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Transformers: Earth Wars available now

Published on: 3rd June 2016

The new real-time combat strategy mobile game is available now for free download on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices.

TransfomrersHasbro, Backflip Studios and Space Ape Games released the game yesterday, which features the most iconic characters in the Transformers universe. Transformers: Earth Wars pairs authentic Transformers storytelling with fast-paced gameplay, 3D animation and hundreds of characters.

“The Transformers franchise is one of the most iconic in the world, so it’s exciting to include these characters in such a compelling mobile gaming experience,” said Julian Farrior, CEO of Backflip Studios. “We’re thrilled to partner with Hasbro and Space Ape Games to launch Transformers: Earth Wars and think that Transformers fans are going to love teaming up with their favourite Autobots or Decepticons in these mobile battles.”

Inspired by Hasbro’s Transformers Generations Prime Wars Trilogy, players must choose to fight with Optimus Prime and the Autobots or Megatron and the Decepticons to decide the fate of planet Earth. The game also features notable storytellers and voice actors from the Transformers franchise, including dialogue written by comic legend Simon Furman and voice acting from Peter Cullen, the voice of Optimus Prime, and Frank Welker, the voice of Megatron.

“Transformers: Earth Wars offers players an engaging storyline and incredible gameplay experience,” said Mark Blecher, senior vice president of digital gaming and corporate development at Hasbro. “The game harnesses the unique strengths and abilities of hundreds of characters from Transformers lore, which really helps it to stand above existing real-time combat strategy games and delivers on the Transformers promise of More than Meets the Eye.”

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