Madman Entertainment managed to slip a release past us: on August 7th, 30 Years of Megatron
was released in Australia! Clocking in at 125 minutes and costing AUD $12.98 (approx. $9.50 USD), the DVD highlights the many Megatrons that have terrorized the Autobots over the years, from G1 to the Unicron Trilogy to Transformers Prime. Click through for more details!
Australian retailer JB Hi-Fi has posted a preorder page for a Robots In Disguise Complete Season One boxset! A four-disc set priced at AUD$48.48 and said to be a JB Exclusive, the set is expected for release on September 1st, 2015. Read on to see the package art and get a link to the preorder page!
Are we sure this isn't Skywarp in disguise? Because it just appeared out of nowhere: a preorder page for the MP-11 version of Masterpiece Starscream at ToysRUs! Unlike the Takara release it has a toy-accurate blue nosecone, though it's lost its coronation gear. It's due out October 1st at a price of $59.99 - if you're interested, it may be best to preorder now before TRU jacks the price up like they always do. Read on for a link!
HasbroToyShop has posted the SDCC 2015 exclusives! Currently all three Transformers exclusives are still in stock: the Kreon Class of `85 is $60, the Combiner Hunters boxset is $75, and Devastator is $180, all plus shipping. Click here to go to the SDCC page on HasbroToyShop!
Site sponsor BigBadToyStore has listed the Cyber Battalion and Cyber Commander figures! Larger figures with simple transformations, the Cyber Battalion figures - Optimus Prime, Megatron, Starscream, Bumblebee, and Grimlock - will run you $24.99, while Cyber Commander Optimus Prime & Bumblebee will cost $34.99. Keep reading for a link!
Site Sponsor BBTS has let us know that TFC's Ironwill and Medic are up for preorder! OS-01 Ironwill and OS-03 Medic are Masterpiece-sized versions of Ironhide and Ratchet, measuring about 7-3/4" tall. Both feature some interesting and unique accessories, including a rifle for Ironhide that looks for all the world like it belongs on the Tallgeese from Mobile Suit Gundam Wing
. Keep reading for images and preorder links!
Despite not rating a mention at BotCon or
SDCC, Kmart's website has posted a product page for Robots In Disguise Three-Step Changers Thunderhoof! While it's not the Warrior class figure many may want, at least we know now that there's a larger scale Thunderhoof available! Click through to see the images and get a link to the order page.
Thanks to Radio Free Cybertron's Diecast for the heads-up! As befits the name, Amazon has a Transformers deal for their Prime Day promotion! Amazon Prime members can get the Covenant of Primus - the super-slick book that recounts the entire history of the Transformers Aligned Continuity - for only $30! This deal is a Lightning Deal, meaning it's only available for roughly the next three hours. Click through to see the proof and the link!
Mark your calendars and make sure your F5 key is working properly! HasbroToyShop has added a small note to their frontpage announcing that the SDCC exclusives will be added to the store on July 28th.
So if you want the Combiner Hunters, the Kreon Class of `85, or the SDCC exclusive version of Devastator, you've got 15 days left to get your funds together and hope you're one of the lucky ones. Keep reading for photographic proof!
Announced as one of their SDCC "first sale" exclusives, ToysRUs has also made MP Bluestreak available now on their website! Priced at $59.99, the remold of MP Prowl is only available as a Ship-To-Home option, and not for instore pickup - but may qualify for TRU's free shipping. Keep reading for a link!
If you've decided the normal Hasbro release of Devastator is the one for you, then collectors: your time is now! Site sponsor BigBadToyStore has changed Devastator's status to In-Stock, and it's available for $139.99 USD. Keep reading for a link!
Seibertron user Alfonso Chavez has reported receiving an email from Amazon letting him know that the Platinum Edition Triplechangers set has been moved up! Originally scheduled to ship August 1st, the set now has an ETA of July 14th-18th. The saga of this oddball set of recolors is nearly over, and soon you'll be able to own a very attractive Blitzwing and a very weird
Astrotrain. Keep reading for more info!
Its that time if year again. When the frenzy to get those ever so tasty Transformers SDCC exclusives begins with the Hasbro Toy Shop discount coupon code. While you cannot use this coupon for exclusives after the show (see fine print). You can apply the promo code "Comic2015" to get 10% off your next online order on mainline Transformers and other toys from Hasbro Toy Shop now though August 10, 2015.
Site Sponsor TFSource has sent out a list of upcoming TakaraTomy solicitations that confirms the rumored list we reported and speculated on last week,
as well as listing a bunch of new things for November and December! The new big mysteries here are what the "Battle Mode" figures will entail, and also what "Drift Origin" means. Maybe a white recolor of RID Drift? Keep reading to see the listings!
Autobase Aichi has shared a screengrab from the TakaraTomy Mall website showing MP-18B Bluestreak dated for August 29th and priced at 7,992 Yen! Named "Bluestreak" to differentiate him from the standard version of the character who in Japan is simply named "Streak," this Diaclone-colors figure is of course a recolor of Streak, himself remolded from Masterpiece Prowl. Keep reading for photos!
Users of Target's Cartwheel smartphone app may want to check out the coupon available now for Transformers Generations figures! Via T16skyhopp on Twitter, we have photo confirmation of the coupon which lasts from now until July 11th, next Saturday. This could be the ideal time to go check for any Legends you've missed, or maybe give Voyager Cyclonus a second chance! Keep reading to see the photo.
Site sponsor Robotkingdom has posted a pair of preorders for new figures in the QTransformers line based on the Paper Rabbit Rope
series. (That's pronounced "Ro-peh," not "rope.") There's precious little information about the characters out there, but we did find a Japanese language commerical of the QTransformers to be - Rope and Akira-sempai - enjoying delicious Nissin Ramen. Keep reading to see the ad and the photos!
Hasbro is celebrating July 4th with FREE shipping on Transformers and More When You Shop at Hasbro Toy Shop. This is your chance to stock up on those Transformers and other figures you have been hunting for. You can use the promo code "July4" now through July 6th, so don't delay.