2022

Toy News: "Studio Series" Core Class Laserbeak Revealed

Thanks once again to In Demand Toys in the UK, we have images of a previously unannounced figure: Studio Series Core Class Laserbeak!  Now, you're probably picturing a bird with blasters mounted on its back but nope.  Instead, this appears to be a pretool for an eventual Core Class Bumblebee figure!  Instead, this is based on a scene where Laserbeak takes on a Bumblebee-like form to infiltrate a house.  You can see the scene at the 51 second mark in the video embedded below.

Toy News: "Legacy" Voyager Class Inferno & Starscream Revealed

Thanks to online retailer In Demand Toys in the UK, we have some exciting new images of Legacy Voyager Class Inferno and Starscream!  Inferno will be very exciting for Beast Wars fans, representing the insanely loyal Predacon who was wholly dedicated to his "Queen", Megatron.  Starscream, meanwhile represents the Armada version of the character along with a Star Saber sword accessory.   These have yet to be announced by Hasbro itself, but given that In Demand is an online retailer you can take these as reveals of

Toy News: First Pics of "Studio Series" 86 Core Class Ratchet

Thanks to Transformers the Show on Twitter we now have what appear to be the first images of Studio Series 86 Core Class Ratchet!  Based on the character's appearance in the 1986 animated movie, the figure joints other G1 based Core Class figures such as Optimus Prime and Hot Rod.  Keep in mind that this has not been officially revealed by Hasbro so take this news with a grain of salt.  For now, enjoy the images below!

Toy News: Tonkanator's Tech Specs Released

Ben MacCrae is a member of the Transformers brand team and thanks to him we have a new tid-bit about the recently revealed Tonkanator: his tech specs!  Thanks to his post on Instagram, we now have some behind-the-scenes thoughts on the Collaborative set and a peek at the tech specs!  Check them out below.

Introducing Tonkanator! This one was fun to create. It’s more of a what if all the iconic Tonka vehicles stumbled upon the Enigma of Combination and formed an #Autobot version of Devastator.

Toy News: Official Product Info & Images for "Beast Wars" Monopoly

Thanks to the folks at Toy Snowman in Canada, we now have a product description and official images of the upcoming Beast Wars Monopoly board game!  This is a bit of a stealth release as stores outside the United States have begun taking pre-orders (Toy Snowman appears sold out) but there has been no official announcement by Hasbro, nor are the usual online retailers in the United States listing it (yet).  Toy Snowman lists the game at $56 USD but no word on what actual U.S.

Toy News: Official Product Info & Images for the Velocitron Speedia 500 Capsule

After yesterday's Hasbro Pulse Live Stream reveals, Hasbro has provided Ben's World of Transformers with official product descriptions and images of the upcoming Velocitron Speedia 500 Collection!  Check them out below:

Transformers Legacy Velocitron Speedia 500 Collection Deluxe Blurr
(Ages 8 and Up / Approx. Retail Price: $24.99/ Available: August 1, 2022)