Botcon 2016 Dawn of the Predacus Combiner Image

Botcon 2016 Dawn of the Predacus Combiner Image

Predacus Revealed - Leading up to registration for BotCon, the TFCC's representative in the Energon Pub TF_JW has just shared with us the mock-up of Predacus - the combined form of this year's box set, featuring Generals Cicadacon, Seaclamp and Ramhorn, plus agents Ravage and Tarantulas, and a new headsculpt reminiscent of the Tripredacus figure from Beast Wars.
Seibertron.com 2015 Year in Review - A Combined Compilation

Seibertron.com 2015 Year in Review - A Combined Compilation

Year In Review - Will you look at that? 2015 went. Gone. Poof. No Transformers live-action movie either. The festivities have officially come to a close in most festivity-celebrating areas too. So what did happen this past year? How many changes to the fandom, to the franchise, to the robots? How did the year look compared to our hopes and dreams from the end of 2014? Join us for our annual roundtable discussion in ... Transformers 2015 - A Year in Review!
Twincast / Podcast Episode #128 "TFcon USA 2015"

Twincast / Podcast Episode #128 "TFcon USA 2015"

TFcon USA 2015 - This carefree episode features your host Counterpunch leading the way through a big group huddled around a recorder at TFcon USA 2015. Appearances from regulars Jon 3.0, Megatronus, Razorclaw0000, Scotty P, and Seibertron are also on tap, plus recurring guest Paul F, and Mooncake623 from our News Staff also makes his podcast debut! The second half of the episode then lets you listen in on TFcon USA's multi-podcast panel, featuring the Twincast's Scotty P among several Transformers podcasters from around the web.
Twincast / Podcast Episode #127 "Titans Return" ... includes interview with Hasbro from NYCC 2015!

Twincast / Podcast Episode #127 "Titans Return" ... includes interview with Hasbro from NYCC 2015!

Titans Return - Welcome to the latest episode of the Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast. This episode features host Scotty P guiding cast members Counterpunch, Megatronus, Seibertron, and Tigertrack through the gauntlet of all the latest news and reveals from New York Comic Con 2015. Plus, Seibertron gets to sit down with the Hasbro Transformers brand team for a special Q&A session you won't want to miss!
Official stock images of Sentinel Prime from next year's Transformers Titans Return toy line

Official stock images of Sentinel Prime from next year's Transformers Titans Return toy line

Sentinel Prime Official Pics - Hasbro has provided high res stock images of the Voyager Class Sentinel Prime figure from next year's Transformers Titans Return product line. Sentinel Prime in this form and color scheme are new to the "Generations" toy line, but he has appeared in past IDW comics. Sentinel Prime's Titan Master mini figure is named Infinitus. Sentinel Prime was revealed separately during the Hasbro panel at New York Comic-Con on Thursday night. Many fans have speculated that this toy could be used for a possible Voyager Class Astrotrain figure, along with several other characters.

Two New Bob Budiansky Con Appearances

Two New Bob Budiansky Con Appearances

Posted February 06th, 2016 at 4:38pm by Hellscream9999 - 4,096 views

Fellow Seibertronians, we have been informed that Bob Budiansky is going to be doing two shows in the near future. He will be at the Super Megafest in Massachusetts April 8-10, and at the East Coast Comic Con in New Jersey April 16 & 17. So what do you think? Are you excited, will you make it a point of going to either of these shows now? Sound off in the comments - Read More

TFNation 2016 - Guest Update: Simon Furman

TFNation 2016 - Guest Update: Simon Furman

Posted February 05th, 2016 at 1:01pm by Va'al - 9,862 views

It never ends! Like a vast, predatory bird, the grandfather of Transformers comics fiction has just been announced by TFNation as joining the list of guests attending the new UK convention in August, in Birmingham, UK. Check out more info on Simon Furman below, and be warned: you won't believe the things he can do now... Transmission Initiated Transmission ID: 000021 TFNation_2016 Operation: Target 2016 We are honoured to announce that Simon Furman, one of the most significant - Read More

Wonderfest 2016 Official Masterforce Metalhawk Resin Kit

Wonderfest 2016 Official Masterforce Metalhawk Resin Kit

Posted January 30th, 2016 at 10:33pm by Hellscream9999 - 21,498 views

Fellow Seibertronians, a twitter post by Kusuhara (@ X_hara) reveals a Metalhawk resin kit being offered in limited numbers at Winter Wonderfest 2016. Since this is a Wonderfest figure, it is fully licensed - but only when sold at the Wonderfest. Take a look at the pictures below and let us know what you think of this figure in the comments below. Here he is with last years Minerva and Generations Go - Read More

