Archive - Apr 2011

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April 30th

Dark of the Moon toys now available in stores!

in News

For those fans who have been clamoring for Transformers "Dark of the Moon" Transformers figures, your wait (may be) over. Reports are coming in from stores such as Sears and Target that the "Dark of the Moon" toys are being released at retail way ahead of their original May 16th street date, so go get'em!

BWTF.com celebrates this early release by launching its first two regular Dark of the Moon toy reviews. First, take a look at Autobot Topspin from the Legion Class, the main troops of the new "Cyberverse". Then check out my review of deluxe Bumblebee in his new Chevrolet Camaro concept form with Mech Tech weapon!

April 28th

New "Dark of the Moon" trailer up!

in News

The time fans have waited for has arrived. This afternoon debuts the NEW "Transformers Dark of the Moon" trailer. Unlike the uneven tone of "Revenge of the Fallen", this film looks like it is seeking to be an incredible alien invasion movie with Autobots and Decepticons. Check out the stunning trailer at Apple Trailer site!

April 27th

Official Transformers Collector's Club Animated Cheetor and Generation 2 Ramjet up for preorder!

in News

The day you've been waiting for is here! No, not the new Dark of the Moon trailer (that's tomorrow). Instead, the Transformers Collector's Club Store has put up their pre-orders for the long awaited Transformers Animated Cheetor ($52.00 for club members) and G2 Redux Ramjet ($58.00 for club members). Go got'em!

April 26th

Reveal the Shield Chop Saw reviewed

in Action Figure Review, Decepticon, Reveal the Shield, Scout

You've got to appreciate any guy who just does what he does because he loves it, and that's Chop Saw. He doesn't care who is leading him so long as he gets to practice his brand of destruction! Check out BWTF.com's review of Reveal the Shield Chop Saw.

April 25th

Sponsor News: BBTS News: Transformers MP, Hot Toys, GI Joe, Star Wars, Marvel & More

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TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE - MP10
While we don't have any images for the latest figure, or even a name, we do have the release date and pricing. This figure is declared 'New' by the early solicitations coming out of Japan and has a retail price of 22,000 yen, which is about $265US based on current exchange rates. Preorders have been listed at $249.99 and the figure, whoever it is, is expected in September. Reserve yours now - we expect more news next week:
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April 19th

Linkin Park and Steve Jablonsky discuss the music of "Transformers Dark of the Moon"

in Dark of the Moon, News

The first two Transformers feature films featured a score from Steve Jablonsky and music from Linkin Park. "Dark of the Moon" will have the same musicians returning to provide music for the new movie. According to the video below, "Iridescent", one of Linkin Park's latest hits will be featured in the upcoming Transformers film. Take a look at the video below:

Reveal the Shield Deep Dive reviewed

in Autobot, News, Reveal the Shield, Voyager

Not every Autobot is a gung ho warrior out to thrash Decepticons. Sometimes these guys just want to sit back and contemplate the universe. That's the kind of guy Deep Dive is. Check out BWTF.com's review of this redeco of Sea Spray!

April 14th

Reveal the Shield Legends Class Prowl reviewed

in Action Figure Review, Autobot, Generation One, Legends, Reveal the Shield

Ever logical and one of the first generation of Autobots the world ever knew, Prowl has been an enduring part of the Transformers legacy for decades. Now the character returns in "Legends" form as part of the "Reveal the Shield" toy line. You can read my review of Prowl here!

April 12th

Reveal the Shield Legends Class Starscream reviewed

in Action Figure Review, Decepticon, Generation One, Legends, Reveal the Shield, Seeker

He's treacherous, powerful, fast and cruel, everything you want in a Decepticon! He's Starscream, Megatron's infamous second in command who never turned down a chance to overthrow his leader. The "Reveal the Shield" toy line has released a new Legends Class sculpt of Starscream, see how this guy measures up in my review!

April 9th

"Transformers Headmasters" DVD boxed set artwork released

in Headmaster, News

Amazon.com has posted a listing for the upcoming Headmasters DVD set. For the first time ever, the Shout! Factory will be releasing the entire season of "Headmasters" that aired in Japan instead of the "Rebirth" series that aired in the United States. Fans have wanted something like this for ages and I for one am super excited to own this series on an official U.S. release!