Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

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Re: Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

Postby Starscream NZ » Thu Oct 23, 2008 9:50 am

Minor updates:


Universe Silverbolt
- due inland anyday now. On shelves in November.

Animated - Hasbro just got a case of 2x Lugnut and 2x Grimlock in, also due on shelf in November. Forgot to ask in regards to Ultra Magnus and next wave of Animated deluxes.
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Re: Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

Postby pinkshiro » Thu Oct 23, 2008 10:22 am

Wow cool. Looks like i'll be getting some laybuys next month. I want a lot of things but am not supposed to be spending any cash on toys atm :'(
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Re: Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

Postby Gravitron » Thu Oct 23, 2008 1:30 pm

Well i called Hasbro about magnus and the next wave of deluxe's. Unfortunately they said they wouldn't be coming till March next year! :x might look at ordering some from overseas.
I gave them a thumbs up for giving the gold prime to KidsCan :o
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Re: Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

Postby pinkshiro » Thu Oct 23, 2008 1:43 pm

Gravitron wrote:Well i called Hasbro about magnus and the next wave of deluxe's. Unfortunately they said they wouldn't be coming till March next year! :x might look at ordering some from overseas.
I gave them a thumbs up for giving the gold prime to KidsCan :o


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Re: Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

Postby Windbreaker » Thu Oct 23, 2008 3:52 pm

Starscream NZ wrote:Animated - Hasbro just got a case of 2x Lugnut and 2x Grimlock in, also due on shelf in November.

I wonder if they specifically ordered those cases to combat the glut of wave 1 voyagers. They're the same ratio as the American Wave 3 cases. I guess we won't be seeing more Blitzwings until the next case assortment though.
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Re: Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

Postby saddestmoon » Thu Oct 23, 2008 10:44 pm

Starscream NZ wrote:Minor updates:


Universe Silverbolt
- due inland anyday now. On shelves in November.

Animated - Hasbro just got a case of 2x Lugnut and 2x Grimlock in, also due on shelf in November. Forgot to ask in regards to Ultra Magnus and next wave of Animated deluxes.


:) Can't wait to See this!!!!

Gonna get my paws on one of these ASAP!

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Re: Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

Postby Starscream NZ » Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:50 am

Gravitron wrote:Well i called Hasbro about magnus and the next wave of deluxe's. Unfortunately they said they wouldn't be coming till March next year! :x might look at ordering some from overseas.
I gave them a thumbs up for giving the gold prime to KidsCan :o



Well, it's Christmas rush time and Hasbro NZ probably didn't get enough say in international orders to get these. Not to mention there's still a lot of leader figures on the shelves so chances are that stores weren't screaming demand for replenishing stocks of Leader class figures. Shame about Animated deluxes though, but I assume with a final wave of Movie deluxes, movie voyagers and the Universe Special Edition figures all due out, there will be plenty of things for kids to get at Christmas. And I think we're all rather familiar with the annual toy drought of Jan/Feb.
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Re: Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

Postby NTsan » Tue Nov 04, 2008 5:34 pm

I wonder if Universe Bruticus Maximus and Superion would be released in NZ at all..?
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Re: Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

Postby onslaught86 » Thu Nov 06, 2008 10:03 am

Number of factors involved there. At this stage we don't know if they're exclusives, or what their price points would be. They're almost a guaranteed great seller, and we've certainly been getting more exclusives of late, so I'd consider it likely.
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Re: Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

Postby saddestmoon » Mon Nov 17, 2008 1:56 am

Hey Peeps!

Yay! :-) Picked up Universe Silverbolt from Toyworld Johnsonville yesterday! I ordered him in some months ago, and he arrived early last week.
It's fantastic - Love it so much!

As far as I know, this was the only one that arrived at the store, as per my order - in other words, it didn't come as part of a wave, according to the staff - however, they said it would probably come in again as part of a future assortment, which I assume will mean as apart of wave 2...

Anyway - I'm so glad I got this!!!!

Also - Picked up Energon Sharkticon from Gravitron yesterday as well - awesome! Very kewl TF this is - I love the fins and the cannons this TF sports - uber kewl!!!!
Big thanks to Gravitron for this awesome trade!

:) Saddestmoon (Definately Happy and not sad!)

EDIT: The price was $79.00, as well.
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Re: Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

Postby Starscream NZ » Wed Nov 19, 2008 9:40 pm

Update!

Universe Combiners ARE coming.

No RRP but they will be Farmers Exclusives, and out by the end of the year.
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Re: Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

Postby green dragoon » Wed Nov 19, 2008 10:13 pm

combiners you say? cool they will be repaints i assume?
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Re: Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

Postby Subria » Wed Nov 19, 2008 10:26 pm

Energon Combiner team repaints - Bruticus Maximus and Superion Maximus. Constructicon Maximus was previously released in Universe 1.0
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Re: Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

Postby pinkshiro » Thu Nov 20, 2008 8:21 am

Can anyone vouch for how cool these look? Any good? Or kinda crappy.
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Re: Updates from Hasbro - TF releases for rest of 2008

Postby Ramjet » Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:11 am

Oh sweet! That's made me a happy boy. I was hoping that the Combiners would turn up here
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