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Those Two Geeks Episode 194: With No Planned Topic… TOYS!

The two geeks chat about toys, preorders, and the irritation of companies not releasing things on time.

As always, Alex and Joe can be found on Twitter respectively @karcossa and @FirstRonin4 if you feel the need to tell them they’re wrong individually, or @those2geeks if you want to yell at them together on Twitter, or by email at ItsThose2Geeks@gmail.com.

Music by AlexGrohl from Pixabay

Unboxing: Transformers R.E.D. Transformers: Prime Megatron

Enhance your Transformers collection with Transformers R.E.D. [Robot Enhanced Design] figures. These 6-inch scale figures are inspired by iconic Transformers characters from throughout the Transformers universe, including G1, Transformers: Prime, Beast Wars: Transformers, and beyond. R.E.D. figures do not convert, allowing an enhanced robot mode with a sleek, “kibble-free” form.

Highly poseable with 60 deco ops, this Megatron R.E.D. figure was designed to bring collectors our most screen-accurate version of the character to display on their shelf. The ruthless Decepticon leader is inspired by the character’s appearance in the animated series, Transformers: Prime, and features 26 points of articulation. Includes 2 alt hands, Fusion Cannon, sword, and 2 blast effect accessories.

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Unboxing: Transformers R.E.D. G1 Thundercracker

Enhance your Transformers collection with Transformers R.E.D. [Robot Enhanced Design] figures. These 6-inch scale figures are inspired by iconic Transformers characters from throughout the Transformers universe, including G1, Transformers: Prime, Beast Wars: Transformers, and beyond. R.E.D. figures do not convert, allowing an enhanced robot mode with a sleek, “kibble-free” form.

Highly poseable with 55 deco ops, this Thundercracker R.E.D. figure was designed to bring collectors our most screen-accurate version of the character to display on their shelf. The merciless Decepticon warrior is inspired by the character’s appearance in the animated series, The Transformers, and features 16 points of articulation. Includes 2 alt hands, 2 Null Rays, and 2 blast effect accessories.

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Unboxing: Transformers R.E.D. Transformers: Prime Optimus Prime

Enhance your Transformers collection with Transformers R.E.D. [Robot Enhanced Design] figures. These 6-inch scale figures are inspired by iconic Transformers characters from throughout the Transformers universe, including G1, Transformers: Prime, Beast Wars: Transformers, and beyond. R.E.D. figures do not convert, allowing an enhanced robot mode with a sleek, “kibble-free” form.

Highly poseable with 80 deco ops, this Optimus Prime R.E.D. figure was designed to bring collectors our most screen-accurate version of the character to display on their shelf. The noble Autobot leader is inspired by the character’s appearance in the animated series, Transformers: Prime, and features 26 points of articulation. Includes 2 alt hands, 2 blaster cannons, 2 sword attachments, alt head, and Matrix of Leadership accessories. Chest panels can open to insert Matrix of Leadership accessory.

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Hasbro reveals new Transformers Earthspark and Generations!

Transformers EarthSpark 1-Step Flip Changer Soundwave

(Ages 6 and Up | Approx. Retail Price: $9.99 | Available: April 2023) 

Fun in every flip! Experience a Transformers conversion like never before with the Transformers: EarthSpark 1-Step Flip Changer Soundwave action figure! The toy is inspired by the upcoming Transformers: EarthSpark animated series that introduces a new generation of Transformers robots – the first Transformers bots to be born on Earth. Together with the human family who welcomes them in and cares for them, they’ll redefine what it means to be a family. 1-Step Flip Changer Soundwave stands at 4 inches tall and can convert from robot to jet mode in 1 easy step by flipping the bot in the air. 

Transformers EarthSpark 1-Step Flip Changer Swindle

(Ages 6 and Up | Approx. Retail Price: $9.99 | Available: April 2023) 

Fun in every flip! Experience a Transformers conversion like never before with the Transformers: EarthSpark 1-Step Flip Changer Swindle action figure! The toy is inspired by the manipulative Decepticon fugitive in the upcoming Transformers: EarthSpark animated series that introduces a new generation of Transformers robots – the first Transformers bots to be born on Earth. Together with the human family who welcomes them in and cares for them, they’ll redefine what it means to be a family. 1-Step Flip Changer Swindle stands at 4 inches tall and can convert from robot to off-road truck mode in 1 easy step by flipping the bot in the air. 

