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LeBeouf, Fox, Cullen and Welker to reprise roles in TF Video Game
ACTIVISION SIGNS TALENT FROM UPCOMING FEATURE FILM AND ORIGINAL TV SERIES
FOR TRANSFORMERS: THE GAME
Santa Monica, CA – May 18, 2007 – TRANSFORMERS: The Game, from Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), developed under license from HPG the licensing division of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS), is bridging the gap from “G1” (Generation One) to the present day TRANSFORMERS by casting the upcoming live-action film leads Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox alongside legendary voice actors Peter Cullen and Frank Welker, the original voices of OPTIMUS PRIME and MEGATRON. Based on “TRANSFORMERS,” the highly anticipated live-action feature film from DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures, in association with Hasbro, the game allows players to relive their favorite movie moments and go beyond in a movie-inspired storyline penned with the help of Flint Dille, best known as the writer of the acclaimed “TRANSFORMERS” animated series.
“TRANSFORMERS is an incredible franchise with huge global appeal and our goal is to present a game that speaks to fans of the upcoming movie as well as to G1 fans,” said Laird Malamed, head of production, Activision, Inc. “We have a fantastic line-up that includes original talent from the animated TV series and the upcoming film, bringing together the best of both worlds.”
In TRANSFORMERS: The Game, players choose to protect the Earth as AUTOBOTS or destroy it as DECEPTICONS. Playing as OPTIMUS PRIME, BUMBLEBEE, MEGATRON, BARRICADE and other characters, gamers will experience the unstoppable power and massive scale of their favorite ROBOTS IN DISGUISE as they battle for Earth.
TRANSFORMERS: The Game is in development by Traveller’s Tales for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, Wii™ video game console, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and PC, and is rated “T” (Teen) by the ESRB. A PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system version is being developed by Savage Entertainment and is currently rated “E 10+” (Everyone 10 and older – Violence) by the ESRB. Two unique games for Nintendo DS™, TRANSFORMERS: AUTOBOTS and TRANSFORMERS: DECEPTICONS, are being developed by Vicarious Visions and are rated “E 10+” (Everyone 10 and older - Violence) by the ESRB. For more information about the game, visit http://www.transformersgame.com/