Archive - Feb 2010

Date

February 28th

Revenge of the Fallen Deluxe Class Autobot Ratchet Reviewed

An army isn't much good without a medic to patch the troops up, and even in the universe of the live action movies, the Autobot known as Ratchet takes on that role. In his latest incarnation, Ratchet is a deluxe class figure. You can take a look at my review for this figure and see how he differs from his Voyager and Legends counterparts!

February 26th

Voice Actor News: Jess Harnell (Movie Ironhide) sings lead in "Rock Sugar" mash up band

Actor and vocalist Jess Harnell has had a long career in animation, but did you know he also has a band called Rock Sugar? Dedicated to mash up of classic 80's fare, their sound is familiar and surprising all at the same time. Check out the Youtube link below for one of their latest videos!

New "War for Cybertron" trailer features gameplay and new cinematics!

A new trailer for the upcoming video game "War for Cybertron" has been released, featuring the much anticipated in-game play along with some new cinematics. It's quite a spectacular and features some intense battle scenes involving characters like Bumblebee, Optimus Prime, Starscream and Omega Supreme!

February 24th

Revenge of the Fallen Strike Mission Sideswipe Reviewed

As part of his membership with the forces of N.E.S.T., Sideswipe has given himself a new deco and the label of "Strike Mission Sideswipe". See if this Autobot should join your N.E.S.T. forces in my review here!

February 23rd

Transformers Animated Arcee and Cybertron Mode Ratchet reviewed

February 2010 has seen the release of two long awaited "Animated" Transformers figures: Arcee and Cybertron Mode Autobot Ratchet! These Toys R Us exclusive figures have been hot sellers and I was finally able to get my hands on them to review. Check out my reviews for Arcee and Cybertron Mode Autobot Ratchet!

February 20th

"Transmissions", the BWTF.com podcast premieres!

After spending a couple years just listening to podcasts, I've finally decided to put a small one together. I'm no audio professional, I admit, but I thought it would be a fun way to share my thoughts with fellow fans in a more contemporary format. My Podcast page is based on Libsyn.com and in homage to the classic G1 comic book's letters page, the Podcast is called "Transmissions".

February 19th

Last Stand of the Wreckers #2 Reviewed

Tensions build as the Wreckers get closer to their target - Garrus 9! Meanwhile, Impactor joins the team again, but what haunts him from the past? All this and a look at Overlord's past in The Last Stand of the Wreckers issue #2!

February 18th

Last Stand of the Wreckers #1 Reviewed

The Autobot army is on the run and one of their strongholds has fallen. It's up to the team known as the Wreckers to set things straight, but can they do it with a bunch of new recruits? The adventure begins in "Last Stand of the Wreckers" and BWTF has reviewed the first issue here!

February 17th

Revenge of the Fallen Skystalker Reviewed

Originally a name ascribed to a Generation One Micromaster who transformed into a car(!), this time out the name Skystalker belongs to a Decepticon who takes to the skies before swooping down and snatching away his enemies with his claws! Check out my review of Scout Class Skystalker from "Revenge of the Fallen"!

Amazon Japan lists upcoming Japanese exclusives

Amazon Japan has listed several upcoming Transformers items that will be exclusive to Japan. The listings include clear images of each item. These figures include Buzz Lightyear, Alternity Starscream, Alternity Skywarp, Powered Up Optimus Prime (from Revenge of the Fallen) and a redeco of Voyager Class Megatron from Revenge of the Fallen.