New Images of PerfectEffect PX-04, PE-09 Ninja & PX-10 King Bat
Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 4:21AM CDTCategories: 3rd Party News, Site Articles, Toy News
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Posted by cannonfodder4000 on October 19th, 2010 @ 4:31am CDT
Posted by Sid Burn on October 19th, 2010 @ 5:01am CDT
they look great!
Posted by Trikeboy on October 19th, 2010 @ 5:07am CDT
Posted by Prime Evil on October 19th, 2010 @ 6:29am CDT
Posted by kirbenvost on October 19th, 2010 @ 8:47am CDT
Posted by Requiem Prime on October 19th, 2010 @ 9:34am CDT
The Ninja mold is really cool and stands out from the warrior mold.
I... don't know what the birds are supposed to turn into. And who are they? Garboil and Sundor?
Kingbat's mold is... interesting. With his shoulders by his feet, he looks like he stilt walks on the wingtips. Still, turning into a trident is cool and you get a sword for your trouble. I'll get him, but I'm NOT seeing him as Ratbat.
It's too soon to say I'm hesitant about them trying other animals (you never know how awesome something might be in-hand), but I am very curious.
Posted by Requiem Prime on October 19th, 2010 @ 10:20am CDT
One of the things I liked about PE re-imagining the cassette characters as weapons was because it was functional as a toy and sensible for their mythology.
The mini-cassette design was fine and good, but it made them stand apart from the established play pattern of everyone else turning into vehicles. For lack of a better term, they break the 4th wall (like a certain gun). Unfortunately, the concept only really works if you happen to have a guy who becomes a mini-cassette player to take advantage their designed play value. On their own, the concept sorta falls apart (seriously, they turned into rectangles somewhere between suitcase and laptop to the other toys).
Now PE is creating their spin on one of the two guys who made cassettes work; in a line where the "cassettes" turn into guns. Right
Posted by joevill on October 19th, 2010 @ 10:26am CDT
Posted by Oilspill on October 19th, 2010 @ 11:01am CDT
Kingbat - I think the trident mode is fantastic, and the jet mode is great, but the bat mode doesn't work for me - and if it's meant to be Ratbat then that's the most important mode. Think I'll be passing for now.
The Laserbeak mould looks interesting, bird-mode looks great - but what is that alt mode meant to be? A power pack? Regardless I'll probably pick up Laserbeak & Buzzsaw.
I was quite impressed with Frenzy & Rumble. Good little figures with great detailing and brilliant paint apps.
Posted by Windsweeper on October 19th, 2010 @ 1:12pm CDT
Posted by Mkall on October 19th, 2010 @ 2:25pm CDT
Posted by MGrotusque on October 19th, 2010 @ 9:33pm CDT
Windsweeper wrote:Am I the only one who thinks the bird looks like Squawktalk?
No your not! He's the first name that came into my head looking at him.
The second was Graphy or "Gurafi" in japanese.
It looks more like squawktalk though for sure. It'd be great if it was. Instead of the usual Laserbeak or Buzzsaw.
In fact that blue one could even be Raindance in jet mode or whatever that mode we see there is.