Better late than never: BotCon 2014 Content Wrap-Up Universal Studios, Stan Bush, Susan Blu, & more

Better late than never: BotCon 2014 Content Wrap-Up Universal Studios, Stan Bush, Susan Blu, & more

Posted January 27th, 2016 at 9:34pm by Seibertron - 14,580 views

While helping Universal Studios Hollywood with their press release earlier today, I discovered various content from BotCon 2014 wasn't posted on Seibertron.com. Sometimes after these events, there's so much wrap-up that certain content gets overlooked. Old news or not, I felt like it was a disservice not having this content available to all of you so I decided it was time to post it before it fell to the wayside again. Better late than never, right? Besides, what Transformers fan doesn't love - Read More

Mandarin speaking Megatron part of Universal Studios Hollywood's Year of the Monkey Celebration

Mandarin speaking Megatron part of Universal Studios Hollywood's Year of the Monkey Celebration

Posted January 27th, 2016 at 1:23pm by Seibertron - 17,300 views

Universal Studios Hollywood Celebrates Lunar New Year from January 30 - February 14 featuring Special "Year of the Monkey" Festivities, Asian-Inspired Food, and a Mandarin-Speaking MEGATRON Character from the Park's "Transformers: The Ride-3D" Thrill Ride Special Shenzhen Performances Will Take Place on Saturday, February 13 Universal City, CA, January 25, 2016 - Universal Studios Hollywood marks Lunar New Year and the "Year of the Monkey" with a traditional celebratory event featuring - Read More

Nuremberg Toy Fair 2016 - Transformers Robots in Disguise Gigawatt Prime, Mini-Cons

Nuremberg Toy Fair 2016 - Transformers Robots in Disguise Gigawatt Prime, Mini-Cons

Posted January 27th, 2016 at 5:49am by Va'al - 24,079 views

Hasbro may not have shown up at the UK Toy Fair last weekend, but the EU section has its presence at the Nuremberg Toy Fair in Germany - and with that come their press releases about upcoming products on the European market (which have already been seen elsewhere). So far, all we have seen relates to the Transformers: Robots in Disguise line - as you can read in German below, with a quick translation from yours truly - but we do have additional info on the recently reported Hyper Surge Optimus, - Read More

TFNation Guest Update - Emiliano Santalucia

TFNation Guest Update - Emiliano Santalucia

Posted January 22nd, 2016 at 1:06pm by caryweeone - 13,474 views

TFNation has announced another guest; designer and illustrator, Emiliano Santalucia. You can read what they have to say about him below and if you would like additional info on the event, you can visit their site here. We are honoured to announce that renowned concept designer and illustrator, Emiliano Santalucia, shall be joining us for our inaugural convention! Emiliano is a concept artist on the live action Transformers movie series produced by Paramount Pictures. He has also - Read More

BotCon 2016 Registration Now Open

BotCon 2016 Registration Now Open

Posted January 20th, 2016 at 10:19am by Va'al - 11,812 views

Via the official Facebook page for BotCon, we have confirmation that registration for the 2016 event, taking place in Louisville, Kentucky, on April 7-10, is now open! You can head to the site now to register for one of many packages - and find out what you get with your ticket. BotCon 2016 Registration is NOW LIVE. Visit BotCon.com to select your attendee package for North America's LARGEST TRANSFORMERS fan convention! You won't want to miss this truly spectacular TRANSFORMERS fan event! - Read More

TFNation 2016 - Accommodation Update

TFNation 2016 - Accommodation Update

Posted January 20th, 2016 at 3:29am by Va'al - 8,371 views

For those of you planning to head to Birmingham (UK) this August, to attend the first year of TNation, the organising team have put together a detailed what's what in terms of accommodation, now that most of the pre-arranged rooms have been booked by attendees. Coming up in the next couple of days will also be a list of alternative hotels, so keep an optic out for more updates! Transmission_Initiated TransmissionID: 000017 TFNation_2016 Operation: Hotel Update Since our new website - Read More

New Artwork Featuring the 5 Members of Predacus

New Artwork Featuring the 5 Members of Predacus

Posted January 20th, 2016 at 12:10am by D-Maximus_Prime - 22,563 views

Fellow Seibertronians! From the Botcon 2016 Twitter page We now have new art for the 5 members of Predacus! We have seen images before of both Predacus and General Ramhorn, but we now have art for the remaining 4 members: Tarantulas, Ravage, General SeaClamp and General Cicadacon! Check out these images below, and sound off in the comments section regarding the new art works! - Read More

