The Autobots return to battle the Decepticons (with a gorgeous cel-shaded look) in Transformers: Devastation! Did Platinum Games, the masters of modern video game action, develop another home-run favorite, or is Devastation just here to hit all the right nostalgia buttons and pay the bills? Check out our full review after the jump!
DLE has posted the twelfth episode of Kōtarō Ishidate's half ad-libbed, Flash animated Q Transformers: Return of the Mystery of Convoy II comedy. This super-deformed figure spin-off has a treat for the season finale. Sugita Tomokazu's Starscream is joined by Kenjiro Tsuda (Gangsta's Nicolas Brown, Tiger & Bunny'sFire Emblem) and Kentarō Itō (Naruto's Choji Akimichi) as Seekers Thundercracker and Skywarp.
More Autobots and Decepticons are joining the cast of the short parody anime Q Transformers, including Arcee, Thundercracker, and Skywarp. Hit the jump to learn more.
When Transformers: Devastation was first announced as a Platinum Games-developed brawler it immediately turned heads. Though the first few trailers got the cel-shaded G1 style across nicely, it wasn't until the latest that I was really sold. Watch some slick combos and animation at work in the Playable Character Features trailer after the jump.
Nintendo has a very special collaboration cooking for the next Splatoon Splatfest event. They'll be joining forces with Hasbro to let players battle over Autobot and Decepticon supremacy in a Transformers-themed take on the online battle celebration. More after the jump.
DLE has posted the seventh episode of Kōtarō Ishidate's half ad-libbed, Flash animated Q Transformers: Return of the Mystery of Convoy II comedy shorts, which brings back Keiji Fujiwara's Megatron joined by Sugita Tomokazu's Starscream, Kaito Ishikawa's Shockwave and Nobuhiko Okamoto's Soundwave. And, it gets weirder!
DLE has posted the third episode of Kōtarō Ishidate's (Tesagure! Bukatsumono, Straight Title Robot Anime) Flash animated Q Transformers: Return of the Mystery of Convoy II comedy shorts. Notable, the latest toyline and mobile game tie-in has Keiji Fujiwara's (Hunter x Hunter's Leorio Paladinight) Megatron joined by Sugita Tomokazu's (Gintama's Gintoki, Gargantia's Chamber) Starscream, Kaito Ishikawa's (Gargantia's Ledo) Shockwave and Nobuhiko Okamoto's (Raildex's Accelerator) Soundwave.
Transformers: Devastation was revealed in a teaser during E3, and we've been dying to see more of Activision's collaboration with developer Platinum Games ever since. San Diego Comic-Con delivered with a new gameplay trailer that shows a bunch of classic Transformers characters duking it out in the city, with action that definitely looks certified Platinum. More after the jump.
Following an early reveal, Transformers: Devastation has officially been announced, and Platinum Games is indeed handling the cel-shaded brawler. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance director Kenji Saito helms the project along with Platinum staff members who have worked on titles like The Legend of Korra and Bayonetta 2. Hit the jump for more.
Info on a new Transformers game has leaked in advance of this coming week's E3 show, and according to a since-removed Best Buy Canada listing it's being developed by none other than Platinum Games. The folks behind games like Bayonetta, Vanquish, and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance previously worked with Activision on The Legend of Korra, and we should know more concrete info when the official reveal arrives on Monday.
Kotobukiya's line of cute, chibi D-Style Transformers model kits continues with an upcoming release of a trio of Decepticon Seeker jets: Starscream, Skywarp, and Thundercracker. Hit the jump to learn more.
Last week, Kotobukiya celebrated the 30th anniversary of Transformers with the release of a D-Style Megatron kit for assembling a super deformed version fo the bellicose Decepticon leader. An interesting response came from Yusuke Nakamura, the artist best known for his work on Tatami Galaxy's original novel and the covers of ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION's albums. Check it out after the jump.
The leader of the Decepticons may normally be made of sterner stuff, but in April you can acquire a cute version of Megatron in a new, non-scale plastic model. Hit the jump to learn more.
Comedy animators Dream Link Entertainment has begun posting their Q-Transformers: The Return of the Mystery of Optimus Prime smartphone game spin-off shorts on YouTube and NicoNico. The irreverent anime is written and directed by Kotaro Ishidate, writer on Straight Title Robot Anime and the first season of gdgd Fairies, and QTF follows a similar format, compete with improvisational breaks. More after the jump.
Back in June, Takara Tomy began offering their limited run of Transformer / Evangelion Masterpiece Optimus Prime EVA Mode figure, and almost immediately sold out of the allotment of 1,000 units, priced at 2,500 yen. With the figure now set to ship, the figure is on display at Ikebukuro Eva, which is also holding a lottery to get one of the few available. Additionally, the collaboration site has posted a new story page.