Video Reviews: Transformers Constructbots Triple Changers Bumblebee & Blitzwing, Elites Optimus Prime & Megatron
Saturday, July 13th, 2013 11:33AM CDTCategories: Toy News, Reviews
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Posted by Mindmaster on July 13th, 2013 @ 12:38pm CDT
Strange that the Triplechangers have to partsform in order to transform. Judging by the initial reveals back at Toy Fair, one would think no partsforming was required. Perhaps there's a loophole.
Not liking the heads of both Optimus and Megatron. Especially Megatron, with his grimace that could rival even that of Beast Wars II Galvatron.
Overall, I'm pleasantly surprised about these. I'll probably nab one or two of the smaller packs, Starscream maybe. I'd be much more interested in custom sets, where you can build your very own Transformer character instead of iconic characters.
Posted by Evil_the_Nub on July 13th, 2013 @ 1:09pm CDT
Posted by durroth on July 13th, 2013 @ 5:54pm CDT
Posted by SG Roadbuster on July 13th, 2013 @ 5:56pm CDT
Posted by -Kanrabat- on July 13th, 2013 @ 9:12pm CDT
Posted by KREOFAN85 on July 14th, 2013 @ 8:55am CDT
Posted by Mindmaster on July 14th, 2013 @ 9:57am CDT
As the reviewer points out, Starscream has a deco error(s) on his head: only a third of it is painted, and the eyes are blue. Hopefully this will be rectified in future cases.
I'd be more interested in picking up a Skywarp (if they decide to make him), Breakdown (if he's primarily white and not an SUV. If he is an SUV, I can live with it), and other future sets they decide to pump out for use in creating my fanfic characters.
Posted by -Kanrabat- on July 14th, 2013 @ 10:23am CDT
...Hopefully, with a correctly painted head.
Posted by Mindmaster on July 14th, 2013 @ 10:47am CDT
durroth wrote:do those weapon and attachment pegs use the 5mm system?
Sorry for the long delay in response. I've been sleep-deprived here lately.
It appears that the Construct-Bots are indeed compatible with 5mm accessories.