The first big presentation for the New York Toy Fair 2012 is the Hasbro one. I’ll go ahead and update this post as new stuff comes
Transformers: (Note Transformers apparently has roughly 30 video games coming out with huge tie ins to their product. So if you like video games AND toys AND Transformers … this may be the year for you!)
- Transformers the ride opens at Universal Studios in May. The gift shop will sell six exclusives from the ride.
- Transformers MMO is in production, will be called “Transformers Universe.” There will be ample toy opportunity from this venture.
- Kre-O will don the “Quest for Energon” as the theme for next year. Devastator shown. 29 New mini figs.
- Bot Shots – Mini Transformers that tie into a Pokemon-type game. You plug in your toys online and will be able to battle other players in May.
- Fall of Cybertron Game. Toy tie in (Surprise!) first wave will be
- Generations will be releasing about 40 new figures this year.
- Movie year! Retaliation will have 50 figures, 9 vehicles, 4 SDCC Exclusive figures and 1 SDCC exclusive vehicle.
- Full release of the movie line should be early June.
- Wave 2 – July: Road Block, Firefly, Flint, Snake-Eyes, and Storm Shadow.
- Wave 3 – August: Colton, Lady Jaye, Alley Vipor, Dragon Ninja, Cyber Ninja
- Wave 5 – October: Jinx (Yellow), Crimson Guard, Night Vipor.
- SDCC Exclusive Jinx (Red & White)
- Crossover Transformers Shockwave Hiss Tank, comes with Destro (Purple with Decepticon Logo) and BAT.
- New figures will have light up lightsabers!
- Trade Federation MTT revealed with motorized battle droid rack that can hold 20 battle droids. Droids are also included with the vehicle, and the rack will detract/retract like it did in the movie.
- SDCC Carbonite Chamber six pack, includes Jar Jar in carbonite.
- Vintage line: Nien Numb, Tarkin, Nikto, Royal Guard on the way.
- Fan’s choice figure is Mara Jade (Artwork shown, no figure pic yet)
- Spider-Man movie: RC Climbing Spider-Man that goes up walls.
- 13″ Web Shooting Spider-Man.
- Wave 1 of the movie Spider-Man stuff will be comic deco, probably out prior to movie.
- Wave 2 will be movie accurate.
- Apparently there is an 8″ Legends Lizard (Legends scale maybe?)
- Nerf Hawkeye bow!
- 3 foot Avengers Helicarrier, made for 4″ scale figures (aka movie figures)
- Mini Muggs going retail again.
- Legends (Boxes will use Ed McGuiness art): Wave 3: US Agent, New Blade, Mystique … future figure: Hyperion.
Marvel Universe 2012:
– Wave 1 Ultimate Spider-Man, Beta Ray Bill and new Kraven (Grim Hunt). Miles Variant for Spider-Man which will ship first. Astonishing Beast and Hulk.
– Wave 2 Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Punisher, Kang, Future Foundation Spider-Man with a Paper Bag Head Spider-Man.
– Wave 3 – Puck (can stand on his hand) Angel, Hercules and Nova and Nighthawk. Puck will have a Snowbird
– Wave 4 Prof X, Blastarr with a variant that has clear blasting hands and Jubliee
– 2013 will see a Death’s Head figure.
– Team Packs Bleedin Edge Avengers, Inhumans with Blackbolt, Karnak and Medusa
– Team Pack Uncanny X-Men with Rogue, Longshot, Wolverine and X-Baby Cyclops
– Comic 2-pack Hulk vs Wolverine and Silver Centurion Iron Man/ Mandarin
– Comic 2-packs Cap with 70’s Deco Falcon and Doctor Strange/Silver Surfer