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TFcon 2010 Night-bird Video Review

Transformers News: TFcon 2010 Night-bird Video Review
Date: Sunday, July 18th 2010 12:06pm CDT
Categories: 3rd Party News, Event News, Reviews, Toy News
Posted by: Anonymous. | Credit(s): GeneralTekno

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Transformers fan and youtube user GeneralTekno was able to get his hands on the TFcon 2010 exclusive, Night-bird. This product is a repaint and remold of Valkyrie, by Impossible Toys. Check out the video embed below or on Youtube!



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Transformers HFTD Hailstorm video review!

Transformers News: Transformers HFTD Hailstorm video review!
Date: Saturday, July 17th 2010 9:05am CDT
Categories: Movie News, Reviews, Toy News
Posted by: Dead Metal | Credit(s): Jocob P. Galvatron

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Views: 40,700

Peaugh did it again and reviewed the upcoming Transformers Hunt for the Decepticons deluxe Hailstorm figure. Hailstorm is a homage to the G2 comic only character Mindset, you can watch Peaughs review by clicking here or right here on seibertron.com!


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Quick review: Impossible Toys TRNS-01 Valkyrie (Arcee)

Transformers News: Quick review: Impossible Toys TRNS-01 Valkyrie (Arcee)
Date: Wednesday, July 14th 2010 1:53pm CDT
Categories: 3rd Party News, Reviews, Toy News
Posted by: Razorclaw0000 | Credit(s): Pascal

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Seibertron.com member Pascal has received TRNS-01 Valkyrie from site sponsor BigBadToyStore.com and has given us a review and mini-gallery.

Pascal wrote:
PROS

-G1 Arcee!
-good sculpt
-G1-esque box and instructions
-guns stay in the hands during transformation, much like ROTF DLX Brawn
-easy to transform
-good arm articulation

CONS

-questionable paint job, dirty
-delicate
-nothing really locks anywhere (torso and shoulder plates should but they don't feel like it, tabs are too small and the minute you try to pose the figure they untab)
-loose right foot (could be just mine)
-head doesn't look like it can turn (if it does, the joint is really stiff, to the point you feel like you'll break the head off)
-no waist rotation
-hard to balance
-bad print quality for the instructions

My call? For hardcore collectors and display only. And wait for a sale.


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Animated Rodimus Video Review

Transformers News: Animated Rodimus Video Review
Date: Sunday, July 11th 2010 7:40am CDT
Categories: Cartoon News, Reviews, Toy News
Posted by: Diem | Credit(s): Peaugh, Cannonfodder4000, DaiShan Prime

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Views: 41,752

He may be minor but his figure certainly isn't. Animated Rodimus Minor is due to be released by Takara as part of the 2010 campaign and by Hasbro as a store exclusive but we get a sneak preview thanks to another of Peaugh's excellent video reviews.

The video can be seen here or embedded below.



Thanks go to Seibertron members Cannonfodder4000 and DaiShan Prime for alerting us to this video.

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Generations Darkmount Video Review

Transformers News: Generations Darkmount Video Review
Date: Sunday, July 11th 2010 7:28am CDT
Categories: Reviews, Toy News
Posted by: Diem | Credit(s): Peaugh, Cannonfodder4000, Forgotten

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Peaugh has once again got the scoop on a new figure; this time it's the forthcoming Generations Darkmount figure. This figure is Straxus from the Marvel comics way back in the eighties in all but name, but this is the first time he's had a figure of his own.

The review can be seen here or embedded below.



Thanks go to Seibertron members Cannonfodder4000 and Forgotten for alerting us to the video.

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Human Alliance Jazz Video Review

Transformers News: Human Alliance  Jazz Video Review
Date: Saturday, July 10th 2010 1:27am CDT
Categories: Movie News, Reviews, Toy News
Posted by: Dead Metal | Credit(s): Jacob P. Galvatron, fxfranz

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Youtube member fxfranz has done a video review of the upcoming Hunt for the Decepticons Human Alliance Jazz.
You can view it by clicking here or right here on seibertron.


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Video review of Power Core Combiners Huffer

Transformers News: Video review of Power Core Combiners Huffer
Date: Thursday, June 17th 2010 4:57am CDT
Categories: Reviews, Toy News
Posted by: Dead Metal | Credit(s): Forgotten, Peaugh

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Peaugh has uploaded a video review of Power Core Combiners (PCC for short) 2-Pack Huffer. For those that do not live in Australia or Singapore this will be the first time to get a look at this figures engineering as the PCC line has not been released in the US yet.
You can see the review by clicking here or right here on seibertron.


