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Transformers News Recap – 25/05/2015

 

Covered in this episode:

TAKARA
– Preview images MP-26 Road Rage & comparison pics.
– More images & info Unite Warriors UW-03 Guardian/Defensor with Deluxe Groove C/O Daim Choc.
– TFYuki tweeted images LG-13 Megatron
– Armada Megatron revealed & comparison pics
– TFYuki tweeted images Scourge/Black Convoy & comparison pics thanks to Cheem.
– TFYuki teased UW Ultra Prime.
– TFYuki tweeted package image UW Superion.
– TFYuki tweeted image Transformers Adventure RID Drift.
– Update with images & info for new TAV Figures:
http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/japanese-transformers-40/official-images-update-for-transformers-adventure-figures-for-june-182792/
– More images UW Grand Scourge, C/O e-HOBBY SHOP.
– New Q-Transformers Figures releasing July 25th.

HASBRO
– New images Combiner Wars Titan Class Devastator thanks to AC toys.
– SDCC Exclusive Titan Devastator revealed C/O Planet Iacon – Singapore Transformers Fans Unite!! (S.T.F.U!!)

X-TRANSBOTS
– Colour 3D render images Cyclonus homage MX-III Eligos.
– Colour 3D render images Scourge homage MX-II Andras.

MAKETOYS
– New images Yellow Giant box set:
– Announced Dystopia now shipping!

PERFECT EFFECT
– Comparison PE’s Brain of Courage replacement with the actual Brain of Courage.

MMC
– High quality render images of Mastermind Creations Titanika.

DX9
– New images test shot/prototype Rodimus Prime homage, D06 Carry!
– New image Legends scale Devastator homage, Hulkie. Both thanks to ThunderCracker on weibo.

MENGBADI
– Mengbadi/MachineBoy Astrotrain homage posted on weibo.

FANSPROJECT
– New images freebie figure Soleron Osmi thanks to HardReturn

KFC
– Released images of test shot for not Rover cassette. Thanks to Kfcfanpage.

UNIQUE TOYS
– New images prototype Y-02 Buzzing, Blurr homage C/O AC toys.

BOLD FORMS
– Benscollectables BCS-01 Lonewolf/Motormaster homage review:

MEDICOM
– Listing for Nemesis Prime Bearbrick figure online at hmv.co.jp – discovered by Type-R of TFW2005.

Transformers News Recap – 18/05/2015

Thanks to Christopher Johnson as usual!

Covered in this episode:

HASBRO
New images Combiner Wars Titan Class Devastator on Amazon -http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00SOFZF08
TFND.net’s Genetic posted in hand shots CW Leader Class Ultra Magnus & minimus ambus:
http://tfnd.net/discuz/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=36102
Combiner Wars Wave 4 revealed! Full details at TFW2005:
http://www.tfw2005.com/…/combiner-wars-legends-wave-4-asso…/
First look at CW Leader Class Starscream C/O Starscream on Weibo

TCC
TFCC’s Subscription Service 3.0 Nova Prime in hand C/O Joshua Morphew & portamy

TAKARA
Teasers for UW Defensor & Devastator
C/O e-HOBBY SHOP new images of Unite Warriors Grand Scourge
New images of Ultra Magnus & Megatron C/O Amazon Japan:
http://www.amazon.co.jp/gp/product/B00S4DZDVQ
Comparison Takara & Hasbro’s Magnus C/O Cheem
Chimungmung & Lost-Zzl of weibo posted images for Black Diaclonesque repaint of Generations Skids

KOTOBUKIYA
New images of D-Style Seekers C/O Taghobby

LOYAL SUBJECTS
Revealed upcoming transparent Black Mirage Action Vinyl -SDCC 2015 exclusive

FANSTOYS
New images FT13 Mercenary, MP Shrapnel homage
In hand prototype images Mercenary & Tesla C/O Alucardlee from Shanghai Comic Convention

DX9
Thanks to Alucardlee & Groot on weibo, in hand images of War in Pocket Tyrant & Hurricane, legends scale Galvatron & Cyclonus
C/O Toyspie on Weibo in hand images of D03C Cocomone, not GoBots Crasher:

IRON FACTORY
Preview images EX-04 City Commander, Legends scale Magnus homage
Alucardlee spotted the figure @ Singapore Toy Convention.

