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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.

Badcube Wardog Color Images

Posted on 02-01-2015 at 12:26 PM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
27494637d1422808383-badcube-ots-04-war-dog-mp-warpath-10612795_621450781289246_6930393801172782675_n Third party group Badcube has stepped up today with some new images of their take on Generation 1 Warpath. Wardog is seen here in full color, a deco which is very much patterned after the Generation 1 toy and cartoon decos. Check out the images after the break.
Views: 654 / Credit: Timesynch of the 2005 Boards!

Jagex Transformers Universe Concepts by Oliver Miles and Sam Beattie

Posted on 02-01-2015 at 10:42 AM by Sol Fury under Video Games
oliver-miles-bumblebeecar-02 Some more concept art from the late Transformers Universe MOTA game has been posted online. Concept artist Oliver Miles has posted some vehicle mode designs - including Bumblebee and Hound - on his Artstation account, while his 3D Artist Portfolio has some robot mode designs, including Brawl, Cameo, Drive-By, Frontline, Anomaly, Conduit, Monsoon.

Artist Sam Beattie meanwhile has only posted one piece but it is a good one - it's Adhoc, and Autobot helicopter from the planned expansion of the game to add flying Transformers, which was ultimately scuppered by the game's closure.
Views: 1,100 / Credit: Rikkmaery of the 2005 Boards!

In-Hand Images of Takara AD32 Age of Exinction Movie Advanced Deluxe Stinger

Posted on 02-01-2015 at 10:14 AM by Mechafire under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
CIMG9063_zpscc5c3b1b TFW2005 boards member Masabon has provided us with some in-hand photos of the new Takara AD32 Age of Exinction Movie Advanced Deluxe Stinger, who is a redeco of the Deluxe Bumblebee figure.

Check out the pics after the jump!
Views: 1,585 / Credit: Masabon of the 2005 Boards!

New Official Photos of Generations Combiner Wars Leader Class Thundercracker

Posted on 02-01-2015 at 10:04 AM by Mechafire under Generations / Classics
0C232EA550569047F5C471228DA1E870 The Canadian Hasbro Transformers website has updated with new official photos of the upcoming Generations Combiner Wars Leader Class Thundercracker.

Thundercracker is a heavy retool of the Leader Jetfire figure and is based on Guido Guidi's IDW Seeker design.

Check out the photos after the break!
Views: 2,818 / Credit: Nevermore of the 2005 Boards!

X-Transbots Beachcomber

Posted on 02-01-2015 at 06:21 AM by Sol Fury under 3rd Party Unlicensed
arkose2 Via our sponsors Captured Prey, we have learned of a new release coming from X-Transbots. Arkose is their latest "Master Mini" series release, and is based on the Generation 1 Autobot Beachcomber. Check out some early concept images of the release after the break.
Views: 2,623 / Credit: Sidecutter of the 2005 Boards!

Combiner Wars Motormaster In Hand Images

Posted on 02-01-2015 at 01:38 AM by Shin Densetsu under Generations / Classics
B8twIc6CEAAW32u Were you highly anticipating the release of Combiner Wars Motormaster? To further wet your appetite, check out these new in hand images from 2Danomite2 on Twitter!

Wave 2 of Combiner Wars should be making it's way to retailers across the US fairly soon. Until then, read on to see more of Motormaster & Menasor!
Views: 6,706 / Credit: Seawing of the 2005 Boards!

Iron Factory EX03 SonicTech, Rhino Bass, and Leo Treble in Box

Posted on 01-31-2015 at 11:24 PM by Jacer under 3rd Party Unlicensed
10934080_604085153024325_2925556157038543494_n Thanks to board member Daimchoc, we now have our first boxed look at Iron Factory's EX03 SonicTech, Rhino Bass, and Leo Treble. This is Iron Factory's take on Blaster, Steeljaw, and Ramhorn in legends scale. It also appears that they come with the weapons featured in the Turrets & Manacle set, good news for those who have not picked them up yet.

