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BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby El Duque » Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:22 pm

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In addition to the official BotCon 2013 product images we posted earlier, our friends at Hasbro have also supplied us with official images of ALL of their upcoming SDCC 2013 exclusives! The Transformers sets include the Titan Guardians Action Figure Set, Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Shockwave's Laboratory, Titan Class Metroplex with G1 Toy Deco and 12 Mini Figures, and the G.I. Joe/Transformers Jetfire and Hound set. Check out all of their exclusives from all their lines below. Full gallery can be found here.

Transformers Titan Guardians action figure set: Optimus Prime ($39.99, HasbroToyShop.com or Comic-Con International booth #3329)
Featuring five classic Transformers characters - Optimus Prime, Megatron, Starscream, Soundwave and Grimlock - this set of five non-converting 6-inch-tall figures delivers classic G1 styles. (Hasbro)


Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Shockwave's Laboratory ($49.99; HasbroToyShop.com or Comic-Con International booth #3329)
The evil Decepticon scientist and his cloning chamber are featured in this SDCC special edition figure set, featuring a Voyager Class Shockwave with a G1-inspired paint scheme, as well as a Commander Class Predaking figure with an Energon-infused translucent design. The toy is sold in special collectible "Laboratory" packaging based on the hit TV series. (Hasbro)


Transformers Generations Titan Class Metroplex SDCC Edition ($149.99, HasbroToyShop.com or Comic-Con International booth #3329)
The largest converting Transformers toy changes from robot mode to rolling battle platform mode, and also converts into an Autobot city. This special-edition version features two giant blasters, metallic coated armor, chrome foil stickers, as well as a Legends-scale Scamper figure and 12 miniature Autobot and Decepticon figures to inhabit his Autobot city mode. (Hasbro)




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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:36 pm

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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby Metrosuplex » Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:50 pm

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The packaging for some of these are pretty impressive. Those 5 TF's for example, and especially the Deadpool Tacos! :APPLAUSE:

That Metroplex looks so good in the package that it's going to be hard to open it... :shock:
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby Mindmaster » Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:58 pm

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Even when we can barely see it, Metroplex's box art is phenomenal! :APPLAUSE:

...But still no images of those twelve minifigures that come with him? :BANG_HEAD:

Those PVCs don't even look that good, in my opinion. Revoltech and Robot Replicas pulled it off much better than these. >:oP

Shockwave and his laboratory is probably the only set here that piques my interest. Generation One-inspired deco? Move aside, Fall of Cybertron Shockwave, I've found a better Classics Shockwave! =P~ :x
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby Agamemnon » Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:27 pm

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Okay, I wasn't interested in much. I already preordered Metroplex from BBTS, so I guess I'll be passing on the SDCC version (though I will have time as BBTS has stated orders won't ship until Aug 1st.)

Then I saw the Deadpool Corps.

I now wish I could go to SDCC this year... :BOOM:
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby FortMacs » Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:57 pm

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man I got to try and get that metroplex.
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby xyl360 » Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:58 pm

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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby Overloaded » Sun Jun 30, 2013 4:22 am

Did someone say metroplex comes with 12 figures ?
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby Agamemnon » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:32 am

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Overloaded wrote:Did someone say metroplex comes with 12 figures ?

Ya. It looks like they will be non-transforming (except for Scamper, who doesn't count as one of these 12). I haven't seen anything but speculation on who the figures are or what exactly they will look like, and I've been very interested as I will have a choice to make between SDCC and the regular release of Metroplex.
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby DevastaTTor » Sun Jun 30, 2013 8:07 am

Damn, I wish these were the exclusives when I went last year. Not holding my breath that I'll be able to nab Jetfife/Hound, Boba Fett, or that Metroplex on HTS. We'll see though-fingers crossed!
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby YRQRM0 » Sun Jun 30, 2013 8:20 am

I would imagine the figures that come with metroplex to be those on the front of the box under his hand? Which look to be the titan gaurdians plus some I can't see.
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby Overloaded » Sun Jun 30, 2013 8:40 am

Agamemnon wrote:
Overloaded wrote:Did someone say metroplex comes with 12 figures ?

Ya. It looks like they will be non-transforming (except for Scamper, who doesn't count as one of these 12). I haven't seen anything but speculation on who the figures are or what exactly they will look like, and I've been very interested as I will have a choice to make between SDCC and the regular release of Metroplex.


I was hoping for transformer able figures
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby Agamemnon » Sun Jun 30, 2013 8:41 am

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Agamemnon wrote:
Overloaded wrote:Did someone say metroplex comes with 12 figures ?

Ya. It looks like they will be non-transforming (except for Scamper, who doesn't count as one of these 12). I haven't seen anything but speculation on who the figures are or what exactly they will look like, and I've been very interested as I will have a choice to make between SDCC and the regular release of Metroplex.


