Conclusion: But why worry about plot holes and story? Transformers has always had a long, deep lore, most of it based on children’s TV shows, and all of it is convoluted as hell. Sure, some fans are going to clamor for a deep story, but come on people. This is a franchise based on selling toys.
Excerpt: If you’re like me, then you’ll start singing the theme tune every time you see or hear the name of the product. If the more likely scenario comes to the fore and you aren’t at all like me, you’ll probably say something along the lines of “ Transformers , huh’ I remember that.
Excerpt: "Weh-ooh-weh-eeh" is about as close as I can come to describing the sound a Transformer makes when changing shape. "Urrrgh" is the sound a game critic makes when playing a Transformers game that has the potential to be great, yet totally misses the mark.
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: Having been over two decades since the original Transformers animated movie, the long-awaited live action version is set to be the smash hit of the summer (as long as Executive Producer Steven Spielberg keeps a tight leash on the ever-disappointing Michael Bay).
Excerpt: Transformers is based off of the Transformers: Armada series rather than Generation One , which is the version most people remember from the 80's. As I stated in my preview of the game, Armada has never been one of my favorite versions of the series.