Twincast / Podcast Episode #119 "One Hour BotCon"

Twincast / Podcast Episode #119 "One Hour BotCon"

One Hour BotCon - Gotta BotCon hangover? Reminisce by listening to our latest podcast! Topics include: Voyager Sky Lynx, Transformers Subscription Service 4.0 - Mayhem Attack Squad, Combiner Wars Heritage characters replacing their classics counterparts?, upcoming Legends figures, including Shockwave!, Combiner Wars Bruticus, Hasbro Devastator, Club Exclusive Universe Ramjet and Skywarp, Tokyo Toy Show Reveals Masterpiece Optimus Primal and Masterpiece Ironhide, Takara Tomy's Devastator, and we close up shop talking about the leaked Titan Wars concept art. Enjoy!
Gallery of Hasbro Product Display with Sky Lynx, Bruticus, Shockwave, Leader Skywarp, Chop Shop and more!

Gallery of Hasbro Product Display with Sky Lynx, Bruticus, Shockwave, Leader Skywarp, Chop Shop and more!

New Products 2015 and 2016 - Hasbro displayed a bunch of the upcoming new products that they revealed during their panel on Saturday. Products on display include Bruticus and the Combaticons, Voyager Sky Lynx, Legends Shockwave, Sunstreaker, Trailbreaker, Buzzsaw, Pipes, Chop Shop, Leader Skywarp, and more!
Images from the Hasbro Transformers Brand Panel

Images from the Hasbro Transformers Brand Panel

COMBINER WARS!!! - Hasbro unveiled a bunch of new upcoming Transformers products including Bruticus and the Combaticons, Voyager Sky Lynx, Deluxe Hound, Wheeljack, Smokescreen, Trailbreaker, Legends Shockwave, Chop Shop, Wreck-Gar, and more!
Bruticus artwork in Combiner Wars poster plus line-art for Fortress Maximus, Blaster and more

Bruticus artwork in Combiner Wars poster plus line-art for Fortress Maximus, Blaster and more

COMBATICONS!!! - The BotCon 2015 dealer room just opened up about an hour ago! Behind the Hasbro booth, there was a giant Combiner Wars poster / banner that featured artwork of the primary Combiners including ... Bruticus! Victorion was absent however. In addition to the Bruticus tease, there are some possible "teases" from line-art of Fortress Maximus, Blaster, a space shuttle Transformer (with face shield), and more!
More pics of Retail and SDCC Devastator plus Combiner Hunters

More pics of Retail and SDCC Devastator plus Combiner Hunters

SDCC Devastator and Combiner Hunters - Hasbro had the retail and SDCC versions of the massive 18 inch tall Combiner Wars Devastator on display along with the SDCC Combiner Hunters Arcee, Windblade, and Chromia. Other current products from Combiner Wars, Rescue Bots, and Transformers Robots In Disguise toys, most of which have already been photographed in our galleries.

First Review of Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Leader Starscream

Posted 6 hours ago by william-james88 - 2,603 views

NEW! Chuck has a nice goodie for us: a review (first one we've seen) for the upcoming Combiner Wars Leader Starscream! Take it away Chuck! chuckdawg1999 wrote:Bow down to the King! Ever since Leader Thundercracker was revealed fans were waiting for the inevitable Starscream repaint. Finally in the twilight of the Combiner Wars 2015 line here it is, complete with crown. For those new to this Jetfire retool (like me) there's a new head, chest, weapons, and wings. For me the main selling point - Read More

First Sighting of Transformers Robots in Disguise (2015) Mega Optimus Prime at retail

Posted 8 hours ago by william-james88 - 3,020 views

Today we get news from he big man himself, Seibertron! This is the first sighting we were notified of for Mega Optimus, an upscaled and retooled leader version of the Hyperchange Optimus figure. Here is what Seibertron had to share about his finding: Found 3 step mega Optimus prime at target in rosemont, IL just outside of chicago. Price is 31.79 This means the toy should be coming to your area soon if not already be - Read More

Combiner Wars Devastator Found At US Retail, Price Confirmed @ $149.99

Posted 11 hours ago by Autobot032 - 6,271 views

Thanks to fellow fan, Antoine Lewis, of the Facebook group Plastic Crack Fiends we now know that PCF member David Jackson has found Titan Class Devastator at US retail in Sunnyvale California! The Toys R Us price tag is confirmed at $149.99 and Mr. Jackson will provide further proof with a scan of his receipt, which will be added to this article asap. EDIT: He has provided the receipt! You can use the following UPC to find him at your local TRU's customer service - Read More

New Image - Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure TAV-21 Optimus Prime

