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Auto Assembly 2010 Bookings Close in 7 Days

Transformers News: Auto Assembly 2010 Bookings Close in 7 Days
Date: Wednesday, August 4th 2010 8:34am CDT
Categories: Toy News, Event News, Unlicensed Products News
Posted by: RodimusConvoy13 | Credit(s): Simon Plumbe

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Simon Plumbe of Auto Assembly sent us the following information about Auto Assembly 2010:

Auto Assembly 2010 Bookings Close In 7 Days!

It's hard to believe that Auto Assembly 2010 is only NINE days away. Fans across Europe have been anticipating the arrival of the convention for so long this year and with an incredible guest line-up and some of the best activities we have ever arranged, this is shaping up to be our best convention ever.

Even with the convention being so close, there are still some of you who haven't booked your tickets yet! We have said this repeatedly but please don't leave it until it is too late and hope to be able to come on the day. While we may have some on-the-door places, we can't guarantee how many we will have and they will be on a first come, first served basis. We won't announce how many of these we will have until pre-registrations close so advance booking is your only way to GUARANTEE admission to this year's convention.

Because we are so close now, we have revised our bookings deadlines to make it as easy as possible for you all to get your tickets. The FINAL deadline for all bookings is the morning of Wednesday 11th August 2010. However, if your booking reaches us on this date, we will NOT be able to post your passes out to you. Monday 9th August is the booking deadline for people within the UK to have your passes sent out to ensure that they reach you in time for the convention. After that point - and for ALL international bookings - we will send your confirmation email out as normal but arrange for you to collect your passes when you arrive so make sure you bring a print out of these emails with you.

We have also extended the postal booking deadlines. However, you need to use the NEW postal booking form that we have uploaded to the website today and there is a new postal address and cheque payment details that you need to use which will allow us to process your bookings. Postal bookings must be received by no later than Monday 9th August.

There are about 75 full weekend passes available still, and less than 40 one day passes for the Sunday, but one day passes for the Saturday are sold out! With ticket sales doing so well, booking now, or getting a Non-Attendee Pack could be your only way of getting this year's convention exclusive comic - the convention variant cover of IDW's Transformers Issue 9 with new cover art by Nick Roche and Liam Shalloo, produced for the convention by Toyz And Gamez (http://www.toyzandgamez.co.uk)

Spanning the weekend of Friday 13th - Sunday 15th August 2010 at the The Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham, England, the convention is playing host to a staggering 14 guests including three guests of honour (Garry Chalk, Scott McNeil and Derrick J Wyatt), and will feature toy and art displays, dealers, comic guests, free autograph sessions, a video games area, free workshops run by many of our guests, dedicated childrens programming, video screenings and more! There will also be Friday and Saturday evening programmes, exclusive for weekend attendees and the Saturday evening will play host to a massive musical party, costume competition, our voice actors will take to the stage to perform a BRAND NEW script written by Simon Furman and the chance to win one of THIRTY sets of the Challenge At Cybertron sets donated by Hasbro... and we still have LOADS more to announce!

For more details on the convention, to see a full list of all the guests and activities taking place over the weekend, or to book your tickets, visit the website at http://www.autoassembly.org.uk

We hope to see you all soon!

The Auto Assembly 2010 Team

Web: http://www.autoassembly.org.uk
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/autoassembly
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/auto_assembly
Forum: http://autoassembly.proboards.com
Email: autoassembly@aol.com
Tel: +44 (0)7860 948296

Auto Assembly 2010 is sponsored by http://www.transformertoys.co.uk and http://www.transformersanimated.com whose generosity have made Derrick J Wyatt, Jim Sorenson and Bill Forster's appearances at the convention possible.

Auto Assembly 2010 is also sponsored by:-

Science Fiction Collectables - http://www.sf-collectables.co.uk
Toyz And Gamez - http://www.toyzandgamez.co.uk
Big Bad Toy Store - http://www.bbts.com
3 Darths Comics - http://www.3darths.co.uk
Hobby Link Japan - http://www.hlj.com
Robot Kingdom - http://www.robotkingdom.com
Xyber Toys - http://www.xybertoys.com


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Images from Transformers Museum and Animated Black Convoy In-Package

Transformers News: Images from Transformers Museum and Animated Black Convoy In-Package
Date: Tuesday, August 3rd 2010 3:23am CDT
Categories: Toy News, Event News
Posted by: Blurrz | Credit(s): tf-tf

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The blog of Transformers collector tf-tf has been updated, and with that he shares with us images of his venture into the Transformers Museum in Kyoto. Not only that, but he was able to snag an Animated Black Convoy! Check out some of the packaging images of Black Convoy and some pictures from the event below.

