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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.

Kre-O Battle Changers Wave 2

Posted on 04-27-2015 at 10:48 PM by MetalStorm under Kre-O
Hound1 Many thanks to TFW2005 member Deceptigtar for linking us to some new listings for Kre-O figures on eBay. This is the second wave of the Battle Changers, featuring our favorite Autobot Jeep, Hound, and the nefarious Decepticon mad scientist, Shockwave. Like the previous first wave, these figures don't have to be disassembled to transform.

Check it out after the jump!

Kre-O Battle Changer Wave 2 HOUND

Kre-O Battle Changer Wave 2 SHOCKWAVE
Views: 369 / Credit: Deceptigtar of the 2005 Boards!

TFsource SourceNews - Perfect Effect, Combiner Wars, Spring Sale and More

Posted on 04-27-2015 at 12:03 PM by Joe Moore under Sponsor News
TFW2005 sponsor TFsource has dropped by with their weekly update. Check it out below and see the discussion link for even more!
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Greetings Sourcefans!
This week we have new preorders for MMC - R-01G - Grandus Hexatron, Reformatted - R-12 - Cynicus, Make Toys - Citizen Set 01 With Trench Covers, Transformers 4 - Lost Age - Black Knight Optimus Prime, Transformers Unite Warriors - TU-03 - Grand Scourge, PE-DX05 - Leonidas, and we've also managed to secure more stock of perfect effect combiner kits PC-01 and 02! We also have new instock items like Iron Factory - IF-EX05 - Iron Giant's Maiden, Fansproject - Lost Exo Realm - LER-03 Volar and Velos, GigaPower - Gigasaurs - HQ03 - Guttur - Metallic Version, SXS-R02 - Overclocking, Generations - Combiner Wars 2015 - Leader Class Series 1 - Case - Set of 2, GCreation - Shuraking - SRK-01 Thunderous, and MP-24 Masterpiece Star Saber! TFsource's Spring Cleaning Sale Continues with nearly 200 Transformers & 3rd party items up to 75% off! And Visit our sister site theToySource.com for non-transformers collectibles! All this and more in this week's SourceNews!



In this issue of SourceNews:
1. Now up for Preorder - MMC Grandus Hexatron!
2. Perfect Effect Combiner Kits Additional Preorders Available!
3. Now Instock - Fansproject's Lost Exo-Realm LER-03 Volar & Velos!
4. Now Instock - GigaPower - Gigasaurs - HQ03 - Guttur - Metallic Version!
5. Now up for preorder - Make Toys - Citizen Set 01 With Trench Covers!
6. Now Instock - Iron Factory - IF-EX05 - Iron Giant's Maiden!
7. Combiner Wars Leader Class Series 1 Now Instock!
8. TFsource Spring Cleaning Sale Continues!
9. New preorder up - Black Knight Optimus - Limited Edition!
10. Now Instock - SXS-R02 Overclocking!
11. Now Up for Preorder - Transformers Q, Adventure and Legends!
12. Now Instock - GCreation - Shuraking - SRK-01 Thunderous!
13. Now up for preorder TW-D03 Corelock!
14. New 3rd Party Custom Instock and Preorder Items!
15. TFSource Make Toys Sale!


Some new Transformers Book Listings on Amazon

Posted on 04-27-2015 at 11:49 AM by Joe Moore under Comics
Metroplex-IDW Thanks to forum member Predakwon for pointing to some new Amazon.com listings. These are for some upcoming IDW Transformers Books. Here's what's currently listed:
Transformers: Spotlight Omnibus Volume 2:
Individual Transformers stories focusing on Mirage, Wheelie, Cyclonus, Hardhead, Doubledealer, Sideswipe, Blurr, Jazz, Drift, Cliffjumper, Metroplex, and Prowl.

Paperback: 296 pages
Publisher: IDW Publishing (September 22, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1613779429
ISBN-13: 978-1613779422

Transformers: Robots in Disguise Box Set:
The War for Cybertron is over! Now the hard part begins! Bumblebee and his fellow Autobots struggle to maintain control of a world without Optimus Prime. The provisional government is struggling and Prowl is defending it against the Decepticons, but how far will he go, and who will choose to stand by his side? This box set contains the first five volumes of the Robots in Disguise series collecting issues #1-22.

