G2 FOC Bruticus appears at Australian Retail

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  1. Starscream Gaga

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    Yes, G2 Bruticus is a TRU "exclusive" at retail here in Australia, priced at $99.99.
    It has appeared on the Australian TRU website and Trailer Park Ninja on ozformers has found in on-shelf in New South Wales, Australia in TRU.

    Personally, I'm keeping my Amazon preorder. $70 vs $100, I'm happy to wait for the extra $30. Just goes to show how "exclusive" he turned out to be, now being at Australian TRU, Amazon and BBTS. Definitely good for everyone, though, considering its the best version of the toy (and I have all 3 current versions to compare).
     
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    what does "exclusive" mean these days?
     
  3. lars573

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    It means when you jump markets and the store it was exclusive too doesn't exist. You find another one.
     
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    When I saw the thread title the first reaction in my mind was 'whaaaat?' lol. Seeing as I have two from BBTS for not much more than the cost of one from TRU's price above. Soit's still a win win: crisis averted for me, and it's great to see Hasbro sending a few (FoC) items Australias way, unexpectedly and/or early though they may be!
     
  5. Starscream Gaga

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    Australia seems to get really random releases. We still don't have anything past Wave 2 of Prime deluxe or Wave 1 of Prime Voyagers, but we still have Takara Jetwing Optimus Prime shelf warming in most retailers since last year!
     
  6. Baron Prime

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    I got mine from Toyworld in the city this morning. $125. Put away from Christmas. Not G2 colouring though but it didn't appeal to me.
     
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    I'd buy Jetwing prime except he's to bulky to be worth shipping on his own and I've yet to drip over some place or some one selling them that has enough other things I'd like to be worth getting it - same thing with Year of the Dragon Optimus - I'd like the grey grill version sometime but it's just not sensible to ship something that big on it's own as a single purchase.
     
  8. mrgalvaprime

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    already got mine via bbts so im good
     
  9. vorox4251

    vorox4251 Ryuko-chan

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    we just get all the fucked up exclucives from japan normally
     
  10. jrxcombinetrain

    jrxcombinetrain Just like combiners

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    Suggested retail price in Taiwan is NT$2999(about US$98).
    I get him at NT$2100 though....
    Not an exclusive here.
     
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    I'm not surprised. I mean, it's still an exclusive. Hasbro obviously thought it was gaining popularity and that it needed a wider reach, so they must have shopped around for some more takers.

    Now all that has to happen is that it needs to be an exclusive to The Warehouse in New Zealand. Why? Because they suddenly started using the G2 logo for their Transformers a few years ago. Why? Because it's New Zealand. 90% of the people here are morons.

    If you don't believe me (about the logo), here is some proof.
     
  12. Tober

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    So I have this and the FoC Soundwave/claster coming through import when they are now available locally...

    Hasbro, why must you mock me so..? :( 
     
  13. PrimusVsUnicron

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    So Hasbro talked out of their a** yet again
     
  14. Starscreamer95

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    Wait? Exclusive? Bullshit. I work at Kmart and we have these in stock. I'll provide a picture if I have to.

    I just didn't think about posting it because I didn't think it was news worthy.
     
  15. Megabattimus

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    How much does Kmart have them for?
     
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    They are all individually packaged. Just like the regular releases.
     
  17. Starscream NZ

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    You have individually packaged G2 Combaticons? Proof required!
     
  18. Tober

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    Just to be clear, we're talking about the G2 set. Not the standard Hasbro releases...

    Although I didn't notice anything on TRU or OTCA about it being exclusive here.

    [​IMG]
     
  19. opt1musaber

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    WOAH, WOAH, WOAH, when was that taken, because I see MP Thundercracker as well....
     
  20. Starscreamer95

    Starscreamer95 'Civil' Nintendo Fanboy

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    Oh shit. LoL. I just missed 'G2'. My bad guys. ^^'
     

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