Twincast / Podcast Episode #124: "Dogfight"

Twincast / Podcast Episode #124: "Dogfight"

Dogfight - Several members of the Twincast filled out a recent Hasbro UK survey, and boy do we have thoughts about this. Plus, what's this about 3rd Party items? From there we move on to TCC Service 4.0 reveals. As of this writing, Bludgeon is the latest Club reveal, and Twincast reactions are mixed. Combiner Wars wave 4 and Optimus Maximus are here! Will these versions spur us to replace our Classics and Universe figures? We've got some interesting redecos coming out of the Transformers Adventures line, including legends class Override and Runabout, and the ever-stoic and much vaunted deluxe class Vehicon General. We've end up back to the Masterpiece line, and we still have some gripes about the upcoming MP-27 Ironhide. Also, what's with this red Bumblebee? We finish up the Twincast with some bragging rights!
Twincast / Podcast Episode #123 "Vroom Vroom Vroom"

Twincast / Podcast Episode #123 "Vroom Vroom Vroom"

Vroom Vroom Vroom - We jump right in with some discussion on the new Robots in Disguise Deployers and Minicons and we also discuss the TRU exclusive Clash of the Transformers subline. Takara seems to be pulling out all the stops with their new TAV line, which coincides with Robots In Disguise. Case in point, TAV21 Optimus Prime. Next we dive into some comics. Our comic gurus take on IDW's Transformers issue #44. The Transformers Collectors Club's new Transformers / G.I. Joe crossovers are available: Marissa Faireborn with Afterbreaker and Old Snake with the Advanced Stealth B.A.T. duo. Masterpiece G2 Bumblebee has shipped and many of us have him in hand. Is this a Masterpiece figure that every G2 enthusiast or masterpiece collector needs? Well, you'll have to tune in to find out what we think of this little gold bug. We finish up this episode with a round of bragging rights.
New Galleries: Combiner Wars Prowl, Mirage, Ironhide, Sunstreaker and Ultra Prime

New Galleries: Combiner Wars Prowl, Mirage, Ironhide, Sunstreaker and Ultra Prime

Deluxe Wave 4 - While we had a review and some images to tide us over, Seibertron finally has the galleries up for the latest Combiner Wars deluxes: Mirage, Sunstreaker, Prowl and Ironhide. These images also feature the fan mode for Mirage which has the front of the vehicle as his chest. Ultra Prime's gallery has also been updated to include new pics with the rest of the Autobots. Enjoy!
New Galleries: Robots In Disguise Gold Armor Grimlock, Night Ops Bumblebee, and 1-Step Optimus Prime

New Galleries: Robots In Disguise Gold Armor Grimlock, Night Ops Bumblebee, and 1-Step Optimus Prime

Robots In Disguise - We have 3 new Robots in Disguise figures for you that have recieved the Seibertron gallery treatment which include Warrior Class Gold Armor Grimlock, Night Ops Bumblebee and 1-Step Optimus Prime. Gold Armor Grimlock features a G1 inspired deco and includes a new head while Night Ops Bumblebee is a stealth-themed straight up repaint which reverses his yellow and black colors. 1-Step Optimus prime is a new mold and is exclusive to the Robots in Disguise collection which is a Target exclusive. These galleries are waiting for you to delve deeper!
New Gallery: Transformers Adventures TAV21 Optimus Prime

New Gallery: Transformers Adventures TAV21 Optimus Prime

Adventures - He is big and he speaks Japanese with lights and sounds. The Transformers Adventure galleries continue with the induction of TAV21 Optimus Prime into the ranks. This Prime is a brand new mold and is only currently available from Takara Tomy. He comes with a plethora of weapons and a gimmick that pops out the Decepticon Hunter in which to plug the weapons.

Transformation Videos: TAV27 Ground Vehicon General, TAV28 Micron Shooter Drift & TED-12 Thunderhoof

Posted 2 hours ago by LOST Cybertronian - 771 views

NEW! The Takara Tomy Youtube channel gives us transformation videos for 3 upcoming figures. From the Transformers Adventure series we have TAV27 Micron Shooter Drift and TAV28 Grand Vehicon General. You can also check out the recently seen official images of these figures. The Transformers Easy Dynamic series gives us TED-12 Thunderhoof of which we really haven't seen many - Read More

Optimus Prime featured in Italian Elle Fashion Magazine with Supermodel Josephine Skriver

Posted 2 hours ago by william-james88 - 628 views

NEW! Here is something you do not get to report everyday. 22 year old Danish victoria secret model Josephine Skriver is featured on the latest issue of the Italian version of the Elle fashion magazine. She posted the images of her feature on her facebook page (NOT safe for work) and I have mirrored them below. You will notice that this photo shoot has her walking in New York with none other than Optimus Prime. While most of the writing details what she is wearing, there is a story detailing how this - Read More

