Twincast / Podcast Episode #213 "How to Say Expensive and Mean It"

Twincast / Podcast Episode #213 "How to Say Expensive and Mean It"

How to Say Expensive and Mean It - The Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast reaches episode #213, and the discussion begins with Takara Tomy's upcoming Masterpiece MP-44 Optimus Prime version 3. This toy has a substantial price tag that has caused controversy amongst Transformers fans. In-hand impressions of Transformers Generations War for Cybertron: Siege figures come next, with analysis starting for Deluxe Class figures Sideswipe, Hound, Cog, and Skytread/Flywheels. After that, Micromasters from the Race Car, Battle, and Air Strike Patrols get a look. Weaponizers Lionizer, Blowpipe, and Firedrive come next before the Generations discussion concludes with Voyager Class Megatron and Optimus Prime. A look at the upcoming Generations Select releases of Ricochet and Red Swoop is followed by a quick examination of the recently released Transformers: Botbots lineup. The endings of the long-running IDW Transformers comics continuity comes next, with the end of event book Unicron occurring first. Optimus Prime's namesake series is talked about next before the comics discussion concludes with Lost Light's finale. Bragging Rights close out another episode with early holiday season sales driving the cast's recent purchases.
First Images of Transformers Generations Selects Deluxe Red Swoop and Ricochet + pre-orders available

First Images of Transformers Generations Selects Deluxe Red Swoop and Ricochet + pre-orders available

Generations Selects Ricochet and Red Swoop - Following our last news post regarding this new "Generations Selects" toyline (previously called "Select Series"), we finally have new images of the first two releases, Deluxe Class Red Swoop and Ricochet! These two figures are redecos of Power of the Primes Swoop and Jazz respectively. Red Swoop is based of the original G1 toy's colors (which can be found on the stock renders for the Power of the Primes toy), while Ricochet is meant to evoke the Headmasters character Stepper.
Generations Selects Megatron in unreleased G2 colors, plus more info about this new collector line

Generations Selects Megatron in unreleased G2 colors, plus more info about this new collector line

Generations Selects Megatron rumor - The collector oriented "Select Series" toyline, should be unveiled soon. Hopefully we'll see pictures of soon "red" Swoop as well as Ricochet (a black and gold repaint of POTP Jazz). Both listings were previously found on Midtown Comics. We also know of one of the new upcoming figures, Combat Hero Megatron in arctic camo colors! He is to be a redeco of the new Siege Voyager Class Megatron. For those who don't know, Combat Hero Megatron in arctic camo colors is an unreleased redeco of G2 Combat Hero Megatron.
Twincast / Podcast Episode #212 "Countdown"

Twincast / Podcast Episode #212 "Countdown"

Countdown - On episode #212 of the Seibertron.com Twincast / Podcast, cast members Megatronus and xRotorstormx wax lyrical about how Black Friday has creeped outward to cover most of Thanksgiving week, and how this in conjunction with the advent of online events such as Cyber Monday have dulled excitement for the sales season. The conversation moves to new sightings across Power of the Primes, Studio Series, and Siege. This dovetails into our look at Seibertron's exclusive galleries of War for Cybertron Siege Battlemasters, Micromasters, Deluxes, and Voyagers. The episode moves in a cinematic direction to evaluate new details of the upcoming Bumblebee Movie, including its run time and rating - which compare favorably to this film's predecessors - and a new trailer which provides a glimpse of the movie's action on Cybertron. We wrap up the episode the way we always do - with bragging rights, where cast members discuss what they've acquired since the last episode.
New Galleries: War for Cybertron SIEGE Battle Masters Blowpipe, Firedrive and Lionizer

New Galleries: War for Cybertron SIEGE Battle Masters Blowpipe, Firedrive and Lionizer

WFC Siege Battle Masters Wave 1 galleries - Continuing with new galleries for War for Cybertron SIEGE, we now bring you galleries for Battle Masters Blowpipe, Firedrive and Lionizer. These little guys are at the core of the line since they provide both the firepower and blast effects for you to recreate the War for Cybertron. Each effect can be added to the weapon to simulate it firing or it can be used creatively across your bots, like to show someone getting shot or even simulate the speed of the small Micromaster cars. Check out the galleries here.

