Archive - 2010

August 13th

Stealth Force Soundwave Reviewed

Once known only as a tape deck that transformed into a formidable warrior, Soundwave has since branched out to take on several vehicle modes over the years. His latest is a heavily armed SUV as part of the "Stealth Force". Think he's been heavily armed before? See what he's got now in my review!

August 12th

Hunt for the Decepticons Jetblade and Sea Attack Ravage reviewed

As the Autobots cross the globe in search of Decepticons following the events of the "Revenge of the Fallen", they encounter two Decepticons who stand in their way: Jetblade and Sea Attack Ravage! Take a look at my reviews for Jetblade and Sea Attack Ravage to check out this powerful duo of Decepticon warriors!

August 8th

Generations Cybertronian Optimus Prime reviewed

As part of the launch of the "War for Cybertron" video game that relaunches the Transformers history as we know it, Hasbro has put out a new version of Optimus Prime based on his appearance millions of years ago on Cybertron. BWTF takes a look at this figure in its first "Generations" figure review: Optimus Prime!.

August 6th

Botcon 2010 Exclusive Cindersaur Reviewed

When Generation 2 continued in Europe, two of the G1 Firecons were given new (bright) decos but Cindersaur was left out. With Botcon 2010's Generation 2 focus, we decided to give Cindersaur the chance he never had! BWTF has reviewed Botcon 2010 Cindersaur!

Transformers: Prime cast members announced! Cullen, Welker and more!

Hasbro has released an announcement regarding upcoming programming on its Hub Network. Part of this lists cast members of the upcoming "Transformers: Prime" series! The cast will include:

  • Peter Cullen ("Transformers", "Winnie the Pooh")
  • Frank Welker ("Transformers", "Scooby Doo")
  • Gina Torres ("Mad TV", "Xena: Warrior Princess", "Firefly")
  • James Remar ("Dexter", "Jericho", "Ben 10: Alien Force")

BWTF begins to restore Beast Wars toy reviews

After a long wait after the relaunch I have begun work on restoring the old Beast Wars toy reviews. This will happen slowly but I wanted to be sure this area wasn't forgotten. For today, I have restored the following review:

Most of the photos are quite old and some not very clear or large, so going forward part of my goal is to also do new photography for many of these toys, but that is off in the long term. For now, the priority is to get the reviews back up.

Revenge of the Fallen Activators Megatron Reviewed

Megatron is one of the key players in the Transformers movie series. After being resurrected in "Revenge of the Fallen" he took on a tank form that has been reproduced in every scale from Legends to Leader Class. Now he is an Activator as well! BWTF has reviewed Activators Megatron, take a look!

August 5th

Ironhide #3 "Ironing out the details" comic book reviewed

Ironhide is taken to a mysterious city where an ancient Transformer reveals all (well, almost anyhow). The action picks up in the third issue of "Ironhide" and BWTF has reviewed the comic book here. Take a look to see what Ironhide's new mission is!

Actor Alan Tudyk reveals his role in Transformers 3

Science fiction fans will likely be with actor Alan Tudyk who has embodied memorable roles on both "Firefly" and "Dollhouse". It was revealed a while ago that Tudyk was part of the "Transformers 3" cast, but in an interview with From Hollywood with Luv he reveals what his role is! Says Tudyk:

"I’m a fellow agent of his that is sort of his assistant and weapons expert, computer hacker, cyber sleuth."

Hunt for the Decepticons Deluxe Ironhide Reviewed

Most releases of Ironhide have been redecos and retools of the Voyager Class figure from the first movie, but for the Hunt for the Decepticons camnpaign, we finally get a whole new Ironhide sculpt - this time in a deluxe scale! Check out my review of deluxe Ironhide!