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Twincast / Podcast #111

Twincast / Podcast #111

New York Toy Fair 2015 - Live, from New York, it's a Twincast Podcast Saturday Night! Maybe not quite live or on a Saturday, but it's still our recordings from New York City as yours truly, episode host Scotty P sat down with Ryan and RIPT Apparel's Paul to discuss the new toys and goings on from the toy industry's largest annual trade show. With big reveals like Combiner Wars Devastator, Defensor, and Ultra Magnus, there's plenty to talk about this episode. Plus ScottyP squeezes in a 20 minute interview with Hasbro's Jerry Jivoin for your listening pleasure. Sit back, relax, and enjoy our annual pilgrimage to the one and only New York Toy Fair. Enjoy!
Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - New Gallery: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - New Gallery: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars

Ultra Magnus - To follow on from our ongoing coverage of the New York Toy Fair 2015, Seibertron.com is proud to present another refined gallery, showcasing the continuation of the Transformers Generations Combiner Wars toy line. As we have reported earlier, in this gallery you'll find a better look at IDW-inspired Leader Thundercracker (original design by Guido Guidi) and Ultra Magnus (yes, another Nick Roche, well done), plus a new combiner team of Protectobots and their gestalt mode - Defensor - and more Legend class figures.
2014 Seibertron.com Year in Review - A Thrilling Transformers Tale

2014 Seibertron.com Year in Review - A Thrilling Transformers Tale

2014 Year In Review - Another year has come and gone for every time zone in the world, and Seibertron.com has changed a lot in that time too. We have seen old names resurface, new names rise like shooting stars, staff reshuffles, the occasional (read: frequent) flame war and the only constant has been change. Read our 2014 Year In Review by clicking here.
Happy Holidays from Seibertron.com!

Happy Holidays from Seibertron.com!

Happy Holidays! - The staff of Seibertron.com would like to wish all of you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of you Seibertronians out there. We hope that you enjoy this special time with your family and friends. If you have a chance, stop by and say hello to your fellow fans in our Official Holiday Discussion on our forums.
Twincast / Podcast #103

Twincast / Podcast #103

Road Trip - Welcome to the latest edition of the Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast! This episode features your host for the evening, ScottyP, along with Seibertron, Rotorstorm and special guest, Shadowbeast. Tonight we discuss those newly annouced Year of The Goat platinum figures, fun times a New York Comic Con, road trippin' to TFCon, Angry Birds, the drool worth Legacy book and the ever elusive G2 Combat Heroes Optimus Prime and Megatron. Check it out here!

Emerald City Comic Con Soundwave Exclusives for Pre-Purchase on WeLoveFine.com

Emerald City Comic Con Soundwave Exclusives for Pre-Purchase on WeLoveFine.com

Posted March 05th, 2015 at 12:17pm by Va'al - 3,080 views

Our friends over at WeLoveFine.com have been in touch regarding the Emerald City Comic Con exclusive vinyl superdeformed Soundwave figure we reported on a while back. They have let us know that the figure can also be pre-purchased for shipping from their site, and have included the artist's artbook in the listing too. Check out more info and images below! We've teamed up with Emerald City Comicon and Wade Schin to bring you this exclusive Transformers Soundwave Vinyl Figure!! Designed by - Read More

Rumours from Toyfair Australia 2015: Masterpieces, Platinum Dinobots and More

Rumours from Toyfair Australia 2015: Masterpieces, Platinum Dinobots and More

Posted March 04th, 2015 at 9:01am by william-james88 - 14,207 views

Griffin, the owner of Australian fansite Ozformers, has attended Toyfair Australia 2015 and has posted a quick summary of what he saw and heard. Please keep in mind that the mention of release dates and exclusivity are most probably only in regards to Australian or Asian retail. He wrote the following schedule for the Takara MP releases: Gold bumblebeeJuly Convoy reissue Tracks (he states this is not MP25) MP25 in Sept (he couldnt reveal the name of MP 25) Two new "sports cars" for - Read More

