Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed!

Transformers News: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed!

Friday, November 12th, 2010 11:55PM CST

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Gaming website IGN has posted some interesting news, including the announcement of a sequel to this years War for Cybertron and a game based on the upcoming Transformers:Dark of the Moon as well as a brief mention of a Transformers based MMO being developed.

While few details are provided, it's still a confirmation that new games are in the works.

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Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145900)
Posted by OptiMagnus on November 12th, 2010 @ 11:59pm CST
YYYYYESSSSSS!!!!!!!!!! This is great!
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145903)
Posted by Supreme Convoy on November 13th, 2010 @ 12:22am CST
War of Cybertron 2?

YES!!!
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145908)
Posted by frogbat on November 13th, 2010 @ 12:53am CST
this was mentioned in the hasbro investor day with a release date of 2012 as 2011 will be dedicated to tf3 and related merchandise

this means a break in my spending!
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145909)
Posted by im ruined on November 13th, 2010 @ 1:08am CST
:APPLAUSE: WooT!
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145914)
Posted by Wreckage42 on November 13th, 2010 @ 1:16am CST
First thing I thought was "SAY WHA?!?!?!" and then I was like " Hell yeah!!" :grin: :APPLAUSE: :lol:
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145933)
Posted by Anonymous on November 13th, 2010 @ 3:43am CST
Well, their not getting my money unless online multiplayer improves considerably. I was in awe of the graphics, storyline and new character designs in WfC, but multiplayer was/is terrible
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145936)
Posted by Galvatrondestroyer on November 13th, 2010 @ 3:51am CST
personally i wonder where the story will go since wfc pretty much ran directly into the 1st g1 episode

unless the fix the mp problems that plagued the original i cant see it being much of a success but at least we might get more than 4 new molds dedicated to the characters
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145955)
Posted by zodconvoy on November 13th, 2010 @ 5:48am CST
WHOOOOOOOO!

A reason to update my X-Box Live account!
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145960)
Posted by Neurie on November 13th, 2010 @ 6:01am CST
Its not like Hasbro really cares abaout continuity of its products too much as long as it sells and it appeases the majority of the fan base(IE parents and children) thier happy.

They occasionally throw the hard core collector fan base a bone to chew on, but thats about it really.

I hope that with this there is a longer story mode, the character DLC upgrades which you buy to be available in the main game and a little more variaty(maybe a sea based/underwater mission or a minicon mission where you have to sneak in to the enemy base and snipe the enemy out buy transforming in to a sniper scope). Also allow more colour customisation.

Also I hope they dont tit around with the international releases like they did for WFC 1 and actually release it to the stores on the day of release and not suddenly realise people want to buy it over the counter nearly a month after its released.

Also, store exclusives = great if you advertise them and let people know what they are.
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145962)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 13th, 2010 @ 6:07am CST
Aside from the obvious when/what/who/etc. questions, I'm curious as to what sort of plot storyline this game will involve. The first game ended on them preparing to leave Cybertron. The Prime comic and cartoon are supposed to follow afterward. So, maybe this game has them coming back to Cybertron after the Earth conflict calms down?

Though, if the characters in the first game who later appear in the show suddenly revert back to their first-game bodies, there better be some explanation given. I don't think we'll want another case of "Exodus conflicts with WFC" again.

Or maybe it's some kind of side story set within the first game's events or in-between episode seasons.
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145971)
Posted by Neurie on November 13th, 2010 @ 6:20am CST
Or maybe War For Cybertron is in itself its own continuity just like all the other Transformers games?

I dont see why people get so fixated about conituity some times in what is essentially one big toy advertisement, its almost as bad as talking to Trekkie some times(or are the Trekkers nowadays?).

The only francise I can think of that even comes close to having a unified coninuity is Serinty(firefly) or Babylon 5.

