Archive for Category: "Transformers"

Transformers Bot Shot Launchers wave 3 spotted at US retail

Transformers Bot Shot Launchers wave 3 spotted at US retail

If you’re looking to feed your addiction of small, game-enabled robots, than you may just need to get up from your chair and head off to the store, because the most recent wave of Bot Shot Launchers have been spotted at a Warminster, PA Walmart.  This is the wave that includes both Starscream and Ironhide, […]

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First Sighting: Transformers Prime Optimus Maximus sighted at North American retail

First Sighting: Transformers Prime Optimus Maximus sighted at North American retail

Transformers fans have long asked for bases for their transformers, both good and evil, to inhabit.  WIth the Transformers Prime line, we are getting our wish, not just in the form of the Starhammer ship that Wheeljack pilots but also the Energon Drills the Decepticons use to mine their precious energy source.  Now, you can […]

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Toys R Us’ upcoming fall reset reveals Transformers item numbers

Toys R Us’ upcoming fall reset reveals Transformers item numbers

When searching for toys, sometimes it’s best to be armed.  Now, we’re not talking about weapons, but knowledge.  Sometimes that knowledge comes in the form of when your favorite stocker works, or when the truck comes in, or DPCI numbers.  Or, in this case, the item number.  Documents found hanging at Toys R Us today […]

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Walmart Fall Reset Reveals Chain’s Plans for Transformers

Walmart Fall Reset Reveals Chain’s Plans for Transformers

Been disappointed lately in visiting your local Walmart?  Feel like the toy supply has all but dried up?  Well, relief may be coming in the form of a fall reset for the toy section due to be implemented this week.  The biggest changes are usually a shuffling of all the aisles, making you have to […]

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New Transformers Cyberverse figures released in Hong Kong

New Transformers Cyberverse figures released in Hong Kong

In a sing that they may soon find their way stateside, the next wave of Transformers Cyberverse figures has been found in Hong Kong. The figures spotted include Tailgate, Skyquake, Knockout, Fallback, and Battle Tactics Bulkhead.

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Fall of Cybertron G2 Deco Bruticus now up for pre-order at Big Bad Toy Store

Fall of Cybertron G2 Deco Bruticus now up for pre-order at Big Bad Toy Store

If anything, Transformers fans love combiners.  Big robots that join together to make even bigger robots are a crowd pleasure for sure.  So, what do you get when you combine (see what I did there?) that with pure, unadulterated, nostalgia?  You get G2 Bruticus, who’s neon, 90′s inspired deco harkens back to the early 90′s […]

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Arms Micron Airachnid and Swerve make it official

Arms Micron Airachnid and Swerve make it official

TakaraTomy put up product pages today for both Swerve and Airachnid, thus ending the mystery of just who Swerve would be: an Autobot repaint of the Breakdown mold! Airachnid comes with an Arms Micron partner that turns into a set of claws and Swerve’s turns into a spinning saw. If you are interested in either […]

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Here, then Gone: SDCC 2012 Exclusives Sell out in minutes at Hasbrotoyshop.com

Here, then Gone: SDCC 2012 Exclusives Sell out in minutes at Hasbrotoyshop.com

After some fans spent nearly 3 days refreshing threads at their favorite fandom boards and the exclusives page at hasbrotoyshop, the toy giant’s San Diego Comic Con exclusives went live at 12:10 EST this morning…..with some items lasting only minutes before they were sold out, including the highly coveted Transformers Fall of Cybertron exclusive Bruticus […]

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Transformers G1 Sixshot Asia exclusive reissue official photos

Transformers G1 Sixshot Asia exclusive reissue official photos

One of my favorite Transformers of all time is about to be re-released……in Asia.  If you were a Transformers fan in the 80′s, you know what a big deal triple changers were; robots that transformed into two different vehicle modes and back to a robot.  Imagine our surprise when Sixshot showed up and could turn […]

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Add one to the list: Transformers Prime Gaia Unicron to not see US release

Add one to the list: Transformers Prime Gaia Unicron to not see US release

According to reports from people at SDCC 2012, not only does Hasbro have no plans for Breakdown, but they also let slip that they have no plans to bring Gaia Unicron to our shores either.  You remember Unicron, right?  The god of evil and destruction in the Transformers universe, the very same one that, according […]

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SDCC 2012 – Hasbro Transformers Panel

SDCC 2012 – Hasbro Transformers Panel

Check by here for updates going live at 3:30 CST.

