HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (August 26, 2014) -- From director Michael Bay and executive producer Steven Spielberg and in association with Hasbro, Inc., Paramount Pictures' $1 billion worldwide blockbuster Transformers: Age of Extinction makes its highly-anticipated debut September 30, 2014 on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD and VOD. The film will be available to own two weeks earlier on Digital HD September 16, 2014.
The eagerly-anticipated Leader-Class Generations Jetfire is now up for preorder on Kmart.com, and they've posted a previously-unseen demonstration video of the figure on the preorder page. While we can't find a way to embed this here, it's worth a look for a basic rundown of the figure's accessories and articulation. Keep reading for the link!
Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reports that Polygon Pictures has walked away from the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards with four awards, two for Transformers Prime Beast Hunters. The other two were for Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and between the two series Polygon has taken the Outstanding Special Class Animated Program award for the past three years running. We'll see if Robots In Disguise 2015 will help them maintain their lock on the category, but for now keep reading for an excerpt from the article and a link to full details!
Hisashi Yuki, TakaraTomy's Twitter-loving designer brings on more teases of upcoming high end toys by today showing off the Saber robot portion of Masterpiece Star Saber in comparison to an original G1 Saber. Though it is a little shorter than the G1 version, we know from prior photos that the Masterpiece figure will be comparable in height to the Masterpiece Datsun family figures. At this point there is little need to doubt MP Star Saber is going to be quite massive! Keep reading for the full photo.
BOOTS ON THE GROUND! The war has begun -- and no bars will be held! SCARLETTs forces go head-to-head with MEGATRONs hordes -- and the most off-beat adventure in comic book history hits a new level of dangerous alliances, deadly invasions, and devastating betrayals!
SLAUGHTERHOUSE! The crew of the Lost Light are used to past decisions coming back to bite them, but nothing -- not even an ULTRA MAGNUS-certified crash course in the law of unintended consequences -- could have prepared them for the horrors of Sector 113. Be warned: this issue is not for the easily distressed -- or the easily heartbroken.
Better known as the source of numerous newly discovered testshots, one-offs and mockups for vintage Hasbro Transformers products, the most notable of which never saw retail release. z75sales who has been liquidating this collection has posted two new unboxing videos from the inventory process of this collection. One simply contains sealed G1 items, while the other video said to be the first recorded shows the unpacking of some of the more interesting pieces, at least a portion of which have since been sold. Keep reading to check them both out!
Box Office Mojo reports that James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy
has made a comeback and will surpass Transformers: Age of Extinction
this weekend as the summer's top-grossing movie. Its estimated domestic take for the week is $17 million putting it at $251 million overall. This places it in third place just slightly behind The Lego Movie
and Captain America: The Winter Soldier
in the ranking of best domestic releases of the year. Keep reading for more details on GotG and TF4's totals to date!
Thanks to @tf_tf on Twitter, we have display case photos from an event where the next Transformers Cloud toys have been revealed. There's a been a lot of speculation about what would come after Rodimus and Shockwave, but no one expected quite what we've seen tonight. The fourth wave will feature Roadbuster as Energon Ironhide, and Sky-Byte as Hellwarp. Why these characters for these molds? Keep reading to find out and see the photos!
The following was posted by CZ Hazard, who works with KFC/KTC: "I've been working with Keith on the stories and bios for the KFC line for a couple of years now, recently Keith has asked me to help out with a public face for the company and someone who can explain things in (hopefully good) English without a language barrier to confuse matters. I will attempt to do my best to help out with answers where and when I can..." Read on for the full release.
A couple images seem at Auto Assembly's third party panel have been released by freelance designer Cassy Sark. Sark has designed numerous third party toys, working for iGear, Mastermind Creations, Mech Ideas and Keith's Fantasy Club. Read on for more details and images.
AUTOBOTS VERSUS EARTH! OPTIMUS PRIME and the AUTOBOTS discover the humans' secret -- and they arent pleased with what they learn! Will the DECEPTICON's alliance tear down the peace -- and will the world learn the CYBERTRONIANs are back?
TFCon has just announced that Robots In Disguise
artist Andrew Griffith will attend the TFCon Chicago con running from October 24th to 26th. Griffith will be on hand all weekend for commissions, prints and signings. Keep reading to see the formal announcement and a link to TFCon's site!
Butting in on his movie counterpart's corpse-wearin' ways, Hot Toys Optimus Prime Starscream Version is a slick, nontransforming figure of G1 Prime by the company responsible for all the pretty Iron Man figures most of us will never own. Sideshow Collectibles, official distributor of Hot Toys in the US, has posted images of the figure, which is due in July 2015 with an SRP of $345. Keep reading for the photos and start saving up now!
UK company Paladone has posted their online catalog of Transformers related products, and some of them are pretty neat. From a squishy stress-relief Bumblebee to an Optimus Prime egg cup to foamboard 3D puzzles of Optimus Prime and Bumblebee that look as though they might
transform, the items are more creative than many licenced goods. Keep reading for some sample images and a link!
John DeLuna of Radio Free Cybertron has managed to be the first on the block with the most recently shipped figure from the Subscription Service offerings, and as usual he's given us a bunch of photos on his Twitter. I'll just say our speculation of what this month's shipment would contain was correct, and leave you to click through to see the pictures John has allowed us to mirror and learn the identity for yourself!
The Allspark's Powered Convoy has posted a short time ago to let everyone know that FedEx tracking numbers are now being received for the fourth figure in this year's subscription service batch. Based on previous patterns, subscribers in Texas could receive this figure as early as tomorrow. Secondary retailers offering individual figure purchases for non-subscribers should begin receiving stock shortly after that. Keep reading if you're interested in our educated speculation about what figure will be arriving this month!
How will this affect third parties? Hasbro and Shapeways have emailed out info on the SuperFanArt service we mentioned back in July
and among the properties that are going to be offered through the service are My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, Dungeons & Dragons, Dragonvale, Monoply, Scrabble, and of course, Transformers! Keep reading for more details.