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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!
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!

Rovio Angry Birds Transformers Mobile Game Update: Maps, Challenges, Characters

Rovio Angry Birds Transformers Mobile Game Update: Maps, Challenges, Characters

Posted March 27th, 2015 at 3:31am by Va'al - 3,545 views

Thanks to a tip from fellow Seibertron.com member kaliaticus, we report that Rovio has released a new update for the Angry Birds Transformers mobile device game,to include new structures on the map, as well as upcoming features and challenges and two new playable characters, whose identities are yet unknown. Are you still playing the nostalgia-ridden game? In either case, check out some screenshots of the updates below! - Read More

Twincast / Podcast Episode #113 "Signal to Noise" includes interview with James Roberts!

Twincast / Podcast Episode #113 "Signal to Noise" includes interview with James Roberts!

Posted March 26th, 2015 at 2:26pm by ScottyP - 5,940 views

Welcome to the latest episode of the Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast. This episode features your always exceptional, sometimes sober host, ScottyP, the very metal xRotorstormx, dark horse Megatronus, and the ever winsome RodimusConvoy13. Oh, and this pretty popular author you may have heard of stops by: James Roberts! Sit back and enjoy as Va'al and Scotty P cut up, hang out, and wax philosophical with this very special guest. Episode #113 "Signal to Noise" is available directly - Read More

Transformers: Legends Mobile Device Game Update - Battle of Brothers

Transformers: Legends Mobile Device Game Update - Battle of Brothers

Posted March 25th, 2015 at 5:18am by Va'al - 7,002 views

Fellow Seibertron.com member Starsaber468 has spotted a new update on the Transformers: Legends blog, detailing the new event for the mobile game, including some new planet-tastic artwork. Check it all out below, and feast your eyes on the cosmic brothers Primus and Unicron! TRANSFORMERS Legends - “Battle of the Brothers” has begun! The AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS are locked in fierce battle over an experimental space bridge designed by JETFIRE. GALVATRON, intent on using it to transport - Read More

Official Image of Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Quickslinger and Brake-Neck

Official Image of Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Quickslinger and Brake-Neck

Posted March 24th, 2015 at 5:03pm by Va'al - 13,094 views

We've had the teaser from the official Transformers Facebook page, how about actual confirmation for the upcoming Hasbro releases for Generations Combiner Wars Slingshot and Wildrider? Or rather Quickslinger and Brake-Neck, as they will now be named, and featuring the Takara Tomy counterpart headsculpts too with tweaked decos - check them out below! Ask, and you shall receive. Here are the Generations Combiner Wars Quickslinger and Brake-Neck. They’ll be joining the battle and hitting - Read More

Unicron Concept Art by Floro Dery

Unicron Concept Art by Floro Dery

Posted March 24th, 2015 at 5:12am by Va'al - 8,918 views

Fellow Seibertronian Cyberpath keeps an eye on the activities of concept artist Floro Dery, the mind and hands behind several setting of the original Transformers: The Movie (1986). The latest print offered is the artist's recent rendition of the Chaos Bringer, Unicron (not the actual art used for the movie) - check it out below, and head here to purchase this wonderful piece of art! MY 2014 VERSION OF UNICRON Unicron rips Cybertron apart as Autobot and Decepticon warships attack. Also - Read More

HASBRO’S TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE Brings Life to the Age-old Battle between Good and Evil - Press Release

HASBRO’S TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE Brings Life to the Age-old Battle between Good and Evil - Press Release

Posted March 20th, 2015 at 7:25pm by Va'al - 11,388 views

We have received a press release regarding the wonderful Children's Museum of Indianapolis exhibit on Transformers: Robots in Disguise, spanning the entirety of the franchise so far, and including some great figures, initiatives and interactive areas for children and children at heart. You can take a look at what Seibertron made of the whole shebang right here and via video here, and head below for an official look at the project! Inspiring the imagination of kids and adults for generations - Read More

Transformers: Legends Mobile Device Game Update - Key to Vector Sigma Part 2

Transformers: Legends Mobile Device Game Update - Key to Vector Sigma Part 2

Posted March 19th, 2015 at 6:15pm by Va'al - 10,206 views

Fellow Seibertronian STngAR has pointed us in the direction of the Transformers: Legends mobile device game blog, as a new update rolls out! The second part of the Key to Vector Sigma episode is currently out, and you can read more about it below, as well as checking out the artwork of Aerialbot combiner Superion. Back on Earth, the DECEPTICONS discover that the key to Vector Sigma is able to transmute whatever it touches into metal. Knowing that they have this, and the might of MENASOR, the - Read More

