Directly from the official Transformers Facebook page, we have our first animated preview of the Machinima series due this August on Go90: Transformers Combiner Wars! Following the events of the IDW storyline, the series uses Windblade as the viewers' perspective into the Cybertronian world - but it's Optimus Prime we hear narrating in the clip. Check out more below, and view the video below or by clicking here.
His name is Optimus Prime, and he was a leader, once. Now The Transformers: Combiner Wars demand his return.
It's been over a year since the last big news for the animated series Transformers: Prime, but we now have a nudge from online retailer Amazon.com, in the form of a Blu-Ray box set of the complete series run! You can check out the listing at $144.99 here, and more details below, though no images are yet available. Will you be getting this or relying on the Netflix version? Let us know your thoughts in the Energon Pub!
Format: Box set, Import
DVD Release Date: August 12, 2016
HASBRO STUDIOS AND MACHINIMA PREVIEW "TRANSFORMERS: COMBINER WARS" DURING CANNES LIONS FESTIVAL
Panel featuring Hasbro Chief Content Officer Stephen Davis and Machinima Chief Executive Officer Chad Gutstein unveiled first-look images and plot details from the forthcoming digital series
Included among the reveals will be the announcement of a TRANSFORMERS: COMBINER WARS Prelude Series launching on June 28
Los Angeles CA, JUNE 23, 2016 -Hasbro Inc. and Machinima co-hosted a panel during the Cannes Lions Festival offering Transformers fans a first glimpse of TRANSFORMERS: COMBINER WARS, a new animated series debuting August 2nd on social entertainment platform go90™ in the US, AMC Networks International Iberia in Spain and Portugal and in other territories to be announced at a later date. TRANSFORMERS: COMBINER WARS, developed and produced by Machinima, marks the first time the iconic franchise has launched a digital-first series.
Moderated by OMD CEO Monica Karo, the fireside chat with Hasbro Chief Content Officer Stephen Davis and Machinima CEO Chad Gutstein unveiled plot details and never-before seen images (link below) from the highly-anticipated series. The discussion covered the 30-plus year legacy of the Transformers franchise and the new creative partnership between Hasbro and Machinima. The pair shared details on the development process behind TRANSFORMERS: COMBINER WARS, as well as insights into how the two companies’ combined forces to reimagine the iconic Transformers IP for today’s social-first, content-driven landscape.
Additionally, Davis and Gutstein announced that a prelude series to TRANSFORMERS: COMBINER WARS will launch on June 28 on YouTube, Facebook and go90. The four-episode PRELUDE TO THE COMBINER WARS will help prepare fans for the full series by revealing the current state of Cybertron from the distinctive points-of-view of four characters.
"Machinima is known as a leader of the digital content space and has tremendous creative talent within their network. We are excited to partner with them to tell a new kind of Transformers story for the digital generation," said Stephen Davis, Chief Content Officer of Hasbro. "The writers, artists and voice actors working on this series are all true fans of the franchise, and their love for these characters really shines through in COMBINER WARS."
"Transformers is one of the most beloved franchises in the world and Machinima is thrilled to work with Hasbro to bring Transformers: Combiner Wars to today’s social video platforms," said Chad Gutstein, CEO of Machinima. "Our audience loves these characters and COMBINER WARS has been a true ‘for the fans, by the fans’ effort. We can’t wait to give fans a preview of the series during Cannes."
FIRST LOOK IMAGES!!!
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Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Menasor
Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Original Character Maxima
Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Windblade 1
Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Windblade 2
Machinima Transformers Combiner Wars Windblade 3
Machinima Trasformers Combiner Wars Starscream
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Machinima has been hard at work producing the Combiner Wars series and it looks as though we are starting to see some fruits of the labor. With tips coming in from member ScottyP and Sabrblade we have a new Entertainment Weekly article concerning the new series, which includes some new images from the show. The images feature the likes of Windblade, Starscream, new character Maxima and Menasor. The article also mentions that a prelude series will begin next Tuesday, June 28, and will set the stage for the actual series. Check out the article and the images below and let us know what you think in the comments section, and as always stay tuned to Seibertron.com for all your latest Transformers News and Galleries.
Aiming to better acquaint fans with the Combiner Wars universe, Davis and Gutstein additionally announced that a prelude series will launch on June 28 via YouTube, Facebook, and the social entertainment platform go90. Heading into the series premiere, the four-episode preview will offer insight into the current state of Cybertron as it exists in the realm of Combiner Wars.
Combiner Wars is set to debut Aug. 2 on go90. Check out a few stills from the new show in the exclusive photos below.
Courtesy of Hasbro's Transformers Facebook page, we now have our first look at some new artwork that looks like it's being used for the Blu-Ray and DVD covers for the upcoming Transformers: The Movie 30th Anniversary Edition, which Shout! Factory announced earlier today. The artwork is from Livio Ramondelli of IDW Transformers comic book fame. The artwork features Optimus Prime opening his chest to reveal the Matrix, Hot Rod kneeling in front of Optimus, Megatron and the "original" Decepticons on the left, Galvatron and the "new" Decepticons on the right, and Unicron in the background. Check out the new image below and join our discussion here.
Just moments ago, we received a press release from our good friends at Shout! Factory. They will be releasing the fan-favorite Transformers The Movie on Blu-Ray and DVD on September 13th, 2016, just in time for the 30th anniversary of this film. This is the first time that Transformers The Movie has been released in the US since 2006 and the first time ever that it will be released on Blu-Ray in the US. Special features or specifics about the film (such as full screen or widescreen) have not yet been released but we'll keep all of you posted as information becomes available. In the meantime, check out the full press release from Shout! Factory below and join our discussion about this exciting news on our forums by clicking here.