Posted 12 hours ago by Va'al - 5,532 views

We have seen some images from the Tokyo Toy Show of the upcoming Takara Tomy offering for Transformers Adventure TAV-21 Optimus Prime, with trailer storage and some impressive articulation - we now also have, thanks to TFYuki on Twitter, a closer, clearer shot of this good looking bot as it goes on sale tomorrow (July). Check it out - Read More

The Loyal Subjects Transformers Action Vinyls Checklist Poster For SDCC 2015

Posted 14 hours ago by mooncake623 - 4,710 views

The Loyal Subjects will be giving out a Loyal Subjects Transformers Action Vinyls Checklist Poster for everyone that is picking up an exclusive from them during San Diago Comic Con! The Poster features every single release from The Loyal Subjects for their Transformers Action Vinyls line from 2013-2015! Their exclusive for this years SDCC are as follows: Blue Rumble and Black Laserbeak – $29.99 Clear Frenzy and Buzzsaw Tape Pack– $29.99 Clear Black Mirage –$15.99 Constructicon - Read More 6-30 Weekly News!

Posted 16 hours ago by mooncake623 - 4,044 views

Greetings from Here is the latest YaHobby update this week: ======================================== NEW ARRIVALS & PREORDERS ======================================== Transformers G1 Reissue Trypticon Platinum Edition - $169.99 ... -4318.html Transformers G1 Autobot Intel Ops Set Blaster Perceptor - $99.99 ... -4319.html Transformers MP-10 Masterpiece Optimus Prime with - Read More

New Galleries: BotCon 2015 Kre-o Earth's Most Wanted

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 7,977 views

We continue here at to bring you galleries from the 2015 edition of BotCon, as we delve into the smaller world of Kre-O - and the Earth's Most Wanted set from the event! Acting as a counterpart to the Cybertron Most Wanted full figure boxset, this souvenir set includes Kreons for Nightbird, Autobot Spike, Dr Arkeville, Robot Master, Sentinel Prime and Headmaster, gathered from different fictions and continuities of the Transformers franchise. Check out some previews below, and - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #1 iTunes Preview

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 6,499 views

The second piece of preview news from IDW Publishing is the first actual issue of the new ongoing title Transformers: Robots in Disguise, based on the current animated series (though diverging from it a little). Check out a three-page peek at it below, mirrored via the iTunes page! GO TEAM 'BEE! BUMBLEBEE leads an all-star team of AUTOBOTS to Earth to find rogue DECEPTICONS... but in this all-new story based on the hit Cartoon Network animated series, they find more than... they bargained - Read More

Sneak Peek - IDW The Transformers #43 iTunes Preview

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 7,223 views

Courtesy of the hard, regular work of IDW Publishing's digital assistant Mariel Romero, we have not one but two iTunes three-page previews for upcoming Transformers titles! First up, we head to Jupiter, as Cosmos takes the spotlight in The Transformers #43 - read on below for more. COSMOS UNLEASHED! A misunderstood AUTOBOT. A DECEPTICON space station. Cut off from their allies, SOUNDWAVE and COSMOS come face to face... alone. - Read More

Rook Now Available For Preorder On HTS

Posted 1 day ago by Autobot032 - 8,473 views

Earlier today, we posted news about how 3 of the 4 Protectobot limbs were available on Hasbro Toy Shop, but people were understandably upset and disappointed that Rook was not among them. Thanks to fellow fan, and Seibertron board member, Shockwave7 has brought us some good news... Rook is now listed on HTS and you can now use your coupons to grab the full set of limbs so you can finish your Defensor! To find the list of the newest available figures on HTS, you can click here and go directly - Read More

Transformers Collectors' Club Subscription Service: Tarantulas & Serpent O.R. In-Hand

Posted 1 day ago by shajaki - 7,803 views

Singaporean fansite Planet Iacon has uploaded in-hand images of Transformers Collectors' Club Subscription Service Tarantulas & Serpent O.R.! The demented spider is based off the Reveal the Shield Wreck-Gar mold, and more specifically the E-hobby retool Scrapheap which has only been released stateside once before as the Shattered Glass Botcon Exclusive Scrap Iron. Tarantulas is sporting his original (pre-Transmetal) deco primarily purple with yellow/green accents, but homages the Transmetal - Read More

BBTS Sponsor News: Transformers Devastator, Marvel Play Arts Kai, Hot Toys, Lotr, DC, Star Wars & More!

