Botcon 2013 Obsidian Robot Mode and Head Design Images Revealed
By Jack on Friday, February 22, 2013
The official Botcon 2013 site has posted images of their latest reveal from the forthcoming Machines of War exclusive figure Obsidian. This is a repaint of the Hunt For The Decepticons Highbrow figure with a new head sculpt. Check out the the robot mode image as well as design sketeches for the new Obsidian head below.
Here is our 4th reveal... MACHINE WARS Obsidian! Originally featured on the Beast Machines cartoon alongside his consort Strika, Obsidian is a Cybertronian General and a NEW addition to the MACHINE WARS line and mythos. He is available EXCLUSIVELY as part of the 5 figure MACHINE WARS box set. Keep tuned in here as these toys will be available for purchase through our registration system very soon.
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