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‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Figures Revealed

Hasbro has just revealed a bunch of awesome Transformers: The Last Knight products yesterday, and we have the product copy, photos, including descriptions, availability and price points for this huge launch.

Transformers: The Last Knight releases in theaters on June 21st.

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT PREMIER EDITION DELUXE CLASS COGMAN Figure
(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Summer 2017)
The TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT PREMIER EDITION DELUXE FIGURE assortment features a lineup of highly articulated, 5.5-inch-scale figures of fan-favorite AUTOBOT and DECEPTICON characters. One of the latest figures in the PREMIER EDITION DELUXE FIGURE assortment is the AUTOBOT COGMAN. COGMAN might look like a welcoming butler, but if a DECEPTICON attacks those he protects, the calculating AUTOBOT will strike back with colossal retaliation. Offering impressive detail inspired by the movie, COGMAN converts from robot mode to sports car mode, Licensed by Aston Martin, in 16 steps. This PREMIER EDITION DELUXE figure can be positioned in exciting, battle ready poses and features an awesome movie-inspired accessory and removable Titan Master head. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT PREMIER EDITION DELUXE CLASS MEGATRON AND SKULLITRON
(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Summer 2017)
The TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT PREMIER EDITION DELUXE figures are the perfect way for fans to join in the epic TRANSFORMERS action. The latest characters in this scale include MEGATRON and SKULLITRON. In the explosive TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT movie, new evil rises in an epic struggle for the fate of Earth and new heroes must rise to forge a future for all. As MEGATRON leads the DECEPTICONS to wage war on Earth, SKULLITRON charges back into action to uphold his sacred knight’s oath. These 5.5-inch-scale PREMIER EDITION DELUXE figures can be positioned in exciting, battle ready poses and feature an awesome movie-inspired accessory. MEGATRON converts between robot and jet modes in 19 steps, and SKULLITRON converts between knight and dragon modes in 17 steps. MISSION TO CYBERTRON figures feature CYBERTRONIAN glyphs and mission cards that can be deciphered with an online decoder at Transformers.com/MissionToCybertron. Each figure comes with one accessory. Available exclusively at Toys”R”Us.

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT PREMIER EDITION DELUXE CLASS HOT ROD Figure
(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Summer 2017)
Rally alongside the bravest bots in the universe when the Autobots Unite. Autobots Unite figures feature the greatest Autobot heroes from Transformers: The Last Knight movie. This TRANSFORMERS PREMIER EDITION DELUXE HOT ROD figure is articulated with eye-catching detail. In the explosive TRANSFOMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT movie, the greatest AUTOBOT heroes unite to protect the freedom of all sentient beings. AUTOBOT HOT ROD doesn’t look back at the battles he’s won, only the feats yet to come. The brash warrior charges full force into a DECEPTICON firefight, eager to encounter his next chance to be a hero and inspire his fellow comrades to join the fight. This 5.5-inch-scale, movie inspired AUTOBOT HOT ROD converts to Lamborghini Centenario vehicle mode in 14 steps. Available exclusively at Walmart.

