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BotCon 2012 Gigatron In-Hand Image

Transformers News: BotCon 2012 Gigatron In-Hand Image
Date: Monday, January 16th 2012 4:47pm CST
Categories: Toy News, Event News, Auctions, Collector's Club News
Posted by: El Duque | Credit(s): TaoBao

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Views: 59,308

Just like almost every year in the past, the BotCon exclusive figures are starting to slip out of factories and onto auction sites prior to the event. Thanks to this TaoBao auction we get our first in-hand image of Gigatron (Overlord). This "Invasion" boxset figure makes use of the HFTD Voyager Bludgeon mold with a new head, which unfortunately cannot be seen in the is auction since the figure is only shown in tank mode. Take a look at the non photoshopped figure in vehicle mode below.

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BotCon 2012 Registration For Non-attending Moved to Next Week

Transformers News: BotCon 2012 Registration For Non-attending Moved to Next Week
Date: Friday, January 13th 2012 5:39pm CST
Categories: Event News, Collector's Club News
Posted by: LOST Cybertronian | Credit(s): BotCon

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Views: 32,645

If you were hoping to register for Iacon non-attending packages for BotCon 2012 this week then you are out of luck. The TFCC sent out an email to members saying that they were working on a minor software update. Hopefully they will have non-attending registration middle of next week.



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A Closer Look at the BotCon 2012 Shattered Glass Ultra Magnus Head Sculpt

Transformers News: A Closer Look at the BotCon 2012 Shattered Glass Ultra Magnus Head Sculpt
Date: Friday, January 13th 2012 1:18pm CST
Categories: Toy News, Event News, Collector's Club News
Posted by: El Duque | Credit(s): BotCon, Mkall

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Views: 46,264

The Evil Autobot facebook account has posted a headshot of BotCon 2012's "Invasion" boxset exclusive Shattered Glass Ultra Magnus. Take a look at the mirrored image below.

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BotCon 2012 Shattered Glass Ultra Magnus Revealed

Transformers News: BotCon 2012 Shattered Glass Ultra Magnus Revealed
Date: Thursday, January 12th 2012 6:32pm CST
Categories: Toy News, Event News, Collector's Club News
Posted by: El Duque | Credit(s): BotCon, bionic_radical

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Views: 53,280

BotCon has officially revealed Shattered Glass Ultra Magnus from this year's convention exclusive "Invasion" boxset. The figure is a Diaclone Powered Convoy colored repaint of Reveal the Shield Deluxe G2 Optimus Prime with a new head sculpt. The head appears to be the alternate head that was featured on Reveal the Shield G2 Optimus Prime's instruction sheet. Take a look the figure in both modes below.


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BotCon 2012 Octopunch robot-mode images

Transformers News: BotCon 2012 Octopunch robot-mode images
Date: Tuesday, January 10th 2012 12:56pm CST
Categories: Toy News, Event News, Collectables, Collector's Club News
Posted by: Dead Metal | Credit(s): craggy, Kapow toys, ebay

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Thanks to an ebay auction we now have robot-mode images of the upcoming BotCon exclusive Octopunch.
Octopunch is based on the G1 Pretender of the same name, as you can see he's based on the HFTD Seaspray mold, and does not feature a new head. Oh and do you notice how the faction symbol is red, which means he's Shattered Glass? Well, congrats to those who spotted that back with the first image we saw of him.
You can click any of the following images to get to the original auction.

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BotCon 2012 Octopunch Image

Transformers News: BotCon 2012 Octopunch Image
Date: Sunday, January 8th 2012 11:21am CST
Categories: Toy News, Event News, Rumors, Collector's Club News
Posted by: El Duque | Credit(s): ACToys

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Views: 103,147

Some interesting images have surfaced over on ACToys that appear to be the rumored BotCon 2012 attendee only add-on figure Octopunch. As you can see in the images mirrored below the figure is a repaint of HFTD Voyager Sea Spray in G1 Octopunch's Pretender shell colors with tentacle deco. The figure is packaged the familiar convention style baggy labeled BotCon 2012. This is consistent with the list of potential BotCon 2012 figures we published earlier, which stated this figure will also feature a new head mold.