Publisher: IDW Publishing (October 6, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1631404261
ISBN-13: 978-1631404269

Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye Volume 8:
The Decepticon Justice Division discovers that Megatron has joined the Autobots as the crew of the Lost Light start to think that the universe holds no more surprises for them. Of course, they are wrong! Collects issues #39-44.

Paperback: 152 pages
Publisher: IDW Publishing (October 7, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1631404520
ISBN-13: 978-1631404528
There aren't any cover pictures at this time. Click the links to pre-order the books.
Views: 981 / Credit: Predakwon

Final Product Images For Perfect Effect Combiner Upgrades

Posted on 04-27-2015 at 10:54 AM by ORIO under 3rd Party Unlicensed
pe8 Thanks to Genetic on TFND, we have in hand images of the upcoming Combiner Wars upgrade kits from Perfect Effect. These sets include a pair of hands and feet add ons for your Combiner Wars gestalts that also can be broken down into weaponry for the individual figures. Shown here are some in package shots as well as the both upcoming kits attached to Superion, Menasor and Defensor.

Check out the images after the break!
Views: 6,782 / Credit: daim choc of the 2005 Boards!

Botcon Figure Number 5 Revealed

Posted on 04-27-2015 at 10:38 AM by Joe Moore under Conventions
Botcon-2015-Oilmaster We have the final figure revealed from the Botcon 2015 Surprise Egg reveals. If you don't want to know more, then stop reading now.

All clear? Good. They have revealed Oilmaster, with his very own Pretender Shell! The shell opens up to reveal the figure pieces inside. Uses the Generations Swerve figure for the base Oilmaster robot. Check out the video below.

UPDATE:
We now know that Boss Fight Studio helped with the all new Mecha-Gorilla Pretender Shell.

Views: 4,137 / Credit: Grimlockimus of the 2005 Boards!

In-Hand In and Out of Package Pics of Transformers Adventure Nemesis Prime

Posted on 04-27-2015 at 10:12 AM by Joe Moore under Japanese Transformers
Transformers-Adventure-Nemesis-Prime-001 Thanks to Tagoal, we have some great pics of the Transformers Adventure Nemesis Prime. The figure, a repaint of Robots in Disguise Optimus Prime, comes in the popular Scourge style colors with his battle axe. The gallery includes some side-by-side photos of the Nemesis Prime with the RID Prime.

See the photos after the jump.
Views: 2,067 / Credit: tagoal.blog4.fc2.com

Updated Pics and Vids for Cyber 11" Bumblebee and Optimus

Posted on 04-27-2015 at 09:28 AM by Joe Moore under Generations / Classics
Cyber-Bumblebee-001 Thanks to forum members osenator and daimchoc (for dropping a heads up), we have a few new looks at some of the Cyber 11" figures. There are new videos of both Bumblebee and Optimus Prime. Plus osenator shared some images of the Bubmblebee. See the vids below and the pics by reading on.



Views: 1,008 / Credit: osenator and daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

DX9 Toys Cocomone (GoBots Crasher) - Final Product Images

Posted on 04-27-2015 at 09:25 AM by Matty under 3rd Party Unlicensed
DX9_Crasher_3 The third party group DX9 Toys revealed on their Facebook page earlier today final product images of their GoBot Crasher homage Cocomone. Crasher is a female GoBot who made regular appearances on GoBots cartoon and in recent years has shown up in Transformers fiction as well.

Preorders are starting to trickle in now with a release date listed of May 2015.

BigBadToyStore

Make the jump to see the new images.
Views: 2,938 / Credit: Cheem The Rup

Additional Peter Cullen tickets for TFcon Toronto 2015

Posted on 04-27-2015 at 08:37 AM by Super_Megatron under Conventions
peter-cullen Due to the overwhelming demand, Mr. Cullen has graciously agreed to do a 3rd autograph session at TFcon Toronto on Sunday July 19th before he flies home. TFcon will be opening up tickets for this VIP session this Tuesday at 12 EST.

TFcon Toronto – The world's largest fan-run Transformers convention will take place July 17th to 19th, 2015. at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale (formerly the Delta Meadowvale) with special guests PETER CULLEN the voice of OPTIMUS PRIME, JOHN MOSCHITTA JR the voice of Blurr in G1 and Animated, JAMES ROBERTS writer of Transformers More Than Meets The Eye and Transformers Artists LIVIO RAMONDELLI and JAMES RAIZ with more TBA. You can book your tickets now via the TFcon Toronto Admission/Registration/Ticket Information page and book your discounted hotel room now via the 2015 hotel reservation website. TFcon Toronto Air Travel and Car Rental Discounts are also available.

