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NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED

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Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 6:34PM CDT

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Seibertron is on site for the NYCC 2012 Preview Night and we already have our first images! We get our first look at the Transformers Prime Season 3 "Beast Hunters" logo and a new Leader Class Transformers Prime figure with a beast alt mode. According to Seibertron, " Looks larger than Cybertron Scourge Flame Convoy" and is the "Predaking part of Predacon family". Check it out below and stay tuned for higher quality images and more coverage.

NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo

NYCC 2012 Coverage Begins: New Leader Class Transformers Prime Beast Figure and "Beast Hunters" Logo


UPDATE
Our very own Seibertron has provided us with some better images of this figure's beast mode. Be sure to check back tomorrow for the Hasbro Transformers Panel!

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Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428909)
Posted by Diem on October 10th, 2012 @ 6:41pm CDT
TRUKK NOT DRAGGON!

So I wonder if this will be a change that forces the writers to diddle with the plot (a la Transmetals) or if this will be toy line only.

Also, I wonder how this ties into Thundertron.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428910)
Posted by griftimus prime on October 10th, 2012 @ 6:42pm CDT
really need some better pics. i cant tell what i am looking at. some kind of dragon?
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428912)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 10th, 2012 @ 6:51pm CDT
BEAST!!!

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Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428914)
Posted by Ultra Markus on October 10th, 2012 @ 6:53pm CDT
doing the beast thing again?
I wonder if there will be any predacons
that would be cool
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428915)
Posted by xyl360 on October 10th, 2012 @ 6:55pm CDT
Looks kinda cool, but I was hoping for something that looked a lot more 'Beast Wars' and a lot less 'Beast Machines' or 'Cybertron'.

Still, Beastformers is Beastformers, so I'm in :).
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428916)
Posted by Sodan-1 on October 10th, 2012 @ 6:56pm CDT
Interesting..... I admit I'm a little apprehensive about returning to animal themed alt-modes, but hopefully Hasbro and Takara have learnt quite a bit in the last nearly two decades.

Diem wrote:So I wonder if this will be a change that forces the writers to diddle with the plot (a la Transmetals) or if this will be toy line only.

Isn't Beast Hunters meant to be taking the spotlight in PRIME season 3?

EDIT: Having looked at the close up photos pointed out by Sabrblade I'm impressed by it and already can't wait to not be able to find at retailer near me.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428918)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on October 10th, 2012 @ 6:57pm CDT
looks kinda cool.. its got my attention.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428923)
Posted by Diem on October 10th, 2012 @ 7:06pm CDT
Sodan-1 wrote:Interesting..... I admit I'm a little apprehensive about returning to animal themed alt-modes, but hopefully Hasbro and Takara have learnt quite a bit in the last nearly two decades.

Diem wrote:So I wonder if this will be a change that forces the writers to diddle with the plot (a la Transmetals) or if this will be toy line only.

Isn't Beast Hunters meant to be taking the spotlight in PRIME season 3?


No idea. I've barely been following the cartoon, it bores me to tears. Anything that overhauls it is fine by me.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428926)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on October 10th, 2012 @ 7:11pm CDT
Meh, not impressed. But that goes for the whole line so far. BTW, who is that supposed to be?
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428928)
Posted by DeceptiCobra on October 10th, 2012 @ 7:13pm CDT
So why couldn't Megatron be Leader class???
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428934)
Posted by Manterax Prime on October 10th, 2012 @ 7:26pm CDT
A TFP leader class figure that isn't one of those crappy Weaponizers? And it's a dragon?! SO! MUCH! WANT!
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428935)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 10th, 2012 @ 7:28pm CDT
TFormers claims it to be Predaking, but I'd consider that rumor for now until something more official turns up.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428939)
Posted by NTESHFT on October 10th, 2012 @ 7:42pm CDT
Um, o.k.........this better be a prelude to Dinobots or something.......... :HEADHURTS:
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428941)
Posted by Flux Convoy on October 10th, 2012 @ 7:46pm CDT
After getting Dreadwing, Knockout and Airachnid I am pretty underwhelmed with Prime toys. I'm interested but not hopeful. Fingers crossed this resembles something other than a pile of orange and black parts on release.
:BOT:
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428943)
Posted by griftimus prime on October 10th, 2012 @ 7:49pm CDT
is there more than just this one figure being presented?
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428944)
Posted by PrymeStriker on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:03pm CDT
I pray that this is Scourge or Predaking (as the rumors say). :PRAY:

So the Beast Hunters thing was true. I knew it! MUAHHAHAHAAHAHAHA! Excellent!
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428945)
Posted by RAcast on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:03pm CDT
I'm not sure what to make of it, but what I see looks pretty nifty.

