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Masterpiece Star Saber Color Images, Price and Release Date

Posted on 09-02-2014 at 07:39 AM by Sol Fury under Transformers Masterpiece
10644866_553621674740105_5085347354637072434_n Via Taghobby, we have our first look at Masterpiece Star Saber in color! While it's a small image, it shows us how the big guy is going to look once he is finished - and he looks awesome!

In addition, this new information confirms that Star Saber will be MP-24, and will be released in March 2015 priced 18,000 yen.

Separately, the TFYuki twitter account has tweeted a new image showing Star Saber in a stoic pose - what's notable about this image is it shows there is some real movement in those shoulders.

Check out both images attached to this story!
Views: 1,414 / Credit: daimchoc, optimalprimus of the 2005 Boards!

Takara MP-23 Exhaust Revealed

Posted on 09-01-2014 at 10:59 PM by StayingInTheBox under Transformers Masterpiece
MP23a Let's get the week started off right, how about a new Masterpiece reveal?! Just revealed via Tag Hobby is Masterpiece MP-23 Exhaust! MP-23 is a redeco of the soon to be released MP-20 Wheeljack with a new head. This Masterpiece figure appears to be based on the Diaclone figure that became wheelback, better known as "Marlboro Wheeljack." The character name of Exhaust looks to be an original name given to this "new" character.

We'll keep you updated as more news becomes available. For now, enjoy the first image of MP-23 Exhaust!
Views: 6,511 / Credit: daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

Masterpiece Star Saber and Generation 1 Star Saber Comparison Image

Posted on 09-01-2014 at 04:44 PM by Sol Fury under Transformers Masterpiece
797781ac72276b1122a698a85adbea5b_zps91cff113 After what feels like days of teases with individual parts shown side by side, we've got the payoff from Hisashi Yuki in the form of a full, side by side comparison of the new Masterpiece Star Saber and Generation 1 Star Saber. As we mentioned earlier, Masterpiece Star Saber is slightly taller than his Generation 1 counterpart and is better proportioned, as this image demonstrates. We can also see how the design is very closely modeled on the animation model of Star Saber giving the robot a very dynamic look. All in all, Masterpiece Star Saber is shaping up well and promises to be an excellent addition to our Masterpiece Transformers collections - check out the image and see for yourself.
Views: 4,960 / Credit: optimalprimus of the 2005 Boards!

Masterpiece Wheeljack Asia Exclusive Collector Coin

Posted on 09-01-2014 at 10:17 AM by Sol Fury under Transformers Masterpiece
6957ef6826cd732135899fbf50588b06_zps91eeead6 Transformers Asia have updated with some details of the collector coin which is being released alongside Masterpiece Wheeljack in Asian markets (excluding Japan). As with past releases, the coin features some pretty sweet packaging, in this case, packaging which slides sideways to reveal the coin. When closed, the packaging resembles Wheeljack's racing stripes. Check out the image attached to this story.
Views: 2,708 / Credit: optimalprimus of the 2005 Boards!

Jagex Transformers Universe Pandemic and Megatron teaser images

Posted on 09-01-2014 at 10:04 AM by Sol Fury under Video Games
1904023_686459028089689_440795719859674832_n After a quiet couple of weeks following the launch of the public beta, Jagex have updated their Transformers Universe Facebook page with some new teaser images.

First up is a look at a look at a new Decepticon, who we believe is named Pandemic. He sports a nifty purple and gold color scheme - and judging by the ground about his feet, he might fight using some kind of tentacles or vines. Or maybe it's just a fancy effect.

Next up is someone we all know - Megatron! More specifically, this is Jagex's take on Megatron, who seems to be on the "warrior" end of the spectrum, a Decepticon marked with wounds of a dozen battles and untroubled by any of them. His design seems to bring in a bit of inspiration from the War for Cybertron designs - check it out!
Views: 5,667 / Credit: Achilles1943 of the 2005 Boards!

Masterpiece Star Saber supermode size comparison

Posted on 09-01-2014 at 09:57 AM by Sol Fury under Transformers Masterpiece
f5372bdf719883ed8ad7ed7b5a71e14b_zps0a36ea5f Hisashi Yuki has tweeted out a new image, showing the V-Star component of Masterpiece Star Saber and Generation 1 Star Saber in their robot modes. Interestingly, while the Masterpiece version of the Brain of Courage and Saber are smaller than their originals, the full Masterpiece Star Saber is marginally bigger than its original form. There's evidence of some better proportions on the Masterpiece version, such as an elongated torso, and you can again see plenty more detail on the Masterpiece Star Saber - right down to some little doors on the inside of the legs, to conceal the hinges that let the lower legs swing out for the V-Star transformation. Check out the image attached to this post.
Views: 4,506 / Credit: optimalprimus of the 2005 Boards!

TFW's Generations Windblade In-Hand Gallery

Posted on 08-31-2014 at 04:35 PM by Sol Fury under Generations / Classics
WindbladeRobot48 Next up in our series of gallery updates, we have a look at the Fan-built 'bot herself, Windblade! She's billed as "the first fan-built bot" as well as being the 30th in the series of 30 special edition releases to commemorate 30 years of Transformers. She's also something quite rare in modern Transformers - a complete new character rather than a homage or a reference to someone in the past lore.

Windblade has evidently had a lot of time spent on her toy. From her detailed paint apps to her sword complete with scabbard and removable fan in her "hair", Windblade really does live up to the billing of being a bit special. She's got a cool design with a few nice touches, including the ability to angle her VTOLs forward, the aforementioned removable fan, and the sword, which can be sheathed in a scabbard with a variety of different posing options. The scabbard has tabs on either side which can fit into any of the "cuts" for the swivel joints as well as groves on the jet nosecone, so Windblade can wear her sword on her back, her hip, and so on. The scabbard also has a 5mm handgrip allowing you to do some nifty poses involving Windblade drawing her sword - we quickly found she could do a lot of fun samurai poses.

