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Twincast / Podcast #102

Twincast / Podcast #102

Hidden Mickeys - Welcome to the latest edition of the Twincast / Podcast! This episode features your host for the evening, ScottyP, along with Jon 3.0 and Rotorstorm. Tonight we'll be discussing one glorious Masterpiece figure, the final countdown for the HUB, Hasbro taking over the world, and our hero finally getting a well deserved award.
Hasbro NYCC Party Galleries: Combiner Wars, Robots In Disguise, Kre-o, and Angry Birds

Hasbro NYCC Party Galleries: Combiner Wars, Robots In Disguise, Kre-o, and Angry Birds

New Product Reveals - We've seen some first looks at 2015's Transformers, including Generations Combiner Wars, official images for Robots in Disguise, Angry Birds and Kre-O - but how about taking a proper look at what was on display at NYCC 2014 Hasbro's Press Party? has you covered, with our trademark high quality galleries! Check them out by clicking on any image below.
New Gallery: Club Subscription 2.0 Timelines Eject

New Gallery: Club Subscription 2.0 Timelines Eject

Eject - Are you ready for another fully detailed, highly defined gallery? We are proud to present the Transformers Collectors' Club Subscription Service 2.0 mystery figure - and we're making sure it remains so, thanks to a newly implemented feature of the site's galleries! That's right, we won't be showing you images right here, but rather linking you to the first Members Only gallery on You must be logged in to click on the images and reveal what's beneath, so as not to ruin the fun for anyone still waiting for their own new toy. So buckle up, brace for spoilers, and head to the gallery if you're ready for its sheer magnificence.
New Galleries: Club Subscription 2.0 Timelines Chromedome and Stylor

New Galleries: Club Subscription 2.0 Timelines Chromedome and Stylor

Chromedome - With the 5th member of the Club Subscription 2.0 recently arriving in your mailboxes, if are subscribed that is, is here to provide you with an exclusive in-depth gallery. Chromedome with his partner Stylor are repaints (with a new head mold for Chromedome) of the previous Transformers Prime RID Wheeljack and the Arms Micron from Transformers Prime Arms Micron Smokescreen Check them out here.
New Galleries: Transformers G2 Combat Hero Optimus Prime and Combat Hero Megatron

New Galleries: Transformers G2 Combat Hero Optimus Prime and Combat Hero Megatron is proud to present two massive galleries of some very rare Transformers figures. We were able to get our hands on Generation 2 Combat Hero Optimus Prime and Combat Hero Megatron, both of which were among a slew of products that were canceled in 1995. While there aren't many of these unreleased Optimus Primes and Megatron out in the wild, we decided to take this opportunity to open them up and photograph these figures for everyone to enjoy. Click here to view their galleries.

Transformers: Age of Extinction Concept Art: Lockdown, Galvatron, Dinobots, Crosshairs

Posted 6 minutes ago by Va'al - 31 views

NEW! In more serious Transformers: Age of Extinction news, the Transformorphagizersers Facebook page have uploaded an album containing more concept art for part of the robot cast of the movie, including Galvatron, the Dinobots, Lockdown, and Crosshairs. Check out the images mirrored below, and wander back to the exclusive art featured on here! - Read More

The Loyal Subjects Tease Transformers Vinyl Jetfire in Wave 4

Posted 12 minutes ago by Va'al - 40 views

NEW! The Loyal Subjects, producers of super-deformed mini vinyl Transformers figures, have posted a tease of their upcoming wave 4 selection, which appears to include Jetfire, Decepticon turned Autobot scientist. Check out the customer sketch and teaser they revealed on Twitter mirrored below! This customer who sent us a drawing (on left) may be on to something - Read More

Video Review - Transformers Age of Extinction One-Step Helicopter Drift

Posted 19 minutes ago by Va'al - 113 views

NEW! Fellow Seibertronian chuckdawg1999 brings us another Transformers: Age of Extinction video review, taking a look at one of the later additions to the One-Step line of figures with Helicopter Drift. Check out his thoughts and review below! When I first saw the promo pics I was really excited to see a helicopter Drift figure. First it's better detailed than the car version and the overall design of the helicopter is closer to what we saw in the movie. Unless there's a power battler version - Read More

