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  • 2017-04-27 9:08 pm by Unicron.com
    The newest episode of Radio Free Cybertron: The Transformers Podcast is online! Check it out!
  • 2017-04-27 6:52 pm by Unicron.com
    Movie Masterpiece Optimus Prime: In-Hand Photos from Guangzhou Midnight Sales Event

    At the event, additional features of the toy were revealed during a presentation which include:
    - Movie Matrix which fits in Optimus' chest!
    - Mechanism of face type swapping. See photos - it's similar to the very cool mechanism of Takara's Armor Knight Optimus Prime.
    - One can also get a sense of scale from people holding the figure.

    c/o multiple sources on Weibo
    @NOTRAB and ...
  • 2017-04-27 3:10 pm by Unicron.com
    Movie Masterpiece Optimus Prime Revealed

    Special thanks to Hasbro for passing along the following images and info!

    "This year marks the 10th anniversary of Paramount and Michael Bay’s first Transformers blockbuster movie. We’re celebrating this milestone with the release of the OPTIMUS PRIME MPM-4 figure which is inspired by the iconic OPTIMUS PRIME character in the original 2007 TRANSFORMERS film. Co-created by Hasbro and Tomy, the figure converts from robot to classic truck mode and features eye-catching detail, articulated fingers and an interchangeable mask – perfect for fans and collectors alike. See below for more information and a link to download high-res images of the figure."
  • 2017-04-26 10:11 pm by Unicron.com
    The Last Knight Toys Finally Showing up at Local Retail Outlets!

    See Sightings Section for further details, happy hunting everyone! Prices aren't going down.
    Knight Armor Turbo Changer, $26.99. Deluxes are $20 each. 1-step $10 each, Legion $6.99 ...

    Be sure to report your toy sightings with:
    Transformers Database app - TFDb
    Just scan the barcode with your phone and report your findings!

    Or online, The old-fashioned way through our site
  • 2017-04-26 10:01 pm by Unicron.com
    Optimus Prime #6 Covers & Release

    Latest issue released today! B/w inked cover tweeted by Artist Kei Zama
    With colors by @jburcham
  • 2017-04-26 7:08 pm by Unicron.com
    Radio Free Cybertron: The Transformers Podcast is streaming live!
  • 2017-04-26 3:17 pm by Unicron.com
    Prize Inside! has released a set of Action Master Optimus Prime weapons, updated and scaled for Voyager Optimus Prime:

  • 2017-04-26 8:45 am by Unicron.com
    Visiting Hasbro's Model/Prototype Workshop!

    Had a chance to meet this cool dude, Mark Maher a few years ago at Botcon, where he told me about his background in graffiti art and how he applies these talents to provide decos for toys like Transformers! Check out this cool video showing some of the figures of yesteryear coming to life!

    Video courtesy of Hero Vids Dept!
  • 2017-04-25 10:01 pm by Unicron.com
    Unknown Items on Weibo

    Bearing a striking resemblance to the CGI models seen onscreen in Transformers films, comes these... I'll be honest, I don't know what to call them, or what they are. They could be one-of-a-kind customs, could be **third party prototypes, statues, resin models, or (I wish!) upcoming official products. (Not likely but one can hope!). These to-scale items look perfect next to Leader Class Hasbro toys and include an incredible level of detail. Stay tuned, more info as it becomes available.

    Photo cred: https://weibo.com/u/5812436121
  • 2017-04-25 9:35 pm by Unicron.com
    Unicron "Lamp" - Planet Mode!

    In case the robot mode version was not enough for your collecting needs, Soldierstory shows off its next coming attraction, another "lamp" (I think they get away with calling it a lamp because it has a has so many LEDs; apparently enough to light up a room!) -this version, however, comes in planet mode. No word yet on MSRP but if it's like the robot mode version, be prepared for another $800 price tag!

    Photos come courtesy of BBICN on Facebook, from 2017 Hobby Expo in Beijing, China.
    Cred: https://www.facebook.com/bbicn/
  • 2017-04-25 12:01 pm by Unicron.com
    Hasbro's "Reveal Your Shield" Promo of the Day

    - a stop motion video of moviegoers!
  • 2017-04-25 3:54 am by Unicron.com
    Play as 2007 Movie Optimus, Megatron, Bumblebee and more!

    "The Net Jet system was discontinued by Hasbro on December 31, 2009, rendering the game unplayable, [1] but in 2017, playability was restored through the efforts of fans."
  • 2017-04-24 9:44 pm by Unicron.com
    Frank Welker & Peter Cullen Encourage Fans to Reveal Their Shield!

