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Pokémon GO Developer Niantic Declares ‘Transformers: Heavy Metal’

A unique real-world AR sport

Transformers: Heavy Metal© Niantic

Pokémon GO developer Niantic has launched a brand unique partnership with Hasbro and TOMY Firm that’ll seek for the originate of TRANSFORMERS: Heavy Metal, a new AR sport for cell.

The sport will observe in Pokémon GO’s footsteps by using the real-world AR and real-time 3D mapping tech made imaginable by Niantic’s ‘Lightship’ platform, and has gamers becoming a member of the Guardian Network – a community of folks who luxuriate in banded alongside side the Autobots in a battle against the Decepticons. The click liberate notes that the sport “brings Optimus Top and Bumblebee to lifestyles,” with turn-primarily primarily based battles taking centre stage.

“Transformers is the superb franchise for AR,” says John Hanke, CEO of Niantic. “Battling and interacting with huge robots in the real world is an wonderful expertise. We’re looking to are living as much as the excessive expectations of Transformers fans around the sector and produce them a sport unlike anything else they’ve performed sooner than.”

Bumblebee concept art.
Bumblebee realizing art work. (Image: Niantic)

The sport’s planned to originate globally later this yr alongside side Nintendo and Niantic’s no longer too long ago printed Pikmin sport. We are going to leave you with TRANSFORMERS: Heavy Metal’s first screenshot:

Transformers: Heavy Metal© Niantic

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