Transformers Universe Confirms Two Signature Bots

Jagex has confirmed that both Wheeljack and Knock Out, known to fans worldwide as characters from the Transformers TV series, will appear as playable warriors within Transformers Universe.

News of the two popular bots making the cut was leaked overnight. While Jagex is willing to confirm their plans to include these, and many other signature bots, details about both Wheeljack and Knock Out will be scheduled for release soon, as will additional information about Chromia and Flamewar (who were mentioned in a recent community update).

PC and Mac players can install or play the game directly in their browser on the official site. You can see the concept art for Wheeljack and Knock Out after the jump.

Transformers Universe Now in Open Beta

Transformers Universe, a F2P 3rd-person MOBA, hit its Open Beta phase this past weekend. All interested players can enlist now and choose their side, battling for either the Decepticons or the Autobots. The current list of starting and founder's pack warriors, all of which for each faction is available on the official site. These warriors can be customized to match your playing style.

Transformers Universe: Macro and Flatline

Transformers Universe, a massively online tactical action game, recently revealed Macro and Flatline on the official site. To accompany the reveal are two new trailers!

Transformers Universe: Showdown and Mismatch

Transformers Universe, the MOTA currently in development by Jagex Studios, has recently revealed two new trailers for the Decepticon Mismatch and the Autobot Showdown.

Transformers Universe Founder's Packs Available

Jagex has announced that its upcoming Transformers Universe MMO now has four Founder's Packs to choose from. Ranging from $45 to $450 (seriously—that's not a typo!), the packs offer a variety of bonuses such as relics, season pass time, power cores, repair packs and more.

Transformers Universe Beta Signup Opens

The first closed beta weekend for Transformers Universe is underway, but you can still choose where your allegiance lies for future ones. Sign up for closed beta now on the official site!

Transformers Universe Trailer: Test Your Metal

Transformers Universe, a massively online tactical action game, recently released their second trailer. Titled "Test Your Metal", it features the ongoing war between the Autobots and Decepticons.

Transformers Universe

Transformers fans, you just got a whole new reason to get excited.

Jagex, the independent studio developing Transformers Universe, announced that the all-new has launched to accompany the massively-multiplayer online game set in everyone's favorite mechanical shape-shifting world as it marches toward beta in 2013.

Name a Transformers Class at New York Comic Con

Jagex has some big plans for Transformers Universe this weekend at New York Comic Con. Not only will attendees get to view game footage, customize their own character and have their photo taken with their creation, but they'll also have the opportunity to to vote for the names of one of the classes! Here are the details on the class for each faction:

  • AUTOBOT: "They follow a strict code in the field. They have a job to do and orders must be followed, but initiative is welcomed and acted upon. They watch then execute relying on exact intel and contacts in the field. They gather and organise disposing of the enemy quickly and professionally." Possible names: Sentry, Guardian, Marshal, or your own recommendation.
  • DECEPTICON: "Slick and precise; they strike in the name of the Decepticons. They are unforgiving and relentless and dealing justice in the field they seldom take prisoners or hostages. They deftly deliver destruction, remove the spoils of war and prefer to leave without a trace." Possible names: Agent, Dissenter, Infiltrator, or your own recommendation.

If you're not attending New York Comic Con, you can still cast your vote on the Transformers Universe Facebook page by Sunday, October 16 at 5 p.m. EDT.

Transformers Universe Brawler Class Revealed

Jagex released some details and concept art for Transformers Universe's Brawler class at Gamescom today. That's a Decepticon Brawler on the left and an Autobot Brawler on the right. Here's what Senior Producer Kris Jones had to say about the class:

“Players who like to engage as the tank in co-op team play will be drawn to this Brawler Class. The strength and resilience of this class makes it the perfect choice for those who like to get up close in a battle environment, for those who like a good brawl.”

In addition to the reveal, Jagex is showing off the game's customization options at the convention. Booth attendees get to customize either an Autobot or a Decepticon and receive printouts of the characters they create.