Transformers Collectors' Club facebook page has posted an updated images of the G2 Starscream that was just shown. According to the Club: "The group shot had an earlier version of Starscream before the correct faction symbol was added...." Read on to see what is believed to be completed figure.
Just out are new images of the Keith's Fantasy Club Haiku action figure. This toy is a third party Transformer homage to the Predacon Sky-Byte. Get a look at the box and the painted figure in his robot shark mode for a the full look at the product release.
The Transformers Collector's Club has posted images of the collected TFSS 3.0 figure renders in both modes. G2 Starscream, Nacelle, Carzap with G.B. Blackrock, Serpent O.R., Krok, and Tarantulas are all looking pretty good! Keep reading to see the images!
Autobase Aichi has posted new images of Kotobukiya's upcoming D-Style Convoy model kit, due out in January 2015 for a price of 3240 yen. There are a lot of SD Optimus Primes, but what sets this
one apart is the tiny truck-mode representation it comes with... and how great the oversized Ion Blaster looks pegged into the top of it. Keep reading to see all the photos!
Thanks to Autobase Aichi we have have yet more images from the Japan Model Hobby Show 2015 that was going on this week in Japan. Get a look at more new Transformers products images of the T-Arts PlayStation Optimus Prime along with the previously revealed Sega Genesis Megatron. Also shown was the Age of Extinction Optimus Prime Dual Model Kit and the Kotobukiya D-Style painted Optimus Prime and prototype Megatron figures. Finally, we get a preview of the Kotobuikya Z Prime 1/72 Model Kit.
Autobase Aichi has posted an image of Kotobukiya's upcoming Z Prime model kit. This one is kind of an interesting oddity: the kit is a recolor (with possible new Matrix tooling) of Kotobukiya's existing 1/72 scale Type-K Z Knight model. Originally, Z Knights were a short-lived series of human motorized model kits by Tomy that were tied via backstory to Zoids, the famous line of animal motorized model kits. So this is a recolor of a model of a spinoff. Keep reading to see the image!
What, did he run out of Star Saber photos? TakaraTomy's Hisashi Yuki has tweeted design sketches for Beast Wars Second's Galvatron (or, as his packaging calls him, "Garba Tron"). From an early version that seemingly emphasised a Scorponok-like tail to a more recognizeable version, Yuki's sketches are a fascinating look into the development of a 90s Japan-only toy. Keep reading to see all the images!
Renderform has announced a pair of replacement heads for Fansproject's Steelcore that are inspired by the Armada Overload AKA Energon Ultra Magnus mold. RFX-008 Steel Magnum is based more directly on Energon Magnus (apparently inspired by the prototype head for Steelcore) while RFX-009 Iron Magnum is a modified design. Both are available in Energon Magnus and Steelcore color schemes. Keep reading to see photos!
Renderform has posted extensive images of their upcoming Alex Milne-inspired heads for Fansproject Code and Smart Robin. Each of the three nontransforming heads- both regular and flashback heads for Chromedome - has a variety of eye/visor options and is available in super-limited quantities. Keep reading for all the details and extensive photos!
Thanks to Tag Hobby we have new images of the Transformers PlayStation Optimus Prime figure from the Japan Model Hobby Show going on September 26-28 in Japan. On hand were Takara Tomy showing off a number of items. Get a look at the Transformers Play Station Optimus Prime figure in robot mode and game console modes now for the full details on this release.
Thanks to UK fansite Transbridge Omegalock, we have some images of the TakaraTomy Legends version of Generations Voyager Brainstorm. It's confirmed that, while the power-readout tumblers gimmick isn't fully replicated, there is a readout display in his chest! Brainstorm is shaping up to be another of this year's must-have figures - keep reading to see what the Takara deco will look like!
Rovio has posted a new video from Angry Birds Transformers detailing gameplay - combining a runner with a shooter the likes of Cabal,
transforming serves to increase your movement speed to evade obstacles in the background. An upgrade system is teased as well. Release dates are given as October 15th for iOS, and October 30th for Google Play. Keep reading to see the video!
A new company called Play With This Too was formed recently, made up of several former Hasbro exployees. They plan a startup in February with a crowd sourced figure. The PWTT figure design, while not an homage to any existing Hasbro products, is made along similar ideas. There will be heroes and monsters. It will feature a 6 inch tall figures with reconfigurable armor and lots of 5mm ports. Released already is concept art for one of their heroic designs called Astroblast.
Autobase Aichi has posted new images and details on the October Legendary Weapons promotion happening in various Japanese stores. The Prime Axe, Tricera Mace, Spino Hammer, and Ptera Spear will all be given out at different Japanese retailers to those who spend 3,000 Yen or more. Keep reading to see photos!
Thanks to Hobbybase who have posted new hobby magazine images of the MP-23 Exhaust (Wheeljack) and MP-24 Star Saber figures to their Facebook page. Get a look at three pages showing many of the figure details with close-ups of the different features the MP-24 figure is overflowing with.
TCC Figure Subscription Service 3.0!With a little over a week remaining to sign up for the The Transformers Collectors' Club Figure Subscription Service (TFSS) for version 3.0, today we show off our final reveal! Everyones favorite number two (and the Deception who for thirty years has strived to be number one) - G2 Starscream! As a reminder, the order period will be open through October 2nd, 2014.
TFSource has shared photos of the upcoming Keith's Fantasy Club Overslay and Haymaker! The Masterpieceish versions of Overkill and Slugfest are shown interacting with MP Soundwave, and with their final packaging, and otherwise looking pretty nifty. Keep reading to see the photos!
Hisashi Yuki has posted another new image of MP-24 Star Saber! This time we get the Autobots' Supreme Commander in vehicle mode, showing both Saber's jet mode and the V-Star booster. It's a versatile, detailed toy, and Yuki and TakaraTomy are making sure we see every
facet of it in the buildup to release. Keep reading to see the image!