We’re back with our next gallery from the upcoming Generations IDW Deluxes Wave 3, and this time we’ve got a Predacon for you. We’re not talking about the dragons from Beast Hunters or the original five from Generation 1 either, we’re talking about the Beast Wars Predacons and Hall of Fame Fan’s Choice winner Waspinator!
Waspinator is one of the two complete new molds in this assortment of Generations Deluxes. He is an excellently done little deluxe toy, and very accurate to the look of the CGI model of the character in the show in robot mode. The beast mode suffers a little with exposed robot hands, but is otherwise an excellently realized beast mode. In beast mode, Waspinator’s insect legs can be adjusted to allow him to balance on them – which was something very few insects from the Beast Wars era could accomplish. In both modes Waspinator’s wings can be made to flap at the push of a button, which is a cool feature but I’d have liked a way to lock them in the “up” position for flying poses. In robot mode, Waspinator’s knees are a little restricted, which does limit his poseability a little.
Overall though these are very minor flaws which are easy enough to overlook. Waspinator is a solid release with an excellent design and a brilliant likeness to the show design of Waspinator. If you’re a fan of Beast Wars or just a fan of Waspinator as a character, this is one toy that you will want to pick up. As always, open up the link below to see our gallery and judge for yourself: