I received a box of Transformers toys from the most recent movie, Transformers: Age of Extinction to play with and review. Opinions of them and the movie are 100% my own.
One of the most anticipated aspects of the Transformers: Age of Extinction movie was the inclusion of the Dinobots. The Dinobots have been fan favorite characters for a very long time and many people wanted to see them in the movies. They have finally arrived in a big way. Although they are not in the whole movie and there are certain ways in which they could have been better the introduction of these massive warriors was welcome. It is certainly great to see more Dinobots toys on the shelves again.
I have all of the original figures and many that came after that. The Transformers Animated ones were very good and there were others done in the Generation 1 colors. For the current incarnations they are more colorful and really nice designs. They have a more organic feel to them and also the look of knights, which makes sense on both points, when you watch the movie. The toys colors however are different than the movie colors. The Dinobots in the movie have a more metallic shiny look to them and do not show as much color. The toys however have plenty of color like the Grimlock toys. Continue reading Review: #TransformersToys Flip & Change Grimlock