Play as your favorite characters from both the 4th TRANSFORMERS movie and Cybertron universes!
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Release Date: Jun 24, 2014

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Includes 5 items: TRANSFORMERS™: Rise of the Dark Spark, TRANSFORMERS™: Rise of the Dark Spark - Electro Bolter Weapon, TRANSFORMERS™: Rise of the Dark Spark - Glass Gas Cannon Weapon, TRANSFORMERS™: Rise of the Dark Spark - Stinger Character, TRANSFORMERS™: Rise of the Dark Spark - Thundercracker Character

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Includes 9 items: Transformers™: Fall of Cybertron™, Transformers™: Fall of Cybertron™ - DINOBOT Destructor Pack, Transformers™: Fall of Cybertron™ - Massive Fury Pack, Transformers™: Fall of Cybertron™ - Multiplayer Havoc Pack, TRANSFORMERS™: Rise of the Dark Spark, TRANSFORMERS™: Rise of the Dark Spark - Electro Bolter Weapon, TRANSFORMERS™: Rise of the Dark Spark - Glass Gas Cannon Weapon, TRANSFORMERS™: Rise of the Dark Spark - Stinger Character, TRANSFORMERS™: Rise of the Dark Spark - Thundercracker Character

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Includes 5 items: TRANSFORMERS™: Rise of the Dark Spark - Electro Bolter Weapon, TRANSFORMERS™: Rise of the Dark Spark - Glass Gas Cannon Weapon, TRANSFORMERS™: Rise of the Dark Spark - Skywarp Character, TRANSFORMERS™: Rise of the Dark Spark - Stinger Character, TRANSFORMERS™: Rise of the Dark Spark - Thundercracker Character

 

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Skywarp: He has never been interested in power or conquest, only the pursuit of knowledge. He joined the Decepticons to produce powerful weapons and experimental systems for use in combat.

Thundercracker: A Decepticon Seeker: a master of flight and aerial combat. He defected to the Decepticons with Starscream and Skywarp and now serves Megatron.

Stinger: A silent and mysterious bot. His motivations are unclear, but his prowess in battle is nothing to be trifled with. There may be more to Stinger than meets the eye…

Glass Gas Cannon: This weapon creates a distortion field in mid-air, suspending opponents in mid-air and rendering them helpless before sending them smashing into the ground at high velocity.

Electro Bolter: This weapon launches deadly harpoon-style projectiles. The kinetic energy of these projectiles knocks enemies back on impact and can even pin them to walls.

About This Game

Explore two unique worlds as your favorite TRANSFORMERS characters from TRANSFORMERS: Age of Extinction and Cybertron universes!

  • Includes Over 40 playable characters from two different universes!
  • Change Form Anytime: Effortlessly switch between robot and vehicle form!
  • Beyond the Movie: Weave your way through Earth and Cybertron universes in an unforgettable battle to secure the Dark Spark.
  • Epic Multiplayer Battles: Expanded four-player co-op online escalation mode with new upgradeable defenses and challenging Power Foes!
  • New Unlock System: Leveling system spans campaign and escalation, allowing players to unlock rewards that will aid progression in both modes!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® Vista/7/8
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6 GHz or AMD Phenom X3 8750
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 8800 GT series with 512 MB RAM or ATI Radeon HD 4850 with 512 MB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
    • Additional Notes: Broadband connection and service required for Multiplayer Connectivity. Internet connection required for activation.
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Kaijin
( 1.5 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
This game was for my son, but I've been playing it with him and I don't know why there are so many bad reviews.
We used to play FoC on the PS3 and imho this title is as good as FoC.

The graphics are very good, the gameplay too, the story is a little different from the movies/cartoons but interesting and enjoyable and the fact that the campaign takes you to play on Cybertron, on Earth and in different times (past and present) makes this a very nice game and a good sequel in the Transformers games series.
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SpiderConnor
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 6
So, Transformers Rise of the Dark Spark. Where do I begin?

It's ♥♥♥♥.


PLOT: An anti-matrix known as the Dark Spark crash lands on Earth and Optimus Prime tells the story of it through flashbacks of the Cybertron games. Oh yeah, and Grimlock lived through Fall of Cybertron but was captured by Lockdown.


