Archive - 2014

Convention News: Botcon 2015 Theme announced - but what does it mean?!

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The Official Botcon site has been updated with an announcement of the theme for the Botcon 2015 story! Labeled "Cybertron's Most Wanted" the theme suggests an "A-Team" or "Dirty Dozen" style scenario where traditional "bad guys" will be the anti-heroes of the story. No characters were announced, but roles such as "The Boss" and "The Thief" are listed - who could they be? Let the speculation begin!

Convention News: Botcon 2015 Theme announced - but what does it mean?!

Toy News: Takara Tomy launches "Q Transformers" web site

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Takara Tomy is always finding new expressions of the "Transformers" brand, and one of their latest is perhaps one of the cutest yet! With the launch of the Official Q Transformers web site they have listed new images of the toys (see below) along with a video announcing the Mobile game:

Toy News: Takara Tomy launches "Q Transformers" web site
Toy News: Takara Tomy launches "Q Transformers" web site
Toy News: Takara Tomy launches "Q Transformers" web site
Toy News: Takara Tomy launches "Q Transformers" web site
Toy News: Takara Tomy launches "Q Transformers" web site
Toy News: Takara Tomy launches "Q Transformers" web site

Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" (2015) Legion Class Steeljaw

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Steeljaw has escaped from prison and the Autobots are hot on his tail! This savage Decepticon has no plans to go back to jail, so he'll do whatever it takes to make sure he's not taken captive again. This morning's review brings you a look at Legion Class Steeljaw!

December 30th

Sponsor News: BBTS - Transformers, Star Wars, Robocop, Pacific Rim, The Walking Dead, Marvel, DC & More!

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NEW PRE-ORDERS
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STAR WARS PLAY ARTS KAI VARIANT FIGURE - DARTH VADER
This new version of Darth Vader includes detailed armor parts, multiple lightsabers, alternate hands and even a Force effect. This figure stands about 11" tall and is priced at $124.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=SEP10517&mode=re...

PLANET X SUMMANUS
Summanus changes from robot to Stegosaurus, and is priced at $99.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=PLNX10004&mode=r...

STAR WARS REVOLTECH #004 - R2-D2

Sponsor News: BBTS - Transformers, Star Wars, Robocop, Pacific Rim, The Walking Dead, Marvel, DC & More!
Sponsor News: BBTS - Transformers, Star Wars, Robocop, Pacific Rim, The Walking Dead, Marvel, DC & More!
Sponsor News: BBTS - Transformers, Star Wars, Robocop, Pacific Rim, The Walking Dead, Marvel, DC & More!
Sponsor News: BBTS - Transformers, Star Wars, Robocop, Pacific Rim, The Walking Dead, Marvel, DC & More!

Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" (2015) One Step Changer Underbite

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Underbite is one of the dangerous Decepticon criminals who have escaped his prison! Roaming free on Earth, this Decepticon beast has no intention of being taken captive again. With his powerful jaws he is ready to take a bite out of any Autobot who would try! This morning's review takes a look at the One Step Changer Underbite figure!

December 29th

Article: BWTF picks its Top Ten Transformers figures of 2014!

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The end of 2014 is rapidly drawing to a close so it's time for Ben's World of Transformers to list its Top Ten figures of 2014! Check out my sometimes controversial list of the best figures from the year (and some honorable mentions!).

December 26th

Video: Official Takara Tomy Masterpiece video is Stop Motion Awesomeness

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If you need some awesomeness to wake up to this morning, check out Takara Tomy's new "Masterpiece" video. Focusing on Ultra Magnus, this video also features other MP releases including Optimus Prime and Bumblebee in retro stop-motion glory!

December 25th

Toy News: Transformers Collector's Club Subscription Service 3.0 In Hand Sample Images

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The Official Twitter feed of the Transformers Collector's Club has received samples of the upcoming figures Krok and Carzap!

Krok is an updated and transformable figure based on the G1 Action Master of the same name. He will be paired with Gatoraider, a Micron redeco from Japan.

Carzap is a character who never made it into release. He was originally part of the "Block Town" series that was meant to involve a Transformer released with buildable LEGO like blocks.

Check out the images below!

Toy News: Transformers Collector's Club Subscription Service 3.0 In Hand Sample Images
Toy News: Transformers Collector's Club Subscription Service 3.0 In Hand Sample Images
Toy News: Transformers Collector's Club Subscription Service 3.0 In Hand Sample Images
Toy News: Transformers Collector's Club Subscription Service 3.0 In Hand Sample Images
Toy News: Transformers Collector's Club Subscription Service 3.0 In Hand Sample Images

Takara Tomy offers up holiday images for Christmas

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The official Takara Tomy Twitter feed has posted a few images wishing fans a Merry Christmas using their own unique brand of humor, check'em out!

Takara Tomy offers up holiday images for Christmas
Takara Tomy offers up holiday images for Christmas
Takara Tomy offers up holiday images for Christmas

Toy Review: "Generations: Combiner Wars" Firefly

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Firefly's ability to fly means he can be in the clouds any time he wants, but even on the ground his mind is often there already. A daydreamer by nature, Firefly has a good heart but can sometimes make the other Aerialbots nervous with his lack of attention. BWTF kicks off its "Combiner Wars" reviews with a look at Firefly (aka Fireflight)!