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Thanks to TFW2005 member griffin-of-oz for passing along some sighting news as well as in-hand images for a new mold of Rescue Bots Bumblebee. We previously saw this briefly back at Toy Fair, this being our first sighting so far. This new mold is transformable and features new packaging for the Rescue Bots toy line.

If you’re collecting these figures, keep an eye out and be sure to help each other by using our sightings forum. Continue on after the jump to see the mirrored images!

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Thanks to forum member griffin-of-oz, check out a new Playskool Heroes Transformers Rescue Bots Optimus Prime Exclusive Figure. Amazon has the listing up, stating it to be an exclusive. This is a repaint of the Rescue Bots Hoist figure that was previously released, but with new head. It is priced at $14.99, is available now and ships for free (if you order over $35).

See a few images by reading on.

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It’s time for another Transformers toy sighting! This time we can report that the Rescue Bots Epic scale versions of Blurr and Salvage have been found at US retail. These 12 inch non-transforming versions of the Rescue Bots’ new recruits can fit a 2-inch Playskool Heroes PVC in their chest compartments, such as the human characters from Rescue Bots. These were found at a Walmart retail store in Connecticut by TFW2005 member Almightymaximus.

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Details have been posted on Zap2it of the grande finale of season 3 of Transformers Rescue Bots. It sounds like things are gearing up, big-time. Things kick off with what sounds like a first for Transformers – an episode composed mainly of characters singing in I Have Heard the Robots Singing (okay, technically, it’s the second, but the less said of Carnage in C-Minor the better).

From there it is on to what sounds like a two-part season finale with season 3 episode 25 Now and Then and episode 26 Today and Forever – a truly awesome title for what sounds like the most epic of finales. Full details are spoiler-tagged below:

S3 E24 I Have Heard the Robots Singing:

Spoiler:
Tensions arise on the team after Doc’s new invention causes everyone to sing instead of talk.

S3 E25 Now and Then:
Spoiler:
The Island of Griffin Rock vanishes from the ocean.

S3 E26 Today and Forever:
Spoiler:
In order to save Griffin Rock, the Rescue Bots must make the ultimate sacrifice.

No airdates are given for the episodes, but given current trends we’d expect to hear robots singing on 6 June, and the finale over the following two weeks, 13 June and 20 June. We’d not rule out the possibility of a double-bill on 13 June, though. Watch this space for more news, and watch Discovery Family Channel at 1:30pm EST every Saturday for more new episodes through into the beginning of June.

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Last month we reported the Generation 1 cartoon, the complete series, will be available for purchase or rent on the video streaming service Vimeo. As reported by Comic Book Resources, this partnership between Hasbro Studios and Vimeo continues as the streaming service will offer later this year more Transformers shows including Rescue Bots, Transformers Prime, and the 2015 version of Robots In Disguise. These will be a part of 13 classic cartoons, including G.I. Joe as well for our Hisstank members.

No concrete dates have been shown yet, we’re sure to see those details emerge as 2015 rolls along. Hit the discussion link below to join in on the talk.

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Beyond Home Entertainment has posted the release info for the DVD release of Transformers Rescue Bots Volume 7- Space Bots.This Australian DVD is scheduled for a June 3rd, 2015 release. It’s priced at $14.95 AUD. Here are some details:

[INDENT]All your favourite characters are back! Join Heatwave, Blades, Boulder, Chase and Cody as they keep the citizens of Griffin Rock safe. But now that Frankie and the Doc know the Rescue Bots’ secret how will Cody deal with this new family dynamic? One thing remains certain, on an island where amazing new technology is being tested, anything can happen, and when it does the Rescue Bots are ready to ROLL TO THE RESCUE!

SKU: BHE5928
Release Date: 03/06/2015
BHE Barcode: 9318500059284
Disc Aspect Ratio: 16:9 FF
System Format: PAL
Disc Region: 4
Audio Type: Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0
No of Discs: 1
Classification: G
Running Time (min): 132
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See the cover art by clicking the thumbnai.

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Shout Factory has announced a new Transformers Rescue Bots: Dinobots! DVD that is coming this Summer. Scheduled for release on August 25, the DVD will include the following episodes:

  1. Transformers Rescue Bots: Land Before Prime
  2. Transformers Rescue Bots: Big Game
  3. Transformers Rescue Bots: Quarry’s Quarry
  4. Transformers Rescue Bots: Did You See What I Thaw?
  5. Transformers Rescue Bots: The Attack Of Humungado

[INDENT] Synopsis
More Fun With Everyone’s Favorite DINOBOTS!

Chase, Heatwave, Blades and Boulder are back for more rescuing adventures in Griffin Rock! This time, their adventures are going to be huge — and prehistoric! That’s right! The Dinobots are back and they’re bringing big fun back to Griffin Rock!

Product Information
Discs: 1
Run-time: 110 min
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Language: English
Region: 1
Rating: TV-Y7-FV
Closed-Caption: No
Subtitles: None[/INDENT]

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Thanks to TFW2005 member SeanTF1967 we have a glimpse at a
Hasbro Studios Shorts video that shows a new Transformer: Rescue Bots app “Dino Island” from PlayDate Digital, which can be downloaded for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

The new app is a storybook adventure featuring Transformers: Rescue Bots characters in which you can view animations, participate in various games and other activities, and even take pictures with Rescue Bots characters.

This new app will be available from the App Store on May 7, 2015.

Check out the video by clicking the link above, and let us know what you think on the boards!

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Zap2it have updated with details of another upcoming episode of Transformers Rescue Bots. Season 3 episode 23 will be titled “More than Meets the Eye”, becoming the fifth Transformers cartoon episode to bear the name (the other four include the recent episode of Robots in Disguise, and the granddaddy of them all, the three episode pilot to the original Generation 1 cartoon).

The episode description reads as follows:
An injured Chase uncovers many mysteries while Doc’s magician sister visits Griffin Rock.

Tune in to Discovery Family on Saturdays at 1:30pm EST to catch all-new episodes of Transformers Rescue Bots! This weekend is season 3 episode 19, “The New Recruits”, with 2 May carrying on the story with episode 20, “Rescue Bots Academy”!