Blog #322: Toy Reviews: Transformers Kre-O Mech Venom Strike

Here are my previous reviews of the 2011 and 2012 Kre-O sets, Micro-Changers Preview and First Series, and the Toys R Us exclusive Ironhide. Here are links to the newest Kre-O toy reviews, Beast Blade Optimus Prime, Battle Net Bumblebee, Dragon Assault, Mech Venom Strike, and Ripclaw Strike.

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Transformers Kre-O Mech Venom Strike

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The unnamed beast is awful.  He’s more like a snake than a dragon, and uses so few parts that a missile launcher is included for Windcharger.  Windcharger, who is not named on the package, but can’t be anyone else, is pretty cool.  This is the right way to make a Micro-Changer transform, as I suggested in a previous blog.  It just took a few more pieces.  They need to make more of them like this.

Overall: Each round of Kre-O toys has gone down in size and number of sets (though at Toyfair the literature claimed there would be 8 sets, and they have only released 5, so there may be a few more coming).  With the announcement of the new Construct-Bots coming this summer (think Lego Hero Factory) it seems that the Kre-O line (for Transformers at least) is coming to an end.  The only other upcoming toys are the Micro-Change combiners.  Four of them are trickling out, though I haven’t found them.  The Toyfair literature lists seven of those, so we should be getting three more.  My guess is that will be it for Kre-O Transformers, but we’ll have to wait and see.

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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6 Responses to Blog #322: Toy Reviews: Transformers Kre-O Mech Venom Strike

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