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April 12th, 2017

Movie News: NEW Trailer for "The Last Knight" features Earth's biggest threat - Optimus Prime!

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Movie News: NEW Trailer for "The Last Knight" features Earth's biggest threat - Optimus Prime!

As the June 23rd release date for "The Last Knight" rapidly approaches, Paramount has released another trailer for the film. While previous trailers have only hinted at the story, this trailer sets up a surprising villain for the film: Optimus Prime himself! In what appears to be a misguided attempt at redemption, Optimus is set on a path that has him in conflict with everyone from humans to Bumblebee to Megatron! Check out the trailer below (along with some screen captures by yours truly).

Movie News: NEW Trailer for "The Last Knight" features Earth's biggest threat - Optimus Prime!
Movie News: NEW Trailer for "The Last Knight" features Earth's biggest threat - Optimus Prime!
Movie News: NEW Trailer for "The Last Knight" features Earth's biggest threat - Optimus Prime!
Movie News: NEW Trailer for "The Last Knight" features Earth's biggest threat - Optimus Prime!
Movie News: NEW Trailer for "The Last Knight" features Earth's biggest threat - Optimus Prime!
Movie News: NEW Trailer for "The Last Knight" features Earth's biggest threat - Optimus Prime!
Movie News: NEW Trailer for "The Last Knight" features Earth's biggest threat - Optimus Prime!
Movie News: NEW Trailer for "The Last Knight" features Earth's biggest threat - Optimus Prime!
Movie News: NEW Trailer for "The Last Knight" features Earth's biggest threat - Optimus Prime!

April 11th

Game News: Space Ape releases new "Beast Wars" video for "Earth Wars"

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Game News: Space Ape releases new "Beast Wars" video for "Earth Wars"

For weeks now, Space Ape has been building up the coming of the "Beast Wars" to "Earth Wars" which will bring the characters of Optimus Primal and Megatron into the game. With their appearances coming soon, Space Ape has launched a cool new video featuring the two leaders facing off in combat! Check it out in the embed below.

Sale Alert: "Transformers: The Movie" Autobot Heroes 5 pack available for $84.99 on Amazon

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Sale Alert: "Transformers: The Movie" Autobot Heroes 5 pack available for $84.99 on Amazon

At Botcon 2016, a special five pack of "Generations" figures was announced. In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of "Transformers: The Movie", this Platinum Series 5 pack would include premium redecos of Ultra Magnus, Springer, Arcee, Blurr and Sargeant Kup along with a mini-movie poster! Now this item has been discounted to $84.99 on Amazon! Follow this link to purchase your set and support Ben's World of Transformers!

Toy Review: "Age of Extinction" Power Attacker Dinobot Slug

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Toy Review: "Age of Extinction" Power Attacker Dinobot Slug

When Dinobot Slug's beast mode is not enough to destroy his Decepticon enemies, he can transform into his powerful robot mode armed with his sword and mace weapons to even the odds! Today's review is a catch up covering Power Attacker Dinobot Slug from "Age of Extinction"!

April 10th

Toy Review: "Generations" Titans Return Six Shot

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Toy Review: "Generations" Titans Return Six Shot

Six Shot is a one robot army whose six modes make him a devastating force on the battlefield. One his own he can take on Autobots on the ground or the air. Whether it is a weapon filled tank or a savage wolf, his power is legendary! Check out my review of Leader Class Six Shot from "Titans Return"!

Convention News: New Hascon video promotes Hasbro's brand convention

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Convention News: New Hascon video promotes Hasbro's brand convention

Late last year, Hasbro announced the Hascon convention coming in September 8-10, 2017. After much silence, Hasbro has posted a video announcing the convention with Optimus Prime on hand (along with a Magical Pony, no, really). Check out the video in the embed below!

Movie News: Valvoline "The Last Knight" contest introduces a new character - Valvotron

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Movie News: Valvoline "The Last Knight" contest introduces a new character - Valvotron

As part of the promotional campaign for the upcoming live action Transformers The Last Knight film, Valvoline has teamed up with Paramount for an exciting contest. The Grand Prize is a trip to the official premiere of The Last Knight while the second prize is one of 5,000 exclusive "Valvotron" action figures! There are two ways to enter the contest:

April 9th

Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed

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Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed

After a hiatus from announcing upcoming releases, Takara Tomy is back in force with three awesome announcements. First there is a "Legends" release of Sharkticon with a Sweep Titan Master/Headmaster ("Legends" being the name of the toy line, not the size class in this case). Next up are Hot Rod and Kup, but not just redecos of the existing figures. These releases will also include fully transformable Targetmaster figures as well!

Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed
Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed
Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed
Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed
Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed
Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed
Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed
Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed
Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed
Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed
Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed
Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed
Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed
Toy News: Transformers Legends Hot Rod, Kup & Sharkticon revealed

April 6th

Game News: "Transformers Forged to Fight" release trailer

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Game News: "Transformers Forged to Fight" release trailer

"Transformers Forged to Fight" launched yesterday on Android and iOS and fans everywhere have been diving in to experience its one on one combat action. Check out the exciting launch trailer featuring the voice of Peter Cullen as Optimus Prime and exclusive animation!

Movie News: Bumblebee solo movie confirmed as a prequel

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Movie News: Bumblebee solo movie confirmed as a prequel

In an interview with MTV, "Transformers" Producer and Director Michael Bay confirmed that the upcoming Bumblebee solo film will be a prequel movie. In terms of tone, Bay said:

"...it'll go a little younger...it will deal more with his character and it's just about him."

In the footage shown earlier this week from "The Last Knight" there is a hint that Bumblebee has been around for a long time when Sir Edmond Bourton says to Bumblebee that he recognizes him from his youth.