By NIBMRatchet from TFW2005
We received a word from Hasbro that they will be at the 2012 International Licensing Expo this June 12th (Tomorrow) in Las Vegas."Hasbro, Inc. is set to arrive at the 2012 International Licensing Expo in Las Vegas on June 12 to showcase its global mega brands, including TRANSFORMERS, NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, LITTLEST PET SHOP, MONOPOLY, PLAYSKOOL and G.I. JOE.
This year's show lineup underscores Hasbro's global momentum at retail through key licensing categories including apparel, publishing, consumer electronics, digital gaming, home, food, and toys. Brands such as BATTLESHIP, TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY and LITTLEST PET SHOP are also anchored by major motion picture releases as well as hit television programming created by Hasbro Studios and broadcast on more than 30 networks in more than 160 countries."
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By ORIO from TFW2005
Planning a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood to get your hands on the exclusive deluxe Evac toy and ride Transformers: The Ride? While you're there, you can get your hands on the new Transformers Prime Cyberverse vehicles! In the gift shop currently are Knockout with Energon Driller
and Wheeljack with Starhammer
. Both sets are priced $36.95 in the gift shop. This marks the first time the two sets have been available for purchase at a retail store in the states. There have been no traditional sightings of these two sets yet, but this is a good indication that we should be seeing them soon.
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By process from TFW2005
A new third party group calling themselves Transformer Dreamworks have posted renderings
of their planned accessory set for Transformers: Prime First Edition Bulkhead
. The proposed set includes a rear bumper for vehicle mode, and two large blasters that can be repurposed as jetpacks.
It is currently unknown whether this set is compatible with the newer Robots in Disguise Bulkhead
.Staff Note: This kit is an unofficial product not produced or endorsed by Hasbro or Takara/Tomy.Read Replies (0)
By Tony_Bacala from TFW2005
A while back we posted about
Enterplay releasing high end trading cards based on the Transformers properties. Recently, Breygent Marketing has teamed up with Enterplay and is working on a Fall release for the cards, featuring more than just the movie properties. The cards will now also feature Transformers Prime characters.
Thanks to Lumpy of the 2005 boards, via Non-Sport Update
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By ORIO from TFW2005
has updated their website in regards to this years kitbash workshop. The update is as follows: We have had a kitbash workshop at Auto Assembly for the last few years but as we are moving the convention to a new home for 2012, we wanted to do something special this year and bring all of you a brand new, improved workshop as part of Europe’s Largest Transformers Convention so we’ve teamed up with Calloway Customs to do something brand new which we think you’ll all love…
This “Blue Peter” style presentation will last approximately one hour, and will focus on how to change a stock Hasbro toy into a different character, using all the tools and tricks of the trade available. Discussing paint removal, disassembly and cleaning, spray / paint preparation and application, wheel removal, head replacement, decal application and much more.
Presented by Nick Calloway, the designer behind the popular Calloway Customs Shapeway store, and Botcon award winner Sid Beckett. This workshop will be backed up by a full “how to…” bullet-point refresher guide on the Auto Assembly website and a video of the presentation so you can follow along at home.
“We wanted to do something similar to the custom workshops other conventions offer,” said Nick Calloway, “without the practical difficulties of sixty people fighting over two soldering irons, against the clock. In this workshop you will learn all the skills you need so you can attempt a true custom in the comfort of your own home at your own pace.”
The limited edition convention exclusive upgrade kits themselves will be available to purchase at the convention and will be available to pre-order shortly from Calloway Custom Designs exclusively for convention attendees!
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By Shin Densetsu from TFW2005
TakaraTomy designer Hasui Shogo, AKA Mr Starscream, has tweeted
a new teaser image of MP12 Masterpiece Sideswipe, in anticipation for Tokyo Toy Show 2012. In addition, he has stated that both MP13 and MP14 will be officially announced at the show during the talk event at the TakaraTomy booth. Additional info:Schedule
Saturday, June 16 11:00 of the Japan time
Who is MP-14? Could it be Masterpiece Ultra Magnus
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By DESTRO from TFW2005
Hasbro has just posted up new images of the upcoming GIJOE SDCC Exclusive ShockWave H.I.S.S. Tank. The new box sports old school Marvel style comic book art to match last years SkyScream with Cobra Commander.
SDCC 2012 Images include:
SDCC 2012 H.I.S.S. Tank Box
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