SHOUT! FACTORY AND HASBRO STUDIOS ENTER NEW DISTRIBUTION ALLIANCE
Multi-Year Agreement Grants Shout! Factory Distribution Rights to Renowned Classic Animated Movie Adventure TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE
Los Angeles, California - June 9th, 2016 - Shout! Factory, a multi-platform media company, and Hasbro Studios announced a strategic distribution collaboration to bring the iconic animated feature, TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE to the home entertainment marketplace in the U.S. and Canada. This full-length animated adventure boasts the voice talent of Orson Welles in his final role and an all-star voice cast that includes Peter Cullen, Eric Idle, Casey Kasem, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Stack and Frank Welker. The announcement was made today by Shout! Factory's founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos; and Hasbro's Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer Stephen Davis.
The multi-year alliance provides Shout! Factory with exclusive home entertainment packaged media (Blu-ray and DVD) and select digital rights to Hasbro's TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE for home entertainment releases in North America. In honor of the 30th anniversary of TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE, this beloved animated feature will be newly remastered and transferred in HD from the original 35mm elements. A full-range of bonus content and collectible packaging are currently in development. Shout! Factory plans an aggressive rollout of TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE 30th Anniversary Edition on September 13th, 2016.
"The Transformers franchise has been part of American popular culture for more than 30 years, developing into one of the most recognizable brands around the globe," said Stephen Davis, Chief Content Officer and Executive Vice President of Hasbro. "TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE played a huge role in the brand's early success, laying the foundation for major motion pictures, several successful TV series, clothing and apparel, toys and much more. We are thrilled to work with Shout! Factory to deliver the original movie to fans in a completely remastered HD experience."
"TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE is a highly sought-after animated feature, boasting a large fan following and consumer interest. On its 30th anniversary, we look forward to celebrating this film by bringing it to North America on Blu-ray for the first time. Having worked closely with Hasbro Studios on top brands like animated series TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE, G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO, TRANSFORMERS PRIME, MY LITTLE PONY, MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTRIA GIRLS movies and more, this is incredibly exciting and important news for us," said Melissa Boag, Senior Vice President of Kids & Family Entertainment at Shout! Factory. "We look forward to bringing TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE, featuring all-new HD transfer with stunning packaging and great extras to fans and on family home entertainment shelves."
Action-packed animated feature TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE chronicles the heroic efforts of the AUTOBOTS as they defend their native planet CYBERTRON from the evil DECEPTICONS and UNICRON.
The AUTOBOTS, led by the heroic OPTIMUS PRIME, prepare to make a daring attempt to retake their planet from the evil forces of MEGATRON and the DECEPTICONS. Unknown to both sides, a menacing force is heading their way - UNICRON. The only hope of stopping UNICRON lies within the Matrix of Leadership and the AUTOBOT who can rise up and use its power to light their darkest hour. Will the AUTOBOTS be able to save their native planet from destruction or will the DECEPTICONS reign supreme?
TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE is co-produced and directed by Nelson Shin; produced by Joel Bacal and Tom Griffin; supervising producer, Jay Bacal; executive producers, Margaret Loesch and Lee Gunther; music score by Vince DiCola.
Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences, by leveraging its beloved brands, including LITTLEST PET SHOP, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, MONOPOLY, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, PLAY-DOH and TRANSFORMERS, and premier partner brands. From toys and games, television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and consumer products licensing, Hasbro fulfills the fundamental need for play and connection with children and families around the world. The Company's Hasbro Studios and its film label, ALLSPARK PICTURES, create entertainment brand-driven storytelling across mediums, including television, film, digital and more. Through the company's commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews) and Instagram (@Hasbro).
About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory's entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast digital distribution network which delivers video and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America. Shout! Factory also owns and operates Shout! Factory Productions, Scream Factory, Timeless Media Group, Westchester Films, Biograph Records, and Video Time Machine. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Santa Monica, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.
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The official Transformers YouTube channel has uploaded a new video - a trailer for Season 4 of Transformers: Rescue Bots! Find out what new mission Optimus Prime has for the gang of Griffin Rock, in the clip embedded below, and let us know what you expect from the new season in the Energon Pub (other than the known episodes, of course).
Thanks to a Tweet from Ryohei Kimura, the voice of Bumblebee in the Japanese show Transformers: Adventure, we now have confirmation that Transformers: Adventure will be restarting in July in Japan! It will be interesting to see how the show handles itself considering Japanese audiences didn't get the Transformers: Prime Season 3 and instead moved on to Adventure. We shall see soon enough though! Stay tuned as we get more details on this upcoming Season of Transformers: Adventure!
Thanks to Constance Zimmer's Twitter Page we now have what seems to be further information regarding a new season of Robots in Disguise! Zimmer posted a picture of herself in the recording studio and tagged both Transformers, TRiD and Strongarm in her post. We have mirrored the tweet below for you to check out. Does this all but confirm Season 3 to you? Are you excited that Robots in Disguise shall be returning? Let us know in the comments section below, and as always stay tuned to Seibertron.com for all your latest Transformers News and Galleries!
Just working in my new #jonandvinnys shoes while making IMPACT OOFS #TRID #Transformers #Strongarm
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