Kingdom Inferno, Huffer, Ractonite, Core SS & Megs Official Pics Revealed

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Tony_Bacala, Dec 2, 2020.

  1. Fenrys

    Fenrys Formerly Tigatron2002

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    That's what the media supported line is supposed to be (aside from the netflix show), despite taking inspiration from G1 for the designs, cyberverse was actually fairly creative both in lore and characters. It's not everyones cup of tea, but it is a legitimate part of the brand that technically isn't over yet
     
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  2. DarkRed401

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    lmao core class megs looks better than er
     
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    Liking Ractonite, but what's going on with his hands? Or lack thereof?
    Huffer looks pretty good too, but that shield/truck bed thing is going in a box somewhere to be forgotten.
    Inferno is nice enough.
    The core figures look like smaller, inferior versions of the larger ones. Megatron has a surprisingly nice head sculpt at this size, and the robot mode is acceptable, but the tank mode looks like absolute garbage. Too much black, the feet hanging off the back which looked stupid on the larger versions looks worse here, and having a handgun with a scope for the barrel isn't working for me. I guess it's a cheap way to get his original alt mode as an accessory; if I didn't already have the one from the weapon pack I'd probably consider getting it for that alone.
    Starscream looks kinda iffy. I know, there's limitations to what can be done at this size and price point. I guess if I really wanted smaller versions of these guys, then these are a lot better than they could've been at this price. Still can't shake the feeling that the time and resources that went into these would've been better spent on other small figures, like more skeletal guys, or bat and gator versions of OP and Megs.
     
  4. orangeitis

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    Dat Megatron.

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  5. Dinobot Snarl

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    That Megatron is the Best Megatron we've ever gotten.....and at Core class lol.

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    Yeah! just go collect some Cyberverse if you want creative.
     
  7. grimtnt

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    Yeah, this pretty much sums up what feels off about the modern lines

    And it's also why I like the fossilizers so much, they are new and interesting
     
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  8. Dinobot Snarl

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    Ractinite is going to be shelf burning, I know some people like him but, pack him in Dino mode lol.
     
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  9. Michael Schlem

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    When is a show from the 80s or 90s NOT full of cringey dialogue? Especially cartoons and other shows aimed for kids. Even some of the current shows which are really intelligent can have cringey dialogue. Look at Instinct. One of the people at the police station said that he wanted to download Fortnite on a computer at the station to a friend of the main character who were both PART OF THE CIA as the friend was posing as a new IT guy. And when it comes to cringey dialogue, look at Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers, He-Man, Thundercats, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

    Meanwhile, I agree the sentiment that Generations needs new toys from sources other than the American G1 Cartoon. There are only SO MANY times which you can see a new G1 Optimus Prime figure and not think that it is getting old. Sadly, G1 nostalgia is so powerful in the Transformers community, Hasbro is probably scared for its bottom line because tons of GEEWUNNERS might not like it (said semi-sarcastically). Seriously, GEWUNNERS can sometimes be more toxic than Bayverse fans (no sarcasm here, just said in a joking manner) because of the fact that they have so much purchase power because they are older. Someone who was 5 when Transformers was first released September 17, 1984 is now 41. This might make people feel old, but this just shows how frightened Hasbro is for its bottom line. 41 year-old, nostalgia-driven Transformers collectors have HUGE purchase power and presence in the Transformers community. They want THEIR characters, not someone else's characters. Remember Trukk not munky.

    So therefore, if anyone in the Transformers community wants Hasbro to release more than just Generation 1, we need to support the Beast Wars figures in Kingdom as well as support Hasbro's decision. Hasbro need to be able to access those other pieces of nostalgia (like Armada, Energon, Cybertron, RID 2001, etc) without the wrath of these GEEWUNNERS slamming down on them. So, here is my idea:
    1. Start by releasing characters from the other G1 continuities (like the Japanese Characters, Hearts of Steel, Marvel, IDW, etc).
    2. As soon as your done with those figures, start releasing figures of G1 Characters that need modern toys because they either have no toys at all, or haven't had real toys since the original toyline (Skids, G1 Devcon, etc) alongside branching out from there. Do it Universe-styled with characters from G1 thrown into other continuities. Make sure that those continuities don't have characters with the same name so we won't have the whole Kingdom Inferno situation.
    3. Profit.
     
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    boo fucking who. I had to wait 14 years for an Optimus Primal. Assuming the rumors about Scorponok are true we're missing three season one characters, every season 2 & 3 character/new design and all the non-show figures. You're acting like BW fans have to beg for crumbs while we're all at the age to have disposal income.

    But you know, we need our third or fourth legends Optimus Prime, Starscream, and Megatron, our third Ultra Magnus, second Warpath, third Cyclonus, etc, especially considering after next year the lines are gonna be mostly G1 anyway.
     
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  11. Kurome

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    That megatron just made me buy an optimus
     
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    When the Core class Megs has better proportions than the Voyager mold XD. Seriously why cant we get a Megs with good proportions and colors at a voyager size? The siege/er mold came so close! But the chest makes him look fat. 
     
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  13. grimtnt

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    Cyberverse is just stylized G1, your kinda missing the point of what they said

    The only cyberverse characters that really fits what they meant is bumblebee, dead end, astrotrain and soundwave

    It's also a bit shortsighted to think we'd like cyberverse just because it looks different, I personally don't like the cyberverse designs, or the toys, the only one I do like is the BAF bumblebee
     
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    This is just a slap in the fucking face! Like I was saying before, Hasbro knows exactly how to make a correct Megatron, body proportions, head sculpt and all! They just chose not to! So annoying! They just keep dancing around it!
     
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    Well, you know, we kind of do need those. Not everyone has been collecting for a decade plus, and keeping the key characters in near constant rotation is a very important part of the brand management. My nephew was introduced to the original cartoon by his dad and now it's his favorite Transformers show. He's seven and very much buying generations toys. That may be an outlier case, but supporting media does still emphasize those key players.
     
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  16. Beastwarsfan95

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    Gonna have to get Ractonite, Inferno and Huffer.

    That tiny megatron looks horrible, to tell you the truth. What\'s theory the big honkin\' shoulder kibble? And we\'re they so scared about there not being enough G1 that they are usng most of core class are G1?

    EDIT: I just noticed that pistol in tank mode. That's got to be the dumbest tank I've ever seen.
     
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  17. Dinobot Snarl

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    I'll take two slaps to the face!
     
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  18. AutobotAvalanche

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    His personality is just being a whiny bitch, it's just a hole to fill on the G1 shelf. He's never done anything particularly noteworthy.

    People are reductive of Gears but he had least has an interesting character.
     
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    So why all the Huffer love around here if he's such an annoying character?
     
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