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Sponsor News: BBTS - Hot Toys, Transformers, Bandai, Battleship, Marvel & More!

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Hi - Here is a quick update about some cool new arrivals and a bunch of exciting new preorders.

CLEARANCE SALE - THIRD PARTY TRANSFORMING TOYS - SAVE 25%
Nearly every Third Party item currently in stock is now on sale at 25% off! Take a look through the product list and be sure to browse the full menus as well. There are some great deals here, including 25% off previous sale prices, so be sure to take a look.

MOVIE MASTERPIECE 1/6 SCALE TERMINATOR T-800 DX FIGURE
A new version of the T-800 Movie Masterpiece figure has been announced. This version comes with multiple hands, a full cloth outfit including leather jacket, an LED-lit hexagonal stand, multiple weapons, a detachable scale with cyberdyne chip, the PERS eyeball system and more. This figure is listed at $214.99, saving you $15 off of the MSRP.

MOVIE MASTERPIECE 1/6 SCALE HAWKEYE FIGURE
Hot Toys has announced another member of the Avengers movie team. The sharpshooting bowman Hawkeye is next in line, and comes with multiple hands, his bow, multiple arrows and more. We have this figure listed at $174.99, $15 off the MSRP.

NEW AUGUST BANDAI TAMASHII NATIONS ITEMS
We have just listed 18 items that will be shipping from Bandai Japan in August. In addition to reissuing the GX-04S Grendizer All Speizer Set and the New World versions of Figuarts Zero Nico Robin and Tony Tony Chopper, We also have listings up for the new S.H. MonsterArts Fire Rodan, which comes with bonus parts for Godzilla and MechaGodzilla, as well as Phantasy Star Online RAcaseal Chogokin, Saint Cloth Myth EX Sagittarius Aiolos, Figuarts Zero Portgas Battle Version and Arlong figures, Robot Damashii Duel Gundam Assault Shroud, Robot Damashii Aura Battle Dunbine, many Kamen Rider and Tiger & Bunny figures and more.

WORLD OF MMA ULTIMATE COLLECTOR FIGURE SERIES 10
The newest wave of Ultimate Collector figures includes characters like Alistair Overeem, Chael Sonnen, Dominick Cruz and more. We have three different case assortment in the regular line - Assortments A and B each have six figures and are listed at $79.99, while Specialty-exclusive Assortment C has 8 figures and is priced at $104.99. This assortment is also available as a set of 7 figures for $94.99, with the duplicate Anderson Silva Championship Edition figure with Belt priced at $13.99 individually. In addition to the regular assortments, we also have the Limited Edition Series 10. This assortment includes two of Alistair Overeem with T-Shirt and one each of Chael Sonnen in WEC Gloves with T-Shirt, Anthony Pettis Championship Edition with Belt, WEC Gloves & T-Shirt, Dominick Cruz Championship Edition with Belt, WEC Gloves & T-Shirt and Mark Coleman Signature Championship Edition with Belt. These figures are limited to 750 or 1500 pieces and are available as a Case of six for $161.99 or a Set of five for $139.99, with Alistair Overeem with T-Shirt also listed singly at $29.99.

Transformers News Round up: "Transformers Prime" on Netflix, junkyard Transformers, a new Botcon guest & more!

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The first gameplay trailer for "Fall of Cybertron" has been released! See the embed below:

High Moon aims to develop a better "Transformers" game with "Fall of Cybertron" via Cinema Blend

Generation One Transformers voice actor Buster Jones (aka Blaster) announced as a Botcon guest! via Botcon

"Transformers Prime" now available in the U.S. on Netflix streaming via Netflix

Madmen Entertainment secures deal with Hasbro Studios, releases to include "Transformers Prime" via Film Ink

Think YOU have a Transformer collection? How about a guy with over 600 that were made from real vehicle parts? via CNET

Toy Review: Transformers United Axalon

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When Unicron is reborn into the physical universe, all hope seems lost until the Autobot starship Axalon reveals its true nature: a new Transformer of unknown power to fight the dark forces of Unicron! The newest wave of "United" figures brings us a rather unique character, and BWTF brings you a review of this new release!

Action Figure Review: "Dark of the Moon" Voyager Class Ironhide

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Not many Autobots are natural born fighters, but Ironhide is definitely one of them! It's not just his powerful weaponry that distinguishes him, but his grit and determination as well. In the "Dark of the Moon" toy line Ironhide is reintroduced in the Voyager Class scale. Check out my review here!

Comic Book Review: "Autocracy" #6 Reviewed

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Zeta Prime and his Omega Destructors have launched their assault on the citizens of Nyon! Will Orion Pax and his team be able to stop the power mad Autobot? And what role will Hot Rod play in this game? Find out in my review of "Autocracy" #6.

Toy Review: Speed Stars Stealth Force Optimus Prime

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As he tears down the road, Optimus Prime knows it takes more than speed and power to defeat the Decepticons. Rapidly transforming into his battle mode, Optimus can still chase down his enemies while blasting through anything that gets in his way! Simulate these road warrior battles with Speed Stars Stealth Force Optimus Prime - check out my review of this toy!

Action Figure Review: Transformers Collector's Club Runamuck advance toy review

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Chaos and destruction are not just part of the job for Runamuck, they're the best part of the job! This cackling maniac is trouble for anyone in his way and thanks to the Official Transformers Collector's Club Runamuck has been updated for a new generation. Take a look at BWTF's advance review of Timelines Runamuck!

Comic Books: "Robots in Disguise" #3 Advance Review!

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Ratbat is gone and the Decepticons aren't happy about it, but before they can do anything about it mysterious explosions begin to erupt on Cybertron! Who can figure it out? Wheeljack of course! The adventures of the Autobots, Decepticons and NAILS (sorry, "Non Aligned" Transformers) continue in "Robots in Disguise" #3.

"Transformers Prime" Robots in Disguise Cliffjumper Reviewed

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Tough guy, powerful soldier and a loyal friend, Cliffjumper was one of the greatest assets to the Autobot army. Check out my review of the "Robots in Disguise" version of Cliffjumper!

Interview: Playworks speaks with Hideaki Yoki about "Transformers"

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Playworks, a Digital Entertainment Magazine has posted an article with "Transformers" legend Hideaki Yoki, one of the progenitors of the "Transformers" toys that inspired almost 30 years of transforming robot goodness. When asked if he thought "Transformers" would ever be as successful as it has been he said:

"Never ever! The franchise we see today is more than something that I could have imagined. All I can say is that all of this is more than a dream come true to me."