February 7th, 2011

Revenge of the Fallen Activators Rally Rumble Optimus Prime reviewed

Optimus Prime has taken on a new paint job and is ready to rumble with any Decepticons that get in his way! After a bit of a hiatus from the first wave, a new wave of Activators is out and one of them is Rally Rumble Optimus Prime!

"Transformers Dark of the Moon" Super Bowl Trailer online

Those who watched the Super Bowl yesterday were given a treat, a look at all new footage from "Transformers Dark of the Moon"! This amazing trailer features a scene of what looks like an all out invasion by Decepticons. We also get a peek at Optimus Prime in his new form battling Decepticons and some insane transforming action. Michael Bay's official web site has posted the video, check out the embed below.

Transformers 'Dark of The Moon' Super Bowl Trailer (720p) from Michael Bay Dot Com on Vimeo.

February 4th

Reveal the Shield Perceptor Reviewed

War is not all about bruisers and weapons. Sometimes you need a scientist to figure out the best way to get the bruising done and invent some gadget to use as a weapon! If you need a scientist, Perceptor is your 'bot! reviews this new "Reveal the Shield" figure, check it out!

Entertainment Weekly promotes "Transformers Prime"

The past few days have been full of "Transformers Prime" news courtesy of Entertainment Weekly. This is no surprise since we're fast approaching the launch of the series on The Hub. First up is a preview of a new character to be introduced in the series, Skyquake!

January 28th

Reveal the Shield deluxe Optimus Prime reviewed

The movie universe isn't the first time Optimus Prime took on a longnose truck form. Back in the Generation 2 era, one of the most posable and fondly remembered Optimus Primes was released, and in 2011 the "Reveal the Shield" line pays homage to that figure. Check out's review of this new release!

January 27th

The first Botcon 2011 "Transformers Animated" exclusive revealed: Dead End!

The new Botcon 2011 site has gone live, and with it a preview of one of the many figures fans can expect to see at the convention: Animated Dead End! That's right! The theme will involve at least one "Animated" version of classic G1 characters. Go now to check out the pics!

The Twitter fans have been waiting for, Botcon 2011's theme revealed!

Earlier on The Botcon Twitter feed it was revealed that the theme for the set will be "Transformers Animated" with the story focusing on events after the series' third and final season. Who will be in the set remains to be seen, but rest assured it will be something fun as "Animated" lead Derrick Wyatt was revealed to be an instrumental player on the development of the set! Future news will likely be posted on Twitter and The Botcon web site, so keep those scanners peeled!

Hunt for the Decepticons Tracker Hound Reviewed

Need an Autobot who can sniff out trouble and deal with it at the same time? Then Tracker Hound is your 'bot! This figure is a redeco of the Hound released for the "Classics/Universe 2.0" line, but he's part of the movie universe! Take a look my review of Tracker Hound.

Hunt for the Decepticons Override Reviewed

Among the Decepticons fighting against the Autobots in the wake of the Fallen's defeat is Override, a robot in disguise who transforms from a sports car to robot and back, terrorizing those around him! takes a look at this Legends Sideways redeco in its review of Legends Class Override.

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