This fall, fans of the highly popular TRANSFORMERS classic animated adventures can relive the high-octane action of OPTIMUS PRIMAL and the MAXIMALS through the complete series release of TRANSFORMERS: BEAST MACHINES. In 1999, TRANSFORMERS fans and kids were introduced to the television series TRANSFORMERS: BEAST MACHINES. This is the unforgettable chapter which OPTIMUS PRIMAL and his legions of MAXIMALS must battle the powerful MEGATRON and his new army of VEHICONS.
Shout! Factory has listed Transformers Beast Machines: The Complete Series
on their website with a release date of September 2nd and an SRP of USD$29.93. However, you can preorder directly from Shout! right now at the price of $24.93. Product details, cover art, and a link to the product page below!
Thanks to the Transformers collectors site Robot Points who have share some of the history and mystery behind the Beast Machines / RiD Megabolt Megatron: Concept and the evolution of this very unique figure. Fans of Beast Machines remember the pleasure of finding out about the new Megabolt figure that was announced by Hasbro only the followed by the pain of the cancellation at the end of the series. Luckily, it was subsequently released in the following Rotbots in Disguise series. What a lot of us didn't know was there were two designs on this figure.
Honestly, I don't like to report on these Trademark things as it usually ends up being a lot of speculation. However, this latest one is hard to ignore as Hasbro have registred the trademark "Beast Hunters" which was the original name for the Beast Machines cartoon. What's most interesting is they registererd the name for both a cartoon series and a toy line. Check out the details after the jump for more information on what my be, or not, after the jump.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment announces the release of Transformers: Beast Machines: Season 1 on July 16th, 2007 in region 2 format. Transformers: Beast Machines sees the innocent Maximals awaken on their home planet of Cybertron with no memory of how or why they are there. Read More