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Toy Review: Beast Hunters Voyager Class Predaking

in Beast Hunters, News, Predacon, Predacons, Prime, Voyager

From the distant past Shockwave has used the CNA of ancient Transformers to bring the Predacons back to life! Their leader is the powerful Predaking, whose sword and Hydrafire cannons make him a force to be reckoned with! Today's review brings you a look at Voyager Class Predaking!

Toy Review: Commander Class "Beast Hunters" Optimus Prime

in Autobot, Beast Hunters, Commander, Cyberverse, News, Prime

Optimus Prime has changed form before, but this time he's more powerful than ever! With new armor, a Thunder Lance weapon and the Star Saber he's ready to take on the Predacons! This morning's review brings you a look at Commander Class Optimus Prime from "Beast Hunters".

Toy Review: KRE-O Microchangers Dirge

in Decepticon, Generation One, KRE-O, Microchangers, News, Seeker

Dirge is often depressed thanks to his need to be in the air all the time to do his job. Being on the ground doesn't help much either. Dirge is just all around grumpy! Check out my review of KREO Dirge!

Toy News: Botcon 2013 Exclusive Reveal - Obsidian!

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Hot on the heels of their first "Beast Machines" based reveal Strika, the logical follow through has been revealed: Obsidian! This figure takes the Voyager Class Highbrow figure and gives it a new deco and head, turning it into the partner of Strika. How do "Beast Machines" characters fit into "Machine Wars"? You'll have to read the Botcon 2013 story to find out!

Sponsor News: BBTS GI Joe, Mass Effect, Diamond Select, The Walking Dead, Arkham City, Transformers & More!

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GI JOE BASIC FIGURE SERIES 01 - SET, SINGLES
This new assortment includes new decoes of Cobra Commander, a Cobra Trooper and Storm Shadow, along with Snake Eyes, Duke and Shipwreck. We have them listed as singles at $3.99 - $11.99 each, and as a Set of 6 at $31.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=GI%20Joe%202013%20...

MASS EFFECT SSV NORMANDY SR-2 18" SHIP REPLICA
This new 18" version of the SSV Normandy SR-2 rests atop a specially-designed base. It is limited to 1500 pieces worldwide and is priced at $239.99, saving you $60 off of the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DH11060&mode=retail

WAR LORD UT-W02, UT-W03 - WAR RHINO, WAR BISON
The second figure in Unique Toys' War Lord release line is War Rhino. He includes a pack with two independently movable cannons that becomes the foot of War Lord, and is priced at $84.99. Like War Rhino, War Bison will include a cannon backpack that becomes a foot for War Lord, and he is priced at $84.99 as well, saving you $15 off of the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2810&company=1524

Toy Review: Generations Grimlock

in Autobot, Dinobot, Generation One, Generations, News, Voyager

Rebellious, powerful and loyal, Grimlock embodies some of the best and worst aspects of the Autobots all in one powerful body frame. Now with his new form inspired by Earth's dinosaurs he is more unhappy than ever - much to the regret of any Decepticon that gets in his way! Today's review brings you a look at the much anticipated Voyager Class Grimlock!

Toy Review: Beast Hunters Twinstrike

in Beast Hunters, Cyberverse, Legion Class, News, Predacon, Prime

Autobots have every right to fear Twinstrike. This fearless Predacon can pound his enemies with his powerful piston hammer or transform into a two headed dragon mode to rip enemies to shreds! Today's review brings you a look at this homage to G1 Sinnertwin.

Toy News: "Beast Hunters" toy reveals on Official Web Site

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Following the relaunch of the Official Transformers web site last week, several toy and character reveals have popped up via the "Beast Hunters" Hunt game on the site. By following various mini-games on the site, you can get to images and profiles of various characters. Here's a list of screen captures I've taken of each one:

You'll note that oddly Huffer's profile uses the photo of his Power Core Combiner namesake. This is most likely an image error.

Toy Review: "Transformers Prime" Commander Class Skyquake

in Commander, Cyberverse, Decepticon, News, Prime

Loyal to the Decepticon cause, Skyquake will not let anyone stop him from serving his master Megatron! With his gigantic Tornado Cannon and raw physical power Skyquake is a Decepticon Autobots don't want to face if they can help it! Check out my review of Commander Class Skyquake!

Toy Review: Masterpiece Alert

in Autobot, Generation One, Masterpiece, News

Just because you can't see someone out to get you, doesn't mean they're not there! When you need protection to a paranoid level, Alert is the Autobot you want on your side. Today's review takes a look at the ultimate version of this character: Masterpiece Alert!