Sunday, 17 February 2008

Toyfair 08 Transformers Goodness!

Hasbro had plenty of muscle to flex at this weekends NY Toyfair. As well as other offerings such as Cloverfield, Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Iron Man, and The Hulk there was a whole load of Transformers items from its: Universe (Classics), Movie, and Animated sublines. Added to those Iron Man, Hulk, and Star Wars also had TF representatives too.

The upcoming Transformers figures on show were (in brief):

Animated: Soundwave (w/ Laserbeak guitar), Jazz (w/nunchucks!), Oilslick (a hell's angels style bike), Blackarachnia, Bumper Battlers (like the Movie Cyberslammers), Bulkhead (w/Headmaster head), Activators series (quick changers), Optimus VS Megatron 2 pack.

Movie: Ratchet rig blaster, Legends VS packs, Premium series, Stockade, Landmine, Incinerator

Universe: Tankor (you know you want to call him Octane!), Galvatron (deluxe tank), Blaster (Cybertron Soundwave repaint), Sunstreaker, Prowl, Powerglide (in white and red colours?), Onslaught, Red Alert, and Starscream.

Robot Heroes: Waspinator VS Rhinox, Galvatron VS Sunstreaker, Arcee VS Rumble, Rattrap VS Megatron, Hound VS Blitzwing, Tarantulas VS Optimus Primal, Blackarachnia VS Cheetor.

Marvel Transformers: Iron Man (G1 seeker style transformation), The Hulk (big tank)

Star Wars: Clone Trooper, Rogue Trooper, Boba Fett, Obi Wan Kenobi.

2008 could mark a very strong year for Transformers with the brand being divided in many differnt ways offering kids and collectors a little something for everyone.

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