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Toy Review: "Authentics" Alpha Assortment Optimus Prime

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Toy Review: "Authentics" Alpha Assortment Optimus Prime

Following the release of the 4.5 inch "Bravo" assortment of "Authentics" figures, Family Dollar stores have begun to receive shipments of the larger 7 inch "Alpha" figures. Check out my review of Optimus Prime from this new assortment!

Toy News: Tag Hobby Reveals Official Stock Photos of MP-36+ Megatron

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Toy News: Tag Hobby Reveals Official Stock Photos of MP-36+ Megatron

After being hinted at a month or so ago, Tag Hobby has posted official stock photos of MP-36+ Masterpiece Megatron! This figure is a homage to the original Megatron action figure, featuring a vac metal deco, the unique detailing on the chest and a new head sculpt that better resembles the original G1 toy. These photos also confirm that he will include the silencer and stand for the figure.

Toy News: Tag Hobby Reveals Official Stock Photos of MP-36+ Megatron
Toy News: Tag Hobby Reveals Official Stock Photos of MP-36+ Megatron
Toy News: Tag Hobby Reveals Official Stock Photos of MP-36+ Megatron
Toy News: Tag Hobby Reveals Official Stock Photos of MP-36+ Megatron
Toy News: Tag Hobby Reveals Official Stock Photos of MP-36+ Megatron
Toy News: Tag Hobby Reveals Official Stock Photos of MP-36+ Megatron
Toy News: Tag Hobby Reveals Official Stock Photos of MP-36+ Megatron
Toy News: Tag Hobby Reveals Official Stock Photos of MP-36+ Megatron
Toy News: Tag Hobby Reveals Official Stock Photos of MP-36+ Megatron
Toy News: Tag Hobby Reveals Official Stock Photos of MP-36+ Megatron

Toy News: Official Stock Photos of "Encore" Optimus Primal

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Toy News: Official Stock Photos of "Encore" Optimus Primal

Thanks to Amazon Japan, Transformers fans now have official photos of "Encore" Optimus Primal to view! This figure is a redeco and re-release of the Optimus Primal "Supreme Class" figure originally released in the 2001 "Robots in Disguise" toy line (he was originally intended to be released as part of "Beast Machines").

Toy News: Official Stock Photos of "Encore" Optimus Primal
Toy News: Official Stock Photos of "Encore" Optimus Primal
Toy News: Official Stock Photos of "Encore" Optimus Primal
Toy News: Official Stock Photos of "Encore" Optimus Primal
Toy News: Official Stock Photos of "Encore" Optimus Primal
Toy News: Official Stock Photos of "Encore" Optimus Primal
Toy News: Official Stock Photos of "Encore" Optimus Primal

Game News: Cutthroat and Tracks arrive this weekend in "Earth Wars"

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Game News: Cutthroat and Tracks arrive this weekend in "Earth Wars"

Bah-weep-graaaaagnah wheep nini bong!

The end of a Saga, bringing Tracks and Cutthroat to your doorstep.
And: six new Alliances with a golden name, congratulations!

Scratched Finish
Outsider Vs Outsider
..
Unable to understand -much less control- the powers of the recently discovered Prime Core, Autobots and Decepticons line up, face to face, nerves on edge, waiting for the precise moment to… fly in a fabulous way!

Tracks has finally arrived to the battlefield!

Late as usual, yet not the last one to join.

Event type: Alliance Totaliser

Game News: Cutthroat and Tracks arrive this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Cutthroat and Tracks arrive this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Cutthroat and Tracks arrive this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Cutthroat and Tracks arrive this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Cutthroat and Tracks arrive this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Cutthroat and Tracks arrive this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Cutthroat and Tracks arrive this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Cutthroat and Tracks arrive this weekend in "Earth Wars"
Game News: Cutthroat and Tracks arrive this weekend in "Earth Wars"

Collectible News: Pop Culture Shock launches its Transformers line of statues with Optimus Prime

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Collectible News: Pop Culture Shock launches its Transformers line of statues with Optimus Prime

Pop Culture Shock is known for their licensed statues for brands like "Street Fighter" and "He-Man". Now they have added another brand to their roster: "Transformers"! Via BWTF sponsor BigBadToyStore we now have a look at their first "Transformers" statue: Optimus Prime! Based on his animated appearance, this statue features a beautiful cel shaded deco to give it an "animated" look and arms that can be swapped out.

Collectible News: Pop Culture Shock launches its Transformers line of statues with Optimus Prime
Collectible News: Pop Culture Shock launches its Transformers line of statues with Optimus Prime
Collectible News: Pop Culture Shock launches its Transformers line of statues with Optimus Prime
Collectible News: Pop Culture Shock launches its Transformers line of statues with Optimus Prime
Collectible News: Pop Culture Shock launches its Transformers line of statues with Optimus Prime
Collectible News: Pop Culture Shock launches its Transformers line of statues with Optimus Prime
Collectible News: Pop Culture Shock launches its Transformers line of statues with Optimus Prime
Collectible News: Pop Culture Shock launches its Transformers line of statues with Optimus Prime

Article: 10 Takeaways from the first "Bumblebee" Trailer

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Article: 10 Takeaways from the first "Bumblebee" Trailer

The first trailer for the "Bumblebee" movie has debuted! This first look at the next live action Transformers film provides some tantalizing hints at what fans can expect from the film in December. Check out my Ten Takeaways from the first "Bumblebee" trailer!

Article: Ten Takeaways from the first "Bumblebee" Trailer

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Ten Takeaways from the first "Bumblebee" Movie Trailer

Earlier today a the first trailer and poster for the "Bumblebee" Movie debuted. Check out my top ten takeaways and analysis below!

Movie News: First "Bumblebee" Movie Trailer and Poster debut

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Movie News: First "Bumblebee" Movie Trailer and Poster debut

After yesterday's announcement that a trailer for "Bumblebee" would debut today, we finally get our first look at "Bumblebee" coming out in December! Paramount has released the trailer and poster, both of which aim to show off the film's very different feel from the previous films. Check out the trailer in the embed below:

Official Synopsis

Movie News: John Cena announces "Bumblebee" trailer debut tomorrow - UPDATED

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Movie News: John Cena announces "Bumblebee" trailer debut tomorrow - UPDATED

A few days ago it was revealed that the first trailer for "Bumblebee" would debut on June 5th. Now fans have official confirmation of this from one of the film's stars, John Cena himself! The embedded video below was posted on the Official Bumblebee Facebook Page with Cena announcing the trailer coming tomorrow.

Toy News: "Transformers Authentics" listed on Target.com

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Toy News: "Transformers Authentics" listed on Target.com

In early 2018 the "Transformers Authentics" line of figures was released. The first assortment was the "Bravo" set featuring Bumblebee, Megatron, Optimus Prime and Starscream. So far in the United States these have mostly been found at Family Dollar stores. However, it appears there is a chance Target may carry these figures in some way.