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TF Upgrader Unicron head replica
Posted by News Fetcher on September 10 '13 at 05:00 AM
By Trailbreaker77 from TFW2005:
3rd Party Company TF Upgrader has updated their Facebook page with this new prototype photo of Unicron’s head from the 1986 movie. It features:
-Removable parts to change the look from normal to battle damage and finally an evil look
-Light up eyes
Projected release date is December 2013. Additional pictures after the break, then join the discussion here on TFW2005.

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Kre-O Transformers Autobot Command Center Official Images
Posted by News Fetcher on September 09 '13 at 07:00 PM
By ORIO from TFW2005:
Thanks to a listing on Amazon.com, we now have official images of the Kre-O Autobot Command Center. From the listing, this set will include:

Autobot Command Center set includes 461 pieces to build a repair station and a prison cell

Build a missile launcher, claw and net

Includes pieces for Bumblebee, Autobot Ratchet, Arcee and Shockwave figures

Also includes pieces for 1 mystery Kreon figure

According to the listing, the set will be in stock from the seller at the end of December and cost around $54.99. Check out the official images and speculate on the fifth mystery Kreon by clicking the title bar.

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TFcon 2014 dates announced: July 11 – 13th
Posted by News Fetcher on September 09 '13 at 10:30 AM
By Super_Megatron from TFW2005:
Save the dates! TFcon – The world's largest fan-run Transformers convention will take place July 11th to 13th, 2014 in Toronto. TFcon will return to the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Transformers. Discounted hotel block information will be available in the near future. Dealer bookings will open in January.



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Calvin Johnson transforms ESPN
Posted by News Fetcher on September 09 '13 at 10:30 AM
By StayingInTheBox from TFW2005:
As recently reported, not only is Detroit Lions star wide receiver Calvin Johnson getting his own IDW Megatron toy, but his "real-life" alt mode has been spotted on the campus of the ESPN Offices!

ESPN's YouTube page has uploaded their most recent "This is SportsCenter" commercial with "Megatron" himself, Calvin Johnson. Check out the linked video for a fun nod to the Transformers world Johnson has found himself in.

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TFCC TFSS 2.0 Micron 3 Pack Reveal
Posted by News Fetcher on September 09 '13 at 08:15 AM
By Tony_Bacala from TFW2005:
The TFCC has reveled their next figure in the TF Subscription Service 2.0 line up, check it out below.
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This week, the Transformers Collectors' Club has a full schedule of reveals, all leading up to the start of the subscription period for the Transformers Figure Subscription Service 2.0 (TFSS 2.0). Today, we are thrilled to announce that THREE of the TFSS 2.0 figures will come with an ADDITIONAL Micron accessory figure, which have previously only been available through the Arms Micron Transformers toy line!

The three EXCLUSIVE Micron figures will be FRENZY, STYLOR and CATGUT. STYLOR and CATGUT will be partnered with their Generation 1 counterparts and FRENZY will once again be teamed with the original 'Bad Cop' Decepticon! The current line up for the TFSS 2.0 is:
- Decepticon Gunslinger TREADSHOT w/ CATGUT
- Decepticon Enforcement officer BARRICADE w/ FRENZY
- Autobot Mechatronic Engineer FISITRON (aka IRONFIST)
- Autobot Memory Archivist REWIND
- Autobot Forensics and Cerebroscience officer CHROMEDOME w/ STYLOR
- SIXTH FIGURE TO BE REVEALED THIS WEEK

Head on over to TransformersClub.com for all the latest news on the TFSS 2.0 and stay tuned for MORE reveals coming this week!


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Roberto Orci Talks About the Next Transformers Cartoon
Posted by News Fetcher on September 09 '13 at 06:45 AM
By Tony_Bacala from TFW2005:
Executive Producer of Transformers Prime Roberto Orci spoke with IGN regarding the next Transformers cartoon after Transformers Prime. He reinforced what's previously been hinted at - a return to a more kid friendly show. If you couple that with Hasbro's recent changes to the engineering of the toys, shooting for more simple, less complex transformations for the main line, it looks like the media will be following suit. How exactly that takes shape is anyone's guess. Check out some key highlights below.
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Story-wise, though, as far as continuity is concerned, will Transformers Prime’s events have happened in the new show?

