The Enigma of Combination - Behind the Scenes Transformers Earth Wars Game
BaCon - Thursday, November 10, 2016
We have just posted the latest coverage of the Transformers Earth Wars Combiners mobile game from BackFlip studios.
We are going Behind the Scenes with this exclusive video showing us what we can expect from Devastator and Superion, game play changes, and much from the guys behind the game.
TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS Rolls Out Super-Sized Update For iOS and Android Devices
Command the Biggest Bots in the Universe as Combiners Enter Real-Time Combat Strategy Game
BOULDER, Colo., November 10, 2016 – Hasbro Inc., Backflip Studios and Space Ape Games today released their biggest update yet to the popular real-time combat strategy mobile game TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS, bringing fan-favorite Combiners characters Devastator and Superion from the iconic Transformers universe into TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS. Beloved by fans of Hasbro’s “Transformers Generations Prime Wars Trilogy,” the Combiners will be the most visually stunning and powerfully destructive bots on the battlefield.
Not all bots have the power to combine as these super-sized Combiners are robots formed by teams of five or more designated component bots. The landscape of the battlefield will change as players race to build these new characters and leverage their unique powers and abilities. Along with the new characters, the update will introduce new resources, buildings, and the Combiners themselves in a new campaign based on the first chapter in the Prime Wars Trilogy, Combiner Wars.
“Bringing Combiners into the game was a goal throughout development, and we couldn’t be more excited to have achieved this milestone for Transformers fans,” said Mark Blecher, Senior Vice President, Digital Gaming and Corporate Development at Hasbro. “Combiners bring another level of authenticity to the game and a whole new mission for the player to collect, combine and battle at a new level.”
TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS launched in June 2016 topping charts and building a player base of six million downloads. Published by Backflip Studios and developed by Space Ape Games, the game breaks new ground for the genre, pairing authentic Transformers storytelling with fast-paced gameplay, beautiful 3D animation and hundreds of characters with diverse strengths and abilities. The game also features notable storytellers and voice actors from the Transformers franchise, including voice acting from Peter Cullen, the original voice of Optimus Prime, and Frank Welker, the original voice of Megatron.
TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS is FREE to download, features in-game purchases, and is available on Android and iOS devices worldwide, except in Mainland China. Please note that a Wi-Fi connection is required to play.
Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. The Company's Hasbro Studios and its film label, Allspark Pictures, are building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Through its commitment to corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to make the world a better place for children and their families. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews) and Instagram (@Hasbro).
About Backflip Studios
Backflip Studios develops and publishes absurdly fun mobile games for iOS and Android devices. The company's portfolio of top ranked games includes hit franchises such as DragonVale, Paper Toss and My Little Pony: Puzzle Party which have been downloaded over 400 million times. The company is based in Boulder, Colorado. Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) has a majority ownership stake in Backflip Studios.
About Space Ape Games
Founded in 2012, Space Ape Games is a mobile games studio based in Central London made up of games veterans and key people behind the biggest gaming companies and the biggest social games on the web. Space Ape's hit strategy games Rival Kingdoms and Samurai Siege, available on iOS and Android devices, are played by more than 20 million players worldwide. Space Ape Games won the 2015 TIGA Award for Best Independent Studio and for Game of the Year for Rival Kingdoms, plus the 2014 Develop Award for Best New Studio and the 2015 Develop Award for Best Independent Studio For more information, visit www.spaceapegames.com.
Cybertron has been invaded. The Transformers encounter unwelcome guests at the heart of Cybertron -- and they may not have their hosts' best interests at heart. Refugees from another world, the Visionaries' startling magical abilities could make them powerful allies... or dangerous enemies. Expected in shops January 3, 2018. Click through for the preview, with its stunning one whole page of actual content!
2005 Forums member Wing_Saber-X has reported that a local store in Malaysia has Power of the Primes Prime Masters, Legends, Deluxes, and Voyagers on sale! This is our first sighting in Asian stores, and our second overall sighting of Voyagers after a sighting in Canada this week. Hopefully they'll move into other markets soon. Keep reading for sighting photos, mirrored here!
You may remember Flame Toys, who came on the scene last year with their first officially licensed Transformers figure, a non-converting high detail figure of Drift. Their second project turned out to be Decepticon Justice Division commander Tarn, and tonight we have a new image of a prototype for that figure, along with a hint that there may be more of it to be seen at Toy Soul 2017 this weekend in Hong Kong. It's possible that at least a hand-painted color sample of Tarn may be shown off, but odds are good either way some form of prototype will be a centerpiece of their exhibit. Keep reading to see the full size teaser image!
It's that time again, with Titans Return episode 6, "Desperate Actions" hitting the go90 streaming service. We haven't watched it yet, so we have no idea what to tell (or warn) you about for this episode. Keep reading for a link so you can discover it for yourself!
Another chance! Via Ben's World of Transformers, one Bowser A. Flatliner reports that Titans Return Deluxe Arcee with Titan Masters Leinad and Ultra Magnus were sighted in a physical ToysRUs store! The going rate for the set was $26.99 - and they're being displayed in their featureless boxes, which we're still 100% certain were designed as mailers for an aborted Transformers Fan Club. Happy Hunting!