Posted 1 day ago by mooncake623 - 5,391 views

-------------- NEW PRE-ORDERS -------------- COMBINER WARS TITAN CLASS DEVASTATOR Are you ready for the incredible might of Devastator? You'll combine and attack with the most destructive Decepticon yet with the Construction figures in this Devastator set! The set includes 6 Voyager Class Construction figures: Construction Scrapper, Construction Hook, Construction Bonecrusher, Construction Long Haul, Construction Mixmaster and Construction Scavenger. Every one of these warriors converts - Read More

Age of Extinction Power Battlers Junkheap found at TJ Maxx

Posted 1 day ago by william-james88 - 8,452 views

It seems like all Age of Extinction toys will be available at retail in one way or another after all. With Power Battlers Vehicon found at Ross a little while ago, everyone was wondering if TJ Maxx would get these as well and if Junkhead would be available too. Well the answer, thanks to everyone's favourite podcaster Rotorstorm, is YES! She has found Power Battlers Junkheap at the Lansing Mall TJ Maxx in Lansing, MI for 6.99$ US. For those curious, there is a gallery available. And for those - Read More

TFsource Weekly SourceNews! TFcon ToyWorld Exclusive Evila Star Preorder, New Arrivals and More!

Posted 1 day ago by mooncake623 - 7,974 views

TFsource Weekly SourceNews! TFcon ToyWorld Exclusive Evila Star Preorder, New Arrivals and More! Great News Sourcefans! This week we have new preorders like TFsource TFcon Toronto Exclusive - TowWorld - TW06B - Purple Evila Star, Warbotron - WB03-F Master, Combiner Wars 2015 - Titan Class - Devastator, Generations - Combiner Wars 2015 - Voyager and Deluxe Wave 4, ToyWorld - TW01C02C - Hegemon & Orion - Convention Exclusive, War in Pocket - X07 X-12 Hulkie - Set of 6 Figures, - Read More

More Robots in Disguise Clash of the Transformers news: Megatronus and Bumblebee

Posted 2 days ago by william-james88 - 7,924 views

Trozok21 is on fire. He has informed us that Toysrus Exclusive 5 step Megatronus, which he recently found, will actually be 39.99$ Cdn. This is better than expected since this figure is leader sizes, same size as RID Mega Optimus, and the voyager sized Clash of the Transformers Exclusives have been priced at 27.99$ Cdn. This later news was also provided by Trozok21 as well as an online listing finally revealing these figures officially. Below you will find the two official stock photos from - Read More

Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure and Q Transformers New Listings: Black Shadow, Rumble & Frenzy, and More

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 9,121 views

User catz on fellow fansite TFW2005 has unearthed a list of upcoming Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure line figures, though with very little information aside from the titles and codes - so feel free to take all of this as fuel for the speculation engines! What seems to show up are a number of not-entirely-surprising possible redecos of existing figures in the line, including a new Grimlock (an addition to Gold Armour Grimlock?), One-Step Drift and Fracture, some additional Q Transformers - Read More

The Chosen Prime Sponsor News For The Week Of June 29th.

Posted 2 days ago by Autobot032 - 7,365 views

  Don't know about The Chosen Prime?  Check out our About Us Page and get to know who we are and where The Chosen Prime originated from. Need to know a release date or trying to budget your Transformers purchases?  Check out the Latest Release Dates and Estimated Arrival Dates on our Events Calendar     TCP Apparel   TCP White Shirt TCP Black Shirt   Specials / Hot Items   Maketoys MTRM-01 Cupola iGear MGT-06 Shadow - Read More

Video Review - Transformers Robots in Disguise Minicons Velocirazor, Beastbox, RatBat, SandSting

Posted 2 days ago by carytheone - 6,766 views

Youtuber Baltmatrix has posted a video review of the Transformers: Robots in Disguise Mini-cons Velocirazor, Beastbox, RatBat and SandSting. He shows off their transformation, Energon accessories and the bonus Energon shark figure. Refresh your memory with the Deployers Drift and Fracture here. And remember to stay tuned to for the lastest news and - Read More

HasbroToyShop has Combiner Wars Deluxe wave 3 Blades, First Aid, and Streetwise up for Pre-order

Posted 2 days ago by mooncake623 - 7,200 views

Hasbro Toy Shop has just put up pre-orders for Transformers Combiner Wars Deluxe wave 3 Blades, First Aid, and Streetwise up for pre-order! As of right now there are no signs of Rook yet, but remember keep your optics tuned to for the latest in news and updates! You can order yours today by clicking directly on the picture below! Found something of interest instock/for pre-order at an online retailer? Let us know here at the Energon Pub - Read More

3A DOTM Optimus Prime Exclusive Figure Revealed

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 7,324 views

In the 3A line that brought us Transformers: Dark of the Moon Bumblebee, then Megatron, a new movie replica has surfaced: Optimus Prime! The news comes from Autobase Aichi, though it can also be found on the company's main site here (in Japanese) - and you might want to check out the mirrored images below from the catalogue showing off this highly posable, non-transforming figure, available via Bambaland (Hong Kong) as of June 30th. Bambaland Limited Edition transformer - Optimus Prime - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #119 - One Hour BotCon
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Posted: Sunday, June 21st, 2015