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Submitted by danelectro 1452d ago | news

Transformers MMO Officially Announced

Hasbro, Inc. has announced today that it has signed a strategic development agreement with Jagex Limited to jointly create a new online game based on the globally iconic Transformers brand. (Casual games, Culture, Industry, Jagex Games Studio, PC, Transformers )

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MegaMohsi  +   1452d ago
oh wow, this could be interesting...
INehalemEXI  +   1452d ago
Indeed.
SuperStrokey1123  +   1452d ago
I am cautiously optomistic at this time, will wait to see what they come up with. Makes sense as a concept at least

It better be based on cybertron
Mystogan  +   1452d ago
Its Jagex, The guys from runescape.
Led-Zeppelin  +   1452d ago
I hope its not like Runescape, at all...
theonlylolking  +   1452d ago
The massive amounts of customization should be huge since they are transformers.
slinky123456  +   1452d ago
I always wanted to make and custimize my own transformer.
StarScream4Ever  +   1452d ago
Interesting... Tell me more.
anthem  +   1452d ago
Cool hopefully all the bots will not sound like xzibit

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DaBadGuy  +   1452d ago
I just discovered something I didn't even realize I wanted.

A Transformers MMO never even crossed my mind, but now, I can't wait to try it out. It's being made by Jagex, it's in good hands.

PS: I hope it's G1 and not the crappy movie versions. At least maybe mix it up and let people choose the type. Hell include the Beast Wars versions for all I care, so long as G1 is available to me.
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Solid_Snake-  +   1452d ago
i feel ya with the G1 tranformers but hopefully the customization will let you mix and match. i.e megatron transforming into a pistol but if you have 2 characters on the go maybe have the other as him as a tank or something.

just my transformer brain going off on one.
Solid_Snake-  +   1452d ago
sounds amazing. defo up for it.
Nizzy79  +   1452d ago
oh no... this is TERRIBLE news!!! my life will be over :/
Figboy  +   1452d ago
I didn't see "Activision" listed anywhere in that announcement, so maybe, just maybe, this game won't suck ass.

I'm not a huge MMO fan, but DCUO has me hooked, and a Transformers MMO could actually be really cool, especially if you get to design your own Autobot/Decepticon/Insecticon/ Dinobot, etc.
Bellcross  +   1452d ago
I'll definitely keep an eye on this, hope they're able to pull it off.
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bigjclassic  +   1452d ago
Transformers died
the day Micheal Bay got his mitts on it.
*Pops in the VHS tape of Transformers the movie circa 89'*
ATiElite  +   1452d ago
Wow what a complete waste of time and money. Now you will see why studios get shut down.

I love the Transformers and I'm talking G1 ya know back when Megatron was a gun and the Original Transformers cartoon movie where my man Optimus Prime died but I just don't see this MMO working.

A Smurfs MMO now that would work!!
Wizziokid  +   1452d ago
if they have a COH level of customisation or more I'm sold!

with transformers you need the customisation and combat and your set
magus  +   1452d ago
Take your time and make the best mmo you can. Please dont screw this up like that final fantasy mmo. Good greif, you have robots for god sakes. Robots are like the best thing for a video game.
--------  +   1452d ago
Can't wait to relive my childhood in making a Transformer that turns into a Fridge.
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Along with an army of toasters and 23 microwaves. Wait, now I sound fat...
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Saryk  +   1452d ago
It is going to be a wait and see. You never know, they might pull it off. But then again.................
ArronC07  +   1452d ago
Let's hope its Generation 1 and has Simon Furman heavily involved.

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