Hasbro's "Twas The Night Before" media event has given us a lot to chew on this year, much more than we ever expected. Chiefly the first look at Titans return - formerly known to us as Titan Wars, showing what we'll be seeing as Combiner Wars wraps up next year. We've seen a lot of great photos and learned a fair few things about it tonight, and we've even gotten a look at new RID product heading our way. To catch up on everything, keep reading!
The previously announced QTransformers plushes have an ad up on YouTube... and they talk! (in Japanese!) You can ask Optimus Prime about a subject, and just like on the QTransformers anime, he'll struggle to come up with a decent joke involving that word. And it seems the TV trio of Lockdown, Prime, and Bumblebee can all talk to each other! Keep reading to see the ad.
The question was a natural one: Could a Titan Master Headmaster fit on Generations Brainstorm, or vice-versa? And the answer seems to consistently be an immediate "no", typically declaring Titan Masters to be smaller than Generations Arcana. Brainstorm's Headmaster already seemed to be rather on the small side, so the idea that a line would come out with even smaller ones was intriguing, and I wondered if I could find enough information in the stacks of photos to figure out just how big or small they were. The answer I got was quite a surprise. Keep reading!
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: Titans Return is unveiled! At the Hasbro Event at NYCC we get firsthand looks at Galvatron, Skullcruncher, Hardhead and Blaster! Plus we talk about Transformers Devastation and how you can win a copy in celebration of our 16th Anniversary next week! All that and WAY MORE on this week's Radio Free Cybertron!
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From the TFU.info Twitter, here's some more photos from the NYCC Hasbro Press Event! New things to be seen include Galvatron's Megatron-like Headmaster Nucleon, the small robot-modeless versions of Terri-Bull and Nightbeat, better looks at Hardhead and G2 Superion, and more! Keep reading to see it all, and keep checking back to see more info as it becomes available!
Just in is our first batch of images from the Hasbro Preview night at New York Comic-Con 2015. We've got some first looks at Transformers Galvatron, Hardhead, Skullcruncher, Titan Wars Blaster, Nightbeat, Skylynx, his combiner form Sky Reign. Also on display is the long-desired Robots In Disguise Warrior-class Thunderhoof and Quillfire! More are being added to the gallery soon. Keep checking back to this post for updates as we have them.
Titans Return is taking shape, and Radio Free Cybertron's Diecast is at NYCC checking out the Hasbro event! His first photo is of Generations Headmaster Skullcruncher! He're currently broadcasting on Periscope, and other sightings include Titans Return Blaster in Base Mode, with Rewind, Steeljaw, and other cassettes as base-compatible vehicles! Keep reading for more details and a link!
The Hollywood Reporter has posted an article revealing Hasbro's media and toy plans for the near future. Combiner Wars now stands as part one of a "Prime Wars" trilogy, of which Titans Return (aka Titan Wars) will be the second installment. The article mentions the return of Sentinel Prime, and included art shows a character similar to the Prime-headed shuttle lineart from the Botcon posters. We're sure to hear more about this in just a little while from the Hasbro event in New York, so stay with us. Meanwhile, keep reading for an excerpt and link to the article.
Radio Free Cybertron's diecast is in New York, waiting for the doors to open to Hasbro's special media event this evening. But he's been able to tweet a first, admittedly less than clear image that gives us a lovely teaser for what we'll be seeing in just a little while. On the right side table, it's easy to make out the shapes and colors of G2 Menasor, alongside Titan Wars Blaster. The others are less easy to pin down, but we'll be seeing them soon enough - stay tuned!
Just up at BBTS is a new figure coming from third party project Planet X. Check out the PX-06 Vulcan is a large transforming battling robot armed with sword and shield. Vulcan transforms into the mighty T-Rex ready to take a bite out of any opponent. In dino mode he is also equipped with a blaster in his mouth. This item is priced at $124.99 with a shipping date of December 2015. Check out the images and order links below for more on this Not Fall of CybertronGrimlock release.
Hisashi Yuki has tweeted out a photo of Unite Warriors Defensor having an out-of-body, or at least out-of-box experience, as the combined robot looks at its own separate components packaged neatly in their box set. The text of the tweet seems to suggest that Defensor is moving through production right now in order to be delivered on time this December, with Yuki asking us all to keep patient just a bit longer. Click through to have a look at the photo!
Rick Sellers, a voice actor who has contributed his talents to Transformers toys in the past has posted some interesting updates to his Facebook page. First is a lengthy post describing a job for Hasbro, referring to a new toy that couldn't be named, but subtle hints were included. Following this was a video, opening with the clear voice of Starscream - or Cobra Commander, perhaps. The toy is described as being intended for Robots in Disguise, making it seem that Starscream will finally have some presence - at least in the toyline. Keep reading for a copy of the text and embedded video!
We've got a few new images tonight of a recent testshot for Hulkie, the Legends-scale Devastator coming from DX9. Though this one is not in the presumed production colors as the last shots we saw were, this one does take the time to give us a look at all the individuals in robot and vehicle modes as well as showing us the current state of the combined mode itself. Click through for mirrored photos!
It was launch day for Transformers Devastation today, and among the many who purchased the game were Radio Free Cybertron's Brian Kilby and diecast. They decided to share some of their first day's play through on RFC's Youtube channel, giving you a chance to look at how the game actually handles. Kilby is playing on PC and takes a while to stop being devastated, while diecast is on PS4 with a solid ~45 minute session to watch. We've got all the videos embedded, so click through and take a look!
The online retailer AmiAmi have posted a new product listing page with nice clear high-res images of the Transformers MP-28 Rodimus masterpiece. Get a look at the robot and alternate modes along with some shots of the accessories and what appears to be a new images showing the scale comparison with the MP-22 Ultra Magnus figure in robot and car carrier modes as well. Check out the images below in the gallery.
On the heels of the Transformers Devisation game release, we have news from Japan of a brand mobile game calling "Transformers Operation Omega". The official game is being produced by Tomy and Heroz Inc who created the Transformers: All Stars game. This is mentioned as a possible Transformers 30th Anniversary commemoration with images shown of Optimus Prime and other charters. The game listed for release March 31, 2016 with registration opening now. Read on to see more details and images
Activision Publishing, Inc. today released TRANSFORMERS: Devastation. This new third-person action-brawler rolls into battle with Hasbros classic Generations designs. The games gripping single-player campaign features 50 highly challenging bonus missions with any of five playable heroes! OPTIMUS PRIME, BUMBLEBEE, SIDESWIPE, WHEELJACK and GRIMLOCK. Each of these characters can be evolved with new abilities, unique talents and more than 150 upgradeable weapons.