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT PREMIER EDITION LEADER CLASS DRAGONSTORM Figure
(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available: Summer 2017)
In the explosive TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT movie, new heroes must rise in an epic struggle to forge a future for all. As colossal forces threaten the universe, Knights of CYBERTRON, DRAGONICUS and STORMREIGN, merge to become an even greater one—the mighty, fire-breathing DRAGONSTORM! The action is now at a bigger scale for fans and collectors alike with the DRAGONSTORM figure, the latest figure from the PREMIER EDITION LEADER CLASS assortment, which stands at a 9-inch-scale with premium detail, intricate articulation and eye-catching packaging. Convert DRAGONICUS from knight to dragon mode in 26 steps. Convert STORMREIGN from knight to dragon mode in 27 steps. Combine DRAGONICUS and STORMREIGN to form the 3-headed DRAGONSTORM figure in five easy steps. Also comes with accessories. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT PREMIER EDITION VOYAGER CLASS DECEPTICON NITRO Figure
(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $29.99/Available: Summer 2017)
In the explosive TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT movie, new evil will rise in an epic struggle where the fate of Earth hangs in balance. The only way to contain massive power of DECEPTICON NITRO is to lock him away… A tracking specialist and high-risk criminal, the DECEPTICONS turn to NITRO to find their most valuable targets. The lethal hunter scours the globe to trap his prey and turn them over to the clutches of his merciless leader, MEGATRON. Grab a piece of the movie action with the DECEPTICON NITRO figure, the latest figure from the TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT PREMIER EDITION VOYAGER CLASS assortment, which is designed with eye-catching detail and features complex conversions. The DECEPTICON NITRO figure converts from robot to jet mode in 35 steps and comes with awesome weapon accessories. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT 1-STEP TURBO CHANGER AUTOBOTS UNITE 2-Figure Pack
(Ages 5 and up/Approx. Retail Price: $14.99/Available: Summer 2017)
In the exciting TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT film, the greatest AUTOBOT heroes unite to protect the freedom of all sentient beings. BUMBLEBEE and AUTOBOT HOT ROD brave challenges that many bots won’t dare to face. Standing as powerful warriors on their own, they unite to become the brothers in arms. Together, they are an unstoppable force on the battlefield, destined for DECEPTICON domination! In this TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT 1-STEP TURBO CHANGER AUTOBOTS UNITE 2-Figure Pack, BUMBLEBEE and HOT ROD unite! Experience the thrill of quick conversion with these 4.25 inch scale figures that switch modes in one exciting motion. Convert the BUMBLEBEE figure from robot to Chevrolet Camaro vehicle in one step, and convert the HOT ROD figure from robot to sports car in one step! Available exclusively at Walmart.

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT MISSION TO CYBERTRON INFERNOCUS 5-BOT COMBINER Figure
(Ages 8 and up/Approx. Retail Price: $34.99/Available: Summer 2017)
In TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT, new evil rises in a battle where the fate of Earth hangs in the balance. In the dark depths of the universe, five revolting INFERNOCON demons seethe with fiery strength to protect the mysterious sorceress, QUINTESSA. When threats approach, they combine to form a cindering force of infernal fury—the menacing INFERNOCUS. The MISSION TO CYBERTRON is on with the 5-BOT COMBINER INFERNOCUS Figure, featuring a translucent QUINTESSA figure. The pack features five INFERNOCON figures including SKULK, RUPTURE, INFERNOCON THRASH, GORGE and GLUG. Combine them to form an INFERNOCUS figure, inspired by the character from TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT. MISSION TO CYBERTRON figures feature CYBERTRONIAN glyphs and mission cards that can be deciphered with an online decoder at Transformers.com/MissionToCybertron. The five INFERNOCON figures convert in 4 to 14 steps and also comes with two exciting weapon accessories. Available exclusively at Toys”R”Us.

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT MISSION TO CYBERTRON CONVERTING CYBERTRON PLANET Figure
(Ages 8 and up/Approx. Retail Price: $149.99/Available: Summer 2017)
The MISSION TO CYBERTRON is on in TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT with this CONVERTING CYBERTRON PLANET Figure. CYBERTRON is a massive, converting planet forged from a mighty and legendary spark. Home to eons of TRANSFORMERS, he rests in planet mode, until combat so colossal erupts that CYBERTRON awakens again… The CYBERTRON PLANET figure is an impressive, 11-inch-scale figure that’s detailed with famous cities of CYBERTRON and converts between robot, attack, defense and planet modes in 18 steps. Activate lights, sounds, and weapon accessories with lock and key included in the pack. The CYBERTRON PLANET figure features glyph deco and cards that can be deciphered with the decoder available online at Transformers.com/MissionToCybertron. Available exclusively at Toys”R”Us.

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT MISSION TO CYBERTRON DELUXE OPTIMUS PRIME 2-Pack
(Ages 8 and up/Approx. Retail Price: $39.99/Available: Summer 2017)
To protect Earth and its human inhabitants, OPTIMUS PRIME hides in truck mode until the evil DECEPTICONS attack. On his home planet, he valiantly faces enemies in CYBERTRON truck mode, designed to navigate across the evolving metal planet and protect him from powerful CYBERTRONIAN forces. The MISSION TO CYBERTRON is on in TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT with this DELUXE 2-Pack, including OPTIMUS PRIME and CYBERTRON OPTIMUS PRIME figures. Change the OPTIMUS PRIME figure from robot to truck mode in 12 steps, and convert the CYBERTRON OPTIMUS PRIME figure from robot to CYBERTRONIAN truck mode in 13 steps. Each figure comes with its own awesome weapon accessory. MISSION TO CYBERTRON figures feature glyph deco and cards that can be deciphered with the decoder available online at Transformers.com/MissionToCybertron. Available exclusively at Toys”R”Us.

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT LEGION CLASS AUTOBOT HOT ROD Figure
(Ages 6 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $5.99/Available: Summer 2017)
In TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT, the greatest AUTOBOT heroes unite to protect the freedom of all sentient beings. When it comes time for battle, AUTOBOT HOT ROD is the first to charge full force into a DECEPTICON firefight. The brash warrior doesn’t look back on his past feats, only the challenges yet to come. Eager to inspire his fellow comrades to join the fight, AUTOBOT HOT ROD proves time and time again that courage trumps all. Rally alongside the bravest bots in the universe when the AUTOBOTS unite! The LEGION CLASS AUTOBOT HOT ROD Figure is inspired by the fan-favorite character in the TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT movie. The figure is made with eye-catching detail and stands at a 3-inch scale with classic TRANSFORMERS conversion. Convert this HOT ROD figure between robot and sports car in five easy steps! Available exclusively at Walmart.

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT MISSION TO CYBERTRON LEGION CLASS 2-Pack Assortment
(Ages 8 and up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Summer 2017)
The TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT movie is an explosive battle featuring new heroes battling in an epic struggle to forge a future for all, and these MISSION TO CYBERTRON LEGION CLASS 2-Pack Assortment figures allow kids to unite with some of the powerful warriors from the movie! The TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT MISSION TO CYBERTRON LEGION CLASS 2-Pack Assortment features a variety of AUTOBOT hero and DECEPTICON villain duos: BUMBLEBEE and AUTOBOT HOT ROD, OPTIMUS PRIME and RAVENSPAR and MEGATRON and BERSERKER. The 3-inch-scale figures feature classic conversion between modes, basic articulation and movie-inspired detail. Each sold separately. Available exclusively at Walmart.

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT MISSION TO CYBERTRON LEGION CLASS 2-Pack Assortment
(Ages 8 and up/Approx. Retail Price: $11.99/Available: Summer 2017)
The TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT movie is an explosive battle featuring new heroes battling in an epic struggle to forge a future for all, and these MISSION TO CYBERTRON LEGION CLASS 2-Pack Assortment figures allow kids to unite with some of the powerful warriors from the movie! The TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT MISSION TO CYBERTRON LEGION CLASS 2-Pack Assortment features the AUTOBOT hero and DECEPTICON villain duos: OPTIMUS PRIME and GRIMLOCK and BUMBLEBEE and MEGATRON. The 3-inch-scale figures feature classic conversion between modes, basic articulation and movie-inspired detail. MISSION TO CYBERTRON figures also feature glyph deco and cards that can be deciphered with the decoder available online at Transformers.com/MissionToCybertron. Each sold separately. Available exclusively at Toys”R”Us.

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT AUTOBOTS UNITE FLIP & CHANGE Figures
(Ages 6 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Summer 2017)
In the explosive TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT movie, the greatest AUTOBOT heroes unite to protect the freedom of all sentient beings. AUTOBOT HOT ROD is the first to battle, and the last to leave. BUMBLEBEE leads the rally cry for the AUTOBOT brotherhood. Both AUTOBOT leaders take full force into the fight with no questions asked and will stop at nothing to defend the freedom of their fellow AUTOBOTS. Rally alongside the bravest bots in the universe when the AUTOBOTS unite! The AUTOBOTS UNITE FLIP & CHANGE Assortment includes fan-favorite characters from TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT—AUTOBOT HOT ROD and BUMBLEBEE. The figures are designed with eye catching detail and converts in quick, flip and change motions. AUTOBOT HOT ROD and BUMBLEBEE both convert between robot and sports car in two steps. To convert each figure between robot and sports car, swing arms out, flip legs upward and flip torso downward in a quick, 2-step flip and change motion. Each sold separately. Available exclusively at Walmart.

