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Transformers News: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon

Friday, June 20th, 2014 10:01PM CDT

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Earlier this week Hasbro revealed the details of their new partnership with Roxio's Angry Bird franchise. Now Amazon has listed a pre-orders for two new Transformers/Angry Birds books, Angry Birds Transformers Deceptihogs versus Autobirds and Angry Birds Transformers Ultimate Sticker Collection. No cover art for either, but both are scheduled to be released on November 3rd. Check out the product details below:

Angry Birds Transformers Deceptihogs versus Autobirds (DK Reads Starting to Read) Hardcover - $7.86
Product Details
Series: DK Reads Starting to Read
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd (November 3, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0241184754
ISBN-13: 978-0241184752


Angry Birds Transformers Ultimate Sticker Collection Paperback - $11.38
Product Details
Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd (November 3, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0241184738
ISBN-13: 978-0241184738
Credit(s): Amazon
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Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1587636)
Posted by El Duque on July 3rd, 2014 @ 10:32am CDT
Once again from the fine folks over on the Transformers Columbia Facebook page, we now have some official character art for Hasbro/Roxio's upcoming Transformers/Angry Birds mash-up. The characters include the Angry Bird's versions of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Megatron, Soundwave, and more. You can find out more about this collaboration by clicking here.

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Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1587645)
Posted by Mindmaster on July 3rd, 2014 @ 10:58am CDT
Soundwave? More like Soundstache, am I right?

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Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1587648)
Posted by dreadwing95 on July 3rd, 2014 @ 11:10am CDT
Mindmaster wrote:Soundwave? More like Soundstache, am I right?

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um yeah good one lol
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1587671)
Posted by GuyIncognito on July 3rd, 2014 @ 1:02pm CDT
Who is the motorcycle supposed to be?
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1587675)
Posted by rpetras on July 3rd, 2014 @ 1:33pm CDT
Angry birds should not have feet.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1587713)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 3rd, 2014 @ 4:13pm CDT
GuyIncognito wrote:Who is the motorcycle supposed to be?
Grimlock, apparently.

His robot mode (which isn't pictured here) is based on Grimlock.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1588033)
Posted by Nemesis Primal on July 5th, 2014 @ 2:22am CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:Who is the motorcycle supposed to be?
Grimlock, apparently.

His robot mode (which isn't pictured here) is based on Grimlock.


Anyone have any idea how Grimlock wound up as a motorcycle? It's certainly unexpected.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1588041)
Posted by Metro Prime on July 5th, 2014 @ 6:18am CDT
Nemesis Primal wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:Who is the motorcycle supposed to be?
Grimlock, apparently.

His robot mode (which isn't pictured here) is based on Grimlock.


Anyone have any idea how Grimlock wound up as a motorcycle? It's certainly unexpected.

Shouldn't he be a giant car?
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1588042)
Posted by Mindmaster on July 5th, 2014 @ 6:20am CDT
Metro Prime wrote:
Nemesis Primal wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:Who is the motorcycle supposed to be?
Grimlock, apparently.

His robot mode (which isn't pictured here) is based on Grimlock.


Anyone have any idea how Grimlock wound up as a motorcycle? It's certainly unexpected.

Shouldn't he be a giant car?


Dat reference.

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Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1588046)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 5th, 2014 @ 7:01am CDT
Mindmaster wrote:
Metro Prime wrote:
Nemesis Primal wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:Who is the motorcycle supposed to be?
Grimlock, apparently.

His robot mode (which isn't pictured here) is based on Grimlock.


Anyone have any idea how Grimlock wound up as a motorcycle? It's certainly unexpected.

Shouldn't he be a giant car?


Dat reference.

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Funnily enough, this one was the biggest Grimlock toy for a few years until the Masterpiece came out:

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Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1588047)
Posted by Mindmaster on July 5th, 2014 @ 7:04am CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Mindmaster wrote:
Metro Prime wrote:
Nemesis Primal wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:Who is the motorcycle supposed to be?
Grimlock, apparently.

His robot mode (which isn't pictured here) is based on Grimlock.


Anyone have any idea how Grimlock wound up as a motorcycle? It's certainly unexpected.

Shouldn't he be a giant car?


Dat reference.