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New Third Party Custom Products Revealed!

Transformers News: New Third Party Custom Products Revealed!
Date: Tuesday, August 3rd 2010 3:01am CDT
Categories: Toy News, Event News, Unlicensed Products News
Posted by: Dead Metal | Credit(s): s250, tfw2005

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Fellow fan-site tfw2005 has new images of Cybertron Con, an event we've mentioned before, these images however are of fan made products.
From TF Club:
Super Deformed Movie Optimus Prime
Target Master Optimus (An Optimus Prime that turns into a gun)
Headmaster Optimus Prime (An Optimus Prime that can turn into a truck cab, robot and Prime head!)
Headmaster Soundwave (A Soundwave tat can turn into a head and robot, (tape-deck maybe?))
A transforming Construction (Could this have something to do with the silhouette we've seen in October of last year?)

And lastly FansProject was also at the event and while they did not show any figures, they did reveal this:

Remember the prototype storyboards shown off at TFCon last year? The Junkion "Collector", the Glacialbots custom combiner group, and the Warbot based on Broadside? These are all confirmed to still be in the pipeline. The Junkion will come in three flavours, male, female and elder. Any one can ride on the back of any other in bike mode. The Glacialbots are still in very early stages but the intention is for them to have a very Generation 1 feel "but more fun". Lastly, the Warbot Broadside is coming along well, and we might be able to look forward to some prototype images of this follow-on to the popular custom piece Warbot Defender soon.


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Takara Transformers Animated Black Convoy Exclusive Gallery

Transformers News: Takara Transformers Animated Black Convoy Exclusive Gallery
Date: Monday, August 2nd 2010 3:04pm CDT
Categories: Toy News, Reviews, Event News
Posted by: Counterpunch | Credit(s): kotoys

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KO Toys has provided pictures of the upcoming Takara Transformers Animated BLACK CONVOY Exclusive created as the Takara/Tomy Museum Event exclusive.

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http://www.kotoys.com/forum/index.php?topic=824.0

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Pictures and Video from July 31st Transformers 3 Filming

Transformers News: Pictures and Video from July 31st Transformers 3 Filming
Date: Sunday, August 1st 2010 10:25pm CDT
Categories: Live Action Movie News, Event News
Posted by: Nekoman | Credit(s): Hausjam

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Appreciated forum member Hausjam provides us with new info and images from the Chicago filming a few days ago. Below are his pictures and video from the action:

hausjam wrote:I happened to be staying downtown this weekend. As luck would have it, priceline put us at the Wit on State and Lake. TF3 closed off Wacker between State and Wabash, and Wabash between Wacker and Lake. So we were literally right next door to filming all weekend. It was difficult to get good pictures because security kept forcing everyone to keep moving and telling everyone to take pictures while you are walking. It was rather exciting though, considering I had not even planned on visiting the set while I was downtown.



Tyrese and Josh Duhamel crouching for cover during an action sequence:
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Another shot of Josh during an action shot:
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Shia Lebouf between takes:
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Shia and Patrick Dempsey with the NEST guys:
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Tyrese was done for the day, so he came across to say hi to the crowd:
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He hopped in the car and gave a "hoo-yah" to the crowd as he was driving away:
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This is the Unitrin building on the corner of Wacker and State:
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You can see the letters here scattered on the ground among the debris.
It stands to reason that some Decepticon will take out the top of this building and make the letters come crashing down.
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This is an ornamental spire on top of the building on the corner of Wacker and Wabash:
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And notice it matches this debris laying on Wabash. This is the prop debris Patrick Dempsey was photographed on top of a few weeks ago during filming:
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Michael Bay just before an action sequence:
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He kept pacing, contemplating something:
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Then he grabbed a camera, and started filming the take himself. He really is a "hands-on" director:
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This is the action sequence that followed. They roll camera around 1:05. It's over a minute straight of gunfire. If you watch closely, you can see Bay walking across the bridge with his handheld camera. He followed the Pursuit camera car that raced across the bridge just ahead of him.

Now, judging by the above description, the above photos of Lennox, Epps, the NEST guys crouching behind the bridge and then popping up and firing (which I was not able to get a picture of), and then the fact that the NEST guys were shooting up in the air (and an earlier youtube video I saw showing Bumblebee racing through debris on Wacker right next to this scene) I am thinking Bumblebee races across the bridge with a Decepticon in pursuit and the NEST guys pop up and ambush it. This is simply my conjecture though.


I cannot wait to see the movie, because I am a lifelong tranformers fanatic, but also to see the set on the big screen after seeing it in person, and to see if my conjecture of this particular scene is correct!

