SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters

Transformers News: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 3:22pm CDT

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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.




Transformers News: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters

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Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (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: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (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: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (1593274)
Posted by Burn on July 24th, 2014 @ 4:03pm CDT
So that answers your question then? >:oP
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (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: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (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: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (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: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (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: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (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.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (1593433)
Posted by Bouncy X on July 24th, 2014 @ 10:32pm CDT
the telepod thing is a joke...first off if you use any kind of protective case on your phone or tablet, you gotta remove it as it can't read it properly and the pod needs to be perfectly flush to the camera. that wouldn't be too big an issue if the character you "scanned in" actually stayed in your game but nope...soon as you turn off the game, you gotta re-scan it if you want it back in there next time you play.

that said, i am curious to see how the gameplay of this one will be like. and there will likely be a bunch of toys released so i'd very much get their Starscream in some form. :P
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (1593455)
Posted by Flashwave on July 25th, 2014 @ 12:05am CDT
Bouncy X wrote:the telepod thing is a joke...first off if you use any kind of protective case on your phone or tablet, you gotta remove it as it can't read it properly and the pod needs to be perfectly flush to the camera. that wouldn't be too big an issue if the character you "scanned in" actually stayed in your game but nope...soon as you turn off the game, you gotta re-scan it if you want it back in there next time you play.


Seems like a memory-conservation issue? That would be a nice feature though.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (1595145)
Posted by El Duque on July 30th, 2014 @ 8:55pm CDT
We have new official images of the upcoming Angry Birds Transformers toys courtesy of the Transformers Columbia Facebook page. The toys consists of:

Single Packs:
  • Optimus Prime
  • Bumblebee
  • Heatwave
  • Lockdown
  • Galvatron
  • Soundwave

Two Packs:
  • Ultra Magnus VS Soundblaster
  • Heatwave VS Generation 2 Megatron

Five Pack:
  • Energon Racers five pack of Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Lockdown, Starscream, and Soundwave

Track Sets:
  • Optimus Prime Bird Raceway with Optimus Prime and Megatron, Bumblebee Bird Blast with High Octane Bumblebee and Goldbite Grimlock

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Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (1595154)
Posted by Madeus Prime on July 30th, 2014 @ 9:18pm CDT
Why?! WHY DO I WANT THESE?!?! :BOOM:
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (1595182)
Posted by Burn on July 30th, 2014 @ 10:47pm CDT
hmmmm ... not overly impressed, hopefully we get something more "traditional" just heads.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (1595194)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 30th, 2014 @ 11:15pm CDT
Soundblaster?! Generation 2 Megatron?! Who'da thought this line of all lines would be throwing in such fanwank? :-B
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (1595260)
Posted by monstrinhotron on July 31st, 2014 @ 4:44am CDT
ok, i kinda want the pig ones. i always preferred Bad Piggies to Angry Birds
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (1595276)
Posted by dragons on July 31st, 2014 @ 6:01am CDT
Burn wrote:hmmmm ... not overly impressed, hopefully we get something more "traditional" just heads.


That's what all angry birds about just heads with different looks they don't mainly focus on body's actually transform nice touch wasn't expecting it if game is any good may buy few
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (1595305)
Posted by Shuttershock on July 31st, 2014 @ 8:32am CDT
Mah mah, Monsieur Soundwave! What eh magnifique moustache eu are sporting.
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (1595525)
Posted by Peridot on July 31st, 2014 @ 5:33pm CDT
They all seem to use AoE One-Step Bumblebee's transformation scheme.
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Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (1602678)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 29th, 2014 @ 10:35am CDT
Sunbow styled trailer for Angry Birds Transformers:


Birds disguised as robots in disguise!

The mysterious EggSpark has crashed onto Piggy Island, transformerizing everything in its path! Even the eggs have become robots, and are running riot across Piggy Island! Can the Autobirds and Deceptihogs put their differences aside and join forces to get those wild EggBots under control? Yeah right…

Angry Birds Transformers rolls out October 15!

http://transformers.angrybirds.com/

They even got Vince DiCola to do the music!
Re: SDCC 2014 Coverage - Angry Birds Transformers Exclusive Posters (1602682)
Posted by Va'al on August 29th, 2014 @ 11:07am CDT
Fellow Seibertron.com user Sabrblade has spotted a Sunbow styled trailer for the upcoming Angry Birds Transformers crossover spanning comic-line-toys-videogames - which even uses Vince DiCola's music! Check out further information at the official site, and below, and take a look at the embedded clip.

Birds disguised as robots in disguise!

The mysterious EggSpark has crashed onto Piggy Island, transformerizing everything in its path! Even the eggs have become robots, and are running riot across Piggy Island! Can the Autobirds and Deceptihogs put their differences aside and join forces to get those wild EggBots under control? Yeah right…

Angry Birds Transformers rolls out October 15!


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