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BWTF Toy Fair Interview with Hasbro's Jerry Jivoin - Part 2

Posted on 02-19-2015 at 09:23 AM by Matty under Toy Fair
rid We recently posted the first part of a Toy Fair interview with Hasbro's Jerry Jivoin done by Ben's World of Transformers. The first part touched upon Combiner Wars and the fan built poll currently in progress. Here is the second part of the interview, which focuses on the Robots In Disguise toy line and cartoon.

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BWTF Toy Fair Interview with Hasbro's Jerry Jivoin

Posted on 02-17-2015 at 11:48 AM by Mechafire under Toy Fair
ToyFair2012-JerryJivoinAndJoshuaLamb Hasbro's Jerry Jivoin was gracious enough to sit down with Ben's World of Transformers at Toy Fair for an interview, mostly concerning Combiner Wars. He discusses the design process of the line, and gives some hints about the Fan Built Combiner - mostly notably stating that a gender option will indeed be included.

Check it out after the break!
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Toy Fair 2015 - Loyal Subjects

Posted on 02-16-2015 at 09:35 AM by Joe Moore under Toy Fair
Toy-Fair-2015-Loyal-Subjects-Transformers-015 Here are photos of the Transformers Figures on display at The Loyal Subjects booth. Here's what they had

  • Starscream and Cobra Commander 2-Pack
  • Talking Optimus Prime
  • Dino Accessories Grimlock
  • Rainmakers 3-Pack
  • Large Shockwave
  • Shattered Glass Evil Dinobots 3-Pack
  • Conehead Ghost 3-Pack
  • Smokescreen, Invisible Mirage, Sideswipe 3-Pack
  • Cybertronian Edition Grimlock and Soundwave 2-Pack
  • Oversized Optimus Prime
  • Mini Carded Vinyl Figures
  • Action Vinyls Blind Box Figures Wave 3
  • Action Vinyl Window Box Figures
  • Skateboard Decks
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Transformers Hero Mashers at Hasbro Toy Fair 2015 Event

Posted on 02-14-2015 at 03:34 PM by Joe Moore under Toy Fair
DSC06605 We've got some images of the Transformers Hero Mashers from the Hasbro Toy Fair 2015 Event. The figures are all shown in their mashed up form, but Hasbro seems to be continuing with the Robots in Disguise theme, and to follow up the first assortment of Bumblebee, Steeljaw and Sideswipe, we will be getting Hero Masher versions of Robots in Disguise 2015 Optimus Prime, Strongarm and Bisk!
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Transformers Kre-O at Toy Fair 2015 Hasbro Event

Posted on 02-14-2015 at 03:25 PM by Joe Moore under Toy Fair
DSC06581 We have some images of the Kre-O from the Toy Fair 2015 Hasbro Event. Headlining this set of pictures are the new Battle Changers Drift and Blitzwing, who each triple change into three modes without needing to be disassembled. Other Battle Changers are also on show including new reveals Hound and Shockwave.

There's also a bizarre new kind of Kreon combiner. Both Bumblebee and Optimus Prime are getting combiners, with both combiners being made up of five smaller Kreon versions of them. Five Optimi or five Bumblebees making one big, combined figure.

There's also a diorama showing a mix of this new stuff and the previously revealed, upcoming Robots in Disguise Kre-O sets.
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Transformers Robots in Disguise at Toy Fair 2015 Hasbro Event

Posted on 02-14-2015 at 03:16 PM by Joe Moore under Toy Fair
DSC06542 Next up for our Toy Fair coverage is Transformers Robots in Disguise! Our on site Staff has provided images of the newest revealed figures to hit the toy line including:

- Single packed Mini-Cons as well as Mini-Con deployers Drift and Fracture
- Warrior Class Jazz and Sideswipe
- Mega Optimus Prime (can have up to 10 Mini-Cons attached to it)
- Super Bumblebee (the biggest Bumblebee ever)
- Legion Class Underbite and Fixit
- One Step Changers Drift, Fracture and Thunderhoof
- RID Titan Heros

Check out the full gallery after the break!
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Combiner Wars Legends Warpath and Viper at Toy Fair Hasbro Event 2015

Posted on 02-14-2015 at 03:11 PM by Joe Moore under Toy Fair
DSC06402 We've got some more images of the rest of the Combiner Wars display for you. On show are the Legends class Warpath, a remold of the Generations Legends Megatron, and Viper, a blue Cobra Rattler redeco of Powerglide. Viper is looking especially cool, even sporting a modified Cobra logo from G.I. Joe! He's a crossover of the two franchises!

Also visible in these images are the first three Leaders in the Combiner Wars line, Megatron, Armada Megatron, and Thundercracker.
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Leader Class Ultra Magnus at Toy Fair Hasbro Event 2015

Posted on 02-14-2015 at 03:08 PM by Joe Moore under Toy Fair
DSC06459 One of the absolute highlights from this Toy Fair is the stunning Leader Class Ultra Magnus, clearly taking inspiration from his IDW design. He even comes with a Minimus Ambus figure!
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Devastator at Toy Fair 2015 Hasbro Event

Posted on 02-14-2015 at 03:02 PM by Joe Moore under Toy Fair
DSC06468 No more obscuring dudes... here he is in his full glory...