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Funnily enough, this one was the biggest Grimlock toy for a few years until the Masterpiece came out:

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;)


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Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1588048)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 5th, 2014 @ 7:06am CDT
I got the joke. Was simply adding an interesting tidbit that playfully tied into it. >:oP
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1591048)
Posted by El Duque on July 15th, 2014 @ 8:58pm CDT
Thanks to some recent trademark applications by Hasbro we know four of the character names from the upcoming Angry Bird Transformers mash-up. The names are as follows (you can view each application on the USPTO website by clicking the name):

Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1591060)
Posted by Spleenzorio on July 15th, 2014 @ 9:43pm CDT
GET IT? CUZ THEY ARE BIRDS AND PIGS?????







Wait I don't get it.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1591061)
Posted by OptimalOptimus2 on July 15th, 2014 @ 9:46pm CDT
I really love the Transformers names except for Optimus Red. I mean, why couldn't he be named Birdimus Prime. It's a lot more logical. Just sayin'.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1591063)
Posted by Nemesis Maximo on July 15th, 2014 @ 9:55pm CDT
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:I really love the Transformers names except for Optimus Red. I mean, why couldn't he be named Birdimus Prime. It's a lot more logical. Just sayin'.

True dat. Something like...yeah, I got nothing. It's still kinda dumb.

I'll probably still get the game.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1591064)
Posted by OptimalOptimus2 on July 15th, 2014 @ 9:58pm CDT
Nemesis Maximo wrote:
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:I really love the Transformers names except for Optimus Red. I mean, why couldn't he be named Birdimus Prime. It's a lot more logical. Just sayin'.

True dat. Something like...yeah, I got nothing. It's still kinda dumb.

I'll probably still get the game.

Ravenous Prime, if he's a raven.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1591069)
Posted by Burn on July 15th, 2014 @ 10:29pm CDT
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:I really love the Transformers names except for Optimus Red. I mean, why couldn't he be named Birdimus Prime. It's a lot more logical. Just sayin'.


ummm given that Optimus is the leader, and in Angry Birds the leader of the birds is called "Red" it's perfectly logical.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1591073)
Posted by OptimalOptimus2 on July 15th, 2014 @ 10:45pm CDT
He can be called Redimus Prime or it's just that
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Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1591077)
Posted by Shuttershock on July 15th, 2014 @ 10:57pm CDT
Characters to be added: Grimlark, Sowndwave, Flyronhide, Swinedle, Hot Robin and Sowvatron.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1591079)
Posted by Burn on July 15th, 2014 @ 11:09pm CDT
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:He can be called Redimus Prime or it's just that
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"Optimus" is more synonymous with Transformers than "Prime"

Besides, when Angry Birds Transformers 2 comes out they can introduce a Rodimus Prime looking bird called Redimus.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1591091)
Posted by Godbomber on July 16th, 2014 @ 12:49am CDT
Hey Batman, what do you think about crossing Angry Birds with Transformers?

Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1591183)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 16th, 2014 @ 2:47pm CDT
Godbomber wrote:Hey Batman, what do you think about crossing Angry Birds with Transformers?

And this is why Batman isn't in the moneymaking business.






Wait.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1591435)
Posted by Delta Magnus on July 17th, 2014 @ 2:10pm CDT
Hilariously enough, "Starsqueal" is the name I had in mind for a fanmade character- Starscream's little sister to be exact.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1592153)
Posted by Va'al on July 21st, 2014 @ 4:49am CDT
An update for the Angry Birds Transformers new venture by Hasbro, and it's toys! But not only is it toys -- they transform! Check out below a couple of mirrored images from the Toys'R'Us website, with the Optimus Prime Bird Race Set ($29.99) and Energon Racers Pack ($19.99), both shipping in October. The listing also show the two redesigned faction symbols for the Autobirds and Deceptihogs.

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Build - destroy - win! The Angry Birds Transformers toys put you in charge of your own bird-on-pig battles. And what could be better than high-flying birds and villainous pigs re-imagined as Transformers characters? Use the launchers to send your bird and pig racing down the 35-inch raceway! The loser crashes while the winner gets to change the Optimus Prime bird into a robot! It's easy to take your games online with the Telepods base, which lets you teleport your bird and pig into the Angry Birds Transformers app. Just put one of them on the base and put the base on your device (sold separately) and scan it into the app. Now you can play as that converting pig or bird! It's going to be total destruction in the battle between your Angry Birds Transformers bird and pig!

Angry Birds GO! products are produced by Hasbro under license from Rovio Entertainment. Telepods is a trademark of Retoy, LLC, used under license. Hasbro and all related terms are trademarks of Hasbro.
Transformers and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro.


