March 4th, 2009

Transformers Universe Beachcomber and Dinobot reviewed

Two new interpretations of popular Transformers characters from the past have been reviewed. One is cool headed guy who prefers to appreciates nature while the other is a powerful warrior with a strict code of honor. Check out the reviews for Legends Beachcomber and Universe Dinobot!

IDW to publish "I AM OPTIMUS PRIME" Robot Heroes based children's book

Chris Ryall of IDW has posted preview art and information about an upcoming IDW book targeted at youngsters on his blog. According to Ryall "I AM OPTIMUS PRIME will be a 32-page square hardcover-with-dustjacket book. I wrote it and the art is by the Sharp Brothers. It's aimed at young readers, 4-7-year-olds, but hopefully the art and words make it worth checking out if you're older than that, too.".


March 1st

Botcon 2009 Scourge revealed!

“All who defy me shall lay at my feet; broken, crushed and defeated!”, so says this herald of Unicron who will be part of the figures released exclusively at Botcon 2009! Check out the Botcon 2009 Scourge preview!

Universe Legends Class Autobot Jazz and Megatron reviewed

One is a powerful warrior bent on conquering the entire galaxy while the other is one of the coolest Autobots around. Check out the reviews for two Universe Legends Class figures: Autobot Jazz and Megatron!

February 28th

Universe 2.0 Legends Class Hound reviewed

He may be pint sized but this figure represents one of the first Transformers from the 80's: Hound! Check out the review for Legends Class Hound.

Transformers Animated Swoop Reviewed

The aerial member of the Dinobots has been reviewed. Take a look to see if this sleek warrior is one you'll want workin with Grimlock in your collection!

February 27th

Sponsor News - New Henkei!, Alternity and Disney Label Transformers at Image Anime!

BWTF Sponsor Image Anime has received some awesome new items! First up are the amazing 1:32 scale Transformers from Alternity featuring rubber tires and die cast metal parts. Choose from Convoy in red or Convoy in silver. Also up for sale is the adorable Disney Label Mickey Mouse based on Optimus Prime!

Bailed-out GM Unlikely to Back 'Transformers' Sequel according to Advertising Age

Ad Age has posted an article discussing GM's plans towards advertising and "Revenge of the Fallen". Indeed, in the past 12 months, the carmaker has been forced into a new frugality, abandoning many long-standing entertainment-marketing initiatives. the article states. You may read the complete article here.

February 25th

Elite Guard Bumblebee and Universe Silverstreak reviewed

When Bumblebee wants to join the Elite Guard, he figures a paint job may just be the best first step. Meanwhile, the Universe Prowl figure sprouts a redeco in the reviews for Elite Guard Bumblebee and Universe Silverstreak.

February 24th

Cyberslammers Decepticon Brawl reviewed

He's a powerful engine of destruction and...cute?! The pudgy version of Decepticon Brawl from the 2007 live action Transformers movie has been reviewed.