We really like Windblade and hope that we can see more toys with her standard of design, detail and "nice touches" come along soon enough. Check out our gallery and see if you agree:

Generations Windblade Gallery
Views: 6,473

Toys R Us Exclusive Optimus Prime Evolution 2 Pack Sighted In The US

Posted on 08-31-2014 at 06:52 AM by Shin Densetsu under Transformers Movie
image The Toys R Us exclusive Optimus Prime Evolution 2 pack which was sighted in Hong Kong earlier this month, has now surfaced stateside. 2005 boards member C130 Ginrai spotted this set in a Toys R Us in Tustin, California.

This set features Optimus Prime(Evolutions Then) using the Classic 2006 mold. Meanwhile Optimus Prime(Evolutions Now) uses the Evasion Mode Optimus Prime mold. Unlike the initial stock photos however, the Classics Optimus here now features painted yellow eyes. Meanwhile Evasion Optimus no longer has the battle mask head sculpt.

Happy hunting! Post your Transformers sightings here and if you've made the 1st sighting of a new Transformers item, feel free to share the news in our Transformers news forum!
Views: 8,423 / Credit: C130 Ginrai of the 2005 Boards!

TFW's Generations Jhiaxus In-Hand Gallery

Posted on 08-30-2014 at 12:53 PM by Sol Fury under Generations / Classics
JhiaxusRobot67 We've got another new Generations toy to share a look at with you today! The next wave of Generations will shortly be arriving at US retail and one of the four new toys being released in the new assortment will be Jhiaxus!

Generations Jhiaxus is the second time that the main antagonist of the 12 issue Marvel Transformers Generation 2 series has got a toy, but this is the first one to have been molded to look like his comic incarnation - that said, he's got the colors of his previous toy release, a store exclusive in the Robots in Disguise line. Either way, it's the first time Jhiaxus has has a mass retail, non-exclusive release!

Jhiaxus is a remold of the Generations Armada Starscream, an extensive remold that sees him gain not only a new head but a completely reworked chest / upper torso, jet nosecone, wings, tailfins and weapons. A new transformation step is also added, with the nose of the jet now folding into the chest instead of just hanging in front of the robot's waist. There's plenty of details in the design too, though the bright orange colors - and it really is a garish shade - does make it hard to properly appreciate the level of detail worked in.

Check out our gallery and see what you think!

Generations Jhiaxus gallery
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Transformers Cloud Brawn and Starscream In-Hand Images

Posted on 08-30-2014 at 09:15 AM by Sol Fury under Japanese Transformers
CIMG8759_zpsb31f624e TFW2005 member Masabon has kindly shared with us images of the latest releases in Takara-Tomy's Transformers Cloud line. The newly released figures are Brawn, who is a Takara-Tomy Mall exclusive and a remold of Transformers Prime First Edition Bulkhead. Joining him is a triple-changing Starscream who is a redeco of Generations Doubledealer, with the nul-rays from Masterpiece Starscream. "Stardealer" is an E-Hobby exclusive. Check out the images of both figures after the break.
Views: 5,526 / Credit: Masabon of the 2005 Boards!

Masterpiece Star Saber core robot new images

Posted on 08-30-2014 at 09:07 AM by Sol Fury under Transformers Masterpiece
BwQlPLyCQAEJqWa Hishashi Yuki has tweeted some new images of Masterpiece Star Saber. In these new images we can see the core robot, Saber, folded up into the mode where he forms the chest of the combined Star Saber supermode. There's a comparison shot with the original Star Saber's chest - demonstrating again that the new one is a little smaller but much sharper on the details - along with a shot of Masterpiece Saber wearing Generation 1 Star Saber's body - it's not a perfect fit! Check out the new images attached to this post.
Views: 6,759 / Credit: unexpectedpanda of the 2005 Boards!

Takara-Tomy Power Battler Nemesis Prime New Images

Posted on 08-30-2014 at 01:20 AM by Sol Fury under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
1477643_508146869287917_1192952825089771246_n Autobase Aichi on Facebook has updated with some new images of the Takara-Tomy Japanese market exclusive figure, Lost Age Nemesis Prime. Nemesis Prime is a black and teal redeco of the Power Battler Optimus Prime, complete with a red sword (of fury!)

Check out the new images attached to this post.
Views: 5,200 / Credit: Autobase Aichi

Age of Extinction Generation 1 Deco Slog New Official Images

Posted on 08-30-2014 at 01:13 AM by Sol Fury under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
10603225_10152655401337726_8233454693989424647_n The Transformers Colombia Facebook group has shared some new images of the Amazon exclusive Generation 1 deco of Age of Extinction Slog. These new images show this sharp retro decoed toy in both his modes as well as giving us a look at the packaging - check them out attached to this story.
Views: 4,649 / Credit: Transformers Colombia

Target Exclusive Age of Extinction Collection Six Pack Released at US Retail

Posted on 08-30-2014 at 01:04 AM by Sol Fury under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
8lhFRwih The Transformers Age of Extinction collection pack of six one-step changer Transformers has now been sighted at US retail. The set of six figures includes the one-step changer versions of Bumblebee, Drift, Lockdown, Dinobot Slug and Dinobot Grimlock, along with an exclusive-to-this-set Silver Knight Optimus Prime one-step changer. It was sighted at Target in Richfield, MN by TFW2005 member Mister Gone
Views: 6,017 / Credit: Spliffdizzle, Mister Gone of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Primacy #2 iBooks Preview

Posted on 08-29-2014 at 04:52 PM by Sol Fury under Comics
TF_PRIMACY_02_COV_A225x225-75 Apple's iBooks have put up a brief three-page preview of Transformers Primacy issue #2, due out on 10 September! Issue #2 kicks off with an appearance by the Stunticons - one of the Decepticon special teams who will be getting new toys in next year's Combiner Wars series! Check out the preview for some great Stunticon action!
Views: 2,529 / Credit: Sockie of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Age of Extinction Retail Blu-Ray Releases and Dinobots Behind the Scenes Clip

Posted on 08-29-2014 at 04:50 PM by Sol Fury under Transformers Movie (Just Movie) (All Transformers Movie News)
5814_tn Blu-Ray.com have posted a double-whammy of Transformers: Age of Extinction news, with a run-down of the various retail editions of the Age of Extinction Blu-Ray release as well as a clip from a behind the scenes featurette dealing with the creation of the Dinobots.

