TFW2005 Coverage Of Hasbro New York Toy Fair 2011 Investor Event

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Hello and welcome to another TFW2005 event coverage! Hasbro held a webcast today to inform us about the upcoming New York Toy Fair 2011 and we; the news crew of TFW2005 attended the event live over the internet, on behalf of our beloved members. Three and a half hour of corporate speech, but this is Hasbro we are talking about… It’s Fun, Fun, Fun.

Let’s get to the business shall we? First of all… the highlights:

  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon Optimus Prime Render
  • Transformers: Rescue Bots
  • DOTM Ultimate Optimus Prime Official Image
  • MAJOR REVEAL regarding an upcoming video game.
  • Cyberverse, Mechtech, RobotHeroes Official Logos
  • More DOTM Merchandise
  • Up-close look at a brand new Optimus Prime Render[/B]

And now, on to the main event… You can read our entire coverage after the jump. And watch for more images and information here on TFW2005 tomorrow.

TFW2005, the best for you… always! Mr. Brian Goldner (President and CEO) stepped onto the stage for the first presentation. It was an introduction. While he was presenting the crowd was surprised to see the Render of Optimus Prime we’ve seen not too long ago. Not much was revealed.

Up next it was Deb Tomas (Chief Financial Officer). Hub is doing well… very well it seems. 2011 is going to be an awesome financial year for Hasbro. Good Luck Guys!

Big moment came when Mr. Goldner came back to talk. We’ll get Transformers Rescue Bots for little kids (Playskool).
In Transformers, as of July 1st we have a 3D movie hitting theaters all around the world. We are releasing merchandise earlier based on popular demand from retailers and consumers, with all new toyline with several new segments you’ll get to see. We have an Activision video game which will act as a prequel to the Dark of the Moon Movie” said Mr. Goldner. “New for 2011, we have created a Transformers MMOG in partnership with Net Dragon. Transformers going global with 220 licensees and multiple categories of products.”

“In our own brands, we have Transformers: Dark of the Moon in July 1st. (G. I. Joe 2 coming in 2013)” he continued. In Transformers if you stick with us on Monday night, we are going to show you much more of the movie and Michael is going to be here with you. But I thought to share with you a commercial you may have missed on the Superbowl. [trailer playing] Imagine what that’s going to look like in 3D.”

Stay tuned with us for our New York Toy Fair 2011 Coverage!

Discussion / Comments (Jump to this Thread on the Boards)

  1. Hollywood Hoist's Avatar Hollywood Hoist says

    Are the Rescue bots the new Robot Heroes. They're in the same category as Superhero squad and galactic Heroes. This would be AWESOME !!!!

  2. Red Goblin's Avatar Red Goblin says

    It ain't DOTM Bumblebee... But Ultimate Prime start to growing on me. Thanks for the info!

  3. taleswapper has no avatar! taleswapper says

    Does anyone else think that that shot of the new combined Optimus Prime looks alot better than the shot we saw the other day?

    Looks a lot more poseable than I had feared. It's not quite a big block o' toy.

  4. Sideswipe1954's Avatar Sideswipe1954 says

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Hollywood Hoist View Post
    Are the Rescue bots the new Robot Heroes. They're in the same category as Superhero squad and galactic Heroes. This would be AWESOME !!!!
    I hope so too

  5. HIM666fan's Avatar HIM666fan says

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by taleswapper View Post
    Does anyone else think that that shot of the new combined Optimus Prime looks alot better than the shot we saw the other day?

    Looks a lot more poseable than I had feared. It's not quite a big block o' toy.
    i agree with ya. for some strange reason it does.
    im not sure if its the way its at a angle or what...hmmm maybe i shouldnt have been so harsh on judgeing it....

  6. ZacWilliam's Avatar ZacWilliam says

    as the father of a soon to be 3yr old I really want to see what Rescue Bots are. The ideal: robots cute and superdeformed like the Heroes lines but that actually Transform. Hey, I can dream.

    ZacWilliam eager for pics.

  7. tehKOREANdude's Avatar tehKOREANdude says

    the powered up optimus prime looks better in a non-static pose. the posability is obviously incredibly hampered by the actual lack of partsforming. the leg apparatus continuing to be attached to the rest of the trailer while probably inhibit knee posability. regardless, i still want one.

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