Archive - 2018

November 27th

Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics

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Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics

When the the previous "Bumblebee" trailer was released, Transformers fans were given a glimpse at the G1 influences in the designs of several characters including Optimus Prime, Soundwave and Seekers.

A newly released featurette by Paramount Pictures UK brings further focus on this aspect of the movie. Here are some key take aways:

  • Visual Effects Supervisor, Jason Smith comments on how the robots have been "squared" out and simplified to reflect more classic designs.
Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics
Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics
Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics
Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics
Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics
Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics
Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics

November 26th

Sponsor News from BBTS - Cyber Monday Sale

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Sponsor News from BBTS - Cyber Monday Sale

Ben's World of Transformers sponsor BigBadToyStore has launched its Cyber Monday sale! Check out the sale to see exciting items on discount including Masterpiece G2 Bumblebee and Masterpiece MP-11SW Skywarp with coin!

November 25th

Sale Alert: "Power of the Primes" Predaking and Nemesis Prime on sale at Amazon

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Sale Alert: "Power of the Primes" Predaking and Nemesis Prime on sale at Amazon

It is Cyber Monday and deals are floating around the web for fans to take advantage of!

The first deal is for Nemesis Prime. This redeco and retool of "Power of the Primes" Optimus Prima with new accessories. For the next 17 hours Nemesis Prime is down to $32.99, a 34% drop from its regular price of $49.99!

November 23rd

Event: Optimus Prime appears in Detroit's 2018 Thanksgiving Parade

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Event: Optimus Prime appears in Detroit's 2018 Thanksgiving Parade

Yesterday was Thanksgiving in the United States, and with that holiday come a variety of celebrations including parades with giant balloons! Yesterday's Detroit parade had a special treat for Transformers fans: a balloon of Optimus Prime! Based on his "Evergreen" design, this giant balloon not only brought the Autobot leader into a popular parade, but it was also being pulled by folks in Optimus Prime costumes! Check out the attached screen captures from Channel 4's live coverage!

You can view the parade video below. Optimus appears at around 01:04:56.

Event: Optimus Prime appears in Detroit's 2018 Thanksgiving Parade
Event: Optimus Prime appears in Detroit's 2018 Thanksgiving Parade
Event: Optimus Prime appears in Detroit's 2018 Thanksgiving Parade
Event: Optimus Prime appears in Detroit's 2018 Thanksgiving Parade

Movie News: The "Bumblebee" Movie trailer gets the Play Doh treatment

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Movie News:  The "Bumblebee" Movie trailer gets the Play Doh treatment

December is coming quickly but Paramount and Hasbro have teamed up for one more trailer for the "Bumblebee" film before it comes out! This time out the trailer has been done in Play Doh! Check out this fun take on the trailer in the embed below.

November 22nd

In Stock Alert: "Studio Series" KSI Drone and Dropkick on Amazon

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In Stock Alert: "Studio Series" KSI Drone and Dropkick on Amazon

Two new "Studio Series" offerings have become available on Amazon: Dropkick and KSI Sentry! Dropkick is a brand new sculpt representing one of the Decepticons from the "Bumblebee" movie in his helicopter/robot forms. Meanwhile, the KSI Sentry is a redeco and retool of Stinger. Follow the links below to order your figures and support BWTF!

In Stock Alert: "Studio Series" KSI Drone and Dropkick on Amazon
In Stock Alert: "Studio Series" KSI Drone and Dropkick on Amazon

Sponsor News BBTS - Black Friday, DC, Marvel, Destiny, Harry Potter, GI Joe, Diaclone, Star Wars, Aliens & More!

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Sponsor News BBTS - Black Friday, DC, Marvel, Destiny, Harry Potter, GI Joe, Diaclone, Star Wars, Aliens & More!

BLACK FRIDAY SALE
Grab the perfect gift for your family and friends with this year’s BigBadToyStore Black Friday Sale! Several items have been marked down for a limited time only, so don’t miss out!
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ACE DESIGN SALE
Ace-01 Tumbler and Ace-02 Hiccups are third party figures that transforms from robots to sports cars. These figures feature a high-quality paint application and LED light features. Additional figure details include no seam lines on the robot's chest and no exposed cavity on the forearms.

Sponsor News BBTS - Black Friday, DC, Marvel, Destiny, Harry Potter, GI Joe, Diaclone, Star Wars, Aliens & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Black Friday, DC, Marvel, Destiny, Harry Potter, GI Joe, Diaclone, Star Wars, Aliens & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Black Friday, DC, Marvel, Destiny, Harry Potter, GI Joe, Diaclone, Star Wars, Aliens & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Black Friday, DC, Marvel, Destiny, Harry Potter, GI Joe, Diaclone, Star Wars, Aliens & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Black Friday, DC, Marvel, Destiny, Harry Potter, GI Joe, Diaclone, Star Wars, Aliens & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Black Friday, DC, Marvel, Destiny, Harry Potter, GI Joe, Diaclone, Star Wars, Aliens & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Black Friday, DC, Marvel, Destiny, Harry Potter, GI Joe, Diaclone, Star Wars, Aliens & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Black Friday, DC, Marvel, Destiny, Harry Potter, GI Joe, Diaclone, Star Wars, Aliens & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Black Friday, DC, Marvel, Destiny, Harry Potter, GI Joe, Diaclone, Star Wars, Aliens & More!

November 21st

Sale Alert: Infernocus down to $20 at Entertainment Earth

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Sale Alert: Infernocus down to $20 at Entertainment Earth

In "The Last Knight" the evil Quintessa is backed up in part by the brute strength of the Infernocons! Skulk, Rupture, Infernocon Thrash, Gorge, and Glug could merge to form Infernocus. This set was originally a Toys 'R' Us exclusive costing around $35.99 but now you can order it for $19.99! Follow this link to order your Infernocus set with Quintessa and support BWTF!

Game News: Prime Core and Premium Shards are the focus in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event

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Game News: Prime Core and Premium Shards are the focus in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event

Bah-weep-graaaaagnah wheep nini bong!

The big exciting and NEW game mode: Raid Battles are on the horizon!



Prime Hunt

Take part in this weekend's event to win:

- Up to 3,000 Prime Core Shards
- Up to 3,000 Premium Shards
- Up to 30,000 Spark
- And Bonus XP per Battle

Each Prime Core will greatly enhance your bots by giving them unique Prime abilities!

Event type: Individual Totaliser
Start Date: 23/11/18 10:00 UTC
End Date: 26/11/18 10:00 UTC
Prestige Allowed: 30
Bonus Experience: Triple XP!

Game News: Prime Core and Premium Shards are the focus in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event
Game News: Prime Core and Premium Shards are the focus in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event
Game News: Prime Core and Premium Shards are the focus in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event
Game News: Prime Core and Premium Shards are the focus in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event
Game News: Prime Core and Premium Shards are the focus in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event

Sponsor News: BigBadToyStore launches its Black Friday sale

Sponsor News: BigBadToyStore launches its Black Friday sale

BWTF Sponsor BigBadToyStore has launched its Black Friday Sale featuring over 50% off on some items! These include Masterpiece and "Generations" figures. Here is a curated list of some of the Transformers items that may interest readers of this site: