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ThunderCats Nintendo DS game and goodies Giveaway #2!

ThunderCats fans, we are now giving you a second chance to win some great prizes courtesy of Bandai with our second competition! The entry is very simple and all that is required is some creativity. What we want to see is your creative works for the ThunderCats, which can include almost anything! For example: Fan Art, Fan Fiction, Fan Videos, Custom figures/sculptures, Toy Collection photos etc…

and there isn’t any need to go and create a brand new piece either for this giveaway if your pushed for time. Existing pieces already on public view are eligable to enter! The competition will be judged upon how creative your piece of work is, so anyone of any skill level has equal chance of winning! You can also enter as many times as you like, so long as we receive a different piece of work for each entry.

To Enter: Simply email us a photo/scan of your entry or include a link to your piece where it’s posted online. Please also include your full name and address details (these are only used to send your prize if your a lucky winner and WILL NOT be passed on to any 3rd parties) You can send your entries to: neil@thundercatslair.org

Entry submissions will close on February 4th 2013, 12am ET, 9pm PT, 5am UK time and 6am European time. The competition is open to anyone worldwide!

Disclaimer-All prizes are provided by NAMCO Bandai. ThunderCatsLair.org bares no responsibility for lost or damaged prizes in the post. If you are under the age of 15, you will need to get your parents permission before entering. All entrants details are kept strictly private and are only used in order to send you your prize. Winner will be notfied by email by February 6th 2013.

Team members of the site are not allowed to participate in any of the giveaways. If you have any questions about entering the giveaways, don’t hesitate to email us at the above address.

My own creative piece of work from when I was a kid! I made this because I bought the tape (ex-rental) from my local video shop and sadly the cover  was missing…

ThunderCats DS Video Game Giveaway 1!

The folks at Namco Bandai have been generous enough to send over a few ThunderCats DS games to give out to our forum members (you must join our forums and have an established account). In order to win one of three copies of the game here are the requirements for the first of the giveaways:

Giveaway #1:

 

-View the official trailer for the game right above on this post, once you watch it the only requirement for it is to post on the forums what you liked about the game the most (from watching the clip), or it could even be anything in general you liked about the clip itself. We’ll do a random drawing for this one. It’s that simple!

Entry submissions will close on January 31st 2013, 12AM Eastern Time, 9pm PT time,  7pm UK time and 8pm European time  (now extended from original closing date!) The competition is open to anyone worldwide!

Disclaimer-All prizes are provided by NAMCO Bandai. ThunderCatsLair.org bares no responsibility for lost or damaged prizes in the post. If you are under the age of 15, you will need to get your parents permission before entering. All entrants details are kept strictly private and are only used in order to send you your prize. Winners will be notfied by private message via the forums.

Team members of the site are not allowed to participate in any of the giveaways.

Look out for details on the other two chances to win the game as well as a few other goodies in the next couple of days!

ThunderCats Nintendo DS game by Namco Bandai out now!

 

A brand new ThunderCats game for the Nintendo DS, based on the recent re-imagining of  ThunderCats is out right now! Our good friends at Namco Bandai sent along all the details on this exciting new release:

THUNDER, THUNDER, THUNDER, THUNDERCATS HO!
The hit animated high-action series claws its way onto the Nintendo DS™! Become Lion-O and battle Mumm-Ra
and his evil forces as you run, jump, and slash your way through action ripped straight from the new animated
series. Wield the incredible power of the Sword of Omens in this epic side-scrolling adventure.

• Intense and dynamic gameplay – Exciting swordplay, huge robot battles and more
• Master Lion-O’s special attacks – Deal devastating damage with the Sword of Omens
• Summon the rest of the Thundercats – Call upon Tygra, Cheetara, Panthro, WilyKat & WilyKit to help in diffi cult
battles. Each character possesses a unique support function and attack
• Collect Memorial Cards – Unlock and acquire memorial cards by completing objectives throughout the game

PLATFORM: Nintendo DS™
GENRE: Action Adventure
RELEASE: 30th October 2012

PUBLISHER: NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.
DEVELOPER: Aspect Digital Entertainment
PLAYERS: 1 player
RATING: RP

For more information on Namco Bandai Games, be sure to visit: www.namcobandaigames

Keep an eye on the front page of the site, as we will be uploading  a clip from the game, along with details on how to win your very own copy courtesy of Bandai Namco Games! However be sure to check out the screenshots from the game below!

Power-Con/Thunder-Con now less than a week away!

The first ever convention jointly dedicated to both He-Man and ThunderCats returns again next saturday and promises to be bigger and better than last year! You can join the fun at the Torrance Marriott South Bay 3635 Fashion Way,Torrance, California 90503! The convention takes place saturday 22nd – sunday 23rd September.

ThunderCats related guests to look out for include:

-LARRY KENNEY

If you watch TV or listen to radio, you know his voice or more accurately, his voices. Larry Kenney famously brought life to Lion-O, Lord of the ThunderCats, from the original ThunderCats cartoon and voice of Claudius, Lion-O’s and Tygra’s Father, in the new ThunderCats series from Cartoon Network.

-KEVIN KLIESCH

Kevin Kliesch is the composer for the new ThunderCats series on Cartoon Network. His score has been nominated for for the Annie Award and GoldSpirit Award, and he himself was a GoldSpirit Award nominee for Breakout Composer of the Year.

-LYNNE LIPTON

Ms. Lipton is a talented film, stage, screen, and voice actress who worked on the original ThunderCats cartoon series. She brought one of the most popular ThunderCats alive, Cheetara, by providing her voice during the entire series run.

