Search News
News Category



News Title


AND       OR

News Text




Search Results
18584 News stories found
930 Pages of stories
1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8     9     10    11    12    13    14    15    16    17    18    19    20    21    22    23    24    25    26    27    28    29    30    31    32    33    34    35    36    37    38    39    40    41    42    43    44    45    46    47    48    49    50    51    52    53    54    55    56    57    58    59    60    61    62    63    64    65    66    67    68    69    70    71    72    73    74    75    76    77    78    79    80    81    82    83    84    85    86    87    88    89    90    91    92    93    94    95    96    97    98    99    100  101  102  103  104  105  106  107  108  109  110  111  112  113  114  115  116  117  118  119  120  121  122  123  124  125  126  127  128  129  130  131  132  133  134  135  136  137  138  139  140  141  142  143  144  145  146  147  148  149  150  151  152  153  154  155  156  157  158  159  160  161  162  163  164  165  166  167  168  169  170  171  172  173  174  175  176  177  178  179  180  181  182  183  184  185  186  187  188  189  190  191  192  193  194  195  196  197  198  199  200  201  202  203  204  205  206  207  208  209  210  211  212  213  214  215  216  217  218  219  220  221  222  223  224  225  226  227  228  229  230  231  232  233  234  235  236  237  238  239  240  241  242  243  244  245  246  247  248  249  250  251  252  253  254  255  256  257  258  259  260  261  262  263  264  265  266  267  268  269  270  271  272  273  274  275  276  277  278  279  280  281  282  283  284  285  286  287  288  289  290  291  292  293  294  295  296  297  298  299  300  301  302  303  304  305  306  307  308  309  310  311  312  313  314  315  316  317  318  319  320  321  322  323  324  325  326  327  328  329  330  331  332  333  334  335  336  337  338  339  340  341  342  343  344  345  346  347  348  349  350  351  352  353  354  355  356  357  358  359  360  361  362  363  364  365  366  367  368  369  370  371  372  373  374  375  376  377  378  379  380  381  382  383  384  385  386  387  388  389  390  391  392  393  394  395  396  397  398  399  400  401  402  403  404  405  406  407  408  409  410  411  412  413  414  415  416  417  418  419  420  421  422  423  424  425  426  427  428  429  430  431  432  433  434  435  436  437  438  439  440  441  442  443  444  445  446  447  448  449  450  451  452  453  454  455  456  457  458  459  460  461  462  463  464  465  466  467  468  469  470  471  472  473  474  475  476  477  478  479  480  481  482  483  484  485  486  487  488  489  490  491  492  493  494  495  496  497  498  499  500  501  502  503  504  505  506  507  508  509  510  511  512  513  514  515  516  517  518  519  520  521  522  523  524  525  526  527  528  529  530  531  532  533  534  535  536  537  538  539  540  541  542  543  544  545  546  547  548  549  550  551  552  553  554  555  556  557  558  559  560  561  562  563  564  565  566  567  568  569  570  571  572  573  574  575  576  577  578  579  580  581  582  583  584  585  586  587  588  589  590  591  592  593  594  595  596  597  598  599  600  601  602  603  604  605  606  607  608  609  610  611  612  613  614  615  616  617  618  619  620  621  622  623  624  625  626  627  628  629  630  631  632  633  634  635  636  637  638  639  640  641  642  643  644  645  646  647  648  649  650  651  652  653  654  655  656  657  658  659  660  661  662  663  664  665  666  667  668  669  670  671  672  673  674  675  676  677  678  679  680  681  682  683  684  685  686  687  688  689  690  691  692  693  694  695  696  697  698  699  700  701  702  703  704  705  706  707  708  709  710  711  712  713  714  715  716  717  718  719  720  721  722  723  724  725  726  727  728  729  730  731  732  733  734  735  736  737  738  739  740  741  742  743  744  745  746  747  748  749  750  751  752  753  754  755  756  757  758  759  760  761  762  763  764  765  766  767  768  769  770  771  772  773  774  775  776  777  778  779  780  781  782  783  784  785  786  787  788  789  790  791  792  793  794  795  796  797  798  799  800  801  802  803  804  805  806  807  808  809  810  811  812  813  814  815  816  817  818  819  820  821  822  823  824  825  826  827  828  829  830  831  832  833  834  835  836  837  838  839  840  841  842  843  844  845  846  847  848  849  850  851  852  853  854  855  856  857  858  859  860  861  862  863  864  865  866  867  868  869  870  871  872  873  874  875  876  877  878  879  880  881  882  883  884  885  886  887  888  889  890  891  892  893  894  895  896  897  898  899  900  901  902  903  904  905  906  907  908  909  910  911  912  913  914  915  916  917  918  919  920  921  922  923  924  925  926  927  928  929  930 
San Diego Comic Con Panel Schedule
Posted by News Fetcher on July 02 '12 at 10:15 PM
By ORIO from TFW2005:
San Diego Comic Con is rapidly approaching and with it, hopefully lots of good news about our favorite Robots In Disguise! But when, you may ask yourself, exactly will we get to see new pictures and info? Well fortunately, for you curious bunch, the Comic Con website has updated with all the panel information and what to expect. Thanks to 2005 Board members fallen_revenge and Taziir for putting together all of the relevant Transformers related panels in one handy post. Everything from the Hasbro panel to the new Fall of Cybertron video game. Oh, there's also a panel scheduled for IDW Publishing! After all, what would a Comic Convention be without comic books??

