Megatron DVD

Local Australian electronics retailer, JB Hi-Fi continues to provide our Australian fans with DVD after DVD as they now have in-stock the 30 Years of Megatron DVD. Like the DVDs released back in March for Optimus and Bumblebee, this one features a look back at all the incarnations of the sinister Decepticon leader we’ve come to know and love over the last 30 years. For some fans, this may be a nice trip down memory lane; for newer fans this may be an important history lesson for you.

As far as we know this DVD isn’t available at US retailers, but JB Hi-Fi has it for sale at $12.98. The DVD has a total run-time of 125 minutes and is rated PG.

Devastation Wheeljack

The official Transformers Video Game Facebook Page has posted the character profile for Wheeljack, as featured in Activisions’ upcoming Transformers Devastation game. The bio gives a list of moves available for Wheeljack during gameplay.

If prior updates hold true we should be seeing a gameplay trailer shortly showcasing all of Wheeljacks moves in action!

Continue on after the break to read more!

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Hot Toys Optimus Prime 12

Hot Toys, known for their highly detailed one-sixth collectible figures, vehicles, and displays, has just updated their Facebook page with final product images of their Hot Toys Optimus Prime figure. This item is the Starscream exclusive version (available for preorder at $344.99 and releasing this September), meaning Optimus Prime comes with various add-on parts including wings and a severed head of the Seeker leader. What reason for these add-on bits is unclear, we can only speculate the various reasons.

Check out some key shots of the Hot Toys Optimus Prime after the jump and see the full collage of images on the Hot Toys Facebook album.

Transformers My Little Pony Friendship Day

“Saddle-Up And Ride-Out!!!”

Hasbro has sent us a Press Release announcing  the International Day Of Friendship and how their My Little Pony brand is celebrating it.

As a part of the campaign, Hasbro is showcasing mash-up of characters from their other franchises with the MLP Franchise.

“BUMBLEBEE and OPTIMUS PRIME are true BFFs – Bot Friends Forever! The MY LITTLE PONY brand has “rolled out” pony versions of the TRANSFORMERS AUTOBOTS pals in celebration of International Day of Friendship on July 30, 2015.”

You can read the entire Press Release and the Images, after the jump.

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ACGHK2015 Kids Logic Transformers 003

Her are a few additional photos of the Kids Logic display at ACGHK 2015. They had a nice mix of previously released and new Transformers figures. Included are the following figures:

  • G1 King Starscream
  • G1 Ultra Magnus (White Cab Optimus Prime Repaint)
  • G1 Bumblebee
  • G1 Bumblebee Battle Damaged
  • Age of Extinction Grimlock with Optimus Prime
  • G1 Devastator
  • G1 Individual Constructicons
  • G1 Megatron
  • G1 Gold Megatron
  • G1 Wheeljack
  • G1 Ironhide
  • G1 Jazz
  • G1 Smokescreen

The photos come courtesy of Tag Hobby. You can see the photos by reading on.

Happy Birthday Peter Cullen

We here at TFW2005 would like to wish Mr. Peter Cullen, the voice of Optimus Prime and so many others, a very happy birthday! Mr. Cullen turns 74 today.

Throughout his successful and still ongoing career, Mr. Cullen has become known to our community as the voice of Optimus Prime, voicing one of the most iconic superheroes in the original Generation 1 cartoon, the live action Transformers films, as well as Transformers Prime and Robots In Disguise (not to mention many other projects as well). He has well over 150 actor credits for the various work he has done over his many years of experience.

Whether you know him for voicing Optimus Prime, Ironhide, Eeyore, or even the voice of the The Predator (who knew that one?), please join us in wishing Mr. Cullen a very happy birthday!

 

ACGHK 2015 Transformers Kids Logic 1

Here are photos of some non-TakaraTomy Transformers items on display at ACGHK 2015. These include:

  • Kids Logic – Age of Extinction Opimus Prime, G1 Optimus Prime & G1 Megatron
  • HEROCROSS – Transformers Movie Optimus Prime
  • Prime 1 Studio – Age of Extinction Grimlock Statue
  • Prime 1 Studio – Age of Extinction Optimus PrimeStatue
  • Comicave Studios – Age of Extinction Bumblebee

Read on to see the images, which come courtesy of Nonsolohobby.org.

Platinum Conehead on shelf

The Target exclusive Platinum Edition Seeker Squadron 3-pack has been sighted in a Target in California. 2005 boards member Sky Ray found it earlier and we got an image by JoeHavok. For those of you who missed out on the Conehead Seeker reissues years back, here’s your chance to catch up!

Hero of Steel Optimus Prime Megatron Bonus

If you missed the prototype photos of the awesome looking Oritoy produced Optimus Prime figure, you can check it out Here. Thanks to Tag Hobby, we have a bit of an update. It seems Oritoy will be offering a G1 Megatron inspired Gun Accessory as a pre-order bonus. Here’s some additional info:

HERO OF STEEL 01 – OPTIMUS PRIME

  • Around 23cm tall
  • Over 40 points of articulation
  • ABS, DIECAST
  • 15 years and up
  • Suggested Retail Price : HKD 950 (about $122 USD)
  • Estimated releasing date : 1st Quarter 2016

For buyer places pre-order of “Hero of Steel 01 – Optimus Prime” at HKACG2015, he will get an exclusive pre-ordering gift “*Megatron Pistol”.  Don’t miss the chance of getting it and replay the team-up scene of the two greatest leaders!!

Prototype displayed and pre-order at Asia Goal Booth (HKACG- Booth no. C18-21)

Read on to see the image.