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  • 2018-07-16 11:56 am by Unicron.com
    DNA Design DK-07 Upgrade Kit for Transformers: Power of the Primes Predaking, is now up for pre-order at The Chosen Prime! Reserve yours today from the link below!
    http://bit.ly/TheChosenPrime_DNA_POTP-Predaking-Upgrade-Kit
  • 2018-07-13 11:06 pm by Unicron.com
    Courtesy of Gameinformer, we get our first look at the upcoming Generationa toy line War For Cybertron: Siege! Hasbro surely has more Siege previews in store for us next week at SDCC 2018, but for now, feast your eyes upon the first images of this new upcoming trilogy series with Voyager Optimus Prime, Deluxe Sideswipe, and Battle Master (Replacing Titan/Prime Master Scale) Firedrive! Official Hasbro product info copied below:

    Transformers: Generations War for Cybertron: Siege Battle Masters WFC-S1 Firedrive

    The WFC-S1 FIREDRIVE figure converts from robot mode to Duo-Charge Electrostatic Photon Cannon mode in 5 easy steps. Use the weapon mode to other Siege figures (sold separately) with larger mission loadouts and use the included Fire Blasts to simulate blasterfire or explosions firing from the ends of weapon mode Battle Masters or other Siege weapon accessories (not included/ each sold separately).

    Retail Price: $5.99

    Transformers Generations War for Cybertron: Siege Deluxe Class WFC-S10 Sideswipe

    This articulated 5.5-inch scale Deluxe Class WFC-S10 SIDESWIPE action figure features classic conversion between robot and CYBERTRONIAN car modes in 16 steps. The WFC-S10 SIDESWIPE figure features story-inspired battle-worn deco and is equipped with a W-10 Photo-Pulser Proton Launcher weapon accessory and a W-5 Gyro Blaster weapon accessory. The 2 weapon accessories mod-lock together to form the larger RR Gyrofuse Axleswitch Hyper-Blaster.

    Retail Price $19.99

    Transformers: Generations War for Cybertron: Siege Voyager Class WFC-S11 Optimus Prime

    This highly articulated 7-inch scale Voyager Class WFC-S11 OPTIMUS PRIME action figure features classic conversion between robot and CYBERTRONIAN armored truck modes in 27 steps. The figure features story-inspired battle-worn deco and is equipped with a W-50 Dual-Mech ENERGON Strikeshield weapon accessory with converting axe and shield modes and a W-M3 RF Ion Blaster accessory. The 2 weapon accessories mod-lock together to form the larger Sentrystrike Ultra-Blaster. Multiple C.O.M.B.A.T. System weapons ports in bot and vehicle modes allow fans to attach weapons to figure in custom weapon configurations.

    Retail Price: $29.99

    Original Source: https://www.gameinformer.com/gear/2018/07/13/an-exclusive-look-at-hasbros-new-transformers-generations-war-for-cybertron-figures
  • 2018-07-13 10:30 am by Unicron.com
    Retro Rock Garage!

    DUDES! It is difficult to put into words just how crazy/rare/unbelievable the toys of this set are! As the co-founder of one of the world’s largest Transformers Collector Sites, I have never seen these cassette toys except through photos. The extreme rarity of Dairu and Uruaz would have commanded prices in the high-hundreds/low thousands even in the earliest days of Botcon, when rare G1 Japan-exclusive toys we’re no where near as outrageously expensive as they are today. Now, to have the ability to buy a faithful reproduction of this hyper rarity, in a reasonably priced $59.99 Convention exclusive.... is simply mind blowing. Thank you Hasbro!

    New stock photos and product info have been added to HasbroToyShop for the upcoming San Diego Comic Con (apparently not completely) Exclusive.
    c/o: https://www.hasbrotoyshop.com/en/htsusa/-e07060000?catName=

    Studio Series presents Vol.1 of a totally awesome convention exclusive series. Packed with retro radness, this installment features a bodaciously Special Edition Bumblebee Gold Camaro figure and 2 dynamite dino-cassette figures, Dairu and Uruaz (the evil twin of Zauru), remixed from an '80s Japan-only release.

    Retro Rock Garage - Vol. 1 is a celebration of the Bumblebee movie and the awesomeness of cranking up some tunes as you tune up your ride. Especially if that ride is a righteous '77 Camaro with special edition deco that converts from robot mode in 25 steps.

