Transformers Prime Hits Shelves Today, Exclusively for Nintendo Platforms.


Fresh from Activisionand Hasbro comes this new “action brawler” title based around the kid’s cartoon set in the Transformers universe. Hitting stores today for the Nintendo Wii and 3DS with a release on the Wii-U to follow later on November 18th, 2012. Here’s the deets from the press release followed by the new launch trailer…

“The TRANSFORMERS PRIME television show is a fantastic series and we’re excited to bring this new adventure to Nintendo and TRANSFORMERS fans alike,” said Kurt Niederloh, Vice President, Activision Publishing. ” We’ve worked hand-in-hand with Hasbro and the TV show producers to bring this all-new storyline to life with the spirit and trademark gameplay Nintendo gamers have come to know and love.”

“Our fans can now interact with the TRANSFORMERS PRIME universe and all its rich characters in a whole new way,” said Mark Blecher, Senior Vice President of Digital Media and Marketing at Hasbro. “Activision has done a great job of capturing the heart and soul of the television show and has created an engaging video game the entire family can enjoy.”

Continuing the epic saga, the game centers around an original story set directly within the TRANSFORMERS PRIME universe, allowing gamers not only to play as their favorite AUTOBOT characters, but also cultivate close friendships with Jack, Miko and Raf — the human characters from the show — as TEAM PRIME sets out to protect mankind and eliminate the DECEPTICONS once and for all. For the Wii, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U versions of the game, players can also compete with or against their friends in adrenaline-pumping multiplayer modes that allow fans to choose from 11 different TRANSFORMERS characters from both factions.

TRANSFORMERS PRIME is developed by Now Production (NowPro) for Nintendo’s Wii system, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, and by Altron Corporation for Nintendo DS. The game is rated “E10+” (Everyone 10 and older — Fantasy Violence) by the ESRB.

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