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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I bought this game, did the event, and the results are in the attached pictures This was a lot of fun.
DIGITAL PRE-ORDER DETAILS:
Pre-order and receive a bonus after checking out:
- Transformers: Devastation - Theme
Get Three Character Skins and 3 Awesome Weapons:
- Optimus Primes Nemesis Prime skin with the Dark Star Saber
- Sideswipes Red Alert skin with the Photon Disruptor
- Bumblebees Goldfire skin with the Golden Hunter weapon
Nintendo and Hasbro Join Forces to Let TRANSFORMERS Fans Take Sides in Splatoon
Are you team Autobot or team Decepticon? Nintendo and Hasbro are joining forces to help you defend your robot allegiances in the Splatoon game for the Wii U console.
Splatoon features themed events called Splatfests that let players pick a preference, such as Autobots or Decepticons, and then compete against the opposing side in online battles. A Splatfest celebration lasts for 24 hours, during which players head into battle and try to rack up Turf War wins for their side. While the Splatfest is ongoing, in-game characters get to wear a special T-shirt that shows which Transformers team has their allegiance. The ink that each team shoots will also be customized to match the color scheme of the chosen side.
Once a Splatfest ends, the side with the most points will be awarded the most Super Sea Snails, items that will allow them to upgrade their gear in the game. The Transformers-themed Splatfest event is scheduled to run starting at 9 p.m. PT on Aug. 28 through 9 p.m. PT on Aug. 29 and is open to all Wii U owners who have Splatoon and an Internet connection.
Splatoon, which is exclusive to Wii U, represents Nintendo’s take on the action-shooter genre. Characters called Inklings can transform into squids as they attempt to cover the play area with their team’s colorful ink and splat opponents. Using an array of inventive weapons, players cover the playing surface with as much of their team’s colorful ink as possible before time runs out. On Aug. 5, a free software update in Splatoon brought a large amount of new content to the game, including two new matchmaking modes, new weapon types, an increase to the game’s level cap and more than 40 pieces of new gear.
For more information about Splatoon, visit http://splatoon.nintendo.com or on Tumblr at http://splatoonus.tumblr.com/.
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