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Transformers: Rising Mobile Game English Version Enters Beta Test Phase

Posted on 11-12-2014 at 03:35 AM by SilverOptimus under Video Games
TransformersRising Transformers: Legends Facebook Fan Page is informing us that DeNA has initiated the Beta Testing phase for the English Version of Transformers: Rising Mobile Game.

After the sudden announcement of the cancellation of G. I. Joe: Battlegrounds, Transformers fans were left wondering if the same fate would fall on Transformers: Legends as well. Announcement of a new game titled Transformers: Battle League by the same company didn't help the matter either.

A while back, Transformers: Rising was announced as well. However, Mobage stated that there is no need to panic; for Transformers: Rising is only targeted to the Asian audience. But this new development seems to be proving otherwise.

Currently, we have to look into another aspect as well… Combiner Wars. It was stated that Transformers: Legends game will play a certain role when Hasbro carries on with this new initiative in 2015. If you have been following Transformers: Rising game, there is already an event called Combiner Wars and Combiner Cards are available on Transformers: Rising whereas Transformers: Legends does not. We can speculate that this new game may be a way to incorporate Hasbro’s plans as a game.

If you want to be a beta tester for the game, Transformers: Legends Facebook Fan Page is giving a direct link to download the Android version of Transformers: Rising. No announcement for the iOS version yet.
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RUMOR - Combiner Wars Titan Class Devastator Incoming?

Posted on 11-11-2014 at 11:42 PM by Mechafire under Generations / Classics
92951708-160a-456a-a6ea-90ed47657af4_zpsa838006e Rumors aplenty these days! This one should make all you combiner fans out there very happy. Following on from the recent Leader Class Ultra Magnus rumor, we now have a rumor originating from our own forums concerning a possible Combiner Wars Titan Class Devastator! This has been brought to us by two separate sources, and can be checked out in TFW's ongoing Combiner Wars speculation thread in the Toy Discussion forum.

Take this all with a grain of salt for now, but it it turns out to be legitimate, there is a chance it could be revealed around the time of one of next year's conventions. And of course, a big part of this is speculating as to the specifics of the release .

Read on for yourselves for the full details and discuss what you think after the jump!
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Play With This Too Partners with Famed Toy Designer Christopher Dahlberg

Posted on 11-11-2014 at 03:52 PM by Matty under 3rd Party Unlicensed
PWTT Play With This Too just sent over a press release announcing they have contracted famed toy designer Christopher Dahlberg to design their own digital sculpts for their action figure toy line.

Dahlberg is very well known in the toy industry after nearly two decades as a sculptor/designer, co-founder and former co-owner of Four Horsemen, 14 years experience for Mattel in action figures development, as well as the lead sculptor for McFarlane Toys. You can see more of Dahlberg's past/current work on his website and get a feel for what his style may mean for Play With It Too's action figure line. Continue on after the jump for the full press release and new digital render of their Tech Drone figures!
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Preview Clips for Rescue Bots "Phantom of the Sea"

Posted on 11-11-2014 at 09:15 AM by Matty under Rescue Bots
250px-Changes_Heatwave_as_boat_1414594416 Discovery Family has uploaded two new show clips for Rescue Bots Season 3 Episode 4 "Phantom of the Sea." We're going to let the short clips do most of the talking, but remember to tune into this episode of Rescue Bots on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 1:30 pm EST on Discovery Family!

Phantom of the Sea - Clip 1

Phantom of the Sea - Clip 2
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NJCC 2014 Fall Event November 9th Action Figure Toy Show 3rd Party Round Up

Posted on 11-10-2014 at 06:51 PM by Trailbreaker77 under Conventions
newjerseycollectorscon-logo_1413316022 NJCC's November show took place Sunday Nov. 9th and there were a handful of new and upcoming 3rd party products on display. For a general discussion of the show, check out this thread by hitting the discussion link below. Read on for details on what was seen.

Also several prototypes were available at the show for the viewing pleasure of our attending guests. Products from Nonnef productions including MP-20 Wheeljack glowing ears, Blitzwing/Doubledealer Shoulder Fix, MP-13 Soundwave Hands Upgrade, Rodimus Flame badge, Scraplets & Triva most of which can be purchased HERE. Next was a custom add-on by Dr. Killinger for MP-20 it's available at The Chosen Prime GUILD OF CONCOCTIONOUS INTENT - JACK CANNONS that discussion thread is HERE also a prototype provided by Captured Prey and made by KFC was KFC TOYS: PHASE 2C - TSUNAMI and that thread is HERE. Finally was the TFC combiner Prometheus (Defensor) brought by Lunar Toys Store that discussion thread is HERE.

