Rumor: More Information on Revenge of the Fallen Devastator Gestalt Toy

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2005 Boards member S250 has received more information from his source regarding the Devastator Gestalt toy that will be released in the Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen line. This new information provides details on what body part each of the construction vehilces form and backs up information previously provided by The TFW TF2 Insider. The Devastator Gestalt toy will be formed as follows:

Dump Truck – Right Leg, Bulldozer – Left Leg, Wheel Loader – Right Arm, Truss Crane – Left Arm, Excavator – Right Shoulder, Articulated Dump Truck – Left Shoulder, Cement Mixer – Head

S250 has also received an update regarding his previous information, the update being that six of the seven components (the lone exception being the Truss Crane) also apparently have a robot mode. The Truss Crane is listed as having “no robot form”.

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  1. S250's Avatar S250 says

    At local agent clearance event,I met their product manager.He gave me a little blur information about Devastator.
    We have some rumor and speculations about Devastator likes Energon Optimus Prime,and his words proved this.In the Gestalt version,most construction vehicles just transformable drones as a part of Devastator,no robot mode.
    These vehicles will get Deluxe version,can transform to robots,but I think Deluxe version can't combine.
    And he's not very sure about the members number.

    And he mentioned Optimus Prime and Jetfire combine,but no details.

  2. General Tekno's Avatar General Tekno says

    So... Devastator's toy is nothing more than a glorified Voltron?

    ... I hope that isn't the case.

  3. S250's Avatar S250 says

    no.....I mean Energon Optimus Prime,Robot + N Drones,not boots+gloves

  4. red00wolf's Avatar red00wolf says

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by S250 View Post
    In the Gestalt version,most construction vehicles just transformable drones as a part of Devastator,no robot mode.
    Not cool.
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by S250 View Post
    These vehicles will get Deluxe version,can transform to robots
    thats cool
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    Originally Posted by S250 View Post
    ,but I think Deluxe version can't combine.
    Really not cool given the above news....but expected.

  5. OmegaVPrime's Avatar OmegaVPrime says

    this news doesn;t hinder me from buying the deluxes i will tell you that much, nothing a little customizing won't do

  6. godsenddeath's Avatar godsenddeath says

    My initial reaction was something along the lines of 'Why the *expletive deleted* not?'.

    It then occurred to me that Hasbro don't have the time to engineer a gestalt. IIRC it was said after the last movie that Hasbro would have more involvement in the design process this time around.

    This news suggests otherwise. I hope it turns out to be misinformation.

  7. Fort Max's Avatar Fort Max says

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Locustreign View Post
    This sounds like it may be a big big disappointment
    Big shock!

    Seven robots combining into one was way too ambitious for them to make into one set of interacting toys at a size/price/avialablity ratio that would have even worked much less pleased everyone.

    I imagine it'll go, big Devy that breaks down into chunks which only convert into vehicles and the smaller deluxe versions of the individual vehciles that S250 has mentioned.

  8. godsenddeath's Avatar godsenddeath says

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Fort Max View Post
    Big shock!

    Seven robots combining into one was way too ambitious for them to make into one set of interacting toys at a size/price/avialablity ratio that would have even worked much less pleased everyone.
    .

    Ambitious was definitely one of the words that came to mind.

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