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Toy News: Official photos of "Power of the Primes" Optimal Optimus

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Toy News: Official photos of "Power of the Primes" Optimal Optimus

Amazon.com has posted a listing for the upcoming "Power of the Primes" Optimal Optimus Leader Class figure complete with high quality stock photos! Inspired by events in the "Beast Wars" series, this figure will feature a smaller Optimus Primal figure that "evolves" into Optimal Optimus. No word on an exact release time yet.

Credit goes to The Allspark who got the scoop on this story.

Toy News: Official photos of "Power of the Primes" Optimal Optimus
Toy News: Official photos of "Power of the Primes" Optimal Optimus
Toy News: Official photos of "Power of the Primes" Optimal Optimus
Toy News: Official photos of "Power of the Primes" Optimal Optimus
Toy News: Official photos of "Power of the Primes" Optimal Optimus

Sponsor News BBTS - Darkseid, Infinity War, TF Studio Series, MAFEX Spider-Man, Marvel Legends, Overwatch & More!

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Sponsor News BBTS - Darkseid, Infinity War, TF Studio Series, MAFEX Spider-Man, Marvel Legends, Overwatch & More!

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Sponsor News BBTS - Darkseid, Infinity War, TF Studio Series, MAFEX Spider-Man, Marvel Legends, Overwatch & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Darkseid, Infinity War, TF Studio Series, MAFEX Spider-Man, Marvel Legends, Overwatch & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Darkseid, Infinity War, TF Studio Series, MAFEX Spider-Man, Marvel Legends, Overwatch & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Darkseid, Infinity War, TF Studio Series, MAFEX Spider-Man, Marvel Legends, Overwatch & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Darkseid, Infinity War, TF Studio Series, MAFEX Spider-Man, Marvel Legends, Overwatch & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Darkseid, Infinity War, TF Studio Series, MAFEX Spider-Man, Marvel Legends, Overwatch & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Darkseid, Infinity War, TF Studio Series, MAFEX Spider-Man, Marvel Legends, Overwatch & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Darkseid, Infinity War, TF Studio Series, MAFEX Spider-Man, Marvel Legends, Overwatch & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Darkseid, Infinity War, TF Studio Series, MAFEX Spider-Man, Marvel Legends, Overwatch & More!

Toy Review: "Generations" Power of the Primes Roadtrap

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Toy Review: "Generations" Power of the Primes Roadtrap

Fighting the Autobots is not enough for Roadtrap. Along with Battleslash, this cruel Decepticon likes to torment them before he destroys them! Following my review of Battleslash, check out my review and gallery of Roadtrap!

Game News: A team of trouble makers causes havoc in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - A New Menace

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Game News: A team of trouble makers causes havoc in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - A New Menace

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Claim a 4 star Rust Renegade or Stunticon bot this weekend, and have an exclusive preview of our upcoming new feature: Collections!

New Menace

Once again, the Enigma of Combination plays a major role in the Earth Wars.

The Rust Renegades -united in mind and body- are ready to become a major force for justice: Victorion!

The Countdown to Combination is ticking..

Event type: Alliance Totaliser
Start Date: 27/04/2018 10:00 UTC
End Date: 30/04/2018 10:00 UTC
Prestige Allowed: None

Game News: A team of trouble makers causes havoc in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - A New Menace
Game News: A team of trouble makers causes havoc in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - A New Menace
Game News: A team of trouble makers causes havoc in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - A New Menace
Game News: A team of trouble makers causes havoc in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - A New Menace
Game News: A team of trouble makers causes havoc in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - A New Menace
Game News: A team of trouble makers causes havoc in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - A New Menace
Game News: A team of trouble makers causes havoc in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - A New Menace
Game News: A team of trouble makers causes havoc in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - A New Menace

Affiliate News: Studio Series Voyager Class Thundercracker up for pre-order at Entertainment Earth

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Affiliate News: Studio Series Voyager Class Thundercracker up for pre-order at Entertainment Earth

Before the announcement that Toys 'R' Us would wind down its United States based business, it had been announced at Toy Fair 2018 that Toys 'R' Us would be carrying an exclusive figure for the "Studio Series": Voyager Class Thundercracker, a retool and redeco of "The Last Knight" Nitro. Over the past couple of months, some of these figures have managed to reach Toys 'R' Us stores.

Cartoon News: Sludge joins the action in "Power of the Primes"

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Cartoon News: Sludge joins the action in "Power of the Primes"

Thanks to the official Facebook page of voice actor and fellow fan Frank Todaro we now have confirmation that not only will the Dinobot Sludge be joining the "Power of the Primes" cartoon but he will also be voiced by Todaro himself! From his post:

Business News: Toys 'R' Us Canada finds a buyer

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Business News: Toys 'R' Us Canada finds a buyer

As toy collectors across America continue to watch Toys 'R' Us in the United States take a slow march to its end, Toys 'R' Us Canada has been given a second chance at life thanks to Fairfax Financial Holdings. According to Bloomberg, Fairfax has agreed to purchase Toys 'R' Us Canada for C$300 million ($237 million in USD).

Toy Review: "Generations" Power of the Primes Battleslash

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Toy Review: "Generations" Power of the Primes Battleslash

Battleslash is a bully, but one with a powerful rotor blade weapon that backs up his threats! He is also one half of a Duocon team who can combine with Roadtrap to form the dreaded Battletrap. Check out my review and gallery of "Power of the Primes" Battleslash!

Collectible News: Hallmark reveals the 2018 Transformers Keepsake Ornament

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Collectible News: Hallmark reveals the 2018 Transformers Keepsake Ornament

In recent years Hallmark has been releasing special Keepsake Ornaments each year. These have been based on the original action figures from the 80's. In previous years they released the likes of Optimus Prime and Megatron. Now we know the ornament for 2018: Starscream! The Ornament will retail for $15.99. Here is the official product description from Hallmark's web site.

PRODUCT DETAILS

Collectible News: Hallmark reveals the 2018 Transformers Keepsake Ornament
Collectible News: Hallmark reveals the 2018 Transformers Keepsake Ornament
Collectible News: Hallmark reveals the 2018 Transformers Keepsake Ornament

Toy Review Update: "Timelines" Botcon 2005 exclusive Flamewar

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Toy Review Update: "Timelines" Botcon 2005 exclusive Flamewar

In 2005 I had the privilege of helping Fun Publications plan out its first set of Botcon exclusives. Among the characters was a new Decepticon named Flamewar who has gone on to have two more toys made of her. As a special treat I have updated my Flamewar review with new photos including a couple featuring the test shot of Flamewar from the factory!