We have posted up a nice image gallery of the fall NJCC 2014 for your viewing pleasure. Check out those images after the jump.
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New Transformers Designer Desk Video - Combiner Wars!

Posted on 11-10-2014 at 02:42 PM by Matty under Generations / Classics
Published today on the Transformers YouTube channel, we have a brand new Designer Desk video from Hasbro's Transformers team! This video features Superion and Menasor from the Generations 2015 toy theme Combiner Wars! Check out the video below for a close up look at these two gestalts!

Views: 4,796 / Credit: Niv3k of the 2005 Boards!

TFsource SourceNews for November 10, 2014!

Posted on 11-10-2014 at 02:36 PM by Matty under Sponsor News
This just in from TFW2005 friend and sponsor TFsource! Plenty of new items in stock this week including MMC's Zinnia Parapax Medic and Azalea the Avenger! Check it all out below!

Greetings Sourcefans!
This week we have new instock items like Reformatted - R-08 - Azalea the Avenger, Reformatted - R-08Z - Zinnia Parapax Medic, MP-14 - Masterpiece Red Alert - 2nd Production Run, TFC Toys - Project Ares - TFC-05 Phobus, Transformers 2014 - Generations Legends Series 01 - Set of 2 Figures - Cosmos & Swerve, ToyWorld - TW-D01 Roar, and a limited restock of MP-05 Masterpiece Megatron! We also have new preorders on the site like Reformatted - R-09 - Eupatorium the Warrior, Reformatted - R-10 - Salvia Prominon the Saint, SXS-R02 - Overlocking, Unique Toys - Ordin - O-02 Alberich, ToyWorld - TW-D02 Muddy, TW-06 Devilstar, and TW-H04 Infinitor, Xtransbots - MX-I Apollyon, DX9 D05 - Chigurh, MP-11SW Skywarp & APS-03 Barricade & Soundwave Set, MP-05G Masterpiece Megatron - 30th Anniversary Exclusive - Gold Version, and KFC - EAVI METAL Phase Four: A - Transistor & HiFi. 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 MMC Preorders and Instock Items!
2. New ToyWorld Preorders Up!
3. New 3rd Party Preorders up!
4. New preorder up - O-02 Alberich!
5. New preorder up - TF4 Lost Age AD-32 Stinger!
6. Now back instock - TFC's Star Cats series!
7. New Transformers Asia Exclusive Preorders Up!
8. Now Instock - MP-14 - Masterpiece Red Alert - 2nd Production Run!
9. New Preorder up - KFC's Transistor & HiFi!
10. Make Toys Quantron Now Instock!
11. Officially Licensed Masterpiece Sticker Sets Now Up for Preorder!
12. theToySource Updates!
13. Source Blog Updates!
14. Newest Preorder items at TFsource
15. Newest Instock items at TFsource

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Masterpiece MP-24 Star Saber - Base Mode Images

Posted on 11-10-2014 at 09:23 AM by Matty under Transformers Masterpiece
B2FTIj_CUAE1aZG Hisashi Yuki of the Takara-Tomy Transformers team continues to provide us with MP-24 Star Saber updates as the release date for this Generation 1 character from Transformers Victory inches closer and closer! This time around we have new images of Star Saber in the base mode! Hisashi Yuki provided images of both the MP in this base mode as well as the G1 toy for comparisons, which as you'll see in the photos attached the Masterpiece does pull off the base mode to a degree.

Join the ongoing discussion with the discussion link below!
Views: 8,787 / Credit: Magnoir and daimchoc of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers The Movie Original Soundtrack Re-Release on Vinyl

Posted on 11-09-2014 at 11:14 PM by Matty under Generation 1
912BB8E9fQ6L_SL1500_ Hat Tip goes out to TFW2005 board member WildBill for linking us to an exciting piece of news for Transformers fans and especially vinyl record collectors. First reported by Music Vinyl, the original 1986 animated Transformers movie soundtrack will be seeing a re-release on vinyl record. More details are as follows:

- 180 gram audiophile vinyl
- Soundtrack of the classic 1986 Transformers movie
- First pressing of 1000 numbered copies on transparent blue vinyl

And thanks to an Amazon listing, this piece of Transformers memorabilia can be yours for the holidays as its slated for release on December 16, 2014 at the price of $50.99!

Discuss with your fellow fans after the jump and let us know if you're going to be playing this on the old record player!
Views: 3,484 / Credit: WildBill of the 2005 Boards!

Dairycon 2015 Announced - March 27th - 28th 2015!

Posted on 11-08-2014 at 04:41 PM by Sol Fury under Conventions
27478523d1415470320-dairycon-2015-mar-27-28th-fond-du-lac-wi-authenticsmall 2015 is going to be an exciting year for Dairyland Transformers - Dairycon, the long-running Transformers fan meet, will be celebrating their 15th anniversary year - and they'll be marking the occasion by, for the first time ever, allowing walk-in guests!

