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Toy Reviews: Bot Shots Leadfoot

in Autobot, Bot Shots, Dark of the Moon, News, Wreckers

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

in Combaticon, Decepticon, Deluxe, Generation One, Generations, News

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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Toy Reviews: Toys R Us exclusive Brawl and Fall of Cybertron Swindle!

in Combaticon, Decepticon, Generation One, Generations, News

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

in Decepticon, Generation One, Generations, Legends, Limited Markets, News, Seeker

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.

Toy Review: Generations "GDO" Toys R Us Exclusive Hot Spot

in Autobot, Generation One, Generations, News, Protectobots, Toys R Us Exclusive, Voyager

Whenever there's an emergency that will get the ol' Energon pumping, you can bet Hot Spot will be there to save the day! Today's review is the elusive Toys R Us exclusive Hot spot!

Toy Review: Generations Legends Class Optimus Prime

in Autobot, Generation One, Generations, Legends, Limited Markets, News

Powerful and wise, Optimus Prime is the shining beacon that has led the Autobots for millions of years. Among his weapons is a mighty blade that he wields in battle against the Decepticons! Take a look at my review of Legends Optimus Prime.

News Roundup: "Transformers 4" details, "Transformers The Ride" award, Jeff Kline talks "Beast Hunters"

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  • Michael Bay has revealed more details about "Transformers 4" including its time frame, set four years after "Dark of the Moon" via First Showing
  • "Transformers The Ride" wins a Thea Award via The Orlando Sentinel
  • Actors including Luke Grimes (Taken 2), Jack Reynor (The Delivery Man), Landon Liboiron (Terra Nova) and more auditioning for "Transformers 4" via Coming Soon
  • "Transformers Prime" producer Jeff Kline talks about "Beast Hunters" via LA Times