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Twincast / Podcast #114

Twincast / Podcast #114

Brainmasters - First, we take a look at newly arrived MP-24 Star Saber as well as MP-25 Exhaust. The Twincast briefly gives their thoughts on the recently announced MP-18B blue Bluestreak. Next up: Combiner Wars Quickslinger and Breakneck (AKA Slingshot and Wildrider) are coming down the pipes. Botcon 2015 in Chicago is coming up fast, and this is already proving to be an interesting year. We have the first Cybertron's Most Wanted Box Set reveal: Packrat! Better images of the simplified Cyber Series sub-line have been unveiled. Images of Takara Legends LG-13 Megatron have finally arrived, and we discuss the differences between Hasbro and Takara's versions. Next, we move on to the potential expansion of the Transformers Live Action Movies. We even squeeze in a Listener Question this episode. We finish up the Twincast with our latest bragging rights!
Twincast / Podcast #113

Twincast / Podcast #113

Signal To Noise - Spoilers Abound! This episode contains spoilers for all of the following: Episodes 1 and 2 of the new Robots in Disguise cartoon, Transformers #39, and More Than Meets The Eye #s 1-39. This is your one and only warning. Then, we have a very special treat for our listeners – an interview with none other than James Roberts of More Than Meets The Eye fame. Next, we return to our traditional comfort zone: upcoming Transformers toys: simplified Cyber Series sub-line that took us all by surprise, Platinum Edition Blitzwing and Astrotrain, and the Coneheads "Seeker Squadron" set. We wrap up with another segment of bragging rights!
New Gallery: Transformers Zone C-350 Rabbicrater with Zone OVA VHS

New Gallery: Transformers Zone C-350 Rabbicrater with Zone OVA VHS

VHS Micromaster - In 1990, the Transformers Zone OVA videocassette was released in Japan, collecting the entirety of the Victory sequel - consisting of just the one episode! The 'series' follows new Autobot leader Dai Atlas, and focused on the Micromasters, in their Planet Zone defense base. Among them, Rabbicrater, commander of Zone City's lunar base and pilot, the newest offering in the Seibertron.com galleries!
Twincast / Podcast #112

Twincast / Podcast #112

A New Beat - First up we have comic talk. More Than Meets the Eye #38 and The Transformers #38 were released the day of recording. What's our take on Masterpiece Tracks? Is it the same as yours? Did Raoul win the casting call? We had Seibertron and ScottyP's awesome reporting from ToyFair, now find out what the rest of us thought about all the new reveals in New York City, including Devastator, the Protectobots, Ultra Magnus, and more. While you catch up on our thoughts, be sure to catch up on all of Seibertron.com's awesome photo galleries from Toy Fair 2015. We also discuss the new Leader Megatrons: are they good representations of these characters, or is Armada Megatron gonna have to stab somebody? We remind you to report your sightings! We have sightings threads here, plus there's also a fantastic sightings database on the front page of Seibertron.com, so be sure to check all that out and help out your fellow local collectors. Plus is the new packaging a nemesis, or a friend?
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!

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #40 iTunes Preview

Sneak Peek - IDW Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #40 iTunes Preview

Posted April 16th, 2015 at 2:49pm by Va'al - 12,959 views

IDW digital assistant Mariel Romero has uploaded three new screenshots to iTunes, taken from the opening pages of Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #40. Check them out in full size mirrored below, and find out what the Lost Light has been up to since #38! Having saved the universe—kind of—the Lost Light crew deal with the fallout in a manner befitting the gravity of the situation. Kind of. - Read More

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise Comics Series Information and Covers

IDW Transformers: Robots in Disguise Comics Series Information and Covers

Posted April 14th, 2015 at 3:50pm by Va'al - 16,436 views

We have some more information about the direction that the upcoming IDW Publishing Transformers: Robots in Disguise comics series will be taking with John Barber and Georgia Ball on writing duties, and Priscilla Tramontano on art, courtesy of ComicBookResources. Check out the two covers for issue #1 by Tramontano and Travis Sengaus/Josh Burcham, too, below, read the whole piece here and some snippets as follows! The latest "Transformers" animated series debuted last month on Cartoon Network, - Read More

