Wednesday 20 January 2021

REVIEW: Toyworld TW-F09 Freedom Leader

Although it feels like a lot longer, it’s only been since about the middle of 2020 that I’ve been unboxing new toys on camera. Yet already in that time there have been a good few memorable moments, and one that definitely sticks in the ol’ brain is trying to contort Toyworld Freedom Leader into its vehicle mode, such is the rather unholy process required to do so.
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Saturday 19 December 2020

REVIEW: WFC Generations Selects Tigertrack

You know what’s weird? It really wasn’t all that long ago that genuinely no-one really gave a monkey’s about a character like Tigertrack. Seriously, the lad has only been part of Transformers since 2003, and even then it wasn’t until 10 years later when he got his own Masterpiece toy that a few people sat up and said, “Who?”
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Wednesday 16 December 2020

REVIEW: Ocular Max PS-04A Azalea Alternative

Welcome to the second part of our Masterpiece Burning Convoy review! If you missed part one then be sure to check that out first (as well as our recent unboxing video on the toy) before joining us as we take a look at the figure’s transformation and robot mode below. Maximize!
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Thursday 10 December 2020

REVIEW: Generation Toy GT-11 Red Bull

In a world where it often seems like we’re doomed to repeat the same few years of Generation 1 Transformers to ever-increasing levels of slavishness, it’s always nice when things get mixed up a little from time to time. Step forward T-Beast, which is an unofficial book of artwork that reimagines various classic characters in new animalistic form, putting a bit of a fresh spin on an already-familiar set-up. Observe!
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Monday 7 December 2020

REVIEW: WFC Earthrise Alternate Universe Optimus Prime

Of all the many toylines I can think of, there aren’t many that make a habit of portraying their key characters in corpse form. I can’t imagine why, but it almost seems like that sort of thing could be a bit of a difficult sell – who can say? Anyway, here’s Transformers giving it a go with “Alternate Universe” Optimus Prime, which, let’s be fair now, is just a fancy way of saying that this is the dead body of the iconic Autobot leader in toy form. Happy times!
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