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!
The official Transformers Universe Facebook page has posted a slick piece of concept art for Sparkscape, one of the new characters listed yesterday. Sparkscape is a fire-wielding Autobot who also has the ability to repair himself. Click the title to see the art!
Jagex have revealed two new characters for their upcoming MOTA, Transformers Universe. Sparkscape is an Autobot flame-weapon user with the ability to repair himself, and Diabla is a Decepticon with both disruption capabilities and a rocket launcher for long-range attack. Click the title for their bios and videos!
The second live stream of Transformers Universe gameplay is about to start on the official TF Universe Twitch channel! Check out the full article for the announcement tweet and the link!
The Transformers Universe homepage has just posted introductory videos to two new characters for the upcoming MOTA game: Macro, a stealthy grenade-lobbing Autobot, and Flatline, a Decepticon who is part Medic and part Thor. Full bios and videos below!
The official Transformers Universe Twitter account has announced that they will be officially streaming footage from the MOTA game at 6PM British Summer Time, which corresponds to about ten to fifteen minutes from the time of this posting. Click here
for the tweet and the link to the official Twitch.tv channel!
Hoping to demystify this game's history, Tformers recently had an opportunity to ask Jagex's David Nicholson, VP of Transformers Universe some questions about it. Unfortunately, their answers only confused things more with switching the mode of the game AGAIN for the third time from MMO, to MOBA, and what they are now calling a MOTA (Massively Online Tactical Action Game). We also learn that game is set in the Prime continuity with others to be included. Read on for the full Q&A.
Following the second report of griffin over at OzFormers, we have new details on the many Transformers Games that will be coming soon. His report names a number of them that we know about already, but it does bring up two names we reported previously
as a Hasbro trademarks. It seems that "Autobots Supreme" and "Spirits Rising" are not toys, but games. The thrid name, "Megatron Returns" seems to relate to the movie-verse. For which, the new listings reveal not just a Movie 4, but a Movie 5 game too. See the complete list of games below.
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Sega Amusements have posted new images of their Transformers: Human Alliance Arcade 55 inch Theater Game. This is their second system made with the following features that are different from the 42 inch Deluxe Game including: two players capability, Bumblebee theme cabinet, 55 inch LED theater display, five cities to defend and Free Transformers Human Alliance standee included with display. See the images of the new 55 Inch machine below for the full preview.
The battle to protect mankind from the evil Decepticons rages on in the Transformers Prime video game from Activision Publishing, Inc. Created for kids and based on the award winning animated television show produced by Hasbro Studios seen in over 170 countries and airing on The Hub television network in the U.S., Transformers Prime allows fans to take on the roles of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Arcee, Autobot Ratchet and Bulkhead as they fight through heroic battles against the Decepticons all around the world.
A new Transformers Prime “Rivalries” Wii U Game trailer has been released by Activision. The new video game is a Nintendo console/handheld exclusive, with the Wii, DS and 3DS versions slated for release on October 30th. Get a preview look at another cinematic showing Megatron weilding his customary threats of conquest and tryanny with the threat of a new weapon, Dark Energon. Character appearances include Megatron, Optimus Prime, Knock Out , Ratchet, Arcee, Black Airachnia, Starscream, Bulkhead, and others you can watch now.
Transformers Prime Tuesday is back! The official Transformers page have shared a new image from the Transformers Prime game that Activision will be releasing to Nintendo the Nintendo Wii, DS and 3DS game consoles on October 30, 2012 and to the the Wii U console November 18, 2012. See the new screenshot for an in-game look at Arcee blazing.
Activision's current announced Wii U line-up includes Transformers Prime! Interact with TRANSFORMERS characters like never before – Designed for the unique interactivity of the Wii U™, the game allows fans to tilt their gamepad to steer BUMBLEBEE through a collapsing canyon, upgrade OPTIMUS PRIME’s combat abilities through their gamepad touchscreens, and more. Read the full game details and more after the jump.
Thanks to Transformers facebook group Transfans Malaysia (TransMY), we have an update on Hasbro's Quest for Energon promotion they have just launched at Toy R Us stores in Malaysia. The promotion uses a special iOS app to allow iPhones and other devices to scan special Transformers Markers that are placed in stores. The Quest for Energon app activates 3D characters to play the game and unlock 4 different characters. Read on to see more details on the Transformers Prime Quest for the Energon game promotion.
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