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By Steve Watts   //   July 3, 2014 6:23 AM

Transformers Universe rolls out open beta

Transformers Universe is opening its beta period this weekend, and ringing in the event with double XP, prizes, and a live stream.
By Steve Watts   //   May 1, 2014 12:00 PM

Transformers Universe opens Founders program

Transformers Universe has opened its Founders program, offering tiers of packages with pre-paid season pass time, relics, and founders titles and avatars.
By Steve Watts   //   April 3, 2014 7:00 AM

Transformers Universe is a CCG in disguise

Transformers Universe rebranded itself as a "MOTA" two months ago, and we've finally gotten a better idea of what exactly that means.
By Alice O'Connor   //   February 7, 2014 8:10 AM

Transformers Universe MMO now a 'MOTA'

Jagex first announced its licensed MMO Transformers Universe in 2011, but hasn't really had much to say about it since. Will a summer launch planned, the Runescape creator has finally opened up a little to reveal that, well, it may not even be an MMO. Jagex has coined the genre named 'massively online tactical action,' or MOTA, which we broadly assume is intended to mean "a bit like a MOBA (a Dote 'em up, to you and I) but not quite."
By Alice O'Connor   //   October 29, 2013 9:30 AM

RuneScape farmed gold drops 81% after official gold sales added

Ooh, those gold farmers, how they infuriate MMORPG players so! The way to combat them seems pretty clear, though: add an official way to buy gold. Jagex has reported an 81% drop in the amount of farmed gold floating around its free-to-play RuneScape in the month since it added a sanctioned 'bonds' to buy gold for cash.
By Steve Watts   //   September 26, 2013 9:00 AM

RuneScape announces 'Pay-through-Play' plan

RuneScape developer Jagex has announced a new "Pay-through-Play" model for the long-running MMO, letting players buy "Bonds" that can be traded and spent on premium content.
By Steve Watts   //   July 1, 2013 3:00 PM

Transformers Universe team suffers layoffs

The team behind Transformers Universe has been hit with layoffs. Jagex says it won't "adversely impact" the game, but a source claims that hitting the release target is putting pressure on the company.
By Steve Watts   //   May 6, 2013 1:00 PM

RuneScape 3 going to mobile, smart TVs

RuneScape 3 will run on mobile devices as early as this fall, and on smart TVs sometime in the near future, according to publisher Jagex.
By Steve Watts   //   March 25, 2013 1:00 PM

RuneScape 3 announced

Jagex announced RuneScape 3 today, a new edition of its free-to-play adventure series that lets players influence the world more directly.
By Alice O'Connor   //   December 6, 2012 10:10 AM

Build-o-FPS Ace of Spades launches next week

Toss Minecraft and Team Fortress 2 into a blender and you'll come out with a horrible jagged mess of bits which could take your eye out. Draw influences from those games, however, and you may come out with something like build-o-destroy-a-FPS Ace of Spades, which publisher Jagex has announced will launch next week.
By Andrew Yoon   //   October 12, 2011 6:15 PM

Transformers Universe MMO: first-look

Shacknews received an early look at the upcoming Transformers Universe MMO, before its forthcoming New York Comic Con presentation. These exclusive screens show off the "graphical style and direction" of the upcoming MMO.