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New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore

Transformers News: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore

Sunday, November 13th, 2011 12:02PM CST

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Theme park enthusiast site Screamscape has shared some new images of Transformers: The Ride from Universal Studios Singapore. These images reveal a lot of the behind the scenes work that has been leading up to the December 3rd opening. We get a look at the gift shop stocked with Transformers toys and the Starbot Café dining area. Transformers: The Ride will be coming to Universal Studios Hollywood in the Spring of 2012. Check out the images mirrored below.

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Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1312082)
Posted by kirbenvost on November 13th, 2011 @ 4:33pm CST
DUDE, look at that gift shop! It's like a dream come true!
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1312149)
Posted by dinogeist on November 13th, 2011 @ 7:13pm CST
I don't understand why their making such a big fuss about these TF rides that are gonna open up worldwide.

By my standards,this isn't a ride. it's waiting in line a hour+. then you go into a movie theathre,sit down & have your movie theathre seat rock back & forth while you watch a 3-D Movie.

I've personally had a few bad experiences in various amusement parks in america. going to these amusement parks movie theathre 3-D Movie rides where the seat rocks back & forth. The only reasons we went on these movie theathre rides where the theathre seats rock back & forth rides is because my older cousin took us to the amusement park & he paid for everything. my older cousin is a star trek fan & also loves the broadway type live shows.

While your waiting in line in the 90 degrees plus summer weather,getting sun burned & sweating like a pig. the line progresses,you get to see walls painted or designed in the theme of the movie.

IMHO,This isn't a ride in a amusement park. by my standards,a ride in a amusement park is a ROLLERCOASTER ride. I wouldn't even label this as a kids ride,as their is zero danger of getting hurt & zero danger of getting nauseous or throwing up on the ride or after the ride is over.

These types of movie theathre rides where the theathre seats rocks back & forth are aimed at younger kids who are not older enough nor tall enough to ride the roller coasters.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1312155)
Posted by Swiftknife24 on November 13th, 2011 @ 7:22pm CST
Something about that corridor design is very Fiorina "Fury" 161 (Alien 3)!
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1312170)
Posted by dinogeist on November 13th, 2011 @ 7:39pm CST
Swiftknife24 wrote:Something about that corridor design is very Fiorina "Fury" 161 (Alien 3)!


Sometimes,space is limited in these amusement parks. So in order to create more new rides,they get rid of older rides. most of the time a old ride is torn down & a newer ride gets built in it's location. depending on the budget,they might keep some stuff from the older ride & intergrate it into the newer ride.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1312182)
Posted by Swiftknife24 on November 13th, 2011 @ 7:59pm CST
Tidalwavex wrote:
Swiftknife24 wrote:Something about that corridor design is very Fiorina "Fury" 161 (Alien 3)!


Sometimes,space is limited in these amusement parks. So in order to create more new rides,they get rid of older rides. most of the time a old ride is torn down & a newer ride gets built in it's location. depending on the budget,they might keep some stuff from the older ride & intergrate it into the newer ride.


True, but I haven't heard of an 'Alien Ride'! :P
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1312255)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 13th, 2011 @ 11:49pm CST
kirbenvost wrote:DUDE, look at that gift shop! It's like a dream come true!
Yeah, but it looks like only modern stuff for sale. Too bad they can't make it like BotCon and have various vendors take turns selling vintage products there. ;)

Hey, one can dream. :lol:
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1312493)
Posted by NatsumeRyu on November 14th, 2011 @ 4:31pm CST
Tidalwavex wrote:I don't understand why their making such a big fuss about these TF rides that are gonna open up worldwide.

By my standards,this isn't a ride. it's waiting in line a hour+. then you go into a movie theathre,sit down & have your movie theathre seat rock back & forth while you watch a 3-D Movie.

I've personally had a few bad experiences in various amusement parks in america. going to these amusement parks movie theathre 3-D Movie rides where the seat rocks back & forth. The only reasons we went on these movie theathre rides where the theathre seats rock back & forth rides is because my older cousin took us to the amusement park & he paid for everything. my older cousin is a star trek fan & also loves the broadway type live shows.

While your waiting in line in the 90 degrees plus summer weather,getting sun burned & sweating like a pig. the line progresses,you get to see walls painted or designed in the theme of the movie.

IMHO,This isn't a ride in a amusement park. by my standards,a ride in a amusement park is a ROLLERCOASTER ride. I wouldn't even label this as a kids ride,as their is zero danger of getting hurt & zero danger of getting nauseous or throwing up on the ride or after the ride is over.

These types of movie theathre rides where the theathre seats rocks back & forth are aimed at younger kids who are not older enough nor tall enough to ride the roller coasters.


Are you talking about where you walk in a room and sit down with a group of people and the whole thing rocks? If so, I don't think this is that - it seems to be taking after the far more popular ride type that is represented by the likes of DL Haunted Mansion (but more movement), US IoA Spiderman (but, again, more movement), and which atm seems to be best represented by US IoA Harry Potter area's "Forbidden Journey" ride. That is - you're strapped to a thing like a roller coaster cart, but sideways like aforementioned Haunted Mansion (but separate seats, not a bench). It's on rails like a roller coaster (and rotates and has the ability to move you like one), and varies from 3D sets to screens, and everything in between (4D elements like spraying water, heat from fire, smells, etc.)
No, it often doesn't get anywhere near the speed of a roller coaster, but that's not it's goal. Speed and g's are a roller coaster's job. It's indoors, and the goal is to immerse you in the experience as you're taken along for the ride.
I personally loved what they did with the Harry Potter ride and think that even if this TF ride were a step back to the spiderman or Haunted Mansion tech (which it highly likely won't be due to amusement parks all trying to outdo and/or keep up with each other), it would still be good, and probably even good for the franchise.
A roller coaster TF ride would most likely be an existing roller coaster that gets new tf themed carts and tf themed area, but the roller coaster remains much the same. It tells far less story, and is nothing more than an adrenaline rush themed to whatever the park owners think will draw in the crowds. This different type of ride can still give some rush, but not so much from physical movement, and more from what is actually going on around the rider. Like Indiana Jones, Pirates of the Carribbean, and all the countless other rides of that type, but even more intimate because no one is in front of you to block you from the action, and you may not even be able to see or reach to who ever may be next to you. Unless they're screaming at the top of their lungs...hehehe.
Anyway, people are far more impacted, memory-wise by these types of rides because it gives them things to remember that are more precise than "a double loop followed by a corkscrew!" Which is often more difficult for people to recall the experience of.
Basically, this ride'll stick with 'em and they'll sell more toys, both in the gift shop there, but hasbro will likely benefit a little outside of it too for anyone who ends up looking more into the brand because of it.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1312644)
Posted by dinogeist on November 14th, 2011 @ 10:08pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:
kirbenvost wrote:DUDE, look at that gift shop! It's like a dream come true!
Yeah, but it looks like only modern stuff for sale. Too bad they can't make it like BotCon and have various vendors take turns selling vintage products there. ;)

Hey, one can dream. :lol:


While the idea seems to have merit.

I can easily picture that eccentric/overly obbessive guy who owns the toy shop from that cartoon series called "Fan boy & chum chum." where the owner keeps watching the customers,only wants to sell his toys to who he thinks should own them & doesn't want his stuff to get damaged by customers. even going the extra mile to throw people out of the store.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1312730)
Posted by wewyllenium on November 15th, 2011 @ 4:13am CST
Whaaa!!!. Just when I'm about to leave the Singapore. Hope I could check this out next year. This is great. Sci-Fi City's been in a rut for quite some time now in my opinion.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1313562)
Posted by El Duque on November 17th, 2011 @ 12:24am CST
Resort World Sentosa has uploaded a brief teaser clip of Transformers: The Ride, which opens at Universal Studios Singapore on December 3rd.

TRANSFORMERS The Ride will have its world premiere at Universal Studios Singapore on 3 December 2011. Get ready for this epic ride experience!

For more information on the TRANSFORMERS The Ride, visit http://tftheride.rwsentosablog.com





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The Transformers: The Ride portion of the Resorts World Sentosa blog has also posted an interview with ILM regarding their work on the ride. Click here for to read the full interview.

TRANSFORMERS The Ride enlisted the award-winning Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), a division of Lucasfilm Ltd., which created the visual effects for the movie franchise, to produce ground-breaking visionary special effects and 3-D images exclusively for the ride.

