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November 3rd, 2009

Upcoming figures in package - Legends Bluesteel Sideswipe, Activators Battlefield Bumblebee, Legends Soundwave and more!

BWTF.com has obtained images of several upcoming Transformers releases. Click on the links below to see images of Legends Class "Revenge of the Fallen" Bluesteel Sideswipe, Power Armor Optimus Prime, Soundwave and Wheelie. Also included are pictures of Activators Armor Up Optimus Prime and Battlefield Bumblebee.

November 2nd

"Revenge of the Fallen" N.E.S.T. Catalog Scans

BWTF.com has obtained images from the catalog featuring several upcoming figures. A majority of them are redecos of pre-existing figures including (but not limited to) Evac (a redeco of Blazemaster), Tuner Mudflap (a redeco of deluxe Mudflap) and a movie accurate deco of Rampage. New sculpts include a deluxe Class Ratchet, Brawn and Voyager Class Bludgeon! Click the links below to see the scans. Warning: The scans are big and may take a moment to load.

Exclusive Mail-Away "Revenge of the Fallen" Ravage figure revealed!

BWTF.com has obtained images of the upcoming "Battlefield Bumblebee versus Infiltration Soundwave two pack. This two pack of redecos features Cannon Bumblebee and the deluxe Soundwave figure along with a "N.E.S.T." Patch and "Mission Guide". Collect three of the N.E.S.T. figures and attach the enclosed stickers to the guide and mail it in to receive this Ravage figure. See the images below:

Personally I'm thrilled about this. It's been ages since Hasbro has offered anything like this, and it really harkens back to the old days in G1 when there were several mail away offers. It's also a great way to market the "N.E.S.T." sub-line of "Revenge of the Fallen" figures. Keep your eye out for this two pack soon!

Sponsor News: Mighty Muggs Shared Exclusive wave at Bigbadtoystore

From BWTF's supporter Bigbadtoystore.com comes a shared exclusive of the long awaited Shockwave and Jazz Mighty Muggs, what's better? Two other figures have joined the wave: movie Optimus Prime and Bumblebee! Order these items today!

November 1st

Revenge of the Fallen Jolt Reviewed

Unlike many of the characters in "Revenge of the Fallen", Jolt was a quick, last minute addition to the movie, explaining his rather sparse appearances in the film. Read the review for Revenge of the Fallen Jolt in the "Revenge of the Fallen" toy review section.

October 30th

Revenge of the Fallen Autobot Wheelie reviewed

He's a foul mouthed, trash talking robot who is introduced in "Revenge of the Fallen" as a Decepticon, but is there more than meets the eye to this character and figure? Find out in my review of Autobot Wheelie.

"Revenge of the Fallen" dominates the DVD market in its debut week

"Revenge of the Fallen" was one of the summer's highest grossing movies, making over $400 million domestically and over another $400 million overseas. Its power continued to impress as Reel Empire revealed. According to the article "An unbelievable 7.5 million copies of the film sold making it the highest selling disc of the year."

You can read the entire article on Reel Empire's web site.

Simon Furman discusses upcoming IDW Transformers series "Nefarious"

While the IDW Transformers universe grows, long time Transformers scribe Simon Furman has been hard at work on a sequel to "Revenge of the Fallen"! Titled Transformers: Nefarious this series promises to introduce new characters, bring back at least one fan favorite and reveal some more behind the history of the Transformers in the movie universe. "Nefarious" is a six issue series which you can read about on Simon Furman's blog.

Transformers Collector's Club Punch/Counterpunch exclusive head art revealed!

At Botcon 2009 it was revealed that the Transformers Collector's Club would be using the Sunstreaker/Sideswipe sculpt to bring fans a new rendition of the classic Autobot spy "Punch/Counterpunch", who could transform into two robot modes - an Autobot and a Decepticon. You can now see the artwork the sculptors will be working from on The Transformers Collector's Club web site.

October 27th

Revenge of the Fallen Starscream Reviewed

He was one of the last Decepticons to survive the first Transformers movie, and after his experiences in trying to recreate The Allspark, he returned to Earth to serve The Fallen. He's Starscream and you can read the review for the updated Voyager Class figure here.