Archive - Oct 2019

Video Cast: The TF Data Trax Video Cast Launches its Inaugural Episode

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Video Cast: The TF Data Trax Video Cast Launches its Inaugural Episode

Toy News: Japanese Band Bump of Chicken Announces Transformers Collaboration

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Toy News: Japanese Band Bump of Chicken Announces Transformers Collaboration

Bump of Chicken is a Japanese rock group based in Sakura, Chiba, Japan. They frequently have top ten hits and the group has recorded over twenty albums since they came together in 1994. One of the band members is Yoshifumi Naoi aka "Chama". Chama is also a Transformers fan, and now he has teamed up with Takara Tomy to release what will presumably be a limited edition redeco of Legends Class Bumblebee and Exo-Suit Spike.

Toy News: Japanese Band Bump of Chicken Announces Transformers Collaboration
Toy News: Japanese Band Bump of Chicken Announces Transformers Collaboration
Toy News: Japanese Band Bump of Chicken Announces Transformers Collaboration

October 30th

Toy Review: "Reveal the Shield" Demolition Rumble

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Toy Review: "Reveal the Shield" Demolition Rumble

In 2010, Hasbro planned to release a new version of Rumble that would transform into a tank as part of their Reveal the Shield line. This specific version of the figure was never released but BWTF has managed to obtain a sample for review. Check out my review and gallery of Demolition Rumble from Reveal the Shield!

Game News: Get Spooky This Weekend in "Earth Wars"

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Game News: Get Spooky This Weekend in "Earth Wars"

Bah-weep-graaaaagnah wheep nini bong!
Happy Halloween! There will be some spooky contents this weekend!

Trick & Treat

Take part in this weekend's event to win:

- Up to 15 Trick & Treat Crystals and 25 more from the Final Tiers (26 to 30)!
- Up to 50,000 Spark
- Up to 700 4-Stars Shards
- Up to 1,500 3-Stars Shards
- Up to 2,000 Premium Shards

Event type: Individual Leaderboard
Start Date: 01/11/19 10:00 UTC
End Date: 04/11/19 10:00 UTC
Prestige Allowed: None (1)
Bonus Experience: Triple XP!

Game News: Get Spooky This Weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Get Spooky This Weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Get Spooky This Weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Get Spooky This Weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Get Spooky This Weekend in "Earth Wars"

Toy Review: "Generations" War for Cybertron: Siege Autobot Ratchet

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Toy Review: "Generations" War for Cybertron: Siege Autobot Ratchet

If you break it, he'll remake it! Autobot Ratchet is one of the most skilled medics among the Autobots. While not a warrior by nature, his bravery in the face of conflict is unquestionable. Check out my review and gallery of this new release.

October 29th

Toy News: Walgreens Posts Listing for "Siege" Ratchet

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Toy News: Walgreens Posts Listing for "Siege" Ratchet

After weeks of anticipation, Walgreens has finally listed Siege Ratchet on its web site along with an official product description and images. Unfortunately due to technical issues, the figure cannot be purchased yet at this time, but fans will want to keep an eye on the listing. For now, check out the official product description and images below:

Toy News: Walgreens Posts Listing for "Siege" Ratchet
Toy News: Walgreens Posts Listing for "Siege" Ratchet

October 28th

Game News: Hasbro Closes Backflip Studios

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Game News: Hasbro Closes Backflip Studios

According to an article in Venture Beat, Hasbro has made the decision to close Backflip Studios, the studio who worked on the mobile "Transformers: Earth Wars" game. The source of this appears to be post on LinkedIn (and later confirmed via an email to Venture Beast from Hasbro).

Toy Review: "Cyberverse" Spark Armor Shockwave with Solar Shot

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Toy Review: "Cyberverse" Spark Armor Shockwave with Solar Shot

Combining with a satellite, Shockwave armors up to battle the Autobots with heightened strength and powers (and a fun "Energon" callback!). Check out my review and gallery of Spark Armor Shockwave from Cyberverse!

October 26th

Toy News: Official BotBots Photos and Product Information from London Comic-Con 2019

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Toy News: Official BotBots Photos and Product Information from London Comic-Con 2019

Hasbro has provided Ben's World of Transformers with official photos and product information about the BotBots revealed at London Comic-Con this past weekend. There was a heavy presence of BotBots, which did not get any attention at New York Comic-Con earlier in the month. Check out the information and photos below!

Toy News: Official BotBots Photos and Product Information from London Comic-Con 2019
Toy News: Official BotBots Photos and Product Information from London Comic-Con 2019
Toy News: Official BotBots Photos and Product Information from London Comic-Con 2019
Toy News: Official BotBots Photos and Product Information from London Comic-Con 2019