Archive - 2010

July 22nd

Rosie Huntington Whiteley confirmed as "Carly" in "Transformers 3"

Generation One Transformers fans will remember that Spike Witwicky had a girlfriend named Carly, who would later go on to be his wife and mother of his son, Daniel Witwicky. On the heels of Megan Fox's character Mikaela leaving the film franchise, it has been announced that actress Rosie Huntington Whiteley will be playing the live action version of none other than Carly herself! Check out MTV Movie Blog's post for more information!

July 21st

Robot Powered Machines Lights & Sounds Bumblebee Reviewed

Earlier this year Bumblebee and Optimus Prime were put out in new incarnations: Lights & Sounds Robot Powered Machines! These cute interpretations of the characters are aimed at younger kids. Take a look at my review of Bumblebee here.

New product pictures: "The Victory of the Fallen" five pack K-Mart Exclusive

BWTF.com has obtained pictures of the upcoming K-Mart exclusive "The Victory of the Fallen" five pack of figures. Inspired by the final, climactic battle in "Revenge of the Fallen", this five pack features redecos of The Fallen, Megatron, Optimus Prime, Jetfire and Starscream. The back of the packaging also emphasizes the combination ability of Optimus Prime and Jetfire while The Fallen is featured in colors similar to the Voyager Class Target redeco with orange colors.

UGO.com and Hasbro team up to offer give aways at Comic-Con!

The annual Comic-Con convention has kicked off and with it, a pile of new exclusives have been released by our friends at Hasbro. But what if you can't make it to the 'con? No worries, you can enter UGO.com's contest to win these cool toys! Check out the UGO San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives giveaway contest and take your shot at owning Mighty Muggs Prowl, Blaster, Marvel Universe Thor and many others.

July 18th

Transformers Timelines Punch/Counterpunch Reviewed

When Sideswipe and Sunstreaker were released last year for the Universe 2.0 toy line, the alternate transformations of the sculpt immediately made many fans think of Punch/Counterpunch from Generation One. The Transformers Collector's Club decided to make this idea a reality, and now you can read BWTF.com's review of Punch/Counterpunch. Check out this modern day take on a classic character!

Fourty foot tall Movie-style Optimus Prime statue in China

Visitors to China's "Green Dream Park" (located near the Olympic stadium) will soon be greeted by a gigantic statue of Autobot leader Optimus Prime! This statue is styled after the Movie Optimus Prime. You can read an article about the statue and see a photo on Gizmodo.com.

Revenge of the Fallen Activators Bumblebee Reviewed

Activators are back! First introduced in the "Animated" toy line, this sub-line of Transformers is now part of the "Revenge of the Fallen" toy line. BWTF has reviewed its first Activator from this line: Bumblebee! You can read the review here.

July 16th

Transformers Collector's Club exclusive Punch/Counterpunch & Shattered Glass Cyclonus with Krunix on ebay

If you missed out on your chance to purchase the Transformers Collector's Club exclusives Punch/Counterpunch or Shattered Glass cyclonus, you're in luck! Check out my auctions for Punch/Counterpunch and Shattered Glass Cyclonus with Krunix to bid on these items!

July 15th

Hunt for the Decepticons Legends Class figure reviews: Duststorm, Long Haul and Sandstorm!

This fine Thursday morning brings you a trio of reviews! First up is a redeco of Springer with a familiar color scheme: Duststorm. The next review is a new sculpt, based on the Constructicon Long Haul. Finally another redeco borrows a sculpt from the Universe 2.0 line: Sandstorm. Check each review out for photos and my thoughts on the figures.

July 13th

"Transformers 3" set photos pouring onto the interwebs!

Over the past few days, photos from a recent Chicago filming of a scene from "Transformers 3" have leaked online including images of the revamped Ratchet, convertable Sideswipe, "mystery" race cars (Stunticons?!) and Optimus Prime with a trailer based on his G1 trailer! Aintitcool has consolidated many of these images in this article. The video below was taken from the same shooting showing almost all the vehicles mentioned above.