RTS G2 Optimus Prime upgrade set on the horizon?
Monday, January 17th, 2011 7:57am CSTCategories: Toy News, Rumors, Unlicensed Products News
Posted by: Dead Metal Views: 69,201
Incredible amount of articulation
The fact that it has a chest you can open to reveal a (non-removable) Matrix
However there have been complaints;
Horrible colour scheme
Not enough paint apps
Horrible looking head
Horrible looking hands
Flames (shall they burn in hell)
Do you want this toy but feel like a few of the above mentioned flaws should be corrected then, well you might have your wish come true!
A post over at HK-TF.com's forum gives us a look at what might be an upcoming 3rd party product meant for "completing" G2 Optimus Prime. It's currently unknown which company will be producing this set.
For simplicity's sake we'll just pretend that this is in fact an upcoming product. What we can tell from the images the set comes with;
A new sword
Possibly new hands (the position of them in the images makes it hard to tell if they are new or if it's just an optical illusion)
Oh and a trailer which can turn into a battle station and combine with Optimus Prime
The trailer looks pretty close to that of the original G2 Laser Optimus Prime figure, but the silhouettes of both modes do reveal a few differences.
We have mirrored all images, however you can click here and see the original post over at HK-TF.com.
Credit(s): Blurrz, HK-TF.com
This article was last modified on Monday, January 17th, 2011 8:51am CST
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Posted by Doubledealer93 on January 17th, 2011 @ 8:29am CST
Posted by Love Dragon on January 17th, 2011 @ 8:30am CST
Posted by kirbenvost on January 17th, 2011 @ 8:31am CST
Posted by whacko on January 17th, 2011 @ 8:41am CST
Now lets hope it doesn't cost $100+ to do so.
Posted by dragons on January 17th, 2011 @ 8:53am CST
i buy it if its avaliable at tfscource or bbts combined mode looks littel pointe less im sold
Posted by Nemesis251 on January 17th, 2011 @ 8:53am CST
I think Hasbro will release the repaint as Nemesis Prime since we have the Scourge name being used already.
Posted by El Duque on January 17th, 2011 @ 8:55am CST
Posted by Rodimus Minor on January 17th, 2011 @ 9:15am CST
Posted by Rated X on January 17th, 2011 @ 9:24am CST
Posted by Down_Shift on January 17th, 2011 @ 10:05am CST
Posted by Godzillabot Primal on January 17th, 2011 @ 10:41am CST
Posted by UltraPrimal on January 17th, 2011 @ 11:05am CST
Posted by Down_Shift on January 17th, 2011 @ 11:11am CST
godzillabot wrote:Nice looking upgrade but the super mode just doesn’t work for me. Kind of looks more like a battle suit…. also did anybody see that OP bot’s eyes are staring right out of super mode’s chest behind the orange panel.
it's supposed to do that. Think of it more like an exo-suit.
Posted by Optimus1138 on January 17th, 2011 @ 11:46am CST
Posted by Shadowstream on January 17th, 2011 @ 12:25pm CST
then we're presented with the possibility of having a bigger one... among other things...
My wallet weeps.
Posted by OptiMagnus on January 17th, 2011 @ 12:51pm CST
Posted by T-Macksimus on January 17th, 2011 @ 12:52pm CST
It's just a simple deluxe class figure. Keep the fixes simple and stop adding crap that's going to jack it up out of someones price range.
Good grief, if I wanted to be teased and then horribly disappointed I'd hook back up with my ex-girlfriend...
Posted by WarGraver on January 17th, 2011 @ 1:23pm CST
Hopefully whoever is behind this is of similar quality. I can't tell from just the silhouette whether or not I like it. Looks top heavy.
Posted by Dead Metal on January 17th, 2011 @ 1:57pm CST
I may have to get 2 Primes now, one to use as is and one for this upgrade.
Posted by synthetik on January 17th, 2011 @ 2:23pm CST