It’s not really a reboot, it’s sort of a continuation of it [Transformers Prime] in a tonally different form.

So we’re going to have a good parallel series that is connected, but it’s a little more friendly to the family.

Story-wise, though, as far as continuity is concerned, will Transformers Prime’s events have happened in the new show?

We are discussing that very question right now.

I won’t deny that also, yes, we’re trying to make sure that younger kids who really love Transformers aren’t put off by its intensity.
Check out the full interview at IGN here.

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Dr. Wu Masterpiece Shoulder Weapons
Posted by News Fetcher on September 09 '13 at 04:15 AM
By Trailbreaker77 from TFW2005:
Dr Wu has unveiled their newest Transformers Masterpiece add-on on their Weibo account. This will help fans out that were not able to get the Japan Amazon exclusive release of MP-17 through MP-19 which comes with a single shoulder rocket. However Dr. Wu has gone above and beyond with this one because it looks like they have 9 different designs to choose from. Check out the other images released after the break, then discuss the designs in the discussion thread here the TFW2005 boards.

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David Bollman Hired For Transformers: Age Of Extinction
Posted by News Fetcher on September 08 '13 at 08:30 AM
By NIBMRatchet from TFW2005:
Wildlife artist David Bollman of Southpaw Studio in Sterling Heights recently finished work on the filming of Transformers: Age Of Extinction.

Mr. Bollman had this to say:

"We built a set downtown, but mainly I did a lot of finish painting," he said. "I painted specific props. And even some of the really cool props and weapons in the movie."

Bollman said much of his work during the filming in downtown Detroit in July was on various cars in the movie.

"I did Chinese lettering on the cars; hand lettering; vinyl graphics; and of course we made everything look like it's been through the mud," Bollman said. "In specific settings, the areas are dirt and muddy."

Bollman said he conducted "a lot of research to get stuff very accurate. There is always something that goes into making things look authentic and real," he said. "The director (Michael Bay) loves to have an explosion, so there's a lot of action in this movie.

"Mark Wahlberg is just dynamite," Bollman noted about the star in the movie. "He's going to be a phenomenal asset to the movie."

Mr. David Bollman previously worked for Transformers: Dark Of The Moon.

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Beast Hunters Cyberverse Unicron Megatron and Ultra Magnus Bios
Posted by News Fetcher on September 08 '13 at 05:15 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Amazon has also added more listings to its site, this time for the fifth assortment of Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commanders, Unicron Megatron and Ultra Magnus. These listings are given as "in stock now", if genuine, could this mean an actual retail sighting is not far behind? The listings also give the bios for each character:

Unicron Megatron

The ruthless Decepticon leader harnesses the power of Unicron to vanquish anyone foolish enough to stand in his way.

Ultra Magnus

Ultra Magnus leads his elite Autobot strike team with the mighty Forge of Solus battle hammer.

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TFW's Generations Thundercracker Gallery Now Online
Posted by News Fetcher on September 08 '13 at 02:15 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
The second new release in the most recent assortment of IDW Deluxe Class Transformers is a Fall of Cybertron version of Thundercracker. Depicting the Decepticon in his Cybertronian form, this is a nice and vibrant recolor of the earlier Fall of Cybertron Starscream toy, and with a Skywarp on the horizon (or already out if you picked up the Takara-Tomy release) he builds up the Seeker squadron as seen in Transformers War for Cybertron.

Thundercracker is the fourth new deco on this mold, and it once again brings out the best of the toy. The blue is a particularly nice shade which is roughly the same tint as the original Thundercracker toy from the 1980s and the 2007 Botcon exclusive, so he looks particularly cool stood with either of those. The mold itself is as always excellent with a good amount of poseability, and it does not seem to be showing any wear for being the fourth outing of the mold. The two criticisms that might be levelled at the toy is that the chaingun barrels are entirely unpainted blue plastic - on balance, probably a tradeoff for all the paint on the robot. The other point of criticism is that the silver paint on the back of the jet / robot's backpack seems to chip very easily. These do not detract though from a sharp-looking, good and fun toy.

