Maximal

"Beast Machines" Dinobot Triceradon Toy Review

in 2000, Action Figure Review, Beast Machines, Deluxe, Dinobot, Generation One, Maximal

Beast Machines Transformers

Triceradon General Information:
Release Date: 2000
Price Point: $9.99 (Varies by retailer)
Retailer: General Release
Accessories: Tail launcher, Missiles x 2

Toy Review: "Timelines" Botcon 2015 Exclusive Packrat

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Toy Review: "Timelines" Botcon 2015 Exclusive Packrat

Packrat is loyal to the Maximal cause, but his occupation as a thief often puts him at odds with his fellow Maximals. Fortunately for them he is great at what he does and can often find a way to save the day with his skills! This evening's review brings you a look at Botcon 2015 exclusive Packrat!

"Timelines" Botcon 2015 Packrat Toy Review

in 2015, Action Figure Review, Beast Wars, Botcon, Deluxe, Maximal, Timelines

Timelines

Packrat General Information:
Release Date: June 18, 2015
Price Point: $309 (In a set with Megatron, Flywheels, Oilmaster and Stepper)
Retailer: Botcon exclusive
Accessories: Blasters x 2; Bomb

BWTF Classic Review: "Beast Wars" Wolfang review restored with new photos

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BWTF Classic Review: "Beast Wars" Wolfang review restored with new photos

This seemingly organic predator is really a robot in disguise! With steel plated fangs in one mode and a trusty missile launcher in the other, Wolfang is a double threat to Predacons. Check out my newly restored review of Wolfang from "Beast Wars" with all new photos!

"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

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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!