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Toy Reviews: Mighty Muggs Bumblebee and Shockwave

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Awesomeness is the right of all sentient beings! That's the Mighy Muggs logo and BWTF begins its review of this odd sub-line of "Transformers" toys with a look at Bumblebee and Shockwave.

Toy News: E-Hobby Exclusive Magnificus Video!

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Japanese toy shop E-Hobby has put up a video featuring their upcoming joint exclusive with the "Transformers Collector's Club": Magnificus! This is a redeco of the "Reveal the Shield" Perceptor figure featuring an alternate head sculpt based on the original figure Perceptor was based on from Japan, check out the video below!

Toy Review: Generation 2 Drench

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Young and full of ideas, Drench does some of his best work off the battlefield as he invents new weapons and gadgets for the Autobots. This morning's review brings you a look at Generation 2 Drench!

Toy Reviews: Generation 2 Gobots and Deluge

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One is a mad scientist with a love for destruction. The other is a tenacious warrior who won't back down on the battlefield. Together they make up today's feature toy reviews, they are G2 Color Changer Deluge and Gobots!

Sponsor News: BBTS Man of Steel, Koto, DC, TF, Batman & More

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Hi - here is an update on some new preorders we have just listed:

Alternity Transformers x Super GT 04 GTR Maximus
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11691&mode=re...

TG23 Metroplex (Import Version)
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11692&mode=re...

TG24 Optimus Prime & Bumblebee Two Pack
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11693&mode=re...

Toy News: "Transformers Fan Built Bot" Poll - fans decide on a future character!

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Taking a cue from past "Star Wars" initiatives, Hasbro has launched its "Transformers Thrilling 30" anniversary campaign with a poll where fans can vote on features of a character including affiliation, weaponry, color scheme and personality. The winning robot will eventually be created as a toy and introduced in the IDW comic books!

From the site text: "Once the votes have been tallied, come back to Transformers.com to see the designers at work. Sketches, images and more will be revealed as the new bot character comes to life."

Head over to the site now to vote!

News Roudup: Michael Bay talks "Transformers 4", a new cast member is announced & IMAX!

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Michael Bay hints that "Transformers 4" will involve a "chast from hell" - via IFC

Actor Stanley Tucci ("Hunger Games", "Jack the Giant Slayer") has joined the cast of "Transformers 4" - via AceShowBiz

"Transformers 4" will be shot using IMAX cameras - via Cinema Blend

Toy Review: Cyberverse Sky Claw with Smokescreen

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The Autobots may have new armor and weaponry, but they still can't quite match the aerial superiority of the Predacons - until now! With Smokescreen's new Sky Claw vehicle, he can use it as a stealth spy plane or transform it into an action feature packed assault jet! Check out my review of my review of the Sky Claw with Smokescreen.

Sponsor News: BBTS DC Collectibles, Transformers, Iron Man 3, LDD, Batman, LPS, Street Fighter, Bandai, Pokemon & More!

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TRANSFORMERS PRIME BEAST HUNTERS VOYAGER SERIES 04 - CASE, SET
This Case includes Optimus Prime, Ultra Magnus, Grimwing and Sharkticon Megatron, and is listed at $89.99. We also have them as a Set of 3 (Ultra Magnus, Grimwing and Sharkticon Megatron), which is priced at $79.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=TRANSFORMERS+PRIME...

SXS-R01 CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE
A new transforming figure is almost ready to join your collection. This piece has a familiar head look, and is in scale with the Masterpiece figures. He is priced at $69.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=SXS10004&mode=re...

Transformers News Roundup: Universal Studios ride updates, "Transformers 4" shooting location and more!

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  • The "Transformers" ride has been added to the Universal Studios map in Florida, heralding its opening - via Biz Journals
  • Josh Duhamel took a ride on the Universal Studios ride! - via Extra TV
  • It's not often a magazine like "The New Yorker" recognizes the existence of "Transformers" but this fun article shows they do! via - The New Yorker
  • Despite earlier reports to the contrary, "Transformers 4" will not be using GM's Grand Blanc Weld Tool Center as a filming location - via Michigan Live
  • Universal Studios has added an impressive Megatron costume to the Optimus Prime and Bumblebee ones used at their ride - via Coaster Net