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Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images

Transformers News: Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images

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Courtesy of news site USA Today, we get a look at some official pictures of upcoming Age of Extinction toys, from Deluxe to Leader class. The line, also confusingly named Robots in Disguise, includes Grimlock, Optimus, Bumblebee, Drift, Lockdown, Hound, Crosshairs, finally named Stinger and Slash! Check out the images below and remember - this line is intended for quick, easy transformations for a younger audience, as pointed out in the presentation earlier.

Coming later this year, the Transformers: Robots in Disguise line from Hasbro is built with the younger set (ages 5-and-up) in mind and features a variety of characters from director Michael Bay's upcoming fourth Transformers film, in theaters June 27. Many of the toys will be on display Sunday through Wednesday in New York City as part of Toy Fair 2014.

Eighteen Autobot, Decepticon and Dinobot personalities roll out in the One-Step Changers assortment ($9.99 each, available in May). Youngsters can convert heroic Autobots such as their leader Optimus, loyal soldier Hound, the new Dinobot named Slash and former Decepticon tactician Drift — as well as bad guys like ace Decepticon bounty hunter Lockdown — from robot to secondary vehicle or dinosaur form in one move.

Fans of Optimus' trusted Autobot confidante Bumblebee get a treat with his Mega One-Step figure ($29.99, August). Not only can he switch from robot to sports car quickly, but he also comes with a disc launcher. Just avoid shooting the family dog with flying discs, kids.

Children of the 1980s grew up loving Grimlock, and the ancient warrior returns for a new generation with Chomp and Stomp Grimlock ($79.99, August). The Dinobot boasts a chomping jaw and light-up in eyes in beast mode, and has an easy transformation to sword-swinging robot, too. Grimlock also interacts with his fellow toys — he comes with a nonconverting Optimus so kids can relive the extremely nerdy moment from the trailer where the Autobot rides Grimlock into battle, plus unlock sounds and pop-out weapons. Plus, he can be used with other One-Step Changer figures and has different lights and sounds whether you pair him with an Autobot or Decepticon.


Transformers News: Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images

Transformers News: Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images

Transformers News: Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images

Transformers News: Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images

Transformers News: Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images

Transformers News: Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images

Transformers News: Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images

Transformers News: Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images

Transformers News: Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images

Transformers News: Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images

Transformers News: Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images

Transformers News: Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images

Transformers News: Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images
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Re: Toy Fair 2014 Coverage - Age of Extinction Official Toy Images (1550656)
Posted by ScottyP on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:33pm CST
Wow, those are hot garbage. Really hope this is some sort of subline :/

Edit: Didn't see the blurb at the top. Ok, no problems. These are activators, essentially. Grimlock is also kind of neat.
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Posted by dreadwing95 on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:33pm CST
so that was grimlock on that jacket! he looks so cool!
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Posted by Noideaforaname on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:34pm CST
Is that... a feathered raptor?! Score one for scientific accuracy!
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Posted by SW's SilverHammer on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:35pm CST
ScottyP wrote:Wow, those are hot garbage. Really hope this is some sort of subline :/

USA today's saying this is A.o.E's mainline.

Oh yeah I also forgot, these look like shit.
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Posted by GuyIncognito on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:35pm CST
Enough with the "simplified" toys. Where are the real figures?
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Posted by Autobot_Benz on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:36pm CST
Lets hope some of the Age Of extinction toys will be for collectors. I am all for easy stuff for the kids but that is all I am seeing these days.
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Posted by Mexikollektor on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:38pm CST
Are they out of their goddamn mind, seriously WTF with that crap, hell! that makes some happy meal transformers look like masterpiece compared to that crap, i just can´t believe this, i only hope we could get "More than meets the eye" with an additional ans more collector oriented line, or i definitely ain´t buying any of them!!!.
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Posted by welcometothedarksyde on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:39pm CST
Where did they get those pictures to represent the age groups? They're pretty hilarious if you ask me ;)
Alright, these are gonna be the Age of Extinction toys that are gonna be on the shelves. No one complain, I think we were all expecting about this much. Just hope that the stores don't over order them and leave the shelves clogged for the years to come.
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Posted by SW's SilverHammer on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:43pm CST
welcometothedarksyde wrote:Where did they get those pictures to represent the age groups? They're pretty hilarious if you ask me ;)
Alright, these are gonna be the Age of Extinction toys that are gonna be on the shelves. No one complain, I think we were all expecting about this much. Just hope that the stores don't over order them and leave the shelves clogged for the years to come.