It has visible head syndrome to the worst degree though!!
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428950)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:09pm CDT
RAcast wrote:It has visible head syndrome to the worst degree though!!


Thats just to give him a better view of the teabagging.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428952)
Posted by Mkall on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:16pm CDT
Better images by our very own Seibertron!

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Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428956)
Posted by Manterax Prime on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:18pm CDT
MINDVVIPE wrote:
RAcast wrote:It has visible head syndrome to the worst degree though!!


Thats just to give him a better view of the teabagging.


Great! Now you've made me want to see him teabag a fallen autobot, preferably Bumblebee, cuz he just need to die already.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428957)
Posted by PrymeStriker on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:20pm CDT
I have a feeling the Beast Hunters toyline might take place similarly to Primus Unleashed from Cybertron.

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:-?
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428958)
Posted by RAcast on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:21pm CDT
PrymeStriker wrote:I have a feeling the Beast Hunters toyline might take place similarly to Primus Unleashed from Cybertron.

Image


:-?

Howso?
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428961)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:25pm CDT
Predaking Confirmed!

http://www.allspark.com/forums/index.php?s=&showtopic=89765&view=findpost&p=2160470
Monzo wrote:
Thylacine2000 wrote:Predaking. They will not confirm his pricepoint but it is above Voyager (no kidding, he's a very big boy). Cryptic hints that could imply multiple pricepoint versions (makes sense, everyone else got that).
Just an FYI, but Thylacine is attending the NYCC event on behalf of TFWiki.net, and got us that promo video! So he is not making things up or having pants that are on fire.

http://www.allspark.com/forums/index.php?s=&showtopic=89765&view=findpost&p=2160488
Thylacine2000 wrote:His faction = Predacons. There will be many more Predacon toys than Star Seekers. The latter group was invented in the books and there is "no strong driving force" to really explore them in toyline. Predawn faction will be a big deal with big merch push. Predaking himself pretty much confirmed at multiple sizes / pricepoints.


Promo video:
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428963)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:25pm CDT
um, ok? and why could we not get a leader of megatron for almost 2 years? oh yea thats right bumble bee is taking his spot. I'm in to beast hunters as long as i get a damned insecticon toy, oh and i know how unlikely it is but a better arachnid toy.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428967)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:31pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:Predaking Confirmed!

http://www.allspark.com/forums/index.php?s=&showtopic=89765&view=findpost&p=2160470
Monzo wrote:
Thylacine2000 wrote:Predaking. They will not confirm his pricepoint but it is above Voyager (no kidding, he's a very big boy). Cryptic hints that could imply multiple pricepoint versions (makes sense, everyone else got that).
Just an FYI, but Thylacine is attending the NYCC event on behalf of TFWiki.net, and got us that promo video! So he is not making things up or having pants that are on fire.

http://www.allspark.com/forums/index.php?s=&showtopic=89765&view=findpost&p=2160488
Thylacine2000 wrote:His faction = Predacons. There will be many more Predacon toys than Star Seekers. The latter group was invented in the books and there is "no strong driving force" to really explore them in toyline. Predawn faction will be a big deal with big merch push. Predaking himself pretty much confirmed at multiple sizes / pricepoints.


Promo video:


so i think its safe to say that smokescreen is not in season 3? he was not with the other autobots....
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428970)
Posted by PrymeStriker on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:35pm CDT
RAcast wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:I have a feeling the Beast Hunters toyline might take place similarly to Primus Unleashed from Cybertron.

Image


:-?

Howso?


Because, aside from Beast Hunters being part of the show, both Primus Unleashed and Beast Hunters are subline imprints. They're partially changing the name of the toy line by putting a subtitle in to reflect on one gimmick.

