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4:00 PM on 11.01.2012

Tomopop Review: Transformers Heroic Duo Custom Kit

When it comes to Transformers, there are times when fans want the figure released to be as accurate as possible to how they either appeared from Generation 1, the cartoon, or comics. Unfortunately, they don’t get what t...

Jonathan Tubbs


Updated! Panel details revealed:

Hironobu Sakaguchi Reflection: Past, Present, Future of RPGs

The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.




12:00 PM on 04.12.2012

iGear gears up to release their version of Gears

And the unlicensed Mini Warriors keep rolling in. This week, iGear revealed over on their Facebook page that they'll be releasing Cogz. It's a figure that looks exactly like the Transformers character Gears, but it isn't beca...

Michael Muller

3:00 PM on 03.22.2012

Fugly robot to become fugly 3rd-party figure

Not all Transformers can turn into a sexy sports car. Some turn into weird, ugly space monster things. Sharkticon is one such Transformer. Despite its rather hideous exterior, Sharkticon will be getting a new third party figu...

Michael Muller

12:00 PM on 03.22.2012

Megatronathon: Yet another 3rd party Megatron revealed

A life-long dream of mine was to get my hands on a Generation One-era Megatron so I could rob a bank without having to go through all the mess of getting a real handgun. Unfortunately, the prices of vintage guns that turn int...

Michael Muller

9:00 AM on 03.04.2012

iGear to release Unlicensed Figure Object

In case the slew of new products iGear showed off last week wasn't enough, here's yet another familiar looking transforming robots. The company showed off photos of their latest Mini Warrior, UFO, who might be based on T...

Michael Muller

8:00 PM on 02.22.2012

iGear continues to release bootlegs in disguise

iGear, producer of what is certainly not Transformers merchandise, has made some big announcements this week. The company showed off three new products on their Facebook page: Presser, Hench, and a weapons upgrade set. P...

Michael Muller

11:00 AM on 12.21.2011

TFC Toys shows their herculean Devastator combined

Devastator, you beast of a combiner from Transformers. How you have made an impact on the fans of the series. Is it any wonder why you have been getting a bit of love recently from the third party makers? One of these makers ...

Jonathan Tubbs

8:00 PM on 11.17.2011

Get a bootleg for buying iGear's Transformers bootlegs

When it comes to glorified Trasformers bootlegs, there's no one better at that than iGear. These are the guys that have brought us the smaller version of Masterpiece Optimus Prime, had plans to release a smaller Masterpiece M...

Jonathan Tubbs

11:00 AM on 11.15.2011

MakeToys' Transformers Giant gets yellow and a price

Last week we saw MakeToys reveal every robot of their combining robot Giant, which is their interpretation of the first Transformers combiner, Devastator. The company has now updated their site with a color preview of two of ...

Jonathan Tubbs

1:00 PM on 11.10.2011

MakeToys reveals every bit of its Giant... Transformer

If you're unfamiliar with MakeToys, the make, um, well... toys. More precisely, they make unlicensed Transformers toys. The one that has caught the eyes of fans, and other makers as well, is their take on the original combine...

Jonathan Tubbs

10:00 AM on 10.25.2011

Third party Transformers makers keep busy with their original but not figures

Seriously, these third party Transformers makers have been quite busy with more makers sprouting as we saw with the latest weapon upgrades. This time we are looking at bigger things from these people and you can't get any big...

Jonathan Tubbs



2:00 PM on 10.24.2011

Get your robots ready for these third party Transformers weapon upgrades

Seems like the Autobots are in need of additional fire power in their constant battle against the Decepticons? That's the only explanation I can come up with for unofficial Transformers makers to be produce an assortment of&n...

Jonathan Tubbs