    "Perfect soundtrack for tuning up my '77 Chevrolet Camaro" -Charlie, Human Ally Magazine

    "The movie-inspired details really come through, great one for the collection" -The Prime Times

    "Wouldn't even intercept the transmission" -Soundwave, Rolling Decepticon

    "Cassettes don't actually play music" -Disclaimer Weekly

    • Includes: Bumblebee figure, 5 accessories, 2 mini-cassette figures, and instructions.
    • Convention Exclusive Studio Series Deluxe Class Bumblebee figure with special edition deco
    • Details, styling, and figure scale inspired by the rockin' world of Transformers: Bumblebee
    • 2 dino-cassette figures based on a classic 1980's release, sold only in Japan
    • Premium packaging inspired by old-school mix tape style
    • Show off the exclusive Bumblebee figure inside a cassette-inspired Retro Rock Garage - Vol 1 display
  • 2018-07-13 9:44 am by Unicron.com
    Tantrum - Joins the F2F Crew

    A special month of Tantrum themed events has just kicked off in the mobile app game, Forged To Fight. You can win or earn the character in 3, 4 even a 5-Star versions through crystals or via gameplay with chips that allow you to buy the -star version you want. I’m excited that they’re adding the character just in time for the release of the Power of the Primes Predacons set. Unfortunately though, the game’s 3D models seem to be an original design, not based on the toy.

    Faction: Decepticon
    Class: Brawler

    Anger is all Tantrum knows and violence is all he understands, so don’t expect to find reason or measure in his actions. As an ancestor of modern Predacons, Tantrum's alternate mode serves as a good indicator of his skillset and overall bullish temperament.

    Complete character info and specs found on the KABAM site
    https://transformersforgedtofight.com/bot-intel-report-tantrum/

    The official unicron.com Alliance currently has a few open slots. If you’re interested in joining, and are level 40 or higher, please shoot me a message in the game, where I play under the name TFDb.
    #UNICRON
  • 2018-07-12 11:50 am by Unicron.com
    Throne of the Primes - SDCC exclusive

    New publicity photos and product info come from the toys new listing on Hasbrotoyshop.

    “Item will be available for purchase on 8/13. Limit of 2 per household

    It's not everyday that a robot who turns into a gorilla and rides a hoverboard becomes the leader of the Autobots. But that's exactly what happened when Optimus Primal won the first-ever Fan Vote Prime poll. When Optimus Primal becomes a Prime, he evolves to Optimal Optimus. Celebrate the fans' choice and the epic conclusion of the Prime Wars Trilogy with this figure that uses converting Evolution Armor to evolve from a 5.5-inch scale Optimus Primal figure to a 9-inch scale Optimal Optimus figure.

    This convention edition offering is packed with special features:

    4 Convention exclusive Prime Master figures: Nexus Prime, Amalgamous Prime, Prima Prime, and the legendary 13th Prime.

    A Scepter of Sparks accessory: holds 4 Prime Master figures.

    Halo of Primus display: holds 12 Prime Master figures. Use it to create an epic display of Prime Master power. Additional figures sold separately/subject to availability.

    • Includes Leader Class Optimal Optimus figure, 4 Prime Master figures, Scepter of Sparks accessory, and instructions. Special Edition packaging that fans can only get in this version.

    • Transformers: Generations Convention Exclusive Figure
    • Leader Class Optimal Optimus figure features premium deco and comes in special edition throne packaging
    • Comes with 4 Convention exclusive Prime Master figures, a hoverboard accessory, and a Scepter of Sparks accessory
    • The 4 Prime Master figures can fit inside the Scepter of Sparks accessory
    • Store Prime Master figures in the Halo of the Primus above the throne -- there's room for 12 Prime Master figures in all

    Return to learn more at San Diego itself so stay tuned to #UNICRON .com for a complete coverage!

    c/o https://www.hasbrotoyshop.com/en/htsusa/-e19140000?catName=
  • 2018-07-12 7:20 am by Unicron.com
    With all this recent excitement around Optimus Primal / Optimal Optimus, there appears to be increased interest in Perfect Effect's (previously sold out) PE-DX06 BEAST GORIRA designed in the scale with Takara's MP-32 Optimus Primal. If you're looking for a Masterpiece level Optimal Optimus, TFsource is ready to hook you up with Perfect Effect's reissue of this figure scheduled ship this coming September. Pre-order yours today! http://bit.ly/TFsource_Perfect-Effect_PE-DX06_Beast-Gorira
  • 2018-07-11 11:01 pm by Unicron.com
    Hasbro Teases New Optimus Prime Toy!

    - to be revealed at San Diego Comic Con! Could this be our first look at a War For Cybertron toy? Cyberverse? Or something else...? Let the speculation begin!

    Courtesy of the official Transformers page on Facebook
    “Don't miss a beat. Follow @hasbropulse on Instagram to stay current on new Transformers reveals now and during San Diego Comic Con! #HasbroSDCC”
    #UNICRON .com will be there to provide complete coverage! Stay tuned!
  • 2018-07-11 6:44 pm by Unicron.com
    Check out the live stream of Radio Free Cybertron: The Transformers Podcast!
  • 2018-07-11 1:13 pm by Unicron.com
    Have you, like us, been desperately waiting to complete your Power of the Primes Terrorcon team to form Abominus? Well the wait is over! BigBadToyStore has POTP Deluxe Wave 3 consisting of the final three limbs is IN-STOCK and ready to ship; order yours today! #UNICRON
    http://bit.ly/BBTS_POTP_Wave-3-Deluxe-Terrorcons
  • 2018-07-11 10:53 am by Unicron.com
    A War For Cybertron Preview?!

    Note ****This photo is a FAN-Made digibash**** but it does provide interesting food for thought! Came across this photo on Twitter, which is a digital re-color of the recently announced Punch-Counterpunch, shown next to the Takara Targetmaster that came with Takara Legends Topspin. His theory being that this toy, recolored could make a fabulous Pointblank w/ Peacemaker. What would you think about that, if the next iteration of Transformers brought back Targetmasters?!
    #UNICRON

    c/o @machtackle on Twitter
    https://digibash.tumblr.com/post/175763358969/digibash-power-of-the-primes-pointblank-with
  • 2018-07-11 5:26 am by Unicron.com
    #UNICRON #1 Debuts Today

    It’s the beginning of the end, and the first issue hits comic shelves and becomes available for digital download TODAY. The crescendo of 12 years of IDW Transformers comics stories, this series is not to be missed! Remember that these 6-issues come out every other week throughout the summer, so better keep up and running not fall behind!

    IDW Editor-In-Chief, and Author of both the Optimus Prime series and Unicron takes to YouTube to discuss his thoughts on what lies ahead. Yes, it’s the end of Transformers continuity as we know it. But not Transformers comics by IDW - so stay tuned!
  • 2018-07-10 10:06 pm by Unicron.com
    #UNICRON #1 5-Page Preview

    Should be available at your local comics store and downloadable via ComiXology - tomorrow!!! (we’re excited, in case you couldn’t tell! ;)

    Transformers: Unicron #1 (of 6)
    The Darkest Hour has come. Optimus Prime stages a desperate gamble as the world-eater, Unicron, approaches Windblade’s homeworld—but that’s just the appetizer. The main course is Cybertron (with a side of Earth)… and it’s starting to look like no force in the galaxy can stop the end from coming.

    Release: July, 2018
    FC • 32 pages • $4.99

    c/o https://graphicpolicy.com/2018/07/10/preview-transformers-unicron-1-of-6/
  • 2018-07-10 9:57 pm by Unicron.com
    Lost Light 5-Page Preview

    Best to stay up to date with your summer comics reading. Now that Summer is in full swing the stories, and the end of this brilliant Transformers continuity era, will be coming at us fast and furious!

    “Transformers: Lost Light #20
    James Roberts (w) • Casey W. Coller (a) • Jack Lawrence (c)

    Rodimus vs. Getaway! Finally!
    FC • 32 pages • $3.99

    Via https://graphicpolicy.com/2018/07/10/preview-transformers-lost-light-20/
  • 2018-07-10 8:15 pm by Unicron.com
    Power of the Primes

    All Episodes are now available, everywhere in the world, on YouTube, via the official Machinima page! No excuses now. Time to watch!
  • 2018-07-10 4:19 pm by Unicron.com
    REVEALED! Repugnus w/ Titanmaster Dastard, & Prime Master Solus Prime

    We’ve heard rumors and product listings for this premium deco retool before. Until today though, we hadn’t seen it. Feast your eyes on this G1 original Monsterbot, brought back in modern times. If you were lucky enough to get your hands on the super limited quantity Grotusque at NYCC, you can complete the trio in full Deluxe class figure scale! Don’t know if Repugnus will be in such limited quantity as Grotusque, but stay tuned. We are sure to learn much more about this figure at San Diego comic con coming up next week! Unicron.com will be there to provide complete coverage.