G1 Astrotrain Returning to Walmart Shelves in Spring 2020

Posted 2 hours ago by ZeroWolf - 717 views

NEW! Then there was one...Following yesterday's final today Hasbro crowned a winner... G1 Astrotrain! Thanks to fellow Seibertron user, Carytheone for bringing this to our attention. This means that Astrotrain will be the lucky con who is returning to Walmart shelves in Spring 2020. He overcame Skywarp in the finals, who had beaten Thundercracker. Astrotrain himself saw off Perceptor in Round 1. Now we'll have to wait and see just what form his reissue will take as he was released a few - Read More

Huge Display of Bumblebee Toyline at Toysrus Stores in Canada

Posted 2 hours ago by william-james88 - 679 views

NEW! With the Bumblebee film releasing wide soon, Toysrus Canada has reorganized to move ALL Transformers toys to the front of the store to set up a massive display. What you will see below can be found as soon as you walk into the store with huge Bumblebee Banners atop the plentiful pegs. While the Bumblebee toys are heavily featured and stocked, all Transformers toys can be found there, including the latest releases like Siege (Canada only has the Battle Masters so far) and BotBots. It is - Read More

Transformers G1 Voice Actors Melendy Britt and Jack Angel Join The G1 Reunion At TFcon USA 2019

Posted 6 hours ago by ZeroWolf - 1,039 views

We have received word from TFcon that not one, but two more G1 voice actors have joined their G1 Reunion at TFcon Los Angeles 2019! The voice actors are: -Melendy Britt, voice of Alana and more famously, the voice of She-Ra! Here's the full press release: TFcon USA 2019 wrote:TFcon is happy to announce Melendy Britt the voice of Alana in Transformers Generation 1 will be joining the G1 Reunion event happening at TFcon Los Angeles 2019. Fans of the 80s will also remember her as - Read More

HobbyLink Japan Sponsor News (HLJ) - 14th December

Posted 7 hours ago by ZeroWolf - 1,349 views

Hot Preorders Transformers Masterpiece MP-44 Convoy / Optimus Prime Ver. 3.0 by Takara Tomy The mighty Optimus Prime makes his third Masterpiece appearance, with cartoon-accurate styling, a rifle and energy axe, and three interchangeable heads (including Starscream's)! SG-24 Transformers Siege Soundwave by Takara Tomy Soundwave features a battle-damaged and weathered paint job for that fresh-from-the-battlefield look! SG-23 Transformers Siege Prowl by Takara Tomy Prowl can transform - Read More

RobotKingdom.com Newsletters #1459

Posted 7 hours ago by ZeroWolf - 1,072 views

ROBOTKINGDOM.COM Newsletter #1459 Hi, Here is a quick update from www.robotkingdom.com.  #1 Hot Items! Transformers Exclusives Generations Selects Red Swoop. New Listing! Preorder. Start Shipping on 25th March 2019. US23.90 http://www.robotkingdom.com/e6720.html Transformers Exclusives Generations Selects Ricochet – Stepper. New Listing! Preorder. Start Shipping on 25th March 2019. US23.90 http://www.robotkingdom.com/e6719.html Planet X PX-C01 - Read More

The Lost Light in IGNs Best Comic Series 2018

Posted 9 hours ago by Amelie - 1,746 views

Good news comics fans – IDW Comic's The Lost Light is in the running for IGN's Best Comic Series Of The Year 2018! The Lost Light is up against some stiff competition from Batman, Black Hammer: Age Of Doom, Black Panther, East of West, Go Go Power Rangers, Kill or Be Killed, The Mighty Thor, Monstress and Saga. IGN wrote:“The last couple years have been a time of great upheaval for IDW's Transformers line, what with the rise of a shared Hasbro universe and the cataclysmic events of - Read More

Think Geek is Offering Deep Discounts on Studio Series Decepticons!

