Botcon 2015 -
Transformers @ The Moon's coverage of the TF Trademarks beat continues, and we've got one that looks promising today: "Titans Return"! The trademark application was filed just this past Friday. The "Titan Wars" name itself was revealed accidentally and prematurely at BotCon 2015 - could this be the final name for that, or just a tagline? Either way, Hasbro's reserving it for Transformers use. Keep reading for more details!
With Botcon now just a lingering memory and Team FunPub back safely at home, they've taken stock of the exclusives for this year and found leftovers of basically everything to make available for purchase on the club's online store. While naturally the attendee freebie figure is not among them, everything else is currently available for purchase. If you couldn't make Botcon itself but still want some of the exclusives, head on over and take advantage of the leftovers while they last! Keep reading for a full list.
It's no secret by now that a little something extra was carried along with the banners decorating the Hasbro booth at Botcon 2015. A set of detailed lineart made up the background elements, along with the label "Titan Wars". But of course nothing was mentioned about this at the Hasbro panel, so what exactly is it, and what can we learn from what we saw? Keep reading!
While there were no new items added today, we did swing by Hasbro's display case one more time to get another round of high quality photos of the upcoming figures on display. With added looks at Sky Reign and Sky Lynx, the Combaticons, new Legends like Shockwave and Buzzsaw, plus RID Mini-Cons and recolors, we have almost 100 more photos to keep you in anticipation of all these releases. Click through and check them out!
On Sunday afternoon, the Art of Transformers panel took place, though more accurately it could have been called "The Artists Of Transformers" as it took place in the form of a question and answer session with the artists of both linework and coloring in the Transformers titles. Click through and keep reading to check out our rundown of the events of the panel!
The official Transformers Facebook page has posted a message inducting Megatron voice actor Frank Welker into the Hall of Fame! But that's not the only inductee - attendees of the HoF dinner have also reported on the other three nominations, chosen by Fan Vote! To see the individual robot, combiner, and musical act inducted, keep reading!
On Saturday at Botcon 2015, I had the chance to speak with Jerry Jivoin, John Warden, and Ben Montano from Hasbro. In the interview, I ask about some elements of the current design process in Generations and Robots in Disguise, planning for new reveals, and more! Click through now and check out the embedded video. As always, our thanks to the guys from Hasbro for taking time out to talk with the fans!
Third party Transformers news for the week ending June 20th, 2015.
Includes the latest news from Bold Forms, DNA Designs, Dr. Wu, DX9 Toys, FansToys, Generations Toys, Iron Factory, Kaiju Kaos, Maketoys, Mastermind Creations, Play With This Too, Takara, Toyworld, Unique Toys, X2 Toys and X-Transbots.
The spotlight this week is on BotCon 2015 announcements, and which of them need third party add-ons.
Screen shot this week is from the 1967 film King Kong Escape
Today at the 21st annual BotCon, the official Transformers convention in St. Charles, Illinois, the Hasbro Transformers team revealed upcoming Transformers toys from Transformers: Transformers Combiner Wars! Read on to see all the official images that we are uploading now. Check out the details on all these figures in our Full Hasbro Transformers Panel Report
Today at the 21st annual BotCon, the official Transformers convention in St. Charles, Illinois, the Hasbro Transformers team revealed upcoming Transformers toys from Transformers: Robots in Disguise! Read on to see all the official images that we are uploading now. Check out the details on all these figures in our Full Hasbro Transformers Panel Report
The BotCon 2015 Transformers Collectors Club Panel has just completed. Get a look a the many image slides and updates from the panel. We will have report to post soon, in mean time get a look at the design specs for this year's figures and what's to come from the TFCC in near future.
Diecast from Radio Free Cybertron has video of FansToys' Grenadier! While Third Party toys are forbidden at BotCon proper, there's a dealer room across the street at the St. Charles Hilton where this figure was being shown off! Keep reading to have a good look for yourself!
with additional photos! - Fresh from the display case we've got our first round of photos from Hasbro's Saturday update. Getting our first look at the Combaticons and Bruticus, new Legends like Buzzsaw, and Voyager Sky Lynx, the core to Sky Reign with the second wave Autobot car limbs. We'll have more a little later today, but for now get in the gallery, have a look and begin the anticipation!
As we speculated on earlier in the week,
the Hasbro panel has revealed that we do not yet know all the characters to be featured in Transformers Devastation yet! More details were also revealed about the game's story and the team behind it. Keep reading to learn more!
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We're live at Botcon 2015 right now, and getting set up to bring you minute by minute coverage of Hasbro's Product Preview Panel starting in just a few minutes at 1pm Eastern Time. Of course pictures will not be allowed during the event, but keep watching the full article page as we'll be updating throughout the run of the panel! Click the title link and get ready!
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