RetroBlasting reviews the vintage Ideal toy robots from 1984 known to all Gen Xers as Robo Force!
RetroBlasting reviews the obscure cartoon special, Robo Force: The Revenge of Nazgar, a classic cartoon from 1984 by Ruby Spears and based on the Ideal toy line of the same name, with Maxx Steele.
A vintage Daitarn 3 Chogokin Robot goes from the forgotten bottom of the toy bin to a place of honor in the RetroBlasting display case 29 years later!
RetroBlasting isn't happy with the final result of MattyCollector's Voltron toyline from 2012.
Below are all of RetroBlasting's Mattycollector Voltron Lion Reviews, in order or release. After receiving and reviewing the first 2, we did not review the individual red and yellow lions, as it would be too much repetition - we saved the analysis of those for the final video. (Originally posted between June and October 2012)
During a weekend party, a few of us randomly decided to road test an old Transformers G1 Jumpstarter "flipbot" named Topspin who was at the bottom of the ol' RetroBlasting toy bin. The results were both sad and amusing in this vintage toy review!
RetroBlasting rolls out Transformers G1 Ratchet and Ironhide to something other than fanfare in this vintage toy review.
Melinda takes a look at the now-legendary die cast Toynami 20th Anniversary Masterpiece Voltron from 2005 as well as the legacy of criticism it has come under. We also consider the big question - which version is better: plastic or METAL?
Robotech was big in the 1980s, but Transformers stole their toys! So Matchbox had to get clever with "deformed" versions of the famous Valkyrie fighter jets. Enjoy this vintage toy review!
In Part 2, RetroBlasting reveals the turbulent history of Voltron toy development, with reviews of all the major versions of the Voltron robot.