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Re: Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Hardshell Revealed

Postby SJ21 » Tue May 22, 2012 7:14 am

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There's 2/3. I certainly hope we will get a Shrapnel to go along with Bombshell and Kickback.

C'mon Hasbro, please make this into a toy (and Shrapnel too).
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Re: Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Hardshell Revealed

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Tue May 22, 2012 9:10 am

Motto: "The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance."
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Skyfire77 wrote:
Megatron Wolf wrote:so why cant they call him bombshell in the game?


Hasbro lost the trademark to "Bombshell" and "Shrapnel" prior to 2008. The TRU Universe rerelease renamed them Hardshell and Sharpshot respectively.

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I'm actually a much bigger fan of their E-Hobby clone army counterparts and their names. Salvo, Zaptrap and the all-time greatest TF name ever...SHOTHOLE!


A more likely reason is to be more PC with their names. Names like Bombshell and Shrapnel recall the situation in Afghanistan and Iraq with all the bombings.
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Re: Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Hardshell Revealed

Postby Screamfleet » Tue May 22, 2012 3:23 pm

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There is a DC villain called Shrapnel. It might also fall into an issue of avoiding calling it "Decepticon Shrapnel". The Robot Heroes sharpnel was just called insecticon. I think Sharpshot was an odd choice, but I pretty much just call them all insecticons anyway.
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