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Toy Review: "Cyberverse" Ultimate Class Optimus Prime

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Toy Review: "Cyberverse" Ultimate Class Optimus Prime

Optimus Prime is the noble leader of the Autobots. His heroism and battle prowess have inspired Autobots like Bumblebee for ages and he continues to lead carrying the wisdom of the ages in the Matrix of Leadership! Check out my review and gallery of Ultimate Optimus Prime!

"Cyberverse" Ultimate Class Optimus Prime Toy Review

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Cyberverse

Optimus Prime

General Information:
Release Date: July 2018
Price Point: $29.99 (Varies by retailer)
Retailer: General Release (Target, Walmart, Amazon etc.)
Accessories: None

Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon

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Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon

While Transformers fans have been giving a heavy focus to the upcoming "Bumblebee" Movie, Studio Series, Cyberverse and Generations in their collecting news, the "Rescue Bots" corner of the Transformers world has been fairly quiet. "Rescue Bots Academy" was revealed last year and a trailer was released earlier this year.

Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon
Toy News: "Rescue Bots Academy" Electronic Hot Shot and Blind Bag Figures listed on Amazon

"Generations" Studio Series Bumblebee Vol. 1 Retro Rock Garage Toy Review

in 2018, Action Figure Review, Autobot, Comic-Con Exclusive, Deluxe, Generations, Studio Series

Studio Series

General Information:
Release Date: July 19, 2018 (SDCC release), August 13, 2018 (HasbroToyShop release)
Price Point: $69.99 (Varies by retailer)
Retailer: San Diego Comic-Con and HasbroToyShop exclusive
Accessories: Arm weapon, Dairu weapons x 2, Uruaz weapons x 2

Pre-Order Alert: "Power of the Primes" Novastar up on Amazon for pre-order

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Pre-Order Alert: "Power of the Primes" Novastar up on Amazon for pre-order

The final Deluxe Class Autobot in the "Power of the Primes" is Novastar, a retool and redeco of "Power of the Primes" Moonracer based on the G1 character, Firestar. This figure has begun to trickle in to retail stores but online orders have largely been relegated to pre-ordering the Takara Tomy version (and those pre-orders are largely sold out). Now thanks to Amazon fans can pre-order the figure at the regular retail price of $16.99!

Toy News: Hasbro releases "Bumblebee" Energon Igniters commercial

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Toy News: Hasbro releases "Bumblebee" Energon Igniters commercial

The Hasbro Youtube Channel has posted a commercial for the upcoming "Energon Igniter" action figures for the live action "Bumblebee" movie. The commercial shows off the play pattern of Optimus Prime and Bumblebee where inserting an Energon "Igniter" cube allows the vehicle to move in vehicle mode. While the commercial says the cube can also be used in robot mode, it does not show the actual action feature in that form. Check out the commercial in the embed below:

Affiliate News: Entertainment Earth now taking pre-orders for Cyber Commander Bumblebee & Optimus Prime

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Affiliate News: Entertainment Earth now taking pre-orders for Cyber Commander Bumblebee & Optimus Prime

Back in 2015 listings appeared on the Official Hasbro web site for Transformers figures known as the "Cyber Battalion" figures. Since then, a few of these figures have made their way into the U.S. market as Walgreens exclusives (Shockwave is one example). However, two of the figures known as Cyber Commanders were larger figures that were never released outside of the initial waves.

Affiliate News: Entertainment Earth now taking pre-orders for Cyber Commander Bumblebee & Optimus Prime

Toy Review: "Cyberverse" Scout Class Grimlock

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Toy Review: "Cyberverse" Scout Class Grimlock

Grimlock is the legendary leader of the Dinobots who fights alongside the Autobots to destroy the evil forces of the Decepticons! Today I bring you my review and gallery of "Cyberverse" Scout Class Grimlock.

"Cyberverse" Scout Class Grimlock Toy Review

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Cyberverse

Grimlock

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

Toy News: Flame Toys reveals artwork for Optimus Prime (Attack Mode) model kit

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Toy News: Flame Toys reveals artwork for Optimus Prime (Attack Mode) model kit

Flame Toys has revealed the artwork for its upcoming Optimus Prime (attack mode) model kit via Facebook and it is spectacular looking! The artwork comes with a reminder that the model kit will only feature the base plastic colors (most likely red, silver and blue) and paint applications will be necessary to make it look exactly like the figure in the artwork.

Toy News: Flame Toys reveals artwork for Optimus Prime (Attack Mode) model kit
Toy News: Flame Toys reveals artwork for Optimus Prime (Attack Mode) model kit
Toy News: Flame Toys reveals artwork for Optimus Prime (Attack Mode) model kit
Toy News: Flame Toys reveals artwork for Optimus Prime (Attack Mode) model kit
Toy News: Flame Toys reveals artwork for Optimus Prime (Attack Mode) model kit
Toy News: Flame Toys reveals artwork for Optimus Prime (Attack Mode) model kit