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June 12th, 2019

Toy News: Possible New World's Smallest Transformers Coming in 2020

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Toy News: Possible New World's Smallest Transformers Coming in 2020

Years ago Takara released several tiny Transformers figures that could actually transform. These "World's Smallest Transformers" featured several G1 characters including Optimus Prime and Bumblebee. However, the figures would not pass United States safety tests, so Japan remained the only place to obtain "World's Smallest" Transformers for a long time.

June 11th

Toy News: Hasbro Announces its 2020 Transformers Fan Vote

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Toy News: Hasbro Announces its 2020 Transformers Fan Vote

With 2019 half over, the time has come for Hasbro's 2020 Transformers Fan Vote! Each year fans have had an opportunity to pick a figure (or figures) being released the following year. This time out, a teaser image has been posted on Facebook to show off what choices we will have to vote on starting at 9AM EST on June 13, 2019! The figure chosen will become part of the continuing "War for Cybertron" series in 2020.

June 8th

Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures

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Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures

Back at Toy Fair 2019 several new Studio Series figures were revealed including Dropkick and Hightower. At the time BWTF was provided with CG renders of the figures, but now thanks to UK retailer In Demand Toys, we have official product photography of several of the toys themselves! These photos offer fans a look at the figures in more detail along with size measurements and dynamic poses.

Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures
Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures
Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures
Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures
Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures
Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures
Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures
Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures
Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures
Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures
Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures
Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures
Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures
Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures
Toy News: Official Photos and Product Descriptions of Upcoming Studio Series Figures

June 7th

Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos

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Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos

UK retailer In Demand Toys has posted a set of new photos featuring several upcoming "Siege" figures including Springer and Jetfire! Unlike previously released renders, these are actual product photos with more exciting poses and even the background diorama that was used at several events over the past year. Also a neat bonus: some of these photos show size measurements, giving fans an understanding of the size of each figure.

Brunt
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Red Alert
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Springer
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Jetfire
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos
Toy News: New Official "War for Cybertron: Siege" Stock Photos

Toy Review: "Cyberverse" Ultra Class Optimus Prime

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Toy Review: "Cyberverse" Ultra Class Optimus Prime

Joining the Ultra Class of "Cyberverse" figures is Optimus Prime, the fearless leader of the Autobots. When he needs some extra power he can use his Bash Attack move to clear the battlefield of Decepticons! Today's I bring you my review and gallery of Ultra Class Optimus Prime.

June 6th

Pre-Order Alert: "Masterpiece" Hound (MP-47)

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Pre-Order Alert: "Masterpiece" Hound (MP-47)

After yesterday's official announcement of Masterpiece Hound (MP-47), Ben's World of Transformers affiliate Entertainment Earth and sponsor BigBadToyStore have put up pre-orders for this exciting release. Remember, using either of the links above to pre-order your Hound helps support Ben's World of Transformers!

Video: The "More Than Meets The Eye" Campaign Continues with Hasbro's John Warden

Video: The "More Than Meets The Eye" Campaign Continues with Hasbro's John Warden

Last month, Hasbro kicked off its "More Than Meets the Eye" campaign with "Bumblebee" star Angela Bassett. Here is some brief information on the campaign from the original press release:

June 5th

Toy News: Official Photos of Masterpice MP-47 Hound

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Toy News: Official Photos of Masterpice MP-47 Hound

Months after the grey model was revealed in Japan, Takara Tomy Mall has posted an entry for Masterpiece Hound! Tagged as MP-47, he will be the release coming after Blackarachnia. These photos show off Hound in both modes with his accessories. These include a surprise "soft top" top be added on to the Jeep mode! Here is the official information from the Takara Tomy entry (via Google Translate):

Toy News: Official Photos of Masterpice MP-47 Hound
Toy News: Official Photos of Masterpice MP-47 Hound
Toy News: Official Photos of Masterpice MP-47 Hound
Toy News: Official Photos of Masterpice MP-47 Hound
Toy News: Official Photos of Masterpice MP-47 Hound
Toy News: Official Photos of Masterpice MP-47 Hound
Toy News: Official Photos of Masterpice MP-47 Hound

June 3rd

Toy Review: "Cyberverse" 1-Step Changer Wheeljack

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Toy Review: "Cyberverse" 1-Step Changer Wheeljack

Wheeljack is a brilliant inventor, creating some of the most advanced weaponry, armor and explosives for the Autobots to use in their struggle against the Decepticons. Check out my review and gallery of "Cyberverse" 1-Step Changer Wheeljack!

Toy News: "Transformers Siege" Springer Transformation Video

Toy News: "Transformers Siege" Springer Transformation Video

Revealed at Toy Fair 2019, "Siege" Voyager Class Springer promises to bring fans the G1-based Triple Changing Springer they have been wanting for years. Now thanks to Daim Choc Reports on Facebook we have video showing off the transformation of this upcoming figure. The video also gives us a very clear look at the figure and the many G1 based details worked into this remarkable design! Check out the video in the embed below: