Pokemon GO Developer Niantic Partners With Hasbro for Transformers AR Mobile Game

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Gamerlingual, Jun 14, 2021.

  1. Kaosu Reido

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    I'd kill all of you for another go around with Transformers and Platinum Games, but otherwise I'm lukewarm on the prospects. War and Fall were cool, but Hasbro's no game publisher. They'd have to partner with another company to publish, much less develop any games, and I doubt working with Activsion was a great experience.
     
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    fyi,I know it's not the switch, but WFC and FOC run really well on the steam deck
     
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    Oh no.

    Anyways.
     
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    or maybe, just maybe, They should get back in contact with High Moon Studios.
     
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    You can't compare the Steam Deck to the switch XD
     
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    Haha yea, they get plenty enough money from Pogo as it is...obviously they greedy and wanted to do more...It's interesting when I used to play Pogo obviously I would be with all the pogo players and be with the crowd of them. Now that I stopped I rarely ever see the crowds playing...
     
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    I am definitely interested in the Steam Deck, but I am a little concerned about not being able to hotswap joysticks if they suffer some sort of mechanical failure, be it drift or otherwise.

    Also, they’re probably still back ordered anyway.

    But, I am hopeful that a future Steam Deck 2 might be enticing enough for me to buy! :D 
     
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    I think replacement joysticks are one of the replacement parts that's being officially offered by someone that has partnered with Valve (though I'm not 100% sure as I haven't looked too much into replacement parts). But the Deck is great, it's run everything I've thrown at it with minimal tinkering and a bit of patience waiting for updates for one game in particular (Spiderman Shattered Dimensions).
     
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    I totally forgot this even existed to be honest. Not a huge loss considering it was just going to be more cash-grab mobile game trash. Man, can we please just get another solid Transformers console game, is that too much to ask Hasbro!?
     
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    Harry Potter: Wizards Unite basically did the same thing as Pokemon Go yet the premise was awful and never made sense. It crashed and burned. Heavy Metal never stood a chance.
     
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    There is a very weird thing - if you launch the game, it says there is a new update and gives you a description of it (from Wheeljack's perspective, as usual). And I open it roughly once a week to see what's new, so they didn't have this update a week ago. Why are they still updating the game if it's confirmed to be cancelled?
     
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    Because Pogo is a shit game.
     
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    I would KILL for that. I LOVE the armada game. But The high moon studio games are absolutely amazing if you haven't played them
     
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    If you own the original DVD and got a powerful PC, play it with the PCSX2 emulator on the best HD setting.
     
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    The ‘07 DS games did not have to be as good as they were. The open world is something that every subsequent Transformers game should have.
     
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    Like Pokemon Go, the game has a mechanism where they can force you to upgrade by having the game check a server and stop you from starting it if there's a new version. I'm guessing they decided that was the easiest way to quickly disable people from being able to start the game rather than publish a new version that has a "No longer working" screen at the start.

    Sad though. I'd maxed out my guardian level and one of my Autobots.
     
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    Well, even without updating the game I was still able to access the newsfeed and this is what they had there. But since you're not saying you can just access the game normally while being in a country that should have it, I guess it's both - they've done some actual changes to the game less than a week before cancelling it and then released a push for update that doesn't exist to make sure nobody gets in.

    By the way, did you screenshot those chats with the characters? As I'm not in one of the test countries, the tutorial (and probably just its very beginning) was the only thing I was able to see.
     

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    R.I.P
     
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    I\'m not really suprized to see this being cancelled I mean they weren\'t even going to give you the option to be on the Decepticon side and personally I\'d rather have Starscream or Knock Out as my guardian then any of the Autobots, And Pokemon Go let you choose between three teams so not letting you choose Autobot or Decepticon just seems like a wasted opportunity, since it\'s been cancelled guess I\'m not the only one who felt this way.
     
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    Has there been any other successful ar game? I know there was a harry potter, a minecraft one that shut down i think and a ghostbusters one.