Archive - Sep 2019

September 30th

Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed

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Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed

Takara Tomy Mall has posted images and product information for Wave 3 of the Generations Selects Seacons! This wave features the final two members of the team: Overbite and Tentakil. Combined with the four other Seacons, these two evil-doers form King Poseidon (aka Piranacon)! Check out the official product information below (via Google Translate):

Kaijin King plan, the third!

Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed
Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed
Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed
Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed
Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed
Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed
Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed
Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed
Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed
Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed
Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed
Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed
Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed
Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed
Toy News: "Generations Selects" Wave 3 (Overbite and Tentakil) Revealed

Pre-Order Alert: "Siege" Barricade, Impactor and Mirage Up for Pre-Orders on Amazon

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Pre-Order Alert: "Siege" Barricade, Impactor and Mirage Up for Pre-Orders on Amazon

We have been seeing photos of the new wave of Siege Deluxe figures for months now but now you can order them! Amazon has posted Barricade, Impactor and Mirage up for pre-order. The stock status says "Temporarily Out of Stock" but generally that means they will get the figures in within a week or two. Follow the links below to pre-order your figures and help support Ben's World of Transformers!

Pre-Order Alert: "Siege" Barricade, Impactor and Mirage Up for Pre-Orders on Amazon
Pre-Order Alert: "Siege" Barricade, Impactor and Mirage Up for Pre-Orders on Amazon

September 27th

Toy Reviews: "Generations" War for Cybertron Ground Shaker and Overair

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Toy Reviews: "Generations" War for Cybertron Ground Shaker and Overair

Ground Shaker and Overair are two of the Autobot Micromasters released as part of the Target exclusive Micromaster 10-Pack. Check out my reviews and galleries of Ground Shaker and Overair!

September 26th

Toy Review: "Studio Series" Autobot Drift

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Toy Review: "Studio Series" Autobot Drift

In its latest wave of "Studio Series" releases Hasbro has put out a Drift that transforms into the helicopter form seen in "Age of Extinction"! Check out my review and gallery of "Studio Series" Drift!

Toy News: Takara Tomy Posts King Poseidon Photos

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Toy News: Takara Tomy Posts King Poseidon Photos

Over the past few months fans have seen the reveal and then pre-orders go up for a series of Generations Selects Seacons. These heavily retooled figures from previous lines represent the army of shock troops featured in the G1 "Masterforce" cartoon. However, photos of their combined form, King Poseidon have been scarce except for some shots of a grey model at toy shows in Japan. Now thanks to the Takara Tomy Twitter Feed we now have a look at King Poseidon!

Toy News: Takara Tomy Posts King Poseidon Photos

Toy News: In-Hand Photos of "Generations Selects" Star Convoy

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Toy News: In-Hand Photos of "Generations Selects" Star Convoy

Fellow fan Yenting Lai has posted several photos of the upcoming Generations Selects Star Convoy figure, showing off more of this figure than we have seen via official sources so far. These photos show off the packaging for the figure and a nice close up look at both the cab/robot figure and the combined "Star Convoy" form.

Toy News: In-Hand Photos of "Generations Selects" Star Convoy
Toy News: In-Hand Photos of "Generations Selects" Star Convoy
Toy News: In-Hand Photos of "Generations Selects" Star Convoy
Toy News: In-Hand Photos of "Generations Selects" Star Convoy
Toy News: In-Hand Photos of "Generations Selects" Star Convoy
Toy News: In-Hand Photos of "Generations Selects" Star Convoy
Toy News: In-Hand Photos of "Generations Selects" Star Convoy
Toy News: In-Hand Photos of "Generations Selects" Star Convoy
Toy News: In-Hand Photos of "Generations Selects" Star Convoy

September 25th

Game News: Gmetal is the focus in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event

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Game News: Gmetal is the focus in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event

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Game News: Gmetal is the focus in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event
Game News: Gmetal is the focus in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event
Game News: Gmetal is the focus in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event
Game News: Gmetal is the focus in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event
Game News: Gmetal is the focus in this weekend's "Earth Wars" event

Affiliate Weekly Picks: Transformers, Marvel, DC, Star Wars and More

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Entertainment EarthBen's Picks of the Week (September 25, 2019)

Affiliate Weekly Picks: Transformers, Marvel, DC, Star Wars and More
Affiliate Weekly Picks: Transformers, Marvel, DC, Star Wars and More
Affiliate Weekly Picks: Transformers, Marvel, DC, Star Wars and More
Affiliate Weekly Picks: Transformers, Marvel, DC, Star Wars and More
Affiliate Weekly Picks: Transformers, Marvel, DC, Star Wars and More
Affiliate Weekly Picks: Transformers, Marvel, DC, Star Wars and More
Affiliate Weekly Picks: Transformers, Marvel, DC, Star Wars and More
Affiliate Weekly Picks: Transformers, Marvel, DC, Star Wars and More
Affiliate Weekly Picks: Transformers, Marvel, DC, Star Wars and More

September 24th

Video: Arby's Features Bumblebee in Promo Video

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Video: Arby's Features Bumblebee in Promo Video

Arby's is a US based fast food chain known for sandwiches that include ingredients like roast beef and cheese. In recent years their marketing team has been on a pop culture bender, referencing brands such as Naruto, Pokemon, Earthworm Jim, The Dark Crystal and more. Today their latest video pays homage to our favorite Robots in Disguise! Featuring an impressive Bumblebee (made out of cardboard!) racing into frame and transforming! You don't have to be an Arby's fan to appreciate this awesome video. Check it out below!

Toy Review: "Vintage G1" Cassette 3-Pack

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Toy Review: "Vintage G1" Cassette 3-Pack

Hasbro has released its cassette 3-pack featuring two of the legendary Japanese exclusive cassettes - Gurafi and Noizu! As a bonus, Frenzy is also in the set with a slightly different deco than his Walmart release. Check out my review and gallery of this set.