But seriously, this game had an interesting idea but it misses the mark. It's a complete yawnfest and even the Cybertron stuff doesn't save it.

Sad thing is that the 3DS version is miles better than this piece of ♥♥♥♥, and that's a Fire Emblem clone (Not saying that's a bad thing, just stating what it is).

Great job Activision, must have been a great idea to make a great developer port ♥♥♥♥ing Call of Duty onto last gen consoles.
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Wrt3456
( 15.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 3
Do NOT buy this game.Firstly becuase of the campaign only the missions on Cybertron are good and even though they are good it gets boring very quickly.The multiplayer is ♥♥♥♥ you never can find a game and when you do its not even any fun to play.Your just wasting your money buying this game even on sale but £30 for this is a crappy price.
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EpicEnej
( 7.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
*only the part when you play on cybertron is good*

- and movie universe and cybertron universe and g1 are not combined together they are just telling 3 stories at the same time....

- this game should have been a sequel to cybetron games but thay just had to add the freeeking micle bay films that i hate....

- BUY THIS GAME ONLY IF IT IS ON SALE

f*** you Activision for milking the franchise

- and one more thing when you're playing in Michael Bay universe the dialogue of enemies is repetitive and annoying

"lets show him what we got"!!!!
"how can he disappeared like that"
"another nooby"

that is the only think you here in battle

too bad High Moon didn't make another cybertron game
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to_fat_to_fly
( 8.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
(GOING TO GIVE AN UNBIASED REVIEW)

Cutting to the chase I feel this game is worth the steam summer sale price of 12$
I did buy this in a bundle with The 2 previous games(Which I highly recommend the previous games)

Pros:
1. Takes place between 1 and 2
2.The parts of the game where you are on cybertron are graphically the same as the first 2, so pretty good
3.There are new transformers usable in the survival modes like hound,Zeta prime and about 20 others
4.Making the story tie into the movies had potential

Cons:

1.The parts of the game that take place on earth, with drift,grimlock and others look like they were ripped from a PS2 game, as in the map you were fighting on was basically a few buildings, a wall of textures that look like buildings surrounding you with obvious 2d trees and clouds behind them,The texturres on the transformers felt like I was playing Transformers the Game(2007)

2.This game Feels like It was made by the same people Who made the first 2, Then halft way through some 3rd party company came in with the idea of tieing it to the movie and di the earth parts on their own

3.Only 2 bosses in the game(both are very easy to kill even on hard mode)

4.Optimus primes sheild ability can be deployed as long as it needs to be and negates all damage, basically allowing the player to cheat

5. Last but not least, When this game decided to enter and tie into the movie universe, plenty of plotholes in the tie in emerge

Example, You get to play as grimlock and clearly ally to optimus and have to defeat lockdown(meaning hes still alive)
The final boss fight leaves lockdown alive, not taking place in china like in the movie, If grimlock in the movie was on lockdowns ship and had to be defeated by optimus to become allies, theoretically this entire plot line(in the earth part) would have to take place witthin the evens of the movie meaning this whole thing would have to have lasted like 1 hour

That personally bugged me,maybe other people not so much

OVERALL: for the steam sale price and 8 hours of gameplay its worth it, but not 50$
The first 2 games were fun and worth the money, This game did good for the part that took place on cybertron, I feel highmoon studios can do better, Id be open to tying this game series into the movies if the cons listed above were fixed

TLDR: cons outweigh the pros but for 12$ you get your moneys worth


Only giving this game a positive review because I want to encourage the makers of this game to revive it
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vandermarkt
( 7.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
While many people say the game is bad, I personally enjoyed it a lot. The only complaint is that nobody ever is online at Escalation mode, but I can probably find people online on forums.
I really enjoy playing the story line because to me there is enough diversity in characters, even though most are directly imported from Fall of Cybertron. I think the game has some parts to improve, but it doesn't make the game bad in my opinion.
I would recommend it to people, but maybe better when it's on sale.
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superprime117
( 98.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
this game is really fun buy it the story is good boss fights are awsome escalation is good its much easier i can complete all 15 waves alone there are also boss fights in escalation the only bad part is you can just choose what weapon you want and you dont really have to buy anny ammo and guns and energon and there is no multiplayer but other than that i really recommend it
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~310-AC~Saint.Murdoc
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 4
not as good as first two games, plagues by bugs and graphics quality not as good
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✧ SFM Foxy ✧
( 8.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 2
This game is verry good i recommend it
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Frank J. Underwood
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 29
Bought it by mistake. This game is already a mistake.
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
(GOING TO GIVE AN UNBIASED REVIEW)

