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The Hunt For Trademark Preservation Last Updated: 6/25/18
Voyager Megatron added.


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    The movies have been running long enough to get their own "Generations" sort of line, apparently. Nostalgia happens, as does a desire to keep trademarks active despite the movieverse being really into killing off characters. Released in 2018 to bridge the gap between shelf-warming Last Knight toys and the Bumblebee movie toys, it's a mix of tweaked molds and all new molds, spanning the decade's worth of movies to date.
    Toys with names in italics rated worse than "Mildly Recommended" while those in boldface are "Strongly Recommended" or better.


LEGENDS
  • So far no indication that there will be Legends/Legion in the Studio Series, but I'll leave the section in for now.

DELUXE
  • Wave 1: Bumblebee (retooled 2007 design), Ratchet (entirely new mold based on MechTech), Stinger (new 2014-movie design), Crowbar (inferior retool of 2017 Berzerker).

VOYAGER
  • Wave 1: Optimus Prime, Starscream (2009). While, contrary to initial impressions, they seem to be entirely new molds, I'm just not interested in more movie Optimuses and the movie Starscream aesthetic has done the opposite of growing on me. Don't expect reviews unless I get them on deep clearance.
  • TRU Exclusive Thundercracker: Possibly the last TRU exclusive ever, it's a redeco of Nitro Zeus from 2017, but with a Starscream (2009) style head and a blue deco. The new head implies a Starscream might be in a later wave, even though a regular Starscream is in the first wave?
  • Wave 2: Decepticon Brawl (2007), Megatron (2009). Brawl's decent, but Megatron disappoints the moment he gets out of the box.

LEADER
  • Wave 1: Grimlock (new mold, 2014-style), Blackout (new mold, 2007 style). While Blackout is reportedly not as bad as most movieverse Leaders, I'm still not thrilled by the fiddly bits on either mold, and don't plan to buy either