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Fan Built Combiner Poll - First Look at Galvatronus?

Posted on 02-26-2015 at 07:30 AM by Mechafire under Generations / Classics
7ba83273e2c35e5de6feae0a3bb8954c_zps2a3e6ffa In addition to the third round of Fan Built Combiner voting opening, the app seems to have also given us our first look at Galvatronus, which has the torso mode of the upcoming Voyager Cyclonus figure.

Check it out after the break!
Views: 11,309 / Credit: optimalprimus of the 2005 Boards!

First Look at Platinum Edition Blitzwing & Astrotrain

Posted on 02-26-2015 at 07:29 AM by Mechafire under Generation 1
16652551825_68b3c9029d_z The Cybertron Phils Facebook page has just given us our first look at the upcoming Platinum Edition Blitzwing & Astrotrain set! This set includes, of course, the G1 Blitzwing and Astrotrain molds, but done up in some rather strange new colors.

Check it out after the jump and let us know your thoughts!
Views: 10,495 / Credit: vproject of the 2005 Boards!

NJCC March 22nd 2015 Door Prize Update Combiner Wars Optimus Prime!

Posted on 02-25-2015 at 05:47 PM by DESTRO under Conventions
Transformers-Combiner-Wars-Voyager-Optimus-Prime-In-Package New Jersey Collectors Con is proud to announce our next door prize Combiner Wars Optimus Prime! The NJCC Door prize selection is stacked with Fans Toys Scoria, and Make Toys – City Bot Series – MCB-02 Utopia!



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, March 22nd 2015

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Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #38 iTunes Preview

Posted on 02-25-2015 at 02:58 PM by Mechafire under Comics
0 iTunes has just updated with the 3-page preview for Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #38:

Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #38: Days of Deception
JOURNEY'S END! Across time, across space, from prewar Messatine to postwar CYBERTRON—it's all been heading towards this—the moment when the fate of the AUTOBOTS and the DECEPTICONS is sealed. At the heart of it all: three killers, two outcomes... and one terrible, terrible choice.


Check it out after the jump, but beware of spoilers within. And be sure to pick up the full issue when it's released next Wednesday, March 4!
Views: 5,352 / Credit: Wrecker217 of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers: Legends Game Event - Rules Of Disengagement - UPDATE!

Posted on 02-25-2015 at 02:07 PM by SilverOptimus under Video Games
tumblr_inline_nkapygXkBi1slbwep Pre-Registration for the next DeNA Transformers: Legends Team Event; Rules Of Disengagement is now live.

Event Description:

Aboard a dimly lit DECEPTICON spacecraft, TARN turns to KAON and asks for a situation update. KAON reports that everything is going to plan, and that they should be close to their targets soon. The leader of the DECEPTICON Justice Division nods, and prepares to set their ship down on planet Clemency.

On the surface, BLACK SHADOW seeks refuge in the wrecked hulks left behind from a previous war. On the run for taking bribes from the AUTOBOTS to destroy a fleet of DECEPTICON War Worlds, the Phase Sixer stops and takes a breath inside a ruined ship when he runs across FLYWHEELS and the other Scavengers.

As the group finishes their conversation, a crunching noise outside alerts them to the presence of TESARUS, VOS, and the rest of the DJD. Unwilling to roll over and die, FLYWHEELS and BLACK SHADOW draw their weapons and prepare for battle.

Will BLACK SHADOW and FLYWHEELS escape the clutches of the DECEPTICON Justice Division? Or will TARN and his deadly crew eliminate their targets with extreme prejudice? Find out on TRANSFORMERS Legends - “Rules of Disengagement”!


Update 02/26/2015:

"Dear TRANSFORMERS Legends Fans,

The Ultra Legendary reward cards are here! Beware, he is more powerful than any of his predecessors! Can you defeat the mighty TARN? Can you surpass the strength and power of this new challenge? Who will rise to the top?

Roll out,

TRANSFORMERS Legends Team"
Views: 3,597 / Credit: Omegashark18 of the 2005 Boards!

Official Images of RID One-Step Drift, Fracture and Thunderhoof

Posted on 02-25-2015 at 02:04 PM by Matty under Robots In Disguise (201x)
093b1da9980724e70f0e31248f496fc7ae922cc7 Thanks to TFW2005 member Nevermore for linking us to new product images of the Robots In Disguise One-Step Changer Drift, Fracture and Thunderhoof. We previously saw photoshopped versions of these figures back at Toy Fair, so these new images are much closer to what can be expected on store shelves.

Check them out after the jump.
Views: 4,278 / Credit: Nevermore of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Rescue Bots Blurr Found at US Retail

Posted on 02-25-2015 at 10:05 AM by ORIO under Rescue Bots
RescueBlurr Reports are coming in from 2005 Board members of a new Rescue Bot toy sighting. Hollywood Hoist and ericepy report finding the "New Recruit", Blurr, at their local Wal-Marts in Washington and Ohio respectitvely. Along with Salvage and Hightide, Blurr makes up the new recruits for the Rescue Bots!

Be sure to tune into the Discovery Channel this Saturday for a new episode of Rescue Bots and post your toy sightings in our Sightings Forum!
Views: 2,245 / Credit: Hollywood Hoist

Diamond Comics Shipping list for March 4th

Posted on 02-25-2015 at 10:05 AM by ORIO under Comics
mtmte38 D-Drive has once again been nice enough to send us over next weeks Diamond Comic Shipping list! On tap for our beloved Transformers is the following:

TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE #38 DAYS OF DECEPTION (also shipping subscription & 1-in-10 variants)

(W) James Roberts (A/CA) Alex Milne
JOURNEY'S END! Across time, across space, from prewar Messatine to postwar CYBERTRON-it's all been heading towards this-the moment when the fate of the AUTOBOTS and the DECEPTICONS is sealed. At the heart of it all: three killers, two outcomes... and one terrible, terrible choice.