Transformers Collectors' Club Pete Sinclair Drops Hints for BotCon 2016 and Collectors' Club Toys

Transformers Collectors' Club Pete Sinclair Drops Hints for BotCon 2016 and Collectors' Club Toys

Posted January 18th, 2016 at 11:09pm by LOST Cybertronian - 20,141 views

Pete Sinclair from the Transformers Collectors' Club was recently on the Cybercast Podcast and answered a few questions about BotCon 2016 and dropped hints about the souvenir figures and some future TFCC offerings. The following includes a few of the most interesting points Pete talked about. Here are a few of the hints dropped about BotCon 2016 toys. 9 of the figures uses Combiner Wars molds including the custom class figureThe souvenir centerpiece figure does not use a CW moldOne of the - Read More

Botcon 2016 Registration to Open Next Week

Botcon 2016 Registration to Open Next Week

Posted January 15th, 2016 at 2:05pm by Va'al - 14,968 views

We have just received notification from the Transformers Collectors' Club/BotCon headquarters, that registration for the 2016 event - taking place in Louisville on April 7-10 - will be starting as of next week! Do you have your pennies saved up for the ticket packages? Look up the information over here, and read on below for more info. Hello all, It is almost time to register for BotCon 2016! We will begin registration for BotCon, North America’s largest Transformers fan convention, - Read More

Botcon 2016 Dawn of the Predacus Combiner Image

Botcon 2016 Dawn of the Predacus Combiner Image

Posted January 15th, 2016 at 10:06am by Va'al - 36,523 views

Leading up to registration for BotCon, the TFCC's representative in the Energon Pub TF_JW has just shared with us the mock-up of Predacus - the combined form of this year's box set, featuring Generals Cicadacon, Seaclamp and Ramhorn, plus agents Ravage and Tarantulas, and a new headsculpt reminiscent of the Tripredacus figure from Beast Wars. Check it out below! It is finally here. The DAWN OF THE PREDACUS! Check out the near final sample for this fearsome Combiner Wars Predacon, available - Read More

TFNation 2016 - Ticket and Hotel Bookings Now Open

TFNation 2016 - Ticket and Hotel Bookings Now Open

Posted January 15th, 2016 at 8:15am by Va'al - 11,392 views

Get your wallets out, UK, EU, and Old World inclined Transformers fans - TFNation has opened its ticketing portals for this August's convention in Birmingham! All the information you'll need is available on the website, plus you can already book discounted hotel accommodation once you purchase your tickets. What are you waiting for? Transmission_Initiated TransmissionID: 000015 TFNation_2016 Operation: TICKETS ON SALE It's the day we've all been looking forward to! No, not Friday. - Read More

Botcon 2016 Guest Update - Alec Willows Cancels, Venus Terzo Confirmed

Botcon 2016 Guest Update - Alec Willows Cancels, Venus Terzo Confirmed

Posted January 13th, 2016 at 4:43pm by Va'al - 15,659 views

Courtesy of the Transformers Collectors' Club envoy TF_JW, we have an update on the guestlist for the 2016 edition of BotCon. One spider leaves, another one crawls in, as Alec Willows cancels his appearance, but Venus Terzo confirms hers - check out more info below! An update for the BotCon 2016 guest list: Alec Willows has unfortunately cancelled his BotCon 2016 appearance. Well, I should say that it is unfortunate for those attending the show. For Mr. Willows, his cancellation is due to - Read More

TFNation 2016 Update - Tickets and Hotel Bookings Open on Friday 15th

TFNation 2016 Update - Tickets and Hotel Bookings Open on Friday 15th

Posted January 11th, 2016 at 5:36am by Va'al - 10,289 views

The folks at TFNation are realy on the logistics ball, preparing and gearing up for their first event in Birmingham (UK) this summer with all the info you might need to book your tickets, hotel and whatnot for the duration of the convention. Find out more below, and get your English pound converters ready, as all is released this coming Friday 15th January! Transmission_Initiated TransmissionID: 000013 TFNation_2016 Operation: Ticket Sales We are pleased to confirm that tickets to - Read More