    Oh and by the way, #UNICRON ~

    Courtesy of https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0785P78QD
  • 2018-07-10 4:01 pm by Unicron.com
    Transformers & Magic: The Gathering Meet! - Card Game Announcement

    San Diego Comic Con is right around the corner and with that, means reveals of new and upcoming Transformers projects. Thanks to Hasbro for passing along the following info! More info to come from our complete coverage at SDCC next week - #UNICRON

    "Today, Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast revealed new details of the upcoming TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game. Players build a new deck composed of TRANSFORMERS character cards (which are twice the size of standard cards and can be flipped from bot-mode to alt-mode and back) and power them up with battle cards.

    At launch, players can look forward to the AUTOBOTS Starter Set and Booster Packs to enhance their decks, though fans can get their first look at the game with the Convention Edition at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 where fans can get exclusive cards that are available in limited quantities...

    “The TCG format lets us pull TRANSFORMERS characters from across the brand’s massive history. From Bumblebee to Sunstorm – the game is digging deep into the TRANSFORMERS lore,” said Drew Nolosco, TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game Brand Manager. “We can even focus on different aspects of the same character. Optimus Prime, for example, is immensely powerful in combat, but he’s also a master tactician. The Transformers TCG will let players explore the characters’ depth through engaging and tactical gameplay.”

    At launch, TRANSFORMERS fans can look forward to the following:

    · AUTOBOTS Starter Set - The AUTOBOTS Starter Set contains cards for two players to begin gameplay, and features OPTIMUS PRIME, BUMBLEBEE, IRONHIDE and RED ALERT character cards. It will be available for purchase at retailers in the United States beginning on Sept. 28, 2018, and in certain other markets later in 2018.

    · TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game Booster Packs - Players can add to their character card teams and battle card decks for full gameplay with Booster Packs. Each Booster Pack contains 1 TRANSFORMERS character card and 7 battle cards from a pool of 40 character cards and 81 battle cards. Booster Packs will be sold separately and available for purchase at retailers in the United States beginning on Sept. 28, 2018, and in certain other markets later in 2018.

    Fans can get a first look at four cards for the TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game in July with the TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game Convention Edition. Limited quantities will be available for purchase at Comic-Con International 2018 in San Diego, Gen Con 2018 in Indianapolis and through the Hasbro Toy Shop at HasbroToyShop.com, where available, after the conventions. The TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game Convention Edition contains two TRANSFORMERS character cards (CLIFFJUMPER – RENEGADE WARRIOR and SLIPSTREAM – STRATEGIC SEEKER) and two battle cards (All-Out Attack and Tandem Targeting System) not available in the AUTOBOTS Starter Set or the TRANSFORMERS Trading Card Game Booster Packs.
  • 2018-07-10 11:02 am by Unicron.com
    REVEALED: Punch-Counterpunch with Prime Master Prima!

    We’ve heard rumors and seen online listings, indicating that it was coming. Today, via Amazon Canada, we get our first look at its premium deco and premium design. It’s thought to be an Amazon Exclusive Power of the Primes figure, but we expect to learn much more next week at San Diego Comic Con. Stay tuned! #UNICRON .com will be there to provide complete coverage! So, What do you think of this we design!?

    https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B077ZBCPDV#immersive-view_1531234079723
  • 2018-07-09 10:56 am by Unicron.com
    San Diego Comic-Con 2018 is only 10 days away, and we're getting seriously excited! Unable to attend in person? No need to worry; Unicorn.com will be on the ground in San Diego providing premier coverage of the event for Transformers related panels and events! Keep your eyes pealed right hear Thursday July 19th and beyond for constant coverage of the event!

    Check out the schedule below for more information!

    IDW Panel Transformers: #UNICRON and Beyond
    Thursday, July 19 • 10:00am – 11:00am Room 29AB

    The planet-eater Unicron has arrived, and nothing will be spared! IDW editor-in-chief John Barber, associate publisher David Hedgecock, editor David Mariotte, Hasbro’s director of global publishing Michael Kelly, and creators behind the blockbuster event of the summer fill you in on what’s in store for the Autobots and offer a hint at what comes next.

