Dare To Be Great: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of The Transformers: The Movie

Dare To Be Great: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of The Transformers: The Movie

Transformers The Movie 30th Anniversary - With today marking 30 years since the release of The Transformers: The Movie, the fine folks at Shout! Factory (from whom you may Preorder the upcoming Blu-Ray release of the movie by clicking here) posed a question: how did this movie capture a special place in the hearts of millions and kids of the 80s? We'll explore the answer to this by carefully looking at the characters, themes, and imagery of the movie with a bit of input from the Seibertron staff along the way.
Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars: First Exclusive Stills From Show

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars: First Exclusive Stills From Show

Machinima Transformers Cartoon - Machinima has been hard at work producing the Combiner Wars series and it looks as though we are starting to see some fruits of the labor. With tips coming in from member ScottyP and Sabrblade we have a new Entertainment Weekly article concerning the new series, which includes some new images from the show. The images feature the likes of Windblade, Starscream, new character Maxima and Menasor. The article also mentions that a prelude series will begin next Tuesday, June 28, and will set the stage for the actual series.
Transformers: The Movie animated film to be released on Blu-Ray and DVD from Shout! Factory

Transformers: The Movie animated film to be released on Blu-Ray and DVD from Shout! Factory

TFTM 30th Anniversary - Just moments ago, we received a press release from our good friends at Shout! Factory. They will be releasing the fan-favorite Transformers The Movie on Blu-Ray and DVD on September 13th, 2016, just in time for the 30th anniversary of this film. This is the first time that Transformers The Movie has been released in the US since 2006 and the first time ever that it will be released on Blu-Ray in the US. Special features or specifics about the film (such as full screen or widescreen) have not yet been released but we'll keep all of you posted as information becomes available. View the full press release from Shout! Factory by clicking here.
Top 10 Best Beast Wars Episodes

Top 10 Best Beast Wars Episodes

Beast Wars - This list was seriously a labor of love. It seems the Transformers were introduced to me at the perfect stages of my life. G1 was a toy commercial, great for the first 5 years of my kiddie life. But Beast Wars with it's more developed stories and themes came out in 1996, and I was just old enough to really appreciate it. But enough of this, there's a lot of words coming at you so let's get started!
Hasbro's "Transformers: Robots in Disguise" Returns to Cartoon Network for Season 2

Hasbro's "Transformers: Robots in Disguise" Returns to Cartoon Network for Season 2

RID Season 2 Press Release - Hasbro Studios, the LA-based entertainment division of Hasbro, Inc., has announced that the Autobots and Decepticons will be returning to Cartoon Network in Q1 2016 for season 2 of the popular Hasbro animated television series Transformers: Robots in Disguise. The Autobots fight to save Earth from a new faction of escaped Decepticon prisoners by assembling a rogue team of unlikely Autobot heroes, season 2 of the Hasbro animated series will see the return of a more confident, battle-tested Bumblebee as the key leader alongside comrades Grimlock, Sideswipe, Strongarm, Fixit, Wingblade and Drift. Check out the pics and press release here.

Machinima's Transformers Combiner Wars Episode 4 REVIEW

Machinima's Transformers Combiner Wars Episode 4 REVIEW

Posted August 23rd, 2016 at 11:29pm by Bronzewolf - 2,953 views

NEW! Seibertronians, are you excited? The next episode of the Machinima Combiner Wars series is up, and it's good. Like, properly good. But it's still not without it's faults. Let's break it down: We open with a dusty Colosseum-style arena. We see what is obviously the Constructicons fighting a mysterious figure, which is revealed to be Megatron himself. He beats them all quickly, and demands another challenger. Our First Look at Megatron Prime arrives, saying he's not here to fight, along - Read More

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Ep 4: Unforgotten Now Available to Watch

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Ep 4: Unforgotten Now Available to Watch

Posted August 23rd, 2016 at 9:45am by william-james88 - 11,512 views

The 4th webisode for Machinima's Transformers Combiner Wars Animated Series is out now. It is titled Unforgotten and features Optimus, Windblade, Megatron and three of the constructicons. Anyone in the US can watch it here. A youtube video is also available for most fans outside the US to - Read More

In-Hand images of Transformers The Movie 30th Anniversary Blu-Ray sets from Shout! Factory

In-Hand images of Transformers The Movie 30th Anniversary Blu-Ray sets from Shout! Factory