TFcon Chicago 2016 Hotel Block Now Available

TFcon Chicago 2016 Hotel Block Now Available

Posted January 02nd, 2016 at 10:46am by Va'al - 16,656 views

The folks over at TFcon headquarters, the Chicago branch, have sent out a notification regarding the venue and hotel for the 2016 event, taking place this October at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare hotel. Check out below how to get your early priced rooms for the weekend! Save the dates! TFcon – The world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention will return to Chicago the weekend of October 21st to 23rd, 2016. TFcon USA will once again take place at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago in an - Read More

TFNation 2016 Guest Update - Richard Newman

TFNation 2016 Guest Update - Richard Newman

Posted January 02nd, 2016 at 6:41am by Va'al - 18,864 views

2016 is actually here, for everyone, and the crew over at TFNation are making sure that Transformers: Beast Wars' 20th anniversary does not go unnoticed (have you seen our new site banner?) - by announcing a new guest for the event taking place this August: Richard Newman, voice of Rhinox, Tankor (Beast Machines) and even Vector Prime in Cybertron! Find out more here and below. Transmission_Initiated TransmissionID: 000012 TFNation_2016 Operation: Beast Wars We are honoured to announce - Read More

TFNation 2016 Updates - Ticket Pricings

TFNation 2016 Updates - Ticket Pricings

Posted December 27th, 2015 at 1:36pm by Va'al - 23,694 views

With 2016 nearing by the minute, new UK Transformers convention TFNation has ushered in their ticket pricing for this summer's event! You can find all of the information summed up below, and in the image - check it out, and consider your options in time for the January release on the tickets. Transmission_Initiated Transmission_Initiated TransmissionID: 000010 TFNation_2016 Operation: Ticket Prices Announced As it's the most wonderful time of the year we at TFNation are please to - Read More

TFCC Botcon 2016 Registration To Open In January

TFCC Botcon 2016 Registration To Open In January

Posted December 18th, 2015 at 4:53am by Va'al - 13,891 views

We have received a quick note from FunPub and the Transformers Collectors' Club, regarding the registration process for BotCon 2016 - taking place in Louisville, Kentucky this coming April - and how some technical details are ensuring that it will open in January of the new year. Find out more below! Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Happy New Year! We are still finalizing the registration system move to the new server. This has taken longer than expected due to issues with the old - Read More

Takara Tomy Q Transformers Arcee Launch Party, Beast Wars Festival

Takara Tomy Q Transformers Arcee Launch Party, Beast Wars Festival

Posted December 09th, 2015 at 9:12am by Va'al - 43,079 views

Fellow Seibertronian and regular Twincaster xRotorstormx has spotted an announcement via the official Takara Transformers account on Twitter, pertaining to the release of the first Arcee figure in their Q-Transformers line. We had seen glimpses of this previously, but it appears that a January episode of the animated series will introduce the character - released at the end of January with what sounds like a massive launch party - and a new Beast Wars geared festival in 2016! If your Japanese - Read More

TFcon Toronto 2016 Guest Update - Ian James Corlett

TFcon Toronto 2016 Guest Update - Ian James Corlett

Posted December 05th, 2015 at 3:16am by Va'al - 20,400 views

A guest update comes to us from TFcon Toronto HQ, as they reveal that Ian James Corlett, the voice of Beast Wars/Beast Machines Cheetor (and others), will be attending the event. Find out more below! TFcon is proud to announce that Ian James Corlett will be a guest at the 2016 convention in Toronto. Known to Transformers fans as the voice of Cheetor in Beast Wars and Beast Machines as well as the Maximal Computer, Sentinel, and Sea Clamp. Mr. Corlett will be appearing all weekend meeting - Read More

TFNation 2016 Guest Update - Guido Guidi

TFNation 2016 Guest Update - Guido Guidi

Posted November 28th, 2015 at 2:39am by Va'al - 27,209 views

Yet another update from steaming ahead UK-based convention TFNation, as they announce fan-favourite artist Guido Guidi on their guest roster! Check out more information below and at their site here. Transmission_Initiated Transmission_Initiated TransmissionID: 000009 TFNation_2016 Operation: All Hail Guido TFNation is delighted to welcome artist extraordinaire Guido Guidi to its inaugural convention! An exceptionally popular comic artist who has worked with Transformers since the - Read More