Transformers EarthSpark Warrior Megatron

(Ages 6 and Up | Approx. Retail Price: $14.99 | Available: April 2023) 

Experience the Transformers: EarthSpark toy line with the all-new Transformers EarthSpark Warrior Megatron. Inspired by the upcoming animated series Transformers: EarthSpark that introduces a new generation of Transformers robots – the first Transformers bots to be born on Earth, the reformed Decepticon leader stands at 5 inches tall and converts from robot to armored aircraft in 15 steps. Warrior Megatron features a signature blaster weapon that converts to a spear so kids can bring exciting action and battle scenes to life. 

Transformers EarthSpark Warrior Terran Thrash

(Ages 6 and Up | Approx. Retail Price: $14.99 | Available: April 2023) 

Experience the Transformers: EarthSpark toy line with the all-new Transformers EarthSpark Warrior Terran Thrash. Inspired by the upcoming animated series Transformers: EarthSpark that introduces a new generation of Transformers robots – the first Transformers bots to be born on Earth, the Earth-born Terran Trash stands at 5 inches tall and converts from robot to motorcycle in 15 steps. Warrior Terran Thrash includes a signature sidecar that converts into a blaster weapon and doubles as a shield so kids can bring exciting action and battle scenes to life. 

Transformers EarthSpark Deluxe Optimus Prime

(Ages 6 and Up | Approx. Retail Price: $19.99 | Available: April 2023) 

Bring characters from the new Transformers: EarthSpark animated series to life with the new Transformers EarthSpark Deluxe Optimus Prime action figure. The new animated series introduces a new generation of Transformers robots – the first Transformers bots to be born on Earth. The Deluxe Optimus Prime includes 1 build-a-figure piece that when combined with others from the Deluxe class, creates the half-human half robot Dr. Meridian “Mandroid” from the show. The action figure stands at 5 inches tall, converts from robot to truck mode in 19 steps and includes  iron cannon blaster and axe accessories. 

Transformers EarthSpark Deluxe Shockwave

(Ages 6 and Up | Approx. Retail Price: $19.99 | Available: April 2023) 

Bring characters from the new Transformers: EarthSpark animated series to life with the new Transformers EarthSpark Deluxe Shockwave action figure. The new animated series introduces a new generation of Transformers robots – the first Transformers bots to be born on Earth. The Deluxe Shockwave includes 1 build-a-figure piece that when combined with others from the Deluxe class, creates the half-human half robot Dr. Meridian “Mandroid” from the show. The action figure stands at 5 inches tall, converts from robot to Cybertronian tank mode in 20 steps and includes a small balster accessory. 

Transformers Generations Selects Deluxe Magnificus

(Ages 8 and Up | Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 | Available: January 2023) 

The Transformers Generations Selects is a fan-dedicated line of figures featuring special edition characters, including the new Transformers Generations Selects Deluxe Magnificus action figure. Like all Transformers Generations Selects, Magnificus can’t be found in the main Transformers Generations toy line. This new figure is based on the original e-Hobby exclusive Magnificus action figure released in 2005 and can convert from robot to microscope mode in 18 steps, while also including a blaster accessory that can attach in both modes. . The Transformers Generations Selects Deluxe Magnificus is available 11/1 @ 1PM ET for pre-order at Hasbro Pulse and additional fan channel retailers.

Transformers Generations Holiday Optimus Prime

(Ages 8 and Up | Approx. Retail Price: $55.99 | Available: December 2022) 

‘Tis the season as Hasbro introduces the all-new Transformers Generations Holiday Optimus Prime action figure, featuring holiday-inspired deco and details, including a Santa Claus Autobot faction logo on the trailer. Holiday Optimus Prime converts from robot to licensed Volvo truck mode in 37 steps and features green-tinted windows and snowy deco details. The figure comes with multiple accessories, including a candy cane ion blaster, the Matrix of Holiday Spirit and a truck trailer that can attach in truck mode that opens to become a battle station. Naughty or nice, Transformers Generations Holiday Optimus Prime is available 11/1 @ 1PM ET at Hasbro Pulse and additional fan channel retailers, just in time to deliver holiday cheer to all sentient beings.

Transformers Beyond Reality is now available on PSVR in the European and Australia

Transformers Beyond Reality

Transformers Beyond Reality is now available on PSVR in the European and Australian Playstation VR marketplace. Developed by Meta4 Interactive, in partnership with the Canadian Media Fund (CMF) and Hasbro, the arcade-style first-person VR shooter is the first TRANSFORMERS VR game to be released for home play. The game was initially released in North America and Asia, and now it’s availability has expanded… beyond!

