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New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive

Transformers News: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 8:51AM CST

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The folks over at the TF Upgrader Facebook page have posted new images of the recently revealed Amazon Exclusive Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Leader Class Optimus Prime. The figure appeared as a pre-order on Amazon last week and quickly sold out. These images gives us a nice comparison with the last Leader Class Movie Universe Optimus Prime mold and the MP-10 Optimus Prime. Check out the mirrored image below. For those who managed to get a pre-order in before the figure sold out, this figure will supposedly ship with the next couple of weeks.

Transformers News: Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Exclusive

Transformers News: Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Exclusive

Transformers News: Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Exclusive
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Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545706)
Posted by paul053 on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:13am CST
Is it just me or ......? :-? This comparison shot just made the new FE Prime look even worse. The chrome isn't really well applied.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545711)
Posted by Jones on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:15am CST
El Duque wrote:The folks over at the Planet Iacon Facebook page have posted a new image of the recently revealed Amazon Exclusive Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Leader Class Optimus Prime. The figure appeared as a pre-order on Amazon last week and quick sold out. This image gives us a nice comparison with the last Leader Class Movie Universe Optimus Prime mold and the MP-10 Optimus Prime. Check out the mirrored image below. For those who managed to get a pre-order in before the figure sold out, this figure will supposedly ship with the next couple of weeks.

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This is just a huge piece of 'nope'. Seeing it side-by-side with the previous Leader highlights this even more. Bottom line; it just looks cheap.

Fingers crossed that this figure is simply the DOTM Voyager Sentinel of the AoE line and the rest of the figures are more 'Transformer-ish'.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545717)
Posted by Rated X on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:21am CST
That looks ugly. More like a knight than a robot. Why did the pre orders sell out ? Why is everybody so interested in paying top dollar for something that will warm the shelves of every walmart, target, and TRU in the continential US ? I remember getting ROTF Prime on clearance for 35 bucks. And that was the best leader Prime. From there the aesthetic kept going downhill.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545718)
Posted by El Duque on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:24am CST
Well, unfortunately from what I've heard this is one of the best figures from the AOE line. They are really embracing this whole simplified concept. This is one of the collector aimed "more complex" figures, which is why it's an Amazon exclusive. :michaelbay:
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545719)
Posted by First Gen on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:35am CST
Ugh.

I am Sent.......Optimus Prime.

This is terrible. Just terrible.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545720)
Posted by mooncake623 on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:39am CST
Looks fine, like any other Movie prime. what are people bitching about? Don't like the chrome? wait for a non first edition version?
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545721)
Posted by megatronus on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:40am CST
I understand that this is in response to the previous overly-complicated movie figures (I'm looking at you, Leader Class Sentinel Prime), but this strikes me as an over-correction.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545724)
Posted by megatronus on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:42am CST
mooncake623 wrote:Looks fine, like any other Movie prime. what are people bitching about? Don't like the chrome? wait for a non first edition version?

I personally don't mind the chrome; I think the main complaint has to do with it appearing like a simplified shell-former or the robot body not utilizing any of the cab parts in bot mode.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545727)
Posted by paul053 on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:53am CST
megatronus wrote:
mooncake623 wrote:Looks fine, like any other Movie prime. what are people bitching about? Don't like the chrome? wait for a non first edition version?

I personally don't mind the chrome; I think the main complaint has to do with it appearing like a simplified shell-former or the robot body not utilizing any of the cab parts in bot mode.

That's more like the CGI design issue. They shouldn't design that way so toy designers have no idea where to put them but the back.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545730)
Posted by GuyIncognito on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:59am CST
The chrome is one of the few things (along with the alt mode) that I actually like about this figure. It's the rest that sucks. It's not even a shell-former. It's a robot wearing a truck.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545732)
Posted by mooncake623 on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:08am CST
GuyIncognito wrote:The chrome is one of the few things (along with the alt mode) that I actually like about this figure. It's the rest that sucks. It's not even a shell-former. It's a robot wearing a truck.



