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April 6th, 2009

GM's troubles deprive 'Transformers 2' of crucial horsepower

Bumblebee at the GM displayIt is no secret that the automotive industry is currently feeling some of the worst of the worldwide recession. Unfortunately, this also means that our beloved Robots in Disguise are affected as well. The Los Angeles Times reports that GM will be scaling back its promotional efforts for "Revenge of the Fallen" significantly compared to what it contributed to the original Transformers live action film in 2007.

April 5th

Unicron.com interviews "Transformers Animated" art director Derrick Wyatt

Fellow fan Transformers site Unicron.com has published a fantastic interview with "Transformers Animated" art director Derrick Wyatt. In the interview, they discuss cameos, characters, season three and more! Check it out here.

Sunday morning reviews: Legends Bumblebee and Universe 2.0 Autobot Blades!

Ah, it's nice to have a hot cup of coffee and sit down to some nice BWTF reviewing on a Sunday morning. Today's offerings are reviews of the Legends Class Bumblebee figure and the redeco of Cybertron Evac into Autobot Blades! Sit back with your bowl o' cereal and enjoy these two reviews.

April 4th

Transformers Universe Animated Bumblebee reviewed

An "Animated" character gets thrown into the "Universe 2.0" toy line making him the second Legends Class version introduced in the line. It's Bumblebee, the guy that Hasbro can't make enough of! Check out the review for this figure here.

Michael Bay revealed possible Transformers death in "Revenge of the Fallen"

The 2007 Transformers movie had one of its most emotional moments wrapped up in the death of a major Autobot character. Will history repeat itself? It will according to Bay. read the interview he did with MTV for possible huge spoilers. However, is the director being sarcastic? Is he putting out more "misinformation" as he promised a year ago? We'll have to wait til the film is released to find out!

April 3rd

Soundwave to be San Diego Comic-Con 2009 Exclusive

The Official Transformers Collector's Club has announced that a reissue of G1 Soundwave will be the San Diego Comic-Con 2009 exclusive, including four of his cassettes! The cassettes included will be Laserbeak, Buzzsaw, Ratbat and Ravage. Ratbat and Buzzsaw have not been seen reissued since the days of the original series, so this is a big treat for fans who have wanted those figures for years!

Limited-edition Transformers LG Versa phone

In concert with the release of "Revenge of the Fallen" this summer, Dreamworks and LG have teamed up to create an LG limited edition Transformers Versa phone. "Michael Bay himself will be on the scene at the LG booth in CTIA at 2pm PDT Thursday to promote the phone and the movie, titled Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen." states the article. You can read the entire article on Cnet.com

Robo-brawlers big, small in new 'Transformers'

You know "Transformers" are big when a national paper such as USAToday covers them! The article offers some first looks and descriptions of characters we've seen and not seen previously including a picture of a spider like robot they are calling "The Doctor". Of The Fallen, the article describes him as "The Fallen is an ancient robot, sort of the Transformers' version of Lucifer. He's one of the original robot aliens, and his defiance and arrogance led to his banishment into another dimension.".

New stills from "Transformers Revenge of the Fallen".

On April 1st, Transformers fans were happily treated to new stills from "Revenge of the Fallen" that were not April Fool's day jokes! These came from Yahoo! Movies. Another couple were dug up by Aceshowbiz showing the pyramids, Megan Fox and Michael Bay along with a general synopsis of the movie's plot.

Transformers represented at ShoWest 2009

As part of the huge media event, Transformers were on hand to make their presence known thanks to the giant Bumblebee statue being placed right outside the hotel! You may read the entire article and see the picture of Bumblebee at MTV's site.