Hasbro Transformers Combiner Wars Fan-Built Poll - Nemesis Revealed: Galvatronus

Hasbro Transformers Combiner Wars Fan-Built Poll - Nemesis Revealed: Galvatronus

Posted April 14th, 2015 at 1:20am by Va'al - 19,736 views

A minor update in the grander scale of things for the fan-built Transformers Combiner Wars character from Hasbro, but one to report on nonetheless! The official Facebook page has revealed that the nemesis for the new character has been chosen as none other than Galvatronus. Check out the announcement graphic below, and take a second look at the first art reveal here, and the toy, too, - Read More

G.I. Joe Con 2015 Exclusive Cards Featuring Transformers

G.I. Joe Con 2015 Exclusive Cards Featuring Transformers

Posted April 11th, 2015 at 1:35pm by Va'al - 13,772 views

Some of these have been floating about the internet, but we have in-hand confirmation and coverage from site owner Seibertron, at the currently ongoing G.I. Joe Con in Illinois, featuring a convention exclusive set of cards with Transformers references in the artwork! Check them out below, as Prime Soundwave is repurposed as Stealth Battle Android Trooper B.A.T.s, and Marissa Faireborn of the Earth Defense Centre and Afterburner make an appearance too. - Read More

Transformers Rescue Bots: Introducing Servo the Rescue Dog!

Transformers Rescue Bots: Introducing Servo the Rescue Dog!

Posted April 11th, 2015 at 11:29am by shajaki - 9,193 views

We all know who mans best friend is, but who's robots best friend? Say hello to Servo the Rescue Dog, who's making his debut on Transformers Rescue Bots! Hasbro Studios has given us a sneak peak at the new talented robo-pup who appears to a walking tool shed. Have a look at the teaser video and stay tuned to Seibertron.com for all your Transformers News! - Read More

Voice Actor Chris Jai Alex Interview: Age of Extinction Drift

Voice Actor Chris Jai Alex Interview: Age of Extinction Drift

Posted April 10th, 2015 at 11:42pm by jON3.0 - 9,355 views

Our own TwinCast member and professional voice actor interviews voice actor Chris Jai Alex. You've heard him in many video games and cartoons including the voice of Drift in the Transformers: Age of Extinction video game as well as others like Steven Universe, Boondocks, Resident Evil and more. He talks about the influence of Transformers on his work as a character in the game, growing up with the toys, the original movie, meeting Mark Wahlberg and much more about the video game and cartoon - Read More

Transformers: Battle Tactics Event: Beast Wars

Transformers: Battle Tactics Event: Beast Wars

Posted April 09th, 2015 at 9:42pm by shajaki - 9,655 views

Greetings gamers! The Beast Wars have come to the shores of DeNa's Transformers: Battle Tactics. You can join the battle with Megatron and Waspinator with a chance to walk away with Optimus Primal and Cheetor if you're the victor. The mobile game has modeled the characters after their original 96' toys (with the dead giveaway being Waspinator's grey noggin). See what DeNa has to say about the event (running till Tuesday), and take a look at the pics below! Today DeNA announced the first - Read More

Twincast / Podcast Episode #114 "Brainmasters"

Twincast / Podcast Episode #114 "Brainmasters"

Posted April 08th, 2015 at 6:45pm by megatronus - 17,991 views

Welcome to the latest episode of the Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast. This episode features your prodigal host Counterpunch, master of this universe Seibertron, the always exceptional ScottyP, the very metal xRotorstormx, and dark horse Megatronus, who may or may not have ghost written this very post! Episode #114 "Brainmasters" 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. First, we take a - Read More