In Transformers Beyond Reality, players suit up as one of the first human recruits and work with the Autobots to uncover the Decepticons’ plot to use the power of Synthetic Dark Energon and take over their home planet Cybertron – destroying Earth in the process. With weaponry and armor that uses a hybrid of advanced Cybertronian and human technology, players will go toe to rudder with Decepticons!    

With intuitive controls and an on-rails format players of any age can immerse themselves in the exciting and nostalgic world of Transformers.           

Transformers Beyond Reality gives players the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of the giant shape shifting robots and enjoy playing alongside (or against) some of the franchise’s favourite characters including Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Grimlock, Starscream, Windblade, Soundwave and Megatron among others. No stranger to the TRANSFORMERS franchise, this title marks Meta4’s 3rd VR game set in the TRANSFORMERS universe after their acclaimed location-based entertainment titles Transformers: VR Battle Arena and Transformers: VR Invasion.    

Hasbro reveals new Star Wars, Marvel Legends, Power Rangers, Dungeons & Dragons, and Magic: The Gathering

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES DIN DJARIN (MORAK)

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Summer 2023)

To go behind enemy lines, the Mandalorian must disguise himself. He finds a solution that allows him to follow the Way and not reveal his face: an Imperial combat driver uniform. STAR WARS fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the STAR WARS galaxy with this premium 6-inch scale DIN DJARIN (MORAK) figure, inspired by the character’s appearance on Morak in the STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN series. Fans and collectors can display this fully articulated figure featuring premium detail and multiple points of articulation, in their collection. Includes figure and 2 entertainment-inspired accessories. Available for pre-order now at HasbroPulse.com.

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES CAL KESTIS

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Summer 2023)

One of the last surviving members of the Jedi Order, Cal Kestis and his valiant droid companion BD-1 openly resist the growing power and domination of the evil Galactic Empire. STAR WARS fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the STAR WARS galaxy with this premium 6-inch scale CAL KESTIS figure, inspired by the character’s appearance in the STAR WARS JEDI: SURVIVOR video game. Fans and collectors can display this fully articulated figure featuring premium detail and multiple points of articulation, in their collection. Includes figure and 2 entertainment-inspired accessories. Available for pre-order now at HasbroPulse.com.

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES BOBA FETT

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $33.99 / Available: Spring 2023)

Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI with this premium deluxe 6-inch scale BOBA FETT figure. Fans and collectors can imagine the biggest battles and missions in the STAR WARS saga and display this fully articulated figure featuring premium detail and multiple points of articulation and classic design and packaging in their collection. Includes figure and 5 entertainment-inspired accessories including blaster FX. Available for pre-order now at Hasbro Pulse.com.

STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION ARTILLERY STORMTROOPER

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $14.99 / Available: Summer 2023)

Fans can celebrate the legacy of STAR WARS, the action-and-adventure-packed space saga from a galaxy far, far away, with premium 3.75-inch scale STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION ARTILLERY STORMTROOPER figure. This Artillery Stormtrooper action figure is inspired by the character in the STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN live-action series on Disney+. Specialized soldiers in the Imperial forces, artillery stormtroopers carry specialized indirect fire weapons like mortars onto the battlefield. The figure features premium detail and design across product and packaging inspired by the original Kenner line, as well as the entertainment-inspired collector grade deco. Includes figure and 1 entertainment-inspired accessory. Available for pre-order now at HasbroPulse.com

MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES RETRO 375 COLLECTION GHOST RIDER

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Spring 2023)

Johnny Blaze transforms into Ghost Rider at the cost of his soul, joined to a fiery demon with vengeance as his goal. Celebrate the MARVEL UNIVERSE with this MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES RETRO GHOST RIDER figure. This quality 3.75-inch scale Ghost Rider figure features deco inspired by the Ghost Rider character as seen in Marvel Comics! The figure comes with Johnny Blaze’s signature stunt-cycle-turned Hell Cycle and features multiple points of articulation and comics-authentic deco, along with retro-style, Kenner-inspired packaging. Includes figure and vehicle.  

With over 80 years of entertainment history, Marvel has become a cornerstone of fan collections around the world. With the Marvel Legends Series, fan favorite Marvel Comic Universe and Marvel Cinematic Universe characters are designed with premium detail and articulation for posing and display in collections. Available for pre-order now on HasbroPulse.com.

