Arcee is still the same Generations mold with all its flaws. Save one - this figure has new hands in order to heft the massive Combiner Slayer sword! How did it turn out, and in the end is the entire set worth it? RAC weighs in on that issue and more! Continue to the review!
It's Wonder Festival time again! If you're in Japan for Wonderfes on July 26th - isn't everybody? - you can stop by TakaraTomy's booth and experience the "Buildron Attack" simulation in 360-degree virtual reality! Using the Oculus Rift headset, viewers will be able to put themselves at ground zero of an attack by Devastator. Keep reading for mechanically-translated details and a link to the page on TakaraTomy's website!
IDW Publishing made waves this past weekend at the 46th Comic-Con International: San Diego with some of the biggest announcements of the show. For Transformers news, three awesome new projects were announced at SDCC 2015 including:
San Diego Comic Con has come and gone for another year. While this summer seems to not have been as rich with new reveals as previous years, there was still plenty of news coming our way thanks to our coverage team at the show. With updates streaming through since late Wednesday evening, there's been a lot to keep up with. In case you've missed anything along the way, we made a quick-reference list with highlights from our coverage. Keep reading to have a look, and maybe find something you haven't seen yet!
While you were sleeping, the news kept on rolling from SDCC 2015. After all the fan-fare from Combiner Wars, we put the questions to John and Jerry of the Transformers Hasbro Design team in the exclusive interview from the show floor. Check out the full video below for insights on Devastator, and the unmade 6x Leader version and more!
Adam Pawlus of Entertainment Earth and 16bit.com has posted a couple of photos of the SDCC exclusive Teletraan-1 diorama given away with purchases at the EE booth. EE has been giving away dioramas like these with their orders for a while now, but this and its My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic equivalent are the first licensed backdrops available. If you didn't get the Dinobots set last SDCC, this is something you may want for displaying your collection - keep reading to see!
As seen at the IDW & Hasbro panel yesterday, Alex Milne has posted his cover for MTMTE #46 to Twitter! We were promised the return of the Decepticon misfits known as the Scavengers at the panel, and since Grimlock was last seen in their care, it seems as though this will be the issue. Keep reading to see Grimlock wreck some stuff - in Robot Mode, for a change - with colors by Josh Perez!
Tformers is on the ground at SDCC covering the IDW Transformers Comics panel live. We will be posting news and updates from the event as they happen. UPDATE: Transformers portion of the panel has ended. Check out the reporting and panel images below for more details.
Saturday is there and SDCC 2015 continues to rage with more Transformers news. Here's another little bit of news for you all from the show. Herocross will be introducing the Special Edition Hybrid Metal Figuration #021 Optimus Prime figure. They have a poster up and the box on display for the Super Deformed movie styled figure with a price of $140 USD, available now at the show. Get a look at the images below for more details now.
Devastator is making the rounds at SDCC! Our latest sighting comes courtesy of the Twitter of IDW's Transformers writer/editor John Barber, whose IDW & Hasbro panel will be happening in a couple hours at 2:30 PM PDT. We'll be sure to bring you any Transformers comics news that comes up there, but for now click through to see the latest on that excellent Devastator cosplay!
Devastator has made a big impact at SDCC this year. That is, a certain Devastator cosplayer, who today visited the demo stations and was seen engaging in a fight with his electronic counterpart. The spectacle of this appears to have drawn quite a crowd, including the attention of Hasbro's John Warden, who tweeted a photo of the event. We've mirrored the image, so click through and have a look at the entertaining scene!
Hasbro's John Warden has just tweeted a photo taken at SDCC of the Transformers design team hanging out with one of their Takara counterparts, Shogo Hasui! Hasui was in town to be part of Hasbro's big Transformers push for SDCC, and it looks like he and his fellow toy designers had a good time. Click through to see who makes your toys!
GameSpot has posted a new gameplay clip of Transformers Devastation featuring a mission being played as Sideswipe. In the clip we get to hear some dialogue from Optimus and Wheeljack, and then watch Sideswipe beat up the Decepticon Battlechargerish Ground Soldiers giving a good look at the character's fighting style and the combat controls of the game. We've embedded the video below, so click through and check it out!
It's our third day looking at the SDCC Exclusive Combiner Wars Devastator set, and in this video it's all about Hook! Has it managed to be one of the better representatives of the team, or do evils lie hidden here, head and shoulders above the other Constructicons? More videos will follow on the remaining members of the team, so keep watching to see it all! Meanwhile, click here to watch today's review.