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In The Free Zone today, MMORPG.com columnist Richard Aihoshi takes a look at the recently announced Transformers Online being developed by Jagex. Richard has a few questions about the title and some other thoughts to share. Check it out and then let us know what you think!
In addition, the selection of Jagex is interesting. Its key title is, of course, RuneScape. Although I believe the press release over-stepped considerably in calling it "the world's most popular free-to-play MMOG", it's unquestionably an important factor in the western markets. That said, its success comes largely from tapping a less than hardcore audience including a higher than average proportion of younger players, in part by making it playable on a very wide range of hardware - translation; the visuals are on the retro side. While the age aspect is clearly a fit with the IP, it does raise a question as to the types of play and the level of graphics we can expect.
Read more of Richard Aihoshi's The Free Zone: Jagex Developing Transformers Online.