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Transformers Interviews and Articles

The Transformers Universe team have announced that, as of today, they will be closing down and issuing refunds to paying members with the full closure being at 10am GMT on Jan 31st 2015. You can read the full announcement below

Today Jagex and Hasbro can confirm that Transformers Universe will close. This decision comes at an important time for both companies as they both realign their plans and focuses for 2015.

What does this mean for our players?

We’re hugely disappointed, but the game will be closing over the coming weeks before its full closure at 10am GMT on 31st January 2015.

As a team, we can’t thank players enough for the support that they have shown us over the last few years of development, and even more so during our BETA period.

What’s next?

The shutdown period will begin from today. As part of the winding down we will be refunding all those that have purchased a Founders Pack, as well as anyone that has purchased relic bundles and starter packs. These refunds should be all processed in the next 30 days. In addition we will be closing the ability for new players to make accounts, those of you that already have accounts will continue to be able to use them until the closure date.

If you haven’t received a refund after 16th January 2015 and believe you should have, then please contact the Jagex customer services team (tu_refunds@support.jagex.com). We will also be pushing an update live today that will switch off the ability for players to buy any more relic packs, or starter bundles.

As mentioned, on 31st Jan 2015 @ 10am GMT we will be shutting down all servers and forums and will freeze all Transformers Universe related accounts. These accounts will then be live for another 60 days (approx.) for any final queries before deletion on 31st March 2015.

Between now and the date of closure the Jagex CM team will continue to operate on the forums and we will provide relevant updates on the website as necessary.

If you have any queries about your account or refunds please contact our customer support team on tu_refunds@support.jagex.com. Please understand that they may be very busy during this time but they will respond as quickly as possible.

Thank You

Once again we want to thank all of the players that have played Transformers Universe and all those that have worked on the project. We’re sure you have thoughts and feelings that you’d like to share on this, so please do so on our forums. Please bear in mind that this is obviously a challenging time for all involved, especially the CM team. There will be plenty of things we can’t comment on, so please respect their position.

Sincerely

Transformers Universe Development Team

Category: Transformers Interviews and Articles | Submitted by: quartz - on: Wednesday, 17th December 2014 at 08:48:01 GMT | Share: | Discuss: Read on

Transformers Interviews and Articles

Jagex have posted some Vine videos introducing characters from their upcoming Transformers Universe video game.

First up is Duststorm, a new female Decepticon character who carries three weapons, the Mesh Smasher, Electro Nova and Dyna Pelter.

Next, via YouTube, is Meltdown. Meltdown is a new character who's three weapons are the Boraya Beam Gun, Starscream Beam Gun and Protex Rocket Launcher

Category: Transformers Interviews and Articles | Submitted by: quartz - on: Friday, 28th February 2014 at 09:45:16 GMT | Share: | Discuss: Read on

Transformers Interviews and Articles

Do you remember Transformers Universe? The MMORPG that had been in development since late 2011 / early 2012?  Perhaps you attended their Panel at Auto Assembly, well they are now sending out email updates to a press release by Mark Gerhard, CEO & CTO of Jagex, regarding the state of the game.  In the statement, Mr Gerhard states that the Jagex team have been refining their "vision, gameplay, tech and team to bring you what we believe will be the start of an entertaining, social and competitive game for all of you to enjoy over the next decade and beyond!".  He also confirms that the game will launch in the Summer with access to the beta version increasing over the coming months.

To read the full press release visit transformersuniverse.com.

Category: Transformers Interviews and Articles | Submitted by: quartz - on: Thursday, 6th February 2014 at 08:38:21 GMT | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Jagex have opened up registration for anyone who is interested in being a Beta tester for their upcoming MMORPG Transformers Universe.  Toy register simply visit their website, choose your side and enter in your details.

Category: Transformers Interviews and Articles | Submitted by: quartz - on: Wednesday, 7th November 2012 at 09:13:39 GMT | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Gamespot UK recently went "hands-on" with the upcoming Internet browser-based MMO Transformers video game from Jagex Studios, Transformers Universe.  You can find their impressions on the game, which is due for as s2013 release over on GameSpot.com.  You can also find a new trailer for the game below

Category: Transformers Interviews and Articles | Submitted by: quartz - on: Saturday, 13th October 2012 at 11:55:58 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Jagex Major Prize Giveaway At Auto Assembly 2012!