The retail Blu-Ray sets, nine in total, are:
  • Toys R Us Exclusive Blu-Ray pack with exclusive Optimus Prime and Galvatron Kreons
  • Walmart exclusive quad pack - all four Transformers movies in one gorgeous set, featuring the four villains on the inside tray and the four main Autobots - Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Ironhide and Ratchet - on the reverse.
  • Walmart exclusive Blu Ray & DVD combo pack, with Optimus, Bumblebee and Stinger figurines
  • Walmart exclusive set with Bumblebee head packaging
  • Best Buy steelbook edition with awesome cover art
  • Amazon exclusive giftset with Optimus Prime and Grimlock statue
  • Target exclusive Blu Ray & DVD combo pack with transforming Optimus Prime case
  • Blu Ray & DVD combo pack with Optimus Prime & Lockdown drawstring bag
  • Plus the regular, no-frills Blu Ray retail edition!

Blu-Ray.com have pictures of all these sets, which we've mirrored attached to this story.

Check out the preview of the making-of segment below!


Views: 4,853 / Credit: Hollywood Hoist of the 2005 Boards!

Angry Birds Transformers: Cinematic Trailer (VHS-Rip)

Posted on 08-29-2014 at 08:24 AM by StayingInTheBox under Other News
Let's kick it old school! Angry Birds Transformers is happening and the supporting promotion for it is just as fun as the concept itself. Uploaded today on Rovio Entertainment's YouTube channel is a brand new commercial for the Transformers Angry Birds, which brings back the awesome 1980's animation style reminiscent of Generation 1!

Views: 1,937 / Credit: optimegatron of the 2005 Boards!

Robot Kingdom Newsletter #1237

Posted on 08-29-2014 at 08:21 AM by StayingInTheBox under Sponsor News
The fine folks over at Robot Kingdom just dropped us a line with their latest newsletter. Check out what's been happening at Robot Kingdom with the news below!
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Transformers Song Universe and Music Matrix Cover Images

Posted on 08-28-2014 at 04:29 PM by Sol Fury under Japanese Transformers
27463852d1409244576-new-japanese-transformers-dvd-cd-preorder-amazon-jp-8123wftgo6l_sl1500_ Amazon Japan have updated with cover images for the upcoming Transformers 30th anniversary special edition CD music collection Transformers Song Masterpiece and the DVD collection of all the show's many intros, Transformers Music Matrix.

Transformers Music Matrix is a DVD collecting clips of 55 openings and endings across the 30 year history of the franchise. Almost every opening and closing theme is represented - only "Big Bang", the first Japanese intro theme for Transformers Prime, is unrepresented. There are also some bonus additional tracks, alternate versions of the main intros to the original Generation 1 dub, Masterforce, the second intro and ending to Galaxy Force (Ignition and Growing Up, respectively) and Transformers Go. These bonus versions are almost certainly in respect of the fact that these series updated some of their opening and closing animations mid-season while keeping the same theme song. So other than Big Bang, this DVD seems to be a good representation of 30 years of Transformers cartoons. The cover features a montage of all the main Cybertron commanders from Generation 1 through to Zone.

Transformers Song Masterpiece is a similar deal, except as a four disc CD collection collecting the full-length Japanese songs for nearly every single Transformers opening and closing theme. The only absence again is "Big Bang". The cover to this one features Optimus Prime / Convoy in a stoic pose, with the rest of the label strongly inspired by the look of the Masterpiece toy packaging.

Both the CD boxed set and the DVD are due to release in Japan on September 17th - the 30th anniversary to the day of the premiere of the airing of the first Transformers cartoon.
Views: 3,463 / Credit: onnsake of the 2005 Boards!

More than Meets the Eye 33 Convention Exclusive Cover

Posted on 08-28-2014 at 04:29 PM by Sol Fury under Comics
10606457_625248794241039_2797672025804075304_n Alamo City Comic Con have announced on their Facebook page that they will be having an excluisve variant cover for More than Meets the Eye issue #33. The variant cover is a homage to Jurassic Park's iconic last scene involving the Tyrannosaurus Rex in the main lobby of the park, with the tattered banner falling in front of it - except in this cover, it's Grimlock taking up the T-Rex's role!

The cover features art by Casey Coller and colors by John-Paul Bove. It's a really cool piece, check it out at left!
Views: 3,314 / Credit: almightymaximus, optimalprimus of the 2005 Boards!

TFW's Age of Extinction Optimus Prime Rusty Version (Toys R Us Japan Exclusive) Gallery

Posted on 08-27-2014 at 04:51 PM by Sol Fury under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
RustyOptimusPrime32_3 We've got another great Transformers toy gallery to share with you tonight. Courtesy of TFW2005 photo staff member SydneyY, we have a look at the Takara-Tomy Toys R Us exclusive Age of Extinction "Rusty Version" Optimus Prime!

Based on Optimus Prime's evasion mode, used to hide from those hunting him in the new movie, this Toys R Us Japan exclusive release recolors Optimus into a cream deco with plentiful "rust" paint applications. The truck mode is extremely effective in this deco! In robot mode, Optimus features a whole lot of white and looks a bit less "grimey" than his normal truck might. There's a new headsculpt used for this version of the toy too - a full on faceplate version of the movie Optimus head is featured here, rather than the "mouth" head of the mass retail releases.

All in all, this release features an excellent take on the truck mode, but we feel the robot mode might be a bit divisive come the finish. Check out the awesome photos that SydneyY has done for us and judge for yourself!

Takara-Tomy Age of Extinction Optimus Prime Rusty Version (Toys R Us Japan Exclusive) Gallery
Views: 6,074 / Credit: SydneyY of the 2005 Boards!

