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NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: Transformers Prime Predaking and "Beast Hunters" Logo Revealed

Postby El Duque » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:34 pm

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Seibertron is on site for the NYCC 2012 Preview Night and we already have our first images! We get our first look at the Transformers Prime Season 3 "Beast Hunters" logo and a new Leader Class Transformers Prime figure with a beast alt mode. According to Seibertron, " Looks larger than Cybertron Scourge Flame Convoy" and is the "Predaking part of Predacon family" Check it out below and stay tuned for more coverage.

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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby Diem » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:41 pm

TRUKK NOT DRAGGON!

So I wonder if this will be a change that forces the writers to diddle with the plot (a la Transmetals) or if this will be toy line only.

Also, I wonder how this ties into Thundertron.
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby griftimus prime » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:42 pm

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really need some better pics. i cant tell what i am looking at. some kind of dragon?
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:51 pm

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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby Ultra Markus » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:53 pm

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doing the beast thing again?
I wonder if there will be any predacons
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby xyl360 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:55 pm

Looks kinda cool, but I was hoping for something that looked a lot more 'Beast Wars' and a lot less 'Beast Machines' or 'Cybertron'.

Still, Beastformers is Beastformers, so I'm in :).
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby Sodan-1 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:56 pm

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Interesting..... I admit I'm a little apprehensive about returning to animal themed alt-modes, but hopefully Hasbro and Takara have learnt quite a bit in the last nearly two decades.

Diem wrote:So I wonder if this will be a change that forces the writers to diddle with the plot (a la Transmetals) or if this will be toy line only.

Isn't Beast Hunters meant to be taking the spotlight in PRIME season 3?

EDIT: Having looked at the close up photos pointed out by Sabrblade I'm impressed by it and already can't wait to not be able to find at retailer near me.
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby MINDVVIPE » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:57 pm

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looks kinda cool.. its got my attention.
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby Diem » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:06 pm

Sodan-1 wrote:Interesting..... I admit I'm a little apprehensive about returning to animal themed alt-modes, but hopefully Hasbro and Takara have learnt quite a bit in the last nearly two decades.

Diem wrote:So I wonder if this will be a change that forces the writers to diddle with the plot (a la Transmetals) or if this will be toy line only.

Isn't Beast Hunters meant to be taking the spotlight in PRIME season 3?


No idea. I've barely been following the cartoon, it bores me to tears. Anything that overhauls it is fine by me.
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby Rodimus Prime » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:11 pm

Meh, not impressed. But that goes for the whole line so far. BTW, who is that supposed to be?
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby DeceptiCobra » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:13 pm

So why couldn't Megatron be Leader class???
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby Manterax Prime » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:26 pm

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A TFP leader class figure that isn't one of those crappy Weaponizers? And it's a dragon?! SO! MUCH! WANT!
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:28 pm

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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby NTESHFT » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:42 pm

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Um, o.k.........this better be a prelude to Dinobots or something.......... :HEADHURTS:
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby Flux Convoy » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:46 pm

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After getting Dreadwing, Knockout and Airachnid I am pretty underwhelmed with Prime toys. I'm interested but not hopeful. Fingers crossed this resembles something other than a pile of orange and black parts on release.
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby griftimus prime » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:49 pm

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is there more than just this one figure being presented?
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby PrymeStriker » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:03 pm

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I pray that this is Scourge or Predaking (as the rumors say). :PRAY:

So the Beast Hunters thing was true. I knew it! MUAHHAHAHAAHAHAHA! Excellent!
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby RAcast » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:03 pm

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I'm not sure what to make of it, but what I see looks pretty nifty.

It has visible head syndrome to the worst degree though!!
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

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RAcast wrote:It has visible head syndrome to the worst degree though!!


Thats just to give him a better view of the teabagging.
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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby Manterax Prime » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:18 pm

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RAcast wrote:It has visible head syndrome to the worst degree though!!


Thats just to give him a better view of the teabagging.


Great! Now you've made me want to see him teabag a fallen autobot, preferably Bumblebee, cuz he just need to die already.
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Postby PrymeStriker » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:20 pm

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I have a feeling the Beast Hunters toyline might take place similarly to Primus Unleashed from Cybertron.

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Postby RAcast » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:21 pm

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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:25 pm

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Predaking Confirmed!

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Just an FYI, but Thylacine is attending the NYCC event on behalf of TFWiki.net, and got us that promo video! So he is not making things up or having pants that are on fire.

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Re: NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

Postby Doubledealer93 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:25 pm

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um, ok? and why could we not get a leader of megatron for almost 2 years? oh yea thats right bumble bee is taking his spot. I'm in to beast hunters as long as i get a damned insecticon toy, oh and i know how unlikely it is but a better arachnid toy.
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