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New Images of Xovergen's The Warriors From Cyborgtron Trilogy: The Battle Royal Custom Upgrade Kit - Pack V1.0

Transformers News: New Images of Xovergen's The Warriors From Cyborgtron Trilogy: The Battle Royal Custom Upgrade Kit - Pack V1.0
Date: Friday, December 31st 2010 7:57am CST
Categories: 3rd Party News, Toy News
Posted by: Mach | Credit(s): Xovergen

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3rd party toy maker - Xovergen has sent us some new photos of their upcoming product code name "The Warriors From Cyborgtron Trilogy: The Battle Royal Custom Upgrade Kit - Pack V1.0".

This is an upgrade kit for Generations War For Cybertron Optimus Prime as well as Megatron.
Optimus Prime receives new chest that can be opened, articulated fingers, new weapons such as axe, fusion gun and some translucent parts.

As for Megatron, the manufacturer's listing of add on parts are:
- Articulated fingers
- Matrix of Des-cons!
- New morning star?
- Blade  
- ????

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Toy Images of Lucky Draw Transformers Animated Silver Bumblebee

Transformers News: Toy Images of Lucky Draw Transformers Animated Silver Bumblebee
Date: Friday, December 31st 2010 5:31am CST
Categories: Cartoon News, Toy News
Posted by: Mach | Credit(s): Transformers At The Moon

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Transformers At The Moon has posted an extensive toy gallery of the Lucky Draw version of Transformers Animated Deluxe Class Bumblebee.

This is a campaign ran by TakaraTomy from the 18th September 2010 until 31st October 2010 at the Bic Camera and Edeon Group stores. To enter the campaign, you need only make a purchase of Transformers figures (except EZ Collection figures) worth more than Yen 3000. The winners, 20 from each chain, would go on to receive a silver chrome Transformers Animated Bumblebee.

Check out the toy images below:

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You can view the full gallery by clicking here.

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Seibertron.com's Finest of 2010

Transformers News: Seibertron.com's Finest of 2010
Date: Friday, December 31st 2010 2:13am CST
Categories: 3rd Party News, Cartoon News, Movie News, Site Articles, Toy News
Posted by: Blurrz

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I'll honestly admit it. I did not expect 2010 to be that strong of a year compared to 2009. Well I was completely wrong there. After living and breathing the Transformers lifestyle for the past 12 months, it feels like Transformers has gained a new level of popularity, and another level of excellence. 2011 brings mystique and new horizons. Yet if it's anything like 2010, then we are certainly in for one heck of a ride.

Can you believe it? We're about to enter the 27th year of the Transformers franchise! While franchises have become defunct, or have fallen off the face of the Earth, we have stood strong together. Certainly it hasn't always been pretty, take the transition from Generation One to Beast Wars, or the split-opinion on Michael Bay's Live-Action films as examples. However as a long-time fan and member of this site, as long as Transformers continues to be what it is - the heroic Optimus Prime fighting against all odds, or that joy you get when you open up toy packaging - then every year will be a great one.

Before we embark into 2011, I think it's suitable that we celebrate 2010. With that notion, I have the help of eight of my fellow staff members - Burn, Counterpunch, Dead Metal, Delicon, DevastaTTor, Diem, Mach, and Razorclaw0000. Before you get to know their Transformers tastes, let's get to know a little bit more about the people who help maintain Seibertron.com and assist this wonderful community!

  • I'm Blurrz, from the land they call Canada. Armada crazed, and you don't need to guess who my favorite Transformer is.
  • Burn is here to give us his "disgruntled" "I-like-my-TF's-as-bricks" opinion. We're not actually sure what he does on the staff though!
  • Counterpunch has a knack of making other people buy Transformers. He also keeps the forums safe with burning justice, or was that Punch?
  • Dead Metal is crazy, from Germany, and he helps out the news crew while most of us are fast asleep. Did I mention he's crazy?
  • Delicon is a humble Transformers fan from the Northeast United States. He keeps the news up and running.
  • DevastaTTor has this addiction to collect transforming plastic toys. You might have heard of it.
  • Diem spent most of the year in Takara territory, and made his way back to the US later on. He got married this year, so congratulations!
  • Mach keeps the news looking mighty fine from Singapore. He's an Optimus Prime fanatic, he probably has more blue and red trucks than you!
  • Razorclaw0000 is a big contributer on the News Crew, and still has the time to maintain one of the most comprehensive Mini-con collections in the world!


Now that you know a little more about the staff, here's how we're going to reflect on 2010. We're each picking our favorite candidate for the following categories listed below. Once you're done reading our input, we'd like to see yours by replying in the forums through the 'Discuss This Topic' link above. If you are interested in one of our many different selections, links will be provided to galleries of the featured toys so you can follow along!

