltron, Transformers, Battlestar Galactica, The Walking Dead & More!

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Spring Cleaning Sale!
Part 1: Transforming, Star Wars & GI Joe Figures
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=15560

Part 2: Marvel and DC Figures
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=15574

Part 3: Movie, TV & video Games Figures
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=15581

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NEW BATTLESTAR GALACTICA MODEL KITS

May 7th

"Age of Extinction" coverage begins tomorrow at 12 noon EDT

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Heads up Transformers fans! Keep an eye on Ben's World of Transformers for coverage of "Age of Extinction" toys starting tomorrow at 12noon EDT! Drop on by for exciting toy-related coverage of the newest line of "Transformers" figures.

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"Age of Extinction" coverage begins tomorrow at 12 noon EDT

Toy News: Hasbro reveals more "Age of Extinction" items

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Hasbro has revealed more upcoming "Age of Extinction" products via Facebook. Among the new items shown are:

Smash & Change Optimus Prime
A simplified, minimalist Optimus Prime with a simple transform.

Deluxe Optimus Prime & Voyager Grimlock 2-Pack

May 1st

Sponsor News BBTS - Bandai, Hot Toys, Batman, Acid Rain, Assassin's Creed, Transformers, GI Joe & More!

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Spring Cleaning Sale!
Part 1: Transforming, Star Wars & GI Joe Figures
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=15560

Part 2: Marvel and DC Figures
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=15574

Part 3: Movie, TV & video Games Figures
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=15581

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NEW AND RETURNING BANDAI OFFERINGS
We have a new list of pre-orders from Bandai. Returning items include the Metal Build Freedom Gundam at $144.99, Robot Spirits Doreamon at $33.99, Saint Cloth Myth EX Libra Dohko at $89.99 and Robot Damashii L-Gaim Mark II at $56.99. New items include S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Hibiki at $48.99, S.H> Figuarts Sailor Saturn at $43.99, Saint Cloth Myth Cygnus Hyoga at $84.99 and more - check out the list for more information.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=15798

ARES - TFC-03 CONABUS FIGURE
Conabus can transform from robot to rhino, and also becomes a leg for the Ares combiner figure. Conabus is priced at $99.99, and should arrive around the middle of May.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TFC10043&mode=re...

TW-H03 SWAMPER
Toyworld has announced a new figure. Swamper changes from alligator to robot, and has a trainer figure that changes into a head for Swamper's robot mode, and can ride in a spot on Swamper's back in alligator mode. This figure is listed at $99.99, $10 off the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TOW10005&mode=re...

Toy Review: "Beast Hunters" Deluxe Scale Windrazor

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Windrazor is a cruel Predacon who enjoys melee combat. He's traded out his bow weapon for a mace weapon that allows him to deliver powerful blows to his enemies! Combined with his speed, Windrazor is a potent force on the battlefield. Check out today's review of Deluxe Scale Windrazor from "Beast Hunters"!

April 28th

Comic Books: "More than Meets the Eye" #28 Promotional Image

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After the epic "Dark Cybertron" storyline comes the "Dawn of the Autobots"! Follow the continuing adventures of the Transformers in "More Than Meets The Eye" #28, out this week! In advance of this issue's release, IDW Publishing was kind enough to provide BWTF with this promotional image of Nightbeat!