Age of Extinction Leader Class Bumblebee found at US retail

Posted on 08-27-2014 at 03:44 PM by Sol Fury under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
securedownload-2_zpsab7b7235 By way of 2005 Boards member Timothy.R we have a sighting of a whole swarm of Age of Extinction Leader class Bumblebee! The leader class Bumblebee is the third Leader class toy released for the Age of Extinction line, and is a re-release of the Dark of the Moon toy, without the MechTech weapon. Definitely one for the completists, or the fans of 'bee! He was found at Costco in Montgomeryville, PA.
Views: 7,617 / Credit: Timothy.R of the 2005 Boards!

Age of Extinction Platinum Silver Knight Optimus Prime Released in the US

Posted on 08-27-2014 at 02:46 PM by Sol Fury under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
27463527d1409119838-minnesota-transformers-sightings-image We've got a new Transformers toy sighting for you today folks. TFW2005 member Jertallica reports finding the Platinum Edition Silver Knight Optimus Prime at the Plymouth Target in Minnesota.

This Silver Knight Optimus Prime is a redeco of the huge First Edition Age of Extinction Optimus Prime. As you can see from Jertallica's pic, this figure has a striking mix of silver plastic and silver chrome. While it's not for everyone, this figure seems to be very much the definitive version of the Silver Knight Optimus Prime concept that Target has been running for their exclusives this movie.
Views: 5,935 / Credit: Jertallica of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers: Legends Game Event - Enter The Nightbird

Posted on 08-27-2014 at 01:01 PM by SilverOptimus under Video Games
Transformers-Legends-ENTER-THE-NIGHTBIRD Mobage has announced the next Transformers: Legends event; Enter The Nightbird.

NIGHTBIRD, an ally of the AUTOBOTS, was kidnapped by MEGATRON. The female ninja robot was reprogrammed to destroy her friends, but can she be saved before she slices them to bits? Find out on TRANSFORMERS: Legends – "ENTER THE NIGHTBIRD"!
Views: 3,408

Transformers 4 Age Of Extinction Home Release And Special Features Info Press Release

Posted on 08-27-2014 at 12:33 PM by SilverOptimus under Transformers Movie (Just Movie) (All Transformers Movie News)
TF4_BD_OSLV_3DEXTRASKW_MECH We have received an official press release from Paramount regarding the Home Release of Transformers: Age Of Extinction.

The movie will release on 30th September on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD & VOD loaded with special features including the famous Kreon Movie Trilogy Summary video plus a feature for the upcoming Angry Birds: Transformers game.

Street date: September 30, 2014 (Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD, VOD) and September 16, 2014 (Digital HD)

Runtime: 164 minutes

SRP:
$52.99 (Blu-ray 3D Combo)
$42.99 (Blu-ray Combo)
$29.99 (DVD)

You can read the entire Press Release, after the jump.
Views: 3,005 / Credit: Pinky Prime and MTME of the 2005 Boards!

Masterpiece Star Saber Brainmaster Images

Posted on 08-27-2014 at 07:08 AM by Sol Fury under Transformers Masterpiece
0cfa9e95c9682fef7844ed3af9b84703_zps86759bb4 Via the twitter account of Hisashi yuki, we have a look at the prototype of the Brainmaster "Brain of Courage" driver figure for Masterpiece Star Saber. This figure is a tiny little partner accessory roughly the size of a Diaclone driver - while unlike the original, he does not contain the face of Saber, his other interactions with the new Masterpiece Star Saber remain intact! Check out the new images attached to this story.
Views: 9,776 / Credit: optimalprimus of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers VS G.I. Joe Issue #2 Preview

Posted on 08-26-2014 at 04:08 PM by Sol Fury under Comics
TF-GIJ-02-pr-1-b1c78 Comic Book Resources have posted a full preview for tomorrow's Transformers VS G.I. Joe Issue #2. Issue #2 of this ongoing, retro-styled series featuring Hasbro's "big 2" 90's franchises duking it out has the battle hotting up with a variety of pleasing cameos including Decepticon citybot Trypticon and Devastator! Check out the preview and see what you think.
Views: 2,524 / Credit: Sockie of the 2005 Boards!

TFsource SourceNews for August 26, 2014!

Posted on 08-26-2014 at 03:33 PM by StayingInTheBox under Sponsor News
TFW2005 friend and sponsor TFsource just dropped us a line with their latest Sourcenews! Check out what's new over at the Source with the newsletter below!

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NJCC November 9th 2014 Guest Announcement Christian Brock and Shapeways

Posted on 08-26-2014 at 02:31 PM by DESTRO under Conventions
shapeways-logo-300x214 Christian Brock of WuLongToys will be giving modeling demonstrations in Sketchup as well as be available to talk about and answer questions relating to Shapeways, 3D Printing, the Hasbro Partnership, and being an amateur/fan toy designer and what that means for other fans with great ideas. Representing Shapeways, Christian will have material samples and 3D prints on hand so that you can get an in person look at the products offered through Shapeways ranging from replacement, add-on and upgrade parts to action figure model kits and even full color statues. Shapeways is the leading 3D printing marketplace and community empowering designers to bring amazing products to life. By giving anyone the ability to quickly and affordably turn ideas from digital designs into real products, Shapeways is fundamentally changing how products are made and by whom.

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When and Where Is The Next New Jersey Collectors Con?
Holiday Inn Cherry Hill – New Jersey
2175 West Marlton Pike (Rt. 70), Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Sunday, November 9th, 2014
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TFW2005 Community Opinion Piece: Toys We Can't Put Down

Posted on 08-26-2014 at 12:00 PM by Secretcode under Site Updates
optimus_prime_voyager_box_1199643237 Last weekend, I asked the members of the TFW2005 forums about what toys they kept coming back to over the years and received some pretty surprising results with some very clear "winners".

