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Hasbro Applies For A Go-Bots Movie And Toyline Trademark

Posted on 01-26-2015 at 02:43 PM by SilverOptimus under Transformers Movie (Just Movie) (All Transformers Movie News)
The-Gobots Following the success of the first Michael Bay Live Action Transformers Movie back in 2007, Hasbro worked with movie studios around the world to bring your childhood toys into the big-screen. From toys such as G. I. Joe to board games like Battleship and Ouija, Hasbro is a live action movie machine with more live action movies such as Jem And The Holograms and Candyland down the pipeline.

It so happens that TFW2005 has stumbled upon another possible live action movie and a toyline from Hasbro. Once rivals of the Transformers Franchise (1984), Gobots became the property of Hasbro when they acquired Tonka; the original creators of Gobots.

On January 21st and on January 24th, Hasbro has applied for a new Go-Bots trademark (this is not a renewal) under "distribution of motion pictures, ongoing television programs" and "Toys, games and playthings, namely, toy vehicles and accessories for use therewith".

You can check out the Trademark documents from the United States Patent & Trademark Office here and here.

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TFsource SourceNews for January 26, 2015!

Posted on 01-26-2015 at 01:14 PM by Matty under Sponsor News
TFW2005 friend and sponsor TFsource just dropped by with their latest SourceNews! Interested in Takara's Superion? FansToys Soar? Check them out with the update below!

Greetings Sourcefans!
This week we're excited to have several new preorders from Takara, including Transformers-Q, Transformers Adventure, and Transformers Unite - TU-01 Superion! We also have items like Unique Toys - Y01 - Provider, Generations - Combiner Wars 2015 Voyager/Deluxe/Legends Wave 2 & Leader Class Megatron, Fansproject - Function X-V - M.A.D.L.A.W, MP-21G - Masterpiece G2 Bumblebee, and MP-10 - Masterpiece Optimus Prime - Reissue. We also have new instock items like FansToys FT-05T Soar - Red Version, Transformers Legends Series - LG07 Jetfire, and a restock of Unique Toys - War Lord - Full Set of 5 Figures! Our 3rd party clearance sale continues with huge savings on items like TFCon Exclusive Axis & Shafter, Citizen Stack, Tempest, MGT-01 Delicate Warrior and more! Visit the Source Blog for our latest Source Articles, Interviews! And Visit our sister site for non-transformers collectibles! All this and more in this week's SourceNews!

In this issue of SourceNews:
1. New Preorders Up - Transformers-Q, Transformers Adventure, and Transformers Unite - TU-01 Superion!
2. Now Instock - Fans Toys Red Soar!
3. Now Instock - Transformers Legends Series - LG07 Jetfire!
4. Now up for Preorder - Fansproject Function X-V - M.A.D.L.A.W.!
5. New Preorder up - Unique Toys - Y01 - Provider!
6. New Masterpiece Preorders!
7. Combiner Wars - Leader Class & Voyager Wave 2 Preorders Up!
8. Now Instock - KFC - EAVI METAL Phase Four: A - Transistor & HiFi!
9. 3rd Party Clearance Sale!
10. DX9 - War in Pocket - Plague and Medliance and D03i - Invisible - Transparent Phantom Now Instock!
11. ToyWorld Restock!
12. 3rd Party Customs Updates!
13. theToySource Updates!
14. Source Blog Updates!
15. Newest Preorder items at TFsource
16. Newest Instock items at TFsource

Maketoys Announces RE:MASTER SERIES - Cupola (Chomedome), Gun Dog (Hound), and Hellfire (Inferno)

Posted on 01-26-2015 at 08:46 AM by Matty under 3rd Party Unlicensed
15751665463_ca2728f6e7_b The Maketoys website updated earlier this morning to announce a new line of transforming robots: The RE:MASTER SERIES. This line is being speculated by our members as being a fit into the current line of Masterpiece styled Transformers, a trend that is taking the third party collecting world by storm. From Maketoys:

"Re:master " , in a time where scale is everything.....Re:master is a new series to bring a new twist, new gimmicks, and maybe even a new scale to the world of transforming robots. An instant classic to an already bright and vibrant world of robots, we hope Re:master will have a place in everyone's hearts......and on their shelves!

No physical prototypes are available yet, but Maketoys showed off three blacked out silhouettes, and although we all would love to see a product shown off in full for the reveal this news is still exciting enough given the characters announced: RM-01 Cupola (Chromedome), RM-02 Gun Dog (Hound), RM-03 Hellfire (Inferno). Click on the individual links to take you to TFW's discussion thread of each figure.

