Thanks to Tformers sponsor TFsource we have some new information on the Takara Tomy Transformers Generations TG23 Titan Class Metroplex action figure and some of the differences between it and the Hasbro version. According to Tfsource, the Metroplex action figures will be different shades of white, with more guns, and the addion of chromed metal parts on the Takara version. Read the full details below for more info.
Thanks to news and images on the Cyber Gundam Blog we have word from TakaraTomy on new Transformers Fall of Cybertron Data Disk (Cassettes) sets. Soon as I saw the Tape Bots were back, I knew we would get all the classic G1 characters and here they are. Takara will offering the figures in 4-pags instead of two like Hasbro has chosen. The TG-15 Autobot set inlcudes Eject, Ramhorn, Rewind, and Sundor. The TG-16 Decepticon set will include of Frenzy (blue), Rat Bat, Ravage, and Rumble (red). Look for these guys to be priced at 2,980 Yen / $37 USD with a release in Japan set for April 27, 2013. Get a look at the images below for more information.
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.
The exclusive Transformers Figure Subscription Service in underway! Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro’s official Transformers Collectors’ Club, is thrilled to announce that they have begun taking orders for the all-new Transformers Figure Subscription Service! When Transformers Club members sign-up for this exciting new Subscription Service (TFSS) they will receive a limited edition exclusive figure each month for six months. Read more after the jump.
Thanks to the kind fans at FMH who have posted a report on the Transformers display at the Toy Fair 2012 event going on in the UK this week. Highlights include news on new products coming to the Generations line that is to include 8 new figures. The Transformers Prime Weponizers with Leader class figures that feature 4-modes of play and more. Then there is this new thing they call Optimus Maximus. A transforming figure who's alternate mode is a base for your Cyberverse figures. Check out more details after the jump.
Looks like Dr Wu's are busy working on a new Transformers accessory kit that will include upgrades that appear to be missiles for the Ravage figure and a gun for Hound. Both of these appear to be made as Generation 1 homages that will likely go with deluxe class Generations, Reveal The Shield, Movie Trilogy or other Classic action figures. Get a look at the 3D wire-frame design images of the Dr Wu DW-P02 accessory upgrade kit after the jump.
Thanks to YouTuber emgo316 we have a video review of the Transformers Generations Blurr action figure. Get a look at Drift's brother from another mother. If you didn't know this is a repaint of the Drift action figure mold as the blue fast talking Autobot. Check out the video for all the angles and details on this guy.