ILM has worked on nearly 300 feature films since its formation in 1975, including the TRANSFORMERS movies, Harry Potter, Jurassic Park as well as all four of the Indiana Jones films and all six of the Star Wars episodes.

ILM Singapore started in 2006 and has worked as a integrated unit with ILM San Francisco on such projects as the TRANSFORMERS franchise, Star Trek, Terminator: Salvation, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.

We found out more about the attraction from Jeff White, visual effects supervisor at ILM.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1313567)
Posted by Wreckage42 on November 17th, 2011 @ 12:43am CST
Ok so i've got one question... Megatron... WHERE THE HELL WAS ALL THAT IN TF3!?!??!?!?!?! :???: :???: :-x
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1313646)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 17th, 2011 @ 7:12am CST
Wreckage42 wrote:Ok so i've got one question... Megatron... WHERE THE HELL WAS ALL THAT IN TF3!?!??!?!?!?! :???: :???: :-x
It wasn't. That's new footage created specifically for the ride. The ride is going to have its own story with its own footage.

Notice that Megs is in his ROTF body. If this is gonna take place int he movie timeline, it'll likely take place between movies 2 and 3.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1313685)
Posted by #Sideways# on November 17th, 2011 @ 9:20am CST
Sabrblade wrote:
Wreckage42 wrote:Ok so i've got one question... Megatron... WHERE THE HELL WAS ALL THAT IN TF3!?!??!?!?!?! :???: :???: :-x
It wasn't. That's new footage created specifically for the ride. The ride is going to have its own story with its own footage.

Notice that Megs is in his ROTF body. If this is gonna take place int he movie timeline, it'll likely take place between movies 2 and 3.


Actually, I saw chains on him. Only meaning that this is him in his DOTM body.

Maybe this is just a bridge version where Megs comes back to life for TF4? (Please?)
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1313702)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 17th, 2011 @ 9:59am CST
#Sideways# wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Wreckage42 wrote:Ok so i've got one question... Megatron... WHERE THE HELL WAS ALL THAT IN TF3!?!??!?!?!?! :???: :???: :-x
It wasn't. That's new footage created specifically for the ride. The ride is going to have its own story with its own footage.

Notice that Megs is in his ROTF body. If this is gonna take place int he movie timeline, it'll likely take place between movies 2 and 3.


Actually, I saw chains on him. Only meaning that this is him in his DOTM body.
On closer examination, you're right. The "claw" on his right arm threw me off. :oops: (Why does he even have that claw?)

Still, it'll probably take place between ROTF and DOTM since the Cons are no longer interested in the AllSpark by the time of DOTM, whereas they still showed interest in it during post-ROTF/pre-DOTM material.

And, you know, all the Cons were killed in DOTM. ;)
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1313729)
Posted by prowl123 on November 17th, 2011 @ 11:32am CST
This actually looks pretty good.

Now, all I have to do is move to Singa-PORE.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1313733)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 17th, 2011 @ 11:41am CST
prowl123 wrote:This actually looks pretty good.

Now, all I have to do is move to Singa-PORE.
It's coming to Anaheim too.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1313810)
Posted by prowl123 on November 17th, 2011 @ 3:19pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:
prowl123 wrote:This actually looks pretty good.

Now, all I have to do is move to Singa-PORE.
It's coming to Anaheim too.


I don't know where that is.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1313813)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 17th, 2011 @ 3:26pm CST
prowl123 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
prowl123 wrote:This actually looks pretty good.

Now, all I have to do is move to Singa-PORE.
It's coming to Anaheim too.


I don't know where that is.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1313899)
Posted by prowl123 on November 17th, 2011 @ 7:16pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:
prowl123 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
prowl123 wrote:This actually looks pretty good.

Now, all I have to do is move to Singa-PORE.
It's coming to Anaheim too.


I don't know where that is.


"Calah-FORNyah."
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1313982)
Posted by Wreckage42 on November 17th, 2011 @ 11:50pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:
Wreckage42 wrote:Ok so i've got one question... Megatron... WHERE THE HELL WAS ALL THAT IN TF3!?!??!?!?!?! :???: :???: :-x
It wasn't. That's new footage created specifically for the ride. The ride is going to have its own story with its own footage.