Official Description:

(Ages 8 & up/Approx. Retail Price: $149.99/Available: Fall 2015)
TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS COMBINER WARS figures form some of the largest TRANSFORMERS robots ever seen, and this one tops them all. This mega-pack unites all six of the CONSTRUCTICONS in one place. Each figure is rendered in incredible detail and features impressive conversion from robot to construction vehicle and back. But that's just the beginning — the six Voyager Scale figures combine to form the ultimate DECEPTICON weapon: the mighty CONSTRUCTICON DEVASTATOR, the largest TRANSFORMERS COMBINER robot figure

For the first time, we are looking at his individual Constructicon Vehicle & Robot Modes:
  • Hook
  • Long Haul
  • Scavenger
  • Bonecrusher
  • Scrapper
  • Mixmaster
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Combiner Wars Voyager Cyclonus at Hasbro Toy Fair 2015 Event

Posted on 02-14-2015 at 03:00 PM by Joe Moore under Toy Fair
DSC06388 We also have a gallery of Combiner Wars Voyager Cyclonus, heavily-retooled from Voyager Silverbolt! He draws strong inspiration from the original Cyclonus, and also combines to form the core of a combiner named Galvatronus!

He'll be in the same assortment as Combiner Wars Voyager Hot Spot, Voyager Wave 3.
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Transformers Combiner Wars Protectobots at Toy Fair 2015

Posted on 02-14-2015 at 02:08 PM by Joe Moore under Toy Fair
DSC06411 Just in from Toy Fair, we have images of the brand-new Combiner Wars Protectobots!

Here for your viewing pleasure are Voyager Hot Spot, Deluxes Blades (Alpha Bravo redeco with new head), Rook (new character), Streetwise (awesome), First Aid (Offroad retool, very More than Meets the Eye) and Legends Class Groove (very Generation 1).

We've also got some images of their combined form, the Autobot super-guardian, Defensor!

Check 'em out!
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Hasbro Toy Fair 2015 Transformers Panel Coverage

Posted on 02-14-2015 at 01:00 PM by Sol Fury under Toy Fair
AqXcxjaJKPMmnHarHCMNHr_-JqYg3Kw9-zFlhipOKlyT It's the time of year once again where Hasbro lifts the veil on what is in store for 2015! Our team is on site at Toy Fair 2015 in New York to bring you news of what is coming your way in the Transformers world throughout 2015!

After the break, view our coverage of Hasbro's Toy Fair 2015 panel! Refresh for the latest additions to our reporting.
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Hasbro Toy Fair 2015 Official Press Releases And Product Images

Posted on 02-13-2015 at 08:04 PM by SilverOptimus under Toy Fair
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TFW2005 Coverage Of Hasbro New York Toy Fair 2015 Preview Event - New TITAN DEVASTATOR Image!

Posted on 02-13-2015 at 07:57 PM by SilverOptimus under Toy Fair
Transformers-Toy-Fair-2015-TFW2005-78 Hello and welcome to another TFW2005 event coverage! From this very moment, we are officially starting our annual New York Toy Fair coverage. You are joining with us today to read all about the Hasbro New York Toy Fair 2015 Investor Event. This event is hosted by Hasbro to give a Preview of what's in store at the Toy Fair tomorrow for the Investors and Press. Our News Crew is over there at the Fair Grounds to bring you news and images as they happen. So, stay with us for the best Transformers news coverage from the Toy Fair grounds.

Right, first of all… the highlights:
  • Transformers: Combiner Wars New Images And Information Revealed
  • Transformers 5
  • Allspark Pictures
  • Transformers: Robots In Disguise Toyline & Animated Series
  • Transformers: Rescue Bots Toyline & Animated Series
  • New Hasbro initiative: Transformers360
  • Inside look of the Hasbro NY Toy Fair 2015 Transformers Booth



For more details and images… You can read our entire coverage after the jump.
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Transformers At UK Toy Fair 2015

Posted on 01-17-2015 at 11:43 AM by SilverOptimus under Toy Fair
Toy-Fair-2015-Transformers Q1 is the Toy Fair Season. Of course as always UK Toy Fair by British Toy & Hobby Association is opening the countless fairs including Nuremberg, Australian, China and the biggest one of them all… New York. But unlike other Toy Fairs, the UK Toy Fair is closed for the general public and is only open to interested parties such as investors and potential licensees. They are especially careful after the G. I. Joe toy leaks in 2009.

At the UK Toy Fair, Hasbro is the biggest exhibitor on the show floor. This year, the main highlight is Transformers.

Grant Gie; the European Franchise Manager of Hasbro spoke to the media recently regarding the Transformers presence at UK Toy Fair 2015. TFW2005 listens to what Mr. Gie has to say:

Speaking about the Transformers toys in general he said "It was magical and let children essentially get two toys and two play patterns in one. However, the real magic was in the detail and execution of the product."

"The iconography has become globally popular so our key characters such as Bumblebee and Optimus Prime, as well as the Autobot and Decepticon shields are instantly recognizable and translate onto products from all categories."

Since licensees are very important to the brand, Mr. Gie stated "What we try to ensure is that our licensed partners strive to activate our brand DNA in all products. 'More Than Meets The Eye' – that can work well and provide consumers with a point of difference when executed on product".

He then talked briefly about the past year."The toys over the last 30 years have changed very little… until 2014, when we completely re-designed the line. The Paramount movie showcased our characters in high-speed action sequences converting from robot to vehicle mode at the blink of an eye. Hasbro wanted to bring that same movie magic to our product line."

Next he spoke about the upcoming Transformers: Robots In Disguise and the future of the Transformers Franchise. You can read all about it, after then jump.
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