LATEST NEWS

Hasbro UK Update – Transformers War for Cybertron, Vintage Beast Wars and Classic Ghosbusters Toys

If our recent announcement about Hasbro Pulse Fan Fest wasn’t enough folks, check out these new reveals coming out of Walmart Con from the fine folks at Hasbro UK.

That Kenner Classic Ecto-1 looks most excellent, and whilst the Primal/Ratrap will do it for the Beast Wars generation, me and my kids are going to be fighting over that Sparkless Seeker set – just look at that Tetrajet!

And of course, what’s the mystery “spoiler” pack? Is this the elusive Galvatron we’ve seen leaked images of? Tune in to Fan Fest to find out!

Full product information for all the upcoming War for Cybertron, Vintage Beast Wars and Ghostbusters releases can be found below:


TRANSFORMERS WAR FOR CYBERTRON


Transformers War for Cybertron Series-Inspired Leader Class SPOILER Pack

(Ages 8 and Up / Approx. Retail Price: £62.99 / Available: Spring 2021)

[Click to Enlarge]

Beastify the battlefield inspired by scenes from the Transformers War for Cybertron series. This pack includes a Leader Class 7-inch scale figure inspired by the character as seen in the War for Cybertron series. With 47 deco ops and battle-worn details this is the most series-accurate version of the character. This toy converts to vehicle mode in 17 steps, the included Fossilizer figure breaks apart into bone weapons to armor up the figure. Comes with 6 accessories inspired by the events in the show!

Awesome packaging designed to look like a battered and worn ammo box that has made its way out of the trenches of the war on Cybertron to the moss-covered jungle on Earth, tangled in vines.

SPOILER ALERT! Inside the awesome ammo box-inspired packaging are spoilers for the War for Cybertron series written in Cybertronian! Available for pre-order exclusively at Smyths and Hasbro Pulse UK.


Transformers War for Cybertron Series-Inspired Sparkless Seeker Battle 3-Pack

(Ages 8 and Up / Approx. Retail Price: £39.99 / Available: Spring 2021)

[Click to Enlarge]

Build the ultimate battlefield inspired by scenes from the Transformers War for Cybertron series. This pack includes a Voyager Class 7-inch scale Sparkless Seeker figure inspired by the character as seen in the War for Cybertron series. With 45 deco ops and battle-worn details this is the most series-accurate version of the character. Features Sparkless deco, including rust and weathering to achieve that zombie bot look.

This Sparkless Seeker toy features classic Transformers conversion from robot to jet mode in 24 steps, and comes with 2 Null Ray weapon accessories. The pack also comes with Sparkless Singe and Sparkless Caliburst figures that convert to weapon modes in 5 and 6 steps. Build out a horde of zombie bots with other Sparkless figures! (Each sold separately, subject to availability.) Fun for adults and kids ages 8 and up! Available exclusively at Smyths and Hasbro Pulse UK.


Transformers War for Cybertron Series-Inspired Optimus Primal and Rattrap

(Ages 8 and Up / Approx. Retail Price: £39.99 / Available: Spring 2021)

[Click to Enlarge]

Build the ultimate battlefield inspired by scenes from the Transformers War for Cybertron series. This pack includes a Voyager Class 7-inch scale Optimus Primal figure inspired by the character as seen in the War for Cybertron series. With 45 deco ops and battle-worn details this is the most series-accurate version of the character. As the past catches up to Optimus Primal and the Maximals, they must embrace new alliances.

The Optimus Primal toy converts to gorilla mode in 34 steps and includes 2 series-inspired Cyber Blade weapon accessories. Fans can imagine the Maximal leader giving orders to his second-in-command, Rattrap, with this Core Class Rattrap figure! Rattrap figure converts to rat mode in 19 steps. Fun for adults and kids ages 8 and up! Available exclusively at Smyths and Hasbro Pulse UK.


