Third party Transformers news for the week ending July 19th, 2014.
Includes the latest news from Ark Studio, Dr. Wu, DX9 Toys, Mecha Form, Omnigonix, SXS, Toyworld and X2 Toys.
Screen shot this week is a 2013 movie Battle of the Damned.
Sencho Bar-Box-O! We have box gentlemen, we have box! Afgh, read on to see them images matey!
Here is a gallery of the finished version of KFC's Sencho Barbossa, the first of their Sky Pirates. Should be out next week. Also including some box art of the good captain. Read on to see the figure in robot mode and his alternate shark mode as well as look at some character art.
Unique Toys - DX9 announce their latest figure: D02S Splinter. Based on the UT-D01 Salmoore, this new figure remold from Unique Toys stands at voyager class height and is now up for preorder at $89.99. A great addition to your third party collection. The figure is slated for shipping in August 2014. You can order this figure now at bigbadtoystore.com
. Read on to see the images for the full preview.
The Full Metal Hero forums have posted renders of three new third-party Dinobots - Mechaform's MF-03 Gunk (Sludge), MF-04 Sneer (Snarl), and MF-05 Plunge (Swoop). This is yet another third-party take on the Dinobots - they've been getting a lot of third party attention this year. Can't really figure out what would've caused everyone to think Dinobots all at once. While I ponder that, click the title to see the mirrored images!
Following the MP-08X Grimlock reissue with throne. Third party project Guilty have released a new image teaser that reveals plans to produce an Ark Chair accessory for the Fall of Cybertron Grimlock voyager class figure. The 3D model design shows an uncolored chair that relives the Grimlock taking is place on the Autobot's Ark spaceship. No word on pricing or a release date at this time. Read on to see the image for this first look at the accessory.
Thanks to Hamatoys who have updated their Weibo page with prototype images of what looks to be a new trailer for Optimus Prime. This one looks to be big and heafty to go along with the pumped up Western Star 4900X model that Prime is fashioned after three wheels to support the back-end of the trailer. We also see a fold down ramp in addition to the doors and a welcomed addition of a roller accessory may be included. Read on to see more details.
Thanks to third party maker DMY who have announced they will be making a D-03 Kit for Generations Doubledealer. The accessory adds the Missing Mega Missile and that was a signature of the G1 character (toy shown below) along with a new gun. The missile and gun kit for Generations Doubledealer coming in April 2014. See the images of the box and unpainted product below for more details.
From ACtoys comes the first prototype pictures third party toy inspired by Hot Rod, done using the mechanics of Masterpiece MP-12 Lambor Sideswipe.
Additionally there is an armor upgrade and trailer designed to make a full MP-10 sized Rodimus Prime.
Read on to see the images of the prototype figure in the different modes as well as looks as at the conversion and kit parts.
Perfect Effect PE-DX04 Guardian - Following the Warden release. This new robot changes into a powerful tank as well as becoming a head that can attach to Brave (or Fortress) Maximus. His giant cannon can also be used by Brave Max, and he comes with a display stand as well.
This figure can take a variety of forms, including tank, robot, and a head for a certain larger robot, He is priced at $159.99 USD that can be pre-ordered now at bigbadtoystore.com
Thanks to Uranos who has posted lots of new out of box images of the Unique Toys / DX9 Salmoore Not Go-Bots Cy-Kill figure. This figure looks great with an very nice vintage looking robot mode and an even more amazing alternate mode motorcycle. Read on to see this Go-Bots bad bot out of the box for all the details.
Just announced on ACToys today is a third party add-on to FansProject Revolver Core that mimicks the add-ons that come with Riftshot Core and Recoiler Core.
While very similar to the original armor, it adds some features like claws/cow catchers, and flip open missile launchers.
Read on for the traslated details from the original post.
Robot Kingdom has posted a gallery of the upcoming Mania King Vintage Colors version, showing off the packaging, the great new paint job, and the working laser pointer in his arm cannon! Robot Kingdom naturally warns you - which we second! - not to point that at living things or eyeballs. Keep reading to see the mirrored images and prepare for Mania King's release later this week!
A quick preview of KFC's upcoming evil Commander Stack figure, including his comic book!
Here is "Why should I deal with this now?" featuring evil Hoss (or is he reverse universe Krank? Just noticed he has Hoss colors but Krank's head!), and the HEROIC Sky Pirates!
TFSource has posted images of Dr. Wu's upcoming Rambo add-on kit for Masterpiece G2 Sideswipe. The inevitable bandolier and grenades needed to fully match Sideswipe to Derek Yaniger's G2 comic art are now here, and there's a big gun thrown in for good measure! The set is due for release sometime in August, for a price of $29.99. Keep reading to see all the mirrored images!
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