The Hunt for Big Bot

Resisting the temptation to sleep longer on a cool rainy Saturday morning. Waking up as early as 7.30am GMT +8 on the 30th May 2009. On an empty stomach armed only with a camera, drove the car for 20 minutes under such harsh but nice-to-sleep weather to Gurney Plaza (Gurney drive, Penang, Malaysia) for a hunt.

The ultimate prey of the hunt, an alpha male of the group in red, blue and grey. A priced and ultimate prey for all the hunters, nick named Big Bot.

Upon reaching the destination, parked the car in a cost effective area (saving of RM3). Braved through a series of maze and labyrinth cargo lift and quiet hallways to reach Toys R US minutes before the launch. There is already 5 brave souls arrived waiting. And yes they are hunting the ultimate prey.

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Transformers Universe G1 Series StarScream – Robot mode

Starscream is abit of mix view even in its robot mode it equally good and bad.

Starscream front view

Starscream front view

Proportion wise it is ok, torso is good propotioned, but it has large legs and small hands short hands with 2 oversized cannons.

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Transformers Classic Voyager Class Cyclonus, Gimmicks [Part4]

Cyclonus do not has a lot of accessories. The only gimmick is nightstick aka its gun/blaster.

Cyclonus and NightStick.

Cyclonus and NightStick.

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Transformers Classic Voyager Class Cyclonus, Robot Mode [Part3]

Cyclonus just looks slick, lean and mean in robot mode. It follows as close as the G1 Transformers.

Cyclonus robot mode.

Cyclonus robot mode.

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Transformers Classic Voyager Class Cyclonus, Cybertronian Jet Mode [Part2]

A futuristic sleek jet which is able to travel in space or in atmospheric flight Cyclonus is in its Cybertronian Jet mode.

Cyclonus Cybertronian jet

Cyclonus Cybertronian jet

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Transformers Classic Voyager Class Cyclonus, Package [Part1]

Cyclonus from the Hasbro Transformers Classic toyline, is a more defined more articulated toy compared to the earlier 80s Cyclonus TargetMaster toy.

Though, the toy is smaller compared to the 80s Cyclonus but it is well proportioned.

This toy is just pack in a card backed bubble package. With attractive design.

Cyclonus package front

Cyclonus package front

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Transformers Movie 2007 Leader Class Optimus Prime Robot Mode [Part2]

Optimus Prime, defacto soul of transformers. Make no mistake that no bot will ever replace this character. Even in the movie, Optimus Prime is designed to look closer to it roots or face the warth of its fans.

The leader class Optimus Prime toy comes in the default mode of a robot.

Transformers Movie 2007 Leader Class Optimus Prime front view

Transformers Movie 2007 Leader Class Optimus Prime front view

From the first glance it do not really look like the Prime you see from the movie. Disappointed ?

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Transformers Henkei Grimlock C-03, Robot Mode [Part 3]

Grimlock is the dimwit with only brawn and raw power. In its robot form, Grimlock is more where it shines, that is if you are able to overlook its short stubby arms inherited from its stubby dino legs.

Grimlock robot articulation.

Grimlock robot articulation.

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