Hot Wheels X Transformers Official Announcement

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by RePUGnicon, May 9, 2024.

  1. Powerbomb

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    I forgot the blue text indicating sarcasm as I was tired...

    And he can fit inside the G1 trailer.

    Launch him with the (vintage) roller launcher!
     
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  2. shadixpn

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    If the the expensive 1/64 scale transformable OP isn't compatible with the 1/64 scale OP Trailer from the normal $5.99 Hot Wheels Optimus Prime release I for one am going to be pissed.
     
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  3. Smasher

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    As others have said, $80 is just bonkers.
     
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    Rest assured it won’t be. You’ll have to keep an eye out for the 129.99 1:64 metal trailer replica with Roller.
     
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    No but yes. You're going to spend that $80 on alcohol.
     
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  6. Powerbomb

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    With NON-transforming Megatron...Tank.
     
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  7. Afterburner

    Afterburner For your health

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    He's nice but price is very poor for what you get. Badly needs a trailer.
     
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  8. Powerbomb

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    That everyone will just put into storage?
     
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    It would have been cooler if a scale size Energon axe and Matrix of Leadership had been included as accessories. Just my opinion.
     
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    I think the theme with this release is minimalism but I get what you mean, it doesn’t seem like much.

    It’s almost like a piece of jewelry between the metal and paint. Like, “here’s a really pretty and expensive thing!” and they give you the option of displaying it in a Hot Wheels box as a truck or a Transformers box as a robot.
     
  11. Powerbomb

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    Non- Toy accessories?

    Maybe for the 50th Anniversary?
     
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  12. Electro Rush

    Electro Rush Just a guy waiting for the perfect Whirl

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    Setting aside the fact that this is a completely different size from the Missing Link mold, therefore being incompatible for what this project's goal is, I doubt Takara would have even allowed that to happen.
     
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  13. AcademyofDrX

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    Jewelry is absolutely a more apt comparison than an action figure to play with. The matrix and energon axe would add to production costs, and they would add zero value for the target market.
     
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    No. I am referring to accessories in scale with HW Optimus. For example, you could replace a fist with the axe.
     
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    Yeah, even if it looks nice 80 dollars is crazy. I dont care if it transforms or is all metal, still overpriced.
     
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    I\'m a hotwheels collector, but this is way too expensive for what it is.
     
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  17. John Titor

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    How is this peak?
     
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  18. Powerbomb

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    I know, but they didn't come with the g1 toy.

    WTF is "peak"? I see that frequently here now.

    Is it some term that a Z-grade tv celebrity invented?
     
  19. VVa

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    Looks cool but I was already stupid enough to buy the Missing Link for $80.
    And this one's Legends sized. I'm sure others more brainwashed will give into it though.
     
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  20. VVa

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    It should be obvious. It's peak, as in, the peak of Transformers. Top shelf, the best, etc.