New Galleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind

Transformers News: New Galleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind

Thursday, December 24th, 2009 9:07PM CST

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Hot on the tail of the finishing of G1 Countdown and Skystalker, Seibertron has uploaded new galleries of the Universe Ultra Class Darkwind and Countdown!

These two figures are repaints of Universe Silverbolt and Cybertron Defense Red Alert and were only available as Toys R Us exclusives.

Check out the galleries by clicking below! While you're at it, check out the original characters that they are paying homage to: G1 Darkwing and Micromaster Countdown.


Darkwind:
New Photogalleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind

Countdown:
New Photogalleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind
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Re: New Galleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind (1030895)
Posted by Duke of Luns on December 24th, 2009 @ 10:45pm CST


It's amazing how well the Classics Silverbolt mold translated to Darkwind. One of the best repaints into a new character EVER!
Re: New Galleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind (1030909)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 24th, 2009 @ 11:41pm CST
I really like Darkwind. Though, I do kinda wish that they'd make a Hydra version of this as well.
Re: New Galleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind (1030915)
Posted by Anonymous. on December 25th, 2009 @ 12:16am CST
[color=darkgreen]BMF Missile turned into BMF Gun.
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Re: New Galleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind (1030994)
Posted by PhunkJunkion on December 25th, 2009 @ 1:49pm CST
I agree with Duke of Luns, Silverbolt made an awesome updated Darkwing. I had to buy this one when I saw it, as the Darkwing/ Dreadwind duo bring back fond memories from my childhood. If only we could have a Dreadwind that could combine with him. Oh well, I'll take what I can get!
Re: New Galleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind (1031006)
Posted by Razorclaw0000 on December 25th, 2009 @ 2:58pm CST
I just hate the lips on the Silverbolt mold.
Re: New Galleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind (1031034)
Posted by Stockade on December 25th, 2009 @ 5:25pm CST
I pick both of these up when they where first was released and i still play/Transform them whenever i get a chance. Darkwind looks good in this mold and so does Skyfall, but i wish Hasbro would have done something different with each one they released. Even if it was a new head sculp and a different weapons, i would be happy with that.
Anyway, nice homeage there and great figures.

About Countdown, just a awesome figure all the way around! Gotta love that BMF Gun!! He makes my Deceptions shake in their boots when comes on the battlefield...
Re: New Galleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind (1031035)
Posted by RK_Striker_JK_5 on December 25th, 2009 @ 5:29pm CST
Both are awesome redecos and updates of their respective figures. I imagine big Countdown as how he was before being turned into a Micromaster.

Awesome galleries, par usual. :)
Re: New Galleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind (1031290)
Posted by Marcdachamp on December 27th, 2009 @ 1:57pm CST
Man, that Silverbolt repaint is just plain excellent! You think that repaint was planned from the get go?
Re: New Galleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind (1031470)
Posted by Duke of Luns on December 28th, 2009 @ 11:43am CST
Marcdachamp wrote:Man, that Silverbolt repaint is just plain excellent!


Funny you should say that. When Silverbolt first came out I remember a lot of posts saying how terrible it was, mostly due to the simple transformation. Personally that's one of the reasons I love the figure, cause you can transform it easily in under 30 seconds.

He also stays together a lot better than fellow Ultra Powerglide, and has better stability. Complex is not always better.
Re: New Galleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind (1031619)
Posted by Prime Riblet on December 28th, 2009 @ 10:02pm CST
Razorclaw0000 wrote:I just hate the lips on the Silverbolt mold.


He has the rock n roll lips........

I think it's a good mold though. Solid figure.

I completely love Countdown though. The repaint is a good one, and any figure with a cannon that big is total effing win.
Re: New Galleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind (1032115)
Posted by Exic on December 30th, 2009 @ 11:26pm CST
Love Countdown. Looks so massive!

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