Machinima will host a new Transformers animated series, Hasbro announced today from its panel at Comic-Con International: San Diego. The series will be released via the many2many programming service that kicks off during The Combiner Wars. The series promises to introduce new lore and new characters that that will push the Transformers Universe in a new direction.
"We couldn't be more excited to bring one of the biggest franchises in the world to Machinima. Our audiences are huge fans of the comics, movies, toys and video games, and for us to continue the legend with the Combiner Wars is a unique storytelling opportunity," said Machinima's Chief Creative Officer Daniel Tibbets in a press release.
"We're thrilled to be teaming up with Machinima on this groundbreaking, new digital series," said Tom Warner, Senior Vice President for the Transformers franchise for Hasbro. "As one of the top global producers and distributors of digital entertainment, they're the perfect partner to help launch a totally new kind of Transformers animation—one that, for the first time ever, is specifically designed for the teen and adult fans who've grown up loving the Transformers brand. We look forward to delivering amazing action, storytelling and characterization that these fans demand, as the Combiner Wars play out across toys, comics, digital games and of course, the brand new animated digital series."
Machinima promises more details will be released soon.