Ultimate Transformers News Source for Combiner Wars, Robots in Disguise, Age of Extinction, G1, Generations, Third Party, Reviews, Comics, Games, & More!
TFormers Transformers News and Reviews

facebook twitter Google+ youtube podcast rss
Generation 1
Hasbro Masterpiece Soundwave and Acid Strom Coming July 2013

By Jack on Wednesday, January 30, 2013



Thanks to OzFormers member Ultra Mackness and griffinwho has managed to get a little time with Hasbro's Austrialian representives who informed them Hasbo down-under are planning to release both a Masterpiece Soundwave as well as a Masterpiece Acid Strom that we assume will be a Seeker repaint. These figures are said to be be in stores around July of this year. Read on for the full details from OZformers below.

Ultra Mackness's Comments on Soundwave
Okay so to help me make a decision about whether I give Takara my cash for MP Soundwave, I decided to email Hasbro about whether there will be a Hasbro release of MPSW or not and just got this reply:

Hi Michael, I am sorry for the delay in responding. I have checked with a colleague who specializes in Transformers. He has confirmed that the Masterpiece Soundwave line will be sold in Australia through Toys-R-Us, but not until July 2013. They are expected to sell in Toys-R-Us from July to September. Kind regards, Hasbro Consumer Services
T: 1-300-138-697 - custservau@hasbro.com
HASBRO AUSTRALIA LIMITED: ABN: 69 004 348 565


Griffin's Comments on Acid Storm
As mentioned in the Hasbro MP Soundwave topic (which is now confirmed to be coming out in mid-2013), I asked ToysRUs if any more Masterpiece toys are in their system, hoping it was Sideswipe.... but no, a different Masterpiece toy by Hasbro is coming to ToysRUs at the same time as Soundwave.....

Acid Storm.
A green Starscream redeco, to add to the Masterpiece seeker squadron.

Priced at AU$100, it is $20 more than Thundercracker... so could have a similar price increase in America.


Considering how many Masterpiece toys are coming out of Japan at the moment, I was not expecting Hasbro to release one that Japan hasn't done (yet).
Acid Storm was a classic-verse toy/character that didn't get released in Japan either, so maybe this MP toy is a Hasbro exclusive as well.

Get the scoop on all the Transformers updates as they happen right here at Tformers.com. The best resource for all your Transformers news and reviews every day.



Transformers Poll
How do you like the MP Soundwave and Acid Storm coming your way?
5 - Great
4
3 - Okay
2
1 - Terrible
0 - Do Not Care

   Votes: 172  -  Poll Results


Facebook Social Comments


last 10 shown - scroll to view more   TFormers Member Comments
Fatherdeth
2013-02-16
2:44 am

Yeah, it's nice Hasbronis bringing MPs here, but they REALLY need to get the quantities up. I never saw MP Prime in stores. Everytime someone posted on this site that he was back up for sale on the TRU site, I'd miss it. One day a friend of mine sent me a message via Face Book saying he was... read more 
AnimatedPlastic
2013-02-15
7:43 pm

From what I have learned and heard he is supposedly coming with all 5 Cassettes too! I will definitely be getting the US release as well.....given that I can ever find him...I think he'll be harder to find than MP OP. I am wondering if he will be packaged in Robot mode or in Alt mode? I h... read more 
Fatherdeth
2013-02-15
2:59 pm

Fwoosh.com 
Lord Atmo
2013-02-15
5:25 am

source? 
Fatherdeth
2013-02-14
11:03 pm

I hear rumors Soundwave will be coming to the states. 
formerly nortagem
2013-02-14
8:29 pm

Ditto. Get with it, Hasbro! 
Lord Atmo
2013-02-14
2:24 pm

i hope so. i passed on importing one out of my assumption that he was being released over here 
Breaker
2013-02-14
8:10 am

Maybe they didnt want anything to come close to overshadowing Metroplex? 
Lord Atmo
2013-02-14
6:34 am

He was not shown nor mentioned at Toy Fair This has me worried that he's not coming to the USA  
MikePrime
2013-02-05
11:16 pm

Good point. Hasbro's Soundwave is either going to be the same as Takara's, only with the yellow visor or in lighter, cartoon-like colors. 
»  Read ALL Forums Posts & Replies
»  Post a Comment on This Story!  (membership required)



BotCon 2015 Transformers Convention News
More Generation 1 News
Suidobashi heavy industry! MegaBots, Inc. challenges you to a duel! You have a giant robot, we have a giant robot - we have a duty to the science fiction lovers of this world to fight them to the death. Prepare yourselves, and name the battlefield. In one year, we fight. Follow the fight!
On Facebook, user z75sales has finished up with the production sample G2 Protectobots, posting some group images as well as the promised gallery of the set combined as Defensor. While Bruticus may have come to be synonymous with the concept of G2, Defensor probably truly represents it better, and now you can see it in all its eye-searing glory! We've again mirrored some of the pictures, and you can find links to the originals below, so keep reading to see it - just for your own safety, don't look directly at Defensor.
While most of us had eyes only for Botcon, user z75sales on Facebook was posting galleries of the production sample original G2 Protectobots, found in the collection of a deceased Hasbro employee. As of this posting Hot Spot is the most recent, and this may be the best look you'll ever get at an original G2 Hot Spot, which is actually quite sad. A gallery of Defensor is promised to follow soon. We've mirrored a few of the photos to get you started, but go check out the full galleries as well!
TRANSFORMERS JEWELRY! - Show your allegiance, either Autobot or Decepticon, with this stainless steel jewelry by Body Vibe. We have stud earrings in stainless steel or printed logo, pendant necklaces, cuff links, barbells and industrial bars with prices ranging from $9.99 to $27.9. Order now at bigbadtoystore.com
Just posted to the official Transformers Youtube channel is the official Transformers USA Hall of Fame video. Although we already know this from last weekend. The video is a bit of good fun with Megatron hosting the affair. Read on to see who will be inducted into the Transformers Hall of Fame this year. There are a lot of worthy nominees and, as long as Megatron doesn’t take all of the trophies home himself,



















ENI
About
Entertainment News International (ENI) is the popular culture network for fans all around the world. Get the scoop on all the popular comics, games, movies, toys, and more every day!
Sites
Action Figures
Classifieds
Entertainment
Marvel
 
Podcasts
Star Wars
Superheroes
Transformers
Links
Support
© 2015 Entertainment News International - All images, trademarks, logos, video, brands and images used on this website are registered trademarks of their respective companies and or owners. All Rights Reserved. Data has been shared for news reporting purposes only. All content sourced by fans, online websites, and or other fan community sources. Entertainment News International is not responsible for reporting errors, inaccuracies, omissions, and or other liablities related to news shared here. We do our best to keep tabs on infringements. If some of your content was shared by accident. To have it removed right away, please [ Contact Us ].