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Energon

Check out archived news and info for Energon and Super Link. Includes updates on artwork, dvd box sets, Superlink Lucky Draws, Attacktix Figures and late series repaints.

30 Years of Transformers in 30 Days - 2004

Posted on 04-28-2014 at 12:00 PM by Sol Fury under Energon
2004 2004 was the 20th anniversary year of the Transformers and also a disastrous year for the brand. Toys were poorly distributed leading to a long period where very little new product made it to shelves, and two major licensors Dreamwave Comics and 3H who ran the official convention folded. On the positive side Hasbro and Takara pressed ahead with the Alternators / Binaltech line, a well-received collector-oriented line that reimagined classic Transformers are real cars with realistic detailing and interiors, and the 20th anniversary was marked with a special 20th anniversary Optimus Prime, whose production was aided by a fan poll hosted on this website! In Japan, the 20th anniversary Optimus Prime was released as Masterpiece MP-1 Convoy, kicking off the popular Masterpiece line.
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Transformers Energon DVD Box Set from Shout Factory

Posted on 01-10-2014 at 07:06 AM by Sol Fury under Energon
220px-Transformers_Energon_DVD_cover_art Amazon.com has added a pre order listing for a DVD boxed set of Transformers Energon. Transformers Energon was previously released in 2008 by Paramount but that set is now out of print.

Transformers Energon was the sixth Transformers cartoon to air in the US, and it originally aired in 2004-2005. The series was set 10 years after the events of Transformers Armada and focused on Megatron's efforts to gather enough Energon to revive Unicron.

The set is due for release on May 6th priced $27.98 on Amazon.
Views: 1,952 / Credit: Predakwon of the 2005 Boards!

Energon Prowl Alternate Head Revisited

Posted on 08-10-2013 at 08:27 AM by Tony_Bacala under Energon
20110927140821972658 Thanks to 2005 Boards Member Monzo for sharing a new look at an old mystery. Back when Transformers Energon was out, Prowl was initially shown with a head sculpt that differed from the final release. In his travels, Monzo came across some production materials for Energon including Prowl, and we get a look at that alternate head in a bit more detail. Read on to check out the images, and hit the discuss link to talk about it on the forums!
Views: 6,509 / Credit: Monzo of the 2005 Boards!

Year Of The Snake Omega Supreme Pictorial Review

Posted on 01-25-2013 at 01:27 AM by ORIO under Energon
Omega4 2005 Board member archieboy has been kind enough to share with us some pictures of his latest acquirement - Year of The Snake Platinum Edition Omega Supreme. This War For Cybertron inspired remold of Supreme Energon Omega Supreme is decked out in Generation 1 colors and features a new head and new claw weapon. If you've never owned the mold of this figure before, review these pictures to see what you have in store. archieboy has also supplied some comparison shots with Generation 1 Overlord and Maketoys Yellow Giant.

Click the title bar to check out his review of this highly anticipated and soon to be released figure.
Views: 12,192 / Credit: archieboy of the 2005 Boards!

Year of The Snake Platinum Edition Figures Available for Preorder on Amazon

Posted on 01-11-2013 at 09:15 AM by ORIO under Energon
omegasupreme The shared exclusive Year Of The Snake Platinum Edition Omega Supreme and Energon Optimus Prime are now available for preorder on Amazon.com. Pricing remains similar to other online outlets at $99.99 and $79.99 respectively. The biggest thing to notice is that unlike BBTS, who are expecting these figures at the end of this month, Amazon is expecting their orders in April of this year.

Get your preorders in at the links above and head over to the boards to discuss!
Views: 5,462 / Credit: PrimeTimePrime of the 2005 Boards!

Year of The Snake Platinum Edition Omega Supreme In Hand Pics

Posted on 01-06-2013 at 08:55 AM by ORIO under Energon
Omega3 Following up on our pics of Platinum Edition Energon Optimus Prime and thanks to Planet Iacon via ACToys, we now have some gorgeous in hand pictures of the upcoming Year of the Snake Platinum Edition Omega Supreme figure. This remold of the Energon Omega Supreme figure features a new head and new claw arm and is expected to be released late this month. So far, this figure is looking gorgeous and should represent well in either a Classics figure display or a War for Cybertron display.

Click the title bar to join in the ongoing discussion and share your thoughts.
Views: 10,481 / Credit: uranusdd of the 2005 Boards!

Transformers Platinum Collection Official PR Pics

Posted on 10-12-2012 at 09:19 AM by Joe Moore under Energon
Transformers-Platinum-Collection-Omega-Supreme-Package Hasbro sent along images of two upcoming Transformers: Platinum Collection figures. They are two Transformers: Energon era figures.