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BotCon 2012 Metalhawk Head Concept Sketch

Transformers News: BotCon 2012 Metalhawk Head Concept Sketch
Date: Friday, January 6th 2012 9:19pm CST
Categories: Toy News, Event News, Collector's Club News
Posted by: El Duque | Credit(s): BotCon

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BotCon has tweeted a concept sketch for the BotCon 2012 convention exclusive Metalhawk. We got a teaser earlier this evening when BotCon 2012 registration went live and all six figures where more or less revealed. Metalhawk is a repaint of Generations Thunderwing with a new head sculpt. As you can see they are going for his Pretender shell look in robot mode. We will have to wait until next week for Metalhawk's full figure reveal, but for now this sketch gives us a good idea of what the new head sculpt will look like.

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BotCon 2012 Registration Is Now Open: All Six Boxset Figures Revealed

Transformers News: BotCon 2012 Registration Is Now Open: All Six Boxset Figures Revealed
Date: Friday, January 6th 2012 5:51pm CST
Categories: Toy News, Event News, Collector's Club News
Posted by: LOST Cybertronian | Credit(s): BotCon 2012

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The time has come that many have been waiting patiently for. Registration is now live for attending packages. Non attending packages go live sometime next week. You can Register at the BotCon 2012 website.

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During the registration process, you may notice that all six Boxset figures are pictured. This confirms that Metal Hawk is made from Generations Thunderwing with a new head and Evil Ultra Magnus from RTS Optimus Prime. BotCon tweeted that we will get to see clearer pictures of Metal Hawk later tonight. Below is pictures of all figures in alt mode and robot mode.

As you can see, the rumors that were posted here continue to be accurate. Stay tuned to Seibertron.com for all your BotCon 2012 news.

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BotCon 2012 "Heroic Decepticon" Treadshot Revealed

Transformers News: BotCon 2012 "Heroic Decepticon" Treadshot Revealed
Date: Thursday, January 5th 2012 4:41pm CST
Categories: Toy News, Event News, Collector's Club News
Posted by: El Duque | Credit(s): Tom Davies /WingDagger, BotCon

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BotCon has revealed the next figure in this year's convention exclusive "Invasion" boxset, Heroic Treadshot, a Reveal the Shield Deluxe Special Ops Jazz repaint based on Armada Side Swipe's deco with new head sculpt. Images from the BotCon website mirrored below.

So far BotCon has revealed four of the six figures in this year's convention exclusive boxset: Gigatron (Overlord), Evil Tracks, Heroic Soundwave, and now Heroic Treadshot. That leaves two more reveals, Evil Ultra Magnus and Metalhawk. According to the BotCon twitter feed Metalhawk will also feature a new head sculpt and Evil Ultra Magnus also has a surprise is store for us.

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BotCon 2012 Reveals "Heroic Decepticon" Soundwave

Transformers News: BotCon 2012 Reveals "Heroic Decepticon" Soundwave
Date: Tuesday, January 3rd 2012 11:15am CST
Categories: Toy News, Event News, Collector's Club News
Posted by: LOST Cybertronian | Credit(s): Botcon 2012

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The official BotCon 2012 page has updated with the reveal of the "Heroic Decepticon" Soundwave. This is the third figure revealed behind Classics Gigatron and the Evil Autobot Tracks in the "Invasion" box set.

Botcon has confirmed via twitter what many have hoped for since seeing the teaser art for this figure. There will be a headband available for sale in the club store at Botcon. They go on to say that there was no way to mold the headband onto the head to do it justice. Also confirmed via twitter that there have been tweaks to the head mold so Soundwave can look straight ahead. Please enjoy the pics mirrored below or at the Botcon 2012 website.

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