Those robots in disguise could be anywhere, anything… even your games console. Takara Tomy, a toymaker based in Japan, is creating new Transformer toys that can turn into games consoles.
Due for release next year, Takara Tomy has recreated Optimus Prime as Sony’s original PlayStation that was released back in 1994. With 2014 being the 30th anniversary of Transformers, and the 20th anniversary of PlayStation, we can't see any reason not to combine the two – seems as good a reason as any to us.
Ah, just your standard SEGA Genesis console...
But wait, what's this - *cue transformation noise* - it's a Transformer!
Along with PlayStation Optimus Prime will come the PlayStation History Collection – a series of consoles, accessories and controllers all based around Sony’s PlayStation consoles at 1/6 scale.
Hopefully the Takara Tomy will eventually create other Transformer consoles from Nintendo, Atari or even SNK Neo-Geo. Only time will tell. Thanks, Polygon.
Robots disguised as consoles? OK! What other consoles would you like to see given the Transformers treatment?