The Saturday schedule for HasCon has been updated with a pair of new autograph sessions! Voice director (Beast Wars, Beast Machines, Transformers Animated, Transformers Prime
among many others) and voice actress of G1 Arcee Sue Blu
will signing autographs on Saturday at 4:45 PM! Also, celebrated musician Stan Bush
("The Touch," "Dare") will be signing earlier that day at 10AM. Keep reading for a link to the HasCon schedule!
It is that time of year again when the annual Transformers Hall of Fame nominees are chosen by you to the Transformers fans! This year we have 12 promising choices lined from different series in for the Favorite Robot Character (Non Movie) Poll.
That is where you come in. We need your help in narrowing this down to the top three characters. Those will be sent onto Hasbro. Where they will take a grand tall of votes from many sites with the winner announced at HasCon.
Vote now through Saturday at midnight on the Poll after the jump.
Happy July 4th 2017 from everyone here at TFormers.com - wishing all the people of the world a great day in celebration of your freedom and independence.
The official HasCon website has posted its schedule, and we've got a pretty good idea now of the amount and type of Transformers content to look forward to! From behind-the-scenes looks at IDW, Transformers: The Last Knight
and Hasbro's Transformers team to a look at the looming Titans Return
animated mini-series, there's a respectable amount of panels to visit for Transformers fans. Keep reading for more info!
Carnival Imagination will serve as the venue for the first-ever “Carnival Playtime” event featuring fun activities and games inspired by the MY LITTLE PONY and TRANSFORMERS brands. “Carnival Playtime” will take place on three- and four-day voyages of the Carnival Imagination departing Long Beach July 13 to September 17.
How would you like to hang with Optimus Prime and Bumblebee on the high-seas? Well, soon you will be able to on the “Carnival Playtime” that is a new partnership with Carnival Cruise Lines and Hasbro.
Passengers will be able to engage in all sorts of games and characters that are inspired by the Transformers and My Little Pony, on board the cruise ship itself. According to the report on Carnival Cruise Lines. Fans will can get on board the special four-day trip between July 13 to September 17, departing out of Long Beach, California.
From March to May 2017 Optimus Prime, Megatron, Bumblebee and the Rescue Bots will invade the African continent for the first time in Transformers Animatronics at Emperors Palace. Following a massively successful Latin American tour, visitors can look forward to breath-taking sculptures, made from wrecked cars, on display against the scenery of the legendary planet, Cybertron, that will be brought to life through eye-popping performance technology.
Anthony from TFU.INFO is at Toy Fair 2017 and had the opportunity to ask Hasbro some questions about the new Clones in the Attack on Velocitron
and Siege on Cybertron
boxsets! As it turns out, the Clone figures - smaller than Deluxes - are not
Legends class figures! Their counterparts, Cloudraker and Wingspan, are still planned, but will probably not see individual release. Keep reading for more info!
The final round of Power of the Primes voting has begun! We're now faced with four potential candidates to be the next Matrix-bearer: Will Ultra Magnus win for Honor, Star Saber win for Order, Optimus Primal for Chaos, or will Unknown Evil win in the form of Deathsaurus/Dezarus? Keep reading to get a link to the voting page!
With the news already slipping out days ago, we have the official new here from Hasbro about their ‘Power of Primes’ fan vote that formally begins on January 23rd! They have sent us the full details on the polling that will be setup to chose between tree different candidate groups defined as Honor, Chaos, and Order. From which four finalists will be declared, and a final voting round will be held in Feburary to name the winner. Read on for the official details below.
Still doing your holiday shopping? We can symapathize. But also, this is a good time to take a moment and see what Starscream is asking for this year. Some of these are doable (possibly), some are a bit of a tall order... and some lead us to believe he's extremely jealous of the rapport shared by Thundercracker and his beloved companion Buster. Keep reading to see the list!
Today Hasbro, announced the “Power of the Primes” fan vote, an upcoming event that will place the fate of Cybertron directly in the hands of Transformers fans around the globe. Beginning on January 23rd, 2017, fans will be able to visit Transformers.com to cast their vote to help determine which character will join the ranks of Optimus Prime, Rodimus Prime and other Cybertronian legends. The fan-voted Prime will be featured in the Transformers Generations toy line and brand’s Prime Wars Trilogy storytelling in 2018.
The Masterpiece series has won the 2016 Good Design Award from the Japan Institute For Design Promotion! A "comprehensive design-promotion system that picks good design out of a variety of unfolding phenomena, and aims to enrich our lives, industries, and society as a whole by highlighting and celebrating these works," The GDA is given out annually in a variety of fields. Keep reading for more details and images of the (Japanese language) press release!
TFCon Chicago is almost here, and quite a few companies are showing up to have fun! Among the unexpected publishers... are ThreeA, makers of the upcoming Premium Scale G1 Optimus Prime figure. They'll be bringing along a striking print by artist Ashley Wood that is based on the figure. This print will be limited to 45 pieces and they don't mention the price in the press release, so I wouldn't expect it to be cheap. Keep reading to see the image!
Its hard to believe they are not in there already, but what's long overdue has finally happened. The National Toy Hall of Fame have chosen Transformers as one of the finalists for 2016.
Competing with quite a few other well known toys, strangely enough even Bubble-Wrap leads the list among other toys such as Rock Em Sock Em Robots, Uno card game, Fisher Price Little People, Nerf, Clue board game, Pinball, Swing, Care Bears, Coloring Book, Dungeons & Dragons.
Can Transformers beat the wrap for the win?
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