Beast Wars

The generation of Transformers that changed the face of the line forever with animal-centric alternate modes and a the introduction of new types of Transformers.

"Generations" Combiner Wars Terrorsaur Toy Review

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Generations

Terrorsaur General Information:
Release Date: April 7, 2016
Price Point: Free attendee exclusive with Primus package
Retailer: Fun Publications (Botcon Exclusive)
Accessories: Blaster

Toy Review: Botcon 2016 Exclusive Unit-3

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Toy Review: Botcon 2016 Exclusive Unit-3

The last survivor of his battalion, Unit-3's trauma caused him to bury his pain and take on the identity of "Unit-3". Despite his anger Unit-3 is a perfect soldier who specializes in data collection. My first Botcon 2016 toy review brings you a look at the souvenir figure Unit-3!

"Generations" Combiner Wars Unit-3 Toy Review

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Generations

Unit-3 General Information:
Release Date: April 7, 2016
Price Point: $49.00
Retailer: Fun Publications (Botcon Exclusive)
Accessories: Hand/Foot/Weapon, Shotgun

Interview: BWTF interviews Venus Terzo

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Interview: BWTF interviews Venus Terzo

This past weekend the awesome Venus Terzo attended Botcon 2016 and dazzled fans with her insight, wit and humor. Back in February Ben's World of Transformers interviewed Terzo in honor of the 20th Anniversary of "Beast Wars". Check out the interview here!

Botcon News: Photos of Botcon 2016 exclusive toys

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Botcon News: Photos of Botcon 2016 exclusive toys

Botcon 2016 has begun! While waiting on line to buy my exclusives today I snapped some quick photos of the Botcon 2016 exclusive figures. Among the surprises in the display case were a mass release Silverbolt, Ironhide and Prowl with stickers applied to resemble their "Beast Wars" incarnations. Combining with Tigatron and Unit-3, they formed a new version of Magnaboss! This sticker sheet is limited and only available at Botcon 2016. These photos also give you a look at the gorgeous Megatron figure base don the "Robots in Disguise" (2001) Megatron.

Botcon News: Exclusive souvenir figure identities revealed

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Botcon News: Exclusive souvenir figure identities revealed

Botcon 2016 has begun! Fans have begun to reveal information from the convention including the identities of the exclusive souvenirs only available at the convention! These exclusives are:

  • Megatron (from "Robots in Disguise" (2001) Megatron) - Limited to 850 pieces ($89)
  • Airazor (from "Legends" Slipstream) - Limited to 750 pieces ($49)
  • Tigatron (from "Combiner Wars" Ravage) - Limited to 1200 pieces ($49)
  • Unit-3 (inspired by the McDonalds "Under 3" toy, a Combiner Wars figure) - Limited to 1200 pieces ($49)

Convention News: Botcon 2016 "Combiner Wars" Terrorsaur revealed

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Convention News: Botcon 2016 "Combiner Wars" Terrorsaur revealed

The Official Botcon Facebook page has started today off with a surprise toy reveal: "Combiner Wars" Terrorsaur! This figure is a redeco and retool of Air Raid from "Combiner Wars". According to the post:

Convention News: Botcon 2016 "Combiner Wars" Terrorsaur revealed
Convention News: Botcon 2016 "Combiner Wars" Terrorsaur revealed

Toy Review: "Timelines" Botcon 2015 Exclusive Packrat

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Toy Review: "Timelines" Botcon 2015 Exclusive Packrat

Packrat is loyal to the Maximal cause, but his occupation as a thief often puts him at odds with his fellow Maximals. Fortunately for them he is great at what he does and can often find a way to save the day with his skills! This evening's review brings you a look at Botcon 2015 exclusive Packrat!

"Timelines" Botcon 2015 Packrat Toy Review

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Timelines

Packrat General Information:
Release Date: June 18, 2015
Price Point: $309 (In a set with Megatron, Flywheels, Oilmaster and Stepper)
Retailer: Botcon exclusive
Accessories: Blasters x 2; Bomb

Convention News: First two pages of Botcon 2016 Comic Book revealed

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Convention News: First two pages of Botcon 2016 Comic Book revealed

The Official Botcon 2016 Facebook page has released two pages from the comic book to be released at Botcon 2016! The comic is a joint effort between Fun Publications and IDW Publishing. "Dawn of the Predacus" is written by John-Paul Bove with art by Corin Howell.

Convention News: First two pages of Botcon 2016 Comic Book revealed
Convention News: First two pages of Botcon 2016 Comic Book revealed