Notice that Megs is in his ROTF body. If this is gonna take place int he movie timeline, it'll likely take place between movies 2 and 3.


No no no no no, what I meant was why couldnt he have been doing that to prime instead of sitting around like hobo getting decapitated. :BANG_HEAD:
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1313985)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 17th, 2011 @ 11:53pm CST
Wreckage42 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Wreckage42 wrote:Ok so i've got one question... Megatron... WHERE THE HELL WAS ALL THAT IN TF3!?!??!?!?!?! :???: :???: :-x
It wasn't. That's new footage created specifically for the ride. The ride is going to have its own story with its own footage.

Notice that Megs is in his ROTF body. If this is gonna take place int he movie timeline, it'll likely take place between movies 2 and 3.


No no no no no, what I meant was why couldnt he have been doing that to prime instead of sitting around like hobo getting decapitated. :BANG_HEAD:
Cuz he was a little messed up in the head after Sentinel stuck his fingers in Megs' cracked skull.

Plus, by that time, Megs was sick of fighting the war and just wanted it to be over with. Remeber how he offered Optimus a truce instead of fighting him? Megs wants to stay in power, but he had grown weary of the constant warfare.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1314380)
Posted by RhA on November 19th, 2011 @ 5:05am CST
Sabrblade wrote:
Wreckage42 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Wreckage42 wrote:Ok so i've got one question... Megatron... WHERE THE HELL WAS ALL THAT IN TF3!?!??!?!?!?! :???: :???: :-x
It wasn't. That's new footage created specifically for the ride. The ride is going to have its own story with its own footage.

Notice that Megs is in his ROTF body. If this is gonna take place int he movie timeline, it'll likely take place between movies 2 and 3.


No no no no no, what I meant was why couldnt he have been doing that to prime instead of sitting around like hobo getting decapitated. :BANG_HEAD:
Cuz he was a little messed up in the head after Sentinel stuck his fingers in Megs' cracked skull.

Plus, by that time, Megs was sick of fighting the war and just wanted it to be over with. Remeber how he offered Optimus a truce instead of fighting him? Megs wants to stay in power, but he had grown weary of the constant warfare.


I'm gonna argue that Megs was a little scrambled back in Africa. Hail me, elephants.

BTW. Megs had a great portrayal in DOTM. Galvatron minus the violence.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1314741)
Posted by El Duque on November 20th, 2011 @ 10:57am CST
Resorts World Sentosa has uploaded a new video reveals more of the pre-show area that quest will experience before actually boarding the ride. The second video is a news case segment that offers many additional looks a the ride. The official opening of Transformers: The Ride at Universal Studios is just around the corner on December 3rd.

The storytelling starts from the queue lines at TRANSFORMERS The Ride. Get transported into the TRANSFORMERS universe when you step into the NEST facility at Universal Studios Singapore. If you have not seen a the blockbuster movie franchise, fret not, the preshow segment of the queue lines will prepare you for the ultimate 3D battle.




Even if you have never owned a TRANSFORMERS action figure, or watched a single installment of the TRANSFORMERS films, don't fret! The queue lines are built to transport you into the world of TRANSFORMERS and immerse you into the story from the moment you step in. That's why we call it the Pre-Show!

The world's first TRANSFORMERS ride will open at Universal Studios Singapore on 3 December 2011.

Win exclusive invites to the launch of TRANSFORMERS The Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle! Visit http://tftheride.rwsentosablog.com/?p=335 for more details!


Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1314745)
Posted by Swiftknife24 on November 20th, 2011 @ 11:34am CST
El Duque wrote:Resorts World Sentosa has uploaded a new video reveals more of the pre-show area that quest will experience before actually boarding the ride. The official opening of Transformers: The Ride at Universal Studios is just around the corner on December 3rd.

The storytelling starts from the queue lines at TRANSFORMERS The Ride. Get transported into the TRANSFORMERS universe when you step into the NEST facility at Universal Studios Singapore. If you have not seen a the blockbuster movie franchise, fret not, the preshow segment of the queue lines will prepare you for the ultimate 3D battle.




