Archive - Jun 2018

June 28th

Toy News: SDCC 2018 Exclusive Bumblebee with Dino-cassettes revealed

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Toy News: SDCC 2018 Exclusive Bumblebee with Dino-cassettes revealed

Thanks to io9 fans finally know what exclusives they can expect at San Diego Comic-Con 2018! This awesome three pack is called the “Bumblebee Vol. 1 Retro Rock Garage” and features a retro theme with Bumblebee in his 1977 Camaro form packaged with redecos of the two Japanese exclusive Dino-cassettes from the 80's! These cassettes have been extremely rare over the years, costing thousands on the after market for packaged samples.

Toy News: SDCC 2018 Exclusive Bumblebee with Dino-cassettes revealed
Toy News: SDCC 2018 Exclusive Bumblebee with Dino-cassettes revealed

June 27th

Toy Review: "Timelines" Botcon 2015 exclusive Stepper

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Toy Review: "Timelines" Botcon 2015 exclusive Stepper

Today I take a look at another unusual release. This time it is an alt universe version of the Autobot Stepper from the Botcon 2015 set! Check out my review and gallery of Stepper with Nebulon.

Toy Review: "Transformers Go!" Optimus Exprime

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Toy Review: "Transformers Go!" Optimus Exprime

The long forgotten Dragotron has returned and with him his demonic minions! Only the Autobots led by Optimus Exprime and their human allies can stop them. With multiple modes and the ability to combine with Kenzan and Gekisoumaru, Optimus Exprime stands strong against evil! After years of sitting on my shelf, I finally sat down and reviewed Optimus Exprime. Check out my review and gallery of t his weird figure!

June 26th

Game News: Prepare for Solus Prime's arrival in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event

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Game News: Prepare for Solus Prime's arrival in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event

It’s time to reveal the new prime core: Solus Prime!

Fight in this weekend's event and win up to 2,700 Prime Core Shards, 3,000 Premium Shards and 30,000 Spark over 30 Prestiges!

A Fire Within

Far beyond any logic and despising all known physical laws, Rodimus Prime has changed entirely into a new entity. His mind and body pertain now to Rodimus Unicronus. A destructor of worlds. He is bad news, and he's on fire.

Event type: Individual Totaliser
Start Date: 29/06/2018 10:00 UTC
End Date: 02/07/2018 10:00 UTC

Game News: Prepare for Solus Prime's arrival in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event
Game News: Prepare for Solus Prime's arrival in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event
Game News: Prepare for Solus Prime's arrival in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event

June 25th

Toy Review Update: "Timelines" Botcon 2005 exclusive Chromia

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Toy Review Update: "Timelines" Botcon 2005 exclusive Chromia

Over ten years ago I had the opportunity to help develop the first Botcon exclusive set of toys by Fun Publications. One figure I worked on was Chromia (originally intended to be Moonracer). While I reviewed the figure years ago, its photos definitely needed an update! Check out my review and gallery of "Timelines" Chromia!

June 23rd

Toy Review: "Authentics" Alpha Assortment Grimlock

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Toy Review: "Authentics" Alpha Assortment Grimlock

Grimlock is the leader of the powerful Dinobots. This team of warriors represents some of the deadliest warriors the Autobots have in their army and Grimlock's leadership ensures they cause maximum damage to their enemies! Check out my review and gallery of "Authentics" Grimlock!

June 21st

Toy Review: "Generations" Power of the Primes Snarl

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Toy Review: "Generations" Power of the Primes Snarl

Snarl is not the happiest Autobot around. Indeed, unless he is thrashing about in battle and trashing Decepticons, he mainly keeps to himself in a perpetual bad mood. Today I bring you my review and gallery of Snarl from "Power of the Primes"!

June 19th

Comic Book News: IDW Publishing announces "Star Trek vs. Transformers"

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Comic Book News: IDW Publishing announces "Star Trek vs. Transformers"

In a mash up no one saw coming, IDW Publishing has announced (via io9) an upcoming mini-series featuring classic "Star Trek" characters mashed up with our favorite robots in disguise! According to io9:

Comic Book News: IDW Publishing announces "Star Trek vs. Transformers"
Comic Book News: IDW Publishing announces "Star Trek vs. Transformers"

Game News: Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Gnaw returns this weekend in "Earth Wars"

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Game News: Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Gnaw returns this weekend in "Earth Wars"

Bah-weep-graaaaagnah wheep nini bong!

Give a warm welcome back to one of our favourites: Gnaw!
Also: new arrivals to Transformers: Earth Wars: Inferno and Rodimus Unicronus

A Thousand Suns

Rodimus Prime's desire to get the Solus Prime Core grows inside him with every passing moment, a burning flame that controls his acts and thoughts.

His willpower fails, and he is drawn to it -like a moth to a flame.

Event type: Alliance Totaliser
Start Date: 22/06/2018 10:00 UTC
End Date: 25/06/2018 10:00 UTC
Prestige Allowed: 60

Game News: Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Gnaw returns this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Gnaw returns this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Gnaw returns this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Gnaw returns this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Gnaw returns this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Gnaw returns this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Gnaw returns this weekend in "Earth Wars"

June 18th

Toy Review: "Generations" Power of the Primes Inferno

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Toy Review: "Generations" Power of the Primes Inferno

While some Autobots may run from fire, Inferno charges into it. Always ready to dive into danger to rescue his comrades, Inferno is one of the bravest Autobots around! Check out my review and gallery of "Power of the Primes" Inferno!