2017

The year "Titans Return" continued leading to the final chapter in the "Prime" Trilogy. Robots in Disguise also continued.

"The Last Knight" Turbo Changer Cogman Toy Review

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The Last Knight

Cogman General Information:
Release Date: September 2017
Price Point: $9.99 (Varies by retailer)
Retailer: General Release (Toys R Us, K-Mart, Target etc.)
Accessories: None

Interview: Hasbro Interview at HasCon 2017

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Interviews
Hasbro Interview at HasCon 2017

BWTF was fortunate enough to have the chance to interview Ben Montano and John Warden from the Transformers brand team at HasCon 2017. Unfortunately it was very loud in the area we stood in so a lot of words were lost in the transcription (hence the "..."). However, enough came through that the context of the answers is clear. Some chunks of this interview that were more difficult to fully understand were not included in the transcript below.

"Transformers: The Last Knight" Blu-Ray Set Review

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Articles

On September 26, 2017 "Transformers: The Last Knight" will be released on DVD, Blu-Ray, 4K and 3D. The kind folks at Paramount Pictures were cool enough to provide Ben's World of Transformers with the Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital release for review. This set includes three discs altogether: The movie on Blu-Ray, a Special Features disc and a DVD. There is a paper included inside to download the movie on Digital. Average retail for this version will be around $19.99.

Events: HasCon 2017 Full Disclosure & Ticket Issues

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Events

HasCon 2017: Full Disclosure & Ticket Issues

As part of HasCon's Press Pass policy, it is required that you disclose that you were provided a pass in your coverage. However, my situation was a bit more complex, and this side-story can be considered an addendum to my main report explaining my Press Pass status and the situation that followed the issuing of the pass to BWTF.

Events: HasCon 2017 Report & Review

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Full Disclosure: As required, BWTF is disclosing that HasCon provided Ben's World of Transformers with a Press Pass to this event. However, it was not used for the purposes of this report. You can read the details on this here.

HasCon entrance

"Generations" Cyber Battalion Prowl Toy Review

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Generations

Prowl General Information:
Release Date: March 2017
Price Point: $16.99 (at Walgreens)
Retailer: Limited Release / Walgreens+ Exclusive
Accessories: None

Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays

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Events

HasCon 2017: Live Action Movie Props

At HasCon 2017, fans not only had toys to look at in the Transformers display area, they could also feast their eyes on many of the props from the Transformers films! There was a wide variety of props including weapons, "Top Secret" files, a "corpse" and even license plates from vehicles in the film. Check out my gallery of these cool displays below.

Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays
Events: HasCon 2017 Live Action Movie Prop Displays

"The Last Knight" Voyager Class Autobot Hound Toy Review

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The Last Knight

Autobot Hound General Information:
Release Date: June 2017
Price Point: $29.99 (Varies by retailer)
Retailer: General Release (Toys R Us, K-Mart, Target etc.)
Accessories: Cannons x 2, Blasters x 2

Events: Heroes and Villains Fan Fest 2017

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Events

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest September 16, 2017)

"Generations" Titans Return Arcee (with Leinad & Ultra Magnus) Toy Review

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Generations
Titans Return

Arcee General Information:
Release Date: September 8, 2017
Price Point: $24.99 (depending on retailer)
Retailer: General (Toys R Us, Target, Wal-Mart etc.)