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Transformers Generations Leader Class Jetfire - Promo Clip and Pre-Orders on Kmart.com

Transformers News: Transformers Generations Leader Class Jetfire - Promo Clip and Pre-Orders on Kmart.com
Date: Tuesday, August 26th 2014 3:02am CDT
Categories: Media, Store News, Toy News
Posted by: Va'al | Credit(s): Kmart

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Another tip from Seibertron.com user Primeultimus, this time regarding the Generations Leader Jetfire toy - which is available for pre-order at Kmart.com for $44.99, and comes with a new promotional video! Check out the bio below, and head here for the listing and non-embeddable clip. And keep your eyes on this page, as we may have more Jetfire shaped news soon..

Jetfire is ancient and powerful, but he would prefer to stay hidden in the background rather than on the front lines. He is a peaceful robot at heart, preferring the stately, ordered excitement of science to the frenzy of battle. But the reckless ambition of the Decepticons, and the senseless violence of their war sickened him, so he left Cybertron to go into hiding. He slumbered in peace for years. Reawakened by the arrival of the war on Earth, he decided once again to enter the fight – this time on the side of the Autobots, and this time to end it for good, whatever the cost.

Convert, arm and attack with all the Transformers action you can handle! This Jetfire figure is a high-powered Autobot fighter whether he's in robot mode or supercharged jet mode. He'll be a match for any enemy in robot mode, and he’ll fire his arm-mount cannons at his Decepticon foes! When he converts to fast-flying mode, his turbo thrusters will make him too fast for any enemy to escape, and his photon missile launchers will pound them to scrap when he catches them! Keep converting him back and forth so he can handle whatever his foes dish out!

Transformers and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro.

Official Transformers Hero Mashers Commercial

Transformers News: Official Transformers Hero Mashers Commercial
Date: Friday, August 22nd 2014 3:12pm CDT
Categories: Media, Toy News
Posted by: Va'al | Credit(s): Transformers YouTube

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It's been a while since we last heard or saw about the Transformers Hero Mashers figures, with their mix and match components. Now, thanks to a tip from resident Seibertron.com vice actor jON3.0, we get a look at the official commercial for the line! Check it out embedded below, courtesy of the Transformers YouTube channel and make sure to check out the Seibertron.com galleries too!


Previews Catalogue Featuring Transformers Front Cover by Sarah Stone

Transformers News: Previews Catalogue Featuring Transformers Front Cover by Sarah Stone
Date: Wednesday, August 20th 2014 1:38pm CDT
Categories: Comic Book News, Media, People News
Posted by: Va'al | Credit(s): Previews, Sarah Stone

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We mentioned it briefly in the November solicits news post, but as artist Sarah Stone has posted the clean artwork for it, here's a better look at the cover for the September issue of Previews, the Diamond Distribution catalogue for comics retailers, featuring a round-up of what's what in the Transformers IDWverse right now: Drift, Megatron, Optimus Prime, Windblade ..and Grimlock?

September's PREVIEWS Features A Bevy of IDW Publishing Transformers Titles, Including Drift: Empire of Stone

The September edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly PREVIEWS catalog arrives in comic shops, hobby stores, and other specialty outlets on August 27th. August's PREVIEWS offers over 2,000 new items and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning November 2014.


Well!! Some of you may or may not have seen some Transformers on the front cover of the recently revealed September PREVIEWS! I was so humbled and excited to be asked to work on it, I hope you enjoy how it turned out! I was really stoked to finally get to draw Megatron and Drift…


Transformers News: Previews Catalogue Featuring Transformers Front Cover by Sarah Stone

Transformers News: Previews Catalogue Featuring Transformers Front Cover by Sarah Stone

Twincast / Podcast Episode #98 "Combiner Wars"

Transformers News: Twincast / Podcast Episode #98  "Combiner Wars"
Date: Friday, August 15th 2014 2:49pm CDT
Categories: Media, Podcast, Site News
Posted by: xRotorstormx

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Welcome to the latest edition of the Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast! This episode features your host for the evening, ScottyP along with the regulars Jon 3.0, Rotorstorm, Seibertron, and Tigertrack

Episode 98 "Combiner Wars" 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.