Something tells me they already did. The thing about the main retailers, targert walmart, toysrus, when a movie year rolls around, they always order to much movie product, and that odd transitional wave, like the Hunt for the decipticons/2010 line, gets shoved aside into obscurity.
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Posted by Mindmaster on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:43pm CST
No way in hell Windblade is going to exist as a toy and not get retooled into Slipstream. There's just no way.

So I gues this confirms Jetfire. And in turn, I am now a believer of The Master List. Which means a Leader Megatron will be making his debut this weekend. :grin:
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Posted by craggy on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:43pm CST
I don't necessarily like what I'm seeing of the toys themselves, but some of those designs are pretty cool.
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Posted by Spleenzorio on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:45pm CST
So is that the image of the Chomp and/or Stomp Grimlock? Cuzzzzzz it looks kinda hollowish the the price they are asking.
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Posted by Dead Metal on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:50pm CST
Wow, the main line looks even worse than I had imagined. It makes me kinda sad, cos some of those designs look like they would make for decent toys if actually executed with care.
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Posted by Bumblevivisector on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:51pm CST
Noideaforaname wrote:Is that... a feathered raptor?! Score one for scientific accuracy!
True dat, but it mostly makes me glad that Beast Wars came about in the wake of Jurassic Park's misconceptions. Better yet, this fellow will still look like someone other than Dinobot even if we get a toy where his arms aren't permanently akimbo.

Oh yeah, and Splish or Splash and Grimlock are the only ones here that look kinda cool; everyone else looks like the result of the oil industry's practices making Hasbro s#!t bricks about the future of plastic prices.
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Posted by Va'al on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:51pm CST
Spleenzorio wrote:So is that the image of the Chomp and/or Stomp Grimlock? Cuzzzzzz it looks kinda hollowish the the price they are asking.


Yeah, pretty sure all of these are the toys mentioned in the slideshow today. The Stomp and Chomp and Mega Bumblebee seem to fit the description and sounds, plus all the news we've had about them so far.

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Posted by Mindmaster on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:52pm CST
Well, umm... not what I expected. The package art for Drift is kickass. That's really the only thing positive I can confidently say about these guys.

Grimlock has the doofiest robot mode I have ever seen. Like, probably doofiest than Victory Road Caesar.

We were told that the collector's side of the Transformers shenanigans would be receiving more complex, accurate, appealing figures for Age of Extinction, right?

...Right? :-s
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Posted by GuyIncognito on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:52pm CST
Spleenzorio wrote:So is that the image of the Chomp and/or Stomp Grimlock? Cuzzzzzz it looks kinda hollowish the the price they are asking.


It's one of those One-Step Transformers; you stand it up or slam it on the table or something, and it instantly converts.
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Posted by craggy on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:53pm CST
If this had been the kinda deal on shelves when I was 4-10...I'd have a lot more Gobots.
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Posted by Cyber Bishop on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:54pm CST
I am very underwhelmed by these. Especially Grimlock so far..
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Posted by Autobot_Benz on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:56pm CST
I love how Hasbro has AOE under the 4-10 age group yet those movies are not appropriate for 4-10 year olds.
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Posted by craggy on February 14th, 2014 @ 3:58pm CST
I think Grimlock and That Yellow Dino are the best of a bad bunch, but the art on Drift's packaging makes him look amazing. Green Car looked like he had a pretty kick ass bot mode in the Superbowl trailer, and I can see BulkHound's look working well with a proper toy. If these characters get proper Transformers figures they could be really cool.

I'm not sure I'd want a full-on movie line at the expense of Classics and IDW (and BW) styled guys in the Generations line though, and if these are what Hasbro intends for 4-10year olds, then I don't see us getting 2 "collector" focussed lines, so I'll stick with my Generations please.
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Posted by craggy on February 14th, 2014 @ 4:01pm CST
Autobot_Benz wrote:I love how Hasbro has AOE under the 4-10 age group yet those movies are not appropriate for 4-10 year olds.

to be fair, we've not seen the new one. It might not be such a cornucopia of carnage, sophomore humour and objectifying the female form.
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Posted by SW's SilverHammer on February 14th, 2014 @ 4:04pm CST
craggy wrote:
Autobot_Benz wrote:I love how Hasbro has AOE under the 4-10 age group yet those movies are not appropriate for 4-10 year olds.

to be fair, we've not seen the new one. It might not be such a cornucopia of carnage, sophomore humour and objectifying the female form.



ಠ_ಠ this is a Michael Bay film we're talking about.
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Posted by Deathscythetransform on February 14th, 2014 @ 4:09pm CST
what a lackluster line so far

Grimlock is highly dissapointing

I think they say they want to release more complex aoe toys under the generations banner...

