Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art

Transformers News: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 4:23PM CST

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We a second piece of concept art from artist Emiliano Santalucia, this time around it's his concept art for an aligned universe version of Sidewsipe. According to his blog this design comes from 2010 when he was working on the Transformers Franchise bible for Hasbro. Check out his design work below.

Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art

Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art
Credit(s): Emiliano Santalucia
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Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441446)
Posted by Rushie on November 21st, 2012 @ 4:40pm CST
A pretty cool mix of RotF robot mode and G1 colours and alt mode. Since he didn't look like this in WFC/FoC, can we expect this to show up in Prime, or its toyline or maybe that MMO game?
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441448)
Posted by PrymeStriker on November 21st, 2012 @ 4:47pm CST
Rushie wrote:A pretty cool mix of RotF robot mode and G1 colours and alt mode. Since he didn't look like this in WFC/FoC, can we expect this to show up in Prime, or its toyline or maybe that MMO game?


It's like the Prime Ironhide concept art. He doesn't looked like that in the games, but all he got was a couple of toys.



And now for my two cents:

This is totally epic. Please give him a toy. :D
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441453)
Posted by RAcast on November 21st, 2012 @ 4:55pm CST
Agreed! I always thought it was a shame Movie Sideswipe was silver instead of red! This looks great, toy please Hasbro? Even if its just a Legion class I'd be happy, the design is great. Oh, and he's a Gallardo, sweet~
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441479)
Posted by Deadput on November 21st, 2012 @ 6:34pm CST
well i am going to recolor this on gimp to make.........sunstreaker.
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441484)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on November 21st, 2012 @ 7:15pm CST
Now thats what sideswipe should've looked like in the movies, still not a fan of the movie/tfp designs but this is acceptable as sideswipe. I still say TFP is linked somehow to the movies and has nothing to do with the cybertron games, sideswipe & ironhide are proof enough but then throw in stupid bumblebee and its even more clear.
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441485)
Posted by SKYWARPED_128 on November 21st, 2012 @ 7:23pm CST
From the neck down, he's all kinds of awesome, but I'd prefer a more G1-esque or at least TF Prime-esque head sculpt.
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441486)
Posted by PrymeStriker on November 21st, 2012 @ 7:27pm CST
Megatron Wolf wrote:I still say TFP is linked somehow to the movies and has nothing to do with the cybertron games, sideswipe & ironhide are proof enough but then throw in stupid bumblebee and its even more clear.


That may be your personal preference, but it's not correct. Movie homages don't make it part of the movie franchise.
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441496)
Posted by Bubbah on November 21st, 2012 @ 7:56pm CST
This guy is awesome!! Love the blend of style, movie inspired blades & head, G1 insprired chest ... Just pure win! I'd love for a figure of this!
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441505)
Posted by Shadowstream on November 21st, 2012 @ 9:11pm CST
Give movie swipe a g1 paint job and set it on fire because no. Just no.
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441508)
Posted by Trikeboy on November 21st, 2012 @ 9:20pm CST
With a bit of tweaking to look more real, Sideswipe and Ironhide would totally have worked like that for live action movies. I would have accepted them over what we got.
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441515)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 21st, 2012 @ 9:29pm CST
June 16, 2012. Yikes!
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441522)
Posted by Dammitman on November 21st, 2012 @ 9:43pm CST
It's cool. But for Sideswipe? I don't like it.
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441530)
Posted by Noideaforaname on November 21st, 2012 @ 10:04pm CST
It's mostly Movie Sideswipe recolored like his G1 counterpart, but I quite like it.

Sabrblade wrote:June 16, 2012. Yikes!

Yeah, ooooooold news...
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441569)
Posted by Gundamu on November 22nd, 2012 @ 12:59am CST
Good mix of then and now. I like it. Looks like it'd make a neat toy.
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441673)
Posted by Slashercon on November 22nd, 2012 @ 1:24pm CST
Absolutely beautiful!! :BOWDOWN: With the cool designs that both Sideswipe and Ironhide have gotten, it would be a shame if neither of them appeared in Prime, the Jagex game, or any future form of media in the aligned continuity. (I want a deluxe figure of that Sideswipe RIGHT NOW :KREMZEEK: )
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1441703)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 22nd, 2012 @ 3:16pm CST
Slashercon wrote:Absolutely beautiful!! :BOWDOWN: With the cool designs that both Sideswipe and Ironhide have gotten, it would be a shame if neither of them appeared in Prime, the Jagex game, or any future form of media in the aligned continuity. (I want a deluxe figure of that Sideswipe RIGHT NOW :KREMZEEK: )
Well, he has appeared in both WFC and FOC, and is getting a Generations figure. But, I get what you're saying. You want his Earth-style body. ;)
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1446100)
Posted by El Duque on December 12th, 2012 @ 2:17pm CST
Artist Emiliano Santalucia has updated his blog with designs for an Aligned Universe version of Jazz. Check out the images mirrored below, for more of Santalucia's comments on the design click here.





Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1446103)
Posted by RAcast on December 12th, 2012 @ 2:37pm CST
Jazz is one fly sonuvabitch.
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1446104)
Posted by PrymeStriker on December 12th, 2012 @ 2:39pm CST
Hot damn!!!

We did get that hint that Jazz & Perceptor would be in season three. Just give us some concept art for Perceptor, Mr. Santalucia. :D
Re: Aligned Universe Sideswipe Concept Art (1446106)
Posted by Homerjay14522 on December 12th, 2012 @ 2:48pm CST
I am loving the Return of the Shoulder mounted cannon, One of the best G1 Design aspect ever. Love the G1 look.

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