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Platinum Edition Trypticon G1 Reissue confirmed?

Posted on 05-22-2015 at 01:40 AM by C310 Ginrai under Generation 1
reduced-image_10553_106 Earlier in 2015, it was rumored that G1 Trypticon will be reissued as part of the Platinum Edition line. A preorder has been listed at TFSource for that anticipated reissue, which possibly confirms its release. Will you be adding this to your collection? Let us know on the forums after the break.

Staff edit: Robot Kingdom has listed preorders as well.
Views: 6,164

Transformers Legends Armada Megatron And Black Convoy Official Images

Posted on 05-22-2015 at 01:14 AM by Shin Densetsu under Japanese Transformers
Transformers-Legends-Black-Convoy-01 TakaraTomy has just uploaded official images of the following Tokyo Toy Show 2015 exclusives:
  • Transformers Legends Armada Megatron 7,500 yen(limited 2 per person)
  • Transformers Legends Black Convoy 3,500 yen(limited to 1 per person)
Transformers Legends Car Robots Black Convoy & Armada Megatron were both revealed earlier this week. Read on to check out the new images!
Views: 4,302 / Credit: General Tekno of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Adventure Episode 9 Now on YouTube

Posted on 05-22-2015 at 12:55 AM by C310 Ginrai under Japanese Transformers
tfad The official TakaraTomy channel has uploaded the full episode for Transformers Adventure Episode 9, titled "Strongarm's Adventure" (ストロングアームの冒険). Feel free to watch the Japanese episode below, and share your thoughts after the break

Combiner Wars Quickslinger & Brake-Neck Sponsor Update

Posted on 05-21-2015 at 04:54 PM by Sol Fury under Sponsor News
Quickslinger-Vs-004_1430374442 Just now, our sponsors Big Bad Toy Store posted an update to their Facebook detailing how the Combiner Wars Quickslinger and Brake-Neck will be made available. The update gives the pricing - $17.99 each - along with stating there will be a one-per-customer limit. Most important is that there is a solid release window for these going online to order, which is 12:01 am on May 22nd. If you miss that, don't worry - BBTS will be posting a second wave at 10am EST on May 22nd.

It stands to reason that other online stores who are also getting these - such as TFSource, and Captured Prey - will be putting theirs up for order at around the same time, along with Robot Kingdom.
Views: 5,372 / Credit: Transmorph633 of the 2005 Boards!

SDCC 2015 Devastator Officially Revealed

Posted on 05-21-2015 at 04:35 PM by Sol Fury under San Diego Comic Con
11219536_833740080029521_1977918799549589606_n The official Transformers Facebook page has officially revealed the San Diego Comic Con 2015 exclusive Titan class Devastator. The SDCC Titan Devastator stands 18 inches tall and is stated to feature vac metalized elements on the deco, it seems that this will be on the chest wing and Mixmaster's drum, amongst other places.

It has also been observed that this version of Devastator features a different head sculpt to the retail release version, sporting eyes instead of the visor shown on the retail version.

Check out the image and discuss after the break!

Update - individual robot mode pic released and added to the story!
Views: 11,032 / Credit: megatronski of the 2005 Boards!

TFW's Combiner Wars Defensor In-Hand Gallery

Posted on 05-21-2015 at 04:04 PM by Sol Fury under Generations / Classics
Defensor-67 We've shown you the individual Combiner Wars Protectobots - but like any good special team, when they stand united, they become more than the sum of their parts. Rounding out our coverage of this great recent wave of Combiner Wars toys we have the gestalt formed of the five Protectobots - the mighty Defensor!

Fully combiner, Defensor is a solid robot - no hip issues like the Motormaster mold on this torso. In fact, the design of the combiner Defensor can best be described as a "wall" - his silhouette impresses the idea that if this guy is in front of you on a battlefield, he will hold the line no matter what. The individual Protectobots make fine limbs for Defensor, and special shoutout to the new guy, Rook, who aesthetically manages a shape similar to that of Groove, whose spot he took on the team (unless you are in Japan... ). Speaking of Groove, the Legends class motorcycle Protectobot forms a nice optional chestplate that locks in very solidly - no problems with him falling off like Blackjack.

