Just in via the offical Transformers page is some official images officially revealing the new new edition of the Autobot Driller. Check out the images of the Cyberverse vehicle that gets a all new deco for the Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters toy line this summer. The Bumblebee goodness shines through on this one. What do you think about the new look?
IDW's Ken Christiansen talks about the taking the Transformers brand in a new direction and Megatron's Aligned design: "The assignment was to envision a near-future tank, so I did a few quick sketches, got feedback from Siebenaler, and actually only did a colored line art pass, because of a time crunch. After the presentation and following feedback, I was asked to render it fully, with no changes, along with the Prime truck, that was also initially done as colored line art, for the same pitch. Read more at The Bad Flip Blog
Since Classics began in 2006, everyone has asked for just about everything to be remade in that style. Blitzwing was generally felt to be a prominent omission though, especially when Universe produced an Octane. It's taken nearly seven years since the outset of modernized G1 character remakes, but Blitzwing has finally reached the front of the line as one of the first two of the Thrilling 30 anniversary line to reach retail. Read the full review.
Takara Tomy have released a new BeCool commercial for their Japanese editions of the Transformers Bot Shots mini action figures. Get a look at the exports that are sporting different colors and all that Takara Tomy style in the video below.
Just out are two new stills from this weeks episode of Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters, entitled Project Predacon. Get a preview of Megatron hatching a plan to clone an army of Predacons with the the blueprint bone you can see in his hand. Additionally, we have a preview of the Decepticon farm of cloning tubes, containing an assorted variety of transforming beasts to battle the Autobots. Be sure to watch Project Predacon tonight, Friday, May 17 at 7:30 pm on the HUB Network.
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Thanks to Takara Tomy designer Shogo Hasui who has shared a new image of the Transformers Masterpiece MP-17 Prowl and MP-18 Bluestreak. The image shows the two figures side by side in thier robot modes in a kneeling position meant to show off the dexterity of these new toys. Note that the release date of these figures has been delayed till September of this year. Check out the image of MP-17 Prowl and MP-18 Bluestreak now for the full details.
Just in via our sponsor BigBadToyStore we have a new official image of the Transformers Generations Metroplex Titan Class figure. Get a look at his little buddy Scamper in a swell action post. The figure is being released as a Hasbro and a Takara version with different paint applications on the two figures as we have some to expect. These figures are sure to go fast, so keep an eye on the site here for the sightings of the Hasbro version. You can preorder the Takara Tomy version now at bigbadtoystore.com
Just out is a new preview for Today's new episode of Transformers Prime Beast Hunters, Project Predacon. Watch as the clip with Megatron, Shockwave and Starscream as they engage in a hunt for their next prize that will air tonight Friday May 17th at 7:30pm ET.
Thanks to the Allspark who have let us know that Hasbro Toy Shop is celebrating the coming of Spring with a special coupon code that will take 20% off you next order. Additionally, you can get FREE shipping on orders of $50 or more to save even more on the Transformers you been waiting to get. Simply enter the coupon code SPRING2013 when you checkout to so save 20% on your order now at hasbrotoyshop.com
Thanks to IDW Publishing who have sent out an update on their August 2013 Transformers Comic Book Solicitations. We have the summaries and cover images to preview a blast of new comics that will be closing out the summer. Get the scoop on Transformers: Prelude, Transformers: Robots in Disguise #20, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #20, Transformers Regeneration One #94, Transformers: Monstrosity #3 (of 4), and Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters #4!
TRANSFORMERS: REGENERATION ONE #91the comic book that continues the original 1984 TRANSFORMERS series, courtesy IDW Publishing and Hasbrolaunches an all-new story arc! DESTINY part one sets the stage, as BLUDGEON and SOUNDWAVE launch their ultimate assault against the universe, thanks to legendary writer Simon Furmanwho we sat down with for a brief chat!and artist Andrew Wildman. TRANSFORMERS: REGENERATION ONE #91 is out now at comic book stores everywhere, and for download online.
According to the Co-Op news site Arcade Heroes, Sega has revealed they are testing a new new Transformers arcade game for the China market. The new shooting style game is to be called "Transformers: Human Alliance." that will use Sega's Light-Gun technology in an arcade style game. Far as I know, this will be the first ever arcade video game for the Transformers property. Read more on the Sega Transformers Human Alliance arcade game below.
Just out on the The Hub's official page, is a new promo image for the "Project Predacon" episode of Transformers Prime Beast Hunters that will be on this Friday. Get a look at Ultra Magnus and Optimus Prime with the Forge of Solus Prime that will be featured on The Hub this Friday at 7:30 PM below.
Megatron and the Decepticons are mobilizing for an attack that would decimate Earth. Defend mankind before its too late.NEST needs your help! How fast can you identify and eliminate the Decepticons in this interactive training session, The battle comes to Universal Orlando Resort June 20th when Transformers: The Ride 3D opens. Enter to win a trip to the grand opening of Transformers: The Ride 3D at Universal Orlando Resort. Play Now
The Encore #23 Fortress Maximus action figure set was released by Takara Tomy to Japanese fans in April 2013 has taken a bit of time to arrive. Thanks to YouTuber baltmatrix we have a video review of figure. Get a look at everything including the G1 style classic foam tray to hold the figure and parts. The Master Sword, Real paint applications and of cource the Figure! Watch the video review for Transformers Encore #23 Fortress Maximus From Takara Tomy now!.
Thanks to Takara Tomy's very own TKYuki who has posted a new image of Takara Tomy's soon to be released Transformers Generations TG-17 Voyager Class Blaster with Steeljaw and TG-18 Skywarp to his twitter account. Get a look at these Japanese editions of the toys that feature metallic paint that is different from the cartoon colors on the Hasbro editions. We're still waiting to hear when / if there will be a Hasbro release of the Skywarp figure that will most likely be revealed at BotCon and or SDCC coming this summer.
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