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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: 572 / 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: 2,569 / 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
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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: 6,543 / 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: 2,272 / 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: 3,106 / 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: 6,997 / 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: 774 / Credit: Type-R of the 2005 Boards!

Ontario Collectors Con Door Prize Announcement #3: Unique Toys Splinter

Posted on 01-26-2015 at 11:21 PM by Super_Megatron under Conventions
splinter Ontario Collectors Con will be giving away high end door prizes all day long on Sunday, February 1st at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre. The 3rd door prize announcement is a Unique Toys Splinter thanks to show sponsor Madhaus Collectibles. You can check out Madhaus Collectibles for a great selection of Masterpiece and 3rd party Transformers toys at the show.

WWE Hall of Famer Road Warrior Animal will be a guest at the 2015 event. Along with Road Warrior Hawk, Animal was one-half of possibly the greatest tag team of all time: the Legion of Doom. Animal will be available for autographs & photos in face-paint with his trademark spiked shoulder pads.

Veteran voice actor Ron Rubin will be appearing at the 2015 Ontario Collectors Con as well. Fans of the 80s will recognize his work as Dr. Badvibes in the popular 1980s cartoon C.O.P.S., Artemis in the English version of Sailor Moon, The Vision in The Avengers: United They Stand, Germs Pondscum in Beetlejuice and Morph in X-Men.

Ontario Collectors Con 2015 is February 1st at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre – 6750 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario.

The show features a huge selection of vintage 80s and 90s toys and all the latest releases from today such as Transformers (vintage and Japanese imports), Star Wars (new and vintage), GIJoe (vintage and modern), Masters of the Universe (vintage and modern), Super Heroes (Marvel Universe/Legends, DC Universe etc), Wrestling, Power Rangers, and tons of other toys, comics and collectibles.
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Transformers: Animated The Complete AllSpark Almanac Cover & New Details

Posted on 01-26-2015 at 08:08 PM by Mechafire under Animated
The-Complete-AllSpark-Almanac-cover---Marcelo-Matere-3 Jim Sorenson has just put out a hefty update for the Transformers: Animated The Complete AllSpark Almanac on his blog, Disciples of Boltax. First up, we have the new cover itself, drawn by Marcelo Matere and colored by Josh Perez. Secondly, Jim confirms that the book will include The AllSpark Almanac Addendum which was assembled for the Transformers Collectors' Club magazine, and about ten pages of new content teasing more of what Season 3.5 might look like. Here's the full quote form Jim himself:

"It looks like The Complete AllSpark Almanac is just three short weeks away, with an ETA of February 18th at fine comic book stores everywhere. (Probably hitting Amazon shortly thereafter, available for preorder now.) Here's Marcelo Matere's beautiful cover for the book, with excellent Josh Perez colors. (Josh also lent his talents to some of the new bonus material inside the book.)

For those of you who missed our Radio Free Cybertron interview, this is going to be a massive, 472 page tome that combines The AllSpark Almanac, The AllSpark Almanac II, The AllSpark Almanac Addenda we put together for the Transformers Collectors' Club, and ten-ish pages of new content teasing more of what Season 3.5 might look like. We worked closely with Derrick Wyatt to ensure that the book was as close to 100% canon as possible, with all new material carefully vetted (and a bit of old material tweaked or recontextualized.) I hope that you all get a big kick out of this one. V1 and V2 are insanely hard to find and fetch ridiculous prices on the secondary market, so it's very nice to get this material back in print where everyone can get a copy."


The book will be available in three weeks, on February 18 - be sure to pick yours up!
Views: 4,834 / Credit: HereticalHeresy of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Subscription Service Serpent O.R. in Hand

Posted on 01-26-2015 at 06:50 PM by Jacer under Conventions
10383892_847418181983828_4730045485845466436_n The pictures just keep coming in today! This time from the Transformer's Collectors' Cub official Facebook page, we have in hand images of Serpent O.R. who is a repaint of Takara's Generations Deluxe Ratbat from a couple years ago. Now that we have been getting in hand photos of the subscription figures, we can hope that they will be shipping soon!

Join the discussion after the jump!
Views: 4,101 / Credit: Transformers Club

Angry Birds Transformers Issue 3 Preview

Posted on 01-26-2015 at 04:30 PM by Sol Fury under Comics
AngryBirds-TF-03-pr-1-dbcfe Comic Book Resources has posted a preview for Angry Birds Transformers issue #3. In this issue the Autobirds and Deceptihogs must come to an uneasy truce as both sides must face off against the Eggbots! Be sure to pick up the third issue of this four-issue miniseries this Wednesday as the Angry Birds Transformers face "The Revenge of the Fowlin'!"
Views: 1,629 / Credit: neospark1 of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Subscription Service Carzap and Krok In-hand Images

Posted on 01-26-2015 at 04:23 PM by Matty under Conventions
b3 Let's continue the Transformers Collector's Club news with some more in-hand images of upcoming figures, this time from the third installment of the Transformers Subscription Service. Once again the eBay seller lena81822 has put up an auction for a loose Carzap figure. Also, TFW2005 boards member cobra zartan has linked us to even more images of both Carzap (who we see packaged in plastic bags) and Krok! We can't be absolutely sure if these are final, but if history repeats itself these are likely what fans will be receiving.

Are these going to be the first two figures released for TFSS 3.0? Stay tuned!
Views: 4,627 / Credit: llamatron and cobra zartan of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Collector's Club Lio Convoy Figure In-hand Images

Posted on 01-26-2015 at 04:11 PM by Matty under Conventions
812539118_o eBay seller lena81822 has put up an auction for a loose Lio Convoy figure, our first look at the Transformers Collector's Club free membership figure of 2015. Although this figure is not officially released yet to the masses and changes to the figure could occur, it's worth pointing out that this is also our first look at a modified head sculpt, which is different from the promotional images we first saw back in July 2014.

How close to a final figure do you believe this is? How about that head sculpt? Sound off with the discussion link below!
Views: 4,724 / Credit: sagia of the 2005 Boards!

Robots in Disguise Warriors Optimus Prime and Drift found at US retail

Posted on 01-26-2015 at 04:07 PM by Sol Fury under Robots In Disguise (201x)
15755334593_382f1df824_o We've got a sighting of more hot new toys from the new Robots in Disguise series for you! The second assortment of Warriors has begun to appear at US retail. TFW2005 member Sioce spotted Optimus Prime at a Target in Temecula, CA. We've not got confirmation on a sighting of Drift, but it's safe to say that Drift should also be out in the wild, given the pair are shipping together as the two new figures in Warrior Wave 2. A big thanks to Sioce for the sighting and Silvershot for flagging it up with us!
Views: 5,582 / Credit: Sioce, Silvershot of the 2005 Boards!
 
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