Yes, you heard it here, this great Transformers fan meet - one of the longest running alongside TFcon and Auto Assembly - will be opening its doors to walk-in attendees for the first time in it's 15 year history!

Put the date in your diaries - it's Friday March 27th and Saturday March 28th 2015 at Retlaw Plaza in Fabulous Fond Du Lac, Wi!

Check out the official Dairycon homepage for more information and be sure to check there frequently for future updates!
Views: 2,413 / Credit: Methusalen, cbff of the 2005 Boards!

Takara-Tomy Transformers Legends Roadbuster In-Hand Images

Posted on 11-08-2014 at 04:32 PM by Sol Fury under Japanese Transformers
27478509d1415466788-hand-images-lg-04-roadbuster-787216071_o Via eBay seller Lena81822 we have a quick in-hand look at the Takara-Tomy version of Roadbuster! This Japanese market release of Generations Roadbuster is a slightly tweaked version of the Hasbro version and will appear in the Transformers Legends toyline later this month along with Japanese market releases of Tankor and Whirl. Check out the images after the break.
Views: 5,729 / Credit: NemiMonkey of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers: Legends Mobile Game - Upcoming Updates

Posted on 11-08-2014 at 04:35 AM by SilverOptimus under Video Games
open-uri20141108-32542-762ef3 DeNA is informing us that they have made several changes to the current event (TvT Shattered Glass) of Transformers: Legends Mobile Game and will be making new changes to the upcoming events and rewards as well.

First of all, the current event...
Update 1: DeNA has announced where the storyline of this event came from. This event is based on the comic storyline of the same name, published by Fun Publications.

Update 2:
Hello TRANSFORMERS Legends fans!
Just a heads up that we will be adjusting some of the bosses in the Team Battle event. This is to ensure a much smoother ramp in difficulty as players progress through the event and face more powerful bosses.
Roll out,

Update 3: The next update is regarding future changes...
  • Changes to Special Operations rewards.
  • Changes to the Reward System.
  • Changes to the upcoming event schedule.
  • Sneak Preview of upcoming Raid Boss event changes.

You can read more about them, after the jump.
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November Reprolabels Update: Celebrating 15 Years With Special Offer

Posted on 11-08-2014 at 12:25 AM by Superquad7 under 3rd Party Unlicensed
wheeljack_3 Reprolabels.COM operator and Radicons forums' founding member, Delta Star, just sent out November's newletter detailing some upcoming label sets while also including a new special offer to honor fifteen years of operation. Here's what he had to say:
"15 YEARS AGO...we introduced our product by offering our G1 Wheeljack labels for FREE.

Now, for the new Masterpiece version [of Wheeljack], we are doing the same sort of thing! Everyone can add it to their cart for just ONE CENT. It is our way of thanking customers and inviting everyone else to see how far we've come. And that's not all! We've got several other new sets to show you:

Be sure to post your thoughts on November's update, but also to help Reprolabels celebrate its 15th anniversary in our ongoing discussion after the jump!
Views: 4,611

Rescue Bot Salvage and Rescan Optimus Prime Revealed

Posted on 11-07-2014 at 02:46 PM by ORIO under Rescue Bots
rescan20151 Hot off of the heals of our earlier news post reporting the existence of two new Rescue Bot figures, site sponsor Bigbadtoystore has provided us with picture as well as a preorder. Shown on BBTS is the 2015 Rescue Bots Rescan wave featuring the previously revealed Chase and Boulder. But, also revealed is a new Rescan Optimus Prime and the new Rescue Bot, Salvage! Salvage turns into a colorful garbage truck. With the reveal of Salvage here, the question comes to mind of what may have happened to Rubble the Haulbot?

Click on the title bar to discuss!
Views: 5,399 / Credit: Dinobot Nuva of the 2005 Boards!

Million Hero Exclusive GoShooter - In Package and More New Images

Posted on 11-07-2014 at 10:47 AM by Matty under Japanese Transformers
B1w3iujCEAEx1ai The Twitter account has shared some more new images of the upcoming Million Hero exclusive GoShooter. This latest update after our earlier report this week, comes with a packaging image as well as a few images of an alternate transformation for a fun looking alt mode.

As a reminder, GoShooter is the mail-in exclusive for the Generations 2014 Volume 2 book. A redeco of Generations Nightbeat, as well as a redeco of Generations Legends Targetmaster Blazemaster, GoShooter and Shuta represent the originally designed 1988 character in great fashion!

Check it out after the jump!
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