Transformers-themed pub could be Britain’s Best Home Bar

A Transformers-themed pub is in the running to be crowned Britain’s Best Home Bar, in a competition being run by Liberty Games. The winning bar, chosen… [more]

Transformers-themed pub could be Britain’s Best Home Bar Transformers-themed pub could be Britain’s Best Home Bar

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]

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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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Transformers: Animated & Universe UK Pricing

Written by Big Bot on April 14, 2008 | Animated,Hasbro,News,Toys |

Forum member Entertainer has kindly posted some details on pricing for the first waves of Transformers: Animated and Transformers Universe toys at The Entertainer.

No dates have been revealed, but we’re still expecting a June/July release date for Animated toys and August/September for Universe.

Transformers: Animated Leader Bulkhead  £39.99
Transformers: Animated Leader Megatron  £39.99
Transformers: Animated Quickshift (Optimus Prime Handheld Game)  £19.99
Transformers: Animated Deluxe  £10
Transformers: Animated Voyager  £20
Transformers: Animated Battle Pack with DVD £20
Optimus Prime Roll Out Command £49.99
Transformers: Animated 12″ Figures  £19.99

Transformers Universe Deluxe  £10
Transformers Universe Ultra £25
Transformers Universe Voyager £20
Transformers Universe Heroes  £6

BotCon 08 Exclusives on ebay

Written by Big Bot on April 8, 2008 | BotCon,Conventions,Hasbro,News,Toys |

Some more Transformers figures have appeared on ebay, this time, 7 BotCon 2008 Exclusive figues.

For sale are Grimlock, Jazz, Goldbug, Wheeljack, Divebomb, Razorclaw and Rampage. They all appear in a plastic bags.

Thanks to forum member drlsword for the news.

Official Animated Wave One Images

Written by Big Bot on April 2, 2008 | Animated,Hasbro,News,Toys |

Hasbro have sent TFW2005 official pictures of all seven wave 1 figures for the Transformers: Animated line, as well as plus the wave 2 voyager class Optimus Prime.

Provided are the in and out of package pictures of each toy, with the packaging featuring both the Canada and USA box style. There are also assortment numbers, product numbers, and assortment case information.

The Transformers: Animated line is due to be released in June.

Bulkhead
Bumblebee

Lockdown
Megatron
Optimus Prime (Deluxe)
Optimus Prime (Voyager)
Prowl
Starscream

Animated Grimlock in package

Written by Big Bot on March 31, 2008 | Animated,Hasbro,News,Toys |

A new auction on ebay has Transformers: Animated Grimlock for sale, but unlike previous prototypes, this is the full package, with complete colours and accessories.

The voyager class figure is also shown in robot and t-rex modes.

New Images of Animated Activators Bumblebee

Written by Big Bot on | Animated,Hasbro,News,Toys |

ebay seller yizhi521 has posted an auction for Transformers: Animated Activator Bumblebee. Included are lots of photos of the figure, in and out of the packaging

The Activator’s line is a flip-former line of figures that transform automatically when a button is pressed. Unfortunately, there size is lacking.

Animated Wave 1 Toys Revealed

Written by Big Bot on March 27, 2008 | Animated,Hasbro,News,Toys |

Online store Entertainment Earth have put up the listings for Wave 1 of the Transformers: Animated Deluxe and Voyager class figures from Hasbro, coming out in June in the USA, and hopefully the UK.

The Wave 1 Deluxe figures will be made up of the following:
Bumblebee
Lockdown
Optimus Prime (Cybertron Mode)
Prowl

The Wave 1 Voyager will be made up of the following:
Bulkhead
Megatron (Cybertron Mode)
Starscream

Official Movie Jetstorm and Wingblade Images

Written by Big Bot on March 26, 2008 | Hasbro,News,Toys,Transformers movie (2007) |

Fansite TFW2005 have received official pictures of some new figures from Hasbro, Transformers movie Jetstorm and Wingblade. The figures are in European packaging, which means they will be released some time in the next couple of months, but not necessarily in all countries.

They are both going to be Toys ‘R Us store exclusives in the USA, but most likely available in all stores in a particular country.

Exclusive Autobot Chevy Aveo Swerve Available Online

Written by Big Bot on | Hasbro,News,Toys |

You may remember a while back that you had to buy a car to get a Transformers toy. Luckily, someone saw the problem and is now offering the Chevrolet exclusive Universe Chevy Aveo Swerve is now available as just a toy in the Chevrolet Store.

The item costs €12.80, with there being cheap shipping to European countries. The cost to North America is considerably more.

New Transformers Crossovers Images

Written by Big Bot on March 25, 2008 | Hasbro,News,Toys |

MarvelousNews.com have provided the first images, pricing and release dates for Hasbro’s new crossover line, Marvel Transformers Crossovers.

The line will be made up of eight Marvel characters for the initial run in 2008, and if it is a success, expect more to be produced next year. The only release date provided so far is that they are coming in the summer to the USA at $14.99 each.

Images have been provided for the Hulk and Iron Man, who transform into a tank and a jet respectively.

Hasbro Toy Shop Shipping Animated Toys 23rd June

Written by Big Bot on March 24, 2008 | Animated,Hasbro,News,Toys |

Hasbro Toy Shop has been updated with some more accurate information about the release of the first wave of Transformers: Animated figures. The site lists 23rd June as the USA release date for the preorders.

As a bonus to people who order now, there is 10% off the RRP and free shipping on all orders over $50. Unfortunately, Hasbro Toy Shop only ship to the USA, so international fans will have to wait on a release date.

Some of the USA based websites are reporting that other dates are being mentioned by Hasbro representatives on the phone.

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