Sentius Twins now Playable in Transformers: Earth Wars
Thursday, September 13th, 2018 2:33PM CDTCategories: Game News, Digital Media News
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Two New Transformers Characters Debut and are Now Available to Play in TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WAR
SENTIUS MAGNUS and SENTIUS MALUS Introduce Order and Chaos to Earth Wars Saga
September 14, 2018 -- LONDON -- Today, a brand new update comes to real-time combat strategy mobile game TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS, serving as the worldwide introduction of the SENTIUS TWINS, SENTIUS MAGNUS and SENTIUS MALUS. Fans can check out the new characters, which are now part of the Transformers universe, by downloading the award-winning mobile game from Backflip Studios and Space Ape Games on the App Store and Google Play.
In the early days of Cybertron, the home world of the Transformers bots, SENTIUS NOBILIUS served as an honorable guardian of the relics of the PRIMES, the gods of the Transformers universe. To do this task he was given a sword of legendary power, the SWORD OF BALANCE, a blade with the power of creation and destruction. He was betrayed by one of the PRIMES, who, using his own sword against him, split his spark in two. This destroyed SENTIUS NOBILIUS, but created two new sibling warriors: SENTIUS MAGNUS, the guardian of light, and SENTIUS MALUS, the guardian of darkness. Each of these bots now carries one half of the sword, which was split. SENTIUS MAGNUS now fights for the Autobots, and SENTIUS MALUS for the Decepticons. To learn more about the history of these two new characters, and the role they play in TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS, fans can watch the making of video here and an introduction from writer Simon Furman here.
TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS is a real-time combat strategy game that surpassed 10 million downloads within its first year. The game pairs authentic Transformers storytelling with fast-paced gameplay, beautiful 3D animation and hundreds of iconic characters with diverse strengths and abilities. Players can download TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS for free on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on Google Play for Android devices. For more information, visit www.TransformersEarthWars.com.
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About Space Ape Games
Space Ape is an award-winning mobile gaming company founded in 2012 and headquartered in London. Our diverse and talented team of over 100 is dedicated to creating the highest quality and most successful mobile games in the world. It’s our passion, imagination and inventiveness that drives us in our pursuit to create genre-defining game experiences. Space Ape’s hit games Fastlane: Road to Revenge, TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS, Rival Kingdoms and Samurai Siege are available on iOS and Android devices, which together have achieved more than 35M installs to date, earning more than $92M in gross bookings. Space Ape Games won the 2017 TIGA Award for Audio Design for Fastlane: Road to Revenge, the 2016 TIGA Awards for Game of the Year and Best Strategy Game for TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS, the 2016 Develop Award for Best Game IP, Mobile, for Rival Kingdoms, the 2015 TIGA Award for Best Independent Studio and for Game of the Year for Rival Kingdoms, the 2017 TIGA Award for Outstanding Leadership, the 2015 Europas Award for Best Games Startup plus the 2014 Develop Award for Best New Studio and the 2015 Develop Award for Best Independent Studio; Space Ape Games was also named a GamesIndustry.biz Best Place to Work in 2017. For more information, visit www.spaceapegames.com.
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Posted by Acolyte on September 13th, 2018 @ 5:53pm CDT
Posted by Acolyte on September 13th, 2018 @ 6:11pm CDT
Don't get me wrong, people are going to find the characters important in TF:EW, if the gameplay mechanic we got to pilot is anything to go by. And maybe one day they'll even get a spidey crab tank toy ala Cyberverse Shockwave. But if you think these two are going to capture the imaginations of the fans I think SA should have handled them differently.
For starters, the hype was unreal (and maybe they're still building up to the rumored gameplay changes), and instead of launching Titans! Primus! Unicron! massive gameplay expansion! they were like Prime Core Guardians!
Now that the toy line is done hyping them, is anyone going to care about Prime Cores anymore?
Posted by RiddlerJ on September 14th, 2018 @ 8:07am CDT
In the 30+ years of the brand this is a franchise that has thousands of characters, many of whom could be revisited and given some more limelight. I think there was someone that said these two are basically Roulette and Shadow Striker who could stand to return (maybe get some non exclusive toys)
I feel like this is a case where any time a new creator gets involved with some portion of the brand, they want to add to it with their own guy, make their own mark. I can understand that desire, I doubt there's anyone here who doesn't have at least one character they made up and would love to add if given the opportunity, but that's also why every new, hastily sketched character, is met with a "bleh".
Posted by Z3ROhour on September 18th, 2018 @ 1:31am CDT
RiddlerJ wrote:I might be in the minority, but I think Transformers doesn't need any more new characters.
its an entire world.
and just like real life
people pop in and out of our reality