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If Barney Was a Transformer, He’d Be this Megatron Beast Wars Figure

If Barney Was a Transformer, He’d Be this Megatron Beast Wars Figure
I never watched Transformers Beast Wars, but I may have to check it out now because this Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-43 Megatron Beast Wars figure looks pretty damn awesome. It’s from the Japanese version of Beast Wars and was officially released in Japan last month. It looks like a pretty decent dinosaur figure in Beast mode.

Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Is Now a Transformer: Ectotron

Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Is Now a Transformer: Ectotron
If you think you’ve collected all of the Transformers toys, think again. There’s one Transformers toy that’s missing from your collection. That’s because the Transformers Generations Collaborative: Ghostbusters Mash-Up, Ecto-1 Ectotron Figure is not available yet. But you can pre-order it now from GameStop – with shipping starting this July.
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Transformers Bumblebee Masterpiece Toy Features His VW Beetle Form

Transformers Bumblebee Masterpiece Toy Features His VW Beetle Form
Transformers fans who want a little Bumblebee in their life can get their hands on a Masterpiece Movie Series MPM-7 Bumblebee figure that transforms into a Volkswagen Beetle. The toy looks really cool, and is highly detailed compete with rusty, muddy decoration around the bottom of the car and wheel wells. The figure features 26 points of articulation, some die-cast parts, and transforms into a 1967 Beetle in 57 steps.

Transformers Masterpiece Edition MP-44 Optimus Prime is Perfectly ’80s

Transformers Masterpiece Edition MP-44 Optimus Prime is Perfectly ’80s
Growing up, all I wanted in the world for one of my birthdays was an Optimus Prime Transformer. I got it even though it was like $20 back then, which seemed like $100 today. Hasbro’s Transformers Masterpiece Edition MP-44 Optimus Prime (ver 3.0)

This Casio G-Shock Watch Transforms into Optimus Prime

This Casio G-Shock Watch Transforms into Optimus Prime
Japanese toy maker Takara Tomy has teamed up with Casio to make a very cool watch and watch holder combo. Casio Japan has introduced this special edition G-Shock x Transformers DW-6900TF and it is amazing. This set is being released to celebrate 35 years of G-Shock and the 35th anniversary of Transformers in 2019. You get a watch with Optimus Prime’s color scheme of red and blue, along with a transformable Optimus Prime figure that doubles as a watch holder.

Guy Makes a Giant-sized Soundwave Boombox

Guy Makes a Giant-sized Soundwave Boombox
Everyone has their favorite Transformers from the original animated series. For some it’s Optimus Prime, for others it’s Bumblebee or Grimlock, but for many Soundwave is the best Transformer ever. For those fans, this custom Soundwave-shaped boombox is everything. So what genius made this geek masterpiece?

Kids In Transformers Costumes Are More Than Meets The Eye

Kids In Transformers Costumes Are More Than Meets The Eye
Kids love to dress up in costumes, and there’s no better outfit for the little ones than some giant transforming mechs. Check out these three kids showing off their adorable Transformers costumes, which look awesome. There’s Optimus Prime, Starscream and Bumblebee.

Takara Tomy Star Wars x Transformers TIE Advanced x1 Spaceship Transforms into Darth Vader

Takara Tomy Star Wars x Transformers TIE Advanced x1 Spaceship Transforms into Darth Vader
Impressive. Most impressive. Takara Tomy’s one-of-a-kind take on Darth Vader is called the Star Wars Powered by Transformers 01 TIE Advanced x1. It doesn’t even have “Darth Vader” in its name, but that’s the surprise! Aside from coming with a tiny Darth Vader figure, the Sith Lord’s ship actually transforms into a robot version of himself, complete with a giant lightsaber.

Hasbro Toy Fans Getting First HASCON Convention

Hasbro Toy Fans Getting First HASCON Convention
Do you or your kids love Transformers? How about Magic The Gathering? Or My Little Pony? Well, you’re in luck, because this year, Hasbro is kicking off their first ever HASCON – a family-friendly convention for fans of the company’s many awesome toys and games.

Gigantic Transformers Trypticon T-Rex Eats Other Transformers for Dinner

Gigantic Transformers Trypticon T-Rex Eats Other Transformers for Dinner
Hasbro has unveiled the biggest Decepticon action figure it’s ever made. It’s called the Trypticon T-Rex, and it is downright huge. It measures about 20″ tall in Dino mode and is the largest figure in the 2017 Titans Return universe. Growing up, I thought the dinosaur Transformers were incredibly lame, all I wanted were cars or jets – but this one is pretty cool.  

Transforming Ceiling Fan: More than Meets the Eye

Transforming Ceiling Fan: More than Meets the Eye
Check out this video that demonstrates the Fanimation Air Shadow ceiling fan. This thing is basically a Transformer for your ceiling. The blades stay retracted until it gets up to speed, then they spread out. I just can’t think of a good Transformer name for it.

Optimus Amazon Prime Costume: Shipments in Disguise

Optimus Amazon Prime Costume: Shipments in Disguise
Looking for a dirt cheap last minute Halloween costume? Just use those Amazon boxes that you have lying around and create a Transformer. Caron Arnold, a creative director of Fusion Marketing agency in St. Louis came up with this version of Optimus Prime made from cardboard Amazon Prime boxes. She used all of the Amazon boxes she had from her orders and had some help from her colleagues for the rest.

You Can Buy an Actual BMW Transformer

You Can Buy an Actual BMW Transformer
We would all love to own our own full sized Transformers, but sadly, it has never been a reality. Until now. Turkish company Letvision have successfully created a working prototype, and now they plan to sell these transforming vehicles to buyers.

iam8bit Postcards from Space: Sender Who

iam8bit Postcards from Space: Sender Who
iam8bit recently concluded Postcards from Space, an art exhibition featuring postcards for fictional locations from books, comics, video games, toys and sci-fi and fantasy shows and movies. Fortunately those of us who didn’t make it to the exhibit can get copies of the postcards from iam8bit’s online store. Each of the 39 postcards measures 6″x 4″ and has imagery from a different artist.

Transformers Masterpiece Custom Cartoon Paint Job: Figures in Disguise

Transformers Masterpiece Custom Cartoon Paint Job: Figures in Disguise
Last year we checked out an awesome Gundam model that was painted to look like it was an anime drawing. Transformers action figure painter LEK Custom Toys did the same trick to Takara Tomy Masterpiece Optimus Prime and Soundwave figures. The two-dimensional effect in LEK’s work isn’t as convincing as the one in the aforementioned Gundam model, though the way these photos were taken didn’t help reinforce the illusion.

Transformers Metal Earth Model Kits: Ikeacons

Transformers Metal Earth Model Kits: Ikeacons
The Generation 1 Transformers join Fascination Toys’ Metal Earth 3D model kits. The flat-pack kits come in four models – Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Megatron and Soundwave – that are just under 4″ tall when assembled. Here’s a promo video by Vat19, which for some reason rebranded the kits as Metal Works: You can order the Transformers Metal Earth kits from Vat19 for $12 (USD) each or from Amazon for $11 each.
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