Blog #269: Toy Review: Asia Exclusive Transformers Generations Voyager Hot Spot

At San Diego Comic Con it was revealed that the series of Asia only exclusive Generations toys (at least most of them as it doesn’t look like we are getting the G1 deco Leaders Ironhide and Starscream, while Brawl seems to have been canceled completely) would be coming to Toys R Us this fall.  I can’t find any significant differences with the Asian versions (accept for a slight paint change on Springer’s sword, but I can’t confirm if it’s a wide change or just a random production Error).  I previously reviewed the Legends (Bluestreak, Hoist, Motorbreath, and Thundercracker), Deluxes (Cliffjumper, Springer, Swerve, and Wheelie), and Scouts (Brawl, Dead End, Laserbeak, and Sandstorm).  The Voyagers have been very hard to find in stores, and I have just recently acquired Hot Spot, Megatron, and Powerdive.

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Transformers Generations Voyager Hot Spot

Mold Used: Hot Spot is repainted from Transformers Universe Voyager Inferno with a new head.

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Vehicle Mode: He’s got a really nice vehicle mode, and even has the fireball on the fender like the original G1 Hotspot toy.  My only complaint is that he should have had a ladder instead of a water cannon.

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Robot Mode: The new head looks great.  I just wish his cannon could be removed and held in his hand.  It is mounted under his forearm and looks a little odd there.

Overall: Really nice toy, and I think long overdue.

Thanks for reading!

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About lmb3

I’m 36 years old, and I work in network tech support for a public school system. I am a huge fan of Star Trek, Transformers, Harry Potter, and Marvel Comics as well as numerous other fandoms. I’m a big sports fan, especially the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. I collect toys (mostly Transformers but other stuff too), comic books, and Red Sox baseball cards. I watch an obscene amount of television and love going to the movies. I am hopelessly addicted to Wizard Rock and I write Harry Potter Fanfiction, though these days I am working on a couple of different original YA novels.
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4 Responses to Blog #269: Toy Review: Asia Exclusive Transformers Generations Voyager Hot Spot

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