New Transformers: Rescue Bots Hoist and Wedge Playsets Found Online in the U.K.

Transformers News: New Transformers: Rescue Bots Hoist and Wedge Playsets Found Online in the U.K.

Monday, November 11th, 2019 1:11PM CST

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And now, something intended for the younger Transformers fans. Via online listings from Smyth's Toys, in the U.K., we have two new playsets of Rescue Bots Wedge, and Hoist. While the two individual toys look to be different molds, the "Command Center" parts of these playsets seem to be simple remolds of each other. They also share a light up feature in the crane arm of each Command Center.

Transformers News: New Transformers: Rescue Bots Hoist and Wedge Playsets Found Online in the U.K.

Transformers News: New Transformers: Rescue Bots Hoist and Wedge Playsets Found Online in the U.K.

Transformers News: New Transformers: Rescue Bots Hoist and Wedge Playsets Found Online in the U.K.

Transformers News: New Transformers: Rescue Bots Hoist and Wedge Playsets Found Online in the U.K.


Transformers News: New Transformers: Rescue Bots Hoist and Wedge Playsets Found Online in the U.K.

Transformers News: New Transformers: Rescue Bots Hoist and Wedge Playsets Found Online in the U.K.

There's no word on when these sets will be available in the U.S. (a quick search of Amazon didn't show any listings for these), but keep your eyes peeled if you're a fan of this line. And as always stay tuned to Seibertron for the latest in Transformers news!
Credit(s): Smyth's Toys
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Re: New Transformers: Rescue Bots Hoist and Wedge Playsets Found Online in the U.K. (2045087)
Posted by william-james88 on November 20th, 2019 @ 1:27pm CST
While this is for an audience younger than most fans coming ot this site, Hasbro was rather excited about these new Mega Mighties toys. This was a line where all the big names from their various toy lines would be reinterpreted as cute super deformed action figures for kids. These were a more stylistic take than their Titan heroes which were rather static looking and expressionless. While Hot Shot and Bumblebee were part of the first batch, we are getting new Transformers themed toys with Optimus prime and Rescue Bots heatwave. Not all retailers have these yet as they are rather new. Optimus and heatwave were found at Walmarts in Canada, as part of a new Rescue Bots display for the holiday season. Optimus is also available on Amazon.com for $11.99..

You can see stock images and a image of the Walmart display below.

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Re: New Transformers: Rescue Bots Hoist and Wedge Playsets Found Online in the U.K. (2045101)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 20th, 2019 @ 5:20pm CST
Even as a cute expressive figure, Heatwave remains a grumpy gus. :P
Re: New Transformers: Rescue Bots Hoist and Wedge Playsets Found Online in the U.K. (2045230)
Posted by Stargrave on November 22nd, 2019 @ 12:59pm CST
From Decoys to Action Masters, we all know Transformers are so cool that even non-transforming Transformers are worth our attention. Thanks to an update from Hamley's of London we've learned of the new wave 2 of Rescue Bots Academy mini figures characters. Included in the blind bagged wave 2 are Wedge, Hotshot, Optimus Prime, Medix, Hoist, Bumblebee, Whirl, and Chase. Like the wave prior each character has two poses making a total of 16 different figurines, each at 6.5 cm tall. Are you a completist who's gotta catch 'em all? Need little characters to help populate your city bots? Share your thoughts with us in the forum. Enjoy the images and as always stay tuned to Seibertron for the ultimate in Transformers news!

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Re: New Transformers: Rescue Bots Hoist and Wedge Playsets Found Online in the U.K. (2045450)
Posted by Bounti76 on November 26th, 2019 @ 2:10pm CST
Coming right along with news of MP-49 Black Convoy being listed at BigBadToyStore, we have a new listing for the younger fans of the franchise, in the form of case assortment for Wave 3 of the Rescue Bots Rescan series, due in January. What's interesting about this listing is that two characters, Medix and Chase, have new molds. In this listing from site sponsor Entertainment Earth, we can see that Chase has the new altmode of a drag racer car, and Medix is now an offroad vehicle. Click on any of the iamges to be taken to the listing

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The listing states that these will be available in January, so maybe these new figures will be a late Holiday gift for someone on your list? Let us know what you think!
Re: New Transformers: Rescue Bots Hoist and Wedge Playsets Found Online in the U.K. (2045553)
Posted by Flashwave on November 27th, 2019 @ 9:26pm CST
Is it me or has Rescue Bots gotten all the cool alt modes Generations is afraid of? I mean, a friggin' Funny Car? I want a dragster Funny Car. Give me Blurr as that. The Quinjet. Uou know who would work as a Quinjet. a Tomahawk Motorcycle? Meanwhile all we get is G1 with knees.

Edit: no. I'm not done. Seriously, ater Siege3, I want this creative team. They arent afraid to take risks, or pull a slip out of a hat and say "Okay, now who could we turn into THIS vehicle? To hell with what they were, let' s go with what they WILL BE. It doesnt have to be bonkers, but I want Classics back, whem it was all NEO G1. /soapbox
Re: New Transformers: Rescue Bots Hoist and Wedge Playsets Found Online in the U.K. (2045821)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on December 2nd, 2019 @ 7:48pm CST
Flashwave wrote:Is it me or has Rescue Bots gotten all the cool alt modes Generations is afraid of? I mean, a friggin' Funny Car? I want a dragster Funny Car. Give me Blurr as that. The Quinjet. Uou know who would work as a Quinjet. a Tomahawk Motorcycle? Meanwhile all we get is G1 with knees.

Edit: no. I'm not done. Seriously, ater Siege3, I want this creative team. They arent afraid to take risks, or pull a slip out of a hat and say "Okay, now who could we turn into THIS vehicle? To hell with what they were, let' s go with what they WILL BE. It doesnt have to be bonkers, but I want Classics back, whem it was all NEO G1. /soapbox

I agree with this.

Generations needs to embrace some of the wacky that Rescue bots has given us

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