VINTAGE BEAST WARS


Transformers: Vintage Beast Wars Rattrap

(Ages 8 and Up / Approx. Retail Price: £22.99 / Available: Summer 2021)

[Click to Enlarge]

(Re)start a vintage Beast Wars collection with this TRANSFORMERS: VINTAGE BEAST WARS RATTRAP 4-inch figure! Inspired by the classic 90s toy, RATTRAP is designed like the original version – including figure styling, packaging, and art from the 1996 Beast Wars releases, plus classic tech specs and accessories. The RATTRAP figure converts from rat to robot mode in 3 steps, also features spring-action one-step conversion from rat to robot mode activated by pulling up on the base of his tail and comes with a snap-together blaster accessory that can be stored in a secret location inside the rat mode hind legs.

Scouring city streets for PREDACON enemies, RATTRAP maintains his strength by feeding on grunge and grime and any wretched refuse he may encounter along the way. His fellow MAXIMALS rely on his reconnaissance reports to locate enemy outposts. Inspired by the original Beast Wars packaging in the “rocky bubble,” this pack features the original Beast Wars logo and character art. Clip out and save the on-box tech specs to share, then see how this figure stacks up against other heroic MAXIMALS and evil PREDACONS (each sold separately, subject to availability). Available for pre-order exclusively at Smyths and Hasbro Pulse UK.


Transformers: Vintage Beast Wars Cheetor

(Ages 8 and Up / Approx. Retail Price: £22.99 / Available: Summer 2021)

[Click to Enlarge]

(Re)start a vintage Beast Wars collection with this TRANSFORMERS: VINTAGE BEAST WARS CHEETOR 5-inch figure! Inspired by the classic 90s toy, CHEETOR is designed like the original version – including figure styling, packaging, and art from the 1996 Beast Wars releases, plus classic tech specs and accessories. The CHEETOR figure features green eyes, a flip-down mutant head, converts from cheetah to robot mode in 9 steps, and comes with a classic tail blaster and water-squirting “gut blaster” weapon accessories. The tail blaster attaches as a cheetah tail, and the water blaster attaches as a cheetah stomach in beast mode, with the water blaster functional in both modes.

Like a bolt of greased lightning, CHEETOR strikes fast and strikes hard. Quiet and confident with incredible reflexes, he is equally efficient when battling in robot mode or his artificially enhanced organic earth form. CHEETOR constantly stalks the jungle searching for PREDACON enemies, daring them to challenge him and his laser-powered quasar cannon. Inspired by the original Beast Wars packaging in the “rocky bubble,” this pack features the original Beast Wars logo and character art. Clip out and save the on-box tech specs to share, then see how this figure stacks up against other heroic MAXIMALS and evil PREDACONS (each sold separately, subject to availability). Available for pre-order exclusively at Smyths and Hasbro Pulse UK.


Transformers: Vintage Beast Wars Optimus Primal

(Ages 8 and Up / Approx. Retail Price: £44.99 / Available: Summer 2021)

[Click to Enlarge]

(Re)start a vintage Beast Wars collection with this TRANSFORMERS: VINTAGE BEAST WARS OPTIMUS PRIMAL 8.5-inch figure! Inspired by the classic 90s toy, OPTIMUS PRIMAL is designed like the original version – including figure styling, packaging, and art from the 1996 Beast Wars releases, plus classic tech specs and accessories. The OPTIMUS PRIMAL figure converts from robot to gorilla mode in 7 steps, features a flip-down mutant head and the switch on the back of the figure that triggers chest-beating gorilla arm action and comes with seven accessories, including skull flail, 2 Cyber Blades, and 4 missile accessories. The flail accessory can be stored in the right arm, and the left arm opens to reveal a double-barreled missile launcher!

