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Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more!

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Sunday, February 14th, 2010 1:26AM CST

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Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047005)
Posted by Burn on February 14th, 2010 @ 1:38am CST
Call me picky but Darkmount is a just a big ball of fail because of those "ankles".

Or maybe I should call it an achilles heal? Either way, target that spot and boom, down he goes.

Alt modes aren't too crash hot either.

I do like the look of Insecticon, and Sidearm Sideswipe should have been black with red flames. :P
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047007)
Posted by Softimus Prime on February 14th, 2010 @ 1:45am CST
i hope that insecticon mold gets a repaint into waspinator.
also, that voyager prime looks very good, almost a downscaled leader prime.
the power core combiners have a cool gimmck but dont really look cool to me.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047008)
Posted by Optillamanus on February 14th, 2010 @ 1:45am CST
Is it just me, or is Elita-1 just a Chromia repaint?
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047009)
Posted by Baha08 on February 14th, 2010 @ 1:48am CST
Dammit Hasbro you lazy douchebags, you might as well buy a second Chromia if that's the third bike. >:V

Also I calls em likes I sees em! I'm a Whale Biologist!
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047011)
Posted by The_Cybertronian_Emperor on February 14th, 2010 @ 1:58am CST
Kibble wrote:Any mention/clarification of the availabilty of the War for Cybertron figs...if they'd be sold individually or if it's going to be some lame deal where you have to buy some product 3 times to get them all or if they're only available with the purchase of some other crap?

"--Almost all of Activision's War for Cybertron line is proprietary, which means that Activision owns most, if not all, the products"

Makes me nervous...


No need to be nervous, all this basically means, to my understand from class that is (I'm a business major so if I'm wrong please feel free to correct me) is that while Hasbro owns the rights to the Transformers brand, Activision owns the rights to War for Cybertron because they created it. All the designs are their own. So they pretty much have creative control over the War for Cybertron line. It's not like the Transformers and Transformers Revenge of the Fallen video games that were created using the movie and toy designs, this is the toys are being based off of the video games designs that are for the most part creations of the artist and designers at Activision. Again, if I'm wrong please feel free to correct me.

As far as the rest of everything goes... kinda tired of Bumblebee, Ratchet, Ironhide, Optimus Prime, Sideswipe, and Ravage repaints and resizes. I mean come on, just how many versions of Bumblebee and Optimus do we have already??? :BANG_HEAD: :BANG_HEAD: :BANG_HEAD: :BANG_HEAD:

RotF: The new molds and repaints for the Scout Classes, Deluxe Classes, and Voyager Classes look great... particularly Brimestone, Jetblade, Hailstorm, and Sea Spray, who I still think is more deserving of being in the Generations line than RotF. And Elita-1 being black? I thought the third bike clone, I'm going by the movie on that classification, was suppose to be purple? But then again, It does leave room for a... you guessed it... repaint for Flareup or even Moonracer.

Generations and Power Core:Love the Scout Class Commanders, not too sure on the Combiners. The Scout Class Commanders in the Combiners looks good, but I'm not too thrilled about Legends Class limbs. In my opinion the Legends Class lack detail. But this is just a personal preference. Glad to see were finally getting Thrust, now it's only expected with the trend in repaints that we'll probably see Thundercracker and Dirge in future waves. Drift is pure win, period, end of discussion. :APPLAUSE: Darkmount looked like a resize of RotF Bludgeon at first but I like the wheeled front end. And Blaster!!! About time... now Soundwave finally has his rival.

So far the new Generations line looks promising, RotF, I might get a few of them but I stick mainly to characters that were in the films unless the molds/repaints are just worth having.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047014)
Posted by Baha08 on February 14th, 2010 @ 2:01am CST
I'm hoping that's a joke slide, it just has to be, I did not wait like almost half a year (Or however long it's been since the first toys appeared) to have the third bike to be a repaint of Chromia. It's like waiting for the Super Mario Bros. movie and finding out it's terrible.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047016)
Posted by Jacob P. Galvatron on February 14th, 2010 @ 2:10am CST
Elita is very disapointing.
No new mold, and isn't even the right color...
Sigh... at least that new Voyager Optimus is win.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047019)
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on February 14th, 2010 @ 2:22am CST
Insecticon! I WANT IT! And Straxus, I want that too. Awesome! :KREMZEEK: :CON:
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047021)
Posted by JRFitzpatrick7 on February 14th, 2010 @ 2:37am CST
Optillamanus wrote:Is it just me, or is Elita-1 just a Chromia repaint?


