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May 5th, 2010

"War for Cybertron" Online Multiplayer Preview Videos

One of the most exciting features of the upcoming "War for Cybertron" video game is an online multi-player mode that will allow you to become part of an army of players over the web! Check out the preview below for this exciting feature!

May 3rd

War for Cybertron news: Two new playable characters revealed - Warpath and Barricade!

WarpathThe news about "War for Cybertron" continues to flow as two additional playable characters in the game have been revealed: Warpath and Barricade! Their bios are below (click on the names to see full size images of each character):

WARPATH
Autobot
Class: Soldier
Chassis: Tank
Primary Weapon: Neutron Repeater
Abilities: Guided Missile, Barrier

Fun Link: "Hero and Villain Masks" mash up!

Here's something you don't see every day. Fellow Geek "Sanderson" took elements of several key heroes and villains to create "mash up" masks that include a couple of familiar Cybertronians. Check out the masks (which can also be purchased in T-Shirt form) on Bite.ca.

April 30th

"Last Stand of the Wreckers" #4 Reviewed

The stakes build as sacrifices are made, revelations are brought to light and Overlord continues his rampage! Check out my review of "Last Stand of the Wreckers" #4, in comic shops now!

Botcon 2010 officially announces its third exclusive: Streetstar!

The Official Botcon 2010 web site has announced its third exclusive to be featured in its boxed set for Botcon 2010: Streetstar! Originally intended to be a modern day representation of the unreleased Generation 2 Streetwise, the name Streetstar comes from the Guard City combiner released in 1992, a redeco of the Protectobots exclusive to Japan! Check out the pictures of Streetstar on the Botcon 2010 web site.

Del Rey announces "Transformers Exodus" origin novel

Before the Transformers came to Earth, their civil war raged for millions of years on their homeworld of Cybertron. Now the untold story of that era will be chronicled in "Transformers Exodus", a novel due in June 2010! Written by Alexander C. Irvine (Buyout, the Narrows, A Scattering of Jades) will write the book which Del Rey's site describes as: "What happens between Orion Pax and Megatron forever changes the destiny of all Transformers.

April 23rd

Revenge of the Fallen Stealth Bumblebee Reviewed

When Bumblebee needs to sneak around with more efficiency than usual, he goes stealth! This redeco of Legends Bumblebee has been reviewed here.

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"Revenge of the Fallen" Sequel "Nefarious" #2 Reviewed

The Decepticons begin to escalate Scoundwave's plans as The Initiative continues its machinations, all in issue #2 of "Nefarious", the "Revenge of the Fallen" sequel. Check out my review of issue #2 here.

New Botcon 2010 exclusive revealed: Streetstar!

The third Botcon 2010 exclusive has been revealed to be Streetstar (a.k.a. Streetwise from the Protectobot team). No doubt the name has been changed due to trademark issues, but the deco is clearly based on that character's unreleased Generation 2 deco was. This cool figure will be part of the Botcon 2010 boxed set and shows the unconventional direction this set is taking!