By StayingInTheBox from TFW2005
Coming via the official Transformers Facebook page
, we have a really fun and downright cool reveal by Hasbro. In celebration of Earth Day, Hasbro has partnered with Waste Management to release the exclusive Decepticon Junkheap.
Fans might recognize this figure from the background of the third live action film Dark of the Moon
when the Decepticons space-bridged to Earth for their final attack. Many collectors have often said how cool it would be to have a design of the garbage truck character and now we'll have it!
Junkheap will be a part of the Power Battler toy line and will be released this fall.
Let us know what you think after the jump!Read Replies (0)
By Shin Densetsu from TFW2005
The resin prototype for the long awaited Transformers Masterpiece MP-22 Ultra Magnus
has been revealed in the newest issue of Figure King. It can carry up to 4 cars in its alternate mode. It also features an opening matrix chamber.
Scans(albeit blurry) come our way from TAG Hobby
. Read on to check them out and stay tuned for more!Read Replies (0)
By TunaKaan from TFW2005
Surely most of you remember the recent
Transformers 4 Age of Extinction footage which was shown on the new Samsung Curved Ultra HD TVs to promote the movie, the product and the new 4K format.
2005 Boards member Bariprime and I learned that they showcase the TV with the footage at a shopping mall, near to both of us. Bariprime made it there Sunday afternoon and took three wonderful videos of all the screens. Sadly, when I got there next day, there was no booth at all, I was only couple of hours late. But at least I was lucky enough to find only one screen that showcase the footage but slightly shorter.
Check out all of the videos after the jump. We missed a couple of important shots like the mysterious helicopter bot and the first look at Hound. But you guys should search for it too, Samsung is really promoting their new TV everywhere. And 4K shots look absolutely stunning!
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By Mechafire from TFW2005
TFW2005 boards member Fox13 has pointed out to us that Wamart.com's
pre-order page for Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark has updated with information saying that you will receive Stinger as a pre-order bonus. It is apparently only at Walmart, so you'll have to purchase the game there if you want him.
But, if you're unable to buy from Walmart, going by past events, there is a possibility that Stinger will be made DLC later on.
There's no word yet if any other retailers will have exclusive pre-order bonuses for the game, so keep an eye on TFW2005 to see if any others pop up.
(Awesome Stinger image provided by TunaKaan!)Read Replies (0)
By Sol Fury from TFW2005
have announced the fifth member of their convention boxed set today and it is an impressive piece indeed. The fifth member of the set is Ginrai, a fiery red and orange redeco of the venerable Classics Optimus Prime figure.
Ginrai is the second Cybertronian Knight in the boxed set, and by way of an alternate wrist transformation is shown here holding his windvane as a shield - the windvane being adorned with the new symbol of the Cybertronian Knights.
The toy's deco is based on the "Fire Guts" Ginrai featured in the 1988 Japanese series, Transformers Chojin (Super God) Masterforce, which in that series was the final attack of the Godmaster, Super Ginrai and his powered up form God Ginrai. An E-Hobby exclusive depicting the attack was released in the early 2000s, which is where this deco takes its cues from.
With the reveal of Ginrai the five figures in this year's Botcon boxed set are known, and they are:
Ginrai from Classics Optimus Prime
Devcon from Generations Scourge, with a new head
Scorponok from Energon Scorponok, retooled to use a remolded Encore Spike as his Headmaster
Ferak from Universe Cyclonus
Cannonball from Prime Ratchet, with a new head
Botcon 2014 is being held over the weekend of June 19 - 22 in Pasadena, California. Visit the Botcon homepage for more information
on the convention, the official 30th anniversary of Transformers convention and also the 20th anniversary Botcon!Read Replies (0)
By SilverOptimus from TFW2005
Hasbro has updated
their Official Transformers Toy Website with a new look and content to market their upcoming toyline for Transformers: Age Of Extinction.
The site gives us a very detailed look at the new simpler transformation.
If you visit the Games menu you'll find some neat little Flash games featuring the characters from the movie; including Lockdown, Bumblebee, Drift and Grimlock .
