Toy News: "Buzzworthy Bumblebee"/"Rise of the Beasts" Energon Escape 2-Pack Revealed


A listing on Toys 'R' Us Hong Kong has gone up for the first (semi-officially revealed) Buzzworthy Bumblebee set under the Rise of the Beasts banner.  The two pack features two repacks of figures from the Bumblebee movie toy line, specifically the simplified figures featuring "Igniter" cores that would activate an action feature.  The set is priced at $268.50 HKD (about $34.22 USD) and is in stock now.

Interestingly, the product description calls these out as Rise of the Beast inspired figures, which makes sense given the alt-forms of each toy but nothing on the packaging calls out Rise of the Beasts.  While not featuring brand new sculpts or characters, it is cool to see that we're starting to edge towards the time frame when Rise of the Beasts will hit toy store shelves. 

Thanks to Phil Z. for the heads up on this.  Check out the pics and description below:

You've probably heard the buzz, but Bumblebee is kind of a big deal. And now the bodacious bot is making his mark with a line of some of the most buzzworthy Bumblebee products for fans of all ages. See what all the buzz is about, only at Target. Imagine epic Autobot missions with the Energon Escape 2-Pack! Optimus Prime and Bumblebee are on a mission to secure a supply of Energon before the Decepticons intercept. Attach Energon Core to activate driving action! The battle on Earth is no longer between the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. Transformers: Rise of the Beasts introduces mysterious factions, the Maximals, the Predacons, and the Terrorcons, in an epic 90s globetrotting adventure. TRANSFORMERS and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. 2022 Paramount Pictures Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Licensed by Hasbro. CHEVROLET, the BOWTIE logo, CORVETTE and the CORVETTE logo, and CAMARO, are registered trademarks of General Motors, LLC.

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