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April 21st, 2019

Movie News: Concept Art and Artist Notes from the "Bumblebee" Movie

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Movie News: Concept Art and Artist Notes from the "Bumblebee" Movie

Stephen Zavala is a concept artist at Industrial Light and Magic, the folks behind the special effects and famous "Cybertron" sequence from the "Bumblebee" movie. Now thanks to Mr. Zavala's Instagram, we have a look at some beautiful concept art for the G1-based designs used in those sequences. Not only does Zavala provide concept art, but he also discusses his G1-based reference points for the designs. Check out the pictures in the embeds below!

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Toy News: "Generations Selects" Snaptrap Prototype Photo

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Toy News: "Generations Selects" Snaptrap Prototype Photo

Earlier this month Takara Tomy revealed a teaser image for what fans speculated would be a "Generations Selects" Snaptrp figure. Now thanks to a photo from (what appears to be) Figure King magazine we have our first look at the grey model for a "Combiner Wars" style Snaptrap! The figure appears to be a heavy retool of the "Combiner Wars" Silverbolt sculpt, which went on to be reused several times over the past couple years.

April 18th

Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Batman TAS, Mortal Kombat, Star Wars, Dragon Ball, Avengers: Endgame & More!

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Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Batman TAS, Mortal Kombat, Star Wars, Dragon Ball, Avengers: Endgame & More!

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NEW PRE-ORDERS
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TRANSFORMERS SIEGE REFRAKTOR, BRUNT, & GENERATIONS SELECT SMOKESCREEN
Siege’s Deluxe Class WFC-S36 Refraktor comes with HPR Telefocal Shield, EMM Distortion Blaster, Bioscale Compression Rotor accessories, while WFC-S37 Brunt Weaponizer breaks apart into 9 weapon accessories that can equip other Siege figures. Generations Smokescreen comes equipped with a W-45 Acid Pellet Blaster accessory and 2 W-50 Volt-Beam Cannon accessories that can mount on his shoulders or the hood of his vehicle mode.

Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Batman TAS, Mortal Kombat, Star Wars, Dragon Ball, Avengers: Endgame & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Batman TAS, Mortal Kombat, Star Wars, Dragon Ball, Avengers: Endgame & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Batman TAS, Mortal Kombat, Star Wars, Dragon Ball, Avengers: Endgame & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Batman TAS, Mortal Kombat, Star Wars, Dragon Ball, Avengers: Endgame & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Batman TAS, Mortal Kombat, Star Wars, Dragon Ball, Avengers: Endgame & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Batman TAS, Mortal Kombat, Star Wars, Dragon Ball, Avengers: Endgame & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Batman TAS, Mortal Kombat, Star Wars, Dragon Ball, Avengers: Endgame & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Batman TAS, Mortal Kombat, Star Wars, Dragon Ball, Avengers: Endgame & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - Transformers, Batman TAS, Mortal Kombat, Star Wars, Dragon Ball, Avengers: Endgame & More!

April 17th

Toy News: "Studio Series" Dark of the Moon Leader Class Optimus Prime Stock Photos

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Toy News: "Studio Series" Dark of the Moon Leader Class Optimus Prime Stock Photos

In "Dark of the Moon", Optimus Prime rolled into battle with a trailer that transformed into a weapon storage platform. This was a dramatic callback to G1 Optimus Prime's trailer. However, the "Dark of the Moon" toy line never included a trailer that transformed in quite the same manner, leaving it to "Studio Series" many years later.

Toy News: "Studio Series" Dark of the Moon Leader Class Optimus Prime Stock Photos
Toy News: "Studio Series" Dark of the Moon Leader Class Optimus Prime Stock Photos
Toy News: "Studio Series" Dark of the Moon Leader Class Optimus Prime Stock Photos
Toy News: "Studio Series" Dark of the Moon Leader Class Optimus Prime Stock Photos

Game News: Gather Shards and Sparks this weekend in "Earth Wars"

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Game News: Gather Shards and Sparks this weekend in "Earth Wars"

Bah-weep-graaaaagnah wheep nini bong!
Spring is just around the corner and so is Impactor! Find out what his ability is!

The Last Blast

Take part in this weekend's event to win:

- A Bronze Power Core Chip
- A Silver Power Core Chip
- A Gold Power Core Chip
- And other prizes!

Want MORE?
Go for the extra mile and unlock Final Spark Crystals for all your Alliance members, each one containing up to 100,000 Spark!

Event type: Alliance Totaliser
Start Date: 19/04/19 10:00 UTC
End Date: 22/04/19 10:00 UTC

Game News: Gather Shards and Sparks this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Gather Shards and Sparks this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Gather Shards and Sparks this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Gather Shards and Sparks this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Gather Shards and Sparks this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Gather Shards and Sparks this weekend in "Earth Wars"

April 16th

Toy Review: "Movie The Best" War Hammer Bumblebee

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Toy Review: "Movie The Best" War Hammer Bumblebee

When Bumblebee takes on Nemesis Prime, he knows he has to pull out all the stops. Employing his powerful War Hammer, he attempts to stop his former leader before all is lost! See what Takara Tomy did with their release of Bumblebee in my review and gallery of War Hammer Bumblebee from "Movie The Best".

Toy Review: "Bumblebee" Movie Nitro Series Dropkick

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Toy Review: "Bumblebee" Movie Nitro Series Dropkick

Dropkick is immature, cruel and ready to get into a brawl at a moment's notice. This makes him a great henchman while Shatter schemes against the humans and Bumblebee! BWTF brings you a review and gallery of Nitro Series Dropkick, check it out!

April 15th

Comic Books: Takara Tomy posts a comic for "Generations Selects" Star Convoy

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Comic Books: Takara Tomy posts a comic for "Generations Selects" Star Convoy

As part of their promotion for the upcoming "Generations Selects" Star Convoy figure, Takara Tomy has posted a two page comic featuring Optimus Prime (aka Convoy) and Galvatron taking on some nasty invaders with a little help from the Matrix of Leadership! This comic plays off of the play pattern on Star Convoy, showing Convoy changing into the larger "Star Convoy" form and the creation of his Matrix blaster.

Comic Books: Takara Tomy posts a comic for "Generations Selects" Star Convoy
Comic Books: Takara Tomy posts a comic for "Generations Selects" Star Convoy

April 14th

Pre-Order Alert: "Generations Selects" Smokescreen up for pre-order on BigBadToyStore and Entertainment Earth - UPDATED

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Pre-Order Alert: "Generations Selects" Smokescreen up for pre-order on BigBadToyStore and Entertainment Earth - UPDATED

After the exciting news about "Generations Selects" Smokescreen was revealed on Saturday, BWTF sponsor BigBadToyStore and affiliate Entertainment Earth have both put up the figure for pre-order! Smokescreen is due to ship in September 2019.

Pre-Order Alert: "Generations Selects" Smokescreen up for pre-order on BigBadToyStore and Entertainment Earth - UPDATED
Pre-Order Alert: "Generations Selects" Smokescreen up for pre-order on BigBadToyStore and Entertainment Earth - UPDATED

April 12th

Toy News: Previews World reveals "Generations Selects" Smokescreen

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Toy News: Previews World reveals "Generations Selects" Smokescreen

Back in March, a "Siege" Deluxe Class Barricade was revealed, and many fans picked up on its design cues as resembling the G1 Autobot Smokescreen, leading to speculation that Smokescreen would be released as part of "Generations". Now thanks to Previews World, we have our first official look at "Generations" Smokescreen!