Shockwave

Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by Jetfire217, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. Jetfire217

    Jetfire217 AirialBot

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    Shockwave was cool in the third movie,when he was on screen. But was he a waist of money that could of been used on other things, like Optimus and Megatrons final showdown,or more of the Dreads? What are your Thoughts?
     
  2. chaddi_90

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    They had to have him just so they could market him as a new villain. I would have loved a cool final showdown between Megs and Op.
     
  3. Yggdrasil

    Yggdrasil Banned

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    No the driller was a huuuuuuuge waste on money.

    Shockwave was fine....he had almost zero screen time but that's noting unusual for the robots in this trilogy...
     
  4. Dinodigger97

    Dinodigger97 germinates within you.

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    I loved him!!!!
     
  5. chaddi_90

    chaddi_90 Prime

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    Forgot about the driller.
     
  6. Ephland

    Ephland Let's Go Rangers

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    My thoughts are...

    we didn't need a new Shockwave thread.
     
  7. RodimusPrime44

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    personally.. i agree that having shockwave in the movie simply to market a new decepticon villain into the trilogy was a waste of time and money... only because they did it wrong!!! if they would have had his character in place of sentinel prime's then he would have been utilized properly in the movie-verse.. i mean come on this is the guy who ran shit on cybertron in megatrons absence right?? he should be a huge bad ass.. not some chump robot who gets his ass kicked by humans!!
     
  8. harrismonkey

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    Sounds like you're describing starscream. Although the parachute was pretty ridiculous. Shockwave at least got killed by Prime...


    That being said I am very upset that the Prime/Shockwave fight in the burgerking commercial is better and longer than the one in the movie. WTF?
     
  9. Jetfire217

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    dude thats exactly what i was thinking! They made him sound like he was going to Menacing and worse the megatron but like you said,he got his ass kicked by humans!
     
  10. RodimusPrime44

    RodimusPrime44 RodimusPrime

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    yes.. you do have a point. starscream shoulda been killed by an autobot.. not sam... although i would rather have sam kill ol screamer than that lester speight guy like it was rumored... the only decepticons that had any real bad ass-ness about them were megs, soundwave and hell even laserbeak was pretty evil... shockwave shoulda had a bigger and badder fight with prime than he did.
     
  11. Buster_Witwicky

    Buster_Witwicky ALL HAIL KORROK

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    I liked him, everything he did was just more trouble for the Autobots. After seeing him shoot Optimus while he was flying I totally want his Cyberverse figure.
     
  12. Sideways77

    Sideways77 some garbage is okay

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    I think Shockwave should've had the Driller's role. His cannon cam blow up half a building, right?
     
  13. LesterX

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    I think Shockwave is the Boba Fett of DOTM. I do wish he spoke as much as he did in the comic version, though.
     
  14. Nachtsider

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    Considering how he was used, Shockwave might as well not have been there. Would've spared him the humiliation. Any generic Decepticon could've substituted for him.

    Way to take a dump on one of the franchise's most badass and beloved characters, Bay.
     
  15. PANTSMAN1973

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    Having seen the film again, I find that I am a little more up beat than I was about how he was used.

    Optimus Prime killed Shockwave, who had been shot at considerably and blinded. Would OP have taken him out, without this having happened to him first?

    I look at it now that Shockwave was badass and that it was pure luck that a parachute covered his face and caused the humans to gain the upper hand. In short, Shockwave died as a result of a pure fluke!
     
  16. Driller

    Driller Cybertronian wildlife

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    It would have been awesome to have shockwave and driller fighting together.
     
  17. nametaken

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    after reading the thread my thoughts are,
    nothing is new in here.
     
  18. LesterX

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    If you want new, I could post quotes of Shockwave's speaking lines in the adapation.
     
  19. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    If they had given him a different name, No one would have cared that we got a crappy Shockwave.

    I wish Shockwave had made a deal with Sentinel Prime instead of Megatron. Then we would have gotten a decent screen-time.
     

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