High Moon Studios and Ford Australia: Falcatron Revealed!
Friday, August 24th, 2012 12:23AM CDTCategory: Game News
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There's a new Transformers character on the block - the first ever giant robot created by fans. Working together with Activision and Ford, more than 1,000 Australian Facebook users have shared their ideas, images and concepts, literally transforming the iconic Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo sedan into a new character to stand alongside Optimus Prime.
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Posted by GuyIncognito on August 24th, 2012 @ 7:43am CDT
But I have to say, that looks nothing like a Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo. It's got a Ford logo, but aside from that there's no resemblance to the real car.
Posted by starwarrior1227 on August 24th, 2012 @ 8:53am CDT
and i dont like it. since its an autobot, it needs to look either: stupid, ugly, and/or terrible design wise. its a step in the right direction but just not stupid, ugly, and/or terrible design wise to be an iconic autobum.
Posted by Seibertron on August 24th, 2012 @ 8:53am CDT
Mr O wrote:The car looks cool. Actually, the robot looks cool too but isn't it a bit close to G1 Skids?
That's what I was thinking.
Posted by Deathsanras on August 24th, 2012 @ 9:28am CDT
Posted by Requiem Prime on August 24th, 2012 @ 10:03am CDT
Deathsanras wrote:The Ford Falcon is a large, four-door family car - Taurus-ish for the Yanks. The fact that this is no longer a Falcon from the windscreen backwards makes the whole thing kind of pointless.
Maybe the idea was a cybertronian car that would logically become a Falcon on earth.
Sweet gravy! He's a new head and redeco from being more Jazz than the offical cybertronian Jazz. Just reshell the TF2010 toy, Jet Vehicon style.
Posted by rpetras on August 24th, 2012 @ 11:44am CDT
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Posted by starwarrior1227 on August 24th, 2012 @ 12:08pm CDT
a Cobra Viper wrote:So what's the ultimate goal for this? What are their plans? Is it just something fun that HMS and Ford teamed up to do to promote this car, or is their something more in the works.
i sure hope there isnt anything else to this. i dotn wanna see this guy as part of a dlc pack, unless he comes free then totally, ill be more than happy to get more parts.
Posted by Sodan-1 on August 24th, 2012 @ 12:49pm CDT