I dunno... I think its a new mol... a differ... ahh damn, you're right.

but is this wg=hat we get instead of Flare-up? Or as well as Flare-up? If the former, it seems a bit lazy, I'm wondering what the combined form is going to look like. I have 2 Chromias and an Arcee so i guess i'll start fiddling with them.

Looking forward to PCC, I can't even tell you. I'll get them all! And all subsequent repaints as well!
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047024)
Posted by Mkall on February 14th, 2010 @ 2:49am CST
Mkall's thoughts on everything. I've spent so much time posting, and editing news today I haven't had much time to tell people what I think of it all.

Legends
Ravage, Long Haul and Rampage are all easy passes. They just do not work for me at all.
Sandstorm is a big yes. I love Legends Beachcomber so I'll love this guy too.

Scouts
Hubcap is a maybe. I think the robot is a little too ROTF-y for my liking. That'll most likely change as I see more.
Brimstone looks like a walking Skeleton. At first I hated it, now I'm not so sure...
Crackstart is a must buy! I think he looks a lot like RObotMasters Wrecker Hook
Backfire is a pass. I have enough of the Reverb mold thanks
Insecticon is different enough that I'll probably buy it and all the eventual repaints.
Breacher is a good solid fig, and the fact that he's been developed to work with Sea Spray is a major plus in my book.

Deluxes
Ironhide, Bumblebee, Jetblade, Sea Attack Ravage, Sidearm Sideswipe, and Elita-1 are all passes.
Drift, Darkmount and Hailstorm are great figs IMO and will be picked up on sight.
I'll have to see pics comparing Thrust to Henkei Thrust before I commit.

Voyagers
Sea Spray is a big yes
Night Ops Ratchet is a big no
Payload I'll most likely get because soon I plan to blitz-buy all the ROTF Constructicons.
Battle Blades Prime is a no.

Leaders and Others
I have no use for either Leader SS or a horribly painted Prime
I don't collect Human Alliance so I won't start with Jazz, although the weapon-to-bike is creative
Battle Ops Bumblebee is a waste of Hasbro's time IMO.

Power Core Combiners
I could say I hate this or I like that, but when it finally comes down to it, I'll probably get the entire line. Some figs are definately better than others though. It does annoy me that the Gestalt limbs don't transform, but I'll probably just treat the limbs as Energon Prime treated his limbs; as drones. Not entirely sure what the Rallybots or Destructicons are, but I'll probably get them too.

Exclusives
I have no interest in either MP Grimlock or SDCC Blaster. That means one more for one lucky fan.

These are Mkall's thoughts. He has spoken.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047026)
Posted by Oilspill on February 14th, 2010 @ 2:58am CST
Straxus looks pretty damn nice. Loving that pickaxe of his.

Also interesting that Hasbro have trademarked the name Hailstorm, as far as I know, this is a new name right? I'm hoping it means a Universe Starscrem/Ramjet repaint into Hailstorm along with a Sunstorm to finish off my Decepticon airforce :)
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047027)
Posted by freaky777 on February 14th, 2010 @ 3:20am CST
I have to agree on the Elita-1, really disappointing.. heres hoping Takara would give us a proper bike if Hasbro decides to not give us the proper one.. and after waiting for so long it better be purple and is able to combine.. Its the 1st and only reason I bought them (chromia & Arcee) for.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047028)
Posted by kirbenvost on February 14th, 2010 @ 3:28am CST
What, Grimlock looks exactly the same? AND he has the crown? :BANG_HEAD: Oh well, I'm just glad my Takara one was a gift.

Can't say there's much here that interests me. I wonder if Hasbro is moving away from G1 more and in a direction I'm not really interested in?

