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Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 1:49PM CST

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Transformers Universe website launches


Leading independent games studio Jagex today announced the launch of its all new Transformers Universe website in preparation for the next stage of the free-to-play MMO’s release.

As well as featuring an entire redesign, the addition of forums and a news feed for all things Transformers Universe, the website will be the new and improved hub for the game’s BETA when it goes live in early 2013.

Tim Hodges, Transformers Universe Brand Director commented “We are delighted to be entering the next phase of our launch plans for Transformers Universe and we hope that players enjoy using this new hub for all the latest Transformer Universe news and information. We’re getting closer to unleashing Transformers Universe into browsers so stay tuned for more information and be sure to visit the site and sign up for BETA today”

The new website and BETA registration can be found here:- http://www.TransformersUniverse.com


About Transformers Universe:
Transformers Universe is an action packed massively multiplayer war game that puts you at the heart of the biggest battle in-gaming Autobots vs. Decepticons. With dozens of Transformers’ warriors to choose from, only the smartest and most adept commander will be able to steer their team to victory.

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Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1446096)
Posted by PrymeStriker on December 12th, 2012 @ 1:58pm CST
Can't wait to start playing. :twisted:
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1446105)
Posted by RAcast on December 12th, 2012 @ 2:41pm CST
No luck here, but I'm glad they have the site properly up and running.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1446149)
Posted by Autobot Megatron on December 12th, 2012 @ 7:13pm CST
It's already happened?, right? My time zone conversion skills are a bit off at the moment.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1446154)
Posted by PrymeStriker on December 12th, 2012 @ 7:39pm CST
Autobot Megatron wrote:It's already happened?, right? My time zone conversion skills are a bit off at the moment.


Yes. It already happened. Might still be going on, I don't know. I wasn't invited. :-x
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1446157)
Posted by Autobot Megatron on December 12th, 2012 @ 7:43pm CST
PrymeStriker wrote:
Autobot Megatron wrote:It's already happened?, right? My time zone conversion skills are a bit off at the moment.


Yes. It already happened. Might still be going on, I don't know. I wasn't invited. :-x

That's good, thought I was going a bit crazy. It's weird though, I know there's a disclosure agreement, but I thought we'd hear from someone!
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1446236)
Posted by El Duque on December 13th, 2012 @ 7:56am CST
The newly launched Transformers Universe website has posted a trio of new screenshots. Closed beta testing is now underway.

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Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1446248)
Posted by Rated X on December 13th, 2012 @ 8:41am CST
What is "Transformers Universe" ???

A new video game ?

A new cartoon ?

Just a website to showcase Hasbro art ?
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1446256)
Posted by Slashercon on December 13th, 2012 @ 9:05am CST
Rated X wrote:What is "Transformers Universe" ???

A new video game ?

A new cartoon ?

Just a website to showcase Hasbro art ?

Transformers Universe is a MMO video game by Jagex set within the Prime Universe.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1446284)
Posted by PrymeStriker on December 13th, 2012 @ 11:12am CST
Slashercon wrote:
Rated X wrote:What is "Transformers Universe" ???

A new video game ?

A new cartoon ?

Just a website to showcase Hasbro art ?

Transformers Universe is a MMO video game by Jagex set within the Prime Universe.


Yeah, we've known about this game under the name of Transformers: Unvierse since June of 2011, and about the game period since March '11. Where have you been, dude?
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1446289)
Posted by Mindmaster on December 13th, 2012 @ 12:04pm CST
PrymeStriker wrote:
Slashercon wrote:
Rated X wrote:What is "Transformers Universe" ???

A new video game ?

A new cartoon ?

Just a website to showcase Hasbro art ?

Transformers Universe is a MMO video game by Jagex set within the Prime Universe.


Yeah, we've known about this game under the name of Transformers: Unvierse since June of 2011, and about the game period since March '11. Where have you been, dude?


Hell, I think it was even earlier than June.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1446291)
Posted by PrymeStriker on December 13th, 2012 @ 12:07pm CST
Mindmaster wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:
Slashercon wrote:
Rated X wrote:What is "Transformers Universe" ???

A new video game ?

A new cartoon ?

Just a website to showcase Hasbro art ?

Transformers Universe is a MMO video game by Jagex set within the Prime Universe.