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Learn the secret history of Transformers in new “Transformers 5: The Last Knight” trailer

ICYMI Transformers have been on this planet forever, and now it’s time you learned how and why, as told by Anthony Hopkins.

In this latest trailer for the fifth installment in the Bayformers series, we are digging deep into the history of the autobots and decepticons, and learn that they have been for quite a long time – much longer than the 1980’s!

Here is the official synopsis:

They’ve always been legendary; now you know why.

The Last Knight shatters the core myths of the Transformers franchise, and redefines what it means to be a hero. Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Saving our world falls upon the shoulders of an unlikely alliance: Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg); Bumblebee; an English Lord (Sir Anthony Hopkins); and an Oxford Professor (Laura Haddock).

There comes a moment in everyone’s life when we are called upon to make a difference. In Transformers: The Last Knight, the hunted will become heroes. Heroes will become villains. Only one world will survive: theirs, or ours.

Transformers is coming to theatres June 21, 2017

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KABAM AND HASBRO “ROLL OUT” TRANSFORMERS: FORGED TO FIGHT

Today Kabam, a world leader of massively multiplayer mobile games for a global audience and wholly-owned subsidiary of Netmarble Games, and Hasbro Inc. officially launch TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight, a new high-definition, action-fighting RPG mobile game. For the first time ever, Transformers fans and mobile gamers everywhere will be able to build their Transformers team and battle with the most iconic Autobots and Decepticons from nearly every era of the storied franchise’s 30-plus year history.

The game features authentic Transformers action set in a stunning 3D environment, challenging players to assemble the ultimate team of Autobots and Decepticons, including fan-favorite bots from previous and current animated Transformers TV series, Paramount’s blockbuster films, Transformers comic books and Hasbro’s line of iconic action figures. As fans assemble their team, they will forge alliances, battle other players and dive into a unique storyline that goes beyond good versus evil.

“TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight brings together some of the most powerful Autobots and Decepticons from nearly every generation of the Transformers franchise,” said Mark Blecher, Senior Vice President, Digital Gaming and Corporate Development at Hasbro. “The team at Kabam has created a truly remarkable Transformers experience, and we’re confident that fans and gamers will be thrilled with the game.”

In TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight, players will explore an epic new universe where multiple realities collide to form a massive planetary battlefield. Players will assemble a team of Autobots and Decepticons from across time and space to fight against a world of corrupted Transformers robots and their villainous overlords. The game features amazing visuals, intense one-on-one battles, meaningful robot to vehicle converting action and deep RPG elements. Game features include:

· Collect iconic bots from the Transformers universe such as Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Megatron, Waspinator, Grimlock and Soundwave.
· Battle other players with devastating special attacks, ranged blasting, destructible terrain and huge 360 degree arenas.
· Team up with your friends, forge alliances and battle in global events.
· Set a gauntlet of bots and defenses to protect your base, get revenge on those that attack, and raid enemy bases.
· Deploy away teams to score epic loot.

“The Transformers brand is larger-than-life, and Kabam’s sophisticated, centralized tech engine allowed us to deliver HD graphics and a gameplay experience that is fitting for the franchise,” said Mike McCartney, Executive Producer for TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight. “The game features non-stop action, huge bots and a thrilling 360 degree battle arena that we think fans are going to love. It’s a must-play for anyone that is a fan of the Transformers brand or just enjoys quality action-fighting RPG games.”

TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight was developed by Kabam, the studio who created Fast & Furious: Legacy and Marvel Contest of Champions, a top 10 grossing game on the App Store. The game is now available worldwide in more than 155 countries on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and Google Play for Android devices. Visit ForgedtoFight.com for more information.

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Machinima and Hasbro Announce Final Two Chapters of the The Prime Wars Trilogy

Following the massive worldwide interest in Transformers: Combiner Wars, Machinima, the first Many2Many programming service focused on fandom and gamer culture, and Hasbro Inc., a global play and entertainment company, announced today that they will join forces to develop Titans Return and Power of the Primes, the final two installments of the animated Prime Wars trilogy.