Available for preorder at our site sponsors:

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Check out the images after the break!
Views: 2,768 / Credit: Daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

TFW's Combiner Wars Optimus Prime In-Hand Gallery

Posted on 01-31-2015 at 02:35 PM by Sol Fury under Generations / Classics
Optimus-Prime-Robot-12 Wrapping up our photo gallery coverage of the first waves of the Combiner Wars, we're taking a look at the big bot himself, Optimus Prime! Combiner Wars Optimus Prime is a Voyager Class version of the Autobot commander with inspirations from the current IDW comics design (as well as taking cues from Transformers Energon Optimus Prime and maybe even the Powermaster Optimus Prime / Ginrai).

Optimus Prime is very much a toy. He's big and chunky, and has that certain "larger than life" feel to him - the kind of feel the Autobot commander usually gets in fiction. Poseability is good, and you can squeeze a bit more lateral arm movement out of the toy by unclipping the shoulders in robot mode. Optimus has two blasters, one based on the iconic Ion Blaster, which combine into a larger weapon that looks good held in two hands, or held by the gigantic Ultra Prime combination.

Ultra Prime is a cool extra for the toy. There's some great points on it, such as Optimus' hands providing 5mm sockets for shoulder mounting weapons, as well as the chest details featuring a very Transformers Energon looking Matrix. On the less pleasing side, the legs are a bit awkward thanks to the way they transform, and while there's scope to adjust them to suit your taste, they are the weakest point on the design.

Overall Optimus is a cool design and worth checking out, either as himself or as one of his upcoming redecos / retools including Stunticon Motormaster. For now though, please enjoy our gallery at the link below:

Combiner Wars Voyager Optimus Prime
Views: 5,428

Robots in Disguise Mobile Game Update Reveals Upcoming Toys

Posted on 01-31-2015 at 12:38 PM by Mechafire under Robots In Disguise (201x)
aWyyN14 The previously-reported new update to the Transformers: Robots in Disguise mobile game has revealed some upcoming figures:

• Legion Fixit
• Legion Underbite
• One-Step Changer Optimus Prime
• One-Step Changer Drift
• One-Step Changer Fracture
• Warrior Sideswipe
• Warrior Jazz
• Three-Step Changer Steeljaw

It is very likely that these will all be revealed in full soon at New York Toy Fair, but for now, you can discuss after the break!

Update: Jalaguy's Imgur has updated with screencaps from the game, offering us a glimpse of what the toys may very well look like. Check 'em out!
Views: 6,250 / Credit: BB Shockwave, Jalaguy of the 2005 Boards!

Kre-O Battlechanger Soundwave In-Hand Images

Posted on 01-31-2015 at 12:24 PM by Sol Fury under Kre-O
10954534_10202741038842100_241995542731852967_o TFW2005 member Samsunghk has very kindly shared with us some images of the upcoming Kre-O Transformers Battlechanger Soundwave. this Soundwave takes a cue from his Transformers Prime or Transformers Cybertron incarnation and turns into a jet - and what some of you may be greatly pleased by is the revelation that this Soundwave even includes little Kre-O versions of Ravage, Laserbeak, Rumble and Frenzy!

He's in a two-pack with Ratchet, and should be released in the coming weeks.
Views: 3,723 / Credit: Samsunghk of the 2005 Boards!

New Image of Takara Fembots & Masterpiece Star Saber

Posted on 01-31-2015 at 09:05 AM by Mechafire under Japanese Transformers
B8rMqRsCIAIhv3Ljpg-large Hisashi Yuki has once again taken to his Twitter, posting a new image of the three upcoming Takara fembots - Arcee, Chromia, and Windblade - all hanging out with Masterpiece Star Saber. These ladies definitely know where it's at!

Check it out after the break, and discuss these highly-anticipated releases!
Views: 6,934 / Credit: PoweredConvoy of the 2005 Boards!

