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Read on for all the news from TFW2005 in chronological order, from all sub-categories. Includes updates on the Transformers movies, Transformers toys, products, and everything else related to Transformers, dating back to 2003.

Nuremberg Toy Fair - First Look at Combiner Wars TITAN DEVASTATOR?

Posted on 01-28-2015 at 10:51 AM by Mechafire under Generations / Classics
1978849_603024199797087_5224819073436592702_n "JT" on Facebook via daimchoc on the 2005 Boards may have just given us our first look at the long-rumored Generations Combiner Wars Titan class Devastator from Nuremberg Toy Fair. Devastator appears to be very faithful to G1, lacking any influences from other continuities such as IDW, meaning no Prowl/"Prowlastator" here. TFW members have also noticed what looks to be his box right below him, showing six circles along its side, likely showcasing each separate component of the combiner

Also included in this image is the box of the Toys 'R' Us exclusive US release of Masterpiece Bluestreak who, from what we can tell, looks to be largely unchanged from his Takara release.

There are also some other mystery items in the image that we can't quite make out yet, but keep an eye on this post for any future updates as TFW brings you all the latest news from Nuremberg Toy Fair!
Views: 11,133 / Credit: daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Subscription Service Nacelle Production Sample

Posted on 01-28-2015 at 10:49 AM by Jacer under Conventions
10896923_848358721889774_4523065247508611253_n Following up on Serpent O.R., the Transformers Collectors' Club has updated their Facebook page with a production sample of Transformers Subscription Service 3.0 Nacelle! Nacelle is a repaint of Botcon Thrust released in 2007.

Join the discussion after the jump!
Views: 604 / Credit: General Tekno of the 2005 Boards!

Takara Cloud Ironhide Hits eBay

Posted on 01-28-2015 at 10:48 AM by Tony_Bacala under Japanese Transformers
cloud-roadbuster eBay seller Lena81822 has some loose Cloud Ironhide figures up, giving us an in-hand look at the figure. The deco for this pulls from Transformers Energon Ironhide and slaps in on Generations Roadbuster. When it hits the auction sites like this it usually means it's getting ready to drop.

You can check out additional pics of it here: Takara Transformers Cloud TFC-A04 Autobot Roadbuster loose figure
Views: 2,076

Jeff Kline Interview - Transformers Prime, Robots In Disguise, and More

Posted on 01-28-2015 at 10:47 AM by Matty under Robots In Disguise (201x)
3906409-trans_1421771769 Unicron.com recently sat down with Jeff Kline, an executive producer for numerous Transformers projects of recent years including Transformers Prime, Rescue Bots, and most recently Robots In Disguise (2015). The interview provides some fantastic details about the Transformers Prime show and how it will continue its impact on Robots in Disguise. Most importantly, Mr. Kline has revealed/confirmed that season 1 of RID is complete and production for season 2 is already under way.

Jeff Kline: TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IS DISGUISE IS THE OFFICIAL NAME. RID IS CURRENTLY WRAPPING PRODUCTION ON 26 EPS. FOR SEASON 1… AND WRITING/RECORDING/BOARDING FOR SEASON 2. IT’S SLATED TO PREMIERE ON CARTOON NETWORK IN THE NEXT MONTH OR TWO, THOUGH I HAVEN’T YET HEARD A FIRM “PREMIERE DATE.” BUT, HONESTLY, MY CONTRACT WITH HASBRO ENDED IN DECEMBER, SO I MIGHT BE THE VERY LAST PERSON TO KNOW! (AFTER 5+ YEARS, FELT LIKE IT WAS TIME TO LIVE WITH MY FAMILY IN MAINE AGAIN…)

Make the jump to read the full interview and get all of the details by Mr. Kline. Be sure to also comment in our discussion link below about RID season 2 (and 1, of course)!
Views: 865 / Credit: DJsFromCtron of the 2005 Boards!