The Transformers Figure of the Year
Favorite Toy Line of 2010
Favorite Transformers: Generations Figure
Favorite Power Core Combiners Figure
Favorite 2010 Movie Line Figure
Favorite 2010 Animated Figure
Favorite 2010 BotCon Exclusive Figure
Favorite 2010 Non-BotCon Exclusive Figure
Favorite 2010 Third Party Figure
Favorite Transformers-Related Moment of 2010
What you are looking forward to with Transformers in 2011


So hide your Starscreams, hide your Bumblebees, and hide your Megatrons, 'cause they are certainly going to be jealous when they look at our selections. 2010, through the eyes of the staff of Seibertron.com.

You'll find our selections, comments and funnies for 2010 in the forums!


We hope you enjoy our review and favorites of 2010. May your 2011 be full of joy, love, excitement, good health, and more Transformers!

~Blurrz
Seibertron.com News Crew

New Gallery: Warbot Defender

Transformers News: New Gallery: Warbot Defender
Date: Thursday, December 30th 2010 11:07pm CST
Categories: 3rd Party News, Site News, Toy News
Posted by: Diem | Credit(s): Seibertron.com

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Early this year FansProject surprised us all with a third party figure, Warbot Defender, who bore more than a slight resemblance to a certain sarcastic triple-changer Autobot. Now Seibertron.com is pleased to present its extensive gallery of the figure. Click on the images below to see the full gallery:

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New Galleries: Encore Combaticons

Transformers News: New Galleries: Encore Combaticons
Date: Thursday, December 30th 2010 10:59pm CST
Categories: Site News, Toy News
Posted by: Diem | Credit(s): Seibertron.com

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The latest additions to Seibertron.com's unparalleled galleries are here: the Encore Bruticus set. This set, released in 2009, included all five Combaticons in G1 style packaging. Click on the images below to view the full galleries:

Onslaught

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Vortex

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Swindle

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Brawl

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Blast Off

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and that big bad battlin' dudicus, Bruticus

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Seibertron.com Reviews Renderform's RF-003 DJ Rockblast

Transformers News: Seibertron.com Reviews Renderform's RF-003 DJ Rockblast
Date: Thursday, December 30th 2010 9:40am CST
Categories: 3rd Party News, Toy News
Posted by: Razorclaw0000

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RenderForm, the high-end garage kit company by Seibertron.com member Venksta, has tackled the impossible - giving Blaster fans every possible head they could ever want, and a reason to actually own the uninspired 2008 Universe Blaster. Dubbed "RF-003 DJ Rockblast", this kit will convert your mediocre Universe Blaster into everyone's favorite Cybertronian Hipster (or brooding loner) - G1 Blaster.

Choices, Choices

Few other characters in Transformers history have been portrayed as inconsistently as Blaster.

His toy appearance features eyes inset into a visor, rounded head, straight ears:

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His cartoon designs generally show him with a smooth face, rounded head, and angled ears:

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Finally, his comic appearances take a radical departure, showcasing a red and yellow face, and squared off ears:

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Although, in his IDW Spotlight, Blaster returns to his toy form, but with the original comic squared off ears:

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So, if you're a Blaster fan, but not a fan of the toy, you may despair to yourself at night, believing you have no alternatives. You would be wrong! The DJ Rockblast kit comes with heads, visors, and faces to reproduce any comic and cartoon appearance!

Just take a gander at these:

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IDW head

Renderform has built a clever set of interchangeable faces and visors, which slot in securely to either version of the helmet. A full set comes with three faces, four visors, and two heads for maximum Blaster customization. Every one is excellent and expressive, they fit together snugly and feel durable. These are hand painted pieces with very small details, so I did notice some very minor paint application issues, particularly on the eyes of the visored silver face. There's a tiny spot where the paint didn't stick. However, they still look great!

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Unfortunately, the heads are incompatible with Device Label Blaster completely.


But wait, there's more!

In addition to the dizzying array of cranial customizations, RF-003 comes with a correctly sized (though still comically large) version of Blaster's signature Electro-Scrambler Gun. The gun is excellent and weighty with great molded detail. The kit also includes a re-imagined version of Blaster's Action Master Gun, with equally impressive molded teeth and vents. Both guns fit will in any 5mm fist hole:

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The kit also includes a Backpack/Weapon which can hold the other guns in robot mode, and store in vehicle mode:

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Finally, the kit includes a certificate of authenticity with some wicked CGI renderings of Universe Blaster and a small sticker sheet which can be used to mask off Blaster's tape door to appear more G1 accurate, like the Universe box art:

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The kit shows an excellent attention to detail, rivaling FansProject in it's slavish devotion to give you everything you'd possibly need.


