Online retailers Big Bad Toy Store and Entertainment Earth have sent out emails to their customers alerting them of Hasbro's revisions to the Transformers Generations Fall of Cybertron Waves 1 and 2 cases. Generations Wave 1 has a Shockwave-friendly change, upping the number of the purple one-eyed guy to three (3) per case, downsizing Jazz to two (2), and keeping Optimus Prime at three. Wave 2, meanwhile, will offer a very collector-friendly option that still see one of each Combaticon members
, and will shove a Shockwave in there as well as one (1) each of Optimus Prime and Jazz.
High Moon Studios has released a demo, available today, of Transformers Fall of Cybertron
, featuring two single-player missions, competitive multiplayer, and the extensive character customization. The developers are getting cozy with the public testers and are encouraging all players of the demo to direct any and all comments to the team's Twitter account, @FallofCybertron
. Gamers who received early access
have already greatly contributed to this effort, with High Moon reporting that tweaks to the balance and weapons have been made, as well as actively working to ban cheaters (they exist already - seriously?).Continue reading...
Walmart has announced that all customers who pre-order a copy of Transformers Fall of Cybertron
on Microsoft Xbox 360 will receive a free copy of Transformers War for Cybertron
. This bonus only applies to the Xbox 360 version, according to the retailer's website. Amazon
announced their pre-order bonuses back in May. Transformers Fall of Cybertron
releases on Microsoft Xbox 360, Sony Playstation 3, and PC on August 21, 2012.
Update: Rust in Peace Cliffjumper is now out of stock.
Today just after noon Eastern (9am Pacific Time), this year's Hasbro SDCC exclusive toys went live on HasbroToyShop. And within minutes nearly all were sold out. Taking many by surprise, the high-end Jem doll was the first to sell through, literally in just a matter of seconds after posting. This was followed in quick succession by the majority of other items from this year's offering, with the hottest items gone in under five minutes. As of the time of this posting, Rust in Peace Cliffjumper is still in stock, as well as the SHIELD Super Helicarrier. Both of these can be found in HTS' Exclusives menu.
Hasbro Toy Shop's booth has completely sold out of their San Diego Comic Con 2012 Transformers Generations Fall of Cybertron Bruticus stock as of yesterday afternoon and H.I.S.S. Tank Shockwave as of today. These sets will not be sold today. Cliffjumper still appears to be available, and will most likely not sell out at the show, similar to the Transformers Prime Matrix of Leadership Optimus Prime
from last year. Continue reading...
Transformers Fall of Cybertron
will not have Arcee as a playable character, the developers revealed today during their San Diego Comic Con 2012 panel
. Game Director Matt "Tieg" Tieger confirmed this information during the question and answer session at the panel, saying that Arcee is not in the game because the character customization for multiplayer and for the sake of game balance. Continue reading...
Last Updated: Friday, July 13, 2012 at 5:30 AM PT
Tformers reported live from the Hasbro brand panel at SDCC 2012 where the company offered up the latest product from Transformers Prime, KRE-O, Generations, and more! There were some disappointments, like Breakdown not being mentioned for potential release, but also some surprises, like Transformers Prime First Edition toys would make it to Toys R Us shelves in November and there will indeed be a Transformers Generations Voyager Grimlock! Hop into the full article
for a full recap and images!
Big Bad Toy Store
has announced that they will share exclusivity of the Transformers Generations Fall of Cybertron G2 Bruticus with Amazon
. The instructions are quite simple: anytime between now and September 10, 2012, send a blank email to bruticus[at]bigbadtoystore.com. On September 10th, you will receive an email alerting you of the beginning of pre-orders about an hour or so before they are open to the general public. Pricing has not yet been announced (although Amazon is selling it for $59.99) with availability in early November, on track with Amazon's availability date of November 15, 2012.
Activision has just put out a press release announcing that San Diego Comic Con 2012 attendees (our coverage starts tonight!) will be the first public group to get some hands-on time with Transformers Fall of Cybertron
multiplayer as well as Transformers Prime
game. Unfortunately the Fall of Cybertron
single player campaign will be a stage demonstration only...Continue reading...
San Diego Comic Con 2012 begins this Wednesday with preview night and we will be there live! Hasbro has also put up a press release that details all of their giveaways and as well as panels and we have it all listed here for your convenience after the hop
. Don't forget to dial into Tformers.com and ENewsI.com
for all of your San Diego Comic Con 2012 needs this weekend!
In what has become a highly anticipated annual tradition, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is coming to Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, with an array of special edition action figures and toys that are set to be some of the hottest items available at the show. This year, the special edition figures are drawn from the lore of some of Hasbro’s most popular brands, as well as eagerly anticipated movies, animated series and video games. Read the full press release after the jump.
Tformers sponsor Big Bad Toy Store has let us know a little hot news item: Hasbro has let them know that Transformers Generations Wave 02 will include Bruticus
! Once these figures hit in September, Hasbro's prices will rise for each figure and prices have been adjusted accordingly. The case of 8 will feature one of each Combaticon members Blast-Off, Brawl, Vortex, Swindle, and Onslaught, as well as two of Optimus Prime and one of Jazz for $119.99 USD. If you do not want to go hunting for all five, why not pick up a set of 5 that excludes all the old figures from the case at $104.99 USD? Both sets are available for pre-order now at www.bigbadtoystore.com
Tformers sponsor TFSource has shot a message that they have received a message confirming their shipment of Transformers Generations Series 01 (or wave 1) figures that might ship late this week or early next week that! The figures were originally planned for a May 2012 release but were inexplicable delayed until August. The wave, including Shockwave
, Optimus Prime
, and Jazz
are all deluxe figures and are still available for pre-order through TFSource.
Hasbro has put out a press release detailing all of the prices of their San Diego Comic Con 2012 exclusives, including the Transformers-centric Prime Terrorcon "Rust In Peace" Cliffjumper at $24.99, game-accurate Generation 1 Bruticus at $99.99, and G.I. JOE H.I.S.S. Tank Vehicle with Shockwave Deco and 3.75" Destro & B.A.T. Special Edition Pack at $59.99. The figures will all be available for purchase at the HasbroToyShop.com booth #3329. As always, if you cannot make it to SDCC 2012, you can always wait for word when the figures will go live on HasbroToyShop.com's website for purchase after the show. Read all of the descriptions in the full article.
Activision and High Moon Studios have put out a press release detailing all of the voice actors that are part of Transformers Fall of Cybertron, as the strive to create "the most authentic Transformers game ever." Actors include Peter Cullen, of course, and adding Gregg Berger as the voice of Grimlock
, and featuring the return of Fred Tatasciore as Megatron, but also adding the duties for Metroplex. Nolan North will voice Cliffjumper
, Bruticus, and Brawl; while Steve Blum (Transformers Prime Starscream) will continue to lend his voice to Shockwave and add the duties of Combaticon Swindle and Insecticon Sharpshot. Read the full list and the PR after the jump.
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