Transformers: Platinum collection
Omega Supreme in G1 Omega Supreme colors
Energon Optimus Prime in G1 Optimus Prime colors


Check out the pics after the jump.
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Giant Scorpion Transformers Toy Mystery Revealed

Posted on 06-06-2010 at 12:11 PM by SilverOptimus under Energon
Scorponok-Energon Two months ago S250 of the 2005 Boards found out that a Giant Scorpion Transformers Figure is due to be released.

Two hours ago S250 Tweeted to let us know that the toy is actually a repaint of Scorponok (Energon).

No words yet about what toy category it will represent. Will it be for the new Generations toy category? Is this the Airachnid trademark Hasbro filed around the same time they trademarked Transformers: Prime? Only time can tell. But in the meantime, do tell us what you think by hitting the Discuss Button.
Views: 14,569 / Credit: mordecai6, S250 of the 2005 Boards!

Artwork for Unreleased Transformers Energon Optimus Prime and Megatron Redecos

Posted on 11-17-2009 at 01:47 PM by Sol Fury under Energon
EnergonSuperOptimusPrimesml Transformers artist extraordinaire Dan Khanna has posted some very cool artwork on his Deviant Art Account of the unreleased redecos of Transformers Energon Optimus Prime and Megatron. The three pieces of art show Optimus Prime in his normal form and his super mode, and Megatron in all his glory. These pieces of artwork would have been used for the Target Exclusive redecos of these leaders that would have also come with WST Optimus Prime and Soundwave, respectively.

If you like the artwork, then good news! There is a chance for you to own the linework (uncolored versions) of these one of a kind works of art. Check out the auctions on eBay over here for the two pieces showing Optimus Prime and here for the lineart for Megatron.
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Cover Art for Transformers Energon: The Ultimate Collection DVD Box Set

Posted on 11-07-2008 at 07:33 AM by Tim Formas under Energon
energ ENI has posted the cover art to the Transformers Energon: The Ultimate Collection DVD Box Set, which will be released by Paramount Home Entertainment. This DVD Box Set, which contains the entire collection of Energon episodes, will be released on December 16, 2008.
Views: 5,428 / Credit: megatronkicksas of the 2005 Boards!

Transfomers Energon - The Ultimate Collection Coming To DVD on December 13th, 2008

Posted on 09-22-2008 at 02:29 PM by Tim Formas under Energon
tfe TVShowsOnDVD is reporting that Paramount Home Entertainment will be releasing all 52 episodes of Energon on a Transformers Energon: The Ultimate Collection DVD box set on December 13, 2008. The episodes will be feature on 4 thin-pack cases that are slid into an outer slip cover. Running time is 1092 minutes. No extras were announced at this time.
Views: 3,053 / Credit: Lawson

Lucky Draw Super Link Coloring Contest Grand Convoy on Auction

Posted on 06-02-2008 at 02:32 PM by Tim Formas under Energon
a0 Up on Yahoo Japan auctions is the rare Lucky Draw Super Link Coloring Contest Grand Convoy. Released in 2005 as the winner of a coloring contest, there are only ten of this verison of the figure available. Click the image on the left for all three available images from the auction.
Views: 3,626 / Credit: Malach Ra of the 2005 Boards!

New Transformers Attacktix Figures

Posted on 07-08-2006 at 08:48 PM by Kickback under Energon
dsc07916 Some new Transformers Attacktix figures have surfaced on Ebay. Shown are Vector Prime, Energon Landmine, Energon Strongarm, Energon Skyblast, and Energon Insecticon.

These figures may end up being sold separtely, or in versus packs against Star Wars figures or the upcoming Marvel Attacktix line.

To check out the auction, click here!
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First Look At Energon Divebomb Repaint Images

Posted on 05-28-2006 at 02:52 AM by Super_Megatron under Energon
divebomb_repaint_01 Thanks to EasyNet auctions for another first look. This time they bring us an Energon Divebomb repaint. You can check out the pics by clicking here.
Views: 2,517 / Credit: EasyNet auctions

New Official Transformers Attacktix Images

Posted on 05-11-2006 at 10:09 AM by Joe Moore under Energon
attacktix004 We have updated our Hasbro Photo Archive with new Transformers Attacktix images. Check out images of Cybertron Starscream with Ransack and in and out of package images of Energon Skyblast (both modes) with Cybertron Overhaul and Dirtboss. All the images can be seen Here.

UPDATE:
Just added Energon Omega Supreme with Cybertron Crumplezone.
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