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Sponsor News: BBTS Holiday Sale!

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BBTS HOLIDAY SALE
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We've aggregated all remaining sale items from the last 6 months into a giant sales list! Nearly 4000 items are priced 20% or more off list price, and over 1400 of those are priced at 50% or more off list price!
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11290

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TRANSFORMERS TAKARA FALL OF CYBERTRON BLASTER, SKYWARP
Takara has just announced two new figures in the TG series, which comes from the Fall of Cybertron game. TG17 Blaster is a redeco of Soundwave, comes with Steeljaw and is listed at $64.99, while TG18 Skywarp is a redeco of Starscream and is listed at $37.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2339&category=6801

TRANSFORMERS PRIME ARMS MICRON SPECIAL EDITION - BAG , SET, RANDOM SINGLE
Takara is also releasing a mix of 12 old and new Microns, with six Autobots in Matrix clear blue and six Decepticons in Dark Energon purple. We have these figures listed by the Set of 12 for $34.99, Random Single at $2.99 each and by the Bag of 50 Pieces at $129.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=Arms%20Micron%20Sp...

TFC HERCULES SET OF 6
This new combo deal will give you all six figures needed to assemble the Hercules Gestalt, all in one package deal. We have this set listed at $499.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TFC10030&mode=re...

TFC PERSEUS SET OF 6
We also have the red and white recolor of Hercules, called Perseus. It is based on the Shattered Glass color scheme, and is priced at $549.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TFC10029&mode=re...

Sponsor News: TF Source FP-DX Armored Battalion Holiday Exclusive - Now Shipping

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Great news – the FP-DX Armored Battalion Holiday Exclusive is now instock and shipping out! Many orders are being processed and barring any delays all domestic customers should receive theirs well in time for the holidays.

International shipping will vary by country and service selected, so if you are overseas and want to receive this by a certain date make sure to choose one of the faster shipping services!

If you haven’t ordered yet, there is limited stock remaining here:http://tfsource.com/products/view/product_id/5260/ Thanks and Best

Generations Blast Off and Decepticon Brawl reviewed

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When the Combaticons need air support from high above they can call in Blast Off and if that's not enough, Decepticon Brawl can roll in to add some firepower into the mix! Today's reviews bring you a look at the mass release of these two Combaticons.

Toy Reviews: Bot Shots Leadfoot

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A former engineer and now a warrior, Leadfoot is one of the infamous Wreckers, a group of Autobots who aren't afraid to take on any challenge! Today's reviews brings you a look at Bot Shots Leadfoot.

Toy Review: Fall of Cybertron Vortex

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This Decepticon knows how to interrogate his enemies using both his robot and vehicle modes to get information from them! Today's review brings you a look at Fall of Cybertron Vortex.

Comic Books: "Regeneration One" #86 Reviewed

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Grimlock is being held captive by Scorponok, who reveals his grand plan to conquer Cybertron! Meanwhile, the Autobots clean up their mess on Earth, but the humans have a surprise message for them. All this and more in my advance review of "Regeneration One" Issue 86!

Sponsor News: BBTS Shared Exclusive TF - Year of the Snake Prime & Omega Supreme & More!

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BBTS Shared Exclusive - Platinum Series - Year of the Snake - Fall of Cybertron Omega Supreme = $99.99
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BBTS Shared Exclusive - Platinum Series - Year of the Snake - Optimus Prime = $79.99
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Order both and save $5
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Toy Reviews: Toys R Us exclusive Brawl and Fall of Cybertron Swindle!

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It's double the Combaticon fun with today's reviews! First up is a Scout Class version of one of the loudest Decepticons around, Brawl! Then check out my review of his fellow Combaticon Fall of Cybertron Swindle.

Toy Review: Generations Legends Class Starscream

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Cunning, powerful and hungry for power Starscream is the kind of Transformer you don't want to turn your back on! Today BWTF takes a look at the recent retool/redeco of Legends Class Starscream!

Merchandise News: Nike launches Calvin Johnson's CJ81 Collection inspired by Decepticon Leader Megatron!

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Nike, in collaboration with Hasbro has developed a line of athletic wear inspired by Megatron! From shirts, to gloves to shoes, this set is sure to satisfy any athletic Transformers fan who wants to honor the Decepticon leader! According to the press release:

"In celebration of Thanksgiving weekend, Nike celebrates a long-standing weekend of football and an athlete that has truly transformed the game. The Nike CJ81 Collection Inspired by Megatron speaks to WR Calvin Johnson’s rare combination of physical talent and mental toughness. This menacing combination creates a prototypical specimen that undoubtedly deserves a moniker like Megatron."

You can read the entire press release on Nike's web site.