Basic

A size class popularized during the "Beast Wars" era leading to the "Unicron Trilogy" era. It would later be renamed the "Scout" Class.

Toy Review: "Beast Wars Transformers" Scarem

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Toy Review: "Beast Wars Transformers" Scarem

A cold, calculating, cyber-organic beetle, Scarem can travel at extremely high speeds over any type of terrain - even when upside down. Resistant to most artillery, he is a force to be reckoned with on the battlefield! Today I have restored my review of "Beast Wars" Scarem complete with new photos and updated comments!

"Beast Wars Transformers" Transmetal 2 Scarem Toy Review

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Beast Wars

Transmetal 2 Scarem General Information:
Release Date: 1999
Price Point: $4.99 (Depending on retailer)
Retailer: General Release (Toys R Us, Target, K-Mart etc.)
Accessories: None

Comic Book Review: "Beast Wars Transformers: Optimus Primal vs Megatron!"

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Comic Book Review: "Beast Wars Transformers: Optimus Primal vs Megatron!"

Twenty years ago "Beast Wars Transformers" was unleashed and the world of Transformers was never the same again. Long before fans saw the animated adventures of Optimus Primal and Megatron on (Spoiler!) ancient Earth, another adventure took place in a different "Beast Wars" universe via a comic book that was included with the Optimus Primal and Megatron two pack of toys. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Beast Wars I take a deep dive into this comic along with scans. Check it out!

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 Review: "Beast Wars Transformers" Terragator Review Restored

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Toy Review: "Beast Wars Transformers" Terragator Review Restored

Even among his fellow Predacons Terragator is especially cruel. When he questions a prisoner, it is only a matter of time until they break. If they fight back, he can transform into his turtle/alligator Fuzor form and tear them apart! Check out my restored review of Terragator with new photos!

"Beast Wars Transformers" Terragator Toy Review

in 1997, Action Figure Review, Basic, Beast Wars, Fuzor, Predacon

Beast Wars Transformers

Terragator General Information:
Release Date: 1997
Price Point: $4.99 (depending on retailer)
Retailer: General Release (Toys R Us, Target etc.)
Accessories: Shield, Tail/Weapon

Retro Review Update: "Beast Machines" Longhorn review updated

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Retro Review Update: "Beast Machines" Longhorn review updated

In an ongoing effort to improve older material on Ben's World of Transformers in addition to new material, I've added new photography to my review of "Beast Machines" Longhorn!

Retro Review: "Beast Machines" Buzzsaw review updated with new images

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Retro Review: "Beast Machines" Buzzsaw review updated with new images

In 2015, the "Robots in Disguise" series focuses on vehicular Autobots fighting "beast" like Decepticons. Back in 2000 however, it was the beast-based Maximals who fought against the evil Vehicons! My review of Buzzsaw from "Beast Machines" has been updated with new images and some extra thoughts on this unique figure.

Toy Review Update: Beast Machines Quickstrike

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Another "Beast Machines" toy review has been updated with new photos! This time out it's the Maximal Quickstrike.