I hope they do... because rightniw, the only thing I find attracting is the faces on the packages

at long last, they seem to abandon the insectoid faces

Edited by Mindmaster: Make sure not to curse when posting on the forums. Keep it classy, not crass-y!
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Posted by User897 on February 14th, 2014 @ 4:13pm CST
Wow. Especially with none of the so-called "collector-friendly" products to compare these things to, they all look like absolute shit.
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Posted by kirbenvost on February 14th, 2014 @ 4:16pm CST
Sweet, Jetfire confirmed. Faith in 'Master List' +10 points. :D

Windblade's looking pretty Prime-verse, but I'll probably still bite. I too would welcome a Slipstream remold of her.

EDIT: Oh, it's a mega-thread. :lol:

If Grimlock and 'Hound' don't get a Generations-style release, I'm skipping out on the AOE toys entirely and selling off my Bayverse. These look ridiculous.

Hmm, I really hope Jetfire doesn't end up as a Platinum release. But if he does, I'm preordering from BBTS because I cannot miss out on this guy.
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Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on February 14th, 2014 @ 4:25pm CST
I gotta, the rest look like I expected, but Grimlock looks pretty sweet. A little to much Bludgeon in his design for my taste, but he still looks pretty sweet.
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Posted by TimothyR on February 14th, 2014 @ 4:49pm CST
their "product innovation".. is definitely not "multigenerational".. it's for one generation.. little kids..
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Posted by SkyWarpsGhost on February 14th, 2014 @ 5:00pm CST
Welcome to Fast Action Battlers MK2 :BANG_HEAD:
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Posted by dubsimus prime on February 14th, 2014 @ 5:01pm CST
I wonder if it's all a huge joke. They certainly look like it.
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Posted by KREOFAN85 on February 14th, 2014 @ 5:02pm CST
this ROBOTS IN DISGUISE look to be deluxe sized...perhaps one of those fast action battlers subline, as they mention.

...there better be a new CYBERVERSE line.

i want me some new legion and commander class figures for my small transformers collection...judging from this, though no pics
http://www.tfw2005.com/resources/aoe-cyberverse-588/

leaves me to believe there will be a cyberverse line.
i am hopeful that there will be a cyberverse line.but i hope to GOD RID will not be cyberverse.. :BANG_HEAD:

so common hasbro! show me my cyberverse or you'll get no money from me! :KREMZEEK:
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Posted by chuckdawg1999 on February 14th, 2014 @ 5:09pm CST
Honestly? These don't look that bad, I can see these being fun for kids and making great desk toys for adults. Simple and if they're like the Beast Hunter figures the plastic will be solid with some heft.
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Posted by rockman_fan on February 14th, 2014 @ 5:12pm CST
"from deluxe to leader size".

FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF*** :evil:
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Posted by megatronus on February 14th, 2014 @ 5:25pm CST
Judgement is being reserved for the adult-oriented toys.
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Posted by Evil_the_Nub on February 14th, 2014 @ 5:25pm CST
Windblade looks great, but I'm sure that sword is going to have the rigidity of a spaghetti noodle.

Those AoE figures though... :SICK:

I don't mind simple transformation, but don't use it as an excuse to make garbage. Those look like they have 2 points of articulation, that is unacceptable. What's the point of having a figure you can transform quickly, if you can't actually do anything with it in robot mode?
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Posted by spiderbob007 on February 14th, 2014 @ 5:27pm CST
Looks like refugees from the planet UGLY.
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Posted by ZackRoyer on February 14th, 2014 @ 5:29pm CST
For kids or not, they look bad. REALLY bad, I was expecting something bad. But this is a complete new level of bad that I was not prepared for.
Drift is a joke, a fat square joke. Grimlock looks like Darth Vader. And the others are Legends/Cyberverse that gone wrong.
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Posted by SlyTF1 on February 14th, 2014 @ 5:37pm CST
Please tell me this isn't the main line.
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Posted by AutoBorst on February 14th, 2014 @ 5:43pm CST
Wow, this makes me embarrassed to be a TF fan. These make the previous film toys look like Masterpieces in comparison.
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Posted by OptiMagnus on February 14th, 2014 @ 5:49pm CST
I really hope there is something else besides this, because these figures are atrocious. Even the Fast Action Battlers and the 2010 Activators looked much better than these for simplified toys. Hell, First Edition Optimus Prime is simplified but he still doesn't fit in with the rest of these at all.

