Archive - 2010

May 6th

"Grey's Anatomy" star Patrick Dempsey joins the cast of "Transformers 3"

Variety has revealed that "Grey's Anatomy" star Patrick Dempsey has signed on for a "dark" character in "Transformers 3". This is interesting as it gives an indication as to the direction of the story for the third outing in the live action Transformers franchise. You can read the entire article on Variety's web site.

May 5th

Upcoming Product Previews: Power Core Combiners in package

It's almost summer time and that means a new wave of Transformers will soon be hitting toy store shelves! Word is that the much anticipated "Power Core Combiners" are due between May and June. BWTF has obtained images of three of the initial figures in this line in package, click the links below to check'em out!

Hunt for the Decepticons Backfire Reviewed

When the "Revenge of the Fallen" ends, it is time to Hunt for the Decepticons! This extension of last year's toy line kicks in this summer and BWTF has reviewed one of the first releases from that line: Backfire. This daredevil is the third redeco of Knock Out and you can read his review (and see photos) here!

Sponsor News: Big Bad Toy Store 2010 Transformers Wave 02, Enterbay, NHL, Imports & More

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NEW PREORDERS
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HASBRO TRANSFORMERS 2010 - WAVE 02 & 03
Another 25+ new Transformers have just been announced, we have images for
a few of them and expect Hasbro to release images for the rest in the next
day or two. Take a look at all the new preorders here:

TRANSFORMERS 2010 GENERATIONS DELUXE SERIES 02, 03
Series 02 of the new Generations deluxe line is listed as a set of 4,
including one each of Cybertron versions of Bumblebee, Optimus Prime &
Megatron along with Darkmount (the new form of comic character Straxus),

"War for Cybertron" Online Multiplayer Preview Videos

One of the most exciting features of the upcoming "War for Cybertron" video game is an online multi-player mode that will allow you to become part of an army of players over the web! Check out the preview below for this exciting feature!

May 3rd

War for Cybertron news: Two new playable characters revealed - Warpath and Barricade!

WarpathThe news about "War for Cybertron" continues to flow as two additional playable characters in the game have been revealed: Warpath and Barricade! Their bios are below (click on the names to see full size images of each character):

WARPATH
Autobot
Class: Soldier
Chassis: Tank
Primary Weapon: Neutron Repeater
Abilities: Guided Missile, Barrier

Fun Link: "Hero and Villain Masks" mash up!

Here's something you don't see every day. Fellow Geek "Sanderson" took elements of several key heroes and villains to create "mash up" masks that include a couple of familiar Cybertronians. Check out the masks (which can also be purchased in T-Shirt form) on Bite.ca.

April 30th

"Last Stand of the Wreckers" #4 Reviewed

The stakes build as sacrifices are made, revelations are brought to light and Overlord continues his rampage! Check out my review of "Last Stand of the Wreckers" #4, in comic shops now!

Botcon 2010 officially announces its third exclusive: Streetstar!

The Official Botcon 2010 web site has announced its third exclusive to be featured in its boxed set for Botcon 2010: Streetstar! Originally intended to be a modern day representation of the unreleased Generation 2 Streetwise, the name Streetstar comes from the Guard City combiner released in 1992, a redeco of the Protectobots exclusive to Japan! Check out the pictures of Streetstar on the Botcon 2010 web site.

Del Rey announces "Transformers Exodus" origin novel

Before the Transformers came to Earth, their civil war raged for millions of years on their homeworld of Cybertron. Now the untold story of that era will be chronicled in "Transformers Exodus", a novel due in June 2010! Written by Alexander C. Irvine (Buyout, the Narrows, A Scattering of Jades) will write the book which Del Rey's site describes as: "What happens between Orion Pax and Megatron forever changes the destiny of all Transformers.