It's not all perfect

There are a few slight issues with the kit that I'd be remiss if I didn't point out. I've contacted Venksta about them, and they appear to be inconsistent, so as always, use caution and common sense. Renderform and Seibertron.com are not responsible for any damage done to your figure when using this upgrade.

  • The sticker isn't very sticky. Make sure you clean the area first. Also, my Blaster had poor paint apps on the chest door, so it was tough to line up. Go slowly, use tweezers.
  • There is some mold flash you may want to sand down gently.
  • Be careful when inserting the backpack. The hole in the back is not a 5mm hole, and the backpack peg is graduated, but mine was just a hair too tight and forced the backpack on. My Blaster now has a minor split in the ring. The backpack still holds, but use caution!
  • The ball joint for the new heads did widen the neck hole on my figure, and the original head is floppy now. If I wanted to return Blaster to factory state, I'd need a few coats of clear nail polish to build up the original ball.

Despite a few flaws, this kit is a worthy addition to an otherwise worthless figure, elevating Universe Blaster from "meh" to "holy crap". I personally cannot recommend the kit enough, and as long as you apply some common sense and caution, the kit will give you years of enjoyment. I am impressed that Venksta put the care and thought into this set that he did, and am ecstatic to include it in my collection!

You can view Renderform's galleries of RF-003 here and here, or send a PM to Venksta to order. You can also read our review of Renderform's RF-002 Empyrean Espionage Kit.

Robotkingdom.com Newsletter #1141- TFC EX-004, PS-01, PE-05, 06, PX-03 & PX-04 Pre-order

Transformers News: Robotkingdom.com Newsletter #1141- TFC EX-004, PS-01, PE-05, 06, PX-03 & PX-04 Pre-order
Date: Thursday, December 30th 2010 6:29am CST
Categories: 3rd Party News, Sponsor News, Toy News
Posted by: Tigertrack | Credit(s): Robotkingdom.com

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Site Sponsor, robotkingdom.com has an update on available products. Check out the PE-11 Camera Set pictures.


Hi,
Here is a quick update from www.robotkingdom.com.



#1

Perfect Effect PE-11 Camera Set.

Will pre-order very soon


Release date to be late March2011, no price or dimension yet, will update if we have more info.

Listing for collector for reference only.

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#2

Perfect Effect PE-05 Ejector + PE-06 Rewinder.

Pre-order, release on late Jan 2011.

US$47.90/Set

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Perfect Effect PX-03 Backpack.

Pre-order, release on late Jan 2011.

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Perfect Effect PX-03 Backpack + PX-04 Ultimate Form.

Pre-order, release on late Jan 2011.

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#3

Transformers TFC EX-004 Targetroids : Opticmax vs Megazoom.

Pre-order, release on late Jan 2011.

US$27.9/set

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Transformers TFC EX-004 Targetroids : Hotflame vs Screamer.

Pre-order, release on late Jan 2011.

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Transformers TFC Primary School: PS-01 Primars.

Pre-order, release on late Jan 2011.

US$46.9/pcs

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#4

Corbot V War Axe For Cybertron Optimus Prime.

Available now!

US$16.9/pcs

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#5

Takara Transformers United items UN-01 to UN10.


Available now!

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#6

Takara Masterpiece MPM-02 MP-M02 Transformers the Movie Edition Bumblebee.

Available now.

US$132.8/pcs

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#7

xovergen Mecha Warfare STC-GP Supreme Tactical Commander Grand Patriot Set of Red & Green Versions.

Pre-order, release next week.

If you are interested for the Single piece of Red or Green xovergen Mecha Warfare STC-GP Supreme Tactical Commander Grand Patriot only.
Please feel free to e-mail us at workshop@robotkingdom.com, we will coordinate overall requests, and try to make an offer for single Red or Green version after the shipment arrives. The manufacturer only offer them by pairs.
US$169/Set of 2

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Also,

xovergen Mecha Warfare STC-GP Supreme Tactical Commander Grand Patriot Green Versions Only.

US$89.9/pcs

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#8

Fansproject TFX-04 Protector Trailer.

Available now.

US$82.99/pcs

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Also, the TFX-05 Sidearm may not have enought stock.

If purchase a set of TFX-04 & TFX-05, may need to send out separately.



#9

FansProject Transformers Aerial Team Appendage Add-On Kit.

Restock, warehouse found.

US$99.9/pcs

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#10

FansProject Optimus Prime G3 Trailer & Classic Accessory Pack.