This discussion wasn't just a one off experiment, as the very subject I asked the readers about was also aimed toward myself in this new opinion piece about the very same subject where I go over five Transformers toys I keep going back to again and again, and also share many of the responses from both the TFW2005 Forum and the TFW2005 Lounge as well as the final results of the poll!

Take the jump to see the article, and as always stay tuned to TFW2005 as news and original content goes live.
Views: 5,586

WTF@TFW Episode 318 Now Online

Posted on 08-26-2014 at 09:49 AM by Secretcode under Site Updates
il_340x270588641917_6j49_zpse45a6a69 Have you observed Hero Mashers? Have you rented toys? Have you restored an 80's soundtrack? All these questions and more are answered by Aaron and TJ on this, the final recording of Vangelus-29.

You can download and comment on it here: WTF @ TFW - Episode 318

If you use iTunes and regularly subscribe to podcasts, you can add us to your player and have the software download each episode automatically each time we update. To do that, and give us a reviews on iTunes, click here: Transformers Podcast on iTunes.

Transformers More Than Meets The Eye #32 Full Preview

Posted on 08-25-2014 at 08:37 PM by Tony_Bacala under Comics
page_1 IDW via Issuu have posted a full preview of Transformers MTMTE #32, due out in comic stores this week.

On a quest to find the Knights of Cybertron, the starship Lost Light vanished. As the crew escape, they begin disappearing one by one - seemingly at random. But a pattern reveals itself: only crew who were not onboard the Lost Light when it originally left Cybertron remain... and a damaged and dead in space Lost Light reappears.

Check out the preview and be sure to pick up the full book when it hits stores!
Views: 4,962 / Credit: slugslinger2004 of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Writer James Roberts to attend TFcon Chicago 2014

Posted on 08-25-2014 at 05:01 PM by Super_Megatron under Conventions
james-roberts TFcon is very pleased to welcome James Roberts the writer of the fan favorite comic book series Transformers More Than Meets The Eye to TFcon Chicago 2014. Mr. Roberts will be taking part in Q&A panels and autograph sessions with the attendees of America’s largest fan-run Transformers convention.

TFcon Chicago – America's largest fan-run Transformers convention will take place October 24th to 26th, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare – 9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Rosemont, Illinois to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Transformers. You can book your discounted room now via the TFcon 2014 hotel reservation website. Online registration is now available for TFcon Chicago 2014. You can follow the Admission/Registration/Ticket Information link to purchase your advance tickets.

TFcon Chicago 2014 features a huge dealer room for Transformers merchandise, question and answer panels and autograph sessions with many special guests including ALAN OPPENHEIMER the voices of Warpath, Beachcomber, Breakdown and Seaspray in Transformers Generation 1 well as the voices of Skeletor, Man-At-Arms and Mer-Man from He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, in addition to DAN GILVEZAN best known as the voice of the Autobot Bumblebee in the original Transformers cartoon as well as the voice of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the 1981 animated series, Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends. He also voiced Goldbug, Hot Spot, Outback, Rollbar, Scamper, Skids and Snapdragon in Transformers Generation 1, plus AARON ARCHER former Hasbro VP, toy designer and creative lead for all Transformers partnerships as well as Transformers Comic Book artists SARAH STONE and ANDREW GRIFFITH. More guests TBA.

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Masterpiece Star Saber core robot comparison image

Posted on 08-25-2014 at 04:42 PM by Sol Fury under Transformers Masterpiece
27463169d1408968579-takara-masterpiece-fans-choice-winner-star-saber-bv4g1t-cuaivlay Hisashi Yuki has tweeted a fresh image of the prototype of Masterpiece Star Saber. This new image shows the core robot - named Saber - alongside the original Generation 1 Saber robot. This image shows that the new Masterpiece edition of Saber is smaller than his Generation 1 original, but also shows up just how much more detailed and animated the new figures design is - check out the much improved chest proportions, for example! We've attached the new image to this story - keep it TFW for more Masterpiece Transformers news!
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Masterpiece Wheeljack - Releasing on 10 September?

Posted on 08-25-2014 at 04:37 PM by Sol Fury under Transformers Masterpiece
Bv6CuXNIMAAqpAT Our sponsors TFSource are reporting that the next Masterpiece series Transformer, Wheeljack, will finally be released in just over two weeks! According to this tweet, Masterpiece Wheeljack will be released in Japan on 9/10, and will be in stock at TFSource the week after - so get ready Transformers fans, there is some new Masterpiece goodness coming your way!
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Josh Feldman Joins Hasbro Studios Following The Success Of Transformers 4 Age Of Extinction

Posted on 08-25-2014 at 02:37 PM by SilverOptimus under Transformers Movie (Just Movie) (All Transformers Movie News)
Josh-Feldman-Hasbro-Studios-Transformers Hasbro Studios scored a major win today by bringing in Josh Feldman to the team for a new position titled head of development of the company's film and TV division.

This is big news on major entertainment news websites since Mr. Feldman is known throughout the industry for his work on movies such as the current X-Men movies.

"With his tremendous experience in brand-focused film storytelling, Josh is ideally suited for this role as we look to expand our feature business," which includes a third 'G.I. Joe' film, says Stephen Davis; president of Hasbro Studios and global entertainment and licensing for Hasbro. "His focus will be on both our franchise and new brands in live-action and animation, and Josh will work closely with the studio’s TV development, brand, design, digital and licensing teams to deliver full storytelling integration across our brand blueprint."
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More than Meets the Eye 32 Subscription and Retailer Incentive Covers

Posted on 08-25-2014 at 06:45 AM by Sol Fury under Comics
Bv3mjGJIUAA9SCj_zps309377f9 IDW has posted the subscription and retailer incentive variant covers for More than Meets the Eye issue #32 - due out this week! The subscription variant cover features the popular new face among the Autobots Nautica alongside a popular familiar face, Nightbeat, while the retailer incentive is another 30th anniversary throwback to a classic tail - this time the classic 1988 arc which saw Ratchet and Megatron merged into one horrendous creature in a Spacebridge accident. Check out the artwork for both cover variants attached to this post.
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ArtStorm ES Transformers Optimus Prime and Rodimus Prime Images

Posted on 08-25-2014 at 06:39 AM by Sol Fury under Japanese Transformers
A150207 Taghobby have shared some new images of the upcoming superdeformed versions of Optimus Prime and Rodimus Prime from ArtStorm. Standing 110 mm high, these cutesy little figures are a part of the ES Transformers series. They're nicely detailed licensed figures that do not transform, and they seem to be due for a release around April of 2015 for 4,800 yen. Check out the new images after the break.
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Captured Prey Sponsor Update for 25 August 2014

Posted on 08-25-2014 at 06:32 AM by Sol Fury under Sponsor News
We have received an update from our friends and sponsors Captured Prey, who have a big list of in stock and preorder items for you.

