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Game News: Space Ape announces this weekend's Earth Wars event "Stolen Secrets"

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Game News: Space Ape announces this weekend's Earth Wars event "Stolen Secrets"

Bah-weep-graaaaagnah wheep nini bong!

Discover the storyline that will introduce the newest Combiners and play with the brand new Volcanicus and Predaking. Reap the whirlwind!

Stolen Secrets

Grimlock has decided to unite the Dinobots into a Combiner! The Dinobots don't know this yet…but 5 heads are better than 1, right?

With the technology brought from Quintessa, it's possible, but Grimlock is not the only one stubborn enough to use this dangerous technology!

Game News: Space Ape announces this weekend's Earth Wars event "Stolen Secrets"
Game News: Space Ape announces this weekend's Earth Wars event "Stolen Secrets"

Movies: SyFy reveals more concept art from "The Last Knight"

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Movies: SyFy reveals more concept art from "The Last Knight"

Over the last year, concept art from "Transformers: The Last Knight" has found its way online on a pretty regular basis (including an Optimus Primal that never happened). Now with the home release of the film SyFy Wire has posted more concept art in celebration of this event! I have mirrored three of the images here which include an awesome looking Samurai Knight Transformers concept.

Movies: SyFy reveals more concept art from "The Last Knight"
Movies: SyFy reveals more concept art from "The Last Knight"

Movies: Collider interviews Peter Cullen & Frank Welker

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Movies: Collider interviews Peter Cullen & Frank Welker

"Transformers: The Last Knight" is currently out in Digital and will be coming out on Blu-Ray, DVD and 4K next week. As part of this release, Collider has interviewed two of the film's stars: Peter Cullen and Frank Welker who played Optimus Prime and Megatron respectively.

Events: HasCon 2017 movie prop gallery

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Events: HasCon 2017 movie prop gallery

HasCon 2017 has been over for well over a week now, but that does not mean BWTF's coverage of the event is over! At the Transformers display area, there was a wide variety of props from the live action films including weapons, "Top Secret" files, a "corpse" and even license plates from vehicles in the film. Check out my gallery of the props shown at HasCon!

Business News: Toys R Us may be filing for bankruptcy

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Business News: Toys R Us may be filing for bankruptcy

According to several news venues including Bloomberg, Toys R Us may soon be filing for bankruptcy. According to Bloomberg:

"Filing for bankruptcy would allow Toys “R” Us to restructure $400 million in debt that comes due next year, potentially letting the chain rebuild as a leaner organization."

Events: HasCon 2017 exclusive Optimus Prime/Megatron signed card

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Events: HasCon 2017 exclusive Optimus Prime/Megatron signed card

At HasCon 2017 VIP attendees were given a gift bag with various items including a cap, keychain and HasCon 2017 exclusive comic book reprinting several issues from both Marvel and IDW Publishing. Perhaps the coolest exclusive item was a special postcard signed by Peter Cullen and Frank Welker! This featured original artwork and it was a treat to get such a special item.

Toy Review: "Age of Extinction" Power Attacker Autobot Drift

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Toy Review: "Age of Extinction" Power Attacker Autobot Drift

While other Autobots rely on firepower to take out Decepticons, Drift is a master swordsman who slices his enemies to pieces on the battlefield! Check out my "catch up" review of Power Attacker Drift from "Age of Extinction".

Events: BWTF reports on Heroes & Villains Fan Fest 2017 (NJ/NY)

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Events: BWTF reports on Heroes & Villains Fan Fest 2017 (NJ/NY)

Heroes and Villains Fan Fest is a convention dedicated to scifi and comic book based shows like "Arrow" and "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.". BWTF stopped by this convention on Saturday to check it out and meet some special guests! Check out my review of the event here!

Toy News: "Power of the Primes" Volcanicus grey model photos

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Toy News: "Power of the Primes" Volcanicus grey model photos

During HasCon 2017, VIP fans were allowed to spend time inside a specially designated "VIP lounge". In this area VIP fans could interact with guests including members of the Hasbro Transformers team. I was fortunate enough to be at the VIP lounge when John Warden from the Transformers team revealed the combined grey model for Volcanicus! I put these photos up on social media previously but they are now on BWTF for all to see. Some fun facts:

  • Volcanicus' head sculpt is a callback to the head of Mega Dinobot, the Energon combiner formed from Grimlock and Swoop.
Toy News: "Power of the Primes" Volcanicus grey model photos
Toy News: "Power of the Primes" Volcanicus grey model photos
Toy News: "Power of the Primes" Volcanicus grey model photos
Toy News: "Power of the Primes" Volcanicus grey model photos

Collectible News: Prime 1 Studios prepares to unleash the beast with "Beast Wars" Megatron

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Collectible News: Prime 1 Studios prepares to unleash the beast with "Beast Wars" Megatron

Prime 1 Studios has posted new images of their upcoming "Beast Wars" Megatron statue. This amazing piece will also come in a limited run with an alternate head. I have mirrored some of the photos below. Check out Prime 1 Studios' album on Facebook. The official description and write up from Prime 1 is below:

Collectible News: Prime 1 Studios prepares to unleash the beast with "Beast Wars" Megatron
Collectible News: Prime 1 Studios prepares to unleash the beast with "Beast Wars" Megatron
Collectible News: Prime 1 Studios prepares to unleash the beast with "Beast Wars" Megatron
Collectible News: Prime 1 Studios prepares to unleash the beast with "Beast Wars" Megatron
Collectible News: Prime 1 Studios prepares to unleash the beast with "Beast Wars" Megatron
Collectible News: Prime 1 Studios prepares to unleash the beast with "Beast Wars" Megatron
Collectible News: Prime 1 Studios prepares to unleash the beast with "Beast Wars" Megatron
Collectible News: Prime 1 Studios prepares to unleash the beast with "Beast Wars" Megatron
Collectible News: Prime 1 Studios prepares to unleash the beast with "Beast Wars" Megatron