New Galleries: Universe Ultra Countdown and Darkwind
Thursday, December 24th, 2009 9:07PM CSTCategories: Site News, Toy News
Posted by: Mkall Views: 51,982
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.
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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!
Posted by Sabrblade on December 24th, 2009 @ 11:41pm CST
Posted by Anonymous. on December 25th, 2009 @ 12:16am CST
Posted by PhunkJunkion on December 25th, 2009 @ 1:49pm CST
Posted by Razorclaw0000 on December 25th, 2009 @ 2:58pm CST
Posted by Stockade on December 25th, 2009 @ 5:25pm CST
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...
Posted by RK_Striker_JK_5 on December 25th, 2009 @ 5:29pm CST
Awesome galleries, par usual.
Posted by Marcdachamp on December 27th, 2009 @ 1:57pm CST
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.
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.