Machinima has released a new video to Facebook showing the history of the Requiem Blaster, the latest all-important plot device coming to their Prime Wars Trilogy web cartoons. The video explains the in-universe history of the weapon using various clips from Power of The Primes, particularly focusing on the history of Megatronus and Solus Prime. There's probably elements to this video that could be considered spoilers for upcoming episodes, so if that's something you actually care about you may want to proceed carefully, but otherwise you can check out the video embedded below.
The third episode of Power of the Primes,
Machinima's third and final installment in their Prime Wars
Trilogy of animations, is now live on go90 in the US and on Tumblr for other territories!
The episode is titled "Without Warning," and that's all we can tell you; last week's episode - with Devastator fighting on with a gigantic hole in his chest but Menasor dying thanks to firm pressure on his back
- finally broke us. Keep reading for a link if you're still following along!
By way of Zone Base
proprietor and RFC alum Rob Springer,
we've got a video posted by L.C.A.Studios
, the promotional arm of Universal Studios Japan!
The "Universal Spectacle Night Parade" featured an Optimus Prime-themed float, a massive animatronic Bumblebee, some extremely neon (in the lighting sense of the word, not toy-collector slang for `90s colors) NEST troopers.
The full video runs about 23 minutes, but we've got the embed set to pick up right about when Bumblebee makes his entrance - keep reading to check it out!
It's that day again! The second episode of Machinima's Power of the Primes
is live, is titled "Volcanicus," and is available in the us on the go90 platform. We have a hunch it may feature the combined form of the Dinobots! Keep reading for a link to the video.
Even quicker than expected, we have first looks at the transformation processes for both Megatron and Brawl from Voyager wave 2 of the Studio Series line. Megatron has a quick process from tank-thing to robot, taking under two minutes, and using some classic Lockdown tricks to expand the robot out of the fairly compact alternate form. Brawl similarly finished in about two minutes, though appeared rather more of a fiddly process to go from tank to robot than Megatron. Both are part of longer videos that include other toys, but the videos open on the new Voyagers, so you can check them out easily - find the videos embedded below!
has interviewed director Travis Knight
and talked about his experience directing Bumblebee: The Movie!
Knight talks about his first time directing a live action film and how it compares to animation, his first time recalibrating a film in the wake of test screenings, the number of other Transformers in the film, and his experience with Hasbro. Keep reading to see the interview video, embedded here for your convenience!
To help fans get warmed up for the third and final chapper of the Transformers Prime Wars Trilogy. The ofificial Machinima have posted a new video offering an overview of the series today. The video covers the of the first two chapters of the Transformers: Prime Wars Trilogy with a look at the story, major events and characters. Watch it below to get *Primed* for Chapter 3.
Machinima has posted the first episode of Power of the Primes,
the final leg in their Prime Wars Trilogy
of animated shows! The first episode, "The Swamp," sheds more light on the history of Megatronus (voiced by Mark Hamill). Keep reading and scroll down for a link to the show for US viewers!
I'm personally a bit enamored of the latest addition to the Diaclone Reboot line, the Waruder Suits. We talked recently about the arrival of enemy forces to the line
consisting of two variations of a single battle pod design that could combine in numerous ways. A recently released video reveals a third unit as a prototype that will expand that capacity even further, allowing creation of bigger, more complex, and of course, more expensive creations. We have the video embedded below, as well as an album of screencaps to check out. For that and more information, go ahead and click through to the full article!
"When I bring about the apocalypse, this will all be worth it!" Machinima
has posted a new trailer for Power of the Primes,
the upcoming final leg in their animated Prime Wars
Trilogy. We have a good look at Volcanicus and the Dinobots, get to see Overlord in action... and also a glimpse of Optimus Primal! Keep reading to see.
Youtuber Yukio, who pointed out some of the defects with his version of Encore God Fire Convoy in his previous video, has decided to keep his purchase instead of returning it and took upon himself to repair the poor quality stricken reissue. You can see his instructional video below.
So it's generally accepted that Transformers: The Last Knight
One-step Changers (known as Speed Change Transformers
in Japan) aren't the most impressive of figures. But, what about one that is made from the ground up by one person, entirely out of cardboard?
Thanks to DIY Japan
on YouTube, we can now answer this question: it is much, much cooler. Click through to see the video!
It is only a matter of time till the fans step in and do things as we would like to see them. Sorry Robot Chicken, the jokes and potty humor are worth a laugh, but THIS is serious! Thanks to The Lazy Eyebrow Reviewer channel on Youtube in collaboration with OptimusTimelord's Masterpiece ReAnimated channel, we have a glorious look at the original Transformers Season 1 Intro. Re-made as a stop motion animation using actual toys! This is so delicious, you will want to watch the video below, again and again.
Thanks to YouTuber, Yukio. Those of you pondering the purchase of the Encore God Fire Convoy. Will want to watch this video. It demonstrates and verifies defects of the Encore God Fire Convoy that have been floating around the internet. Glad I didn't jump on this one. I'll stick with my original. Watch the in Japanese language video below that shows off most of the problems with this set.
New up on Hasbro's Youtube channel is a 15 second TV spot for the Studio Series lineup. The short ad focused less on the toys themselves, instead pushing the diorama background elements and the idea of recapturing moments from the movies. Representatives from each price point made appearances even if not really called out. This release coincides with Hasbro Toy Shop stocking the remainder of wave 1 this afternoon, including some restocks of the Deluxe figures. However as of time of writing, Voyagers and Leaders were all sold through. Click through to watch the video clip!
Just up on their official YouTube channel. TakaraTomy have posted a new promotional video for their Star Wars Powered By Transformers series of crossover action action figures. The Japanese language video offers an official look at the Darth Vader TIE Advanced X1 figure as well as the Han Solo with Chewbacca Millenium Falcon toy. Watch the video below for the full look.
Transformers At The Moon
has posted the latest in their series of deleted audio and extended scenes from the original 1984 The Transformers
cartoon series! This time, they've got over ten minutes' worth of dialogue from "Heavy Metal War," featuring the first appearance of the Constructicons. Keep reading to see the video along with a transcript of the dialogue.
The results are in for the 38th Golden Raspberry Awards. Transformers: The Last Knight
carried nominations in several categories, surely to the surprise of no one who was actually paying attention. But despite all its charms, TLK was up against some tough competition, especially from the incredibly ill-conceived Emoji Movie. The results can either be seen as an affirmation of victory over anyone trying to highlight its flaws, or a crushing blow that it wasn't even bad enough
to win here, but The Last Knight
walked away without taking a single raspberry. If you're interested in the complete results, you can check out the video below.