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"Cyberverse" Scout Class Bumblebee Toy Review

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Cyberverse

Bumblebee

General Information:
Release Date: July 2018
Price Point: $7.99 (Varies by retailer)
Retailer: General Release (Target, Walmart, Amazon etc.)
Accessories: None

Toy News: Dengeki Hobby features "Legendary Optimus Prime"

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Toy News: Dengeki Hobby features "Legendary Optimus Prime"

It was revealed last week that Takara Tomy would be releasing a new version of the live action movie Optimus Prime based on the "Evasion Mode" Optimus Prime figure with retooling and new deco. Now thanks to Dengeki Hobby we now have wonderful stock photos of this figure known as "Legendary Optimus Prime". The figure will feature a different weapon than the original release and even a "Battle Mask" face swap.

Toy News: Dengeki Hobby features "Legendary Optimus Prime"
Toy News: Dengeki Hobby features "Legendary Optimus Prime"
Toy News: Dengeki Hobby features "Legendary Optimus Prime"
Toy News: Dengeki Hobby features "Legendary Optimus Prime"
Toy News: Dengeki Hobby features "Legendary Optimus Prime"
Toy News: Dengeki Hobby features "Legendary Optimus Prime"
Toy News: Dengeki Hobby features "Legendary Optimus Prime"
Toy News: Dengeki Hobby features "Legendary Optimus Prime"
Toy News: Dengeki Hobby features "Legendary Optimus Prime"

Toy Review: Vintage G1 Reissue Hot Rod

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Toy Review: Vintage G1 Reissue Hot Rod

For months now fans have been told that Walmart would be releasing several G1 reissues under the banner of "Vintage G1" figures. While Walmart has posted listings these figures are not yet in stock with the giant retailer. Meanwhile, BWTF sponsor BigBadToyStore has Hot Rod in stock so I thought I'd snag one to see what fans have to expect from this line of "Vintage G1" reissues.

Transformers Vintage G1 Reissue Hot Rod Toy Review

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Generation One Vintage G1 Reissues

Hot Rod

General Information:
Price: $29.84
Retailer: Walmart Exclusive (Also carried by RobotKingdom and BigBadToyStore)
Release Date: 2018
Accessories: Blasters x 2

Toy News: Amazon lists Pre-Orders for "Power of the Primes" Punch/Counterpunch

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Toy News: Amazon lists Pre-Orders for "Power of the Primes" Punch/Counterpunch

This past week, it was revealed that Punch/Counterpunch and Repugnus had been listed on Amazon.com. At the time the were not yet available for pre-orders. Over the past few days, Repugnus was opened up for pre-orders on Amazon's US site, but the listing disappeared earlier today. Now "Power of the Primes" Punch/Counterpunch with Prima Prime has been listed for pre-orders on Amazon's US site!

Toy News: Hasbro & Nerdist release the first "Bumblebee" action figure photos

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Toy News: Hasbro & Nerdist release the first "Bumblebee" action figure photos

With San Diego Comic-Con 2018 fast approaching, it is no surprise that Hasbro would begin to release new action figure information. This morning brings fans a first look at the Bumblebee action figure from the upcoming feature film! From Hasbro Pulse we get a look at a composite of Bumblebee in robot and vehicle modes. Via Nerdist we have a better look at the figure.

Toy News: Hasbro & Nerdist release the first "Bumblebee" action figure photos

Toy News: Hasbro teases new Optimus Prime figure and reveals for SDCC 2018

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Toy News: Hasbro teases new Optimus Prime figure and reveals for SDCC 2018

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 is coming soon and Hasbro is working on building the hype train for the Transformers toys to be revealed at the convention! In past years SDCC 2018 is usually when the big reveals are made for the following year and this year fans speculate that we will get our first look at "War for Cybertron" at the convention! To tease fans further, Hasbro has released a silouette of what appears to be Optimus Prime holding his iconic rifle and an axe weapon! Could this be the first look at a "War for Cybertron" Optimus Prime?

Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)

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Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)

Big Grain of Salt Warning

Earlier today a post on Cybertron Philippines showed what appear to be stock photos of the upcoming Deluxe "Generations" Prime Wars Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch figures! Repugnus appears to be a significant retool and redeco of Twinferno while Punch/Counterpunch appears to be an entirely new design!

Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)

Toy News: Official Takara Tomy Stock Photos of PP-41 Wreck Gar

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Toy News: Official Takara Tomy Stock Photos of PP-41 Wreck Gar

It was revealed back in May that there would be a "Power of the Primes" Wreck-Gar figure, a retool and redeco of "Combiner Wars" Groove featuring different accessories (including the axe from "Reveal the Shield" Wreck-Gar. Rumor has it that in the United States this figure would be a Walgreens Exclusive (no official word has yet come out to confirm this).

Toy News: Official Takara Tomy Stock Photos of PP-41 Wreck Gar
Toy News: Official Takara Tomy Stock Photos of PP-41 Wreck Gar
Toy News: Official Takara Tomy Stock Photos of PP-41 Wreck Gar
Toy News: Official Takara Tomy Stock Photos of PP-41 Wreck Gar

Toy News: SDCC 2018 Exclusive Bumblebee with Dino-cassettes revealed

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Toy News: SDCC 2018 Exclusive Bumblebee with Dino-cassettes revealed

Thanks to io9 fans finally know what exclusives they can expect at San Diego Comic-Con 2018! This awesome three pack is called the “Bumblebee Vol. 1 Retro Rock Garage” and features a retro theme with Bumblebee in his 1977 Camaro form packaged with redecos of the two Japanese exclusive Dino-cassettes from the 80's! These cassettes have been extremely rare over the years, costing thousands on the after market for packaged samples.

Toy News: SDCC 2018 Exclusive Bumblebee with Dino-cassettes revealed
Toy News: SDCC 2018 Exclusive Bumblebee with Dino-cassettes revealed