Ozformers Transformers Collectors Australia


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LA12 Stinger - worth getting?
Hells yeah - looks awesome! - 33.33%
1 Vote
Only if cheap - 0%
0 Votes
Only if... - 0%
0 Votes
Na - 33.33%
1 Vote
A C-lister toy for a C-lister character - no way - 33.33%
1 Vote
Total Votes: 3
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Possible merger between Hasbro and Dreamworks?
Nov 13, 2014 - 3:32 PM - by griffin
Rumours are circulating that Dreamworks and Hasbro Studios might be in talks to do a merger, to create a decent animation entity for Hasbro to then sell toys from (without having to secure rights or pay royalties).

If this ends up being true, and the deal is signed, it could well mean a new focus or direction for Hasbro... away from traditional... [Read More]
7 Replies | 269 Views
Kmart toy sale catalogue - 9th to 16th November
Nov 12, 2014 - 11:33 PM - by griffin
There's only one Transformers toy item on sale in this weeks catalogue from Kmart, but it is a pretty big toy catalogue, so there is likely to be other items and Brands in there that members here might be interested in.

The Transformers items I could find...
Power Battlers $19 (save $5)
One-Step $19 (no saving)
Kids Optimus costume $20 (no saving)
2 Replies | 227 Views
Combiner Wars designer video from Hasbro
Nov 11, 2014 - 11:53 AM - by griffin
Hasbro have released on their youtube channel, another designer video from Joshua Lamb and John Warden, about the upcoming Combiners of Superion and Menasor.... both of which look to be post-production versions now. (so could be in production now or soon)

Video is only 90 seconds, so you don't see much other than the concept of a Voyager and four Deluxes, and that they are interchangeable for... [Read More]
33 Replies | 889 Views
Vinyl record of the '86 movie soundtrack to be reissued.
Nov 09, 2014 - 7:34 PM - by DELTAprime
For those of you that love the sound of vinyl you can soon get your hands on a reissue of the '86 Transformers Movie soundtrack in 180g vinyl. Personally I find physical media cumbersome, but this might be a good one to pick up to hang on the wall. The first 1000 records will be numbered and blue instead of black.

... [Read More]
12 Replies | 321 Views
Two new Rescue Bots toys revealed - Salvage & Optimus
Nov 08, 2014 - 3:25 PM - by griffin
The next wave of Rescue Bots has Chase as a SUV and Boulder and dumptruck, which was revealed back in July by Hasbro Columbia (which has been rather quiet lately). Either with that wave, or the following wave, will be another... [Read More]
1 Reply | 125 Views
TF4: AoE Blu-Ray with Grimlock Statue Now $29.99 At Amazon.com
Nov 08, 2014 - 11:48 AM - by Blastwave
Massive price drop for anyone interested in picking up the movie with the statue.

24 Replies | 721 Views
COMBINER WARS shipping in December!
Nov 07, 2014 - 12:06 PM - by FruitBuyer
Taken from the post in TFW2005. RobotKingdom has pre-orders for Wave 1 of COMBINER WARS next month!

This includes Voyager Optimus and Silverbolt. Leader Megatron is scheduled for late December.

More information can be found on their Facebook page.

Personally this is awesome! Getting an official Superion that is... [Read More]
27 Replies | 974 Views
eBay 20% off toys 9th-11th November 2014
Nov 05, 2014 - 4:21 PM - by Paulbot
Found via Twitter and an MX ad:

ebay has a "20% off Toys" offer from 9th to 11th November.

Millions of toys at 20% off

Maximum discount $100.
... [Read More]
92 Replies | 3,568 Views
Japanese Capsule Kreons next year
Nov 05, 2014 - 2:28 PM - by griffin
The next set of Capsule Transformers toys in Japan will be Kreons, to be released in January/February.

There will be 12 of them, of Gen1 Kreons that were released in build sets or Custom Kreon sets.
None appear to be different to the Hasbro versions, but might be easier for people to track down the Kreons without buying the build sets.

... [Read More]
2 Replies | 119 Views
Rescue Bots Vol 6 DVD (US)
Nov 05, 2014 - 1:10 PM - by griffin
In reply to my query to them about the odd order of their American Rescue Bots DVDs, they replied with a link to Volume 6... and the mess just keeps getting bigger. Bigger gaps of episodes missing than with Volume 4 & 5, and a repeat of two episodes from previous volumes.

... [Read More]
0 Replies | 74 Views
AusPost launching a US mail forwarding service
Nov 04, 2014 - 10:52 AM - by Paulbot
Via Springah on twitter: AusPost are launching a service so you can buy things that ship to US addresses only and they will forward them here.

"Shop like you live in the USA"

64 Replies | 2,108 Views
Singapore 30th Anniversary exhibit
Nov 02, 2014 - 8:42 PM - by griffin
In Singapore from November 1st to March, at the Science Center (western side of Singapore), is a Transformers exhibit that looks to be set up and run by Hasbro... but isn't a huge exhibit, so is more for those familiar with Transformers from the Movies and kids, than hardcore collectors.
A video can be seen here, and photos and a written... [Read More]
1 Reply | 168 Views
JP Cloud series artwork
Nov 02, 2014 - 8:23 PM - by griffin
The 8-toy Cloud series in Japan came with story chapters, and by the looks of it, a fair bit of artwork as well. The artist Nagi Miyako has released a collection of his works for the Cloud series.
0 Replies | 86 Views
Michael Bay will not be directing TF5
Oct 30, 2014 - 5:08 PM - by reillyd
You ever had one of those days when you notice the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and everything is right with the world. And then you read the news that your childhood robot franchised will no longer be bastardized with eyecandy T&A of humans!

Michael Bay will not be directing Transformers 5. Discuss.
46 Replies | 1,156 Views
New Rescue Bots toys found on ebay
Oct 29, 2014 - 1:26 AM - by griffin
Since these haven't been mirrored anywhere like TFW yet, it is best to check these ebay links for the images if you are interested in looking at them, or buying them.

From Canada comes a 2-pack of redeco figurines called "Silver Force", which has the 2013 versions of Optimus and... [Read More]
2 Replies | 171 Views
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