Hasbro And Mattel Join Forces For A Cross-Brand Licensing Deal

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by SilverOptimus, Apr 24, 2023.

  1. VVa

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    The Jada Die cast stuff exists. IMG_0650.jpeg But i don't think they made any more after these.
     
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    renkencen Seekers of the cheaper prices

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    Out of the three (I assume three Autobots has yet to be reveals), I liked Soundwave the most.

    Personally I would of just wanted the collab to be a transformers that transformed into a Hotwheel car but the thing is, which Hotwheel cars is "iconic" to be used for the collab? Like I seen the Hotwheel cars are work (retail) but there are so many different ones that non stood out to be iconic to me!
     
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    Still waiting on the multipack with G1 Jetfire...
     
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    I’ve seen these before, or something similar.

    …And Google!

    2008 from Imperial Toys.

    IMG_1292.jpeg
     
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    Yeah, Those may look good, but in the end, I don't think anyone bought those unless there were individuals who are suckers for that kind of thing with no shame in admitting it.
     
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    I'm really just hoping none of the designers were looped in before the announcement last year and that it just took until SDCC 2024 before they had prototypes of INTERESTING crossovers ready.

    At least give us a Barbie in Optimus Prime cosplay, cowards.
     
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    That won't happen, but it would be hilarious to see.
     
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    No, that's Ken. Barbie as Arcee.

    Those look like Hasbro products, which means it's them trying to replicate the Tech Deck play pattern.

    That's a *lot* harder than just letting Mattel take Transformers and put them on Teck Deck, Hot Wheels, etc. You're no longer trying to compete with Hot Wheels and Mattel has the ability to eat some of those costs as part of the wider budget for the brand.

    It's the same reason partners are coming to HasTak for colllab Transformers. They like the idea of a "converting robot" with their brand, but it'd be WAY easier to license that out to Hasbro and let them use their resources than trying to stand up their own team to come up with a one-off.
     
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    I know Barbie well enough to know that Barbie is Optimus Prime and Ken is Bumblebee.
     
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    Found one of the Imperial Toys fingerboards on Ebay, and believe me, you're gonna flip, it's $1.99.

    Honestly, the line wasn't getting attention, so the fingerboards Mattel's going to release are probably gonna tank about as fast as the Imperial Toys fingerboards did sixteen years ago.
     
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    If only it had been the minicons that turned into skateboards...
     
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    Yep cool super cool but I\'m not buying it. Who wants to buy it anyway. Don\'t tell me any of you guys that you\'re gunna buy it
     
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    This isn\'t exactly what I had in mind when I heard transformers x hot wheels...
     
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    The two biggest toy conglomerates in the world come together to make Transformers crossover products and this is what they come out swinging with
     
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    Any way I never saw Megaton scattering around Cybertron 
     
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    Hmm... What size class, if any, does this scale with do you think? Gotta get that drip for my core OP.
     
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