NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines

Transformers News: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 1:33PM CDT

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Our full gallery of images from last night's NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event is now live. This gallery includes many additional images of the new Leader Class Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime figure, which was the only real Transformers reveal. Other Transformers products were on display, but mainly things we've seen before. One other highlight was a glimpse at Matthew Reinhart's Transformers The Ultimate Pop-Up Universe Book.

Products from Hasbro's other lines were also on display; Star Wars, Angry Birds, Kre-O Dungeons & Dragons, Marvel, and more.

Check out the full gallery by clicking here or any of the images below.

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!

Transformers News: Re: Hasbro Press Event Coverage: First Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime!
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Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523033)
Posted by gothsaurus on October 10th, 2013 @ 1:34pm CDT
Ok, the inside of that pop up book looks awesome.
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523035)
Posted by Noideaforaname on October 10th, 2013 @ 1:45pm CDT

Whoa, wait, when did this happen?
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523037)
Posted by rdrunr89 on October 10th, 2013 @ 1:48pm CDT
Noideaforaname wrote:
Whoa, wait, when did this happen?


I think that was a deleted scene from Ep 3 when he was trying on the armor in case something happened on Mustafar. Sidious didn't want to do any tailoring. :HEADHURTS:
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523039)
Posted by gothsaurus on October 10th, 2013 @ 1:55pm CDT
Wow, that Darth Vader makes me cringe. Looks like Napoleon Dynamite in a Vader suit.

Ah well, at least they haven't done anything like ret-con all the Stormtroopers into identical clones of some Australian guy. That would really kill my suspension-of-disbelief.
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523040)
Posted by Tyrannacon on October 10th, 2013 @ 2:00pm CDT
Don't know how I feel about the yellow... Otherwise not completely terrible.
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523042)
Posted by GuyIncognito on October 10th, 2013 @ 2:02pm CDT
Noideaforaname wrote:
Whoa, wait, when did this happen?


When George Lucas lost his mind.




Anyway, I think OP looks even worse now that we can see what he looks like from the back.

On the other hand, that pop-up book looks cool!
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523045)
Posted by autobotOG on October 10th, 2013 @ 2:11pm CDT
Has anyone for sure verified that that is a leader class prime yet? I know there was speculation it might be a voyager....if it IS a leader, its definitely a step backwards, with all the kibble and giant rear axle backpack. I've always been optimistic when it comes to the TF movies, but I'm not sure I like this overall design either (just basing on what we can tell from the figure). Where's the chest windows?? Hope the cgi render is better.
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523051)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on October 10th, 2013 @ 2:46pm CDT
autobotOG wrote:Has anyone for sure verified that that is a leader class prime yet? I know there was speculation it might be a voyager....if it IS a leader, its definitely a step backwards, with all the kibble and giant rear axle backpack. I've always been optimistic when it comes to the TF movies, but I'm not sure I like this overall design either (just basing on what we can tell from the figure). Where's the chest windows?? Hope the cgi render is better.


Let me answer that with a quote:

Hasbro.Inc wrote:TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS OPTIMUS PRIME Leader Scale Figure
(Ages: 4 & up /Approx. Retail Price: $44.99/Available: May 2014)
The Leader Scale OPTIMUS PRIME figure from Hasbro is part of the TRANSFORMERS brand’s popular GENERATIONS action figure line and is inspired by the upcoming TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION movie from Paramount Pictures.


He looks decent enough, if he really is Leader-sized I will admit he looks too simple to transform for his size.

What some people unfortunately seem to forget that Leader Class and up have been overly simple the past few years, I mean look at Prime's Weaponizers which were roughly the same size.
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523062)
Posted by SlyTF1 on October 10th, 2013 @ 3:32pm CDT
That looks AWESOME. A bit small for a leader class, though. With a badass sword and shield gun like that, I can't wait to see what he looks like in the movie. His armor kind of looks like a cross between something Medieval and Japanese. Seeing as though Asia is a major part of the movie, apparently, that makes sense.
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523068)
Posted by Kapiko Customs on October 10th, 2013 @ 4:42pm CDT
This particular Optimus Prime looks like "lazy knock off" In my opinion. It is absolutely ridiculous to ask $45.00 for it then it's not even remotely comparable to ROTF leader class in the matter of detail and quality!
Lets just hope that this is not final product .
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523069)
Posted by Deathscythetransform on October 10th, 2013 @ 4:43pm CDT
THE FU** DID i JUST WHITNESSED??? :shock:

the truck is awesome, can't complain about a thing like that.

But the robot mode??? what the hell happened to prime???

Hey Hasbro, I have 10 words for you:

IF IT AIN'T BROKEN DONT F-ING FIX IT, DAMN IT!!!!

ROTF Leader Prime was the summum of the bayverse primes... and then it all went to hell.

Ain't gonna get that at all. not even for the truck mode. It is safer to say now that I will definitively get Masterpiece Soundwave... with all his cassettes...

if that ugly thing is what is yet to come from the movie franchise, hell, it will be Masterpieces only. at least I'll get challengin transformations, quality and true great toys.

