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Hasbro 2Q Profit Falls on One-Time Costs

Transformers News: Hasbro 2Q Profit Falls on One-Time Costs
Date: Monday, July 23rd 2007 7:33pm CDT
Categories: Company News, Media, Toy News
Posted by: Hotrod | Credit(s): Yahoo.com

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Hasbro has released their second quarter profit and sadly it is down. However, it has nothing to do with Transformers. Hasbro has reported strong sales of Transformers and Spider-Man toys. The company has also reported that they sold 240 licensees for products related to the Transformers Movie. Despite this the profit margin was hurt due to one-time costs and a recall of Easy Bake Ovens. To read the full report got to Yahoo.com.

Transform Your Summer Prize: Final Trip to Takara / Tomy in Japan

Transformers News: Transform Your Summer Prize: Final Trip to Takara / Tomy in Japan
Date: Monday, July 23rd 2007 9:55am CDT
Categories: Collectables, Company News, Event News
Posted by: Darth Bombshell | Credit(s): Fender Bender

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Mountain Dew have updated their "Transform Your Summer" contest website today, adding the final trip to Takara Tomy to the inventory of selectable prizes. You can enter your code number here to win the trip, but you have to hurry, as the contest closes at 8pm tonight.

Collector's Club Update: 3H "Wreckers" Story to conclude in the pages of the Club Newsletter

Transformers News: Collector's Club Update: 3H "Wreckers" Story to conclude in the pages of the Club Newsletter
Date: Sunday, July 22nd 2007 11:38am CDT
Categories: Comic Book News, Company News
Posted by: Darth Bombshell | Credit(s): Scaleface

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Our very own Scaleface has posted some very interesting news. The Collector's Club has announced the contents of their sixteenth issue. It will be their first annual fiction issue, with lots of interesting stories. Among them will the first part of the conclusion of the "Wreckers" storyline, begun in 2001 by 3H Enterprises. Fans will recall that this storyline came to an abrupt conclusion in 2003 when 3H Enterprises lost the rigths to the Transformers convention license.

The Seibertron News Crew will keep you updated on any new developments on this issue. In the meantime, you can keep up with all your comic news in the Seibertron.com Comics Section.

Rumor: Nokia to Release Special Edition Transformers N93i Phone?

Transformers News: Rumor: Nokia to Release Special Edition Transformers N93i Phone?
Date: Friday, July 20th 2007 2:24am CDT
Categories: Collectables, Company News, Movie News, Rumors
Posted by: Hotrod | Credit(s): TFW2005

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There is an interesting rumor about a special edition Transformers phone being released by Nokia. According to TFW2005, Nokia will be releasing the special edition Transformers N93i phone this year. The phone is rumored to be the same as the standard N93i phone, however, it will come in special edition packaging pre-loaded with Transformers Movie content and some games.

Madman's Ultimate TRANSFORMERS G1 Giveaway!

Transformers News: Madman's Ultimate TRANSFORMERS G1 Giveaway!
Date: Wednesday, July 18th 2007 7:40pm CDT
Categories: Company News, Event News
Posted by: Hotrod | Credit(s): Bartrim and Madman

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Our own Bartrim has passed along some news about a new contest in Australia. Madman is promoting a contest called The Ultimate TRANSFORMERS G1 Giveaway! Here a blurb about the contest from Madman:

"Transformers Generation 1 fans rejoice! You've shown your loyalty. You've stood your ground. Now, we're showing you our love in prize form.

In conjunction with our Autobot chums at ACTIVISION, XBOX, HASBRO and OTAKU WEAR - MADMAN are offering Transformers fans close to $5,000 (RRP) in prizes, in one of the biggest prize packs we've ever rolled out!

One lucky winner will be in the running for a major prize pack containing:


One of a kind Transformers airbrushed Xbox 360 console
Transformers the Movie Xbox 360 Game
Transformers G1 Complete Collection
Transformers Animated Movie SE
Autobot & Decepticon Hoodies
Transformers T-Shirts
Autobot & Decepticon Caps
Optimus Prime Voice Changer Helmet
Deluxe Tranformers Movie Figurines

Plus we have another 10 runners-up packs including more games, DVDs, apparel and merchandise.

We're spreading the Transformer love as far as we can.

Transformers fans...roll out & enter now."


For more information about the contest and how to enter click here.

"Transformers: The Video Game" Ships Over One Million Units

Transformers News: "Transformers: The Video Game" Ships Over One Million Units
Date: Tuesday, July 10th 2007 12:19pm CDT
Categories: Company News, Game News, Movie News
Posted by: Darth Bombshell | Credit(s): Activision Inc., TF@TheMoon

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Despite garnering some rather unfavorable reviews, the Transformers video game has sold rather well, Activision reporting that the game has shipped over one million units, as stated in the following press release from the company:

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Activision Ships More Than Eight Million Units Worldwide During First Quarter Fiscal Year 2008


SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jul 10, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATVI) announced today that during the first quarter of fiscal year 2008, the company shipped more than four million units of Spider-Man 3(TM), two million units of Shrek the Third(TM), approximately one million units of TRANSFORMERS: The Game and more than one million units of Guitar Hero II(TM).

