Shockwaves Cannon

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  1. scorpio-prime

    scorpio-prime Dreamer with fists

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    Rather like Megatron, Shockwaves arm cannon is a distinctive part of his overall character design, yet though Megatrons Fusion Cannon was successfully implmented in the previous game, due to Shockwave being an optional character his was reduced to a simple melee weapon.

    Just a minor thought, but I wonder how HMS will implement it in this game?
     
  2. Firestorm777

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    In the preorder thing it said some thing about a G1 version of Shockwaves gun would be useable in single player. So maybe you can get to use it. Its probably a signature weapon.
     
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    There is going to be a shockwave cannon with the G1 optimus pack
     
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    scorpio-prime Dreamer with fists

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    So, if the Shockwave Cannon is only included as a pre-order bonus, does this mean that vanilla Shockwave will only have regular arms?

    Also, I recall reading that Megatrons Fusion Cannon had been tweaked to that now, the final shot in the magazine is actually a nuke like weapon with much greater power than a regular shot, adding a unique benefit to reloading the weapon less often, is this true?
     
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    There is a screenshot of Shockwave with two hands standing in front of an imprisoned Grimlock. As for the preorder gun, I think he'll still have his gun in campaign, with the preorder allowing other characters to use it as well.
     
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    The gun is a G1 skin. He'll still have his gun.
     
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    I'm pretty sure there's a screenshot of Shocky talking to Grimlock via hologram when he does a "cracking knuckles" pose with both hands. And the toy has two hands, too.
     
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    And the gun can attach on. Maybe thats what it dose. He can take it off for science, then in battle, he can pull it out and transform his arm with it. The cannon looks like its a big part of his Jet form. What happens if he transforms with out it?
     
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    Remeber transformers can transform there arms. So shockwave can simply transform his arm back and forth with his normal cannon
     
  10. CryoPrime

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    It just seems that he hasn't lost his hand yet. He uses his cannon in the Metroplex trailer. Maybe Grimlock will bight his arm off in the camaign. haha
     
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    No, the Shockwave Blast Cannon is not a G1 skin.
     
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    When did it say he lost it?
     
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    It sure looked like it Mr. Putdown.
     
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    The picture has the back of it closest. The news poster mistook it for a G1-based one, it is in fact based on his current in-game weapon.
     
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    CryoPrime Cody A.

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    I'm just going off of the fact that he has two hands in the beginning of G1, then by the time he shows up again after the 4 million years he has his cannon arm. haha So I figure he looses it somewhere in between. Who knows, Shockwave in this universe may always just transform his gun out.
     
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    Why the hell wouldn't he transform his arm into his gun?
     
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    Fixed.
     
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    Jeez. No I mean, how in most media Shockwave's gun arm is there instead of his hand. Maybe he just transforms it when he needs it in WFC/FOC instead of it being there all the time.
     
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    Thats actually a good idea. Like how they do it in Prime?
     
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    It's not "like how they did it in Prime", they've been doing it since '07.
     

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