CW Victorion Out in the US

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by maxmike, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. Hitokiri

    Hitokiri Well-Known Member

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    Me three.

    I think everyone thought Victorion would be more like 150 bucks but now that she's about 100 bucks that changes everything. She is unique but not unique at the same time because all of the repaints. Not to two of her limbs are the same molds in themselves. Ergh...but if I want to keep her in combined mode anyways...does it matter?

    First world issues...
     
  2. TFXProtector

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    It's certainly not one of the best. Although, I've never had tremendously good luck with Target, anyway. I'd recommend trying Mentor and Mayfield if you're up for a roadtrip.
     
  3. RKillian

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    I think everybody should drag their feet and wait for clearance sales on every combiner giftset. That will show Hasbro how much we really wanted them and how wrong they were to not do them in the past.
     
  4. Ryan F

    Ryan F Transform and Roll Out!

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    So, what you're saying is, make Hasbro aware we really like these combiner boxed sets by not buying them??? How does that work? Low sales would surely make Hasbro LESS likely to release further boxed sets, not more!!!
     
  5. T-Hybrid

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    That's not how this works.

    That's not how any of this works.
     
  6. T-Hybrid

    T-Hybrid Noah's Freshman Album

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    But she's the fan built combiner. If you change the base molds and colors it's no longer what the fans built.
     
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    I'd go $30 or $35. I'm sorry, but unless this just oozed in glory like Computron, I'm not dropping $100 on something I didn't even vote for; nor do I like it to any degree except maybe tealish green (it got ruined).
     
  8. Grimlockimus

    Grimlockimus Wot?

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    Couple things. One, Hasbro already did Combiners in the past, it was called Power Core Combiners and it was terrible. Two, waiting for clearance prices isn't going to tell Hasbro how much we want these sets, it's literally the exact opposite.

    Anyways I'm hoping Victorion starts showing up in more stores sometime next week. Though it likely won't be another 2-3 weeks before my local stores start seeing them.
     
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    Okay, I can see one person not getting it. But seriously?!
    It's called sarcasm.
    Of course waiting for it to go to clearance is not the way to get the message to Hasbro that we wanted combiners - it sends the opposite message.
    That's how sarcasm works. I get it can be hard to tell on the printed page, but it was abundantly clear in this case.

    Although I think T-Hybrid got it.
     
  10. jzachery

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    I think a total change of color scheme would go a long long way. I'd love to see pink and baby blue. While I like that they didn't over feminizes, she definitely needs a more "she" vibe there and there.
     
  11. Robogeek28

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    Wow, that's kinda steep over there.


    Brandon's usually pretty good at keeping his prices the same as the other online stores.
     
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    Sarcasm is lost without the blue text. :lol 
     
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    How much is Victorion?
     
  14. OCProwl

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    $99.99 msrp
     
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    Checked a Few Target stores here in AZ. no end caps have them yet, nor do any of the shelves. talked to a few people to check the back. nothing yet. However, just checked the DPCI database, and all of the stores DO have her in there priced at $99.99 at 0 quantity. which means they aren't in yet.
     
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    OK. It's just that here Combiner box sets are like $150 CAD plus tax. I found a Collector Store that will be getting them soon that is selling them at retail price in US.
     
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    Are they not doing a Takara version of Victorion? I want her, but I'd rather get a better paintjob (like Takara Windblade vs Hasbro) and was hoping to see a picture of her before choosing. I figure we'd see something by now...
     
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    Takara only recently unveiled their Computron.

    I'm going to assume there will be a Unite Warriors Victorion since they had input in the design. So I would say her and Liokaiser are guaranteed.

    Beyond that, the question is if they have something different from Hasbro in store for the Sky Lynx torso or if that will be their Liokaiser as well.
     
  19. Fan of Arcee

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    Do we know when this possible street date might be?
     
  20. Smitty.1981

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    I don't think it's got a hard street date. That's normally reserved for movie related items. As far as I know she should be out in May, but it's not uncommon for May release toys to start showing up in mid to late April, or in early June, or sometimes never.