    Day 1 of the Hasbro announced event includes a fun video of the classic original and modern day voice actor duo for Megatron & Optimus Prime. They show off a few new toys (Voice Changer helmets) and have some fun. So which side shall you choose, #Autobot or #Decepticon ??

    Sadly we have virtually no reports of new toys showing up at retailers across the U.S. did you have any luck with your toy hunting?
  • 2017-04-23 10:24 pm by Unicron.com
    New Image from The Last Knight

    The image shared by @AutobotsGeneral on Twitter could be considered a bit spoiler-ey, so avert your eyes if you want everything to be a surprise! Megatron and humans- side by side, hmmmmm...

    c/o https://twitter.com/autobotsgeneral/status/856190517981392896
  • 2017-04-23 1:59 pm by Unicron.com
    Waspinator in Forged To Fight - Official Press Release & Video

    Faction: Predacons
    Class: Demolitions

    Waspinator’s ability to endure otherwise fatal blows and quickly reassemble himself makes him a tough bot to take out.

    Despite his loyalty to the Predacon cause, the stalwart Waspinator never gets the respect he deserves from both his team mates or the universe. He has a knack for being crushed, smashed, and torn apart, but this bug has shown himself to be nearly indestructible, always appearing reassembled and ready for the next battle.

    2-Star: Health: 1662 Attack: 144 Max Rating: 571
    3-Star: Health: 4081 Attack: 30 Max Rating: 1326
    4-Star: Health: 10600 Attack: 785 Max Rating: 3524
    When Waspinator drops below half of his Base Health, he diverts power to his ranged weapons, doubling Projectile Speed for the remainder of the fight.
    When Waspinator drops below a quarter of his Base Health, he gains a 15~29% Special Damage for the remainder of the fight.
    Ranged Attacks: Basic ranged attacks sting the opponent, inflicting a 20~28% Resistance De for 2 seconds after a short delay.
    Heavy Attacks
    100% chance to instantly inflict a 20~28% Resistance De for 5 seconds.
    100% chance to Nullify a Resistance .

    On Knockout Blow
    If Waspinator’s HP would become 0 he instead becomes Invulnerable, Purifies all Des and Heals 1~20% of his health.
    Special 1 – Eye Lasers
    Waspinator overloads his optic sensors!
    70~90% chance to gain a 13~25% Precision , increasing Critical Rate and lowering the opponent’s chance of Evading attacks for 5~7 seconds.
    Special 2 – Unsteady Sting Shot
    Waspinator use kick then Waspinator use gun.
    100% chance to instantly inflict a 20~28% Resistance De for 5 seconds.
    100% chance to Nullify a Resistance .
    Special 3 – Surprise ‘Nuke
    Now Waspinator has the giant bomb! Now Waspinator is greatest of Predacons!
    This attack has a 100% chance Waspinator Burns the opponent dealing Heat Damage equal to 100% of his attack over 5 seconds.
    Enemies with Rhinox
    Rhinox and Waspinator both receive increased Attack Rating when paired with each other.
    1~8% Attack Rating.
    Sky Assault with Windblade
    Waspinator and Windblade receive improved tracking when paired with each other.
    Opponents become 5~25% less evasive.
    Weaponsmiths with Mixmaster
    Waspinator gains an increased Critical Chance on Heavy Attacks when paired with Mixmaster.
    6~15% Heavy Attack Critical Hit

    Ultra Magnus
    Ultra Magnus’s Resistance s make him one of the tougher bots in the game, but weakening the Resistances of bots is Waspinator’s specialty. Resistance down and Nullification of Resistance s make the Wasp a great counter for the Autobot leader.
    Waspinator’s Signature Ability to nullify des allows him to stave off death from bleeding once per fight. Arcee’s low health also becomes a serious disadvantage when facing a well timed Special Attack from Waspinator.

    Rhinox’s Shield offers the perfect counter to Waspinator’s punishing Special Attacks. The Shield’s ability to withstand Waspinator’s Ranged Attacks ensure it is available when the Wasp unleashes his highest damage.