OPTIMUS PRIMAL has biogenetically re-engineered his body structure into a gargantuan robotic gorilla! Cybernetically fused musculature has enhanced strength to super-powered levels. Shoulder-mounted, mega-blast missile cannons launch devastating attacks upon foolish PREDACON invaders. When they force him to fight, they force him to win! Inspired by the original Beast Wars packaging, this pack features the original Beast Wars logo and character art. Clip out and save the on-box tech specs to share, then see how this figure stacks up against other heroic MAXIMALS and evil PREDACONS (each sold separately, subject to availability). Available for pre-order exclusively at Smyths and Hasbro Pulse UK.


Transformers: Vintage Beast Wars Predacon Megatron

(Ages 8 and Up / Approx. Retail Price: £44.99 / Available: Summer 2021)

[Click to Enlarge]

(Re)start a vintage Beast Wars collection with this TRANSFORMERS: VINTAGE BEAST WARS PREDACON MEGATRON 7.5-inch figure! Inspired by the classic 90s toy, PREDACON MEGATRON is designed like the original version – including figure styling, packaging, and art from the 1996 Beast Wars releases, plus classic tech specs and accessories. The PREDACON MEGATRON figure features classic Beast Wars conversion from robot to T-Rex mode in 11 steps, bat-like wing adornments that fold to become a mutant head, and comes with 2 missile accessories that can be stored in the figure’s thighs. The missile launchers work in both modes, and he also features a water-squirting T-Rex head that functions in both modes.

Millions of years ago, Tyrannosaurus rex ruled the earth. Today, MEGATRON plans to do the same! Duplicating dinosaur DNA stolen from human research labs, the evil leader has re-engineered his body structure and equipped it with fearsome high-tech firepower. Inspired by the original Beast Wars packaging, this pack features the original Beast Wars logo and character art. Clip out and save the on-box tech specs to share, then see how this figure stacks up against other heroic MAXIMALS and evil PREDACONS (each sold separately, subject to availability). Available for pre-order exclusively at Smyths and Hasbro Pulse UK.


GHOSTBUSTERS


Ghostbusters Kenner Classics Ecto-1

(Ages 4 and Up / Approx. Retail Price: £49.99/ Available: Spring 2021)

[Click to Enlarge]

It’s a (proton) blast from the past with the GHOSTBUSTERS Kenner Classics Ecto-1 from Hasbro! Inspired by The Real Ghostbusters cartoon, with design and deco influenced by the toys from the 80s, the Kenner Classics Ecto-1 toy features moving wheels, an opening tailgate, a roof-mounted swivel blaster seat, and a deployable ghost claw so kids can imagine bustin’ and capturing ghosts with the included ghost figure.

The Kenner Classics Ecto-1 is perfect for those wanting to relive the glory days of Saturday morning cartoons and ghostly green juice boxes or those who want to introduce a new generation of fans to the Ghostbusters. Available at all good collector sites and Hasbro Pulse UK.


Ghostbusters Kenner Classics: The Real Ghostbusters Ghosts

(Ages 4 and Up / Approx. Retail Price: £16.99/ Available: Spring 2021)

[Click to Enlarge]

It’s a (proton) blast from the past with The Real Ghostbusters ghosts from Hasbro’s GHOSTBUSTERS Kenner Classics line! Inspired by The Real Ghostbusters cartoon, the packaging features design and deco influenced by the toys from the 80s. Kids can imagine eerie encounters with The Real Ghostbusters ghosts toys as it showcases fun action features, including cyclops eye-popping action from Bug-Eye and rolling action to reveal a fearsome ghost inside from Fearsome Flush.

The Real Ghostbusters Bug-Eye and Fearsome Flush  toys from Hasbro’s GHOSTBUSTERS Kenner Classics line are perfect for those wanting to relive the glory days of Saturday morning cartoons and ghostly green juice boxes or those who want to introduce a new generation of fans to the Ghostbusters. Available at all good collector sites and Hasbro Pulse UK.


SAMDAVThe Writer of this piece was: Sam Graven
Article Archive: Geeking Out
You can follow Sam on Twitter and Instagram


Comment On This Article

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: