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July 11th, 2018

Toy News: Hasbro teases new Optimus Prime figure and reveals for SDCC 2018

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Toy News: Hasbro teases new Optimus Prime figure and reveals for SDCC 2018

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 is coming soon and Hasbro is working on building the hype train for the Transformers toys to be revealed at the convention! In past years SDCC 2018 is usually when the big reveals are made for the following year and this year fans speculate that we will get our first look at "War for Cybertron" at the convention! To tease fans further, Hasbro has released a silouette of what appears to be Optimus Prime holding his iconic rifle and an axe weapon! Could this be the first look at a "War for Cybertron" Optimus Prime?

July 10th

Game News: Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast announce "Transformers" Trading Card Game

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Game News: Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast announce "Transformers" Trading Card Game

Yesterday Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast announced an upcoming Transformers Trading Card Game. Check out the press release and images below courtesy of Hasbro and Rogers & Cowan:

TRANSFORMERS TRADING CARD GAME IS MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE

TRANSFORMERS TCG from Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast to Launch Later in 2018; Fans to Get Sneak Peek with Convention Edition Item at San Diego Comic-Con and Gen Con

Game News: Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast announce "Transformers" Trading Card Game
Game News: Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast announce "Transformers" Trading Card Game
Game News: Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast announce "Transformers" Trading Card Game
Game News: Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast announce "Transformers" Trading Card Game
Game News: Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast announce "Transformers" Trading Card Game

Game News: "Earth Wars" goes retro this weekend with its "Generation One" event

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Game News: "Earth Wars" goes retro this weekend with its "Generation One" event

Bah-weep-graaaaagnah wheep nini bong!

It’s time to celebrate G1! Fight hard this weekend to get special G1 Power Cores!



Generation 1

Join us to celebrate the occasion!

Put your headphones on and jump back to 1984 with this Special Event to win G1 Power Cores for the following bots:

  • Optimus Prime & Megatron
  • Blaster & Soundwave
  • Autobot Jazz & Mixmaster
  • Wheeljack & Shockwave

Each G1 Power Core will enhance your bots and give them a classic look!

Event type: Individual Totaliser

Game News: "Earth Wars" goes retro this weekend with its "Generation One" event
Game News: "Earth Wars" goes retro this weekend with its "Generation One" event
Game News: "Earth Wars" goes retro this weekend with its "Generation One" event
Game News: "Earth Wars" goes retro this weekend with its "Generation One" event
Game News: "Earth Wars" goes retro this weekend with its "Generation One" event
Game News: "Earth Wars" goes retro this weekend with its "Generation One" event
Game News: "Earth Wars" goes retro this weekend with its "Generation One" event
Game News: "Earth Wars" goes retro this weekend with its "Generation One" event
Game News: "Earth Wars" goes retro this weekend with its "Generation One" event
Game News: "Earth Wars" goes retro this weekend with its "Generation One" event
Game News: "Earth Wars" goes retro this weekend with its "Generation One" event

Toy Review: "Generations" Power of the Primes Blackwing

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Toy Review: "Generations" Power of the Primes Blackwing

Blackwing believes that life is full of pain and suffering, and is bent on making sure every other bot is as miserable as he is! Today I bring you my review and gallery of "Power of the Primes" Blackwing!

July 9th

Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)

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Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)

Big Grain of Salt Warning

Earlier today a post on Cybertron Philippines showed what appear to be stock photos of the upcoming Deluxe "Generations" Prime Wars Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch figures! Repugnus appears to be a significant retool and redeco of Twinferno while Punch/Counterpunch appears to be an entirely new design!

Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)
Toy News: Possible leaks of Deluxe Class Repugnus and Punch/Counterpunch (UPDATED)

Toy News: Official Takara Tomy Stock Photos of PP-41 Wreck Gar

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Toy News: Official Takara Tomy Stock Photos of PP-41 Wreck Gar

It was revealed back in May that there would be a "Power of the Primes" Wreck-Gar figure, a retool and redeco of "Combiner Wars" Groove featuring different accessories (including the axe from "Reveal the Shield" Wreck-Gar. Rumor has it that in the United States this figure would be a Walgreens Exclusive (no official word has yet come out to confirm this).

