IDW Announce Deluxe Limited Edition of Transformers Art of the Fall of Cybertron
By Jack on Tuesday, February 26, 2013
IDW Limited announced its plan today to offer a deluxe limited edition of TRANSFORMERS: Art of the Fall of Cybertron. Based on the TRANSFORMERS brand from Hasbro, the book is a collection of the art and set descriptions for the smash-hit videogame of the same name, produced by High Moon Studios and published by Activision. The limited-edition book will be offered in a special IDW Red Label edition complete with slipcase, new cover and a portfolio of 10 limited-edition lithographs. Read more below.
IDW LIMITED CONTINUES TRANSFORMERS PUBLISHING PROGRAM WITH TRIP TO CYBERTRON
TRANSFORMERS: ART OF THE FALL OF CYBERTRON DELUXE LIMITED EDITION NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER
San Diego, CA (February 26, 2013) IDW Limited announced its plan today to offer a deluxe limited edition of TRANSFORMERS: Art of the Fall of Cybertron. Based on the TRANSFORMERS brand from Hasbro, the book is a collection of the art and set descriptions for the smash-hit videogame of the same name, produced by High Moon Studios and published by Activision. The limited-edition book will be offered in a special IDW Red Label edition complete with slipcase, new cover and a portfolio of 10 limited-edition lithographs. (http://idwlimited.com/series/transformers/transformers-art-of-the-fall-of-cybertron-red-label.html)
“Fans of the comics and of the games should be able to come together over this book. It’s got absolutely breathtaking art paired with backstory and details that will really help immerse you into Cybertron and the two factions at war there,” says John Barber, IDW TRANSFORMERS editor and writer. “This is the kind of book you display on your coffee table and keep coming back to. You can easily lose an afternoon (or several) admiring the detailed work seen here.”
This edition of TRANSFORMERS: Art of the Fall of Cybertron will be presented in an exclusive to IDW Limited cover and housed in a custom-built slipcase featuring unique art elements. Limited to only 250 copies, each book will include a special hardcover portfolio containing 10 limited-edition lithographs.
Art of the Fall of Cybertron chronicles the development of the sequel to 2010’s TRANSFORMERS: War for Cybertron by High Moon Studios. The game was an award-winning success, portraying the world of the TRANSFORMERS in a way that hadn’t been done in previous adaptations, and the sequel built upon that success to reach even greater heights.
This title is the second limited-edition TRANSFORMERS release from IDW Limited and comes on the heels of their TRANSFORMERS: The IDW Collection (Vol. 1), a book that experienced almost instant sell-outs in both Blue and Black Label categories. Autobot fans and Decepticon enthusiasts will have plenty more to covet in the coming months as well.
TRANSFORMERS: ART OF THE FALL OF CYBERTRON DELUXE LIMITED EDITION (RED-$100.00; 200 pages; 9” x 12”; hardcover) is now available for pre-order.
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, Paramount’s Star Trek; HBO’s True Blood; the BBC’s DOCTOR WHO; Toho’s Godzilla; and comics and trade collections based on novels by worldwide bestselling author, James Patterson. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints; Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio.
IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Warner Brothers and Barry Sonnenfeld are attached to adapt LORE into a feature film starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot, with Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes and Sony bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film.
Just out via Game Trailers is a brand new Bumblebee Trailer From Transformers: Rise Of The Dark Spark video game. The promo shows the Earth and Cybertron character modes with some cool weapons. Watch the trailer from this third-person action adventure video game goes beyond the movie by uniting the universe of director Michael Bay’s Transformers movies with the ever-popular Cybertron universe.
Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark is an upcoming video game being developed by Edge of Reality and published by Activision. It will be the third installment in the War for Cybertron series and the fourth installment in the movie game series. The game will be released June 24, 2014 for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The game will serve as both a sequel to Fall of Cybertron, and a companion to the film Transformers: Age of Extinction. See the box cover art and other screens below.
Thanks to GameSpot who have posted a new video teaser for the Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark game. We have a look at what will be merger of the Fall of Cybertron game with the Michael Bay films universe. The video teaser shows off the different versiond of Optimus Prime that will be playable, including a long-time fan favorite, G1 Optimus Prime. Watch the new Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Game Teaser for the full preview.
Many fans were more than a little disappointed to hear that High Moon Studios would not be working on the third game in the War For Cybertron/Fall of Cybertron series. But if not Transformers, what are they working on? Recent job postings on Activision Blizzard's website may provide some insight.
Serving as a follow-up to both the upcoming TRANSFORMERS live-action film and Activision’s TRANSFORMERS: WAR FOR CYBERTRON and TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON titles, TRANSFORMERS: RISE OF THE DARK SPARK jumps worlds and factions as it weaves the tale of the hunt for an ancient relic as powerful as the Matrix of Leadership – the Dark Spark. Players will be able to switch between the heroes of the noble AUTOBOTS and the nefarious DECEPTICONS throughout the single-player campaign. Look for the game to be released on June 24th, 2014 for $59.99 MSRP.