I guess time will tell.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047039)
Posted by tarZen on February 14th, 2010 @ 5:11am CST
Wow, they give us that that new Optimus Prime after countless repaints of that last terrible mold.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047045)
Posted by cannonfodder4000 on February 14th, 2010 @ 6:45am CST
i'm really looking forward to all these new molds!

darkmount may be the best!

but the new voyager prime is great too! (i thought he was a repaint!)

but am i the only one to notice that we are getting alot of characters we didnt see before
they may be great toys but who are they ?!
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047050)
Posted by Didicos on February 14th, 2010 @ 7:05am CST
Can't wait for Straxus........
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047055)
Posted by vectorA3 on February 14th, 2010 @ 7:28am CST
Excited for MP Grimlock -but worried about it being a TRU exclusive. 1) the price will definitely be gouged as opposed to Wally or Target, (2) this will be scalped in most areas as soon as it comes off the truck -most of us who want it fast better pray that it's available online. Much rather have it a wally exclusive -& hopefully it's not more than $70.
As a sidenote for SW collectors - The Legacy Collection Expanded Universe wave (arguably the most anticipated wave of 2010 w/TFU Shaak Ti, K'Kruhk, Jason & Jaina Solo, darktrooper etc), will not be at all retail, only TRU as an exclusive. Again, will be extremely hard to find as the TRU employees & scalpers disintegrate them before they reach the pegs. SO THIS TRU EXCLUSIVE SH*%& is REALLY PISSING me OFF!!!!!! The Grimlock may not be as bad, since it's expensive, but it won't be released in large quantities --but these SW figures, believe me, will be a mother%^^*&*er to find.
I already have Blaster from when i was little. Great condition. I just want the tapes. (Ramhorn, Steeljaw & Rewind) I doubt anyone will just want him & not the tapes, if u r that person, please PM.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047056)
Posted by Mechastrike on February 14th, 2010 @ 7:38am CST
is Darkmount a Decepticon or Autobot? i mean i'm just curious. he looks cool. Hailstorm looks like Cybertron Scattershot w/ a twist of movie Brawl but also cool.

and they said Elita-1 was gonna be cancelled. :P i keep asking when is she gonna come out and "they" said she was cancelled. anyways i need a Moonracer to my Classics Powerglide so i guess she'll do. please don't slam me. :-(
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047059)
Posted by I want to be prime on February 14th, 2010 @ 7:41am CST
I have had a look at these pictures and all the others and there is so much good stuff, and I don't know were to start, I either need to win the lottery or rob a bank.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047063)
Posted by DevastaTTor on February 14th, 2010 @ 8:15am CST
Straxus is pretty cool. May be the only figure I get out of the line.

Interesting that the Japanese ROTF Ravage repaint is essentially being released as Sea Attack Ravage.

More interesting that the TRU MP Grimlock gets the King Grimlock crown. Guess I just have to stop rushing out and buying the Takara version of these figures. Patience appears to pay off.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047066)
Posted by Lord Onixprime on February 14th, 2010 @ 8:42am CST
Mkall wrote:
shockmatter wrote:so unhappy that the PCC's limbs dont have robot modes :sad:

As am I. I'm very disappointed that they could make figs that turn from robot to vehicle to weapon to armor and back again, but they can't make a figure turn from a robot to a vehicle to a combiner limb.



The minicons "vehicle" modes are most likely pretty lacking. Without robot modes they look to make a basic sized figure stand as tall as a large deluxe or about a small to average voyager. If they had independent robot modes they would not be able to extend the height as much, and their proportions would look wonky.

I too worry about Grimlock being a TRU exclusive. TRU's quality has been slipping, and it seems every exclusive they get comes and goes without me ever being able to find it. Lets hope I can find one. Grimlock is my most anticipated figure for the year.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047067)
Posted by Alex Jones on February 14th, 2010 @ 8:43am CST
So when are these coming out in retail????
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047074)
Posted by Liftgate on February 14th, 2010 @ 9:47am CST
I kinda like Jetblade's colors, sorta Starscreamish, like that mold too. Straxus rocks, but something seems a bit off in robot mode, yeah the funny ankles, and maybe too much red. MP Grimlock is nice, but looks pretty much the same as the original Grimlock I received for christmas 26 years ago! Ah well, he's still awesome.

