QT M Mahha Shaken Optimus 02

Thanks to Japanese Twitter User sig_yan (シグやん), we have some images of QT-M Mahha Shaken Optimus Prime. This unannounced QTransformers release was given out during the Super GT Kids Walk held at the Fuji Super Speedway this year, where children are invited to walk around the circuit, hang out at the pit stop, and meet the Super GT drivers.

This not for sale figure is a repaint of QT09 Optimus Prime, themed after the Mach 5 from SpeedRacer with a Nissan GT-R R35 vehicle mode. If you are wonder why the release includes the title “Mahha Shaken” (マッハ車検), the name belongs the SpeedRacer themed car dealing and servicing website sponsoring this release. Check out the images after the jump, and let us know what you think of this cool little slice of Japan.

Hasbro Fan Poll

Hasbro UK have kicked off a survey of Transformers fans. This survey was sent out to those who signed up at Auto Assembly 2015, and asks a range of questions including where you buy your toys from, how long you have been a fan, what you think about third party toys, and how much you’re spending in a year – that last one gave this fan some trouble!

The survey is meant predominantly for the European markets, hence why some of the questions might seem odd to US eyes. However, all are welcome to take part in the survey – this is a rare chance for you to make your views heard to Hasbro directly.

You can take the survey at the link below:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Hasbro_Modern_Fan_2015

 

Hasbro’s global consumer insights team also wants to say thank you to all who have completed the survey so far.

TED11 Big Steeljaw 1

Takara-Tomy’s Hisashi Yuki has shared a pair of images of the Transformers Adventure version of three-step changer Robots in Disguise Steeljaw. “Big Steeljaw” as this release will be known is a part of the Easy Dynamic line, and features several paint deco changes compared to his Hasbro counterpart – check out the comparison image included with this post to see how much as changed. We’re digging the improved paint on the head sculpt!

Generation 1 Dog Tags

We have a report that Wal-Mart stores are now stocking Transformers Generation 1 themed dog tags. These tags come in Optimus Prime and Bumblebee versions, and are also accompanied by Optimus Prime and Bumblebee bracelets. We’ve got two separate reports of sightings including one lot in Tennessee, so these seem to be getting out there – check the end caps in the jewelry section.

Devastator Sticker 03

Thanks to board member Blindspot77, we learned that the website Toy People News published an article showing some tips and tricks on adding details to Titan Class Devastator. Among the images in the article was one showing an official sticker sheet being used to customize the Titan Class figure for added G1 accuracy, very similar to the sheet designed for Superion and Menasor. The sticker sheet appears to be printed on a metallic background, featuring stickers for all 6 memebers of the Constructicons.

In the article, the author mentioned the sticker sheet was simply included in the box with this release in Taiwan. The instructions printed on the back of the sticker sheet is written in Traditional Chinese, which may suggest its exclusivity to the region. Unfortunately, it is unknown whether this will be available through other means at this time, but be sure to stay tuned for the latest development. Check out some of the mirrored images below, and let us know your thoughts on this apparent Hasbro Asia exclusive item.

TF RID Prime Prepares

The official Hasbro Transformers brand page has posted a new video featuring Optimus Prime from the Robot in Disguise Cartoon, perhaps to promote the season 1’s upcoming conclusion on screens in the United States. The video features Optimus wielding the Decepticon Hunter in what appears to be a training simulation, preparing to face whatever the universe is going to put up against him. Thank you board member SeanTF1967 for cluing us in. Check out that video over here after the jump.

TWD Dino Combiner

Toyworld has shared with retailers an image of their Classics-style Dinobots in their completed combined mode; including their take on Swoop. There is definitely a good deal of blue on the left arm formed by the unnamed Swoop-inspired figure which breaks up the red, grey, and gold of the other four. This is the first time we’ve seen the whole team combined and in color, whereas in past images the combined form has been missing at least one member. Hopefully the next look we get at the combined form will have the wings extended to mimic Divebomb’s (coincidentally, this was going to be Swoop’s name before Divebomb stole it) wings on Predaking’s back.

Excited for Toyworld’s fifth and final member of their Dino Combiner? Check out the image after the jump and be sure to click the discussion link to share your thoughts!

UPDATE: It seems we have a new image of the combined form, this time with the wings spread out completely.

Optimus Prime Birthday Cake

Do you want to see the coolest birthday cake ever? You’re in luck! Thanks to YouTube user russellmunro and Toyland.com, all Transformers fans may just be asking for this birthday cake. According to Toyland:

The lucky lad in this video is the son of YouTuber Russell Munro who used a 3D printer to construct the transforming base for this cake. All of the baked and frosted parts then help to cover up the motors and other mechanisms that allow this wonderful creation to transform. 

How awesome is this?! Check out the full video after the jump.

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Devastation Sideswipe

The official Transformers Video Game Facebook Page has posted the character profile for Sideswipe, featured in Activisions’ upcoming Transformers Devastation game! As we’ve come accustomed to, this bio goes into detail the fighting style of Sideswipe during gameplay, which you can see right here.

Continue on after the break to read more!

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Transformers Devastation Playstation Preorder Bonuses Revealed

Following the new Character Trailer, Sony’s Playstation Blog has revealed the PS4/PS3 Preorder Bonuses for Transformers: Devastation.

Aside from the five playable Autobots, anyone who pre-orders Transformers: Devastation will get a trio of specialized character skins. So, if names like Nemesis Prime, Red Alert, and Goldfire make you giggle like an excited little kid, you may want to spend a little time on PlayStation Store.

Platinum Games is also including three unique pieces of equipment, which is kind of a big deal. Like the combat system, the developer put a lot of work into creating an extraordinary library of weapons, making sure every armament is one-of-a-kind and thoroughly balanced. So, the fact that Platinum crafted these three pieces of DLC specifically for pre-order customers should make you feel very special. Here’s what’s on the table:

  • The Dark Star Saber is a fiercely intimidating blade that radiates waves of dark energy with every swing.
  • The Photon Disruptor is an incredibly powerful, shotgun-style weapon that has a short range but deals huge amounts of area damage.
  • The twin Golden Hunter is a pair of blaster pistols that causes enemies to drop credits when attacked.

Check out an image of the bonuses, after the jump.

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