RUMOUR: Beast Wars in War For Cybertron Part 3

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Verno, Jul 3, 2020.

  1. Apollux

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    They have robot modes, albeit some are a little iffy proportions wise.

    Not a bad effort all things considered.
     
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  2. Pixelmaster

    Pixelmaster >implying toys are good

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    Trademark Status & Document Retrieval

    There seems to be two Blackarachnia trademarks too. One was filed in 1995, whilst the second one was submitted for registration in 2018. The 2018 one seems to be used to protect for MP BA.

    Warpath's trademark is here and it seems that they have told hasbro that their declaration of use will expire in October 5, 2020 but they have a 6 month grace period if they pay and do the paperwork after that date but before April 5, 2021. If there's any movement with Hasbro sending the paperwork back then we can confirm that he's in Kingdom I suppose.
    Trademark Status & Document Retrieval
     
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  3. Darth Gonzo

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    The last Optimus Primal figure came out in 2016.
     
  4. Fenrys

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    If it expired in 2015 how did they use it in 2017/2018 for the power of the primes figure?
     
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  5. Darth Gonzo

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    Those were called Optimal Optimus not Optimus Primal.
     
  6. Pixelmaster

    Pixelmaster >implying toys are good

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    Blackarachnia’s ta
    the packaging refers him as Optimal Optimus
     
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    They're doing something funky with trademarks these days, if you notice the trademark symbol no longer appears next to the characters' names. I seem to remember reading something about that on here, maybe by Nevermore, but I don't remember what thread it's in.
     
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  8. Fenrys

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    The packaging used both names
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  9. Vector Primal

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    This is me as well, I love BW, it's the Transformers series I grew up with, and I already have my "Instant buys:
    Optimus Primal, Cheetor, Megatron, and hopefully we get a Waspinator.
    I'd also be super down for G1 characters with new Beast modes like Bat Prime, maybe a remold of Waspinator to make Bumblebee an actual Bee
     
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  10. WishfulThinking

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    IDW is not 80's G1. Never has been. Never will be.

    Marvel G1 is 80's G1, regardless what IDW does with it now. And 80's G1 (and 90's Beast Wars) is where the focus is right now.
     
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    I wonder, if you've seen the Fossilizers, do you happen to know how the 5mm ports are handled on the BW figures? Like, are they prominently visible in beast mode, or did they mostly keep them to the robot mode?
     
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    I think they're mostly for the G1 bots, as I couldn't confirm based on the pictures I've seen if the ports are on BW characters beast modes.
     
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    How is the Robot kibble situation on the Beast modes?
     
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    The fact that we're even getting new updated BW figures in general let alone in the WFC trilogy is enough to make me happy for now at least. It also bodes well for the other TF eras to get a similar treatment BW's getting with Kingdom when it comes to getting new updates. I mean Generations can only revisit the same batch of G1 characters from the 84-86 years over and over again before even the die hard G1 fans get sick of it,or at least not want it as much. From how even in WFC we're getting characters from the later G1 years in it,it does feel like Hasbro's finally willing to move out of it's comfort zone.
     
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  15. ToaDraco

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    I'm admittedly a fairly recent Beast Wars convert but I'm quite looking forward to getting modernized versions of the main cast. I'd honestly skip transmetals, never liked those designs for the most part but I really, really want Depth Charge and Rampage. I'm hopeful we'll get them assuming they stick to just the show cast. I think they'll be able to include everyone even with half of the Kingdom line.

    Also, I'm excited for Warpath and Inferno. I'm hoping we'll get more of the minibots as I sadly missed out on them in Prime Wars and while they were pretty good then, they could do them so much better now in the WfC style and quality.
     
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  16. Michael Payton

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    In the original BW lore, they take on organic forms to protect themselves from the alien energon. If the G1 characters can't reformat on the same way, maybe the Fossilizers are used to protect them from energon buildup?
     
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    I'm super excited to get the main cast, but would also be elated if we got some Japanese exclusive characters. I'd kill for a Lio Convoy
     
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  18. Apollux

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    Pretty minimal from what I've seen, not perfect by any means but on par with recent lines.
     
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    Awesome I mean I don't think we'll ever get perfect beast modes, but if the current WFC figures are any indication these are gonna be fantastic
     
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    Better or worse than the MP, from what you've seen?
     
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