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April 14th, 2011

Reveal the Shield Legends Class Prowl reviewed

in Action Figure Review, Autobot, Generation One, Legends, Reveal the Shield

Ever logical and one of the first generation of Autobots the world ever knew, Prowl has been an enduring part of the Transformers legacy for decades. Now the character returns in "Legends" form as part of the "Reveal the Shield" toy line. You can read my review of Prowl here!

April 12th

Reveal the Shield Legends Class Starscream reviewed

in Action Figure Review, Decepticon, Generation One, Legends, Reveal the Shield, Seeker

He's treacherous, powerful, fast and cruel, everything you want in a Decepticon! He's Starscream, Megatron's infamous second in command who never turned down a chance to overthrow his leader. The "Reveal the Shield" toy line has released a new Legends Class sculpt of Starscream, see how this guy measures up in my review!

April 9th

"Transformers Headmasters" DVD boxed set artwork released

in Headmaster, News

Amazon.com has posted a listing for the upcoming Headmasters DVD set. For the first time ever, the Shout! Factory will be releasing the entire season of "Headmasters" that aired in Japan instead of the "Rebirth" series that aired in the United States. Fans have wanted something like this for ages and I for one am super excited to own this series on an official U.S. release!

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wants Transformers 4

in Dark of the Moon, News

With the exit of "Transformers" and "Revenge of the Fallen" star Megan Fox exiting the Transformers movie series, model turned actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was brought on to portray Carly, the new love interest in Sam Witwicky's life. With "Dark of the Moon" being the third film in the "Transformers" series, many have wondered if there should or will be a fourth film.

Dinobots in "Dark of the Moon"? Maybe...maybe not.

in Dark of the Moon, Dinobot, Mini-Con, News

Worst Previews has posted an article mentioning the possibility of Dinobots appearing in "Dark of the Moon". Solicitations for the Dinobot toys pictured were previously put out already. These are Mini-Con Dinobots with G1 Dinobot color schemes (and Beast Machines names apparently).

Power Core Combiners Undertow with Waterlog Reviewed

in Combiner / Gestalt, Commander, Decepticon, News, Power Core Combiners

While there are tons of Transformers in the air and on the ground, only a select few battle it out on the seas. One of the Decepticons terrorizing the waterways is Undertow, a Power Core Combiner paired with Waterlog. You can read my review of this Decepticon and his partner in the Power Core Combiners review section.

April 8th

Article: 8 Awesome Transformers Sub-Groups!

in Article

Today I'll start a new feature on BWTF.com where I go over some of my favorite (and not so favorite) bits and pieces of the Transformers universe. The first article talks about eight of the coolest "sub-groups" (think Combiners) in the Transformers universe (so far). See if your favorite group made it into the article!

April 3rd

Leonard Nimoy joins the cast of "Transformers Dark of the Moon"

in Dark of the Moon, News

Optimus Prime voice actor Peter Cullen isn't the only Transformers voice actor from the 80's series to return in the upcoming "Dark of the Moon" movie. Entertainment Weekly has reported that well known "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy has been cast as the voice of Sentinel Prime, the Autobot who taught Optimus Prime what he knows. Long time fans will remember Nimoy voiced Galvatron, the leader of the Decepticons in the 1986 Transformers feature film.

Power Core Combiners Heavytread with Groundspike reviewed

in Action Figure Review, Autobot, Combiner / Gestalt, Commander, Power Core Combiners

One of the toughest Autobots to join the ranks of Power Core Combiners is Heavytread. Paired with the Mini-Con Groundspike, he fights hard to defend those who cannot defend themselves! After going through a heck of a hunt to find this guy, I am super happy to bring you my review of Heavytread with Groundspike!

March 27th

BWTF opens up its "Dark of the Moon" toy review section with Preview Optimus Prime!

in Action Figure Review, Autobot, Commander, Cyberverse, Dark of the Moon, Revenge of the Fallen

March 2011 has seen the first official "Dark of the Moon" Transformers figure released onto the mass market. The first figure out in stores now is Optimus Prime! Featuring a cool jet pack and weaponry, this Optimus Prime represents what we'll see in the upcoming "Cyberverse" toy line as seen at Toy Fair 2011! Check out BWTF.com's first "Dark of the Moon" toy review with Preview Optimus Prime!