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Build - destroy - win! The Angry Birds Transformers toys put you in charge of your own bird-on-pig battles. And what could be better than a battle that pits the Autobirds against the Deceptihogs? This battlepack features Energon Soundwave, Energon Lockdown and Energon Starscream pigs and Energon Optimus Prime and Grimlock birds. Each speedy racer converts from figure to vehicle and back again! Send them charging into battle against each other. Then it's easy to take your games online with the Telepods base! It lets you teleport your birds and pigs into the Angry Birds Transformers app. Just put one of them on the base and put the base on your device (sold separately) and scan it into the app. Now you can play as that converting pig or bird! It's going to be total destruction in the battle between your Angry Birds Transformers birds and pigs!
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1592156)
Posted by Skywarp64 on July 21st, 2014 @ 4:55am CDT
I wish they didn't look like Bayformers.

Not just because I hated the latest film, but also because G1 is just way easier to adapt into Angry Birds's cartoonish aesthetic.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1592165)
Posted by leokearon on July 21st, 2014 @ 5:47am CDT
So they are basically mutated Bot Shot toys.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1592179)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 21st, 2014 @ 7:49am CDT
Skywarp64 wrote:I wish they didn't look like Bayformers.

Not just because I hated the latest film, but also because G1 is just way easier to adapt into Angry Birds's cartoonish aesthetic.
The Grimlock and Soundwave ones are G1-based.

And the Starscream one, I think.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1592190)
Posted by OptimalOptimus2 on July 21st, 2014 @ 8:21am CDT
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KO Bot-Shots. :roll:
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1592212)
Posted by Optimizzy on July 21st, 2014 @ 9:19am CDT
I guess this MAY be more successful than bot-shots...but Angry Birds is dumb. It's an app game, but if you followed the Star Wars cross-over those toys were just jenga with balls and they didn't seem to sell.

But what do I know?
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1592409)
Posted by Nemesis Primal on July 21st, 2014 @ 11:08pm CDT
At least they transform, even if all of them transform the same way. I might pick up one of these at some point.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593087)
Posted by El Duque on July 24th, 2014 @ 9:55am CDT
The official Transformers YouTube channel has uploaded the Angry Birds Transformers trailer, which we've embedded below. Enjoy!

Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593090)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on July 24th, 2014 @ 10:09am CDT
Man these stupid games need to stop.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593095)
Posted by #Sideways# on July 24th, 2014 @ 10:29am CDT
Pig sacrifice, Autobots and Decepticons fighting together (I mean, Astrotrain dumping out Optimus, who then calls what looks to be Quake to help him defeat a giant robot...?), mass hysteria!

So what is this game's gameplay even supposed to be, anyway? Skylanders style, or something? Because I think the Angry Birds theme has strayed a bit too far away from what it was originally intended if that is the case.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593097)
Posted by FracturedKoi on July 24th, 2014 @ 10:35am CDT
No sir, I don't like it.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593100)
Posted by Noideaforaname on July 24th, 2014 @ 10:48am CDT
Say, weren't there GoBots that turned into rocks? Is this just some big "hurr gobots were DUMB" joke?
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593116)
Posted by Mindmaster on July 24th, 2014 @ 11:17am CDT
I think it's adorably awesome. I liked the original version of Angry Birds, and this trailer is enticing me. Wasn't expecting what looks to be a co-op mode with the Autobirds and the Deceptihogs.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593121)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 24th, 2014 @ 11:21am CDT
Oh my goodness, they NEED to make a cartoon with that animation! If only TF: Prime had looked as bright, colorful, and FUN! Image

Though, I am very confused about the end. I don't play Angry Birds, but I thought that the pigs were the bad guys. So why did Megahog come to help out Optimus Red like they were best buddies or something? :???:
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593189)
Posted by EunuchRon on July 24th, 2014 @ 1:42pm CDT
Well, Megatron... er, Megahog.... the pig tank, did do a "too slow" hand shake fake and laughed at Optibird or whatever he's called, so it's not totally friendly? Not sure why they'd be cooperating after Birdimus just offed a few pigcopters, but hey, it's $$$ for Hasbro and Rovio I guess? Totally does look like Skylanders with birds and pigs.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593251)
Posted by Burn on July 24th, 2014 @ 3:15pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:Though, I am very confused about the end. I don't play Angry Birds, but I thought that the pigs were the bad guys. So why did Megahog come to help out Optimus Red like they were best buddies or something? :???:


Telepods.

