The Last Knight 
But will Rumble be covered in bird droppings? Last Updated: 7/21/17
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    Lots of redecos, at least initially....

    Bolded names got Strongly Recommended, while italic indicates a rating of neutral or worse.


TINY TURBO CHANGERS
    Tiny Titans get tweaked, with the ability to transform. Still simple and underpainted, but slightly more worth the price.

  • Wave 1: Bumblebee (yellow and black variants), Grimlock (gold and black variants), Crosshairs, Sideswipe, Optimus Prime, Hound, Blackout, Starscream (RotF), Soundwave (DotM), Lockdown.

LEGION CLASS
    After going away for a movie, they've brought back this size class, with the same upgunned pricing and heavy use of old molds as the Premier classes.

  • Wave 1: Optimus Prime (blue redeco of the DotM mold), Bumblebee (yet another color scheme on one of the older molds), Grimlock (another Prime Rippersnapper redeco, this one movie-based), Barricade (Prime Prowl/Smokescreen mold redeco). I didn't get any of these, as I have at least two versions of every mold and am not paying $7-8 for a third.
  • Wave 2: Megatron (space jet), Crosshairs (not quite Corvette Stingray), Drift (not quite Mercedes-Benz AMG). The latter two are reportedly abandoned 2014 molds.

TURBO CHANGERS
    Renaming the One-Step Changers.
  • Wave 1: Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Hound, Barricade. Pretty sure all but Barricade are redecos of AoE toys. I don't plan to get any of these.
  • Wave 2: Decepticon Berserker (more of a pickup than an SUV), Grimlock (redeco of AoE version), Megatron (space jet). Don't plan to get Berserker or Grimlock.

TITAN CHANGERS
    More from the non-transforming Titan Hero design team, they continue to transform pretty badly and look and feel cheap in both modes. $15 price point for figures 10-11 inches tall.

  • Wave 1: Optimus Prime and Bumblebee. Looked bad enough in-package I didn't buy either.
  • Wave 2: Megatron. Looked passable enough in-package I gave it a try, but it's still pretty bad. Avoid.


DELUXE
   


VOYAGER
   

  • Premier Edition Wave 1: Longnose Optimus Prime (new mold), Grimlock (definitely a redeco) with slightly better than usual paint. Started at $30 everywhere, started creeping downward later on. I waited until Optimus was $27 before buying it.
  • Premier Wave 2: Megatron (space jet), Autobot Hound (Unimog military truck).

SUPER TURBO CHANGERS
    Basically the Hyperchanger/Flip-And-Change class, Voyager sized but One-Step complexity. These all seem to have "Knight Armor" flip-out helmets. $20 price point.

  • Wave 1: Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Grimlock. While they may share some basic engineering with the AoE Smash&Change versions, they're definitely new molds.
  • Wave 2: Adds in Megatron (space jet).

LEADER and UP
   I have largely gone off the larger sizes, any reviews here are likely to be guest reviews.
  • TRU Exclusives: "Mission to Cybertron" two-pack with redecos of DotM Deluxe Optimus Prime and the first movie protoform Optimus for $40, a redeco of Primus (from the Cybertron line) for $150.
  • Masterpiece Optimus Prime: $100 super-detailed movie Optimus.