Toy News: Official Takara Tomy Stock Photos of PP-41 Wreck Gar
Toy News: Official Takara Tomy Stock Photos of PP-41 Wreck Gar
Toy News: Official Takara Tomy Stock Photos of PP-41 Wreck Gar
Toy News: Official Takara Tomy Stock Photos of PP-41 Wreck Gar

July 8th

Toy News: Encore Unicron "Micron Aggregate Color" Amazon Japan Listing and Official Photos

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Toy News: Encore Unicron "Micron Aggregate Color" Amazon Japan Listing and Official Photos

Thanks to Snakas Blog and Amazon Japan fans now have photos of an unexpected release: "Armada" Unicron in a new deco representing the combined form of all the Mini-Cons who fought the real Unicron at the end of "Armada"! Originally this figure was released in 2004 as a "Lucky Draw" in Japan, making it a rare item.

Toy News: Encore Unicron "Micron Aggregate Color" Amazon Japan Listing and Official Photos
Toy News: Encore Unicron "Micron Aggregate Color" Amazon Japan Listing and Official Photos
Toy News: Encore Unicron "Micron Aggregate Color" Amazon Japan Listing and Official Photos
Toy News: Encore Unicron "Micron Aggregate Color" Amazon Japan Listing and Official Photos
Toy News: Encore Unicron "Micron Aggregate Color" Amazon Japan Listing and Official Photos
Toy News: Encore Unicron "Micron Aggregate Color" Amazon Japan Listing and Official Photos
Toy News: Encore Unicron "Micron Aggregate Color" Amazon Japan Listing and Official Photos
Toy News: Encore Unicron "Micron Aggregate Color" Amazon Japan Listing and Official Photos

July 7th

Toy Review: "Diaclone" Powered Convoy with Powered Buggy

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Toy Review: "Diaclone" Powered Convoy with Powered Buggy

Before there were Transformers, there was the Takara toy line known as Diaclone! Pilots controlled giant machines to fight their battles, and among them was the powerful Powered Convoy which would one day be known to Transformers fans as Ultra Magnus! Today Ben's Toy Box brings you a look at a blast from the past: Diaclone Powered Convoy (aka the toy that would become Ultra Magnus)!

July 6th

Toy News: Vintage G1 Starscream reissue listed at Walmart.com

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Toy News: Vintage G1 Starscream reissue listed at Walmart.com

Last month it was revealed that Walmart would be carrying a reissue of G1 Hot Rod complete with vintage packaging. It now appears that Hot Rod was only the first of what will be a series of reissues. Rumor hit the web this morning via Robotkingdom that more reissues including Starscream, Devastator and select Mini-Bots (including Bumblebee and Outback) would also get the same treatment.

Toy News: Vintage G1 Starscream reissue listed at Walmart.com

July 5th

Toy News: Official Photos and Development Interview for "Masterpiece" Beast Wars Megatron

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Toy News: Official Photos and Development Interview for "Masterpiece" Beast Wars Megatron

Takara Tomy has been teasing "Beast Wars" Megatron from the Masterpiece line for months and recently fans finally got a look at the painted version of the figure. Now thanks to Takara Tomy's web page we have a look at several official photos of the figure in all its glory! As a bonus, there is a brief interview with the Takara Tomy design team about the figure.

Toy News: Official Photos and Development Interview for "Masterpiece" Beast Wars Megatron
Toy News: Official Photos and Development Interview for "Masterpiece" Beast Wars Megatron
Toy News: Official Photos and Development Interview for "Masterpiece" Beast Wars Megatron
Toy News: Official Photos and Development Interview for "Masterpiece" Beast Wars Megatron
Toy News: Official Photos and Development Interview for "Masterpiece" Beast Wars Megatron
Toy News: Official Photos and Development Interview for "Masterpiece" Beast Wars Megatron
Toy News: Official Photos and Development Interview for "Masterpiece" Beast Wars Megatron
Toy News: Official Photos and Development Interview for "Masterpiece" Beast Wars Megatron
Toy News: Official Photos and Development Interview for "Masterpiece" Beast Wars Megatron
Toy News: Official Photos and Development Interview for "Masterpiece" Beast Wars Megatron
Toy News: Official Photos and Development Interview for "Masterpiece" Beast Wars Megatron