Captured Prey will also be at TFcon Chicago in October, so be sure to say hello to Sidecutter and the team if you are attending! Before then though you might be interested to know that the Captured Prey summer sale is still running! Check it out - you might get yourself a bargain!

Check out a few highlights of the new in stock items below and a full rundown after the break!


NEW ITEMS IN STOCK/RESTOCKS:

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Aeon Exclusive Wheeljack - $37.00
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NEW PRE-ORDERS NOW OPEN:

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Generations Deluxe Nightbeat - $16.00
Generations Deluxe Jhiaxus - $16.00
Generations Leader Jetfire - $45.00


Transformers Generations Volume 2 Train Wars Art Preview

Posted on 08-25-2014 at 06:28 AM by Sol Fury under Japanese Transformers
Bv3SGfjCEAAmXi- Yuki Ohshima has shared some artwork from the upcoming Transformers comic story "Train Wars Part 2" which will be featured in the "Transformers Generations 2014 Volume 2" book, which is out today. The artwork shows the Generations 2014 volume 2 mail-in exclusive figure, Goshooter, alongside his partner Shuta. It's evident from the artwork that the Generations Nightbeat mold will work very well for this release! Check it out by clicking on the thumbnail attached to this story.
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Masterpiece Star Saber Prototype Images from Dengeki Hobby Magazine

Posted on 08-24-2014 at 10:29 AM by Sol Fury under Transformers Masterpiece
Ke4sUdW Japanese hobby magazine Dengeki Hobby has some new images of the prototype of the Masterpiece Fan's Choice figure, Star Saber. The commander of the Cybertrons in the Japanese continuity, Star Saber is loaded with features authentic to the original toy.

Of note is that the Brainmaster figure is present - as we saw in previous images - and there is a demonstration of how the Brainmaster feature works this time out. Unlike the original - where the smaller robot's face was within the Brainmaster figure - this time out it seems like the face is within the robot, with the Brainmaster merely fitting in the chest. This does make the Saber portion of Star Saber somewhat animation-accurate, though.

The combination of smaller Saber robot and V-Star booster module for the larger Star Saber robot are also demonstrated, along with the lateral arm movement of the full Star Saber figure. There's also a look at some more dynamic poses from both Saber and Star Saber, plus concealed rocket pods for the jet mode - again, all of this seems to be very heavily taken from the look of Star Saber in the animation.

Check out the scans - coming at you via Taghobby - attached to this post.
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WTF @ TFW Podcast Episode 317 Now Online

Posted on 08-24-2014 at 08:20 AM by Sol Fury under Site Updates
863563100_zps888c7f54 In week number 317, Vangelus must factor in an apparent absence of Seth Buzzard using methods both logical and random.

You can download and comment on it here: WTF @ TFW - Episode 317

If you use iTunes and regularly subscribe to podcasts, you can add us to your player and have the software download each episode automatically each time we update. To do that, and give us a reviews on iTunes, click here: Transformers Podcast on iTunes.
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Transformers Live Action Movie Trilogy Limited Edition Steelbook Rerelease

Posted on 08-24-2014 at 03:00 AM by SilverOptimus under Transformers Movie (Just Movie) (All Transformers Movie News)
Transformers-Live-Action-Movie-Trilogy-Limited-Edition-Steelbook Best Buy has posted some listings for a rerelease of the first three movie of the Transformers Live Action Movie Franchise (Transformers 2007, Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen and Transformers: Dark Of The Moon).

The release date of the Transformers Movie Trilogy Limited Edition Steelbooks is just a couple of weeks away; on September 07th. Each movie is priced at $17.99. You can check out the links below, for pre-order:

Transformers 2007 Limited Edition Steelbook

Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen Limited Edition Steelbook

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon Limited Edition Steelbook
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Transformers Amazon Listing – Transformers: Animated The Complete Allspark Almanac

Posted on 08-23-2014 at 12:54 PM by SilverOptimus under Animated
Transformers-Animated-The-Complete-All-Spark-Almanac Transformers: Animated news, after a long time. Amazon has posted a listing for Transformers: Animated - The Complete Allspark Almanac. This'll be a great buy for those who missed the original prints.

Product Description:
Transformers: Animated - The Complete Allspark Almanac by Jim Sorenson and Bill Forster.

The Allspark Almanac is a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind atlas to the amazing 2008 animated series universe. Discover behind-the-scenes secrets directly from the show's creators. This volume is packed with over 400-pages of full-color bios, character models, episode summaries, interviews, and more. Collects both original volumes into one book!
  • Paperback: 440 pages
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing
  • Release Date: February 10, 2015
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1631402102
  • ISBN-13: 978-1631402104
  • Price: $28.00

Amazon has also added cover pages for the previously announced Angry Birds: Transformers books. You can check them out, after the jump.
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Beast Wars Optimal Optimus Black Prototype Auction

Posted on 08-23-2014 at 12:07 PM by Tony_Bacala under Featured Ebay Auctions
optimalblack eBay seller starwarsprotos is at it again with another rare item. This time it's Beast War's Optimal Optimus, in prototype form. The figure is mostly black plastic with hints of orange. He comes from an estate of a former Kenner/Hasbro employee that starwarsprotos is slowly auctioning off.