MASTERMIND CREATIONS
C/O Falcon’s Hangar new images of Mirage homage prototype, Ocular Max Series OX-01 – Sphinx!
Ocular Max series now has a website – http://ocularmax.com
Render images Hot Spot homage Maximus Pro
New prototype images Commotus, not Turmoil, C/O

BADCUBE
OTS-04 Wardog in hand C/O Oscar Fung
Wardog reviews:
Kuma Style:

Vangelus:

UNIQUE TOYS
Revealed Y-02 Runman, Blurr homage, & Targetmaster partner Haywire

SHAPESHIFT INC
New images Micro Legion Series 01 Skysnake & Heavy Metal, not Cybertronian Starscream and Ironhide

PERFECT EFFECT
Revealed Brain of Courage replacement for MP-24 Star Saber
PC-05 White Combiner Wars upgrade kit available for pre-order @ The Chosen Prime.

X-TRANSBOTS
New images MX-II Andras, Scourge homage – C/O Transbridge Omegalock.

MAKETOYS
Reissuing Yellow Giant box set

X2 TOYS
New images XT006 for MP-21 Bumblebee
XT007 for MP-22 Magnus.
XT009 Orion Pax upgrade with trailer

DMY
Silhouette suggests Orion Pax homage, Y-01 Original Leader, on the way

NONNEF
Releasing new feet CW Menasor, Defensor & Superion

FANSWANTIT
Released images of upcoming weapons add on kits for DotM Optimus Prime.

CHOGOKING
Released pixelated teaser!

Transformers Toy News 11/05/2015

Here’s 6sh0t Changer Reviews’, this week’s host’s, channel – https://www.youtube.com/user/6sh0tchangerreviews

And thanks to the generous Christopher Johnson and his bad knee!

HASBRO

C/O Mecannibal V & Nevermore listing updates for Canada & Australia MP Bluestreak.
Robots in Disguise Legion figures hinted on App

C/O tf_tf on Twitter in hand images Kreon Warriors Wave 2

Combiners Wars G2 Superion on the horizon?

TAKARA

TFYuki tweeted new image of Unite Warriors Superion Mid-Combination.

C/O Ben Yee of BWTF image of Takara version of CW Magnus Magnus.

TAG Hobby posted side-by-side comparison pics MP-25 Tracks & MP-26 Road Rage.

Seibertron.com gallery for Arms Micron Wildrider 32 & Ultra Masgnus 27

TFYuki teased next UW Combiner figure, who could it be?

C/O Allspark.com in-hand gallery of TAV Ultra Magnus.

ntf-archive have shared instructions for CW/UW Devastator.

Asia Premium Series APS-01U Optimus Prime Review by Benscollectables:

TFCC

FSS 3.0 being dispatched.
Botcon tweeted that Nova Prime now available.

Revealed convention exclusive box set artwork.

SHADOW FISHER

MP-10 Optimus add on kits revealed.
X-TRANSBOTS
Downloadable PDF available from 539 designs to help place stickers:

http://539designs.deviantart.com/art/Apollyon-Badge-Placement-Assistance-531265830

OCEAN DESIGNS
MP Cassette tape jackets now available via taobao.com

PERFECT EFFECT

White version of PC-01 & PC-02 announced.

X2 TOYS
New images XT008 & XT-002 CW Shaft and Leader Megatron Upgrade set and Kit C/O Daim Choc.

FANS PROJECT

FPCore website urges members to update addresses.

