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
Generations
Possible New Transformers Generations Design for G1 Optimus Prime with Roller Targetmaster?

By Jack on Sunday, January 13, 2013



Thanks to griffin over at Ozformers, who has posted an image from Toy Hobby Retailer magazine of what may be a new Transformers Thanks ot Generations G1 Optimus Prime figure design. The image that appears in a magazine article celebrating Hasbro's 90th year as a toy maker. Is an illustration that depicts an Optimus Prime with man of the hallmarks of the Generation 1 version. What is even cooler is the Roller vehicle presented as a Targetmaster weapon! Take this at face value, as we have no news of a new figure at this time.
As Austin Powers once said, "How'd I miss those baby"... the latest issue of Toy Hobby Retailer magazine has been looking at me for about a month (sitting on my desk next to the computer), and I only just noticed that on the cover "Hasbro montage" (promoting it's major brands in its 90th anniversary this year), there was something to do with Transformers buried in the middle.

Taking a closer look, I realised that I didn't recognise the toy artwork at all... but knew that it was Gen1 Optimus (it is definitely NOT TFPrime or Movie Optimus), with a gun that appears to have truck parts on it (blue cab with windshield and lights, three sets of "wheels" on the side).
So, could 2013 see a Generations line with a gimmick of convertible weapons like the Powercore Combiners or Arms Micron... with the weapons turning into drone vehicles instead of Minicons/Microns?

I guess we'll find out in about a month's time at the American Toyfair. But for now, enjoy this teaser...

Read the entire report for more details now at www.otca.com.au

We are dedicated to being to be the best resource for all your Transformers news and reviews every day. Keep your browser dialed to Tformers.com for updates as they happen.



Transformers Poll
What do you think of the Generations G1 Optimus Prime design?
5 - Great
4
3 - Okay
2
1 - Terrible
0 - Do Not Care

   Votes: 148  -  Poll Results


Facebook Social Comments


last 10 shown - scroll to view more   TFormers Member Comments
robo_rob
2013-01-15
4:04 am

I'm all for this with the idea/hope of more Targetmasters to come. As is, more Generations stuff is good. Guess Toyfare will tell. 
jeffafa
2013-01-15
3:41 am

This has my attention. Can t wait to see more! 
Hellscream85
2013-01-15
2:47 am

I could be tempted, if only for the inevitable third party upgrades, or the hopeful Thunderclash or Pyro repaint. 
puma
2013-01-15
2:02 am

i'm into it. 30th anniversary g1 line?? 
FREEFALLL666
2013-01-14
4:45 pm

Looks more like a blue G1 Huffer with the truck windows at the back. 
Tripredacus
2013-01-14
2:39 pm

The split chest reminds me of the Movie-verse style. I guess its ok. Not sure about that Roller idea... would be neat if they could figure out how to get that gun platform from the Combat Deck to be a targetmaster weapon. But if Roller is actually what that is, hopefully that means a trailer will al... read more 
»  Read ALL Forums Posts & Replies
»  Post a Comment on This Story!  (membership required)



More Generations News
“Dear RODIMUS and crew… It’s my funeral tomorrow and I’d love it if you could all be there. Refreshments will be provided. Please R.S.V.P.—THUNDERCLASH” Continue to preview
May Mayhem begins! Hasbro's goal with is to provide collectors of the Transformers Generations line with a robust multi-platform experience, With the combination of amazing new toys and comics from IDW. Fans will be able to get the Exclusive Quickslinger and Break-Neck from online retailers as well as discounts on other Combiner Wars toys, all leading up to the week of May 25th when Transformers Hall of Fame events kick-off. Read on for the official details.
User "narrative" of the Chinese-language ACToys forums has posted some new images of Combiner Wars Devastator! This is the standard release verion, with no vac-metal and the cartoon-accurate visored face. Most notable is how puny the massive Combiner Wars Ultra Prime and Menasor figures look next to it. They barely come up to his waist. Keep reading to see the comparison!
Retailers in the United States have begun activating their stock of the special extra Combiner Wars figures Quickslinger and Brake-Neck tonight. While individual policies and performance are varying, we know at least that BigBadToyStore is rationing out their supply with a strict limit, and a staggered release of the figures in to inventory. But given these are appearing at every major and most specialty online stores, they should be relatively plentiful at least in the short term. To find out more, click through for links to our reviews of the figures!
Thanks again to Planet Iacon, Following the leaking images of the SDCC 2015 Combiner Wars Devastator Special Edition in the box. We have a new image showing the figure out of the box. Get a better look at the all new, combined, figures from the promotional poster that shows the Devastator figure with much more details and a better look at his chest-plate and weapon accessories.



















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 ].