Transformers: Devastation is on the way later this year on October 6, and in honor of the impending release, we decided to take a look at one of the game's biggest stars, the giant combiner robot, Devastator. Tim Turi and I sat down to look at the recent Comic-Con exclusive version of the figure, screen some footage of the character in Platinum's upcoming game, and talk about the history of the character and what makes him so cool.
Thu. October 8| 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Room 1A24
As the Combiner Wars wage on, the highly anticipated reveal of the next chapter in the GENERATIONS story universe will be huge. Be sure to attend for sneak peaks and behind the scenes accounts from partners including IDW, Activision, Machinima and Hasbro. The Transformers team members will also host a Q&A session to answer your burning questions.
IDW & TOP SHELF: The Best Panel of All-Time
Fri. October 9| 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM | Room 1A10
This is the big one! Join IDW Chief Creative Officer/Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall, along with VP of Marketing Dirk Wood, and Editor Sarah Gaydos, along with a host of special guests, as they blow away a room full of shocked comic Fans. Comic and Celebrity guests you won’t believe! Shocking announcements! Amazing prizes! Q&A! This one will have it all.
IDW: KIDS Comics and More
Sun. October 11| 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Room 1A18
IDW loves comics as much as you do, so come find out what's new for 2016! My Little Pony, Disney, Angry Birds, TMNT, Transformers, Skylanders and more! Want to learn how to make your own comics? Come prepared with questions for the Panel, including Editor Sarah Gaydos and marketing-marvel Rosalind Morehead; plus Writers and Artists of all your favorite all-ages books! Free comics for the kids!
Transformers: Devastation - Motormaster In-Game Preview
Are you ready to take on Motormaster in Transformers: Devastation?Posted by Transformers Game on Friday, 4 September 2015
ACTIVISION PUBLISHING, INC. ROLLS OUT PRE-ORDER BONUSES FOR PLATINUMGAMES’ TRANSFORMERS: DEVASTATION
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Sept. 2, 2015 – Today Activision Publishing, Inc. revealed new in-game DLC it is offering for those who pre-order TRANSFORMERS: Devastation, its upcoming third-person brawler from acclaimed action developer PlatinumGames Inc. All retail and digital pre-orders of TRANSFORMERS: Devastation will receive the following three character skins: NEMESIS PRIME, RED ALERT and GOLDFIRE.
Players will also receive three powerful weapons with their pre-order:
- The Dark Star Saber, a fearsome sword which radiates waves of dark energy with every swing.
- The Photon Disruptor cannon for huge damage at short range.
- The twin Golden Hunter blaster pistols, which cause enemies to drop credits when attacked.
Activision also released a new behind-the-scenes video with the legendary voice of OPTIMUS PRIME, Peter Cullen. TRANSFORMERS: Devastation brings a new energy to Hasbro’s iconic Generations characters, but for Cullen, honoring the qualities that have made OPTIMUS PRIME a hero for audiences for over 30 years is still at the core of this new experience.
TRANSFORMERS: Devastation combines PlatinumGames’ magnetic brand of fast-paced gameplay with beautiful 3D cel-shading for one gripping adventure. Five playable AUTOBOT heroes - OPTIMUS PRIME, BUMBLEBEE, SIDESWIPE, WHEELJACK and GRIMLOCK – will battle MEGATRON and the vile DECEPTICONS in an original story from veteran TRANSFORMERS comic book writer Andy Schmidt.
TRANSFORMERS: Devastation is scheduled to launch on Oct. 6 on the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Windows PC via Steam. Pre-orders for the game are already available at many major retailers and on the PlayStation®Store; Xbox Games Store pre-orders are expected to open in early September. For more information, please visit http://www.TransformersGame.com and http://www.facebook.com/TransformersGame.
About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading global producer and publisher of interactive entertainment. Activision maintains operations throughout the world. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's website, http://www.activision.com, or by following @Activision.
About PlatinumGames Inc.
PlatinumGames Inc. is an independent entertainment developer based in Osaka, Japan, dedicated to making high-quality, next-generation games for a variety of hardware platforms. Under the slogan “Taking on the World as the Representative of Japan,” PlatinumGames works hard to deliver fresh surprises and new experiences to gamers all over the world. Official website: http://www.platinumgames.com.
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