Transformers: The Movie Screening in Yonkers, NY

Transformers: The Movie Screening in Yonkers, NY

Posted March 02nd, 2015 at 11:58am by Va'al - 10,349 views

Los Angeles is not the only city to get a Transformers: The Movie (1986) screening in the near future. Thanks to fellow Seibertron.com fan Todd Matthy, we have news of a screening taking place at The Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers, NY, and tickets can be purchased here! Director Nelson Shin Year 1986 Starring Peter Cullen, Eric Idle, Orson Welles, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy Rating PG Run Time 84min Age Policy 18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with - Read More

Bob Budiansky to attend East Coast Comicon April 11 and 12

Bob Budiansky to attend East Coast Comicon April 11 and 12

Posted February 27th, 2015 at 8:35pm by LOST Cybertronian - 17,352 views

Bob Budiansky who worked on the Marvel Transformers comic will be attending East Coast Comicon at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ on April 11 and 12. You can see all the guest information here. East Coast Comicon wrote:During a 20-year career in the comic book industry, mostly at Marvel Comics, Bob Budiansky worked as an editor, illustrator, and writer. Although he edited titles like Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four, was the regular penciler on Ghost Rider for more than a - Read More

Emerald City Comic Con Soundwave Exclusive T-Shirt and Vinyl Figure

Emerald City Comic Con Soundwave Exclusive T-Shirt and Vinyl Figure

Posted February 26th, 2015 at 12:52am by Va'al - 13,620 views

Design, concept and generally impressive Transformers artist Ken Christiansen has dropped by to notify us of an interesting, officially licensed exclusive available at Emerald City Comic Con, March 27-9. Take a look here, and below, for the adorably proportioned Soundwave designer vinyl figure, and the WeLoveFine t-shirt based on it - bot available in limited runs at Seattle event! And keep an eye on our convention circuit thread in the Energon Pub for more news from Ken soon, too. Soundwave - Read More

Andrew Wildman to Attend Dutch Comic-Con, March 28-29, Utrecht

Andrew Wildman to Attend Dutch Comic-Con, March 28-29, Utrecht

Posted February 24th, 2015 at 5:37am by Va'al - 18,248 views

Fellow Seibertronian MarkNL has informed us not only of the confirmation of Dutch Comic Con for this coming March in Utrecht, but also of the presence of one of the bastions of earlier Transformers comics as guests: Andrew Wildman, artist on the original Marvel runs, War Within and ReGeneration One! Find out more about the event here, and read on below for a bio of the Marvel, Dreamwave and IDW artist. Andrew Wildman his work as an illustrator has been used in advertising and publishing - Read More

Transformers: Age of Extinction Takes Home Two 2014 Razzies - Worst Director and Supporting Actor

Transformers: Age of Extinction Takes Home Two 2014 Razzies - Worst Director and Supporting Actor

Posted February 22nd, 2015 at 6:40am by Va'al - 27,274 views

With the Academy Awards ceremony taking place this Sunday evening, the exhilarating anti-Oscar Golden Raspberries 2014 or Razzies results were announced last night - and you might remember that Transformers: Age of Extinction was down for quite a few - but where did it 'triumph'? Two categories, overall: Worst Director went to the man himself, Michael Bay, while Kelsey Grammer was 'awarded' the Worst Supporting actor for 2014. Find out more by clicking on the images below! - Read More

Children's Museum of Indianapolis - Transformers: Robots in Disguise Exhibit Introduction

Children's Museum of Indianapolis - Transformers: Robots in Disguise Exhibit Introduction

Posted February 20th, 2015 at 6:18pm by Va'al - 16,073 views

We reported a while back on the exhibition held by the Children's Museum of Indianapolis with everyone's favourite transforming robots, opening on 7th March. The museum has actually been in touch with us, and via Hasbro approval, shared images and designs for the event, which we've mirrored below to motivate people to visit what looks to be a really fascinating look at the Transformers franchise in a museum setting! The exhibit design and social media teams at The Children’s Museum of - Read More

Egyptian Theatre LA Double Feature - Transformers: The Movie, G.I. Joe: The Movie

Egyptian Theatre LA Double Feature - Transformers: The Movie, G.I. Joe: The Movie

