After being playable for roughly as many months as it was years
in development, gamesindustry.biz reports that Jagex has pulled the plug on Transformers Universe, the MMO turned MOBA turned whatever they wound up calling it. The Runescape creator will move on to developing its own IP once again; the move is not entirely unexpected after a recent round of layoffs. Keep reading for more details!
Game Informer reports that DeNA Games has announced Transformers Battle Tactics, a free-to-play SD turn-based strategy game (think Super Robot Taisen/Wars
) coming soon to both the iTunes App Store and Google Play! Character designs are based on the upcoming Combiner Wars comic series. Seeing as how the 3DS version of Rise of the Dark Spark
was the only halfway decent version of that game, turn-based strategy may well be a good fit for our favorite robots. Keep reading to see the trailer! UPDATED
with more information, screenshots, and pre-registration bonuses!
Thanks to French gaming news site Playsmart we have some news on a possible new Transformers game coming to the Nestle Arcade Running Game series. The Transformers is reporting to being developed on the Marmalade gaming platform that other games such as "Godus" and "Beyond Space" have been developed on. According to their report the game is aimed at mobile and PC platforms. No series or characters have been identified at this time. Read on to see the translated story for the full details
Game Audio Lab has posted a page detailing their work on the Asian mobile device game Transformers: Rising. The game is DeNA's top source of revenue in China this year, and Game Audio Lab worked to design a unique music and sound effects package that maintained a stylistic tie to existing media. They've posted samples of five music tracks from the game so you can check out a portion of the work they contributed to the project. Keep reading for the link and details from the page!
Its been a long and rocky road for Jagex's Transformers Universe game. Starting with a very promising preview at BotCon 2011, things moved into the slow lane for the next 3 years with numerous updates and full a change out of the backend moving from an MMO to MOBA style play. The game's Ersatz Transforming robots were not attractive to players and after disappointing earnings, Jagex is said to begin layoffs according to game gamesindustry.biz.
Just out is a new preview from the Transformers Angry Birds game.
Soundwave is the communications officer for the Deceptihogs, and what better way to keep up with modern technology than to use micro-cassettes. Old school, yo! He can jam transmissions, and also jam in general as you can see. With his concussion blaster, he's a weaponised boombox (so cover your ears).
Play as Soundwave and the other Deceptihogs in a brand new 3D shoot em up adventure, now available on Apple App Store, Google Play and Amazon Appstore!
Just up on the Official Takara Tomy Youtube channel is a game trailer for their new Transformers Ultimate All Stars game for mobile devices. The game that is being developed by Heroz Japan is shown as a typical mobile format type game with in game battles geaturing G1 characters and more that are in-language. Read on to watch the trailer now for the full preview.
After taking China's movie boxoffice by storm this summer. It should be no surprise that Universal have announced they will be opening a new theme park in Beijing, as reported by the Seattle Times.
The explosive success of Transformers: Age of Extinction all but ensures a place in the new Theme Park that is said to cost $3.3-billion for the 300-acre entertainment facility.
Earlier today Transformers mobile gaming publishers DeNA Games briefly posted then deleted an image of a Super Deformed-style Megatron with the title "Transformers Battle League." It seems likely that this is a new mobile game in the works. Odd timing for a leak considering that New York Comic Con was just happening. Keep reading for the photo plus some wild speculation!
The new Angry Birds Transformers game from Rovia has rolled out a "soft launch" today In New Zealand and Finland according to Forbes.com. As the game draws nearer to the releases on October 15 for iOS and October 30th on Android. We are seeing more and more footage with a new 27+ minute clip that has been posted on YouTube giving us a the first real good look at the hand-ons game details. Read on to watch the full hands-on video now.
Jagex has confirmed today that both Wheeljack and Knock Out, known to fans worldwide as characters from the Transformers TV series, will appear as playable warriors within TRANSFORMERS UNIVERSE.
Premature news of their inclusion reached media overnight. While Jagex is willing to confirm their plans to include these, and many other, signature bots, further details of their weapons, equipment, and special attacks will not be forthcoming at this time.
The Transformers Rescue Bots: Sky Forest Rescue App is now on Amazon and Google Play! Kids can power up their Android device, roll to the rescue, and help Cody save the day! The TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS have finally landedin their first-ever interactive storybook app! Are you ready to join them on their rescue mission?
Transformers Colombia - which is now sadly a private Facebook group - has worked their magic again and provided us with fourteen pieces of official character art for Transformers Angry Birds. While we don't have specific Angry-Birdified names for these versions of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Soundwave, Megatron, and a couple others, check out fourteen official images of the Autobirds and Deceptihogs below!
An official site for the Transformers Human Alliance Game has been launched by Sega Japan with what appears to be a game based on the characters from the first three Transformers movies. The trailer shows a Shia-like character by the name of Sam along with renderings of the Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Starscream and other characters like Shockwave lurking on the site page, in their pre-Age of Extinction forms. Read on to see the trailer for the full preview now.
Nexon have updated their site with a news and images of their KartRider Transformers racer style game that looks to be a take-off on the Mario_kart game. The Korean language site shows images of SD G1 animation style Optimus Prime and Galvatron characters along with details on the game including screens from the different levels and more. With no English language details on the site, it cannot be determined if there are plans an English version at this time. Read on to see the game teaser video and images for more details.
Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark has arrived! Battle across Cybertron and Earth in an epic struggle that will shake the TF universe to its core. The game is available in stores and online for the following game platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3, Wii U, 3DS, and Windows PC. Roll out now! Read on the watch the full launch trailer now.
A Rescue Bots App has arrived on the iTunes store in the form of an interactive storybook with animated action and full voice. Among other features listed are the ability to transform Blades, Boulder, Heatwave, and Chase at will, and an introduction by Optimus Prime himself. The app is priced at $2.99 - keep reading for a link and the full description!
The Age of Extinction mobile game is now available for free on iTunes! Described as a "Combat Runner," the game presumably entails running forward and avoiding obstacles while also shooting things. Check out the full article for the iTunes description and a link to the game!