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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!
Twincast / Podcast #110

Twincast / Podcast #110

Crazy Devy - First up, we want to welcome our final auditioner, Samsonator to the show tonight! This episode we discuss Combiner Wars DEVASTATOR, the end of the Club Seekers, Takara reveals of Unite Superion and their new Adventure line, Combiner Wars Rodimus and Skywarp, a possible Combiner Wars Defensor, Masterpiece rumors of Tracks, Road Rage and Ironhide, Hasbro's fan built bot for Combiner Wars, Cloud Roadbuster, IDW's Punishment, another Seibertron.com gallery milestone, and Bragging Rights!
Twincast / Podcast #109

Twincast / Podcast #109

I Can Deal With That - Get ready to command some cities with the Twincast! Join host ScottyP, regulars Counterpunch, Jon3.0, xRotorstormx, Razorclaw0000, Seibertron, and Twincast auditioner Leader Ultra Magnus as they delve into an all toy, all the time episode. This episode covers everything from Masterpiece Ultra Magnus, Combiner Wars Devastator rumors, Generations Arcee and Chromia, Combiner Wars Wave 1, the theme for BotCon 2015, inexcusable flaws with Transformers toys, Ask The Twincast, and Bragging Rights. Enjoy!
Twincast / Podcast #108

Twincast / Podcast #108

2014, We'll Meet Again - The Twincast Crew wraps up 2014 in style! This episode covers upcoming Platinum Edition Insecticons, the recently released Robots In Disguise toyline, Masterpiece Bumblebee, and our year-end coverage of 2014! Make sure to check out what the Twincasters have to say in this episode by clicking here.
Twincast / Podcast #107

Twincast / Podcast #107

A Knight at the Theatre - We have some very special guests joining us for tonights twincast podcast, please welcome the guys from Audio Knights Theater! We sit down with Dave, Peter and Andrew to discuss everything from their influences to their inspirations for the show and characters.

James Roberts on IDW’s Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye - Audio Interview

James Roberts on IDW’s Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye - Audio Interview

Posted February 27th, 2015 at 1:11pm by Va'al - 5,420 views

A couple of news posts courtesy of Cybertronian correspondent Rachel Stevens over on Women Write About Comics, starting with a lengthy interview with current IDW Publishing writer for Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye. The hour-long audio deals mostly with general issues of the series, from its conception to ongoing issues, but there are some very interesting snippets throughout. You can listen to it in its entirety below! James Roberts, writer and mastermind, talks robots, disguises, - Read More

Actor Leonard Nimoy Passes Away at 83

Actor Leonard Nimoy Passes Away at 83

Posted February 27th, 2015 at 11:43am by Va'al - 7,391 views

Multiple reports are confirming a sad happening for the end of this week. Established and well-known actor Leonard Nimoy, pillar of science-fiction cinematography through Star Trek character Mr Spock, and part of the Transformers universe in the 1986 animated movie (as Decepticon Leader Galvatron) and the live-action 2011 feature Transformers Dark of the Moon (as Sentinel Prime), passed away earlier today at the age of 83. An extensive retrospective on his long career can be read here. The - Read More

Official Images - Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-24 Star Saber

Official Images - Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-24 Star Saber

Posted February 26th, 2015 at 11:37am by Va'al - 16,784 views

For once, Hisashi Yuki is not the source of an extensive look at the lovely and soon to be released Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-24 Star Saber. Thanks to the Dengeki Hobby website, we get a full look at the various parts of the figure, from the Brain of Courage, to Saber to the V-Star and all the various combinations and accessories that come along with the bot. We have seen some of these shots in various formats before, but check them all out mirrored below in case you missed - Read More

Third (And Final) Round Of Fan-Built Combiner Polling Has Begun

Third (And Final) Round Of Fan-Built Combiner Polling Has Begun

Posted February 26th, 2015 at 7:46am by Autobot032 - 15,115 views

We previously reported on the Fan Built Autobot Combiner and that it originates from the Sea of Rust. Well, the Transformers: Battle Tactics mobile game has updated (as reported on here) and the final round of voting has begun. This final selection of choices contains the following options: Gender (The obvious options: Female, Male) Name (New options you may not have heard of: Quakebreak, Slammoth, Victorion) Nemesis (You get to pick the villainous scum! Devastator, Galvatronus, - Read More