Takara Tomy Q-Transformers 'Return of Mystery of Convoy' Collaboration with Decks Tokyo Beach

Takara Tomy Q-Transformers 'Return of Mystery of Convoy' Collaboration with Decks Tokyo Beach

Posted April 07th, 2015 at 12:06pm by Va'al - 15,928 views

Thanks to a tip from fellow Seibertronian Emerje, we can report on a Takara Tomy Q Transformers Return of the Mystery of Convoy series-themed event in Odaiba, Tokyo Bay, next April 29th! You can find out more at the official website here (in Japanese) or over at Crunchyroll here. The Decks Tokyo Beach shopping center in Odaiba, Tokyo Bay, Japan, is teaming up with Q Transformers: Return of the Mystery of Convoy in a promotional campaign beginning on April 29, 2015. The event kicks off with a - Read More

New Kre-O Transformers warriors commercial

New Kre-O Transformers warriors commercial

Posted April 06th, 2015 at 7:51pm by william-james88 - 14,988 views

To promote the new Kre-O Transformers warriors, which feature our favourite characters in eclectic getups, Kre-O teamed up with Stoopid Buddy Studios for a cute promotion. This video, found on the Official Transformers youtube channel, features Samurai Optimus Prime disguised as a Truck Hibachi - Read More

The Official Transformers Youtube Channle Introduces Steeljaw and Underbite

The Official Transformers Youtube Channle Introduces Steeljaw and Underbite

Posted April 03rd, 2015 at 10:13pm by mooncake623 - 27,127 views

Hasbo's Official Transformers YouTube channel uploaded two new videos that introduces of the Decepticons Steeljaw and Underbite from the New Robots in Disguise animated series. Check out the videos we've embedded below for your viewing pleasures, and remember keep your optics tuned to Seibertron.com for the latest in news and updates! - Read More

Full Transformers: Prime and Beast Hunters Series DVDs Listings on Amazon.co.uk

Full Transformers: Prime and Beast Hunters Series DVDs Listings on Amazon.co.uk

Posted April 03rd, 2015 at 2:33pm by Va'al - 27,290 views

Transformers: Prime and Beast Hunters have long since aired, been and gone, with the new animated series Robots in Disguise loosely continuing the story. Which means it's finally time for the UK to get some boxed sets that work around region blocks! Courtesy of Primal Screen, the UK distributor, we have a whole slew of releases listed on Amazon.co.uk, including Season One (£22.67, May 18th release), Season Two (£21.50, in stock), and a two-volume Season Three/Beast Hunters (£8 each, 27th - Read More

Video - Transformers: Rescue Bots Voice Acting Cast Confrim Season Four

Video - Transformers: Rescue Bots Voice Acting Cast Confrim Season Four

Posted April 03rd, 2015 at 2:19pm by Va'al - 22,292 views

While we already knew that Transformers: Rescue Bots had been renewed for a fourth season from this post, nothing beats hearing it from the cast themselves! Check out below a totally unofficial but wonderfully amazing video featuring Nicole Dubuc, Brian Hohlfeld, Maurice LaMarche, Jason Marsden, Lacey Chabert, Imari Williams, Steve Blum, Parvesh Cheena, D.C. Douglas, and LeVar Burton - via DC Douglas's channel - and some autotuned - Read More

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #6 Full Preview

IDW Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #6 Full Preview

Posted April 03rd, 2015 at 3:30am by Va'al - 17,006 views

It's been a while since we marvelled, jaw agape, at Tom Scioli and John Barber's cosmic effort in IDW Publishing Transformers vs G.I. Joe - but the wait is over, and thanks to comics website ComicsAlliance, we have a full preview for next week's issue #6. Check it out below! We'll have a Seibertron.com review up by the date of release, Wednesday, too, so head back here then. Transformers vs G.I. JOE #6 Tom Scioli & John Barber (w) • Scioli (a & c) THE SMASH HIT OF 2014 BECOMES THE - Read More

