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Toy Reviews: Generations San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive Bruticus Reviewed

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This past July, Hasbro released the first iteration of the Combaticons from the current "Fall of Cybertron" video game. These five Generations figures were released as a boxed set exclusive to San Diego Comic-Con. My reviews for these figures are now up for your enjoyment!

Comic Books: "More than Meets the Eye" #8 Reviewed

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The Decepticon scavengers on Clemency are facing an impending deadline: the arrival of the dangerous and insane Decepticon Justice Division! They are surely overmatched, but Krok has a plan that might save them all...or not. Today's comic book review brings you a look at "More than Meets the Eye" issue #8!

Comic Books: "Regeneration One" #83 Reviewed

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The Wreckers have found human survivors of Megatron's war but what they find is not what they expected! Meanwhile Optimus Prime prepares to face the consequences of his inaction. All this and more G1 references than you can shake a stick at all in my review of "Regeneration One" Issue 83!

Toy Reviews: Beast Wars Transmetal Waspinator & Transmetal 2 Spittor reviews restored

in Beast Wars, News, Predacon, Transmetal

Two Predacons make their way back on to Ben's World of Transformers today! Complete with new photography, the reviews for Transmetal Waspinator and Transmetal 2 Spittor have been restored!

Toy News: Transformers Prime "First Edition" to be a shared exclusive

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BWTF has just received this fantastic news from Hasbro:

Transformers fans,

At Comic-Con, the Transformers team announced that the Transformers Prime First Edition action figure line would be made available at Toys R Us. We’re excited to share with you that BigBadToyStore.com and Entertainment Earth will also carry the line. The Transformers Prime First Edition items that will be available at all three of these retailers include:

Deluxe Scale:

  • STARSCREAM
  • ARCEE
  • TERRORCON CLIFFJUMPER
  • VEHICON

Voyager Scale:

  • BULKHEAD
  • OPTIMUS PRIME

Additionally, BigBadToyStore.com will start pre-sell for their Dark Energon exclusive items that were announced at Comic-Con on September 1. The items in this line include:

Deluxe Scale:

  • DARK ENERGON DEFENDER WHEELJACK
  • DARK ENERGON KNOCKOUT
  • DARK ENERGON STARSCREAM
  • DARK ENERGON DEFENDER BUMBLEBEE

Voyager Scale:

  • DARK ENERGON DEFENDER OPTIMUS PRIME
  • DARK ENERGON MEGATRON

Comic Books: "Fall of Cybertron" #1 Reviewed

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In the distant past on Cybertron, Energon is a scarce resource and the Autobots are fighting a desperate war of attrition. When Grimlock and his Lightning Strike Coalition discover something on the front lines, they begin an adventure that will change their lives forever! Today BWTF brings you a look at "Fall of Cybertron" Issue #1!

Video Games: Changes being made to "Fall of Cybertron" multiplayer

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After taking into account feedback on the Multiplayer aspect of the "Fall of Cybertron" video game released last week, High Moon Studios will be updating the multiplayer portion of the game with several tweaks to make for a more positive game play experience. Changes are being made to all classes of robots in the game including:

  • Scatterblaster damage increased to 15 per pellet from 12 – Those who got early access to the demo know the scatter blaster started off as a beastly weapon, we overshot our correction and we’re hopeful we've found the right setting. (Infiltrator)

Video Games: Fall of Cybertron Campaign Mode Reviewed

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When their world began to die, the Autobots knew it was time to leave the world they had fought so hard to defend against tyranny. This epic story is now told through the newest multimedia Transformers experience: The "Fall of Cybertron" video game! BWTF takes a look at the "Campaign Mode" of this game which focuses on missions and the central story of the game.

Beast Wars Transmetals Tarantulas review restored

in Beast Wars, Deluxe, News, Predacon, Transmetal

Creepy, sneaky and deadly, Tarantulas was a fan favorite character in the "Beast Wars" television show. After being exposed to a massive dose of radiation, he mutated from his first bio-mechanical form to an upgraded one: Transmetal Tarantulas! The review for this classic figure has now been restored in the Beast Wars toy review section. This updated review includes additional commentary and new photos!

Masterpiece Transformers: Takara Tomy MP Lambor Video

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Takara Tomy has uploaded a video where designer Shogo Hasui talks about this upcoming figure based on the Generation One character Lambor (aka Sideswipe):