TRANSFORMERS #38 DAYS OF DECEPTION (also shipping subscription & 1-in-10 variants)

(W) John Barber (A/CA) Andrew Griffith
THE ONYX INTERFACE! The AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS face down human forces-and strange battlelines make for strange allies. Who will emerge with the ancient ENIGMA OF COMBINATION... and who will usher in the COMBINER WAR...?


TRANSFORMERS PRIMACY TP

(W) Chris Metzen, Flint Dille (A/CA) Livio Ramondelli
OPTIMUS PRIME vs. MEGATRON. AUTOBOTS vs. DECEPTICONS. At the dawn of the conflict, battle lines are drawn and sides are set... now legends will be made. The war that would define a planet begins in earnest-and its revelations will shake the TRANSFORMERS' world to the core!


TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED COMP ALLSPARK ALMANAC TP

(W) Jim Sorenson, Bill Forster (A) Various (CA) Marcelo Matere
The Allspark Almanac is a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind atlas to the amazing 2008 Animated series universe. Giving fans behind-the-scenes secrets directly from the show's creators this volume is packed with full-color bios, character models, episode summaries, interviews, and more. Collects both original volumes into one book!


TRANSFORMERS LOGO PACK VINYL DECAL ASST
ELEPHANT GUN, LLC

These Transformers decals are perfect for use on car windows, laptops, tablets and more. Made of high quality polyester and then printed, they will look great outdoors or in for a very long time! Choose from full-color full-color Autobot logo, full-color Decepticon logo, red Autobot logo, or purple Decepticon logo decals.
Views: 1,949 / Credit: D-Drive

The Rise and Fall of The Hub and Hasbro's New TV Strategy

Posted on 02-25-2015 at 09:29 AM by Matty under Other News
HUB_Logo_3D_1 It's no secret by now, The Hub Network simply did not pan out as planned. When launched, many Transformers fans had high hopes for the Hasbro owned TV network. Unfortunately as time went on, a short amount of time, reality set in that The Hub was simply not making money fast enough.

Adweek ran a story about the rise and fall of Hasbro's TV attempt, specifically "what went wrong with The Hub, and what the toymaker hopes will go right" in the near future.

With Robots In Disguise premiering on Cartoon network on March 14, this may be a good time to revisit the background of The Hub's downfall with interview pieces from Hasbro executives and other industry leaders, while also taking a look at Hasbro's plan for the near future.
Views: 2,768 / Credit: eagc7 of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Adventure EZ Collection Campaign

Posted on 02-24-2015 at 08:56 PM by Matty under Robots In Disguise (201x)
BB TakaraTomy just updated their webpage to showcase a new promotional item featuring EZ Collection versions of Bumblebee, Steeljaw, and and Strongarm. Starting March 21, 2015, to celebrate the launch of Transformers Adventure (Takara's Robots In Disguise), these will be available at select outlets in Japan once you pass a certain spending amount.

Check out the figures after the jump!
Views: 3,367 / Credit: Shatterpoint of the 2005 Boards!

Drift Empire of Stone #4 Preview

Posted on 02-24-2015 at 02:29 PM by Sol Fury under Comics
Drift-Empire-of-Stone-4-1a IDW has released a preview of the conclusion of the Drift: Empire of Stone miniseries. In this concluding part of the story arc that brings Shane McCarthy back to the character he created, we have Drift, Ratchet and Gigatron on one side - and the soldiers of the titular Empire of Stone on the other! It's the final battle - be sure to pick up the concluding part of the miniseries to see how it ends!
Views: 3,131 / Credit: grindcore138 of the 2005 Boards!

Q Transformers Episode 8 Released

Posted on 02-24-2015 at 11:35 AM by Matty under Japanese Transformers
Thanks to TFW2005 boards member Type-R for linking us to episode 8 of the Q Transformers. This video debuts Smokescreen and Blue Bluestreak! Enjoy!

Views: 1,145 / Credit: Type-R of the 2005 Boards!

Transform Your Easter With Transformers Themed Easter Items

Posted on 02-24-2015 at 11:29 AM by Matty under Other News
c440 The Easter holiday is right around the corner and stores are beginning to put out their Easter themed goodies. TFW2005 members have reported seeing a variety of Transformers themed oddities including ceramic mugs, foil cups with bendy straws, buckets for Easter Eggs, gift baskets, and tattoo sets. Of course most of these will come with their own chocolate eggs!

Check out what's been found after the jump and if you've found your own Transformers Easter themed oddities feel free to share!
Views: 2,735 / Credit: Yaujta and griffin-of-oz of the 2005 Boards!

Masterpiece Star Saber and Masterpiece Tracks New Images

Posted on 02-24-2015 at 08:42 AM by Matty under Transformers Masterpiece
dm150407-929x1280 Coming off of the recently revealed Masterpiece Tracks prototype image, we've just received a new scan of images from Tag Hobby featuring a clearer image of the prototype, along with more images of the anticipated Masterpiece Star Saber. Interesting to note with this scan is the new set of images showing off the Brain of Courage and how it combines to form Star Saber.

Check out the new set of images after the jump and let us know if your opinion has changed for both Tracks and Star Saber!
Views: 11,871 / Credit: Cheem The Rup of the 2005 Boards!

WTF@TFW Podcast episode 344 now online

Posted on 02-24-2015 at 08:37 AM by Matty under Site Updates
miyamoto_zpsmsbgim5u Toy Fair 2015 gets evener and RIDdier as Vangelus joins Aaron and TJ to totally not get caught in horrific tech problems while discussing all the fresh reveals!

You can download and comment on it here: WTF @ TFW - Episode 344

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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