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New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Transformers News: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

Sunday, January 13th, 2013 10:14AM CST

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Does Hasbro have plans to release a new updated G1 Optimus Prime mold in the Generations line? It seems possible based on a piece of art from the latest issue of Toy Hobby Retailer magazine. The Australian fansite Ozformers has shared an image from the magazine's Hasbro 90 years collage that features a redesigned G1 Optimus Prime holding what appears to be a Targetmaster type weapon with a Generations label. The weapon has a blue cab and windshield section, so it definitely transformers into something. Take it with the normal grain of salt, we should know more about the 2013 Generations lineup after next month's Toy Fair. Check out the images mirrored below.

New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?

New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned?
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Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454715)
Posted by primehunter on January 13th, 2013 @ 10:21am CST
His gun looks like it turns into a small blue semi truck.
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454717)
Posted by frogbat on January 13th, 2013 @ 10:31am CST
was hopin on something of the sort as i haven't got a voyager leader for my classics (missed out on the release and now they're a bit too exp)

the gun looks like it could transform into roller
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454718)
Posted by EnergonPoopShoot on January 13th, 2013 @ 10:31am CST
Doesn't look anything like G1 to me. Bayformer? Yes. Transformers Prime? Yes. G1? No.

Whats that? The head? Nah, I don't count 5% of its anatomy as making it G1. Not trying to be trollish with my observation, just hugely disappointed.
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454719)
Posted by buddhaquest on January 13th, 2013 @ 10:33am CST
Roller? :shock:
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454720)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on January 13th, 2013 @ 10:35am CST
unless they have a bad ass new updated classics megatron planned i dont care. i love my classics prime.
i will still probably get this prime if it is a toy just cuz prime
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454722)
Posted by Rated X on January 13th, 2013 @ 10:44am CST
It's a TF Prime body with a G1 head.
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454724)
Posted by El Duque on January 13th, 2013 @ 11:04am CST
If anything it appears based on the IDW redesign:



Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454725)
Posted by Wh33l Jck on January 13th, 2013 @ 11:05am CST
If this is the size of TW Hegemon, I would be extremely interested.

I'm not familiar with the IDW comics. If it has some g1 nuances I think this would be really a cool toy, however it seems IDW prime doesn't have smokestacks on his arms like G1, which is kind of a bummer for me?
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454726)
Posted by Varia31 on January 13th, 2013 @ 11:06am CST
It looks like the design of Optimus from the current ongoing IDW comics. I wouldn't mind having a figure of that design, I rather like it. Now just give us a figure of that series' design of Megatron to go with it. It IS an awesome Megatron.
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454727)
Posted by PrymeStriker on January 13th, 2013 @ 11:08am CST
primehunter wrote:His gun looks like it turns into a small blue semi truck.


Roller perhaps?
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454729)
Posted by President-prime on January 13th, 2013 @ 11:11am CST
It looks like the prime from classics line that came in a two box with the megaton tank. That tiny prime that has a knob on the back for his spinning action.
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454730)
Posted by AdamPrime on January 13th, 2013 @ 11:12am CST
Yeah. It's got those distinctive tapered arms and the split windshield of Prime prime. Does it mean a new mold is planned though? Or could it be a GDO style new-head/repaint job?

....

Actually, now that you mention it.... it's just the IDW one. :-(
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454731)
Posted by President-prime on January 13th, 2013 @ 11:13am CST
Look at the gun. The back part looks like the gun from that line, just a little more exaggerated
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454736)
Posted by Nemesis Maximo on January 13th, 2013 @ 11:23am CST
If this is Voyager sized, count me in. But if it's deluxe or(God forbid) that one from the two pack with Megs, I'll pass.
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454737)
Posted by leokearon on January 13th, 2013 @ 11:26am CST
Another Optimus, yawn
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454739)
Posted by RAcast on January 13th, 2013 @ 11:31am CST
IDW inspired Optimus with a ROLLER MINICON? :michaelbay: Hasbro, DO IT!
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454740)
Posted by NovaSentinel on January 13th, 2013 @ 11:35am CST
Something tells me that this guy won't have a trailer, and roller is included as a substitute, a little like Hasbros MP Rodimus, giving us OffShoot instead of the trailer. Better be a figure though...
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454741)
Posted by RAcast on January 13th, 2013 @ 11:40am CST
NovaSentinel wrote:Something tells me that this guy won't have a trailer, and roller is included as a substitute, a little like Hasbros MP Rodimus, giving us OffShoot instead of the trailer. Better be a figure though...

I'm sure it'll be a deluxe or voyager, so there's no "instead of a trailer," since there wouldn't have been a trailer with it to begin with. If you had said "Targetmaster Minicon Roller instead of a regular gun or kibble-gun," you'd have been totally right though! :grin:
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454742)
Posted by Nemesis Destron on January 13th, 2013 @ 11:44am CST
Some actual images please. >:oP :VEHI:
Re: New Generations G1 Optimus Prime Planned? (1454744)
Posted by President-prime on January 13th, 2013 @ 11:45am CST
I'm gonna stick to my original assumption that its that tiny classic prime with the megaton. I think I have it laying somewhere on the floor, next to to junk transformers pile. That's how poor that mode is. Too small to display it anywhere

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