Yeah, we've known about this game under the name of Transformers: Unvierse since June of 2011, and about the game period since March '11. Where have you been, dude?


Hell, I think it was even earlier than June.


We first heard about an MMO game in March of 2011, maybe earlier. Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 was when it was revealed as "Transformers: Universe."
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1446402)
Posted by Rated X on December 13th, 2012 @ 7:15pm CST
PrymeStriker wrote:
Mindmaster wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:
Slashercon wrote:
Rated X wrote:What is "Transformers Universe" ???

A new video game ?

A new cartoon ?

Just a website to showcase Hasbro art ?

Transformers Universe is a MMO video game by Jagex set within the Prime Universe.


Yeah, we've known about this game under the name of Transformers: Unvierse since June of 2011, and about the game period since March '11. Where have you been, dude?


Hell, I think it was even earlier than June.


We first heard about an MMO game in March of 2011, maybe earlier. Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 was when it was revealed as "Transformers: Universe."



The thing is, I dont play video games. So I probally passed any stories on this thinking it was related to WFC/FOC. There was a point where every day we were getting a new image of Bruticus or Metroplex and I stopped reading stories about games.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1446407)
Posted by First-Aid on December 13th, 2012 @ 8:11pm CST
I am royally cheesed. THey scheduled both two hour sessions at times where I was unavailable. :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad:
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1449924)
Posted by El Duque on December 28th, 2012 @ 12:39pm CST
Seibertron member dedcat dropped by to let us know the Transformers: Universe MMO Beta testing is still moving along. Those who were lucky enough to be chosen for the Beta test are receiving emails with a link to a survey regarding computer specs and a few images. See the email and images below.


Commander, action is required of you. To take your next step towards the closed BETA program, we need some additional information. Please click on the link below to complete a brief survey and provide some information about your computers specifications.

This information is vital for BETA access; only those participating in the BETA survey will be able to participate in the closed BETA program. This data will only be used by the Transformers team and will not be shared with any third parties.


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Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1449926)
Posted by Mindmaster on December 28th, 2012 @ 12:45pm CST
Got the email this time! :grin:
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1449928)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on December 28th, 2012 @ 12:51pm CST
i got that email about a week or so ago and finished it so does that mean i might get in the beta?
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1449934)
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on December 28th, 2012 @ 1:08pm CST
I'll still happily try out the beta, but the fact that it's a League of Legends clone and not an MMORPG irritates me. Maybe I'll feel less bitter about it once I've tried it, still, was looking forward to making my own character.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1449953)
Posted by Rated X on December 28th, 2012 @ 2:30pm CST
I really hope these images dont end up being future CHUG figures. Im sick of video games taking the classics line hostage.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1449955)
Posted by DrLegend on December 28th, 2012 @ 2:46pm CST
Signed up, filled out, now waiting patiently.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1449956)
Posted by Mindmaster on December 28th, 2012 @ 2:47pm CST
DrLegend wrote:Signed up, filled out, now waiting patiently.


Same deal. :grin:
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1449978)
Posted by FansProjectFan178 on December 28th, 2012 @ 4:09pm CST
:grin: Got my email today :grin:

Too bad the we lost the custom bot feature though :-(
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1449988)
Posted by RAcast on December 28th, 2012 @ 5:04pm CST
FansProjectFan178 wrote::grin: Got my email today :grin:

Too bad the we lost the custom bot feature though :-(

Wait what?
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1450007)
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on December 28th, 2012 @ 6:15pm CST
RAcast wrote:
FansProjectFan178 wrote::grin: Got my email today :grin:

Too bad the we lost the custom bot feature though :-(

Wait what?



No more character creation. Instead you use characters made by Jagex. Select from a list of preset characters, and earn points to unlock new characters. Like they do in League of Legends (which is a sh*t game).
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1450020)
Posted by Mindmaster on December 28th, 2012 @ 8:13pm CST
Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:Like they do in League of Legends (which is a sh*t game).


