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Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial

Transformers News: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 11:39AM CDT

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Coming at us from the official Transformers YouTube channel is the new commercial for the biggest Dinobot around: Stomp and Chomp Grimlock! This simplified transforming mammoth (well, T-Rex) features sound effects and lights in both modes, and an Optimus Prime figure with magnetic weapon activating gimmick - check out the embedded clip below!

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Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598735)
Posted by pie-man on August 12th, 2014 @ 12:59pm CDT
I saw this at a local T'R'U, and I can't say I'm impressed. Yes, it's huge. It's got a big frickin' sword and has a gun mounted on top. It's got lights & sounds. And different one-step changers activate different thingys.... so they say. Heck..... just reading all that back there sounds impressive! :-)

But who would want to buy a toy that costs as much as Masterpiece for their kid???

And a close second... the lower jaw on the t-rex mode really bothers me. The lower jaw splits down the middle and folds away into the body during transformation. But it doesn't hold together very well in place. At a small touch, the lower jaw just comes apart. The "peg & hole" (if that's the words) that hold em together aren't very tight. And I saw this across 3 different locations.

If the price was right (and that's a big IF) I could appreciate the toy for all the things stated above. But that jaw really bugs me.... because my son's one-step-changer Snarl has the same issue with its head.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598790)
Posted by Delta Magnus on August 12th, 2014 @ 3:35pm CDT
Madeus Prime wrote:
dalekslayer96 wrote:In case no one noticed, this guy has not combined Snarl's two accessories to form the axe. Also, he's positioned Snarl's wrists incorrectly.


Yes, his axe is misassembled, but it's my sad duty to inform you that those are how his wrists look. His wrists are permanently stuck up in the awful position.

I hope at least some member of the TF community finds a figure with compatible mushroom peg hands. Or a 3d Party pair of hands.


If you're willing to get creative with a saw and drill (and splash out a bit) you could probably cut down the awful wrist-mounts and mount his hands on revoltech joints, giving him better poseability and less crappy-looking wrists.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598793)
Posted by mooncake623 on August 12th, 2014 @ 3:46pm CDT
Thanks to Oscar Fung's Facebook page, via Seibertron.com user daimchoc, we get some in hand images of the Optimus Prime Evolutions 2-pack. This 2-pack contains repaints of the recently released Evasion mode Optimus Prime and a Fan favorite classics Optimus Prime released all the way back in 2006. Oscar was also gracious enough to post some comparison picture with the Japanese version of this mold, the Henkei Optimus Prime. Check out the images we've mirrored below remember keep your optics tuned to Seibertron.com for the latest in news and updates, plus the best galleries around!


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Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598797)
Posted by Super Megatron on August 12th, 2014 @ 3:57pm CDT
Meh. Easy pass.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598801)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on August 12th, 2014 @ 4:04pm CDT
Not too bad looking. If I had cash to spare or if a relative was looking for a gift idea, this could be one. I just need a proper repurposing destination for the Classics mold since I have the Henkei one.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598803)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 12th, 2014 @ 4:06pm CDT
Toy-accuracy right down to the yellow eyes!
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598811)
Posted by Nemesis Maximo on August 12th, 2014 @ 4:21pm CDT
I foolishly passed on the original " Classics" O.P. back in '06, so I really look forward to getting this. The coloring in robot mode is, IMO, nicer than the original.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598812)
Posted by Cyberpath on August 12th, 2014 @ 4:21pm CDT
Sigh, yellow eyes.

Still not liking the grey elbows. Wish they'd release this in the original Henkei colours.

And they ditched EMOP's face plate. But it' still lacking paint around the grill though.

