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Jagex (Runescape) and Hasbro this morning announced that they are partnering up to create a massively multiplayer online game based on the Transformers license. The two companies aim to launch the MMO next year in all major Western markets.
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Online game magazine, Kotaku has contacted Jagex to findout more about this game. What they wanted to know was “What continuity this game is based on?” Jagex public relations has answered… “Transformers: Prime”.

This raises a lot of possibilities. It is clear that Hasbro is mainly focusing on "Transformers: Prime” TV Series after the end of Michael Bay Movie Series. (Dark of the Moon hitting theaters this July 1st).
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Edited by GekzOverlord - 3/15/11 at 10:30am
post #2 of 37
This sounds interesting! I wonder if it will be limited to vehicles?
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Sounds rather lame to me. A TV series made movies, now made MMO? We all know how good games based on movies are too...
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Its not gonna make it and if it does it will suck ass.
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Always wanted a mecha MMO, but not really Transformers.
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Come on guys. Give it at least something BESIDES an announcement of "we're making this" before calling it bad. I mean if someone publicly announced they were working on building a warp drive, would you be on here sayng "this can never work" before you even read the thesis?
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oh god please no.
 
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Come on guys. Give it at least something BESIDES an announcement of "we're making this" before calling it bad. I mean if someone publicly announced they were working on building a warp drive, would you be on here sayng "this can never work" before you even read the thesis?
The difference is, I want a warp drive. I don't want another MMO (other than Guild Wars 2), especially one about mechs, one of my least liked fantasy/steam punk/sci-fi elements.
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ill give it a shot, but dont realy trust Jagex to pull it off well.
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I'm definitely playing it. I'm not too fond of MMO's, but I've played a great deal of them. I loved the Transformers as a child in the 80's, so I'm definitely going to play this; However, I'm still waiting for Star Wars the Old Republic...
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