The orange tip is the only U.S. federal requirement for toy guns, so legally speaking, an orange tip is the only thing mandated. Logistically, however, there ARE some localities (NYC, for example) that require more stringent modifications, such as ''crazy coloring'' for the toy. Trying to do a ''good'' Megatron but not being able to ship to a few places would be a headache. And at that point, then you can also add in any PR issues, inevitably there'll be some parents that have to freak out about it. Not like back in the 80s, where we didn't want toy guns if they weren't realistic looking.