By Sol Fury from TFW2005
has also shared some new images of the Transformers Angry Birds toys. In addition to what we previously saw leaked on Toys R Us' website, we have a look at some individual figures, two packs, and one more track set. The figures shown off here include:
Single Packs: Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Heatwave (from Rescue Bots), Lockdown (from Age of Extinction), Galvatron (from Age of Extinction) and Soundwave (from War for Cybertron)
Two Packs: Ultra Magnus (white Optimus) VS Soundblaster (black Soundwave) and Heatwave VS Generation 2 Megatron
Five Pack: Energon Racers five pack (translucent versions of Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Lockdown, Starscream and Soundwave
Track Sets: Optimus Prime Bird Raceway with Optimus Prime and Megatron, Bumblebee Bird Blast with High Octane Bumblebee and Goldbite Grimlock
Already it's looking like there will be some hefty use of molds in this line!
Each set comes with a Matrix designed "Telepod" base, which allows the toys to be scanned into the upcoming Rovio developed Transformers Angry Birds game as playable characters.Read Replies (0)
By StayingInTheBox from TFW2005
Unlicensed group Toyworld first teased their upcoming line of Dinobots homages way back in January of 2013. Flash forward to today where Toyworld has revealed their first two figures in the quickly crowded arena of unofficial Dinobot transformers, which will be their take on Snarl and Sludge.
Not just revealing their figures and upping the ante a bit, we also have a tease of these figures being able to combine! We only have one image of this, but it's very obviously shows off the combining gimmick of these Dinobots with "Snarl" and "Sludge" forming the combiner legs.
No other information such as release date, price, or scale is available at this time.
Check out the new batch of images after the jump and sound off with what you think!Read Replies (0)
By StayingInTheBox from TFW2005
Let the hunt begin for the next round of Transformers Generations figures! Earlier today it was reported by TFW2005 boards member alkamist
that everyone's favorite shark, Sky-Byte, was found at a Target in Pinole, California! No sign of case mate Roadbuster (TFW2005 gallery here)
, but the Wrecker should be out in the wild too given this Sky-Byte sighting. If you're still on the fence with buying this Predacon or just want to see more, check out the TFW2005 gallery of Sky-Byte
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By Superquad7 from TFW2005
Hot on trail of the last glimpse of the prototype we reported here
, we get to see more images of the upcoming Masterpiece Star Saber
! These images allow us to see more details of the figure and especially a closer look of Star Saber
's front section that transforms into Saber. There's a possibility that the "Brain of Courage" - the smaller, Brainmaster robot - is in Saber's cockpit, but it's still a bit difficult to tell at this time. What do you think? Be sure to chime in on the ongoing discussion. See the images mirrored here after the jump and stay tuned to TFW2005.COM for all of your Masterpiece Transformers news
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By Mechafire from TFW2005
IDW has sent out an SDCC press release detailing a few of their future Transformers books, including more information and clarification on both Combiner Wars and Angry Birds. Specifically, it seems that the Combiner Wars toy tie-in will be an event that spans across both the Robots in Disguise (#39-41) and Windblade Returns (#1-3) series, in a fashion similar to that of the previous toy tie-in event, Dark Cybertron:Angry Birds / Transformers
Announced earlier this year, Rovio and Hasbro have teamed up two beloved properties in Angry Birds and The TRANSFORMERS! This fall IDW will bring the mayhem to comics with the brand new series, Angry Birds Transformers, expanding on the unexpected backgrounds of this explosive crossover! Written by The Transformers mastermind, John Barber, with art by Marcelo Ferriera, this crossover will be one for the record books!
Transformers: Combiner Wars
A new Transformers event, Transformers: Combiner Wars will start March 2015 from writers Mairghread Scott and John Barber and artists Sarah Stone and Livio Ramondelli. It’s an arms-race of truly titanic proportions as a long-lost ancient artifact allows the Cybertronians to unite into more powerful, gigantic forms. Will Cybertron—or the galaxy—be able to withstand the onslaught? Find out with a prologue and 5 issues, running in TRANSFORMERS #39-41 and the new TRANSFORMERS: WINDBLADE #1-3, which will be packed in with select TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS toys.
Check out the full press release after the break and discuss on the boards!Read Replies (0)
By Super_Megatron from TFW2005
Aaron Archer is an illustrator and creative professional who spent over 18 years at Hasbro, Inc. designing for toy brands like TRANSFORMERS, GI Joe, STAR WARS Episode One, and various Batman lines. Aaron worked on the TRANSFORMERS brand for over 13 years, collaborating with Takara/Tomy on hundreds of toys. Aaron acted as the Creative Lead for all TRANSFORMERS partnerships including four feature films, four video games, five animated series, theme park rides, and countless publishing projects. In 2013 Aaron retired from Hasbro in order to pursue independent projects. You can check out some of his art here: http://archermonster.deviantart.com/
At TFcon Chicago 2014 fans will have the opportunity to interact with Mr. Archer via Q&A Panels as well as one on one on the exhibitor floor.TFcon Chicago – The world's largest fan-run Transformers convention
will take place October 24th to 26th, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare – 9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Rosemont, Illinois to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Transformers. You can book your discounted room now via the TFcon 2014 hotel reservation website
. Online registration is now available for TFcon Chicago 2014. You can follow the Admission/Registration/Ticket Information
link to purchase your advance tickets.
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