"Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released

Transformers News: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 12:59PM CDT

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Courtesy of ACToys.net we have very interesting information on a pair of exclusives for the Asian Market in 2013. To celebrate the Year of the Snake in February 2012, Hasbro/Takara will release Energon Optimus Prime and Energon Omega Supreme in Year of the Snake decos. No word on the pricing or the actuality of the release of these two figures, so take it with a grain of salt.

Re: GDO "Year of the Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme redecos
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Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408282)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on August 8th, 2012 @ 1:05pm CDT
i hope i can get that omega supreme. i never got one and prices these days are crazy.
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408285)
Posted by Anonymous on August 8th, 2012 @ 1:08pm CDT
I realized why they might've picked the Energon Omega Supreme mold. His super train mode is long and snake-like. They might even paint a snake head on the end of it.

I hope it's green.
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408287)
Posted by Counterpunch on August 8th, 2012 @ 1:16pm CDT
MY BODY IS READY.
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408290)
Posted by Seibertron on August 8th, 2012 @ 1:19pm CDT
Bruce Brazos wrote:WTF to that!
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408291)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 8th, 2012 @ 1:21pm CDT
orangeitis wrote:Erm... what does GDO mean again?
General Direct Order

It refers to all the Hasbro Asia figures like those China Import Generations figure and the "Year of the Dragon" Ultimate Optimus Prime.
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408293)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on August 8th, 2012 @ 1:22pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
orangeitis wrote:Erm... what does GDO mean again?
General Direct Order

It refers to all the Hasbro Asia figures like those China Import Generations figure and the "Year of the Dragon" Ultimate Optimus Prime.


FINALLY! Someone has solved the mystery! :BOWDOWN:
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408296)
Posted by Seibertron on August 8th, 2012 @ 1:23pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
orangeitis wrote:Erm... what does GDO mean again?
General Direct Order

It refers to all the Hasbro Asia figures like those China Import Generations figure and the "Year of the Dragon" Ultimate Optimus Prime.


More confused now ... what does General Direct Order mean and how is it relevant to the China Imports?
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408298)
Posted by Anonymous on August 8th, 2012 @ 1:28pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
orangeitis wrote:Erm... what does GDO mean again?
General Direct Order

It refers to all the Hasbro Asia figures like those China Import Generations figure and the "Year of the Dragon" Ultimate Optimus Prime.


FINALLY! Someone has solved the mystery! :BOWDOWN:
Seems like he already had the answer but didn't say anything till one of us asked. :lol:
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408300)
Posted by Blurrz on August 8th, 2012 @ 1:35pm CDT
Snake train it up.
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408301)
Posted by ArmadaPrime on August 8th, 2012 @ 1:36pm CDT
All of my want.
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408303)
Posted by Overcracker on August 8th, 2012 @ 1:40pm CDT
Oooooooh... That hits all the right spots. Definitely wanti....

With that said, wow that's totally unexpected....
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408304)
Posted by ScottyP on August 8th, 2012 @ 1:41pm CDT
Woah, slow the roll. GDO = Global Development Organization, iirc from "elsewhere" on the internet. Someone emailed Hasbro to get that information. The assumption is that it refers to products conceived by this internal organization.

Also,

Counterpunch wrote:MY BODY IS READY.


YES.
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408306)
Posted by Seibertron on August 8th, 2012 @ 1:42pm CDT
ScottyP wrote:Woah, slow the roll. GDO = Global Development Organization, iirc from "elsewhere" on the internet. Someone emailed Hasbro to get that information. The assumption is that it refers to products conceived by this internal organization.

Also,

Counterpunch wrote:MY BODY IS READY.


YES.


That makes more sense than General Direct Order, and doesn't need any further explanation.
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408308)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 8th, 2012 @ 1:51pm CDT
Alright, yeah, that does make more sense.

Looking back at where I was told the answer I gave, I guess it was told sarcastically (and we all know how well the Internet translates sarcasm).
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408312)
Posted by GuyIncognito on August 8th, 2012 @ 2:02pm CDT
I'll buy both if Hasbro releases them stateside.
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408317)
Posted by Anonymous on August 8th, 2012 @ 2:16pm CDT
If the year of the cock don't give us a Starscream redeco, I WILL be pissed.
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408320)
Posted by cannonfodder4000 on August 8th, 2012 @ 2:29pm CDT
GuyIncognito wrote:I'll buy both if Hasbro releases them stateside.


I don't think they celebrate the Year of the Snake. :oops:
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408347)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on August 8th, 2012 @ 3:54pm CDT
So can we expect all 12 years to be done? And will they all be Autobots and/or Primes?

And I think Year of the Cock would fit Megatron a little better. :P
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408350)
Posted by Anonymous on August 8th, 2012 @ 3:56pm CDT
Rodimus Prime wrote:And I think Year of the Cock would fit Megatron a little better. :P
But Starscream's a chicken! :lol:
Re: "Year Of The Snake" Energon Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme To Be Released (1408362)
Posted by RAcast on August 8th, 2012 @ 5:00pm CDT
I hope these aren't super crazy expensive, I'd definitely be interested in these!

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