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Collectible News: Hallmark G1 Grimlock ornament coming in July

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Collectible News: Hallmark G1 Grimlock ornament coming in July

For the past couple of years, Hallmark has been releasing G1 themed Christmas tree decorations based on G1 characters. Previous years saw the release of Optimus Prime and Megatron, both based on their G1 toys. Thanks to a heads up from ASM Zine we now have a look at their next release: Grimlock! The description on Hallmark's site reads:

Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron packaging reveal

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Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron packaging reveal

The "Unite Warriors" figures have been coming in very impressive looking boxed sets. Now we have our first look at the one for Computron thanks to (you guessed it) TF Yuki!


Toy News: "Transformers Adventure" Mini-Con functionality revealed

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Toy News: "Transformers Adventure" Mini-Con functionality revealed

It's been a bit quiet lately but now TF Yuki has posted some interesting new images featuring upcoming Mini-Cons for "Transformers Adventure". Unlike their "Robots in Disguise" counterparts it appears these little guys have pegs to allow them to attach to larger Transformers. To demonstrate this "Wandering Roller" is used from the Grand Galvatron set since he has a bunch of ports for Mini-Cons. Check out the Tweet in the embed below!

Toy News: Masterpiece Inferno teased by Takara Tomy

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Toy News: Masterpiece Inferno teased by Takara Tomy

Recently it was revealed that Takara Tomy would be releasing a repainted Masterpiece Red Alert as "MP-14+". The listing for this item on Takara Tomy's site has been updated with a new image teasing a Masterpiece Inferno! For long time fans this is most exciting since an Inferno sculpt could also easily mean a Masterpiece Grapple and maybe Artfire! More on this as information becomes available.

Video Games: "Earth Wars" Ratchet Character Spotlight

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Back in February the upcoming "Transformers: Earth Wars" game was announced at Toy Fair 2016. As part of their ramp up for the game Space Ape Games has posted a cool video featuring Ratchet! Using the Combiner Wars First Aid figure as its foundation, this video shows off Ratchet's transformation and capabilities.

Video: Fortress Maximus display at Botcon 2016

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At Botcon 2016 Hasbro set up a beautiful display area featuring upcoming product for 2016. The centerpiece was a battle scene with the Autobot City Fortress Maximus at the center.

Toy News: Official photos of "Combiner Wars" Computron

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Toy News: Official photos of "Combiner Wars" Computron

After today's official reveal at the Botcon 2016 Hasbro panel, Ben's World of Transformers now has official photos of this boxed set due out later this year! This set is different than the Unite Warriors set, featuring different sculpt selections and an additional Scrounge figure! Check out the images in my Facebook album. Be sure to "Like" BWTF on Facebook for news, reviews and more!

Cartoon News: Preview of Quickshadow on "Rescue Bots"

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Cartoon News: Preview of Quickshadow on "Rescue Bots"

Yahoo! has posted a preview of "Rescue Bots" season 4 featuring the new female Rescue Bot Quickshadow! The character will be voiced by Alex Kingston known for her roles on Doctor Who and ER (among many others).

Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron in COLOR

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Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron in COLOR

Over the last few weeks a lot of prototype photos have emerged featuring the "Unite Warriors" version of Computron.

Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron in COLOR
Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron in COLOR
Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron in COLOR
Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron in COLOR
Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron in COLOR
Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron in COLOR
Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron in COLOR
Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron in COLOR
Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron in COLOR
Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron in COLOR
Toy News: "Unite Warriors" Computron in COLOR

Toy News: Color photo of "Unite Warriors" Computron released

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Toy News: Color photo of "Unite Warriors" Computron released

The moment fans have been waiting for is here. At long last we finally have a look at a color photograph of "Unite Warriors" Computron! Thanks to TF Yuki we now get to see the cartoon inspired color scheme of this awesome figure. "Unite Warriors" Computron features a series of heavy retools and new weaponry making this one special set. Check out the photo in the embed below, then head over to Facebook now to discuss it!