Auralnauts and Jon Bailey - How to Fix Age of Extinction Video

Posted 39 minutes ago by Va'al - 182 views

NEW! Fellow member, podcaster and professional voice actor jON3.0 has shared with us a new video he has worked on in collaboration with the Auralnauts, in which he features as Optimus Prime and Kelsey Grammer. The title of the humorous video? 10 Guaranteed Improvements To Transformers: Age Of Extinction. Check it out embedded - Read More

In package image of MP-05 Golden Megatron

Posted 5 hours ago by william-james88 - 1,918 views

NEW! There is a new picture of the MP-05 Golden Megatron at Big Bad Toy Store on the toy's page. This is a picture of the toy in the plastic casing, giving us the best idea of the final product. Of note, the orange plug is not attached to the end of the gun (which may change if the toy is exported to the US), and aside from the gold, another deco change includes purple highlights around the abdominal - Read More

Video 'Review' - Transformers Megadrive Megatron

Posted 18 hours ago by Va'al - 6,426 views

Here's something a little different: a Vine 'review' clip by セガ・サウンド・ターミナル featuring the upcoming Transformers Megadrive Megatron figure, showing off the toy's transformation in full colour and some of the posability in the process. Check it out embedded - Read More

IDW Publishing Transformers January 2015 Solicitations: Drift, Complete Allspark Almanac, Punishment and More!

Posted 20 hours ago by Va'al - 7,470 views

Thanks to the lovely people over at IDW Publishing, we get to take a look at the Transformers comics being released digitally and in print this coming January - and there's plenty of stuff to go round, from Angry Birds, to Drift, to the two ongoing series as well as a collected edition of the motion comic Punishment in trade form, a collected Dark Cybertron hardcover and the Complete Allspark Almanac. Check them all out below! Transformers vs G.I. JOE #6 Tom Scioli & John Barber (w) • - Read More

Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-21 Bumblebee Box Art

Posted 22 hours ago by LOST Cybertronian - 8,920 views

It's been a while since we have seen anything new from MP-21 Masterpiece Bumblebee so lets take a look at the box art from a magazine scan posted by CYBERGEEKS Alliance. The image is very small but gives you a good idea of what the box will look like with the traditional Takara Tomy Masterpiece box design. - Read More

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #34 Review

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 8,511 views

Dark Side of Future's Past - The Return (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis THE ENIGMA! At last… the secret origins of CYBERTRON’s golden age are revealed to OPTIMUS PRIME—and what he learns changes everything about the AUTOBOTS’ mission on Earth! They're off to meet Michael Bay! Story After a month's pause to take a look at Cybertron and whatever mess is taking place over there, we return to Earth's orbit to check in with Alpha Trion, Optimus Prime and whatever mess is about - Read More

Figure King #201 Images: Armor Knight Optimus Prime, Black Knight Dinobots, Legends Arcee,Chromia, Windblade

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 9,810 views

Courtesy of collector site TAGHobby, we get a look at some images of the latest Figure King magazine, featuring previously revealed Takara Transformers figures such as Armor Knight Optimus, the Legends line Arcee, Chromia and Windblade and the Black Knight Age of Extinction Dinobots. Take a look at the mirrored images below! - Read More

BBTS Sponsor News: Transformers, X-Men, Star Wars, Batman, DC, Mortal Kombat & More!

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 10,751 views

Hot Toys and Sideshow Sale! 42 items from Hot Toys and Sideshow Collectibles are now on sale! Sale! 150 Featured Sale Items on Sale! Great figures from Transfomers, Marvel, DC, Video Games, Third Party, And Much More! -------------- NEW PRE-ORDERS -------------- TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE MP-05G GOLD MEGATRON This always popular reissue comes with Megatron's standard - Read More

In-Hand Images - Sentinel Gigantic Action Scorponok

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 13,226 views

Thanks to Twitter user lovekagari158, we get a nice long look at the gigantic, officially licensed, non-transforming, highly posable and just all-round fun guy Sentinel Gigantic Action Scorponok! We've mirrored the images below, showing off the size of this mammoth toy and how it compares to predecessors and various class sizes - check them out. - Read More