Enjoy the games for what they are. Ive played Transformers Armada, Transformers Tataki, ROM version Beast wars 2 beat em up on game boy, Transformers war for cybertron on ps3, TF animated on DS, War for cybertron autobots on DS and the ROM version of the transformers NES game and the TF bay movie games and to be honest even with WFC it has huge Gen 1 continuity problems with its story, character apperances, characterisation, etc.

Just enjoy them for what they are, alittle esacpism.
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145973)
Posted by sideswipe360 on November 13th, 2010 @ 6:27am CST
Awesome! I love WFC and I hope that WFC2 will be just as good, if not better.

And hopefully this also means we get more WFC figs!
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145975)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 13th, 2010 @ 6:47am CST
Neurie wrote:Or maybe War For Cybertron is in itself its own continuity just like all the other Transformers games?
But it ain't like all the other games. War for Cybertron serves as the foundation for Hasbro's new "aligned continuity". The Exodus novel expands on its story, and the Prime cartoon continues it. We can't change what is confirmed as fact.
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145979)
Posted by WarzoneBeta on November 13th, 2010 @ 6:57am CST
*crying tears of joy* YES PLEASE!!!!
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145981)
Posted by Heavy B on November 13th, 2010 @ 7:10am CST
YEAH. now we are talkin
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145987)
Posted by Rated X on November 13th, 2010 @ 7:44am CST
Does this mean more weird figures ???
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145995)
Posted by whacko on November 13th, 2010 @ 8:14am CST
Good, hopefully this will give whatever game studio ends up making the game a chance to fix all of the glaring technical problems that plagued the first War for Cybertron.

I wanted so bad to enjoy War for Cybertron and I did to some extent, but the horrible bugs, network and online gaming issues, etc just made me quit the game in frustration. There was so much potential in that game that the final product was never more than a disappointment.
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1145996)
Posted by Shadowman on November 13th, 2010 @ 8:16am CST
Galvatrondestroyer wrote:personally i wonder where the story will go since wfc pretty much ran directly into the 1st g1 episode


WfC isn't part of G1. Jetfire and Trypticon could tell you that.

Neo Crusader wrote:Well, their not getting my money unless online multiplayer improves considerably. I was in awe of the graphics, storyline and new character designs in WfC, but multiplayer was/is terrible


This. They need to fix a lot of stuff if they want my $60 this time.

Also, I'm actually kind of surprised there's a sequel. Last we heard, which was way back in, what, July? The game only sold a measly 200,000 copies. Usually when a game does that poorly, they don't give it a sequel. Which is why we still haven't seen Psychonauts 2.
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1146000)
Posted by SlyTF1 on November 13th, 2010 @ 8:31am CST
Sabrblade wrote:Aside from the obvious when/what/who/etc. questions, I'm curious as to what sort of plot storyline this game will involve. The first game ended on them preparing to leave Cybertron. The Prime comic and cartoon are supposed to follow afterward. So, maybe this game has them coming back to Cybertron after the Earth conflict calms down?

Though, if the characters in the first game who later appear in the show suddenly revert back to their first-game bodies, there better be some explanation given. I don't think we'll want another case of "Exodus conflicts with WFC" again.

Or maybe it's some kind of side story set within the first game's events or in-between episode seasons.


I hope it has somthing to do with their very last days on Cybertron. I hope you get to see some actual Cybertronian cities and part of their culture. In WFC there was nothing. Just caves and the center of the planet. I hope it has somthing to do with Decepticon depression and liberating the remaining Cybertronians from it. Trying to get them to flee the planet before somthing happens.
Re: Transformers War for Cybertron 2 confirmed! (1146031)
Posted by First-Aid on November 13th, 2010 @ 10:38am CST
WFC 2 is awesome news, but honestly I'm more interested in the MMO mentioned. I'm assuming this is the Asian MMO we've heard about. I would be pleased if they used the Asian release to work out the bugs in a way similar to what they did with Aion- which, by the time it reached American and European shores, was a very smooth, polished and detailed game with nearly infinite character customization. If this is the real deal and it's not just a rumor, my WoW account may disappear :x

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