US$49.9/pcs, Christmas Sale Only!!!

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Hasbro Movie Ironman The Armored Avenger - Hulkbuster Iron Man.

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Hasbro Movie Ironman The Armored Avenger - Mark VI Iron Man.

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Hasbro Movie Ironman The Armored Avenger - War Machine Iron Man.

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Hasbro Movie Ironman The Armored Avenger - Titanium Man.

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#12

PE items restock!

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#13

Hasbro Transformers 2011 Power Core Combiner 5-Packs Series 01 - Set of 2.

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#14

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Hasbro Transformers Power Core Combiner 5-Packs Series 01 - Combaticons.

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Perfect Effect Camera Set-PE-11- Alternate Camera Mode Revealed

Transformers News: Perfect Effect Camera Set-PE-11- Alternate Camera Mode Revealed
Date: Thursday, December 30th 2010 6:15am CST
Categories: 3rd Party News, Sponsor News, Toy News
Posted by: Tigertrack | Credit(s): Robotkingdom.com, Oilspill

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Site sponsor Robotkingdom.com has new images of the 3rd party product PERFECT EFFECT Camera Set (PE-11) in rendered in alternate mode, and with a possible color palette shown.

According to Robotkingdom this set is due out in late March 2011, but there has been no size given, or even an estimated price set yet.

Check out the images below! You can see the 'For Reference Only' page here at robotkingdom.com.

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New Galleries: Universe / ROTF Bruticus Maximus and Combaticons

Transformers News: New Galleries: Universe / ROTF Bruticus Maximus and Combaticons
Date: Wednesday, December 29th 2010 9:44pm CST
Categories: Site News, Toy News
Posted by: Tigertrack

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Sure we've all drooled over the Universe Bruticus Maximus Crossfire kit galleries (Combat Unit). Who wouldn't? But what we had not seen up to this point was a gallery of each individual toy in the Universe Bruticus Maximus set-- PRE-CROSSIFIREIZATION!

So check out the Universe Combaticon unit leader, Onslaught.

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The air support, Vortex, and the con-artist Swindle in a very different alt mode than we are used to seeing him in...

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The ground support unit locked up by assault tank extraordinaire, Brawl, and Blast-Off, sporting a ground-pounding and very blast-off limiting new tank alternate form.

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And of course, the "now a little less than impressive, but still pretty cool in its own right", combined form, Bruticus Maximus.

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And then, of course, you can go back and check out the gallery of the 'CROSSFIRED UP BRUTICUS MAXIMUS'.

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First Look at Captured Prey's Exclusive Targetmasters

Transformers News: First Look at Captured Prey's Exclusive Targetmasters
Date: Wednesday, December 29th 2010 8:36pm CST
Categories: 3rd Party News, Toy News
Posted by: DevastaTTor | Credit(s): El Duque, Capturedprey.com

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Online toy retailer Captured Prey is apparently jumping into the ever-popular Targetmaster arena with their own new exclusive offerings. Their Targetmasters, Mastershooter MS-01B Brown King and Mastershooter MS-01M Mega Gun, feature designs similar to G1 Megatron and come in brown and black or silver and black respectively. The description for these new accessories reads:

Captured Prey wrote:Mega Gun and Brown King are the debut release of MasterShooter Collectibles! Limited in number and made with the expert help of a fan favorite third party company (who has asked to remain anonymous), these figures will be produced using high quality steel injection molds and durable ABS plastic!

Measuring approximately 2.2 inches tall in robot mode and 3.17 inches in weapon mode, Mega Gun and Brown King will be cast in color and pre-painted, ready to make any bot in your collection shake a washer loose with fear when these imposing weapons are aimed at them! Articulated shoulders and elbows allow each figure to aim his own weapon as well, making them the perfect scouts or assassins. The figures are designed with a stepped 4mm to 5mm peg handle, allowing them to be used by original Targetmaster Transformers, and almost all modern figures, too. And, as a bonus, an adaptor is released that allows Classics Starscream or any later version of his mold to carry Mega Gun along with their own weapon under the wing!

Both Mega Gun and Brown King will be limited to 500 pieces each, or produced to meet demand if more pre-orders are received. This item is currently estimated for release early in the second quarter of 2011.


The figures are listed for pre-order for $18 USD when purchased separately or for $35 USD when purchased together.


Mastershooter MS-01M Mega Gun can be pre-ordered HERE

Mastershooter MS-01B Brown King can be pre-ordered HERE

The Mastershooter Two-Pack can be pre-ordered HERE

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #103 - Road Trip
Twincast / Podcast #103:
"Road Trip"
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