Since launching the trilogy’s first installment in August 2016, Transformers: Combiner Wars, has garnered more than 122 million global views on a wide variety of platforms, including go90 (United States), SkyQ (U.K.), AMC Iberia (Spain and Portugal), Sohu (China), and YouTube (rest of world).

The first sequel, The Titans Return, will take the action of the series to new “heights,” and feature return appearances from many fan-favorite Transformers characters as well as introduce a new set of Autobots and Decepticons. Set in the period following the excitement of The Combiner Wars, the depleted forces of Cybertron and a broken Council of Worlds must now face-off against a new threat that is larger than anything that has come before.

Combiner Wars Executive Producer and Showrunner Eric Calderon is returning to oversee the development of the final two installments.

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‘Transformers: Earth Wars’ Update for iOS & Android brings Combiners!

Hasbro Inc., Backflip Studios and Space Ape Games today released their biggest update yet to the popular real-time combat strategy mobile game TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS, bringing fan-favorite Combiners characters Devastator and Superion from the iconic Transformers universe into TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS. Beloved by fans of Hasbro’s “Transformers Generations Prime Wars Trilogy,” the Combiners will be the most visually stunning and powerfully destructive bots on the battlefield.

Not all bots have the power to combine as these super-sized Combiners are robots formed by teams of five or more designated component bots. The landscape of the battlefield will change as players race to build these new characters and leverage their unique powers and abilities. Along with the new characters, the update will introduce new resources, buildings, and the Combiners themselves in a new campaign based on the first chapter in the Prime Wars Trilogy, Combiner Wars.

“Bringing Combiners into the game was a goal throughout development, and we couldn’t be more excited to have achieved this milestone for Transformers fans,” said Mark Blecher, Senior Vice President, Digital Gaming and Corporate Development at Hasbro. “Combiners bring another level of authenticity to the game and a whole new mission for the player to collect, combine and battle at a new level.”

TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS launched in June 2016 topping charts and building a player base of six million downloads. Published by Backflip Studios and developed by Space Ape Games, the game breaks new ground for the genre, pairing authentic Transformers storytelling with fast-paced gameplay, beautiful 3D animation and hundreds of characters with diverse strengths and abilities. The game also features notable storytellers and voice actors from the Transformers franchise, including voice acting from Peter Cullen, the original voice of Optimus Prime, and Frank Welker, the original voice of Megatron.

TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS is FREE to download, features in-game purchases, and is available on Android and iOS devices worldwide, except in Mainland China.  Please note that a Wi-Fi connection is required to play.

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“Transformers: Earth Wars” Game Rolls Out On Android & iOS

Hasbro Inc., Backflip Studios and Space Ape Games today released TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS, a new real-time combat strategy mobile game featuring the most iconic characters in the Transformers universe. Published by Backflip Studios (DragonVale, SpellFall, Paper Toss) and developed by Space Ape Games (Rival Kingdoms, Samurai Siege), TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS breaks new ground for the genre, pairing authentic Transformers storytelling with fast-paced gameplay, beautiful 3D animation and hundreds of characters with diverse strengths and abilities. The game is available now for free download on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on Google Play for Android devices.

“The Transformers franchise is one of the most iconic in the world, so it is exciting to include these characters in such a compelling mobile gaming experience,” said Julian Farrior, CEO of Backflip Studios. “We are thrilled to partner with Hasbro and Space Ape Games to launch TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS and think that Transformers fans are going to love teaming up with their favorite Autobots or Decepticons in these highly engaging mobile battles.”

Inspired by Hasbro’s “Transformers Generations Prime Wars Trilogy,” TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS players must choose to fight with Optimus Prime and the Autobots or Megatron and the Decepticons in a battle to decide the fate of planet Earth. Once allegiance has been sworn, gamers assemble a powerful team of playable characters, raid enemy bases for Energon stockpiles, and construct the Space Bridge to add reinforcements from Cybertron, all while playing in real-time against other players around the globe.