Posted August 19th, 2016 at 11:50pm by Seibertron - 19,344 views

Courtesy of our good friends at Shout! Factory, we now have a couple copies of the Transformers The Movie 30th Anniversary Blu-Ray sets in-hand. One is the premium Steelbook version, the other is the regular Blu-Ray version. The regular version features a reversible cover so that you can transform your set to feature either the Japanese poster artwork from the movie or the newly commissioned Livio Ramondelli cover. Both sets include a Digital Download code so that you can watch it in - Read More

New Gallery: Rescue Bots Rescan Series Quickshadow

New Gallery: Rescue Bots Rescan Series Quickshadow

Posted August 19th, 2016 at 8:20am by Bronzewolf - 12,616 views

Seibertronians, after featuring Beast Machines Tankor and Thrust and then part of Club Subscription Service's Mayhem Attack Squad, Seibertron.com continues our gallery stream with Quickshadow, the all-new, all original female Rescue Bot who's making her first appearance in toy form! Check a selection of images from the gallery below, and then feast your eyes on the whole thing by clicking on any of the images or here! Transformers Rescue Bots Quickshadow (59 images) - Rescue - Read More

EXCLUSIVE CLIP from Transformers: The Movie 30th Anniversary Blu-ray!

EXCLUSIVE CLIP from Transformers: The Movie 30th Anniversary Blu-ray!

Posted August 19th, 2016 at 1:04am by Bronzewolf - 19,810 views

Seibertronians, our very good friends over at Shout! Factory have given us an exclusive clip from their 30th Anniversary Blu-ray relase of Transformers: The Movie to share with you! Relive the seconds-long reign of Starscream before Galvatron crashed the party in this new featurette! Check it out below. Still want some TF:TM news? Take a peek at when the staff of Seibertron.com paid a touching tribute to this classic film here! What do you think of the enhanced color and detail in this - Read More

Machinima's Transformers: Combiner Wars Episode 3 "The Duel" Review

Machinima's Transformers: Combiner Wars Episode 3 "The Duel" Review

Posted August 16th, 2016 at 2:38pm by Bronzewolf - 20,081 views

Seibertronians, it's Tuesday. That means that Machinima has released the next episode of their Combiner Wars series. It also means that it's review time! So sit back, relax, grab a mug of Hot Energon, and let old Bronzey tell you a story. We open with Optimus Prime this time(bit of a change of pace there), and he's standing in an old hangar with Windblade. The hangar appears to be on an Asteroid or moon, as it's overlooking the entire planet of Cybertron. Windblade and Optimus are standing - Read More

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Episode 3 'The Duel' Now Online UPDATED

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Episode 3 'The Duel' Now Online UPDATED

Posted August 16th, 2016 at 9:14am by Dr Va'al - 19,901 views

Episode 3 'The Duel' of the Hasbro / Machinima animated series Transformers Combiner Wars is now available to watch via the Verizon go90 app - and shortly for most non-US fans on the Machinima YouTube channel too! UPDATE: If you are a non-US viewer, the episode should now also be available for you, check it out embedded below. Keep your optics tuned to Seibertron.com for an episode review soon - and read through our thoughts on episodes one and two in the meantime, - Read More

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Interviews: Amy Johnston / Maxima, Producer Eric Calderon

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Interviews: Amy Johnston / Maxima, Producer Eric Calderon

Posted August 14th, 2016 at 3:05pm by Dr Va'al - 15,997 views

Via a number of different sources, we have some behind the scenes tidbits concerning the Machinima Transformers: Combiner Wars animated short series, currently airing on go90 and the Machinima YouTube channel every week. The first is an interview with Amy Johnston, the voice of Maxima in episode 1 'The Fall', via ComicBookMovie. Snippet below, and full piece here! CBM: How did you get involved with Combiner Wars? Amy Johnston: "I got involved with Transformers: Combiner Wars through Bat - Read More

Machinima's Transformers: Combiner Wars Episode 2 Review

Machinima's Transformers: Combiner Wars Episode 2 Review

Posted August 09th, 2016 at 1:20pm by Bronzewolf - 31,286 views

Seibertronians, it's review time! As reported on earlier, Machinima's Combiner Wars series now has a second episode, and it's now online! After a less than satisfactory first episode, this episode will really tell the fate of the series. Yay or Nay? Let's break it down to find out. We start on Cybertron this time, as apposed to Caminus in the first episode, and we quickly change to a shot from what I'm assuming is Starscream, as it cuts back and we see him flying just a moment later. - Read More

