By Deefuzz from TFW2005
io9 reports that Hasbro has one more San Diego Comic-Con exclusive related to Transformers that will be available this year! To celebrate 30 years of Transformers they are bringing you 30 classic G1 Decepticons and Autobots in all of their Kreo glory in one book style collector's package.
In addition to the 30 Transformers Kreons there are various accessories included such as a tiles for tapes, the Transformers The Movie soundtrack, a boom box, and more!
The set will run $59.99 and is available only at San Diego Comic-Con, with whatever is left offered on HasbroToyShop after the show ends. Check out the full post from io9 by clicking here
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By Super_Megatron from TFW2005
FUNCTION: Construction Engineer / Hero of Timelines
“The things I have seen….. it’s big…….. bigger then the Matrix”
Profile: It’s been a long and hard road for SHAFTER. Travelling from one time stream to another, visiting one “Animated” world, another “Primed” for action, while keeping one at “Bay” so that the powers that be don’t spill over into each other. SHAFTER has been changing and engineering a new body for himself to match his surroundings. He has seen some crazy stuff, and somehow his spark still keeps it all together. Back in the early days on his home planet, SHAFTER was originally considered for the HERCULES sub-group due to his amazing body re-engineering skills and some even rumor he might have helped with the early concepts of combiner technology. Cool, calm and collected, Shafter a real ladies’ bot, but if you cross him, you might end up on the receiving end of his CRAGUN; a chromed out pistol that while might be small, packs enough punch to take out even the most aggressive Destron. He currently is carrying a rivalry with AXIS, the only Destron to sport the C-14 body type.
Strength: 7 Intelligence: 9 Speed: 5 Endurance: 9 Rank: 4 Courage: 9 Firepower: 7 Skill: 10TFcon Toronto – The world's largest fan-run Transformers convention
will take place July 11th to 13th, 2014. TFcon will return to the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Transformers. You can book your discounted room now via the 2014 hotel reservation website
. TFcon Toronto preregistration is now online
. This is the only way to reserve the 2014 exclusive MASTERPIECE SHAFTER and to sign up for the customizing classes.
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By Sol Fury from TFW2005
We have another rumor to share with you today. We have learned the approximate order in which the remaining four figures in the Transformers Figure Subscription Service 2.0 will be coming out. We've spoiler-tagged these for the convenience of those who'd rather not know months in advance who is coming:
July - Thrustinator
August and September - Treadshot and Chromedome (our source was not clear on which was which month)
October - Rewind
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By Sol Fury from TFW2005
We have learned, from speaking with Hasbro staff briefly at Botcon 2014, that some versions of the Decepticon Stinger toy for the Age of Extinction toyline might be exclusive to Wal-Mart.
When asked following the Hasbro product reveal panel on Saturday about the lack of an appearance by Stinger in the presentation, we were told that:
"We've got some store exclusive releases lined up for Stinger with Wal-Mart, we should be able to show more at the Comic Con"
While it's not a concrete confirmation that the Generations AoE Stinger is going to Wal-Mart, it would explain why we've not seen a whole lot of him in advance retailer listings for the Age of Extinction Generations toys yet. Likewise it would also seem to explain why the Age of Extinction Power Battlers waves seen so far lack a Stinger.
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By Mechafire from TFW2005
Fresh off of BotCon 2014 (where we learned that Windblade will be getting a second series next year, titled Transformers: Windblade Returns
), the latest Transformers: Windblade
installment is upon us, and TFW2005 is here to once again bring you an early review. Will you want to keep reading about the Fan-Built-Bot? The full issue comes out tomorrow - Wednesday, June 23 - but for right now, check out our review of Transformers: Windblade #3
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