Mystery of Convoy Q Transformers Episode 11

Mystery of Convoy Q Transformers Episode 11

Posted March 17th, 2015 at 11:43am by mooncake623 - 12,867 views

The Japanese animated web series Mystery of Convoy, featuring the cast of Takara Tomy's Q-Transformers just released Episode 11. Check out the video we've embedded below and remember keep your optics tuned to Seibertron.com for the latest in news and updates, plus the best galleries - Read More

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Episodes on iTunes, Keving Manthei Score Tracks for Free

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Episodes on iTunes, Keving Manthei Score Tracks for Free

Posted March 17th, 2015 at 6:47am by Va'al - 17,433 views

Still trying to find a good catch-up version of the new Transformers: Robots in Disguise animated series? Good news: iTunes has just made the first two episodes available on their website - with the first one showing for free and only $2.99 for the second one! If you have seen the two episodes, and are looking for some of the sweet tunes playing during them, composer Kevin Manthei is your man. He has uploaded two tracks from the show so far to his personal Tumblr to stream freely: Welcome to - Read More

Opening Credits for Transformers Adventure (Japan version of Robots in Disguise)

Opening Credits for Transformers Adventure (Japan version of Robots in Disguise)

Posted March 16th, 2015 at 8:46am by william-james88 - 16,775 views

The youtube page of tinyironfist has posted the opening credits for the Japanese version of Robots in Disguise, called Transformers Adventure. It is far lengthier than the English version and includes lots of shots not yet seen, including a roundup of the Decepticons with a large looming figure in silouhette. The end credits are also included in the clip below as well as commercials for the Takara Transformers Adventure TED line which has our robots dancing once - Read More

US Release Of Transformers Rising Delayed Indefinitely

US Release Of Transformers Rising Delayed Indefinitely

Posted March 15th, 2015 at 3:22pm by Autobot032 - 14,239 views

Transformers Rising has been through a rollercoaster ride and it doesn't look like it's over just yet. First it was announced, then it was denied a US release, then it was ready for release stateside and now it's delayed again. Here's what Efun had to say: for the moment the game is released in Southeast Asia region. We do apologize for the inconvenience we bring. Thanks. The website is currently live and provides links to downloads for both Android and iOS, but the action of - Read More

Transformers: Legends Mobile Device Game - Casey Coller Signature Series Episode Details

Transformers: Legends Mobile Device Game - Casey Coller Signature Series Episode Details

Posted March 15th, 2015 at 11:20am by Va'al - 11,572 views

You might remember the latest Signature Series event in the Transformers Legends mobile game, featuring Dan Khanna - but we're here to report a new update in the line, with current IDW artist Casey Coller in the spotlight! Check out the Legends blog for more information, and scroll down for more, including the event's artwork. “Bah-weep-Graaaaagnah wheep ni ni bong! ” Casey W. Coller, reporting from my underground workstation! (basement studio) I’m honored and ecstatic to be a part - Read More

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Pilot Episode - Robots in Discussion: Reviews, Spoilers, Underbite Art Development

Transformers: Robots In Disguise Pilot Episode - Robots in Discussion: Reviews, Spoilers, Underbite Art Development

Posted March 15th, 2015 at 5:44am by Va'al - 14,546 views

Howdy, robofans! If you're in the US, last night at 6pm ET/PT was the first airing of the new animated series Transformers: Robots in Disguise - produced by Hasbro and shown on Cartoon Network - though if you live outside of the States or attended the première event, you may have caught it earlier. We would like to use this platform to suggest you share your thoughts with us in the Energon Pub: what did you think of the 2-part pilot episode? Do you agree with the review posted by Burn? Maybe - Read More