Peter Cullen voice of Optimus Prime at TFcon Toronto 2015

Posted on 01-30-2015 at 11:01 PM by Super_Megatron under Conventions
TFcon is proud to announce pop culture icon Peter Cullen, best known to the world as the voice of Optimus Prime, as a guest at this years convention in Toronto. The event will be held from July 17th to 19th at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre in Mississauga. Ontario. TFcon Toronto is Canada’s annual Transformers collectors’ convention, and is the largest fan-run Transformers convention in the world. Transformers fans young and old from across the globe will be able to feast their eyes on a wide selection of Transformers collectibles and artwork, hear from an array of speakers and enter the TFcon costume contest. Mr. Cullen will be appearing Saturday July 18th, with tickets available in the upcoming weeks.

The TFcon Toronto 2015 hotel block is now available. You can book your hotel room for TFcon Toronto 2015 by calling the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre reservation department direct and toll free at 1-800-422-8238 or book online. When booking by phone, please ask for the TFcon rate to receive the discount. You can book your room via the 2015 hotel reservation website at
Views: 1,098

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Mobile Game Update

Posted on 01-30-2015 at 10:45 PM by SilverOptimus under Robots In Disguise (201x)
Transformers-Robots-In-Disguise-Mobile-Game-Update A new update is available for the Transformers: Robots In Disguise Mobile Game. This update brings several new features including a sneak peek at the upcoming Comic Book and New Characters from the show.

We've noticed that the update is not available for every country yet and is not available for certain devices as well; indicating a staged rollout. Lots of design features are added, with better performance and shorter loading times.

Warning! Unfortunately after updating, the game progress goes back to the beginning (Yes, the entire game resets) and this is something you need to watch out for.

Cutscenes are added before and after missions so that there is a storyline going on, instead of just going from one mission to another. So, people who are highly sensitive to Spoilers should avoid playing.

The official update description:

***Transmission From Cybertron***
  • Updated Interface
  • Power ups are now easier to pick up
  • New languages available (Polish, Turkish, Czech, Slovakian, Hungarian, Romanian, Swedish, Danish, Finish, Norwegian)
  • Added mission finished sequence
  • Added comic book story images
  • Added many more unlock codes. Keep searching!
  • Minor tweaks and tune-ups continuing to improve the app

You can grab the game from the following locations:
Android: Google Play Store
iOS: iTunes Store
Views: 2,818

Transformers: Windblade Interview with Mairghread Scott

Posted on 01-30-2015 at 03:01 PM by Matty under Comics
windblade3 Comics Alliance had the opportunity to sit down with Transformers: Windblade writer Mairghread Scott for an interview about the upcoming Combiner Wars comic storyline.

As always, if you want to remain completely surprised and spoiler free, be safe and skip the rest.

The interview dives into the background of Windblade and her mini-series comic, her tie-in to the Combiner Wars, as well as what lies ahead for the popular fan created character. We've already received confirmation about Windblade's future, but for even more reassurance Scott once again confirmed what we all want to hear:

Comics Alliance: What plans do you have for her going forward? Is it right to say that the book will be continuing onwards as a series, even after “Combiner Wars” wraps up?

Mairghread Scott: It is absolutely right to say. Transformers: Windblade will not only continue after “Combiner Wars,” it will be dealing with the events of “Combiner Wars” for a long time. As far as plans go, I have way more plans than I should, for a lot of characters.

Almost none of them are nice though.

The Combiner Wars will start in March, who's ready to find out what Scott is hinting at? Make the jump to discuss your thoughts!
Views: 2,347 / Credit: General Tekno of the 2005 Boards!

Robots in Disguise Premieres on March 7 in the UK

Posted on 01-30-2015 at 01:27 PM by Sol Fury under Robots In Disguise (201x)
grimlock We've not got a US release date for the new Transformers cartoon, Robots in Disguise, yet, but we do have an air date for the show in the UK and the date is March 7, 2015!

Like in the US, Robots in Disguise will air on Cartoon Network, and according to Toonzone, a press release sent out by Cartoon Network UK gives the premiere date as March 7, 2015. The show will be airing weekends, at 10:30am and 6:30pm UK time.

It remains to be seen if this also carries over to the US.

In related news, reports that Robots in Disguise will be airing on Nickolodean in Germany in March, though the exact date of airing has yet to be confirmed.
Views: 1,606 / Credit: Slingshot of the 2005 Boards!
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