Posted February 20th, 2015 at 3:37am by Va'al - 16,671 views

Courtesy of a tip from fellow Seibertronian Supreme Convoy, we have news of a double bill being offered by the Los Angeles American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre, featuring the The Movie of our favourite franchise and its twin cousin: The Transformers and G.I. Joe! The screenings also features a Q&A with directors, storyboard artists and consultants - you can find more information below, and if you're in the area, buy tickets here. Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood - Read More

TFCon Toronto 2015 Registration Now Live

TFCon Toronto 2015 Registration Now Live

Posted February 19th, 2015 at 1:46pm by LOST Cybertronian - 11,503 views

The folks over at TFCon dropped us a not letting us know that registration is now live for the event taking place July 17-19 2015 at the Delta Meadowvale Hotel and Conference Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. You can check out the registration prices by going the TFCon website. - Read More

TF Expo 2015: August 14 and 15 in Wichita, KS, Registration Open, Dan Gilvezan and Buzz Dixon Guests

TF Expo 2015: August 14 and 15 in Wichita, KS, Registration Open, Dan Gilvezan and Buzz Dixon Guests

Posted February 16th, 2015 at 2:56pm by LOST Cybertronian - 17,902 views

TF Expo wrote:Wichita, Kansas – TFExpo returns for a fifth year! Our 2015 show will be held August 14th and 15th at the Holiday Inn here in Wichita (Kellogg and Rock location). This year's show celebrates not only our favorite transforming robots, but all action figures and 80's toylines. And to help us commemorate our fifth show, we're bringing in none other than fan favorite G1 Bumblebee voice actor Dan Gilvezan! Dan will be speaking and signing autographs throughout the show. But - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Miscellaneous Transformers Items

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Miscellaneous Transformers Items

Posted February 16th, 2015 at 2:26pm by LOST Cybertronian - 24,438 views

Our last Toy Fair US 2015 gallery covers the many miscellaneous products on display. Check out the licensed miscellaneous product that runs the gambit from Karaoke Radios, Digital Video Camcorders, Headphones, G1 Metal Earth 3D models and much more. Click the images below to see the full galleries. - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - The Loyal Subjects Transformers

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - The Loyal Subjects Transformers

Posted February 16th, 2015 at 2:03pm by LOST Cybertronian - 20,390 views

We are bringing out the second to last Toy Fair US 2015 galleries. This round has us looking at The Loyal Subjects Vinyl Figures. Check out these fun little guys as The Loyal Subjects display past waves and the current wave 3. Click on any of the images to view the entire gallery. - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers G1 Metal Earth 3D Models Unveiled

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers G1 Metal Earth 3D Models Unveiled

Posted February 15th, 2015 at 4:12pm by Autobot032 - 43,431 views

Metal Earth is one of the newest Hasbro licensees and they have brought their product line for display at Toy Fair 2015. These are 3D models that you put together! As of right now, the roster of releases includes: Bumblebee Megatron Optimus Prime And last, but not least, Soundwave And the Toy Fair Display These are currently available for preorder on BBTS right now. They're priced at $11.99 each and due to be released in April. Keep your optics tuned - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers Licensed Products: Miscellaneous

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers Licensed Products: Miscellaneous

Posted February 15th, 2015 at 4:01pm by Va'al - 28,565 views

As ScottyP continues and concludes his field reporting from New York Toy Fair, we have a number of news pieces scattered from the exhibition centre about licensed Transformers products to share with everyone. First off, it appears that Hexbug and Tech4, who make the Mash 'Ems toys, aren't doing Transformers products in the upcoming year. Up to speed with current Transformers releases, on the other hand, the candy producer Radz has a series of Robots in Disguise themed robot heads which - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - The Loyal Subjects Vinyl Figures Wave 3 and More

Toy Fair  US 2015 Coverage - The Loyal Subjects Vinyl Figures Wave 3 and More

Posted February 15th, 2015 at 1:30pm by LOST Cybertronian - 19,499 views

At The Loyal Subjects booth at Toy Fair 2015 we get to see a wide variety of current and past products including previous waves and the boxed Game Stop exclusives. On display is the latest wave 3 featuring Scrapper, Longhaul, Bonecrusher, Swoop, Sludge, Rumble (red), Frenzy (blue), Buzzsaw, Laserbeak, Trailbreaker, Sunstreaker, Wheeljack, Hound and Blitzwing. ScottyP informs us that the chase figures are Sunstreaker 1/24, Hound 1/48, Frenzy (the blue one for them) 1/96. Wheeljack has light up - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers Licensed Products: Hats by Elope, Inc.

