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Twincast / Podcast #98

Twincast / Podcast #98

Combiner Wars - This episode we start off discussing the highly anticipated theme for the 2015 Generations line ... Combiner Wars! Has Hasbro finally answered our prayers for combiners or is something else motivating them? We then follow up with some in depth discussion about the Stunticons. Up next we will discuss our thoughts on the new Generations Sky-Byte and Roadbuster. Tankor and Rattrap are finally starting to appear at retail. The SDCC exclusives have finally hit the Hasbro Toy Shop! Up next, we discussed the TFCC and their 2 big figure reveals. The 2015 membership freebie figure, Lio Convoy, and the club exclusive figure, Nova Prime. We then talk about the new images of Masterpiece Star Saber that surfaced but...how well will this MP figure do? Is Star Saber popular enough? Tune in to hear our answers. Up next, we have our favorite segment...Listener questions are next followed with some bragging rights.
The Return of Transformers Shark Week: Maximal Cybershark!!!

The Return of Transformers Shark Week: Maximal Cybershark!!!

Hammerhead Shark - Earlier this week, we featured G1 Sharkticon and his cute little Robot Heroes figure as well as the Predacon Sky-Byte. Today, we take a look at Maximal Cybershark in his various forms through the years. Check out this feature article by clicking here.
The Return of Transformers Shark Week: SKY-BYTE!!!

The Return of Transformers Shark Week: SKY-BYTE!!!

Great White Shark - SKY-BYTE is one of the most feared and respected Predacon warriors whose intelligence and love of poetry fools friends and enemies into letting down their guard - only to witness his terrifying change into a merciless warrior. Find galleries of everyone's favorite poetry writing Predacon shark by clicking here.
The Return of Transformers Shark Week: G1 Sharkticons!!!

The Return of Transformers Shark Week: G1 Sharkticons!!!

Sharkticons - The Return of Transformers SHARK WEEK begins right here! Our first featured galleries this week are none other than the G1 Sharkticons! These fictional Cybertronian sharks have rows of razor-sharp teeth that can shred their prey to scrap metal much like how real Sharks can tear apart the flesh from their prey with their multiple rows of serrated teeth. Find 70 pictures of these nasty beasts from Quintessa here.
The Return of Transformers Shark Week ... only on Seibertron.com!!! Get BIT starting August 10th, 2014 ...

The Return of Transformers Shark Week ... only on Seibertron.com!!! Get BIT starting August 10th, 2014 ...

Shark Week Returns! - The popular Seibertron.com feature "Transformers Shark Week" returns for the first time after an 8-year absence. Make sure you stop by for all of the fun as we explore all of the crazy shark related Transformers from the past 30 years!

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BotCon 2014 Comic - Diamond Edition Cover Art by Marcelo Matere and Thomas Deer Revealed

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Chasing up a tip from fellow Seibertron.com member william-james88, we were able to track down the official BotCon solicit for the Diamond Edition Cover of the 2014 comic, featuring a nice homage to the 1986 Transformers Movie poster with the box set replacing the original cast - check out the art by Marcelo Matere and Thomas Deer below! Story: Marty Isenberg Artist Name(s): Hayato Sakamoto Cover Artist(s): Marcelo Matere Noble, wise, and loyal to the cause, the KNIGHTS OF CYBERTRON are - Read More

Previews Catalogue Featuring Transformers Front Cover by Sarah Stone

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We mentioned it briefly in the November solicits news post, but as artist Sarah Stone has posted the clean artwork for it, here's a better look at the cover for the September issue of Previews, the Diamond Distribution catalogue for comics retailers, featuring a round-up of what's what in the Transformers IDWverse right now: Drift, Megatron, Optimus Prime, Windblade ..and Grimlock? September's PREVIEWS Features A Bevy of IDW Publishing Transformers Titles, Including Drift: Empire of - Read More

Transformers: Legends New Episode 'Beast Machines'

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Courtesy of the Mobage Facebook page, we get a look at the art for the newly announced episode of Transformers: Legends - and it looks like the seeds of the future lie buried in the past, as Beast Machines takes over the mobile device game! Check out some artwork below too. The beastly MAXIMALS have returned to Cybertron, but MEGATRON and his VEHICON forces have taken over. A new war for Cybertron has begun! Can the MAXIMALS restore peace to their home? Find out on TRANSFORMERS: Legends – - Read More

IDW Transformers: Primacy #2 Variant Cover by Sarah Stone Revealed

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Yet more comics news from IDW Publishing! This time, we take a look at the Sarah Stone variant cover for the second issue of Transformers: Primacy, out next month, courtesy of the IDW Tumblr - including Stone's clean version from her own blog. Check them out below! - Read More

Takara New Official Images of Movie Advanced AD-29 Slog and AD-30 Sky Drift

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From TakaraTomymail.jp we have official images product images of AD-29 Slog and AD-30 Sky Drift. Both being repaints of the Hasbro Voyager Slog and Drift and priced at 4,860 Yen and due to be released on September 20th in Japan. Let us know let us know in the Seibertron.com forums if you will be picking these up for your collections and check out the images we've mirrored below. - Read More

In-Hand images of the Transformers 4 Lost Age of Extinction Advanced Series G1 Grimlock

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Thanks to Photobucket user MASABON1980 we get some in-hand images of the Transformers 4 Lost Age of Extinction Advanced Series G1 Grimlock. This is Takara's take on G1 Grimlock from the AOE Voyager mold and has some differences from the Hasbro SDCC G1 Colored Grimlock. For one thing it doesn't have a chrome head. Which do you prefer? Let us know in the Seibertron.com forums. We've mirrored a few images below for your viewing pleasures and for the full complement of pictures you can check them - Read More

