Maximal

"Beast Wars Transformers" Wolfang Toy Review

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

Beast Wars

Wolfang General Information:
Release Date: 1996
Price Point: $9.99 (Depending on retailer)
Retailer: General Release (Toys R Us, Target, K-Mart etc.)
Accessories: Tail/Missile Launcher, Missiles x 2, Sword/Beast Mode back

Toy News: "Masterpiece" Optimus Primal prototype photos

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Toy News: "Masterpiece" Optimus Primal prototype photos

2016 is the 20th Anniversary of "Beast Wars Transformers", the series that helped to revive the "Transformers" franchise after "Generation 2" ended. As part of their celebration for this milestone Takara Tomy is releasing a "Masterpiece" version of Optimus Primal! Fans have seen teases for a while but this is our first look at the figure in plastic form. Here are some of the highlights:

  • Light up eyes
  • Multiple facial expressions in beast mode
  • Shoulder cannons
  • Forearm cannons
  • Twin swords

Toy Review: "Beast Wars Transformers" Grizzly-1 / Barbearian

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Toy Review: "Beast Wars Transformers" Grizzly-1 / Barbearian

Grizzly-1 is a legendary Maximal who has two sides to his personality. One is rational and the other is dangerous and savage! Check out my restored review of Grizzly-1/Barbearian from "Beast Wars" featuring all new photos!

"Beast Wars Transformers" Grizzly-1 / Barbearian Toy Review

in 1998, Action Figure Review, Beast Wars, Botcon, Maximal, Mega

Beast Wars

Grizzly-1 General Information:
Release Date: December 1998
Price Point: Approxiately $60
Retailer: Botcon Japan 1998 Exclusive (600 pieces)
Accessories: Nightshriek bat/claw

Toy News: Masterpiece Optimus Primal render and design art revealed

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Toy News: Masterpiece Optimus Primal render and design art revealed

TF Upgrader on Facebook has posted a photo of a magazine page that reveals a new look at the upcoming Masterpiece Optimus Primal figure! 2016 will be the 20th Anniversary of "Beast Wars", making this a timely arrival for this new Masterpiece figure. This is preliminary art of course and should not be looked at as final.

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

in Basic, Beast Wars, Beast Wars Neo, Maximal, News
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: New "Beast Wars Transformers" B'Boom Photography

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Toy Review: New "Beast Wars Transformers" B'Boom Photography

My review of "Beast Wars Transformers" B'Boom has been updated with new photography! These show off the triple changing Maximal in all three forms: beast, robot and battle platform! You can see this updated review here!

Toy Review: "Generations" Rattrap

in Beast Wars, Deluxe, Generations, Maximal, News

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

in 2014, Action Figure Review, Beast Wars, Deluxe, Generations, Maximal

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

Toy Review: "Timelines" exclusive Lio Convoy

in Beast Wars the Second, Collector's Club Exclusive, Deluxe, Maximal, News, Timelines

Lio Convoy takes his responsibility as the Supreme Maximal Commander seriously. Trying to maintain the balance of power between Maximals and Predacons takes both diplomacy and strength. Fortunately for Cybertron, he has both in abundance! Today's review brings you a look at Lio Convoy from the Transformers Collector's Club!