Click on the title bar or the discuss button to read the low down on all of the panels coming the up

Read Replies (0)
New Fall of Cybertron Soundwave Image
Posted by News Fetcher on July 02 '12 at 10:00 PM
By ORIO from TFW2005:
The official Transformers Facebook page has updated again today as part of their "Cyber Monday" promotional character reveals. Today's new image comes to us in the form of Soundwave. Wielding what looks like a plasma cannon, Soundwave will be back for August's Fall of Cybertron video game.

Click the title bar to check out the new image of Soundwave.

Read Replies (0)
Network News - Joecon 2012 Round Up!
Posted by News Fetcher on July 02 '12 at 07:30 AM
By Tony_Bacala from TFW2005:
The 2012 G.I.Joe Convention in New Orleans, LA has come & gone. This Year's Con brought us The Oktober Guard vs the Iron Grenadiers, a look inside Hasbro's Concept Vault and a closer look at G.I.Joe Retaliation. We also got to check out an upcoming line, G.I.Joe Micro Force and we previewed what the G.I.Joe Collectors Club had in store for next year, including Club Exclusive Iceberg and figures from the second wave of their Figure Subscription Service, including Dragonsky and Night Force Lt. Falcon. Check out the re-cap below and relive the 2012 Joecon!

Wednesday

JoeCon 2012 Parachute Drop Info - GI Joe News
Joecon 2012 Box Set and Pins - First Images - GI Joe News
Joecon 2012 Freebie Figure Info - GI Joe News
Joecon 2012 Exclusives List - GI Joe News
Joecon 2012 Con Exclusive Comic Images Featuring Darklon - GI Joe News
GI Joe Figure Subscription Service Advertisement - GI Joe News
Quick First Images of Joecon 2012 Exclusives - GI Joe News
JoeCon 2012 High Res Images Oktober Guard and Iron Grenadiers - GI Joe News

Thursday

< article continued at TFW2005 >

Read Replies (0)
CMs Corp Gutto Kuru Minerva Pictorial Review
Posted by News Fetcher on July 01 '12 at 10:00 PM
By ORIO from TFW2005:
2005 Board Moderator and WTF@TFW podcaster, Gogdog, has got his hands on the Gutto Kuru Minerva figure and shared with us his thoughts and some great pictures of this unique Transformers based figure. This Masterforce figure comes with three different faces, a removable backpack that transforms and is super articulated.

