Transformers fans will be happy to hear that a new game based on their favorite robots is on the horizon. Activision Publishing, Inc. has announced that ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ is currently in development by the critically acclaimed developers at High Moon Studios.
Based on Hasbro’s legendary Transformers line and featuring a brand-new ‘Stealth Force’ conversion mode, the game propels players directly into an innovative prologue storyline to experience the ultimate battle between the Autobots and Decepticons. This game will lead fans into the summer’s most anticipated blockbuster film and reveals another face of evil – Shockwave.
“We couldn’t be more excited to expand on the epic movie universe in the Transformers: Dark of the Moon game, and allow fans to experience the gripping events and back stories that occur right before the upcoming film,” said Paul Wright, Head of Marketing for Licensed Properties, Activision Publishing. “The immensely talented group at High Moon Studios are huge fans of the property, and they are thrilled to unveil some new characters from the movie while introducing Stealth Force game play that lets players convert to a third form beyond robot and vehicle modes to defeat their enemies in more ways than ever before.”
“Activision continues to deliver outstanding video games based on Hasbro’s iconic TRANSFORMERS brand,” said Mark Blecher, SVP of Digital Media and Gaming, Hasbro. “We’re thrilled to deliver the Transformers: Dark of the Moon prologue video game to TRANSFORMERS fans around the world in anticipation of the film.”
The ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ game allows players to fight through the epic battles on Earth that will shape the events of the upcoming film. Armed with a brand-new game play mechanic, fans will harness the power of Stealth Force to instantly convert to a third, hybrid state that combines the weapons and firepower of robot mode with the agility and maneuverability of vehicle mode. Set in unique environments around the world such as the Jungles of South America, Siberian military facilities, Detroit Cityscapes and more, the game lets players assume the roles of a diverse roster of everyone’s favorite TRANSFORMERS from the movie through a heart-pounding campaign to save mankind. Additionally, fans can play the game with or against their friends through intense, online multiplayer game modes as their favorite iconic characters.
The ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ video game is currently in development by High Moon Studios for the Xbox 360 video and PlayStation 3. Behaviour Interactive is developing distinct versions for the Wii, Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS hand-held systems. The game is set for a summer 2011 release date.
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