Archive

December 26th

Retro Review: Transformers Energon Roadblock Reviewed

Starting with Generation One, it became an oft used story point to have a Transformer become another character by changing their outer form (and sometimes aspects of their personality). In this "retro-review", BWTF.com takes a look at Energon Roadblock, the "upgraded" form of Energon Inferno!

Botcon 2008 "Shattered Glass" Blurr reviewed

In an alternate universe Blurr is not quite the fast-paced, neurotic character we have come to know. Rather, he's a meticulous and brilliant evil Autobot! For today's "retro" review, take a look at my review of Botcon 2008 Blurr.

December 19th

Michael Bay discusses "Transformers Dark of the Moon" and issues with "Revenge of the Fallen"

Movie web site Collider recently went to Bay Films to see preview footage of "Dark of the Moon" and were part of a question and answer session with Michael Bay himself. Bay offers some of his thoughts on what went "wrong" with "Revenge of the Fallen" and how he plans to make "Dark of the Moon" a stronger film. Among the reasons he cites are timing:

"On the second movie we got burned. We had a writers strike, we had to agree on a story in three weeks, and then we knew they were going on strike."

Power Core Combiners Grimstone with Dinobots Reviewed

Over twenty years after the introduction of the original Dinobot team, there is now a team of Power Core Combiner Dinobots led by the powerful Grimstone! Take a look at my review of Grimstone and the Dinobots and find out which of the Drones is most likely named incorrectly!

December 17th

Reveal the Shield Fallback Reviewed

In 1986, the Generation One Transformer Brawn was given some new parts and colors and made into a character named Outback. Now over twenty years later history has repeated itself as "Revenge of the Fallen" Brawn has been given a new deco as Fallback! Check out my review of "Reveal the Shield" Fallback to check out this redeco.

December 16th

Generations Blurr Reviewed

While the DC Universe may have The Flash, the Transformers have their own super speedster hero - Blurr! In the Generations toy line this character joins the latest group of revamped Generation One characters. See if you'll want this Autobot as part of your "Classics" army after reading my review here!

December 13th

"Reveal the Shield" Special Ops Jazz reviewed

Forget Michael Bay's universe, the original Jazz is alive and well in the "Reveal the Shield" toy line! Check out the latest version of this character inspired by his G1 roots! Check out my review of the awesome Special Ops Jazz!

Generations Thunderwing Reviewed

In Generation One, this character was obsessed with the Autobot Matrix, later in the IDW continuity he was a scientist gone mad. Now he's back as a Deluxe scale figure in the "Generations" toy line! Take a look at my review of this exciting new figure!

December 8th

Power Core Combiners Darkstream with Razorbeam Reviewed

The Skyburst sculpt gets a new deco and new identity as Darkstream. His partner is Razorbeam, a redeco of Chopster. Does this pair make a strong 2 pack in the Power Core Combiners line? Read my review to find out!

"Transformers Dark of the Moon" teaser trailer debuts

The teaser trailer for the third live action "Transformers" film has been posted on Apple.com trailers. The trailer starts with footage from the 1969 moon landing mingled in with film footage showing the landing we are all familiar with - but there was truly more than meets the eye going on forty years ago as we discover the true reason for the mission - exploration of a crashed Transformers ship! What follows is a very brief look at a mysterious robot (who bears some resemblance to Vector Prime) awakening. You can view the trailer on Apple.com!

Transformers 3 Robot