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New Universe, Robot Heroes Figures Revealed!
bwbm - Wednesday, July 16, 2008

We have learned of some new upcoming Transformers Universe and Robot Heroes (now under the Universe brand) figures via listings in a Wal-Mart store computer.

"Zobovor" of the Google Transformers talk group reports that main line figures include deluxe class Cheetor, Cyclonus, Hot Shot, and Starscream. There is also an unknown figure listed just as "Autobot."

The Robot Heroes two-packs listed in the computer include the following:

  • Snarl VS Sharkticon
  • Cheetor VS Tankor
  • Perceptor VS Ha
  • Tigatron VS Inferno
  • Richochet VS Pre
  • Super Op VS RID
  • Prowl VS Laserbeak
  • Optimus VS Jetstorm
  • Victory Saber VS ??

Victory Saber is the fusion of Star Saber and Victory Leo from the Japanese Transformers series, "Victory."

The Cheetor VS Tankor was announced at this year's BotCon.

The "Super Op VS RID" set most likely is in reference to the Robots In Disguise-era Optimus Prime VS Megatron two-pack that was also announced at BotCon.

It is unknown at this time what character the latter half of the Perceptor and Ricochet two-packs will be, but "Zobovor" has speculated that Ricochet may be packaged with Predaking.

Thanks to "Hobbes-timus Prime" from the Community for the heads up!

last 10 shown - scroll to view more   TFormers Member Comments
5:22 pm

I wouldn't feel dumb about it. Hasbro made a similar mistake, though in reverse, during Armada.  
Terrorcon Blot
6:45 am

Never said you were. Just said that honestly, a post that funny is what makes my day. We all make mistakes. Laughing at them is what makes comedy fun. 
5:08 am

I was taking out my Hot Rod toy and thought to myself, "Wait a minute, did i use Hot Shot's name as Hot Rod's?" So i come on to check & not only did i do that ON ACCIDENT, but someone has decided to make me look like some kid that doesnt know about Transformers or just insult ... read more 
10:36 pm

Could be a re-painted Energon Deluxe StarScream? 
Lord Madhammer
9:13 pm

Well you can just wait until the 25th anniversary of whatever other TF line it is! unless it's something I want 
I'm Batman
9:11 pm

I hope we get more guys from other series. I love getting G1 updates, but I really want the 25th anniversary line to emcompass everything! 
Agent Zero
8:50 pm

I don't mind it considering 1) they're part of the 25th Ann. line which aims to represent all incarnations of the TF brand and 2) the fact that the original Hot Shot and Cheetor figures really sucked. 
7:55 pm

It saddened me at first when they announced the "redo" figures of Hot Shot and Cheetor. I'll wait until I see 'em to pass any true judgement...but I'd rather see older characters redone before the likes of newer, more modern TF series charcters being done again. I assume Cycl... read more 
formerly nortagem
7:49 pm

:pfx ...especially jonezin' for Cyclonus pics! 
3:38 pm

Aren't you thinking of Hot Spot? Either way, if you do mean Hot Shot, there's a group that'd like a word with you; Not to mention the repaints, McDonalds toy, Legends of Cybertron figures, and finally the Built to Rule guy, too. Anyhow, I look forward to pics of these guys. I reall... read more 
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