Cutting to the chase I feel this game is worth the steam summer sale price of 12$
I did buy this in a bundle with The 2 previous games(Which I highly recommend the previous games)

Pros:
1. Takes place between 1 and 2
2.The parts of the game where you are on cybertron are graphically the same as the first 2, so pretty good
3.There are new transformers usable in the survival modes like hound,Zeta prime and about 20 others
4.Making the story tie into the movies had potential

Cons:

1.The parts of the game that take place on earth, with drift,grimlock and others look like they were ripped from a PS2 game, as in the map you were fighting on was basically a few buildings, a wall of textures that look like buildings surrounding you with obvious 2d trees and clouds behind them,The texturres on the transformers felt like I was playing Transformers the Game(2007)

2.This game Feels like It was made by the same people Who made the first 2, Then halft way through some 3rd party company came in with the idea of tieing it to the movie and di the earth parts on their own

3.Only 2 bosses in the game(both are very easy to kill even on hard mode)

4.Optimus primes sheild ability can be deployed as long as it needs to be and negates all damage, basically allowing the player to cheat

5. Last but not least, When this game decided to enter and tie into the movie universe, plenty of plotholes in the tie in emerge

Example, You get to play as grimlock and clearly ally to optimus and have to defeat lockdown(meaning hes still alive)
The final boss fight leaves lockdown alive, not taking place in china like in the movie, If grimlock in the movie was on lockdowns ship and had to be defeated by optimus to become allies, theoretically this entire plot line(in the earth part) would have to take place witthin the evens of the movie meaning this whole thing would have to have lasted like 1 hour

That personally bugged me,maybe other people not so much

OVERALL: for the steam sale price and 8 hours of gameplay its worth it, but not 50$
The first 2 games were fun and worth the money, This game did good for the part that took place on cybertron, I feel highmoon studios can do better, Id be open to tying this game series into the movies if the cons listed above were fixed

TLDR: cons outweigh the pros but for 12$ you get your moneys worth


Only giving this game a positive review because I want to encourage the makers of this game to revive it
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
7.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
*only the part when you play on cybertron is good*

- and movie universe and cybertron universe and g1 are not combined together they are just telling 3 stories at the same time....

- this game should have been a sequel to cybetron games but thay just had to add the freeeking micle bay films that i hate....

- BUY THIS GAME ONLY IF IT IS ON SALE

f*** you Activision for milking the franchise

- and one more thing when you're playing in Michael Bay universe the dialogue of enemies is repetitive and annoying

"lets show him what we got"!!!!
"how can he disappeared like that"
"another nooby"

that is the only think you here in battle

too bad High Moon didn't make another cybertron game
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 6
So, Transformers Rise of the Dark Spark. Where do I begin?

It's ♥♥♥♥.


PLOT: An anti-matrix known as the Dark Spark crash lands on Earth and Optimus Prime tells the story of it through flashbacks of the Cybertron games. Oh yeah, and Grimlock lived through Fall of Cybertron but was captured by Lockdown.


But seriously, this game had an interesting idea but it misses the mark. It's a complete yawnfest and even the Cybertron stuff doesn't save it.

Sad thing is that the 3DS version is miles better than this piece of ♥♥♥♥, and that's a Fire Emblem clone (Not saying that's a bad thing, just stating what it is).

