Hasbro Pulse's Instagram account has an interesting little feature today, an image depicting a process they call "pretengineering" or "pretend engineering." This seems to be their catchphrase for the very early parts of developing new Transformers, before going to prototyping, where things like the movable parts, gimmicks, and special design details are all plotted out in lineart to explore the form the designers would like the toy to take as it moves in to the physical design stage. The subject model here seems to be an early iteration of the Cyberverse line's Megatron, which really goes to show how far the development cycle can go from initial idea to realized toy. Click through to get a better look!
Just in from our very own Transformers forums member, TMan978. We have a video review of the Grimlock Transformers Authentics action figure. Watch the video to get the scoop on how this figure measures up.
UK Toy distributor NDA Toys
has posted stock images for the Transformers: Cyberverse
Ultimate Class figures, Optimus Prime and Megatron! Listed under their Seinfeld
-themed internal development codenames of "Peterman" and "Newman," respectively, this is the best look we've gotten at the $30 pricepoint figures so far. Both look good, though articulation-sticklers may not be thrilled that Megatron seems to lack elbows. Keep reading for the images!
Its that time of year again, when McDonald's rolls out another batch of Transformers Happy Meal Toys. The sighting by way of MLP Merch, offers up a reveal from Russia of all places.
The toys that will riding along side Cutie Mark Crew Themed My Little Pony toys will be PVC super-deformed Transformers robot figures! A nice change from the gimmicky toys of the past.
This is a basic, budget Transformer. It's still fun though. Check it out with me.