HASBRO MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES SPIDER-MAN & CARNAGE

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $52.99/Available: Spring 2023) 

When an alien symbiote latched onto Spider-Man, it almost made him lose sight of his morals. And this symbiote created a spawn, transforming Cletus Kasady into the ruthless villain Carnage. Celebrate the MARVEL UNIVERSE with this MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES SPIDER-MAN & CARNAGE 2-pack. These quality 6-inch scale Spider-Man and Carnage figures are detailed to look like the Spider-Man Symbiote & Carnage characters from the 1994 Spider-Man: The Animated Series cartoon, featuring premium detail, multiple points of articulation and comes in unique vintage-style VHS-themed packaging. Comes with 2 figures and 7 comics-inspired accessories including alternate hands.

With over 80 years of entertainment history, Marvel has become a cornerstone of fan collections around the world. With the Marvel Legends Series, fan favorite Marvel Comic Universe and Marvel Cinematic Universe characters are designed with premium detail and articulation for posing and display in collections. Available for pre-order now on HasbroPulse.com.

POWER RANGERS LIGHTNING COLLECTION IN SPACE SILVER RANGER 6-INCH ACTION FIGURE

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $33.99 / Available: March 2023) 

IT’S MORPHIN TIME! Since 1923, Hasbro has been making action figures, dolls, and collectible toys. From Dino Fury back to the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the Power Rangers have brought teamwork, action, and superhero adventure to generations of fans. The legacy continues with action figures, vehicles, collectibles, toy sets, and roleplay toys from Hasbro, celebrating Ranger teams from almost 30 years. Imagine all the action of Power Rangers with toys from Hasbro!  

Smooth Silver speeding in! Zhane rides into battle on his Silver Cycle. This Power Rangers Lightning Collection Action Figure of the IN SPACE SILVER RANGER is sculpted at a 6-inch scale and features premium deco, articulation, and paint hits, along with a bunch of show-inspired accessories, for awesome poseability whether displayed on your shelf or set up for play time. Look for other collectible Lightning Collection figures to expand the morphinomenal action. Additional products each sold separately. The In Space Silver Ranger action figure is available for pre-order exclusively at HasbroPulse.com in the US, Canada, and select European markets. 

POWER RANGERS LIGHTNING COLLECTION TURBO BLUE SENTURION 6.6-INCH ACTION FIGURE

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $33.99 / Available: March 2023) 

IT’S MORPHIN TIME! Since 1923, Hasbro has been making action figures, dolls, and collectible toys. From Dino Fury back to the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the Power Rangers have brought teamwork, action, and superhero adventure to generations of fans. The legacy continues with action figures, vehicles, collectibles, toy sets, and roleplay toys from Hasbro, celebrating Ranger teams from almost 30 years. Imagine all the action of Power Rangers with toys from Hasbro! 

The Defender of Intergalactic Law has arrived! The BLUE SENTRION patrols the galaxy and provides aid to the TURBO RANGER. This Power Rangers Lightning Collection action figure has premium painted details and design. Look for other collectible Lightning Collection figures to expand the morphinomenal action. Additional products each sold separately. The Turbo Blue Senturion action figure is available for pre-order exclusively at HasbroPulse.com in the US, Canada, and select European market. 

Dungeons & Dragons Honor Among Thieves D&D Dicelings Red Dragon

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $13.99/Available: Spring 2023) 

Roll for transformation! The fiery Red Dragon is one of many of the monsters that populate the realms of Dungeons & Dragons. With Dicelings, now you can collect a whole new type D&D action figure: one that you can change from a giant d20 to a monster and back again! Available for pre-order at HasbroPulse.com

Dungeons & Dragons Honor Among Thieves D&D Dicelings Black Dragon

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $13.99/Available: Spring 2023) 

 Roll for transformation! The imposing Black Dragon is one of many of the monsters that populate the realms of Dungeons & Dragons. With Dicelings, now you can collect a whole new type D&D action figure: one that you can change from a giant d20 to a monster and back again! Available for pre-order at HasbroPulse.com.

Dungeons & Dragons Dicelings Beholder

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $13.99/Available: Spring 2023) 

Roll for transformation! Get an eye-ful of the Beholder, one of many of the monsters that populate the realms of Dungeons & Dragons. With Dicelings, now you can collect a whole new type D&D action figure: one that you can change from a giant d20 to a monster and back again! Available for pre-order at HasbroPulse.com.

