Summary: Despite being a child of the 80s, I never really got into the whole Transformers fad. Sure, they were pretty cool, and I’m sure I vaguely remember forcing my parents to rent the 1986 movie on VHS at one point or another, as well as having a passing interest in the cartoon series around the same...
Transformers: War for Cybertron shows the movie games how it's done.
2 July 2010
Excerpt: Transformers: War for Cybertron is hands down the best Transformers game to date. It's an action packed 3rd person shooter that all G1 fans will appreciate. TWFC also blows those HORRIBLE movie franchise games out of the water and redeems the Transformers name.
Excerpt: Transformers seems to be something that all children of the 80s have in common. Talk to any 20-something guy about favourite childhood cartoons and the action packed adventures of Optimus Prime and his gang of transforming robots will more often than not come up.
Excerpt: Imagine the graphics of the PS3 combined with the blockbuster theatrical release of the summer, which just happens to be a nicely done re-envisioning of one of my favorite childhood licenses: The Transformers .
Summary: I wanted this game to be great but bottom line is, you should not spend $40 buying this title new. Though the premise is a good one, the execution could have been much better. This title falls victim to IP syndrome, where too much is spent on the intellectual property license, leaving inadequate...
Pros: Robots that turn into vehicles? ‘Nuff said., Most playable characters out of any console.
Cons: Forgettable gameplay. Nothing beyond the basics here., Controls are not easy to pick up, regardless of configuration., No choice between sides.
Conclusion: Transformers The Game is not the worst movie-to-game I have played, but there isn’t a lot great about it. I didn’t enjoy the movie, though, so fans of the film may find this game more intriguing.
Excerpt: In case you hadn't noticed, the '80s are making a comeback. Hot ladies everywhere are wearing leggings and pencil skirts, The Killers are getting rich by copying your big sister's favourite bands, and Transformers has made a comeback.