Any chance there will be other variations of this set?
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598821)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on August 12th, 2014 @ 4:38pm CDT
Maybe. Just for the classics prime. My fiancée may want one.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598824)
Posted by Legosrawsum on August 12th, 2014 @ 4:43pm CDT
When does this come out?
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598829)
Posted by Optimum Supreme on August 12th, 2014 @ 5:08pm CDT
Like the deco on the regular EMOP much better than on this. The blue flames on the cab just seem wrong and weird.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598835)
Posted by TGDweezl on August 12th, 2014 @ 5:30pm CDT
Will this be in North America? And do we have a price tag on it? I wouldn't mind getting it at all.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598841)
Posted by Madeus Prime on August 12th, 2014 @ 6:07pm CDT
Soooooo getting this set. I HAVE TO HAVE THE CLASSICS PRIME!
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598844)
Posted by dalekslayer96 on August 12th, 2014 @ 6:12pm CDT
Meh. That set looks pretty unimpressive.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598851)
Posted by Lucky Logician on August 12th, 2014 @ 6:21pm CDT
Quick putting chrome on crotches only!!! Why do you want us all staring at robo-crotches, Hasbro?
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598852)
Posted by dalekslayer96 on August 12th, 2014 @ 6:26pm CDT
Lucky Logician wrote:Quick putting chrome on crotches only!!! Why do you want us all staring at robo-crotches, Hasbro?

Because they support robo-porn? I don't know!
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598854)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 12th, 2014 @ 6:29pm CDT
Lucky Logician wrote:Quick putting chrome on crotches only!!! Why do you want us all staring at robo-crotches, Hasbro?

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Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598857)
Posted by dalekslayer96 on August 12th, 2014 @ 6:45pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Lucky Logician wrote:Quick putting chrome on crotches only!!! Why do you want us all staring at robo-crotches, Hasbro?

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Childhood: Ruined.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598860)
Posted by welcometothedarksyde on August 12th, 2014 @ 6:54pm CDT
Can't wait to get this, I don't have any voyager Classics Optimus. Much less a shiny one. I might still pick up Tommy Kennedy Optimus, but this'll be my main one.
Anyone think this release has to do with the recent Botcon use of the mold?
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598861)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 12th, 2014 @ 6:56pm CDT
welcometothedarksyde wrote:Anyone think this release has to do with the recent Botcon use of the mold?
I don't see why it would, since the mold is still available for use by Hasbro, Fun Pub, or even Takara with their Cloud Optimus release.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598864)
Posted by kriksix on August 12th, 2014 @ 7:09pm CDT
erm wouldn't a G1 Optimus make more sense with Evasion Mode Prime? 'twould show off the whole 'evolution' thing more, no?
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598867)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 12th, 2014 @ 7:18pm CDT
kriksix wrote:erm wouldn't a G1 Optimus make more sense with Evasion Mode Prime? 'twould show off the whole 'evolution' thing more, no?
Using a G1 mold for this set would clash with the other Evolution 2-Packs.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598888)
Posted by shajaki on August 12th, 2014 @ 8:58pm CDT
this will be bought on site.

EMOP's megatron gun is black this time around. dunno why that pleases me..
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598890)
Posted by Samsonator on August 12th, 2014 @ 9:25pm CDT
Yellow eyes. This has been upgraded to must-purchase.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598892)
Posted by megatronus on August 12th, 2014 @ 9:37pm CDT
Presumably this Oscar Fung is overseas, and the 2-pack hasn't reached the States yet?
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598901)
Posted by El Duque on August 12th, 2014 @ 10:47pm CDT
Our friends at the Transformers Columbia Facebook page have posted official images of the upcoming Transformers: Age of Extinction Platinum Edition Dinobots Unleashed set. The set, which is a BigBadToyStore shared exclusive, features Voyager Grimlock, Voyager Slog, Deluxe Slug, Deluxe Scorn, and Deluxe Strafe in a more unified deco. Check out the official images mirrored below:

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Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598902)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 12th, 2014 @ 10:52pm CDT
I can't tell if they really believed they were trying for something somewhat in the spirit of a vein similar to what in a way could be sorta kinda called close to resembling movie-accuracy with these... or if they simply wanted to do gunmetal Dinobots just because.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598903)
Posted by Flashwave on August 12th, 2014 @ 11:03pm CDT
My odds of aquisition are infinately better. No Snarl though...
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598904)
Posted by Noideaforaname on August 12th, 2014 @ 11:06pm CDT
What is that fin-looking thing on Scor-- DEAR GOD HIS HEAD'S TWISTED UPSIDE-DOWN!