Primus Unleashed isn't the only ones to do this, but it was the only one I could think of off the bat. Especially when TFWiki is down for me. Others include AllSpark Power, N.E.S.T Alliance, HFTD, etc.

Doubledealer93 wrote:so i think its safe to say that smokescreen is not in season 3? he was not with the other autobots....


That's recycled footage from Darkness Rising.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428972)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:36pm CDT
Doubledealer93 wrote:so i think its safe to say that smokescreen is not in season 3? he was not with the other autobots....
Every bit of non-dragon footage in that promo was old footage recycled from episode 1 and such.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428973)
Posted by PrymeStriker on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:37pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Doubledealer93 wrote:so i think its safe to say that smokescreen is not in season 3? he was not with the other autobots....
Every bit of non-dragon footage in that promo was old footage recycled from episode 1.


It's recycled footage from all five Darkness Rising Episodes, not just the first episode.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428975)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:38pm CDT
PrymeStriker wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Doubledealer93 wrote:so i think its safe to say that smokescreen is not in season 3? he was not with the other autobots....
Every bit of non-dragon footage in that promo was old footage recycled from episode 1.


It's recycled footage from all five Darkness Rising Episodes, not just the first episode.
You posted during my "and such" edit. ;)
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428976)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:39pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Doubledealer93 wrote:so i think its safe to say that smokescreen is not in season 3? he was not with the other autobots....
Every bit of non-dragon footage in that promo was old footage recycled from episode 1 and such.


ah ok. smokescreen still better be in season 3.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428979)
Posted by TimothyR on October 10th, 2012 @ 8:40pm CDT
Doubledealer93 wrote:um, ok? and why could we not get a leader of megatron for almost 2 years? oh yea thats right bumble bee is taking his spot. I'm in to beast hunters as long as i get a damned insecticon toy, oh and i know how unlikely it is but a better arachnid toy.


we can't even get characters from prime like breakdown, or the jet vehicon or unicron.. so even if there was an insecticon made.. or a new mold smokescreen, there's no guarantee that we'd see them on our shelves. that's what has really killed TF:P for me.. not getting the characters from the show.. yet we've gotten quite a few repaints so far.

hopefully the beast aspect of it will draw my attention. that figure looks awesome... so it's working. but i really hope we get the figures that have already been made.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1428995)
Posted by Noideaforaname on October 10th, 2012 @ 9:11pm CDT
Oh, wonder if these Predacons will be a small band of bots like the original Predacons (and maybe even a combiner!) or a full army like the BW Preds, and if they'll be largely "real" creatures like both previous Predacon groups or more mythical like those ancient Decepticons in Cybertron were implied to be.


... I wonder if this guy being called Predaking had anything to do with the Kreon Combiner that is obviously meant to be the original Predaking not being called by his proper name?
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429012)
Posted by Down_Shift on October 10th, 2012 @ 9:47pm CDT
Here's my two cents:

A - It looks brutal. I'm sure the pictures aren't doing it "justice" but I think it looks pure balls

B - They'll call him Deathsaraus
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429013)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 10th, 2012 @ 9:49pm CDT
Down_Shift wrote:B - They'll call him Deathsaraus
His name is Predaking.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429019)
Posted by chaosmage42 on October 10th, 2012 @ 10:17pm CDT
kinda wanted him to be a combiner -if he turns out to be ill be happy but other wise its only ok could be better. plus i have a feeling smokescreens going to buy it to recharge cybertron -as he isn't in the group shot this isn't a good sign -also can we get at least a few new bots -overall we have had a lack of new bots for a while now -id like to see a few new faces on the autobot team as well as the cons.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429023)
Posted by PrymeStriker on October 10th, 2012 @ 10:25pm CDT
chaosmage42 wrote:-as he isn't in the group shot this isn't a good sign -


Because it's recycled footage of the first 5 episodes. Smokescreen wasn't part of the team then.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429025)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 10th, 2012 @ 10:30pm CDT
Official Transformers YouTube upload of the Beast Hunters trailer

Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429027)
Posted by Bubbah on October 10th, 2012 @ 10:36pm CDT
Ok, I'm in! :lol: guess now we know who that dragon head was in the "leaked" promo image from S. America back when we first heard about Beast Hunters... The figure has my attention! I'm a sucker for dragons, so add that to my love of TF's, and I'm sold!
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429030)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 10th, 2012 @ 10:39pm CDT
Bubbah wrote:Ok, I'm in! :lol: guess now we know who that dragon head was in the "leaked" promo image from S. America back when we first heard about Beast Hunters...
Yeah it was some dragon character from a piece of Dungeons & Dragons artwork.