Basically when you buy the figures they have a little QR code on the bottom of them, put them on the Telepod then place that on your phone/tablet and it scans the QR code and "teleports" the figure into the game.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593254)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 24th, 2014 @ 3:18pm CDT
Burn wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:Though, I am very confused about the end. I don't play Angry Birds, but I thought that the pigs were the bad guys. So why did Megahog come to help out Optimus Red like they were best buddies or something? :???:


Telepods.

Basically when you buy the figures they have a little QR code on the bottom of them, put them on the Telepod then place that on your phone/tablet and it scans the QR code and "teleports" the figure into the game.
"Why?" not "How?"
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593255)
Posted by Va'al on July 24th, 2014 @ 3:21pm CDT
Another update from the Hasbro booth at SDCC 2014, and it's Angry Birds / Transformers related: check out these two convention exclusives, only available today from the booth (and it seems the t-shirt has already sold out, too!), featuring Angry Bird art takes on some iconic Transformers characters.

Today from 1:30-2:30p you can snag #AngryBirdsTransformers posters #1 & 2 while supplies last. #HasbroSDCC #SDCCSwag


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Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593265)
Posted by Burn on July 24th, 2014 @ 3:47pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Burn wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:Though, I am very confused about the end. I don't play Angry Birds, but I thought that the pigs were the bad guys. So why did Megahog come to help out Optimus Red like they were best buddies or something? :???:


Telepods.

Basically when you buy the figures they have a little QR code on the bottom of them, put them on the Telepod then place that on your phone/tablet and it scans the QR code and "teleports" the figure into the game.
"Why?" not "How?"

Because you bought the figure. Is that better? :roll:
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593271)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 24th, 2014 @ 3:57pm CDT
Burn wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Burn wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:Though, I am very confused about the end. I don't play Angry Birds, but I thought that the pigs were the bad guys. So why did Megahog come to help out Optimus Red like they were best buddies or something? :???:


Telepods.

Basically when you buy the figures they have a little QR code on the bottom of them, put them on the Telepod then place that on your phone/tablet and it scans the QR code and "teleports" the figure into the game.
"Why?" not "How?"

Because you bought the figure. Is that better? :roll:
Is it so hard to believe that someone could find it confusing that a guy who's supposed to be a Megatron analogue was willing to come to the rescue of a guy who's suppose to be an Optimus Prime analogue, for seemingly no other reason than that the Optimus bird was in trouble and needed his help?
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593274)
Posted by Burn on July 24th, 2014 @ 4:03pm CDT
So that answers your question then? >:oP
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593275)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 24th, 2014 @ 4:06pm CDT
Burn wrote:So that answers your question then? >:oP
Not when it doesn't make sense, hence my original asking.

If you or anyone else doesn't know, then that's fine.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593278)
Posted by Burn on July 24th, 2014 @ 4:09pm CDT
Stuck on a level in Angry Birds? Telepod a character in to help you. It doesn't matter if it's a good guy or bad guy. That's how Telepods work.

The concept of good vs evil is cast aside in favour of generating revenue.

Now if that's not a good enough answer for you then I doubt anyone could answer it any better.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593313)
Posted by Flashwave on July 24th, 2014 @ 5:33pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Burn wrote:So that answers your question then? >:oP
Not when it doesn't make sense, hence my original asking.

If you or anyone else doesn't know, then that's fine.


If they hadn't includeed the clip about putting a figure on an Ipad, I can understand why the bad guy helping the good guy would be confusing, but they show us scanning the figure in, so it in effect becomes no different than the way the Lego Star Wars series could allow you to customize and play as alternate characters. Teh Megatron you see in the end is NOT the Megatron of the game, its a seperate, clone character of Megatron. its the Megatron of the toy. In all likelyhood, its possible to see a Megatron vs. Megatron matchup in this way.

Does this answer your question, Sabr? If not, I don't think we're understanding the question?
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593316)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 24th, 2014 @ 5:42pm CDT
Yeah, I think I get the gist of it. I don't play Angry Birds, so seeing Megs helping Optimus like a friendly rival was weird to see.
Re: New Transformers / Angry Birds Books Listed on Amazon (1593427)
Posted by Hip-Hoptimus Rime on July 24th, 2014 @ 10:04pm CDT
How much do these posters cost? I'd love to get them for my boy, 5, who loves Angry Birds.

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