Official press release for Activision's Transformers "War for Cybertron" game

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Re: Official press release for Activision's Transformers "War for Cybertron" game

Postby cannonfodder4000 » Thu Dec 17, 2009 6:55 am

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i would like it better if it has offline multiplayer and if after you finish a level you go to the ark where you can talk to other transformers change your character and customize them then choose another level in a free roaming fashion

but i dont care if its first person third person or whatever


I AM GETTING THIS GAME!
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Re: Official press release for Activision's Transformers "War for Cybertron" game

Postby Windsweeper » Thu Dec 17, 2009 4:50 pm

I do have reservations about the designs myself. If they're going pre-Earth, I'd have preferred designs closer to War Within. Dreamwave AND IDW used those designs or at least close variations. We even got War Within toys.

I'm not too pushed about the pointed shoulders but at least they look a lot closer to G1 than the Movie.

After the ROTF game where you don't even get to chose when to transform and the 2007 game which was a lot better but still lacked the Armada's game of being able to ram enemies in vehicle mode, I'm sceptical about Activision. I loved their early Spiderman games but their TF efforts could be better.

I too have waited 7 years to upgrade my PS2. Used to play a lot more computer games in my younger days before I got back into Transformers.

Despite my misgivings, I am still looking forward to this.

In the trailer, it's easy to spot Prime and Omega but do we have any idea who the other characters are, if indeed they are meant to be known characters?
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Re: Official press release for Activision's Transformers "War for Cybertron" game

Postby Mechanurgist » Fri Dec 18, 2009 1:24 pm

Woo! New Cybertron wallpaper. Excellent.

The game looks like fun if you're into gladiatorial matches, but it doesn't seem to have much depth to it except for fightan and killan. :-?
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Re: Official press release for Activision's Transformers "War for Cybertron" game

Postby AutobotJazz » Wed Dec 23, 2009 5:06 am

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Looks like its time to upgrade from my gamecube.
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Re: Official press release for Activision's Transformers "War for Cybertron" game

Postby craggy » Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:17 pm

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Re: Official press release for Activision's Transformers "War for Cybertron" game

Postby Scatterlung » Thu Dec 24, 2009 1:16 pm

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HECTOR wrote:
Scatterlung wrote:I think the issue might be that people have Wiis and don't want to buy another console...


Well if that's the case then I highly recommend getting a next gen console! A bit pricey but worth it!


Scatterlung wrote:... and don't want to buy another console...


I know it's Christmas but there's the little issue of money. People don't want to dish out the extra hundred or so for a PS3 or XBox when they already have a Wii and they shouldn't have to.
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Re: Official press release for Activision's Transformers "War for Cybertron" game

Postby Cyberstrike » Thu Dec 24, 2009 6:38 pm

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The more I read about this game the less I seem to care about it. I can't seem to find anything that I care about, while a big factor is how bored I am with the whole FPS genre, but even if it was RPG I think I wouldn't be excited. It's funny I'm almost counting down the days until Mass Effect 2 is released but I'm not all that interested in Transformers: War for Cybertron.
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Re: Official press release for Activision's Transformers "War for Cybertron" game

Postby Scatterlung » Thu Dec 31, 2009 10:12 am

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Cyberstrike wrote:The more I read about this game the less I seem to care about it. I can't seem to find anything that I care about, while a big factor is how bored I am with the whole FPS genre, but even if it was RPG I think I wouldn't be excited. It's funny I'm almost counting down the days until Mass Effect 2 is released but I'm not all that interested in Transformers: War for Cybertron.

It's a 3rd Person Shooter (Like Armada) not an FPS.

What's not to love though?

Dedicated developers. A committed design team. A thorough story that'll explore the characters as well as the war. We get to see Megatron, Starscream and Prime all meet for the first times and see how they spirals off. Multiplayer, co-operative and likely competitive. No squishy humans. Varied gameplay elements, not just "Transform and shoot". And we now know they're getting the original cast to voice them. Cullen's confirmed, I believe.

A lot of love's gone into it. I'm real excited. Keeping it bottled up for the most part since the game's a far ways away but still.
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Re: Official press release for Activision's Transformers "War for Cybertron" game

Postby Cyberstrike » Sun Jan 03, 2010 5:04 pm

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Scatterlung wrote:
Cyberstrike wrote:The more I read about this game the less I seem to care about it. I can't seem to find anything that I care about, while a big factor is how bored I am with the whole FPS genre, but even if it was RPG I think I wouldn't be excited. It's funny I'm almost counting down the days until Mass Effect 2 is released but I'm not all that interested in Transformers: War for Cybertron.

It's a 3rd Person Shooter (Like Armada) not an FPS.


That's still not a great selling point for me.

What's not to love though?

Dedicated developers. A committed design team. A thorough story that'll explore the characters as well as the war. We get to see Megatron, Starscream and Prime all meet for the first times and see how they spirals off. Multiplayer, co-operative and likely competitive. No squishy humans. Varied gameplay elements, not just "Transform and shoot". And we now know they're getting the original cast to voice them. Cullen's confirmed, I believe.

A lot of love's gone into it. I'm real excited. Keeping it bottled up for the most part since the game's a far ways away but still.



I guess after going full bore with Transformers in 09, I'm little burned out in 2010.
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