No joke.

But this, however, is the real deal. 8)
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429031)
Posted by PrymeStriker on October 10th, 2012 @ 10:41pm CDT
Bubbah wrote:Ok, I'm in! :lol: guess now we know who that dragon head was in the "leaked" promo image from S. America back when we first heard about Beast Hunters... The figure has my attention! I'm a sucker for dragons, so add that to my love of TF's, and I'm sold!


No, that wasn't the same dragon, although he might have been intended to be a stand-in.

That was a just a dragon-thingy-abomination from Dungeons & Dragons:

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After looking over the original poster, that says Fall 2013 and now it's Spring 2013. So happy for the date change.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429039)
Posted by Bubbah on October 10th, 2012 @ 11:36pm CDT
Eh, ok they used a stand-in image ... After seeing the toy, I don't care, I'm still thrilled haha :grin:
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429049)
Posted by Xephon0930 on October 10th, 2012 @ 11:52pm CDT
Just shut the **** up and take my money!!!!!!
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429053)
Posted by PrymeStriker on October 11th, 2012 @ 12:08am CDT
Xephon0930 wrote:Just shut the **** up and take my money!!!!!!


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Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429059)
Posted by That Bot on October 11th, 2012 @ 12:51am CDT
Well, I've successfully been reeled back in! 3 months of not really finding ANYTHING new, and now there's this! :D I'll be buying that dudicus on sight.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429076)
Posted by CBratetron on October 11th, 2012 @ 1:36am CDT
Seems my relief over Prime not finishing was premature. Please let this be limited to only one 'beast'. Bad enough we already have Thundertron.

Animal forms have always made such bad toys.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429088)
Posted by Va'al on October 11th, 2012 @ 2:24am CDT
I disagree. Thundertron is glorious.

From photos I've seen of this figure, the torso looks very Megatronesque, while the head is just generic Prime-sideburns style. With a see-through orange crest.
I'm not sure how many dragon parts can be hidden though, afraid it'll be a kibble fest.

That will be the selling point, really.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429089)
Posted by FortMacs on October 11th, 2012 @ 2:30am CDT
CBratetron wrote:Seems my relief over Prime not finishing was premature. Please let this be limited to only one 'beast'. Bad enough we already have Thundertron.

Animal forms have always made such bad toys.


used to feel that way. but ive come to really enjoy beast modes. Hope their are at least a few more.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429090)
Posted by That Bot on October 11th, 2012 @ 2:37am CDT
I love beast modes, personally. I grew up on Beast Wars and I've been yearning for a return to some animalian alt modes. They don't have to ALL be creatures, of course, but some more than we've gotten is appreciated. And it seems that's exactly what we're getting.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429095)
Posted by Ravage XK on October 11th, 2012 @ 3:05am CDT
Good grief, just when I was enjoying Transformers Prime they have to ruin it with Beast Bots. Robots in Disguise.....disguised as a bloody great monster. There are many more bots they could have dumped into Prime before scraping Beasts off the bottom of the barrel.

Having said that I do like the Dinobots so I have no consistency.
Re: NYCC 2012 COVERAGE BEGINS: TRANSFORMERS PRIME PREDAKING AND "BEAST HUNTERS" LOGO REVEALED (1429096)
Posted by CBratetron on October 11th, 2012 @ 3:34am CDT
I said this back when we had the last-season-of-prime scare.

Animal forms make bad toys. Usually have one of 3 problems with their engineering.

1. Lots of animal leg kibble. Organic shaped legs just don't fold up into nice robot shapes.

2. Recycled limbs. Incredibly lazy transformations. Flip up the claws to form arms, straighten hind legs to form robot legs and those poor ankle ball-joints just can't take it when animal heads or wings are incorporated into the top heavy torso.

3. Massively shellformer. Mammoth Big Convoy anyone?

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