As a result, the company now expects that its financial results for the first quarter fiscal year 2008 will exceed its previously reported outlook on May 31, 2007.

"We are pleased with the strong worldwide consumer response to our three movie-based games - Spider-Man 3, Shrek The Third and TRANSFORMERS: The Game - as well as the launch of Guitar Hero II on the Xbox 360(TM)," stated Robert Kotick, Chairman and CEO, Activision, Inc.

Activision expects to announce its first quarter fiscal 2008 earnings results in early August.

Separately, Activision confirmed that the company w ill webcast remarks made by its senior management during a corporate presentation to analysts at the E3 Media & Business Summit on Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at 12:30 pm PDT (3:30 pm EDT). To access the webcast, please log on to www.activision.com or http://phx.corporate-ir.net/playerlink.zhtml?c=60455&s=wm&e=1588763

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $1.5 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007.

Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Scandinavia, Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, Japan and South Korea. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is located at www.activision.com.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements: Information in this press release that involves Activision's expectations, plans, intentions or strategies regarding the future are forward-looking statements that are not facts and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. In this release they are identified by references to dates after the date of this release and words such as "will," "will be," "remains," "to be," "plans," "believes", "may", "expects," "intends," and similar expressions. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the further implementation, acceptance and effectiveness of the remedial measures recommended or adopted by the special sub-committee of independent directors established in July 2006 to review Activision's historical stock option granting practices, the board and Activision; the outcome of the SEC's formal investigation and the derivative litigation filed in Ju ly 2006 against certain current and former directors and officers of Activision relating to Activision's stock option granting practices, and the possibility that additional claims and proceedings will be commenced, including additional stockholder litigation, employee litigation, and additional action by the SEC and/or other regulatory agencies. Other factors that could cause Activision's actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements set forth in this release include, without limitation, other litigation (unrelated to stock option granting practices), sales of Activision's titles, shifts in consumer spending trends, the seasonal and cyclical nature of the interactive game market, Activision's ability to predict consumer preferences among competing hardware platforms (including next-generation hardware), declines in software pricing, product returns and price protection, product delays, retail acceptance of Activision's pro ducts, adoption rate and availability of new hardware and related software, industry competition, rapid changes in technology and industry standards, protection of proprietary rights, maintenance of relationships with key personnel, customers, vendors and third-party developers, international economic and political conditions, integration of recently acquired subsidiaries and identification of suitable future acquisition opportunities, limitations on our ability to issue stock and options, foreign exchange rate changes, and the risks identified in Activision's most recent annual report on Form 10-K and recent reports on Form 8-K.

The forward-looking statements in this release are based upon information available to Activision as of the date of this release, and Activision assumes no obligations to update any such forward-looking statement. Forward-looking statements believed to be true when made may ultimately prove to be incorrect. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond our control and may cause actual results to differ materially from our current expectations.

More Than Meets the Market's Eye

Transformers News: More Than Meets the Market's Eye
Date: Tuesday, July 3rd 2007 6:47pm CDT
Categories: Company News, Media, Movie News
Posted by: Hotrod | Credit(s): TheMotelyFool

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TheMotleyFool has posted a new article about the Transformers Movie. The article takes a look at all the companies who are hoping the film is a major hit. Click here to read the article.

Cashing In On Transformers

Transformers News: Cashing In On Transformers
Date: Monday, July 2nd 2007 6:55pm CDT
Categories: Company News, Media, Movie News
Posted by: Hotrod | Credit(s): Forbes.com

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The Transformers Movie has been in the media a lot for the past three months. Today Forbes.com posted a video report about how Hasbro is expected to capitalize on the success of the film. Watch the video by clicking here.

GM Hopes Movie Will Transform Sales.

Transformers News: GM Hopes Movie Will Transform Sales.
Date: Monday, July 2nd 2007 4:18pm CDT
Categories: Company News, Movie News
Posted by: TheMuffin | Credit(s): Yahoo.com

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As if it wasn't obvious enough, General Motors hopes the Transformers Movie will help increase the sales of their automobiles. With the giant media blitz advertising both GM and Transformers, it's hard not to have a Chevy on your mind at the moment.

Yahoo! has posted a new article about GM, going into detail on how hard they are trying to appeal to a younger market, and how the Transformers Movie will help. A warning before reading the article. If you're not a fan of in your face product placement, a few of the quotes might make you cringe.

First Official Look at Transformers T.E.C.H. Role-Play Toys

Transformers News: First Official Look at Transformers T.E.C.H. Role-Play Toys
Date: Friday, June 29th 2007 3:34pm CDT
Categories: Collectables, Company News, Movie News, Press Releases, Toy News
Posted by: Skowl | Credit(s): Transformers.com

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Hasbro has been busy updating their official Transformers site in time for Botcon and the Transformers Movie, with images of Robot-Replicas and Unleashed figures, Hasbro has also put up images of the T.E.C.H Role-Play toys, everyday objects that turn into weapons.

See the images here.

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #103 - Road Trip
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Posted: Sunday, October 19th, 2014