    Hasbro Transformers Panel
    Thursday, July 19 • 11:00am – 12:00pm Room 29AB

    Be the first to hear about new Transformers toys and products that have yet to hit store shelves straight from the design and marketing teams at Hasbro. There is a lot of buzz for Bumblebee: The Movie hitting theaters in December. Roll in to get a glimpse at the Transformers products inspired by the film, including new figures in the Generations Studio Series collection. Then, get your cyber-goggles ready for a look at the first reveals from the highly anticipated upcoming Generations War for Cybertron trilogy line. Set sights on Cyberverse, the exciting new animated show is full of new characters and familiar stories. Fly in to sneak a peek at the series and several of the new toys not yet revealed. Many new Transformers initiatives from some trusted partners will be shared, as well as the induction of the 2018 Transformers Hall of Fame members.

    Writing Great Dialogue Panel
    Thursday, July 19 • 6:00pm – 7:00pm Room 9

    Short. Meaningful. Memorable. How do you write great dialogue? What works and what doesn’t work? Writers from animation and comics, including Nicole Dubuc (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Transformers: Rescue Bots), Marsha Griffin (Guardians of the Galaxy, Miles from Tomorrowland), Craig Miller (Curious George, Beast Wars), Eugene Son (Avengers: Secret Wars, Saint Seiya), and Matt Wayne (Justice League Unlimited, Cannon Busters) talk about how to craft a great line.
  • 2018-07-09 7:55 am by Sabrblade
    The Transformers: Encore line of reissues has been dabbling in some post-G1 figures as of late, beginning with God Fire Convoy from Car Robots and to be continuing with Returns Convoy for Beast Wars Returns (Beast Machines). Now, a third post-G1 Encore toy has been revealed and is the first one to truly be from a completely non-G1 continuity altogether. Its name is Unicron (Micron Aggregate Color).

    A redeco of the Armada Unicron mold, this is not the Chaos Bringer himself, but a green copy of him that was formed by a massive amount of Mini-Cons combining together as one, to fight against their evil creator in the final few episodes of the Transformers: Armada cartoon, hence the "Micron Aggregate Color" label ("Micron" being the Japanese term for "Mini-Con"). Previously, in 2004, a toy of this "Unicron of Light" had been released in limited quantities as a Lucky Draw figure over in Japan, but this Encore release will not only see a much wider release but will also sport a vastly different deco from the Lucky Draw, being almost completely green and turquoise instead of the Lucky Draw being half-teal/half-gray.

    Unicron (Micron Aggregate Color) is set for release in December 2018. Official images can be found below, courtesy of Autobase Aichi.
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  • 2018-07-03 8:12 am by Sabrblade
    Today, the tenth and final episode of Machinima's new Transformers: Power of the Primes online mini-series has aired on Go90 and Tumblr. Titled "Saga's End", the series and entire Prime Wars Trilogy comes to a close as Megatron, Optimal Optimus, Windblade, Perceptor, and Grimlock all aim to stop Megatronus, Unicron, and the Matrix of Chaos once and for all, in a final decisive battle that will determine the fates of Cybertron and the Transformers universe forevermore.
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  • 2018-06-28 1:13 pm by Sabrblade
    Earlier this month, from Saturday, June 9th, to Sunday, June 10th, the second annual Pete's Robot Convention, RoboCon 2018, was held at the Cincinnati Marriot at Rivercenter in Covington, KY (just outside of Cincinnati, OH). As a sort of spiritual successor to BotCon, the convention featured a number of events and reveals that hearkened back to those days of old, albeit on a much smaller scale more akin to the earlier years of BotCon in the 90s.

    Yours truly was on site to attend this convention and much of what it had to offer. Below you will find a complete report of many of its events, which can best be viewed in the forum, rather than on Facebook, for the best reading.
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  • 2018-06-26 9:50 am by Sabrblade
    The ninth episode of Machinima's new Transformers: Power of the Primes online mini-series has aired on Go90 and Tumblr. Titled "Megatronus Unleashed", this penultimate episode sees a showdown between Megatronus and Unicron, the latter of whom having fully possessed the body of Rodimus Cron, now upgraded to resemble his Rodimus Unicronus toy. Meanwhile, the others attempt to destroy Megatronus's machine, on which the Matrix of Leadership reaches out to Optimus Primal...
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  • 2018-06-19 8:50 pm by Sabrblade
    The eighth episode of Machinima's new Transformers: Power of the Primes online mini-series has aired on Go90 and Tumblr. Titled "Collision Course", Megatronus has finally acquired all three relics that he needs to complete his objective in resurrecting Solus Prime, draining the sparks of every Transformer in the universe to do so. Megatron and his team, however, storm the Well of Sparks for a showdown with the mad, ancient Prime.
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