And Hailstorm looks good, but WHY are we not seeing GI Joe Crossovers yet?! Come on Hasbro, you had a movie that was a decent hit and a perfect opportunity, would have even cross-promoted the lines to some extent.

Perhaps some time in the future...
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047076)
Posted by Predaprince on February 14th, 2010 @ 9:55am CST
=P~ MUST GET MP GRIMLOCK!
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047080)
Posted by dragons on February 14th, 2010 @ 10:15am CST
I have to agree on the Elita-1, really disappointing.. heres hoping Takara would give us a proper bike if Hasbro decides to not give us the proper one.. and after waiting for so long it better be purple and is able to combine.. Its the 1st and only reason I bought them (chromia & Arcee) for.


true if knew the 3rd bike would look like this i would have 2 chromias or pased on the 3 bikes all togeather big disspointing. :BANG_HEAD:

other than 3rd bike evey thing else looks good finaly a triple changer we havnt to many trpile changers in while other than animated, twins, shockwave, blitzwing .... & others
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047082)
Posted by nemesis primus on February 14th, 2010 @ 10:20am CST
DAMN YOU HASBRO I WAITED 6 F**KING MONTHS TO SEE ELITA-1'S FIGURE AND YOU SHOVEL THIS CRAP IN MY FACE?!!! I HAVE CHROMIA, I LIKE CHROMIA BUT I DONT WANT TWO CHROMIA MOLD FIGURES I WANT ELITA-1 NOT THIS!!!! they had better combine as promised damn it!!!!
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047088)
Posted by YRQRM0 on February 14th, 2010 @ 10:47am CST
I guess now all that's missing is what they look like combined. I can't believe it's just a repaint..wow.
On the other hand, that voyager Prime already seems like a must-have!
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047089)
Posted by Kibble on February 14th, 2010 @ 10:49am CST
Jacob P. Galvatron wrote:at least that new Voyager Optimus is win.

YRQRM0 wrote:On the other hand, that voyager Prime already seems like a must-have!

I would agree that it looks good, and I'd even say there's a chance I'll get it, but when is enough, enough? Ultimately these things are going to be sitting on a shelf and I don't really need 25 of the same thing all huddled together. Either that or I should just set up a display of team movie Optimus vs. team movie Bumblebee playing football or something.

I think what it really boils down to is I'm fine with them pumping out OPs & BBs when they're easy passes, but it sucks when they actually look cool and I know I'll probably cave and buy my 5th, 6th, or 7th version of that movie character. Save the cool for something else...
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047094)
Posted by zenosaurus_x on February 14th, 2010 @ 12:05pm CST
Hmm...having seen my mom's G1 Grimlock, I have to say MP GrimLock really messed up Dino mode's face and tail...

Whatever, I'm most excited about the Insecticon, that's gonna be awesome...now if only there was a Scout Class Ravage as well....
EDIT:there's a Legends class, even better!

I don't really get autobot figures(and my brother who does always buys the Leader Primes) so Voyager is a pass for me.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047096)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on February 14th, 2010 @ 12:09pm CST
You know how i hate store exclusives? Well i really hate TRU exclusives.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047097)
Posted by STngAR on February 14th, 2010 @ 12:11pm CST
Love Darkmount's "Pickaxe of Doom", but as Burn said the ankle joint is very weak looking. Maybe its transformed wrong (like they never have done that before :roll: )

Seeing that MP Grimlock is coming stateside I'm going to wait to see if MP Thundercracker comes over too. I've been back and forth on wether to buy the Takara version.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047100)
Posted by Gandalf on February 14th, 2010 @ 12:48pm CST
I'm confused....is Blaster an SDCC exclusive, or a store exclusive that will be seen at SDCC?

If he is SDCC exclusive, he will also be available on HasbroToyShop.com, right?
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047101)
Posted by Mkall on February 14th, 2010 @ 12:54pm CST
Gandalf wrote:I'm confused....is Blaster an SDCC exclusive, or a store exclusive that will be seen at SDCC?

