While at Botcon we naturally spent as much time as we could spare down at the Hasbro booth to see all the fantastic new and upcoming toys to look forward to. Besides snapping hundreds of photos of all the displays over the course of the weekend, we did a set of display case overview videos as well. The displays were split in two groups, one featuring Titans Return and Platinum, the other Robots in Disguise and licensed merchandise, with Combiner Wars crossing between both. We've split the videos accordingly, and you can watch both embedded below right now!
Voice actors Frank Welker (Megatron) and Peter Cullen (Optimus Prime) are brought together for Texas Comicon 2015 in a single panel to answer questions but also crack jokes and have everyday conversation with each other as the voices of Transformers Megatron and Optimus Prime. Hope you enjoyed the video that you can watch below now.
On Saturday at Botcon 2015, I had the chance to speak with Jerry Jivoin, John Warden, and Ben Montano from Hasbro. In the interview, I ask about some elements of the current design process in Generations and Robots in Disguise, planning for new reveals, and more! Click through now and check out the embedded video. As always, our thanks to the guys from Hasbro for taking time out to talk with the fans!
The BotCon website has posted a set of images teasing the Cybertron's Most Wanted figure set. Shown are five pair of identical robot hands holding placards, presumably part of a set of cropped mug shots. Besides the figures' titles - "The Thief," "The Muscle," "The Loose Cannon," "The Boss," and "The Bounty Hunter" - the placards contain several numbers that may or may not provide some insight as to the figures or characters being used in the set. To accompany this, Fun Pub has posted a video to YouTube revealing the identity of "The Thief." Keep reading to see for yourself!
Shout! Factory has posted Day 3 of their BotCon 2014 stream to YouTube, featuring once again a selection of Transformers cartoons interspersed with highlights from today's panels, including the IDW comics panel. Keep reading to see the video!
FunPub wants it to be known that they don't need no Gangnam style when Transformers are in the house. Get on the dance floor with Soundwave and Blaster and other Transformers characters in this robot throw down to show who has the best moves. Watch the video and tell us who do you think has the better moves in the poll and comments below.
We may be reporting live from San Diego Comic Con 2012, but that does not stop the wheels that is the Tformers.com News Desk from rolling! This is a new segment where Peter Van and JD Church run down the biggest news this week. We are quite new at this, so if you would like to contribute to how we can improve this, please let us know in the comments! Watch the Tformers.com News Desk.
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At Hasbro's Toy Fair 2012 Media Event, we were showcased the upcoming Remote Controlled Bumblebee that will be coming out in the Transformers Prime line in Fall of this year. With three channels, fans can battle their friends as their favorite characters go head-to-head in battle. Watch the video demonstration in the full article
and check out the showroom display
During our visit to the Transformers portion of the Hasbro showroom at the company's Toy Fair 2012 Media Event, we were provided a demonstration of how the gimmick of the Transformers Prime Weaponizers figures will operate. Unfortunately, the Optimus Prime was very much in showcase-only mode, so we could not get a demonstration of that figure, so the Bumblebee will have to do until next time. These leader-class-sized figures will have similar weapons functions in the robot and vehicle modes. Enjoy the video in the full article
and be sure to check out the official
Tformers is covering news from New York Comic-Con 2011 as we type this. Just in we have a first look at the next season of Transformers Prime. The clip shows us a very interesting turn of events that quite spoilerish. Get a glimpse at what is in store for the second season of Transformers: Prime on The Hub network and share your comments with others. WARNING MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD for those that did not see the season finale!
Thanks to YouTube video reviewer soundwave9 who has posted a video review of the New York Comic Con 2011 Exclusive Transformers Prime set that includes Bumblebee and Arcee with Raf and Jack action figures. This set should be available after the show, use the coupon code "NYCC2011" for a 10% off the set at HasbroToyShop.com. Get the scoop on this set in the video review after the jump.
SDCC is over, but we're still posting news and updates from the show. We've got some video coverage of the Transformers Prime panel that was held this year. The big reveal was was actually a non-reveal with a mysterious character that is coming soon to the show. The rest of the panel featured all the players from the Transformers Prime time including Mike Vogel, Roberto Orci, Therese Trujillo, Jeff Kline, David Hartman, Duane Capizzi, Jose Lopez, and Vinton Heuck that you can watch after the jump.
We had a chance to meet with the folks at Mimobot and get a first hand tour of all the great stuff they coming our way including the new Transformers G1 Optimus Prime and Megatron USB drives. They are not not only good for storage, they come loaded with content too. We've got the scoop that we will be seeing more of these Transformers drives coming soon. Watch the clip after the jump.
We stopped by to chat with voice actor Steve Blum who plays the voice of Starscream on the Transformers Prime cartoon. Check out this clip with Steve who gives lets us know there is much more Prime goodness to come.
Look at who we ran into at Comic-con. None other than the voice of voice Grimlock, Skyfire and Longhaul in the Generation 1 cartoons. Check out clip with Gregg and much more SDCC 2011 Transformers news after the jump.
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