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Transformers Prime Voyager Class Optimus Prime Video Review

Transformers News: Transformers Prime Voyager Class Optimus Prime Video Review

Sunday, November 13th, 2011 11:02AM CST

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Well known YouTube toy reviewer peaugh has uploaded his review of the highly anticipated Transformers Prime "First Edition" Voyager Class Optimus Prime. Check out his review below.

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Re: Transformers Prime Voyager Class Optimus Prime Video Review (1311974)
Posted by PrymeStriker on November 13th, 2011 @ 11:58am CST
Uber kick ass figure. This will be the first Transformers: Prime figure I buy ^_^
Re: Transformers Prime Voyager Class Optimus Prime Video Review (1312027)
Posted by kookookajew on November 13th, 2011 @ 2:24pm CST
erm... Im pretty sure peaugh has that backwards.. Im pretty sure the deluxe is based off of the voyager (they just released the deluxe first for obvious reasons). That voyager looks AWESOME.. good thing I passed on the deluxe lol.
Re: Transformers Prime Voyager Class Optimus Prime Video Review (1312088)
Posted by Bradimus on November 13th, 2011 @ 4:38pm CST
kookookajew wrote:erm... Im pretty sure peaugh has that backwards.. Im pretty sure the deluxe is based off of the voyager (they just released the deluxe first for obvious reasons). That voyager looks AWESOME.. good thing I passed on the deluxe lol.


I was thinking the same thing. But I'm ticked about the sword and the stacks. Enough is enough with the uber safety nonsense. These are blunt objects. Furthermore, I'm sure I'm not the only one who has been (and is more likely to be) cut while trying to pry apart sections of bots during transformation. I've gotten more cuts from transforming modern toys than anything during my childhood (zero), and I've never gotten hurt from a weapon. Why can't the sword at least be made from the same plastic as the G1 Dinobots' swords? :BANG_HEAD:
Re: Transformers Prime Voyager Class Optimus Prime Video Review (1312115)
Posted by kirbenvost on November 13th, 2011 @ 5:25pm CST
Looks awesome! I don't care at all that the transformation is the same as the deluxe, I will only be getting the Voyager version. Bulkhead is higher priority, but Prime is definitely a must-get, of course. I'm loving the involved transformations of these figures. They seem to have applied all the new things they've learned about engineering from the ROTF line and applied it to a mix of Animated/Movie design. Looks great.
Re: Transformers Prime Voyager Class Optimus Prime Video Review (1312119)
Posted by Doctor McGrath on November 13th, 2011 @ 5:32pm CST
Transformation might be similar but the figure is highly superior to the deluxe.
Re: Transformers Prime Voyager Class Optimus Prime Video Review (1312129)
Posted by kookookajew on November 13th, 2011 @ 6:07pm CST
[quote]Bradimus wrote:
Why can't the sword at least be made from the same plastic as the G1 Dinobots' swords? [/quote]

DUDE I totally agree .. I grow tired of rubber swords ( another recent example being Generations Drift's sword) .. They feel so ... uninspiring to mess around with and the constant having to re-bend them so they dont lean slightly to one side is fairly annoying ... :BANG_HEAD: (although ..drifts sword does LOOK badass lol).

-blah- Small price to pay for such an awesome looking figure though :P .. Im tempted to buy 2 for the sake of having the two blasters >.<
Re: Transformers Prime Voyager Class Optimus Prime Video Review (1312140)
Posted by Sodan-1 on November 13th, 2011 @ 6:46pm CST
I'm not fussed that this figure shares a transformation with the deluxe version: the robot mode here is far superior in my opinion. I'm just pretty miffed about the safety rubber stacks and sword. Highly lame. I imagine Takara's Prime will at least have a sword painted the right way round, hopefully even made from a harder material.
Re: Transformers Prime Voyager Class Optimus Prime Video Review (1312285)
Posted by xyl360 on November 14th, 2011 @ 5:47am CST
I wish they'd have painted his wheels silver like the deluxe and done the torso details in silver like the deluxe. It's disappointing that the larger, more expensive toy has fewer paint apps, but that's good ol' Hasbro for ya. I'm sure Takara will get it right.

It also would have been nice if the gun were painted (and the right color) like the deluxe.
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Posted by Bradimus on November 14th, 2011 @ 2:08pm CST
Sodan-1 wrote:I'm not fussed that this figure shares a transformation with the deluxe version: the robot mode here is far superior in my opinion. I'm just pretty miffed about the safety rubber stacks and sword. Highly lame. I imagine Takara's Prime will at least have a sword painted the right way round, hopefully even made from a harder material.


I watched Darkness Rising again last night (so good) and the sword is shaped correctly. However, the sword should only have the energon blue line along the center to separate the top and bottom half of the metallic blade (like the rifle on the deluxe).
Re: Transformers Prime Voyager Class Optimus Prime Video Review (1313817)
Posted by Dead Metal on November 17th, 2011 @ 3:33pm CST
Is it me, or does it look like the chest is made fromt he same shitty rubber as the blade and the smoke stacks?

I believe I'll wait for a 3rd party to make hard versions of those parts before buying this.

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