DOTM Voyager Optimus Prime side by side with BattleBlades Optimus Prime
Thursday, January 27th, 2011 4:41PM CSTCategories: Live Action Movie News, Toy News
Posted by: El Duque Views: 71,995
Forumer Onizuka Takahashi provided more pics of DOTM toys. This time it is the much critisised Voyager Prime. But according to Onizuka, the Voyager feels very sturdy when handled and has more points of articulation compared to Battle Blades Prime. The chest is not a faux cab, instead it is an armor plating covering the cab windows. There are side by side comparison shots for the Primes and also Starscream.
There is also an image of the new Deluxe Starscream posed next to ROTF Breakaway. Nothing all that new, but these do give us a little better idea of the size of the figures in the upcoming line.
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Posted by toddmitchprime on January 27th, 2011 @ 4:48pm CST
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Posted by Genocide G2.0 on January 27th, 2011 @ 5:50pm CST
Thers not much detail and realy not that much to him worth buying it for,that bb o p looks naff aswell.
Posted by alternator77 on January 27th, 2011 @ 6:29pm CST
on the bright side ive got a new name for the dotm version
Posted by chrisc4 on January 27th, 2011 @ 6:31pm CST
Posted by xtsaur on January 27th, 2011 @ 6:37pm CST
But, this new Optimus Prime is very upsetting to me. Again, not to harp about scale, but this toy isnt even in scale with itself!!! look at the fake wheels on the back portion of his thigh... yeah those tiny little fake gray wheels... they are out of scale with the wheels on feet.. *sigh
No offense but if they are gonna half ass this then I feel responsible to call them out on it. This toy is not good. If Hasbro is not gonna do a better job on the Leaderclass & Voyager Prime, then please just re-release the old toys and save these new molds for different Transformers. It really irritates me that we get 10 Bumblebees and 10 Primes, while we have yet to receive a decent Blackout Toy, or any Scrappers & Hightowers. Hasbro, do the right thing, make all of the Constructicons, it absolutely drives me nuts that we get Transformers movieverse toys that arent even in the movies, but Hightower and Scrapper, among others are not!
Send this Prime back to Hasbro, melt it down and make Constructicons!!! ALL HAIL MEGATRON!
Posted by Hip-Hoptimus Rime on January 27th, 2011 @ 6:45pm CST
I wonder how screen-accurate this mold is, recall that Prime was going to be changed slightly.
EDIT- xtsaur is right about the fake wheels, that's pure fail. Not enough for me to hate this figure, but still fail.
Posted by dirk2243 on January 27th, 2011 @ 6:51pm CST
Lord Onixprime wrote:DotM is such a step backward. Worse then the original movie line in terms of engineering. I mean, RotF leader Optimus is one of the best engineered figured I own. Other RotF figures share the same quality. These figures have been chunky and far less intricate. So far the only figures I'm buying, for the character more than anything, is Ironhide and Shockwave.
So...the first movie line was a lot of Energon re-deco's, (stongarm, wingblade, etc, etc) ROTF was seeing how many repaints we could get people to buy, and DOTM is mostly Blah, with the exception of Shockwave and a few others.
However I do like his poses in those pics.
Posted by 009* on January 27th, 2011 @ 6:51pm CST
As much as we like the complexity, these are kids toys after all.
Posted by Baha08 on January 27th, 2011 @ 6:54pm CST
Hopefully the Leader Class figures (We can hope Optimus, Megatron, Shockwave) will be better engineered.
Posted by Bogard on January 27th, 2011 @ 7:04pm CST
Posted by Baha08 on January 27th, 2011 @ 7:05pm CST
Bogard wrote:Sadly, it looks as if they're dumbing down most of the figures to compensate for the oversized weapons. I have little to no confidence in this line so far.
I don't even get the weapons, I mean the concept is cool but really? You can't think of better weapons Hasbro? I mean Barricade looks like he's carrying a huge rake
Posted by Mykltron on January 27th, 2011 @ 7:10pm CST
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