Transformers: Battle Tactics Mobile Game Unveils Galvatronus First Look

Transformers: Battle Tactics Mobile Game Unveils Galvatronus First Look

Posted February 26th, 2015 at 7:30am by Autobot032 - 17,425 views

The Transformers: Battle Tactics app has updated, as well as provided us our first glimpse of what the upcoming Galvatronus combiner will look like once Voyager Class Cyclonus is released. (Cyclonus's torso mode features the head to Galvatronus.) We've mirrored the image below and if you'd like to participate in the game itself, you can download it from the following sources: Android/Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... tics&hl=en Apple/iOS: - Read More

Transformers: Legends Mobile Device Game 'Rules of Disengagement' Episode

Transformers: Legends Mobile Device Game 'Rules of Disengagement' Episode

Posted February 26th, 2015 at 1:07am by Va'al - 9,561 views

Another day, another update for the mobile device game Transformers: Legends - and it's time for the Decepticon Justice Division to come back into play. Check out below more information on the latest episode for the game, courtesy of the Transformers: Legends blog, 'Rules of Disengagement'. Are you being deceived..? Aboard a dimly lit DECEPTICON spacecraft, TARN turns to KAON and asks for a situation update. KAON reports that everything is going to plan, and that they should be close to - Read More

Q-Transformers 'Mystery of Convoy Returns' Episode 8 Online

Q-Transformers 'Mystery of Convoy Returns' Episode 8 Online

Posted February 24th, 2015 at 1:04pm by Va'al - 13,669 views

Another episode of the (supposedly) hilarious, definitely confusing animated series Mystery of Convoy Returns has been uploaded by the DLE YouTube channel - and this one features the Datsun brothers Bluestreak and Smokescreen! Check out the episode approximately titled 'Mystery Of Certain Psychic Powers', in Japanese, embedded - Read More

Video review of Chainsaw Thrash Vehicon and High Octane Bumblebee Power Attackers

Video review of Chainsaw Thrash Vehicon and High Octane Bumblebee Power Attackers

Posted February 23rd, 2015 at 2:34pm by Seibertron - 16,622 views

After posting our galleries of the recently released Power Attackers Chainsaw Thrash Vehicon and High Octane Bumblebee figures from Hasbro's Transformers Age of Extinction line yesterday, we received several requests for a video review demonstrating the articulation of these figures. Unfortunately, due to their gimmicks both figures suffer from a lack of articulation. If you're at all familiar with the Power Attackers (or Power Battlers depending on who you ask and what day it is), then you - 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 - 21,102 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

Transformers: Robots In Disguise (Animated Series) Pilot Review

Transformers: Robots In Disguise (Animated Series) Pilot Review

Posted February 21st, 2015 at 4:59am by Va'al - 22,266 views

The new animated series Transformers: Robots in Disguise has aired already in the Australian cyclone-lands, and Seibertron.com board admin Burn was able to both watch the Pilot and report on it without giving too much away! Read on below for a breakdown and thought cap on this new venture for team Bumblebee. Burn wrote:Burn Reviews Transformers:Robots in Disguise So I guess this job falls to me after having watched the two-part "Pilot". First and foremost, from what I've seen of the - Read More

Twincast / Podcast Episode #111 "New York Toy Fair 2015"

Twincast / Podcast Episode #111 "New York Toy Fair 2015"

Posted February 20th, 2015 at 3:10pm by ScottyP - 14,858 views

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 Seibertron and Diablien/Collecticon/Paul (of RIPT fame and an eternal Friend of Seibertron.com) to discuss the new toys and goings on from the toy industry's largest annual trade show. Oh, and there's this matter of an interview with the Global Brand Marketing Director for Transformers, - 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 - 13,971 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

The Combiner Wars Autobot Fan-Built Combiner Hails From The Sea Of Rust

The Combiner Wars Autobot Fan-Built Combiner Hails From The Sea Of Rust

Posted February 19th, 2015 at 7:33pm by Autobot032 - 20,403 views

The Transformers: Battle Tactics mobile game has provided some updated information about the upcoming Fan-Built Autobot combiner, more specifically, that it's origins come from the Sea Of Rust. We were notified of this update, thanks to fellow Seibertronian and fan, D-Maximus_Prime. We've mirrored the screenshot below: Keep your optics tuned to Seibertron.com for the latest in news and updates, plus the best galleries - Read More

