Did we know this was happening?

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Did we know this was happening?

Postby Trikeboy » Wed Aug 01, 2012 4:53 am

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I was in my local Toys R Us and found these three with Legion Breakdown, which is the only one I bought. Did we know they were releasing DOTM legion toys in the TFP line? I don't remember hearing anything about it.
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Re: Did we know this was happening?

Postby craggy » Wed Aug 01, 2012 5:29 am

I can't see the pic, but am guessing it's Legion Soundwave, etc. And yes, we did know about it.
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Re: Did we know this was happening?

Postby Trikeboy » Wed Aug 01, 2012 6:00 am

craggy wrote:I can't see the pic, but am guessing it's Legion Soundwave, etc. And yes, we did know about it.


I updated the pic and yes it is Mirage, Soundwave and Evac.
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Re: Did we know this was happening?

Postby Valandar » Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:55 am

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Also, look at the packaging - it's NOT the Prime line. It's the Cyberverse line. The Cyberverse figs are considered separate from Prime, and will include whatever Cyberverse figs they so decide. :)
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Re: Did we know this was happening?

Postby Kanyon » Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:52 am

Valandar wrote:Also, look at the packaging - it's NOT the Prime line. It's the Cyberverse line. The Cyberverse figs are considered separate from Prime, and will include whatever Cyberverse figs they so decide. :)


And yet they feature bots from whatever faction they belong from prime. I was given the impression they were from Prime, seeing as that's what most of them are based from. So yeh.. Not saying you're wrong, just pointing out they claim it's not prime but place prime characters on the box? I is confuseded. :???:
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Re: Did we know this was happening?

Postby RAcast » Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:09 am

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The header does NOT INCLUDE "Prime"

The bios and pictures on the bio card clearly how that these are the movie verse characters.
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Re: Did we know this was happening?

Postby Noideaforaname » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:53 am

This was known for quite a while, actually. In fact there was quite an uproar about the long-awaited Mirage/Dino toy being just a recolor.

I still wish they released a few of the Asia-only DotM Deluxes this was, too...
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Re: Did we know this was happening?

Postby Trikeboy » Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:05 pm

Wow, you are right, I looked again at the card I got Breakdown and it clearly says Prime on it. those 3 don't. Kind of an odd move on Hasbro's front. I'm guessing they are expecting people to pick them up thinking they are characters from Prime.

BTW, just saying, I love Cyberverse and Breakdown has an amazing transformation for such a small toy.
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Re: Did we know this was happening?

Postby PrymeStriker » Thu Aug 02, 2012 1:34 pm

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We've known these figures were coming for almost as long as the Prime line's been out. Make of that what you will.
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Re: Did we know this was happening?

Postby GuyIncognito » Thu Aug 02, 2012 2:14 pm

Trikeboy wrote:Wow, you are right, I looked again at the card I got Breakdown and it clearly says Prime on it. those 3 don't. Kind of an odd move on Hasbro's front. I'm guessing they are expecting people to pick them up thinking they are characters from Prime.

BTW, just saying, I love Cyberverse and Breakdown has an amazing transformation for such a small toy.


Breakdown clearly should have been a Commander figure, like Bulkhead, instead of a Legion figure. Most of the Cyberverse figures are to scale with each other, but Breakdown is way too small.
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