Machinima's Transformers Combiner Wars Episode 2 The Council Now Online

Machinima's Transformers Combiner Wars Episode 2 The Council Now Online

Posted August 09th, 2016 at 11:30am by william-james88 - 38,083 views

The second episode of the Machinima series Transformers Combiner Wars is now online. It is titled "The Council" and features Starscream and Rodimus. You can watch it here if you are in the US or right below in the embedded youtube video if you are outside the US. Let us know what you think of it in the ongoing discussion on the - Read More

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Behind The Scenes Video

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Behind The Scenes Video

Posted August 07th, 2016 at 10:27am by D-Maximus_Primal - 21,179 views

Thanks to the BatInTheSun's YouTube channel and an alert from Seibertronian Madeus Prime, we bring to you a new video commissioned by Machinima showing off some behind-the-scenes work for their Combiner Wars show! The video includes an interview with both Jason Marnocha (who voices Megatron) and Amy Johnston (who voices Maxima), and shows off the voice cast in the recording booth. Check out the video below, and let us know what you think in the comments section below! - Read More

Transformers: Rescue Bots Gryffin Rock FireHouse playset spotted at U.S. retail

Transformers: Rescue Bots Gryffin Rock FireHouse playset spotted at U.S. retail

Posted August 04th, 2016 at 11:24pm by Bronzewolf - 18,319 views

Hey Seibertronians! A bit of Rescue Bots news for you tonight. We saw it at Comic Con, we saw it online, but for some reason no one had seen the Rescue Bots Griffin Rock Fire House Playset at a brick and mortar store!. But wait no longer! It's been spotted by Yours truly at the Council Tree Target in Fort Collins, Colorado. Check it out below! What are your thoughts on this playset? Does that cool spacebridge sway your opinion one way or another? Have you already seems this at retail? Let - Read More

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Animated Series Now Online

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Animated Series Now Online

Posted August 02nd, 2016 at 3:12pm by william-james88 - 26,782 views

Hasbro and Machinima just released “The Fall,” the first episode of their long-awaited series Transformers: Combiner Wars. The episode is available on the Verizon Go90 app. https://www.go90.com/profiles/va_0a41e9 ... 2c60e07885 The video is region locked so for anyone outside the US, you can watch the youtube video below: We already have a review up if you are interested and be sure to give us your thoughts on the series in the - Read More

Review for the Now Online Transformers: Combiner Wars animated series From Machinima

Review for the Now Online Transformers: Combiner Wars animated series From Machinima

Posted August 02nd, 2016 at 11:53am by Bronzewolf - 24,021 views

Hey, Seibertronians! The first episode for Machinima's Combiner Wars Animated series is now online, have you seen it? I know I have! I've made a quick review of it for you, followed by the link to watch the series, so check it out below! Machinima's Combiner Wars series, centered around characters from the toyline of the same name, held some promise for me when we saw the trailers and screencaps from various conventions. It's premise looked good, original, and tied in nicely with the rest - Read More

New Clip - Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars: Megatron vs Constructicons

New Clip - Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars: Megatron vs Constructicons

Posted August 01st, 2016 at 6:07am by Dr Va'al - 23,187 views

Our by-now old friend 52Toys from the Weibo social network has uploaded a video from Cybertron Con 2016, which features a clip from the upcoming Combiner Wars animated series from Machinima and Hasbro! The clip, shown during the event, shows a fight between Megatron and the Contructicons, in an arena looking location. Check it out embedded - Read More

New Machinima Animation Design Video: Devastator

New Machinima Animation Design Video: Devastator

Posted July 25th, 2016 at 10:07pm by Bronzewolf - 22,075 views

Seibertronians, we have another Machinima Designer video, similar to the Victorion-centered one we reported on a few days ago straight from the official Transformers instagram. This time it's on the topic of everyone's favorite (not so) jolly green giant, Devastator! The video, embedded below, confirms Devastator will have a part in the show, and his design seems to be based off of the Combiner Wars iteration. Check it out! See how a warrior like Devastator is designed in our latest - Read More

SDCC 2016: Footage from "Shout! Factory" Panel; Transformers: The Movie discussion, and more! #HasbroSDCC

SDCC 2016: Footage from "Shout! Factory" Panel; Transformers: The Movie discussion, and more! #HasbroSDCC

Posted July 23rd, 2016 at 1:28am by Bronzewolf - 19,335 views

Seibertronians, we have another video tonight sent to us from the man himself, Seibertron. This time, it pertains to Shout! Factory's SDCC panel, "An Inside Look at Shout! Factory and Scream Factory". Shout! Factory publishes most of the Transformers DVD releases, including the "Transformers: The Movie" rerelease happening this year that we reported on earlier today. Check it out below, and leave your thoughts in the comments! And, as always, keep your optics and audio sensors tuned - Read More