And what I don't understand is why this movie line is aimed exclusively at ages 4-10, when the film itself is rated for a 13+ audience. Are four-year-olds really going to see this movie?
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Posted by Alpha Weltall on February 14th, 2014 @ 5:49pm CST
I wanted to not hate on these but it's difficult not to. I wanted to like that Grimlock more too even knowing what it was going to be. It is better than Power Rangers Time Force's Q-Rex though.

I can get behind simple Transformers. Armada Overload, Tidalwave, Megatron, Cyclonus, Thrust, Sideways, Demolisher, Jetfire, Hoist, Red Alert, Wheeljack, Starscream Optimus, even Scavenger was kinda cool in all his derpiness and that's just Armada. There are so many other simple yet effective figures out there in other lines. I can even get behind one step transformations. Machine wars basic figures and the early Beast Wars basics are all fun little guys without looking like crap.

I was a very grateful child and appreciated all my gifts but if I got these as a child I would've thrown a fit. They don't do anything. I fondly remember my Pretenders back in the day and the play factor that those brought but these bring none of that. I don't want to be grumpy old 30 something but damn, these are just that bad. At least G1 figures had some playability in them. Something to keep you coming back for more despite how bland they were. These just don't have that.

Now that I think about it, I can kinda see the fun in smashing the toy and it transforming but that novelty would wear out far too quickly when the robot doesn't do anything. I can smash my Beast Wars Optimus vs Megatron too and have them transform just as fast but at least they could do things in robot mode and had weapons. These just remind me of the RPM hot wheels cars things. At least they look like they'd have cool designs if they were made into standard Transformers.
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Posted by skidflap on February 14th, 2014 @ 5:50pm CST
If you guys read the article (given the reaction, my guess is no) you would have notice that nowhere does it say that these are deluxe or voyagers. these are those one step figures that we saw a couple months back (I recognize hound from the same prototype images.) Once again the fans cried wolf. :BANG_HEAD:
Also anyone notice that lockdown's face looks like a realistic version of his animated counter? :-?
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Posted by stoltobot on February 14th, 2014 @ 5:52pm CST
I can't say I was ever satisfied with a TF with less than a 3 step transformation and a butt ugly bot mode when I was between the ages of 4-10. I can understand how the leader figures from the other movie lines might have been too fiddly to seamlessly play with but these figures are just belittling to kids' intelligence. Also, the robot mode of the leader Optimus looks like a weird Japanese doll from the 1970s, and Grimlock isn't far behind.

I foresee very low sales for this towline. Or many disappointed children.
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Posted by ZackRoyer on February 14th, 2014 @ 6:01pm CST
Wait wait wait!!! That grimlock thing will be the $79 toy? Look at the "holder" in the back of Dinossaur mode. Are you serious? At first sight I thought it was a legend (or oversized legend). Are you serious hasbro? As I think it is for children blahblah (I don't think bad design = for children) But that certainly isn't $80 cool, not even $30 cool. What it do besides transforming itself? It play with itself without the kid help too?
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Posted by Autobot Genocide on February 14th, 2014 @ 6:10pm CST
I don't believe these are the main line , meaning the Deluxe and Voyager figures were used to from the movie lines , These are nothing but legion class transformations .

I'm not gonna kick up a fuss just yet . wait and see what happens this weekend i sure we will get some proper "collectors" movie transformers .
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Posted by Kapiko Customs on February 14th, 2014 @ 6:48pm CST
Ok these are the toys for maybe 3 year olds. How about some more serious stuff for collectors?
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Posted by chaosmage42 on February 14th, 2014 @ 7:31pm CST
ok all i can say is these look bad not just bad but terrible the design is crap -and grimlock looks like blugeon in robot mode (predender shell) what in the 7 hells is going on at hasbro are they all tripping on acid.
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Posted by chaosmage42 on February 14th, 2014 @ 7:39pm CST
the canceled stuff is rummor nothing more don't worry about it till it becomes something more -honestly though i think hasbro is about to commit a massive blunder with the movie toys but we will see.

Those 2 are perfect i must have them in my collection -also glad their doing a jet fire i don't have one missed the classic one -didn't have money at all back then and no place here carried it -that i knew of
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Posted by Madeus Prime on February 14th, 2014 @ 7:49pm CST
Blech. Double Blech.







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Posted by Mindmaster on February 14th, 2014 @ 8:14pm CST
So how closely does the Collectors' Club work with Hasbro?

They shared the same USA Today article featuring these... things, and this is what they commented with later:

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This single comment just dissolved any hope I had for Age of Extinction toys. I bet the movie will be pretty good... but the toys are a complete disaster.

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