Robots In Disguise 2015 France Premier Dates

Posted on 01-28-2015 at 10:26 AM by Matty under Robots In Disguise (201x)
hasbro-tfrid-image_1421189645 Coming via the French television network website Canal J, we have confirmation of a premiere date for Robots In Disguise in France. The new Transformers cartoon will start airing on February 9, 2015. TFW2005 member abates copied over the episodes and Google translation for us:

Episode 1, February 9, 11am: Nouvelle mission sur Terre (New Mission on Earth)
Episode 2, February 9, 4:05pm: Le dévoreur (The Devourer)
Episode 3, February 10, 4:05pm: Mise en confiance (Building Trust)
Episode 4, February 12, 4:05pm: Au-delà des apparences (Beyond Appearances)
Episode 5, February 13, 4:05pm: Une journée au musée (A Day at the Museum)


Hit the discussion link below!
Views: 437 / Credit: abates of the 2005 Boards!

Diamond Comics Shipping List for February 4th.

Posted on 01-28-2015 at 10:15 AM by ORIO under Comics
mtmte37 2005 Board member D-Drive has been kind enough to send over the Diamond Comics shipping list for next Wednesday, February 4th. On tap for our beloved Transformers is:

TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE #37 DAYS OF DECEPTION (also shipping subscription & 1-in-10 variants)

(W) James Roberts (A/CA) Alex Milne
DESPERATE MEASURES! Four million years ago, as CYBERTRON teetered on the brink of all-out war, a group of Autobots decided it was time to take matters into their own hands. Everyone concerned would subsequently agree that this was a very, very bad move...


TRANSFORMERS NYCC 2014 EXCL VINYL DECAL ELEPHANT GUN, LLC
This decal, available exclusively at the New York Comic-Con 2014, is perfect for use on car windows, laptops, tablets, and more. Made of high quality polyester and then printed, it will look great outdoors or in for a very long time! This decal features the Transformers and was limited to 250 total pieces. Get the last few not sold at the Con for your store!

Transformers GI Joe #5 was listed by IDW as coming out next week but it wasn't on my list and Diamond Comics status says it hasn't shipped yet so maybe it will ship the 11th.
Views: 831 / Credit: D-Drive

Robots in Disguise Legion Class Grimlock & Sideswipe Sighted & In-Hand

Posted on 01-28-2015 at 08:47 AM by Mechafire under Robots In Disguise (201x)
image TFW2005 boards member TFfanSean has sighted and purchased the Transformers: Robots in Disguise Legion class Grimlock and Sideswipe figures, and has also provided us with an in-hand look at them via a video review.

Check it after the break!
Views: 1,906 / Credit: TFfanSean of the 2005 Boards!

Kre-O Battlechangers Commercial

Posted on 01-28-2015 at 08:46 AM by Sol Fury under Kre-O
Hasbro have updated their Youtube channel with a new commercial for the Kre-O Battlechangers - Kre-O sets that transform from robot to vehicle without having to remove any parts! Check out the commercial embedded below:

Views: 355 / Credit: netkid of the 2005 Boards!

Rescue Bots Blurr Revealed and Released at Hong Kong Retail

Posted on 01-28-2015 at 08:39 AM by Sol Fury under Rescue Bots
27493683d1422421246-rescue-bots-rescan-optimus-blurr-found-hong-kong-11 Here's a pleasant surprise - a new Transformers toy we knew nothing about has arrived at retail! TFW2005 member Kaiser reports that he has found a Rescue Bots version of Blurr at retail in Hong Kong. Blurr is a flashy looking purple race car with the style and aesthetics of the other recent Rescue Bots releases.

He's been found alongside the new mold Optimus Prime, who is a new sighting at retail in Hong Kong. There's been no sighting of Salvage, though, who was also previously teased as coming soon - so perhaps Blurr has raced into the new assortment ahead of Salvage?
Views: 1,712 / Credit: Kaiser of the 2005 Boards!

TFW's Combiner Wars Silverbolt In-Hand Gallery

Posted on 01-27-2015 at 04:05 PM by Sol Fury under Generations / Classics
Silverbolt-Robot-20 Next up, we're on to the Voyagers in our series of galleries looking at the new Combiner Wars Transformers toys, and so, here's Silverbolt! The leader of the Aerialbots with the crippling fear of heights is the first of the Generation 1 combiner team leaders to be updated for the Combiner Wars line, and he's rather cool.