BADCUBE
New images of OTS Insecticons
OTS-04 Wardog reviews:
Optibotimus – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmBLqg-Ct9g
Peaugh – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qv672jqMmG0
Both Optibotimus and Peagh have found the time to review the test shot of Badcube OTS-04 Wardog.

UNIQUE TOYS
New images O-04 Seigfreid & O-05 Hagen.

WARBOTRON
New Images WB-03D (Strafe homage).

MASTERMIND CREATIONS

Eupatorium in hand images.

Peaugh reviews:
– R09 Eupatorium – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytmDyrZiFNo
– R10 Salvia Prominion – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehgIJ0l2vIY
C/O TFW2005’s Parasidian full color & alt mode reveal pics Titanika (Beast Machines Strika homage).

FANS TOYS
Revealed Dinobot Stomp homage, Iron Dibot No 4.

NONNEF
TreadShotA1’s Alert Knight model from Shapeways going into full production,

MASTERMADE
New images SD Devastator & Computron homages.

Transformers News Recap 04/05/2015 – Inc. Thailand Toy Expo

It’s the 40th Episode!

Covered in this episode:

HASBRO
– In package images CW Quickslinger & Brake Neck C/O Robot Kingdom
– Andrew Griffith posted concept art for the upcoming Leader Class Magnus’s chest/ Minimus Ambus cockpit:

http://glovestudiosart.tumblr.com/post/117815829762/so-a-while-back-i-got-to-work-a-bit-on-an-upcoming


– Weisheng shared in hand images Robots in Disguise One Step Thunderhoof
– Thanks to Osenator & Daim Choc – new images & reviews of cyber figures:

Generations Optimus

Cyber 11 Bee

– Jared Ultimatum uploaded images of Fred’s Dollar Store legions/legends Vliffjumper, Skywarp & Magnus

BOTCON
– The fifth and final botcon 2015 exclusive figure has been revealed:

– Thanks to Lost ZZL images of Generations Roadbuster Camo Redeco.

TAKARA
– Hasbro Asia FB page announced MP-12 Sideswipe reissue.
– Hishashi Yuki tweeted new image of TAV Lockdown
– New images TAV Nemesis Prime CO Tagoal
– Tagoal blog posted in hand gallery of TAV Ultra Magnus
– Takara announced G1 Card Campaign Character cards
– Alfes 2010 has posted gallery in hand Q Transformers:
http://tformers.com/in-hand-images-of-qtransformers-qt19-qt20-g1-optimus-prime-lamborghini-megatron/26408/news.html

KRE-O
– On the way out in the US?
– Thanks to Deceptigar of TFW 2005 – ebay listings for Battle Changers wave 2 Hound & Shockwave

PRIME 1
– Prime 1 studios have released new images. AoE Optimus Prime Knight Edition

DX9
– Displayed prototype for War In Pocket Hulkie & Add on Kit for Hasbro’s Combiner Wars Megatron – C/O Grave on weibo
– Revealed final product images for Cocomone GoBots homage
– Chigurh gallery thanks to alucardlee.

G CREATIONS
– Displayed first colour prototype for Shuraking combiner SKR-02 Growl

MAKETOYS
– Displayed prototype for G1 Defensor homage, Guardia.
– Thanks to Thai Energon Group closer look at RM-01 Cupola test shot
– Displayed Citizen 01 set for Utopia.

MEGA STEEL
– Daim Choc discovered new images MS-01 Granville

PERFECT EEFFECT
– In hand images CW upgrade kit thanks to Genetic of TFND.net – PC-01 & PC-02

X TRANSBOTS
– Released new render images of MX-III Eligos

MMC
– In hand images of Salvia Prominon
– Released new images of R01G Grandus Hexatron

FEWTURE
– Thanks to digitmin – images Fewture/ Action Toys ES model Convoy and Rodimus

TOPEAM
– Official images of  TSD-03

BADCUBE
– In hand images OTS-04 – Wardog – thanks Mr. Elljay

FANSPROJECT
– Also thanks to Mr. Elljay in hand images Function X Smart Robin in Sonic Bomber colours.