If he is SDCC exclusive, he will also be available on HasbroToyShop.com, right?

Blaster is only an SDCC exclusive. After the convention, if there's any left, he'll be found on HasbroToyShop.com
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047103)
Posted by Gandalf on February 14th, 2010 @ 12:59pm CST
Mkall wrote:
Gandalf wrote:I'm confused....is Blaster an SDCC exclusive, or a store exclusive that will be seen at SDCC?

If he is SDCC exclusive, he will also be available on HasbroToyShop.com, right?

Blaster is only an SDCC exclusive. After the convention, if there's any left, he'll be found on HasbroToyShop.com


Wow...I was excited, hoping it would be a TRU exclusive like Perceptor and the Insecticons. I've been wanting him forever, but can't spare an arm for the Takara reissue, and can't find a satisfactory original. Maybe with a little energon and a lot of luck, I can grab this one on HTS.

Thanks for the info.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047105)
Posted by NassaDane on February 14th, 2010 @ 1:06pm CST
Yuck, that new Voyager Optimus looks pretty bad, can't hold a candle to the first voyager. I love Jetblade's colors but i don't think i like that mold. Hailstorm looks like he has a cool face but i have to see more of him to tell if he is that cool; but interesting none the less.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047113)
Posted by Supreme Convoy on February 14th, 2010 @ 1:41pm CST
Pretty stoked about Straxus!

And MP Grimlock looks pretty sweet.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047120)
Posted by Baha08 on February 14th, 2010 @ 2:12pm CST
Mkall wrote:
Gandalf wrote:I'm confused....is Blaster an SDCC exclusive, or a store exclusive that will be seen at SDCC?

If he is SDCC exclusive, he will also be available on HasbroToyShop.com, right?

Blaster is only an SDCC exclusive. After the convention, if there's any left, he'll be found on HasbroToyShop.com


The sad thing is people will have to wait and then check the store every day if it does get posted there or else get left out like when Soundwave was put up. I mena wasn't it up for about a day and then it was sold out?
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047125)
Posted by hippymule on February 14th, 2010 @ 2:31pm CST
Mkall wrote:
shockmatter wrote:so unhappy that the PCC's limbs dont have robot modes :sad:

As am I. I'm very disappointed that they could make figs that turn from robot to vehicle to weapon to armor and back again, but they can't make a figure turn from a robot to a vehicle to a combiner limb.

I love it too how they don't have hands either! :BOOM: Hasbro is pissing me way off this year, its a love hate thing!
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047134)
Posted by NemesisHydrus on February 14th, 2010 @ 3:45pm CST
Overall, I really enjoy this years upcoming collection. It's proving to be excellent

Revenge of the Fallen Deluxe class
Ironhide - Comes with drone that can snap out to bed in truck mode
Battle Blade Bumblebee - An entirely new mold with a flip down visor
Jetblade - White and light blue repaint of Dirge
Sea Attack Ravage - Grey-blue repaint of Ravage
Sidearm Sideswipe - New mold with 2 pistols that can store in vehicle mode
Hailstorm - Wave 2 preview
Elita-1 - The long-awaited 3rd bike has arrived! This is a new mold that will combine with the other bike sisters



I'm very confused: a new mold or Chromia repaint? Hopefully the pictures we've seen are misleading.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047148)
Posted by Down_Shift on February 14th, 2010 @ 4:26pm CST
Hmm... Some of these figures look great, others not so much. Figures like Drift, who I've been waiting for since Wave 4 of Universe when he was rumored to come out in Wave 7 is a welcomed addition to everybody's collection.

Hailstorm looks fantastic, as does Insecticon and Breacher. I even like the look of Sidearm Sideswipe, it looks to be an overall improvement on the OG mold. I like most, if not all Legends figures so Rampage, Ravage, Longhaul and Sandstorm I will most likely pick up.

I couldn't care less about the 3rd bike. The first two are just awful, why would anyone thing the third would be some sort of saving grace? IMO, all bike Transformers have been a waste of space, save maybe TFTM1 Arcee, E-Arcee and Wreck-Gar. I think it'll take FP to get me to like one again when they do Collector.

