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Age of Extinction
Transformers Asia has posted a large image to their Facebook page showing off everything that comes with Ultimate Optimus Prime! Based on the TakaraTomy Jetwing Optimus Prime, itself a further modification of Revenge of the Fallen Leader-class Optimus Prime, this version of the toy seems to come with everything that was ever included with any version of that figure plus a new "Knuckle" attachment. Prime now has spiked knuckles for all his robot-eviscerating hijinx! Keep reading to see for yourself!
Legends
The Higekuma Toy Blog has posted an extensive gallery of photos of the first half of Legends LG-08, Swerve and Phaser! A recolor of Generations Legends-class Swerve's US Mini-Con Flanker, Phaser looks at first glance to be in a more traditional space-shuttle white, but there was a second reason for that: Phaser's gun mode has been painted to look as much as possible like My First Blaster, the remedial training gun given to Swerve in the pages of More Than Meets The Eye! Keep reading for a sampling of photos and a link to the Higekuma Toy Blog so you can see them all!
Third Party
Planet X has updated their Facebook page with photos of a color sample of the upcoming PX-04 Summanus, a Fall of Cybertron version of Snarl! With a sword very similar to FoC Grimlock's and what appears to be a Scatter Blaster, Summanus is looking really good! Planet X says that this isn't the final production version, so we'll be sure to keep an eye out for that. In the meantime, keep reading to see the photos!
Energon
eBayer Lena81822 is at it again, this time posting auctions for Hellwarp's wavemate, Cloud Roadbuster! A recolor of Generations Roadbuster made to resemble Super Link Roadbuster, AKA Energon Ironhide, the figure's looking pretty good! Keep reading to see about a dozen photos!
Generations
Autobase Aichi has posted a pair of blurry, fleeting images from German Toy Fair of Combiner Wars Devastator! There's not much else to be said except that he does look like Devastator and does appear, judging by the Silverbolt in the background, to be larger than Superion. Check it out!
Rescue Bots
Isn't it nice to find out about an action figure the old-fashioned way: brutallyon store shelves? 2005 Forums member Kaiser has found a previously unknown Rescue Bots Blurr on Hong Kong store shelves! No information is known about when this might hit in the US, but it was found with the latest version of Rescue Bots Optimus Prime- so it's possible Blurr may have taken Salvage's place in that assortment. Keep reading to see the photo!
Third Party
On the TFormers Forums, Scaleface has assembled the week's worth of Play With This Too news- and it's been a busy week! Color guides have been posted for previously-known characters Bite Mark and D-Kay, as well as a new character, R-Buke, who is a Tech Drone jet in G1 Dreadwind colors! Also present are full renders of Desolataur, headshots of more new characters by artist Candice Santora, and an intriguing set of 5mm-compatible accessory staves by newcomer Albie Lim, whose picture you'll find in the gallery. Keep reading to see it all!
Generation 1 Japan
Site Sponsor TFSource has posted images and a preorder page for the Sega Genesis version of the Mega Drive Megatron mold! Due in February at a price of $119, Genesis Megatron sports the changes related to the US release of the Mega Drive console: a Sega Genesis logo on both the console and controller, a color change (the purple is now on Megatron and the red is now on the Genesis), and a different molded font for the "16-Bit" mark on the torso. Oh, and of course the US label for the included Sonic The Hedgehog cart. Keep reading to see!
Third Party
DX9 has updated their Weibo page with images of their Micro Worlds X05 figure, a Legends-scaled version of G1 Cyclonus! It's decent looking for the scale, with a slightly squashed jet more that wouldn't look out of place with your QTransformers. It even seems to come with a weapon patterned after Cyclonus' Targetmaster partner Nightstick! Keep reading to see more!
Animated
Jim Sorenson has posted the art for the upcoming Complete Allspark Almanac to his blog, Disciples of Boltax! The book combines and expands the two individual Allspark Almanac releases into the single best reference book you will ever own for Transformers Animated. Sorenson estimates that the book will hit comic stores on February 18th, and Amazon.com shortly afterwards. Keep reading to see the art!
Generations
The Collector's Club figures aren't the only exclusive Transformers to have fallen into the hands of eBayer lena81822 of late. Also in the seller's listings is Transformers Cloud Hellwarp! A Beast Wars II-inspired recolor of Generations Sky-Byte, Hellwarp is an upgrade of Skywarp (with Cloud appropriating Takara's version of Fall of Cybertron Skywarp to serve as that universe's version of the character). Shark Mode isn't shown, but there's a solid gallery of robot mode photos. Keep reading to see!
Third Party
Maketoys has posted teaser images and a brief description for a new line of figures titled Re:Master. The name and text seem to imply a "new scale," and puts heavy emphasis on the concept of scale in general. Current speculation is that the figures - interpretations of Chromedome, Hound, and Inferno shown only in silhouette- will be in the post-MP-10 Masterpiece scale, but nothing is known as of yet. Keep reading to see!
Age of Extinction
Transformers Asia has announced a new high-end movie Optimus Prime based on the Jetwing Optimus Prime mold that was previously exclusive to Japan. Ultimate Optimus Prime is a highly-painted version of that mold said to be "Loaded with Accessories and Weapons!" More details as they become available, but for now keep reading to check out the photo!
Age of Extinction
Prime 1 Studio has posted a teaser image of their upcoming Museum Masterline Series version of Age of Extinction Drift! The highly detailed statue will be unveiled at Wonder Festival Winter 2015 on February 8th, and we'll be sure to bring you all the Transformers toy news that arises there. Until then, keep reading to see the image!
Generation 1
Just in from the Loyal Subjects are more details on the wave 3 Transformers G1-themed Action Vinyls product line. With 12 new figures are on the way including Rumble and Frenzy, Lazerbeak and Buzzsaw, Sunstreaker, Blitzwing, Hound, and more. The good news is they are now BIGGER and better with more details, accessories and other upgrades coming February 2015. Read on for mo about them now.
Generations
eHobby has posted official images of Unite Warriors UW01 Superion, the Japanese release of the Combiner Wars Aerialbots. Also included are individual images of the robot mode Aerialbots, and thus our first good look at Slingshot! Keep reading to see the photos!
RID 2015
Autobase Aichi has posted a link to TakaraTomy's just-updated product pages for Transformers Adventure, the Japanese name for Robots In Disguise 2015. Beyond a variety of official photos for known toys, we've got the first official photos of recolors rumored to be in the line since late last year. Sources range from Prime Beast Hunters, Generations... and perhaps most surprisingly, Transformers Animated. Keep reading for photos and descriptions of the new figures!
Generations
The TFWiki's Tumblr Page has posted sprites and bios for the upcoming mobile game Transformers Battle Tactics, and in so doing has given us a full bio for Alpha Bravo complete with a function and details on his weapons, just like the old days. Considering that his packaging gave him nothing more than "Airborne Special Ops" to work with, that's a welcome addition. Keep reading to see it for yourself, along with sprites for Bumblebee, Optimus Prime and Wheeljack!
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