Transformers Prime Cyberverse Optimus Maximus Spotted at Marshalls
Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 1:54PM CSTCategory: Toy News
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Posted by Burn on December 2nd, 2012 @ 2:37pm CST
Didn't get him though, couldn't bring myself to do it. Once you see it in your hands, you can tell it's pointless.
Posted by Dr Va'al on December 2nd, 2012 @ 2:44pm CST
I think it's currently on discount at Argos and TRU.
Posted by Evil_the_Nub on December 2nd, 2012 @ 2:49pm CST
Posted by Optimum Supreme on December 2nd, 2012 @ 2:53pm CST
Evil_the_Nub wrote:He's been out in the US for a while, Marshalls is a discount retailer. I don't know what the regular price is, but I'm pretty sure it's more than $25.
It's usually around $30, give or take a few bucks depending on the individual retailer. $25 is barely discounted at all.
Posted by El Duque on December 2nd, 2012 @ 3:02pm CST
Posted by DISCHARGE on December 2nd, 2012 @ 3:06pm CST
He looks cool, but I actually like the DOTM Cyberverse playsets better than the Prime ones.
I also bet down the road there will be a repack of him with a legion(or 2) or commander class figure
Posted by Shockwave7 on December 2nd, 2012 @ 3:23pm CST
I hope to see some of the TF Prime Cyberverse (scout class) figures there sometime. I wouldn't mind having a few of them, but I'm not prone to shell out $10 a pop. (I'm still used to paying that much for a DELUXE figure, thank you very much).
I agree that there's not much to this. It's essentially a fancy caddy for cyberverse figures. If they can't look good by themselves, what's the point of buying them in the first place?
I'll keep an eye out for deluxes and voyagers. I wouldn't mind a Starscream Voyager maybe, but for the time being I'm happy with my FE Deluxe.
Posted by Antron on December 2nd, 2012 @ 4:46pm CST
Similar note, Kohl's by me has Prime Cyberverse and some RTS and DOTM Deluxes. Just wanted to share.
Posted by OptiMagnus on December 2nd, 2012 @ 5:05pm CST
Posted by Bumblevivisector on December 2nd, 2012 @ 5:34pm CST
So yeah, not one bit surprised he's at T.J. Marshalls--er, no, I meant Tuesday Maxx.
Now, all those PRID Vehicon cases going to Aldi's? THAT's still weird over a month later. And last I checked, they were still coming in.
Posted by PrymeStriker on December 2nd, 2012 @ 7:11pm CST
I hope to see some of the TF Prime Cyberverse (scout class) figures there sometime.
Surely, you mean the Commander figures. The Cyberverse line consists of Legion (legends) and Commander (scout) size classes.
Posted by YoungPrime on December 2nd, 2012 @ 7:21pm CST
For the record, a Fortress Maximus or Metroplex design would've actually sold. Making Optimus into "everything" isn't always feasible Hasbro, get it together....
Oh and this is obviously a PASS!
Posted by sierra-prime on December 2nd, 2012 @ 7:37pm CST
Posted by DISCHARGE on December 2nd, 2012 @ 8:28pm CST
sierra-prime wrote:I just saw the same figure clearance priced in my local target store in Cedar Rapids, IA for $18!
Hey I'm in Marion. Where was that at? Near Westdale or Blair's Ferry? Thanks
Posted by triKlops on December 2nd, 2012 @ 10:01pm CST
the closest i have seen to a discount has been 23 in clearance at (T).
i wanted this to be cooler but i might break if it hits 15.
Posted by MrMunkeepants on December 2nd, 2012 @ 10:07pm CST
Also, on clearance at a Target which didn't have them at all last week (that I noticed).
Since this is the only TFPrime item that has been seen at these kinds of discount stores, I think it's a bit disingenuous to say "TF Prime toys" when it's really just this one.
Posted by 0ptimus Prime on December 2nd, 2012 @ 10:09pm CST
Posted by amtm on December 2nd, 2012 @ 10:14pm CST
Antron wrote:I saw this at TJ Max today as well. I do believe TJ Max is a Marshall's affiliate. Like Checkers/Rallys and Hardys/Carls Jr. Same place different name..
That's right. They're all subsidiaries of one company called TJX. Not sure why but TJ Maxx in germany is called TK Maxx.
You'll also notice the store layout and design is basically the same for TJ Maxx, Ross, and Marshall's. Not even sure why they maintain threee brands since there's no real difference.
Posted by MarkNL on December 3rd, 2012 @ 12:28am CST
Posted by rpetras on December 4th, 2012 @ 12:04pm CST
amtm wrote:Not even sure why they maintain three brands since there's no real difference.
They have 3 levels of discount pricing, at least on their clothing.
One is the "expensive" discount store, one is the "cheap" one, one is in-between. At least that is how my wife explained it to me. I don't recall which is which.
For toys they run about the same prices, but their toy departments exist mainly as a way to quiet whining kids.
As it just so happens, I can ignore this craptacular waste of plastic equally at all three.