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New Power Core Combiners Gallery from Botcon

Transformers News: New Power Core Combiners Gallery from Botcon
Date: Saturday, June 26th 2010 2:40pm CDT
Categories: Site News, Toy News, Event News
Posted by: Nekoman | Credit(s): Seibertron

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The Power Core Combiners toys on display at Botcon this year have their gallery up and online. New figures include sets such as the Rallybots and Destructicons, or two-packs including Leadfoot with Pinpoint and Icepick with Chainclaw! To view our gallery, click here.

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Gallery of Transformers Movie HFTD Activators Online

Transformers News: Gallery of Transformers Movie HFTD Activators Online
Date: Saturday, June 26th 2010 2:24pm CDT
Categories: Site News, Live Action Movie News, Toy News, Event News
Posted by: Nekoman | Credit(s): Seibertron

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If you like 'em cute and simple than these are for you: movie style Activators from the Hunt For The Decepticons line! New shown at this year's Botcon include Ironhide and Starsceam! To view all of the images from our gallery click here.

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More Hunt For the Decepticons Images from Botcon

Transformers News: More Hunt For the Decepticons Images from Botcon
Date: Saturday, June 26th 2010 2:11pm CDT
Categories: Site News, Live Action Movie News, Toy News, Event News
Posted by: Nekoman | Credit(s): Seibertron

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Following yesterday's gallery, more images are coming in from the convention. Take a look at new figures including Voyager Highbrow, Deluxe Tomahawk and Terradive by clicking here!

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News from TFCC's Panel: 2011 Membership Figure and next Club exclusives announced! More Counterpunch!

Transformers News: News from TFCC's Panel: 2011 Membership Figure and next Club exclusives announced!  More Counterpunch!
Date: Saturday, June 26th 2010 1:54pm CDT
Categories: Toy News, Event News, Collector's Club News
Posted by: Nekoman | Credit(s): Razorclaw0000

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News just in from the Official Collector's Club panel at Botcon, staff member Razorclaw0000 has confirmed the 2011 Transformers Club exclusive membership figure will be a homage to RID Sideburn. The toy itself will be a blue redeco of Classics Rodimus. Stay tuned for a full panel report!

In addition, the 2011 club exclusives were announced:

  • G2 Ramjet

  • Transtech Cheetor from Animated Blurr



As the panel was closing, Brian Savage made the mention that there will be 300 Punch/Counterpunch figures that will be available for preording within the next few weeks. These figures will only be available to Club members who did NOT purchase a Punch.Counterpunch figure yet, and will be limited to one per person.

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Notes from Hasbro's Marketing Review panel (aka Hasbro Toy panel)

Transformers News: Notes from Hasbro's Marketing Review panel (aka Hasbro Toy panel)
Date: Saturday, June 26th 2010 9:25am CDT
Categories: Site News, Toy News, Event News
Posted by: Seibertron

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This is the annual event everyone loves. Lots of reveals! Stayed tuned for more information. Keep refreshing this page!

Aaron Archer
Greg Lombardo
Matt Baylog
Bill Rawley
Brian Welch
(didn't catch the name of the Hasbro employee in the middle)

HUNT FOR THE DECEPTICONS

Legends Class
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Cyberfire Bumblebee
Optimus Prime
Ravage
Rampage
Sandstorm (Beachcomber redeco)
Tracker Hound
Long Haul (new mold)
Dust Storm
Override (blue Sideways)

Scout Class
Hubcap (should've been Big Daddy)
Brimstone
Crankstart
Backfire
Insecticon (new mold, ROTF)
Breacher (new mold)
Firetrap (Scattorshot repaint)
Sunspot (Skystalker repaint)

Deluxe Class
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Bumblebee
Jetblade
Sea Attack Ravage
Ironhide
Sidearm Sideswipe
Hailstorm (new mold, shoots 8 missiles, looks awesome ... went in depth about toy's design)
Elita-1 (repaint)
Tomahawk (new mold, attack apache helicopter, looks really cool, projectile missiles)
Terradive (new mold, alluded to repaint with new head later down the road)
Electrostatic Jolt
Rescue Ratchet