I must have missed pictures of the back of the toy.

megatronus wrote:I personally don't mind the chrome; I think the main complaint has to do with it appearing like a simplified shell-former or the robot body not utilizing any of the cab parts in bot mode.


I don't care how much Collectors don't like the fact that Hasbro are "oversimplifying" these Movie toys. I hope they sell Millions of these toys so Hasbro can bring us awesome high quality generations toys like what the first Movie did for the Animated toys.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545733)
Posted by #Sideways# on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:10am CST
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I'd be fine if it were a Voyager or a Deluxe... But a flipping Leader Size shellformer that looks like a brick that pooped the Terminator from Terminator 2? Unacceptable. It's just horrendous!
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545735)
Posted by Autobot032 on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:14am CST
*looks at comparison photos* Oh, how the mighty have fallen.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545738)
Posted by SlyTF1 on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:22am CST
Looks fine to me. He's even bigger that ROTF Optimus.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545740)
Posted by Spleenzorio on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:28am CST
SlyTF1 wrote:Looks fine to me. He's even bigger that ROTF Optimus.


This is one of those instances where bigger isn't always better.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545741)
Posted by GuyIncognito on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:30am CST
If bigger is better, then this is clearly the BEST Optimus Prime ever made:

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Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545742)
Posted by EagleTron on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:36am CST
That New Optimus is Huge. I'm surprised by his size. Them other previous pics of him had him looking like a deluxe.
And the in-hand pics make him look much much better than before. Maybe there is something to look foward to this AOE transformers toy line. 8)
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545743)
Posted by PrymeStriker on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:40am CST
I'm excited for this. At least he looks better than Whirl. :roll:

The chrome everywhere's a little annoying, so I'll wait for the retail release.

And I told you all that bitch could articulate somethin' fierce. :KREMZEEK:

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Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545749)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:54am CST
Lookin' good, good-lookin'! 8)
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545758)
Posted by Seibertron on January 28th, 2014 @ 11:14am CST
You guys hatin' on this are funny. I can't wait to get mine next week!
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545762)
Posted by Flakmaster on January 28th, 2014 @ 11:25am CST
Hmm, the arm proportioning isn't as bad in these in-hand pictures.

In the end, it looks much nicer than I expected, but more as a generic robot knight, not as a transforming Optimus Prime; Leader ROTF will always be my favorite for balance between a playable figure and a transformer that looks great both as a 'bot and vehicle.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545763)
Posted by noctorro on January 28th, 2014 @ 11:29am CST
Seibertron wrote:You guys hatin' on this are funny. I can't wait to get mine next week!


I second that, don't know where all the hate is coming from.

You want complicated TF's, go buy ROTF Leader Prime, or HFTD Battle Blades Prime.

You want more G1 likeness, go buy Masterpiece or Generations.

I for one welcome simplified transformations and hold back on the shelf-former claim untill I have seen a good review or have the toy myself.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545765)
Posted by Va'al on January 28th, 2014 @ 11:33am CST
PrymeStriker wrote:I'm excited for this. At least he looks better than Whirl. :roll:

The chrome everywhere's a little annoying, so I'll wait for the retail release.

And I told you all that bitch could articulate somethin' fierce. :KREMZEEK:

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That's a nice pose that is. 8)
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545766)
Posted by Dead Metal on January 28th, 2014 @ 11:35am CST
This looks pretty good actually. It looks much closer to the design we've been shown than TF 07 LC Prime did, and everyone loved that toy, some even claimed it was the closest to a Masterpiece Movie Prime we would get.
So for the first Leader Class retail quality figure it's not bad. But apparently this is aimed at us collectors, and this is where the figure is hurt. Because it's lacking in the very things we collectors crave.
If this had a better pain job and wouldn't feature as much random chrome, I would say it would look pretty incredible.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545767)
Posted by EagleTron on January 28th, 2014 @ 11:38am CST
What is the retail price of the regular edition of this Optimus?
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545770)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 28th, 2014 @ 11:43am CST
EagleTron wrote:What is the retail price of the regular edition of this Optimus?
$44.96 according to Walmart.com.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545773)
Posted by Manterax Prime on January 28th, 2014 @ 11:58am CST
AOE FE Prime is looking AWESOME
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545786)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on January 28th, 2014 @ 12:35pm CST
putting them side by side was probably the worst thing anyone could've done, its just show how crappy this prime is. And just remember the main release is going to be worse cause there wont be any chrome just cheap looking plastic. And for all of you saying "i hope these sell well cause then we'll get better gerenations figures" you obviously dont have a clue how hasbro works, you really think they are going to pass the wealth onto us? When has hasbro ever given us something for nothing? Generations were the first ones to jump to $15 then when the plastic quality & size dropped the price stayed the same. If these sell well then they are going to think "oh this is what everyone wants" & keep making figures like this then its just going to get worse. All you need to do is look at the last 3 main lines of figures to see this trend already happening. The trick is for these not to sell so hasbro has to rethink things again.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545790)
Posted by VioMeTriX on January 28th, 2014 @ 12:53pm CST
Megatron Wolf wrote:putting them side by side was probably the worst thing anyone could've done, its just show how crappy this prime is. And just remember the main release is going to be worse cause there wont be any chrome just cheap looking plastic. And for all of you saying "i hope these sell well cause then we'll get better gerenations figures" you obviously dont have a clue how hasbro works, you really think they are going to pass the wealth onto us? When has hasbro ever given us something for nothing? Generations were the first ones to jump to $15 then when the plastic quality & size dropped the price stayed the same. If these sell well then they are going to think "oh this is what everyone wants" & keep making figures like this then its just going to get worse. All you need to do is look at the last 3 main lines of figures to see this trend already happening. The trick is for these not to sell so hasbro has to rethink things again.



you speak wise words...
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545791)
Posted by Jones on January 28th, 2014 @ 12:58pm CST
noctorro wrote:
Seibertron wrote:You guys hatin' on this are funny. I can't wait to get mine next week!


I second that, don't know where all the hate is coming from.


You like it, and that's awesome. Some of us don't, and that's awesome too. The vast majority of the objections to this stem from the fact that it appears to be a massive step backward in Leader-class figures (generally the largest and most expensive) in the Transformation department, which is arguably just as important as any visual aspects.

noctorro wrote:You want complicated TF's, go buy ROTF Leader Prime, or HFTD Battle Blades Prime.


Go price those out on eBay right now (the only place most would ever be able to find them) and tell me if that's a reasonable statement to make on this topic.

noctorro wrote:You want more G1 likeness, go buy Masterpiece or Generations.


We do. Masterpiece and Generations have been releasing fantastic figures of great quality, transformation, and screen-accuracy lately. Why can't movie lines deliver the same?

Why can't we expect the same balance of quality, accurate appearances, and transformation fun from movie figures that we've been getting from other lines? It need not be one-or-the-other.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545792)
Posted by noctorro on January 28th, 2014 @ 1:07pm CST
Very true Jones.

But to be honest, ROTF figures were out of balance as well.

We don't have to go back to level Cybertron/Galaxy Force figures.
I think the current Generations line and FOC line are a good mix between transformation complexity and overall design.

We've only seen like two primes. This being the better one, the other is also not for me.

I'm especially curious about the new faces, they look more human like in the G1 cartoon. No more bug faces I think.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545795)
Posted by Jones on January 28th, 2014 @ 1:15pm CST
noctorro wrote:Very true Jones.

But to be honest, ROTF figures were out of balance as well.


No argument there. 500-step transformations aren't going to endear these toys to the parents that will be shelling out cash for them.

noctorro wrote:I think the current Generations line and FOC line are a good mix between transformation complexity and overall design.


Nailed it. It seems like the Generations team and the AoE line are working in completely isolated silos. They hit homeruns with figures like Voyager Springer and Deluxe Orion Pax with vehicle modes that look great, robot modes with almost no kibble at all, and really fun transformations. Much like you, I will reserve my final judgement until in-hand video reviews exist, but right now I am more than skeptical that this figure in particular will turn out to be worth getting.

noctorro wrote:I'm especially curious about the new faces, they look more human like in the G1 cartoon. No more bug faces I think.


