Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Transformers

(PlayStation 4 Review) Transformers: Devastation

(PlayStation 4 Review) Transformers: Devastation

“… does a remarkable job of capturing that Saturday morning magic.”

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PlayStation 4 Reviews

It’s time to roll out! Transformers: Devastation out for console, PC

Transformers Devastation (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Activision has released PlatinumGames’ Transformers: Devastation for console and PC. The third-person brawler features a single-player campaign that pits five playable Autobots (Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Sideswipe, Wheeljack, and Grimlock) against an army of Decepticons. In addition to the Andy Schmidt-penned story, which expands the current Combiner Wars arc, there are also 50 challenge missions. Characters gain new abilities and talents as players progress, as well as access to more than 150 upgradeable weapons.

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Transformers: Devastation pre-order detailed, Peter Cullen video up

Transformers Devastation (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Preorder Details Announcement - Screenshot 1

Activision has released a new character trailer, an interview with Optimus Prime voice actor Peter Cullen, and pre-order bonus details for Transformers: Devastation. The PlatinumGames-developed title will come with free downloadable content for all those who pre-order, a character skin pack and a weapon pack. The skin pack will come with three alternate costumes (Nemesis Prime, Red Alert, and Goldfire), while the weapon pack will bundle together the Dark Star Saber, the Photon Disruptor, and the twin Gold Hunter blaster pistols. Both videos are available below.

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Activision and PlatinumGames team up for Transformers: Devastation

Transformers Devestation (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Announcement - Screenshot 1

PlatinumGames is a busy studio these days. Not only are they assisting with the upcoming sequel to Nier, but they are also working on a new Transformers title for Activision, Transformers: Devastation. The third-person action title will sport cel-shaded graphics along with a storyline inspired by the IDW comic book universe and some notable voice actors, including Frank Welker (Megatron, Soundwave) and Peter Cullen (Optimus Prime). Combat will be fast and combo heavy, as with other titles from PlatinumGames, and supplemented by upgrades and new weapons. The playable roster will include five Autobots: Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Sideswipe, Wheeljack, and Grimlock. Devastation is slated for release later this year.

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Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark to bridge game, film universes

Transformers Rise of the Dark Spark (360, 3DS, PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Xbox One) Announcement - Screenshot 1

As has become franchise tradition, Activision will be releasing a Transformers game tie-in alongside the latest film, Age of Extinction. The newest game, Rise of the Dark Spark, will include over 40 playable characters from both film and Cybertron universes as each side battles to attain the Dark Spark. Rise of the Dark Spark will be set after the films as well as High Moon Studios’ War for Cybertron and Fall of Cybertron with a campaign that jumps between worlds and factions but features similar gameplay and modes as before, including Escalation. New additions include a revamped leveling system with persistent character development and an upgradeable defense system.

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(Nintendo 3DS Review) Transformers Prime: The Game

(Nintendo 3DS Review) Transformers Prime: The Game

“… manages to capture the look and sound of the show far better than the excitement of it.”

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3DS Reviews

Transformers Prime now available for 3DS, DS, and Wii

Transformers fans looking for a new adventure after Fall of Cybertron will be able to explore a new part of the universe today with the launch of Transformers Prime. Based off the television show, Prime is available only on Nintendo consoles and features Optimus Prime and his fellow Autobots in a battle against Megatron and the Decepticons for control of Thunderwing. Battles take place in robot form and alt mode with melee combat and driving sequences.

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(Xbox 360 Review) Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

(Xbox 360 Review) Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

“… a little rough around the edges, but it’s also a bang-up action title with a lot of great set pieces and some fantastic voice-over work.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews

Dinobot Destructor Pack available for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

High Moon Studios is kicking off the launch of their latest DLC pack for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, Dinobot Destructor Pack, with a new trailer showing off the added content. In addition to the latest release, which includes Grimlock, Slug, Snarl, and Swoop for multiplayer and parts for character creation, the Multiplayer Havoc Pack, detailed below, is already available. The last of the packs, Massive Fury Pack, also detailed below, will be out on September 25 and is set to add even more characters and items for multiplayer and parts for character creation.

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Transformers: Fall of Cybertron to get Dinobot Destructor Pack DLC

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (360, PC, PS3) Dinobot DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

High Moon Studios’ recently released Transformers: Fall of Cybertron will be getting a bit more of the dinos soon with the Dinobot Destructor Pack. The multiplayer-centric DLC drop will launch next week and include Grimlock, Slug, Snarl, and Swoop for online multiplayer. The pack also adds their body and parts for use in the character-creation system.

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