Hasbro News: China's "Transformers Cybertron Con"

Transformers News: Hasbro News: China's "Transformers Cybertron Con"
Date: Friday, July 30th 2010 2:35pm CDT
Categories: Toy News, Event News, Press Releases, Company News
Posted by: Seibertron | Credit(s): Hasbro

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Here is a message we received earlier today from Hasbro regarding China's first ever official Transformers convention called Cybertron Con!

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HASBRO ANNOUNCES THE FIRST EVER “TRANSFORMERS CYBERTRON CONVENTION” IN CHINA

The Largest Official Gathering of TRANSFORMERS Fans Starts Today at Landmark Brand Expo in Shanghai

Pawtucket, RI – July 30, 2010 – Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) is kicking off the start of the first ever official TRANSFORMERS fan convention to be held in Asia, “TRANSFORMERS Cybertron Con,” at the East Asia Exhibition Hall at the Shanghai World Expo. Building on the tremendous momentum and enthusiasm for Hasbro’s popular brand around the world, the Company is presenting an extensive collection of historical TRANSFORMERS items from throughout the brand’s 26 year history. In a visually stunning exhibit, Hasbro is welcoming fans to experience a wide variety of offerings from the brand’s current toy line and entertainment.

This “history corridor” will be featured in the central section of the expansive TRANSFORMERS Cybertron Convention footprint within the East Asia Exhibition Hall at the Shanghai World Expo. Within the corridor, visitors and fans can see the chronological progression of the TRANSFORMERS brand beginning with the classic “Generation 1” era. As fans proceed through they will be able to view extensive artwork and information about characters and stories from different eras of the brand from BEAST WARS to the most recent entertainment blockbuster movies and current HUNT FOR THE DECEPTICONS promotion.

“The first ever ‘TRANSFORMERS Cybertron Convention’ in Shanghai is a testament to the global phenomenon that Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS brand has become over its twenty-six year history,” said John Frascotti, Global Chief Marketing Officer Hasbro, Inc. “We’re thrilled to welcome tens of thousands of fans to this unprecedented convention to celebrate the stories, characters, art, action figures and entertainment surrounding the TRANSFORMERS franchise.”

In addition to the historical retrospective, the first “TRANSFORMERS Cybertron Convention” will feature a wide variety of displays, interactive experiences and special events. TRANSFORMERS brand leaders and designers from Hasbro’s global headquarters in Pawtucket, Rhode Island will also be in attendance to meet with fans and attend special events and panel discussions. In all, over two thousand TRANSFORMERS action figures will be on display and the retrospective will feature TRANSFORMERS artwork including figure designs, cartoon animation and comics. Some artwork featured will have been previously unreleased prior to the convention.

In addition to expert panels and the historical retrospective, special events and exhibits will include:

  • An opening ceremony where Hasbro will unveil a 23-foot tall BUMBLEBEE character statue, one of the largest TRANSFORMERS statues ever, made for the TRANSFORMERS Cybertron Convention.


  • A “grafitti wall” featuring TRANSFORMERS characters in the Shanghai East Asia Exhibition Hall.

  • Demonstrations of the recently released Transformers: War for Cybertron video game from Activision.

  • TRANSFORMERS drawing classes for attendees (at select times).

  • Three-dimensional action figure dioramas capturing scenes from popular TRANSFORMERS entertainment including the blockbuster movies and 1980’s animated series.

  • TRANSFORMERS Challenge competitions testing attendees skills at converting TRANSFORMERS action figures from “robot” to “vehicle” modes.

The TRANSFORMERS Cybertron Convention starts today, Friday, July 30 and ends on Tuesday, August 3. For more information about the convention, fans can visit http://ad.sh.sohu.com/transformers//index.html.

For more information about the TRANSFORMERS brand, fans can visit http://www.TRANSFORMERS.com.

About HASBRO
Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS) is a worldwide leader in children’s and family leisure time products and services with a rich portfolio of brands and entertainment properties that provides some of the highest quality and most recognizable play and recreational experiences in the world. As a brand-driven, consumer-focused global company, Hasbro brings to market a range of toys, games and licensed products, from traditional to high-tech and digital, under such powerful brand names as TRANSFORMERS, NERF, PLAYSKOOL, TONKA, MILTON BRADLEY, PARKER BROTHERS, CRANIUM and WIZARDS OF THE COAST. Come see how we inspire play through our brands at http://www.hasbro.com © 2010 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Cybertron Convention - Generations Scourge, Jazz, Thunderwing, PCC Dinobots and More Revealed!

