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.

Convention News: Botcon 2016 Exclusive #3 revealed: Ramhorn!

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Convention News: Botcon 2016 Exclusive #3 revealed: Ramhorn!

Following the reveals of Tarantulas and Ravage, the Official Botcon web site has announced its third exclusive: Ramhorn! No, not Blaster's cassette-bot, but rather one of the members of the Tripredacus Council! Based on the "Combiner Wars" Brawl sculpt (with a drill you see) this figure also sports a new head sculpt based on the character's appearance in the "Beast Wars" cartoon. Check out the description from the Botcon site below:

Toy News: New photo of "Transformers Legends" Blackarachnia

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Toy News: New photo of "Transformers Legends" Blackarachnia

In anticipation of several new "Legends" releases coming to toy stores in Japan, TF Yuki has posted a new image of Blackarachnia in and out of package! Check it out in the embed below. Of the three female Transformers figures in this wave this is the one I"m most excited about!


Toy News: First Botcon 2016 exclusive revealed!

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Toy News: First Botcon 2016 exclusive revealed!

The Official Botcon web site has revealed the first figure for the Botcon 2016 set: Tripredacus Agent Ravage! Ravage is a redeco and retool of the sculpt used for Breakdown and Sunstreaker in "Combiner Wars", hinting that other figures in the set will also be Combiner Wars redecos/retools! Fun Publications has also posted the following description on their Facebook page:

Toy Review: New photography for "Beast Wars Neo" Stampy

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Toy Review: New photography for "Beast Wars Neo" Stampy

Stampy is a cheerful fellow, but unfortunately he's also not particularly brave. Despite his lack of courage, he's an excellent scout for the Maximals! Today's restored review includes new photos and updated notes for "Beast Wars Neo" Stampy!

Toy News: New photo of "Legends" Slipstream and Blackarachnia

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Toy News: New photo of "Legends" Slipstream and Blackarachnia

After some relative quiet, TF Yuki has updated his Twitter feed with an awesome image featuring the upcoming "Legends" Slipstream and Blackarachnia! Both of these figures are extensive redecos and retool of pre-existing figures. Slipstream is a redeco/retool of Windblade with a new head and weapons. Blackarachnia is a redeco and retool of "Animated" Blackarachnia featuring a new head and chest armor.

Toy Review: "Generations" Rattrap

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Those who face Rattrap see a wise cracking, dimunitive Maximal and think that he will be easy prey. However Rattrap is no easy mark. With a combination of skill, bravery and gadgets at his disposal, he has proven himself formidable many times on and off the battlefield! Check out my review of "Generations" Rattrap!

"Generations" Rattrap Toy Review

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Generations

Rattrap General Information:
Release Date: July 2014
Price Point: $12.99 (depending on retailer)
Retailer: General (Toys R Us, Target, Wal-Mart etc.)
Accessories: Blasters x 2, Demolition Charge

Cosplay: Amazing Rattrap cosplay by Sam Brooker

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Cosplay: Amazing Rattrap cosplay by Sam Brooker

"Transformers" is traditionally a very difficult subject for cosplay due to the myriad of weird forms Transformers can take. One fan has taken it upon himself to make sure one Transformer is represented in cosplay form: Rattrap! Check out the amazing work of Sam Brooker on Twitter as well as Facebook to see his incredible work. I've only embedded a couple of his Rattrap photos below, there are more on his feeds so check them out!

Cosplay: Amazing Rattrap cosplay by Sam Brooker
Cosplay: Amazing Rattrap cosplay by Sam Brooker

Game News: Transformers "Battle Tactics" adds "Beast Wars"!

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Game News: Transformers "Battle Tactics" adds "Beast Wars"!

Ben's World of Transformers has received news from DeNA about the latest update to the "Transformers Battle Tactics" game, check out their information and images below!

Game News: Transformers "Battle Tactics" adds "Beast Wars"!
Game News: Transformers "Battle Tactics" adds "Beast Wars"!
Game News: Transformers "Battle Tactics" adds "Beast Wars"!
Game News: Transformers "Battle Tactics" adds "Beast Wars"!
Game News: Transformers "Battle Tactics" adds "Beast Wars"!
Game News: Transformers "Battle Tactics" adds "Beast Wars"!
Game News: Transformers "Battle Tactics" adds "Beast Wars"!
Game News: Transformers "Battle Tactics" adds "Beast Wars"!

Toy News: Official photos of Botcon 2015 Packrat released

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Hot on the heels of their video reveal of Packrat the Botcon web site has been updated with official stock photos of Packrat! Check them out below to see this redeco of Generations Rattrap.

Packrat (Beast Mode)
Packrat (Robot Mode)