In-Hand Images: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Voyager Optimus Prime
Saturday, January 12th, 2013 2:22pm CSTCategory: Toy News
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For size comparison the figure has been posed with Transformers Prime "Robots in Disguise" Voyager Optimus Prime, as you can see the "Beast Hunters" mold appears to be quite a bit beefier. A couple of the images also feature his wavemate "Beast Hunters" Voyager Predaking, so more images of him are likely forthcoming.
Enjoy the images mirrored below:
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Posted by Genocide G2.0 on January 12th, 2013 @ 2:31pm CST
Posted by Dyn@mo on January 12th, 2013 @ 2:31pm CST
Posted by Va'al on January 12th, 2013 @ 2:38pm CST
And he looks bigger than PRiD Voyager OP, which is good.
(I also suspect we'll be getting some in-hand images of Predaking soon.)
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on January 12th, 2013 @ 2:38pm CST
Posted by Twitchythe3rd on January 12th, 2013 @ 2:40pm CST
Posted by mongrel on January 12th, 2013 @ 2:42pm CST
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Posted by Mindmaster on January 12th, 2013 @ 2:49pm CST
I planned on Smokescreen (and maaaaybe Starscream) to be my only Beast Hunters figure. Now that we know he actually looks really cool, guess I gotta fish out another twenty bucks. They better make an equally-bulky-and-badass Megatron.
I'm so happy they finally ditched the MechTech-like weapon. Stupidest idea ever.
Posted by Flakmaster on January 12th, 2013 @ 2:59pm CST
I want to like this figure, but it just looks too simple. It doesn't even appear as though the feet can be placed flat.
This would be better as a Deluxe.
This must be a move on Hasbro's part to purposefully dumb down TFs; I can't imagine that the toy designers could get this bad at making interesting, poseable TFs in only a few years, especially after seeing the level of complexity in the ROTF figures and post-ROTF Generations figures.
Posted by butterflyboy on January 12th, 2013 @ 3:00pm CST
Posted by Mindmaster on January 12th, 2013 @ 3:04pm CST
Flakmaster wrote:the level of complexity in the ROTF figures and post-ROTF Generations figures.
Hey man, ROTF Jetfire and Rampage are pretty tough to transform. That's why I rarely touch Rampage nowadays.
Posted by frogbat on January 12th, 2013 @ 3:06pm CST
Fortunately I'm content with my fe prime.
Posted by njb902 on January 12th, 2013 @ 3:12pm CST
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on January 12th, 2013 @ 3:12pm CST
Posted by Cybertronus on January 12th, 2013 @ 3:16pm CST
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Posted by Nemesis Maximo on January 12th, 2013 @ 3:25pm CST
frogbat wrote:I was initially put off by the cartoony alt mode but I can see this as a worthwhile figure. The robot mode gives me a very Japanese old school robot vibe in its proportions kinda like mazinga z etc. he's pretty nice size wise too
I was getting the same vibe. I couldn't quite place my finger on it.
butterflyboy wrote:Does anyone else notice that Hasbro seems to be skimping less on the plastic? He's bigger than PRID Optimus, with beefy accessories. Also, the back of his legs aren't all hollowed out like PRID OP. I for one am really glad to see that.
I was thinking that too when I picked up Voyager Soundwave. Not the best fig, but pretty hefty. Hav'n't got a deluxe fog since Vehicon, but Smokescreen looks big as well.
Posted by -Kanrabat- on January 12th, 2013 @ 3:57pm CST
HE'S SO METAL!
I love the Madmaxesque garbage truck mode.
That robot mode is pure concentrated baddassery. And that head sculpt... look like OP is tired of playing nice!
I'm looking forward to see him in store.
What's more, the voyagers are starting to look like voyagers again!
Posted by PrymeStriker on January 12th, 2013 @ 4:02pm CST
Dammit, Hasbro. Stop stealing my money.
Posted by mick1122 on January 12th, 2013 @ 4:10pm CST