Announcing Transformers Autobot August!
Hasbro has just sent us a press release to let everyone know of some of the amazing things that are still in store for fans this month (And a tease about next month. Read the full release below and be sure to discuss in our forums.
Dear Transformers Fans,
Calling all Autobots! Get ready to roll out with great new products and exciting new entertainment for TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE this AUTOBOT AUGUST!
Kicking off a fall full of amazing events, AUTOBOT AUGUST celebrates the return of TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE season one to Cartoon Network on August 22, as well as the launch of the exclusive line of “CLASH OF THE TRANSFORMERS” toys at Toys “R” Us stores and the release of the MINI-CONS product line to all major retailers. And that’s just the beginning, as September sees the debut of the two-part season finale of TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE on Cartoon Network and the epic return of everyone’s favorite Autobot!
Check out some of the great events in store for AUTOBOT AUGUST and the rest of the fall:
August 22 – Season one of TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE returns for its epic conclusion, when rampaging DECEPTICONS are joined by evil bot Megatronus – more powerful and more sinister than any DECEPTICON loose on Earth. Only with the help of the greatest AUTOBOT of all time, OPTIMUS PRIME, can BUMBLEBEE and his team hope to power up and defeat them!
After catching episodes on Cartoon Network every Saturday morning, TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE fans can watch again via iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and Cartoon Network’s Watch App and On Demand service.
August – New for 2015, Toys “R” Us launches CLASH OF THE TRANSFORMERS, featuring exclusive characters and looks from the final episodes of season one of TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE and featuring exclusive 3-step and 5-step figures and Legion Class packs. The DECEPTICONS are united. The AUTOBOTS are powered up. Earth’s fate hangs in the balance. The CLASH OF THE TRANSFORMERS is on! With CLASH OF THE TRANSFORMERS, Toys “R” Us is your exclusive destination to get toys featuring the mighty DECEPTICON legend, MEGATRONUS!
The official Toys “R” Us Facebook page will also debut two exclusive digital shorts featuring your favorite TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE characters!
August – MINI-CONS are here! Based on the MINI-CONS seen in theTRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE animated series, MINI-CON figures convert from robot to weapon mode in one simple step. Choose from buzzsaw-shaped AUTOBOT MINI-CONS or torpedo-shaped DECEPTICON MINI-CONS, then customize each figure with the included battle accessories. Look for a special feature spotlight on MINI-CONS on Amazon.com.
August – Check out Target’s Cartwheel app for special offers on new Transformers toys, including the massive TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE SUPER BUMBLEBEE! At over 19 inches tall, SUPER BUMBLEBEE features electronic lights and sounds and converts from robot to vehicle in three steps!
August – The TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE: A NEW AUTOBOT MISSION DVD is available for pre-order exclusively on Amazon.com before its October 20 release from Shout! Factory. The DVD features five episodes of TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISEas well as an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of the show with interviews from the star-studded cast and crew.
Late August – Your iOS device becomes your TRANSFORMERS entertainment destination, with the launch of the brand new TRANSFORMERS STOREFRONT App, powered by Ruckus. Featuring all of your favorite TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE and RESCUE BOTS characters, this free app is a one-stop mobile destination for interactive iReader storybooks, comics, full-length TV episodes, and videos!
The app also features in-story activities such as word hunts, mazes, and other puzzles, plus a make-your-own-story finale. The TRANSFORMERS STOREFRONT App will be available for free in the App Store, and features in-app purchases.
September – Catch the two-part finale of TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE, airing on Cartoon Network on September 5 (Part 1) andSeptember 12 (Part 2)!