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San Diego Comic Con 2012 Transformers Prime showcase

San Diego Comic Con 2012 Transformers Prime showcase

I hope you like Transformers, because I feel like the next few days is going to be full of news and posts about my favorite toy line, and today is no exception.  Hasbro is large and in charge at SDCC 2012, and among things they are showing off are upcoming Transformers Prime releases.  Check out […]

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Fall of Cybertron product shots from SDCC 2012

Fall of Cybertron product shots from SDCC 2012

I really can’t think of anyone who is more excited about Fall of Cybertron than us Geeks.  Well, maybe the people who are making the game, but that’s it.  You know what gets me even more excited than that?  New images of the upcoming toys in the line.  Sure, we’re still missing Grimlock, who I […]

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Kreon Microchangers unveiled as SDCC 2012 gets underway

Kreon Microchangers unveiled as SDCC 2012 gets underway

Hot on the heels of the news Jared posted yesterday about the Kreon Microchangers and combiners, we get our first look at the first wave of them!  The first wave will consist of 12 unique figures, but the only drawback is that they will be blindpacked, like current Lego minifigures.  Also interesting is that we […]

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New Transformers Kre-o Mini-Combiners!

New Transformers Kre-o Mini-Combiners!

Thanks to MTV Geek we have our first glimpses at new Transformers gestalt figures that not only transform from robot to vehicle, but merge to form bigger robots as well. These images show the Predacons (who merge to form Predaking) and the Combaticons (who merge to form Bruticus). Strangely the sets only instead 4 robots […]

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New Transformers Prime Powerizers Confirmed By Hasbro

New Transformers Prime Powerizers Confirmed By Hasbro

Well, well, well…the wonders of the interwebs are many and vast, and thanks to an official Hasbro Malaysia catalogue, we now have confirmed pictures and bios for upcoming waves of Transformers Prime powerizer size class, possibly waves 3, 4, and beyond.  We will be getting Ultra Magnus, Thundertron, Dreadwing, and……….Skyquake!  So, for you fans of […]

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Asia Exclusive Transformers Generations Legends In Package Pictures

Asia Exclusive Transformers Generations Legends In Package Pictures

As we have noted in previous posts and podcasts, the Transformers Generations toy line will continue….but only in Asia.  And while we have showed some of these figures before, we haven’t gotten in package shots until now.  So, feast your eyes on Hoist, Thundercracker, Motorbreath, and Bluestreak, each of which comes with exclusive weaponry as […]

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5 Greatest Transformers of all Time

5 Greatest Transformers of all Time

A few months ago, I wrote a post examining what I believed to be the 5 worst Transformers of all time.  In writing that article, I learned something: transfans are very protective of their favorites.  Whereas I might think that one Transformer is the worst of all time, it might be another fan’s favorite.  So, […]

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Transformers Masterpiece Soundwave Revealed

Transformers Masterpiece Soundwave Revealed

TakaraTomy seems to be rolling along lately, revealing figure after a figure as if we are all made of money…..I mean, I’m not….are you? This morning bring usa first pictures of the upcoming and longawaited Masterpiece Soundwave. Is it sad that I’m more excited about the animation accurate Laserbeak that actually transforms? Anyway, this figure […]

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Transformers Prime Revealers wave 5 and 6 up for preorder at Big Bad Toy Store

Transformers Prime Revealers wave 5 and 6 up for preorder at Big Bad Toy Store

Ready for more Transformers?  Sure you are!  Revealed today in preorders through Big Bad Toy Store, we can now see the case assortments of waves 5 and 6 of the Transformers Prime Revealer class.  Take a look below to see the breakdown, plus a surprise addition to wave 5. Wave 5: 1x Arcee 1x Hotshot […]

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