"Energon Rally" features a side-scrolling Temple Run type of gameplay while "Feed Grimlock" features Kre-O toys where you… well, feed Vehicons to Grimlock (This is a game for kids!?!) in an Angry Birds style gameplay. Construct-bots game has been updated with AOE parts and will allow you to create your own Grimlockdown.
Toys menu contains info and images of AOE Toys and you can virtually Transform the toys via the Bots menu.
Videos menu contains the trailers (which we've seen before) and might get updated with new content. So watch out for that.
Also worth noticing is a "Coming Soon" notice for the Transformers 4 Mobile Game App.
...and one more thing about the site: SPOILERS!Read Replies (0)
By SilverOptimus from TFW2005
Another Day, Another Dollar. Well actually… Another Quarter, Another Few Million Dollars. Hasbro held their 2014 1st Quarter Earnings Call moments ago and the Staff of TFW2005 attended online. Nothing major was told but here's the summary.
Quarter 2 Plans For Transformers: Age Of Extinction
Transformers: Rescue Bots Revenue.
Transformers: Battle Masters
A look back at previous movie toy revenue.
Read a detailed report we transcribed, after the jump.Read Replies (0)
By Mechafire from TFW2005
Transformers: Primacy artist Livio Ramondelli has uploaded to his Instagram
an interlocking cover for the book, featuring various characters that will be appearing in the series.
Transformers: Primacy was revealed at WonderCon and is being written by Flint Dille and Chris Metzen, with artwork by Livio Ramondelli - and will be starting this August.
Check the cover out after the jump!
Update: Livio has posted a higher quality version of the cover on his Deviantart
. Check it out!Read Replies (0)
By ORIO from TFW2005
Popular 3rd party group, Fanstoys, have updated with information on their next release as well as three more releases planned after that. You may know Fanstoys based off of their popular fan produced, unofficial Masterpiece Shockwave, Quakewave. Due for release soon is Scoria, their follow up, an unofficial Masterpiece Dinobot Slag. Tonight, the group has updated with two options for their third intended release named Soar, an unofficial Masterpiece Swoop. Their take on Dinobot Swoop will be available in two different color options. Red, for fans of the G1 toy, and Blue, for fans of his appearance in the original G1 cartoon.
On top of this exciting news, we have a picture revealing Fantoys next three releases after Scoria and Soar. The lineup of toys is called Iron Dibots, and unofficial Masterpiece versions of Snarl, Sludge and finally Grimlock will follow suit. Grimlock is surprising, as fans already have a well represented Masterpiece version of the character. But, fans unhappy that Scoria is going to be taller than the Hasbro/Takara release will be happy to hear a more scaled version is being planned.
Check out the new pics after the break!Read Replies (0)
By Super_Megatron from TFW2005
Transformers: Robots in Disguise ongoing series comic book artist Andrew Griffith will return to TFcon Toronto 2014
. He will be available all weekend for commissions, prints and signings in the TFcon Toronto artist alley.TFcon 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.
TFcon Toronto 2014 features Canada's largest dealer room for Transformers merchandise, question and answer panels and autograph sessions with many special guests including SUSAN BLU the voice of Generation 1 Arcee and voice director for Beast Wars, Beast Machines and Transformers Animated, GARRY CHALK the voice of Optimus Primal in Beast Wars and Beast Machines and Optimus Prime in Armada, Energon and Cybertron as well as AARON ARCHER former Creative Lead for all Transformers partnerships, SARAH STONE artist for IDW’s Transformers: Windblade miniseries with more TBA.Read Replies (0)
By Sol Fury from TFW2005
have once again updated their online episode schedule for Transformers Rescue Bots. This time out we can share information on season 2, episode 14, where computer troubles are making life hard for the residents of Griffin Rock:
S2 E14 - The Vigilant Town
Airdate - 05/24/2014
The new computer designed to keep Griffin Rock safe becomes dangerous.
For those of us marking their calendars, here's a list of upcoming episodes:
4/26/2014 What Lies Below
5/03/2014 What Rises Above
5/10/2014 Space Bots
5/17/2014 The Island of Misfit Tech
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