First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell

Transformers News: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 7:52PM CST

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The Transformers facebook page has updated with a brand new toy reveal. We get our first look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell in both robot and alt modes.

Some bugs are bigger than others. Hardshell will be available as a Commander Scale figure in the Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse line, available in March!


First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell

First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell
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Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455343)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on January 15th, 2013 @ 8:03pm CST
not to bad reminds me of energon insecticon, but commanders are overpriced so its a pass.
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455344)
Posted by GuyIncognito on January 15th, 2013 @ 8:05pm CST
Shame it's not the same scale as FoC Kickback. Maybe (hopefully) there will be a Deluxe version.
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455352)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on January 15th, 2013 @ 8:22pm CST
The deluxe version will definitely be my classics insecticon.
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455353)
Posted by DeceptiCobra on January 15th, 2013 @ 8:23pm CST
He needs to be a Voyager.
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455355)
Posted by njb902 on January 15th, 2013 @ 8:28pm CST
DeceptiCobra wrote:He needs to be a Voyager.


Yeah the prime insecticons are kinda beefy.
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455356)
Posted by PrymeStriker on January 15th, 2013 @ 8:31pm CST
In order to be in scale, Insecticons would need a toy bigger than a Voyager. The average Insecticon is much bigger than Optimus. The next best thing would be a Voyager.

The Commander Hardshell looks great, though. Now, gimmie the pics of Trailcutter.

MINDVVIPE wrote:The deluxe version will definitely be my classics insecticon.


What Deluxe? He doesn't have a Deluxe.
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455359)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on January 15th, 2013 @ 8:40pm CST
I meant that comment in the assumption of one being made. Sorry if I raised your hopes slightly.
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455360)
Posted by Hypershock on January 15th, 2013 @ 8:52pm CST
huh, not bad, but his head and neck look emaciated :/
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455361)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on January 15th, 2013 @ 8:53pm CST
NOW GIVE ME A VOYAGER DAMN IT
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455363)
Posted by RAcast on January 15th, 2013 @ 8:59pm CST
Lookin' good! I dig how his fingers become leg spikes.
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455367)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 15th, 2013 @ 9:10pm CST
No tatoos = generic Insecticon, not Hardshell. :-B
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455375)
Posted by chaosmage42 on January 15th, 2013 @ 9:40pm CST
might be worth getting as a troop builder -a lot of the insecticons were smaller than the 3 named ones -i presume they were little more than drone level in the brains department -a deluxe size would be nice but these would also be useful for the smaller dumb ones -also ive been doing a lot of con troop building with vechicons so some bugs would be a nice change of pace
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455376)
Posted by Nemesis Maximo on January 15th, 2013 @ 9:41pm CST
LOST Cybertronian wrote:

[quote]Some bugs are bigger than others. Hardshell will be available as a Commander Scale figure in the Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse line, available in March!
[/quote]
Commander scale figure? :shock: Does that mean like Predaking big, or does it mean Cybervers Commander big?
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455381)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 15th, 2013 @ 9:56pm CST
chaosmage42 wrote:might be worth getting as a troop builder -a lot of the insecticons were smaller than the 3 named ones -i presume they were little more than drone level in the brains department -a deluxe size would be nice but these would also be useful for the smaller dumb ones -also ive been doing a lot of con troop building with vechicons so some bugs would be a nice change of pace
All of the Insecticons are equally giant sized and of the same level of sentience.



Nemesis Maximo wrote:
LOST Cybertronian wrote:

[quote]Some bugs are bigger than others. Hardshell will be available as a Commander Scale figure in the Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse line, available in March!

Commander scale figure? :shock: Does that mean like Predaking big, or does it mean Cybervers Commander big?[/quote]The only size class with the name "Commander" is the "Cyberverse Commander" class. This is obviously a Cyberverse toy seeing how simplistic it is. ;)
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455386)
Posted by DinobotSix on January 15th, 2013 @ 10:20pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:
chaosmage42 wrote:might be worth getting as a troop builder -a lot of the insecticons were smaller than the 3 named ones -i presume they were little more than drone level in the brains department -a deluxe size would be nice but these would also be useful for the smaller dumb ones -also ive been doing a lot of con troop building with vechicons so some bugs would be a nice change of pace
All of the Insecticons are equally giant sized and of the same level of sentience.


By his comment about the THREE named ones, I think chaosmage may be referring to the G1 trio, since outside of "Hardshell" I don't believe there were any other named insecticons in the Prime series, were there?

As I recall though even in the G1 anime all of them were roughly the same size... *shrug*

Either way it's a nice little design. I like it.
Hope they do put the facial scars on a deluxe or voyager though, if one is made.
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455389)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on January 15th, 2013 @ 10:23pm CST
Maybe he's referring to the IDW insecticons... Those were the best insecticons, as a "plague", and seemed to come in varying sizes and forms... We need some of those insecticons, they were the most awesome imo. I take figures from all continuities and merge them into whatever suits my needs, so that might be what others are doing.
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455392)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 15th, 2013 @ 10:28pm CST
DinobotSix wrote:By his comment about the THREE named ones, I think chaosmage may be referring to the G1 trio, since outside of "Hardshell" I don't believe there were any other named insecticons in the Prime series, were there?
In the cartoon, no. but in the FOC game, Hardshell was among Sharpshot and Kickback as the only named ones, but by the time of the Prime cartoon, Hardshell looks like everyone else instead of having his own unique body and size. ;)

DinobotSix wrote:As I recall though even in the G1 anime
The 1984-1987 G1 cartoon wasn't an anime.
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455395)
Posted by BATTOUSAIXD on January 15th, 2013 @ 10:31pm CST
I want a voyager Hardshell almost as much as I want a voyager Shockwave. It looks like we may be getting a Shockwave so maybe there's still hope for this...
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455397)
Posted by kirbenvost on January 15th, 2013 @ 10:34pm CST
Cool. Bring on a deluxe and/or voyager!
Re: First Look at Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Cyberverse Commander Hardshell (1455399)
Posted by That Bot on January 15th, 2013 @ 10:39pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:No tatoos = generic Insecticon, not Hardshell. :-B

Hmm. My research shows that the last time a toy called just Insecticon got released was 2010, so maybe they lost the name? Or the tattoos were outside the paint budget. Either way, I'm buying the hell out of it to make my insecticon army.

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