Voyager Class
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Sea Spray
Ratchet
Payload
Battle Blades Optimus Prime (voyager, has matrix)
Banzai-Tron
Highbrow (looks awesome - twin boom fighter, has mask that goes up and down like flight goggles)

Leader Class
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Starscream (finally)
Optimus Prime (battle damage deco in robot mode, has battle hooks)


Other
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Battle Ops Bumblebee (lots of cool features and easter eggs)
Human Alliance Jazz & Captain Lennox
Human Alliance Mikaela & Sideswipe (black Sideswipe, new Mikeala mold w/ pony tail)



TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS

Deluxe Class
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WFC Cybertronian Bumblebee
WFC Cybertronian Optimus Prime
WFC Cybertronian Megatron
WFC Cybertronian Soundwave
Thrust
Drift
Dirge (Henkei mold)
Darkmount (Straxus)
Red Alert
Blurr (Drift repaint, new head, IDW head)


POWER CORE COMBINERS

2 Packs
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Huffer w/ Cali-Burst
Smolder w/ Chopster
Seachlight w/ Backwind
Icepick w/ Chainclaw (Icepick is a snow groomer?)
Leadfoot w/ Pinpoint (Mirage-esque design)
Windburn w/ Darkray (repaint)
Darkstream w/ Razorbeam (repaint)
Steelshot w/ Pinpoint (repaint)
(NOTE: I think the last 3 repaints from the main figure from the 5 packs)

5 Packs
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Bombshock (Combaticons)
Skyburst (Aerialbots)
Doubleclutch (Rallybots)
Mudslinger (Destructicons)
Stakeout (Protectobots - uses Smolder as main guy)
Crankcase (Destrons - previously known as the Stunticons in Wal-Mart's computers)




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Additional notes from Q&A
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Dinobot Combiners? Come to the panel tomorrow
Recon Ravage stickers only for that promotion
Sounds like you should buy the TFA toys that you want from Japan but Hasbro says they still have intention to release them over time.
Robot Heroes done for the time being
Nothing really noteworthy has come out of the Q&A
Check back tomorrow for news from the Hasbro Designers panel at 11:00am Eastern.

Notes from Hasbro's Transformers: PRIME CG cartoon panel (updated during panel) Welker and Cullen reprise roles, Soundwave ...

Transformers News: Notes from Hasbro's Transformers: PRIME CG cartoon panel (updated during panel) Welker and Cullen reprise roles, Soundwave ...
Date: Saturday, June 26th 2010 8:25am CDT
Categories: Cartoon News, Live Action Movie News, Toy News, Event News
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Hasbro and CakeMix Studios revealed a ton of information about the upcoming Transformers: PRIME series that will air later this fall on The Hub. The following information are the notes I took throughout the duration of their panel. Looks like some great stuff. Hope you guys are as excited as I am!

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Full CG show (computer animation cartoon)
Movie set the bar for Autobot - Decepticon action
Crazy awesome action
Amazed at what they have in the show
Level of CG never been attempted for TV
Show picks up on Earth
Bots and Cons have been living on Earth for a while
Group of Autobots stayed behind
Some have left
Cybertron is a bit of a husk
Decepticon activity is at a minimum
Decepticons return
Optimus Prime is leading the Autobots
Megatron returns
Group of Autobots: Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Arcee (motorcycle), Bulkhead, Ratchet, Cliffjumper
Group of Decepticons: Megatron, Starscream, Soundwave
Exploring the characters in new and different ways
People behind the show really do get it
Currently working on the last few scripts of the first season
26 episodes initially

CakeMix Studios
Peter Cullen and Frank Welker as voice actors
Doing a more "softer, evil side" voice for Megatron
Cullen: privilege to work with Welker
Showed video clip of Cullen and Welker talking about each other, how great it is to work with each other again, and them doing a recording session together. Pretty awesome.

Megatron has some classic elements to his look. Bucket head, arm cannon. G1 is biggest reference.
Prime looks like a cross between movie prime and WFC Prime.

Can't reveal other voice actors at this time.


Megatron transforms into a jet. He is not an Earth vehicle. Very space age looking jet. Cybertronian technology. Lot of fire power.

Goal is around 65 episodes to offset the cost of creating the CG models
Really focused on the G1 point of view
If you're a fan of TFA or Beast Wars, there might be some nods to those series in first season but focus is G1

Not sure what it will air on internationally and Canada

Wouldn't answer questions about Transformers Prime toys.

