Yahoo News has gotten an exclusive first look at the R/C Sqweeks figure coming out this fall! Sqweeks is the new mascot character, a small transforming Vespa who seems to take inspiration from MASK
's T-Bob in terms of appearance and Conky from Pee Wee's Playhouse
in terms of vocal styling. Keep reading for a video and photos about this previously unknown release!
Transformers @ The Moon has posted yet another tape of G1 dialogue! This one is a special treat, because it's from the episode that would come to be known as "Fire In The Sky," in which the character of Skyfire was introduced... but here, in the original unmodulated recording sessions, the name is given as Jetfire throughout! Keep reading to hear a lot of unused G1 dialogue!
How many different TV spots can you make out of the footage from a 2-minute trailer, anyway? Currently Transformers: The Last Knight
is up to three, with no real reason to assume we won't see at least a couple more between now and the next trailer, which will almost definitely
air during the Super Bowl. Keep reading to see!
Hasbro held a presentation in Hong Kong yesterday showing off a pair of figures from the Transformers: The Last Knight Premier Series
. The Premier Series seems to be the name for the Generations Series for the TF5 toyline, encompassing the collector-oriented figures. The two revealed were Shadow Spark Optimus Prime,
an eviled-up recolor of the Age of Extinction
Leader-class mold and Movie Masterpiece Bumblebee
, a high-end figure celebrating the 10th anniversary of the 2007 movie. Keep reading for video and photos of the reveals!
The official Transformers: The Last Knight YouTube channel has posted a new video today! While there's not much if any new footage to this new Transformers: The Last Knight TV spot entitled "Keep Coming," there is a new catchphrase: "Two Worlds Collide; Only One Survives.
What this entails has yet to be seen, but hopefully we'll know more soon. Keep reading to see the spot.
Transformers At The Moon has returned to posting their recently-acquired tapes of G1 cartoon audio! For the most part this video is "SOS Dinobots," featuring some great unmodulated growls and snarls from Gregg Berger, Neil Ross, and Frank Welker. But also, the video opens with a clip from "Fire In The Sky" with Starscream referring to his old friend as Jet
fire! Keep reading for the video, plus a link to the transcript of the dialogue and voice director Wally Burr's instructions!
Thanks once again to Eric Crownover, AKA @ErimusPrime on Twitter for the heads-up on these new video reviews of the just-released (in the Philippines) Robots In Disguise Combiner Force figures, Warrior Class Soundwave and Blurr! These reviews are by the YouTuber chefatron, formerly known as fxfranz, who seems to have lucked into a whole big pile of stuff. Keep reading to see!
Thanks to Eric Crownover, AKA @ErimusPrime on Twitter for the tip! YouTuber chefatron, formerly known as fxfranz, has posted reviews of many of the Wave 4 Titans Return figures that hit the Philippines this weekend: Leader Sky Shadow, Voyager Broadside, Deluxes Perceptor & Sergeant Kup, and Legends Class Brawn! These are the first video reviews of these figures that we know of. Keep reading to see!
Hasbro has posted a second new ad today, this time showing off the RID Combiner Force Crash Combiners and Activators! Animation-wise the focus is on Crash Combiner Primestrong
, the fusion of Optimus Prime and Strongarm. It's a good ad and shows off the gimmicks of the two combiner types nicely. Keep reading to check it out!
The official Hasbro YouTube channel has posted a new TV spot featuring CG renditions of Voyager Megatron and Optimus Prime swapping heads with Fangry and Sawback, as well as Hot Rod with Ptero! The ad is 21 seconds long but features some really nice animation, considering. Keep reading to have a look!
The Transformers: The Last Knight
trailer seems to have been a pretty solid success, racking up a ridiculous number of views in a very short period of time. And reaction has largely been positive! And likely because of that, Paramount has collected a series of highlights from YouTube reaction videos posted in the wake of December's trailer release and posted a one-minute montage to the official TF5 YouTube channel. Keep reading to see!
CNN is reporting on a new real-live robot designed for use in disasters from a company in Korea. The video show what are some of the most striking features we have seen yet, for giant robot technology.
While this one is more Mech-like with a control station in the robot torso for the human pilot. The rest of the robot bears an uncanny resemblance to the classic Transfromers design. This is most evident in the arms and hands where we generally don't see very good articulation.
Watch the video below for the full look at the shape of robots to come
The official Transformers Facebook page has posted a short highlight reel covering the best moments in video related to Transformers: The Last Knight
released in 2016. And there's been a lot of that in the buildup to June 2017's most anticipated movie, so keep reading and see if your favorite made the cut!
As has become his annual holiday tradition, voice actor David Kaye has posted a Christmas video of himself performing the song "Blue Christmas" as the immortal Beast Wars Megatron! This is Kaye's sixth such video, with possibly the highlight being Megatron's duet with Powerpuff Girls
voice actress Tara Strong performing "Bubbles, It's Cold Outside." Keep reading to see this year's video!
It's been known for a while now that a few scenes were cut from Optimus Prime's infamous charge as set to Stan Bush's "The Touch" in 1986's The Transformers: The Movie
thanks to surviving storyboards and scripts of the full sequence. Now, TFNation has posted a mockup that goes the extra mile, coloring those storyboards and adding sound effects and music to them to give a better idea of what the full sequence would've looked like. Keep reading to see!
Following its broadcast TV premiere with Monday Night Football, the first trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight
is now available to watch globally via the official The Last Knight Youtube channel. Narrated by Anthony Hopkins, laying out the basic premise of the story: Why do the Transformers always keep coming to Earth out of all the other vacation spots in the universe? We have the video embedded below, and we'll be bringing you an album of still captures from the video very soon, so check back soon. Keep reading to watch the trailer!
Via Twitter, Michael Bay has declared a wrap on Transformers: The Last Knight
, and to mark this, a one minute highlight reel from the production has been included. This includes a lot of bits and pieces taken from earlier behind the scenes features, but some of the quick cuts look to be newer material. And on top of that, this comes with the public reveal that the movie's trailer will be making its debut tomorrow. As for when and where, we'll have more details on that for you very soon. Meantime, keep reading and check out the embedded video below!
We've been speculating when we would see the first trailer debut for The Last Knight
, with smart money on Rogue One
or Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them
. Tonight Michael Bay himself weighed in with a short video posted to Twitter that reveals that the trailer will appear starting December 16th with Star Wars: Rogue One
. So if you're eager for a Transformers movie fix - or eager for a new Star Wars installment, it looks like you can have both at once! Click through to see the original video message.