Bot Shots Ironhide Launcher Released in the UK

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  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    Is getting the Ultimate Bot Shot Battle Set from Argos news? I only just saw it available and got one today :) 
     
  3. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    IIRC I think it's been in Smyths stores but still good to hear the set is getting out there.
     
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    This is news? Wow these have been out for well over 2 months in the Uk
     
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    The Ironhide launcher I got via UK ebay a few weeks back, they def haven't been out for a few months...
     
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    Had mine for a while too (in Taiwan). The Ultimate set just came out here last weekend, along with the jets 3-pack.
    -still waiting for Jazz and single-pack Powerglide. And clear Optimus. And the Acid Storm 3-pack.
     
  7. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    It may be that wave 1 (Prime & Megatron) have been out for a bit. I've heard nowt about Ironhide being out, and I do subscribe to the UK sightings thread.
     
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    Prime and Megatron have been out ages and are shelf warming in my local Sainsburys. I'm waiting on wave 4 still in the UK and the second batch of 3 packs.
     
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    I didn't know this was news, I saw one in TRU Enfield last... Thursday, so a week ago when I went in to buy a load of Team GB Lego Minifigs.

    I saw it on the endcap (opposite the Megabloks) had a look and left it. I assumed it had been out for a while and not new.
     
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    Aye, I dont go for Botshots- but Ive definitely seen the Ironhide launcher one a couple of times over the last few weeks. Because I picked it up to look at it as it looks like some sort of super awesome micromaster caravan
     
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    This guy was released in my local Toymaster 3 months ago, I didn't think it was worth mentioning since the colours looked boring and thought he was mass released everywhere. I also saw loads of them in Toys R Us two weeks back.

    Now the news I'm waiting for is wave 4 of Bot Shots.
     
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    well I know what I saw and picked up and then put down because those blades looked too silly.

    and judging by the others I'm not alone.
     
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    No He's been out a long time - months in fact he's been repeatedly spotted in TRU and Large ASDA's I know as I've been swearing about it for weeks as I have neither near me - I finally got one 2 weeks ago in Toymasters.

    And he's been out quite a while in America too he's just poorly distributed.

    I wouldn't worry about the blades the fold up and you don't really notice them - I keep thinking the idea is to re-docorate the set as ratchet sometime as I tried Ratchet in it and he fits perfects since he's derived from a similar mould that shares parts with Ironhide he fits fine.

    Oh and I put in a e-mail when in stock email request for the Matrix botshot giftset and I got an E-mail on Tuesday to say it was in stock. They also had it on the shelf when I bought Ironhide in Toymaster - not only that but they had he Prime wave with Knockout and Vehicon in it I stil can't find a Bumblebee Cyberverse vehicle in the UK though.
     
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    just went out this morning before this was posted and picked up what seemed to be the last one to my suprise at my local tru lol. And i was just about to post about it
     
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    I didn't know their was a Bot Shots Ironhide and he's got the movie deco going? is their a G1 red deco of Bot Shot Ironhide?
     
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    Nothing as yet, but one has to be in the works I would think.
     
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    I got the Ironhide Bot Shot today at my Walmart along with Jazz
    No launchers seen yet. But its the first time I've seen those guys and I had to have them!
     
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    The 2013 Spinshot Ironhide looks like it's Red - its got a quite different look to the Botshots one though - there is another single packed Ironhide in a latter wave as a single packed toy - that one is black.

    I wonder if they might make a clear red one as a future chase figure perhaps ?
    Sunstorm suggests that they are going to still make Botshots as well as the other kinds like Jumpshots & Spinshots etc. into 2013..

    I think it's quite impressive that we actually got 40+ figures in just a few months and many more to come next year too.

    The only downside being is has it - I wonder distracted Hasbro from developin the Cyberverse line a bit more than they did in 2013. I'd not be surprised if the 2013 Legions are a bit thin on the ground still too (I hope they don't replace them with (new) "Legends" -Data Discs completely) I have a suspicion that Legions in particular is a line they are throttling back on and will only come back in force when the 4th Movie comes out.
     
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    Interesting!!!...hadn't heard about the Ironhide one b4, lucky to find the large battle set around here..TRU had those.
     

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