Even if you have never owned a TRANSFORMERS action figure, or watched a single installment of the TRANSFORMERS films, don't fret! The queue lines are built to transport you into the world of TRANSFORMERS and immerse you into the story from the moment you step in. That's why we call it the Pre-Show!

The world's first TRANSFORMERS ride will open at Universal Studios Singapore on 3 December 2011.

Win exclusive invites to the launch of TRANSFORMERS The Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle! Visit http://tftheride.rwsentosablog.com/?p=335 for more details!


Ooh, definitely sounds more like Frank Welker as Megatron ^^

(See Mr. Bay? Welker's voice *does* suit the movie Megs! Just needed a lower pitch! :P My word I sound like a G1'ner...!)
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1314963)
Posted by vectorA3 on November 21st, 2011 @ 1:58am CST
can't see first video. :( It has been marked by Youtube as "private." Wth???
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Posted by El Duque on November 21st, 2011 @ 10:52am CST
vectorA3 wrote:can't see first video. :( It has been marked by Youtube as "private." Wth???


Should work now.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1315169)
Posted by Short Circuit on November 21st, 2011 @ 3:06pm CST
Huh, same cars as the spiderman ride fro universal studios Florida, similar first turn too.
Since spiderman was voted the best motion ride in the country (or something like that) I expect this ride to be SO AWESOME! :KREMZEEK:
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1315213)
Posted by OlivusPrime on November 21st, 2011 @ 4:18pm CST
BONECRUSHER! Is on the screen behind the dude in the first video.

I wonder if any new Decepticons will be introduced, and which ones will be used?
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1315563)
Posted by El Duque on November 22nd, 2011 @ 11:48am CST
YouTube member dejiki has uploaded a full recording or the audio track featured in Transformers: The Ride, which opens at Universal Studio Singapore on December 3rd. YouTube clip embedded below.

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Posted by Swiftknife24 on November 22nd, 2011 @ 12:26pm CST
El Duque wrote:YouTube member dejiki has uploaded a full recording or the audio track featured in Transformers: The Ride, which opens at Universal Studio Singapore on December 3rd. YouTube clip embedded below.



Awesome! *Awaits Hollywood ride opening* :grin:
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1315626)
Posted by LadyBug on November 22nd, 2011 @ 2:16pm CST
Does anyone know Evac's voice actor????
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Posted by vectorA3 on November 22nd, 2011 @ 10:36pm CST
Don't wanna listen to that in case of spoilers. Glad the 1:44 video was up & could be viewed. Was that Welker for Megs' voice?
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Posted by LadyBug on November 22nd, 2011 @ 10:37pm CST
vectorA3 wrote:Don't wanna listen to that in case of spoilers. Glad the 1:44 video was up & could be viewed. Was that Welker for Megs' voice?


Yep, all the original cast from the live action movies is in it. I just wish I knew who EVAC's voice actor was though.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1315960)
Posted by IAmThePeej on November 23rd, 2011 @ 1:40pm CST
I haven't followed any of the news for this ride for a couple weeks now, and I must say, regarding the line queue previews, I KNEW SCORPONOK'S TAIL WAS GONNA BE THERE!!!!!!!! That ride queue looks to be quite impressive, and I'm very pleased about how EVAC looks, especially the battle damage.
I also knew there would be 3D glasses, but was still holding out hope that Universal wouldn't make them look the same as every other ride of theirs. I guess they get a good deal for buying so many of them in that generic design...?

Now, for the ride audio, the sound effects and voice acting were great. I'm really surprised that I'm liking this ride so much. I couldn't help but feel slightly embarrassed that BumbleBee only had a couple of lines that were the same as the movie(s). I was hoping that Mark Ryan would have done his voice instead. Small gripe, so I'm not really phased by this.

If the ride is really as much fun as it sounds and is pretty immersive from queue to boarding the cart, I'd have to say that Michael Bay should start having more involvement with rides rather than movies. actually, the more I think about it, the more it seems his *ahem* "skills" as director would be better suited for that type of experience.

Anyway, I'm patiently waiting for the Universal Studios Florida release to come. I wonder if it will be in the main park or IoA though... And what ride may be sacrificed for this. I'm hoping The Mummy will be killed since that ride killed my favorite ride ever there, King Kong. And The Mummy is pretty lame from beginning to end to begin with...

