Hoist is the foregone conclusion. From the moment you find out there will be a Generations Trailbreaker (or cutter, whichever) you know that it's only a matter of time before it gets Hoisted. But I can hardly complain about that. While Trailmix might finish out the 1984 Diaclone car updates, Hoist is another part of piecing together the 1985 lineup, making him no less important. Read the full review!
UPDATED with more info! Gizmodo has been given the first look at the HasCon exclusives, and we now know where Titans Return Arcee is going to be available! She's a HasCon exclusive priced at $30. And, as we predicted, she comes with the diecast metal Ultra Magnus Titan Master as well! Also available at the con is the Power Bank Optimus Prime, and the article confirms that he is essentially a Laser Rod: he has a light-up LED sword that plugs into his functional power bank! Keep reading for photos and more information on availability.
Many if us have been focusing on a particular Walgreens exclusive of late, that being the Clone two pack of Wingspan and Cloudraker coming later this year. But that may not be alone. Shown as a still image in a Youtube video from user rektangular, there's a photo of what's said to be a Walgreens inventory screen, on which an exclusive Deluxe Wreck-Gar is seen listed. The simplest answer is that this is the 2010 Generations Junkion mold once again, especially since it was just put in use earlier this year for a Platinum Edition set. But, the possibility of an interesting surprise always exists. We'll keep an eye out for more info, meanwhile, click through to see the inventory list image for yourself!
The ACG convention is happening in Hong Kong, and Flame Toys is among the exhibitors showing off their wares. Besides the Drift figure, whose preorders finally began this week, they're showing two more officially licensed pieces of Transformers merchandise. One is the figure that will follow Drift, Decepticon Justice Division commander Tarn, marking the first official figure of the character. Also shown was the first entry in a new model kit line, launching with a highly stylized Optimus Prime. You can find the photos direct from Flame Toys' Twitter, mirrored below!
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: As you may or may not be aware, this was a pretty eventful week in the world of Hasbro and Transformers. We talk about the phenomenal news of a likely upcoming Titan Master Arcee! Is the lifelong dream of Headmaster Don finally becoming reality? We discuss what this news probably means and what to expect. The other big item is the leak of what looks like practically everything Transformer planned through mid 2018. This is the biggest and most disturbing leak yet. We discuss the news, the fallout that came after and what it likely means, as well as we share our excitement for what Power of the Primes has in store! It's shaping up to be the most exciting chapter in the Prime Wars trilogy! All that and more on Radio Free Cybertron #529!
Starscream makes his most desperate move yet in order to protect himself from Elita One's rising power. But for once the master of manipulation's only choice is to make himself helpless to another. Good thing no one's got a grudge against Starscream, right? Expected in shops August 9, 2017.