Hasbro Announces New TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS Mobile Game; Features Cullen, Weller, Furman

I love Transformers. I love mobile games, as they’re the only gaming I do these days. I love Peter Cullen and Frank Weller voicing their G1 characters. And Simon Furman’s G1 story will always hold a special place in my heart. Did Hasbro make this game just for me? Below is a press release about a new TRANSFORMERS: EARTH WARS mobile game coming this spring, featuring Cullen as Optimus Prime and Welker as Megatron, with a story written by Furman. Just add Vince DiCola music and I’d buy stake in the company.  And now that I have an iPad, I

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Mezco Presents Mortal Kombat X Series 2

I know I haven’t talked much about Mortal Kombat on ASM. Truth is, I loved the original few games. Kitana and Sub-Zero? Those were my jam in the MK2 middle of a sandwich with MK1 and Ultimate MK3 as the… horrible analogy gone even more wrong. Anyway, suffice it to say, I plunked many a quarter into those games back in the day, but I didn’t keep up after I left college and didn’t have easy access to arcade games, nor a home console powerful enough to play the later versions. But when I saw these pics from Mezco, I

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Jagex Uploads “Transformers Universe” Trailer Featuring Gameplay

The fine folks at Jagex just uploaded a trailer of the upcoming “Transformers Universe” game to YouTube.  In this new trailer, you see teases of the gameplay involved as you join a side and fight your enemy.  Take a look: ASM: It looks good so far, but as I’m not a huge gamer, I’m probably not the right person to judge.  Anyone else have thoughts?

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CCP & Dark Horse Release Eve: True Stories Free Digitally

Issue #1 of CCP Game’s Anticipated EVE: True Stories Graphic Novel Available Now for Free Download via Dark Horse Digital CCP Games, the world’s leading independent developer of massively multiplayer games and creators of EVE Online, along with Dark Horse, are pleased to announce that the first issue of EVE: True Stories, “Thieves Among Us,” is now available as a free download from Dark Horse Digital or via the Dark Horse Android and iOS apps. Issue #1 of the EVE: True Stories graphic novel dramatizes the opening throes of one of the greatest gaming stories of the last decade – the

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Dark Horse and Team Ninja Release YAIBA: NINJA GAIDEN Z #1

TEAM NINJA AND DARK HORSE COMICS KICK OFF  YAIBA: NINJA GAIDEN Z DIGITAL COMIC SERIES  Comic-Inspired Action Title Confirms New North American Release Date Team NINJA and Dark Horse Comics today launched the three-part YAIBA: NINJA GAIDEN Z digital comic series, providing insight into the backstory in three revealing vignettes. Yaiba takes a break from slaughtering zombies in the debut issue to tell the tale of how his often bloody sword became to be known as “Heartless” as he recounts the story to MissMonday. Initially released digitally with an all-new full color print comic to be available with the game, as it launches

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Press Release and Images – Hasbro and Rovio Team Up for Angry Birds Star Wars

A little over a week ago, Rovio teased the gaming community with what turned out to be the next game in the “Angry Birds” series —  Angry Birds Star Wars.  Hasbro and Rovio have teamed up to release toys and other items to take advantage of this gaming collaboration between Rovio and Lucasfilm.  You can see the full gallery in our Geekly Rewind Gallery, or hit the jump for select images and the press release!

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Transformers Universe MMO: Concept Art and More

Earlier this month in conjunction with BotCon, Jagex announced the title of their new upcoming Transformers MMO (massive multiplayer online game) – Transformers Universe.  At BotCon, we conducted an interview with Jagex, and we promised more coverage soon.  Well, soon is now.  Jagex has been kind enough to send over some concept art from the upcoming game.  

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Press Release: Jagex Games Studio Announces Details of Transformers MMO at BOTCON 2011

JAGEX GAMES STUDIO ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF TRANSFORMERS MMO AT BOTCON 2011 OFFICIAL TRANSFORMERS FAN CONVENTION ATTENDEES WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO DESIGN THEIR OWN TRANSFORMERS CHARACTER, MEET THE DEVELOPMENT TEAM, AND PRE-REGISTER FOR BETA FANS’ WAIT FOR THE NAME AND EARLY DETAILS OF THE UPCOMING MMO IS OVER CAMBRIDGE, UK – JUNE 1, 2011 – Jagex Games Studio, one of the largest independent games developers and publishers in the world, today announced the much anticipated name;TRANSFORMERS UNIVERSE for the upcoming MMO based on the iconic TRANSFORMERS brand from Hasbro, Inc. as well as plans to attend TRANSFORMERS BotCon 2011, the

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