Archive - 2010

June 4th

New Botcon 2010 video: The Transformers head out to Botcon!

A new Botcon video has been posted featuring a wide cast of characters from Megatron to G2 Breakdown and the upcoming club exclusive Punch/Counterpunch! This fun video even features a cameo from one of last year's exclusive action figures. Check it out below:

Rosie Huntington Whiteley officially announced as Megan Fox's replacement in "Transformers 3"

After much fanfare regarding her departure, official news has finally come out announcing that Rosie Huntington Whiteley has joined the cast of "Transformers 3" according to a post on Michael Bay's web site. She previously worked with Bay in a Victoria's Secret ad. While rumors say she will be Sam's love interest, nothing else has been revealed about her role just yet.

May 26th

"War for Cybertron" Multi Player Experience Trailer

Step 3 has released another "War for Cybertron" trailer. This time the trailer focuses on the much hyped multiplayer experience. High Moon studios discusses the role of maps, strategy and the different types of multiplayer experiences in the game. Check out the embed below.

Hasbro adds "Power Core Combiners" to official Transformers web site

While they first appeared at Toy Fair 2010, Hasbro has at last put up an official section on the Official Transformers web site. Part of the release reads: Expanding upon the essence of DEVASTATOR — a robot built by combining multiple construction vehicles — the TRANSFORMERS brand unveils the new POWER CORE COMBINERS expression that redefines the magic of combination play. The toys deliver an interchangeable system of robots, vehicles and weapons that escalates the level of fun and increases the number of robots within a child’s TRANSFORMERS toy universe..

You can read the press release here.

May 25th

Product Preview: Generations "Desert Decimation" Legends Class boxed set

BWTF has obtained photos of an upcoming Legends Class boxed set called "Desert Decimation". This four pack contains redecos of Ironhide, Autobot Ratchet, Bonecrusher and Decepticon Brawl.

It's kind of hard to place where this belongs in the categories of figures. The packaging looks very similar to the "Generations" packaging shown at Toy Fair 2010, so that's where I'm categorizing it. However, the characters are clearly from the 2007 Movie, yet the battle that is talked about on the back of the packaging seems to be in another setting more appropriate to "Revenge of the Fallen".

Either way, it's a cool look at upcoming product. I suspect this may be intended as a store exclusive since so many other Legends multi-packs have wound up being tied to one chain or another.

Revenge of the Fallen Voyager Class Mixmaster Reviewed

Much like his Generation One namesake, Mixmaster is a master chemist who transforms into a cement mixing truck and he forms part of Devastator, the titanic engine of destruction seen in "Revenge of the Fallen". BWTF has reviewed Voyager Class Mixmaster. Take a look!

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May 23rd

"Hunt for the Decepticons" Hubcap Reviewed

A long time rivalry from Cybertron has made its way to Earth as two road racing enemies race across the highways of Earth! In pursuit of his enemy Brimstone is the brave Autobot Hubcap. Take a look at my review of "Hunt for the Decepticons" Hubcap in the Revenge of the Fallen toy review section.

Revenge of the Fallen Leader Class Megatron Reviewed

Rising from the dark depths of the ocean, the newly resurrected Megatron returned from the grave to wreak havoc on his enemies. BWTF has reviewed the Leader Class version of this character. Check out the review to see pictures of the figure and see if he should be leading your Decepticons!

May 20th

Comic Book Review: "Transformers: Nefarious" #3

The Autobots prepare to transport Soundwave to their base as their prisoner, but the Decepticon has other plans just as the Initiative begins to ramp up its own agenda. All this and some cool pictures in my review of "Nefarious" #3!