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12/23/21

Retro Reviews: Restoration of "Beast Machines" Reviews Begins

In 2000 Hasbro released one of the most audacious Transformers lines ever released - Beast Machines.  The show and toys were controversial at the time and to this day they remain some of the most unique and far out designs ever introduced to the Transformers toy line. 

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12/21/21

Toy Review: "Cyberverse" Deluxe Class Cheetor

Once united with the Allspark, Cheetor eventually emerged to serve as the Guardian of the Allspark.  Joining with the Autobots, he helps them defend the relic against the evil Decepticons!  Check out my review and gallery of Deluxe Class Cheetor

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12/20/21

Events: Toys"R"Us Returns to Retail at the American Dream Mall (Video & Gallery)

After many years of absence from the United States, Toys"R"Us has opened its first retail store in years at the American Dream Mall.  This was first revealed at the beginning of December, but it has now become a reality!  I visited the store on opening

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12/15/21

"Transformers" creator Henry Orenstein passes away

Sad news out of New Jersey today. Former Hasbro employee Henry Orenstein has passed away at his home in New Jersey at the age of 98.

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12/15/21

Toy News: New Photos of Upcoming "Bumblebee" Movie "Studio Series" Figures

Almost two weeks ago Hasbro revealed several upcoming figures from the Bumblebee movie would be part of the Studio Series line of toys.  Now thanks to Takara Tomy's Twitter feed we have new photos of some of these figures with a look at bi

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12/15/21

Collectible News: Flame Toys Reveals Acid Storm Model Kit

The folks at Flame Toys have officially revealed their next Transformers model kit: Acid Storm!  This Seeker has popped up in various toy lines over the years including Cyberverse and

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12/14/21

Toy Reviews: "Minimates" Transformers Set One

The greatest generation of Transformers is now the next generation of Minimates!  The first set of Minimates Transformers was released in October 2021, joining tons of licenses in the line including Knight Rider, Star Trek, DC and Marvel.  Check out my

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12/13/21

Toy Review: "Kingdom" Tigatron

Crashing down from the skies above, Tigatron's Stasis Pod almost fell into the hands of the Predacons but thanks to the heroic efforts of the Maximals it would be the noble Maximal Tigatron who would emerge instead!  Check out my review and galle

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12/11/21

Toy Review: "Studio Series" 86 Gnaw

Rotund, relentless and almost mindless, the Sharkticons are ideal soldiers for the Quintessons and their cruel ambitions.  While not very powerful individually, en masse they make up a formidable fighting force!  Check out my gallery and re

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