Press Release: Transformers The Movie 30th Anniversary Blu-Ray Bonus Content Revealed

Press Release: Transformers The Movie 30th Anniversary Blu-Ray Bonus Content Revealed

Posted July 22nd, 2016 at 10:44pm by Seibertron - 24,499 views

THE TRANSFORMERS -THE MOVIE 30th ANNIVERSARY EDITION Featuring All-Star Voice Cast of Peter Cullen, Eric Idle, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Stack, Frank Welker and Orson Welles as UNICRON RENOWNED CLASSIC ANIMATED MOVIE ADVENTURE REMASTERED FROM A BRAND-NEW 4K TRANSFER OF ORIGINAL FILM ELEMENTS AND DEBUTS FOR THE FIRST TIME ON BLU-RAY™! COLLECTIBLE LIMITED EDITION 30TH ANNIVERSARY STEELBOOK, SPECIAL TWO-DISC BLU-RAY™ and DVD ARRIVE IN STORES EVERYWHERE SEPTEMBER 13, - Read More

SDCC 2016: Robots In Disguise Season 3 Trailer: Starscream, Minicons, Christopher Swindle #HasbroSDCC

SDCC 2016: Robots In Disguise Season 3 Trailer: Starscream, Minicons, Christopher Swindle #HasbroSDCC

Posted July 22nd, 2016 at 12:55pm by D-Maximus_Primal - 24,582 views

We bring to you today 2 new tidbits regarding Robots in Disguise. Firstly and awesomely comes a new trailer for Season 3! The new trailer features some brand new things, such as the Autobots visiting the original Autobot base from Transformers: Prime, Starscream returning, some weaponizer minicons, and more! Check out the video below: The second set of news regards a new voice joining the case of Robots in Disguise. Christopher Swindle, who voiced Wheeljack and Frenzy in - Read More

Additional footage of the Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Series; Panel footage, featuring Fembot Maxima #SDCC #HasbroSDCC

Additional footage of the Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Series; Panel footage, featuring Fembot Maxima #SDCC #HasbroSDCC

Posted July 21st, 2016 at 3:38pm by Bronzewolf - 21,636 views

Seibertronians, just in case you didn't get a good enough look at the series in the first trailer, courtesy of Seibertron himself, we have a special peek inside the first episode of the Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars animated cartoon. In addition to a bit of the Machinima panel, we also get our first look at the new female Autobot and Combiner Hunter, Maxima! Check her, and the rest of the trailer out below, and tell us your thoughts in the comments! And, as always, keep your optics and - Read More

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Official Trailer

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Official Trailer

Posted July 21st, 2016 at 8:37am by D-Maximus_Primal - 17,672 views

Voice actor extraordinaire and fellow Seibertronian jON3.0 has some exclusive news on the new Hasbro and Machinima collaboration for the animated series Transformers Combiner Wars! Thanks to their Youtube channel, we have our first official Trailer for Machinima's upcoming Combiner Wars show! The series will bring to screens the Windblade-centric story based on the work of John Barber and Mairghread Scott for IDW Publishing, and will see 9 episodes of 5 minutes each, featuring the talents of - Read More

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Prelude Video Featuring Windblade

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Prelude Video Featuring Windblade

Posted July 19th, 2016 at 1:33pm by D-Maximus_Primal - 16,061 views

On this Tuesday afternoon, we bring to you the next round of the Prelude videos for the upcoming Combiner Wars show. This time, the video features Windblade, and she is not a happy camper in the slightest. Check out the video mirrored below, and you can check out the previous videos of Starscream, The Series Teaser, and Victorion. Windblade, once an official 'City Speaker' to the gigantic 'Titans' is tired of the bureaucratic non-action of the Council, who seem to sit idly while her - Read More

New Clips - Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Eric Calderon on Story, Starscream Character Design

New Clips - Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Eric Calderon on Story, Starscream Character Design

Posted July 16th, 2016 at 1:03pm by Dr Va'al - 23,099 views

From the Machinima Twitter account, we have a new clip to promote the arrival of Transformers: Combiner Wars - which starts airing on August 2nd on Go90 (for the US) - featuring Eric Calderon talking about the 'adult' focus of the series, and the changes since G1 in animation and story. Check it out below, along with a 360° Character design look at Starscream! What sets Transformers: #CombinerWars apart? Producer Eric Calderon explains and see for yourself starting Aug - Read More