I was hoping for transformer able figures

Ya, me too. I thought they would be Legends figures.
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby Stormrider » Sun Jun 30, 2013 10:43 am

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What are options to get SDCC Metroplex if not attending? Are SDCC exclusives usually available as preorders at the usual online retailers?
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby Agamemnon » Sun Jun 30, 2013 10:54 am

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Stormrider wrote:What are options to get SDCC Metroplex if not attending? Are SDCC exclusives usually available as preorders at the usual online retailers?

I think I remember seeing an SDCC exclusive at BBTS, but I'm not sure as I have not bought one there. The only way I've gotten one is through the Hasbro Toy Shop or Amazon.com (which was probably still HTS somehow.)
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby Overloaded » Sun Jun 30, 2013 11:15 am

Agamemnon wrote:
Stormrider wrote:What are options to get SDCC Metroplex if not attending? Are SDCC exclusives usually available as preorders at the usual online retailers?

I think I remember seeing an SDCC exclusive at BBTS, but I'm not sure as I have not bought one there. The only way I've gotten one is through the Hasbro Toy Shop or Amazon.com (which was probably still HTS somehow.)


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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby Dead Metal » Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:31 pm

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They all look kinda nice, but damn that 5 pack of non-transforming figures is the worst.

Look at Starscream, he doesn't look like Starscream, he looks like one of the girl cosplayers at Auto Assembly cosplaying as Starscream.
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby frogbat » Sun Jun 30, 2013 1:11 pm

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if those 12 figures were g1 legends it would've been more appetising i'm sure. If i do splurge on a plex it'll be the standard one, the only plus point i really see of the others is the extra gun which definitely adds to his look,

here's an idea for 3rd party figure makers... release an upgrade pack for metroplex with enough guns to form sixgun and slammer.
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Postby Va'al » Sun Jun 30, 2013 6:19 pm

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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby morphobots » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:09 pm

Damn. Metroplex box twice the size of retail = higher shipping charges (if I even manage to snag it). Mini-figures unpainted and looking like 1986 decoys. I hate to sound like an old fart, but I'm starting to wonder if this is worth the effort and expense just to get a second red gun without forking over even more money for the Takara Tomy edition.
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby Agamemnon » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:17 pm

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I'm liking the nice molds to reflect the Generations Deluxe line. I see Orion Pax there instead of Optimus. If I get a chance, I'll snag one. But I won't be disappointed if I only get the retail version.
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby Mindmaster » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:40 pm

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Ah, so the minifigures are kinda like the decoys of the Generation One days. Though it's odd that they included an Orion Pax one and a War for Cybertron/Fall of Cybertron Starscream one.
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby T-Macksimus » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:41 pm

morphobots wrote:Damn. Metroplex box twice the size of retail = higher shipping charges (if I even manage to snag it). Mini-figures unpainted and looking like 1986 decoys. I hate to sound like an old fart, but I'm starting to wonder if this is worth the effort and expense just to get a second red gun without forking over even more money for the Takara Tomy edition.


This particular old fart happens to agree with you. The second red gun doesn't get you a Six-Shot figure so there isn't much point there and from my POV, given the size of those non transforming decoys, it would be more worthwhile to just pic up some loose mini-spies online to fill in that particular void if you want something close to scale. Yeah, you won't get the variety of cool designs and it looks as though one of those decoys is either Generations Scourge or the IDW Megatron that's soon to be released, but at least the mini-spies transform. In the end though it's up to you if you want to pay more for the little bit of extra bling and fancy packaging. I'm a cheap-skate so my opinion often doesn't coincide with the more avid collectors out there. It does look cool and the decoys do appeal to my nostalgic side so I'll admit to having a bit of indecision but my wallet is mightier than my nostalgic tendencies. I'm often amazed at how well it talks me out of purchases I'd otherwise love to make.
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Re: BotCon 2013 Coverage: Official Images of Hasbro SDCC 2013 Exclusives

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:53 pm

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morphobots wrote:Damn. Metroplex box twice the size of retail = higher shipping charges (if I even manage to snag it). Mini-figures unpainted and looking like 1986 decoys. I hate to sound like an old fart, but I'm starting to wonder if this is worth the effort and expense just to get a second red gun without forking over even more money for the Takara Tomy edition.


This particular old fart happens to agree with you. The second red gun doesn't get you a Six-Shot figure so there isn't much point there and from my POV, given the size of those non transforming decoys, it would be more worthwhile to just pic up some loose mini-spies online to fill in that particular void if you want something close to scale. Yeah, you won't get the variety of cool designs and it looks as though one of those decoys is either Generations Scourge or the IDW Megatron that's soon to be released, but at least the mini-spies transform. In the end though it's up to you if you want to pay more for the little bit of extra bling and fancy packaging. I'm a cheap-skate so my opinion often doesn't coincide with the more avid collectors out there. It does look cool and the decoys do appeal to my nostalgic side so I'll admit to having a bit of indecision but my wallet is mightier than my nostalgic tendencies. I'm often amazed at how well it talks me out of purchases I'd otherwise love to make.

Count me as another 'old fart' that sees little to no value in getting this exclusive. One extra gun and some minis like that? Pass go, save a lot of money. [-(
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