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Toy Reviews: KRE-O Microchangers Insecticon and Warpath

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One is a creepy warrior armed with a dangerous blade and the other is an enthusiastic warrior with heavy firepower. Today's reviews bring you a look at the KREON Microchangers Insecticon and Warpath!

Toy News: Voyager Class "Fall of Cybertron" Springer and Astrotrain announced!

in Generation One, Generations, News, Triple Changer, Voyager

Exciting news everyone! For years fans have wanted more "Triple Changers" from the Transformers Generations toy line, and now it looks like we're getting them! Online retailer RobotKingdom has put up a preorder page for "Fall of Cybertron" Astrotrain and Springer! From the looks of the concept art image on their page, these guys are due to be triple changing figures!

Toy Review: Masterpiece 12 "Lambor"

in Cybertron, Generation One, Masterpiece, News

Lambor (aka Sideswipe) is an Autobot who is well aware of all the rules he has to live by, he just chooses to bend them - a lot! Now this Autobot has taken on "Masterpiece" form in 2013 and you can check out my review of this figure today!

Retro Toy Review: Beast Wars Transformers Fox Kids! Transmetal Rhinox

in Beast Wars, Deluxe, Fox Kids!, Maximal, News, Transmetal

When a mysterious wave of energy hits ancient Earth, Rhinox was transformed into a Transmetal beast/vehicle/robot combination that made him more powerful than ever before! When "Beast Wars" moved to the Fox Kids! block of television programs a special sub-line of toys was released to promote it. Among them was Transmetal Rhinox in new colors! Check out this restored "retro review" with new pictures and some added notes!

Toy Reviews: "Transformers Universe" Soundwave & Space Case

in Decepticon, Generation Two, News, Transformers Universe, Ultra

When Unicron chose to recruit Decepticons to his cause, he picked two warriors and paired them up into a duo of destruction! Delivering intelligence and power is Soundwave and providing air support is the super fast Space Case. Check out my review of this pair of figures.

Toy Review: Big Bad Toy Store Exclusive "Dark Energon" Starscream

in Bigbadtoystore, Dark Energon, Decepticon, Deluxe, Generation One, News, Prime, Seeker

Starscream is always in pursuit of more power, and now powered by Dark Energon he is more powerful than ever before! Today's review brings you a look at the Bigbadtoystore exclusive Dark Energon Starscream!

Sponsor News: BBTS Funko POP MOTU, Minimates, Trek, Prometheus, Portal, Man of Steel & More

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Hi - a ton of great new preorders have been listed this morning:

Takara Beast Hunters - Deluxe & Voyager Figures - G11 to G18
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11773

Takara EG Series - 8 new figures at only $10.99 each
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11780

Gentle Giant 12" Kenner - Bossk
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=GG10580&mode=retail

Gaming Heads - Team Fortress and Half Life Statues
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=gaming%20heads

New Heroclix - Man of Steel, Bioshock & More
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=heroclix

Toy Review: "Transformers Universe" King Atlas

in Autobot, Generation One, News, Transformers Universe, Ultra

Joining Optimus Primal in his battle against the Hordes of Unicron, King Atlas takes his role as one of the Children of Primus very seriously as he carpet bombs his enemies! Today's "retro" review takes a look at the mighty Autobot known as King Atlas!

Toy Review: "Beast Hunters" Soundwave with Ravage

in Beast Hunters, Decepticon, Deluxe, Deployers, Generation One, News, Prime

Some mistake his silence for apathy, but those who make that mistake soon find out behind Soundwave is a powerful mind and warrior! Soundwave returns as part of the first wave of "Beast Hunters" figures, check out my review!

Sponsor News: BBTS Iron Man 3, Transformers, TMNT, DC, Kotobukiya, Star Wars, MLP and More!

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"IRON MAN 3" - FIGURES, VEHICLES & ROLE PLAY
We have just listed Hasbro's entire line of "Iron Man 3" items. These include Figures like the Assemblers, Arc Strike Figures, EC 12" Figures, Micro Muggs, Sonic Blasting Iron Man, Iron Man 3 Marvel Legends Series 01 and more. Vehicles include the first wave of transforming Battle Chargers as well as the Assemblers Battle Vehicle and others. Finally, new Role Play items include Wrist Armor, a Repulsor, Glow In The Dark Masks, a Gauntlet, a Mission Mask and others. Be sure to check out all of these new listings at the link - images and more coming soon.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=3148

TRANSFORMERS PRIME BEAST HUNTERS DELUXE SERIES 02 - CASE, SET, SINGLES
This Case includes two each of Starscream, Bulkhead, Ripclaw and Smokescreen and is priced at $114.99; you can also opt for one of each in the Set of 4 at $59.99. Finally, each figure (except Smokescreen, who is currently sold out) is also available singly at $15.99 - $19.99 each.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=3150&category=9090

TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS LEGENDS 2013 SERIES 02 - CASE, SET, SINGLES
This second Case assortment contains one each of Ratbat & Frenzy and Rumble & Ravage, and three each of Eject & Ramhorn and Rewind & Sunder, and is listed at $79.99. We also have Eject & Ramhorn and Rewind & Sunder listed as a Set of 2, which is priced at $21.99, and each two-pack is available singly at $11.99 each.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2339&category=9088

NEW TAKARA GENERATIONS LISTINGS - TG19 GRIMLOCK, TG20 RATBAT
Two new listings from Takara has been announced. TG19 is a metallic version of Grimlock from Fall of Cybertron and is listed at $62.99, and TG20 is Ratbat done in a metallic maroon color, which is listed at $36.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=Takara%202013%20Im...