Release of Encore G1 Devastator?

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  1. Cornholiocon

    Cornholiocon Up the irons!

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    Do any of you know if Hasbro has said anything about releasing an Encore G1 Devastator set? I remember seeing a blacked-out/silouhetted picture from what looked like the box a few weeks ago but don't remember if it was legit. If so, is there a projected price and release date?
    Thanks.
     
  2. Slimaximus

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    No news on it yet, or if it is even happening, but it would make since seeing Dev was in the movie
     
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    1. Hasbro does not release thr Encore series, it is Hasbro's counterparts in Japan Takara/Tomy that releases the Encore series.
    2. I am pretty sure that picture was debunked as a poor photoshop fake so there is no projected price or release date.
    3. As a Beavis and Butthead fan I dig the user name
     
  4. Cornholiocon

    Cornholiocon Up the irons!

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    Got it.
    Thanks much, aey103.
     
  5. Lock Cade

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    It's rumored that Takara-Tomy might come out with an Encore Devastator, which I sure hope that they will. They came out with Bruticus, they might as well do Encores of all the other Gestalts.
     
  6. Shockscream

    Shockscream Chairman of Nerd Day

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    I suppose we can hope. Alternatively, Encore Bruticus could be seen as a test to see how well a combiner sells.
     
  7. benzo

    benzo Well-Known Member

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    probably not gonna happen since the molds for the constructicons are destroyed or lost
     
  8. Easterling Capt

    Easterling Capt I am Vern Schillinger

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    Nobody knows anything about the constructacons, we all guss on this one.

    However if he will come he will come next year because they will not try to damadge the sales of movie Dev.
     
  9. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    So they're wondering if they can get away with reissuing Devastator using a worn-out mold?
     
  10. Cornholiocon

    Cornholiocon Up the irons!

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    Is Encore Bruticus the first combiner that Takara has made and released?
     
  11. benzo

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    for the Encore line, yes.
     
  12. guard convoy

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    once again, it is NOT rumored, just fan speculation
     
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    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    If they DID release the Constructicons in Encore, I'd almost bet on an eHobby movie recolor... which... would probably be pretty ugly...



    Chris
     
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    no no no we need battle gaia
     
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    BigRC83 I'm singing in the rain

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    It would be nice if they released a Diaclone color variant (if they release Devastator.) It would also be nice if they released Raiden.
     
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    I was just thinking that an eHobby Diaclone version would come out, IF that were to happen.

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    This would have happend a long time ago if it were to have happen.
     
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    they said the same about rumble and frenzy, and look what is happening?
     
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    As far back as I can remember, we first find out about Takara reissues through retailer preorder solicits or Japanese toy show displays. The blurred Devastator giftset with the fake Takara Tomy logo should have been a giveaway for that alone.

    At any rate, who knows what is planned more than a quarter out, usually? Devastator is always a favorite in these fan speculation threads, and he's getting the spotlight this year in ROTF to be sure.
     
  20. Blitzwing256

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    i'd drop several energon goodies for that diaclone version, I have every other release except the one with the blue bots. even the uber rare one of a kind pink one ;-)
     

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