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KRE-O
Lego Launch Creator Transforming Toy Line - Can Habro's Kre-O Win The Building Block War?

By Jack on Sunday, October 21, 2012



May of us wondered what Lego would do about about Habro's foray into building block territory with their Kre-O line. Lego indeed taken notice and responded with their very own Transforming toy-line effectively stealing back their stolen ideas, Touche Lego! They have listed a Creator figure on their site that shows a new kit for the "31007-1: Power Mech" that appears to be a "3 in 1" triple changer robot, to helicopter, to construction vehicle in modes and green colors you may recognize. It is not clear what Lego's real intentions are here with the Creator line, yet. We'll know if/when they roll out more toys.

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Scaleface
2012-12-02
4:47 am

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Scaleface
2012-11-29
11:35 am

I've seen a lot of Lego snobs dismissing this report as people over-reacting. They say there is no resemblence to Bulkhead, and that Lego creator sets that form a robot are nothing new, but one thing they don't address is that this isn't just a Lego Creator set that makes a truck or a ro... read more 
MikePrime
2012-11-29
2:27 am

Interesting. I'll have to take look for those. 
Scaleface
2012-11-29
2:10 am

I just picked Power Mech (not-Bulkhead) up today at Toys R Us, as well as his campanion piece, a robot/jet/car called "Thunder Wings". 
robo_rob
2012-10-23
6:20 pm

That's pretty neat, all it needs is a Kreo style head and it would make a great Springer. or hell, make it orange and you got Sandstorm. 
Scaleface
2012-10-23
1:12 am

True, but that was a fight over a name,, not about the toys. 
Lord Atmo
2012-10-22
2:29 pm

I've been collecting Lego products since 1994, but I'm sorry lego...I gotta give it to Kre-O between those and the Power Mech here Why? Articulation. I KNOW you could've easily made his knees bend too. Exo Force, anyone? 
Tripredacus
2012-10-22
1:47 pm

Lego didn't even invent that style of brick anyways, they ripped it off someone else! (link) 
BaCon
2012-10-22
1:32 pm

FYI. Hasbro went after Asus recently over the Transformer PCs and LOST! (link) 
Lord_Onslaught
2012-10-22
6:54 am

Lego would own Hasbro, as Lego has been doing this a lot longer than Hasbro. And all of Hasbro's have been crap since the get go, and Kre-O has been on the clearance shelves for months almost a year and still Hasbro thinks they can bring a profit 
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More KRE-O News
Optimus Prime doesn't get a lot of downtime. He's usually either fighting the Decepticons, or dead. But Kre-O Optimus Prime has taken working as a hibachi chef in his spare time in this commecial from Stoopid Buddy Studios (Robot Chicken), a simple life he seems to enjoy... when Megatron lets him. Keep reading to see the video!
Entertainment Earth has listed a new series of Kre-O sets. The "Small Cubes" are shown in this instance as vehicle mode builds based on Ratchet or Prowl, with each kit including two Kreon figures. While the building portion may not necessarily appeal to everyone as you're simply building cars with no robot option, Kreon collectors will surely love to hate this new method for feeding their mini-figure addiction. Click through to see the picture and a link to the product.
Thanks to the TFCC on twitter who have posted an image of the Toy Fair 2015 exclusive Transformers Kreon Optimus Prime figure in the package. We're not sure what the repaint refers to, but it looks like a winter colors theme. We will post more details and images on this soon!
Youtube user chuckdawg1999 is back with a video about Kre-O Battlechanger Bumblebee. Following on from Optimus Prime, we get a good look at another of these builds that take the more positive qualities of Kreon Microchangers and bring in more brick involvement. Between these two and the Soundwave we showed you photos of yesterday, the Battlechanger line is looking like a strong move in the evolution of Kre-O. Click through to check out the video!
From SamsungHK we have a batch of new photos showing off Soundwave, part of a two-pack coming up in the new Kre-O Battlechangers series of transforming figure kits. While we don't have photos of Ratchet, the other side of this set, we do see Soundwave comes with a full set of little buddies in the form of Ravage and Laserbeak mini-builds, and Rumble and Frenzy represented by the smaller scale Kreons. The photos even show a way that they can all incorporate with Soundwave in both modes. Keep reading and check it all out!



















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