Generations has a lot of promise, like I said with characters like Drift in the line up and his obvious repaint into his old Deception deco. I'd really like to say that Deluxe Ironhide is something I'll pick up, but it looks very poor. Darkmount looks good but the feet are a buzz kill to me. Looks like they did what they wanted to do with him, as they would have wanted to do with Galvatron. I actually like the new Deluxe BB mold, so I'll probably pick that up too. Lastly, I'm sure everyone who's picked up Gentai Thrust might be a little PO'd, but myself I'm happy. It looks better then they Takara version and we'll defiantly see Gentai Dirge and hopefully with out his lightning bolts either. Come on, more Generations figures!

Power Core Combiners so far are a humongous disappointment. Most of the scouts look far to underdeveloped and the drones concept on the 5 packs really puts me off. I don't like the look of Bombshock's Gestalt mode at all, and I think even less of the Aerialbot Gestalt. I was, for a small moment, excited to see a 5 car team but I saw that they are the "Rallybots" and not the "Stunticons" (sure, we'll see a repaint eventually) I have a pretty good feeling they'll be as lack luster as the others, and most defiantly not Menasor. I will say thatout of all that I do like the idea that any commander figure could be a Gestalt Torso. The 2-pack PCCs looks great in Vehicle Mode, but looks pretty bad in robot mode. With the exception of Huffer and Smolder, and I guess Searchlight. Big swing and a miss with the introduction of this line so far.

I plan on picking up Leader SS and Battle Phuk'd Prime. Creative way of using the open mouth design and the hooks. Voyager Prime is pretty sharp too.

War For Cybertron Prime and BB look pretty good, but without better pictures of Megatron I can't really comment.

But, out of all of this I'm still excited to see what else we'll see at say, Botcon and what I'll get to play with at TFCon (last few years they have new figures out for fans to try out)
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047152)
Posted by Anonymous on February 14th, 2010 @ 4:48pm CST
hasbro makes me mad :twisted:
really elita 1 does not looklike chromia i wish they showed a pic of matrix of leader ship with prime here is what elita one looks likeImage relly not even close ill still look for pics of matrix message me for anything else you need to know
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047162)
Posted by YRQRM0 on February 14th, 2010 @ 5:33pm CST
Kibble wrote:
Jacob P. Galvatron wrote:at least that new Voyager Optimus is win.

YRQRM0 wrote:On the other hand, that voyager Prime already seems like a must-have!

I would agree that it looks good, and I'd even say there's a chance I'll get it, but when is enough, enough? Ultimately these things are going to be sitting on a shelf and I don't really need 25 of the same thing all huddled together. Either that or I should just set up a display of team movie Optimus vs. team movie Bumblebee playing football or something.

I think what it really boils down to is I'm fine with them pumping out OPs & BBs when they're easy passes, but it sucks when they actually look cool and I know I'll probably cave and buy my 5th, 6th, or 7th version of that movie character. Save the cool for something else...


I hear ya. I bought both Leader Primes, and I have one voyager Prime with BD paint, so I think I'm somewhat justified in getting this one...
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047165)
Posted by Chaoslock on February 14th, 2010 @ 6:07pm CST
Interesting, but all the new PCCs look like they have combining pegs on their shoulders... Maybe I'll get some of the five-packs just to test that theory.

Straxus... Hell YES! Will get him ASAP when he will be out.

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Also, glad I didn't bought MP Grimlock on the first release, crown plus basic paint scheme: this version looks worth buying!
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047169)
Posted by Autobot032 on February 14th, 2010 @ 6:21pm CST
Mkall wrote:--Almost all of Activision's War for Cybertron line is proprietary, which means that Activision owns most, if not all, the products
--Spring 2010 - Hasbro will contine to market the ROTF line into the summer
--Fall 2010 - Hasbro will be taking a step back in the interm between ROTF and Transformers 3. They will focus on Transformers in general, and not a specific line such as Animated, ROTF or Universe. Expect fewer Transformers during this time.
-- There will be a video game on Transformers.com to mark the "Transformers - Hunt for the Decepticons" brand. There will be specially marked packages with codes that will let you go in the mainframe and detect where Decepticon is coming from. New codes let you battle new Decepticons, joining the Autobot alliance. All assortments will have codes, come in gold package with "Hunt for Decepticons"


Activision owns WFC products, eh? Odd...
ROTF will continue? Excellent...
Fewer TFs in the Fall? What?! O_o...
"Hunt For The Decepticons"? More crap instead of focusing on the awesome? Gah.

