MP-39

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Having MP-39 alongside MP-12 really highlights how much the Masterpiece line has evolved, even since the MP-10 ‘reboot’. These modern releases have clearly been influenced by the third party market, with higher part counts, greater posability and, of course, an elevated price. I still love MP Sideswipe (and in some ways perhaps prefer the simplicity of the old MP cars, possibly?) but there’s no denying that Takara has taken the 3P model and proved that it can still lead the market. MP-39 is leaps and bounds ahead of Badcube’s Sunsurge, undoubtedly.

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Devastating

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Ignoring my customer service problems with a defective bot for the moment (which is perhaps a story we’ll get to later), I can comfortably say that I think the individual Generation Toy Gravity Builder bots are loads better than Toyworld. They’re more stylized, certainly, but they’re better built and loads more fun.

Combined mode, however, is a totally different story. Constructor is just something else:

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