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July 11th, 2017

Convention News: Voting for the 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame is open

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Hasbro is once again taking fan votes for the Transformers Hall of Fame! Check out my post on Facebook below and COMMENT in the post to put in your votes!

Toy Review: "Generations" Combiner Wars Flash Sentry

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Toy Review: "Generations" Combiner Wars Flash Sentry

Reflector is not just a trio of Transformers, he also leads the Photons, a group of troops that help bolster Megatron's forces. One of his key lieutenants is Flash Sentry who uses his weapons to blind enemies before the Photons swarm them! Check out my review of the rare Botcon 2016 exclusive Flash Sentry!

Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger

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Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger

Transformers Never Die (TFND) on Facebook have revealed what appear to be official Takara Tomy photos of upcoming Legends Transformers! The figures shown are:

Bumblebee & Spike

Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger
Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger
Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger
Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger
Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger
Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger
Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger
Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger
Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger
Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger
Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger
Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger
Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger
Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger
Toy News: New photos of "Legends" Bumblebee, Octone, Perceptor & Slugslinger

July 10th

"Transformers" voice director Wally Burr has passed away at the age of 91

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"Transformers" voice director Wally Burr has passed away at the age of 91

Reports are coming in from various quarters including a post on Facebook that Wally Burr has passed away at the age of 91. Burr is best known to Transformers fans as the legendary voice director of the original Transformers television show. However Burr's credits go back to the 1960's and continued into the early 90's. In more recent years he attended Botcon 2013.

Toy News: SDCC & Canada Fan Expo exclusive "Revolution" set revealed

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Toy News: SDCC & Canada Fan Expo exclusive "Revolution" set revealed

Entertainment Weekly has revealed the upcoming "Revolution Comic Crossover Mega-Set". This set of figures incorporates several of Hasbro's IPs into one giant bundle of toys! Featured in this set are:

  • Transformers Generations Leader Class Jetfire (redeco)
  • G.I. Joe Roadblock figure
  • M.A.S.K. Matt Trakker
  • Action Man
  • ROM the Space Knight
  • Dire Wraith
  • Visionaries Leoric
Toy News: SDCC & Canada Fan Expo exclusive "Revolution" set revealed
Toy News: SDCC & Canada Fan Expo exclusive "Revolution" set revealed
Toy News: SDCC & Canada Fan Expo exclusive "Revolution" set revealed
Toy News: SDCC & Canada Fan Expo exclusive "Revolution" set revealed
Toy News: SDCC & Canada Fan Expo exclusive "Revolution" set revealed
Toy News: SDCC & Canada Fan Expo exclusive "Revolution" set revealed
Toy News: SDCC & Canada Fan Expo exclusive "Revolution" set revealed
Toy News: SDCC & Canada Fan Expo exclusive "Revolution" set revealed
Toy News: SDCC & Canada Fan Expo exclusive "Revolution" set revealed
Toy News: SDCC & Canada Fan Expo exclusive "Revolution" set revealed
Toy News: SDCC & Canada Fan Expo exclusive "Revolution" set revealed
Toy News: SDCC & Canada Fan Expo exclusive "Revolution" set revealed

Video: Transformers, the Justice League and more gather in Walmart commercial

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Video: Transformers, the Justice League and more gather in Walmart commercial

Walmart has posted a new commercial focused on getting parents to buy the coolest gear for their kids before heading back to school. Appearing in the commercial are live action versions of Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Power Rangers and surprisingly, Optimus Prime and Bumblebee! Check out this fun video in the embed below:

Sale Alert: "Transformers: The Movie" Blu-Ray on sale for $7.90

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Sale Alert: "Transformers: The Movie" Blu-Ray on sale for $7.90

If you missed out on last year's release of "Transformers: The Movie" on Blu-Ray, now is your chance to get it at a low price of $7.90! This release was remastered and looks better than ever! Even better? This is the Steelbook version. Follow this link to purchase your copy and support BWTF!

July 9th

Toy News: Takara Tomy to reissue Generation One Predaking

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Toy News: Takara Tomy to reissue Generation One Predaking

Ben's World of Transformers sponsor BigBadToyStore has listed pre-orders for a new reissue of Predaking! Billed as part of the "Welcome to Transformers 2010" line, this reissue is said to feature new gold plastic and metallic paint! Check out more descriptions and photos below direct from BigBadToyStore, then pre-order your set now and support BWTF!

Toy News: Takara Tomy to reissue Generation One Predaking
Toy News: Takara Tomy to reissue Generation One Predaking
Toy News: Takara Tomy to reissue Generation One Predaking
Toy News: Takara Tomy to reissue Generation One Predaking
Toy News: Takara Tomy to reissue Generation One Predaking
Toy News: Takara Tomy to reissue Generation One Predaking
Toy News: Takara Tomy to reissue Generation One Predaking
Toy News: Takara Tomy to reissue Generation One Predaking
Toy News: Takara Tomy to reissue Generation One Predaking
Toy News: Takara Tomy to reissue Generation One Predaking

Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" (2015) Power Surge Sideswipe & Windstrike

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Toy Review: "Robots in Disguise" (2015) Power Surge Sideswipe & Windstrike

Sideswipe is already a quick witted and brave warrior, but when he needs an extra boost he can combine with Windstrike to power up! Today I bring you a look at Power Surge Sideswipe with Windstrike.

Toy News: Masterpiece Optimus Prime MP-10 Reissue listed on Toys R Us Canada

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Toy News: Masterpiece Optimus Prime MP-10 Reissue listed on Toys R Us Canada

Last week it was revealed that Toys R Us would be carrying an exclusive reissue of MP-10 Masterpiece Optimus Prime. In the United States it appears this will be a San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive however a new listing has shown up on Toys R Us Canada's web site showing this as a regular item exclusive to Toys R Us stores (at least in Canada). The item is listed at $229.99 CAD (about $178 USD).

Toy News: Masterpiece Optimus Prime MP-10 Reissue listed on Toys R Us Canada
Toy News: Masterpiece Optimus Prime MP-10 Reissue listed on Toys R Us Canada