Yes there will be humans. Show is bot-centric however.
Alluded to there being a macguffin

Optimus Prime transforms into a aemi-truck similar to the movie
Bumblebee transforms into a Camaro looking car
Megatron transforms into a jet similar to the 1st movie jet

Look of the robots reminds me of the movie, but stylized (ala the Bumblebee images we've already seen)

Bulkhead's alt mode pulls from the "lore". Assuming he will have a mode similar to his TFA self.
Arcee will have one bot humanoid mode. Will NOT be like ROTF version.
Cliffjumper will have his own bot mode. Not a Bumblebee repaint

Susan Blu was directing Welker and Cullen in video they showed us. Could she be Arcee?

The Hub channel debuts 10-10-10 (October 10th, 2010). Transformers: Prime might not initially debut with the channel and might be a month or two behind the channel's launch.

That's it! On to the Hasbro Marketing Review and Q&A panel that all of you are anxiously waiting for.

BotCon 2010 Gallery - Hunt For The Decepticons Toys Revealed

Transformers News: BotCon 2010 Gallery - Hunt For The Decepticons Toys Revealed
Date: Friday, June 25th 2010 7:39pm CDT
Categories: Site News, Live Action Movie News, Toy News, Event News
Posted by: Anonymous.

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Just because there's no Transformers Movie this summer doesnt mean your wallet can rest. Hasbro has unleashed the latest wave of Movie Madness in their Hunt For The Decepticons Toy line. And if you're a fan of the Transformers Movie toys, you're going to love what you're about to see. Seibertron.com's BotCon Coverage continues as we were present at Hasbro's Toy Display area.

Among the 187 pictures taken in this gallery, are figures new and rumored. We're getting a Generation One Repaint of Legends Devastator and some interesting movie box sets, including the Legend Class Arcee Triplets with Battle Damaged Sideways. There's a three pack that includes a Movie Accurate Ravage. Also with the box sets are ones that come with a Deluxe and a Legends class figure. One such assortment would be a Desert Camo'd Deluxe Brawl with Jolt. We get a sneak peek at the new Legends and Scout figures being released, including Sunspot, Oil Pan and Firetrap. We also get a look at the new Deluxes, including Hailstorm, Axor and Rescue Ratchet. Check out the awesome gallery by clicking the pictures below!

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BotCon 2010 - Hall Of Fame Display Area

Transformers News: BotCon 2010 - Hall Of Fame Display Area
Date: Friday, June 25th 2010 7:23pm CDT
Categories: Site News, Event News
Posted by: Anonymous.

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It was announced this year that Hasbro would initiate the Transformers Hall of Fame. Seibertron.com was able to get a glimpse of the area at this year's BotCon, which featured displays for the inductees, both human and Transformer. The likes of Bob Budiansky, Yoke Hideaki, Peter Cullen, Optimus Prime, Megatron and others were inducted into the Hall of Fame. Check out our gallery of the event by clickling the pictures below!

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BotCon 2010 - Thursday Registration Photogallery

Transformers News: BotCon 2010 - Thursday Registration Photogallery
Date: Friday, June 25th 2010 7:14pm CDT
Categories: Site News, Event News
Posted by: Anonymous.

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The latest BotCon 2010 Seibertron.com photogallery gives you a bird eye's view as we traverse through the 2010 BotCon Registration area at the Dolphin Convention Center. See the huge line ups for the convention, fellow Transformers fans nabbing their Freebie figure, Decepticon Slice, and Convention Box Sets - as well as Hasbro's huge sale area. There's even a special appearance by a female Ratchet cosplayer. Good golly miss molly, check out the shenanigans in the links below!

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BotCon 2010 - Transformers Hall Of Fame Award Statue

Transformers News: BotCon 2010 -  Transformers Hall Of Fame Award Statue
Date: Friday, June 25th 2010 7:02pm CDT
Categories: Site News, Event News
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This year's Botcon features the Transformers Hall of Fame, and with that Seibertron.com was able to get a glimpse of the actual Award that was given out. It features Optimus Prime holding the matrix, and it is quite a stunner. Check out our video of it embed below or through our Facebook account.



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