Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves?

Transformers News: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves?

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007 6:54PM CST

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Posted by: Hotrod   Views: 13,651

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We have some possible bad news for Transformers Attacktix fans. According to TFW2005, Hasbro has begun pulling Transformers Attacktix products off of Target and Wal-Mart store shelves. The items are being returned to vendor. This looks like a move to make room for Transformers Movie line products.
Credit(s): TFW2005
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Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36539)
Posted by MaikeruSama on February 27th, 2007 @ 7:08pm CST
This is bad news yay they are gone those things take up shelf space for the good toys.
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36544)
Posted by Scaleface on February 27th, 2007 @ 7:10pm CST
Removing crap to make room for crap? Oh well. They just recently raised the price on them too.
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36547)
Posted by Wheeljack35 on February 27th, 2007 @ 7:12pm CST
I just put a case of these out last night at Target

The movie toys aren't coming out until June
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36595)
Posted by Archanubis on February 27th, 2007 @ 7:33pm CST
It's also possible that the line hasn't sold well; every time I go to Target or Walmart, these figures (along with their Star Wars and Marvel counterparts) are still cluttering up the shelves.

Could be, as a IM buddy mentioned, the whole "blind box" thing.
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36597)
Posted by Sunstar on February 27th, 2007 @ 7:35pm CST
If there a quality problem?
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36620)
Posted by Liege Evilmus on February 27th, 2007 @ 7:53pm CST
There were fans of these?

"Bad News" these going away for something maybe better?

I don't see a problem here.
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36641)
Posted by Dr. Caelus on February 27th, 2007 @ 8:12pm CST
That's wierd. Hell of a loss for Hasbro to absorb. :?
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36648)
Posted by Sunstar on February 27th, 2007 @ 8:18pm CST
*fears for all the starscream toys*
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36659)
Posted by Anonymous on February 27th, 2007 @ 8:33pm CST
LOL they were crap... how can this be a bad thing?
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36675)
Posted by Darth Screamer on February 27th, 2007 @ 8:46pm CST
Liege Evilmus wrote:There were fans of these?

"Bad News" these going away for something maybe better?

I don't see a problem here.


Yeah there were, me and several other people on here I know.

My son also thought they were really awesome toys.

It sucks that Hasbro has to bungle all their good products.

And as far as them not moving, they sell out at the stores around me all the time.
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36807)
Posted by Nemesis_Apoc on February 27th, 2007 @ 9:36pm CST
That sucks. I kinda like those things
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36812)
Posted by Hotrod on February 27th, 2007 @ 9:39pm CST
Darth Screamer wrote:
Liege Evilmus wrote:There were fans of these?

"Bad News" these going away for something maybe better?

I don't see a problem here.


Yeah there were, me and several other people on here I know.

My son also thought they were really awesome toys.

It sucks that Hasbro has to bungle all their good products.

And as far as them not moving, they sell out at the stores around me all the time.


They also sell around where I live, and fast.
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36817)
Posted by Scaleface on February 27th, 2007 @ 9:43pm CST
I was in a Target and there was a mother trying to buy some Attacktix toys for her kid, but she didn't want to get all the same guys. She wanted to know what was in the box and I explained to her that they were blind packed, and what that was. She just looked disgusted and threw them down. She had no intention of buying something she couldn't see so she didn't if she wasn't getting the same ones twice. I don't blame her.
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36824)
Posted by Noisemaze on February 27th, 2007 @ 9:47pm CST
YES!!!! Get rid of Attacktix & Titaniums!!! Those 2 lines of pure suckage have been around for far too long!!!
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36827)
Posted by Byrerprime on February 27th, 2007 @ 9:49pm CST
And after getting four or five of the same guys trying to get Starscream and Hot Shot, I gave up.
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36828)
Posted by Hotrod on February 27th, 2007 @ 9:50pm CST
I must admit the whole blind thing is a turn off.
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36884)
Posted by God Magnus on February 27th, 2007 @ 10:34pm CST
Sunstar wrote:If there a quality problem?


I think there might be a quality problem. I've bought two packs (three if you count the Star Wars pack I bought) and, in each pack, at least one of them was broken.
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36933)
Posted by Darth Screamer on February 27th, 2007 @ 11:57pm CST
Hotrod wrote:I must admit the whole blind thing is a turn off.


Yeah but it's like collecting sports cards. You might get a million no bodies before you get a some body you want.

But it does make it rather annoying.
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36935)
Posted by God Magnus on February 28th, 2007 @ 12:00am CST
Hotrod wrote:I must admit the whole blind thing is a turn off.


If the game was fun, I wouldn't mind at all.
Re: Transformers Attacktix Figures Being Pulled From Shelves? (36937)
Posted by FellintoOblivion on February 28th, 2007 @ 12:02am CST
I picked up the starter and 4 booster packs of this game. Pretty happy with what I got:

Pack 1 - Optimus
Pack 2 - Megatron
Pack 3 - Optimus
Pack 4 - Starscream

I also dont know how 'random' the packaging is. In both packs with Optimus the other figure was a Decipticlone so Im thinking that while the packs are blind youll always get the same 2 figures together.

As for them being recalled, my local Target is suddenly out of stock which would fit. My local Wal*Mart on the other hand has plenty and just put a new starter on the shelves with a bonus Dectipclone repaint figure which is weird if they are being sent back.

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