Reveal The Shield Wave 1 Available in the UK
Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 10:24AM CSTCategories: Sightings, Store News, Toy News
Posted by: Razorclaw0000 Views: 72,496
Pretender Skywarp also reports these figures (as seen above) are in full EU packaging, so expect to see more Reveal the Shield figures in the UK and Europe soon!
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Posted by Crosshairs on December 21st, 2010 @ 10:55am CST
Posted by leokearon on December 21st, 2010 @ 11:27am CST
Posted by Pretender Skywarp on December 21st, 2010 @ 12:08pm CST
leokearon wrote:Please be in Ireland
Probably already are if you've got a Smyths in range, they're not on the website so you'll have to chance it and check instore
Posted by --B-- on December 21st, 2010 @ 2:08pm CST
Posted by OlivusPrime on December 21st, 2010 @ 3:14pm CST
Posted by Ravage XK on December 22nd, 2010 @ 2:25am CST
Funny thing, I never used to be that interested in Deluxe class figures, Voyager was where my interest started but the Deluxes have come along a long way in a couple of years and their complexity is increasing. WFC Prime is a good example of some clever thinking.
Posted by Pretender Skywarp on December 22nd, 2010 @ 3:45am CST
Ravage XK wrote:Its a shame that the Smyths online webstore groups products by their class so you cannot select which figure you want, seems you might just get a random from that class.
That is very possibly the fault of Hasbro themselves, I'll quote Miscreant of the 2005 boards who spotted something interesting...
Miscreant wrote:Having had a look at barcodes, i noticed something that might explain why.
My BB Bumblebee (Euro packaging) Has 5 010994 503154 on the bar code.
My Axor even though it's from a different wave (BBBB was bought long before Wave 4 was released)
has the exact same number on the bar code.
In fact, Even Tracks and Jazz both have that same bar code number. Even though it's a different subline.
Compare this to (US) packaged Tomahawk and Terradive
Tomahawk 6 53569 51638
Terradive 6 5369 51369
Looking at an Oil Pan, Brimstone, and Hubcap i bought in Tesco a while back, they all have the same bar code number as each other too.
It's not necessarily impossible for them to distinguish them, but when every product has the same bar code, it's a fair bit harder.
EDIT: Is this uniform barcoding why Hasbro UK can never tell us what exactly is coming?
Having checked mine, I can confirm this too. In fact, all of my EU Wave 1 Generations figs have the same barcode, but my US sourced Wave 2 & 3 all have individual ones...