Hasbro takes over Providence at #HASCON

HASCON has come and gone and it seems like there was a great time had by all that experienced the 3-day event from Hasbro. While the Fandads were not able to attend, we do have some awesome news regarding upcoming Transformers exclusives and some great pictures from the event to share with you. Let’s begin! 


Some of the highlights of the event were:

·        Transformers stars Mark Wahlberg, Isabela Moner and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura spoke at the ‘Transformers: The Last Knight in the Making’ panel. They also took part at the Transformers VIP event, where they spoke on another panel about the film.
·        Marvel comics legend Stan Lee sat down with fans at HASCON, to share his tales about the creation of pop-culture icons including Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, the X-Men and many more.
·        Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Daya performed Friday night at the HASCON main stage.
·        Sesame Street’s Elmo and Abby Caddaby performed a live musical number for families.
·        Former professional baseball player and designated hitter David “Big Papi” Ortiz took photos with fans at a meet and greet.
·        Dude Perfect also did a meet and greet and put on a ‘Best Friends and Nerf’ event where they showed off the brand new Nerf Dude Perfect Signature Bow.

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There were also some amazing exclusive Transformers announced at HASCON. We listed a few below.
TRANSFORMERS: GENERATIONS POWER OF THE PRIMES LEADER EVOLUTION OPTIMUS PRIME
(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available Spring 2018)
AUTOBOTS unite around Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS: GENERATIONS POWER OF THE PRIMES LEADER EVOLUTION OPTIMUS PRIME figure. This 9-inch-scale figure comes with a Matrix of Leadership accessory and converting Evolution Armor.  Change the trailer into the Evolution Armor to evolve this figure from ORION PAX OPTIMUS PRIME. With the Prime Masters (Not included. Each sold separately), imagine AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS can wield the incredible powers of the most legendary bots in the universe: the Primes. Prime Masters carry the spark of a Prime, allowing them to share a Prime’s godlike ability with other bots. Anything is possible and everything is at stake when the Power of the Primes is unleashed!

TRANSFORMERS: GENERATIONS POWER OF THE PRIMES DELUXE CLASS DINOBOT SLUDGE
(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $16.99/Available Fall 2017)
The TRANSFORMERS: GENERATIONS POWER OF THE PRIMES DELUXE CLASS DINOBOT SLUDGE is a 5.5-inch-scale figure that comes with a Prime Armor accessory. Insert a Prime Master figure (Not included. each sold separately) into the accessory, attach it to the figure’s chest, and imagine DINOBOT SLUDGE wields the power of a Prime. The AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS use Prime Masters to wield the incredible powers of the most legendary bots in the universe: the Primes. Prime Masters carry the spark of a Prime, allowing them to share a Prime’s godlike ability with other bots. How will the mighty DINOBOT warrior wield this epic power? Anything is possible and everything is at stake when the Power of the Primes is unleashed!

TRANSFORMERS: GENERATIONS POWER OF THE PRIMES MICRONUS PRIME MASTER
(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $5.99/Available Fall 2017)
The TRANSFORMERS: GENERATIONS POWER OF THE PRIMES MICRONUS PRIME MASTER figure is a 1.5-inch-scale figure that hides inside the included CLOUDBURST decoy armor (aka Pretender). The Prime Master robot can convert into spark mode and attach to a Power of the Primes Deluxe, Voyager, or Leader Class figure (Not included. each sold separately). The AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS use Prime Masters to wield the incredible powers of the legendary bots who shaped the universe: the Primes. The MICRONUS Prime Master gives other bots the ability to link and share powers. How will the AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS use this power-link ability? Anything is possible and everything is at stake when the Power of the Primes is unleashed!

All of these figures will be available Spring 2018 and will be available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com. 
If you want to see some great pictures from some of our fellow dadbloggers that attended HASCON, check out the Instagram pages of the following dads.

Daddy Files 

Hopefully we’ll get to review some of the exclusive toys that were sold at HASCON and share that with you when the time comes.

As great as this event was the Fandads hope they can make it next year.

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