WARBOTRON
– Shared new images accessories & feet for WB-03, Computron homage

SXS
– Silhouette teaser for Hot Rod homage R-04 Hot Flame

DR WU
– Image of sword posted on weibo

REPROLABELS
– Reprolables update:
http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/reprolabels-april-2015-update-182556/

PEZ
– Upcoming G1 Transformers Pez

CLOSING SONG

Transformers Toy News Recap

It’s that time of week again… here’s this week’s recap, full of Transformers goodness!

Covered in this episode:

Intro images C/O:

Uranusdd – https://www.facebook.com/uranusdd.uranusdd?fref=ts

U.NEM Studios – https://www.facebook.com/unemphoto?fref=ts

Kuma Style – http://kumastyledesigns.com/

Thanks again to Christopher Johnson and his researching!

HASBRO
– New images MP-06 Bluestreak
– Fan built combiner name revealed
KAPOW Combiner Wars Wave 3 reviews:
BLADES – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKLekTHb3MQ
STREETWISE – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rh5cq6WJCnQ
FIRST AID – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iy6WXuaKqZk
HOT SPOT – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlSfr9MeCaU
ROOK – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RF4Y32Avf2c
HOT SPOT & DEFENSOR – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSRZ2SXaq0c
– Hints at upcoming CW figures

– 2 new Hasbro Designer Desk videos:
SUPERION –

MENASOR –

– Computer listings for upcoming figures discovered:
http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/generations-classics-44/rumor-combiner-wars-combaticons-listings-and-more-182553/
– New images Platinum Series Autobot Intel Ops Set
– RID One Step Fracture & 2015 Jazz & Sideswipe in hand
– 11” Generations Cyber Optimus in hand

HASBRO ASIA
– Ultimate Edition Jetwing Optimus in hand C/O TFND.net’s Genetic

TAKARA
– MP-26, Road Rage revealed!
– Mag scans & official images of TF Adventure Lockdown, Shrapnel & Bombshell, plus One Step Bumblebee
– Packaging & display images for Grand Scourge
– RID 2015 Translucent Promo figures in hand
– Takara tweeted image of TAV Nemesis Prime

KOTOBUKIYA
– New images D-Style seekers

BOTCON
– Fourth 2015 Botcon convention exclusive revealed
– New images Shattered Glass Stepper & Nebulon

IRON FACTORY
– New images Ultra Magnus homage
– Revealed Diaclone inspired Magnus repaint test shot
DX9
– New images WIP Devastator homage – Hulkie
– New images Chigurh
MMC
– Revealed retool of Hexatron – Grandus hextron
– TF prototype posted Tarn of the DJD homage hint
WARBOTRON
– New images Lightspeed & Nosecone test shots
PERFECT EFFECT
– New images of their Leonidas
TOYWORLD
– Prototype Swoop homage revealed
KFC
– In hand images KP-08 Hands for MP-22 Ultra Magnus
X2 TOYS
– New images of CW Megatron upgrade kit
MAKETOYS
– New image Citizen set with trench covers

HARRIS LOUREIRO FILMS
– Released highly anticipated stop motion transformers generation film –

TFW 2005
– Celebrated 15th anniversary!

 

Transformers Toy News Recap

A little late, but here’s last week’s news recap!

Intro images C/O:

Uranusdd – https://www.facebook.com/uranusdd.uranusdd?fref=ts

U.NEM Studios – https://www.facebook.com/unemphoto?fref=ts

Kuma Style – http://kumastyledesigns.com/

 

Thanks again to Christopher Johnson and his researching.