Great job Activision, must have been a great idea to make a great developer port ♥♥♥♥ing Call of Duty onto last gen consoles.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
15.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
Do NOT buy this game.Firstly becuase of the campaign only the missions on Cybertron are good and even though they are good it gets boring very quickly.The multiplayer is ♥♥♥♥ you never can find a game and when you do its not even any fun to play.Your just wasting your money buying this game even on sale but £30 for this is a crappy price.
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270 of 290 people (93%) found this review helpful
28 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
6.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 14, 2015
ATTENTION ALL GAMERS WHO ARE CONSIDERING GETTING THIS GAME: STAY THE HELL AWAY.
This game is pure garbage. During the first half of the game you play back when the transformers were still on Cybertron. Now this sound good to you, it sounded ammazing to me, but the developers were too lazy to even try to bring the charm from the previous games. Character models are ripped straight from the previous games with absolutely no texture upgrades or improvements. Oh, but they couldn't be bothered with bringing in all of the sound files, because nearly every single character is missing one of their transforming sound effects. Pre-rendered HD cutscenes have been replaced by laggy, buggy, boring cutscenes that use in-game graphics and end up looking like garbage. Instead of buying weapons and their upgrades, you earn chests at the end of levels that randomly give you character trophies, perks, gear, and weapons. This is a failed attempt to innovate the game because 90% of the time you are getting ♥♥♥♥ you've already gotten, which it then converts to a crappy perk or something.
The second half of the game takes place on Earth in Michael Bay's Transformers universe. If this doesn't already activate red flags just take a seat, sonny. Now, I will give it credit; the graphics on Earth are beautiful. Bright vivid colors, smooth textures, and good looking character models are just a painfull reminder of how good the first half of the game could have looked. My biggest complaint is absolutely pathetic character roster. You can play as Optimus, Bumblebee, Drift, and Grimlock. That's ♥♥♥♥ing it. Oh, you liked playing as Grimlock in the last game? Good! His controls, transformation animation, attacks, sounds are exactly the same as they were in Fall of Cybertron, just with a new half-♥♥♥♥♥ skin slapped on it. Oh, the final boss is a joke, so don't get your hopes up.
Even after you finish the god awful campain mode, they ♥♥♥♥ up the multiplayer, which was the part I was looking forward to the most. Instead of modes like team deathmatch, capture the flag, head hunter, etc, with a decent character creator, you get a half-♥♥♥♥♥ escalation mode that forces you to play as characters from the game. It's not fun at all because nobody else plays, so good luck finding a match.
This game is a disgrace. It pisses on the good name the last two Transformers games had built, robs you of SIXTY ♥♥♥♥ING DOLLARS, and wastes time you could have been spending on a better game. ActiVision should be ashamed of themselves. A SHAMEFULL DISPLAY!!
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19 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 26, 2014
With High Moon butchered and sent off to make Call of Duty ports for the rest of eternity (hereby referred to as The Activision Purgatory), Rise of the Dark Spark is a game built over the grave of the phenomenal "Cybertron" series of games, by new developer Edge of Reality, the studio that bought you... err, The Incredible Hulk. And the console port of Dragon Age: Origins. With a pedigree like that, what could go wrong.

Technically, there's everything in this that made War for Cybertron and Fall of Cybertron work - appealing third-person shooting, familiar faces and voices from the G1 Transformers cartoon, and gimmicks hooked in from the Transformers universe that are, admittedly, as compelling as they have been, if nowhere near as fresh. It's deprived of a soul, though.

It's a product, built and manufactured with devious precision, from the inclusion of the Michael Bay film universe to satiate marketing drive, to scenarios that seem to be outright ripped from prior games. Very few new things happen in this game, instead opting to be some kind of weird, bad DLC for Fall of Cybertron, only selling at full-price, as a tie-in to a often-derided Transformers universe, at least by fans (the same fans that made the High Moon games successful). It's an insult, albeit a perfectly playable one, with a confusing plot, bored actors, tried-and-true gameplay that has nontheless run its course and has been sucked of all joy. Also, it is really ugly. Ech.

No-one deserved this. High Moon especially, their legacy trampled on as they scream silently in The Activision Purgatory. Rise of the Dark Spark, bafflingly, takes two of the most intensely passionate games of the last decade and turns it into the definition of "shovelware". I could recommend it to people who really, REALLY want to play more of Fall of Cybertron but much, MUCH worse - and if that sounds like it could be fun to you, well, bully t'you, but it's not exactly my idea of a good time, and I don't doubt most would agree with me.
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775 of 1,006 people (77%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 24, 2014
If you're played the other two Cybertron titles you'll know that they had no right being as good as they were; the first was a solid third person shooter with an enjoyable story, co-op and a good multiplayer. The second game improved everything about the first game, removed the co-op for a better campaign mode and had a really good multiplayer mode. Where's this game fall into place? Bottom of the barrel.