Also, SPOILER:
Devastator is in the ride? I'm hoping for something EPIC here!!!!! Also, please no close up of his testicular area..... That was a lame idea in RotF, I hope for no more of it.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1316195)
Posted by vectorA3 on November 24th, 2011 @ 5:26am CST
LadyBug wrote:
vectorA3 wrote:Don't wanna listen to that in case of spoilers. Glad the 1:44 video was up & could be viewed. Was that Welker for Megs' voice?


Yep, all the original cast from the live action movies is in it. I just wish I knew who EVAC's voice actor was though.



You do know that Welker wasn't Megs in the bay movies - it was Hugo Weaving
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1316644)
Posted by El Duque on November 25th, 2011 @ 4:07pm CST
YouTube member Bigbearsg has uploaded a video of the que area, gift shop, and cafe area of Universal Studios Singapore's Transformers: The Ride, which opens on December the 3rd. Check out the video embedded below.

Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1316709)
Posted by Trikeboy on November 25th, 2011 @ 7:35pm CST
I thought they meant Que as in the character but he means queue area as in where you wait for your turn to ride. you may want to amend the title of the news post.
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Posted by LadyBug on November 25th, 2011 @ 8:14pm CST
When I go to Universal Studios Hollywood next year, I am going to spend so much money in that gift shop x.x;

I just hope the ride opens before SDCC.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1316724)
Posted by Trikeboy on November 25th, 2011 @ 8:44pm CST
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Umm, I think someone made an error. That's Sideswipe, an Autobot.

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The average user won't know it but Transformers fans will notice it right off. Also, is that Peter Cullen voicing Optimus Prime? It sounds like someone else doing a Peter Cullen impersonation.
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Posted by what0080 on November 26th, 2011 @ 12:12am CST
Trikeboy wrote:Image

Umm, I think someone made an error. That's Sideswipe, an Autobot.

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The average user won't know it but Transformers fans will notice it right off. Also, is that Peter Cullen voicing Optimus Prime? It sounds like someone else doing a Peter Cullen impersonation.


Wheelie called him "Decepticon Sideways." Either this is one MASSIVE continuity error (assuming this takes place during the Bay continuity to begin with [more on that later...]) or SideSWIPE wasn't as good as he believed...or its a new 'Con with an old name. :BOOM:

Anyway, regarding continuity... Where in the continuity does the ride take place? Ironhide gave intel on Scorpinok's tail with "the rest of him...still out there waiting to strike."

Sooo...what happened in ROTF?

Also, Ironhide showed clips from DOTM's Chicago battle as historical footage, I believe. If that's the case, WHY AND HOW IS IRONHIDE STILL ALIVE?

Just where in the timeline does this take place in, if at all? :BANG_HEAD:
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1316777)
Posted by triKlops on November 26th, 2011 @ 1:16am CST
i love the supply depot room
that would be pretty awesome to walk into
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1316784)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 26th, 2011 @ 2:09am CST
what0080 wrote:Anyway, regarding continuity... Where in the continuity does the ride take place? Ironhide gave intel on Scorpinok's tail with "the rest of him...still out there waiting to strike."

Sooo...what happened in ROTF?

Also, Ironhide showed clips from DOTM's Chicago battle as historical footage, I believe. If that's the case, WHY AND HOW IS IRONHIDE STILL ALIVE?

Just where in the timeline does this take place in, if at all? :BANG_HEAD:
Well, originally, I was thinking between ROTF and DOTM. But now that you've brought this up, I'm gonna now have to guess that it exists within its own micro-continuity separate from (but still inspired by) the main movie timeline.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1316790)
Posted by Trikeboy on November 26th, 2011 @ 2:38am CST
what0080 wrote:
Trikeboy wrote:Image

Umm, I think someone made an error. That's Sideswipe, an Autobot.

Image

The average user won't know it but Transformers fans will notice it right off. Also, is that Peter Cullen voicing Optimus Prime? It sounds like someone else doing a Peter Cullen impersonation.