(00:00- 05:56)
We start the night off with some fun chit chat but it doesn't take long for the crew to dive in to what everyone wants to hear... and that is toy talk!

(5:56- 20:14)
First up we discuss Combiner Wars!, the newly revealed combiner toys from Hasbro that were on display at San Diego Comic Con...Has Hasbro finally answered our prayers for combiners or is something else motivating them??
Transformers News: Twincast / Podcast Episode #98  "Combiner Wars"

(20:14 - 38:10)
We then follow up with some in depth discussion about the stunticons.

Transformers News: Twincast / Podcast Episode #98  "Combiner Wars"

(38:10 - 53:20)
Up next we will discuss our thoughts on the new Generations Voyagers, SkyByte and Roadbuster. (...and hey, don't forget to check out the JAWSOME photo galleries of them!)

Transformers News: Twincast / Podcast Episode #98  "Combiner Wars"

(53:20 - oops! We kinda got distracted :P)
Tankor and Rattrap are finally starting to appear at retail. Some of us have them in hand so tune in to hear what the cast thinks of these figures...and by the way, they are in stock at HTS!

Transformers News: Twincast / Podcast Episode #98  "Combiner Wars"

(Where are we again?? - 1:47:ish)
The SDCC exclusives have finally hit the Hasbro Toy Shop! Were we surprised at what sold out and what is still available? Guess you'll have to tune in to find out.

Transformers News: Twincast / Podcast Episode #98  "Combiner Wars"

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Up next, we discussed the TFCC and their 2 big figure reveals. The 2015 membership freebie figure, Lio Convoy, and the club exclusive figure, Nova Prime.

Transformers News: Twincast / Podcast Episode #98  "Combiner Wars"

...and then we derailed a bit... but it's all in good fun :)

Transformers News: Twincast / Podcast Episode #98  "Combiner Wars"

(1:26:30- 1:42:26)
We then talk about the new images of Masterpiece Star Saber that surfaced but...how well will this MP figure do? Is Star Saber popular enough? Tune in to hear our answers.

Transformers News: Twincast / Podcast Episode #98  "Combiner Wars"

(1:42:26- 1:47:57)
Up next, we have our favorite segment...Listener questions!!

:x :x :x
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We then close out the night with some bragging rights.

Transformers News: Twincast / Podcast Episode #98  "Combiner Wars"

Thanks everyone for listening and we appreciate the continued support! Don't forget, the show only gets better if you tell us how. Drop us a review on iTunes or Stitcher Radioand be sure to tell us what you love, what you hate, and what you want to hear!

Not on the show to give your take? Probably not, so don't forget to keep the discussion going on the Seibertron.com Energon Pub Forums by simply replying to this post!

Got a question for the Twincast? We take all of them, we just don't take them all seriously! Leave a question in the Ask the Twincast thread and, if it makes the cut, it may get read and answered on the show.

TFExpo 2014 Japan Photogallery

Transformers News: TFExpo 2014 Japan Photogallery
Date: Friday, August 15th 2014 8:21am CDT
Categories: Event News, Media, Toy News
Posted by: mooncake623 | Credit(s): Shumi Nagaremono

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Thanks to Seibertron.com Member Shumi Nagaremono we get to share some exclusive pictures with everyone the Transformers Expo 2014, located in Yokohama, Kanagawa Japan. Held between from August 9th-17th, 2014. For more information on TFExpo Japan you can find it here. We've mirrored some of the images below and for the full TFExpo gallery you can check it out here. Enjoy!


Transformers News: TFExpo 2014 Japan Photogallery

Transformers News: TFExpo 2014 Japan Photogallery

Transformers News: TFExpo 2014 Japan Photogallery

Transformers News: TFExpo 2014 Japan Photogallery

Transformers News: TFExpo 2014 Japan Photogallery

Transformers News: TFExpo 2014 Japan Photogallery

Transformers News: TFExpo 2014 Japan Photogallery

Transformers News: TFExpo 2014 Japan Photogallery

Transformers: Age of Extinction Digital HD and Blu-Ray Pre-orders

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Digital HD and Blu-Ray Pre-orders
Date: Wednesday, August 13th 2014 5:35am CDT
Categories: Media, Movie News
Posted by: Va'al | Credit(s): Paramount Pictures

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This just in from Paramount Pictures: you can now pre-order Transformers: Age of Extinction on Blu-Ray and Digital HD, or even as a gift set (featuring the Blu-Ray disc, a magnet and collectible figurines) from three separate retailers - iTunes, Amazon.com and Walmart, with a release date of 31st December for now. Follow through to the links to place your order!

