The Robots In Disguise promotion has begun, and you can now get yourself a mini-RID figure next time you're at McDonald's! The official Happy Meal website has demonstration videos for all eight toys: Bumblebee, Grimlock, Sideswipe, Optimus Prime, Fixit, Fracture, Underbite, and Clampdown. The action features are varied, with some figures even sporting light-up LED parts. Keep reading for a link to the site!
Seibertron user Half Shell
has located the Titan Guardians at Big Lots! Priced at $5 each, these very simple, mostly-unarticulated figures of G1 characters began life as a San Diego Comic-Con exclusive back in 2013. Keep reading to see the proof!
Multiple sites are reporting that, not long after HasbroToyShop got their shipment in last week, the second wave of Combiner Wars Deluxes is hitting physical retail locations now! This wave of course features the figures you need to complete Menasor and Superion correctly, so no more Superion with a Drag Strip arm! Sightings have thus far been reported in Arizona, North Carolina, Missouri, and Illinois. Keep reading for a link to TFW's confirmation post.
Just listed at BBTS is the Transformers Combiner Wars figures including: Series 03 brings in four new figures: Blades, First Aid, Rook, and Streetwise. Leader Class Series 02 brings us Thundercracker. Voyager series 03 brings in two new figures: Hot Spot and Cyclonus. Legends class series 03 brings in three new figures: Groove, Warpath, and Viper. Read on for more details and pre-order links.
Seibertron user Bounti76 has located Generations Brainstorm at TJ Maxx! The discount store chanin is charging $15.99 for the figure, which is not only pretty reasonable but makes it fairly likely that you'll soon be able to find it at the Ross discount chain for a dollar or two less. Keep reading for the photographic proof!
Next up in Takaras amazing Masterpiece Series is the MP-25 Tracks! He transforms from Chevrolet Corvette to a great looking screen accurate robot. Both figure and vehicle are in scale with the rest of the Autobot cars and other Masterpiece figures. MP-25 Tracks is listed for $79.99. Pre-order it now at bigbadtoystore.com
When the previously-unknown Rescue Bots Blurr arrived at Hong Kong retail along with Salvage's presumed wavemate Optimus Prime, there was some concern that the garbage truck bot might have been delayed or cancelled. This doesn't seem to be the case, as Salvage has now been found as US retail by ShinHadouConvoy of the 2005 forums! Whether all three figures are in the same wave or not remains to be seen, but it seems likely at first glance. Keep reading to see the photo, and we'll have more info on this spotty wave as we get it!
2005 Forums member Sioce has found RID2015 Warrior class Optimus Prime at retail! The second wave of figures includes Prime and Drift, with the latter not yet spotted. But if you're near a Target in Temecula, CA, you may want to stop in and have a look for yourself. Keep reading for the photo and for a link to the original post!
TFSource have let us know they got some more hot preorders up for the Takara Tomy Transformers MP-21G Masterpiece G2 Bumblebee includes a G2 color scheme, alternate face plates and a jetpack. They also have the MP-10 Masterpiece Optimus Prime is a reissue of the popular MP-10 Japanese figure for preorders too.
First up is Tesla! Tesla stands about 8.2" (21CM) tall and changes to microscope to robot and back. Next up is spotter, features three individual robots. Each figure stands about 6.7" (17CM) tall. Preorder by February 28th and lock in early bird pricing saving $10 off the MSRP!
There's a point where things can be so bad, they are good. The folks at Shredders have taken this idea to the next level with their line of pop culture inspired Xmas sweaters. Fans will be happy to know they can get a wonderfully tacky Transformers sweater rippling with woven Optimus Prime goodness. The sweaters can be ordered online in sizes from XS, for the kids, to XXXL for the big folks too at $79.99 USD. Read on for the details and a look at the hideous goodness.
After a long and frustrating wait, Hasbro has finally put up pre-order pages for the Transformers Generations Arcee and Chormia figures. They are listed now but are likely to sell out really fast as they usually do on Hasbro Toy Shop. Far as we know they still taking orders, but when they sell out you can still get them at TFSource.com
. Get them while you can at 20% off with code "SAVE20" now at hasbrotoyshop.com
Toy R Us are slashing prices for the holidays and here is your chance to pick up the Transformers Robots in Disguise One-Step Warriors figures for just $9.99 USD. These showed up some time ago on Amazon priced at $16.99 each. Grab up on Bumblebee, Strongarm, Sideswipe and Underbite at a nice discount and FREE shipping when you spend $49+. Get them now while they last at toysrus.com
Thanks to Kelvin Chan who's posted something quite interesting on his Facebook about a Hasbro Masterpiece Ultra Magnus figure. This news is coming from what seems to be a reliable source as Kelvin worked on the new laguange booklet that will be packed in with the toy. According to the post Hasbro's Hong Kong and Australia could be seeing this as soon as late December. Read on for more details and a look at the
Hot on the heels of the AD31 Ultimate Power Mode Optimus Prime news, TFSource have managed to secure some additional stock of AD-31 Ultimate Power Mode Optimus Prime which is now back up for preorder now available while they last at TFSource.com
Just in are new looks at the Keiths Fantasy Club - KFCCST-08 Fader & CST-09 Rover Set. This set contains two transforming cassettes. One changes into a gray and blue robot, while the other becomes a scientific autonomous data collector. Each should fit into either the original Soundwave, Blaster, etc., as well as the Masterpiece versions. These will be shipping in
December 2014 for a price of $39.99 USD. Read on to see the images. You can pre-order them now at bigbadtoystore.com
The second figure for the Ordin combiner is now revealed O-02 Alberich! Forming the right arm of Ordin. Alberich combines with the other 4 figures (sold separately) to form the Mighty Ordin who will stand approximately 37CM/15" tall and is roughly the same size as MMC's Feral Cons. The figure is now up for $94.95 each at TFSource. Pre-order the figures now at the following page Unique Toys - Ordin - O-02 Alberich
Thanks to BBTS we have an update on many new Third Party items that are now avaiilalbe for pre-orerd. Get the jump on a bunch of new releases from Toy World including the TW-H04 Infinitor, TW-06 Devilstar, and TW-D02 Muddy! Read on to see the product and descriptions with links to pre-order them now.