On May 8th, 1984 the first issue of Marvel's Transformers comic hit newstands. This became an ongoing series, which, running through 1991, has been the robots in disguise's longest series. Predating the toys, it was also the first Transformers product released. More after the jump.
Mark your calendars for some more Transformers action. No, not just the upcoming fourth entry in Michael Bay's mega-budget film series, but also the next game, Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark, which now officially has a June 24 date with Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, and PC. Hit the jump for more.
Previously the domain of fanfiction writers, according to a scan making the rounds, the worlds of Transformers and Evangelion will be merging. Details about the collaboration aren't specified, with the text instead offering a bit of hybrid mythology concerning the meeting of the Aubots and NERV, but the hobby magazine origins suggest the project relates to some EVA 01 colored Optimus Prime figure. Get a look after the jump.
Beyond creating the Fighting Foodons, and producing various manga based on the mecha of Go Nagai, Naoto Tsushima creates manga based on The Transformers and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Let's just say his Valentine's take on Megatron isn't in line with his summer's Transformers: Age of Extinction. Get a look after the jump.
While I don't particularly care for Michael Bay's Transformers movies, I do care for Dinobots, so I'm conflicted. If you missed it, you can see a couple of them along with some other quick snippets in the Transformers: Age of Extinction Super Bowl spot after the jump.
Sometimes things get weirder with repetition. After their song "The Catalyst" was featured as the theme for a Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs. game, American rock band Linkin Park were honored with their own limited edition "A Thousand Suns" Gundam model kit. Now, three years later, the group is getting another mech figure. Following its preview at San Diego Comic Con, TFSource and RobotKingdom have started taking pre-orders for branded, limited edition Transformers G1 Soundwave.
Takara Tomy's official YouTube channel posted a 57 seconds commercial for its new OVA series Sanjougattai Transformers Go! on June 21. The trailer features the Swordbot Samurai Team; Kenzan, Jinbu, Ganoh, and a human protagonist boy Isami Tatewaki. Check the robots after the jump!
Set to be released in June 2014, Michael Bay's Transformers 4 will feature new human actors Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Sophia Myles, Li Bingbing and T.J. Miller. Talk has Grimlock, Lockdown, Galvatron, Drift as a former Decepticon Samurai who joins the Autobots, and Hound being included. This week, we got a look at some planned Autobots alt-modes. Get a look after the jump.
Activison and High Moon Studios have come up with a flashy way to promote the new Transformers: Fall of Cybertron game. Transformers on Your Street is a web app that will populate your neighborhood with giant robots from outer space! Check it out after the jump!
High Moon Studios' 2010 game Transformers: War for Cybertron gave gamers an exciting, fast-paced ride through the early days of the Autobot-Decepticon war. Does the sequel, Fall of Cybertron, improve on an already-solid formula? Check our review after the jump!
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, the third person shooter follow-up to 2010's War for Cybertron, launches in North America for Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 today, with the European release coming shortly on the 24th. Watch a bit of of the brutal battle as the Autobots make their last stand to defend their home against the Decepticons after the jump.
The war between the Robots in Disguise builds to a head in High Moon Studios' Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, the follow-up to 2010's Transformers: War for Cybertron! Hit the jump to see when you can get an early look at the game with a full-featured demo!
Metroplex was one of my favorite Transformers toys as a kid, so it's nice to see the massive Autobot featured prominently in both the latest trailer and the cover art for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. Even better, we now have a release date of August 21 to look forward to. Trailer and more past the break!
High Moon Studios did the unthinkable: they made a Transformers game that was not only rewarding for longtime fans, but was actually a lot of fun to play! The War for Cybertron developer's next project will feature Marvel Comics' stable of flawed superheroes--hit the jump for more!