HasbroToyShop has posted an FAQ to their website detailing the availability of Hasbro's San Diego Comic-Con 2016 exclusives! The Titan Force set starring Brainstorm, Windblade, and Sentinel Prime, the MiPad Soundwave figure, and the SDCC exclusive version of Fortress Maximus will all go up on their site August 9th! Keep reading for a link to the FAQ and the pertinent excerpts.
Loopaza Mega Store has updated their listings for upcoming Transformers Adventure figures with the two "Mystery Character" slots filled out. With the news of a new RID Starscream figure
it may not surprise you to learn that one of them is Starscream... but it may surprise you to learn both
are Starscream, which seems to support the idea that he will appear on next season of RID. Keep reading for the listings!
Time for Mini-Con completists to tear their hair out again: TakaraTomy has announced two new Arms Micron giveaways from participating Japanese brick and mortar retailers. Starting 7/15, purchases of 3,000 Yen or more at ToysRUs Japan will net you Micron Ink, and on 7/22 you can get Micron Sting from a variety of other retailers such as Ion Style and Bic Camera. Keep reading for photos!
Thanks to our sponsor RobotKingdom, we have work they are offering the Walgreen Exclusive Generations 2016 Titan Returns Brainstorm figure for preorder now.
This will be handy for those outside the USA who don't have a WalGreen's near by to shop for this figure. RobotKingdom has them listed to begin shipping on August 1st 2016 for a price of $24.40 USD + shipping. Now avialble at RobotKingcom
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ToysRUs has announced their slate of SDCC "exclusives" for 2016! The only Transformers product in the lot is the much-anticipated Hasbro release of Masterpiece Bumblebee and Spike! Long considered an impossible thing, both Takara and Hasbro have now made a Masterpiece version of Bumblebee that turns into a fully-licensed replica of a Volkswagen Beetle. Keep reading for more info and a stock photo!
Loopaza Mega Store has posted more TakaraTomy product listings for the end of 2016! Super Ginrai now has a release date, as do Soundwave, Ravage & Horri-Bull, Laserbeak & Apeface, Brainstorm, & Astrotrain! No images are given other than silhouettes, but we do have full pricing info and serial numbers for the lot. Keep reading to see!
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Nouveau Eyewear has sent us a press release announcing that Transformers-themed frames for prescription eyeglasses are now available at Costco Optical! Designed for kids ages 4 and up, these look miles better than any glasses frames available when I was a kid. My Little Pony-themed frames will also be available for girls' glasses - Keep reading for the full press release and photos!
Entertainment Earth's exclusive Platinum set is in stock now! Featuring Voyager class Grimlock as previously seen in Japan as TAV30 along with a more heavily-painted Warrior-class Bumblebee, the set is priced at $59.99. That's a fair bit less than most places charge for TAV30 alone! Keep reading for more info from the product page.
Showmasters, the runners of the London Film & Comic Con, have announced today that Hasbro will be making their Comic Con Exclusives available in Europe through the show! This is an exciting opportunity for UK fans to get a hold of the upcoming Titan Wars boxset, the GI Joe And The Transformers Rattler Powerglide/Soundwave HISS set, and possibly even Fortress Maximus if rumors are true! Keep reading to see the announcement!
Entertainment Earth has Groove in stock as of this writing - link inside! This is maybe a little bit too much Mayhem, yes? At midnight last night, with no advance warning, all the major online retailers stocked Combiner Wars Groove, the much-anticipated Deluxe-sized version of the Protectobot! ...and it's already sold out through most if not all of them. Boo. For more information on the figure and links to the order pages in case our sponsors can restock, keep reading!
After leaking out early through a variety of sources the Fan-Built Combiner, Victorion, is now officially available! Combiners Pyra Magna, Stormclash, Skyburst, Dust Up, Jumpstream, and Rust Dust are available in a boxset for the SRP of $99.99. Keep reading for a list of our coverage to date and links to purchase your own copy of the figure!
Now you can help fight actual fires with an unofficial Inferno figure: MakeToys has announced that every Hellfire purchased through their web store will have one hundred percent of its purchase price donated to the Red Cross' relief funds for victims of the Fort McMurray fire in Alberta, Canada. The fire has displaced over 80,000 people and destroyed 2400 buildings, most of them homes. Keep reading for more information on MakeToys' contributions to the relief effort and a link for the purchase of Hellfire.
HasbroToyShop has a sale going on eBay today, offering prices that are only slightly
below retail on a lot of current or recent figures - but prices that work out pretty well with the free shipping offered on most of the figures. Keep reading for an idea of what's for sale, and a link!
30 years ago, you may have had a G1 Grimlock under
your Christmas tree. But this July, Hallmark is offering the next-best thing: a G1 Grimlock in Dino Mode to hang on
your Christmas tree! He'll run you $16 for a fairly compact, non-transforming Dinobot. Keep reading for more details!
Twitter user @crasis has posted an image of Combiner Wars Sky Lynx - and something has changed. While previously Sky Lynxes were found with a fully extended neck, this new example has the beast mode's neck collapsed - and the packaging is clearly designed around this configuration. Why the change? We'll probably never know, but keep reading to have a look for yourself!
ToysRUs and TakaraTomy sure do love their giveaways. Courtesy of Autobase Aichi, we now know that the latest subject is a recolor of Prime Arms Micron AM-26 Smokescreen's crossbow Mini-Con, S.2. You'll be able to get the figure if you spend 3,000 Yen and up at a Japanese ToysRUs... well, we can't tell quite when, but it seems like it's timed to coincide with the release of the TAV-40 and TAV-41 Mini-Con Battle Packs, as shown in the ad. Keep reading to see!