Posts Tagged ‘Transformers’

Weird places you can find Transformers!

In just over thirty years we’ve seen Transformers make the incredible evolution from being a kid’s toy to an all-conquering movie franchise phenomenon. But as you’d expect from these robots in disguise, they’ve also been prone to pop up in the most unexpected places from mobile slots games to petrol station forecourts!

Geekology – Arms Micron Leo Prime

The Geekology team take a look at Takara’s Arms Micron Transformers release, AM-28 – Lio Convoy/Leo Prime. The full video will direct auto-play if you read more…

Episode Review: Beast Wars S01 Ep01 “Beast Wars, Part 1”

G1 was never my thing. Born in 1971, Star Trek and Star Wars were really the two main sci-fi “franchises” that I grew up with and yes, I’m one of those people who actually remember seeing Star Wars (before it was given the Episode IV subtitle) in the cinema. As such, Transformers passed me by […]

Transformation: Opening My Optics To The Rest Of The Transformers World

Up until several years ago, I was a Transformers G1 cartoon fan. I genuinely struggled to get into anything that was not G1 cartoon, or a toy that came from the G1 cartoon. This may not sound like much of a Transformers fan to many of you. The Transformers universe is so diverse now with […]

Game Review:- Transformers – Commodore 64 / Spectrum (Ocean Software)

Gaming has always been my first love, right since the 1970s and despite the high-street presence of the toys and comics and daily serialised screening of the G1 cartoon, I tried to avoid Transformers first time around. However, as someone who was passionate about gaming on the Commodore 64, I was eager to own as […]

Fiction – Prime Target

This was it. Weeks of meticulous planning have led us all here, to this point right now. A single lapse, a moment of confusion, indecisiveness or just plain bad luck could destroy everything we’ve worked so hard to achieve. It was almost in my grasp. I reach out, willing my fingers to comply with my […]

The History Of Transformers Video Games Part 1 – The 80s

It’s not just toys, television shows and comics where the Transformers franchise has been dominant for over 30 years. For almost as long as the brand has been in existence, we’ve been treated to a plethora of video games for almost every major platform. In this ongoing series, we’ll be looking at this chequered history […]

Geekology: 1985 Triple Changers Plus!

The Geekology team take a look at the united colours of G1 Astrotrain & Blitwing (and eHobby Overcharge.) This video covers the original 1985 releases of the two Decepticon Triple Changers, and the various different coloured Takara/eHobby and Hasbro reissues from the last 10-15 years. The full video will direct auto-play if you read more…

Geekology: Year Of The Goat Optimus Prime

Sven attempts to educate his co-host of Geekology, David, with regard to the Generation 2 Laser Rod Optimus Prime mould. This toy form was most recently issued as the Transformers Platinum Year of The Goat Optimus Prime, which included transparent plastic parts. Included in the video is coverage of the original Transformers: Generation 2 Laser […]

New Interactive Gallery For The Cybertronian Times Issue 18!

By now, many of you will have seen the fantastic cover and interior pin-up artwork for The Cybertronian Times by our artist Paula Griffee. If you haven’t yet, download your copy of Auto Assembly’s long-running fanzine The Cybertronian Times Issue 17 before Issue 18 is released at the end of February 2016! Well, now Paula […]