New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Sunday, December 16th, 2018 4:39PM CST

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This weekend saw the Gamer Event 2018 take place in Taiwan, and while so far the biggest news to come out of it was the surprise reveal of a trailer-less reissue of G1 Optimus Prime, that doesn't mean that there wasn't anything else there...Thanks to the people over at Transformers Never Die Facebook Group, we have some in-hand shots of Wave 1 Leader Class figures Ultra Magnus and Shockwave from the Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege line!

The pictures include a comparison shot of Siege Optimus with both the inner white robot of Ultra Magnus and with Ultra Magnus all armoured up. There is also a good look at Shockwave, included being handled as if he had his original alt mode.

We have mirrored the images below for your convenience.

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

Transformers News: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave

What do you think of these? Do they wet your appetite for these figures even more? Let us know in the Energon Pub and stay tuned to Seibertron for all the latest news and reviews.
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Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999223)
Posted by Lore Keeper on December 16th, 2018 @ 5:13pm CST
I cant wait to get both of these! Though, I will say that Ultra Magnus's face looks off for some reason... :-?
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999224)
Posted by ZeldaTheSwordsman on December 16th, 2018 @ 5:19pm CST
Probably the angle and the lighting in most shots of him.

Want those two so hard.
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999226)
Posted by S.o.L. on December 16th, 2018 @ 5:19pm CST
So is this going to be another internet cartoon, or maybe a game? I'm not sure who would be the target market for Gen 0. Just thinking from a marketing point of view.
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999228)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on December 16th, 2018 @ 5:23pm CST
I don't care for that Shockwave, but I NEED that Ultra Magnus!
Like, really, THE RETURN OF SHITE OPTIMUS! That combine with his trailer! It's the first time ever since G1!


:shock: :DANCE: :APPLAUSE:
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999232)
Posted by YoungPrime on December 16th, 2018 @ 5:56pm CST
I wish they had done a size comparison with Shockwave and Megatron.

Better yet just release this d@mn figure at retail already and I'll do it myself!
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999237)
Posted by Emerje on December 16th, 2018 @ 7:10pm CST
Looks like we've got our confirmation that Ultra Magnus' armor has pre-posed ankles rather than ankle tilts.

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Not a deal breaker, just less than ideal.

Emerje
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999238)
Posted by Lucky Logician on December 16th, 2018 @ 7:13pm CST
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This is the perfect example of why I dislike the 'weathering' effect on these toys. It is extremely haphazardly applied. They took this pristine white figure and just flicked some silver on this thighs AND NOWHERE ELSE!
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999239)
Posted by Sentinel_Primal on December 16th, 2018 @ 7:15pm CST
Emerje wrote:Looks like we've got our confirmation that Ultra Magnus' armor has pre-posed ankles rather than ankle tilts.

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Not a deal breaker, just less than ideal.

Emerje

AGH :BOOM: Why?! I'm still gonna get him, but I hate when they're pre-posed ankle tilts! It just makes it more tedious to pose! Oh well, there are worse things in this line (Prowl's legs I'm looking at you)
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999240)
Posted by Cobotron on December 16th, 2018 @ 7:26pm CST
I'm gonna hope that it's another case of mis-transformation until proven otherwise. [-(
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999241)
Posted by Randomhero on December 16th, 2018 @ 7:30pm CST
Cobotron wrote:I'm gonna hope that it's another case of mis-transformation until proven otherwise. [-(


There’s a corner with people still waiting for unite warriors Liokaiser. They’ll probably let you chill with them while you wait
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999242)
Posted by Sentinel_Primal on December 16th, 2018 @ 7:33pm CST
Randomhero wrote:
Cobotron wrote:I'm gonna hope that it's another case of mis-transformation until proven otherwise. [-(


There’s a corner with people still waiting for unite warriors Liokaiser. They’ll probably let you chill with them while you wait

If I'm honest, I kind of wish we'd get it, just to see how they handle the Scramble City style, with the addition of two bots making up the torso. Maybe down the line we might see release like with Greenlight
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999244)
Posted by steals_your_goats on December 16th, 2018 @ 7:38pm CST
Randomhero wrote:
Cobotron wrote:I'm gonna hope that it's another case of mis-transformation until proven otherwise. [-(


There’s a corner with people still waiting for unite warriors Liokaiser. They’ll probably let you chill with them while you wait

There are hinges attached to the side of the feet. What purpose would they serve other than ankle tilt?
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999245)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on December 16th, 2018 @ 8:04pm CST
steals_your_goats wrote:There are hinges attached to the side of the feet. What purpose would they serve other than ankle tilt?


