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Toy News: Robosen Optimus Prime Unboxing Photos

Back in April, Hasbro revealed the amazing Robosen Optimus Prime.  This electronic, auto-converting Optimus Prime can also walk, talk and battle Decepticons all via voice command!  These have begun to arrive for fans who pre-ordered months ago and mine just came in.  Check out some unboxing photos below showing the box contents.  I have also added a couple screen shots from the App you can use to control the figure (an alternative to using voice commands).  A review will come down the road but for now enjoy the pics!

Toy News: Takara Tomy Optimus Prime with Anti-Gravity Base Revealed

The folks over at Tag Hobby we have our first look at a surprise release that is expected to be coming from Takara Tomy. This release features a redeco of the Kingdom Ultra Magnus' inner cab as Optimus Prime and an "anti-gravity base" display stand. So far none of my usual retailers have put this up for pre-order yet but once it's up I'll definitely post about it. For now, enjoy the images (mirrored from Tag Hobby).

Toy News: Possible Images of "Masterpiece" Trainbot Shouki

Images have appeared online via several Facebook groups showing off what appears to be a Masterpiece version of Shouki - the leader of the Trainbots from the "Headmasters" cartoon series.  Along with his fellow Trainbots, he could form part of the Combiner, Raiden.  This group of G1 toys was only released in Japan and thus far the entire group has not yet been updated outside of a Million Publishing exclusive of Shouki as a Classics Astrotrain redeco.

Toy News: Official Photos and Product Information for "Cyberverse" Wheelgrim

Adding to the recent bunch of new Cyberverse product releases, Best Buy has posted a listing for "Wheelgrim", a Combiner featuring Cyberverse Wheeljack and Grimlock.  This is an interesting combination since in G1 cartoon lore Wheeljack was one of the characters who helped to build the Dinobots.  Check out the official product description and

Toy News: Today's Golden Disk Reveal is Terrorsaur!

The fourth release in the "Golden Disk" series has been revealed! This time out it is the Predacon Terrorsaur! This power hungry character was one of the few to stand up to Megatron in the Beast Wars series before his unceremonious death in the second season. This version of the character imagines a different fate where the lava did not kill him but instead enhances his power!