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SDCC 2015 - Hasbro Partners With Machinima To Make Combiner Wars Animated Series!
RAC - Thursday, July 09, 2015

The Hollywood Reporter reports that Hasbro and Machinima have partnered to make a Combiner Wars animated series! The series is said to be aimed at teens and adults, and will be based on the Combiner Wars story as seen in the toys and IDW comic books. More details as they become available, but for now keep reading to see what we know!

Hasbro, the toy company-now-play brand, has partnered with the online gamer and video platform to produce a new animated series based on its Transformers: Combiner Wars line.

Combiner Wars is a storyline that has been playing out across Hasbro’s toys and IDW comic books for the past year and the upcoming Activision video game Transformers: Devastation.

Insiders say it’s the first time these many synergistic elements have been combined by Hasbro to tell an overall story.

Additionally, Habsro is giving something a segment of its large Transformers audience has been demanding for years, namely an animated series aimed at an older audience.

“Our audiences are huge fans of the toy, comics, movies and video games, and for us to continue the legend with the Combiner War is a unique story-telling opportunity,” said CCA Daniel Tibbets.

Said Hasbro’s senior vp of the Transformers franchise, Tom Warner: “(Machinima is) the perfect partner to help launch a totally new kind of Transformers animation—one that, for the first time ever, is specifically designed for the teen and adult fans who’ve grown up loving the Transformers brand.”

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