BotCon 2011 Coverage - Transformers DOTM MechTech - Leader Ironhide, Ultimate Optimus Prime and More
Friday, June 3rd, 2011 9:47PM CDTCategories: Site News, Movie News, Toy News, Event News
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Posted by Evil_the_Nub on June 3rd, 2011 @ 10:02pm CDT
Posted by Noideaforaname on June 3rd, 2011 @ 10:06pm CDT
Damn, those are some creepy eyes!
Posted by Twitchythe3rd on June 3rd, 2011 @ 10:12pm CDT
Posted by freaky777 on June 3rd, 2011 @ 10:21pm CDT
Twitchythe3rd wrote:I don't like that Voyager Prime mold, but that is a sexy weapon.
Ditto. They should have a Mech Tech pack, I think a lot of people would buy those.
Posted by Megatron Wolf on June 3rd, 2011 @ 10:34pm CDT
Posted by all_the_primes on June 3rd, 2011 @ 11:02pm CDT
nice molds and all, but we have at least 5 bumblebees in every movie, so multiply that by 3!
GOD STOP IT ALREADY!
Posted by jasonunger on June 3rd, 2011 @ 11:14pm CDT
Posted by Xithys on June 3rd, 2011 @ 11:18pm CDT
Posted by all_the_primes on June 3rd, 2011 @ 11:29pm CDT
and man, i also want ultimate OP now, looks fantastic after all those pictures.
Posted by Tyrannotaur on June 4th, 2011 @ 12:53am CDT
I am still disappointed with Ultimate Prime. He looks silly in the combined mode. Well I guess that saves me 80 dollars.
Posted by robofreak on June 4th, 2011 @ 1:13am CDT
Ultimate Prime will be mine. I likes it when I first saw it, and like it even more now.
Posted by User897 on June 4th, 2011 @ 1:14am CDT
It's good to see Ultimate Prime and the Leaders sort of in the same shot to get a gauge of his size. Although, it would have been nice to see Prime without the armor for comparison. Is he Leader size, or slightly smaller to accommodate pricing and the trailer? It would be cool if the trailer were to look good with ROTF Prime since he is the mold so far.
Posted by Bounti76 on June 4th, 2011 @ 1:20am CDT
Damn, those are some creepy eyes!
You know.....Since those eyes are reddish/orange...and sort of Decepticon-ish looking...I'm half tempted to pick this up, paint all the yellow parts electric blue and call it Nightracer, since she was in essence a Bumblebee repaint. Not enough female Deceps.
Posted by CrimsonPrime on June 4th, 2011 @ 2:25am CDT
Posted by griftimus prime on June 4th, 2011 @ 3:42am CDT
Posted by NamelessOne on June 4th, 2011 @ 5:19am CDT
griftimus prime wrote:want ironhide. ultimate prime looks like garbage.
I bit the bullet and got him off eBay from China, got him a couple of days ago - out of all the movie Ironhides I have, his robot mode is the best - the cannon on his right arm is too small though (done in order to be absorbed into the 'roof' in altmode)
I gotta say though, the altmode is the disappointment for me - where the previous movie Voyagers were good in atlmode (when you finally got all the pieces to line up), this Leader altmode is poor, at best.
Plain clear plastic for some of the windows/windshield (with body parts clearly visible inside), the 2 rear sides and rear screen are non-existent, just molded plastic that fold down as part of the arms (a job for Reprolabels, perhaps?) and front wheels that won't even sit right when the vehicle is placed on a flat surface (they tilt inwards on a hinge that you can see head-on in robot mode)
As with all the DOTM stuff I have got so far, I always feel slightly cheated (either size-wise, or mode-wise) in that I feel like the individual product is not 100%.
Posted by Autobot032 on June 4th, 2011 @ 6:05am CDT
Posted by morphobots on June 4th, 2011 @ 7:25am CDT
Posted by NamelessOne on June 4th, 2011 @ 7:37am CDT
morphobots wrote:Bee looks like he's a couple of paint apps away from being the next Marvel Crossover Ghost Rider toy.
Posted by dragons on June 4th, 2011 @ 9:13am CDT