New listings on Amazon for Robots in Disguise Titan Changers, CW Leader Starscream and more

Posted 4 hours ago by william-james88 - 1,370 views

NEW! Remember those Robots in Disguise Titan Changers? They had been found in Australia a little while back and we had gotten some in hand photos. These were in the same line as the non Transforming Titan figures, but unlike those they Transformed (think of it as today's Action Master Elites) While we were eventually going to get them in North America, there was no news since...until today. The two Titan Changer figures Bumblebee and Optimus are now available at along with other new - Read More

Auto Assembly 2015 Andrew Wildman / Jason Cardy Multi-Autograph Lithograph Charity Auction

Posted 18 hours ago by Va'al - 4,192 views

Want to own a piece of European Transformers history? Artist Andrew Wildman has put up for auction two limited edition prints by himself and Jason Cardy, which also feature the autographs of all the guests and professionals attending the record-breaking, last ever Auto Assembly (2015). Kick the nostalgia shins with one of the two prints, and feel even better for it as all proceeds go to charity organisation Make A Wish UK! HEADS UP: The link to the two auctions for the signed prints are - Read More

More Images of Takara Tomy Transformers Legends LG14 Ultra Magnus

Posted 18 hours ago by Va'al - 6,044 views

Fellow user Cyberpath is still keeping a watchful eye on TFYuki's Twitter doings, and reports back some more Takara Tomy Legends LG-14 Ultra Magnus images, both in-package and in-line, and featuring the teeny tiny Alpha Trion dudebot too. Check out the new images mirrored below! - Read More

In-Hand Images - Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-18B Blue Streak

Posted 21 hours ago by Va'al - 5,674 views

The last piece of news we had for Transformers Masterpiece Bluestreak was from the Transformers Asia release with collector coin. Today, via Alfes2010, we bring you a handful of in-hand images of the latest redeco of the Datsun/Nissan Fairlady Z mold as MP-18B! Check out the images mirrored below, comparing the Blue to the others, with special appearance from MP 10 Optimus Prime, too. - Read More

Q-Transformers Season 2 Epidode 9 'The Road to Dark but Comedic Transformers'

Posted 21 hours ago by Va'al - 4,083 views

Arcee was only just announced as guest star on the second season of Q Transformers, from Takara Tomy and the DLE Channel on YouTube - and here she is, in the new episode titled ' The Road to Dark but Comedic Transformers '! The cast look at Beast Wars and Beast Machines, and its strange Japanese redub; follow along below if you - Read More

TFcon Charlotte Guest Update - Brendan Cahill

Posted 22 hours ago by Va'al - 4,156 views

Yet another comics guest update from the fine folks over at TFcon USA - taking place in Charlotte, NC, this October. Brendan Cahill, regular guest artist and cover artist on IDW's More Than Meets the Eye has been confirmed as attending the event! Check out more here and below, and make sure you have your tickets at the ready. TFcon is happy to welcome Brendan Cahill to TFcon Charlotte. Fans will recognize his art from various issues of both Transformers ongoing #21, #25, #27, #29, Robots in - Read More

New In hand Images for Takara Transformers TAV Runabout and Override

Posted 1 day ago by william-james88 - 7,178 views

Fellow Seibertronian Fenrir72 has sent us some in hand images of the two main TAV releases for August: Runabout and Override. These mini galleries come from Alfes and should give you an idea of what you are in for if you decide to order them now that they are out. Those who preordered them should be getting them soon enough if not - Read More

IDW Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #44 RI Cover by Agnes Garbowska

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 7,076 views

We were going to wait until our review on Wednesday, but the official IDW Publishing Facebook page has just posted the upcoming Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #44 RI cover by Agnes Garbowska - and it's worth checking out for the 'aawww' 'chuckle' 'heh' and other random noises factor. Take a look - Read More

New Galleries: Combiner Wars Battle Core Optimus Prime and Optimus Maximus

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 8,469 views

We brought you a while back the later wave of Transformers Generations Combiner Wars deluxes, with the G1 Masquerade-esque - though definitely more IDWverse prone - deluxe limbs. Now, it's time to whack out Prowl, Sunstreaker, Mirage and Ironhide again, and attach them to the latest offering from the galleries: Battle Core Optimus Maximus, and the combined form, Optimus Maximus! Click on any of the images to view the gold and white redeco of Voyager Optimus Prime (with a - Read More

TFSource News - Masterpiece Thundercracker, TFCC 4.0 Attack Squad Combiner, Salus and More!

