Transformers: War for Cybertron - Decepticons

DS / Action / Release: Jun 22, 2010 / ESRB: E10+

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Daily Filter: September 7, 2010

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database on a daily basis.

Today's Filter includes new media for R.U.S.E., Tron: Evolution, a new DLC trailer for Transformers: War for Cybertron, a "sound" trailer for the spooky Amnesia: The Dark Descent, a trailer featuring Rock Band 3 for the Nintendo DS, footage of World of Tanks, the debut trailer for Rulers of Nations as well as new videos for Kinect Sports, Kinect Joyride, and The Lord of the Rings Online. Read more »

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Daily Filter: July 22, 2010

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database on a daily basis.

We've got yet another monster of content for Daily Filter as assets continue to flow from Comic-Con 2010. Today we've added new screens for Lionhead's Fable 3, the ARMA 2 expansion Operation Arrowhead, scratching sequel DJ Hero 2 featuring newly added pro DJ QBert, PlayStation Move's Kung Fu Rider, screens from the action-MMO Tera and PureSim Baseball 3. Read more »

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Transformers Multiplayer Demo Hits Xbox 360

A free multiplayer demo of Transformers: War for Cybertron is now available to Xbox Live Gold members as a 789MB download.

Developed by High Moon Studios, the robotic third-person shooter is slated to hit North American retailers in PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 form on June 22, though the developer recently told Kotaku that the demo will only be available on Xbox 360. Read more »

"The only potential problem I see is the jet/scientist class ruining the balance"
- tehwalrus    See all 19 comments


Transformers: War for Cybertron Trailer Goes Big

Though the madness of E3 2010 doesn't kick off proper until June 15, today seems to be the day for its trailers, as Square Enix's Dues Ex: Human Revolution E3 2010 Trailer has now been joined by Activision's Transformers: War for Cybertron E3 2010 Trailer:

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"Yay, they cue'd Peter Cullen! :D Classic transforming sound, coop, Cullen..man! This is awesome."
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Transformers Trailer Looks at Mission Design

Those pesky robots in disguise are back once again, this time appearing alongside developer High Moon in a new trailer that offers a glimpse into the mission design of the studio's upcoming robotic action shooter, Transformers: War for Cybertron.

PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 all get High Moon's Transformers: War for Cybertron on June 22, the same day that the same Next Level's Wii iteration Transformers: Cybertron Adventures and the Vicarious Visions' dual Nintendo DS versions Transformers: War for Cybertron - Autobots and Transformers: War for Cybertron - Decepticons hit stores. Read more »

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Transformers Trailer Talks Multiplayer Customization

Having just blown out the multiplayer modes of Transformers: War for Cybertron in trailer form, publisher Activision is back with another robo-tastic trailer, this one examining the character customization and classes available to players of the robo-battler.

Developed by High Moon, Transformers: War for Cybertron hits PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on June 22--the same day the Wii gets Next Level's Transformers: Cybertron Adventures and the Nintendo DS receives both Transformers: War for Cybertron - Autobots and Transformers: War for Cybertron - Decepticons by Vicarious Visions. Read more »

"This game looks like so much potential fun. But I've been deceived before. Whenever a middle of ..."
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Transformers Media Details Cybertron Multiplayer

Offering a look at the multiplayer component of Transformers: War for Cybertron on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, publisher Activision sent along some new screenshots and a "multiplayer overview" trailer.

Developed by High Moon, the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions hit North American shops on June 22--the same day that Vicarious Visions' two Nintendo DS renditions (Transformers: War for Cybertron - Autobots, Transformers: War for Cybertron - Decepticons) and Next Level's Wii version (Transformers: Cybertron Adventures) debut. Read more »

"Woah! This game looks gorgeous! and pretty damn fun. It's uplifting to see that it's not a movie ..."
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Two More Bots for Transformers: War For Cybertron

Two more playable Transformers for War For Cybertron have been revealed: Warpath and Barricade.

Transformers: War For Cybertron will be released on June 22 for the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. A Wii game will also be released, though it is not a port of the PS3/360 version. Twin DS versions are also in the pipe; one for the Autobots and one for the Decepticons. Keep reading in-depth stats and descriptions of the two new bots. Read more »

"These designs are 1000 million times better than the shit Michael Bay pumps out."
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Transformers Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed

With Transformers: War for Cybertron now sporting a release date of June 22, publisher Activision has begun detailing the pre-order bonuses being offered by various retailers.

Thus far, three retailers have stepped up, each with an exclusive multiplayer character:

"Am I missing something here? Didn't this movie come out a LONG time ago, why are they making ..."
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Transformers Gets Release Date, New Trailer

High Moon's robotic shooter Transformers: War For Cybertron is to be released on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 come June 22, publisher Activision has announced, with Vicarious Visions' Nintendo DS version and Next Level's Wii edition due the same day.

In addition, the company released a new trailer, offering a glimpse of the class-based competitive online multiplayer that will be available in the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 iterations alongside drop-in, drop-out online co-op for the main campaign. Read more »

"I totally misread High Moon's company name in this video as being High Racoon. "
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Transformers Trailer Goes Behind the Scenes of Cybertron War

"I think people are going to be blown away," Hasbro senior deign director and self-proclaimed Transformers universe overseer Aaron Archer says of High Moon's upcoming robotic action game in the below trailer. Why's that? Well, the explanation involves some cinematic footage, some gameplay footage, and some talking heads:

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"This looks phenomenal. It's the first time in 20+ Years that someone's come up with ..."
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Transformers Media Reveals 'War For Cybertron'

Coming out of the recent DICE Summit, publisher Activision has unloaded a wealth of in-game media from High Moon's robotic action title Transformers: War For Cybertron.

Included in the barrage were screenshots of both the current-gen and Nintendo DS versions, along some footage of the game in motion: Read more »

"omega supreme was not created on earth. he is one of the oldest transformers. on cybertron ..."
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Activision Breaks Down 2010 Release Schedule: Singularity in June, Transformers by July, More

On top of confirming plans to release a number of high-profile titles across 2010, mega-publisher Activision Blizzard has also outlined when they should hit.

As expected, the next Call of Duty will be released within the holiday timeframe, with Raven's time-shifting shooter Singularity now due in June and High Moon's robotic action game Transformers: War For Cybertron slated to arrive after March but before July. Read more »

"I never claimed to know when they changed, but you are right, Activision used to be respectable."
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Transformers and the Cybertron War Screenshots

Following a computer-generated teaser trailer and later extended cut, the first screenshots of Transformers: War for Cybertron have made their way online, meaning that we finally get a proper glimpse of High Moon's robotastic action game.

Then again, it may be more appropriate to refer to these as target renders than screenshots proper--many of the images originally sported a resolution two or three times higher than 1080p, and the batch included the previously released render of Cybertron--but they certainly appear to be using actual in-game assets. Read more »

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Transformers Trailer Declares 'War for Cybertron'

Just over two minutes of computer-generated robot-on-robot action await in the latest Transformers: War for Cybertron trailer, which fleshes out the previous video.

Not based on any particular Transformers comic, cartoon or movie, the action game is coming via Bourne Conspiracy developer High Moon, with PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii and Nintendo DS editions all slated to arrive sometime later this year. Read more »

"looks cool and all, but is no one talking about why they are transforming into cars on their ..."
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