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.

Rook Now Available For Preorder On HTS

Posted 2 hours ago by Autobot032 - 856 views

NEW! 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 2 hours ago by shajaki - 996 views

NEW! 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 4 hours ago by mooncake623 - 1,482 views

NEW! -------------- 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 10 hours ago by william-james88 - 3,768 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 10 hours ago by mooncake623 - 3,457 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 12 hours ago by william-james88 - 3,809 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 12 hours ago by Va'al - 4,535 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 13 hours ago by Autobot032 - 4,424 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 14 hours ago by carytheone - 5,031 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 16 hours ago by mooncake623 - 5,734 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 16 hours ago by Va'al - 5,829 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

In-Hand Images - Takara Transformers Unite Warriors UW-01 Limbs

Posted 18 hours ago by Va'al - 6,862 views

Another addition to the Takara Tomy line-up for Unite Warriors Superion, toy blogger Alfes2010 has posted two new pictorial reviews featuring the Aerialbot limbs: Firefly, Slingshot, Air Raid and Skydive. Mirrored below are some of the images from the posts, which you can find here and here - make sure to check them out, and compare them to the Hasbro counterparts in our galleries here! - Read More

More Images - Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-21G G2 Bumblebee

Posted 18 hours ago by Va'al - 5,424 views

Adding to the previous batch of in-hand images of the upcoming Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece shiny new G2 redeco of MP-21 Bumblebee, the Facebook page for site sponsor TFSource have uploaded a series of new shots from Dengeki Hobby magazine. Check out what is undoubtedly a golden bug in the mirrored images below! - Read More

Exclusive Images of Transformers Robots in Disguise Clash of Transformers 3 step figures

Posted 1 day ago by william-james88 - 7,712 views

Seibertron's very own TRozok21 has helped us some more by offering close up shots of the new Toysrus Exclusive Clash of Transformers 3 step (hyperchange) redecos, which he had found yesterday. He has also shared that these two are $27.99 cdn. Here are the new pictures and we can make out some interesting details. It seems they are retools as well as redecos since Bumblebee has a facemask. They also come with exclusive weapons that were not included with the original releases. Dont bother - Read More

New Galleries: BotCon 2015 Waruder Marauders Drones and Pilots

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 8,399 views

In other Sunday news, we have some more BotCon exclusives to share with and beyond the community - feast your optics on the swarm of the Waruder Marauders Drones and their pilots! The Diaclone inspired figures of Mudfighter, Storm Rider, Parasite and Paralyzer are all redecos of the Transformers Generations deluxe Waspinator, and come with their own Legends class Targetmaster Waspinator redeco too - click on any of the images below to view the full galleries, as usual, and get - Read More

More Images - Takara Transformers Unite Warriors Groove

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 9,851 views

Given the slow nature of this Sunday's news, we bring you a couple more additional images of the Takara Tomy Transformers Unite Warriors Groove (see more here), part of the UW-03 set Guardian/Defensor. The images below are mirrored from TFYuki's Twitter account, and show off the bikeformer next to its Legends class Hasbro counterpart and combined with the Aerialbots gestalt Superion. Check them out! - Read More

In Hand Images for Transformers Robots in Disguise TRU Exclusive 5 Step Megatronus

Posted 2 days ago by william-james88 - 12,541 views

With Toysrus Exclusive 5 Step Megatronus recently found at retail, it was a matter of time before we had some in hand images of this figure. Griffin from Ozformers was the man for the job and he has a slew of in hand images showing how big this toy is. It appears to be Leader size just like the Mega One Step Optimus which interacts with minicons (they are pictured side by side below). He also gave a few tips after handling the toy: It comes with two accessories - a spear and turret barrel - Read More

June Takara Tomy Transformers Adventure toys available and found at Japan retail

Posted 2 days ago by william-james88 - 9,568 views

Our Japan correspondent Matt has reported that, like clockwork, the new TAV figures are now in Japan and has offered us some in hand shots with both sides of the box. These particular figures were found at Yamada Denki, two days before Toys R Us releases them in their stores. Matt in Japan These were the retail prices: TAV VS 03 Strongarm vs Phantomjaw : 3825 Yen = 30.94$US TAV 18 Drift: 2125 Yen = 17.19$US TAV 20 Adams: 1105 Yen = - Read More

Twincast / Podcast Episode #119 "One Hour BotCon"

Posted 3 days ago by Razorclaw0000 - 13,596 views

Welcome to our annual post-BotCon episode, recapping all the reveals from Hasbro, Fun Publications, and even a quick sneak in from Takara Tomy at Tokyo Toy Show! Who won the weekend? Find out with host ScottyP, and guests Counterpunch, Megatronus, TigerTrack24, and Razorclaw0000. Episode #119 "One Hour BotCon" is available directly and in our RSS Feed and should appear on iTunes, and Stitcher Radio within 24 to 48 hours of when you see this news post. Topics Include (you can see all of - Read More

San Diego Comic Con and Transformers - Artist Updates: Marcelo Matere

Posted 3 days ago by Va'al - 13,907 views

Another multifaceted Transformers artist present at SDCC 2015 this year is Marcelo Matere, the hands behind several recent box art pieces such as Titan class Devastator - and he also has a pre-con commission list opening via his Facebook page! Find out more below and head over to the page to book your original art now. I’ll be at Comic Con International, San Diego, CA. July 8-12. Come to see me at Artist Alley Table EE-03. I will have new prints, a new Sketchbook, original artwork - Read More

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