BotCon 2016 Guest Update - Scott McNeil

BotCon 2016 Guest Update - Scott McNeil

Posted November 25th, 2015 at 1:33am by Va'al - 26,261 views

Fellow Seibertronians Sabrblade and BedBugs bring us some BotCon news directly from the source, and we have a new guest update for the 2016 event! Voice of Dinobot, Waspinator, Rattrap and Silverbolt in the Beast Wars animated series, Scott McNeil, has been confirmed for this April - check out more info below. 11/24/2015 - We are thrilled to announce that Scott McNeil, who did the voices of RATTRAP, DINOBOT, WASPINATOR, SILVERBOLT and Tripredacus Council member CICADACON from the Beast Wars - Read More

Round Up of Q&A from Google Hangout with Hasbro: Combiner Wars Titans Return and More

Round Up of Q&A from Google Hangout with Hasbro: Combiner Wars Titans Return and More

Posted November 20th, 2015 at 11:12pm by william-james88 - 21,759 views

To those not yet aware, Hasbro held am online conference with different online news sites, providing us the abundance of news that appeared recently such as Power Master Prime, G2 Bruticus and a deluge of RID Minicons. Ben Yee from bwtf was present as we were and he compiled the key elements from he Q&A which followed the presentation. You will see what Hasbro has to say about Deluxe Groove, the upcoming Titan figure, as well as the brand departure of Jerry Jivoin and more: Questions & - Read More

TFNation 2016 Guest Update - JP Bove and Kei Zama

TFNation 2016 Guest Update - JP Bove and Kei Zama

Posted November 20th, 2015 at 12:40pm by Va'al - 20,783 views

Transmission_Initiated TransmissionID: 000008 TFNation_2016 Operation: Incoming Artists TFNation is thrilled to announce its first two comic guests for 2016. KEI ZAMA One of Japan’s most exciting new talents, Kei has produced a string of mesmerising incentive covers for The Transformers, Windblade and More Than Meets the Eye. Kei has published her own sketchbook and has produced many popular fan-comics in recent years. Be sure to check out her online portfolio to get a flavour - Read More

More Details on Victory Hill and Hasbro Transformers Exhibit

More Details on Victory Hill and Hasbro Transformers Exhibit

Posted November 19th, 2015 at 12:30pm by Va'al - 20,342 views

Adding to the press release we posted earlier, about Victory Hill and Hasbro teaming up in Las Vegas, the New York Times has a little more detail on what the Cybertron Con collaboration actually holds for the Transformers. Read up below, and start packing your bags - Vegas is calling! LAS VEGAS — Batman has his bat cave. Superman has his fortress of solitude. And soon the Avengers and a team of Transformers will call a corner on the Las Vegas Strip home. Treasure Island casino-hotel has - Read More

Victory Hill Exhibitions Teams With Hasbro For New 'TRANSFORMERS' Exhibit

Victory Hill Exhibitions Teams With Hasbro For New 'TRANSFORMERS' Exhibit

Posted November 18th, 2015 at 11:46pm by william-james88 - 17,636 views

From PR Newswire: Victory Hill Exhibitions Teams With Hasbro For New 'TRANSFORMERS' Exhibit NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Victory Hill Exhibitions announced today plans to roll-out a new strategic initiative with Hasbro and its iconic TRANSFORMERS franchise. Set to open in 2016, The Transformers Experience will be a revolutionary new walk-through exhibit that immerses audiences in the world of the Autobots and their ongoing battle to protect Earth against the evil - Read More

Botcon 2016 Information Brochure Now Online

Botcon 2016 Information Brochure Now Online

Posted November 12th, 2015 at 8:03pm by ScottyP - 25,795 views

The Botcon 2016 Information Brochure has been posted today by the Transformers Collectors' Club. Botcon 2016 is in Louisville, Kentucky from April 7 - 10, 2016, and all the information and pricing about different events and packages can be seen in the brochure, which is available by clicking this link. The BotCon 2016 Brochure is now available for viewing online. Please take the time to read through closely so you have a clear idea of everything offered for this years show and to help you - Read More

Record Store Day (Black Friday) - Transformers 30th Anniversary Soundtrack LP Video Clip

Record Store Day (Black Friday) - Transformers 30th Anniversary Soundtrack LP Video Clip

Posted November 08th, 2015 at 3:55am by Va'al - 20,745 views

We have a small but dynamic update on the Record Store Day Transformers 30th Anniversary Soundtrack vinyl, as reported here, in the form of an official promotional video clip from Vimeo. The clip shows off the artwork and featured of the record packaging, and can be viewed embedded below! TRANSFORMERS Soundtrack BF 2015 from Record Store Day on - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #136 - The Gathering
Twincast / Podcast #136:
"The Gathering"
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