Posted 14 hours ago by Wolfman Jake - 3,713 views

Fellow Seibertronians! Are you thinking Transformers? Are you thinking Studio Series? Are you thinking discounts!? Then you should DEFINITATELY be thinking GEEK! According to our own Megatronus (of Twincast fame!), it looks like some ThinkGeek stores are discounting their wave 1 and 2 Voyager and Deluxe Class Studio Series Decepticons. They were marked down to $16.97 and 25.97, respectively, and with the additional 50% off clearance items. The regular MSRP for Studio Series Deluxes is - Read More

Transformers Siege Deluxe Class Greenlight with Battle Master Dazlestrike revealed!

Posted 18 hours ago by notirishman - 8,811 views

The Siege begins, thanks to this notification from Seibertron user Survivefan23! Today, coming from In Demand Toys' Facebook page, we have an image of the new multipack in the War for Cybertron Trilogy, Siege Deluxe Class Greenlight with Battle Master Dazlestrike! For those who may not know, Greenlight was the name created in "Flames of Yesterday" comic given to the green Autobot female in the G1 cartoon episode, "The Search for Alpha Trion." And now, she has her very first toy! In a - Read More

Sneak Peek at Transformers Generations 2019 Book Content

Posted 20 hours ago by ZeroWolf - 4,973 views

Thanks to fellow Seibertron user, Sabrblade, we've been alerted to the fact that a sneak preview of the books contents has now appeared via Twitter user Heroxnet. Sabrblade himself has provided a helpful run down on what the content so far has been revealed to be. Sabrblade wrote:First, a thorough coverage of the new Masterpiece MP-44 Convoy toy (which I'm sure we've seen some images of said pages in that toy's thread). Next, coverage of the Movie toys for both the Bumblebee movie line - Read More

Video Review of Transformers Studio Series #33 2007 Movie Bonecrusher

Posted 21 hours ago by ZeroWolf - 5,001 views

Looking forward to the next batch of Voyagers for the Transformers Studio Series? Well thanks to a helpful tip off from fellow Seibertron user, What's Crackin?, we've learned that YouTuber Ton Ton Review has uploaded a review of #33 2007 Movie Bonecrusher! Also at the start of the video during the vehicle size comparisons you can see the new Studio Series #32 2007 Movie Optimus Prime in his Truck mode. You can see that Optimus is much brighter than the original SS Optimus Prime and has some - Read More

Final Round voting begins on Hasbro Pulse Instagram for Walmart 2020 G1 Reissue

Posted 1 day ago by ZeroWolf - 5,205 views

Thanks to an update from fellow Seibertron user, Carytheone, we can now confirm that Skywarp has won the second round of voting to see if he can make it to Walmart shelves in 2020. This means that the final round is now open for voting! His opponent is round 1 winner Astrotrain, so as long as you're an Instagram and Facebook user, go and vote to see who you want to see back in the shops. Please go here to cast your vote. Which of these Cons do you want to see back on shelves? Are you - Read More

Comparing Poseability Between Siege Optimus Prime and MP-44 Optimus Prime

Posted 1 day ago by william-james88 - 8,327 views

Do you want a beautiful G1 Optimus Prime to receate iconic poses? But you can't afford MP-44? Well, some fans have been having fun using Transformers WFC Siege Optimus Prime and recreating all the poses used in the Masterpiece MP-44 Optimus Prime Ver 3 listings. Below you can see an image that recreates the famous movie pose among others that served to show poses MP-44 could do. While tongue in cheek, this does show that the latest Siege Optimus Prime toy is very poseable and has great - Read More

eBay Discount Code for 15% Off Toys and Video Games -- today only!