Well, Jagex did turn RuneScape (was such a great game until this year) into a World of Warcraft clone with that Evolution of Combat crap. I haven't played since then mainly because of that (the other part is the fact I don't have a computer that doesn't support playing it anymore). >:oP
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1450044)
Posted by RAcast on December 28th, 2012 @ 9:49pm CST
...Seriously? WHY? WHY did they remove that feature? Wasn't that the ONE big thing from the initial trailers!? "Create your own transformer!" and such. Ugh, how asinine.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1450066)
Posted by mirageandjazz1197 on December 29th, 2012 @ 12:00am CST
yes i was chosen oh yeah. my commanders name is Deadput
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1450140)
Posted by Jazz813 on December 29th, 2012 @ 10:13am CST
Why does Jagex do that with us Transformers Fans, first they say this will be a game where we can create our own characters, now it will become some sort of a MOBA game... :-x
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1450143)
Posted by Mindmaster on December 29th, 2012 @ 10:27am CST
Jazz813 wrote:Why does Jagex do that with us Transformers Fans, first they say this will be a game where we can create our own characters, now it will become some sort of a MOBA game... :-x


This is Jagex we're talking about: they may make pretty good games, but the make monumental screw-ups.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1450145)
Posted by Jazz813 on December 29th, 2012 @ 10:34am CST
Ah ok. But if that's really true if that game becomes just a MOBA game, I think Hasbro becomes also a little mad about that? :???:
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1450147)
Posted by PrymeStriker on December 29th, 2012 @ 10:43am CST
Jazz813 wrote:Why does Jagex do that with us Transformers Fans, first they say this will be a game where we can create our own characters, now it will become some sort of a MOBA game... :-x


Because they hate us. >:oP


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Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1450167)
Posted by Jazz813 on December 29th, 2012 @ 12:59pm CST
Why should they're hating us ?
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1450169)
Posted by PrymeStriker on December 29th, 2012 @ 1:01pm CST
Jazz813 wrote:Why should they're hating us ?


Why can't anyone take a joke. :BANG_HEAD:
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1450170)
Posted by Jazz813 on December 29th, 2012 @ 1:05pm CST
Oh I see it was a joke... #-o I seriously believed it was real, but I still have hope that the game will be just a MOBA game for the closed beta, well let's see what the future brings us.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1459071)
Posted by Lady_Starscream on January 29th, 2013 @ 11:09am CST
is the Beta testing closed? I tried to sign in and it gave me an error message that said that my account is blocked from participating. :/
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1525974)
Posted by El Duque on October 25th, 2013 @ 4:53pm CDT
Transformers: Universe................in the immortal words of Megatron from 1987's Transformers: The Movie, "I still function." Jagex's Transformers: Universe wesbsite has made a few recent updates to their website. They've added new downloadable wallpapers, which can be found by clicking here, and according to their Comms page a new round of Beta testing is underway. We've mirrored the wallpapers below, click here to visit the Transformers: Universe website. Hopefully they're getting closer to a full blown launch.


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Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1525976)
Posted by sdn1337 on October 25th, 2013 @ 5:15pm CDT
I cannot WAIT for this game. Any new updates get me excited. Looking forward to seeing the prime and megatron designs for this game!!!
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1525979)
Posted by Twitchythe3rd on October 25th, 2013 @ 5:24pm CDT
Weren't they changing it from an MMO to a DotA-style game?
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1525986)
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on October 25th, 2013 @ 5:51pm CDT
Twitchythe3rd wrote:Weren't they changing it from an MMO to a DotA-style game?


Yep. They did some kinda switcheroo where they said it was going to be open world and character customization, and everyone got excited, then they said it was going to be a dota clone.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1526001)
Posted by Twitchythe3rd on October 25th, 2013 @ 6:34pm CDT
Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:
Twitchythe3rd wrote:Weren't they changing it from an MMO to a DotA-style game?


Yep. They did some kinda switcheroo where they said it was going to be open world and character customization, and everyone got excited, then they said it was going to be a dota clone.


Thought so. Guess I'll be skipping this one then. We need another DotA-clone like we need the plague.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1526007)
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on October 25th, 2013 @ 7:02pm CDT
Twitchythe3rd wrote:
Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:
Twitchythe3rd wrote:Weren't they changing it from an MMO to a DotA-style game?


Yep. They did some kinda switcheroo where they said it was going to be open world and character customization, and everyone got excited, then they said it was going to be a dota clone.


Thought so. Guess I'll be skipping this one then. We need another DotA-clone like we need the plague.



To be fair, there are probably a fair number of people excited for it still. They have poor taste in games, but they're excited about it! ;)
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1526010)
Posted by PrymeStriker on October 25th, 2013 @ 7:11pm CDT
Oh, yeah. This thing....exists. Huh.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1526013)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on October 25th, 2013 @ 7:25pm CDT
Does the yellow guy with the rocket launchers in the last pic look like Guiledart with a modern alt to anyone else? You know, with all his puppet-kibble-mass moved to his back?

