Transformers

Toy News: Walmart Exclusive R.E.D. Optimus Primal and Reformatting Megatron Pre-Orders Live

Walmart and Hasbro Pulse have posted pre-orders for the R.E.D. [Robot Enhanced Design] Optimus Primal and Reformatting Megatron figures!  Optimus Primal is based on his appearance in the 90's Beast Wars cartoon while Megatron calls back to the fateful scene where Unicron begins changing Megatron into Galvatron.  Check out the product descriptions and images below!

Toy News: "Robots in Disguise" Combiner Force Ultra Bee Returns to Retail?

In 2017 Hasbro released a sub-line of figures for its Robots in Disguise 2015 line called Combiner Force.  The idea was a focus on the Combiner gimmick with some characters combining as pairs while others performed more traditional combinations made up of four characters.  One of these figures is "Ultra Bee", who was the combination of Bumblebee, Grimlock, Sideswipe and Strongarm.  These figures came and went quite some time ago, which is why my discovery today confounded me.  Upon visiting the Walmart store in Linden, NJ I came across this:

Toy News: "Buzzworthy Bumblebee" Origin Bumblebee Found at Retail

The Buzzworthy Bumblebee line continues to surprise fans.  A few weeks ago In Demand Toys revealed Buzzworthy Bumblebee "Origin Bumblebee", representing the character as he appeared on Cybertron in G1 complete with his "flying saucer" style vehicle form.  Now the figure has begun to hit stores.  A report out of The Allspark Facebook Page shows the figure on shelf at a Target in Dallas, TX (I am not using the image here as I do not have the permission of the original poster).   For intrepid toy hunters who