Check out all the images and his thoughts in our Feedback forum!

Read Replies (0)
The TFcon 2012 Dealer Room is SOLD OUT
Posted by News Fetcher on July 01 '12 at 05:15 PM
By Super_Megatron from TFW2005:
The TFcon 2012 dealer room has sold out all available tables with just under a month until the convention. This is a new record for Canada’s largest dealer room for Transformers merchandise. The room will be packed with exhibitors selling Transformers toys from all eras including but not limited to Generation 1, Generation 2, Machine Wars, Beast Wars, Beast Machines, Robots in Disguise, Armada, Energon, Cybertron, Universe, Classics, Animated, Crossovers, Commemorative and Encore Reissues, Alternators and Binaltech, Masterpiece, Titanium, Alternity, Generations, Transformers Prime, plus Movie toys from all 3 films; Transformers, Revenge of the Fallen and Dark of the Moon and all 3rd party companies.

Registration is still on line for this summers largest Transformers Collectors Convention. You can reserve the TFcon exclusive Shafter and register for TFcon 2012 via the online registration page.

TFcon 2012 features Canada's largest dealer room for Transformers merchandise, question and answer panels and autograph sessions with many special guests including Transformers Creator Bob Budiansky, Transformers voice actors Scott McNeil and Neil Ross, artists Andrew Griffith, Alex Milne, Matt Moylan and Silas Zee plus Hasbro Canada, Chris Ho (Vangelus) and Ben Dolle (Peaugh) with more to be announced.

TFcon - Canada's 11th Annual Transformers Collectors Convention is July 27th to 29th, 2012 at the Delta Meadowvale Resort and Conference Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. The TFcon 2012 hotel block is still available.

Read Replies (0)
TFW Fall of Cybertron Shockwave Gallery
Posted by News Fetcher on July 01 '12 at 01:30 PM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Last but by no means least in our Wave 1 Transformers Fall of Cybertron toy galleries is possibly the most anticipated of the three new releases - Shockwave! Why is Shockwave so anticipated? He's doing triple-duty - filling that space in your Classics collection for a Classics Shockwave, as well as fitting into your Fall of Cybertron collection and if the Tokyo Toy Show is anything to go by this might also be your toy for Transformers Prime Shockwave (at least, Japan is getting this toy as their Prime Shockwave, make of that what you will.)

Good thing he is an utterly awesome toy then!

Like Optimus Prime and Jazz in the new Generations assortment, Shockwave is a little diminutive of stature, but good things come in small packages. Shockwave has a cool and clever transformation that incorporates his weapon into the alternate mode, a nice solid robot mode and plenty of poseability. He lacks the waist swivel and ankle articulation, but the rest is all there. Plus there are lots of options for his gun - either as a handgun, or clipped over either forearm as a full on gun arm, or indeed with the silver section detached to make something that looks like an entirely different kind of gun. He's by far the star of this assortment.

Open the link below to check out the gallery of this awesome new Decepticon - it is the only logical thing to do!

Transformers Fall of Cybertron Shockwave Gallery

Read Replies (0)
TFW Fall of Cybertron Optimus Prime Gallery
Posted by News Fetcher on July 01 '12 at 07:45 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
We've got another gallery of the newly released Transformers Fall of Cybertron toys to share with you now friends! Up next is the big bot himself, Optimus Prime. He's got a new barrel chested heroic look for Transformers Fall of Cybertron and a toy of the new look to go with it. Like Jazz who we shared a gallery of with you yesterday, Optimus is very much simplified in terms of transformation when compared to past toys, such as his War for Cybertron incarnation. This is not a bad thing at all though because the transformation is not even slightly frustrating, like some more complicated toys have been, and his poseability is nothing short of incredible. There's a lot of good movement in this toy, and thanks to the design of the feet he balances very well.