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers Licensed Products: Hats by Elope, Inc.

Posted February 15th, 2015 at 12:45pm by Va'al - 16,404 views

Shifting our focus away from toys for a bit, ScottyP reports live from the New York Toy Fair, giving us a look at officially licensed Transformers hats from Elope, Inc. The designs mirror Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Megatron, and are offered in two different styles - check them out below! - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Rescue Bots High Tide with Rescue Rig Playset Demonstration Video

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Rescue Bots High Tide with Rescue Rig Playset Demonstration Video

Posted February 15th, 2015 at 10:28am by william-james88 - 15,050 views

We've seen the official images, as well as a Seibertron.com gallery of the recent reveals, and now we have for you a video which gives a demonstration of the Rescue Bots High Tide with Rescue Rig Playset. It features a magical transformation mechanism, check it out right - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Ultra Magnus and Minimus Ambus Demonstration Video

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Ultra Magnus and Minimus Ambus Demonstration Video

Posted February 15th, 2015 at 10:20am by william-james88 - 21,590 views

We've seen the official images, we've seen the first look Hasbro area coverage, we have a Seibertron.com gallery of the recent reveals, and now we have for you a video which gives a demonstration of Ultra Magnus's interaction with Minimus Ambus, for your viewing - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage Robots in Disguise Deployers Demonstration Video

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage Robots in Disguise Deployers Demonstration Video

Posted February 15th, 2015 at 10:15am by william-james88 - 15,121 views

We've seen the official images, we've seen the first look Hasbro area coverage, we have a Seibertron.com gallery of the recent reveals, and now we have for you a video which gives a demonstration of the the new Robots in Disguise Deployer toys. Deployers Drift and Fracture interact with their minicons by propelling them out and the video gives you an idea of what the action feature looks - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - New Gallery: My Little Pony

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - New Gallery: My Little Pony

Posted February 15th, 2015 at 7:49am by Va'al - 14,746 views

The final final Seibertron.com gallery galloping in from day one of New York Toy Fair 2015 concerns nothing of the Transformers sort, but has been marked - despite the neigh-sayers - as Hasbro's golden brand, the money maker, the heart warmer, the cutie bringer: My Little Pony! Site owner Seibertron has chosen to show us the new line, from themed sets to Equestria Girls, via soft toys, clothing, stationery and apparel - just click on any of the images below to view the gallery! A video can also - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - New Gallery: Transformers: Rescue Bots

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - New Gallery: Transformers: Rescue Bots

Posted February 15th, 2015 at 7:37am by Va'al - 24,016 views

The final gallery concerning Transformers products for 2015, as revealed by Hasbro at the New York Toy Fair, is for the bots of a younger persuasion among us - as Rescue Bots brings in some extra recruits in the form of Salvage, Blurr and High Tide, new playsets, more Dr Morocco and plenty of Playskool goodness to the folds. Click on any image below for the - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - New Galleries: Transformers Robots in Disguise (2015) and Hero Mashers

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - New Galleries: Transformers Robots in Disguise (2015) and Hero Mashers

Posted February 15th, 2015 at 7:30am by Va'al - 15,754 views

We've seen the official images, we've seen the first look Hasbro area coverage - but the Toy Fair 2015 experience would not be complete without a Seibertron.com gallery of the recent reveals for the toyline accompanying Robots in Disguise! Click on any image below for the full works, including Warriors, Deployers, One-Step, Hyper Change, Mega One Step and more, with characters ranging from Drift, to Jazz, Bumblebee, Fracture, Optimus Prime, new Deployers such as Akita Wolk, Slipstream, Beast - Read More

