Thanks to David Hardland who has posted the details on the Third Party toy makers KFC Toys Evil Ironpaw MP Class Tape Bot Figure. As expected, there would be more Tape bots following their Evil Rhinohorn figure that will work with the Takara Tomy MP-13 Soundwave. There are no images yet of this Bot that pays homage to the Steeljaw character. but David has shared the figure's bio character summary that you can read below. Stay tuned for more images and updates soon.
The thrid party toy makers Planet X who brought us the Genesis action figure have announces they will be working on new projects for the figures. They have stated on their official group pages they will be offering as Faceplace for the figure as well as an Expansion Kit that are under development now. Read the full details below.
Sounds like the fans have been heard with an announcement via the Robotkingdom facebook page that the Planet X Genesis G1 Colors are going to be "tuned down" from the red and yellow G1 colors. It seems all the complaints about the test shot that were recently shown has gotten Planet X to favor the "original design" for what we can hope to be more like the War For Cybertron colors. Check out the official announcement below.
Third party toy designers FansToys have announce their next project will be a homage to the cartooon version of the Shockwave character based on the Generation 1 series. The image shows us a computer model design that recreates the colors and look of the cartoon robot. The figure is said to be scaled to the Masterpiece figures line with price of $150 slated for release in Feburary 2013. Check out he image below for the more details.
iGear Toys announced they would be doing some Robot Dinosaurs this year but that apparently is not going to happen with just weeks left in 2012. For whatever reason, GreatToysOnline.com
with iGear have re-posted the same image announcing "Dinosaurs in 2012" with a line drawing showing a robot T-Rex design. If anything, it would make a lot of sense to see iGear work on the rest of the Dinobots characters. Is there more than meets the eye to this toys? Stay tuned for more news at is happens.
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.
So just in case you guys didn't know. The warbot bonus pack is now live on FansProjectCore for 249.97 + shipping. In this set you get: Warbot Defender "pretty sure its a FPC Exclusive reissue",
Warbot Steel Core "FPC Exclusive reissue," and Warbot Assaulter. The number available is really limited. So if you missed out on Steel Core and/or Defender and want Assulter then you better hurry.
Excellent Toys are not all too happy with just one expression for the TFC Toys Hercules combiner figure so they did something about it and made some more heads for the big bot. Their third party kit features two alternate heads, one with a smirking expression, another with a big mouth open screaming face. Both comes with what look like clear red visors. And just for laughs, they threw in this vinyl mini-Hercules who's got something going on with his tongue out and all N'yah N'Yah!!
Third Party toy maker Planet X have announced plans for their new Project Genesis release that looks to be a homage to the Transformers War for Cybertron Omega Supreme character robot figure with some vague looks at a large hulking robot figure and the unmistakable 3-pronged robot claw-hand, we can see there may be more than meets the Omega Supreme coming our way soon. Read the company annoucemen and images after the jump for the full reveal.
Thrid Party toy maker Toy World have revealed yet another figure in their catalog, TW-T01 Grind rod. This one is a homage to the G1 Rollbar character with an updated Jeep Wrangler model in a nice gold brown color. The 5.5 inch action figure is listed for pre-order now at a price of $60 USD with a release set for for October of 2012. Check out the full color images of the toy for all details on this figure after the jump.
Third party toy maker Toyworld have released new looks at their new TW-H01 figure that is a homage to the G1 character Hardhead with transforming Headmaster robot. The figure has a really nice robot and alternate tank mode that are somewhat reminiscent of the Generations Warpath figure. Get a look at the protype figure images and concept art in the gallery for more details.
The Loyal Subjects revealed their upcoming collaborative t-shirt line with the X Transformers. Clothes are cool and all, but what about the toys?! Not too long ago TLS posted some shots of a WIP Optimus Prime figure, which closely resembles the design on the t-shirt. We hope to see Megatron, Jazz, Stary Scream, Grimlock, Thunder Cracker, Soundwave, and Bumble Bee brought to life real soon. Check out the images of their new tees and the Optimus Ptime prototype and designs for the other figures.
TFClub have updated their Weibo page news and image announcing a new member coming for the Iron Army combiner team. These figures have been a long time coming with more than a year since we first heard about them, TFC have revived the series with the release of silhouetted image that looks like a tank figure which is also the torso element in the gestalt may allow fans to replace the Power Core Combiner figure inside. Check out the image after the jump for details.
Thanks to TFC Toys who have updated their Facebook page with the information that the Uranos figure we reported on previously
, will in-fact be made up of Six combining robots. What we thought would be a Superion homage has now taken on some extra-dimensions. We can only wait and see what TFC Toys have planned for this one is actually NOT Transformers Superion but something more.
TFC Toys have release an image revealing some new projects they have coming our way. The image shows two prototype figures named "Phantom" and "Eagle." These look to be another Seekers type offering with jet-former action figures that will be based on the similar molds but have special coloring and possible mold changes for each of the classic seeker characters. Get a look at the image after the jump for more details until we know more about these guys.
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