Open the link below to check out our gallery and some of the many poses this new version of Optimus Prime can strike. He's a really fun toy, certainly one both kids and fans alike can enjoy.

Transformers Fall of Cybertron Optimus Prime Gallery

Read Replies (0)
Auto Assembly 2012 Lithograph Revealed
Posted by News Fetcher on July 01 '12 at 06:30 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Auto Assembly have revealed another piece of artwork for their 2012 convention. Today we have our first look at the Auto Assembly 2012 lithograph which is also the cover art for the Auto Assembly 2012 comic Iacon Independent. Those familiar with the old UK Transformers comics by Marvel UK will recognize this scene - it is a homage to the first appearance of Galvatron, Cyclonus and Scourge in the comic in the classic story arc Target 2006. It's limited to 1'000 copies and only available to those who attend Auto Assembly 2012 or get a non-attending packed, with lineart by Marvel UK artist Jeff Anderson and colored by Kris Carter.

Auto Assembly takes place in a little over a month, on the weekend of 3-5 August 2012 at the Hilton Metropole hotel in Birmingham UK. Find out more and pre-register over at the Auto Assembly 2012 homepage.

Read Replies (0)
World Hobby Fair 2012 Pictures & Arms Microns Dark Matter Calibre In Hand
Posted by News Fetcher on July 01 '12 at 06:00 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
This weekend is the World Hobby Fair in Japan, and Takara-Tomy has a booth there showing off a lot of their upcoming releases. Unlike the Tokyo Toy Show there is no massive surprise reveal of upcoming toys - however the first six Arms Micron Single Packs are on show and all are looking particularly sharp. There's also the campaign prize toys of a golden chromed Arms Micron Optimus Prime and Hades (from Darkness Megatron) along with a sound base on show.

There's also a new Cybertron Satellite campaign Prime thrown in for good measure, this one with a head inpired by the Great Robot Base of Diaclone fame.

All pictures attached to this post come to you courtesy of 2005 Boards member Masabon. Masabon also got the first three Arms Micron single packs, which were being sold early at this event and has shared some in-hand pictures of these with us.

Read on to check out all of the pictures both of the event and of the three Arms Microns who combine to form the "Dark Matter Calibre" sword.

Read Replies (0)
Toyworld TW-H01 Hardhead Announced
Posted by News Fetcher on July 01 '12 at 04:45 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Toyworld, makers of the unofficial Generation 1 Megatron Hegamon have unveiled a new project. Concept artwork here shows they plan to tackle a Headmaster next - with a Generation 1 style Hardhead. The concepts show a robot design in the same style as Hegemon - a design very clearly pulling in Hasbro's original Hardhead design, with a few design tweaks to make some elements function with full articulation.

Please note this is an unofficial product and is not endorsed or licensed by Hasbro or Takara-Tomy.

Read Replies (0)
TFW Fall of Cybertron Autobot Jazz Gallery
Posted by News Fetcher on June 30 '12 at 04:00 PM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
We've got a little treat for you now. You might recall earlier this week that we reported on the first assortment of the new Generations Fall of Cybertron toys hitting retail in Asia. The assortment is made up of Optimus Prime, Shockwave and Autobot Jazz as they appear in the new game from High Moon Studios. Well, luck was on my side because I've got all three of the new toys in hand! Since fellow fans have focused a lot of love on Optimus and Shockwave so far, I thought I'd start with a look at the underdog of the assortment, Jazz.

Fall of Cybertron Jazz is a rather cool little design. He's decently articulated (no waist and his head movement is a little limited) but the robot mode is quite pleasing to mess about with. The transformation is clever, simple and intuitive - perhaps too simple compared to past toys, but it delivers on two good modes. Overall while he might be the least of the assortment's three new toys, Jazz is still worth checking out once he reaches retail near you.

As always pictures speak volumes, so with great pride I kick off our galleries for this new Transformers toy line - open that link below to check out our gallery of Fall of Cybertron Jazz.

