Video Review of Generations Drift!

Transformers News: Video Review of Generations Drift!

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 12:27PM CDT

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Kapowtoys have uploaded the first video review of the upcoming Generations deluxe Drift.
Drift is of course based on idw character of the same name.
You can view it by clicking here or right here on seibertron.com.


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Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1078931)
Posted by Vicalliose on May 26th, 2010 @ 1:09pm CDT
Bah, I've checked and his sword is not cybertronian, or at least none of the characters from it are in the alphabet.
It's most likely Japanese...

Oh and, LOOK AT DEM JOINTS HATERS!!! Ha!
He's gonna make a great Blurr! Er, so long as he gets the new head and weps promised. :D
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1078934)
Posted by Dead Metal on May 26th, 2010 @ 1:21pm CDT
Vicalliose wrote:Bah, I've checked and his sword is not cybertronian, or at least none of the characters from it are in the alphabet.
It's most likely Japanese...

Oh and, LOOK AT DEM JOINTS HATERS!!! Ha!
He's gonna make a great Blurr! Er, so long as he gets the new head and weps promised. :D

He'll be the second best Blurr, right after Animated Blurr.
I don't understand why people say this is too kibbly and unstreamlined to be Blurr and then praising Armada Blurr in the same sentence.

This is Armada Blurr:
Image
And this is his alt-mode:
Image
Hanging off his back he's almost as bad as Universe Silberbolt.
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1078940)
Posted by HECTOR on May 26th, 2010 @ 1:44pm CDT
Ball jointed wrists . . . it's about time! That should be the standard for the figures from now on.
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1078947)
Posted by Tirade on May 26th, 2010 @ 2:00pm CDT
Dead Metal wrote:He'll be the second best Blurr, right after Animated Blurr.
I don't understand why people say this is too kibbly and unstreamlined to be Blurr and then praising Armada Blurr in the same sentence.


If you like the aesthetics of Animated, then that Blurr is obviously the best. I, for one, loathe the animated designs. So Animated Blurr doesn't even come up as a blip on my radar.

As for Drift, he looks like a heck of a toy. I probably won't buy him, but I can appreciate how good he looks. I still don't see Blurr coming out of that mold.
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1078950)
Posted by zodconvoy on May 26th, 2010 @ 2:06pm CDT
In the video he says he doesn't know why they left out the waist articulation: it's because of the way the large sword attaches to the back. I'm surprised to say I'm looking forward to this and Blurr.
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1078954)
Posted by im ruined on May 26th, 2010 @ 2:17pm CDT
HASBRO why the fluck did you not give drift WAIST MOVEMENT IM SO upset this is how i feel about FANSPROJECT giving me an incomplete SPRINGER after 15 emails they never replied !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! BOOOOOOOOOO
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1078958)
Posted by Dead Metal on May 26th, 2010 @ 2:27pm CDT
Tirade wrote:
Dead Metal wrote:He'll be the second best Blurr, right after Animated Blurr.
I don't understand why people say this is too kibbly and unstreamlined to be Blurr and then praising Armada Blurr in the same sentence.


If you like the aesthetics of Animated, then that Blurr is obviously the best. I, for one, loathe the animated designs. So Animated Blurr doesn't even come up as a blip on my radar.

As for Drift, he looks like a heck of a toy. I probably won't buy him, but I can appreciate how good he looks. I still don't see Blurr coming out of that mold.

Oh that wasn't praising the Animated stuff, I like them but I know and understand why people don't like them as I hate the animation style myself. It was more a stab at people who claim that Drift would make for a crap Blurr as it's not as awesome as Armada Blurr since it's too kibbly and not at all streamlined. :roll:
Up to date Animated Blurr is the only Blurr to have almost full articulation and actually being streamlined, till Drift gets his Blurr treatment that is. ;)
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1078959)
Posted by Tirade on May 26th, 2010 @ 2:29pm CDT
Dead Metal wrote:
Tirade wrote:
Dead Metal wrote:He'll be the second best Blurr, right after Animated Blurr.
I don't understand why people say this is too kibbly and unstreamlined to be Blurr and then praising Armada Blurr in the same sentence.


If you like the aesthetics of Animated, then that Blurr is obviously the best. I, for one, loathe the animated designs. So Animated Blurr doesn't even come up as a blip on my radar.

As for Drift, he looks like a heck of a toy. I probably won't buy him, but I can appreciate how good he looks. I still don't see Blurr coming out of that mold.

Oh that wasn't praising the Animated stuff, I like them but I know and understand why people don't like them as I hate the animation style myself. It was more a stab at people who claim that Drift would make for a crap Blurr as it's not as awesome as Armada Blurr since it's too kibbly and not at all streamlined. :roll:
Up to date Animated Blurr is the only Blurr to have almost full articulation and actually being streamlined, till Drift gets his Blurr treatment that is. ;)


I don't think Drift would make a bad Blurr, but in my limited capacity, I'm not seeing the fit. I do agree that whatever mold is used needs to be streamlined in both modes. So in that sense, Animated Blurr does fit the bill. I am VERY anxious to see the Blurr version of this mold.
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1078968)
Posted by Dead Metal on May 26th, 2010 @ 3:06pm CDT
Tirade wrote:
Dead Metal wrote:
Tirade wrote:
Dead Metal wrote:He'll be the second best Blurr, right after Animated Blurr.
I don't understand why people say this is too kibbly and unstreamlined to be Blurr and then praising Armada Blurr in the same sentence.