Overall, Defensor is an impressive bit of Combiner, being a nice, big, solid robot, carrying on the excellent work of the individual Protectobots. As individuals or as a group, this assortment is very good - but we could say that of the whole line so far, really. Check out our gallery of Defensor at the link below:

Combiner Wars Defensor gallery
Views: 5,803

Botcon 2015 Shirt and Hat Revealed and a Group Shot of Convetion Exclusive Toys

Posted on 05-21-2015 at 04:03 PM by Jacer under Conventions
botcon2015_HATweb Botcon.com has made a small update to their exclusives page with a group shot of all the box set figures. We also get our first look at the Botcon 2015 hat featuring the Botcon 2015 logo and the Botcon 2015 t-shirt featuring Cybertron's Most Wanted on an old timey wanted poster with a Cybertronian twist.

Check out the pictures after the jump!
Views: 1,754 / Credit: Autobot City Comics 2008, Big Filipino

Takara-Tomy Unite Warriors Groove & Defensor further information

Posted on 05-21-2015 at 02:55 PM by Sol Fury under Japanese Transformers
4904810831747 Since the reveal of the Takara-Tomy Unite Warriors Defensor earlier today, there has been some confusion as to the nature of the release of Defensor and the all-new Groove who is accompanying the set. We have undertaken a translation of the preorder page on Takara-Tomy Mall in order to hopefully clear things up for our readers. The key points are that, yes, this set is a Takara-Tomy mall exclusive in Japan, and yes, Groove is a new mold for this set which is being said is "unattainable overseas", whatever that actually means. Since we cannot use a web translator on the images on the page, we've just translated the text immediately after the banners - check out our translation after the break.
Views: 5,066

Q Transformers DVD Images

Posted on 05-21-2015 at 02:24 PM by Sol Fury under Japanese Transformers
026_zpskp86j7c5 TFW2005 member Kafuka Fuura has shared with us some images of the case of the Q Transformers cartoon blu ray. This case features the three main robots - Optimus, Bumblebee, and Lockdown - in CGI art on the front, and art in the style of the shorts themselves of all the various Q Transformers on the back. The disk is adorned with the mugshots of the various characters.

Also included in these images are a look at the Amazon exclusive items, three non-transformable and unpainted figures of Q Transformers Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, and Lockdown. Check out all the images attached to this news post.
Views: 1,051 / Credit: Kafuka Fuura of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers: Age of Extinction Hits Netflix Streaming In June

Posted on 05-21-2015 at 01:56 PM by Joe Moore under Transformers Movie (Just Movie) (All Transformers Movie News)
transformers-age-of-extinction-optimus-and-grimlock Netflix subscribers will be able to bask in the spectacle that is Transformers: Age of Extinction this Summer on Netflix. The latest film in the franchise hits Netflix Instant Streaming on June 13th. BGR has the full list of new films hitting this June, in case you've already gotten your fill of Age of Extinction via DVD, Blu-Ray, and/or Amazon Prime.
Views: 812 / Credit: BGR.com and FanimusMaximus of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers: Legends Game Event - Best Of Episode - Me, Grimlock, King!

Posted on 05-21-2015 at 12:30 PM by SilverOptimus under Video Games
Me-Grimlock-King-Transformers-Legends The next DeNA Transformers: Legends event; Best Of Episode - Me, Grimlock, King!, is now live. This is the 2nd time this event was repeated. On June 1st, 2014 this very event was a repeat of the event which originally went live on May 17th, 2014.

ME, GRIMLOCK, AM STRONGEST! ME, GRIMLOCK, SHOULD BE KING!“ Over the course of several battles, Megatron and Shockwave have managed to get the idea into Grimlock’s head that, as the strongest Autobot, he should be the leader. "You always say that you are the strongest. Now prove it!” For the most part, Grimlock ignores this as he proceeds to smash in Decepticon heads, but the ideas linger.