Agreed. This is something they should have done from movie #1. Prime had a great face from the start, but most of the others were seriously lacking any kind of homage to the beloved characters of the franchise.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545808)
Posted by rpetras on January 28th, 2014 @ 2:03pm CST
A giant $45+ Fast Action Battler is not for me.

While I agree RotF Prime was overcomplicated for the average kid, it speaks to the complexity of the design in the movies. That Prime was a complex beast because the transform used in the movies actually WAS that complex.

TFA was able to create stylized designs that could actually be made into toys because the show designers worked WITH the toy designers to make things that were not just possible, but were reasonable transforms for kids to perform.

The movies should do the same, and not have "thousands of moving parts" that can't be translated into figures.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545826)
Posted by MenaceRX on January 28th, 2014 @ 3:03pm CST
While I don't care for the chrome, this is better then expected. First impressions looked as if the arms were not very well articulated. The biggest thing is the back parts just hanging there, If they were collapsible then it would probably we a sweet prime to have. But as it stands right now the only characters I am interest in will be the Dinobot's.

I have 2 MP Primes and ROTF Leader Blades prime. Don't need any more of them.

I think the hate toward the figure is a little overblown. There have definitely been worse transformers made, even during this 30th Anniversary release.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545827)
Posted by Deathscythetransform on January 28th, 2014 @ 3:04pm CST
rpetras wrote:A giant $45+ Fast Action Battler is not for me.

While I agree RotF Prime was overcomplicated for the average kid, it speaks to the complexity of the design in the movies. That Prime was a complex beast because the transform used in the movies actually WAS that complex.

TFA was able to create stylized designs that could actually be made into toys because the show designers worked WITH the toy designers to make things that were not just possible, but were reasonable transforms for kids to perform.

The movies should do the same, and not have "thousands of moving parts" that can't be translated into figures.


true
first time I saw a render of the first movie megatron, I thought to myself: with all these spikes,and weird pieces all around, just how the hell will they make a toy out of this??
and we got what we got...
the best movie megs we had was DOTM... damn... and he never was made into a leader class.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545831)
Posted by Deathscythetransform on January 28th, 2014 @ 3:14pm CST
MenaceRX wrote:While I don't care for the chrome, this is better then expected. First impressions looked as if the arms were not very well articulated. The biggest thing is the back parts just hanging there, If they were collapsible then it would probably we a sweet prime to have. But as it stands right now the only characters I am interest in will be the Dinobot's.

I have 2 MP Primes and ROTF Leader Blades prime. Don't need any more of them.

I think the hate toward the figure is a little overblown. There have definitely been worse transformers made, even during this 30th Anniversary release.


While I respect your opinions and views, please allow me to politely reply by saying this:


the whole re-looking of prime is the sole problem. he was great the way he looked in the 3 first movie.

you know the old saying? When it's not broken, don't fix it? :BANG_HEAD: :BANG_HEAD:
the truck mode looks badass, but in all his iterations (excluding the goddamn beast era), one thing came back: windshield pecs. this one dont have them. thats the first flaw. He is too round, like if he was turning into an Obesimus Prime thing... :HEADHURTS: :HEADHURTS:

I can live with the whole sword and shield weaponry, but the backpack? nope

and all that blue? so little red? this screams Ultra Magnus all over it.
I am fully happy with my ROTF leader Prime, and even the Ultimate Prime from DOTM is more satisfying than this oversized Fast Action Battler.
if they make a Generation version of this... I hope it will look better.

