Rescue Bots - Toy Fair

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by artiepants, Feb 12, 2011.

  1. artiepants

    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    I'm actually reeally stoked for the Rescue Bots if they look good, my kids 3.5 now and I bet he'll eat those up!
     
  2. CrockAlley

    CrockAlley Gween donkey! Mine!

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    Ravenxl7 W.A.F.F.L.E.O.

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    Considering what they are, they're actually pretty cool. I'll definitely be getting at least that Optimus Pirme for my nephew, if not some of the others too. Might even get one for myself, as they look like they'd be fun to fiddle with.
     
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    i want a megatron.....
     
  5. artiepants

    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    Hmmm, the voyager analog (Prime, Firetruck, Helicopter?) look decent, but the Deluxe analogs (Bumblebee, Bulldozer) look pretty bad in those pix. I like the little dudes and there gear, and think my son'll LOVE them, but as a TF aficionado, I really wish those Deluxe-ish designs were quite a bit better (doesn't seem like you'd have had to put much work into them for big improvements)
     
  6. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    Boooo! I'm trolling! No baddies? Screw the heroes!:tongue: 
     
  7. Omegatron

    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    No Captain Fanzone, Sari, or Sumdac?

    Oh, wait...that's what should have been done 3 years ago.

    Cool for those with little ones, but I think mine are too old for these now. :( 
     
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    godspeed (Dead)Head Master

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    My kids are going to LOVE these! I know it sounds strange, but I am more giddy for these than anything else! Great idea, can't believe it took this long to produce.
     
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    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    Gonna stock up on these for when my son gets old enough!
     
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    godspeed (Dead)Head Master

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  11. Dolza_Khyron

    Dolza_Khyron Well-Known Member

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    um yea, so the autobot base is optimus prime's head, and they go inside his mouth.

    great JOB hasbro.

    :lol 

    still want!
     
  12. Victorysabre

    Victorysabre Born to Transform

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    Other than the Starscream Skystriker, these are the only things to come out of Toy Fair that excite me. I could see my kids and I have lots of fun with these.
     
  13. Grimwing

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    I kind of want that firestation. Wonder how Animated deluxes would look on it.

    Looks a lot like imaginext. I'll be really tempted to pick more of these up than I should. Just like with stealth force.
    Definitely getting rescue bots Optimus Prime. Has more sharp angles than curves.
     
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    Why are these based of TF:A instead of the movies, Prime, or even G1 for that matter?
     
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    what i find funny about this i find each bot going about 15 to 20 & playsets 30 to 70 :lol  be cheaper kids deluxe figures or fast action battlers
     
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    Wow, Transformers are really a thing now.
     
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    OptimusTron97 I like the red water

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    Ahhhhhh! Pretenders!
     
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    My son will LOVE these!
     
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    Mmm, Transformer gateway drugs. These are cute, like "Human Alliance Jr."!

    I dunno, they seem like a mix to me. Bumblebee looks Animated-esque, but Prime looks pretty G1. And that helicopter bot looks a lot like Movie Evac. They probably just go with whatever seems most cute and kid-friendly. I like the "pulling from multiple aesthetics" angle, though.

    I'll likely pick up a few of these for the young kids in my life.
     
  20. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    Anti-Decepticon bias! Boo! :p 
     

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