Breaking Away: New Club Figure’s Name Announced

The identity of the next Transformers Club freebie figure has not yet been announced officially, but his (or her) name has: In a contest run on the Fan Club forums, Altered States Magazine big wig and longtime Allsparker SwiftEagle correctly guessed, based on Pete Sinclair's obtuse clue, the name of the upcoming figure.  The name?  Breakaway, which is the first […]

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MP-04 Sticker Set Released

Autobots!  Decepticons!  Unicron!  "Get back in my trailer!"  MP-04 Optimus Prime has some fancy new trappings for his formerly drab trailer, and it's a group affair, with appearances by numerous characters (including Unicron) on his various display and communication panels.  The brainchild of Frank Milkovich and Reprolabels.com, this set is a bit pricey…but one would expect nothing less of a […]

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New Images of Kissplay Sparkbots

{mosimage}Angela, Stardust and Zangetsu are sparkly and girly, and they're the next e-hobby release from the Kissplay line, which seems to be encompassing toys outside the Alternators/Binaltech series.  The update comes from the Takara-Tomy Kissplay mini-site, which can be found here.  Thanks to murdercat for the info . Comments

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MP-04 Reprolabels Now Available

{mosimage}In what's probably one of the most ambitious undertakings for the website, Reprolabels.com has just announced the availability of their newest set, a special edition sticker sheet for the interior of the most recent edition of Masterpiece Convoy's container and combat deck, with specially produced artwork by Frank Milkovich.  You can see and order the stunning work here (for $42.99 […]

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“Speed Dial” Cellphone TF Review

{mosimage}Allsparker Blindmouse has posted a review (with images) of the camera cellphone Transformer which will be released to tie in with astf.  Although he finds some aspects of the toy enjoyable, his overall review is only a B-.  Find out why and get a glimpse into his transformation and articulation in the discussion thread, currently ongoing in our Movie Forum! Comments

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Hollywood Reporter Article

As interest in the upcoming astf ramps up, we can expect a plethora of articles and magazine picture spreads discussing the who, what, why, how and $$$ of the process and results of making this movie.  Allsparker Type-Q has posted a transcript of an article on Hollywoodreporter.com discussing the marketing strategy surrounding the movie and its perception as a "toy" property.  […]

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Transformers: The Movie on DVD.. sort of.

Apparently, the folks at Circuit City are as excited about the upcoming astf as we are. As Allspark user ILoveDinobot points out, they already have the astf DVD on their website as "Coming Soon"    No word yet, however, as to the exact release date of this particular DVD…     Comments

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BBTS Update: More Beast Wars From Japan

Big Bad Toy Store has gotten more word from Japan about more Beast Wars figures.  Along with the previously reported "early release" set, Takara will release all of those figures along with some additional ones individually.  Preorders include the eight members of the set – Archadis, Blackarachnia, Cheetor, Corhada, Dinobot, Waspinator, Primal and Megatron – along with Rhinox, Drancron (aka […]

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Zoom Out: New Real Gear Robot

{mosimage} Waspinator has plans… to post some awesome news for us: Another addition to the Real Gear Robots line comes in the form of Zoom Out, a portable DV Camera, taking some awesome footage of everyone's favorite nitro-burning Velocitron speed queen Override.  He makes his debut in this thread on our forums, with images courtesy of Asian seller SPX.  He […]

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Movie Toys: Prime Plush Doll, Optimash, and More

{mosimage} Who said a Transformer had to transform?  If you got problems with that, then talk to Optimash Prime!  With the astf coming out soon, we are seeing more and more peripheral, non-transforming, merchandise that will accompany the film.  The latest and greatest of these are the Optimus Prime Plush Doll, Optimash Prime, Bumblebee Statue, and more.  These were first […]

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