A few days after Rovio announced the coming of Angry Birds Epic, the company also revealed the coming of another exciting series that fans will surely love ? the Angry Birds Transformers for mobile.
In the official press release, Rovio revealed that Angry Birds Transformers will come in multiple forms, including a mobile game. In addition, it will also come with consumer licensed goods and a product line from Hasbro featuring the TELEPODS.
?We?re really excited to combine the iconic Transformers universe with the quirky world of Angry Birds,? said Blanca Juti, Chief Marketing Officer of Rovio. ?This mash-up is going to appeal to both those who grew up with the brand in the 80?s, as well as fans of the brand today. People are going to love it!?
Rovio said that later this year, Hasbro will introduce a product line that features TELEPODS technology. This will enable fans to teleport their favorite Angry Birds Transformers characters into the game and gain unique powers.
?Angry Birds Transformers provides fans worldwide with a fun, new story and characters, and innovative ways, like our TELEPODS platform, for consumers to engage with the brand? said John Frascotti, Chief Marketing Officer at Hasbro. He also added that they?ve collaborated with Rovio to create opportunities for kids and families to experience Autobirds and Deceptihogs in multiple formats and entertainment platforms for a completely immersive branded experience.
The Angry Birds Transformers franchise follows successful collaborations between Hasbro and Rovio including the Angry Birds Star Wars, Angry Birds Go!, and Angry Birds Stella which will be available September 2014.
The characters that seem to be included in the Angry Birds transformers are the following:
From Autobirds, Optimus (Red), Bumblebee (Chuck), Heatwave (Terence), Unknown/Springer (Hal), and Matrix (Egg), while from the Deceptihogs, they have the Galvatron,
Soundwave, Starscream, Shockwave, Unknown/Megatron (Mustache Pig), Unknown/Spike (Pig), and Unicron.
For more exciting information about the upcoming Angry Birds Transformers, stay tuned!
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