Following the Combiner Wars Soundwave and Laserbeak teaser poster, we have a follow-up post with image of Soundwave's Head's Up-Display (HUD), which informs us of a bit of reconnaissance that is going on. Get a look at the new image that shows Laserbeak on what is labeled as "Laserbeak Mission: Gather Combiner Intel" Read on to see the image and more details.
Cyclonus was an unexpected choice, both for a presence in Combiner Wars, and as a retool of Silverbolt. But the potential was there if you looked close enough at Silverbolt, and the idea became intriguing. Today, ExVee takes a look at this figure to find out how well it all worked out in practice, with coverage in video, plus text and photos. Click here to go to the review!
Here's a look at the new Warrior Class Sideswipe from the new Transformers Robots In Disguise line. Sideswipe has a very nice car mode with a fairly simple transformation. Robot mode looks good but has some issues with the shoulders staying pegged in. Please rate, comment and subscribe!
Hello and welcome to Thats Just Prime! Ep75! Today were taking a look at Transformers Collector's Club 2015 Member Exclusive Lio Convoy! Read on to watch the video review now.
Here's a look at the new Warrior Class Jazz from Transformers Robots In Disguise. His car mode is very stylized and looks great and his robot mode is also a lot of fun. A great addition to the Robots In Disguise line. Please rate, comment and subscribe!
Thanks to our very own TFormers forums member Gema who has posted a pictorial review of the Mastermind Creations R09 Eupatorium figure. Get a look at the unboxing of the remake of their Azalea mold as a Homage to Elita One. See the full pictorial review in the image gallery below.
One of the nicest discoveries Ive made since embracing modern Transformers lines in recent years are the Transformers Collectors Club exclusives. Not all of them have appealed to me, but since finding some deluxe class gems in the Revenge of the Fallen, Animated, Prime and Beast Hunters lines, and then completing the repaint list for each, Ive come to appreciate their TFCC counterparts.
According the Deadline, some of the new writers for the Transformers Cinematic Universe are already sharpening their pencils. Word is coming down that get guys behind Marvel's "Ant-Man" script are packing their bags for a trip back to Cybertron to lift the lid on the origins of our beloved robots. Read for more details.
Registration is now live for BotCon 2015! Presumably this will be registration for attending
packages only, as was mentioned in the previous update. Just to further warn you, Radio Free Cybertron's John DeLuna reports that there is an additional $7 fee for registering online. But it does at least seem to be functional. Keep reading for the link!
After another abortive try this morning, Fun Publications' Brian Savage has issued an apology and has promised that another try will be happening soon, with only attending packages being offered until the server load has been alleviated. Non-attending packages will occur in a future update, and if this final attempt fails they will go to a "semi-manual" system, presumably the one from JoeCon. Keep reading for more details.
Thanks to Daim Choc and Oscar Fung, we have some more photos of the Combiner Hunters Arcee figure that surfaced yesterday. And, she's joined by the matching Chromia! Both figures sport the color schemes shown on the cover of the Combiner Hunters comic, and Chromia also sports a new red windshield for her lightcycle mode. We still don't know where these will surface - but the timing of it all and the number of paint apps point to an SDCC exclusive. Keep reading to see!
Just up at BBTS is the TR-01 is a transforming figure that changes from robot to sports car. Many of you will recognize this white Porsche as a parody of the G1 character, Jazz! This figure features a grappling hook, an alternate face, and a laser gun. This item is priced at $89.99. Order now at bigbadtoystore.com
. Read on for the full details and images.
As of just after 5pm Central Time today, a message posted on the Botcon Official Facebook page has confirmed that all attempts at resuscitating the pre-registration system have failed. While a very, very few individuals reportedly managed to complete registration, for most people a series of escalating failures prevented completion of the process, and they will have to wait and try again tomorrow when Fun Publications hopes that all the external factors at work have been dealt with adequately. Keep reading to see a copy of the message.
BBTS have just sent out their newsletter with an update on the Takara Transformers Unite Warriors UW-03 - Defensor with Groove Tomy Mall Japan Exclusive. This is good news for those outside of Japan who are interested in picking up the release. This Tomy Mall exclusive boxed giftset contains the Japanese exclusive Groove motorcycle along with the rest of the Protectobots along with weapon parts set, manual, and instructions for $159.99 USD to arrive December 2015. Order now at
TRANSFORMERS UNITE WARRIORS UW-03 DEFENSOR
This Tomy Mall exclusive boxed giftset contains the Japanese exclusive Groove motorcycle along with the rest of the Protectobots needed to form the Defensor combiner! In the box youll find Voyager Hot Spot, Deluxe Blades, Deluxe First Aid, Deluxe Streetwise, Deluxe Groove, a weapon parts set and a manual/instructions. $159.99
Today, Tuesday, May 26, just barely three weeks from the opening events of Botcon 2015, preregistration has finally gone online! ...only to be shut back down minutes later. It appears that issues relating to the strain on the server has forced the system to be disabled until their hosting provider can take steps to improve performance. We've included a screengrab of the message currently being displayed. And in the meantime we're just hoping that reactivation at least waits until after most people's workdays are over with!
Just up on the official Transformers page is teaser for the Transformers Combiner Wars Soundwave that says: "Laserbeak. I have a mission for you." The official word on this is: Soundwave has been tasked with obtaining information on the Combiners, and hes sending Laserbeak to gather intel. Look out for updates and reports.
BBTS have just let us know about the BadCube Old Time Series Bug Corps Value Pack that has just been posted. This three pack contains the evil Bug Corps: Hypno, Kickbutt, and Claymore. All three figures have matching color schemes of silver, black, and yellow. Each robot features some ratchet joints and unique mechanisms. Weapons can be stored in both robot mode and giant bug mode. This box set is priced at $189.99 to begin shipping July 2015.