Jump to content

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Corvis Prime

Um, maybe its this toy but are TFs overpriced

Recommended Posts

I figure it like this, the toys are complicated and alot more goes into it then used to. I mean G1 reissues are 20 bucks for autobots and 30 for decepticon seekers. These toys have the least amount of play value over anything that has come out since. I have bought Red alert, Silverstreak, and Skids, and they just stand there in robot mode. True they are classics, but they are the same price as the new delux and super lines for energon. True I agree that the sounds and electronics are an unessary part of the toy and could be just as good if not better without them. My Armada Prime has never made sounds (my fault I believe) and only his light in his hand works as far as electronics go, but it is still a great figure.

 

So no, toy prices are not going up, its just that we are buying them now instead of our parents. Which sucks because we all have an appreciation and understanding of money now, which makes it alot harder to seperate it from us.

 

So yes the G1 reissures are made of die cast, yes the Energon characters are made of plastic. They cost about the same price, you decide which is better, the G1 Die cast with no articulation and simple transformation or the Energon Plastic with limitless articulation and show accurate transformations?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Transformers are expensive because they are NOT the average toy. That's why they're caleld TRANSFORMERS. Go home, take out Unicron or another big Transformer and look at it. Study it. You'll see seems anda lot of screws. There's many joints. The cost comes from the fact that the Transformers require many more parts in order to make them.

 

It's a fact folks, Transformers toys are much more complex than the average toy on the shelf. Which is why Transformers are so much. But don't you love them regardless?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yes, I feel TFs are over priced in some cases.

I own the Amazing Spider-Man 2 figure and he by no means feels or looks cheap. He's almost just as heavy as 20th Ann. Optimus, extremely detailed and has 67 points of articulation. When I saw the poses this Fig could get into, the size and the $24 price, I couldn't believe it.

I don't think all of the TFs are over priced. It's just figs like Energon Optimus. He shouldn't be more then $29 at the most. Any one remember the extremely well put together Supreme Cheetor at $39.99. By the time I got him he was $9.99 at amazon.com. The newest rip off are TRU G1 figs. $29.99 for Inferno and Grapple?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Find Transformers on Ebay

×
×
  • Create New...
Sign Up For The TNI Newsletter And Have The News Delivered To You!


Entertainment News International (ENI) is the #1 popular culture network for adult fans all around the world.
Get the scoop on all the popular comics, games, movies, toys, and more every day!

Contact and Support

Advertising | Submit News | Contact ENI | Privacy Policy

©Entertainment News International - All images, trademarks, logos, video, brands and images used on this website are registered trademarks of their respective companies and owners. All Rights Reserved. Data has been shared for news reporting purposes only. All content sourced by fans, online websites, and or other fan community sources. Entertainment News International is not responsible for reporting errors, inaccuracies, omissions, and or other liablities related to news shared here. We do our best to keep tabs on infringements. If some of your content was shared by accident. Contact us about any infringements right away - CLICK HERE