Hasbro Bringing G1 Combiner Members Back — In Spirit If Not In Name

When Hasbro first showed the Combiner Wars Superion and Menasor, many fans lamented the loss of Slingshot and Wildrider. However, Hasbro is bringing these characters to our shores (much like Takara Tomy will do for Japan)… although trademark loss means each has a new name. So meet Brake-Neck and Gunslinger! In the upcoming weeks, we will learn which online stores will stock them in May.

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Hasbro at SDCC 2014 – Official ROBOTS IN DISGUISE Images

Along with Generations, Hasbro previewed toys and a clip from the 2015 cartoon – “Robots in Disguise”.  Taking place sometime after “Transformers Prime”, the new RID is a cel-shaded animated show featuring Bumblebee, Sideswipe, Strongarm, Fixit and other characters.  And maybe Opti-Wan Primenobi.  Or something. Anyway, check out the images of upcoming “Robots in Disguse” toys! HYPER CHANGE LEGION ONE-STEP CHANGERS WARRIORS

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Hasbro at SDCC 2014 – Official GENERATIONS Images

Today, Hasbro revealed that the new theme for its Transformers Generations line is “Combiner Wars”.  In other words, it’s Scramble City updated to today’s design aesthetic and playability. Holy ****. Today, they unveiled Menasor and Superion, two of gestalt combiners from Generation 1.  Some of the names are different, some of the alt modes have changed, but holy crap, these look great.  The Stunticons look slightly different but damn if the Aerialbots don’t look like their robot modes stepped right out of the cartoon.  And upcoming Legends figures will be able to interact as weapons and armor.  Jeez, just take my money. Motormaster is a

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Hikari Friday at Funko Offers Transformers, Creature from the Black Lagoon

It’s Hikari Friday at Funko again!  They’re giving away three different Hikary Sofubi figures this week.  Hit them up on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at @OriginalFunko to enter.  What can you win? Apocalypse Creature Hikari Sofubi Figure INTRODUCING HIKARI PREMIUM! Hikari Premium Sofubi Figures have a highly extensive paint application process. Hikari Premium Sofubi Figures have over 75 paint applications to create an extremely detailed figure. Battle Ready Optimus Prime and Bumblebee are available exclusively through Entertainment Earth. Both figures are limited to 1000pcs, and you can pre-order now – Battle Ready Optimus Prime Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure Battle Ready

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BotCon 2014 – Hasbro Preview – 1-Step Changers Waves 3 and 4

Hasbro just finished their presentation at BotCon 2014, and now we have pictures courtesy Hasbro/Hunter PR.  Continuing the new mantra of having easy transforming toys for the youngsters, Hasbro has two new waves of 1-Step changers.  Wave 3 includes Bumblebee, Drift (helicopter), Galvatron, Slug and Steeljaw. Following that, in Wave 4, we have Megatron, Prowl (looking very G1), Rollbar and Strafe.

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