Activision Launches Transformers Prime Video Game
The battle to protect mankind from the evil Decepticons rages on in the Transformers Prime video game from Activision Publishing, Inc., a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI).
Created for kids and based on the animated television show produced by Hasbro Studios seen in over 170 countries and airing on The Hub television network in the U.S., Transformers Prime allows fans to take on the roles of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Arcee, Autobot Ratchet and Bulkhead as they fight through heroic battles against the Decepticons all around the world.
Players will engage in brawler-style combat and diverse driving sequences in order to save Earth from the sinister Megatron and his new secret weapon, Thunderwing.
Transformers Prime is available now for Nintendo’s Wii system, and the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS hand-held systems, and will be a day-one launch title for Nintendo’s new Wii U system launching on November 18th.
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“The Transformers Prime television show is a fantastic series and we’re excited to bring this new adventure to Nintendo and Transformers fans alike,” said Kurt Niederloh, VP, Activision Publishing.”
We’ve worked hand-in-hand with Hasbro and the TV show producers to bring this all-new storyline to life with the spirit and trademark gameplay Nintendo gamers have come to know and love.”
Continuing the epic saga, the game centers around an original story set directly within the Transformers Prime universe, allowing gamers not only to play as their favorite Autobot characters, but also cultivate close friendships with Jack, Miko and Raf – the human characters from the show – as Team Prime sets out to protect mankind and eliminate the Decepticons once and for all.
For the Wii, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U versions of the game, players can also compete with or against their friends in adrenaline-pumping multiplayer modes that allow fans to choose from 11 different Transformers characters from both factions.
Transformers Prime is developed by Now Production (NowPro) for Nintendo’s Wii system, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, and by Altron Corporation for Nintendo DS. The game is rated “E10+” (Everyone 10 and older – Fantasy Violence) by the ESRB.