 

Covered in this episode:

TAKARA
– MP-25 Tracks, MP-21B Gold Bumblebee, UW Superion on display at show in Japan
– Non-transformers Shinkarion also on display
– New images MP-18B Blue Bluestreak
– E-Hobby stocking exclusive CW Grand Scourge figure
– Autobase Aichi posted new images upcoming TAV products
– BBTS & TF Source posted new pre-orders including Q Transformers reveals

HASBRO
– Oscar Fung posted in hand images CW Groove
– TFND.net’s Genetic posted in hand galleries of CW First Aid, Hot Spot and Defensor!
– Fan Built Combiner Nemesis revealed?
– Transformers Dioramas shared images of Cyber Battalion figures

MCDONALDS
– TFW2005.com reporting McDonalds RiD promotion has begun

BOTCON
– Third Botcon boxset figure has been revealed
– Gallery for Packrat C/O seibertron.com
– New official images Battletrap
TFCC
– Seibertron.com uploaded gallery for GI Joe and Transformers crossover Old Snake & Stealth Battle Android Trooper

PRIME 1
– First look at final version of AoE Galvatron statue C/O chaihezi.com

D-STYLE
– New images D-Style transformers CO Tag Hobby
LOYAL SUBJECTS
– Pixel Dan reviewed Loyal Subjects vinyl mini figures wave 3

CUSTOM ROBOTS
– Revealed upcoming figures

GIGA POWER
– Guttur Hips PSA C/O Grimlock75
WARBOTRON
– Colour images WB03-C C/O TF Upgrader
PLANET X
– Revealed concept for a potential new figure
MAKETOYS
– Revealed Citizen 01 set – Citybot minifigures for Utopia.
PERFECT EFFECT
– New images PE-DX05 Leonidas
DX9
– New image AL-01 CW Megs upgrade kit
– War in Pocket Devastator homage
IRON FACTORY
– New image IF-EX04 Fortress Commander
MMC
– Preview video Seraph Prominion posted on youtube C/O Ages Three and Up – Screen shots C/O Metaphorge of TFW 2005.
MMC
– Peaugh reviewed R-12 Cynicus –

TOYWORLD
– Peaugh reviewed T-5 Shinebug & T-06 Sideload –

UNIQUE TOYS
– Full colour images Ordin, Abominus homage
KFC
– Uploaded new images of KP-08 hands for MP-22 Ultra Magnus
X2 TOYS
– Posted this teaser image CW Megatron upgrade
SXS
– 6 sh0t changer’s All in a Blurr reviewed R-02 Overclocking –

ARMARAUDERS
– TF Prototype uploaded the complete Armarauders storyline –
http://tf-prototype.com/blog/2015/03/29/armarauders-complete-storyline/

Star to Star Toys: Transformers Toy News Recap – 30/03/2015

Transformers Toy News Recap – 30/03/2015

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Combiner Wars announcements! Bluestreak goes Blue! Corelock the ultimate Grimlock? All this and more, in this week’s Recap!

Covered in this episode:

HASBRO
– Combiner Wars Quicksling & Brake Neck announced.
– Leader Class CW Generations Ultra Magnus figure images.
– Platinum Edition Blitzwing and Astrotrain G1 reissue official images.
– Generations cyber 11 images C/O Hobby Brinquedos.
– Generations cyber battalion series stock images.
– RID retail listings posted by various retailers:
– Hyper Change Steeljaw (Amazon Canada)
– Mega 1-Step Optimus Prime (Kidstuff)
– Super Bumblebee, Minicon Deployer Autobot Drift & Jetstorm, Minicon Deployer Decepticon Fracture & Airazor & Mini-Con Slipstream (Wind Designs)
– Warrior Jazz and Warrior Sideswipe (Autobase Aichi)
TFSS 3.0
– Krok in hand.
MCDONALDS
– Running a RiD promotion.

