Get a clear look at the extra hidden details on Siege Voyager packages
Friday, February 1st, 2019 9:00pm CSTCategory: Toy News
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Thanks to Seibertronian Lunatic Prime and a UV light we're getting our clearest look at all the hidden details on Voyager Optimus Prime and Megatron's boxes. This goes beyond the "simple" hidden messages found on promotional Siege posters last year. Revealed under the right lighting not only do we get code words that can be used on the Transformers website (though strangely the code on Optimus Prime's box is written as "Lacon" instead of "Iacon"), but also several new character details, faction symbols, and the character's name at the bottom. But more than anything it's just a really cool feature!
Got more examples of Hasbro's clever hidden art from the Siege line? Share them with your fellow Seibertronians in the Energon Pub forums below!
Credit(s): Lunatic Prime on the Seibertron forums
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Posted by SpikeyTigertron on February 1st, 2019 @ 10:58pm CST
Posted by Immortal Starscream on February 1st, 2019 @ 11:00pm CST
Posted by Wolfman Jake on February 2nd, 2019 @ 12:12am CST
Immortal Starscream wrote:My optimus and Megatron dont have this. They were picked up online when the first few showed up back in november. I dont know if it was just a fluke, or if some of those early wave figures just didnt have them, because a one friend got them early too, and he doesn't have it eithet, while another friend got his just a couple weeks ago, and they do have the blacklght bits.
Interesting. I wonder if we'll see a revision that corrects the "Lacon" lettering on Optimus Prime's Voyager box. This kind of stuff will sure drive completionists crazy.
Posted by Nemesis Destron on February 2nd, 2019 @ 5:20am CST
Wolfman Jake wrote:Honestly, Walmart is just a crapshoot nowadays. You're much more likely to find what you're looking for, sooner and more consistently, at Target.
Yeah that reality has been a constant for a loooong while now IMO.
Posted by GeekyGamer Gal on February 2nd, 2019 @ 9:39am CST
Nemesis Destron wrote:Wolfman Jake wrote:Honestly, Walmart is just a crapshoot nowadays. You're much more likely to find what you're looking for, sooner and more consistently, at Target.
Yeah that reality has been a constant for a loooong while now IMO.
I will say Walmart is still good to watch out for, just because I've had some rather interesting luck there. Mainly with the POTP stuff, but I've had the early stock before release Roddy Unicronus, the only place to get wave 2 Sludge and Snarl, and just released half priced clearance on OP and regular Roddy.
Otherwise, Walmart so far has been rather disappointing as all of them I've been in do not have even a tag for Siege leaders, Studio Series, the trading cards, or Botbots. They've only had low quantities of the weaponizers and pegs full of deluxe class.
Posted by starrhero on February 2nd, 2019 @ 12:49pm CST
Posted by Lunatic Prime on February 2nd, 2019 @ 12:50pm CST
Posted by Sentinel_Primal on February 2nd, 2019 @ 1:24pm CST
Posted by RobRobRobRobRob on February 2nd, 2019 @ 1:55pm CST
We also cannot understate how unusual this truly is, as not only has there been no reported sightings of this figure yet, but there has also never been an official statement directly from the mouths of anyone at either Hasbro or Takara even confirming this figures existence, let alone visage. This seems to suggest that some retailer may have accidentally released the figure early, in which case the hunt is most certainly on for Siege fans everywhere, or that TonTon is a HasTak employee. If you happen to be as lucky as TonTon and find this bewildering figure, be sure to let us know in your area’s sightings forum.
Special thanks to Riley Hoffman, Survivefan23, and Powermaster Ultra Prime for all sending this review our way!
Seeing as this is our first in-depth look at the figure, be sure to discuss your thoughts on the figure (as well as how TonTon may have acquired the figure) in the forums below, and stay tuned to Seibertron.com for more Transformers news and reviews!
Posted by ZeroWolf on February 2nd, 2019 @ 2:07pm CST
Posted by Agent 53 on February 2nd, 2019 @ 2:19pm CST
I mean I know they'll have planned some big Toyfair reveal for these figures, and I'm sure there will be some surprises (Siege Omega being properly revealed fingers crossed) but they have to know by now that the gig is up. These figures exist and anyone who cares knows it.
Posted by TAAO on February 2nd, 2019 @ 2:29pm CST
Posted by Nemesis Maximo on February 2nd, 2019 @ 3:03pm CST
But man, that thing looks good.
Posted by Z3ROhour on February 2nd, 2019 @ 3:29pm CST
Nemesis Maximo wrote:william-james88 wrote:Z3ROhour wrote:HAS ANYONE NOTICED
smoke stacks & rifle
a bit too... underwhelming?
I rh8nk his rifle is the perfect size to satisfy any fan.
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on February 2nd, 2019 @ 4:06pm CST
The smaller robot has to be the weaker of the modes, like Ultra Magnus, a bit chunkier (tho not Energon bad) than I would have liked and the G1 style vs. Cybertron... It makes me wanna yell:
Posted by -Kanrabat- on February 2nd, 2019 @ 4:18pm CST
Still, look like a solid toy for those who don't have the Cybertron original and/or don't plan to get Siege Magnus.
Posted by Skritz on February 2nd, 2019 @ 4:40pm CST
If only his smaller robot head was that of the mouthed Cybertron Optimus. Then he'd actually shoot up a couple point up for me but as he is right now, it somewhat stink of compromise to appease TEH GEEWUN. I'm really tempted to get one for custom fodder, however.
Edit: Beside people saying it could work as Nova Prime, I want to turn mine into neo-G1/Aligned Prima by painting him white, light blue and silver.
Posted by -Kanrabat- on February 2nd, 2019 @ 4:53pm CST
Skritz wrote: I'm really tempted to get one for custom fodder, however.
That's a good idea. And the fact that the super mode is 100% partforming open an infinity of possibilities.
Posted by Vic Zanzibar on February 2nd, 2019 @ 5:18pm CST
Posted by Survivefan23 on February 2nd, 2019 @ 5:28pm CST