Official Images - AOE Platinum Edition Sets

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by ORIO, Jun 21, 2014.

  1. ZapRowsdower

    ZapRowsdower Offensively Off-brand

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    I wuz gonna post something about the actual pictured sets, but... this thread is going in all kinds of weird directions.

    FYI, guys: if you wanna drop an argument, it helps for all parties to actually stop discussing it. It's really unfair for any side to "get in the last word". There is no last word. EVER. :p 

    Except for this one. :eek: 

    Anyway, I'm just dying to know where these packs will appear. Target would be okay, I guess... but TRU is the preferable route, no? I mean, they're the only ones who offer big discounts!!! Target sucks for discounts...
     
  2. NotRamjet97

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    Discounts aren't any good if they raise up the price by thirty bucks.
     
  3. Shin Densetsu

    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Super Mod

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    TRU and shared amazon/BBTS are the more likely stores to sell imo
     
  4. NotRamjet97

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    Wait.

    Remember that one step changer pack with Silver Prine? Could THAT be the $50 multi pack?
     
  5. Shatterpoint

    Shatterpoint Neato

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    I doubt it.
     
  6. Stepper

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    If it weren't for the high price, this 5-pack would be at the top of my want list.
     
  7. GRIMLOCK AOE

    GRIMLOCK AOE Banned

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    Black Knight Grimlock or this Platinum leader grimlock?

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  8. LegendAntihero

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    I'm glad they're releasing a movie accurate Optimus so I don't have to get the Takara one
     
  9. amethysted

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    Takara FTW! What was Hasbro thinking? a green dinosaur! wait... LOL
     
  10. Jack Darby

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    Ugh I'll probably end up getting all these if I can. Hope they won't be hard to come by. I really like that Grimlock and Optumus set especially the Grimlock as he looks movie accurate.
     
  11. Godzilla Ranger

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    Gosh darn it, when will they reveal the release date and prices for these damn sets.

    I passed up all these recent deals and sales for the individual releases just to wait and get these set versions.
     
  12. jru42287

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    The Breakout scene is going to be $59.99. Posted it in news a while back.

    Can't say with any certainty, but I have never seen a listing for the 5-pack on the computers at work, so it's possible it might not be a TRU exclusive. Because of the amount of "Platinum" releases coming out recently, it's possible Hasbro has decided to spread them around to other stores.

    That being said, the $50 set from Target seems way too cheap to be a five pack with 3 deluxes and two voyagers. The voyagers alone would be $50. I'd fully expect this set to be in the $95-100 range when and where it's released.

    I'd have to agree here. I love the detail and paint on Takara's, but the Hasbro cab plastic colors just seem more right to me.

    Plus, given how the Takara will end up being a little difficult to come by (unless you pre-order), the Hasbro one will suit me just fine. I just wish it came in the Autobot 5-pack, though, so I didn't have to buy two sets...
     
  13. GRIMLOCK AOE

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    What about the blue then?
     
  14. Shatterpoint

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    Yeah, no matter how much paint there is on him, Takara's is just way too vibrant of a greyish white to ever look as "dirty" as it should.

    That and the great paintwork pretty much ends at the legs, so the back of the cab sticks out pretty bad.
     
  15. IgnikaMarcus

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    No idea. But it's a nice accent color. But hey, both Knight Grimlock and Platinum Grimlock look good.
     
  16. hup2thepenguin

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    Arg, which Optimus Prime version should I get? There's like three Platinum ones now :/
     
  17. JohnRedcorn

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    The Takara Advanced version that is out has the best deco. The Evolution 2-pack that is coming out soon is the other one I would probably get (TRU exclusive).
     
  18. Richard McBeef

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    I absolutely love the 5 pack, it has one of the nicer decos for Evasion Optimus. I'm still getting Takara's "blood smears and primer" Optimus because even though it's kind of bland, there's just something about it I like. The nice blue tinted windows and rusted out rims look nice.
     
  19. deathzero23

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    So any news about it's release date US and outside US? Asian release perhaps?
    Man, i hope it'll under $75. I need this and takara leader prime then i'm done with the autobots.
     
  20. 420tron

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    I will buy all three sets, as they look awesome!
    I assume they will be $49.99, $89.99, and $99.99 respectively, and sold at TRU.