News items related to Transformers.

Toy Review: Transformers Prime Ultra Magnus

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Feared among Decepticons, revered among Autobots, the warrior known as Ultra Magnus is a natural leader and soldier. Today's new review brings you a look at Voyager Class Ultra Magnus!

Toy Reviews: "Beast Wars" Airazor and Fox Kids! Tarantulas reviews restored with new photos

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This morning brings fans a look at two reviews from the past: Fox Kids! Tarantulas and Airazor. Both come from the "Beast Wars" era when beasts ruled the "Transformers" toy line. Each restored review includes additional comments and new photos!

Added: Botcon 1999 Exclusive Windrazor!

Sponsor News: BBTS - FansProject Car Crash and T-Bone

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BWTF sponsor Bigbadtoystore has put up preorders for two new Stunticon based figures from Fansproject:

CA-09 Car Crash

CA-10 T-Bone

Toy News: BWTF attending Hasbro's "Fan Media" day at Toy Fair 2013!

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Heads up everybody! I'll be attending Hasbro's "Fan Media" day during Toy Fair 2013 on February 9th! During their live session (starting around 12:30-1pm EST) I'll begin live blogging from there via my Twitter feed @BWTF_Ben, focusing on "Transformers" product. Pictures will go up later that evening on BWTF's official Facebook page.

Toy Review: KRE-O Microchangers Bludgeon

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He is a mysterious master of the ancient Cybertronian martial art known as Metallikato. With amazing firepower and his deadly sword, Bludgeon always makes quick work of his enemies! Check out my review for KRE-O Bludgeon!

Comic Book Review: "Robots in Disguise" #11

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There may not be war anymore, but violence still strikes Cybertron as a legend is attached and accusations begin to fly! In the midst of rising tensions, someone returns from the wilderness! Today's "catch up" comic book review takes a look at "Robots in Disguise" #11.

Toy News: Botcon 2013 "Machine Wars" Hoist revealed!

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The Official Transformers Facebook page has revealed the first of many Botcon 2013 exclusive figures: "Machine Wars" Hoist! Based on the "flipchanger" from the 1997 Kay Bee exclusive toy line, this interpretation of the character gives him a whole new look! A redeco of "Generations" Kup with a new head, this figure really brings the goods as an updated version of the character!

Toy Review: KRE-O Microchangers Sunstorm

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Possessing incredible power, this Seeker is not one to be trifled with! Behold the terrible power of Sunstorm, now in KREON form!

Sponsor News: TF Masterpiece, FansProject, Omega Supreme, Hot Toys Iron Man 3, Import Exclusives, Marvel Universe/Legends & more

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Three new figures from FansProject combine homages to figures past with current articulation and engineering. Function X-01 Code transforms into a futuristic four-wheeled vehicle whose driver becomes the robot's head; Function X-02 Quadruple U Becomes a wolf-like creature whose trainer becomes its head in robot mode; Function X-03 Smart Robin becomes a futuristic star fighter whose pilot becomes the head of the robot. Each of these figures is listed at $68.99, with the Function X-01 being very limited.

The third of the "Nissan brothers" is getting a Masterpiece figure as well. Bluestreak will be joining Prowl and Smokescreen in September, and he is listed at $79.99. We also still have the other two on pre-order, so feel free to grab Prowl and Smokescreen while you're here.

This new 1/6 scale figure includes a brand new likeness of Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark, light up effects, armor parts, a lab table covered with blueprints and armor parts, a lit lab floor base, an articulated robotic arm with camera, and more. This set is listed at $269.99, $10 off the MSRP.

Play Imaginative is also releasing a 1/6 scale Iron Man, this time in the Mark VII armor and coming with a Hall of Armor bay. This version is a follow-up to their Super Alloy Batman, and will be at least 88% die-cast, plus light up sections and more. We have this set listed at $449.99.

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!