We already mentioned recently that Jagex, developers of the forthcoming Transformers Universe online MMO game were supporting Auto Assembly 2012 by providing us with a few prizes to give away to some of our attendees this year but now we can bring you full details of this amazing competition and how you can be one of our winners...

Jagex are sending us a staggering one hundred limited edition Transformers Universe t-shirts for us to give away to Auto Assembly 2012 attendees and all you need to be in with a chance to win one of these t-shirts is to pre-register for the convention! As long as you have booked your tickets for the convention by Wednesday 1st August 2012 you will be entered into a FREE prize draw and we will draw 100 names at random. We will then insert prize claim tickets inside 100 attendee packs that you will pick up from our Registration Desk when you arrive at the convention. All you need to do to claim your t-shirt is then bring your winning ticket to the Control Desk at any point over the weekend from 9:30 am on Saturday morning until the convention ends at 6:00 pm on Sunday and you'll be handed your t-shirt.

Please check your packs very carefully as we can't be held responsible for any lost or unclaimed prize tickets and we will not be able to issue prizes after the event.

Rules

1. The competition is open to all pre-registrants of Auto Assembly 2012 including Dealers and those purchasing a Non-Attendee Pack apart from employees of Jagex or their immediate families.
2. Holders of Partner Passes or Under 6s are not eligible to enter the prize draw.
3. Entrants must have registered for Auto Assembly 2012 by Wednesday 1st August 2012
4. Prizes must be claimed by 6:00 pm on Sunday 5th August 2012
5. Neither Auto Assembly or Jagex will be held responsibility for lost, stolen or damaged claim tickets.
6. Choice of t-shirt size is subject to availability
7. No substitute prizes or cash alternatives will be offered
8. Prizes will not be posted out with the exception of those for Non-Attendees whose prizes will be automatically claimed on their behalf.

Good luck and see you all in two weeks time!

So if you haven't already pre-registered for Auto Assembly 2012 or bought a Non-Attendee Pack there's still time before the deadline of 1st August 2012 and we still have plenty of announcements to make about the convention. After 1st August, the only way you can attend the convention is to buy your tickets on the day itself but you won't get a personalised pass or be entered into this or any of our other pre-convention prize draws!

Auto Assembly 2012 is Europe's largest EVER Transformers convention and is taking place over the weekend of 3rd - 5th August 2012 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel. To book your tickets or find out more including details of all the dealers present and information on all our other guests including voice actors Paul Eiding, Michael Bell and Townsend Coleman, visit the website at http://www.autoassembly.org.uk

If you can't make it to the convention this year don't forget that tickets are now on sale for Auto Assembly 2013!

Hope to see you on 3rd - 5th August.

The Auto Assembly Team

Web: http://www.autoassembly.org.uk / http://www.transformersvideogames.co.uk / http://www.ct-alpha.com
Auto Assembly Europe: http://www.autoassemblyeurope.eu
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/autoassembly
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/auto_assembly
Forum: http://www.autoassembly.org.uk/forum
Email: contact@autoassembly.org.uk
Tel: +44 (0)7860 948296

Auto Assembly is sponsored by

Calloway Custom Designs - http://www.shapeways.com/shops/callowaycustomdesigns
Big Ds Toy Chest - http://www.bigdstoychest.co.uk
Toyz And Gamez - http://www.toyzandgamez.co.uk
Kapow Toys - http://www.kapowtoys.co.uk
TF Source - http://www.tfsource.com
Robot Kingdom - http://www.robotkingdom.com
Transformers @ The Moon - http://www.transformertoys.co.uk
TransformersAnimated.com - http://www.transformersanimated.com
TheTransformers.net - http://www.thetransformers.net
Titan Books - http://www.titanbooks.com
3 Darths Comics - http://www.3darthscomics.co.uk
Science Fiction Collectables - http://www.sf-collectables.co.uk
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Category: Transformers Interviews and Articles | Submitted by: Moonbug - on: Friday, 20th July 2012 at 11:54:54 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Jagex To Support Auto Assembly 2012

Online MMO games developer Jagex are busy working frantically on their upcoming Transformers Universe MMO. Back in 2011, Jagex supported Auto Assembly by providing us with a great selection of freebies to give away to our attendees, some fantastic t-shirts which we gave away as competition prizes, and donated what is still our highest fundraising auction items ever.

