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TFC Toys Mad Blender Video Review (Chinese Language)

Transformers News: TFC Toys Mad Blender Video Review (Chinese Language)
Date: Thursday, January 19th 2012 11:55pm CST
Categories: 3rd Party News, Reviews, Toy News
Posted by: El Duque | Credit(s): YouKu

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Views: 26,760

Fresh from the Chinese video sharing website YouKu we have a Chinese language video review of the last member of TFC Toys Hercules team, Mad Blender. The video clocks in at a little over 24 minutes and gives a comprehensive look at the figure. Click here to view the video.

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TFC Hercules NeckBreaker Review

Transformers News: TFC Hercules NeckBreaker Review
Date: Thursday, January 19th 2012 6:41am CST
Categories: 3rd Party News, Reviews, Toy News
Posted by: LOST Cybertronian | Credit(s): Peaugh

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Views: 30,949

Youtube toy reviewer Peaugh has made a video review of the 5th member of TFC Project Hercules Neck Breaker. Check out the video for this Bonecrusher homage below.


Transformers: Autocracy Review - Are These Our Autobots?

Transformers News: Transformers: Autocracy Review - Are These Our Autobots?
Date: Tuesday, January 17th 2012 1:58am CST
Categories: Comic Book News, Reviews, Site News
Posted by: Tigertrack | Credit(s): tigertracks 24

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For review today, I have the first issue of a new series from IDW called Transformers: Autocracy. Co-Written by former G1 writer Flint Dille and by Transformers newcomer Chris Metzen (VP of Blizzard Entertainment) with art by Livio Ramondelli (of Transformers Chaos fame) this series is going to be distributed bi-weekly over the likes of 24 weeks and is IDW’s first fully DIGITAL ONLY comic.

Taking place before the actual war between Autobots and Decepticons, this issue focuses on Orion Pax before he was Optimus Prime, directly following and continuing the flashback events in issue number 23 of Ongoing.  The main events of this story follow Pax leading a group of familiar Autobots into a very downtrodden territory in Cybertron searching for civilian terrorist cells and an arms dealer who's providing them with stolen government armaments.

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The story is dark, violent, and it seems to be providing more reasons for the Cybertronian masses that return in ‘Death of Optimus Prime’ to be wary and very spiteful toward the Autobots. The story looks promising, even if it is a bit disturbing that the deep, reflective Orion Pax that made an entire meeting of senators take notice and think, seems to have turned into a nasty, unthinking warrior with a new large empty space in his chest.  Hmm... I’m sure there is a point to this Jekyll and Hyde Pax. I should probably cut the two accomplished writers a break with this and assume there’s good reason.

This first story really sets the tone for the series and as an Autobot fan, I feel like I am going to be disappointed with just how much my peace loving heroes are revealed to have done that is less than moral. Like pounding Swindle’s face in... Wha??? Sniping a terrorist cell leader.. boom, headshot! Yeah, I’m not sure, but hoping for the best for my Autobot allies. I’m also not sure how much more of this I can take without some more connection to the greater good, and more reflection from the good guys on their actions being the only option and leading to guilt or tough feelings, hindrances next time in the field. Thank Primus for Bumblebee’s vision, and heart...(can’t believe I just said that, but at least Bumblebee gets it) although he snipes one moment and then grows a conscience the next. #readingtoomuchintothisright?

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The art is at as it has been with Livio on Transformers Chaos; you like it, love it, or you at least put up with it--which is the camp I’m in.  His style hasn't really changed since we last saw his work, it’s still very realistically stylized and takes some liberties assuming we know what is happening in panels, but it is still very original and sure to make those who wondered where Botcon’s 1st announced guest would turn up again satisfied.

Being IDW's first digital comic, this prequel is worth picking up and at only $.99 I say go for it. Although it’s only 8 pages of story, it packs a lot into 8 pages...an interesting new format for presenting to us. With the way this issue is continuing to give us more background on things that were established during Chaos Theory, IDW TF followers, it seems this is a must buy for you. To repeat myself, it is certainly giving us more historical aspects that drive current story, so it to me is a must read, not just a meaningless mini which honestly IDW has not done much of with their G1 universe.

Short and sweet.. spend a buck, get an exciting story, and a piece of history.

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*Pardon my edits please, typing with a broken finger in my hand. Thanks, good bots.*

BTS-05 Minions - Tremor & Frequenzy Video Review

Transformers News: BTS-05 Minions - Tremor & Frequenzy Video Review
Date: Wednesday, January 11th 2012 10:54pm CST
Categories: 3rd Party News, Reviews, Toy News
Posted by: El Duque | Credit(s): ProtoRetro

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Views: 38,833

YouTube member ProtoRetro has uploaded a video review of the newly released BTS-05 Minions - Tremor & Frequenzy, homages to G1 Rumble and Frenzy. The figures transform in to cassettes just like the originals and can fit into BTS-04 Sonicron or G1 Soundwave. Review embedded below.


iGear MW-01 Spray & MW-02 Rager Video Reviews

Transformers News: iGear MW-01 Spray & MW-02 Rager Video Reviews
Date: Monday, January 2nd 2012 2:25pm CST
Categories: 3rd Party News, Reviews, Toy News
Posted by: El Duque | Credit(s): coolboz2008

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Views: 43,828

Courtesy of YouTube reviewer coolboz2008 we have video reviews of iGear's recently released Mini Warriors MW-01 Spray and MW-02 Rager. His reviews are embedded below.




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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #102 - Hidden Mickeys
Twincast / Podcast #102:
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Posted: Sunday, October 5th, 2014