We’re back with a new gallery update for you, and we’re taking a break from the Transformers Generations line to bring you a look at a recent release in the Robots in Disguise (2015-17) line. Making an appearance in the line’s final assortment is the legendary Decepticon Master of Metalikato himself, Bludgeon!
Bludgeon is an extensive reworking of the earlier Megatronus figure, with the majority of the robot’s upper body reworked, including new arms, a new chest, and a new head. While he shares this tooling with Blastwave, who was released first, I think we all know that actually it was Bludgeon who this mold was meant for, and he pulls the look off well, being a nicely realized reincarnation of the character. The tank cannons on the back are a nice feature, as they tilt forward to allow for some over-the-shoulder firing poses, and they can also be handheld as a massive gun. Bludgeon also includes his signature sword, and has enough poseability to pull off some decent swordfighting poses. He’s far from perfect, though, as the tank mode leaves the fists exposed – and there’s really no reason other than parts count as to why they could not be made to fold in. The tank mode being a more cartoony sci-fi H tank rather than a more real world design might not appeal to all, either.
Overall though, it feels like with Bludgeon Robots in Disguise was saving a great toy for last. We like him, and we hope you’ll enjoy perusing our gallery of him.