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
First there was Beast Machines Nightslash Cheetor, Botcon Catscan and then Universe Nightslash Cheetor. Thanks to wangyonghai for photos of what seems to be a test shot of another repaint of Transformers Beast Machines Night Slash Cheetor mold. Full Article
Got the Beast Machines box set in this weekend (I know it is late, should have gotten it months ago) and I have watched nearly all the episodes and only got 5 more to go. And it has been a long time I enjoyed a Transformers show that much. I will have to admit, at first I did not like it when I saw it years back (from a cd-rom which did not do it justice) because of the really weird robot modes the Maximals got. They still take getting used to. That aside nearly everything is perfect about it. Read More