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Digital HD and Blu-Ray Pre-orders

Transformers: Universe MOBA Under the Hood Video - Peter Cullen, Frank Welker and More

Transformers News: Transformers: Universe MOBA Under the Hood Video - Peter Cullen, Frank Welker and More
Date: Wednesday, August 13th 2014 5:24am CDT
Categories: Game News, Media, People News
Posted by: Va'al | Credit(s): Transformers: Universe

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The folks at Jagex, the company behind the MOBA Transformers: Universe, have sent us a link to a new video episode of Under the Hood. This time round they focus on some of the people involved behind the scenes, including voice actors Frank Welker and Peter Cullen - check it out below!

Join us as we go behind the scenes of Transformers Universe, bring you closer to the guys that are making the game.

In this episode we catch-up with Vice President David Nicholson for some updates that have been dropping into the game, get top game tips from the team and some of our top players, and we head on over to LA to check in with the two major stars – Optimus Prime & Megatron! Learn more about the VO work they've been doing in-game and get a sneak peak at an upcoming project.

Want to know more about TU? Head on over to our website and try the game right now @ http://www.transformersuniverse.com -- After you've watched the video of course.



Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial
Date: Tuesday, August 12th 2014 11:39am CDT
Categories: Media, Movie News, Toy News
Posted by: Va'al | Credit(s): Transformers YouTube

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Coming at us from the official Transformers YouTube channel is the new commercial for the biggest Dinobot around: Stomp and Chomp Grimlock! This simplified transforming mammoth (well, T-Rex) features sound effects and lights in both modes, and an Optimus Prime figure with magnetic weapon activating gimmick - check out the embedded clip below!


Transformers: Age of Extinction Memory Storage Products from InfoThink

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Memory Storage Products from InfoThink
Date: Monday, August 11th 2014 12:50pm CDT
Categories: Media, Movie News
Posted by: Va'al | Credit(s): InfoThink

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The people behind Taiwan-based company InfoThink, creators of licensed electronic devices such as USB drives, memory card readers and more, have sent us an extensive look at their Transformers: Age of Extinction catalogue - of which we've mirrored images below - and all of which can be found at their website. Check 'em out!

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Memory Storage Products from InfoThink

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Memory Storage Products from InfoThink

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Memory Storage Products from InfoThink

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Memory Storage Products from InfoThink

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Memory Storage Products from InfoThink

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Memory Storage Products from InfoThink

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Memory Storage Products from InfoThink

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Memory Storage Products from InfoThink

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Memory Storage Products from InfoThink

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Memory Storage Products from InfoThink

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Memory Storage Products from InfoThink

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Memory Storage Products from InfoThink

Self-assembling Origami Robot is World's First Transformer - Sort Of

Transformers News: Self-assembling Origami Robot is World's First Transformer - Sort Of
Date: Thursday, August 7th 2014 1:56pm CDT
Category: Media
Posted by: Va'al | Credit(s): EurekAlert, Guardian UK

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Reading the news today, you may come across the creation of the first type of transforming robots on behalf of a team of Harvard scientists - alas, not yet close to the type we're used to, but it's a big step forward in robotics and manufacturing industries nonetheless! Check out below a selection from the press release at EurekAlert!, a video about the robots, and read an article about it here.

Origami robot folds itself up, crawls away
Prototype made almost entirely of printable parts demonstrates crucial capabilities of reconfigurable robots

For years, a team of researchers at MIT and Harvard University has been working on origami robots — reconfigurable robots that would be able to fold themselves into arbitrary shapes.

In the August 7 issue of Science, they report their latest milestone: a robot, made almost entirely from parts produced by a laser cutter, that folds itself up and crawls away as soon as batteries are attached to it.

"The exciting thing here is that you create this device that has computation embedded in the flat, printed version," says Daniela Rus, the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and one of the Science paper's co-authors. "And when these devices lift up from the ground into the third dimension, they do it in a thoughtful way."

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