“NOT FIGHTING BORING. ME, GRIMLOCK, WANT FIGHT NOW!” Tired of the lulls in combat after the Autobots drive the Decepticons back to their hidden base, Grimlock finally decides that the best way to keep the fighting going is to take over the Autobots. He and the other Dinobots make their move while Optimus Prime and Wheeljack are out on a mission, quickly overwhelming their teammates and taking control of the Autobot base.

“ME, GRIMLOCK, KING!” Now the “king” of the Autobots, Grimlock has the Dinobots begin preparations to launch a full assault on the Decepticons. Optimus Prime and Wheeljack, just returned from their travels, try to intervene, but are brushed aside by the mighty Dinobots. Meanwhile, Megatron and Shockwave prepare for the inevitable attack, looking forward to the destruction it will bring to their Autobot foes.

“KING GRIMLOCK LIKE KICKING DECEPTICON BUTT!” Can Optimus Prime stop Grimlock before he goes too far? Will Megatron be able to goad their new “king” into destroying the other Autobots? Find out in TRANSFORMERS: LEGENDS - ME, GRIMLOCK, KING!
Views: 764 / Credit: JLvatron of the 2005 Boards!

Angry Birds: Transformers Mobile Game Update Brings New Characters And Upgrades

Posted on 05-21-2015 at 11:13 AM by SilverOptimus under Video Games
Angry-Birds-Transformers-Arcee Rovia has pushed an update to the Angry Birds: Transformers Mobile Game, bringing in more characters and upgrades.

Bird, do you even lift? The Deceptihogs and Autobirds are getting shredded at the gym in preparation for a new update, and there seems to be a new face in the crew. Is that Stella doing double duty as Arcee and Airachnid? Update now or get the game to see what they’re bulking up for! Spot me, bro.

*** INCOMING TRANSMISSION FROM TELETRAAN 1 ***
/Interdimensional MISSION PORTALS – send bots on missions to earn rewards.
/ARCEE and AIRACHNID trapped in interdimensional vortex – win missions to bring them home.
/VALUABLE MATERIALS detected – collect to upgrade bots.
/IMPORTANT TWEAKS and FIXES achieved.
/Humble message of GRATITUDE FOR YOUR PATIENCE and continued support.
--------- TRANSMISSION TERMINATED ---------



Download Links:
Android: Google Play Store
iOS: iTunes Store
Views: 1,067 / Credit: Kraken of the 2005 Boards!

Official Images Update for Transformers Adventure Figures for June

Posted on 05-21-2015 at 10:57 AM by Joe Moore under Japanese Transformers
TAV-18-Drift-1 TakaraTomy has also updated with a bunch more official images. These include upcoming Transformers Adventures releases:


Check out the photos after the jump.
Views: 3,267

Images for July Release Q-Transformers Figures

Posted on 05-21-2015 at 10:49 AM by Joe Moore under Japanese Transformers
QT-23-Optimus-Prime-1 TakaraTomy has updated with images and info for the Q-Transformers Figures releasing in July. These include the following:
These are all due for release on the 25th of July at a price of 1,078 Yen (about $9 USD). Read on to see the images.
Views: 1,118

Official Images of Takara Unite Warriors Groove

Posted on 05-21-2015 at 10:39 AM by Mechafire under Japanese Transformers
2 Thanks to Autobase Aichi on Facebook, we now have some larger, official images of the recently-revealed Takara Unite Warriors Groove figure!

These photos show the full, Deluxe-sized Groove off in his robot and vehicle modes, as well as combined with his fellow Protectobots as Defensor in leg and arm modes.

Check it out after the break, and give us your feedback on this highly-anticipated figure by heading on over to the discussion thread!
Views: 5,583 / Credit: Cheem The Rup of the 2005 Boards!
 
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