As a big fan of Playskool’s Go-Bots toy line, I’ve been looking forward to their new Transformers Rescue Bots toys. On a tip from a fellow fan, I hit my local Toys R Us to find nearly the entire first wave of toys. Along with the first wave of transforming toys ($11.99), which includes Bumblebee, Optimus Prime and Heatwave, they had the larger, electronic Rescue Bots ($24.99). Like Hasbro’s Power Bots, these do not transform.
My local Toys R Us also had the new Rescue Bots two-packs ($5.99). These sets include a human figure as well as a small vehicle. And no, the vehicle doesn’t turn into a robot.
Despite my appreciation for Human Alliance, I really wasn’t too excited about these two-packs until I saw that the vehicle turned into a tool/weapon for the transforming Rescue Bot toys.
If you can’t find the Rescue Bots at your local Toys R Us, check by the other Playskool toys. Most likely, they will not be by the Transformers.