has listed a preorder for Kidrobot's upcoming series of Transformers vs. GI Joe
Mini-Figures! Priced at $240 for a box of 24, these blind-boxed figures are, to our knowledge, the first figures explicitly designed after artist Tom Scioli's take on the Transformers and GI Joe universes. Keep reading to see the preliminary designs and a list of figures!
Titans Return Deluxe Wave 4 is shipping from selected retailers, and ExVee's got them! While he's hard at work on galleries and reviews, we're going to take a minute to reacquaint you with all five
members of this Deluxe wave! You heard right: for the first time in a very long time, we've got a wave of Deluxes with five members! Keep reading to learn more about Quake, Krok, Sergeant Kup, Perceptor, and Topspin!
Autobase Aichi has posted Amazon Japan listings for the first eight QTransformers along with a price - 1079 Yen each, or roughly $10. Which seems a bit high for squatty little Choro-Q inspired figures. But more importantly, we've got sizeable photos for six of the eight figures, including all four G1-inspired figures. Keep reading for details on all eight, plus the photos!
Takara Tomy have a new brand that is coming for you! And it appears to include Transformers! The new place holder site shows what appears to include a new edition of the Micronaughts figures which and a game line called Video Game Robotics HD. It is not clear which of the Megatron figure shown in the header shilloette is part of. The feet in the Video Game Robotics HD show something more Transformers like. We'll have to wait and see what it is.
Transformers fans outside Japan are drooling over the Transformers Generations Skywarp action figure that is holding them back from building out their seekers teams. The release of this figure outside of Japan is unknown at this time. Thanks to the good fellows over at the Allspark, we have a translation from TakaraTomy of the Skywarp Character Bio summary that you can read below.
Third party toy designers FansToys have announce their next project will be a homage to the cartooon version of the Shockwave character based on the Generation 1 series. The image shows us a computer model design that recreates the colors and look of the cartoon robot. The figure is said to be scaled to the Masterpiece figures line with price of $150 slated for release in Feburary 2013. Check out he image below for the more details.
Thanks to the CyberGundam blog we have work that TakaraTomy have announced there will be a delay in the release of the Transformers Encore Fortress Maximus and the Masterpiece MP-13 Soundwave. The Encore Fortress Maximus will released on March 30th, 2013 instead of the original February date. The Masterpiece MP-13 Soundwave will be released on January 26, 2013 instead of the December 15, 2012 date. We know many of you were looking forwards to these toys. Hopefully, these are the only figures held up.
New 3rd patty group, Lucky Rodgers have updated their Facebook page with 2 new kits for either the RTS Wreck Gar mold or Generations Junkheap. Great news for all of you army builders (like myself :) ) The first is JK-01M Medic, Followed by JK-01W Warrior. Check out the images and more details for each, price and availability should be up shorty.
Third Party toy maker Planet X have announced plans for their new Project Genesis release that looks to be a homage to the Transformers War for Cybertron Omega Supreme character robot figure with some vague looks at a large hulking robot figure and the unmistakable 3-pronged robot claw-hand, we can see there may be more than meets the Omega Supreme coming our way soon. Read the company annoucemen and images after the jump for the full reveal.
Thanks to BBTS who have confirmed the rumors swirling of a Takara Tomy Tranformers Encore: #20A Devastator Yellow Version Gift Set coming our way. This version is rumored to have a new head sculpt. Final confirmation from Takara is pending, details subject to change. Look for this yellow fellow to be out in January 2013 for a pre-order price of $134.99 USD now open at bigbadtoystore.com
Thrid Party toy maker Toy World have revealed yet another figure in their catalog, TW-T01 Grind rod. This one is a homage to the G1 Rollbar character with an updated Jeep Wrangler model in a nice gold brown color. The 5.5 inch action figure is listed for pre-order now at a price of $60 USD with a release set for for October of 2012. Check out the full color images of the toy for all details on this figure after the jump.
Just in is news from the Transformers Collectors' Club who have reported the upcoming Shattered Glass Soundwave Vs Blaster set price will be $195 USD + Shipping. They will have Pre-orders up for roughly a month starting tomorrow 9/12. The name, "Solar Requiem" has been confirmed as the new series name to be accompanied by a comic back story, stickers and deluxe packaging. Read the full details and new english version poster below. More details will be posted as soon as we have them.
The Loyal Subjects revealed their upcoming collaborative t-shirt line with the X Transformers. Clothes are cool and all, but what about the toys?! Not too long ago TLS posted some shots of a WIP Optimus Prime figure, which closely resembles the design on the t-shirt. We hope to see Megatron, Jazz, Stary Scream, Grimlock, Thunder Cracker, Soundwave, and Bumble Bee brought to life real soon. Check out the images of their new tees and the Optimus Ptime prototype and designs for the other figures.
TFC Toys have release an image revealing some new projects they have coming our way. The image shows two prototype figures named "Phantom" and "Eagle." These look to be another Seekers type offering with jet-former action figures that will be based on the similar molds but have special coloring and possible mold changes for each of the classic seeker characters. Get a look at the image after the jump for more details until we know more about these guys.
Igear Toys have released a handful of new images showing us the final droduction Images of their MW-04 UFO toy, This is the ultimate NOT Cosmos action figure if there ever was one. From the little space bubble on top to the hot red jets this Mini-bot is maximum cool. The figure will be available through online retails some time in early September. It is currently listed for pre-order at BBTS for $34.99 USD.
Check out the Igear Toys MW-04 UFO production images after the jump for more details.
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