Having your parents throw an awesome Transformers-themed party for your sixth birthday is one thing. But having your dad make a talking Optimus Prime cake that actually transforms? That’s a birthday you’re never, ever going to forget.
Half of me wants to believe that this amazing Lego version of Optimus Prime (the Michael Bay movie version) that can actually transform into a robot is legit. But the other half of me is having a hard time believing that Ralph Savelsberg didn’t just hire Industrial Light & Magic to help fake these photos with CG.
If you’re looking for a difficult challenge in life, try building a perpetual motion machine. But if you want an impossible challenge, try assembling one of these intricate laser-cut metal puzzles that are now available in Optimus Prime, Megatron, and Bumblebee versions.
Well, just his upper torso and head, but even then, this thing is humongous.
Lego enthusiast Angus MacLane might be more known for his lovely Cube Dude creations, but when he's not building those blocky designs, he's still making awesome Lego goodness, like this super-deformed Optimus Prime.
Takara Tomy has found the best way to suck the cash from our wallets save for some kind of reverse-ATM tractor beam. First teased earlier in the year, you can finally pre-order the toymaker's homage to robots and classic gaming consoles with these updated Optimus Prime and Megatron figures that transform into the…
I mean, why be a truck when you could be one of the coolest video game consoles ever? Smart choice, Optimus.
Man, do you guys remember how fun that Transformers trilogy was? Back when Shia was happy muttering no no no no when things went bad, back when we weren't sure if Megan Fox was part of a new beautiful species, back when Michael Bay didn't implode on a stage, back when it was just giant good transformers pummeling…
If you were thinking about baking and building a gingerbread house this holiday season to impress your friends, don't waste your time. Because Caroline Eriksson has easily claimed the title of 'most awesome gingerbread thing' for 2013 with this unbelievably magnificent gingerbread Optimus Prime.
Robert Burden, an artist living in San Francisco, has an affinity for immortalizing his favorite childhood action figures as gigantic oil paintings that makes them seem larger than life. His latest piece, The Autobot, which gives Optimus Prime the glory he so readily deserves, took over 1,000 hours to complete. And…
For some reason the governments of the world think their constituents want to see images of political leaders and royalty. And while famous presidents like Abraham Lincoln certainly deserve recognition, New Zealand has decided to honor a couple of heros that are probably a lot closer to all of our hearts: Optimus…
Part of our problem with 3D anything is that the glasses make you look kind of silly. Even in the dark. Which is why I almost love these Transformer 3D glasses—if you're gonna look dorky, own it.
Halloween is coming up and you need a costume, but who wants to spend the money? No one! Just follow these instructions from a resourceful Transformers fan and make an Optimus Prime suit out of cereal boxes and cardboard instead.
In Tokyo, subway etiquette is no joke—you can ask Superman, Optimus Prime, or Astro Boy. Just look at what could happen if you spit out your Kryptonite bubble gum onto the station platform. Tsk tsk.
Anyone can build Optimus Prime out of an old semi and a glint of All Spark. But it takes a true craftsman, a visionary, an auteur (and OK, maybe a clown) to build him out of balloons.
This hat is how we roll. And we beat down any fools wearing this Optimus Punkass cap:
Come on, this isn't much of a transformation. This powered USB gadget is in the shape of Optimus Prime's severed head, and the ears (or whatever) swing out to reveal the speakers within.