I'm still not sure what to think of the Fall lull...

Mkall wrote:Ravage
Rampage - Red coloured, not the same mold as the one that combines to form Devastator
Long Haul - Again a new mold
Sandstorm - Redeco of Universe Legends Beachcomber in whites and oranges.


Not impressed with the Legends offerings. I've never been a big fan of the Legends Class, as a whole, but wow.

Mkall wrote:Hubcap - Looks like Micromaster Greaser in alt mode, but red
Brimstone - Turns into a 1950's road hog motorcycle
Crachstart - a black version of Dune Runner
Backfire - A white repaint of Reverb
Insecticon - As seen in ROTF
Breacher - Blue assault APC, will attach to Voyager Sea Spray


Hubcap? I'm all over him like a cheap suit.
Brimstone? Pass.
The repaints? Double pass.
Insecticon? So bought. That's just friggin' awesome.
Breacher? No. And since it combines with Sea Spray, double no.

Mkall wrote:Ironhide - Comes with drone that can snap out to bed in truck mode
Battle Blade Bumblebee - An entirely new mold with a flip down visor
Jetblade - White and light blue repaint of Dirge
Sea Attack Ravage - Grey-blue repaint of Ravage
Sidearm Sideswipe - New mold with 2 pistols that can store in vehicle mode
Hailstorm - Wave 2 preview
Elita-1 - The long-awaited 3rd bike has arrived! This is a redeco of Chromia that will combine with the other bike sisters


Ironhide is terrible, imo.
BBBumblebee is surprisingly GREAT. I hate to say it, but I'm going to have to buy him.
Jetblade is a definite pass.
Ravage is a pass too.
And so is Sideswipe.
Hailstorm...looks pretty good, but I'm not sure if he's worth it.
Elita-1... I'll buy her because I want the sister trio, and because she was in the movie...sort of..., and the fact that they do combine, but I'm PISSED that we waited and waited and waited and all we got was a repainted Chromia with a remolded HEAD. (That's it? That's all we're getting after waiting all this time? Are you kidding me?! Dammit!)

Mkall wrote:Sea Spray - Plays up an aquatic theme that Hasbro wishes it could do more with. Has flip out flippers on feet, has scuba tanks. Scout class Breacher attaches to Sea Spray.
Autobot Ratchet - (redeco)
Payload - Yellow repaint of Long Haul
Battle Blades Optimus Prime - New Voyager class w/ the Matrix of Leadership, has snap out swords, and tank canisters that pop off for weapons.


Sea Spray, you still suck.
Ratchet, you've been whored way too many times, it's time to retire.
Payload, you're ugly as sin.
BBOP is the one that really surprised me. A very, very nice figure, especially for a Voyager Class. Won't surpass the Leader Class in my book, but dang does he impress.

Mkall wrote:Starscream - Prototype photogallery here. has pop out missiles cannons on arms
Leader Optimus Prime - Has battle hooks and battle damage, new face, new deco


Starscream, I want you in my collection, YESTERDAY. (I do worry about one thing, however...is that GOLD plastic I see on him? And in important places? Egads...)

Optimus redeco/remold, meh. I'm not a big fan of battle damage, I don't care for the hooks (though they seem to be less of a problem than the original's swords), and without the transforming gun, this is a wasted chance in my mind.

Mkall wrote:Autobot Drift - As seen in the leaked red car prototype. Has swords and many points of articulation.
Thrust - Redeco of Takara's Gentei Thrust, without the chrome or lightning bolts.
Darkmount - Triplechanger homage to Straxus. Changes from tank to artillery base and has his signature pick weapon.