Toy Fais US 2014 Coverage - New Gallery: Kre-O Transformers Products

Toy Fais US 2014 Coverage - New Gallery: Kre-O Transformers Products

Posted February 15th, 2015 at 7:10am by Va'al - 13,437 views

It isn't over yet! For all the Kre-O fans out there, Seibertron.com has uploaded a gallery showcasing the new direction that the line is going into revealed by Hasbro at Toy Fair 2015, from Battle Changers, to Warriors, to the disturbingly amusing Bumblebee and Optimus Prime combiners - check them all out by clicking on any of the images - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Official Hasbro Images of Transformers Robots in Disguise figures

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Official Hasbro Images of Transformers Robots in Disguise figures

Posted February 14th, 2015 at 10:45pm by william-james88 - 15,151 views

While Seibertron has provided a bunch of photos of the newly announced Robots in Disguise figures, showcased at the US Toy Fair, Hasbro has released the official pictures. These give us an up close look at the new minicons and the clear armour bits they come with. It is interesting to note that these clear plastic pieces are packaged in a way that imitates the minicon's fraction symbol. The ones shaped as disks are for Drift while the ones shapes like arrow heads (torpedos) are for - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Official Hasbro Images of Transformers Generations Devastator and Constructicons

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Official Hasbro Images of Transformers Generations Devastator and Constructicons

Posted February 14th, 2015 at 10:32pm by Va'al - 18,913 views

And just because we know that we all want to see what wonders stock photography can do to painted show prototypes as we're told by ScottyP that some figures suffer from the "looks great in person but for some reason not great in photos" syndrome - we've received the official Hasbro images of all the reveals from today's media event at the New York Toy Show 2015! Let's start once again with a big green bang, shall we? Check out below Scrapper, Hook, Long Haul, Bonecrusher, Mixmaster and - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Official Hasbro Images of Transformers Generations Combiner Wars

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Official Hasbro Images of Transformers Generations Combiner Wars

Posted February 14th, 2015 at 10:32pm by Va'al - 23,540 views

More official images directly from Hasbro are mirrored below, showing off some crisp clean (touched-up) shots of the Transformers Combiner Wars figures revealed today, featuring Defensor and the single Protectobots - First Aid, Alpha Bravo Blades, Rook, Hot Spot, Streetwise and Groove; the new leader Ultra Magnus, with Minimus Ambus, partsforming hammer and non-detachable cab; Silverbolt retool Voyager Cyclonus; Legend class Viper with Cobra insignia and Megatron retool - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 video of Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Figures, Ultra Magnus' Hammer, Minimus Ambus Feature

Toy Fair US 2015 video of Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Figures, Ultra Magnus' Hammer, Minimus Ambus Feature

Posted February 14th, 2015 at 8:49pm by william-james88 - 16,185 views

While Seibertron.com has provided a bunch of photos of the newly announced Combiner Wars figures, showcased at the US Toy Fair, we now also have a video for you. The first video shows what was found on the showcase floor, which includes Defensor, Ultra Magnus and the new Legends figures. The second shows the assembly of Leader Magnus' Hammer. UPDATE: We have also shared Seibertron's video showing how Minimus Ambus and Ultra Magnus interact with each other, mirrored - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 video of new Transformers Robots in Disguise (2015) Products

Toy Fair US 2015 video of new Transformers Robots in Disguise (2015) Products

Posted February 14th, 2015 at 8:35pm by william-james88 - 11,418 views

While Seibertron has provided a bunch of photos of the newly announced Robots in Disguise figures, showcased at the US Toy Fair, we now also have a video for you. This video shows what was found on the showcase floor. You can spot the newly announced Minicons, the Deployers, the new Warrior and LEgion class figures as well as the giant Super Bumblebee and Mega Optimus - Read More

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - New Gallery: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars

Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - New Gallery: Transformers Generations Combiner Wars

Posted February 14th, 2015 at 6:22pm by Va'al - 24,282 views

To follow on from our ongoing coverage of the New York Toy Fair 2015, Seibertron.com is proud to present another refined gallery, showcasing the continuation of the Transformers Generations Combiner Wars toy line. As we have reported earlier, in this gallery you'll find a better look at IDW-inspired Leader Thundercracker (original design by Guido Guidi) and Ultra Magnus (yes, another Nick Roche, well done), plus a new combiner team of Protectobots and their gestalt mode - Defensor - and more - Read More

View the rest of our exciting Transformers news here!

Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #111 - New York Toy Fair 2015
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