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Video: Titan Class Trypticon "eating" demonstration

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One of the most fun features revealed about Titan Class Trypticon during Toy Fair is his ability to literally EAT Titan Master figures! The designers worked hard to make sure his "esophagus" could accommodate the small figures. Check out this video from Toy Fair demonstrating this fun feature!

Video: "Robots in Disguise" Season 3 Opening Sequence

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Thanks to Hasbro, BWTF presents you with a look at the opening sequence for "Robots in Disguise" season 3. The changes are minor but there are a couple quick shots that allude to "Combiner Force". Check it out in the embed below.

Video: "Robots in Disguise" Ultrabee & Menasor animation turnarounds

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Video: "Robots in Disguise" Ultrabee & Menasor animation turnarounds

During Saturday's Hasbro presentation, fans were very quickly shown turnarounds of the animation models used for Ultrabee and Menasor in season three of "Robots in Disguise". It is not often fans have the chance to see animation models like this so this is a nice way to look over details of these characters from different angles. Check out the two videos in the embeds below:

Ultrabee

Menasor

Toy News: Official renders of "Robots in Disguise" Combiner Force figures

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Toy News: Official renders of "Robots in Disguise" Combiner Force figures

At Saturday's presentation by Hasbro it was revealed that "Combiner Force" would be the theme of "Robots in Disguise" season 3. Of course this means fans will be getting Combiners in "Robots in Disguise"! These Combiners will come in boxed sets that will retail for about $30 USD.

Cartoon News: "Combiner Force" comes to "Robots in Disguise"

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Cartoon News: "Combiner Force" comes to "Robots in Disguise"

While the "Generations" segment of the Transformers toy line has moved away from Combiners, the younger skewing "Robots in Disguise" is just getting started with them! This upcoming season will feature Combiners as a major component of the story arc. Hasbro has shared two of these animation models. The first is "Ultrabee" who is made up of the core Team Bumblebee members: Bumblebee, Grimlock, Strongarm and Sideswipe. On the side of evil is Menasor, who is formed by Dragstrip, Heatseeker, Motormaster, Slashmark & Wildbreak.

Cartoon News: "Combiner Force" comes to "Robots in Disguise"

Hasbro News: "Power of the Primes" voting winner announced

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Hasbro News: "Power of the Primes" voting winner announced

After much anticipation, Hasbro announced the winner of its "Power of the Primes" vote during today's Toy Fair 2017 presentation. The winner is the Boss Monkey himself, Optimus Primal! Many were surprised that Optimus Primal beat out other characters such as Star Saber and Deathsaurus. However, do not despair! Just because a character does not win the vote, that does not mean they will never be made into a toy. As "Combiner Wars" and "Titans Return" have shown us, Hasbro is mining the history of Transformers in unexpected ways for "Generations".

ICYMI: Ben's World of Transformers Tweets from Hasbro Toy Fair 2017

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ICYMI: Ben's World of Transformers Tweets from Hasbro Toy Fair 2017

In case you missed it, I live Tweeted from the Hasbro presentations today at Toy Fair 2017! Nowadays Hasbro's presentations go really fast, so I was not able to capture every last detail, but I did my best to grab as many fun details as I could and Tweet them. Check out the Tweets from today's Hasbro presentation.

Toy News: Toy Fair 2017 Hasbro Showroom Galleries online

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Toy News: Toy Fair 2017 Hasbro Showroom Galleries online

Thanks to the amazing folks at Hasbro, Rogers & Cowan, Litzky PR and Kabam! this has been one amazing day at Hasbro's showroom and Kabam's "Forged to Fight" cocktail party! As always, I will be providing a write up on my experiences at Toy Fair, but I know eye candy takes priority so if you'd like to see photos from the Hasbro showroom, check out these galleries:

Toy News: Hasbro gives a sneak peek at their showroom for Toy Fair 2017

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Toy News: Hasbro gives a sneak peek at their showroom for Toy Fair 2017

Hasbro has sent out a Tweet that provides a sneak peek at their showroom for tomorrow's Toy Fair 2017 event! The most prominent figure in the photo is Trypticon in both dinosaur and base modes. Along with him are some familiar figures already released including Triggerhappy and Gnaw. But wait, there's more! A quick scan of the image seems to also hint at some other potential goodies including:

  • Quickswitch (or at least a 'bot with his colors) in the background.

Toy News: IGN reveals "Titans Return" Trypticon

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Toy News: IGN reveals "Titans Return" Trypticon

The folks over at have an exciting scoop revealing "Generations" Trypticon! Voted on last year by fans, this Titan Class figure is finally revealed in its three form glory. In addition to official photos we also have a look at prototype and concept art!

Some fun points:

  • Trypticon will be released in the Fall at a price point of $149.99.
Toy News: IGN reveals "Titans Return" Trypticon
Toy News: IGN reveals "Titans Return" Trypticon
Toy News: IGN reveals "Titans Return" Trypticon
Toy News: IGN reveals "Titans Return" Trypticon
Toy News: IGN reveals "Titans Return" Trypticon
Toy News: IGN reveals "Titans Return" Trypticon
Toy News: IGN reveals "Titans Return" Trypticon
Toy News: IGN reveals "Titans Return" Trypticon