Pictorial Review: Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Deluxe Dreadwing

Transformers News: Pictorial Review: Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Deluxe Dreadwing

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 1:53PM CDT

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Site sponsor Kapow! Toys has provided us with an in-hand pictorial review of Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Deluxe Dreadwing. Check out the review below:

Kapow! Toys wrote:Beast Hunters Deluxe Dreadwing

Dreadwing gets shrunk! but will it blend ? well probably yeah but we want to know if its any good. The answer to this question is surprisingly yes, don't get me wrong I find it weird he suddenly has chicken feet and the wings of a lovely butterfly but for a deluxe it kinda works. He is a nice chunky solid toy with some good articulation including a variety of ball joints but no waist swivel. He has 2 weapons in the form of an axe and a hand held rocket launcher with 2 missiles both of which combine with one another into a larger staff type weapon which is kinda pointless but fun. Jet mode again is nice and chunky, the rocket launcher mounts on the cockpit roof and the axe can mount on the underside which does look a little naff with the chicken feet also visible from the back. Transformation wise its simple, think Generations Thunderwing and your there, this aside I really have enjoyed this toy a lot more than some of the previous Beast Hunters releases.

Overall we score Dreadwing a solid 7.5/10


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Re: Pictorial Review: Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Deluxe Dreadwing (1476095)
Posted by Dr Va'al on April 3rd, 2013 @ 2:11pm CDT
I still think he's cute.
Re: Pictorial Review: Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Deluxe Dreadwing (1476096)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on April 3rd, 2013 @ 2:15pm CDT
O crap he reminds me of a peacock :shock:

*hides*
Re: Pictorial Review: Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Deluxe Dreadwing (1476100)
Posted by Caelus on April 3rd, 2013 @ 2:50pm CDT
It seems strange to me that people are still looking at the talons, the hooked beak, and the feathered wings and saying it doesn't make sense.

It fits the aesthetic theme of the retooled Decepticons that's supposed to make them loosely fit with the Predacons - Dreadwing & Soundwave are birds of prey (exploiting Soundwave's articulated beak, even), Knockout is an alligator, and Shockwave is a one-eyed feline monstrosity. Starscream is the one that drops the ball, not looking like any animal in particular in spite of his BW Airrazor homage paint job.
Re: Pictorial Review: Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Deluxe Dreadwing (1476108)
Posted by optimuscarlos on April 3rd, 2013 @ 3:34pm CDT
I am really glad with these designs. They help me keep my wallet intact. :lol:
Re: Pictorial Review: Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Deluxe Dreadwing (1476110)
Posted by TheEvilProfessor on April 3rd, 2013 @ 3:38pm CDT
Blech. Really liked Dreadwing on the show, but I think I can easily pass on this one. Not diggin' the mold and the colours are just oogly. The bank account and the wife will be pleased. :lol:
Re: Pictorial Review: Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Deluxe Dreadwing (1476112)
Posted by datguy86 on April 3rd, 2013 @ 3:50pm CDT
Yeah, the beasted out Autobots and Decepticons are the perfect compliment to Thundertron's crew. I'll buy them.
Re: Pictorial Review: Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Deluxe Dreadwing (1476116)
Posted by warmech95 on April 3rd, 2013 @ 4:12pm CDT
with a change of head and the right paint job this could easily be converted into a beast machines silverbolt!
Re: Pictorial Review: Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Deluxe Dreadwing (1476158)
Posted by Sabrblade on April 3rd, 2013 @ 6:30pm CDT
Caelus wrote:Starscream is the one that drops the ball, not looking like any animal in particular in spite of his BW Airrazor homage paint job.
More like his Cybertron Brimstone color scheme. ;)
Re: Pictorial Review: Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Deluxe Dreadwing (1476234)
Posted by Black Hat on April 4th, 2013 @ 4:35am CDT
I like it. Especially the wings. The only bits that irk me are the colour scheme (which isn't a problem as it can be painted over) and the feet sticking out the back of his jet mode.

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