New Transformers 4 promo art reveals Optimus Prime riding Grimlock

This (admittedly fuzzy) picture comes from an unknown trade show, where toy companies like Hasbro ignore movie spoilers in hopes of inspiring buyers to carry their merchandise. And what could be a more inspiring site than a sword-wielding Optimus Prime, leader of the Autobots, riding Grimlock in his dinosaur mode into… » 11/08/13 1:30pm 11/08/13 1:30pm

Michael Bay still lies and TF4's Optimus Prime still looks like shit

Did you believe Michael Bay when he said Transformers 4 would star "brand new, re-envisioned and remodeled Autobots"? Did you think that perhaps the Transformers would return in some way to the iconic designs of your youth? Did you think Bay might at least drop Optimus' flame decals, the truck equivalent of tribal… » 5/29/13 12:20pm 5/29/13 12:20pm

Optimus Prime wants you to go to space in NASA's inspiring new…

When NASA need a voice for their latest commercial — a voice that could instill dreams of outer space in our impressionable minds — who did they turn to? Transformers voice actor Peter Cullen, who lends a rich tone to the ad. The only problem is that every time he says "We are explorers," I think he's talking about… » 3/04/12 11:00am 3/04/12 11:00am

Transformers cosplay is equal parts nifty and uncomfortable

At a recent Nokia event in Hong Kong, Optimus Prime and Starscream showed up to impress telecommunication aficionados with their ability to become Power-Wheels-sized conveyances. Watch as these Transformers become robots only somewhat in disguise. » 6/11/11 8:30am 6/11/11 8:30am

Transformers return to TV this Friday with new animated series

Transformers: Prime is the latest computer-animated incarnation of the long-running franchise, executive produced by the writers of the Transformers movies and reuniting the original voices of Optimus Prime and Megatron. After the show's initial five-part miniseries last year, Transformers Prime returns this Friday… » 2/07/11 4:41pm 2/07/11 4:41pm

Two Robot T-Shirts For Those Hot Summer Nights On The Cybertronwebs

In the glamorous northern hemisphere, things are heating up and we need t-shirts that make us seem as cool as possible. Which is why I absolutely adore this skull-and-crossbones Optimus Prime from Johnny Cupcakes. It's like fashion for people who ride their Harleys to the mall so they can learn more about how the… » 7/02/09 7:30am 7/02/09 7:30am