More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters

Transformers News: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 9:22PM CST

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We’ve previously mentioned the Transformers Battle Masters in our coverage of the UK Toy Fair, and subsequent toy mentions, but we’ve now obtained some good pictures of both packaging and the figures themselves.

Over at the Idle Hands blog, there are pictures of both package designs and each of the Battle Masters available. The Battle Masters can be operated with two game controllers that are interchangeable. There is also an app for iPad/iPhone to complete the battle. The starter pack includes two bots, “The Diesel Destroyer” Optimus Prime and “The Calamity of Humanity” Megatron. Other single pack bots that will be available include Starscream, Prowl, Bumblebee, and Barricade. Battle Masters are set to be available April 2014.

Transformers News: More Pictures and Info on Battle Masters

Transformers News: More Pictures and Info on Battle Masters

Transformers News: More Pictures and Info on Battle Masters

Transformers News: More Pictures and Info on Battle Masters

Transformers News: More Pictures and Info on Battle Masters

Transformers News: More Pictures and Info on Battle Masters

Check out even more pictures of the Battle Masters over at the Idle Hands blog.
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Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1545980)
Posted by Seibertron on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:39pm CST
Looks like they should have stopped at Optimus!
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1545987)
Posted by Ultra Markus on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:45pm CST
barracade looks more like prowl than prowl does
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1545994)
Posted by Venowtron on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:10pm CST
Prowl looks like Huffer but with a mouthplate
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1545999)
Posted by helli0n on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:17pm CST
Via - Angry Birds Transformers – Toys Coming, Can A Game Be Far Behind?

The Idle Hands Blog has come up with a copy of the Hasbro line-up for this years Toy Fair. But if you scroll down past the My Little Pony Flip And Whirl Rainbow Dash Pony, down below the Nerf N-Strike Mega Tunderbow… even below the Spidey Kapow Action Plush we get to what might be the big news item:

Angry Birds Transformers!!!

Racers – September
Battle Packs – September
Energon Multi-Pack – September
Bumblebee Blast – September
Telepods Optimus Raceway – September

If we are seeing Angry Birds Transformers in a toy line, its not a far leap to speculate there will be a video game offered up as well. Looks like September should be fun.


Here is the blog post they are referring to - Toy Fair 2014: A Hefty Sampling of Hasbro's Lineup
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546002)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:23pm CST
Prowl's deco reminds me of Sari Sumdac:

Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546005)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:28pm CST
And Starscream looks like Warpath! And what's with Op's...sumo diaper?!?

Never heard of this game before, and now looking forward to ignoring the hell out of it.
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546014)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:44pm CST
Bumblevivisector wrote:And Starscream looks like Warpath!
With the shoulders of either RiD Wedge or Animated Sentinel Prime. :P

Well, at least he's got Armada Starsscream's shade of red. ;)
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546018)
Posted by PrymeStriker on January 28th, 2014 @ 11:04pm CST
These look like good things to throw in a bonfire.
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546029)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on January 28th, 2014 @ 11:50pm CST
PrymeStriker wrote:These look like good things to throw in a bonfire.

Doth Primus approve of the toxic fumes from such burnt offerings?

Even warriors of this low caliber should be recycled with full honors. The amount of plastic they're wasting on these guys with oil prices where they are...ugh.
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546051)
Posted by zwann on January 29th, 2014 @ 1:34am CST
Is this even a transformer product, or is it some other toy brand that hasbro acquired then slapped TF colors on them?

Aside from Optimus, nothing looks like their name. Heck where's Starscream's cockpit. That could have saved more cost by simply repaint the same mold with different color and call it Metroplex, or Arcee.
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546087)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on January 29th, 2014 @ 3:15am CST
ok someone must have got the names mixed up cause most of those look nothing like their namesakes. Either that or these werent originally going to be a transformer product but due to poor testing (or just speculation that these wouldnt sell) they slapped on the TF brand to try and make them sell. Besides optimus the others are pretty must just generic looking robots.
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546109)
Posted by ZackRoyer on January 29th, 2014 @ 4:55am CST
Megatron Wolf wrote:ok someone must have got the names mixed up cause most of those look nothing like their namesakes. Either that or these werent originally going to be a transformer product but due to poor testing (or just speculation that these wouldnt sell) they slapped on the TF brand to try and make them sell. Besides optimus the others are pretty must just generic looking robots.


The names should be: "Red and blue bulkhead", "Evil purple bulkhead", "Yellow Bulkhead", "Orange bulkhead"...
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546128)
Posted by bluecatcinema on January 29th, 2014 @ 8:48am CST
Optimus is the only one who looks even remotely like he's supposed to.
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546131)
Posted by GuyIncognito on January 29th, 2014 @ 9:14am CST
Megatron Wolf wrote:ok someone must have got the names mixed up cause most of those look nothing like their namesakes. Either that or these werent originally going to be a transformer product but due to poor testing (or just speculation that these wouldnt sell) they slapped on the TF brand to try and make them sell. Besides optimus the others are pretty must just generic looking robots.


I think you hit the nail on the head. Not the name mix-up, but your second suggestion.
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546133)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 29th, 2014 @ 9:25am CST
You know, thinking about it more, (aside from Optimus) these all look look like their namesakes about as much as the following look like Ironhide:




:P
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546134)
Posted by bluecatcinema on January 29th, 2014 @ 9:26am CST
Sorry, my bad.
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546147)
Posted by rpetras on January 29th, 2014 @ 9:54am CST
For me, the essential things to get right on a transformer are the general color, relative size, and the design of the head. I'll give you that, for the game, they need to be the same size. So they needed to get 2 things right.

Except for Optimus, these are a whole load of fail on those criteria.
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546168)
Posted by Dead Metal on January 29th, 2014 @ 11:29am CST
Oh god they are bad, but you gotta love their titles "The Diesel Destroyer". Classic. :lol:
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546567)
Posted by Dr Va'al on January 30th, 2014 @ 2:16pm CST
Thanks to fellow Seibertron.com user helli0n, we have yet another product coming out of the UK Toy Fair based on the Transformers franchise, and it comes with a little twist. Combine one of the most popular mobile device games with robot, and what do you get? Angry Birds, the Transformers edition. The news itself comes once again from the Idle Hands blog, and can be found here, but check out the release dates of the packs below, and leave your opinion in the Energon Pub!

[quote] Angry Birds Transformers!!!

Racers - September
Battle Packs - September
Energon Multi-Pack - September
Bumblebee Blast - September
Telepods Optimus Raceway - September[/quote]
Re: More Pictures and Info on Transformers Battle Masters (1546571)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on January 30th, 2014 @ 2:37pm CST
i got excited reading the title of this news until i got to the angry birds part.

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