Posted 1 day ago by william-james88 - 5,131 views

Is there a Transformers toy on eBay you hae been eyeing for a while? Well, we have some good news for you. eBay sent us a notification of a 15% Off code today. This code ONLY works TODAY ad you can use it for any toy, including those annoying and pricey Baby Shark plushes. This could be the perfect time to get some Christmas gifts too. All the info is below! We're rolling out a brand new Toys & Video Games Coupon today only. Code: PLAYTIME15 Offer Details: 15% Off Toys & Video - Read More

Hailee Steinfeld Interview Following Bumblebee Premiere

Posted 1 day ago by ZeroWolf - 4,125 views

With the premiere of Bumblebee this last Sunday at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, fans and critics alike are buzzing over the film. The festivities weren’t only for the onlookers; several members of the film’s cast and crew were in attendance, and they joined together that night at Ohm’s Nightclub for a triumphant after-party. There lead actress Hailee Steinfeld, who plays Charlie Watson in the film proper, was surprised when her compatriots presented her with a cake in a - Read More

Bumblebee Director Travis Knight to Return To Animation Studio Laika

Posted 1 day ago by ZeroWolf - 5,028 views

With Bumblebee edging its way into theaters soon, we have word from director Travis Knight regarding his future projects. Despite rumors stating that Knight would replace former Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn to take over for the third film, Knight himself dispelled the rumor in a statement he made to Bad Taste, a website based in Italy. He explains that, “After Bumblebee, [Knight’s] goal is to return to work at the animation studios Laika, [his] ‘child’ bringing with him - Read More

Seibertron Exclusive - Transformers Bumblebee Booth from Brazil's CCXP Comic Con Experience 2018

Posted 2 days ago by D-Maximal_Primal - 5,743 views

Today, we have some very special and unique news to share with you. Seibertronian TulioDude was fortunate enough to attend CCXP 2018, which is a Brazilian Comic Con Experience. The event featured a very large media presence, and among the many booths at the event was one dedicated to Bumblebee and his upcoming movie! TulioDude was kind enough to take a ton of pictures of the event, and even wrote us up a description of the event to go with his pictures. Check out the full experience - Read More

Transformers: Earth Wars The Last Encore Event

Posted 2 days ago by ZeroWolf - 4,501 views

Bah-weep-graaaaagnah wheep nini bong! Lots of Shards this weekend! And 15 million downloads!! The Last Encore Gather your Alliance members and take part in this weekend's event to win: - Up to 5,000 Premium Shards - Up to 2,000 3-Stars Shards - Up to 2,500 4-Stars Shards That’s enough to get a 3-Star and a 4-Star crystal and 5 Premium Crystals! Event type: Alliance Totaliser Start Date: 14/12/18 10:00 UTC End Date: 17/12/18 10:00 - Read More

BBTS Sponsor News: Transformers, IT Pennywise, Kotobukiya, Godzilla, Toy Story, Star Wars, Fortnite

Posted 2 days ago by ZeroWolf - 4,526 views

------------- NEW PREORDERS ------------- TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE MP-34 CHEETOR This MP-34 Cheetor comes from the series Beast Wars: Transformers! This articulated Transformers Masterpiece MP-34 figure includes 4 different faces, 2 weapons, 2 leg pieces, and is beautifully colored as he is in the series. Fans and collectors alike will love this anticipated fun-colored bot that can transform into a cheetah in a few steps. $99.99 https://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Product/ ... - Read More

Transformers: Bumblebee Movie recut to achieve PG rating for UK release

Posted 2 days ago by ZeroWolf - 4,348 views

Following information submitted to the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) we've now learned that Bumblebee's age rating certificate has been lowered from a 12-A (no one under twelve years of age without Adult Supervision) to a PG rating (Parental Guidance advised). Thus certificate will increase the chance that more families will see the film when it opens on the 26th of December in the UK. It appears as though footage was cut to make this change as the new running time is now 113 mins - Read More

Jetfire lands in Kabam's Transformers: Forged to Fight Mobile Game

Posted 2 days ago by ZeroWolf - 3,862 views

A new Autobot arrives in Kabam's Transformers: Forged to Fight mobile game, the Autobot Scientist, Jetfire! He's available now to bolster your team. We have included the Intel report on him below: Transformers: Forged to Fight wrote:Faction: Autobot Class: Tech ‎A scientist first and foremost, Jetfire was famous for his many exploits in outer space alongside his partner Starscream. With the galaxy now engulfed in war, Jetfire soon found Starscream had turned away from the - Read More

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #213 - How to Say Expensive and Mean It
Twincast / Podcast #213:
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