April 3rd, 2009

Robo-brawlers big, small in new 'Transformers'

You know "Transformers" are big when a national paper such as USAToday covers them! The article offers some first looks and descriptions of characters we've seen and not seen previously including a picture of a spider like robot they are calling "The Doctor". Of The Fallen, the article describes him as "The Fallen is an ancient robot, sort of the Transformers' version of Lucifer. He's one of the original robot aliens, and his defiance and arrogance led to his banishment into another dimension.".

New stills from "Transformers Revenge of the Fallen".

On April 1st, Transformers fans were happily treated to new stills from "Revenge of the Fallen" that were not April Fool's day jokes! These came from Yahoo! Movies. Another couple were dug up by Aceshowbiz showing the pyramids, Megan Fox and Michael Bay along with a general synopsis of the movie's plot.

Transformers represented at ShoWest 2009

As part of the huge media event, Transformers were on hand to make their presence known thanks to the giant Bumblebee statue being placed right outside the hotel! You may read the entire article and see the picture of Bumblebee at MTV's site.

Transformers to be inducted into the Toyfare Hall of Fame

The long running toy magazine "Toyfare" is known for its coverage of toys for well over ten years and being part of the company that produces Wizardworld, one of the biggest science fiction, comic book and related media conventions around. During their upcoming Philadelphia convention, they will be inducting "Transformers" into their "Hall of Fame".

April 1st

Transformers Universe 2.0 Hound & Ravage reviewed

A classic pairing from Generation One returns with all new sculpts! The Autobot Scout Hound and Ravage are reviewed here.

March 31st

Variety articles on "Transformers Revenge of the Fallen"

Entertainment magazine Variety has posted articles about "Transformers Revenge of the Fallen". The article "Who Made the Movie: 'Transformers II'" gives details on the production including locations, licensing, talent pool and more. In a related article

Travis Barker and Busta Rhymes contribute to "Revenge of the Fallen" soundtrack

According to Aceshowbiz, musician Travis Barker revealed he is contributing to the soundtrack for "Transformers Revenge of the Fallen" along with Busta Rhymes. The article states "As of press time, it is still unclear whether the song is a duet track between Travis Barker and Busta Rhymes or a demo track Travis is recording for Busta.". You can read the entire article here.

Transformers Universe Inferno reviewed

After years of the name Inferno floating around to everything from a flying fire ant to a Mini-Con, the name finally goes back to its rightful owner - the G1 based Autobot who transforms into a fire engine! Read the review for Universe Inferno here.

Join the Elite Guard today! Botcon promotional video posted at

The Botcon 2009 web site has posted the video below on showing a young Kup acting as a recruitment-bot for the Elite Guard! This shows the Botcon 2009 Kup exclusive in animated form complete with G1 sound effects and neat CGI rendering. You can also read Kup's newly posted tech specs!

March 30th

Botcon 2009 Thunderclash revealed!

He's the tough leader who serves as a mentor to Autobots in Botcon 2009's story. His name is Thunderclash! Based on the G1 character of the same name, this figure represents Thunderclash before he gained his larger truck mode. Check out the ultra cool pictures here!