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Toy Review: KRE-O Microchangers Dirge

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Dirge is often depressed thanks to his need to be in the air all the time to do his job. Being on the ground doesn't help much either. Dirge is just all around grumpy! Check out my review of KREO Dirge!

Toy News: Botcon 2013 Exclusive Reveal - Obsidian!

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Hot on the heels of their first "Beast Machines" based reveal Strika, the logical follow through has been revealed: Obsidian! This figure takes the Voyager Class Highbrow figure and gives it a new deco and head, turning it into the partner of Strika. How do "Beast Machines" characters fit into "Machine Wars"? You'll have to read the Botcon 2013 story to find out!

Sponsor News: BBTS GI Joe, Mass Effect, Diamond Select, The Walking Dead, Arkham City, Transformers & More!

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GI JOE BASIC FIGURE SERIES 01 - SET, SINGLES
This new assortment includes new decoes of Cobra Commander, a Cobra Trooper and Storm Shadow, along with Snake Eyes, Duke and Shipwreck. We have them listed as singles at $3.99 - $11.99 each, and as a Set of 6 at $31.99.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=GI%20Joe%202013%20...

MASS EFFECT SSV NORMANDY SR-2 18" SHIP REPLICA
This new 18" version of the SSV Normandy SR-2 rests atop a specially-designed base. It is limited to 1500 pieces worldwide and is priced at $239.99, saving you $60 off of the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DH11060&mode=retail

WAR LORD UT-W02, UT-W03 - WAR RHINO, WAR BISON
The second figure in Unique Toys' War Lord release line is War Rhino. He includes a pack with two independently movable cannons that becomes the foot of War Lord, and is priced at $84.99. Like War Rhino, War Bison will include a cannon backpack that becomes a foot for War Lord, and he is priced at $84.99 as well, saving you $15 off of the MSRP.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2810&company=1524

Toy Review: Generations Grimlock

in Autobot, Dinobot, Generation One, Generations, News, Voyager

Rebellious, powerful and loyal, Grimlock embodies some of the best and worst aspects of the Autobots all in one powerful body frame. Now with his new form inspired by Earth's dinosaurs he is more unhappy than ever - much to the regret of any Decepticon that gets in his way! Today's review brings you a look at the much anticipated Voyager Class Grimlock!

Toy Review: Beast Hunters Twinstrike

in Beast Hunters, Legion Class, News, Predacon, Prime, Cyberverse

Autobots have every right to fear Twinstrike. This fearless Predacon can pound his enemies with his powerful piston hammer or transform into a two headed dragon mode to rip enemies to shreds! Today's review brings you a look at this homage to G1 Sinnertwin.

Toy News: "Beast Hunters" toy reveals on Official Web Site

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Following the relaunch of the Official Transformers web site last week, several toy and character reveals have popped up via the "Beast Hunters" Hunt game on the site. By following various mini-games on the site, you can get to images and profiles of various characters. Here's a list of screen captures I've taken of each one:

You'll note that oddly Huffer's profile uses the photo of his Power Core Combiner namesake. This is most likely an image error.

Toy Review: "Transformers Prime" Commander Class Skyquake

in Commander, Decepticon, News, Prime, Cyberverse

Loyal to the Decepticon cause, Skyquake will not let anyone stop him from serving his master Megatron! With his gigantic Tornado Cannon and raw physical power Skyquake is a Decepticon Autobots don't want to face if they can help it! Check out my review of Commander Class Skyquake!

Toy Review: Masterpiece Alert

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Just because you can't see someone out to get you, doesn't mean they're not there! When you need protection to a paranoid level, Alert is the Autobot you want on your side. Today's review takes a look at the ultimate version of this character: Masterpiece Alert!

Comic Book Review: "Regeneration One" #88

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Scorponok's invasion of Cybertron has begun, but he's not the only one with plans for the Transformers homeworld. Today brings you an advance review of "Regeneration One" #88!

Toy Sale: Items for sale from Ben's Collection!

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It's time to do some winter cleaning! I've dug out the following items for sale. To see pictures of some of them, check out my Facebook page album. Please write me at my hotmail account if you are interested in any items. Prices do not include shipping or potential customs fees if you are overseas.

ANIMATED
Waspinator (On Card): $15

BEAST MACHINES
Scavenger (Loose, C9 condition): $6

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