-JIM MESKIMEN

Jim Meskimen is a comedian and actor who is voicing Aburn, member of the Elephants race and ally of the ThunderCats, in the new ThunderCats series airing on Cartoon Network. As a man of many talents, he was also a conceptual artist and  lead character designer for the original ThunderCats cartoon.

-MATTHEW MERCER

Matthew Mercer is a talented voice actor who currently brings the character of Tygra to life in the new ThunderCats cartoon series on Cartoon Network.

-PEPE MORENO

Pepe Moreno is a comic book artist, writer, and video game developer who served as the secondary character designer for the original ThunderCats series.

-PETER NEWMAN

Peter Newman is best known to ThunderCats fans for being the voice actor to bring the popular character Tygra to life in the original cartoon series. In addition to Tygra, he also provided the voices for Wilykat, Bengali, and Monkian.

-DAN NORTON

Dan Norton is the Art Director on the brand new ThunderCats series airing on Cartoon Network.

-GERRIANNE RAPHAEL

Gerrianne Raphael is an actress who provided the voices for Chilla, Pumyra, and Jaguara on the original ThunderCats cartoon series.

and if your also a big He-Man and the Masters of the Universe fan, there are far too many guests to list here! Be sure to check out: Power-Con Guest List

The convention will also have many vendors selling all kinds of He-Man, She-ra and ThunderCats merchandise! Well worth attending the convention whether your a He-Man, She-ra, ThunderCats fan or certainly if your a fan of all 3 iconic cartoons of the 1980’s!

The admission for the convention is as follows (kids 12 or under get in free!):

-Saturday Pass: $25

-Sunday Pass: $15

-Saturday and Sunday: $30

For full and complete details about the convention, be sure to check out: Thepower-con.com

For news coverage from the convention be sure to check out our forums where fans are sure to report on all ThunderCon news!

Exclusive 8″ Lion-O Figure by Bandai at Singapore Comic Convention!

Remember when Mumm-Ra transformed in an evil version of Lion-O in the classic series episode, Fond Memories?…. Well now is your chance to pick up a version of this in action figure form, as Bandai Asia will be releasing the red Lion-O variant at the Singapore Toys and Games Comic Covention taking place between 1st-2nd September 2012! The figure seems to be a repaint of the 8″ Bandai SDCC 2011 exclusive, but still a cool edition to anyone’s ThunderCats collection!

Be sure to check it out at the The Falcon’s Hangar Booth. For more information on the Singapore Comic Convention please be sure to visit:

www.Singaporetgcc.com

Classic ThunderCats Thundertank exclusive statue at SDCC!

The San Diego 2012 Comic Comvention will soon be upon us and Icon Heroes have announced that their ThunderTank statue will be sold exclusively at the convention, at the AFX booth (booth #3345). The statue can also be pre-ordered for pick up by visiting the AFX site.

Limited Edition of 600
The THUNDERTANK is regarded as one of the THUNDERCATS’ ultimate weapons, second only to the Sword of Omens. It is extremely versatile and maneuverable on a wide variety of terrains; and a continual work-in-progress with new weaponry and enhancements being added all the time. Cast in high quality polystone, this THUNDERTANK statue measures approximately 10.25″ long x 7″ wide x 2.5″ tall, and features a removable cover to reveal its detailed cockpit underneath.

ThunderTank Statue

ThunderCats Episode 26 “What Lies Above (part 2)” Preview Images!

ThunderCats concludes it’s season with the season finale episode, which airs on Cartoon Network this Saturday! (16th June at 9.30am ET)

Our friends at Warner Bros. have sent over preview images taken from this Saturday’s season finale episode, What Lies Above (part 2)

In the season finale, Mumm-Ra’s forces find the ThunderCats and the Tech Stone in Avista City. An incredible battle ensues for the stone as Lion-O finds himself betrayed by a trusted ally.

 

“ThunderCats” © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. “ThunderCats” and all related characters

and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros.

Panini ThunderCats Magazine Issue 003 out now!

We are a little late posting this up this month, but the 3rd issue of the ThunderCats magazine/comic is out now at all good newsagents. The magazine features comic strips, fun facts, puzzles and activities! The magazine is priced at £2.99 and includes a free gun toy that shoots foam bullets! Be sure to pick up a copy now!

To discuss the Panini ThunderCats magazine and find out what other fans think (including a great review of the first issue), be sure to visit our forums HERE!

ThunderCats Episode 20 Curse of Ratilla Preview Clips!

Following on from the preview images, Warner Bros. has also sent over preview clips from this saturdays brand new episode of ThunderCats!

Curse of Ratilla

Airs Saturday, May 5th at 9:30 a.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network.

The ThunderCats must infiltrate the mines of Mount Plundarr where Ratar-O is holding Cats as slaves. There they learn the legend of the Sword of Plundarr, which they must now retrieve while also freeing their people.

“ThunderCats” © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. “ThunderCats” and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros.

 

 

ThunderCats Episode 20 Curse Of Ratilla Preview Images!

A brand new episode of ThunderCats airs on Cartoon Network this Saturday! (5th May at 9.30am ET)

Our friends at Warner Bros. have sent over preview images taken from this Saturday’s new episode, “Curse of Ratilla

The ThunderCats must infiltrate the mines of Mount Plundarr where Ratar-O is holding Cats as slaves. There they learn the legend of the Sword of Plundarr, which they must now retrieve while also freeing their people.

 

“ThunderCats” © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. “ThunderCats” and all related characters

and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros.