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December 28th

Toy News: Unite Warriors Grand Galvatron packaging sample revealed

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Toy News: Unite Warriors Grand Galvatron packaging sample revealed

Takara Tomy designer TF Yuki has posted an update revealing an early packaging sample of "Unite Warriors" Grand Galvatron, the Japanese release of Galvatronus! Previously it was revealed that an all Decepticon team would be released with Cyclonus as the centerpiece but this is the first we've seen of the packaging. Keep in mind this is an early sample and things can change between this and final production. Check out the image in the embed below.

December 25th

Toy Review: "Generations" Legends Class Chop Shop

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Toy Review: "Generations" Legends Class Chop Shop

If something has gone missing it's very likely that the Insecticon Chop Shop had something to do with it! This Decepticon loves stealing, and not just from Autobots but his fellow Decepticons as well! Check out my review of Legends Class Chop Shop.

December 24th

Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals its Warrior Megatronus deco

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Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals its Warrior Megatronus deco

Thanks to Hobby Link Japan, fans now have their first look at the Takara Tomy decos for both "Transformers Adventure" Megatronus and Springload! Megatronus is the Warrior Class figure that is now out in the United States. Springload is a One Step Changer (also out now). Both decos feature plenty of new deco not featured on their American counterparts.

Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals its Warrior Megatronus deco
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals its Warrior Megatronus deco
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals its Warrior Megatronus deco

Happy Holidays from "Beast Wars" Megatron!

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Christmas is here and it's the Holiday season. With a warm fire and pipe in hand, let "Beast Wars" Megatron (aka voice actor David Kaye) wish you a happy holiday!

Toy Review: "Beast Wars Transformers" Grizzly-1 / Barbearian

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Toy Review: "Beast Wars Transformers" Grizzly-1 / Barbearian

Grizzly-1 is a legendary Maximal who has two sides to his personality. One is rational and the other is dangerous and savage! Check out my restored review of Grizzly-1/Barbearian from "Beast Wars" featuring all new photos!

Photos: Updated photography added to "Car Robots" Wildride review

in Car Robots, Cybertron, Deluxe, News, Robots in Disguise (2001)
Photos: Updated photography added to "Car Robots" Wildride review

Over the years I've been trying to update the photography for some of my reviews. The latest to join this group of figures is Wildride from "Car Robots"! Over a decade ago "Transformers" came out of the "Beast" era and returned to vehicles. One of the key Cybertrons in this era was Wildride (known as X-Brawn outside Japan). Check out his review for updated photos!

*Note: Two of Wildride's wheels have cracked, an inevitable consequence of having rubber tires.

December 22nd

Help Support "Transformers" Artist Don Perlin

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Help Support "Transformers" Artist Don Perlin

Long time "Transformers" fans were exposed to a wide range of artists over the years that Marvel published their comic book featuring the Robots in Disguise. Now one of those artists needs help for medical expenses. According to Perlin's GoFundMe Page:

Toy Review: "Generations" Platinum Edition Trypticon

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Toy Review: "Generations" Platinum Edition Trypticon

Trypticon is a terrifying feat of Decepticon engineering who lives to utterly destroy his enemies. He's not too fond of his fellow Decepticons either, but he tolerates them just enough to not destroy them too! Check out my review of Platinum Edition Trypticon!

December 21st

Toy News: Masterpiece Optimus Primal render and design art revealed

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Toy News: Masterpiece Optimus Primal render and design art revealed

TF Upgrader on Facebook has posted a photo of a magazine page that reveals a new look at the upcoming Masterpiece Optimus Primal figure! 2016 will be the 20th Anniversary of "Beast Wars", making this a timely arrival for this new Masterpiece figure. This is preliminary art of course and should not be looked at as final.

December 17th

Toy Review: "Generations" Combiner Wars Buzzsaw

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Toy Review: "Generations" Combiner Wars Buzzsaw

If cruelty was an art, Buzzsaw would be a master. He believes his enemies are just raw material for his "art" and he enjoys using his sharp beak to slice enemies into ribbons! Today's review brings you a look at "Combiner Wars" Buzzsaw!