Challenge of the Gobots: The Series DVD Volume Two Released

Challenge of the Gobots: The Series DVD Volume Two Released

Posted March 14th, 2015 at 7:15am by Va'al - 19,151 views

In a strangely unannounced and under the radar turn of events, it appears Warner Bros has released the second volume of Challenge of the Gobots DVD collection. We received the notification from fellow Seibertron.com user Sabrblade, who spotted it both on the official website and Amazon.com for purchase (currently at $32.39). Check out the artwork below, and follow the links to find out more! Challenge of the Gobots: The Series, Volume Two The GoBots are reporting for action on DVD and they - Read More

Hasbro Transformers Combiner Wars Fan Poll - Personality Revealed

Hasbro Transformers Combiner Wars Fan Poll - Personality Revealed

Posted March 14th, 2015 at 7:06am by Va'al - 24,600 views

Thanks to a number of notifications from fellow Seibertronians, including Prowl4 and Kamen_Rider_Kiva, we have the new reveal regarding the Hasbro fan poll for the original Combiner Wars gestalt character! Fans with access to the Transformers app on their mobile device have decided the new Autobot from the Sea of Rust will be Independent - and as you can see below, Grimlock is used as the example. What do you make of this? Let us know in the Energon Pub, after you also check out the three new - Read More

Transformers: Battle Tactics - Menasor's Might Update

Transformers: Battle Tactics - Menasor's Might Update

Posted March 12th, 2015 at 6:26pm by Va'al - 15,890 views

We have received news from DeNA about their first Transformers: Battle Tactics episode, featuring the Stunticon combiner robot: Menasor! Check out the official website or below for more information, and keep scrolling for a look at some of the art associated with the update. Today DeNA announced the first in-game event for TRANSFORMERS: BATTLE TACTICS, the turn-based tactical mobile game that lets players collect and assemble teams of iconic AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS. The game’s debut - Read More

Twincast / Podcast Episode #112 "A New Beat"

Twincast / Podcast Episode #112 "A New Beat"

Posted March 11th, 2015 at 10:37am by ScottyP - 19,827 views

Welcome to the latest episode of the Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast. This episode features your always exceptional host ScottyP, the very metal xRotorstormx, an appearance by the man of many voices Jon3.0, and the latest podcast regulars to join the crew: Spy vs. Spy. No wait, it was Counterpunch! No, that's not right either. You'll have to bother listening to find out who's taken home the top prize in our first ever casting call. Episode #112 "New Beat" is available directly and in - Read More

ComiXology Digital Transformers Comics 50% Sale

ComiXology Digital Transformers Comics 50% Sale

Posted March 11th, 2015 at 6:18am by Va'al - 19,898 views

Were you able to catch the Humble Bundle Transformers comics charity offer (still one day to go!)? If you'd also like to catch up on pre-Death of Optimus Prime stories, or grab some trade collections, ComiXology has yet another offer for you. Parts of the old Marvel run, older IDW and more recent collections, and different stories altogether, you can now find up to 50% off on all of them with compatible devices and access to the site. You have until 11pmEST on the 17th of March, and all you - Read More

Jeff Hale, Animation Director for Transformers, G.I. Joe, Sesame Street and More Passes Away at 92

Jeff Hale, Animation Director for Transformers, G.I. Joe, Sesame Street and More Passes Away at 92

Posted March 10th, 2015 at 3:16pm by Va'al - 19,322 views

We're sad to report more sad news for the history of the Transformers franchise, as Jeff Hale, animation director for the original Generation One cartoon, has passed away at the end of February at the age of 92. The Seibertron.com staff would like to offer their sincere condolences to the Hale family and their loved ones. You can read a detailed synopsis of Hale's life here and below. Jeff Hale, the award-winning director best known for his work with Sesame Street and the controversial - Read More

Bloor Cinema, Toronto, Takeover - The Cybertronic Spree and Transformers: The Movie

Bloor Cinema, Toronto, Takeover - The Cybertronic Spree and Transformers: The Movie

Posted March 10th, 2015 at 1:32pm by Va'al - 19,291 views

We've just received a notification from music performers The Cybertronic Spree of yet another screening of Transformers: The Movie (1986) - this time in Toronto's Bloor Cinema, and featuring a live performance from the robotic band! Find out more from the official website here, and head below for the official press release. Bloor Takeover: The Cybertronic Spree Journey beyond good, beyond evil, and beyond your wildest imagination as local robots in disguise The Cybertronic Spree take over - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #113 - Signal To Noise
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