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PASADENA... part 3
(griffin's 2011 BotCon report)


Hasbro Product Display 2 - Prime, Gimmick stuff, Older lines

Transformers: Prime

First Wave/Edition - December 2011 (the dates on the display cards are wrong)
Deluxe - Starscream, Bumblebee, Arcee
2-Pack - Optimus + Megatron + 3 humans
Roleplay - Bumblebee Ion Cannon (re-release of 2008 Roleplay weapon)


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Four months before the Optimus toy is released in the 2-pack above, it will be released in limited numbers at SDCC (end of July) in a special Matrix in box packaging.

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DotM Gimmick Items.


The bottom two shelves had previously known/released items (so I didn't take any close-ups)
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Second Shelf from the bottom:
Revving Robots (big non-convertable figures with electronics)
Wave 1 - Optimus Prime, Bumblebee
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TF2 Activators (released 2010)
Wave 3 - Rally Rumble Bumblebee, Rally Rumble Optimus Prime
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Bottom Shelf:
Bash Bots (a pair of 'fighting' figures)
Wave 1 - Bumblebee Vs Megatron, Optimus Prime Vs Starscream
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Speed Stars Mini-Changer 2-packs (detailed further below)
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Activators (click transformation, like a ball-point pen)
Wave 1 - Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Starscream.
Wave 2 - Megatron, Topspin, Ironhide.

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Go-Bots (pull-back motorised action & stand up to convert)
Wave 1 - Sideswipe, Bumblebee
Wave 2 - Optimus Prime

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Robo Fighters (non-convertable, but pop-out weapons in robot mode like Stealth Force Vehicles)
Wave 1 - Bumblebee, Optimus prime, Starscream, Ironhide.
Wave 2 - Megatron, Roadbuster, Night Watch Optimus Prime, Elite Guard Bumblebee.

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Speed  Stars.

Assorted Speed Stars Mini-changers, Minivehicles and figurines. (no specific names or details given this year, and only a small random sample of product shown)

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Roleplay and Speed Stars Stealth Force.

Top shelf - Cinemasks.
Second shelf - Roleplay Cyber Blaster, Optimus Helmet.
Third shelf - Costumes, Roleplay Cyber Shock Sword, Masks
Fourth shelf - Stealth Force Basic (Bumblebee, Topspin, Barricade), Deluxe (Big Hoss, Starscream), Electronic (Bumblebee, Optimus - both were noted as being 'Intl only')
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Reveal the Shield Voyager, Deluxe, 2-pack. (all released for some time now)

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Reveal the Shield Basics, Legends, PowerCore Combiners, Generations. (all released for some time now)

 

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