Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Review (Xbox 360/PS3/PC)
7 September 2013
Excerpt: Transformers: Fall of Cybertron is the long awaited sequel to the 2010 third person shooter Transformers: War for Cybertron. Much alike its counterpart, Fall of Cybertron is developed by High Noon Studios and published by Activision along with being a third person shooter for the most part.
Excerpt: Michael Bay may think he’s got a stranglehold on huge-scale Transformers action, but High Moon Studios certainly has the right to lay claim to that title based on their work on Transformers: Fall of Cybertron.
Transformers Fall of Cybertron – Review (Xbox 360)
27 September 2012
Conclusion: It’s not overly long and doesn’t include much other than the main campaign and multiplayer. However, the gameplay is varied and highly refined. It’s worth a play for fans of the franchise and fans of the genre.
Summary: " Transformers: Fall of Cybertron " is a genuinely good game- and not just a good Transformers game. The beautiful frantic action makes for an enjoyable campaign – despite a few, albeit small, mis-steps.
Conclusion: As a package, Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’s lack of ambition is countered by an obvious fondness for the Transformers themselves and the amount of polish that has been lavished on its presentation and mechanics.
Excerpt: which means I was thrust directly into the action with very little warning or training. Almost instantly you’re fighting Decepticons who, as we all know, have no mercy and allowed me little time to acclimatise myself to the pace of the game.
Excerpt: Whilst High Moon studios’ previous Transformers game, Transformers: Dark of the Moon was passable, their earlier offering, Transformers: War for Cybertron, however, was a memorable and accomplished title and was the best use of the licence since Atari’s and Melbourne House’s well regarded...
Summary: Transformers: Fall of Cybertron is 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. The short length, even when taking multiplayer into account, isn’t helped by the graphical glitches that cropped up in the...
Conclusion: While it seems that MP took a back-seat to SP, there is a lot to replay and the game will remain in the shelves of Transformer fans. FoC will lose it's majority to other upcoming games but there will still be a loyal, dedicated community remaining to support this game.