Generations Fall of Cybertron Jazz

Read Replies (0)
Kre-O Stealth Bumblebee and Bots Shots Battle Packs Wave 2 Released
Posted by News Fetcher on June 29 '12 at 12:46 PM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Holy new toy release Batman! We've got not one but two hot new Transformers toy releases to report on! First of all, in sleek black with yellow accents it is the new Kre-O Stealth Bumblebee set. He's the first to make it to retail in the US so far from the new assortment of sets. He was found in Kmart on Addison, Illinois - seems like K-Mart is the place to check lately for new toys!

Second there's also good news for the fans of the Bot Shots - the two new three packs have arrived on US store shelves. The air set of Jetfire, Powerglide and Skyquake and the ground forces set of Shockwave, Brawl and Ironhide have just been spotted as well. These were also found in the same Kmart on Addison, Il.

Happy hunting everyone! We've had a great run of luck on new toy releases lately - who knows what might turn up next?

Read Replies (0)
Fansproject Warbot Assaulter Prototype Photos
Posted by News Fetcher on June 29 '12 at 10:30 AM
By process from TFW2005:
The Fansproject community site FansProjectCore has posted the first prototype photos of Warbot Assaulter. Linework was only recently revealed, and a rendering on the Core shows that this is indeed an homage to the triple-changer G1 Broadside. The photos reveal robot mode, one of presumably two vehicle modes, and size comparisons with the Assaulter's Warbot comrades, Defender and Steel Core.

All the photos have been mirrored after the jump for those who are not members of the FansProjectCore website.

Staff Note: This kit is an unofficial product not produced or endorsed by Hasbro or Takara/Tomy.


Read Replies (0)
Peter Cullen And The Hub At San Diego Comic-Con 2012
Posted by News Fetcher on June 29 '12 at 08:30 AM
By NIBMRatchet from TFW2005:
Two legends are about to meet. The news buzzing around the Web is that Larry King is going to interview Peter Cullen at the San Diego Comic-Con 2012.

The Hub officially announced this via Facebook:

“Friday, July 13, “OPTIMUS PRIME: Up Close and Personal” (6:00 p.m., Room 23ABC)

The incomparable Larry King, one of the most recognized broadcast interviewers in the world, goes one-on-one with voice actor Peter Cullen (Optimus Prime), a talent who is practically synonymous with Comic-Con itself. In this panel, "The King of Interviews" salutes the beloved Cullen and takes attendees through the actor's early days on the original 1984 animated TV series “Transformers Generation One,” the three box office smash Transformers movies, and his current work on The Hub TV network's Daytime Emmy® Award-winning animated series “Transformers Prime” from Hasbro Studios. Audience Q&A to follow.”


The Hub at SDCC will also feature other popular franchises including Aquabats, Dan vs. and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic.

Hopefully, this will be the day we hear the return of Transformers: Prime.

Read Replies (0)
Diamond Edition BotCon 2012 Invasion Comic Cover Art
Posted by News Fetcher on June 29 '12 at 07:15 AM
By Deefuzz from TFW2005:
We've just been sent an image of the cover art for the upcoming Diamond Edition of the 2012 BotCon Timelines Invasion comic. The new cover art is done by Dan Khanna and it is said that there will be additional bonus content inside!

Along with this solicitation comes interesting news of an unrelated venture of a brand new offering from Fun Publications. A comic titled Lydia vs The Zombies which promises to introduce a new twist to the zombie genre. This title is slated for a September release.

Read Replies (0)
Auto Assembly 2012 Cybertronian Times Preview
Posted by News Fetcher on June 29 '12 at 05:00 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
Next up from our friends at Auto Assembly is a preview of this year's fanzine, the Cybertronian Times. The Cybertronian Times has been running since 1998, and at past Auto Assemblies has been soon as an add-on. This year is a year of two firsts for the magazine - it will be the first time that the Cybertronian Times is available in color and it will be the first time that it is available for free! Yes, the Cybertronian Times will be freely available to all attendees and non-attendees as a part of their goodie bag.