The game also features notable storytellers and voice actors from the Transformers franchise, including dialogue written by comic legend Simon Furman and voice acting from Peter Cullen, the original voice of Optimus Prime, and Frank Welker, the original voice of Megatron.

“TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS offers players an engaging storyline and incredible gameplay experience,” said Mark Blecher, Senior Vice President, Digital Gaming and Corporate Development at Hasbro.  “The game harnesses the unique strengths and abilities of hundreds of characters from Transformers lore, which really helps it to stand above existing real-time combat strategy games and delivers on the Transformers promise of More than Meets the Eye.”

“With TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS, our team was dedicated to making a high quality, hand crafted experience that fans of both mobile games and Transformers will enjoy,” said John Earner, CEO of Space Ape Games. “We’re really excited about the finished product and can’t wait to help grow and support the community around this game.”

TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS is FREE to download and features in-game purchases, and is available worldwide excluding Japan and China on Android and iOS. Please note that a WiFi connection is required to play.

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IDW Merges Hasbro Comics in Epic “Revolution” Event

IDW Publishing has unveiled its most ambitious comic book publishing venture in its history revolving around its fan-favorite titles based on Hasbro properties.

The “Revolution” event marks the birth of a comic book crossover that will be comprised of not only the TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE properties, but also all-new properties MICRONAUTS, ROM, and ACTION MAN, as well as the launch of a long-awaited M.A.S.K.: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand series.

This is not a reboot—rather, the Revolution series takes many of the building blocks of what has come before from IDW and builds on them anew, bringing all these elements together in an epic event that results in an all-new status quo for all involved. Everything fans have enjoyed up to this point remains intact as part of this ongoing continuity. The ramifications of Revolution will extend well beyond the event, as all of these iconic characters will henceforth exist in the same universe, altering the scope of IDW editorial in all the Hasbro series from this moment onward.

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Revolution, the bi-weekly five-issue event series that launches this initiative, will be co-written by Cullen Bunn (MICRONAUTS) and John Barber (TRANSFORMERS) with art by Fico Ossio (MICRONAUTS). The event kicks off with a world-shaking threat that brings all opposing factions together in a storyline that just might see the destruction of the universe before it can truly begin!

All aforementioned titles will tie-in to the event with a bevy of talent on board including:

ROM
Co-written by Chris Ryall (Onyx), Christos Gage (Marvel’s Daredevil)
Art by David Messina (Star Trek)

G.I. Joe
Written by Aubrey Sitterson (Street Fighter X G.I. JOE)
Art by Giannis Milonogiannis (Prophet)

Transformers: Till All Are One
Written by Mairghread Scott (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, TRANSFORMERS)
Art by Naoto Tsushima (TRANSFORMERS)

Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye
Written by James Roberts (TRANSFORMERS)
Art by Alex Milne (TRANSFORMERS)

Transformers
Written by John Barber (Back to the Future)
Art by Andrew Griffith (TRANSFORMERS)

M.A.S.K.
Written by Brandon Easton (Marvel’s Agent Carter, TRANSFORMERS: Deviations)
Art by Tony Vargas (Rot & Ruin)

Action Man
Written by John Barber (TRANSFORMERS)
Art by Paolo Villanelli (G.I. JOE: SNAKE EYES)

Micronauts
Written by Cullen Bunn (Uncanny X-Men)
Art by Chris Panda

And many more!

“The Revolution series builds out of a detail that was introduced in IDW’s first-ever issue of TRANSFORMERS in 2005,” said IDW’s Chief Creative Officer, Chris Ryall. “So to finally be able to build upon the various story elements we’ve seeded over the years, and which come into play in a big way starting with July’s ROM #1 even before the launch of Revolution, is a blast. We’ve been working toward a full-fledged universe for some time and it’s great fun to be able to finally bring it to vivid life, especially since it allows us to give the world new titles like the very-requested M.A.S.K., as well as some exciting new books still to be announced.”

