Video Review: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Voyager Class Predaking
Thursday, January 17th, 2013 11:25PM ESTCategories: Reviews, Toy News
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Posted by El Duque on January 17th, 2013 @ 11:25pm EST
Posted by BeastProwl on January 18th, 2013 @ 12:19am EST
Posted by Rated X on January 18th, 2013 @ 1:02am EST
Also gotta love the way the reviewer starts off by saying "I left Bumblebee on the shelf because who needs another Bumblebee" and then within minutes he breaks out Bumblebee.
The figure itself is not bad. One of the better offerings from the TF Prime continuity. If they do a Hun-Grrr repaint I would buy it.
Posted by kirbenvost on January 18th, 2013 @ 2:15am EST
Posted by frogbat on January 18th, 2013 @ 3:04am EST
Its Pretty nice, ill be waiting for the leader class or whatever they will release before I decide which to get. Not a fan of animals but I am a big fan of the prime line and show so he'll be a must have character. One thing they can't seem to get right with the prime line are the weapons. Smokescreen's gun looks like a butterfly...
Predaking's guns are frickin dragon heads and are pretty cool in the toy's context. However, though I was never a fan of the translucent missiles hastak usually use, this figure is crying out for bright orange or red ones.
Posted by xyl360 on January 18th, 2013 @ 3:01pm EST
Posted by PrymeStriker on January 18th, 2013 @ 7:36pm EST
camzilla51 wrote:Being an on-screen completionist, this is the only character so far I know I definitely want to get.
If you're an on-screen completest, you'll also want Smokescreen.
Posted by Sodan-1 on January 23rd, 2013 @ 6:05pm EST
frogbat wrote:However, though I was never a fan of the translucent missiles hastak usually use, this figure is crying out for bright orange or red ones.
Ain't that the truth. Quite the fail that they didn't do that.
I've got mixed feelings about this one. It looks pretty good in both modes. The colours, size and design all really appeal to me, and it's got a cool transformation for a beast even if the front legs do fall into the usual 'extend 'n' twist' category.
It does lack in other areas though. The way the dragon head attaches is a bit cheap, but I wouldn't be surprised if that's a result of safety laws. I think the figure could've done with some proper robot hands too. Folding the dragon claws together doesn't appear to make a firm enough grip. Also not a fan of how the tail folds onto the robot back. It looks good, but I don't like the adhoc way it's fixed in place. I'd be worried about any rubbing that occurs to the dragon head.
I could see myself paying for this fella.