Hasbro Tour info and pics

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  1. Steevy Maximus

    Steevy Maximus Old School Snarkster

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    Allspark is having a running commentary from the Hasbro Tour going on today. Notable are the revelation of:
    a prototype for a G1 Optimus Prime helmet toy
    Prototypes for Titanium figures (6") for Arcee, Cosmos, Cybertron bumblebee, G1 Shockwave (and the indication that they won't be released)
    "Expanded Universe" movie toys (possibly named "Power of the Allspark)
    Images of a V-22 Osprey Decepticon and Blackout retooled to Evac (with liferaft instead of Scorponok, images on page 2)
    Toon styled MP Starscream confirmed for US release exclusive at Walmart for around $50

    http://www.allspark.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=32492
     
  2. Laser_Optimus

    Laser_Optimus Your opinion was noted. Now get lost. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Ah, very nice. Too bad those titaniums will never see the light of day... does that mean the 6inch line is dead or that those particular prototypes will never be made?

    Really digging that Osprey and the Evac retool is just a thing of beauty!
     
  3. slugslinger2004

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    I have to have that V-22 Osprey Decepticon!!! He'll go great w/ Blackout :D 

    EDIT: Not sure if I like Evac yet, and I'd love to see those prototypes of the 6" titaniums as well
     
  4. Tekkaman Blade

    Tekkaman Blade Professor of Animation

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    If I'm reading the thread right we will never get those Arcee, Cosmos, Cybertron bumblebee, G1 Shockwave, this annoys me to no end
     
  5. Dreweido

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    According to reports yes, 6'ers are dead :( 

    Our images will be up soon in the gallery in the Botcon 2007 news above.

    Pic of Starscream:
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  6. Vector Sigma

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    I've not brought the other titaniums yet, but i'd probably have bought those! Dammit...
     
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    NOOO!!! They axed the Titaniums I was anxious to buy!

    Hopefully they show up in other waves...
     
  8. Laser_Optimus

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    On one hand... the info that the 6inch line of Titaniums is dead makes me cry...

    OTOH, your picture of MP Starscream as makes me shead a tear of hope...
     
  9. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    damnit, the only reason people didnt buy the 6" Titaniums was because Hasbro refused to ship them to stores.
    Hopefully pics will turn up of the prototypes soon, then we can see what we missed out on.

    *Sigh* why kill a line when its approaching its high point, Also, hopefully the tour guys get some good answers, not "cus we felt it went as far as it should".

    First the Seacons, now this.... *Sigh*. Surely if the molds have already been made they will lose more money by not releasing them, and having expensive prototypes going unused.
     
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    You know, I wouldn't be surprised if the whole Titanium line as a whole is being axed.

    I'll bet retailers didn't bring them in much because they weren't selling the larger ones in other lines. I've seen many an unsold Star Wars or Marvel Titanium.
     
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    Hasbro just doesn't know what kind of boys toy will sell. It wasn't the TF 6' inch that killed titaniums it was the Marvel and Star Wars Tits that don't sell worth a damn. I seriously question the judgement of people running a toy company when they don't klnow themselves what toys seem like a good bet and what toys are gonna be stinkers.
     
  12. smkspy

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    Damn double post...
     
  13. Grimlock_13

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    No, it's because the first wave sold so piss poorly, stores refused to put later waves on shelves. Same result though.

    Can't wait for MP Starscream, and that Osprey looks abso-fucking-lutely awesome. Purchased on sight. Not digging Evac at all.
     
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    MP Starscream for $50!

    :rock 

    YES!!!!
     
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