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Seibertron.com Reviews TFCC Dion

Transformers News: Seibertron.com Reviews TFCC Dion
Date: Saturday, June 12th 2010 7:12pm CDT
Categories: Editorials, Reviews, Toy News
Posted by: Nekoman | Credit(s): Nekoman

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Much to my surprise, the Transformers Collector's Club Dion arrived in the mail for me today. I very gleefully opened my little white box to a figure that’s interesting no doubt. But is he worth twenty to forty dollars? Read on for my thoughts:

Dion’s namesake traces back to an episode of Generation One, where the Arielbots traveled back in time to a Cybertron in the past. Dion was a Autobot dock worker they met, but if you know Generation One, I probably need go no further. Dion would receive a Japanese E-hobby exclusive based on him as a redeco of Wheelie, but this new Dion uses Universe (2008 - 2009) Hotshot’s mold, or more precisely, the Japanese Henkei version. He is also part of the Elite Guard, and is intended as a part of the 2009 Botcon “Wings of Honor” set.

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With that said, Dion is a pretty sharp little car. The paint applications are very detailed, although as indicated by stock photos, he has one flaw: On each side of the car there is a Autobot insignia that is placed closely to the door hinges. As such, the upper corner of the emblem is missing. It’s a little bit glaring, as this is somewhat of a focal point on the toy. The side windows are also painted, but it is a color very close to the rest of his windows and blends nicely.

This was my first experience with the newer Hotshot mold, so I was unfamiliar with his conversion from alternate mode to robot mode. On a somewhat humorous note, the transformation begins with his head between his legs, although it is surprisingly not too difficult regardless. I find it’s a much smoother transformation than some of the other figures from his era, such as Sunstreaker, requiring less “massaging” or so to speak.

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It’s very much a subjective assertion, but in robot mode he’s just pleasing to look at, and for once I feel his visor is very cool looking. Best part: it’s clear, so you can see his face through it. Speaking on the mold details, the sculpt is highly detailed, but what’s also nice is that there are enough paint applications to really bring out everything. He does however have a lot of kibble, especially on his shoulders, but it doesn’t hinder him much in terms of articulation, which is one of the nice parts of Henkei tooling. The other nice part is the inclusion of guns, which in the case of this mold aren’t chrome for the first time.

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He also comes with Cop-Tur, who is a little more novel than Dion is. Cop-Tur would be one of the few Go-Bots references we’ve seen recently which includes Fracture, Deadlift, and the unreleased Backtrack. He is very interesting in that respect and a creative use of the tooling.

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Unfortunately, Cop-Tur stops being good past that. The mold itself isn’t the best, with problems including that he can’t even stand up straight. To stand the figure you practically have to hunch him over like an old man, due to the proportioning of his weight. He is very top-heavy, and to make matters worse his feet are like small stilts. Because of the few parts he is made of, it doesn’t ever feel like you’re done transforming him, and speaking in general, the mold is a total downgrade from the original Jolt that came packaged with Armada Hotshot. He’s a nice bonus, but that’s about it.

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My last complaint would be that he doesn’t look good on Dion at all. It’s more a problem with Dion’s mini-con port, but he looks very simply tacked on. There’s little reason to ever combine/ powerlink them since it would just take away from Dion’s general look.

My closing remarks: Dion himself is a great toy, and a nice way to work Hotshot’s likeness into a “Neo-G1” collection. He has flaws, but most are a carryover from the tooling used. All in all, I recommend him to collectors of Classics style toys, and also to the people who are into novelty Transformers.

Video Review of CrazyDevy G1 Rumble / Frenzy Upgrade Set

Transformers News: Video Review of CrazyDevy G1 Rumble / Frenzy Upgrade Set
Date: Friday, June 4th 2010 8:27am CDT
Categories: 3rd Party News, Reviews, Toy News
Posted by: Diem | Credit(s): Optibotimus, Cannonfodder4000

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Optibotimus has made another video review for a CrazyDevy product: This time it's the G1 Rumble/Frenzy Update Set which includes a new cartoon-accurate head, guns and piledrivers. The video can be viewed here or embedded below.



