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Botcon 2013 - Transformers Products Panel Report - Generations, Hall of Fame, Fan Built Figure, More

By BaCon on Saturday, June 29, 2013

Just in from BotCon 2013 is the Hasbro Panel Report with news and updates on the new Transformers that will be coming to us in 2013 and 2014. Read on the for the full details now. Hasbro Products Panel

Clint Chapman
Josh Lamb
Bill Paulkert

Lots of toys lines. Beast Hunters, Kre-O, Generatons, Construct-Bots. Rescue Bots, Entertainment, IDW,

Global Domination with Transformers The Ride-3D

Transformers Legends Game - Card art is amazing. 4.5 million downloads and star rating

Jagex game coming this fall.

Transformers Prime cartoon 3 Day time Emmy awards of Prime cartoon. Outstanding achievement in animation. Hasbro studios true partners working on show and toy designs.

Custom Kreon packs of figures with 30-40 parts to make your own special Kreons.

Beast Hunters

Legion Class 2014

Dive Bomb red white and blue figure looks like the Skylynx mold.

Rotgut w/ affliction hammer and battle belch. severe acid reflux

Ace vehicicon hooksaw cannon in white deco

Bluetreak blue white and green prowl mold repaint.

Commander Class

Unicron Megatron with dark energon sword in gold and purple

Ultra Magnus we have seen before.

Decepticon Bludgeon orange and green Shockwave repaint with firing missile

Deluxe Class

Night Shadow Bumblebee with eagle fire bow

Prowl with firelance missile launcher. white and black, smokes mold?

Larger scale rethinking what Transformers mean to fans. Looking at G1

Instuction sheets from G1. Compared with Movie toys showing complicated transforming sheet. They want to reaim at the G1 fans.

Bumblebee transformer shown as very simple. Gold colors that Tranforms in under 5 steps. They look are enlarged Legends figures molds.

They will still do Puzzle formers as well, but thse are more simple figures.

The deluxe and voyager toys will be "significantly larger" Less complex means

more toy.

Windrazor with dragon tooth mace.

Smokescreen with came colors and gold weapons.

Twinstrike same colors.

Voyager Class

They are hust.

Optimus Prime with nexus sword and vector shield. TFs in 15 steps.

Predaking with infernum blade. Black with purple tones. Clear wings


Made to appeal to young and old on a global level. Designing these toys is twice as a hard to make the regular toys.

Universal building system that can be used to customize your own toys.

We will see a lot of Constructo-Bots showing video with ecepticons reformatting. Stop action animation. Goofy as the Kre-O toons. Retro strangness.

Scout Class

Ironhide, starscream, BB, Tundercracker, cliffjumper, dead end, silverbolt, breakdown

Elite Class

Soundave. Wheeljack, Megatron, Hound Op Prime, smokescreen, Dragrstip,

Triple Changer

Shockwave, Blitzwing, Bumblebee, Optimus vs Megatron with extra stuff.

Constructo-Bots Beast Hunters 2014

Beast Hunters with simple TFing, Predacons now included in the line:

Bumblebee lots of spikes, drawing show with slungbow, Yellow and red parts

Starscream, looks more G1 with brown and green and purple. Jet mode looks good!

Ripclaw in same colors as DLX figure. Tail with claw weapon,

Elite Class

Skystalker looks like dragon with tall wings in blue and yellow weapons and swords

Shockwave with super spike alt mode. Purple and black gray, has whip and big gun.

Optimus Prime is like the Beast Hunter Prime. Has the round weapons thing with launchers.

Triple Team Class

Unicron Megatron some with a small Ratbat and Barrage figures, All parts can be used.

May do a BotCon comp next year for custom showcase on Constructro-bots.

Beast Hunters Preds Rising

Smokescreen and Cindarsaur

Night shadow Bumblebee and blight

Optimus Prime and Predaking, Prime has more silver

Shockwave and Bombshock

Abominus sets in one set build ready to go.

Skylynx redeco of the red white blue and gold

Nova Blast Bumblebee

Cryofire Predking

Dark Steel


30th Anniversay - Overview of History will celebrate with thrilling 30. Two part program with mainline figures. 30 special items coming with comic-con, platinum edition figures and more.

Legends Class

Swerve w/ flanker red and white with 3 modes.

Cosmos with Payload Looks like G1 figures. Payload is sapce shuttle.

Wave 2

Autobot Tailgare with groundpounder - proto shows. Has rake weapon

Sharpshot with Reflector - Insecticon Shrapnal homage

Deluxe Figures IDW Comic tie-ins with dark Cybertron comic series. Most coordinated comic to toy collaboration ever.

Goldfire - Gold and blue mustang alt mode

Dreadwing - blue and red weapons

Autobot Skids - Magnus looking mold in blue and red weapons

Waspinator - Looks a lot like his BW mode. Same colors. Wasp alt mode. Button on back makes wing flap.

Deluxe Wave 2

Skaywarp - FOC mold

Scoop - digger bulldozer look

Starscream - Armada look to him with more joints

Double Dealer - Jet, Tank and Robot. Shark face on fron. Blue, gray, black colors.

Rhinox - BW Look with real looking beast mode. Smae colors, not dumpy looking like BW version. Ears and mouth move.

Wave 2

Whirl G1 looking copters with Generations look. Gerwalk mode. One eye head. Comes with sticker sheet to add to figure.

Comic Con

Titan Guardian 5-Pack G1 toys non-TFing figures.

Metroplex. Comes with 12 mini pvc figures. Vac-metal on hips and face. Metalic looking stickers.

Shockwave's lab growing proto-predking in evolution chamber.

Hall of Fame

Beast Wars Megatron is the Winner!

Plan is to make a very nice figure along the lins of the Waspinator.

Fan Built Bot

The winner is said to be amazing. Will be an autobot, jet with flairs on wings. To be revealed Revealed at SDCC. robot mode.

Fan Built idea has launched a new dialog about new kind of product in the future.

END of Panel

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