We're proud to announce that Jagex will be supporting Auto Assembly again this year and, they’ll be bringing boxes of stuff exclusive to attendees of Auto Assembly 2012. They will be given away as prizes in various competitions during the convention and we will also be giving away some in a pre-registrant prize draw. To enter this, all you need to do is book your tickets for the convention IN ADVANCE and you'll be entered (as long as you don't have a Partner or Under 6 pass!).

Then just check your welcome pack on the day and if you have a lucky ticket in there, you've won!

Secondly Jagex will be donating something rather special for our charity auction... They will be providing us with a very special print of artwork from the Transformers Universe game signed by the development team! At Auto Assembly 2011, a similar print that was signed by SIXTY members of the team raised an astonishing £350 and we hope that this one will do the same and we want to thank Paul Mayer and Eddy Dew from Jagex for arranging this.

Finally, we will be giving away Transformers Universe art cards to our attendees as part of the goodie bags this year. Featuring one of two different designs, these have great CGI landscapes on them and are great collectibles from the game.

You can find out more about the game at http://www.transformersuniverse.com and about Jagex's other online MMOs including the highly-acclaimed RuneScape at their website at http://www.runescape.com

Auto Assembly 2012 is Europe's largest Transformers convention and is taking place over the weekend of 3rd - 5th August 2012 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel. To book your tickets or find out information about booking dealers tables, to sponsor the event or to enquire about advertising with us, visit the website at http://www.autoassembly.org.uk

Hope to see you there!

The Auto Assembly Team

Web: http://www.autoassembly.org.uk / http://www.transformersvideogames.co.uk / http://www.ct-alpha.com
Auto Assembly Europe: http://www.autoassemblyeurope.eu
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/autoassembly
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/auto_assembly
Forum: http://www.autoassembly.org.uk/forum
Email: contact@autoassembly.org.uk
Tel: +44 (0)7860 948296

Auto Assembly is sponsored by

Calloway Custom Designs - http://www.shapeways.com/shops/callowaycustomdesigns
Big Ds Toy Chest - http://www.bigdstoychest.co.uk
Toyz And Gamez - http://www.toyzandgamez.co.uk
Kapow Toys - http://www.kapowtoys.co.uk
TF Source - http://www.tfsource.com
Robot Kingdom - http://www.robotkingdom.com
Transformers @ The Moon - http://www.transformertoys.co.uk
TransformersAnimated.com - http://www.transformersanimated.com
TheTransformers.net - http://www.thetransformers.net
Titan Books - http://www.titanbooks.com
3 Darths Comics - http://www.3darthscomics.co.uk
Science Fiction Collectables - http://www.sf-collectables.co.uk
Big Bad Toy Store - http://www.bbts.com
Xyber Toys - http://www.xybertoys.com

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Category: Transformers Interviews and Articles | Submitted by: Moonbug - on: Friday, 6th July 2012 at 11:42:19 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

Transformers Interviews and Articles

Last weekend saw the MCN London Expo take place here within the UK.  During the event on Saturday Jagex held a panel regarding Transformers: Universe.  Whilst we were in attendance at the event we missed the panel as we were at Nickelodeons panel on the 2012 TMNT show at the same time.  However thanks to YouTuber Apollon1 you can watch a video of the event below.

Category: Transformers Interviews and Articles | Submitted by: quartz - on: Friday, 1st June 2012 at 07:33:56 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

Transformers Interviews and Articles

Whilst we were sitting in on the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles talk and presentation, Jagex held a presenatation to discuss the Transformers Universe MMO game (for which they are still looking for staff).

  • A free web-based MMO based on Transformers Prime.
  • Aimed to last for at least 10 years.
  • Will have various known Transformers Characters
  • At launch the game will be based on Earth but eventually other “areas” will be accessible such as Cybertron + other planets. Hence, the name “Universe”. They have stated that new transformers will be introduced as we travel from one world to another.
  • Energon is aimed to be used as a currency.
  • Real money will be integrated in the game but in what way exactly has not been yet finalized. Most likely a way to increase the pace of things for people who would like quick results. It will not be used to purchase a more powerful weapon as that would not be fair.


Regarding Customization:

  • Initially only vehicles but animal forms/beast modes to follow.
  • You can choose a male or a female character.
  • There will be classes: ie brawler, snipper, technician (not yet defined)
  • Alternate modes are not just a mount

Category: Transformers Interviews and Articles | Submitted by: Moonbug - on: Monday, 28th May 2012 at 07:38:05 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Do you work within I.T? Are you looking for an opportunity to break into the Video Games industry?  If you are then you may be pleased to know that Jagex are recruiting for staff to work on Transformers Universe, the online MMORPG game which is under development here within the U.K.

