TFNation 2019 Transformers Convention Review

This last weekend saw yet another Transformers convention take over the Metropole Hilton, in Birmingham. These weekends have become a staple of my summer… [more]

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Annual Transformers Forum Meet Tour

Every year, since 2011, the nerds from TheTF.Net forum (now a Facebook group, because running a forum proved too much like hard work) have met for a weekend… [more]

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Our 2019 Forum Meet took place this weekend, in Cardiff

This weekend saw our annual forum meet being held in the Welsh capital of Cardiff. Each year we meet in a different town or city in the UK, alternating… [more]

Our 2019 Forum Meet took place this weekend, in Cardiff Our 2019 Forum Meet took place this weekend, in Cardiff

Video Footage from Transforce in 2001

Almost 18 years ago (crikey, has it been that long?) we wrote a review of our visit to Transforce in August 2001. It was a seriously hot day, but a great… [more]

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Join our Autobot Alliance on Transformers Earth Wars

If you play the mobile game Transformers Earth Wars, and you're looking for a good Autobot Alliance to join, then seek us out in the game. We're called… [more]

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End of Catalogue Argos Sale!

Written by Big Bot on June 16, 2008 | News,Toys,Transformers movie (2007) | Tags: , ,

Forum member iprimus brings us the best news ever, with details that Argos are having a sale on some Transformers toys, including Alternators and Transformers movie figures.

The best deal is the half price on Transformers movie deluxe and cyberslammer figures or massive reductions on Alternators Wheeljack and Ravage.

IDW Comic Releases – 18/06/08

As well as Titan’s Transformers (UK) #13 out this week, IDW have lots and lots of comics coming to entertain fans. In total, there are 5 Transformers related products, with stuff for the IDW Transformers continuity, the live action movie, Transformers: Animated and Beast Wars.

Starting off with the main IDW continuity, we’re getting The Transformers Spotlight: Cyclonus (Revelations Part One), which follows on from Transformers: Devastation, and The Transformers Spotlight: Wheelie, the fifth independent Spotlight issue of 2008 (which will make you love the character).

Transformers Animated, Vol. 3 continues the Animated cartoon in comic form, again using scans from the animation to produce the art.

Transformers Movie Prequel Special is a reprint of the two Target exclusive comics, one that were given out in theaters in the USA and one as an extra for Transformers on DVD at Target Stores (as well as Play.com in the UK).

Finally, Transformers Beast Wars Sourcebook TPB collects together the 4 individual sourcebooks and fixes many of the errors and omissions.

As a bonus, Chris Ryall has posted the final two covers for Spotlight Cyclonus and the one for Spotlight Wheelie. All comics are out on 18th June.

Transformers Movie Mudflap and Inferno Spotted in UK

Written by Big Bot on June 15, 2008 | News,Toys,Transformers movie (2007) | Tags: , , ,

BigPhill of TFW2005 has spotted 2 new Transformers movie toys in the UK, with them being voyagers Mudflap and Inferno.

Both are repaints of Cybertron and Armada figures, and feature in European packaging (with the toy on the box). They were found in Toys R Us and were Toys R Us exclusives in the USA.

First details on Titan’s Transformers #13

Written by Big Bot on June 12, 2008 | Comics,News,Titan,Transformers movie (2007) | Tags: ,

Titan Comics have updated their website with full details of what is included in their next issue of Transformers.

Issue #13 will conclude the current story arc with Twilight’s Last Gleaming #5 and the finish the two stories from the IDW printed material, Transformers Movie Prequel and Beast Wars The Gathering. There will also be a 16 page pull-out on Transformers: Animated, featuring comic strips, features, posters and profiles, as well as the usual features included in every issue and a Shoot ‘Em Up disc launcher.

Finally, they have provided the cover art featuring Megatron on the front. Look out for the issue on 19th June across the UK.

Universe Legends Starscream, Onslaught and Red Alert out in UK

Written by Big Bot on | News,Toys,Transformers movie (2007) | Tags: ,

With the first wave of Transformers: Animated figures being released last month, it seemed that the release dates of May and August for the Animated and Universe lines were true, but Hasbro UK has done something different and decide to release the first Transformers: Universe toys in the UK now.

Perceptor has found Transformers: Universe Legends Starscream, Onslaught and Red Alert, all wave 1 figures.

Also of note is that he has spotted some of the wave 5 Transformers movie voyager figures, Incinerator and First Strike Prime. Expect to see them and Evac and Off Road Ironhide very soon.

Transformers wins Best Film at MTV Movie Awards

Written by Big Bot on June 2, 2008 | News,Transformers movie (2007) | Tags: , ,

Good news for the Transformers staff starting filming today on Transformers 2, as the first film has won Best Film at the MTV Movie Awards. The ceremony at Universal Studios in Los Angeles, took place just after a fire tore through a movie theme park nearby.

Megan Fox described Transformers 2 using a lot of expletives with Michael Bay also in attendance.

Thanks to forum member fudgecrumpet for the news.

Transformers on Blu-ray: one step closer

Written by Big Bot on May 24, 2008 | News,Transformers movie (2007) |

The BBFC have provided the first glimpse of confirmation that Transformers will be released on Blu-ray very soon.

Some extra material, to the length of 4m 12s, for disc 2 was rated yesterday, with specific mention that this was for Blu-ray. What’s also interesting is this all seems to be new material, not included on the HD DVD release last year.

Steve Jablonsky wins BMI Film Music Award

Written by Big Bot on May 23, 2008 | News,Transformers movie (2007) |

Steve Jablonsky, the composer of the soundtrack to Transformers, has won 2 BMI Music Awards for. For Transformers he got a  BMI Film Music Award.

He also got a BMI Television Award for Desperate Housewives.

Movie Stealth Bumblebee and Salvage out in UK

Written by Big Bot on | News,Toys,Transformers movie (2007) |

It seems Hasbro UK haven’t finished their Transformers movie toy releases, with news today that T4e of TF@TM reporting that he has found Stealth Bumblebee and Salvage in his Toys R Us in Cardiff. Both are repaints of previously released figures.

Both are wave 9 deluxe figures and cost £9.99.

Transformers2.com domain sold on ebay

This isn’t interesting news, but some of you will be keen to know that the domain Transformers2.com now directs to Paramount’s official TransformersMovie.com site. The domain was sold for over $10,000 to an unknown buyer.

Weirdly, Transformers producer Don Murphy hasn’t had a rant (and threatened legal action) at this person for selling the domain.

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