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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby Mykltron » Wed Aug 29, 2012 3:26 am

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Noideaforaname wrote:Kinda interesting the two clumps of rocks can combine, though I take it they are thus hollow. Does he have actual hands under there or does Unicron have to make do with the rock-clumps and Minicon (with is basically a lump of rock itself).
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Will show you that one of those pineapple leaf arms is hollow and that he has no hands.

I always thought he was rather lame in the show but as a toy he's far worse.
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby Hotrodimust » Wed Aug 29, 2012 3:44 am

He looks alright to me in bot mode but in alt mode he looks like something you find in a toilet bowl. And combined mode is just sorry but I will keep mine on pre-order just in case someone mistransformed him or there is some cool hidden feature they are not telling us.
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby Nyancatron » Wed Aug 29, 2012 3:52 am

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I want to like this. But I cannot.

It's not like the old metal Gaiking toy where he was a cool robot that turned into a cool head.

Here, it's an almost cool robot that turns into something just slapped together at the last second.

Reminds me of being in school and having a project due, but you procrastinated and overslept that night, whipping up something shockingly horrible instead.

At the very least, they should have gone Rock Lords on this.
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby Bubbah » Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:05 am

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Wow, Unicron is just ... Bad! The Bot mode is ok, but the alt mode is horrible, with the combined mode being even worse! I shall dub him the Unicron cape. The ONLY redeeming part of it is the face on alt mode is kind of cool (hopefully it's done on purpose and not an accidental side effect of that disaster haha).

Also, Ironhide is disguising himself as Arcee now ... Alrighty!
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby Pretender Skywarp » Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:24 am

Have Hasbro confirmed an Ironhide either way yet? It would seem too simple a release for them not too.

Unicron looks amazing, despite the "interesting" alt mode... Definately one not to transform more than once!

Love the Matrix on Optimus but just can't justify it, especially as I'm eyeing up the Takara TRU one...
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:27 am

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Pretender Skywarp wrote:Have Hasbro confirmed an Ironhide either way yet? It would seem too simple a release for them not too.

Unicron looks amazing, despite the "interesting" alt mode... Definately one not to transform more than once!

Love the Matrix on Optimus but just can't justify it, especially as I'm eyeing up the Takara TRU one...


Haven't confirmed Ironhide but we are getting Kup out of that mold.
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby Hotrodimust » Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:54 am

LOST Cybertronian wrote:
Pretender Skywarp wrote:Have Hasbro confirmed an Ironhide either way yet? It would seem too simple a release for them not too.

Unicron looks amazing, despite the "interesting" alt mode... Definately one not to transform more than once!

Love the Matrix on Optimus but just can't justify it, especially as I'm eyeing up the Takara TRU one...


Haven't confirmed Ironhide but we are getting Kup out of that mold.

Why give us a cyberverse ironhide but not a deluxe. I think we will get him we gotten every other cyberverse in a bigger mold
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby RhA » Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:56 am

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Hotrodimust wrote:
LOST Cybertronian wrote:
Pretender Skywarp wrote:Have Hasbro confirmed an Ironhide either way yet? It would seem too simple a release for them not too.

Unicron looks amazing, despite the "interesting" alt mode... Definately one not to transform more than once!

Love the Matrix on Optimus but just can't justify it, especially as I'm eyeing up the Takara TRU one...


Haven't confirmed Ironhide but we are getting Kup out of that mold.

Why give us a cyberverse ironhide but not a deluxe. I think we will get him we gotten every other cyberverse in a bigger mold


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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby Hotrodimust » Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:24 am

RhA wrote:
Hotrodimust wrote:
LOST Cybertronian wrote:
Pretender Skywarp wrote:Have Hasbro confirmed an Ironhide either way yet? It would seem too simple a release for them not too.

Unicron looks amazing, despite the "interesting" alt mode... Definately one not to transform more than once!

Love the Matrix on Optimus but just can't justify it, especially as I'm eyeing up the Takara TRU one...


Haven't confirmed Ironhide but we are getting Kup out of that mold.

