NYCC 2012 - Hasbro Transformers Panel - Live Update: Prime Beast Hunters and More!

Tformers is reporting live from the Hasbro Transformers Panel going on now at NYCC 2012. We are posting details as they come in so please keep checking back here for more information as we get it.

Hasbro Panel: Jerry Jivoin, Andy Schmidt, Clint Chapman, Mike Vogel, Brian Lenard, Jeff Kline, Duane Capizzi

+ Attendees were given set of Transformers goodies including a Predacon T Shirt, Cyberverse Vehicon, and a Transformers Prime wipe.

Transformers Prime Season 2

Transformers Prime Season 2 video highlights showing season overview.

+ Transformers Prime Preview of episode 23 "Inside Job" shown.

Transformers Prime Season 3

+ Shockwave will return to the series.
+ Shockwave transports Predaking via space bridge.
+ Predacons are Cybertron's Dinosaurs.
+ Predacons are an ancient Cybertronian race.
+ Predaking is said to be an Autobot hunter.

Video preview of Shockwave and Predaking Shown

Transformers Toys

+ Big Spring lineup with lots of surprises.

+ Figures will have new armor and weapons.

+ The Predacon figures will include more than are represented in the show.

Legion Figures

Bumblebee with Hawkbow

Smokescreen with Chain Bolter

Airachnid with Novastinger Bow

Twinstrike - Looks like Predacon with 2 heads

Cyberverse Commander

Bulkhead with Nova Hammer Roadbuster Deco

Predaking Dragon

Cyberverse Vehicles

Sky Claw - Autobot Fighter


Apex armor with Breakdown


Bumblebee - Bulkier look with armor and weapons,

Soundwave and Ravage - Includes capture claw

Wheeljack with Falcon Spear

Laserback with Toxic Strike Blaster


Predaking - The weapons combine to form three headed dragon

+ Predacons will have their own packages due to their size.

+ The enclosed instructions will include extra back-story, character and weapons information.


Ripclaw - Predacon with wings

Battle Net Bumblebee - 4X4 version
+ Kreon Bumblebee
+ Kreon Humans
+ Kreon Skystalker

Kreon Trailcutter vs Grimwing

Kreon Windcharger vs Corhada

Generations Platinum

Omega Supreme - Year of the Snake Energon mold with new hands and head.

Optimus Prime - Year of the Snake Energon mold

+ New foil packaging coming.

+ Rage of the Dinobots starts next month.

+ Generations line will soon include character related IDW comics packed-in with the toys.

+ Transformers Legends - New digital card game with mobile coming this Fall.

Questions and Answers

+ Hasbro is look at ways to bring MP Soundwave, Sideswipe and Red Alert to USA. No plans yet.

+ Will we see more novels, more about the Primes, and more about the Pirates? "Stay Tuned"

+ Will we see a Prime Unicron figure here. "You never know."

+ About the Beast Wars 30th in 2014: "Who knows what could happen for 30th Anniversary?"

+ Beast Hunters toys will follow the last wave with Kup and Rumble.

+ When asked about Dinobots in season three: "Stay tuned."

+ In response to a Bruticus giftset or more combiners: "Maybe"

+ Toys from IDW comics? Hasbro says they are talking about it.

+ Will Unicron appear again: "Stay tuned, you'll be happy."

+ Will we see Smokescreen and Breakdown toys? Hasbro wants to make all the TF characters.

+ Voyager class Ripclaw? "Stay tuned."

+ Jazz and Perceptor in season 3? "Stay tuned."

Panel Event Over

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Data Center

Transformers Poll

How do you like the Beast Hunters Ultimate Predaking?

5 - Great
3 - Okay
1 - Terrible
0 - Do Not Care

Votes: 1288

Poll Results

News Story Comments

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Lord_Onslaught 2012-10-11 @ 10:38 pm

Ok So if Shockwave is returning to the series, will we see a Shockwave figure based on the Prime character? Or will we have to insert FOC Shockwave?

So if the Predacons are Cybertronian Dinosaurs, could the Dinobots be Cybertronian Dinosaurs also? or will they be based off of Earth Dinosaurs?

Armor and weapons? Sp will we finally get a real Ultra Magnus?

Breakdown with Apex armor? So there is chance he might comeback?

Soundwave with Ravage now? and Wheeljack wit hspikes? so possibly new molds or remolds

I take it Laserbeak might end up being a Predacon?

Predaking as a Voyager? Well there goes combiner out the window

Kre-O sucks-o

So we will be seeing Omega Supreme released in the US? so some good news

Finding a way to release Soundwave, Sideswipe, and Red Alert? Really? They should have just said yes

So Breakdown and Smokescreen are maybe's? Whatever I already got my Breakdown and have Smokescreen on order

Always with the stay tuned, in other words now that we know the obvious, yes we will do it

One thing that was not asked was about an Insecticon figure

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