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February 26th, 2018

Toy Review: "Studio Series" Autobot Ratchet

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Toy Review: "Studio Series" Autobot Ratchet

Autobot Ratchet is one of the greatest doctors on Cybertron. However when he is called upon to fight he does not shy away from combat! Check out my review and gallery of the new Studio Series Autobot Ratchet.

February 23rd

Toy News: Official photos and demo videos of Takara Tomy's Star Wars/Transformers

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Toy News: Official photos and demo videos of Takara Tomy's Star Wars/Transformers

Back in October 2017 fans began to get a look at a new "Star Wars/Transformers" toy line by Takara Tomy. This Japanese exclusive line features two different figures: Darth Vader as a Tie-Fighter and Han Solo and Chewbacca combining into the Millennium Falcon! Takara Tomy has now put up an official web site for this line with official product photos, descriptions and demo videos. Here are the descriptions translated via Google:

Toy News: Official photos and demo videos of Takara Tomy's Star Wars/Transformers
Toy News: Official photos and demo videos of Takara Tomy's Star Wars/Transformers
Toy News: Official photos and demo videos of Takara Tomy's Star Wars/Transformers
Toy News: Official photos and demo videos of Takara Tomy's Star Wars/Transformers
Toy News: Official photos and demo videos of Takara Tomy's Star Wars/Transformers
Toy News: Official photos and demo videos of Takara Tomy's Star Wars/Transformers
Toy News: Official photos and demo videos of Takara Tomy's Star Wars/Transformers
Toy News: Official photos and demo videos of Takara Tomy's Star Wars/Transformers
Toy News: Official photos and demo videos of Takara Tomy's Star Wars/Transformers
Toy News: Official photos and demo videos of Takara Tomy's Star Wars/Transformers
Toy News: Official photos and demo videos of Takara Tomy's Star Wars/Transformers

Toy Review: "Combiner Wars" Leader Class Thundercracker

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Toy Review: "Combiner Wars" Leader Class Thundercracker

Thundercracker looks down on those who cannot fly, both figuratively and literally. He finds such Transformers inferior. With a combination of missiles, rockets and sonic booms at his disposal this elite Seeker he is able to prove his superiority as he attacks those below him! Today I play catch up with my review and gallery of Leader Class Thundercracker.

February 22nd

Toy News: Hasbro provides official answers on the "War for Cybertron" Fan Vote

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Toy News: Hasbro provides official answers on the "War for Cybertron" Fan Vote

Today is the last day to get your vote in for a versus pack of Transformers figures to be produced for "War for Cybertron"! Announced earlier this week, this vote caused quite a stir among fans. Now Hasbro has posted some official answers to questions fans have had on its Instagram page. This Q&A was posted as a story so it disappears after a while. Fortunately intrepid fan Steve Kushnir snagged screen captures for BWTF! Check them out below.

Toy News: Hasbro provides official answers on the "War for Cybertron" Fan Vote
Toy News: Hasbro provides official answers on the "War for Cybertron" Fan Vote
Toy News: Hasbro provides official answers on the "War for Cybertron" Fan Vote
Toy News: Hasbro provides official answers on the "War for Cybertron" Fan Vote
Toy News: Hasbro provides official answers on the "War for Cybertron" Fan Vote
Toy News: Hasbro provides official answers on the "War for Cybertron" Fan Vote
Toy News: Hasbro provides official answers on the "War for Cybertron" Fan Vote
Toy News: Hasbro provides official answers on the "War for Cybertron" Fan Vote

Video: David Kaye reprises his role as Megatron in Adult Swim "Beast Wars" short

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Video: David Kaye reprises his role as Megatron in Adult Swim "Beast Wars" short

The Official Adult Swim Facebook page has posted a video featuring Megatron and Scorponok from "Beast Wars"! While "Robot Chicken" has done many G1 based parodies over the years, "Beast Wars" is not as common. Even better? David Kaye himself reprises his role as Megatron! Check out this blast from the past below:

Toy Review: "Studio Series" Decepticon Stinger

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Toy Review: "Studio Series" Decepticon Stinger

Created by scientists at KSI, Stinger was meant to be the future of Earth's defense against threats such as the Decepticons. However when Galvatron hijacked all of KSI's Transformers, warriors like Stinger were reborn as Decepticon warriors! Today I kick off my reviews of the "Studio Series" with a review and gallery of Stinger!

Comic Books: IDW Publishing announces "Transformers: Bumblebee – Win If You Dare"

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Comic Books: IDW Publishing announces "Transformers: Bumblebee – Win If You Dare"

IDW Publishing has announced a new Transformers graphic novel focusing on Bumblebee in an 80's setting! The Amazon listing offers the following description of the title:

For the first time ever, Bumblebee gets his own original graphic novel! It's an all-new, all-ages, all-'80s globe-spanning adventure featuring everyone's favorite yellow Autobot!

February 21st

Game News: The "Power of the Primes" come to Earth Wars this weekend

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Game News: The "Power of the Primes" come to Earth Wars this weekend

Bah-weep-graaaaagnah wheep nini bong!

Get now your first Prime Core in this week event by collecting Prime Core Shards and Spark over 60 prestiges!

Power of the Primes

The once mythical Prime Cores -each the 'heart' of one of the 13 legendary Primes- have appeared and fallen to Earth.

Rodimus Prime gathers his allies, including the newest Cybertronian recruit Warpath, to seek out the Primes and win them for the Autobot side.

Event type: Alliance Totaliser
Start Date: 23/02/2018 11:00 UTC
End Date: 26/02/2018 11:00 UTC

Game News: The "Power of the Primes" come to Earth Wars this weekend
Game News: The "Power of the Primes" come to Earth Wars this weekend
Game News: The "Power of the Primes" come to Earth Wars this weekend
Game News: The "Power of the Primes" come to Earth Wars this weekend
Game News: The "Power of the Primes" come to Earth Wars this weekend
Game News: The "Power of the Primes" come to Earth Wars this weekend
Game News: The "Power of the Primes" come to Earth Wars this weekend

February 20th

Toy News: "Titans Return" Ramhorn found at Five Below

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Toy News: "Titans Return" Ramhorn found at Five Below

Fellow Transformers fan Ren Gayas has reported on Cybertron Philippines that he has found "Titans Return" Ramhorn at a Five Below store in New Hyde Park, NY for $3! Five Below stores sometimes receive product that did not make it into wider release, but this is the first time they have received anything in quite some time.

February 19th

Toy News: "Generations" 2018 Fan Vote Begins

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Toy News: "Generations" 2018 Fan Vote Begins

The Official Transformers Facebook page has posted a new fan vote! Unlike previous years where the fan vote involved a survey or breaking down a new character by colors and so on, this one gets right to the heart of the matter, asking for fans to vote on a versus pack featuring an Autobot or Decepticon! The choices are:

  • #ImpactorVsMirage
  • #NeedlenoseVsTracks
  • #SpinisterVsWheeljack
Toy News: "Generations" 2018 Fan Vote Begins
Toy News: "Generations" 2018 Fan Vote Begins
Toy News: "Generations" 2018 Fan Vote Begins
Toy News: "Generations" 2018 Fan Vote Begins