Open the link below to check out our gallery and see for yourself:

Generations IDW Deluxe Thundercracker Gallery

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Transformers Generations Swerve, Cosmos, Rhinox and Doubledealer Bios
Posted by News Fetcher on September 08 '13 at 01:45 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Yet more news courtesy of Amazon.com! Amazon have updated their listings for several upcoming Generations toys with the text of the character's bios. These bios cover the Legends Class Swerve with Flanker and Cosmos with Payload as well as Voyager Class Rhinox and Doubledealer. There's a good mix of homaging original bios, cartoons, and IDW comics with these bios - check them out below.

Also Beast Wars fans will be pleased to note - Rhinox's Gatling Guns of Doom is now canonical with his bio!

Swerve with Flanker

Riding with Swerve is a terrifying experience. The Autobot technician lives up to his name. His attention span is so short that he finds even exit ramps boring, which more often than not results in him drifting, uncaring, into oncoming traffic. So it's good he's partnered up with Flanker. The little jet is almost compulsive about scanning everything around him for Deception activity. And when his shouted warnings don't make an impression on Swerve, his impenetrable force field does a good job of protecting the other vehicles on the road.

Cosmos with Payload

You may never meet a pair that is more eager to please than Autobot Cosmos and Payload. They're both proud of their ability to fly into space, and eager to use it to benefit the Autobot cause. It's a lonely life in orbit, but they both make up for it by performing some of the most awesome daredevil space stunts anyone has ever heard of. It's just too bad there's no one else up there to see them.

Rhinox

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Congratulations Sue Blu and Garry Chalk!
Posted by News Fetcher on September 08 '13 at 01:45 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
The staff of TFW2005 would like to offer their congratulations to two of the people who have made Transformers what it is today who have recently tied the knot with their partners! Please give your congratulations to Garry Chalk, the voice of Optimus Primal in Beast Wars and Beast Machines, as well as the voice of Optimus Prime throughout the Unicron Trilogy series Transformers Armada, Energon and Cybertron.

Please also give your congratulations to Sue Blu, the voice of Arcee in Generation 1 and Transformers Animated, who also worked as voice director for Beast Wars, Beast Machines, Transformers Animated and the first dozen episodes of Transformers Prime!

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Transformers Classified the Complete Mission
Posted by News Fetcher on September 08 '13 at 01:30 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Amazon has added a new listing for another Transformers Classified young readers novel. This one is titled "The Complete Mission", which would make you think it is going to be an omnibus edition of the three Transformers Classified books so far, however the price and page count are about the same as the previous novels, which leads one to conclude it's a new book - or Amazon has the details wrong.

Watch this space for more updates.

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Rescue Bots Leapfrog Learning Game
Posted by News Fetcher on September 08 '13 at 01:30 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Amazon has added a listing for a Transformers Rescue Bots Leapfrog Learning Game. In Race to the Rescue, you take control of the Rescue Bots as they race through seven stages to counter Dr. Morocco and his "Disaster Machines". The trailer on Amazon demonstrates in addition to "edutainment" segments there are also shoot 'em up sequences and what looks like all-new animated footage from the game.

A video trailer is available on Amazon - be sure to check it out.

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Dustin James Leighton Lands A Voice Over Spot In Another Transformers Project
Posted by News Fetcher on September 06 '13 at 08:45 PM
By NIBMRatchet from TFW2005:
It seems as though talented voice actor Dustin James Leighton has landed another role on a Transformers project. Currently, he is the voice of Evac on Transformers: The Ride at Universal Studios Theme Park.

Mr. Leighton made this announcement via Twitter:

"Oh boy, NEW #transformers script sitting on my desk. Just printed it out! #Voiceover #MWOV"

When asked whether he would reprise his role as Evac, he was quick to reply with a no.

Remember folks, the voice role may not be for the upcoming movie; Transformers: Age Of Extinction.

So, who do you think Dustin James Leighton will lend his voice to? And to what; TF4? A new Ride? The next Animated Series? Or something else entirely?
Discuss with your fellow members on the thread associated with this news post.