So what do you think of Maketoys apparent entrance into Masterpiece scaled third party figures? Excited for the characters? Let us know what you think!
Views: 6,990 / Credit: Mr_K of the 2005 Boards!

APS01U Optimus Prime Ultimate Edition

Posted on 01-26-2015 at 05:37 AM by Shin Densetsu under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
image The Transformers Asia Facebook page has just revealed the Hasbro Asia exclusive APS01U Optimus Prime Ultimate Addition! This release features a repainted Jetwing Optimus sans battle mask with premium deco and is said to be "loaded with weapons and accessories". The latter is possibly more than meets the eyes since more details will be revealed soon.

What weapons and accessories aside from the Jetwing pack will this Optimus Prime Ultimate Edition come with? Stay tuned!
Views: 5,928 / Credit: Cheem The Rup of the 2005 Boards!

Masterpiece G2 Bumblebee New Images

Posted on 01-26-2015 at 02:44 AM by Shin Densetsu under Transformers Masterpiece
2zh4opy Looking forward to the recently announced Masterpiece Generation 2 Bumblebee? Feast your eyes on new stock images uploaded by Amazon Japan! Aside from different views, we also get a look at all the accessories that will come with MP G2 Bumblebee.

Read on for more!
Views: 5,339 / Credit: Mercutio of the 2005 Boards!

Peter Cullen and Frank Welker to Attend Texas Comicon 2015

Posted on 01-25-2015 at 03:58 PM by Red Goblin under Conventions
attachment Here comes a great opportunity to see and meet your childhood heros because Texas Comicon just announced their celebrity quest list, and it is big!

Texans will have an opportunity to meet the two biggest Transformers legends; Peter Cullen and Frank Welker! You can take a picture with them, have their photographs and attend their Q&A panel. You can check out the details right here.

The convention will be held in San Antonio Shrine Auditorium on August 7, 8 & 9.
Views: 1,722 / Credit: AnnaLK of the 2005 Boards!

Rumor - Generations Legends Gnaw & Brawn set for Release in 2015?

Posted on 01-25-2015 at 02:56 PM by Mechafire under Generations / Classics
gnaw_1226773130 TFW2005 boards member griffin-of-oz has brought something interesting to our attention today - Bidoofdude of reportedly wrote to Hasbro asking if Generations Legends Gnaw with Gnash and Brawn with Mudslinger would still be released. We had last heard of these figures before via leaked listings, but we haven't heard of them since, leading to some speculation that they may have been cancelled. However, Hasbro responded that they are indeed still planned to come out, and will be released some time in 2015, likely as part of the Combiner Wars line-up.

You can read the exchange below:

I've noticed that the Generations Legends Class figures for this year skip numbers #11 through #17. Is there a reason for this? Is it related to the listed Legends Brawn with Mudslinger and Gnaw with Gnash that seemingly didn't happen?

Could we be seeing Brawn (and less importantly, Gnaw) as a Legends figure in the Combiner Wars toyline in the coming year, as he is the only 1984 minibot without a figure yet?

To which Hasbro responded with:

There are plans for the distribution of these characters in 2015, unfortunately I do not have an exact date of arrival.

Take this with a grain of salt for now, but if true, we could very likely be seeing these figures at the rapidly-approaching New York Toy Fair.
Views: 5,441 / Credit: griffin-of-oz of the 2005 Boards!

3A Dark of the Moon Optimus Prime Teaser

Posted on 01-25-2015 at 01:24 PM by Sentinel under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
image Sharp eyed board member iOnlyEatEnergon noticed that 3A has released their Dark of the Moon Megatron Lookbook, which includes some teaser images of their upcoming Dark of the Moon Optimus Prime figure.

3A creates highly detailed and incredibly articulated action figures based on the Dark of the Moon movie characters.

Optimus was originally scheduled for reveal in January and looks to be completed, so look for a product announcement soon.
Views: 4,507 / Credit: iOnlyEatEnergon of the 2005 Boards!

BadCube Reveals Claymore, Hypno, and Kickbutt (Masterpiece Style Insecticons)

Posted on 01-25-2015 at 11:40 AM by Matty under 3rd Party Unlicensed
98D36F98-9296-4F2F-8378-18DE0FE772DB The third party group BadCube just seems to be on a roll these days and have no intentions of slowing down. Revealed a little earlier today on their Facebook page is yet another project entry in their Old Timer Series, this time showing off prototype images of their Insecticon homages of Claymore, Hypno, and Kickbutt! These figures look to continue the Masterpiece styled trend of figures BadCube seems to be hitting their stride with.

