FIRST LOOK/review Animated Leader Megatron

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  1. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Here we go! First off, some comparison shots:


    With Voyager Optimus:
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    Leader Brawl:
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    Optimal Optimus:

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    With two-pack Prime:

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    All three Megatrons:

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    Finally someone taller than Lockdown!
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    Vehicle mode is HUGE:

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    Kneel before Zo...Megatron!!!!

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    Autobots, hah! Mere insects:

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    Decimated:

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    The whole scene:

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    Should I help?

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    Why not?

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    Oh, Right!

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    Instructions:

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    Decepticons, Transform and rise up!

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    Some neat bits:

    Sound effects - Robot mode says "Where is the Allspark?", "Crush the Autobots!", and "HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!"

    Makes the transforming noise as you transform him, and makes helicopter noises in alt mode.

    Propellers, while not automated, are linked so if you spin one, they spin together.

    As you push the button, his mouth opens and closes. Not automatically, but still neat.

    Something weird I just found, He has a landing gear in front without the cannon assembly attached:

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    Not sure what's for, since leaving the assembly detached exposes his robot head and looks bad. Even if the cannon itself could detach from the grey part, the grey panel prevents the landing gear from being folded down. Weird.


    A lot of the promotional photos looks off because they have the arms and wings in robot mode position, when they actually smush a little closer together to tighten up the vehicle mode. His arms have a little trouble locking into place at the shoulder, but I haven't had much time to fiddle with it. That would be my only (minor) complaint. Definitely worth the purchase, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to nab at retail if you're waiting. If you can get one, do it. He's finally knocked Lockdown out of the #1 spot on my favorites list.


    Video Review is up! Check it out here:

    http://www.youtube.com/v/2NtGDDc_s1Y



    EDIT: UPDATE!! I took Megatron's chest apart and confirmed it. Headmaster might FIT on Megatron, but won't alter his speech at all. There's no button or anything for the tabs to activate in there. Unless it's some kind of electronic chip in the figure and Headmaster that interact to activate the Headmaster sounds, Megatron doesn't have any way of doing so.


    Update: Here are pics requested by others:

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  2. Red Alert

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    :drool:  mine needs to hurry up :D 
     
  3. microclone

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    at last a toy taller than lockdown. he looks awesome, needs a few stickers or something but theres no denying thats avery cool megatron. hes got slightly knocked knees though, maybe scared of optimus. kids just have to want that toy, thats one major alt mode.
     
  4. xSEANxLONGx

    xSEANxLONGx Big Kid

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    Mine is coming in the mail I got my Leader Bulkhead today and I'm doing the Video Review right now :) 
     
  5. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    do i wait til retail or buy him early... help me!!! i hate making decisions! lol
     
  6. Red Alert

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    EARLY!EARLY!EARLY!:D 
     
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    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    hahaha
    If anyone has any contacts with one, hit me up. No email reply from Masuya yet
     
  8. Optimus Prime

    Optimus Prime Roll out! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Does the voice sound show-accurate?
     
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    pmed about megs
     
  10. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    If it's not actually Corey Burton, it's damn close.
     
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    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    Awesome. 17 :bay  out of 10.


    Say Peaugh, could you snap a pic of him ith Starscream and one of the Deluxe sized Primes when you get a chance? The Voyager looks a little too big for him but Deluxe should be better.
     
  12. panzerjedi

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    Looks awesome! The alt mode could stand to have a Gundam marker applied to it.
     
  13. Optimus Prime

    Optimus Prime Roll out! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Ah good, I was afraid it'd be along the lines of G2 Megatron/Optimus Prime, or maybe 20th Anniversary DVD Prime.
     
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    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Looks good!

    How articulated is it? All Hasbro's pics make it look pretty lame (articulation wise) and that's the deciding factor for me.
     
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    nice! what wave is megs?
     
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    xSEANxLONGx Big Kid

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    I'm excited to get mine in the next day or 2! :) 

    My Animated Leader Bulkhead Review will be up in a few minutes guys! :) 
     
  17. kylash327

    kylash327 TOOOOOOYS!

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    holy crap that thing is impressive, wow! lools like the red bits on his chest light up?
     
  18. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Oh, fuck me, I just added everything to the post and it didn't fucking save it.
     
  19. Red Alert

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    :lolol  good one:D 

    refresh,refresh,refresh,post,refresh repeat as needed:mad 
     
  20. Optimus Scourge

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    Just saw him in person at the Hasbro display, man, is he awesome! Congrats!
     

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