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Dustin James Leighton Lands A Voice Over Spot In Transformers: Age Of Extinction
Posted by News Fetcher on September 06 '13 at 08:15 PM
By NIBMRatchet from TFW2005:
Other than Peter Cullen (who will likely to return as the voice of Optimus Prime) we have our first confirmed Voice Actor for Transformers: Age Of Extinction. He is none other than the talented voice actor Dustin James Leighton; the voice of Evac on Transformers: The Ride at Universal Studios Theme Park.

Mr. Leighton made this announcement via Twitter:

"Oh boy, NEW #transformers script sitting on my desk. Just printed it out! #Voiceover #MWOV"

When asked whether he would reprise his role as Evac, he was quick to reply with a no.

So, who do you think Dustin James Leighton will lend his voice to? Discuss with your fellow members on the thread associated with this news post.

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Tranformers Prime Predacon's Rising Target Focal Fixture
Posted by News Fetcher on September 06 '13 at 08:15 PM
By ORIO from TFW2005:
It's been awhile since we've seen a brick and mortar retail store make a big deal about our favorite Robot's in Disguise. Thankfully, Target has heeded the call! This newsie came across the brand new Predacon's Rising focal fixture showing up in Target stores. No doubt, these are starting to pop up in Target's to help promote not only Target's exclusive Predacon's Rising exclusive toys, but also the earlier reported "Dawn of The Beast" Target exclusive DVD. As you can see from the picture, the focal feature is a bit shy on product, but everything currently being offered is displayed on one side or another; Predacon Rising Exclusives on the front, Generations and Construct-Bots on one side and the other side (not-shown) featuring Prime Beast Hunters and Rescue Bots. Hopefully, this means more new toys are being shipped to stores to fill the feature and us fans can empty our wallets in a prompt fashion.

This fixture will most likely stay up for the rest of September to help coincide with the release of the Predacon's Rising Blu-Ray/DVD release on October 8th. Check out the pic after the break to discuss!

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Interview with Kelsey Grammer on Transformers 4
Posted by News Fetcher on September 06 '13 at 07:30 AM
By Tony_Bacala from TFW2005:
Kelsey Grammer sat down with Empire and had a couple things to say about Transformers 4. Check the blurbs below for some minor insight to his character Harold Attinger.
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"Malevolent" is the word Grammer uses to describe his big bad, Harold Attinger.

"He’s a no-nonsense guy,"[/B] he told Empire.
[B] "He’s lived his life in the shadows for 30 years in the service of his country, and he likes to be unremarkable yet very efficient."

What of his first collaboration with the ringmaster?

"I don’t know if Michael has seen Frasier," laughed Grammer. "He’s been very respectful and funny. He’s a terrific guy and quite a filmmaker. He just said to me the other day, 'You’re Kelsey Grammer - you can do whatever you want to do.' So I guess he at least has some acquaintance with my work."

So what would Frasier Crane make of all the Bayhem?

"Well, you know what? I think he might find it offensive in some ways,
but there was always a bit of Frasier that wasn’t completely a snob. He always liked blowing up things, too, if he could! When he would discover his inner child, he would revel in it, and I think Transformers is one of those things."


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TFC Toys Project Ares Nemean Color Prototype Image
Posted by News Fetcher on September 06 '13 at 07:15 AM
By ORIO from TFW2005:
Striaght from the weibo page of TFC Toys themselves, we have our first look at their first upcoming unofficial Razorclaw figure, Nemean. Nemean is shown here in color plastic unpainted prototype. He is also shown in his combined torso mode of Ares.

This figure is slated for a 4th Quarter 2013 release. What do you think thus far TFW? In the realm of unofficial Predakings do you already have most of your Predacons in hand? Are you waiting for preorders to drop? Or are you holding out for Project Ares? Sound off in our 3rd Party Forum!

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Transformers Go! Sensuimaru New Image
Posted by News Fetcher on September 06 '13 at 04:45 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Hishashi Yuki's Twitter Account has posted a new image of Transformers Go! Sensuimaru. The ninja-robot-space-shark is the sea themed member of the Shinobi Team trio and completes the second combiner in the Transformers Go! line. He's set to be a Japan-only release.

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