New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive

New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 8:51am CST

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The folks over at the TF Upgrader Facebook page have posted new images of the recently revealed Amazon Exclusive Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Leader Class Optimus Prime. The figure appeared as a pre-order on Amazon last week and quickly sold out. These images gives us a nice comparison with the last Leader Class Movie Universe Optimus Prime mold and the MP-10 Optimus Prime. Check out the mirrored image below. For those who managed to get a pre-order in before the figure sold out, this figure will supposedly ship with the next couple of weeks.

Transformers News: Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Exclusive

Transformers News: Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Exclusive

Transformers News: Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Exclusive

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This article was last modified on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 9:14am CST

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Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545706)
Posted by paul053 on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:13am CST
Is it just me or ......? :-? This comparison shot just made the new FE Prime look even worse. The chrome isn't really well applied.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545711)
Posted by Jones on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:15am CST
El Duque wrote:The folks over at the Planet Iacon Facebook page have posted a new image of the recently revealed Amazon Exclusive Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Leader Class Optimus Prime. The figure appeared as a pre-order on Amazon last week and quick sold out. This image gives us a nice comparison with the last Leader Class Movie Universe Optimus Prime mold and the MP-10 Optimus Prime. Check out the mirrored image below. For those who managed to get a pre-order in before the figure sold out, this figure will supposedly ship with the next couple of weeks.

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This is just a huge piece of 'nope'. Seeing it side-by-side with the previous Leader highlights this even more. Bottom line; it just looks cheap.

Fingers crossed that this figure is simply the DOTM Voyager Sentinel of the AoE line and the rest of the figures are more 'Transformer-ish'.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545717)
Posted by Rated X on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:21am CST
That looks ugly. More like a knight than a robot. Why did the pre orders sell out ? Why is everybody so interested in paying top dollar for something that will warm the shelves of every walmart, target, and TRU in the continential US ? I remember getting ROTF Prime on clearance for 35 bucks. And that was the best leader Prime. From there the aesthetic kept going downhill.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545718)
Posted by El Duque on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:24am CST
Well, unfortunately from what I've heard this is one of the best figures from the AOE line. They are really embracing this whole simplified concept. This is one of the collector aimed "more complex" figures, which is why it's an Amazon exclusive. :michaelbay:
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545719)
Posted by First Gen on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:35am CST
Ugh.

I am Sent.......Optimus Prime.

This is terrible. Just terrible.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545720)
Posted by mooncake623 on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:39am CST
Looks fine, like any other Movie prime. what are people bitching about? Don't like the chrome? wait for a non first edition version?
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545721)
Posted by megatronus on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:40am CST
I understand that this is in response to the previous overly-complicated movie figures (I'm looking at you, Leader Class Sentinel Prime), but this strikes me as an over-correction.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545724)
Posted by megatronus on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:42am CST
mooncake623 wrote:Looks fine, like any other Movie prime. what are people bitching about? Don't like the chrome? wait for a non first edition version?

I personally don't mind the chrome; I think the main complaint has to do with it appearing like a simplified shell-former or the robot body not utilizing any of the cab parts in bot mode.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545727)
Posted by paul053 on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:53am CST
megatronus wrote:
mooncake623 wrote:Looks fine, like any other Movie prime. what are people bitching about? Don't like the chrome? wait for a non first edition version?

I personally don't mind the chrome; I think the main complaint has to do with it appearing like a simplified shell-former or the robot body not utilizing any of the cab parts in bot mode.

That's more like the CGI design issue. They shouldn't design that way so toy designers have no idea where to put them but the back.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545730)
Posted by GuyIncognito on January 28th, 2014 @ 9:59am CST
The chrome is one of the few things (along with the alt mode) that I actually like about this figure. It's the rest that sucks. It's not even a shell-former. It's a robot wearing a truck.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545732)
Posted by mooncake623 on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:08am CST
GuyIncognito wrote:The chrome is one of the few things (along with the alt mode) that I actually like about this figure. It's the rest that sucks. It's not even a shell-former. It's a robot wearing a truck.



I must have missed pictures of the back of the toy.

megatronus wrote:I personally don't mind the chrome; I think the main complaint has to do with it appearing like a simplified shell-former or the robot body not utilizing any of the cab parts in bot mode.


I don't care how much Collectors don't like the fact that Hasbro are "oversimplifying" these Movie toys. I hope they sell Millions of these toys so Hasbro can bring us awesome high quality generations toys like what the first Movie did for the Animated toys.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545733)
Posted by #Sideways# on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:10am CST
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I'd be fine if it were a Voyager or a Deluxe... But a flipping Leader Size shellformer that looks like a brick that pooped the Terminator from Terminator 2? Unacceptable. It's just horrendous!
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545735)
Posted by Autobot032 on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:14am CST
*looks at comparison photos* Oh, how the mighty have fallen.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545738)
Posted by SlyTF1 on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:22am CST
Looks fine to me. He's even bigger that ROTF Optimus.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545740)
Posted by Spleenzorio on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:28am CST
SlyTF1 wrote:Looks fine to me. He's even bigger that ROTF Optimus.


This is one of those instances where bigger isn't always better.
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545741)
Posted by GuyIncognito on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:30am CST
If bigger is better, then this is clearly the BEST Optimus Prime ever made:

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Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545742)
Posted by EagleTron on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:36am CST
That New Optimus is Huge. I'm surprised by his size. Them other previous pics of him had him looking like a deluxe.
And the in-hand pics make him look much much better than before. Maybe there is something to look foward to this AOE transformers toy line. 8)
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545743)
Posted by PrymeStriker on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:40am CST
I'm excited for this. At least he looks better than Whirl. :roll:

The chrome everywhere's a little annoying, so I'll wait for the retail release.

And I told you all that bitch could articulate somethin' fierce. :KREMZEEK:

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Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545749)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 28th, 2014 @ 10:54am CST
Lookin' good, good-lookin'! 8)
Re: New Images: Transformers: Age of Extinction First Edition Optimus Prime Amazon Exclusive (1545758)
Posted by Seibertron on January 28th, 2014 @ 11:14am CST
You guys hatin' on this are funny. I can't wait to get mine next week!

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