I've only played one mission (about 20 minutes in) and part of the second and this game is a massive disappointment. The first mission has you as Drift, a new autobot from the forth film who's a Samurai that blurts crap about "honor" but has a deep voice that makes him sound Native American. Right. Oh, and you're also on Earth and things are going down all over the place. You're just dropped into some conflict without any explanation and Lockdown (the seemingly villian) is already established as the enemy. I take it you'll have to see the movie first for this to make any sense. The gameplay is the same from the first two titles, you mow down enemies, transform into vehicles and use special abilities. This game each character has a unique ability, in the case of Drift you get a one-hit-KO attack where he dashed to any nearby enemies and kills them. It looks really really bad. Speaking about looking bad the environment looks awful, you get a drab looking city without any details that looks like it's from a game made 10 years ago, painted brown (of course) and the characters really just don't fit in. Character models look great by the way. Except their vehicle modes, not because of a lack of detail but because I don't think they licensed any vehicles. So instead of turning into a Bugatti Veyron like in the film you turn into a generic sports car that somewhat resembles a Veyron, like how Rockstar does for the GTA games so they don't have to pony up the money. I didn't get a chance to play as the other characters in the intro and Bumblebee and Optimus didn't Transform so I can't say if all vehicles are imitations of what they're supposed to be.

The second mission I was playing as Shockwave and Soundwave on Cybertron and it looks just like the old games which is really nice, Cybertron has lots of detail and the characters really fit in. They also retain the aesthetic the first two games established and the same voice actors reprise their roles. All is well on Cybertron. But I'm not sure why I'm there? If you remember the end of the last game all of the characters battle on the Ark and get lost in the depths of space in a cliffhanger and presumingly to arrive on Earth but nothing is explained here. The first mission I was already on Earth and the second mission I'm on Cybertron? Again? After we already left? I'm going to assume the rest of the story explains it and that the game is taking place during the other two and after the other two games. At the same time. Or something.

Last but not least, and the greatest offender and the whole reason why I can't recommend this game:

There's NO multiplayer.

Well, there is, but in only in the co-op "Escalation" mode that was in the previous two games. You fight waves of enemies with friends on different maps and nothing more. This mode was never populated in either of the previous titles because the team deathmatch was just so good. I've dumped more hours in Fall of Cybertron's multiplayer than I have in most of my Steam titles. It was that good and if you've played it you know that I'm right. I was hoping this game would improve upon it, give us more characters to use in multiplayer and repopulate the playerbase which at this point is lacking in Fall of Cybertron. It's ironic that the team that made this game, Edge of Reality, made their mark with the multiplayer only "Loadout" and then completely scrapped the best mode in the Transformers series in favor of a bad campaign and lazy horde mode.

Don't buy this game and instead buy the first two and enjoy the hell out of them and join me and the many Russians that still play Fall of Cybertron's multiplayer. I hope that if his series is to continue, it's under the hand of High Moon Studios. I will amend my review if I feel the game gets any better as you play further into the campaign.

Update: 3 hours into the game I'm on Chapter 8 out of 14, there's probably 2 hours left into it. The game has stayed mediocre throughout, but thankfully most of it takes place on Cybertron. I actually haven't gone back to Earth, though I'm guessing the end chapters take you back. So far everything has been a rehash of the same art assets from the previous two titles but don't live up to either games' level design. You even get to play as Bruticus again and it's completely boring; you're in a small area and you spend 10 minutes fighting three different types of enemy and nothing changes. There's a lot of areas where you have to fight wave after wave of enemies and can't progress until you kill enough enemies.

The dialogue is fantastic though, and you get to play as a lot more characters in this one which is a really nice touch, but the rest of the game doesn't hold up. If you're a big Transformers fan and you have to play it, wait until it's $15.
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Not Recommended
12.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 24, 2014
I really, really love the Cybertron franchise but as a loving parent and devoted fan I have to slap this one silly.

