New Galleries - Transformers: Age of Extinction Construct-Bots Grimlock, Strafe and Slug
Thursday, April 24th, 2014 1:20PM CDTCategories: Site News, Movie News, Toy News
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Age of Extinction: Construct-Bots Strafe
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Posted by GuyIncognito on April 24th, 2014 @ 1:53pm CDT
Posted by Mindmaster on April 24th, 2014 @ 1:54pm CDT
GuyIncognito wrote:Construct-Bot Grimlock is better-looking than Voyager Grimlock.
And that's a sad, sad fact.
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on April 24th, 2014 @ 1:54pm CDT
The Dinos look pretty decent, but I'm kind of the fence with this line.
Posted by Noideaforaname on April 24th, 2014 @ 2:31pm CDT
Actually, you could probably make all kinds of crazy monster TFs with these...
Posted by Optimizzy on April 24th, 2014 @ 3:09pm CDT
Posted by Darth Jumpy on April 24th, 2014 @ 8:03pm CDT
Posted by Autobot032 on April 25th, 2014 @ 2:00am CDT
And now, it's the riders turn! Seibertron.com is proud to present our newest galleries, Age of Extinction Construct-Bots Dinobot Riders Lockdown, Drift, Bumblebee, and Optimus Prime!
Without further ado, the preview pics:
Age of Extinction: Construct-Bots Lockdown
Age of Extinction: Construct-Bots Drift
Age of Extinction: Construct-Bots Optimus Prime
Age of Extinction: Construct-Bots Bumblebee
Keep your optics tuned to Seibertron.com for the latest in news and updates, plus the best galleries around!
Posted by craggy on April 25th, 2014 @ 3:40am CDT
Posted by Peridot on April 25th, 2014 @ 5:33am CDT
Posted by Doubledealer93 on April 25th, 2014 @ 6:23am CDT
Posted by welcometothedarksyde on April 25th, 2014 @ 8:54am CDT
Posted by Darth Jumpy on April 25th, 2014 @ 10:07am CDT
Metro Prime wrote:Can anybody who has the Construct-Bots tell me if the Dino Riders' parts compatible with the standard Construct-Bots?
They all use the same clips and ball joints. As a bonus, the ball joints are compatible with Kre-o ball joints.
I like these guys. They look a lot more interesting then the regular simplified transformation lines from the movie. If I pick up the Dinobots, I'll try to pick these up too.
Posted by Seibertron on April 26th, 2014 @ 12:36pm CDT
I actually really like the Construct-Bots. I can't believe how huge they are for the price. The $10 ones are an absolute bargain. Yah, they're a little unorthodox. But as a cheap way to get some really nice head sculpts and some interesting takes on some of our favorite characters, the Construct-Bots were a really nice treat.
My favorite is my "custom" Soundwave. I swapped out the yellow parts with the black parts from an extra Starscream I have. He turned out pretty nice. I also was pleasantly surprised that the 2 pack of Prime and Megatron had unique head sculpts from the regular Elite Class releases. Unnecessary, but welcomed at the same time!
The Dinobot Riders were fun little basic toys. For the $5 retail price, I think they're very worth it. If they were $8 to $10 they'd be disappointing, but for $5 what the heck! Lockdown is my favorite of that group.
Hopefully they'll figure out a way to make an additional scale of figures for smaller characters like Bumblebee and Cliffjumper that should only come to Soundwave, Prime and Megatron's chests. Not small scale like the Dinobot Riders, but a happy compromise that shortens up the legs or something.
Posted by Dr Va'al on May 1st, 2014 @ 2:22pm CDT
Age of Extinction: Construct-Bots Optimus Prime
Age of Extinction: Construct-Bots Gnaw
Posted by RAcast on May 1st, 2014 @ 2:58pm CDT
Posted by ScottyP on May 1st, 2014 @ 3:35pm CDT
Posted by Bumblevivisector on May 1st, 2014 @ 5:57pm CDT
ScottyP wrote:That combining gimmick is really neat, I think. I was looking forward to that on the Beast Hunters Constructbots, but those never even came out.Me too. Were they confirmed as cancelled when Target's exclusive Predacons Rising stuff shelfwarmed, or is there still some glimmer of hope? I just got CB Predaking on clearance, and he's a hell of a lot better than I guessed he'd be.
Oddly, these 2-packs were what I've been looking forward to most ever since Toy Fair, and I'm a tad disappointed to see the armor dinos don't also have their own robot modes, but I guess this makes them the equivalent of Action Master partners.
Though what Optignaw's combination REALLY reminds me of is this:
Posted by Seibertron on May 7th, 2014 @ 8:31pm CDT
While he isn't much bigger in T-Rex mode than his Voyager Class counterpart, but is much taller in robot mode. The new AOE Leader Class toys are similar in size to Ultra Class toys from previous Transformers toy lines. One striking feature of this version of Grimlock is the large amounts of chrome paint that are on this toy, which appears to be a divisive feature amongst many fans.
Check out all of our pics to decide if you'll be picking up Leader Class Grimlock. When you do find him, please make sure you stop by our sightings section to let others know that you found him!
Just to clarify where this toy came from, it was purchased on eBay.
Age of Extinction: Generations Grimlock
Posted by Ultra Markus on May 7th, 2014 @ 8:57pm CDT
Posted by durroth on May 7th, 2014 @ 9:04pm CDT