Video Review: Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Sharkticon Megatron - Transformers: Retribution Novel Coming this Fall
Thursday, June 13th, 2013 12:32PM CDTCategories: Reviews, Toy News
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The figure's instructions also mention a previously unknown novel, Transformers: Retribution, which Random House will be publishing later this Fall.
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Posted by gothsaurus on June 13th, 2013 @ 1:06pm CDT
Actually, a Bulkhead Deluxe in Sharkticon deco would be a fantastic troop builder...especially with a new head. It has a load of nautical steampunk vents and such. Even with a truck mode, I could forgive.
So yeah, looking at getting just Prime, Shockwave, and Megs... plus maybe Roadbuster Bulkhead.
I'm a tough sell, huh?
Posted by rockman_fan on June 13th, 2013 @ 1:15pm CDT
Posted by gothsaurus on June 13th, 2013 @ 1:20pm CDT
Posted by dedcat on June 13th, 2013 @ 1:53pm CDT
Posted by PrymeStriker on June 13th, 2013 @ 2:15pm CDT
The review was interesting, but I found it extremely annoying at the same time. Nothing has shifted my opinion here. Sharkticon Megatron is not joining my collection.
Posted by gothsaurus on June 13th, 2013 @ 2:43pm CDT
Posted by craggy on June 13th, 2013 @ 3:27pm CDT
Posted by KnightStrike on June 13th, 2013 @ 5:35pm CDT
As for Megs, still not feeling this as Megs, maybe with a head swap I could get behind it as Gnaw?
Posted by Sabrblade on June 13th, 2013 @ 7:01pm CDT
Wonder what that might be.
Doesn't sound like a title fitting for the Exodus Trilogy, but the author did mention writing two books,so maybe this is the other book from the next Ex one.
Posted by MGrotusque on June 13th, 2013 @ 8:42pm CDT
gothsaurus wrote:Yeah, it's like the guys from Gwar decided to review transformers.
. I all of the sudden appreciate the review all the more now.
Plus Gwar was formed in Virginia so the accent fits to (maybe?).
Posted by dmon01 on June 13th, 2013 @ 9:08pm CDT
Posted by Janus Prime on June 13th, 2013 @ 10:35pm CDT
Posted by Flashwave on June 14th, 2013 @ 12:22am CDT
Has fingers crossed for Legions remold of some kind. but I'll probably have to get at least one of these.
Posted by Sabrblade on June 14th, 2013 @ 12:27am CDT
Could also be a roboty take on the word "Tartarus". Essentially, the Greek myth equivalent of Hell.Flashwave wrote:I see what Hasbro did there... The SHARKticon has a TARTARex sword. Isn't there some old saying about the forutne of a duck carrying its own sprig of onion?
Posted by knocking predacon on June 14th, 2013 @ 9:25am CDT
Posted by gothsaurus on June 14th, 2013 @ 9:32am CDT
Posted by Spleenzorio on June 14th, 2013 @ 9:33am CDT
dedcat wrote:Eeesh. Didn't make it past the 20 second mark. I'll wait for the next reviewer. Thanks anyway, annoying puppet.
How did you make it that far? I pressed play and stop so quick i almost got whiplash What's with these reviewers and needing some weird mascot to make us feel even more awkward while watching grown men talk about toys?!
Posted by gothsaurus on June 14th, 2013 @ 10:22am CDT
Green guy aside, this looks like a must buy. Original and well executed idea. Good homage. Doesn't look ridiculous like most of the BH toys. (no offense to any BH fans, but Bee, Ratchet, and many others look quite silly — and very much aimed at a target audience about 15 years younger than the first wave of TF:Prime. IMHO.) Glad to see this figure crop up.