TF:ROTF toys to hit Walmarts on 5/29/09; "Major space" to be dedicated in toy aisles

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  1. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    A Walmart employee has posted an excerpt from their Spring '09 Toys Modular Guide, revealing that the TF:ROTF toys are to be put out on May 29th, and that they expect it to be the biggest licensed toy line this year.

    Credit: Zobovor at alt.toys.transformers
     
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  2. Torque

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    SPLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!! fantastic news!!!
     
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    Cool!
     
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    Sweet. May 29, eh?

    ...oh, holy crap. This means that they'll be out during Botcon.
     
  5. Heat Guy

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  6. Ravenxl7

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    Now we know....









    ...and knowing is half the battle.
     
  7. Octavius Prime

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    The "largest action figure liscence of the year" is the part I really like hearing. I also like that it'll be on shelves a few days before the first movie toyline's release date.
     
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    Hrm. 2 days before my birthday, and with luck I'll be at Botcon.
    Bwahahahaha.
     
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    Where's the surprise here? We knew the toys were going to be released end of May/beginning of June...
     
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    Just in time for Botcon as well is seems ..... wonder how far the nearest Walmart is from the Conv. Center.
     
  11. dark69

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    I might have to get movie toys at Botcon then if I can... they'll be cheaper than in Canada.
     
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    Is release date for world wide or just in U.S?
     
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    Looking forward to seeing this line of toys. If the new Leader Prime is any indication of what to expect, we could be in for some surprises.
     
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    The other half is buying all the toys :) 
     
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    Zobovor STILL works at Walmart? I haven't been a regular at a.t.t. in over a decade and still remember his insider info from there. Poor bastard.

    On-topic, I hope this means the exclusive Animated and Universe toys we've seen thus far (Sunstorm, purple Shockwave, Countdown and Darkwind) will ship before the movie push. Of course, this assumes the movie reset will occur the same time at TRU and Target, which I feel is a safe assumption.
     
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    Man!!! My heads going to explode for waiting so long!!WHY DOES IT HAVE TO BE SO FAR AWAY!?!?!?!

    I hope that sideswipe comes out then. i could care less about the scouts.
     
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    Its just 5 months and 23 days away. =)
     
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    May 29th, which means they'll start popping up on random retail shelves by second week of May.
     
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    looking forward to it
     
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