You can see CrazyDevy.com's page for this product here. The page has updated with a new image to show the included show-accurate guns.

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Thanks go to Optibotmus and to Cannonfodder4000 for letting us know about the video.



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"Iron In The Blood"- Transformers Ironhide #2 Reviewed

Transformers News: "Iron In The Blood"- Transformers Ironhide #2 Reviewed
Date: Wednesday, June 2nd 2010 7:41pm CDT
Categories: Comic Book News, Reviews
Posted by: Tigertrack | Credit(s): IDW Publishing

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“Last Bot On Cybertron”(my title)

The part of Vincent Price, known as Dr. Richard Morgan, will now be played by Ironhide. Or if you prefer, Will Smith’s Dr. Richard Neville in “I am Legend...” is now being portrayed by Ironhide. Six of one, half a dozen of the other.


Up for a review is the second issue of IDW’s new miniseries, TRANSFORMERS: IRONHIDE. This issue is due to hit comic retailers tomorrow (Thursday) because of the U.S. Memorial Day holiday on Monday messing with shipping schedules.


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Mike Costa spins a mysterious tale here, taking charge of the lovable, gruff Ironhide, and putting him through his paces mentally and physically. But did someone forget to tell Mr. Costa that Ironhide died in issue #1 of THE TRANSFORMERS ongoing series? You might remember it made the news in ‘USA Today’ even!

I suppose, one must have faith that Costa has a plan for this use of the newly dead, instead of a character that is known to still be in the world of the living, or at least not dead yet (“I feel fine!”). It does seem to have purpose as Ironhide is as Cybertron is: hard up/dead/lifeless, and yet, here he is on Cybertron, supposedly alive and this issue, facing the only other living thing on Cybertron that we know of...THE SWARM, previously left destroying Autobots, and ruling the planet in ‘All Hail Megatron’.


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Dr. Robert Morgan wrote:“This is Robert Morgan. If somebody can hear me, answer me. For God's sake, ANSWER ME.”


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Do you see a relationship?

Ironhide travels in and out of ‘reality’ as we get glimpses of his past. Last issue, we saw him as Prime’s bodyguard, this time, he’s working security for the Cybertronian Raceway races.

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This issue, besides taking us deeper into Ironhide’s internal mental toils (Where is everyone? Why am I alone?), and struggles as the ‘Last bot on Cybertron’, delves deeper into what is going on on Cybertron right now...this issue lays a bit of a surprise on us at the end. Don’t want to give it away, but it certainly advances the story and pockets the two already known mysteries, and introduces another that as of yet, we have no idea as to how it relates to the others, but we assume it must.

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The art is really well done. Colors and line work all support the story parts, whether they are the dark, broken, lifeless Cybertron, or the bright, shiny memories that play through Ironhide’s head as he attempts to keep from going insane. There’s plenty of eye candy in the flashback scenes, looking for Cybertron forms of well known, and obscure characters, and how these characters interacted with Ironhide.

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This is certainly a new play for an Autobot that everyone probably looked at as a fairly one dimensional character--I know I did. Costa is doing amazing work writing a dead bot! What he is doing with this dead man (or is he?), and how it relates to Cybertron’s state, and our ‘other’ new plot point, well, there’s a few more issues to get those answers. And we want them.

Better than the TRANSFORMERS ongoing, and a lot better than the BUMBLEBEE mini, this series is definitely a must for those like myself, who like getting more TRANSFORMERS history to fill in our gaps, and characters are portrayed fairly classically.

This is probably the next best thing to Last Stand of the Wreckers. It can compete with that series in story. It’s not as action packed, but it is turning psychological in its treatment of a very strong character all of the sudden finding weakness in not knowing, and being alone...a fear that many people can relate to. The art is well done, and classic G1 Cybertronian designs, which is what many folks liked about LSOTW.

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Richard Morgan wrote:“December 1965. Is that all it has been since I inherited the world? Only three years. Seems like 100 million.”


For some reason this movie quote seemed appropriate, but I could not come up with the words to relate it to Ironhide. Dr. Morgan (Neville), and Ironhide certainly have a lot in common...

You can view the multi-page preview here, and then drag yourself to your local store and strip one off the shelf! You won’t be sorry.

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #116 - Character Piece
Twincast / Podcast #116:
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Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015