TFCC Magazine Reveals Generations Rattrap
Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 5:11PM CSTCategories: Toy News, Collector's Club News
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12/10/2013 - TCC Magazine Issue 54 to feature Generations 2014 SNEAK PEEK!
TCC Issue #54!You read (and saw) right! Next issue has a look at THREE of Hasbro's upcoming Transformers Generations releases! You can get your first look right here at RATTRAP. Just click the thumbnail for the cover preview.
Issue 54 has more than JUST Generations of course! We have a very revealing interview with Duane Capizzi from the Transformers: Prime series (including an exclusive coupon code for the Predacons Rising DVD), a two page spread featuring the G1 Predacons, two all-new MTMTE profiles and the final installment of BEAST WARS: Shattered Glass featuring a most epic conclusion, and a cameo appearance, that you won't want to miss!
Watch your mailboxes because this issue is going to rock the end of the year!
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Posted by Noideaforaname on December 10th, 2013 @ 6:06pm CST
But if he has his cute little rodent mouth instead of 90s EXTREME GRIMACE! all is forgiven.
Posted by JazZeke on December 10th, 2013 @ 6:07pm CST
Although for once I wouldn't mind if this deluxe was a little undersized.
Posted by megatronus on December 10th, 2013 @ 6:11pm CST
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Posted by Mindmaster on December 10th, 2013 @ 6:26pm CST
So the unveiling of Rattrap, combined with the Amazon listing of Tankor, pretty much confirms we're getting those two along with Crosscut and Nightbeat. Whether they'll be redecos or completely new toolings is anyone's guess (well, besides Rattrap, obviously).
If there's one thing I have to harp about, it isn't about the figure itself (I just can't look at it from a negative perspective, it's that good): it's the fact that we have a total of four Maximals (counting Dinobot) and one Predacon for the Classics and other affiliated lines. I just hope that the "Beast Wars Megatron from Fall of Cybertron Grimlock" prototype makes it into reality.
Posted by Shadowstream on December 10th, 2013 @ 6:33pm CST
My initial reaction exactly.
Not a fan of how I can see his tail poking out of his bottom, and the entirely translucent handgun seems pointless. If my eyes doth not deceive me though, it looks like he also has opening forearm flaps like his show character model did. I wonder if there's any other reason to that than fanwank, cuz I'm not sure anything would fit in them.
Posted by Ballistic90 on December 10th, 2013 @ 8:09pm CST
Posted by MINDVVIPE on December 10th, 2013 @ 8:26pm CST
jk, looks very nice. For those collecting the Beast Wars stuff, this must be heaven. Cool that the rat legs look to be poseable too.
Ballistic90 wrote:I was waiting for this day for SO long... I always wanted the original Rattrap figure, but I never found it in stores when I was a kid. And now... this is going to be so awesome.
Despite the fact that he was mostly a shellformer, he was awesome. The guns splitting and hiding in each rat body side was very clever.
Posted by Arctorro on December 10th, 2013 @ 8:28pm CST
Posted by xyl360 on December 10th, 2013 @ 8:47pm CST
I just hope his beast mode doesn't have those robo-parts like the version of him shown in that Transformers mobile game did. That would be a real shame.
And yeah, that gun needs some paint. Shouldn't be too tough to take care of that though. Just a bit of silver, gray and bronze/copper should set it right to make it look like the show.
Posted by Zeedust on December 10th, 2013 @ 8:56pm CST
megatronus wrote:You have to give it to HasTak - they've really been hitting these "Beast Wars" figures out of the park!
Eh, Cheetor and Dinobot from Universe weren't so great, but the BW Generations figures seem to be a GIANT step up. Want this one BAD. Hope they keep going with the BW updates, I'd LOVE to see... Okay, well, the entire rest of the cast.
EDIT: Given the general reaction to the reveal, I'm surprised nobody's said this yet.
We're all gonna buy.