I was sad to hear about Transformers Universe entering permanent stasis lock, but far more from sympathy for affected staff and a generalised disappointment that it's one more failed Transformers game than because I mourned its particular loss. I tried to play it, but this frenetic team shooter in which you could neither design your own characters or play as the most famous ones wasn't at all what I wanted, and I couldn't think of anything to write about it that would have been more than a long, drawn-out sigh.
I do that now, but with an eye on a possible future rather than annoyed resignation.
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