Dungeons & Dragons Honor Among Thieves D&D Dicelings White Owlbear

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $13.99/Available: Spring 2023) 

 Roll for transformation! You’ll get a hoot out of this Owlbear, one of many of the monsters that populate the realms of Dungeons & Dragons. With Dicelings, now you can collect a whole new type D&D action figure: one that you can change from a giant d20 to a monster and back again! Available for pre-order at HasbroPulse.com

Magic: The Gathering Chandra Pyromancer’s Gauntlet Cosplay/Roleplay Collectible

(HASBRO/Ages 14 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $299.99/Available: Fall 2023) 

An inferno is just a gesture away. Chandra Nalaar: the Planeswalker with an incredible control over Fire. This premium Gauntlet brings the power of Fire to your hands. Modeled after the Artifact card from Magic: The Gathering, it features multiple electronic effects to simulate Chandra’s powers, including lights, sounds, and misting effects. Tap into the power of Fire with the Pyromancer’s Gauntlet from Hasbro, available for pre-order on HasbroPulse.com

Transformers Deathsaurus is the latest Haslab

One of the most feared beings in the known universe, the powerful and ruthless Decepticon, Deathsaurus, has spread his reign of terror and destruction for eons and is now making his Transformers line debut for the first time in over 30 years as the Transformers Generations HasLab Deathasurus. The new HasLab re-creates Deathsaurus, inspired by the Japanese anime Fight! Super Robot Lifeform Transformers: Victory, as a premium 11-inch converting figure with 30 points of articulation and accessories that include Sword and arrow and Death Tailer shield, along with converting Tigerchest and Eaglechest Micromaster figures. The new Transformers Generations HasLab Deathasurus crowdfunding project is available to crowdfund now through December 12, 2022 exclusively on Hasbro Pulse.com

TIER 1 – 14,000 BACKERS: “FEEL THE POWER OF THE LIVING-METAL-DESTROYING CANNON!”

The Living-Metal-Destroying Cannon is perhaps one of the most destructive weapons in the Transformers universe. A fully-charged blast from its barrel can erode any metal material, including the living cells of Cybertronian lifeforms. This Deathsaurus figure comes with this signature weapon accessory and his classic spiked flail accessory! Fans can also plug the 6 included blast effects onto the Deathsaurus figure and his weapon accessories. The Living-Metal-Destroying Cannon, spiked flail, and blast effect accessories will be unlocked when the campaign reaches 14,000 backers.

TIER 2 – 17,000 BACKERS: A THRONE BEFITTING THE DECEPTICON EMPEROR

The Transformers team has sculpted an imposing throne for Deathsaurus that reflects his awesome power. This 11-inch accessory features premium deco and details inspired by the throne as seen in the anime. Additionally, we know you want to show off Deathsaurus in the most epic poses imagineable. We’re including 2 stand pieces to allow Transformers fans to showcase Deathsaurus in his most powerful stances. The throne accessory, stand base, and stand arm attachment will be unlocked when the campaign reaches 17,000 backers.

Transform and roll out with Robosen and Hasbro’s “Elite Optimus Prime”

Robosen Robotics and Hasbro have announced they have once again collaborated to create an awe-inspiring, interactive Transformers robot – the new “Elite Optimus Prime.” Fans of the iconic franchise  can now enjoy bringing to life the leader of the Autobots with this collectible robot featuring advanced programmable capabilities, voice-activated interactions and state-of-the-art auto-converting technology. The Elite Optimus Prime is available for purchase at Robosen.com and retails for $699.00 USD.

Featuring over 5,000 components, including an incredible 60 microchips and 27 high-precision servo motors, the 16-inch tall Elite Edition Optimus Prime is crafted and engineered by Robosen’s talented robotic experts to provide fans an unparalleled interactive experience. The new robot is a lighter, more compact version of the limited edition Flagship Optimus Prime robot that launched last year and features all  the same capabilities. The Flagship robot is currently available on Robosen.com for $1,200USD.

Equipped with 80 phrases voiced by the legendary actor Peter Cullen, and over 43 pre-installed commands, this authentically designed Transformers robot comes ready for battle and entertainment right out of the box. You can walk, punch, blast, drive and convert your Autobot leader at the touch of a button, the swipe of your finger or at the command of your voice.

To add to the endless creative opportunities,  advanced programming capabilities come to life with the Robosen app, allowing users to customize their Elite Optimus Prime with their own unique actions and sequences. The Elite Optimus Prime comes with a premium foam protective travel case, the Engergon Axe with swivel back grip, the Ion Blaster with integrated light and switch (built-in battery included on the Blaster), a charging adapter and two built-in rechargeable lithium-ion batteries (1200mAh).

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