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Interview: BWTF interviews Mike McCartney, Executive Producer of "Forged to Fight"

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Interview: BWTF interviews Mike McCartney, Executive Producer of "Forged to Fight"

In May 2017 several web sites visited Kabam, the studio behind the new Transformers: Forged to Fight mobile game. As part of our visit we were given the chance to interview several team members who work on the game. My first interview was with Mike McCartney, executive producer of the game. Check out my interview!

Movie News: Get your free passes for a New York City screening of "The Last Knight"

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Movie News: Get your free passes for a New York City screening of "The Last Knight"

You have been hearing about it for over a year, and now Transformers: The Last Knight is finally close to opening in the United States! However, if you can't wait to see this new Transformers film and you are going to be in New York City on June 19, then you are in luck! Thanks to the folks at Allied and Gofobo, Ben's World of Transformers has a limited offer of first come, first serve passes for this screening. Here are the event details:

LOCATION:
AMC Loews 34th Street 14
312 W. 34th St.
New York, NY 10001

DATE AND TIME:
June 19, 2017

Movie News: A Dulwich Gallery installation is more than meets the eye

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Movie News: A Dulwich Gallery installation is more than meets the eye

On June 9, 2017 visitors to the Dulwich Picture Gallery in the UK saw some curious figures appearing in a painting: a Transformer! Many visitors recognized the figure as a Transformer right away, while others ascribed it to being a monster or something from 2001: A Space Odyssey. All however were taken aback by seeing such an unexpected figure in a gallery painting.

Toy Review: "Age of Extinction" Deluxe Class Bumblebee

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Toy Review: "Age of Extinction" Deluxe Class Bumblebee

Warrior, scout and spy, Bumblebee has played many roles over the years as he fights to defend Earth against the Decepticons. Today I catch up on the last of my "Age of Extinction" Deluxe Class figure reviews with a look at Bumblebee!

Toy News: Photos of "The Last Knight" 1 Step Turbo Changer 6 Pack

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Toy News: Photos of "The Last Knight" 1 Step Turbo Changer 6 Pack

The Allspark is on fire with toy news tonight! Their latest post reveals a set of six 1 Step Turbo Changers packaged in one big boxed set! Each of these figures has a different deco than their individual release. In addition, the set includes several translucent red weapons for them to use!

Toy News: Photos of "The Last Knight" 1 Step Turbo Changer 6 Pack

Toy News: New Official Photos of "The Last Knight" Toys R Us Exclusive toys

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Toy News: New Official Photos of "The Last Knight" Toys R Us Exclusive toys

Toys R Us Australia has posted its "Mission to Cybertron" site and with it, several new toy listings. These listings include official product photography of several upcoming "The Last Knight" products. BWTF has mirrored the images in this post and you can check out the official descriptions below:

Legion Class Optimus Prime & Grimlock

Toy News: New Official Photos of "The Last Knight" Toys R Us Exclusive toys
Toy News: New Official Photos of "The Last Knight" Toys R Us Exclusive toys
Toy News: New Official Photos of "The Last Knight" Toys R Us Exclusive toys
Toy News: New Official Photos of "The Last Knight" Toys R Us Exclusive toys
Toy News: New Official Photos of "The Last Knight" Toys R Us Exclusive toys
Toy News: New Official Photos of "The Last Knight" Toys R Us Exclusive toys
Toy News: New Official Photos of "The Last Knight" Toys R Us Exclusive toys
Toy News: New Official Photos of "The Last Knight" Toys R Us Exclusive toys
Toy News: New Official Photos of "The Last Knight" Toys R Us Exclusive toys
Toy News: New Official Photos of "The Last Knight" Toys R Us Exclusive toys
Toy News: New Official Photos of "The Last Knight" Toys R Us Exclusive toys

Toy Review: "Generations" Titans Return Legends Class Brawn

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Toy Review: "Generations" Titans Return Legends Class Brawn

This tough and macho Autobot is more apt to use his fists than a blaster to take down Decepticons. No matter the odds, Brawn is up to the challenge! Check out my review of Legends Class Brawn!

Sponsor News BBTS - God Ginrai boxed set up for pre-order

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Sponsor News BBTS - God Ginrai boxed set up for pre-order

Yesterday it was announced that Takara Tomy Mall would be releasing an exclusive God Ginrai boxed set. The Godbomber in this set will supposedly have clear windows and "plated" parts (which I read as vacuum metallized). It will also include exclusive Cab and Minerva Headmaster figures! BWTF Sponsor Bigbadtoystore now has preorders up for this cool item!

Toy News: Optimus Prime/Orion Pax "Tribute" boxed set revealed

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Toy News: Optimus Prime/Orion Pax "Tribute" boxed set revealed

Images of upcoming figures have been leaking pretty consistently on the Chinese social media platform Weibo. The latest leaks feature a two pack that focuses on Optimus Prime. The set features two figures: a redeco of the War for Cybertron Optimus Prime figure and a redeco of Titan Master Sargeant Kup as Orion Pax!

Toy News: Optimus Prime/Orion Pax "Tribute" boxed set revealed
Toy News: Optimus Prime/Orion Pax "Tribute" boxed set revealed
Toy News: Optimus Prime/Orion Pax "Tribute" boxed set revealed

Game News: Space Ape announces this weekend's event "Rogue Trader"

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Game News: Space Ape announces this weekend's event "Rogue Trader"

Space Ape has announced this weekend's event for "Earth Wars"! It looks like a fairly easy going weekend which is great after this past weekend's intense battles! Check out details below:

Bah-weep-graaaaagnah wheep nini bong!

Witness the beginning of the Multiverse saga this weekend and earn Resources, Spark, and Crystal Shards!

Rogue Trader

Game News: Space Ape announces this weekend's event "Rogue Trader"
Game News: Space Ape announces this weekend's event "Rogue Trader"