I just hope we don't get to see a movie version of the Unicron Trilogy... :michaelbay:
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545835)
Posted by Manterax Prime on January 28th, 2014 @ 3:23pm CST
You know what guys, blasphemy or not,

CHEST WINDOWS BE DAMNED!!!!!!!! :twisted:

*cough* ahem......continue. >:oP
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545854)
Posted by TimothyR on January 28th, 2014 @ 4:24pm CST
Deathscythetransform wrote:if they make a Generation version of this... I hope it will look better.


the deluxe, voyager, and leader figures are being released under generations..
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545866)
Posted by Likov Stas on January 28th, 2014 @ 4:54pm CST
ohh... that's big piece of Chinese KO! just a scrap. I'm from Russian and Ukranian fan's and when we saw this mold in first time we thought that's just a bad joke. You have there people who like it. We have a rare case - everyone the same opinion about this leader.
Really, if other toys from AoE will be so awful, I finally can seriously replenish my collection with 3rd-party stuff. Wasting money on the first toys foolishly (IMHO). I think I'm wait for the final of a new trilogy - by then it will be clear what we should buy.

Sorry about any mistakes in text - I use autotranslator.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545871)
Posted by AnnaChristine on January 28th, 2014 @ 5:01pm CST
Sorry, Hasbro - but if you're going to start slathering on chrome, then its an all or nothing affair.

Chroming his chest, then leaving dark grey plastic everywhere else just makes the toy look cheap. Silver plastic all over I can cope with, but huge sections encased liked that in chrome reminds me of those glitzy discount store figures that fall apart after 10 minutes. G1 put chrome in select areas to enhance an area. This just... doesn't do that. Its like that ugly guy at work that thinks wearing a loud hawaiian shirt will make him an instant "hit" with the girls.

I'd need to see it with some lighter silver plastic, preferably with the clear plastic parts in a more harmonious colour. That won't make me suddenly like movie-toys, but it'll at least give me a fairer opinion on the toy. Blingamus Prime is not doing it for me.

Final word - Money spent on chrome should have been spent on metallic paints. More bang for the buck as it'll cover a larger area.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545878)
Posted by dragons on January 28th, 2014 @ 5:10pm CST
noctorro wrote:Very true Jones.

But to be honest, ROTF figures were out of balance as well.

We don't have to go back to level Cybertron/Galaxy Force figures.
I think the current Generations line and FOC line are a good mix between transformation complexity and overall design.

We've only seen like two primes. This being the better one, the other is also not for me.

I'm especially curious about the new faces, they look more human like in the G1 cartoon. No more bug faces I think.


figure doesn't look that bad few cm taller than original leader toys but retail verison probably look better with less chrome,.

want g1 transformers with looking human head in bot mode watch transfomrers animated or tv series, / terminator 3 robot tx & t100 those robots look more human to g1 want trans movie with more realistic bot faces way they suppose to look with sharp pointy edges, alien, machine type like faces watch bay fromers
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545884)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 28th, 2014 @ 5:32pm CST
Jones wrote:Nailed it. It seems like the Generations team and the AoE line are working in completely isolated silos. They hit homeruns with figures like Voyager Springer and Deluxe Orion Pax with vehicle modes that look great, robot modes with almost no kibble at all, and really fun transformations. Much like you, I will reserve my final judgement until in-hand video reviews exist, but right now I am more than skeptical that this figure in particular will turn out to be worth getting.
Well, keep in mind that the folks who designed all of the 2012-2013 Generations toys aren't the same people who designed the AOE toys.

More below:
One thing to keep in mind is that the people designing these new movie toys are NOT the same team of people who worked on the previous movie toys. Not even the same people who worked on the pre-2014 Prime Beast Hunters toys. Aaron Archer's gone, Rik Alvarez is gone, Joe Kyde is gone, Eric Siebenaler is gone, etc. etc.

The first toys we've seen to come out of this new design team are the 2014 upscaled Cyberverse Beast Hunters toys (all the recent Generations were designed by the old team), so there's no way to say for certain that this team has the same level of capability as the old team. Hasbro might have even brought in these people because of their ability to make simpler designs.

Even though it's still the same company behind these toys as the one behind the toys of yesteryears, the inmates are no longer running the asylum.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545893)
Posted by Sodan-1 on January 28th, 2014 @ 5:54pm CST
Just. Awful.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545901)
Posted by User897 on January 28th, 2014 @ 6:21pm CST
Gentlemen,

Submitted for your disapproval, we bring you Optimess Prime.