Check out a full set of pics over on eBay here!
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Transformers VS G.I. Joe Trade Paperback Volume 1

Posted on 08-23-2014 at 08:35 AM by Sol Fury under Comics
IDW-GI-Joe-vs-Transformers---Hisstank_1381512020 Amazon have put up a preorder page for a trade paperback of IDW's new Transformers VS G.I. Joe series. Coming in December 2014, this volume boasts 152 pages, which works out at 5 or 6 issues including the Free Comic Book Day zero issue. Other details are light - we don't even have a cover for this one yet. Watch this space for future updates.
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Transformers Cloud Energon Ironhide and Hellwarp

Posted on 08-23-2014 at 08:13 AM by Sol Fury under Japanese Transformers
P1010669 Via Dengeki Hobby, we have our first look at the next two releases in the Transformers Cloud series. On the Autobot side we have Roadbuster, a Transformers Energon Ironhide themed repaint of Generations Roadbuster. He's the fourth wave's Takara-Tomy Mall exclusive, and works shockingly well in the Energon Ironhide deco.

On the Decepticon side we have Hellwarp, a Skywarp themed recolor of Generations Skybyte. Hellwarp is the E-Hobby exclusive of the fourth set of Cloud releases. He's got an involved backstory - while Hellwarp is a complete new, non-homage character, there was a Hellscream in 1998's Beast Wars Second, who was a remold of Cybershark to represent an evolved version of that show's Starscream. Hellwarp is a similar concept - a recolored version of Generations Skybyte to represent a cyborg shark evolution of skywarp. To top it off, the mohawk head that using the Skybyte mold gives Skywarp just might be a reference to Transformers Armada Skywarp, who also had a fin on his head.

Check out the full gallery on Dengeki Hobby, which includes new pics of the previous six Cloud releases as well.
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Ener-Con is this weekend in Winnipeg Manitoba

Posted on 08-23-2014 at 06:57 AM by Super_Megatron under Conventions
Ener-Con-Flyer Manitoba's first ever Transformers Fan Convention starts this morning at 9 am. Their guest of honour is G1 voice actor Michael Chain the voices of Hoist, Powerglide and Red Alert. Other guests include artists Marvin Mariano & James Raiz. There will also be over 30 vendors, local artists, exclusive toys, T-shirts, activities, contests, attendee prize draws and more! A 2012 Transformers Special Edition Bumblebee will be on hand at the Hotel all weekend for free photos with attendees. And to top it off admission is only $10 for the weekend.

For more details check out the Ener-Con website.
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Transformers: Hero Mashers Commercial

Posted on 08-22-2014 at 11:41 AM by SilverOptimus under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
Transformers-Hero-Mashers-Commercial Hasbro's Official Transformers You Tube Channel has been updated with a commercial for Transformers: Hero Mashers.
  • Transformers Hero Mashers figures are totally customizable.
  • Head, arms, and legs detach.
  • Mix parts from Optimus Prime, Bulkhead or Starscream Hero Mashers figures - sold separately.

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Platinum Edition Optimus Prime & Sideswipe In-Hand

Posted on 08-22-2014 at 11:19 AM by Mechafire under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
c098 TFW2005 boards member griffin-of-oz is here to bring us an in-hand look at the Transformers: Age of Extinction Platinum Edition Optimus Prime & Sideswipe set. He offers us a gallery of the figures, showing them off with some comparisons, as well as a writeup detailing the set.

If you thought the original First Edition Optimus Prime figure had a lot of chrome, think again, because this version has even more of it, along with an alternate faceplated head sculpt. Also coming in the set is a recolor of the trailer from MP-10, as well as a Sideswipe who is quite similar to the ROTF Swerve figure.

Check out TFW's selection of images, then griffin's gallery after the jump as well as the full gallery at Ozformers!
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Robot Kingdom Newsletter #1236

Posted on 08-22-2014 at 09:35 AM by StayingInTheBox under Sponsor News
The fine folks over at Robot Kingdom just dropped us a line with their latest newsletter. Check out what's new at Robot Kingdom with the links below!
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Hi,
Here is a quick update from Robotkingdom.

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For over USD300 Order, A Card Album will also be included!

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A Glimpse Inside Ex Kenner/Hasbro Employee's Toy Collection

Posted on 08-21-2014 at 09:07 AM by StayingInTheBox under Other News
It's not very often Transformers fans get to witness toy history, such as something as epic as a nearly $27,000 G2 Menasor auction. Needless to say when prototypes, unreleased items, and test shots are shown, Transformers fans can be mesmerized by what we see. TFW thought it would be cool to share a small piece of that with two videos provided by z75sales, the seller who has been listing several unreleased items including the infamous G2 Menasor.

In the two videos we get a glimpse of the sheer size of an ex Kenner/Hasbro employee who is selling off the collection of untouched and rarely seen items. Literally hundreds of boxes with toys from the late 80's and 1990's need to be organized and categorized, some of which still hold surprises!

Check out the videos below for a fun piece of the rarely seen side of our hobby.

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Q Transformers Mystery of Convoy Play Through Video

Posted on 08-21-2014 at 08:17 AM by StayingInTheBox under Video Games
TFW2005 boards member Protoman just got his hands on the Q Transformers Mystery of Convoy video game for your iPad and/or Android tablet, and he was cool enough to provide a play through video of the game! The in depth video provides a great overview of everything about the Mystery of Convoy; check it out below as Protoman will say it best!

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New Magazine images From Figure Oh - Kabaya Samurai Team & LA-13 Nemesis Prime

Posted on 08-20-2014 at 11:19 PM by Jacer under Japanese Transformers
10492193_730806130318663_1021253407460523211_n-1 New pictures coming in from the magazine, Figure Oh. We get a few first looks at the upcoming Kabaya Samurai Team as well as LA-13 Nemesis Prime. We get another look at Takara Legends Sky-Byte and Jetfire. Lastly we see AD-29 Slog and AD-30 Sky Drift, who is being compared with car Drift and Bumblebee.

