Tag Archives: Transformers

Collectables Review: Transformers Studio Series toy line rolls out in fine form

This month, we’re trying something new on The Iris. We’re gonna take some toys for a spin. And not just any toys, we’re taking a look at a selection of Hasbro’s new Transformers: Studio Series line. Are these the robots in disguise you remember from your childhood? Hit the jump to find out. Continue reading Collectables Review: Transformers Studio Series toy line rolls out in fine form

Film Review: Transformers: The Last Knight (USA, 2017) is a nonsensical, explosion littered mess

It’s gotten to a point now where it doesn’t matter what you think. 2014’s soft reboot Transformers: Age of Extinction was a woeful film, torn apart by critics and made its predecessors look like Citizen Kane in comparison. And yet, it grossed over $1 billion worldwide. It maintains a spot in the top 20 highest grossing films of all time. After four films, I guess you couldn’t blame Michael Bay and Paramount for simply phoning it in for their next sequel. And they did. Oh they so did. In fact they texted it in.... Continue Reading

Video Games Review: Transformers Devastation (PS4, 2015)

Transformers Devastation marks the first time Platinum Games, known for the Bayonetta series, the upcoming Star Fox Zero for Nintendo and Scalebound for Microsoft, have tackled the robots-in-disguise franchise, taking over from High Moon Studios. For the 80’s kids and die-hard Generation 1 fans, it is a tactical strike upon the nostalgia gland. For everyone else, it will be a rather frustrating experience. Continue reading Video Games Review: Transformers Devastation (PS4, 2015)