Runescape Developer Working On Transformers Online Game


Jagex, developers of the immensely-popular massively-multiplayer online game, Runescape, are working on an online game based on the Transformers brand for Hasbro. The game is scheduled to launch in 2012 in North America, Latin America, Europe, New Zealand and Australia.


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.”


Hasbro haven’t announced further details such as a release date or pricing scheme for the Transformers online game, but we’ll post more details as they’re made available.


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Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.