They all look pretty terrible. An ugly, boring mix of chrome, smokey "clear" plastic, and grey... blech.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598905)
Posted by BERSEKAEL on August 12th, 2014 @ 11:15pm CDT
oh wow, that is a real good combo, perhaps I wish then on legends size :-(
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598906)
Posted by mooncake623 on August 12th, 2014 @ 11:15pm CDT
megatronus wrote:Presumably this Oscar Fung is overseas, and the 2-pack hasn't reached the States yet?



Hong Kong. no reports of it in the states yet.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598910)
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on August 12th, 2014 @ 11:57pm CDT
Kinda bummed on the missing faceplate on the Evolution set. I passed on the Grimlock/Prime set since this one was supposed to have the faceplate too.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598911)
Posted by Wolfman Jake on August 13th, 2014 @ 12:01am CDT
Evolution 2-Pack Optimus Prime looks very G1 toy-accurate, but still, nothing beats the Henkei release. Even with more "stylized" paint applications, it's still my modern G1 Optimus Prime of choice for my display. Too bad they couldn't paint the fists blue for Evolution Prime. That's a knock against accuracy. I would have ditched the very sloppy red paint apps on the side flaps for his legs (I guess it was going for more alt-mode accuracy?), leaving the plastic blue, and painted the fists blue instead of leaving them black plastic. Otherwise, it's a nice piece to have in the collection. As for Evasion Mode Prime ver. 8,259, I appreciate the attempt at more "movie prime" deco touches, but it kind of makes the robot mode color layout look very odd. The blue flames on the cab of the truck look very tacky. I think the mold wasn't really meant for a full on "movieverse" Prime deco.

Sabrblade wrote:I can't tell if they really believed they were trying for something somewhat in the spirit of a vein similar to what in a way could be sorta kinda called close to resembling movie-accuracy with these... or if they simply wanted to do gunmetal Dinobots just because.


This is probably as screen accurate as we'll get for the Dinobots. What exactly aren't you liking about the set?
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598919)
Posted by dalekslayer96 on August 13th, 2014 @ 2:28am CDT
Wolfman Jake wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:I can't tell if they really believed they were trying for something somewhat in the spirit of a vein similar to what in a way could be sorta kinda called close to resembling movie-accuracy with these... or if they simply wanted to do gunmetal Dinobots just because.


This is probably as screen accurate as we'll get for the Dinobots. What exactly aren't you liking about the set?

No idea.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598922)
Posted by megatronus on August 13th, 2014 @ 2:48am CDT
chuckdawg1999 wrote:Kinda bummed on the missing faceplate on the Evolution set. I passed on the Grimlock/Prime set since this one was supposed to have the faceplate too.

The Platinum Edition set is pretty good. Picked mine up at the K-Mart by Astor & 8th Street. The only real issue I have is they should have chromed the canisters on his legs instead of chroming his hands, but he's really nice nonetheless.

I think the best Evasion Prime so far is the Japanese mainline release. The Autobot 5-pack Evasion Prime might beat him though - and that version has a faceplate!
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598944)
Posted by reluctantyouth on August 13th, 2014 @ 8:08am CDT
I'm really liking this Dinobot 5 pack and glad I didn't go for SDCC set...had the chance to get one right before they sold out. That's hilarious that Scorn's head is upside down...my gawd can anyone take appropriate pictures of any Transformers release?

