Transformers: Age of Extinction Silver Chromed Deluxe Wave 1 Figures - Asian Market Launch Promo
Saturday, May 17th, 2014 2:56PM CDTCategories: Live Action Movie News, Toy News, Company News
Posted by: Dr Va'al Views: 41,117
The figures themselves were basically the AOE figures, sprayed chrome in what it came out of the box. Some sets were pretty decent, while some had defects like uncoloured parts. The alternate mode was not painted. Some who tried to transform just got the stock colour showing through. Came packed in the cut up deluxe bubble slotted in a black cardboard box.
I managed to pick up a Bumblebee. Slug sold out first.
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Posted by Dead Metal on May 17th, 2014 @ 3:22pm CDT
Posted by ILL-Star on May 17th, 2014 @ 3:23pm CDT
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on May 17th, 2014 @ 3:25pm CDT
ILL-Star wrote:Wow. They just sprayed chrome on regular releases. How terribly cheap. That is a really low move. I'm going to assume that this isn't the first time something like this has happened though. Or is it?
Gold and Silver chrome figures are usually handed out as limited pieces, mostly as raffle or contest pieces. This is exceptional I'll admit (especially that only the outer shell is chromed!), but chromed figures have a certain status to them thanks to their rarity.
Posted by dreadwing95 on May 17th, 2014 @ 3:44pm CDT
Posted by The Thuggernaut on May 17th, 2014 @ 5:23pm CDT
Posted by STngAR on May 17th, 2014 @ 5:51pm CDT
Posted by Sabrblade on May 17th, 2014 @ 7:26pm CDT
Posted by TimothyR on May 18th, 2014 @ 12:38am CDT
.. i whole hell of a lot more accurate than the damn regular release.
i really wish they had used a nice pearlish grey plastic with silver paint, and maybe some color accents.
i went out with my mom today to help her get mulch, soil, and plants, and we ran into TRU.. and even she asked why they don't look the same as they do on the rendering that's on the card.
Posted by Dr Va'al on May 21st, 2014 @ 4:18am CDT
[quote]Transformers Age Of Extinction Toy Madness @2200
More than 1000 fans showed up at Hasbro's Transformers Age of Extinction Toy Madness @ 2200 event at Toys R Us at Forum The Shopping Mall, Singapore to be the first to own the toys from the new Transformers movie. The top spender of the night walked away with a Gold-Chrome Transformers 4 Optimus Prime Leader (with display case) which is limited to Toys R Us Star Card members only. Fans also put their skills to the test in a race against fellow fans to convert Transformers figurines and have their photos taken with their favourite Transformers characters. Casts from local movie Ah Boys To Men were also there to interact with the fans.[/quote]
Posted by STngAR on May 21st, 2014 @ 9:30am CDT
Posted by noctorro on May 21st, 2014 @ 10:51pm CDT
Posted by Sabrblade on May 21st, 2014 @ 10:51pm CDT
noctorro wrote:Wut?! Does that Evasion Prime have a new face?Yeah, that's the Platinum Edition.
Posted by gavinfuzzy on May 23rd, 2014 @ 11:11am CDT
STngAR wrote:Seems weird to see a Toys"R"Us in a mall. I'm wondering how much the winner of the Optimus spent?
Heh. In asia its weird to see a Toysrus NOT in a mall
Ive been to the US once a year ago so i got a feel of what your malls were like there. Vastly different.
Also, the winner of the gold prime is only announced in june. But i know the guys i was queuing with racked up at least $2k sgd that night.
Posted by mooncake623 on June 13th, 2014 @ 7:48pm CDT
Please check out his video below.
Posted by ConBotFormer on June 13th, 2014 @ 8:31pm CDT
Posted by mooncake623 on June 13th, 2014 @ 9:00pm CDT
ConBotFormer wrote:Why the F did this figure get this kind of treatment?
Cause it's awesome! =D
Posted by OmegaPrime273 on June 13th, 2014 @ 9:35pm CDT
Posted by megatronus on June 14th, 2014 @ 12:11am CDT
I do hope, as he speculates, that we get a Silver Knight version of this down the line.