The first reimagining of Bruticus didn't exactly mean the return of the Combaticons, since the characters' names and personalities were nothing like the G1 versions - but for the second instance of the Combaticons Reimagined, that changed. Today, we're looking at the game and toys that reintroduced the classic Combaticons (or at least their very similar counterparts from an alternate universe), Fall of Cybertron! Read on to learn more.
A company by the name of Soap Studio has released images of their upcoming Vintage Arts Series figures of Optimus Prime and Bumblebee! The VAS figures are "sofubi" figures - a Japanese abbreviation for "soft vinyl" - done in the style of the 1984 cartoon. Longtime Transformers artist Dan Khanna is chief project designer - and as is typical of Khanna's style the figures have a very slight modernization of details and proportions without overdoing it. Keep reading to see!
Victory Hill Exhibitions announced today plans to roll-out a new strategic initiative with Hasbro and its iconic TRANSFORMERS franchise. Set to open in 2016, The Transformers Experience will be a revolutionary new walk-through exhibit featuring 3D stereoscopic technologies, advanced robotics, dynamic multimedia and projection mapping, intricate sets and engaging performances. Audiences will be taken on a journey that will enable them to witness the sheer spectacle of these life size sentient, living robotic beings. Read more.
PLATINUM EDITION TRYPTICON
Trypticon doesn't just want to defeat his enemies - he wants to completely obliterate them from existence. Add the ultimate Autobot foe to your Transformers adventures with this Platinum Edition Trypticon figure! This 3-in-1 Decepticon bot-stomper is bad enough in dino mode, where he actually walks toward the target of his rage. When the battle is truly joined, he can convert to battle station mode with 2 cannons. But that’s not all! He converts to city mode, with loading ramps for the included Decepticon Full-Tilt and Brunt figures! $179.99
To mark the release of Combiner Wars Wave 5, TFormers is taking a week to celebrate what is possibly the most
celebrated - or at least revisited! - combiner team of them all: the Combaticons! Often imitated and
duplicated within Transformers, the Combaticons are an important part of the line's lore in almost every continuity. Click here to go to the feature page
, and check back every day between the 18th and 24th for more reviews and more articles on Bruticus and all his offshoots and offspring!
For Combaticon Awareness Week, we're looking at the many faces of Bruticus and his component parts throughout the years! The Combaticons, in whole or in part, have seen reissue, reuse, and reappearance more than any other combiner team - and arguably any character not named Optimus Prime, Megatron, or Starscream. But in the beginning, there was a set of unused designs Takara had sitting around, originally planned for the Diaclone toyline... read on to learn about G1 Bruticus!
Just in is news from BBTS that they will be carrying the Transformers Platinum Edition Trypticon
By Hasbro that we have been covering for some time now. This is good news for USA fans who have been watching as Canada and others get theirs. You can pre-order this now from a USA seller that is estimated to arrive November 19, 2015 for a price of $179.99 USD. Order now while supplies last at bigbadtoystore.com
After a surprisingly long wait since its official announcement over the summer, Platinum Edition Trypticon is finally in stock on the US Amazon site. Coming in at just under $164 at the time of this writing (and thus more than qualifying for free shipping) this beats out some of the early estimated that had Trypticon hitting $200 or more, and may make this a good alternative to putting together a nice vintage copy. The listing link is below, so keep reading!
Winding up the Wave 4 Deluxes! A remold of Wave 3 Streetwise, Prowl is a solid figure - but he doesn't look that much like himself. Luckily he's had a whole range of IDW bodies so that's somewhat forgivable. Continue to the review
to see RAC review the figure and mercilessly beat a joke to death
Million Publishing has announced this year's Transformers Generations premium figures: a special Transformers Adventure Vs. pack (TAV-VS-SP) featuring Dogfight and Decepticon Runamuck! Dogfight is a recolor of Combiner Wars Powerglide recolor Viper as the G1 Triggerbot! Runamuck is, of course, the counterpart to TAV25 Runabout, itself a recolor of Combiner Wars Blackjack. The Battlechargers are reunited! Keep reading to check it out!
IDW Publishing color is Josh Burcham has posted 3 new photos from the soon to be released Transformers Sins of the Wreckers #1 is coming this month! ENjoy this little teaser that displays the throwbacks style reminicent of the 80s comics with looks at several of the characters we will be seeing in the series.
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Following the reveal of the new Transformers: Earth Wars Beta mobile game trailer from Backflip Studios. We have offical details on the game along with some new images. Learn more information about this new game where players assemble the ultimate team of legendary Transformers robots including Optimus Prime, Megatron, Bumblebee, Grimlock, Soundwave, Starscream & many more. Read on for all these details and more than meets the mobile.
Transformers@The Moon has linked to an Imgur gallery of "clean" background images and cels from Transformers: The Movie! While it's unclear where the images come from - some are scans of cels and background paintings, but others appear to be screengrabs from a home video release of the film - this is the best look we've ever had at some of the backdrops for the beloved 1986 box office bomb. Keep reading to have a look!
The latest work from harrisloureiro has just been posted to Youtube. This time the skilled stop motion animator presents a fight between Warpath, as played by Badcube's Wardog, and Astrotrain using DX9's Chigurh. We're always really happy to see new works from this producer, and this latest video certainly does not disappoint - except maybe that the video doesn't run longer! We have it embedded below, so click through and enjoy!
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