After watching the pictures carefully, the angle of the feet seem to be unmoving no matter the pose. Plus what you see as "hinges" are really just the parts where the white panels tab solidly in. There is no "hinges" there.
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999249)
Posted by Cobotron on December 16th, 2018 @ 8:32pm CST
When everyone gets their pudding, then we'll have our proof. >:oP
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999250)
Posted by Shegotron on December 16th, 2018 @ 8:37pm CST
-Kanrabat- wrote:I don't care for that Shockwave, but I NEED that Ultra Magnus!
Like, really, THE RETURN OF SHITE OPTIMUS! That combine with his trailer! It's the first time ever since G1!


:shock: :DANCE: :APPLAUSE:


Either that's an amusing typo where you slipped just south of the W key, or... /:)
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999252)
Posted by william-james88 on December 16th, 2018 @ 8:41pm CST
Randomhero wrote:
Cobotron wrote:I'm gonna hope that it's another case of mis-transformation until proven otherwise. [-(


There’s a corner with people still waiting for unite warriors Liokaiser. They’ll probably let you chill with them while you wait


Image
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999254)
Posted by ZeldaTheSwordsman on December 16th, 2018 @ 8:43pm CST
Cobotron wrote:I'm gonna hope that it's another case of mis-transformation until proven otherwise. [-(

Yes, let's remember that Hasbro's stock photographers can't be trusted to transform a Jumpstarter.
And I'm pretty sure it is in fact working ankle tilts. Because in some of those pictures, like this one:
ZeroWolf wrote:Image

The ankles look to be tilted more steeply.

Lucky Logician wrote:Image

This is the perfect example of why I dislike the 'weathering' effect on these toys. It is extremely haphazardly applied. They took this pristine white figure and just flicked some silver on this thighs AND NOWHERE ELSE!

It's not actually haphazard, there is a calculation to it. Siege may have more paint than we've been accustomed to for a while, but it's still rationed. So when apportioning Magnus' paint operations, they presumably decided it was more important to weather the armored mode since that's the part most people would care about. And since the thighs of the cab robot are the only part left exposed, they're what gets the weathering.
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999259)
Posted by Emerje on December 16th, 2018 @ 9:17pm CST
ZeldaTheSwordsman wrote:
Cobotron wrote:I'm gonna hope that it's another case of mis-transformation until proven otherwise. [-(

Yes, let's remember that Hasbro's stock photographers can't be trusted to transform a Jumpstarter.
And I'm pretty sure it is in fact working ankle tilts. Because in some of those pictures, like this one:
ZeroWolf wrote:Image

The ankles look to be tilted more steeply.

They do appear to be more angled there so there might be a bit more of a tilt inward, but I don't think they can sit flat. The feet appear to be attached to the tires so if the were flat they'd force the wheels off the ground in truck mode and he'd roll in bot mode, by angling them they keep the wheels up in bot mode. At least that's how it looks.

Emerje
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999260)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on December 16th, 2018 @ 9:22pm CST
Shegotron wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:I don't care for that Shockwave, but I NEED that Ultra Magnus!
Like, really, THE RETURN OF SHITE OPTIMUS! That combine with his trailer! It's the first time ever since G1!


:shock: :DANCE: :APPLAUSE:


Either that's an amusing typo where you slipped just south of the W key, or... /:)


M... Maybe that's why it took so long to have a combining White Magnus! :lol:
Re: New In-hand Images of Transformers War for Cybertron: Siege Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Shockwave (1999264)
Posted by william-james88 on December 16th, 2018 @ 9:34pm CST
While the US has been having fun with new generations line toy for a little while (as per usual), Siege has finally hit Canada all at once. Here is a quick rundown of where certain classes are found in various retailers:

Walmart: New Siege display (picture below) for Deluxes and Voyagers. These are apart from the Transformers section, in a central aisle.
Toysrus: While the Battle Masters were already reported, they now have the Micromasters, Deluxes and Voyager classes.
EB Games: They have the Micromaster two packs.

The prices are the same across the board with the Micromasters at $12.99, Deluxes at $29.99 and Voyagers at $39.99. These are all in Canadian dollars. Like in the US, the MSRP is made to match the movie figures price jump we saw last year with The Last Knight. Of course, there are always deals and right now at Toysrus there is a BOGO 50% off sale. So buying two Siege deluxes gives you 25% off each figure.

This info is brought to us by MeGrimlock78 on our boards and Dangard Ace from Cybertron.ca.

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