Monthly Archives: July 2013

Blog #416: Botcon 2013 Toys and Merchandise Reviews and News From Botcon and SDCC

Botcon 2013 Toys and Merchandise Reviews and News From Botcon and SDCC Botcon 2013 was held in San Diego earlier this month.  I didn’t go.  It used to piss me off when I couldn’t go, but it really doesn’t bother … Continue reading

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Blog #415: Toy Reviews: Transformers Platinum Edition Ultra Magnus

Transformers Platinum Edition Ultra Magnus Ultra Magus is a repaint and remold of Transformers Prime Weaponizer Optimus Prime. I’m not really sure why they decided to do a Transformers Prime toy as a Platinum Edition. Originally I thought he was … Continue reading

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Blog #414: Toy Reviews: Transformers Generations Voyager Sandstorm

Transformers Generations Voyager Sandstorm Sandstorm is a highly remolded repaint of Transformers Generations Voyager Springer.  He’s so remolded that he’s almost not recognizable. Dune Buggy Mode: As much as I like Springer’s car mode, Sandstorm’s is superior by far.  I … Continue reading

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Blog #413: Toy Review: Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Voyager Megatron

Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Voyager Megatron Vehicle Mode: Megatron has been so heavily remolded, that he is nearly unrecognizable.  He’s been done in G1 Sharkticon colors and looks great.  Also he has teeth on the front of the vehicle, another … Continue reading

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Blog #412: Toy Review: Transformers Go Deluxe Gaidora

Transformers Go Deluxe Gaidora Gaidora is the Japanese version of Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Deluxe Lazerback.  He has a new paintjob and a new head.  (Read my review of Lazerback for more information on this mold.) Vehicle Mode: The most … Continue reading

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Blog #411: Toy Review: Japanese Transformers Generations Deluxe Ratbat

Japanese Transformers Generations Deluxe Ratbat I haven’t picked up any of the previous Japanese Generations toys since, to my knowledge, there are no mold changes from the USA versions.  Ratbat however, is repainted from the Generations deluxe Scourge mold with … Continue reading

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Blog #410: Toy Reviews: Transformers Constructbots Triple Changers Bumblebee and Blitzwing

Transformers Constructbots Triple Changers Bumblebee and Blitzwing First announced at Toy Fair 2013, Transformers Constructbots is Hasbro’s answer to Lego Hero Factory as they continue to try and get into Lego’s product categories.  When I first heard about these, I … Continue reading

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Blog #409: Toy Review: Transformers Collector’s Club 2013 Membership Figure Deluxe Depth Charge

Transformers Collector’s Club 2013 Membership Figure Deluxe Depth Charge Depth Charge is the Transformers Collector’s Club 2013 membership figure, and credit where credit is due.  He’s absolutely stunning.  Depth Charge is repainted from the Transformers 2010 Terradive without any mold … Continue reading

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Blog #408: Toy Reviews: Transformers Prime Non-Transforming 16 and 12 inch figures Optimus Prime and Bumblebee

Transformers Prime Non-Transforming 16 and 12 inch figures Optimus Prime and Bumblebee These seem to have come out of nowhere.  The 16 inch Non-Transforming figures started showing up not long ago at Canadian Toys R Us stores, and more recently … Continue reading

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Blog #407: Toy Review: Transformers: Prime Beast Hunters Ultimate Class Beast Hunter Optimus Prime

Transformers: Prime Beast Hunters Ultimate Class Beast Hunter Optimus Prime Recently at Botcon, Hasbro said that going forward they will be making some toys with simplified transformations.  This came about because they realized that the transformations were becoming ridiculously complicated … Continue reading

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