Drift is awesome. Bought.
Thrust? Now?? Crap. (Too pissed to buy him after the BotCon/Classics crapfest.)
Darkmount...ugly. I just can't find anything to like about him. Feh.

mkall wrote:Bruticus, now officially called Bombshock. Main figure is scout-sized with 4 legends-sized unique limbs. 5 figures combine, the spring-loaded vehicles automatically convert to form the limbs. The Aerialbots version is called Skyburst.
Any scout-class figure from this line can combine with the limbs. Each scout has 2 different heads; the combiner head and regular head.
2-Packs contain one commander figure and one mini-con figure.
Scout class figures can combine with any Powercore mini-con
Huffer w/ Caliburst
Smolder w/ Chopster
Searchlight w/ Backwind
Icepick w/ Chainclaw
Leadfooter w/ Pinpoint
Rallybots lead by Double Clutch
Destructicons lead by Mudslinger


I hate you, Power Core Combiners. I hate you, HARD.

mkall wrote:Masterpiece Grimlock with crown will be at Toys R Us in very different packaging
Autobot Blaster with Sleeljaw, Ramjorn, and Eject Will be seen at SDCC 2010 alone with a new Mighty Muggs


Grimlock at an affordable price! Yay! He's a TRU exclusive! Nay! (It's gonna be a bitch to find, and it's gonna be expensive.)

mkall wrote:Jason and Brad were present from Activision
This summer there will be a hard cover novel by Alex Irving about the great war of Cybertron
Game from Activision, great story telling device which Hasbro may persue further if this proves successful.
The Story takes place during the Civil War.

War for Cybertron Toys
Cybertronian Bumblebee
Optimus Prime
Megatron


I loves me some War For Cybertron...I just hope Optimus, Bumblebee, and Megatron aren't the only WFC figures we're to receive. :(
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047176)
Posted by Crossfire on February 14th, 2010 @ 6:53pm CST
Anyone else think that the new voyager prime looks like a knock-off of the leader figure? It looks like it uses pretty much the same transformation as the leader class...

Aside from that, I think that this is is going to be a milestone for Transformers. There are so many good figures comming out this year, I can hardly wait until they are released!
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047178)
Posted by Mindmaster on February 14th, 2010 @ 7:01pm CST
shockmatter wrote:so unhappy that the PCC's limbs dont have robot modes :sad:

The Mini-Combiners dont have robot modes? Oh, how heroes fall!!!! :BANG_HEAD: :BOOM:
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047180)
Posted by Mindmaster on February 14th, 2010 @ 7:13pm CST
UltraPrimal wrote:Hailstorm?!? Does she look anything like this?
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UltraPrimal... you have a twisted mind... Where can I get that picture again? :KREMZEEK:
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047181)
Posted by Mindmaster on February 14th, 2010 @ 7:17pm CST
Ok, just won more thing, then I'll shut up, but after taking extensive looks at the other Powercore Combiners (Excluding the 5-packs), is it just me, or do those light blue things all over them look like COMBINER PLUGS??? Is it possible that the regular Powercore Combiners can combine as well??? Gahh! Too much suspicious guessing!!!! :BOOM:
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047218)
Posted by Lord Onixprime on February 14th, 2010 @ 9:52pm CST
Mindmaster wrote:Ok, just won more thing, then I'll shut up, but after taking extensive looks at the other Powercore Combiners (Excluding the 5-packs), is it just me, or do those light blue things all over them look like COMBINER PLUGS??? Is it possible that the regular Powercore Combiners can combine as well??? Gahh! Too much suspicious guessing!!!! :BOOM:


Yes, all the basic figures have the capacity for becoming combiner torso's. Go watch the video for the ROTF legends figures and listen to the conversation in the background between a Hasbro rep and a fan. The fan asks if the 2 pack basics have alternate heads for forming combiners with the 5 pack limb components and the representative say yes and proceeds to show him. All off camera but you can hear it all.
Re: Toy Fair 2010: Presentation Screenshots of SDCC Blaster, Straxus, Masterpiece Grimlock and more! (1047223)
Posted by autoconkevsta4 on February 14th, 2010 @ 10:24pm CST
wtf i thought they said a new elita-1 mold not a chromia repaint this sucks

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