Check out the pictures after the jump and join the discussion.
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TFcon announces 3rd Party Product Panel for TFcon Chicago

Posted on 08-20-2014 at 12:36 PM by Super_Megatron under Conventions
tfcon-usa2 Due to the success of the last 4 years in Toronto, TFcon will host the 3rd Party Product Panel at TFcon Chicago 2014. TFcon has invited 3rd party product manufacturers to once again contribute to a presentation focusing on new information and images of upcoming collector focused toys. TFcon encourages all 3rd party companies to contact them to be involved in this presentation that will have information shared to thousands of fans at the event and then online around the world.

TFcon Chicago – America's largest fan-run Transformers convention will take place October 24th to 26th, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare – 9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Rosemont, Illinois to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Transformers. You can book your discounted room now via the TFcon 2014 hotel reservation website. Online registration is now available for TFcon Chicago 2014. You can follow the Admission/Registration/Ticket Information link to purchase your advance tickets.

TFcon Chicago 2014 features a huge dealer room for Transformers merchandise, question and answer panels and autograph sessions with many special guests including ALAN OPPENHEIMER the voices of Warpath, Beachcomber, Breakdown and Seaspray in Transformers Generation 1 well as the voices of Skeletor, Man-At-Arms and Mer-Man from He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, in addition to DAN GILVEZAN best known as the voice of the Autobot Bumblebee in the original Transformers cartoon as well as the voice of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the 1981 animated series, Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends. He also voiced Goldbug, Hot Spot, Outback, Rollbar, Scamper, Skids and Snapdragon in Transformers Generation 1, plus AARON ARCHER former Hasbro VP, toy designer and creative lead for all Transformers partnerships as well as Transformers Comic Book artists SARAH STONE and ANDREW GRIFFITH. More guests TBA.

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Diamond Comics Shipping List for August 27th

Posted on 08-20-2014 at 12:19 PM by Mechafire under Comics
TF_MTMTE_32_cvrA_1400688726 TFW2005 boards member D-Drive is here once again bringing us the Diamond Comics shipping list for next Wednesday, August 27th. After a long and excruciating wait, the next issue of Transformers: More than Meets the Eye is finally upon us, and promises to bring the tears. Also coming to us is Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #2, and a figure of a certain freelance peacekeeping agent.

Read on for the full details, and discuss after the jump!

TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE #32 (also shipping 1-in-10 and subscription variants)

(W) James Roberts (A/CA) Alex Milne
SLAUGHTERHOUSE! The crew of the Lost Light are used to past decisions coming back to bite them, but nothing-not even an ULTRA MAGNUS-certified crash course in the law of unintended consequences-could have prepared them for the horrors of Sector 113. Be warned: this issue is not for the easily distressed-or the easily heartbroken.

TRANSFORMERS VS GI JOE #2 (also shipping 1-in-10 and subscription variants)

(W) Tom Scioli, John Barber (A/CA) Tom Scioli
BOOTS ON THE GROUND! The war has begun-and no bars will be held! SCARLETT's forces go head-to-head with MEGATRON's hordes-and the most off-beat adventure in comic book history hits a new level of dangerous alliances, deadly invasions, and devastating betrayals!

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Marvel Comics' Avengers are ready for action with Hasbro's new 3 3/4" Avengers Infinite Series Action Figures! These figures feature extensive articulation and detailing, and they come with accessories ready for battle! Figures include Platinum Hulk, Platinum Wonder Man, Death's Head, Rocket Raccoon and Groot, Drax, and Star-Lord. Blister card packaging.
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Sarah Stone PREVIEWS September Catalog Cover

Posted on 08-20-2014 at 12:18 PM by Mechafire under Comics
STK655867 In addition to the Novermber solicits that we brought you this morning, we also have a new cover for the September edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog from PREVIEWSworld. The front cover to said catalog features art by none other than Transformers: Windblade artist Sarah Stone, displaying characters intrinsic to upcoming stories such as Optimus Prime, Megatron, Drift, Windblade, and Grimlock:

Check it out after the jump!

UPDATE: Thanks to Sarah Stone's Twitter, we now have the clean version of the cover! We've attached it here for your viewing pleasure after the jump.
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Transformers: Legends Game Event - Beast Machines

Posted on 08-20-2014 at 12:17 PM by SilverOptimus under Video Games
Transformers-Legends---Beast-Machines Mobage has announced the next Transformers: Legends event; Beast Machines.

The beastly MAXIMALS have returned to Cybertron, but MEGATRON and his VEHICON forces have taken over. A new war for Cybertron has begun! Can the MAXIMALS restore peace to their home? Find out on TRANSFORMERS: Legends – “BEAST MACHINES”!
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Sarah Stone Transformers: Primacy #2 Cover

Posted on 08-20-2014 at 10:13 AM by Mechafire under Comics
tumblr_nadeuyZX4s1rojbapo1_1280 Busy morning for Transformers comic fans! IDW's Tumblr page has updated with a new cover for the upcoming Transformers: Primacy #2, done by Transformers: Windblade artist Sarah Stone! The cover features some of the "big name" Decepticons, focusing mainly on Soundwave, Starscream, and Shockwave, among others.

Sarah has also taken to her own Tumblr to post a clean version of the cover.

You can check them both and and discuss after the break!
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Takara Lost Age Grimlock G1 Version In-Hand

Posted on 08-20-2014 at 10:12 AM by Mechafire under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
CIMG8710_zps4065ebc7 TFW2005 boards member Masabon has dropped by to bring us an in-hand look at Takara's Lost Age Grimlock G1 version. Grimlock here is the Transformers: Age of Extinction Voyager Grimlock mold done up in G1 colors, not unlike the the Grimlock in the SDCC G1 Dinobot set which was released recently.

Check out TFW's selection of photos, and view the full gallery after the break!
Views: 4,029 / Credit: Masabon of the 2005 Boards!
 
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