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Sale Alert: "Combiner Wars" Liokaiser at $78 for ONE DAY ONLY

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Sale Alert: "Combiner Wars" Liokaiser at $78 for ONE DAY ONLY

Last year Entertainment Earth released a special "Combiner Wars" set: Liokaiser! Once relegated to being a rare Generation One figure, Liokaiser was reborn in a gorgeous boxed set. Originally at a price tag of $129.99, this set is on sale for ONE DAY only at the low price of $78!
Want to see before you buy? Check out my reviews of the set below, then follow this link to purchase your Liokaiser and support BWTF!

Toy Review: "Transformers Beast Hunters" Abominus

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Toy Review: "Transformers Beast Hunters" Abominus

Abominus is the combined form of the five Terrorcons, taking all their power and fury and shaping it into one terrifying super robot! Today I catch up on a review that I should have done years ago: "Beast Hunters" Abominus!

Game News: Shockwave joins "Transformers: Forged to Fight"

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Game News: Shockwave joins "Transformers: Forged to Fight"

Decepticon Shockwave has joined Transformers: Forged to Fight!
Faction: Decepticons | Class: Tech
Truly one of the most feared and powerful of all the Decepticons, Shockwave’s existence is driven solely by one thing – logic. Void of emotion, but teeming with strength and intelligence, he seeks only to advance circumstances to their logical conclusion…however grim that may be.

Game News: Shockwave joins "Transformers: Forged to Fight"
Game News: Shockwave joins "Transformers: Forged to Fight"

Toy News: Takara Tomy releases official photos of Masterpiece Targetmaster Hot Rodimus

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Toy News: Takara Tomy releases official photos of Masterpiece Targetmaster Hot Rodimus

Takara Tomy has released official photos of a retool and redeco of Masterpiece Hot Rodimus as Targetmaster Hot Rodimus! This figure features some altered paint details and a modified engine piece to accomodate his Targetmaster figure! The Targetmaster is a redeco of the figure included with the previous Toys R Us exclusive of Rodimus Prime from 2010. Check out the official text (translated by Google) below:

Toy News: Takara Tomy releases official photos of Masterpiece Targetmaster Hot Rodimus
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases official photos of Masterpiece Targetmaster Hot Rodimus
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases official photos of Masterpiece Targetmaster Hot Rodimus
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases official photos of Masterpiece Targetmaster Hot Rodimus
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases official photos of Masterpiece Targetmaster Hot Rodimus
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases official photos of Masterpiece Targetmaster Hot Rodimus
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases official photos of Masterpiece Targetmaster Hot Rodimus
Toy News: Takara Tomy releases official photos of Masterpiece Targetmaster Hot Rodimus

Toy News: Hauck releases Bumblebee and Optimus Prime Pedal Go Karts

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Toy News: Hauck releases Bumblebee and Optimus Prime Pedal Go Karts

Go Kart maker Hauck has an extensive line of Pedal Go Karts and now they have added Transformers to their roster! Featuring Bumblebee and Optimus Prime, these are the modern day successors to past pedal vehicles for kids released in the 80's. Check out the fun commercial below:

Here are the official product descriptions:

Toy News: Hauck releases Bumblebee and Optimus Prime Pedal Go Karts
Toy News: Hauck releases Bumblebee and Optimus Prime Pedal Go Karts
Toy News: Hauck releases Bumblebee and Optimus Prime Pedal Go Karts
Toy News: Hauck releases Bumblebee and Optimus Prime Pedal Go Karts
Toy News: Hauck releases Bumblebee and Optimus Prime Pedal Go Karts
Toy News: Hauck releases Bumblebee and Optimus Prime Pedal Go Karts
Toy News: Hauck releases Bumblebee and Optimus Prime Pedal Go Karts
Toy News: Hauck releases Bumblebee and Optimus Prime Pedal Go Karts
Toy News: Hauck releases Bumblebee and Optimus Prime Pedal Go Karts
Toy News: Hauck releases Bumblebee and Optimus Prime Pedal Go Karts
Toy News: Hauck releases Bumblebee and Optimus Prime Pedal Go Karts
Toy News: Hauck releases Bumblebee and Optimus Prime Pedal Go Karts

Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord

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Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord

Takara Tomy has posted official images and information on three upcoming "Legends" releases due in January 2018: Blitzwing, Clone Bot Set and Overlord. Blitzwing includes a redeco of the Shuffler Titan Master as his weapon. The Clones will be boxed together in one pack and Overlord features two Headmasters!

Check out the images mirrored from the Takara Tomy site and text translated via Google (and fixed up a bit by yours truly) below:

Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord
Toy News: Takara Tomy reveals "Legends" Clones, Blitzwing and Overlord

Sponsor News BBTS - One:12 Batman, The Walking Dead, Magneto, T-Shirts, Zelda Umbrella, Kitchenware & More!

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Sponsor News BBTS - One:12 Batman, The Walking Dead, Magneto, T-Shirts, Zelda Umbrella, Kitchenware & More!

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TRANSFORMERS MP-40 TARGETMASTER HOT RODIMUS

Sponsor News BBTS - One:12 Batman, The Walking Dead, Magneto, T-Shirts, Zelda Umbrella, Kitchenware & More!
Sponsor News BBTS - One:12 Batman, The Walking Dead, Magneto, T-Shirts, Zelda Umbrella, Kitchenware & More!
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Game News: Space Ape announces this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - "Ultimate Weapon"

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Game News: Space Ape announces this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - "Ultimate Weapon"

Space Ape has announced its "Earth Wars" event for this weekend. This time out they mine a classic G1 episode as inspiration: Kremzeek!

Bah-weep-graaaaagnah wheep nini bong!

Short-Fused Visitors...

Soundwave has the perfect plan:

  1. Generate Kremzeeks
  2. Tame them
  3. Release them as weapons of mass destruction!

    This plan is so simple, how could anything go wrong?

    Ultimate Weapon

Game News: Space Ape announces this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - "Ultimate Weapon"
Game News: Space Ape announces this weekend's "Earth Wars" event - "Ultimate Weapon"

Convention News: Sue Blu & Isabela Moner to attend HasCon 2017

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Convention News: Sue Blu & Isabela Moner to attend HasCon 2017

HasCon, the official Hasbro brand convention is a month away now and Hasbro has announced two additional Transformers guests to the roster: veteran Transformers actress and director Sue Blu and "The Last Knight" star Isabela Moner! According to Yahoo! Finance both actresses will be on hand for meet and greets and autographs.

Image is a screenshot from the trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight

Convention News: Simon Furman to attend TFNation with giveaways

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Convention News: Simon Furman to attend TFNation with giveaways

Legendary Transformers writer Simon Furman will be attending TF Nation 2017, the UK based fan Transformers convention. Furman has announced via Twitter feed that he will have copies of the Hachette G1 Definitive Edition to give away! Other comic book guests attending will be Geoff Senior, Stephen Baskerville and Nick Roche. Furman's original Tweet about this is embedded below.