Transformers: Legends Game - Knights of Unicron Update

Transformers: Legends Game - Knights of Unicron Update

Posted February 19th, 2015 at 4:30pm by Va'al - 7,844 views

Via the Transformers: Legends blog, we have news and art for the new episode in the mobile device game featuring our favourite transforming robots - get out your amps, turn it up to thirteen and check out below the description for Knights of Unicron! Even before they were the hottest band in the universe, the Knights of Unicron were still the stuff of legends. Loved by fans from Antilla to Zarak, these true metalheads shredded like no one else could. With the powerful riffs of MEGATRON and - Read More

Angry Birds Transformers Deceptihog Revenge Products Sighted at US Retail

Angry Birds Transformers Deceptihog Revenge Products Sighted at US Retail

Posted February 15th, 2015 at 11:36am by Va'al - 16,325 views

In other Toys R Us Time Square sightings news, Seibertronian ScottyP reports the first appearance of the Angry Birds Transformers Deceptihogs Revenge Racers and Battle Pack respectively for $9.99 and $14.99. Check out the image below, featuring Grey Thunder Grimlock Bird, Thundercracker Pig, Autobot Jazz and Deceptihog - Read More

Toy Fair 2015 Coverage - Generations: Combiner Wars Protectobots, Ultra Magnus, Cyclonus, and Legends

Toy Fair 2015 Coverage - Generations: Combiner Wars Protectobots, Ultra Magnus, Cyclonus, and Legends

Posted February 14th, 2015 at 2:34pm by Mindmaster - 24,475 views

Hyped up from the earlier Hasbro brand summary? Look no further: Seibertron.com war-time journalists Seibertron and ScottyP are on the front lines to bring you our first look at the new combatants to the Combiner Wars... the Protectobots and their combined form Defensor and Leader Ultra Magnus! First up, give it up for the Protectobots! The ranks of the Protectobots include their leader, Hot Spot, and his subordinates Blades (retool and redeco of the existing Alpha Bravo mold), First Aid - Read More

Transformers: Robots In Disguise - New Trailer and Behind the Scenes Video

Transformers: Robots In Disguise - New Trailer and Behind the Scenes Video

Posted February 14th, 2015 at 5:11am by Va'al - 15,406 views

While we have seen multiple clips and videos for the upcoming Transformers: Robots in Disguise animated series, the YouTube channel Hasbro Studios Shorts has been busy uploading a whole bunch of them - some repeating previous material, some brand new - including a new trailer and a Behind the Scenes look at the cartoon, also featuring producers Jeff Kline, Adam Beechen, VP developer Michael Vogel, art directors David Hartman, Jose Lopez, voice actors Liam O'Brien, Constance Zimmer, Ted - Read More

Press Release: TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise Special Primetime Premiere Airs March 14th

Press Release: TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise Special Primetime Premiere Airs March 14th

Posted February 12th, 2015 at 5:41pm by Seibertron - 16,597 views

TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise Special Primetime Premiere Airs Saturday, March 14 on Cartoon Network Bumblebee Takes the Spotlight in an All-New Animated Series from Hasbro Studios Cartoon Network will unleash TRANSFORMERS: Robots in Disguise on Saturday, March 14 at 6 p.m. (ET/PT) with a special one-hour premiere event. The latest installment in the iconic franchise features an all new animation style, and builds upon the lore of the iconic Transformers franchise filled with great - Read More

Transformers: Legends Game Update - The Key to Vector Sigma Part 1

Transformers: Legends Game Update - The Key to Vector Sigma Part 1

Posted February 12th, 2015 at 3:05pm by Va'al - 11,035 views

Courtesy of the DeNA Transformers Legends blog, we have information on the latest update to the mobile game device. Combiner Wars really is hitting across all Transformers media, as the new “The Key to Vector Sigma, Part 1” event features art of Menasor, Skydive and Alpha Bravo. Check it out below! After the DECEPTICONS fail to steal the superfuel that has been given to the AUTOBOTS, their leader decides that they need their own land-based forces. After some choice thefts and - Read More

Round Two of Hasbro Fan Built Combiner Poll Now Live

Round Two of Hasbro Fan Built Combiner Poll Now Live

Posted February 11th, 2015 at 8:47am by william-james88 - 18,328 views

It was recently revealed that the Fan Built Combiner would be an autobot and now that the second round of voting is live, we have a few more results. Of the four limbs, two will be aerial vehicles and two will be cars. In this round, fans can choose whether those aerial vehicles will be a bomber (which looks like the torso piece), recon plane, or helicopter. The car choices are drag racer, sports car, or race car. Also, fans can choose the Combiner's city of origin to be either Iacon, Kaon, - Read More

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