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February 16th, 2016

Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" Battle Pack Optimus Prime versus Bludgeon

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Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" Battle Pack Optimus Prime versus Bludgeon

Optimus Prime has been training harder than ever to fight the Decepticons and among the new enemies he has to fight are Mini-Cons like Decepticon Bludgeon! Fortunately he has new armor and weapons to back him up. This evening's review looks at Optimus Prime versus Decepticon Bludgeon!

Movie News: "Transformers 6" will be feature Bumblebee

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Movie News: "Transformers 6" will be feature Bumblebee

It was revealed last week that Paramount Pictures plans to release a "Transformers" movie every year starting in 2017. While the fifth movie is currently in pre-production, plans are already underway for the sixth movie which will feature Bumblebee. Paramount CEO Brad Grey spoke to The Hollywood Reporter. Among his quotes:

Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" (2015) Legion Class Drift

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Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" (2015) Legion Class Drift

Autobot Drift was a bounty hunter but he was also an Autobot with a specific code of conduct. He uses this and his considerable abilities to train his young Mini-Con students and battle the Decepticons! This morning's review brings you a look at Legion Class Drift!

February 15th

Article: Is "Titans Return" Chromedome just a redeco/retool of "Combiner Wars" Dead End?

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Article: Is "Titans Return" Chromedome just a redeco/retool of "Combiner Wars" Dead End?

After his reveal two days ago, fans began to speculate that "Titans Return" Chromedome is in fact just a redeco and retool of "Combiner Wars" Dead End. After fans have begun experiencing "retool/redeco fatigue" from "Combiner Wars" this surprised fans, but is this true? Read my article on the subject to find out!

Sponsor News BBTS - Pacific Rim - 7" Ultra Deluxe Action Figure - Kaiju Hardship preorders

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Sponsor News BBTS - Pacific Rim - 7" Ultra Deluxe Action Figure - Kaiju Hardship preorders

From the epic Pacific Rim movie, Neca's next boxed, ultra-deluxe kaiju action figure is Hardship! This deadly kaiju was one of the earliest to come through the breach, and was ultimately defeated by Romeo Blue.

Sponsor News BBTS - Pacific Rim - 7" Ultra Deluxe Action Figure - Kaiju Hardship preorders

Events: Toy Fair 2016 Hasbro Round Table Interview transcript

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Events: Toy Fair 2016 Hasbro Round Table Interview transcript

As part of Hasbro's Brand Preview day, fan media was given an opportunity to have a round table interview with John Warden of the Transformers product team. This is my transcript from that round table with a focus on the questions I asked and notes on questions asked by other venues. Read the transcript to see Hasbro address topics such as heavy redeco use and using older tooling!

February 14th

Events: Toy Fair 2016 Hasbro Brand Preview Write Up (with links to galleries and more!)

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Events: Toy Fair 2016 Hasbro Brand Preview Write Up (with links to galleries and more!)

The past 16 hours or so have been a fast and furious blur of posting images, videos and replying to Facebook posts. If you've missed anything, now you can check out everything in one consolidated post! Check out my write up from Toy Fair 2016 to see my thoughts on the Transformers toys presented by Hasbro at the event. This page also contains links to my Tweets from the brand presentations, galleries, videos and product information. I still have to transcribe the interview with Hasbro so that will be added in the next couple days.

Toy News: Official Hasbro "Rescue Bots" 2016 Product Descriptions

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Toy News: Official Hasbro "Rescue Bots" 2016 Product Descriptions

Hasbro has released its official product descriptions for "Rescue Bots" items coming in 2016! Read below to see what's coming this year and don't forget to check out my "Rescue Bots" Gallery on Facebook to see images of these cute and cool figures.

Toy News: Official "Rescue Bots" 2016 product images released

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Toy News: Official "Rescue Bots" 2016 product images released

Hasbro has released their official product images of current and upcoming "Rescue Bots" toys for 2016! Check out my Rescue Bots album on Facebook for a look at photos from the showroom floor and the official images. There are some very cute and exciting items coming out including Mini-Cons and new characters!

Toy News: Official Hasbro "Robots in Disguise" Product Descriptions

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Toy News: Official Hasbro "Robots in Disguise" Product Descriptions

As part of Toy Fair 2016, Hasbro has released its "Robots in Disguise" 2016 product line information. Some of these items are already out at retail while others will be released throughout the year.

TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE – 2016 PRODUCT INFORMATION
Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE line features fun play patterns and a fresh new style, based on the hit animated series TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE.