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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:51 am

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william-james88 wrote:
Albatross250 wrote:WAIT WHAT?
ARE WE GETTING NEMESIS PRIME.... FOR REAL?! :BOOM: :BOOM: :BOOM: :BOOM:


Thanks will be newsing this shortly
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Caelus wrote:My wife pointed out something interesting about the prehistoric Predacons. I said that everyone was complaining because transforming for them mostly consisted of them just standing up-right. She essentially said, 'So? That's what our ancestors did.'
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Stock Images for Transformers Power of the Primes Nemesis Prime Reveal New Heads for Both Robots

Postby william-james88 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:18 am

This is gonna be the big news of the week, something many waited for: official product shots of the new Power of the Primes Nemesis Prime!

We get a look at all his modes and accessories and we are revealed something pretty awesome: the smaller Orion Pax mold sports a new head. We also see the Giza bird/sword partner in all its modes. We also see a black and purple matrix and an image of Nemesis Prime in his box. The box is much larger than the typical Power of the Prime leader box (we included an image of those for comparison). This much larger box definitely adds to the notion that we are looking at an exclusive release, along with the mention of Hasbro that there are no new POTP leaders released at retail after Optimal Optimus.

Now, the leader Optimus toy has gotten mixed reviews, especially with the shortcomings of the alt mode, and with this possibly being a higher price (both for the added accessories and exclusive nature, meaning no opportunities for later discounts) is this a toy you plan on purchasing? And at what price?

The images for Nemesis Prime come from TFND and it was fellow Seibertronian Albatross who sent them our way.

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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:38 am

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And here's a larger image of the cab robot, but its original source isn't given (I've uploaded it to Postimage).

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Shadowman wrote:This is Sabrblade we're talking about. His ability to store trivial information about TV shows is downright superhuman.
Caelus wrote:My wife pointed out something interesting about the prehistoric Predacons. I said that everyone was complaining because transforming for them mostly consisted of them just standing up-right. She essentially said, 'So? That's what our ancestors did.'
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby ZeroWolf » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:50 am

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That is awesome. I probably won't be able to afford it but I look forward to all the lovely photos from those who do bite the bullet.
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby Albatross250 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:53 am

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I do want a Primus Megatron (SG Megs) soon, i can't wait for such teases

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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby Nathaniel Prime » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:10 am

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Albatross250 wrote:I do want a Primus Megatron (SG Megs) soon, i can't wait for such teases

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Too bad its still a Digibash


Don't play with my feelings like that... :-(
All things considered though, I knew there would be a Nemesis Prime to go with Nemesis Rodimus(Unicronus sounds corny), but I couldn't figure out how they would do it with Orion Pax in there. Now I know( And knowing is half the battle! :michaelbay: ) I also expected him to come in this exact deco. If price is good, He'll be the one to pick up instead of Optimus( Optimus just looks awesome in black ;)^ )
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby Black Hat » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:15 am

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That is kinda neat. Not neat enough for me to buy it, but still neat.
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby AlphaBass » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:17 am

Nathaniel Prime wrote:
Albatross250 wrote:I do want a Primus Megatron (SG Megs) soon, i can't wait for such teases

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Too bad its still a Digibash


Don't play with my feelings like that... :-(
All things considered though, I knew there would be a Nemesis Prime to go with Nemesis Rodimus(Unicronus sounds corny), but I couldn't figure out how they would do it with Orion Pax in there. Now I know( And knowing is half the battle! :michaelbay: ) I also expected him to come in this exact deco. If price is good, He'll be the one to pick up instead of Optimus( Optimus just looks awesome in black ;)^ )


Can't disagree there. I really wanted a Nucleon Convoy back in the day, and I don't want to drop $$$ on the 3rd party release of it, so this will satisfy my desire plus keep my wallet from running out on me! My wife, OTOH...
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby Zeek99g » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:21 am

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...But exclusive where? How hard will it be to get this figure? I want him now!!!
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby Nemesis Destron » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:51 am

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Zeek99g wrote:...But exclusive where? How hard will it be to get this figure? I want him now!!!


Ah so no word on who will be carrying this epic figure? :VEHI:
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby william-james88 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:54 am

Nemesis Destron wrote:
Zeek99g wrote:...But exclusive where? How hard will it be to get this figure? I want him now!!!


Ah so no word on who will be carrying this epic figure? :VEHI:

None. My guess from the past is that this will not be a retailer exclusive. Probably available at SDCC and then on Hasbro toy shop for $60. Something similar to Skateboard Prime of last year (who was also a black redeco of a gen leader Prime).
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby Lore Keeper » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:55 am

I love that they gave Pax a new head, as I was disappointed Nemesis Hot Rod didn't go that extra mile. I wonder what the smaller robot's name will be. Ooh, how about Scourge? A Scourge that turns into Nemesis Prime? Yes, please!
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby TF-fan kev777 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:07 am

It is amazing how much a single color scheme improves the truck mode by hiding the disaster behind the cab, and on the front of the trailer.
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby Skritz » Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:35 am

So not only is he real, he's also got a new head. Goddamn I want this guy so bad: shame he'll most likely be some exclusive I can't afford.
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby RiddlerJ » Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:51 am

william-james88 wrote:
Nemesis Destron wrote:
Zeek99g wrote:...But exclusive where? How hard will it be to get this figure? I want him now!!!


Ah so no word on who will be carrying this epic figure? :VEHI:

None. My guess from the past is that this will not be a retailer exclusive. Probably available at SDCC and then on Hasbro toy shop for $60. Something similar to Skateboard Prime of last year (who was also a black redeco of a gen leader Prime).


Oh Boy! Another day where you have to be watching HTS at that specific twenty seconds or else you're out of luck
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby bodrock » Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:57 am

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Nemesis is looking great! I bet he'll be at SDCC as well.

I'm finding the SS line in stores much more readily than wave2. Still no sign of Submarauder....I want more PMs. ;)
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:35 am

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Two swords and the rifle? If I wasn't so jaded I'd say we're being spoiled. This is cool but it also gives me hope for a PMOP somewhere, someday.
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby KVO Prime » Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:58 am

I want this...

This does beg the question.. why is the one figure that USED this gimmick to begin with, Ultra Magnus, not being incorporated into it, lol... I get that we already have a UM fig with Minimus Ambus, but this gimmick was his to begin with.

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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby Wolfman Jake » Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:13 pm

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A premium/exclusive release figure, and Hasbro still can't be bothered to paint the damned rims! :BANG_HEAD:
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby AlphaBass » Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:20 pm

KVO Prime wrote:I want this...

This does beg the question.. why is the one figure that USED this gimmick to begin with, Ultra Magnus, not being incorporated into it, lol... I get that we already have a UM fig with Minimus Ambus, but this gimmick was his to begin with.

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A Shattered Glass/Decepticon Ultra Magnus?

I could go for that.
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby homicide » Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:39 pm

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I'm a sucker when it comes to Black Convoy/Nemesis Prime figures so I'll definitely be getting this bot! I wouldn't be surprised to see this being a BBTS or HasbroToyShop Exclusive, possibly even a Target Exclusive since there is precedent for that...
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby SureShot18 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:16 pm

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Alright now that I know Pax has a new head I’m seriously considering getting this evil fellow. Hopefully it won’t be too hard to get a hold of.
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby Latebrus-K » Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:17 pm

LOVE the new heads and weapons! Not sure if Giza's wings/blade will look as good from the front, but the other sword reminds me of Megatronus's spark mode and would make a perfect weapon for any new Fallens in the future. Was going to skip this mold entirely, but now...
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KVO Prime wrote:I want this...

This does beg the question.. why is the one figure that USED this gimmick to begin with, Ultra Magnus, not being incorporated into it, lol... I get that we already have a UM fig with Minimus Ambus, but this gimmick was his to begin with.

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A Shattered Glass/Decepticon Ultra Magnus?

I could go for that.



Sadly, Hasbro's prime poll told us there would be a new toy for the winner, but not what KIND of new toy! Had we all known about the evolution gimmick, Ultra Magnus and fellow "perfect fits" Star Saber and Thunderwing would have had much better chances.

If they retooled him from this figure, it would continue the character's history of sharing a mold with Scourge. :-?
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby ZeroWolf » Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:15 pm

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I wouldn't be too sure about that beast wars has a huge following and that would have over ruled the discussion about what kind of toy we would have got. Also story wise primal does fit as he evolves twice in the show (three times if you count beast machines)
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Re: Transformers Power of the Primes Leaks, Rumours, Reveals, and More

Postby gothsaurus » Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:16 pm

One of the reasons I miss the club the most is not getting rich back stories for figures like this. I wish we could get some one-off comics with contained stories for guys like this... and a bio and tech spec at the end... or even some prose, in a pinch.

As is, still wondering what the story behind this Orion Pax guy is. He looks a lot like Soundblaster. Are they intending that (with the bird partner)... or something else?
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