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January 20th, 2017

Podcast: General Geekery welcomes BWTF

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Podcast: General Geekery welcomes BWTF

The folks over at the General Geekery Podcast were kind enough to welcome Ben's World of Transformers to chat about Transformers, Star Trek and geek life. Check out the podcast here!

January 19th

Sponsor News: Preorders for "Generations" Classic Legion Assortment

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Sponsor News: Preorders for "Generations" Classic Legion Assortment

Long before the Legion Class figures that fans are familiar with came out, the smaller Transformers figures were known as the "Legends" Class (now used for the $9.99 price point). Among them were small versions of Optimus Prime, Starscream and Bumblebee. Over the years these have come out again and again in different decos.

Sponsor News: Preorders for "Generations" Classic Legion Assortment
Sponsor News: Preorders for "Generations" Classic Legion Assortment

Movie News: G.I. Joe and Transformers almost met on the big screen

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Movie News: G.I. Joe and Transformers almost met on the big screen

In a recent interview with Collider, D.J. Caruso (director of the upcoming xXx: Return of Xander Cage) spoke about ideas he had for G.I. Joe 3, which could have involved our favorite Robots in Disguise meeting the Real American Heroes. In the interview Caruso says:

Game News: Bruticus & Optimus Maximus come to "Earth Wars"

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Game News: Bruticus & Optimus Maximus come to "Earth Wars"

During today's live stream Space Ape revealed two new Combiners coming to "Earth Wars"! On the Autobot side is Optimus Maximus (comprised of Optimus Prime, Ironhide, Sunstreaker, Prowl and Hound) and on the other side is Bruticus formed from the Combaticons who are already in the game. Both Combiners feature two melee style attacks and one where they launch firepower at targets. Check out the live stream video below where the screenshots attached to this article were sourced.

Game News: Bruticus & Optimus Maximus come to "Earth Wars"
Game News: Bruticus & Optimus Maximus come to "Earth Wars"
Game News: Bruticus & Optimus Maximus come to "Earth Wars"
Game News: Bruticus & Optimus Maximus come to "Earth Wars"
Game News: Bruticus & Optimus Maximus come to "Earth Wars"
Game News: Bruticus & Optimus Maximus come to "Earth Wars"
Game News: Bruticus & Optimus Maximus come to "Earth Wars"
Game News: Bruticus & Optimus Maximus come to "Earth Wars"
Game News: Bruticus & Optimus Maximus come to "Earth Wars"
Game News: Bruticus & Optimus Maximus come to "Earth Wars"
Game News: Bruticus & Optimus Maximus come to "Earth Wars"

January 18th

Game News: Space Ape announces "Breaking Point" Event for Earth Wars

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Game News: Space Ape announces "Breaking Point" Event for Earth Wars

Bah-weep-graaaaagnah wheep nini bong!

As the sole Autobot combiner, Superion has shouldered a heavy burden, while as the sole Decepticon Combiner, Devastator has let his power go straight to his head!

Breaking Point
For the Autobots, it's clear that relying on one Combiner is not a long term solution to the Decepticon threat. They endeavor to form another Combiner to share the Aerialbots' burden!

Game News: Space Ape announces "Breaking Point" Event for Earth Wars
Game News: Space Ape announces "Breaking Point" Event for Earth Wars

January 17th

Toy News: Yahoo! Movies reveals "The Last Knight" Sqweeks R/C figure

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Toy News: Yahoo! Movies reveals "The Last Knight" Sqweeks R/C figure

Yahoo! Movies has provided an exclusive first look at the remote controlled Sqweeks figure from "The Last Knight". Sqweeks was introduced last Summer and is intended to be one of the breakout characters of the film.

Among the features of this figure are a large blaster, lights, sounds and even dance!

Toy News: Yahoo! Movies reveals "The Last Knight" Sqweeks R/C figure
Toy News: Yahoo! Movies reveals "The Last Knight" Sqweeks R/C figure
Toy News: Yahoo! Movies reveals "The Last Knight" Sqweeks R/C figure

January 15th

Toy News: "Robots in Disguise" (2015) Legion Class Springload

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Toy News: "Robots in Disguise" (2015) Legion Class Springload

Many Decepticons are obsessed with conquest, destroying Autobots or sometimes just their own self interests. Springload takes things to another level however. He is on the hunt for the mythical land of Doradus and no Autobot or Decepticon will stop him! Today I bring you a look at Legion Class Springload!

Actor News: Dick Gautier passes away at age 85

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Actor News: Dick Gautier passes away at age 85

Dick Gautier, best known to Transformers fans as the voice of Hot Rod and Rodimus Prime in the third season of the original Transformers series has passed away at the age of 85.

Gautier passed away on Friday at an assisted living facility according to a report in The Hollywood Reporter.

January 13th

Toy News: Masterpiece Bumblebee information from Hasbro Pulse

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Toy News: Masterpiece Bumblebee information from Hasbro Pulse

After an initial announcement only a few days ago, the Hasbro Pulse site has been updated with new information about the upcoming Masterpiece Bumblebee figure! There are some exciting tid-bits about this figure including the use of die-cast metal! Note: this figure will be a Toys R Us exclusive much like other Masterpiece figures released in the last few years.

January 12th

Toy News: Masterpiece "Legendary Commander" Convoy (aka Optimus Primal) revealed

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Toy News: Masterpiece "Legendary Commander" Convoy (aka Optimus Primal) revealed

Dengeki Hobby Web has released an amazing set of photos showcasing the upcoming "Beast Wars II Super Robot Life Transformer Convoy The Crisis! It is a legendary commander "Convoy" version of Masterpiece Optimus Primal! This version brings the figure much more in line with his classic "Beast Wars" appearance. Here's how the release differs from the current release:

Toy News: Masterpiece "Legendary Commander" Convoy (aka Optimus Primal) revealed
Toy News: Masterpiece "Legendary Commander" Convoy (aka Optimus Primal) revealed
Toy News: Masterpiece "Legendary Commander" Convoy (aka Optimus Primal) revealed
Toy News: Masterpiece "Legendary Commander" Convoy (aka Optimus Primal) revealed
Toy News: Masterpiece "Legendary Commander" Convoy (aka Optimus Primal) revealed
Toy News: Masterpiece "Legendary Commander" Convoy (aka Optimus Primal) revealed