(Figure King) magazine has revealed that 3,000 Yen (About $30) worth of Age of Extinction toys will net you a special Astrotrain-themed Micron at Japanese ToysRUs stores this August. The clear purple plastic Mini-Con uses the same mold as Payload, the space shuttle partner of Generations Legends Cosmos. Keep reading to see the scan!
Concept Artist Steve Jung, who has also worked on The Avengers
, has posted a selection of his concept art to Facebook. Highlights include the interior of Lockdown's ship and its very regal cockpit, the Hong Kong street battle featuring the Dinobots, and most interestingly Widow Maker, a female Decepticon who was to transform into a Pagani Zonda. She was Jung's only full character design for Age of Extinction and, sadly, she didn't make the cut. Click through to see all the mirrored images!
Third party Transformers news for the week ending July 19th, 2014.
Includes the latest news from Ark Studio, Dr. Wu, DX9 Toys, Mecha Form, Omnigonix, SXS, Toyworld and X2 Toys.
Screen shot this week is a 2013 movie Battle of the Damned.
Sencho Bar-Box-O! We have box gentlemen, we have box! Afgh, read on to see them images matey!
Thanks to Hobbybase who have updated their facebook page with some in-hand images of the AD-23 Drift Movie Advanced Transformers Age of Extinction figure that will be released by Takara Tomy. This is the Drift deluxe class figure we have been waiting for! Get a look at the robot mode images for the full preview of this figure that will out in Japan this week.
Autobase Aichi has linked to a Facebook page crammed full of out-of-package images of Generations Leader Jetfire, showing off his impressive height, his combining weaponry, a makeshift Gerwalk/Guardian mode, and a reasonably tasteful and impressive use of chrome. Keep reading for a mirrored gallery of images!
The 2005 board has posted an image from the recent Las Vegas Licensing Expo of Bumblebee, Sideswipe and Mini-Con Fixit from the upcoming Robots In Disguise cartoon. More will presumably be revealed in the coming week at SDCC, but for now 2005 has assembled an overview of what we know from all available news sources, some dating back to late 2013. Keep reading for a mirrored sample image and a link to the article.
"Give me your face... I will moisturize and exfoliate it, and smooth your wrinkles."
Robot Kingdom has posted an image to their Facebook page of a Korean Transformers-themed beauty mask in both Optimus Prime and Bumblebee flavors. The company, Innisfree, makes beauty products for both men and women, but these masks are not featured on their website. Even so, keep reading for the image plus a link to the manufacturer's site!
Following the previous Milk Magazine figure from Dark of the Moon, we have new images are just out of the Milk Edition Transformers Age or Extinction EvasionOptimus Battle Damage Version. This figure will be a limited edition of 200 pieces made to be offered by lottery drawing. Read on to see the in-hand images courtesy of Planet Iacon.
Transformers Age of Extinction Press Conference of Paramount Pictures at Copacabana Palace Hotel, on July 17, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. See the images of Jack Reynor, Michael Bay, Nicola Peltz and Lorenzo Di Bonaventura who were on hand to take questions from the press.
Just in is the official Toys R Us SDCC 2014 press release that informs us they will be offering the Transformers Masterpiece Prowl and Sunstorm at the Entertainment Earth booth #2243 this year. Fans will be able to pick the Masterpiece figures up early with Prowl being offered at $70 USD and Sunstorm going for $80 USD. Additionally, Toys R Us will be offering these figures to order online at at toysrus.com/comicconvention
. Read on to see the product details and images now.
The Amazon exclusive First Edition Leader Optimus Prime will be getting a makeover with the, by now, to be expected Silver Knight Optimus Prime. The Transformers: Age of Extinction figure will be released as a Platinum Edition with what appears to be chromed parts. No word on where and or IF this will an exclusive release. We will most likely see this on display at SDCC next week and find out the details then. Read on to see the full preview.
The e-HOBBY SHOP twitter account have posted some new looks at the Tranformers Cloud Rodimus and Shockwave action figures. The images show the alternate modes with a bit of bit battle action with full robot modes. Get a look at these remakes of TakaraTomy Mall exclusive Rodimus, from the Generations Springer mold. And the eHobby exclusive Shockwave, made from the Whirl toy. Read on to see all the images below.
The HK-TF message boards have posted images of the upcoming Generations Voyager Slog - the Age of Extinction equivalent of G1 Dinobot Sludge. He's a big, bulky dino with massive swords that double as cannons- and he's the dumbest of the dumb (as his package bio tells us). He's also the closest to G1 colors of the mass-market movie toys, being primarily silver and black with some red. Keep reading for a link and for mirrored images of the figure!
With the World Cup out of the way Age of Extinction is rolling out to the most soccer-obsessed corners of the world- and we've got extensive photos of the Rio de Janeiro premiere! On hand were director Michael Bay, producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura, and actors Nicola Peltz (Tessa Yeager), Jack Reynor (Shane Dyson). Keep reading for the full gallery!
Here is a gallery of the finished version of KFC's Sencho Barbossa, the first of their Sky Pirates. Should be out next week. Also including some box art of the good captain. Read on to see the figure in robot mode and his alternate shark mode as well as look at some character art.
Unique Toys - DX9 announce their latest figure: D02S Splinter. Based on the UT-D01 Salmoore, this new figure remold from Unique Toys stands at voyager class height and is now up for preorder at $89.99. A great addition to your third party collection. The figure is slated for shipping in August 2014. You can order this figure now at bigbadtoystore.com
. Read on to see the images for the full preview.
Found at the Target store in Colma, California is the Transformers Age of Extinction exclusive two pack featuring DOTM Deluxe Silver Knight Optimus Prime in silver chrome and Fall of Cybertron Grimlock in G1-toy inspired colors. They had lots of them in stock. Check out the images below for more details.