Transformers: Universe - Interview with Barry Zubel of Jagex

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Tech website Computing were able to have a chat with Jagex' head of IT Barry Zubel, in an interview that may interest the more technologically inclined players of the Transformers: Universe MOBA game. Check out a sample below, and head here for the full piece! n Cambridge, the city where the studio is based, the tasks aren't quite as mystical, but as Jagex head of IT Barry Zubel told Computing, their completion will reap rewards for both developers and players as the studio prepares to - Read More

Video Review - Transformers Generations Deluxe Jhiaxus

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In a plot twist, YouTube reviewer PaxCybertron did not upload a video for Crosscut first, but rather a look at another Generations figure from the same wave, of which we've seen in-hand images before: the redeco and extensive remold of deluxe Starscream, Jersey Shore Jhiaxus! Check it out in the embedded clip - Read More

IDW Publishing Comics November 2014 Solicitations: Drift, Angry Birds, Days of Deception UPDATED

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It's a good week for Transformers comics, and also the right time for a new batch of comics solicitations from IDW Publishing! Take a look below at what retailers and digital distributors will have in stock in November, from the new Drift mini-series, to RID dropping its subtitle to what the heck is that on MTMTE - anything that catches your eye? UPDATE: The solicits are now correct and complete, with the right authors on the right covers. Transformers: Days of Deception #35 (W) John - Read More

New Galleries: Robots In Disguise Predacons Dark Scream, Slapper and Gas Skunk

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Seibertron.com is proud to present three new galleries seven years in the making. It's been over seven long years since we have had a new Robots In Disguise gallery. The wait is now over as we present galleries for Robots In Disguise Predacons Dark Scream, Slapper and Gas Skunk. This bumbling trio was only available at retail together in a 3 pack. If they look familiar, that's because they are repaints of Beast Wars Transmetal 2 Maximals Nightglider and Stinkbomb, and their Predacon nemesis - Read More

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #32 Review

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Bad Cop/Bad Cop (Spoiler free-ish) Synopsis AUTOBOTS VERSUS EARTH! OPTIMUS PRIME and the AUTOBOTS discover the humans’ secret—and they aren’t pleased with what they learn! Will the DECEPTICON’s alliance tear down the peace—and will the world learn the CYBERTRONIANs are back? A bit hard to miss, really Story The past of couple of issues of Robots in Disguise have slowly been building up to the Alpha Trion discovery and recovery, seeding lies and lines about Prowl's - Read More

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In-Hand Images - Transformers Generations Deluxe Crosscut

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And just to keep up the Generations figures streak, Pax Cybertron has also been taking shots of the Deluxe Skids redeco and remold - the diplomat with a gun (in the current IDW continuity), Crosscut! Check out some in-hand images with size comparisons and close-ups below, and wait with us for an inevitable video review. - Read More

Video Review - Transformers Generations Deluxe Nightbeat

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And after a very short interlude since the in-hand images, here's Pax Cybertron's video review of Generations Deluxe Nightbeat! Check it out in the embedded clip below, thanks once again to a tip from fellow Seibertron.com board member Autobot - Read More

Takara Masterpiece MP-8X King Grimlock with Throne Video Review

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Youtube reviewer and Seibertron.com member Kool Kollectibles just dropped by to share with everyone a video review of the Takara Masterpiece MP-8X King Grimlock with Throne. This version of Masterpiece Grimlock is a reissue of the MP8X King Grimlock that was originally released in 2009 which has a color scheme base on his appearance in the G1 Marvel Comic. - Read More

In-Hand Images - Transformers Generations Deluxe Nightbeat

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We've seen the official images for the coming Generations wave, and various in-hand shots of Jhiaxus, and reviews of Windblade - but what about Nightbeat? Mystery solved, thanks to a tip from fellow Seibertron.com user Autobot Genocide and YouTube reviewer Pax Cybertron! Check out some shots of the Generations Bumblebee remold and redeco below. - Read More

Transformers: Age of Extinction Nikko RC Bumblebee and Optimus Prime at US and UK Retail

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Catching up on all the sightings that fellow Seibertronians have been sending the staff (make sure to flag them up in the Sightings section and forums too!), here's a later Age of Extinction one: Nikko Radio Controlled Bumblebee and Optimus Prime. Sightings come from Target stores in Michigan, via xRotorstormx, and Illinois, via reluctantyouth [and via myself in the UK, Toys'R'Us] prices at $49.99 each, require additional batteries and transform at the touch of a button - photo proof - Read More

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise #32 Full Preview

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Coming at us from IDW like a flying saucer fleeing from a gigantic spaceship, this week in Transformers comics brings the latest installment of Robots in Disguise, on its 32nd issue! Check out a full preview below, and head back here tomorrow for the Seibertron.com review. Transformers: Robots in Disguise #32: Dawn of the Autobots John Barber (w) • Andrew Griffith (a & c) AUTOBOTS VERSUS EARTH! OPTIMUS PRIME and the AUTOBOTS discover the humans’ secret—and they aren’t pleased with - Read More

TFSS 2.0 Treadshot with Catgut Now Arriving

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Good news TFSS 2.0 subscribers, the next figure in this year's set is now arriving! Keep an eye on your mailbox for Treadshot and Catgut. The figures are repaints of Generations Warpath and Arms Micron Jida. - Read More

View the rest of our exciting Transformers news here!

Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #98 - Combiner Wars
Twincast / Podcast #98:
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