Transformers Robots in Disguise To Air in Japan, Toy Names List Revealed

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 13,576 views

The Agabyss website, via their Twitter feed, have revealed that the upcoming Transformers Robots in Disguise series will also be aired in Japan - but the bigger news is that they also gave a list of the toys released alongside it! Check it out below, and speculate away on some of the new names showing up in the Energon Pub. Takara will air the new Transformers: Robots in Disguise series. Toy information to follow. TAV01 Bumblebee TAV02 Grimlock TAV03 Strong arm TAV04 Steel Jaw TAV05 - Read More

Transformers: Universe MOBA - Even More Character Concept Art

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 11,503 views

Thanks to fellow user and Transformers Universe fan mirageandjazz1197, we have another batch of concept art for the MOBA game to share with everyone, featuring Combaticons, the Terrorcon King, Hound, Ratchet and new Universe characters like Snowcat and Switchblade! Check them out below. - Read More

Transformers Masterpiece 30th Anniversary MP-05 Megatron Update - Gold Deco Revealed

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 14,664 views

Courtesy of site sponsor Kapow! Toys and fellow user Ravage XK who brought it to our attention, we have an update on the Takara Tomy Reissue of MP-05 Megatron. It appears the figure will feature a gold deco, rather than metal or silver, as shown in the mirrored image below - does this affect the likeliness of your purchase? Is it an incentive? Discuss it in the Energon - Read More

More Floro Dery Transformers Concept Art: Quintessons, Mini-Unicron

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 12,070 views

Thanks to fellow user Cyberpath and their eagle eyes, we have a couple more updates from Floro Dery's wonderful archives of concept art for the Transformers, being sold as prints in an Etsy store. Today's update brings us Quintesson concepts and Mini Unicron/the Moon of Unicron. Check them out below, with extra descriptions thanks to Cyberpath! Shown on the left side is the 1st version of Quintesson, and on the right side is the final version. Face 1: I used a Pharaoh - Read More

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #34 Full Preview

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 9,958 views

The second IDW Transformers comic being released this week looks at a very different past, through the words and memories of unknown variable Alpha Trion - read on below to find out more about Robots in Disguise #34, including a full preview, and head back later this week for the review! Transformers: Robots in Disguise #34 John Barber (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a) • Andrew Griffith (a) THE ENIGMA! At last… the secret origins of CYBERTRON’s golden age are revealed to - Read More

IDW Transformers: Primacy #3 Full Preview

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 8,416 views

IDW Publishing is releasing not one, but two new Transformers comics this week, both featuring some Livio Ramondelli art, both dealing with Cybertron's past. Check out below the full preview for the first of the two - Transformers: Primacy #3! Make sure to head back here later this week for the review, too. Transformers: Primacy #3 (of 4) Chris Metzen & Flint Dille (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a & c) CYBERTRON AT WAR! The giant city-sized Titans, METROPLEX and TRYPTICON, battle - Read More

Transformers: Resue Bots Season 3 Premieres November 1 With 2 New Episodes

Posted 2 days ago by LOST Cybertronian - 8,393 views

The wait for Transformers: Rescue Bots season 3 is almost over. According to, season 3 will premiere on Saturday November 1 with two new episodes on the newly rebranded Discovery Family. The fun starts at 1:00 p.m. EDT. To get ready for the new season, enjoy the previously seen Rescue Bots season 3 teaser trailer. Zap2it has also provided names and descriptions for the two new episodes. Episode 1: Land Before Prime - After discovering an island of dinosaurs, Optimus must - Read More

The First Ever Twincast / Podcast Casting Call

Posted 3 days ago by ScottyP - 10,199 views

You see the title. You know the show. You can talk Transformers all day. You hear the Twincast crew talking about stuff where you've got a take, and you've just got to get it out. Is that you? If so, the Twincast / Podcast may be in need of you! No one is permanently leaving the show, but as your ears may have been able to tell, some of our longtime regulars have grown-up, responsible adult type stuff to do that's taken away from the time they can spend podcasting. Due - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #102 - Hidden Mickeys
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Posted: Sunday, October 5th, 2014