Silverbolt himself is a great and faithful update of the original, right down to the passenger jet alternate mode that looks close to his original concorde alternate mode. The robot mode likewise nails the look of the original, with all the style of an updated design much as we have been seeing throughout the Combiner Wars line. Silverbolt comes with a pair of accessories - a long rifle and a shield, both of which can mount on the arms, though the rifle also fits into Silverbolt's hands. The two accessories combine into a huge weapon which can mount beneath the nose of the jet mode. It even features a fake wheel molded in to compensate for the fact it covers the landing gear when attached.

The main draw of the Combiner Wars toys, though, is combining them into a single gigantic robot, and Silverbolt serves as the torso of the combination. Any four limbs can attach to form a gigantic and poseable combined mode - and make no mistake, the big guy, Superion, can hold poses well. Even simply combining the toys is a joy to do.

Silverbolt is a great example of what the Combiner Wars line is all about. He's solid on his own, but comes into his own if you also have the Deluxe class toys to make the limbs for his combined mode. Well worth checking out - and on that note, check out our gallery at the link below:

Combiner Wars Voyager Silverbolt Gallery
Views: 3,663

DX9 Micro Worlds Cyclonus

Posted on 01-27-2015 at 02:52 PM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
eb189eb5gw1eoomhxpxkcj211o1kw433 Third party group DX9 Toys have updated their Weibo with some new images of their next release in their "Micro World" series, a version of Generation 1 Cyclonus.

DX9's Cyclonus is to stand roughly the same height as a current Legends class toy from the Generations line. He comes with a blaster which seems to be modeled after Cyclonus' Targetmaster partner, Nightstick.

Check out the new images after the break.
Views: 5,888 / Credit: daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

Drift Empire of Stone Issue 3 Preview

Posted on 01-27-2015 at 02:35 PM by Sol Fury under Comics
Drift-EOS-1 IDW have released a preview of the third issue of the Drift: Empire of Stone miniseries. Empire of Stone's third issue sees Drift squaring off against not only Gigatron, but also Hellbat - and his own past misdeeds! Be sure to pick up this issue when it arrives this Wednesday for the next instalment of this adventure!

THE STONE ARMY! The secrets of DRIFT’S past become his present-day problems… and RATCHET’S none too happy about being dragged along!
Views: 1,991 / Credit: tusko of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Cloud Hellwarp In-Hand

Posted on 01-27-2015 at 02:30 PM by Sol Fury under Japanese Transformers
812538743_o Ebay seller lena81822 has posted an auction for an in-hand Transformers Cloud Hellwarp. Hellwarp is a redeco of Generations Sky Byte, done in Skywarp colors as a representation of a Angolmois-mutatation of the Seeker in the style of Beast Wars Second Hellscream. Check out the new in-hand images after the break.
Views: 2,741 / Credit: NemiMonkey of the 2005 Boards!

Robots in Disguise Warrior Class Drift In-Hand

Posted on 01-27-2015 at 01:04 PM by Mechafire under Robots In Disguise (201x)
Photo-Jan-26-9-11-05-PM Following on from the recent news story about the Transformers: Robots in Disguise Warrior class wave 2 being sighted in stores, TFW2005 boards member KingStyle is here to bring us out first in-hand look at that wave's Warrior class Drift. He provides some photos as well as giving his thoughts on the figure.

Check it out, and be sure to keep an eye out for both Drift and his wave-mate Optimus in your stores!
Views: 6,405 / Credit: KingStyle of the 2005 Boards!

Q Transformers Episode 4 Released

Posted on 01-27-2015 at 10:49 AM by Matty under Japanese Transformers
Thanks once again to TFW2005 boards member Type-R for linking us to episode 4 of the Q Transformers: Mystery of Stage Boss. Keep a lookout for an English summary, for now enjoy the video!

Views: 628 / Credit: Type-R of the 2005 Boards!
 
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