“We’ve done plenty of crossovers in the past,” said Michael Kelly, Head of Global Publishing at Hasbro, “but nothing near this scope or scale. Our heroes, whether they are from Earth or from distant reaches of the galaxy, all have one thing in common: their powers and abilities are based primarily on technology. We have been able to use this fact to build a natural and believable link between all of these disparate characters. The result is a complex and dynamic world where all manner of conflicts and team-ups can and will exist. If you are a fan of Hasbro’s brands, your time is now.”

As Revolution rolls out, each associated series will receive its own “Revolution” one-shot that ties in to the main event. Revolution will feature an array of variant covers with stunning cover art by Brandon Peterson, Tradd Moore, John Byrne, James Biggie, Adam Riches, Guido Guidi, Ken Christensen, Art Baltazar, and more.

Nothing will be the same after the Revolution erupts this September with issues 1 & 2 plus one-shot tie-ins (G.I. JOE, MICRONAUTS, ROM) all available to order together. Take a stand!

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Paramount Pictures and Hasbro Unveil Top Talent Writers Room

Paramount Pictures and Hasbro, Inc. today unveiled its top talent writers room which will have responsibility for developing Hasbro’s cross-property interconnected onscreen universe featuring the brands G.I. Joe, Micronauts, Visionaries, M.A.S.K. (Mobile Armored Strike Kommand) and ROM. This group includes some of the most notable creative talent in Hollywood, including Academy Award Winner Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind), who will have responsibility for overseeing the writers room on behalf of Hasbro and Paramount as well as serving as Executive Producer for all of the films. Joining Goldsman will be Lindsey Beer (Wizard of Oz, Kingkiller Chronicle), Pulitzer Prize Winner Michael Chabon (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay), Cheo Coker (Luke Cage, Ray Donovan), Joe Robert Cole (Black Panther, People vs. OJ), Nicole Perlman (Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain Marvel), Jeff Pinkner (Lost, The Dark Tower), Nicole Riegel (Soldier Girls), Geneva Robertson (Atlantis, Tomb Raider) and Brian K Vaughan (Under the Dome, Lost).

Allspark Pictures, Hasbro’s film label, plans to produce films based on this cross-property universe, with Brian Goldner (Chairman, President and CEO, Hasbro) and Stephen Davis (Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer, Hasbro) serving as Producers, and Josh Feldman (Co-Head of Storytelling, Hasbro) as Co-Executive Producer. Hasbro will also deploy in the room an unprecedented team of its top artists and designers to assist Goldsman and the writers to visualize this all-new cinematic universe.

“Paramount and Hasbro have partnered on many successful films in the past, including the ‘TRANSFORMERS’ and ‘G.I. JOE,’ franchises,” said Brad Grey, Chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures. “Bringing together a writers room of this caliber is a bold step for our partnership, and one that we believe is critical for building these brands into new, successful franchises for the future.”

“Together with Paramount, we have assembled a team of incredibly talented creative minds and storytellers to continue to help tell the rich history and narrative behind this interconnected cinematic universe, and we are thrilled to be working with Akiva Goldsman again to guide this process,” said Brian Goldner. “We are also excited to partner with Paramount to produce the films, as we’ve had a strong and collaborative partnership since our first Transformers movie in 2007.”

The Paramount and Hasbro partnership is responsible for the worldwide blockbuster success of the “TRANSFORMERS” franchise, which has earned $3.8 billion to-date, and whose films, directed by Michael Bay, are amongst the highest grossing movies of all time; and the “G.I. JOE” franchise, which have earned more than $675 million worldwide.

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Hasbro Reveals New Transformers Mobile Game with “Transformers: Earth Wars”

This spring, fans of the beloved TRANSFORMERS brand from Hasbro, Inc. will have the opportunity to harness legendary characters, including OPTIMUS PRIME, MEGATRON, BUMBLEBEE and STARSCREAM, in the palm of their hands with TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS – the latest real-time combat strategy mobile app. Published by Backflip Studios (DragonVale, Ninjump, Paper Toss) and developed by Space Ape Games (Rival Kingdoms, Samurai Siege), TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS brings the excitement of the battle between AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS to supported mobile devices with fast-paced gameplay and beautiful 3D animation, allowing the characters to attack, battle, and change form right before a player’s eyes.