Hasbro can take that thing and shove it where the sun doesn't shine. [-(
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523070)
Posted by Metrosuplex on October 10th, 2013 @ 4:52pm CDT
Some of these are NOT Transformers. :-B Too much drinkin' for the camera man... :roll: :lol:

Uhhh, yeah, but that Carnage looks pretty sweet. The head mold looks pretty right, surprisingly. :shock:
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523071)
Posted by Metrosuplex on October 10th, 2013 @ 4:53pm CDT
SHELF-WARMER!!!! Watch the dust from getting in your eyes!
SHELF-WAAAAAAAAAAARMER!!!! Boxed crap that's cleverly disguised!!!! :lol:
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523072)
Posted by Mindmaster on October 10th, 2013 @ 4:54pm CDT
Metrosuplex wrote:Some of these are NOT Transformers. :-B Too much drinkin' for the camera man... :roll: :lol:


If it's from Hasbro, and it's in the bag along with Transformers, we report it.
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523073)
Posted by YRQRM0 on October 10th, 2013 @ 4:55pm CDT
No one seems to mention the one good thing on Prime: the chrome. After seeing him in action in the movie I might warm up to this design more. Right now it looks really weak and too anime-inspired, but we'll see. Hopefully the sword is like some kind of weapon he finds, not something he just goes around with. Doesn't really fit as an Optimus weapon.
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523075)
Posted by Metrosuplex on October 10th, 2013 @ 4:56pm CDT
Mindmaster wrote:
Metrosuplex wrote:Some of these are NOT Transformers. :-B Too much drinkin' for the camera man... :roll: :lol:


If it's from Hasbro, and it's in the bag along with Transformers, we report it.


I know! :P But is it me, or is your non-TF coverage very random and unfocused? Death's Head II?! Woo? I don't get it. >:oP

Still, how bout that Carnage? =P~
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523076)
Posted by TimothyR on October 10th, 2013 @ 5:03pm CDT
TheCyclonus wrote:I gotta say, this is looking pretty sweet! The chrome on it is fantastic (the vehicle mode is just... =P~ ), and the new robot mode is looking pretty nice! I do have to agree and say it does look more like a Voyager than a Leader. The back kibble isn't bad, just about as much kibble on this one as the ROTF, just handled differently. Hopefully the rest of the Leaders for this line look as good. Leader Grimlock... dang... the thought of it...

Galvatron... please? I still have hopes that he's gunna be in AOE. XD


You are insane. If you think that rotf leader prime had the same amount of kibble. Rotf prime simply had back kibble.. And other than the folded up wheel wells, his back kibble was accurate... This thing however has a ridiculous amount of kibble everywhere.. Huge panels just hanging off.. If you can't see that good for you.. But a lot of us aren't liking the direction hasbro is taking this movie line.

JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
autobotOG wrote:Has anyone for sure verified that that is a leader class prime yet? I know there was speculation it might be a voyager....if it IS a leader, its definitely a step backwards, with all the kibble and giant rear axle backpack. I've always been optimistic when it comes to the TF movies, but I'm not sure I like this overall design either (just basing on what we can tell from the figure). Where's the chest windows?? Hope the cgi render is better.


Let me answer that with a quote:

Hasbro.Inc wrote:TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS OPTIMUS PRIME Leader Scale Figure
(Ages: 4 & up /Approx. Retail Price: $44.99/Available: May 2014)
The Leader Scale OPTIMUS PRIME figure from Hasbro is part of the TRANSFORMERS brand’s popular GENERATIONS action figure line and is inspired by the upcoming TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION movie from Paramount Pictures.


He looks decent enough, if he really is Leader-sized I will admit he looks too simple to transform for his size.

What some people unfortunately seem to forget that Leader Class and up have been overly simple the past few years, I mean look at Prime's Weaponizers which were roughly the same size.


I think what you seem to forget is that the weaponizers weren't leader class figures.. They were weaponizers, and their lower price reflected their simplicity.. This is a true leader class figure with the $45 price tag to boot. The last leader figures we got were bumblebee, sentinel, and ironhide.. And I certainly don't remember a simplicity trend with those.

So you see, no one is forgetting anything. This is brand new and it's bad.. Really bad, and if its any indication of how simple the rest of the line is.. It's a major disappointment to those of us who have actually enjoyed the movie designs, and a decent amount of the movie toys.

And lastly.. This is a $45 toy, what parent is going to buy this for their kid? I've never seen a kid in a toy aisle ask their parents for a leader figure let alone their parents say yes. The leader class and human alliance figures should be aimed more towards collectors, because they are the ones with the money to spend..

I fear hasbro has overlooked the size of their collecting market on this one.
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523079)
Posted by fenrir72 on October 10th, 2013 @ 5:15pm CDT
Darth Vader looks good but wasn't Anakin bald by the time he donned the armor? (Injuries and all?)
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523087)
Posted by Evil_the_Nub on October 10th, 2013 @ 5:53pm CDT
Does it have any electronics? The head looks like it's on a ball joint and I don't see any buttons or switches anywhere. There's no way anyone is going to buy a glorified deluxe with no electronics for $45.
Re: NYCC 2013 Hasbro Press Event Coverage: Additional Images of Transformers: Age of Extinction Leader Class Optimus Prime - Plus Images from Other Product Lines (1523088)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 10th, 2013 @ 6:09pm CDT
This thread can be summed up in just two words:

Ruined FOREVER!!!

And I don't blame ya'll. :P

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