Female Armada Sideways somehow looks...bland in execution. Maybe because he got so many body changes over time that switching genders just seems like jumping the shark.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1526019)
Posted by Mudwire on October 25th, 2013 @ 8:04pm CDT
Nice to see this thing is still kickin'.

...Even though I still know incredibly little about it.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1526031)
Posted by Nemesis Maximo on October 25th, 2013 @ 9:31pm CDT
PrymeStriker wrote:Oh, yeah. This thing....exists. Huh.

^^. ^^. ^^
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1526036)
Posted by SlyTF1 on October 25th, 2013 @ 10:10pm CDT
Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:
Twitchythe3rd wrote:Weren't they changing it from an MMO to a DotA-style game?


Yep. They did some kinda switcheroo where they said it was going to be open world and character customization, and everyone got excited, then they said it was going to be a dota clone.


I just looked that game up and it looks like complete ass. I REALLY hope that's not what this game turns out to be.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1526044)
Posted by vegetacron on October 26th, 2013 @ 12:15am CDT
Yeah, i'm probably going to skip this one. Everything about it just screams "BAD!" to me. I love the Prime universe and the artwork is nice, but everything else just isn't doing it for me.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1526052)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on October 26th, 2013 @ 2:04am CDT
Visuals look good, but somehow I don't think I'm going to like the game either. That DotA shit is pretty boring for me.

As for the designs, a lot are sick, except for the faces... I miss them having noses, or at least something to interupt the flat face that makes them all look too similar.
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1526080)
Posted by craggy on October 26th, 2013 @ 8:53am CDT
call the Ghostbusters because we've got a free-roaming vapour-ware apparition
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Posted by kaijuguy19 on December 30th, 2013 @ 7:08pm CST
I'm still ticked about the game removing what made people excited about the game to being with which was the character customization feature. :-x I hope somehow they can have the feature back in as an alternate option for those who don't want to do a DOTA styled game. I know that's unlikely at this point but a guy can dream all the same right?
Re: Transformers Universe Website Launches (1538903)
Posted by Va'al on January 2nd, 2014 @ 3:43am CST
Much time has passed since we last heard from the Transformers Universe MMO, and a couple of things being changed. Now, MrTvii from the game's forums has revealed some information about the game modes, plot, and other parts of the playability. Check out the original posts here, or read them below!

Transformers Universe

Plot - Choose your side, Autobot or Decepticons and battle it out in this free-to-play, browser based MOBA, as you command your garage of Transformers to turn the tide in hopes of winning the war between Autobots and Decepticons.

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[Global Warfare] - Every move you make, and choice you choose to do is reflected on the never ending war between the two factions. Using tactics, strategy, skill, and teamwork, you can dominate the battlefiled and turn the tide of the war in your favors.

[The Hangar] - The Garage is where all or you Transformers that you have purchased with Energon go into when they are not in the battle. This will help you prepare for the next battle. Here in the Hangar, you can buy new Transformers, or modify old ones by equipping them with a wide range of weapons and abilities. You also have to make make sure Transformers by keeping them prepared, by making sure they're fit, and healthy and well equipped with armor.

[Armies] - Each Commander has a wide array of Transformers choose from, and can buy, sell, and trade Transformers Warriors any time. Every Transformers is has different abilites, weapons, eqiupment to use any time to give them the advantage in the heat of the battle. It is up to up to you Commander to have courage and command your Warriors to lead them to victory.


Transformers Universe

Game Modes

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[Team Deathmatch] - Autobots and Decepticons battle it out until the time ends.

[Deathmatch] - Using your array of Warriors, battle it out with all Transformers until the time ends.

[Energon Control] - Autobots and Decepticons fight to control various hot-spots of Energon.

[Search and Destory] - One team is responsible for planting the bomb, and the other team is responsible for disarming it.

[Intel Capture] - Each team is responsible for capturing the enemies intel and returning it back to their base, but also defending their own intel as well.

[Escalation] - Escalation is a survival mode similar to COD: Zombies where each team fends off against waves of enemies and bying weapons, doors, and eqiupment to help them complete each wave.

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