In Hand Superion Pictures

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by payres, Dec 6, 2014.

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  1. Prime_816

    Prime_816 Well-Known Member

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    No ankle tilts? What a piece of crap! Seriously though, these aren't for me, but they're a great improvement over FoC Bruticus, and I would have gone crazy for these as a kid.
     
  2. kaos

    kaos the original thirteen

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    individual bots...yes

    combined...no

    might still get these for individual bots but combiner...mehhh
     
  3. Sir Spamsalot

    Sir Spamsalot ignore the post #'s

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    I didnt hate FOC bruticus but... This absolutely makes bruty look like shit. Looks like we won't have to buy a 3rd part kit just to support our combiner anymore! Yay!
     
  4. Gryph

    Gryph Action Master

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    That's how it starts. Then you're trying to combine a toaster to a bicycle.
     
  5. AutobotAlvaron

    AutobotAlvaron Autobot

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    For a lowly non-3P it looks very decent. Make them all jet-bots & throw in Powerglide & I'd be a very happy collector. I'm really hoping for a Box Set because hunting down individual aerialbots for months in peg-warmer filled Walmarts/Targets is just no fun.
     
  6. Timothy.R

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    it's a shame we go from these..

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    to these...

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    and we now consider those "shining big time".

    "pretty darn great considering the price point".. what about the figures that looked a hell of a lot better, weren't so hollow, had a bit more articulation, and were even a couple dollars cheaper that were released only a few years ago?

    that is what is bothering me most.. they're raising the prices, and giving us less all under the guise of "yay combiners". these figures on their own, if they didn't combine, are a bit lackluster. i just keep imagining how much better these would've looked had they been done a few years ago, before the FOC figures came out. i mean, they set the combiner bar really low with their FOC bruticus, so it's no wonder they can get away with something like this.

    the engineering is there.. it's just that it would cost them a little more to implement it which would cut into their bottom line, which is never good.

    hell... i wouldn't mind paying $20 (in the US) for a deluxe if it were the same quality and complexity as the figures i pointed out above.

    and as for this being the superion that we "deserve".. i'm sorry, but i feel like i deserve a superion that doesn't have a helicopter or a menasor that doesn't have an SUV.

    lastly, it seems hasbro is only competing with third parties in concept, not execution. i think we all know that this could've been better. the overall molds aren't bad, that's not what i'm complaining about. it's the details, the hollow parts and the lack of modern articulation that's the problem.. oh and the helicopter and SUV.

    i will be checking at least superion out.. hopefully it'll be so much fun that it'll change my opinion.. but i'm not going to act like this thing looks great and that there aren't any major flaws.
     
  7. Novaburnhilde

    Novaburnhilde シン・ブリュンヒルド

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    I'm surprised by how poseable the gestalt is, pretty impressive.
     
  8. scrapmetaru

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    oh my god, will you geewunners PLEASE stop whining about Alpha Bravo?! it flies, so stop saying it doesn't belong in the aerialbots. you cannot tell me with a straight face that five identical planes are better than four identical jets and a neat helicopter that puts in more transformation effort than ANY of these bots under a plane! and trucks can race, so shut up about that too.
     
  9. REMINATOR

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    This is the best Superion that Hasbro puts out so far.
    I look at these recent Superion pics and said why I do like them more than when it was first announced. Then I realize the photographer repositioned the leg bots and oriented just like G1, meaning, the mini-jet now faced the rear instead of front as per the intended way/instruction sheet. By doing so, it gives the leg a much cleaner front.
     
  10. samtastic

    samtastic Herald of Wheelie

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    amazing! perfect!
    BOUGHT
     
  11. Liege Prime

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    Looks good, but the people taking these photos must have just gotten into transformers since they obviously don't have any other released bot to take a picture next to for comparison's sake.
     
  12. Afterburner

    Afterburner For your health

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    Really he looks very solid. I'm impressed they seem to have learned that all you need is the basic engineering and a blocky look and you have a great Classics product. Still could use more paint operations but not terrible. TakaraTomy will have to be clearly better in order for me to import. Just a shame we couldn't get 5 members but instead get 4 members and a random garbage throwaway member. Only thing holding this back from possibly being one of the best lines ever if not even the best. Hope they function as well as they look.
     
  13. scrapmetaru

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    Alpha Bravo is NOT a "random garbage throwaway member". he's an AERIALBOT, and he puts in way more effort than his "bolted to jets" brothers. unless you mean dragstrip, but he's not a throwaway either, because he's not really part of the team. he's a stunticon showing up early to keep the 1st wave interesting.
     
  14. CodeXCDM

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    Ebay:
    Superion: "Draw me like one of your fem bots..."
    Lockdown: *FACEPALM*

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  15. Grimlockimus

    Grimlockimus Wot?

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    Anyone have any actual size comparison pictures of these guys? So far all I can find for reference is the individual limb bots on the same table as Leader Thundercracker.
     
  16. Underwear

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    Some of the sentiments reminds me of the early days of the mp-21 B'bee thread, there were sceptics & doubters but now after mp bee is released, most of 'em have changed their tune..lol
     
  17. femmebotfangirl

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    He looks fantastic.
     
  18. Dev1160

    Dev1160 A.K.A. DevastaTTor

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    They nailed it with that head sculpt. Not bad overall and should be even better if/when we get 3rd party feet and hands.

    If they do a titan Devastator that looks this good, I'm in!
     
  19. PlanckEpoch

    PlanckEpoch Red and black red and black

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    Hot damn that looks good! Definitely want that!
     
  20. mizuki088

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    Great. Scramble City combiner. Not all are Great.
    I will just skip silverbolt and get the other main body.
     
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