They have several vacancines currently listed on LinkedIn which include:

I'm half tempted to apply for the Head of IT position myself ;)

Category: Transformers Interviews and Articles | Submitted by: quartz - on: Tuesday, 22nd May 2012 at 23:35:06 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

Transformers Interviews and Articles

Jagex have now launched the Transformers Universe site for the Mass Multiplayer Online Transformers game, based in the Transformers Prime universe.

Category: Transformers Interviews and Articles | Submitted by: Moonbug - on: Sunday, 5th June 2011 at 16:36:45 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

Transformers Interviews and ArticlesHasbro has released the following press release regarding it's joint venture with UK Games company Jagex to build a new Transformers Online Game

Hasbro and Jagex Enter Strategic Development Agreement to Create New Transformers Online Game

Iconic AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS Set to Battle Online in 2012

PAWTUCKET, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) announced today that it has signed a strategic development agreement with Jagex Limited to jointly create a new online game based on the globally iconic TRANSFORMERS brand. Under the agreement, the two companies are slated to launch the TRANSFORMERS online game in 2012 in North America, Latin America, Europe, New Zealand and Australia.

Jagex, based in the United Kingdom, is one of the largest independent game developers and publishers in the world with a dedicated global user base of millions playing its more than 40 online games. The company's flagship game, RuneScape, is the world's most popular free-to-play MMOG.

“Hasbro’s decision to align with Jagex speaks to the quality of their award-winning development and publishing team that boasts an outstanding track record of delivering innovative and fun online games capable of reaching millions of gamers across the globe,” said Mark Blecher, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Digital Gaming and Media at Hasbro. “We are extremely excited to create a dream team that combines TRANSFORMERS brand stewards with Jagex development experts to deliver an epic TRANSFORMERS gaming experience to fans in 2012.”

“TRANSFORMERS is one of the most iconic brands in the world and we are delighted to team up with Hasbro in order to bring our shared vision to reality,” said Mark Gerhard, CEO at Jagex Games Studio. “There is a huge appetite for an online TRANSFORMERS game and we will utilize every bit of our development and publishing expertise to deliver a dynamic and action-packed game that TRANSFORMERS fans will find irresistible.”

About TRANSFORMERS

The TRANSFORMERS brand has delivered “MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE” action to legions of fans around the world for more than 25 years. As one of the hottest global entertainment properties, TRANSFORMERS captures excitement through action figure play, movies, television, digital gaming, comics, and more.

About Hasbro

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company providing children and families around the world with a wide-range of immersive entertainment offerings based on the Company’s world class brand portfolio. From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, video games and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its customers through the strategic leveraging of well-known and beloved brands such as TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET SHOP, NERF, PLAYSKOOL, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and MONOPOLY. The Hub, Hasbro’s multi-platform joint venture with Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) launched on October 10, 2010. The online home of The Hub is www.hubworld.com. The Hub logo and name are trademarks of Hub Television Networks, LLC. All rights reserved.

Come see how we inspire play through our brands at http://www.hasbro.com. © 2010 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

About Jagex Games Studio

Jagex Games Studio is a multi-award winning games developer based in Cambridge, England. Jagex specialises in the development of high quality browser-based games and is the largest independent games developer and publisher in the UK.

Jagex has a long-standing reputation for creating the world's best online games and for developing hugely popular, high quality, accessible, free-to-play games and for providing an unbeatable community experience for millions of players around the world. Jagex has developed and self-published over 40 online titles, including the world's most popular free multiplayer online game, RuneScape.com

In addition to RuneScape, Jagex self-publishes games on its games portal Jagex.com, and has released a series of successful iPhone games including BounceDown, StarCannon, and Miner Disturbance. Jagex also acts as a third-party publisher for likeminded developers, publishing titles such as the real-time strategy game War of Legends and the iPhone title Undercroft.

Contacts

Hasbro, Inc.
Daniel Benkwitt, 401-727-5318
dbenkwitt@hasbro.com
or
Jagex Limited
Adam Tuckwell, (+44 (0)844 588 6607
Press@Jagex.com 

Category: Transformers Interviews and Articles | Submitted by: Moonbug - on: Monday, 14th March 2011 at 16:26:20 GMT | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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