No release date or preorder info is up just yet, but keep it locked here and we'll update you when that becomes available.

Sound off after the jump!
Views: 8,746 / Credit: nellie131 of the 2005 Boards!

Combiner Wars Legends Skywarp and Rodimus revealed

Posted on 01-25-2015 at 06:44 AM by Sol Fury under Generations / Classics
0_C0_CD1_F350569047_F5_AEED97231_E680_B The Hasbro Germany and Spain sites have updated with some exciting new Legends class additions to the Generations Combiner Wars line. The new additions will please completists - the first of them is Skywarp, completing the Seeker trio using the Legends class molds. The second one is the previously teased Rodimus redeco of Blackjack.

There's official images of both to enjoy - check them out after the break.
Views: 11,867 / Credit: Nevermore of the 2005 Boards!

Rescue Bots Elite Rescue Heatwave found at US retail

Posted on 01-25-2015 at 04:27 AM by Sol Fury under Rescue Bots
27492852d1422139029-rescue-bots-elite-rescue-heatwave-out-retail-image TFW2005 member Payton34 passed us this sightings report - the Rescue Bots Elite Rescue Heatwave (not to be confused with the non-transforming Elite Heatwave) has been spotted at US retail. This figure was found at a Target in Little Rock, AR. The retail price is $19.99 and the figure is described as transforming in one step. Read on for more of Payton's thoughts on this release.
Views: 3,064 / Credit: Payton34 of the 2005 Boards!

Official Transformers App Updated - Fan Built Combiner Voting Live!

Posted on 01-24-2015 at 07:30 PM by Mechafire under Generations / Classics
615d6f72-a964-4a2d-b909-f8bb52236de3_zps719f36df The Transformers: Age of Extinction app has just been updated into the official Transformers brand app, bringing the it up to date with a Generations theme, focusing mainly on Combiner Wars. In addition to possibly giving us our first look at Protectobots Hot Spot and Groove, the update also includes new missions and information on Generations and Robots in Disguise toys.

Most notably, though, is that the first round of Fan Built Combiner voting is now live! This round will last for one week, and after that, the results will be shared and a new round will open.

Be sure to download it, check out all the new features, and get your votes in here:

iOS: Transformers Official App

Android: Transformers Official App
Views: 5,448 / Credit: TLG Jaymz of the 2005 Boards!

First Look at Combiner Wars Hot Spot and Groove?

Posted on 01-24-2015 at 07:13 PM by Mechafire under Generations / Classics
E02E435A-3F7E-4A8A-87D3-EDE1BAF6B521_zpsgddvxktv TFW2005 boards member SideSwipe75 has come to us tonight with a very interesting observation from the newly-updated Transformers brand app, from the Fan Built Combiner options to choose from the body and weapon, possibly giving us our first look at the heavily-rumored Combiner Wars Protectobots Hot Spot and Groove!

Check it out after the break, and stay tuned to TFW as we bring you all the news leading up to Toy Fair where all of the Protectobots and Defensor himself will hopefully be revealed!
Views: 13,044 / Credit: SideSwipe75 of the 2005 Boards!

Ener-Con 2015 dates announced for Manitoba's Transformers Convention

Posted on 01-24-2015 at 06:42 PM by Super_Megatron under Conventions
Ener-Con-2015 Ener-Con is pleased to announce that Manitoba's only Transformers themed Fan Convention, Ener-Con, returns for a second huge year on August 15th & 16th at the Clarion Hotel Winnipeg!

Ener-Con will once again feature special guests, vendors, artists, attractions, panels, tournaments, contests, door prizes and so much more!

Stay tuned to ENER-CON TRANSFORMERS CONVENTION website for information on ticket on sale dates, updates, guest announcements, hotel information and more!
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Hasbro Asia Exclusive Human Alliance Barricade & Soundwave In-hand Images

Posted on 01-24-2015 at 05:33 PM by Matty under Transformers Movie Toys & Products (All Transformers Movie News)
_57 For those anticipating the release of the Human Alliance two pack featuring Barricade and Soundwave, we've just found our first in-hand images of the figures. Our first source of images comes from an eBay listing by seller 88powerpig88, while we also have more detailed images coming from a post. The images show off both figures and the Frenzy boombox exclusive piece, but also confirms there is no premium paint job added to this set.

Be sure to check out our site sponsors for ordering information as this set is set to be released shortly!
Views: 6,642 / Credit: Deceptigtar of the 2005 Boards!
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