Optimus Prime | Tower of Technobabble

Posts Tagged ‘Optimus Prime’

Optimus Prime, front & center…or, rather… not.

The cover of the January 2014 issue of Empire magazine has been made public, and we get a good look at the Transformers 4 design of Optimus Prime in bot mode. There’s a lady and two dudes standing in front of him, so it’s chest-up only. Prime looks to be ready to swat the pesky […]

I’d say it’s official. Grimlock is in Transformers 4

They try so hard, the movie studios. They try to keep things secret, but the realities of capitalism dictate that if you’re going to be selling tie-in merchandise for a film, you have to show the retailers what you want to cram on their shelves. This image of the blurry persuasion is supposedly from just […]

Man with ability to read my thoughts tries to clobber Michael Bay

The Hong Kong leg of shooting for Transformers 4 is underway and the action is even more over-the-top. News reports say an unknown person – not involved with the production – heaved an air conditioner at Michael Bay’s noggin. The Sultan of  ‘Splodin’ is apparently OK, and richer by one air conditioner. The similarity of […]

Good news, bad news Detroit…

It’s been all bad news for Detroit recently, but here’s the good news: Michael Bay has brought filming for Transformers 4 to a city that needs all the income it can get!  More bad news people of Detroit? The Bayster saw your city as a good place to get his kicks dressing it up like […]

The best thing about the Bay ‘Transformer’ films

While I despise what Michael Bay has done with the Transformers films, there are a few good side effects thank to their success. Hasbro makes money selling toys, so fans get lots of new merchandise. Awareness of the brand & characters is high, so we’ll continue getting Transformers fiction for the foreseeable future. Best of […]

Transformers 4: Return or Teh Flamez

Yep. There they are. I have to kick myself for thinking for a moment that the “re-designs” we’ve heard we would be getting for Transformers 4 would be any improvement. Silly me, I thought that Hasbro could wrestle these classic characters away from the nightmarish wads of metal the Bay-man brought us 3 films in […]

Big Question Mark TF4 Casting News

I seem to be reporting every warm body that gets cast in the upcoming Michael Bay Blockbuster/Fart in Church, so here’s one that should bring on the facepalms. Li Bingbing has been cast in Transformers 4. Everyone should be familiar with her groundbreaking work in Resident Evil: Retribution, where Ms. Bingbing was famously dubbed by […]

Confused and Afraid: Transformers 4 Casting News

I’m not really sure what this sensation is I’m feeling. The latest cast member of Transformers 4 has me experiencing a positive emotion, and it doesn’t feel right. Maybe I’ll just go with it. While I shudder to think how bad TF4 could end up being, you all KNOW I’ll be watching it in theaters. […]

Downloadable goodness for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

More fun stuff is available for you gamers out there — more playable characters for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron! Checking out the lineup, you can see some issues Hasbro legal has had with some names. A few years back, it came to our attention that “slag,” while a perfectly harmless word, is also a slang […]

Transform and Roll Out like it’s 1986!

Hells, yeah! The upcoming Transformers: Fall of Cybertron video game has a spicy new incentive for pre-orders. The G1 Retro pack!  With this, when you play as Optimus Prime you can use his classic G1 truck and robot modes!  In this advert High Moon re-creates a scene from the 1986 Transformers movie. Rock on! Sadly, […]