Why give us a cyberverse ironhide but not a deluxe. I think we will get him we gotten every other cyberverse in a bigger mold


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Oh ya huh lol forgot about him. But ironhide is a more known character so hopefully or I will be importing yet another figure
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby daimchoc » Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:50 am

Amiami have these figures up for pre-order

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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby Nyancatron » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:11 am

Figures like this just shock me. They have great potential.
In the show, he's a talking head in rock. Fair enough.
It's logical they made him this. It was his "transformation", unless they had gone pretty hardcore and made like 3 Unicrons that merge into a perfect taller one.
(Why have no toy companies ever done such a thing? Lots of things in comics, film, shows have smaller units becoming an identical larger unit).

I'm just stumped why it had to look like... this.

It just takes me aback, the thought that a group of people got together and made this, then another group of people ok'd it as acceptable.

They had to have been under some pretty heavy time constraints to squat something out looking like this.
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby joevill » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:33 am

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The robot mode of Unicron looks cool at least. Do we know how big it is?
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby RAcast » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:09 am

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Wow, Unicron looks amazing. And he even turns into a pile of rocks! Show accuracy! :lol:

Seriously though, I really do like it, and it's cool that they decided to do something VERY out of the norm with the altmode. All the shiny chrome is quite nice too. :)
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby mooncake623 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:17 am

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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby ebeforei » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:44 am

So, the mighty Unicron transforms into a....
... backpack....
OK....The robot mode is just awesome enough to leave him on my want list though.... But man.... backpack made of sticks.....
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby #Sideways# » Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:10 am

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Anyone else thinking that they transformed Unicron wrong? That maybe the legs on each side of the "Face" fold back to become more of a head shape, thus making it like in the G1 cartoon?

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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby Nemesis Destron » Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:35 am

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I shall dub this rendition...Unicrap! :P So does he have actual hands that I just can't see or just those large molded spikes? :VEHI:
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby kirbenvost » Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:45 am

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Wow...that's actually awesome on a basis of sheer insanity. We now have a Unicron that transforms into Unicron's head! :lol: :APPLAUSE:

I...still like it.

So if Hasbro's not releasing it, I have to order Takara's... sucky. I wonder if it has to do with all the sharp spiky bits. :/

I'll probably have to resort to eBay, because the BBTS preorder is sold out and their price is ridiculous anyway.
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby RAcast » Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:46 am

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#Sideways# wrote:Anyone else thinking that they transformed Unicron wrong? That maybe the legs on each side of the "Face" fold back to become more of a head shape, thus making it like in the G1 cartoon?

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The intent is that it looks like mountains with a volcano in the middle which has Unicron's face on it, so I suspect it's properly transformed. I think it looks great as is, it's definitely original.
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:02 am

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So... so Unicron turns into a cross between his head and a volcano? That's... gotta be one of those ideas that's so outlandishly insane that it becomes awesome... until you see the execution.

Maybe someone can come up with a more workable configuration to make this mode more workable for a horn volcano head. :P
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby griftimus prime » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:05 am

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combined with the others he looks horrible. wtf is with the decepticon insignia?
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:13 am

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griftimus prime wrote:combined with the others he looks horrible. wtf is with the decepticon insignia?


Marketing, no doubt. That may also be a remnant of the fact that the head of his acolyte, The Fallen, is shaped like the Decepticon symbol in RotF and he is considered Megatron's mentor in the movies.
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby Sodan-1 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:43 am

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That combined mode really is aweful. Doesn't even appear functional. Decepticon logos are a no-no as well.

Ironhide looks to be suffering froms some bad Photoshop, but Optimus is probably benefitting from it.
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby XDMan » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:57 am

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Unicron is OK, but he shouldn't be combining with OP. Maybe he should with Megatron, but it look's weird with both.
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I don't know about you, but it can be used as if he was in exile, like in the 1986 movie.

By the way, a pink Ironhide? Must be an animation error. He is looking sweet, but let's see about the US release.

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Yup, looks like he'll light our darkest hour after all!
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Re: Official Images: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron Gaia Unicron, AM-20 Ironhide, AM-21

Postby GuyIncognito » Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:15 am

I think it looks awesome enough that I might have to import it!

If you don't think he should have Decepticon logos, don't put them on. I'm sure they're labels that you have to apply yourself anyway. So just don't.
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