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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!

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

Posted 8 hours ago by LOST Cybertronian - 3,285 views

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

Posted 9 hours ago by Va'al - 3,862 views

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

BBTS Sponsor News: Batman, DC, Breaking Bad, Bandai Japan, X-Men, MOTU & More!

Posted 10 hours ago by Va'al - 3,563 views

-------------- NEW PRE-ORDERS -------------- BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT STATUE - BATMAN Batman is ready to toss a batarang in this new 9.5" tall statue based on the video game. It is listed at $99.99, saving you $25 off of the MSRP. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/prod ... ode=retail DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS STATUES RESTOCK A few of the more popular DC Bombshells are back up for pre-order. They include the DC Comics Bombshells Supergirl, Wonder Woman and Poison Ivy statues at $99.99 - Read More

In-Hand Images - Transformers Generations Deluxe Crosscut

Posted 13 hours ago by Va'al - 5,369 views

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

Posted 13 hours ago by Va'al - 4,923 views

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

Posted 15 hours ago by mooncake623 - 6,747 views

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

Posted 22 hours ago by Va'al - 10,073 views

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

Posted 22 hours ago by Va'al - 10,027 views

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

Posted 23 hours ago by Va'al - 8,132 views

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

Posted 2 days ago by El Duque - 13,551 views

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

TFsource 8-18 Weekly SourceNews! Transformers Generations Preorders, Star Cats and More!

Posted 2 days ago by El Duque - 9,944 views

TFsource 8-18 Weekly SourceNews! Transformers Generations Preorders, Star Cats and More! Greetings Sourcefans! This week we have new preorders up for items like Transformers Generations Chromia, Arcee, and Brainstorm, Masterpiece Optimus Prime with Trailer - Asia Exclusive Reissue, Kids logic - MN-05 Mecha Nations Starscream, Xovergen - TF-02 God Armor Add on Kit for MP-10, Iron Factory - IF-EX02 Slammer & Scamp Set, TFC Toys Phobos and Hydrant! Visit the Source Blog for our latest - Read More

Transformers artist Andrew Griffith to attend TFcon Chicago 2014

Posted 2 days ago by mooncake623 - 8,563 views

Our friends at TFcon just dropped by to share with us that Transformers Artist Andrew Griffith will be attending TFcon in Chicago 2014. Andrew will be available all weekend to attendees for commissions, prints and signings in the TFcon Chicago artist alley. - Read More

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise 30th Anniversary Variant Cover by Coller and Bove

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 10,753 views

Gearing up for the full preview for Robots in Disguise #32 hitting the interwebs tomorrow, IDW colourist John-Paul Bove has revealed the excellent collaboration with artist Casey Coller on their 30th anniversary cover series - feast your eyes on the multiple bringers of doom below! So finally I can reveal this cover and it is possibly my favourite single image I have worked on. This is one of my favourite moments in all of TF history and I wanted to have Unicron swept up in firey hell and - Read More

Video Review - Hasbro Transformers Masterpiece MP-04 Prowl

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 12,225 views

We've been reporting the appearance of the Hasbro release of Transformers Masterpiece Prowl for a bit now, and we posted the official Seibertron.com galleries - but if that is not enough to convince you, why not take a look at the following video review by fellow board member IJKProductions? Check it out embedded - Read More

Video Review - Age of Extinction Power Battler Optimus Prime

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 13,507 views

Continuing in his video review streak, fellow Seibertron.com member chuckdawg1999 brings us another Age of Extinction Power Battler toy to look at, and it's Optimus Prime's turn! See what he has to say about this multilimbed, sword-wielding figure below. When early promo pics of this figure surfaced I knew I had to get it in hand. They thought of an Optimus Prime with 4 hands just sounded cool. With a sword slashing action that looks like it belongs in the Masters of the Universe line Prime - Read More

Press Release: Hasbro & Shapeways Expand Partnership to New Properties Including Transformers

Posted 2 days ago by El Duque - 12,043 views

Shapeways has released a press release regarding their partnership with Hasbro. The initial launch featured five artist working with the My Little Pony franchise, which seems to have a success. They are now moving forward and expanding into other properties including Transformers! See the full press release below: An Invite to Submit Your Designs to SuperFanArt Shapeways is super excited to be working with Hasbro to help bring more 3D printed awesomeness to the masses via SuperFanArt. - Read More

Transformers: Age of Extinction / Oreo South American Figure Promotion

Posted 2 days ago by El Duque - 13,958 views

Members of the Transformers Columbia Facebook group are reporting a special Transformers: Age of Extinction/Oreo promotion. Specially marked packages of Oreos contain sticker albums and a code. The codes can be entered in the Oreo Promotional website to receive a Transformers: Age of Extinction Deluxe. So far it appears to only be Wave 1: High Octane Bumblebee, Crosshairs, Slug, and Scorn. The figures come in special box with 32 stickers. No word on a domestic version of this promotion. - Read More

Officially Licensed Transformers Products from Paladone

Posted 3 days ago by El Duque - 11,499 views

Paladone is releasing a line of officially licensed Transformers products that range from car magnets to egg cups. That's right, your eyes are not deceiving you, there is a an Optimus Prime Egg Cup and Toast Cutter set! Check out the images mirrored below, additional images and details can be found by clicking here. - Read More

Sneak Peek - Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #2

Posted 3 days ago by El Duque - 10,971 views

Our second early three pager from iTunes brings us Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #2. The early look is mirrored below. We'll have the full preview and review when we receive our copy from our friends over at IDW. BOOTS ON THE GROUND! The war has begun—and no bars will be held! SCARLETT’s forces go head-to-head with MEGATRON’s hordes—and the most off-beat adventure in comic book history hits a new level of dangerous alliances, deadly invasions, and devastating - Read More

Sneak Peek - Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #32

Posted 3 days ago by El Duque - 10,139 views

Thanks to iTunes we have the early three page preview of Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #32 - Dawn of the Autobots. Enjoy the sneak peek mirrored below, and stay tuned for the full preview and review to follow: SLAUGHTERHOUSE! The crew of the Lost Light are used to past decisions coming back to bite them, but nothing—not even an ULTRA MAGNUS-certified crash course in the law of unintended consequences—could have prepared them for the horrors of Sector 113. Be warned: this issue is - 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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Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014