Wheelie called him "Decepticon Sideways." Either this is one MASSIVE continuity error (assuming this takes place during the Bay continuity to begin with [more on that later...]) or SideSWIPE wasn't as good as he believed...or its a new 'Con with an old name. :BOOM:

Anyway, regarding continuity... Where in the continuity does the ride take place? Ironhide gave intel on Scorpinok's tail with "the rest of him...still out there waiting to strike."

Sooo...what happened in ROTF?

Also, Ironhide showed clips from DOTM's Chicago battle as historical footage, I believe. If that's the case, WHY AND HOW IS IRONHIDE STILL ALIVE?

Just where in the timeline does this take place in, if at all? :BANG_HEAD:


Maybe, like everyone else, they are pretending ROTF didn't exist. The only thing ROTF adds to the trilogy is Megatron's revival. Wheelie can be explained the same way they explained Brains, nothing at all, they are just there.

As for Chicago, they probably just show it as another city.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1316791)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 26th, 2011 @ 2:40am CST
Trikeboy wrote:Maybe, like everyone else, they are pretending ROTF didn't exist. The only thing ROTF adds to the trilogy is Megatron's revival.
And the Matrix.

We saw the inside of Prime's chest in Movie 1. No Matrix there.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1316793)
Posted by Trikeboy on November 26th, 2011 @ 2:44am CST
Sabrblade wrote:
Trikeboy wrote:Maybe, like everyone else, they are pretending ROTF didn't exist. The only thing ROTF adds to the trilogy is Megatron's revival.
And the Matrix.

We saw the inside of Prime's chest in Movie 1. No Matrix there.


His chest opens slightly in the movie we don't see deep into him. You can just retcon that Prime always had the Matrix.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1316795)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 26th, 2011 @ 2:53am CST
Trikeboy wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Trikeboy wrote:Maybe, like everyone else, they are pretending ROTF didn't exist. The only thing ROTF adds to the trilogy is Megatron's revival.
And the Matrix.

We saw the inside of Prime's chest in Movie 1. No Matrix there.


His chest opens slightly in the movie we don't see deep into him. You can just retcon that Prime always had the Matrix.
Bo-ring! >:oP

At least the events surrounding the Matrix were among the few (and I mean VERY few) exciting points in ROTF.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1316797)
Posted by Trikeboy on November 26th, 2011 @ 2:59am CST
Sabrblade wrote:
Trikeboy wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Trikeboy wrote:Maybe, like everyone else, they are pretending ROTF didn't exist. The only thing ROTF adds to the trilogy is Megatron's revival.
And the Matrix.

We saw the inside of Prime's chest in Movie 1. No Matrix there.


His chest opens slightly in the movie we don't see deep into him. You can just retcon that Prime always had the Matrix.
Bo-ring! >:oP

At least the events surrounding the Matrix were among the few (and I mean VERY few) exciting points in ROTF.


I agree with you on that but what I mean is that it isn't something that effected the story in DOTM if ROTF never existed. Having Megatron alive and well in DOTM is a huge continuity problem. Prime always having the Matrix, it works.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1316810)
Posted by vectorA3 on November 26th, 2011 @ 5:11am CST
LadyBug wrote:When I go to Universal Studios Hollywood next year, I am going to spend so much money in that gift shop x.x;

I just hope the ride opens before SDCC.



It will. It's supposed to open in the spring. I'm hoping by March. Haven't watched the que line video yet -not enough time.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1316838)
Posted by LadyBug on November 26th, 2011 @ 9:44am CST
It made me a happy fangirl to know that Ironhide is alive, if this taking place post-DOTM. It was an unnecessary "death" by Bay. And then Ratchet disappears for the rest of the movie until the very end. WTF. If Bay wanted to kill off some Autobots, why not the twins or the Wreckers, or someone who isn't apart of the main team?

But it just makes me happy that they realized that these are some beloved characters that they are using for the ride (except for Wheelie). I can't wait to experience this ride for my self.
Re: New Transformers: The Ride Images from Universal Studios Singapore (1316895)
Posted by OlivusPrime on November 26th, 2011 @ 12:51pm CST
Other than the Sideways/Sideswipe fail, this looks amazing. Grindor named and seen in the ride? YES THANK YOU! I love how some of the best characters are seen in the various briefings (Shockwave's cameo made me smile), and the shop looks really cool. Need to get me a Sideswipe T-shirt...

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