Thanks to a heads up by a post on the Ozformers Facebook page, we now have official product images and descriptions for the Buzzworthy Bumblebee Crash Combiners. These images and product info come from K-Mart Australia. Interestingly enough, in the United States Target has yet to list these items even though they are available in stores now.
Robots in Disguise 2015
After seeing reports of the Buzzworthy Bumblebee Worlds Collide 4-Pack being found at retail yesterday, I headed out to my two local Targets this morning (Menlo Park, NJ and Linden, NJ) to see if I would have any luck. While I did not find the 4-Pack, I did find "Origins Bumblebee" and the two sets of the Robots in Disguise Crash Combiner redecos featuring Bumblebee, Grimlock and Optimus Prime! It appears the Grimlock and Optimus Prime set may be short packed as I saw multiple Bumblebee/Grimlock sets but only
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:
Release Date: June 15, 2016
Price Point: $59.99 (US Price)
Retailer: Entertainment Earth Exclusive (US), General release (Singapore), Toys R Us (Canada)
Accessories: Shield (Grimlock), Sword (Grimlock), Sword (Bumbleee)