BaCon got a chance to talk with Jerry Jivoin of Hasbro and talk about their plans and design work for 2015's Combiner Wars theme for Generations. Jivoin talked with fans at SDCC for about fifteen minutes, and talked about not just the combiners, but Windblade, IDW, and lots more. Thanks to Jerry and Hasbro for their time, and you can see the video by clicking on the title!
An image of the "secret" seventh Transformers Collector's Club Subscription Service 2.0 figure has appeared on eBay. It's not a particularly big surprise, but will probably be a welcome addition as it complements previous figures in the service. We're not mentioning it by name because toy spoilers are apparently now a thing and we wouldn't want to be ejected from the fandom. Keep reading for the photo!
Via the Cybertron Cafe group on Facebook, we have confirmation on the "freebie" 7th bonus figure for Figure Subscription Service 2.0. While its identity has been widely speculated based on the mold choices of the rest of the series, all of that has just been conjecture so far until this image which confirms one of the popular guesses. This may count as spoilers for some, so keep reading to learn its identity!
Radio Free Cybertron interviews Andrew Franks and David Proctor from Boss Fight Studios about their Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. project and, of course, their work on Transformers. Most recently they worked on the Transformers Collector's club exclusives including TFSS 3.0.
BaCon is at BotCon 2014 and got to go to the Transformers Fan Experience at Universal Studios Hollywood, and came back with a really nice "Energon" glass, a poster, and gift bag as souvenirs! Keep reading the article to check them out!
Shout! Factory has posted its livestream for Day 1 of BotCon to YouTube! Read on to see the stream, which intersperses featurettes and reports from the con floor with (Legal!) streaming episodes of classic Transformers cartoons. Check it out!
The official Transformers Facebook Page has posted an image of the BotCon 2014 exclusive Kre-O Micro Changers. Included are previous BotCon figures Fractyl, Landshark, Shattered Glass Rodimus, Pre-Beast Wars Rattrap, Gigatron AKA Overlord, and of course, G2 Breakdown. Keep reading for the whole story!
Seibertron has posted galleries of the upcoming Subscription Service figures Thrustinator and Rewind. Thrustinator is a nifty freakish hybrid of Waspinator and his Beast Machines alter ego Thrust, and Rewind is a use of the unreleased (in the USA) RTS Rumble mold with a new head. Read on for some sample images and a link to the full galleries!
TFormers' own BaCon has posted a massive image gallery of the BotCon 2014 display featuring all the convention exclusive toys! Check out
Alpha Trizer from the Thundertron mold, Pounce and Wingspan from the regular and Jet Vehicon molds, Brimstone from the Fall of Cybertron Air Raid mold, and lots more!
The Radio Free Cybertron Twitter account has posted an image of this year's BotCon Souvenir order form with all available items, including some leftovers from previous years. Everything is priced, as well - check out the full article to get a good look at the form!
Once again Jirenext provides a first photo of an exclusive from Botcon 2014. Shokaract, a widely anticipated figure recolored from the Club exclusive Rampage figure is based on the Botcon 2000 redeco of Beast Wars Ultra Rampage. We're bringing you the reveals as they happen, so keep watching for more updates!
Universal Studios Hollywood Hosts Exclusive Transformers Fan Experience and Official “BotCon” Convention Kicks Off in Pasadena, Beginning Friday, June 20 – Sunday, June 22.
Universal Studios Hollywood hosts the 2014 TRANSFORMERS FAN EXPERIENCE
When: Friday, June 20th from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608 | Phone: (800) 864- 8377
Cost: $75, includes admission to all rides and attractions, in addition to the breakthrough thrill ride, “Transformers: The Ride—3D,” as well as after-hours access from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
More images have surfaced of BotCon 2014 souvenir figure Flamewar, this time from an eBay auction for an "advance" copy of the figure. Flamewar is a pretty nice-looking repaint of Beast Hunters Arcee with an increasingly dated internet term for a name. Click the title to see the images!
YouTuber Peaugh has posted a video review of the Transformers Collectors Club's upcoming subscription figure Treadshot with Catgut. Treadshot is a remold of the excellent, excellent Generations Warpath body, and Catgut is a recolor of the Arms Micron that came with the Japanese version of Transformers Prime's Terrorcon Cliffjumper. Click the title to check out the video!
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