Well, Toys “R” Us Hong Kong had a good idea. They hired the dude who did that phenomenal Cloud Strife vs. Sephiroth But Also Some Gundams toy animation, to make the above stop-motion promo for the Transformers Kre-O line. It’s probably not quite as impressive as the Final Fantasy one (although I may well be biased), but it does feature a cameo from the adorable little Kre-O Autobots who kick some much larger ass, and that’s really all I need. (Via Seibertron)
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