Hasbro Acquires Irish Animation Studio Boulder Media

Hasbro Acquires Irish Animation Studio Boulder Media

Posted July 14th, 2016 at 5:40am by Dr Va'al - 14,562 views

Via children's entertainment news site Kidscreen, we have new of a new acqusition on Hasbro's behalf, as part of their Hasbro Studios and Allspark pictures scope: Boulder Media. Boulder is a highly successful and multi-award winning studio based in Dublin, and has been behind shows such as Go Jetters, Wander over Yonder and Danger Mouse. Read more below! Irish animation studio Boulder Media has been acquired by Hasbro in a deal that greatly expands the Rhode Island-based toyco’s TV and - Read More

Transformers: Rescue Bots: Bots' Battle For Justice DVD From Shout Factory

Transformers: Rescue Bots: Bots' Battle For Justice DVD From Shout Factory

Posted July 12th, 2016 at 3:08pm by Hellscream9999 - 15,142 views

Fellow Seibertronians and Rescue Bot's fans alike, Shout Factory is set to release a new dvd titled: 'Transformers: Rescue Bots: Bots' Battle For Justice' DVD From Shout Factory. It can be pre-ordered here, and is listed as being 110 minutes long and priced at $13.93. It is to include the episodes: 1) Transformers Rescue Bots: Rescue Dog 2) Transformers Rescue Bots: The Griffin Rock Express 3) Transformers Rescue Bots: Double Villainy 4) Transformers Rescue Bots: Bugs In The - Read More

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars - Prelude to Combiner Wars: Starscream

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars - Prelude to Combiner Wars: Starscream

Posted July 12th, 2016 at 8:53am by Kurona - 17,790 views

Fellow Seibertronians, the official Transformers Facebook Page has been updated with the third Prelude to Combiner Wars video - this one featuring Starscream, following in his IDW counterpart's footsteps of being the leader of Cybertron. Take a look by following the link below! Starscream’s no longer a villain? SAY WHAT?! Prepare yourself for a whole new Starscream with this motion comic and remember the 3D animated series Transformers: ‪#‎CombinerWars‬ drops Aug. - Read More

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars - Eric Calderon on Victorion and Character Design

Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars - Eric Calderon on Victorion and Character Design

Posted July 12th, 2016 at 3:29am by Dr Va'al - 14,464 views

Some more pretty scraps of Machinima's Combiner Wars material to wait out until the next Prelude clip hits the interwebs, straight from the official Transformers Facebook page/Machinima YouTube and Twitter accounts: we take a look at Victorion, the protagonist of the second Prelude, in her character design, and in a brief talk with producer Eric Calderon about her novelty to the project. Check them both out below! Who is Producer Eric Calderon most excited to show fans in Transformers: - Read More

San Diego Comic Con 2016 - Thursday Transformers Panels and Events

San Diego Comic Con 2016 - Thursday Transformers Panels and Events

Posted July 07th, 2016 at 12:29pm by Dr Va'al - 17,578 views

Once more thanks to fellow Seibertronian AzT, we have the full list of events from the upcoming San Diego Comic Con 2016 which will have something to say about Transformers. So far only the Thursday schedule is up, but we will update as soon as we have more information, as we aim to bring you the best coverage of the event next week! Check out the info below, ranging from the Machinima animated series Combiner Wars to comics with IDW, via Revolution and Transformers animation in - Read More

The Next Prelude to Combiner Wars Starring Victorion released

The Next Prelude to Combiner Wars Starring Victorion released

Posted July 05th, 2016 at 1:12pm by LOST Cybertronian - 24,675 views

Machinima has released the next prelude to Combiner Wars. This chapter features the fan built combiner herself Victorion. You can also check out the first prelude starring Optimus Prime here and the new video embedded - Read More

New Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Poster Featuring Computron, Menasor, and Optimus Prime

New Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Poster Featuring Computron, Menasor, and Optimus Prime

Posted June 30th, 2016 at 8:35am by D-Maximus_Primal - 20,980 views

Thanks to their Twitter page we have a new poster for Machinima's upcoming Combiner Wars series. The poster features Optimus Prime, Menasor, and Computron! The series is set to debut August 2, with updates and preview trailers coming every Tuesday before the release. Check out the poster below and let us know what you think in the comment section, and as always stay tuned to Seibertron.com for all your latest Transformers News and - Read More

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