    The quickest way to mitigate Waspinator’s powerful Special Attacks is to deny him Power. Mirage’s Power Drain mode will allow him to keep Waspinator from unleashing his full damage.
    Offense: Superconductor-1000
    Waspinator has some of the most devastating Special Attacks, and the Superconductor 1000 helps him use them more often, and with less resistance.
    The Superconductor-1000 is exclusive to the Raid Store.
    Defense: Repair Module
    Waspinator’s Signature Ability gives him more opportunity to heal up with the Repair Module’s abilities, helping ensure he sticks around for fight after fight.
    The Repair Module is found in the Premium Modul
  • 2017-04-23 11:07 am by Unicron.com
    The Last Knight Release Date Tomorrow 4/24

    Is this what the Transformers Section looks like at your local retail toy store too? With the official release of The Last Knight movie figures coming tomorrow (Monday 4/24) we're hoping this means other #Transformers toys like Wave 4 Deluxe/Voyager/Leader Class Titans Return toys will start being stocked everywhere again as well! It appears many retailers seemingly wrongly self-imposed the movie toy hold from stocking other lines as well. Be sure to report your toy sightings with:

    Transformers Database app - TFDb
    Just scan the barcode with your phone and report your findings!

    Or online, The old-fashioned way through our site

    So, what are you most hoping to find tomorrow?
  • 2017-04-23 10:23 am by Unicron.com
    Liege Maximo - Evil Incarnate Member of Original 13 Primes!

    IDW artist Sara Pietre Durocher tweets character design art, presumably teasing an upcoming appearance, in the ongoing series Til All Are One. To learn more about this mysterious trouble maker check out additional info and images on the wiki

    c/o https://twitter.com/saralepew/status/855864002638991362
    Additional info: http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Liege_Maximo
  • 2017-04-22 6:47 pm by Unicron.com
    TFYLP 243 -- The subject of Transformers licensed goods is discussed. Show begins at approx. 8PM EST 4-22-17 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2ETrxWT9Pk
  • 2017-04-22 1:01 pm by Unicron.com
    G1 Toy Commercial Compilation

    This beautiful and thorough series of classic TV ads brings back a flood of memories for old school fans like me. There is even footage I had never seen before. Ranging from the very earliest days of Transformers, to the final hours when Action Masters very nearly killed the franchise! Enjoy this walk down memory lane, courtesy of Toy Rewind.
  • 2017-04-22 7:53 am by Unicron.com
    2017 LG-EX - Given RID Scourge Deco!

    Upcoming Legends Extra figure starts w/ Titans Return Optimus Prime, and recolors him as (2000 Carrobots/ 2001RID) Black Convoy/Scourge! He should look great with your recently released Baldigus/Ruination a recolored CW Bruticus!1

    Photo cred @spriggam_fuku on Twitter
  • 2017-04-18 9:02 am by Sabrblade
    Hasbro has sent out an official email announcing the premiere date for the third season of the current Transformers: Robots in Disguise cartoon. Subtitled as "Robots in Disguise: Combiner Force", the first episode will debut on Cartoon Network on Saturday, April 29, 2017. This news also officially confirms that the six-episode mini-series that came before was not Season 3 but an extension of Season 2 after all. Don't miss the brand new season as the Bee Team battles against all new Combiner foes.
  • 2017-03-30 9:10 am by Sabrblade
    Let's take a trip back to April 1986. The second season of the G1 cartoon had ended and Transformers: The Movie was set to hit theaters in August as a means to bridge the gap between the cartoon's second season and its third season, which was due to air in September of that year. However, the same would not be the case for Japan, as the Japanese version of the first two seasons was still airing new episodes at the time, and the movie would not see release in Japan until 1989. As a means to bridge the forthcoming time gap between the Japanese versions of seasons 2 and 3, a brand new piece of Transformers animation was created by Japan for Japan, for the first time ever: Scramble City.

    This original video animation (OVA) featured the first ever animated appearances of Ultra Magnus, Ratbat, Metroplex, and Trypticon, with the latter two appearing in rather different designs from how they would later appear in Season 3 of the G1 cartoon. Over the years, there have been a few attempts to share this OVA with the English-speaking world, be they subtitled rips of the original VHS tape, fan-produced unofficial dubs of the video, or even an audio-less version provided as a bonus on Sony's 2006 release of the 1986 movie. But now, Karyuudo Fansubs has done the fandom yet another courtesy (after their having subbed Car Robots, Zone, Micron Densetsu, and Beast Wars II) of releasing a special high quality, newly-fansubbed, downloadable torrent release of Scramble City, complete with a fresh new subtitle translation, two optional subtitle tracks, and extra bonuses. Below is a copy of their original announcement of the release: