Jump to content


Photo

Really miffed with Playmates with the 09 Star Trek


  • Please log in to reply
15 replies to this topic

#1 jedimaster-c

jedimaster-c

    Jango Fett

  • Members
  • 4,068 posts

Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:23 PM

I am really bugged that with the poor performance the figures did we never got the Shuttle from the 09 movie those thing looked awesome.Same with the Kelvin and Nero's ship.

#2 Wheeljack35

Wheeljack35

    The Jedi Insider Jedi

  • Moderators
  • 31,874 posts

Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:36 PM

I bought up alot of figures when they were clearanced to $3 and witched heads on a few the only figure I couldn't do it with was U hura

#3 Card

Card

    Shhhhhh...its a secret!

  • Moderators
  • 2,159 posts

Posted 28 December 2012 - 12:41 AM

I also bought up a bunch of those on clearance. Those computers look great in my terror drome...lol.

#4 yojoebro82

yojoebro82

    Bebop

  • Members
  • 6,159 posts

Posted 28 December 2012 - 08:49 AM

I don't know how much you can blame Playmates. Star Trek toys just don't sell. Period. Regardless of which company produces them. It's been proven again and again. I'm not sure I'm ever gonna take the chance on getting into another trek toy line.

#5 Wheeljack35

Wheeljack35

    The Jedi Insider Jedi

  • Moderators
  • 31,874 posts

Posted 30 December 2012 - 02:26 PM

Hell there are movies that come out where I wonder why they are making a toy line for them

#6 GPM in ICT

GPM in ICT

    Plundarian Warbot

  • Members
  • 2,806 posts

Posted 30 December 2012 - 11:50 PM

I'm still upset that I didn't get a "full" bridge playset, like Playmates advertised.

#7 ExultedUnicron

ExultedUnicron

    Cobra Officer

  • Members
  • 1,046 posts

Posted 02 January 2013 - 06:19 PM

things were worse here in the UK. The bridge playset was released, but when the figures came out here, no figures came with bridge parts at all. It made the playset pointless.

#8 jedimaster-c

jedimaster-c

    Jango Fett

  • Members
  • 4,068 posts

Posted 04 January 2013 - 08:04 PM

As usual the best figures were in the 2nd wave that never was.

#9 revsears

revsears

    Nazburado

  • Members
  • 13,840 posts

Posted 05 January 2013 - 02:55 PM

Star Trek isn't seen as action (or at least it hasn't been in awhile) This movie was different, but a lot of folks still of the image of the more cerebral approach by Picard. Uniforms all so work against each figure having a unique look. I do think the poor articulation etc. didn't help, but I don't think it was everything.

#10 Devilbat

Devilbat

    "Where left lightsaber did I?"

  • Members
  • 7,613 posts

Posted 06 January 2013 - 02:15 AM

Hey...I wonder if we'll see anything Star Trek-related out of Hasbro in February at Toy Fair? They did snag the license to produce toys, but they implied months ago that they were only producing Kre-O toys for Star Trek. I do hope they're also doing a 3-3/4" line. It's a personal dream of mine. (lol)

#11 Lady Jaye

Lady Jaye

    The First Lady of the TNI boards!!!

  • Members
  • 5,037 posts

Posted 12 January 2013 - 12:36 PM

The 3&3/4 inch figures were horrible!!! Awful articulation and downright crappy likenesses!!! If Hasbro did get the license, I hope they give it a go!!! Star Wars Star Trek crossover, here we come!!!

#12 GPM in ICT

GPM in ICT

    Plundarian Warbot

  • Members
  • 2,806 posts

Posted 12 January 2013 - 10:44 PM

It's not an "if" situation. They do have it and have basically said no 4" figures are coming. But we are getting Kreo ships if your into that.

#13 Devilbat

Devilbat

    "Where left lightsaber did I?"

  • Members
  • 7,613 posts

Posted 13 January 2013 - 05:33 PM

GPM...why must you crush my dreams? (lol)

#14 GPM in ICT

GPM in ICT

    Plundarian Warbot

  • Members
  • 2,806 posts

Posted 13 January 2013 - 10:29 PM

Trust me, I have that dream too. But when Hasbro comes out and says that they aren't interested in a 4" line becuase ST in that scale basically doesn't sell, well I'm not gonna get my hopes up. But there is always the chance that Hasbro has been secretly doing it to announce at TF in Febuary.

#15 Artistrix

Artistrix

    Foot Soldier

  • Members
  • 492 posts

Posted 15 January 2013 - 12:48 AM

"Hasbro will also offer robust line of roleplay toys for kids and fans to act out the intergalactic saga as well as select new figures"
http://toynewsi.com/...hp?itemid=18294

The Select Figures may just be referring to Kre-O...but it seems more like they are planning a small line of action figures (of some sort).

#16 JayC

JayC

    ENI Webmaster

  • Admin
  • 14,084 posts

Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:57 AM

"Hasbro will also offer robust line of roleplay toys for kids and fans to act out the intergalactic saga as well as select new figures"
http://toynewsi.com/...hp?itemid=18294

The Select Figures may just be referring to Kre-O...but it seems more like they are planning a small line of action figures (of some sort).


I wouldn't get your hopes up for any kind of Star Trek figures that a collector would be that interested in beyond perhaps the Kre-O. When I pressed Hasbro folk about this last year at Toy Fair they were somewhat evasive about it but basically said they weren't going to be doing any kind of standard toyline or figures collectors would like. I took that to mean we will probably see other than Kre-O maybe some kid friendly stuff like we see for Avengers. Maybe some non-articulated electronic figures or something along the lines of Galactic Heroes for younger children, though a movie titled "Into Darkness" doesn't really lend itself to appeal to young kids. They do have the license for all Star Trek so its always slightly possible they were being misleading or things could change, but especially if you look at the pattern Hasbro has been trending towards these days with other lines I really wouldn't hold my breath on that.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users



ENI
About
Entertainment News International (ENI) is the popular culture network for fans all around the world. Get the scoop on all the popular comics, games, movies, toys, and more every day!
Sites
Action Figures
Comics
Classifieds
Entertainment
 
Marvel
Podcasts
Star Wars
Transformers
Links
Support
This site and content are copyright © Entertainment News International - All other rights revert to their lawful owners
This website is provided for the general public as an information and entertainment resource. If you feel this site has infringed on your legal rights, please contact us