If you like the aesthetics of Animated, then that Blurr is obviously the best. I, for one, loathe the animated designs. So Animated Blurr doesn't even come up as a blip on my radar.

As for Drift, he looks like a heck of a toy. I probably won't buy him, but I can appreciate how good he looks. I still don't see Blurr coming out of that mold.

Oh that wasn't praising the Animated stuff, I like them but I know and understand why people don't like them as I hate the animation style myself. It was more a stab at people who claim that Drift would make for a crap Blurr as it's not as awesome as Armada Blurr since it's too kibbly and not at all streamlined. :roll:
Up to date Animated Blurr is the only Blurr to have almost full articulation and actually being streamlined, till Drift gets his Blurr treatment that is. ;)


I don't think Drift would make a bad Blurr, but in my limited capacity, I'm not seeing the fit. I do agree that whatever mold is used needs to be streamlined in both modes. So in that sense, Animated Blurr does fit the bill. I am VERY anxious to see the Blurr version of this mold.

I too can't wait to see the Blurr version, the fit comes from the idw comics in which they share the same design, save for the head and the doors hanging off the hips.
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1078973)
Posted by vegetacron on May 26th, 2010 @ 3:19pm CDT
Cool toy, but somethin about the reviewer made me want to smash my face into my monitor.
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1078979)
Posted by Gauntlet101010 on May 26th, 2010 @ 3:43pm CDT
People who say Hasbro makes nothing but junk compared to Fansprojects really needs to take a good, hard, look at Drift here.

I gotta say that's a toy I want, even if what I've heard of the character does nothing for me. And there's just somethign about comic-first guys that i like.

I just need *one* version of this mold, though, so I just won't get Blurr. Animated Blurr looks fine in my collection as Blurr anyway ... but I don't see any use in complaining about more Blurr love. If you don't think Drift will make a good Blurr, don't buy it.
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1078981)
Posted by Rated X on May 26th, 2010 @ 3:45pm CDT
So any releaser date ??? Imnot sure about this guy yet...
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1078987)
Posted by Dread_Wing on May 26th, 2010 @ 4:03pm CDT
Has/Tak comes out with some wonderful toys sometimes and this mould is one of them by the looks of it.


But WHY OH WHY did they have to waste such a wonderful bit of engineering on a contrived Mary-sue character like Drift?!? :BOOM: We still do not have a Classics/Universe/Generations Jazz, Wheeljack, or Tracks, deluxe size cars this 'slot' in the line would have been better for. And important characters like Galvatron get crappy moulds...

:BANG_HEAD: Sigh.

At least we are going to get a Blurr retool from this awesome looking mould. And if the rumours of a Kup in the near future are true, we could have a nice little season 3 Autobot cast going on with Protector, Defender and City Commander.
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1078989)
Posted by Mykltron on May 26th, 2010 @ 4:09pm CDT
At last - a decent toy review!
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1078995)
Posted by Cyber Bishop on May 26th, 2010 @ 4:21pm CDT
Tirade wrote: but in my limited capacity, I'm not seeing the fit. I do agree that whatever mold is used needs to be streamlined in both modes.


This is my argument.. Too much kibble and not enough streamline in bot mode especially..

I am interested in seeing how they make him into Blurr also.
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1079002)
Posted by Badassimus Prime on May 26th, 2010 @ 4:30pm CDT
I'm liking this figure a lot and I've no problem with Drift as a character either. However, I will go out on a limb here and say that Blurr deserves his own unique mold. I honestly can't see a Blurr figure coming out of this.
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1079012)
Posted by Zeds on May 26th, 2010 @ 5:14pm CDT
Looking forward to the repaints of this guy! White is just so vanilla.
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1079016)
Posted by Kibble on May 26th, 2010 @ 5:17pm CDT
Mykltron wrote:At last - a decent toy review!

Really? Over 9 minutes and we didn't even see the transformation... I may be in the minority here, but I find the transformation to be about 90% of the whole reason for a video review...otherwise pics can cover most of the other info well enough.
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1079020)
Posted by Mindmaster on May 26th, 2010 @ 5:27pm CDT
Am I getting this figure? Well, let's ask my buddy Cartman here.

Eric Cartman wrote:Is the Pope making the world a better place for petifiles?


Well said, Eric. Well said. :lol:
Re: Video Review of Generations Drift! (1079069)
Posted by Doctor McGrath on May 26th, 2010 @ 8:40pm CDT
This is an amazing figure. The articulation is wonderful. My two cons are the rubber swords and the lack of a waist swivel. Otherwise.. :APPLAUSE:

Hasbro, I grant you to make as many repaints of this figure that you would like. lol

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