Thanks to forums member Tambeyoda we have a video review of the Fansproject Headmaster-style Function series figure Smart Robin, based on Brainstorm. Get this scoop on this thrid party figure that is looking top notch in his robot and alternate modes. Watch the FansProject Function X-3 Smart Robin video review by Tambeyoda now posted below.
The TFormers.com Featured Comic of The Week is Conflagration, the sixth issue of Dreamwave's War Within: The Dark Ages. Written by Simon Furman, with pencils by Andrew Wildman, inks by Erik Sander and Rob Armstrong, and colors by Alan Wang. Keep reading
Between late 1984 and 1986, Hasbro released a series of Transformers characters in North America and Europe that never saw release in Japan as "Transformers", despite previously being available as part of other Japanese toy lines. These non-Japan Transformers became known in the Western world as Jetfire, Deluxe Vehicles and Deluxe Insecticons. Another thing that all of these toys had in common was that they were not manufactured by Hasbro or Takara. Read the full article at tfsource.com
Thanks to forums member Tambeyoda who has posted a video review of the TFC Toys Ares Nemean action figure. Get the scoop on this toy that pays homage to the G1 Razorclaw character with a whole new realization that adds articulation and details the original figure never had. Watch the video review below of the TFC Toys Ares Nemean figure now.
The Transformers heavy snow statues return to the Asahikawa Winter Festival held held six days of February 6 to 11, 2014. News and a design image shows a huge snow sculpture depicting a G1 Optimus Prime in robot and truck mode has been released. The 55th Asahikawa Winter Festival held by the Asahikawa city council commemorates the Transformers 30th Anniversary with the the original Optuimus Prime. See the design image below for the preview of what's to come.
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Thanks to Shogo Hasui @Hasui_TF, Just in are news image of the Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-19 Smokescreen and MP-12G G2 Sideswipe figures. Get a look at the next two releases in Masterpiece series showing both of the figures in their robot and alternate vehicle modes. Masterpiece MP-19 Smokescreen will be released this month and MP-12G G2 Sideswipe is listed for released early in 2014.
Entertainment Tonight Canada have posted two exclusive behind the scenes videos giving us a look at Transformers: Age of Extinction while the movie was in production. Lead actors Mark Wahlberg and Nicola Peltz talking about working on the film with Micheal Bay. We also get some views of the team filming on the set. Watch the clips from Transformers: Age of Extinction now below.
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Following our previous post, Michael Bay has also let it be known that the first looks at movie footage. Appologising for his Transfomrers movies, he mentions the production wrap of the move and how well things went there. He leaves is with word the first one will be shown during the Super Bowl next year and them something right after that.
Micheal Bay has responded to the press and public at large who have been suggesting the four time Transformers movie director has some misgivings about some of the movies be made before. This statement seems to be in response to the press thinking Bay's descriptions of the new "Transformers: Age of Extinction" movie being shot on larger scale compared to the the first movie shot in suburbia as a slight on previous films. Read Bays' full response below.
Thanks to the official Hasbro page we have new official images of the Takara Tomy Transformers Year of the Horse Optimus Prime and Starscream exclusive action figures. Get some new detailed looks at these figures figures that will released for the Chinese New Year in Asia with better shots of the toys including looks at the MP-10 based Optimus Prime's trailer shown in different modes as well as his blue battle axe that was previously shown in clear plastic.
Third party toy makers X-Transbots have released updated their official site with new images and details for their Ollie action figure that that pays homage to the G1 Wheelie character. The figure that will be part of the Master Mini Series IV is 4.64 inches tall and will be in stock in early 2014, Get a look at the initial design teaser images showing the figure's robot mode in color and a grey prototype view of the alternate vehicle mode as well as compares with the the other Master Mini Series figure Stax
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Thanks to ACToys who have posted some new looks at the Transformers Year of the Horse Starscream supreme class action figure. Get a look at these in-hand images showing the seekers figure in robot mode next to some of his other incarnations as well as next to the giant planet eater, Unicron!
Thanks to Weibo member Geek5 who has shared a couple of in-hand image of the Transformers Year of the Horse Optimus Prime action figure. The MP-10 based figure with gold chrome has been reissued as a special Chinese New Years exclusive. See the figure in his robot mode as well as a look at the alternate mode with trailer in the gallery now.
Thanks to X-Transbots who have released some new MasterMini Krank Box images. The figure is a homage to the G1 Pipes character. Anyone else notice they have Cosmos, Beachcomber, Cyclonus and Scourge in there? Check out the X-Transbots Krank MasterMini Box Images with new hints at other possible figure below.
Dr. Wu shared today, metallic paint versions of Rainstorm guns for Springer/Sandstorm. The DW-P15 Rain Storm accessory upgrade kit that adds a classic chaingun to the Transformers Generations Springer voyager figure. Get a look at metallic version of the The DW-P15 Rain Storm gun below.