Ultra

A size class begun during the "Beast Wars" era that fell out of use during the "Unicron Trilogy". Generally Ultras were about $20 and larger figures with more complex features.

BWTF Classic Review: "Beast Wars Transformers" Ultra Class Optimus Primal

in Beast Wars, Maximal, News, Ultra
BWTF Classic Review: "Beast Wars Transformers" Ultra Class Optimus Primal

Optimus Primal was introduced in 1996 and over the years the character has remained in Transformers lore in various forms. This year fans will have a new version of Primal thanks to last year's fan vote, making him the new "Prime". In anticipation of this, BWTF jumps back in time to take a look at the original Ultra Class figure. Check out my restored review with new comments and photos!

"Beast Wars Transformers" Ultra Class Optimus Primal Toy Review

in 1996, Action Figure Review, Beast Wars, Maximal, Ultra

Beast Wars Transformers

Optimus Primal General Information:
Release Date: 1996
Price Point: $19.99 (depending on retailer)
Retailer: General Release (Toys R Us, Target etc.)
Accessories: Missiles x 4, Swords x 2, Mace weapon

Toy Review: Botcon 2016 Exclusive Megatron

in Beast Wars, Botcon, Combiner Wars, Generations, News, Predacon, Ultra
Toy Review: Botcon 2016 Exclusive Megatron

This cunning Predacon is a master manipulator who should never be underestimated. He is just as proficient in combat as he is planning strategies and manipulating others to achieve his nefarious goals all towards the goal of restoring the glory of the Predacons and Decepticons! My Botcon 2016 reviews continue with Megatron!

"Generations" Botcon 2016 Exclusive Megatron Toy Review

in 2016, Action Figure Review, Beast Wars, Botcon, Combiner Wars, Generations, Predacon, Ultra

Generations

Megatron General Information:
Release Date: April 7, 2016
Price Point: $89.00 (Botcon Price)
Retailer: Fun Publications (Botcon and Roll Out Roll Call shared Exclusive)
Accessories: Missiles/sword blades x 2; Missile launchers/Sword handles

Toy Review Update: "Car Robots" Gigatron

in Car Robots, Destronger, News, Sixchanger, Ultra
Toy Review Update: "Car Robots" Gigatron

The powerful Gigatron is the leader of the Destrongers who are dedicated to conquering Earth and destroying the Cybertrons led by Fire Convoy. I've updated my review of this awesome figure with new photos, check it out!

Timelines: Botcon 2014 Scorponok with Olin Zarak Toy Review

in Botcon, Decepticon, Generation One, Headmaster, News, Timelines, Ultra

Taking up the legacy of his father, the Nebulan known as Olin Zarak has taken the body of the Decepticon Scorponok and refined it into a smaller, but more maneuverable form and destructive power! Constantly on a quest for power, this combination of Nebulan and Cybertronian science is a threat to anyone who gets in his way! Check out my review of Botcon 2014 Scorponok.

"Timelines" Botcon 2014 Scorponok Toy Review

in 2014, Action Figure Review, Botcon, Decepticon, Generation One, Headmaster, Timelines, Ultra

Timelines

General Information:
Release Year: June 19, 2014
Retailer: Botcon 2014 Exclusive
Price: $395.00 (in a boxed set with Cannonball, Devcon, Ginrai and Ferak)
Transformation Difficulty Level: 4
Accessories: Missiles x 2

Toy News: Botcon 2014 Scorponok announced!

in Decepticon, Generation One, Headmaster, News, Timelines, Ultra

The Official Botcon Web Site has announced its latest addition to the Botcon 2014 boxed set: Scorponok! This will be the centerpiece of the boxed set and features an all new Headmaster gimmick! This is a first for Botcon and fits the sculpt perfectly. Check out the official page for larger photos!

Botcon 2014 Scorponok

Toy Review: "Cybertron" Dark Scorponok Reviewed

in Cybertron, Decepticon, Generation One, News, Ultra

Scorponok fell during the last major conflict between the Autobots and Decepticons but that isn't enough to stop him. Returning as "Dark Scorponok", this creature now stalks Cybertron hungering for Sparks to devour! Check out my retro review of Dark Scorponok!

Cybertron Toy Reviews: Dark Scorponok

in 2005, Action Figure Review, Cybertron, Decepticon, Generation One, Ultra

Cybertron

Dark Scorponok General Information:
Release Date: 2005
Price Point: $29.99 (depending on retailer)
Retailer: General (Toys R Us, Target, Wal-Mart etc.)
Transformation Difficulty Level: 4
Accessories: Cyber Key, Missiles x 2

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