TFSource has just uploaded a new gallery from Microblaze Creations of the MBC002 Military Titans set, featuring the full set of upgrade elements for your retail Combaticon figures and how they integrate in their individual forms. Not to mention continuing to tease us with a really well-proportioned version of the combined Bruticus utilizing the new Voyager sized substitute for Onslaught. Check out all the photos which we've mirrored below, and then start saving your pennies for the projected June/July release! Keep reading
The news continues to roll out the the next Transformers Age of Extinction movie trailer with the latest news coming from Paramount Pictures International YouTube page that lists the video as a "Teaser Trailer." It seems the next trailer we see may be another teaser, Not a theatrical trailer as we had thought? We do know this trailer will include the first looks at scenes from the flim according to Entertainment Tonight. I can only assume this means the Super Bowl teaser was animation test footage or something else?
Botcon.com has updated today revealing the identities of the first three guests for this year's convention. Revealed thus far are three voice actors from the Generation One cartoon: Susan Blu, known of course for voicing Arcee, but also as a voice director for more projects than we can list; Susan Blu, voice of Snarl; and Michael McConnohie, voice of Tracks and Cosmos. Botcon 2014 is only a few months away, and the reveals are sure to come even faster from here!
TakaraTomy designer Shogo Hasui has tweeted our first silhouetted look at the upcoming Masterpiece Bumblebee. Unfortunately there was no real detail to be gained by adjusting the levels of the photo as with past MP teasers, but it's good to see development proceeding after what feels like an eternity since Bumblebee was originally announced. Check out the teaser below!
Following the quote
from Transformers 4 Age of Extinction star Titus Welliver that the movie us going have a dark vision that is not for kids. Paramount's publicity department been putting out the word that this is not the case. That have released a new statement from Welliver who has revised his comment to say that this is part of some expansion to the movie's storyline. Read his comments below for the full statement. What do you think? Share your comments on TF4 below.
We have an update on the "Transformers Age of Extinction" Theatrical Movie Trailer that has just been rated by Alberta Film Classification of Canada. They have given the #1 film trailer a rating of PG along with information about the length the trailer will run as two minutes, twenty seconds. This is a good indication the first full movie trailer will be out in theaters next month, March 2014.
Zenith Forge updated their Facebook with new test shot images for their ZF-002 set for the first Beast Hunters Voyager Optimus Prime (which we reviewed here
last year). The set includes a large gatling cannon, and a new faceplated head to replace the Kenneriffic grimaced face the toy comes with. Take note, the colors shown are not final, though with exception of missing paint applications I think it looks pretty close. Click here
to see all the images.
Thanks to BigBadToyStore, we have new prototype photos of the two pack Bluster and Trench from Mech Ideas, representing the Huffer and Pipes character designs from Transformers Animated. Seen in both modes and alongside one of Mech Ideas' Jumpstarter figures for size reference, they look small and relatively simple, but ought to be a hit with fans craving more Animated style characters. Check out the images here
The third parties are hitting on all cylinders today, as X2 Toys Interceptor joins the growing list of new product updates. Interceptor is the transforming rifle and artillery unit for Generations Metroplex made to complement the toy's existing rifle so your city can have extra overkill power in all modes. X2ToysPanda has posted two images of the packaging on their weibo page, which you can see mirrored below!
Issue 28 will start the second "season" of More Than Meets The Eye, following the conclusion of the Dark Cybertron crossover event, and writer James Roberts has promised for a long while that there would be changes to the cast when that happened. The addition of Megatron was revealed by upcoming covers, but today on Twitter James Roberts has revealed another new face joining the crew. This may count as spoilers for some, so keep reading
to see the tweet and who's coming aboard!
RobotKingdom has posted a new set of photos of the latest testshot of Unique Toys' Soundmixer figure. This take on Blaster is still without the armor advertised in the original materials, but is said to still be under development. While the rifle cleverly transforms in to a cassette shape for staorage, we're informed Soundmixer does not hold normal Transformer or third party microcassette toys, unfortunately. Click here
to see all the pictures mirrored in our gallery.
Fansproject Core has posted a new story segment on their website, detailing Defender having an evil doppleganger. The most obvious interpretation of this would be that FPC is planning a reuse of the Warbot Defender "not-Springer" figure, which while having been reissued once or twice in its original colors has never been used otherwise. Keep reading
TakaraTomy designer Shogo Hasui was interviewed for the latest issue of Figure King, and related some interesting information about the upcoming Wheeljack and the current Masterpiece line, kindly translated for the English speaking segment of the fandom by TFW member SydneyY. Check out the details here
TransformersAsia.com has listed a new three pack of Autobot Specialists Mirage, Hound and Ironhide. All three toys feature modified decos from previous releases, and metallic paint colors. A bonus item of an Autobot earphone cap plug was also announced, to be given away by stores with sales of this set. Keep reading
for photos and information about the Takara release.
Following news last year of low retailer confidence leading to the Mach 5 group's canceling of the Gauntlet figure based on IDW's iteration of Ironfist, Mech Ideas this morning has announced they've taken over developing the project. Posting uncolored prototype photos on Facebook, they say it will be at a lower price than before with preorders to come "soon". Check out all the photos with size comparison below!
Even with all the news, behind the scenes and a teaser tailer our, It is hard to know what the tone of the "Transformers Age of Extinction" movie will be. According to Titus Welliver who plays, Savoy, this is going to be different from the other movies. The actor goes as far as to say it will be a darker movie that is not for kids. Surely, this is good news for fans who grew bored with the romance element in the first few movies. Read the full quote below.
New Generations Toys Based On the Iconic Brands 30-Year History and the New Film TRANSFORMERS AGE OF EXTINCTION Make 2014 a Memorable Year for Fans with details of the 30th Anniversary celebration of its iconic TRANSFORMaERS brand today at The American International New York Toy Fair 2014 will be More Than Meets The Eye for the beloved franchise, as OPTIMUS PRIME and the AUTOBOTS return to theaters in the new movie TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION this June from Paramount Pictures.
Just in from the Toy Fair 2014 Hasbro products presentation in New York City. They have confirmed the Transformers 4: Age of Extinction Galvatron Character will indeed be in the new movie as a semi-trailer. They have also revealed new Dinobots characters that may or may not be included in the movie. WARNING: Possible spoilers ahead. Read on at your own risk.