Transformers: Legends Mobile Game Best of Update - Dark Cybertron

Transformers: Legends Mobile Game Best of Update - Dark Cybertron

Posted April 02nd, 2015 at 3:14am by Va'al - 5,930 views

Another update from the Transformers: Legends mobile game, this time heading back to the past! The official blog mentions how they will be replaying some older favourites, starting with the Dark Cybertron event - including an update on a bug for iOS users. Check out below for more information and the art for the event! Hey TRANSFORMERS Legends Fans, Starting in April we will be re-running classic TRANSFORMERS Legends episodes. All character and weapon card stats featured in these classic - Read More

Hi-Res Scans from May 2015 issues of Dengeki Hobby and Hobby Japan magazines

Hi-Res Scans from May 2015 issues of Dengeki Hobby and Hobby Japan magazines

Posted March 30th, 2015 at 2:30pm by mooncake623 - 21,188 views

With April just around the corner, Seibertron.com is proud to present high resolution scans of the May issue of the Dengeki Hobby and Hobby Japan publication! Featuring Takara Tomy's Transformers Adventure, Masterpiece Tracks in full color,Combiner wars Menasor, Q Transformers and many many more. Check out the image we've embedded below for your viewing pleasure and remember keep your optics tuned to Seibertron.com for the latest in news and updates! - Read More

Parallels Between Transformers Characters and Videogame Consoles

Parallels Between Transformers Characters and Videogame Consoles

Posted March 29th, 2015 at 5:40am by Va'al - 23,443 views

Another odd tidbit of news for the weekend, courtesy of video gaming website Destructoid.com: what if videogame consoles were Transformers characters? After the recent Takara Tomy Megatron and Optimus Prime toys as Sega and Nintendo consoles, it seems as though someone was inspired to compile a list of parallels, taking hints from and building upon the IDW Transformers comics universe - check out the whole article here, and some snippets below! This isn't clickbait. This isn't some article - Read More

DeNA Transformers: Battle Tactics Update - Superion's Guard

DeNA Transformers: Battle Tactics Update - Superion's Guard

Posted March 28th, 2015 at 6:34am by Va'al - 17,669 views

After Menasor's Might, time for a new update with Transformers: Battle Tactics from DeNA, and the Aerialbots take centre stage! The new event - Superion's Guard - is now live, as notified by the game's official Facebook page. Check out the new art below. Superion's Guard is now live on TRANSFORMERS: Battle Tactics! Play now to collect all 5 Aerialbots and unleash - Read More

New Images and Comparison - Takara Tomy Transformers Legends LG13 Megatron

New Images and Comparison - Takara Tomy Transformers Legends LG13 Megatron

Posted March 28th, 2015 at 6:08am by Va'al - 23,413 views

Seibertronian Cyberpath may have found Takara Tomy Transformers designer Hisashi Yuki's new Twitter toy favourite: Legends LG13 Megatron! TFYuki posted a shot of the upcoming Japanese redeco of the Leader class Combiner Wars toy (whose galleries you can find here), and some wonderful fan on the internet also posted a comparison between the two - check the images out below! - Read More

Paramount looks to expand Transformers film franchise with spin-offs and more sequels

Paramount looks to expand Transformers film franchise with spin-offs and more sequels

Posted March 27th, 2015 at 10:21pm by Seibertron - 31,799 views

Earlier today, Deadline reported exclusively that Paramount is looking to follow the footsteps of studio rivals Marvel, Disney and Fox. Paramount apparently has plans to expand the Transformers "Universe" with additional sequels and spin-offs in a similar fashion to the Marvel Universe films, Star Wars and the upcoming Avatar films. Paramount is in negotiations with Akiva Goldsman who is credited as a writer, director, executive producer and more according to Wikipedia. Deadline.com - Read More

View the rest of our exciting Transformers news here!

Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #114 - Brainmasters
Twincast / Podcast #114:
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