SDCC 2011 - Hasbro Transformers Panel Report - Generations Continues! Prime 2012 Sneak Peeks! New Dark of the Moon Figures!
Here are the point-by-point shots of the Transformers Brand panel that took place at SDCC 2011! We are reporting from the panel that covers news on Generations, Dark of the Moon, Rescue Bots, Transformers Prime, a sneak peek at 2012 figures, Transformers The Ride 3-D and much more.
REST OF THE 2011
Kre-O Toys with 28 Kreons.
Line coming 8/1.
They are simple TF for younger kids to into into the TFs.
The line is back!
- Junkion Character
+Nerf Barricade Optimus Prime
+Win a Transformers Nuclear Blast Guitar at SDCC only.
Dark of the MoonDELUXE WAVE 5
+ Air Raid
+ Armor Top Spin
DELUXE WAVE 6
Mechtech satellite dish transforms into cannon.
The figure comes with tools, buzz saw and power drill.
Fixes other TFs
VOYAGER WAVE 4
+Cannon Force Ironhide
LEADER WAVE 2
+Ultimate Optimus Prime - has a fancy box.
HUMAN ALLIANCE WAVE 2
HUMAN ALLIANCE WAVE 3
+Soundwave w/ Mr Gould
CYBERVERSE LEGION WAVE 4
+Ark - Comes with rover from moon seq in movie.
Toys R Us
+Trans Scan figures
+Masterpiece Rodimus Prime
+Twin Twist and Leadfoot Pack
+Deluxe Optimus Prime
+Bumblebee and Sideswipe - 84 is the year of the beginning of Transformers and 04 is the number that Sideswipe was released in Japan.
+Unicron in the 1986 Transformers: The Movie colors
- Deluxes Optimus Prime and Megatron with kids
- Kids are made of PVCs
- Includes DVD of television show
+Matrix Prime - SDCC Exclusive
2012 TRANSFORMERS PRIME SNEAK PEEK
Concept Artwork Only! Nothing is in production yet.
Legions have big weapons that combine.
+Legion Wheeljack - has 2 swords on back
Has two weapons and clear parts in chest and body for light piping or to interact with other products.
- Wheeljack Spaceship that is capable of holding the figure.
- Another vehicle opens up and can carry as many 4 characters (3 in, 1 outside). Has light up feature to light up Energon weapons.
Has a Laserbeak figure that detaches and transforms like the cartoon version. Drone / jet vehicle form.
+Deluxe Knockout - has a very cool alt mode.
+Deluxe Wheeljack - Also has two swords that can be attached to the front of his alt mode like tusks.
+Voyager Skyquake - Jet form and robot form.
+Voyager Starscream - Classic looking jet, has much more details. He has a fire blast weapon that lights up with Energon flowing through.
TRANSFORMERS THE RIDE
Mark Woodberry talks about creating rides based on pop culture properties. They like to collaborate with the originator and this started with the Jurassic Park ride and followed by rides for James Cameron, and Revenge of the Mummy.
All those things have been brought into making Transformers the Ride 3-D, set for a launch in 2012. Involves state-of-art motion ride with 4D project imagery.
Michael Bay is a consultant on the ride and they have tapped Cullen and Welker as Prime and Megatron for the ride voices. Other voice talent from Transformers history are also included as voices in the ride.
Ride is based on the NEST mission to find the shard of Allspark. NEST needs the Autobot's help to transport the shard and Evac helps them out. Ride will feature face-offs with Ravage and other Dececpticons.
The next scene we are treated to is with Prime as we follow him through the streets of Chicago to complete mission. Ride flies though air and up on top of buildings, with Prime saying "Only you can save the Universe."
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