Transformers News: Cybertron Convention - Generations Scourge, Jazz, Thunderwing, PCC Dinobots and More Revealed!
Date: Friday, July 30th 2010 3:09am CDT
Categories: Toy News, Event News
Posted by: Blurrz | Credit(s): TFclub

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For those at BotCon 2010, you may have seen these figures in Hasbro's Panels, however for the general public, this is your first glimpse at some future fan favorites to be released this upcoming year. Courtesy of TFclub who were at the Cybertron Convention, we've got glimpses at Generations, two HFTD Voyagers and new PCC Five-Packs! Remember these are Hasbro products, not Takara. Check out the new figures below!

Generations Deluxe Scourge - New mold homaging G1 Scourge
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Generations Deluxe Jazz - New mold homaging G1 Jazz
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Generations Deluxe Perceptor - New mold homaging G1 Perceptor
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Generations Deluxe Turbo Tracks - New mold homaging G1 Tracks
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Generations Deluxe Thunderwing - New mold homaging G1 Thunderwing
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Hunt For the Decepticons Voyager Grapple - Repaint/remold of Universe Inferno
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Hunt For the Decepticons Voyager Lugnut - New mold homaging Animated Lugnut
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Generations Scout Windcharger - New mold homaging the G1 Minibot
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Generations Legends Gold Bumblebee and Megatron
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Generations Legends Optimus Prime and Starscream
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Power Core Combiners Grimstone with Dinobots
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Power Core Combiners Steamhammer with Constructicons
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Gold Generation 1 Fortress Maximus Is Custom Made, Not A Lucky Draw Figure

Transformers News: Gold Generation 1 Fortress Maximus Is Custom Made, Not A Lucky Draw Figure
Date: Friday, July 30th 2010 2:20am CDT
Categories: Toy News, Event News
Posted by: Mach | Credit(s): Seibertron Energon Pub Member

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A Seibertron Energon Pub member from China that attended the Cybertron Convention at China, informed us that the earlier images showcasing the gold version of G1 Fortress Maximus it is not a luck draw figure.

He informed us that belongs to a Chinese collector that sent his toy to a factory and painted it gold.

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Double XP Weekend for Transformers: War for Cybertron & Game with Developers Event!

Transformers News: Double XP Weekend for Transformers: War for Cybertron & Game with Developers Event!
Date: Thursday, July 29th 2010 12:13pm CDT
Categories: Event News, Game News, Press Releases, Digital Media News
Posted by: Dead Metal | Credit(s): Activision

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Please read following press release:

Hello,



We wanted to let you know that the guys at High Moon Studios, award-winning developer of Transformers: War for Cybertron, are continuing to listen to fans and are hosting another double XP multiplayer weekend starting 6:00pm Pacific, Friday, July 30th through 12:00am Pacific, Monday, August 2nd. Anyone playing in multiplayer matches on the Xbox 360, PS3 or PC versions of the game will earn double XP rewards and level up faster than ever.



Additionally, players can battle the developers themselves on Xbox LIVE during High Moon’s Game with Developers event, going on today, July 29 from 6:00pm-9:00pm Pacific. For more details, fans can visit: http://www.xbox.com/en-US/community/cal ... erswfc.htm



Transformers: War for Cybertron challenges players to become the ultimate weapon as a TRANSFORMERS character in the final, epic war that will determine the survival of their entire race. Armed with a diverse arsenal of lethal, high-tech weaponry and the ability to instantly convert from robot to vehicle at any time, players will engage in heart-pounding battles on land and in the air in this gripping, 3rd person action shooter set in the TRANSFORMERS’ war-ravaged homeland. Complete with several multiplayer modes, Transformers: War for Cybertron allows gamers to play through story missions with their friends in drop in/drop out online co-op, and also create their own TRANSFORMERS character for competitive head-to-head multiplayer modes, choosing among four distinct character classes, personalizing its look and selecting from a huge variety of weapons, skills and abilities.



The game is available at all major retailers nationwide.

Activision


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Hong Kong Animation Comic Games Event Images, Special Figure Revealed!

Transformers News: Hong Kong Animation Comic Games Event Images, Special Figure Revealed!
Date: Thursday, July 29th 2010 12:10pm CDT
Categories: Live Action Movie News, Toy News, Event News, Collectables
Posted by: Dead Metal | Credit(s): Mach, HK-TF.com

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Just recently we reported here that the "Hong Kong Animation Comic Games" Show would have a special figure and shared with you it's silhouette. Now we have actual pictures of what it is a silhouette of:
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Yea, it's a golden HTS Battle Blade Bumblebee! This is the fifth Lucky Draw figure to come out of the live action movie line, the last being '07 Leader Class Optimus Prime.

If you wish to see all images of this event just click here and visit hk-tf.com.

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