Megatron's head design?

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  1. dunerunner123

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    So I watched the new trailer for FoC and I read in the comments that megatrons head design is "ugly" and changed but to be honest I dont see much of a difference from the first game. I thought it looked a little different at an angle but nothing to be considered ugly. If someone could explain whats so different about it that would make him look as bad as the movie design or Primes new face then please do so, also if you have to, please put a comparison. Thanks.
     
  2. Rexidus

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    They seemed to elongate it and his expression is boredom while WfC had a more squat better proportioned face with a scowl on his face.
     
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    I dunno why, but his head did kinda look off to me.
     
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    It's much rounder and less defined. The eyes are rounder and larger. It's really generic, TBH. I didn't know it was Megatron until I saw him leading the charge. Nothing about his design is very distinct. He could've used a more ornate helmet, like his movie design, or a more distinct face like his Prime design.
     
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    I don't like it but I'm hoping he keeps the same voice actor and personality. WFC Megatron is my favorite.
     
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    For some reason it reminds me of Marvel Megatron.
     
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    Both him and Prime just don't very good in the game. I hate the updates they made to their designs.
     
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    It honestly looks like a sketch I did of Prime Megatron from memory. Dreadful.
     
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    this
     
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    He looks awful.
     
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    I wouldn't say it looks awfull just, off. I didn't at all like that he was missing his Fusion Cannon though.
     
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    I think it is leading more towards the chrome-dome look of G1. It did stick out like a sore thumb in the video. I think it is because his head is so rounded and smooth and the rest of him is pointy, faceted panels. It is like his head doesn't belong with the rest of him.
     
  13. MisterFanwank

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    We didn't get a very good look at his head, but from what I've seen, it looks like High Moon may be doing something different with Megatron this time that could work really well. Let me explain:

    I believe High Moon is trying to give Megatron a completely neutral face to drive home the idea that the act of killing means nothing to him, to make him seem more like a complete monster and less like a raging maniac. The big, blank, bright eyes give the impression that he has no eyes, which could easily be used to creepy effect.

    To make up for the lack of emotion in his face, I believe High Moon will be paying extra attention to his body language and voice acting.
     
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    I belive High Moon is trying to give a more G1 look to both of them. At first, I thought they would try to make them look similar to the Prime designs. Guess not. But if you look at the Optimus from FOC, and the Optimus packaged with Megs in the Classics two-pack, both have a similar head design, with the more centered eyes, I guess.

    As for Megs, i see how the make the face a lighter gray than his helmet and body. I prefer the WFC designs anyday, but there's my explanation.
     
  15. kaijuguy19

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    Well I'm thinking that Megatron's head design is becoming more like the TFP helmet design. I could be wrong but it could be a hint of the games having a connection with TFP like how Megatron's body and alt mode look very similer to what he looks like in TFP.
     
  16. MisterFanwank

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    ^ Except there is no connexion. They are both different continuities.
     
  17. kaijuguy19

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    I never said they were because they may not be, but it still has apsects borrowed from each other all the same!:) 
     
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    Yeah, it definitely doesnt give off a Megatron vibe. I wish they'd kept the old head.
     
  19. MisterFanwank

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    Ah. I thought you were talking about plot connexion.
     
  20. kaijuguy19

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    Well in a way yes but it was really just a guess. Like you said there
    s not really a connection.:) 
     

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