DX9 Toys have posted new photos of final colors samples of their D04 Armor Kit, designed to give Age of Extinction's Evasion Mode Optimus a new look. Taking cues from the Apex Armor (or Godbomber for the Masterforce purists), the set gives Optimus extra armor, weapons and wings and massively changes the look of the original toy. Advertised as suitable for both Hasbro and Takara's standard releases, this set is turning a lot of head. It's expected to be available very soon. Keep reading to see all the photos!
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Some new details are just in on the Transformers Masterpiece 30th Anniversary Exclusive MP-05G Megatron Gold Version. A new listing at BBTS has details on the exclusive along with images of the box front and back. This is a special edition of the original Masterpiece MP-05 Megatron with a metallic gold-chrome finish, Destron Leader deco, and special packaging. You can order this figure now at for shipping in December 2014 at bigbadtoystore.com
. Read on to see the images and more details on the release.
This news just in via TheAgabyss on Twitter we have what may be possible news about Takara's plasn to show the new Transformers: Robots in Disguise Cartoon in Japan. What's more is there are details about toys that will be offered as well as some possible spoilers of character names. As always, this is unconfirmed news that should be considered a rumor until an official announcement.
Just in via the Variety youtube channel is a new behind the scenes video from the Transformers Age of Extinction. Here we a look at what goes into the sound design on this movies. Not only does Michael Bay like everything to look and sound cool. He pushed the edge on it creating BIG sounds for GIANT robots. Watch the video with sound re-recording mixers Greg P. Russell and Scott Millan who talk about what is like working on the Transformers Age of Extinction film.
BBTS have let us know about some new product listings coming from Takara Tomy with their Q Transformers series figure that are avaialable in set and singles. The Q-style mini cars transform into robots from both the recent film and the original cartoon. G1 gigures include Windcharger,
Wheeljack, Sunstreaker, Red Alert, Bluestreak, Sideswipe, Prowl, Hot Rod, Bumblebee, Hound, Tracks, Nemesis Prime and two other unamed figures. From the Age of Extinction movie: Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Lockdown, and Crosshairs. Order them now at bigbadtoystore.com
. Read on for the series breakdowns.
Rumors had been afoot of a special reissue of MP Megatron for the non-Japanese Asian markets, and thanks to Autobase Aichi we now have a photo and a release date of December! MP-05G Megatron is based on that obscure comic... that G1 episode when... that limited-release early version of... okay, it's just gold.
I guess only good guys get black recolors. Keep reading to see the photo!
It's storytime on the moon as Alpha Trion reveals yet another
forgotten history of Cybertron to Optimus Prime. But is the intent to help Prime know his new enemy, or is it to ready him for a war still to come...? Written by John Barber, art by Livio Ramondelli. Read the full review!
A Civil War often pits one city-state against another... but nowhere is that as true as it is on Cybertron. Trypticon vs. Metroplex in Primacy #3!
Written by Chris Metzen and Flint Dille with art by Livio Ramondelli and letters by Chris Mowry. Continue to full review
THE ENIGMA! At last... the secret origins of CYBERTRONs golden age are revealed to OPTIMUS PRIME -- and what he learns changes everything about the AUTOBOTS' mission on Earth!
CYBERTRON AT WAR! The giant city-sized Titans, METROPLEX and TRYPTICON, battle on a scale the universe has never seen -- and the destruction they leave in their wake leaves CYBERTRON ready for the DECEPTICONS to strike!
Zap2It has updated TV listings for Rescue Bots, revealing that the third season of the popular show will being on Saturday, November 1st on Discovery Family. Beginning at 1pm Eastern Time, the new season will kick off with two episodes, "Land Before Prime", and "Big Game". Zap2It has brief summaries for each episode, so keep reading to see those and then be sure to catch the premiere next weekend!
Hasbro held their quarterly earnings call where they reporting positive sales accross the board with the big push from the summer's Transformers: Age of Extinction movie success and support from other properties focused on Marvel and My Little Pony. Hasbro also used this event to announce the new relationships they have with Discovery after the demise of The Hub network and have announced their new division Allspark Pictures that will focus on the production their top brands for of Movies and Television.
Third party Transformers news for the week ending October 18th, 2014.
Includes the latest news from Ark Studio, Badcube, Before and After, DMY, HeeroToysMaker, Keith's Fantasy Club, Maketoys, MasterShooter Collectibles, Planet X and Play With This Too.
Screen shot this week is of one of the Armada robots from the 2013 film Atlantic Rim.
TakaraTomy has published a new picture of GoShooter, the Masterforce-themed recolor of Generations Nightbeat. (Which is itself
a remold of Generations Bumblebee and Goldfire.) It's a really nice deco, and comes with a Mini-Con partner to represent Headmaster Junior Shuta Go. The figure is a Million Publishing exclusive and will be available to those who purchase Generations 2014 Volume 2. Keep reading to see!
Jacquelyn Orenza has posted more images to Facebook, this time of the new third wave of the Custom Kreon assortment. This wave focuses on the Age of Extinction Dinobots and their knightly status, and features a variety of weapons, helmets and other accessories that look like they'd have been right at home in the Dungeons & Dragons Kre-O line. Keep reading to see!
Following teaser images of the figures to be included, Mastershooter has posted updates on their Facebook page revealing the theme of the Shooter Master set they'll be offering at TFCon in Chicago later this week. Criminal Investigation pairs "Ballgag", with coloring based on Nightbeat's Headmaster Muzzle, and "Hustler" colored after Starscream's Mini-Con Swindle. Pricing is still to be determined, but keep reading to check out the package shot and card art!