With this game, players can choose to fight with OPTIMUS PRIME and the AUTOBOTS or join forces with MEGATRON and the DECEPTICONS in a battle for the fate of planet Earth. Players can join their favorite TRANSFORMERS faction, assemble a powerful team of playable characters, raid enemy bases for ENERGON stockpiles, and construct the Space Bridge to add reinforcements from CYBERTRON , all while playing in real-time against other players around the globe.

“The TRANSFORMERS franchise is like no other. The story that has carried on through generations has drawn millions of fans who can’t wait for what’s next,” said Julian Farrior, CEO of Backflip Studios. “Working in conjunction with Hasbro, we’re bringing the TRANSFORMERS franchise to life in one of the most popular game genres.”

Using authentic TRANSFORMERS storytellers and voice actors from the original franchise, TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS extends the GENERATIONS PRIME WARS TRILOGY story across new platforms, enabling players to interact with other TRANSFORMERS fans, as well as millions of people around the world who enjoy real-time combat strategy games. Fans of real-time combat strategy mobile games will appreciate a game play experience wherein players are solely in control of converting their characters and engaging in TRANSFORMERS versus TRANSFORMERS battles. The game also features artwork inspired by the TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS PRIME WARS TRILOGY series, dialogue written by TRANSFORMERS comic legend Simon Furman and voice acting from Peter Cullen, the original voice of OPTIMUS PRIME, as well as Frank Welker, the original voice of MEGATRON.

“We are excited to join forces with Backflip Studios and Space Ape to bring our iconic TRANSFORMERS brand to life in a new way through the launch of TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS,” said Mark Blecher, Senior Vice President, Digital Gaming and Corporate Development at Hasbro. “TRANSFORMERS fans and fans of combat strategy games will love the explosive action as they join the fight to control the fate of Earth.

“We’re delighted to bring one of the world’s most popular entertainment franchises to mobile devices in an explosive new gameplay experience,” said John Earner, Co-Founder and CEO, Space Ape Games. “We’re focused on making hand crafted games that fans will enjoy, and can’t wait to share what we’ve been working on with mobile gamers.”

TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS will be free to download but will feature in-game purchases, and will be released worldwide excluding Japan and China on Android and iOS in Spring 2016. Please note that a WiFi connection is required to play. Visit www.TransformersEarthWars.com to see the trailer and pre-register and be the first to download the TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS game.

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‘Transformers: Robots in Disguise’ Returns to Cartoon Network for Season 2

Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based entertainment division of Hasbro Inc., announced today that the popular kids television series Transformers: Robots in Disguise will return for a second season on Cartoon Network in the U.S., which consistently ranks as a top-rated network in Total Day for kids ages 6-11. The latest installment in the global TRANSFORMERS franchise will debut its second season in the first quarter of 2016.

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“Transformers: Robots in Disguise continues to be a massive hit with kids across the country, launching with an outstanding debut season on Cartoon Network,” said Hasbro’s Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer Stephen Davis. “Season two will bring back Bumblebee and his Autobots team for all new action-packed battles, fun-filled adventures and other humorous new characters with vibrant personalities that made season one a hit with kids. We continue to listen to our viewers’ feedback and are bringing back many fan-favorite characters, as well as some great surprises we know kids of all ages are going to love.”

Set years after “Transformers: Prime,” Robots in Disguise stars the lovable Bumblebee character, summoned by Optimus Prime to lead in a fight to save Earth from a new faction of escaped Decepticon prisoners by assembling a rogue team of unlikely Autobot heroes to capture their new enemies. Season two will see the return of a more confident, battle-tested Bumblebee as the leader of the Autobots, including his teammates Grimlock, Sideswipe, Strongarm, Fixit, Windblade and Drift. Protecting Earth becomes a mighty task as the team prepares to battle against menacing pairs of Cyclone Mini-Cons, who partner with Deployers to unleash the most powerful attacks and wreak even more destruction than ever. Our hero Bumblebee and his team prepare for battle with new power-ups and mini-con allies of their own, as they maintain their mission to protect the planet as robots in disguise. The series will continue to celebrate the continuous underlying themes of teamwork, companionship and the importance of standing up to wrongdoers.

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