Leader

Once referred to as the "Ultra" class, the Leader Class is a higher end price point generally set around $40 and featuring gimmicks including lights, sounds and more complex transformations.

"Legends" Super Ginrai Toy Review

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Legends

Ginrai General Information:
Release Date: December 28, 2016
Price Point: 8500 Yen (Takara Tomy suggested retail price)
Retailer: Japanese Exclusive
Accessories: Ginrai Headmaster, Shoulder cannons x 2, Blasters x 2

Toy Reviews: "Combiner Wars" Leader Class Starscream

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Toy Reviews: "Combiner Wars" Leader Class Starscream

Starscream is Megatron's second in command and also a treacherous Decepticon who is ready to betray his leader at any opportunity. He has the power to back it up as well with powerful Null Ray cannons and an assortment of weapons at his disposal! Today I present another catch up review with a look at Leader Class Starscream!

"Generations" Combiner Wars Leader Class Starscream Toy Review

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Generations

Combiner Wars

Starscream General Information:
Release Date: September 2015
Price Point: $45.99 (depending on retailer)
Retailer: General (Toys R Us, Target, Wal-Mart etc.)

Toy Review: "Combiner Wars" Leader Class Thundercracker

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Toy Review: "Combiner Wars" Leader Class Thundercracker

Thundercracker looks down on those who cannot fly, both figuratively and literally. He finds such Transformers inferior. With a combination of missiles, rockets and sonic booms at his disposal this elite Seeker he is able to prove his superiority as he attacks those below him! Today I play catch up with my review and gallery of Leader Class Thundercracker.

"Generations" Combiner Wars Leader Class Thundercracker Toy Review

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Generations

Combiner Wars

Thundercracker General Information:
Release Date: June 2015
Price Point: $45.99 (depending on retailer)
Retailer: General (Toys R Us, Target, Wal-Mart etc.)

Toy Review: "Generations" Power of the Primes Rodimus Prime

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Toy Review: "Generations" Power of the Primes Rodimus Prime

Heroes sometimes emerge from the most unlikely of places. From his role as an Autobot cavalier Hot Rod was a brash warrior but when the Matrix chose him as the next Prime he rose up as Rodimus Prime! Today I bring you my review and gallery of Leader Class Rodimus Prime from "Power of the Primes"!

"Generations" Power of the Primes Rodimus Prime Toy Review

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Generations

Power of the Primes

Rodimus Prime General Information:
Release Date: December 2017
Price Point: $45.99 (depending on retailer)
Retailer: General (Toys R Us, Target, Wal-Mart etc.)

Toy Review: "Movie 2007" Nightwatch Optimus Prime

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Toy Review: "Movie 2007" Nightwatch Optimus Prime

Optimus Prime is never afraid to take on an enemy face to face, but in situations where a more subtle approach is needed he adopts his stealthly "Nightwatch" form blocking out sensors and slipping by enemies unseen. Today's review is a "catch up" which looks at Nightwatch Optimus Prime from 2007!

Toy News: Artist Emiliano Santalucia posts concept art for "Power of the Primes" Rodimus Prime

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Toy News: Artist Emiliano Santalucia posts concept art for "Power of the Primes" Rodimus Prime

Artist Emiliano Santalucia has collaborated with the Hasbro design team on many figures including "Power of the Primes" Rodimus Prime! Now this talented artist has posted concept art for the figure on his Facebook page. These were basically initial sketches to give an idea of a design direction for the figure. It is cool to see how much of these concepts wound up in the final designs!

Toy News: Artist Emiliano Santalucia posts concept art for "Power of the Primes" Rodimus Prime

"Movie (2007)" Nightwatch Optimus Prime Toy Review

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Movie (2007)

Optimus Prime General Information:
Release Date: 2007
Price Point: $50 (Depending on retailer)
Retailer: General (Toys 'R' Us, Target, Walmart etc.)
Accessories: Missile, Missile launcher