I do not know what BBTS.com is going to be charging for this set, but Robotkingdom.com already has a pre-order listed for $159.90 with a release date of October 1, 2014 if anyone cannot wait. The shipping would kill most likely so I'll wait for BBTS.com

~reluctantyouth~ :BOT:
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598946)
Posted by noctorro on August 13th, 2014 @ 8:13am CDT
Eerm, mixed up about the Dinobots.
I will complete the regulars. But I think I prefer the g1 paint scheme over this one.
Close call though. Can't have 3 sets of Dinobots.
Wish they'd make a Supreme Grimlock (but not that stomp thing)
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598950)
Posted by MenaceRX on August 13th, 2014 @ 8:47am CDT
I dont really care for the gunmetal/chrome mix. It's ok and screen accurate as well will get but I kind of like the color standard versions. Gives each one its own personality in my collection. I am just waiting on Snarl and Slog then calling it done with AOE toys unless they give us a Voyager or Leader class Lockdown.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598951)
Posted by william-james88 on August 13th, 2014 @ 8:49am CDT
Noideaforaname wrote:What is that fin-looking thing on Scor-- DEAR GOD HIS HEAD'S TWISTED UPSIDE-DOWN!

They all look pretty terrible. An ugly, boring mix of chrome, smokey "clear" plastic, and grey... blech.


the same thing happened to me. Is it hyperbole to call this the worst transformed stock photo? I mean they have the dinosaur's head upside down. How could no one at any point of the marketing process see this?!

Also, they don't look too bad, except for Grimlock which has a horrendous deco. That yellow makes no sense. The worst part is that a screen accurate Grimlock deco already exists for the Leader. And guess what, no f&%king yello!
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598963)
Posted by shajaki on August 13th, 2014 @ 9:56am CDT
these are really nice. almost perfect. but i dont know if i want this set or takaras separate releases of "black knights". both are really nice.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1598983)
Posted by william-james88 on August 13th, 2014 @ 10:45am CDT
shajaki wrote:these are really nice. almost perfect. but i dont know if i want this set or takaras separate releases of "black knights". both are really nice.


I say if you can afford it, go for Black Knights, they appear more screen accurate to me and the contrast is really cool without being tacky at all
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1599024)
Posted by mooncake623 on August 13th, 2014 @ 1:14pm CDT
Youtube reviewer and Seibertron.com member IJK Productions just dropped by to share with everyone a video review of Transformers Age of Extinction Voyager Drift. Voyager Drift is a retool of Voyager Skyhammer, transforming into an assault helicopter.

Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1599054)
Posted by Rated X on August 13th, 2014 @ 2:38pm CDT
Hasbro missed a great oppurtunity to use the generations springer mold for drift by retooling the car parts to resemble a Bugatti.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1599060)
Posted by Dinoblaze on August 13th, 2014 @ 2:55pm CDT
I thought evasion optimus was going to have the battle mask
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1599069)
Posted by Crystiallic on August 13th, 2014 @ 3:22pm CDT
evasion OP's paint is a little too cartoon-ish, ah well, since this is like the only foreseeable chance to get a classic OP without paying extra, I'm 100% getting the pack.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1599106)
Posted by dalekslayer96 on August 13th, 2014 @ 6:27pm CDT
I don't understand why people dislike the 5-pack. It's better (IMO) compared to the SDCC one, and it's cheaper than the Black Knight ones that Takara's releasing. Plus, we don't know if Takara we release a Black Knight Voyager Grimlock and Slog, or Black Knight Deluxes Slash, Snarl, and Strafe.
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1599113)
Posted by jgilkinson on August 13th, 2014 @ 7:49pm CDT
Skyhammer was the only mold I got from the DotM line and while I think it is a great mold I want to see this one in the stores first
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1599116)
Posted by Ultra Markus on August 13th, 2014 @ 8:44pm CDT
how cool would a movie Drift triple changer toy be instead
Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1599119)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 13th, 2014 @ 9:01pm CDT
Rated X wrote:Hasbro missed a great oppurtunity to use the generations springer mold for drift by retooling the car parts to resemble a Bugatti.

Ultra Markus wrote:how cool would a movie Drift triple changer toy be instead

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Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Commercial (1599123)
Posted by Mr O on August 13th, 2014 @ 9:25pm CDT
To Hell with screen accuracy, those both look awesome.

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