To celebrate Auto Assembly has a preview of one of the two comic strips to be featured in the magazine. Called "The Hunter" it is set in the IDW Robots in Disguise comic continuity and features Sideswipe on the trail of a rogue Decepticon. It is written and illustrated by Ed and Ben Pirrie with a supporting team for colours and the strip's cover page.

Auto Assembly 2012 is taking place over the weekend of 3-5 August at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in Birmingham, England. Find out more and pre-register at the Auto Assembly homepage.

Read Replies (0)
Transformers Fall of Cybertron Achievements / Trophies Revealed
Posted by News Fetcher on June 29 '12 at 04:45 AM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
The achievement list for Transformers Fall of Cybertron has been posted, revealing a few different facts about the game. Revealed here for example is that there are 13 chapters in the game, with the final battle of the game playable as either Optimus Prime or Megatron. There's also a few hints at which chapters will see us playing as which characters.

In addition as with War for Cybertron many of the Fall of Cybertron achievements read as references to Transformers fiction - many of them this time referencing old episodes of Generation 1 or comics, with a few other references thrown in for good measure. Can you spot all the classic Transformers references thrown into the list by High Moon?

Check out the full list of achievements on Exophase.

Read Replies (0)
Transformers artist Andrew Griffith to attend TFcon 2012
Posted by News Fetcher on June 28 '12 at 06:45 PM
By Super_Megatron from TFW2005:
TFcon is pleased to announce the addition of Andrew Griffith to the 2012 guest list. Andrew is the artist on IDW’s current Transformers: Robots in Disguise comic book and is one of the fans who was discovered through IDW’s comic cover contest. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.

Registration is still on line for this summers largest Transformers Collectors Convention. You can reserve the TFcon exclusive Shafter and register for TFcon 2012 via the online registration page.

TFcon 2012 features Canada's largest dealer room for Transformers merchandise, question and answer panels and autograph sessions with many special guests including Transformers Creator Bob Budiansky, Transformers voice actors Scott McNeil and Neil Ross, artists Alex Milne, Matt Moylan and Silas Zee plus Hasbro Canada, Chris Ho (Vangelus) and Ben Dolle (Peaugh) with more to be announced.

TFcon - Canada's 11th Annual Transformers Collectors Convention is July 27th to 29th, 2012 at the Delta Meadowvale Resort and Conference Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. The TFcon 2012 hotel block is still available.

Read Replies (0)
Transformers Prime Optimus Maximus Released in the US
Posted by News Fetcher on June 28 '12 at 12:15 PM
By Sol Fury from TFW2005:
More new Transformers toy sightings for you now. Airachnid and the Cyberverse vehicles hit store shelves last week, and this week, it's time for the big guns! Optimus Maximus, the Cyberverse giant battlebase that transforms into a large version of Optimus Prime, has been sighted at US retail. This one was sighted in the K-Mart in Penn Station, New York City by my good friend and fellow 2005 Boards member Bulkhead! The price rang up at $36.49, although the actual RRP might be a bit nearer to $30.

Happy hunting everyone!

Read Replies (0)
Hasbro Trademark Reveals the Return of Transformers Combiners
Posted by News Fetcher on June 28 '12 at 12:00 PM
By NIBMRatchet from TFW2005:
Whenever Hasbro applies for a new Trademark, there is a chance that we’ll most probably see or hear about it at some point later. It may take few days or maybe even years (Mind you, Airachnid’s toy was revealed more than three years after the Trademark application).

United States Patent And Trademark Office reveals a new Hasbro Trademark titled “Combiners”.

The trademark is categorized under the same description given to any other Transformers Trademark:
“Toy action figures, toy vehicles and toy robots convertible into other visual toy forms”

You can find more details at USPTO and keep it up with TFW2005 for latest news… first.

Read Replies (0)