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Transformers: Power Core Combiners - Searchlight with Backwind

About a week ago the good folks at Hasbro sent a box to the Preserve with some of the new Transformers: Power Core Combiners figures inside. They just must have known that I was unsure about this new format, and wanted to rope me in like a good marketer will. I opened up the Searchlight and Backwind 2-pack, and have some pics of it packaged and loose (gasp!) that you can reach by clicking the image.

Overall I admit to liking them much better having gotten the chance to open and transform a set myself. The variety of combinations that one can make (the more sets you buy...) encourages the human to interact with the figures in non-pre-ordained ways which is definitely a welcome and refreshing 'play pattern' to use the industry slang. The figures are pictured below with tasty homemade pancakes, in case you needed extra convincing that they are awesome (recipe).


Posted by charlie on August 29th 2010, 04:29 PM
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