I just can't accept this design, at least for now. I hope he will look better in the film.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545946)
Posted by ZackRoyer on January 28th, 2014 @ 7:48pm CST
It is not RoTF that is hard to transform, it is people who ,saying politely, aren't smart enought to transform (feel free to feel offended, i don't care). I mean, come on, you have a f**king manual with step by step. You know what is worst? Not only transformers but everything is becaming dumb, look at star wars action figures, even knee and elbow joint they don't have anymore. I think we should not make dumb products because people are getting dumb. We should make people smarter, so we have smarter products and so.
Whats next? a One-colored rubik? One-buttom Simon?
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545952)
Posted by Blurrz on January 28th, 2014 @ 8:03pm CST
ZackRoyer wrote:It is not RoTF that is hard to transform, it is people who ,saying politely, aren't smart enought to transform (feel free to feel offended, i don't care). I mean, come on, you have a f**king manual with step by step. You know what is worst? Not only transformers but everything is becaming dumb, look at star wars action figures, even knee and elbow joint they don't have anymore. I think we should not make dumb products because people are getting dumb. We should make people smarter, so we have smarter products and so.
Whats next? a One-colored rubik? One-buttom Simon?


I'm fine with the Star Wars Saga Legends having like 5 points of articulation, because at least Star Wars fans get the Black Series. Our equivalent isn't even close to the quality of the Black Series.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545955)
Posted by Ultra Markus on January 28th, 2014 @ 8:11pm CST
the chrome is really nice but i would rather have this one http://static.seibertron.com/images/toy ... 61_000.jpg
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1546020)
Posted by PrymeStriker on January 28th, 2014 @ 11:15pm CST
MenaceRX wrote:I think the hate toward the figure is a little overblown. There have definitely been worse transformers made, even during this 30th Anniversary release.


Blitzwing, Whirl, Doubledealer, those halfass minicons, Skids.

But no. Those figures are sooooooooo cool. :roll:

ZackRoyer wrote:It is not RoTF that is hard to transform, it is people who ,saying politely, aren't smart enought to transform (feel free to feel offended, i don't care). I mean, come on, you have a f**king manual with step by step.


Excuse me if I'd prefer to be able to convert my figure back and forth without needing to roll out a mile long manual to get it from point A to point B. :BANG_HEAD:
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1546025)
Posted by EagleTron on January 28th, 2014 @ 11:38pm CST
ZackRoyer wrote:It is not RoTF that is hard to transform, it is people who ,saying politely, aren't smart enought to transform (feel free to feel offended, i don't care). I mean, come on, you have a f**king manual with step by step. You know what is worst? Not only transformers but everything is becaming dumb, look at star wars action figures, even knee and elbow joint they don't have anymore. I think we should not make dumb products because people are getting dumb. We should make people smarter, so we have smarter products and so.
Whats next? a One-colored rubik? One-buttom Simon?


If hasbro had to sacrifice some good looks in terms of Coming out with this New Back Pack wearing Optimus in order to make the transformation easier then I aprove. Yeah the concept of complex well detailed and articulated movie figures is great and all and I LOVE rotf fallen figures and some of the dotm figures but Basically:
Them things Were Extremely, let me repeat myself Extremely hard to transform even with directions and watching a YouTube how to transform vidoe at the same time. And I'm a highly intelligent magician. Not to mention that im a adult and not a 7 year old kid who really has almost no chance of transforming rotf leader prime, without the chances of it getting permanently stuck between trensformation. At least this new Back Pack Optimus isn't as simple as them new oversized tfp beast hunters voyagers.
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Posted by SKYWARPED_128 on January 29th, 2014 @ 12:32am CST
To put it objectively, it's definitely a cool toy if you're a kid, and a fun toy for parents/uncles to playfight with your kids/nephews/friend's son due to the simple transformation and good articulation.

But as a collector who's a stickler for screen-accuracy, this isn't exactly my cup of tea.

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