Posted 1 day ago by Va'al - 7,097 views

TFSource News - Masterpiece Thundercracker, TFCC 4.0 Attack Squad Combiner, Salus and More! NEW HOT PREORDERS: New preorders this week include: MP-11T - Masterpiece Thundercracker, TFCC 4.0 Attack Squad Combiner, MP-21R - Masterpiece Red Bumblebee, VooDoo Robots Potion Series - Healing Potion - Salus, Fansproject - Saurus Ryu-Oh - Dinoichi, Fansproject - Saurus Ryu-Oh - Dinoni, Fansproject - Function X8 - Crox, Fansproject - Function X10 - Browning II, EAVI METAL Phase Seven: A - - Read More

Transformers: Age of Extinction Being Dropped From Netflix

Posted 2 days ago by Va'al - 7,785 views

In the news that just won't shut up about itself, we learn today from multiple sources and ultimately the Netflix blog directly, Transformers: Age of Extinction is part of the handful of films dropped by the streaming service as they choose not to renew their contract with cable company Epix, starting in September. Find out more below, and head here for more. Meanwhile, we have decided not to renew our agreement in the US with Epix, the cable network, which means that some high profile - Read More

Twincast / Podcast Episode #124: "Dogfight"

Posted 2 days ago by megatronus - 6,043 views

Welcome to the latest episode of the Twincast / Podcast! This episode features your prodigal host Counterpunch, xRotorstormx, TigerTrack24, jON3.0, and Megatronus - listen in as we discuss the latest news, toys, and more. Episode #124 "Dogfight" 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. We start out with news from across the Atlantic - an intriguing, remarkably detailed fan - Read More

New pictures for Takara TAV Battle Grimlock, Supreme Bumblebee, Black Shadow, Stepper and others

Posted 3 days ago by william-james88 - 14,990 views

This is always the best news: New clear images of upcoming Transformers figures and new reveals. These are for the Takara Transformers Adventure Line and were found thanks to new amazon listings. The listings are for: TAV-29 Bumblebee Supreme Mode TAV-30 Battle Grimlock TAV-31 Black Shadow TAV-32 Rumble and Frenzy TAVVS-04 Sideswipe and Stepper Enjoy the great pictures. We finally get a confirmation that Stepper has a visor, we get our first look at Supreme mode Bumblebee - Read More

ToysRus Exclusive: Hasbro Transformers Masterpiece MP-07 Starscream Listed at

Posted 3 days ago by shajaki - 11,954 views

Happy Sunday Canadians! has listed their exclusive Masterpiece MP-07 Starscream for $89.99 CAD. We've also previously reported on the American listing (at $59.99 USD), so there's multiple ways to nab the backstabbing Seeker. And hopefully you were able to take advantage of the recent 30% off sale and grab the Raincheck for him! They've slated the shipping date for October 13th which means the in store hunting will start for this reporter! Stay tuned to home - Read More Creative Round-up - August 30th, 2015

Posted 3 days ago by Va'al - 11,159 views

Summer is coming to a close, and you can feel the cool breeze of autumn slowly creeping in around certain parts of the internet too - but Transtopia visitors and dwellers are no strangers to coolness, as the round-up below proves! Check out the wonderful array of custom paintjobs, mods, builds, decos, art, writing, photos, comics, repurposing and general creative output of the boards. If you like what you see, make sure to let the author know in their thread, - Read More

Nintendo Splatoon Autobots vs Decepticons - Results and Micro Review

Posted 3 days ago by Va'al - 9,247 views

We were sent a press release for the Nintendo Splatoon Transformers event - and fellow member ScottyP took the plunge, bought the game and played for the duration of the robot-theme. What did he think? I bought this game, did the event, and the results are in the attached pictures This was a lot of fun. Thanks, ScottyP! Check out the images he sent us, mirrored below, too. Did you take part? Had a different experience? Let us know in the Energon Pub. - Read More

Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-11T Thundercracker Pre-Order Listings

Posted 3 days ago by Va'al - 10,515 views

After last month's announcement of a new deco for the Seeker mold, in the Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece line, site sponsors TFSource and Big Bad Toy Store have been in touch with their pre-order listings for the toy as handsome as an F-22 Fighter Jet - Thundercracker! Check them out below. TFSource - MP-11T Thundercracker, $199.99, November 2015. BBTS - MP-11T Thundercracker, $199.99, December 2015. - Read More

Ages Three and Up Product Updates - Aug 29, 2015

Posted 3 days ago by LOST Cybertronian - 11,153 views

FansProject New Saurus & Function X Preorders MT Gundog & DX9 Tyrant Preorders Heat Up... ** Product Updates ------------------------------------------------------------ August 29, 2015 ... 92&mc_eid=[UNIQID] ... 92&mc_eid=[UNIQID] ... 92&mc_eid=[UNIQID] ** FansProject - Function X-08: - Read More

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Posted: Sunday, August 30th, 2015