Hasbro's Transformers Q&A 2010 Round 1 - News on Animated Figures!

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  1. Tim Formas

    Tim Formas Old Man Administrator

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    We got an answer back from Hasbro and it's a big one!

    1) What is Hasbro's strategy for the release of the remaining, announced Transformers Animated figures such as Rodimus, Ironhide, Blackout, Thundercracker, etc.?

    2) How do you solicit and determine which stores receive exclusives?

    Sister site, Toyark.com, answers are also up! Check out why Hasbro chose to use the Chromia mold for Elita-1 and the information behind the new, environmentally friendly twist ties!
    http://www.toyark.com/news/transformers-toy-news-2/toyark-hasbro-transformers-2010-round-1-qa-2558/
     
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  2. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    Good to see that Rodimus is being released. Fingers crossed for the Voyagers finding their way into stores. :D 
     
  3. Autobot City Comics 2008

    Autobot City Comics 2008 Drama Geek

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    well some is better than none at all
     
  4. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    YAY for confirmation of a Rodimus release!

    :bay 
     
  5. Sharktibolt

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    Yay Rodimus and Ironhide! Can't wait for the fall.
     
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    Optimus Prime Rethink your heroes TFW2005 Supporter

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    Nice. I've got the Takara Blackout on pre-order, and no force in the universe will stop me from getting a Rodimus from TRU. That covers my last TF:A toy wants. :D 

    Really, really glad that they finally gave an answer on Animated stuff. I imagine Rodimus and Ironhide might be released in the summer instead of fall, considering how Ratchet and Arcee have been out for a while and this answer says they won't be out until spring.
     
  7. Razerwire

    Razerwire 99 Problems... Super Mod

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    Good to hear Rodimus and Ironhide might make it out.

    Now if only TRUs would carry sufficient numbers of them.
     
  8. UnicronFTW

    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

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    DAMN.
    Hastak is pissing me off.
    Why all the Toys r us Exclusives?
    They know we're begging at their feet for these figures, so they'll try their hardest to make it as hard to get and exspensive as possible.
    Any agree with me?
     
  9. Foster

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    Especially since Rodimus is a MUCH more popular character than Arcee.
     
  10. poorboy8u

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    thank god for this new's. If I don't get my thundercracker, and blackout Head's will roll.
     
  11. Vangelus

    Vangelus Long Live the New Flesh Moderator Content Contributor

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    Deluxes: CONFIRMED

    That's one speedbump done with, now to get to all those new-mold Voyagers... D:
     
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    scalpers beware... also im extremely pissed off
    i have 0 toys r us in my area so i will miss out on all the toys r us exclusives
     
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    One beats None and it sounds pretty cool that Rodimus/Ironhide will come out (I collect mainly cons, but good for the people who collect bots which I am happy for) and here is to reasonable hoping for Thundercracker's and Blackout's (USA) releases.

    -TF2
     
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    what are these voyagers of which u speak?
     
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    (off topic) What about Animated season 3 on DVD?! Has Hasbro been asked?
     
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    Damn it hasbro!!!!!!!!!

    Why can't you make this stuff a wal-mart exclusive so people can actually get it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

    it is your damn fault i don't got an arcee cause damn tru is too f'in far away

    tru exlcusives=bad idea no matter what!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  18. Optimus Scourge

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    Great news!
     
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    Or not make them exclusives at all. Let Target and WM in on the action too.
     
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