TAKARA
– MP-25 Tracks scans shared C/O Taghobby.
– OCEAN announced MP-25 tracks & MP-12 Lambor sticker sheets.
– Takara Tomy Mall revealed MP-18B Blue Bluestreak.
– Toyne’s reported MP Star Saber best selling Japanese retail toy.
– Hishashi Yuki tweeted clearer image Legends CW Megatron
– Hishahi Yuki tweeted new images TAV 13 nemesis prime & TAV 14 ultra magnus. Up for pre-order Amazon Japan as well as TED06 Big Optimus,

Q TRANSFORMERS
– Amazon JP posted official images new Q Transformers.
PRIME 1
– Optibotimus DOTM Optimus Movie Masterpiece figure review – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymsbt…

TOYWORLD
– Official images Corelock revealed C/O TF Source.
IRON FACTORY
– Limited edition Twincast coloured Sonic Tech revealed C/O Toyszone.
FANSPROJECT
– More redecos C/O Mr Elljay.
– Images LER-03 Volar C/O Mr Elljay.
– Announced Volar will include alt. blue body.
– Skullface FPJ-01 intimidator arm filler kit video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-NGTr…
PLANET X
– How to insert tail into SUmmanus
XTRANSBOTS
– Images Rimfire testshot.
– Production images C/O Transbridge Omegalock
FANS TOYS
– Benscollectables & Optibotimus Sever reviews:
http://benscollectables.com/fans-toys…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ct5MC…
MASTER MADE
– MM-002 Titan in hand at NJCC.
PERFECT EFFECT
– PC-03 and PC-04 CW upgrade kits info
KFC
– C/O Daim Choc 3d render KP-08 hands for Ultra Magnus.
PLAY WITH THIS TOO
– Kickstarter has come to a close.
– Painted Desolataur prototype images.

Star to Star Toys Transformers Toy News Recap – 23/03/2015

Transformers News Recap – 23/03/2015

by Star to Star Toys

Star Saber released! New Generations Sub-line? Cracks in Summanus? All this and more:

Thanks again to Christopher Johnson. Covered in this episode:

TAKARA
– Masterpiece MP-22 Star Saber released!
– Images C/O Duo Duo Green Tea of TFND.net
– Optimus Prime SG Review – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ccw68…
– Benscollectables – http://benscollectables.com/takara-ma…
– MP-23 Exhaust in hand C/O Alfes 2010.
– Japanese hobby magazine scans inc. Unite Warriors Menasor first image.
– Unite Warriors Menasor teased.
– LG-13 Megatron first images
– TAV Dreadwing and “Bloody” Knockout.
– Takara Tomy YouTube TAV & TED Transformation videos –
https://www.youtube.com/user/takarato…
– In hand images of Cloud Hellwarp. C/O TFW’s Masabon

HASBRO
– New Generations Sub-line?
– Combiner Wars Stickers
– Platinum Edition G1 Triple Changers Blitzwing and Astrotrain reissues.
– Tiny Titans Wave 3

HERO CROSS
– AoE Bumblebee figure.
MASTER MADE
– Peaugh review of the test shot of MasterMade’s MM002 Titan – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzrE9…
MAKETOYS
– Hellfire & Cupola prototype images
WARBOTRON
– Lightspeed homage – WB03-B, and Nodescone homage WB02-C.
PLANET X
– Summanus update and a bad joke.
GIGA POWER
– Guttur production images.
DX9
– Coloured Tyrant & Hurricane samples
X-TRANSBOTS
– MX-I Apollyon review and production samples
– Boost and Arkose art –
http://539designs.deviantart.com/art/…
FANSPROJECT
– Mr Elljay posted redecos
MASTERMIND CREATIONS
– Cynicus update
BADCUBE
– Revealed Wardog’s accessories.
PERFECT EFFECT
– New images of Combiner Wars upgrade kits & update.
BOLD FORMS
– G1 HEXATRON posted LoneWolf Color test shot image
X2 TOYS
– Teased MP-22 Ultra Magnus blaster.

OTHER
– TF Prototype posted leaked image of “Other” 3P Roddy Figure.
AUTO ASSEMBLY
– Coming to an end!
PWTT
– Final week of the kickstarter!
– PLEDGE HERE! – https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/…

Star to Star Toys News Recap – 16/03/2015

Transformers Toy News Recap – 16/03/2015

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