So where do I begin ?
I did not like it and I don't recommend the game. It's sad to see something that I really like assembled in sush a lazy way with no love or care put in to it. The way the game is played is EXACTLY like its predecessor Fall of Cybertron, with little to no effort to optimize. It's littered with re'used animations, props and models from both Fall and War slapped together in a lazy and awkward manner. There are also lots of inexcusable texture fails as well as some really awkward animations in the cutscenes. As an artist this really got on my nerves. The level design was also random and awkward with random prop everywhere or the lack of any with a single console in the middle of an empty room.
[Edit: What I mean is that many times the game feels really flat with empty rooms and flat textures. Other times I see pieces of the world placed strangely serving no purpose, it's just there.]

Playing this game made me feel like it was Colonial Marines all over again.

The audio was inconsistent and the com link had this strange and really annoying sound, was driving me nuts ! It got bugs and glitches everywhere, the companion A.I. is really bad too. It really feels like an unfinished product.
Lastly the Story feels like a really bad fan fiction ... There are 2 story lines, Bayformers and Cybertron. The first 2 or so chapters begin with Drift in Bays universe discovering the EVIL plot device ‘The Dark Spark’. The rest after that is pretty much just explaining how "the EVIL plot device" got there in the first place through the Cybertron universe. And then there's another 2 er 3 or so chapters in the end again with Bayformers with MIGHTY GRIMLOCK !!!! Slapped in there at the last moment as a ‘glorious finish’.

Honestly it's all a real mess and the Bayformers part feels really off from the rest of the game.

But ... I did really like the dialogs. The interactions between the characters were as awesome and wonderful as always. It had an interesting level and upgrading system. I will say that the game works smoothly in combat, the vehicle forms are still a little clunky. But I say that cuz’ it's more or less exactly the same as Fall of Cybertron.

Does this make up for all terribleness in this game, no. Do I recommend this game, no.
However as I wrote, I did like the characters, they’re awesome. Shockwave, is. Weird ...
So it is worth a look at ... But please for the love of everything that is Transformers !!
Do NOT, pay full price for this game !!!

Or maybe, watch a game play of it first ?
Just to make sure you really wanna spend money on it.

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Edit: Thoughts on Escalation.

I don't like escalation that much I'm more in to tdm multiplayer; sadly Dark Spark did not have one. However Cuz' it's so identical to Fall I can see why they did not have one. But anyway; the escalation is definitely one of the games strong points but the maps do suffer from the things I've mentioned previously. And the bad A.I. doesn’t help. This version of escalation does provide a lot more freedom in both characters and gear, you can mix and match as much as you want, (This also leads to some characters gettin' a tad ooc "out of character" e.g Grimlock with stealth and sniper). However I felt it lacked a sense of progression and the dispensers were placed a little odd, or I dono, it was a lill' off to me.

But in the end, I can see the charm in it. Personally I got bored with it rather quickly. Felt more or less like a DLC to Fall.

Edit, edit:
Ya know what ?
Sooo Mungry says it all: (Escalation)
http://youtu.be/_DlzwV5vd_4

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Rating: 4 / 10 "Steves" Had its moments ...
+ Dialaugs and characters
+ Escalation mode
- Everything else !!
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Not Recommended
6.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 9, 2015
Just finished this around 6 hours game time. I read about how bad it was since High Moon didn’t develop it and this game goes to show you how much High Moon loves this franchise because this game definitely lacked the heart of War for Cybertron and Fall of Cybertron. I am a huge HUGE fan of both of those games and they are the only reason I wanted to try Rise of the Dark Spark. Can’t customize the controls, no FOV slider or fix just like the previous games but at least you can fix the controls with 3rd party software and the first two games had fixes available for the bad FOV however in this game you can’t adjust the FOV at all and I could only play this is short bursts because of massive headaches. This game had a couple of good moments with Jetfire and BumbleBee but that’s pretty much it. The sound needed serious work as it kept cutting to low volume to high volume, missing transforming sounds, enemies repeating annoying lines etc. The first two games had such booming sound effects that you must play them with the volume cranked. My goodness High Moon needs to be saved from the ♥♥♥♥♥♥ CoD franchise and put back on other games.

I only recommend this game if you are a huge fan of WFC or FOC and even then this one is barely passable.

I don’t have Dark of the Moon, is that one any good?

FREE HIGH MOON
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Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 24, 2015
The biggest insult of a game since Alien: Colonial Marines.
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