Reprolabels April 2015 Update

Posted on 04-26-2015 at 08:00 PM by Joe Moore under 3rd Party Unlicensed
Views: 3,160 / Credit: Ceerad

TFW's Combiner Wars Warpath In-Hand Gallery

Posted on 04-26-2015 at 03:33 PM by Sol Fury under Generations / Classics
Warpath-Robot-29 We're kicking off a look at more new and upcoming Combiner Wars Generations releases, starting with Warpath! This new Warpath is a part of Combiner Wars Legends Wave 3 along with Groove and Viper. He's a retooled version of the Generations Legends Megatron from 2013.

Getting the negatives out the way first, yes, this is Warpath lacking his traditional chest cannon, trading it up instead for an arm cannon. It's a pity, but the design of the toy would not allow for it, given the arms fold up across it for tank mode. If you can get past that, though, this Warpath is pretty neat. The shade of red Hasbro has used for him is a nice, rich shade, which evokes the original Warpath's red nicely. The tank mode is also excellent, and is a good match for the Generation 1 Warpath tank. Lastly, the head sculpt is amazing. It's a tiny head, but full of details, and nicely captures Warpath's head.

Warpath is likely destined to be criminally overlooked because he's had two good releases in the Generations / Classics banner, but we'd invite you to look again - he's not a bad toy by any means, and will be found chilling with the updated Cosmos and Powerglide in our collection.

Combiner Wars Warpath Gallery
Views: 4,294

Grand Scourge, ES Alloy Convoy and Rodimus Convoy at Super Festival 68

Posted on 04-26-2015 at 10:24 AM by Joe Moore under Japanese Transformers
Super-Festival-68-Images-001 Courtesy of Autobase Aichi, via 2005 Boards member PoweredConvoy, we have new photos of Grand Scourge and the ES Alloy Convoy and ES Alloy Roduimus Convoy. these images were taken at Super Festival 68. There's only a single pic of the ES Alloy figures, but there's some nice photos of Grand Scourge in and out of packaging, plus a few snaps of Transformers cloud releases.

See the pics after the jump.
Views: 4,820 / Credit: Autobase Aichi & PoweredConvoy of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #40 Full Preview

Posted on 04-26-2015 at 08:57 AM by Mechafire under Comics
0 Comic Book Resources has just posted the full preview for the next issue of Transformers: More than Meets the Eye!

Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #40
Having saved the universe—kind of—the Lost Light crew deal with the fallout in a manner befitting the gravity of the situation. Kind of.

Check if out if you don't mind spoilers, and be sure to pick up the full issue on Wednesday, April 29!
Views: 3,294 / Credit: primushatesyou of the 2005 Boards!

New Prototype Images and Product Info for War In Pocket Hulkie (Legends Devastator)

Posted on 04-25-2015 at 04:30 PM by Sentinel under 3rd Party Unlicensed
image Following up on the initial prototype images we saw a few days ago, DX9 Toys has provided more information on their Facebook page about their latest project, War In Pocket Hulkie, a Legends-sized Devastator.

Included this go around are bot and alt mode pics as well as names for each of the first four figures.

X07 - Hoister (Hook)
X08 - Carrier (Long Haul)
X09 - Crusher (Bonecrusher)
X10 - Digger (Scavenger)

So far there is no release or pre-order information for these figures, but you can be sure we will provide that info as soon as it's announced. In the meantime, head over to the boards to give us your thoughts on this fun little project.
Views: 7,153 / Credit: Zavien of the 2005 Boards!

RID Tiny Titans Wave 3 New In-hand Images

Posted on 04-25-2015 at 04:18 PM by Matty under Robots In Disguise (201x)
tfrid2ttw3-01 Thanks to a blog post on lmb3.net we have new in-hand images of wave 3 of the Tiny Titans line. This line features miniature plastic figures from all eras of Transformers.

We've included the full set of images which show off the following characters:

- Autobot Drift
- Filch
- Fixit
- Decepticon Fracture
- Megatron (Beast Wars)
- Optimus Prime (G1)
- Repugnus
- Shockwave (G1)
- Springload
- Autobot Twinferno (AKA Doublecross)
- Wheeljack (G1)
- Wreck-Gar (G1)

Are these Tiny Titans making it into your collection? Check it all out after the break!
Views: 4,063 / Credit: Nevermore of the 2005 Boards!
 
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