SS WFC sideswipe

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Pixelmaster, Jan 25, 2024.

  1. Sunmellows

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    This will fit very nicely into my Sideswipe shrine, Gamer Edition curse be damned
     
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  2. Vector Oracle

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    He may have giant flippers for feet, but he’s one of the better-looking Gamer Edition figures in my eyes. I’m waiting for video reviews before I pull the trigger on this guy just in case there’s any unknown design quirks I should be informed about.
     
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  3. smkheidze

    smkheidze sideswipe and sideswipe and even more sideswipe.

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    Has this even been officially solicited yet?
     
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    Official images (source: In Demand Toys on FB) IMG_2040.jpeg IMG_2041.jpeg IMG_2039.jpeg IMG_2042.jpeg IMG_2043.jpeg IMG_2044.jpeg IMG_2045.jpeg
     
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  7. Vanya

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    I really dig that head sculpt.
    Still not sure what I'll do with the body, tho.

    Hold on.
    Is it just me or are the shins pinned on?
    And if so, Y no ankle tilts?
     
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  8. Flash1087

    Flash1087 we all listen to D>E>A>T>H>M>E>T>A>L

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    Maybe it's the angles, but I actually think he looks WAY better in these shots than he did at first. I haven't been collecting GE stuff as much because I'm not too into the High Moon aesthetic, but I kinda want this guy anyway.
     
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    SquawkingtheTalk Getting accused on the astrotrain express

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    I was put off at first but god damn this a pretty figure
     
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    Is it just me, but with these past recent reveals, have the stock photos been better?
     
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  11. SquawkingtheTalk

    SquawkingtheTalk Getting accused on the astrotrain express

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    Not just you, they are so much better have you seen the sandstorm pics? They cooked
     
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    Is this an official reveal (like Sandstorm)? Is this the first officially shown figure from wave 2 of the studio series for 2024?
     
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    Paddle feet aside. He's one of the better looking GE figures by far.

    It's crazy how little things like weird feet can make a decent looking figure look not so great. I swear when one of these companies comes out with a replacement foot or something he's gonna look infinitely better
     
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    He will be added to my Swipe collection, sasquatch feet and all. :lol 
     
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    Looks better here. Will more than likely get him.
     
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    Either budget or transformation. The SS line has often faltered in articulation, lacking ankle tilt, wrist swivel and such. What I don't like here is that the feet are molded with ankle tilt, like Siege Magnus.

    Not an official reveal since it's not from Hasbro and not part of an official anouncement. But these are official images that were sent to retailers and they chose to show them.
    And yes, these are the first stock pics we see from SS wave 2.
     
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    Could’ve done with a smaller torso and bigger limbs, but for what it is, DAMN he looks nice!!!
     
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    I never liked the proportions of the original design, but this definitely helps fix some of that. Not for me, but glad for fans of the game!
     
  19. JT-bob

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    Nicest-looking Gamer Edition figure so far, but that's damning with faint praise. Seems like half the toy is just backpack, and in order to make more room for backpack, they simply didn't design feet -- just slapped some flat planes onto the bottom of those eyesores jutting out the bottom of the shins. No ankle articulation, and it doesn't look like he has waist articulation either. Given how beefy this figure's chest and boots were in the game, how he had minimal backpack, I feel like they still missed the mark by a wide margin with this one.

    The alt mode isn't as bad, but still sets the cockpit too far forward.
     
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    It looks like they ran out of accuracy budget about mid- thigh...
     
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