Peace through Megatron: Escapist Magazine feature on IDW’s atoning Decepticon leader

In the wake of IDW Publishing’s long-running Transformers continuity, longtime fans and new readers alike have had much to reflect on. For better or worse, IDW’s take on Generation 1 characters and concepts pushed Transformers fiction into heretofore-unseen territory. Allsparker MrBlud has encountered and shared an article from Escapist Magazine, mulling over the heel-face turn that Decepticon leader Megatron underwent […]

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Fascinations Metal Earth has new Transformers kits for 2019

Fascinations Metal Earth’s 2019 catalog shows a decidedly Cybertronian metal addition to their model-kit lineup. As part of their Metal Earth Legends line, Fascinations is rolling out a series of kits based on various popular superhero and science fiction franchises, including Star Wars, Justice League, and Transformers. These models start out as a single metal sheet, with pop-out panels that […]

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Studio Series gallery: Shadow Raider!

Hasbro and Takara’s Studio Series has been one of the more refreshing Transformers toylines of 2018. Combining all-new tooling with in-line relative scale, this line has given us some accurate new takes on familiar characters as well as some movie characters who had never seen toy form before. It’s slated to do more of that as the line increases its […]

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Hasbro Overwatch news roundup: Ultimates, Nerf guns

Hasbro’s plate keeps getting larger as they expand aggressively beyond their own still-strong Transformers brand. They’ve spent the last several years bringing forward fan-favorite Marvel characters, exploring the reaches of a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars, and they’ve recently acquired the whole Power Rangers property, which will make for an exciting Hasbro toy slate for the coming years. […]

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Official renders: Hasbro reveals Siege Prowl, Pteraxadon, and Six-Gun at Lucca Comics and Games event!

Apparently Hasbro’s jetsetting reveal extravaganza isn’t done yet, as after showing off new Studio Series and BotBots at Paris and London conventions over the weekend, they’re showing Siege some (more) love! Hasbro was at the Lucca Comics and Games 2018 event in Italy, and they brought some friends. As if we weren’t fired up enough for this line, three Autobots […]

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MCM Comic Con London Studio Series wrap-up!

It’s an interesting year for the Transformers film franchise, what with the main series seeming to be in a holding pattern and the upcoming Bumblebee movie taking things in a new and exciting direction. At the same time, Hasbro and Takara have put forward a true love letter of a toyline celebrating the Movieverse’s first decade, and it’s only getting […]

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Hasbro officially announces Transformers BotBots!

Ahead of an unveiling at MCM Comic Con, taking place from October 26-28, Hasbro gives us a sneak preview of their new all-ages Transformers line, Transformers BotBots! Described as what would happen if Energon covered a shopping center and brought everything in it to life, the massive 61-figure first wave (!) boasts a wide range of adorable one-inch Transformers. Timeout, fellow […]

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New Takara Tomy Siege photos from Dengeki Hobby

The inexorable march toward the end-of-2018 Hasbro release for Siege continues, and Takara Tomy are eager to show what they’ve got to offer in 2019 too. New stock pictures of the Japanese line’s second wave are up at Dengeki Hobby, in case your palate needed any more whetting. Mirrored here are some of the site’s pictures for SG-08/Blowpipe, SG-09/Autobot Topshot and […]

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Transformers and Puma team up!

(Sneaker)heads up, Transformers fans. In the building of buzz for December’s Bumblebee movie, Transformers has teamed up with longtime sneaker brand Puma! Whether you call them sneaks, or kicks, or skids, or slorps, these Bee-themed runners are sure to catch your eye. This isn’t any old Sports Label gig either, but an actual shoe design that can be worn. Like […]

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Lego Exclusive Omnic Bastion now available!

Whether you love Overwatch, Lego, or just really dig brick bots in general, this ought to be a fun bit of news for you. Official Overwatch Twitter account @PlayOverwatch reports that the Blizzard exclusive Lego Omnic Bastion kit is now available! The 182-piece kit of the walking tank platform can now be purchased from the Blizzard website for $25. And yup, […]

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