Become the ultimate weapon. Fight to the end in the war that started it all. Wield an arsenal of lethal, high-tech weaponry and change form from robot to vehicle at any time as you battle through the living, metallic world of Cybertron.
User reviews: Very Positive (692 reviews)
Release Date: Jun 22, 2010

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"A heartfelt and genuine tribute to Transformers, made by people who give a damn. A great action romp with some fantastic nostalgic callbacks."

About This Game

Become the ultimate weapon. Fight to the end in the war that started it all. Wield an arsenal of lethal, high-tech weaponry and change form from robot to vehicle at any time as you battle through the living, metallic world of Cybertron. Separate Autobot and Decepticon campaigns take you from Autobot and Decepticon cities, to the Energon core of Cybertron, to the outer reaches of the orbital debris while pitting brother against brother and friend against foe. Experience Optimus’ rise to greatness and Megatron’s thirst for destruction. The balance of power between Autobots and Decepticons is in your hands.

Key Features

  • TWO DISTINCT CAMPAIGNS, ONE EPIC STORY
    • Play both the Autobots™ and Decepticons™ campaigns
    • Battle as your favorite Transformers character in this 3rd Person High Action Shooter
  • WAGE WAR ONLINE
    • Deep multiplayer game modes thrust you into a global battle
    • Team up with your friends and battle waves of enemies in Escalation Mode
  • CREATE YOUR OWN TRANFORMERS CHARACTER
    • Choose your character class, vehicle, weapons, attributes, skills, and upgrades
    • Level up and customize your character to fit your playing style
  • 3-PLAYER DROP-IN/DROP-OUT ONLINE CO-OP
    • Team up with your friends and fight through epic campaigns
  • CHANGE FORM FROM ROBOT TO VEHICLE AT ANY TIME
    • Instantly convert from robot to car, jet, tank or truck mode and attack your enemies from any angle

System Requirements

    • OS: XP/Vista/Windows® 7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4300 1.8 GHz or AMD Ahtlon 64 x2 Dual-Core 4000+ 2.0 GHz4 2.4 GHz
    • Memory: 2GB of RAM
    • Graphics: 3D hardware accelerator card required - 100% DirectX® 9.0c-compliant 256 MB video card and drivers*
    • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c (Included)
    • Hard Drive: 9GB of uncompressed hard disk space (plus 400 MB for the Windows® swap file and 12 KB free for saved games)
    • Sound: 100% DirectX® 9.0c-compliant true 16-bit sound card and drivers
    • Other Requirements: A 100% Windows® XP/Vista/Windows 7-compatible computer system
      Keyboard/Mouse 100% Windows® XP/Vista/Windows 7-compatible mouse, keyboard and drivers
    *Supported Chipsets for Windows® XP/Vista/Windows 7

    &nbsp - All NVIDIA® GeForce® 7900 GT 256 MB RAM and better chipsets (excluding 8400 cards)

    &nbsp - All ATI Radeon™ x1900 256 MB RAM and better chipsets (excluding Radeon HD2400, HD2600, and HD3450)
Helpful customer reviews
18 of 18 people (100%) found this review helpful
90.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 27
Redoing this review.
Transformers: War for Cybertron is the game Transformer fans deserve. In the new aligned continuity, it supposedly takes place before Prime, which the novels do better. It takes place on, you guessed it, Cybertron. You get to play as both factions.
The story begins with Megatron's lust for power. This time, he hunts Dark Energon. He takes his ship to Starscream's space station, to take the Dark Energon by force.

Pros:
+ Great voice acting
+ Amazing music, especially the battle tracks
+ Well done graphics
+ Fantastically done transformations
+ Great story
+ Decent gameplay

Cons:
- I'm ♥♥♥♥ed about this one. 30 FPS CAP! Why? No game should have a fps cap! The third party uncapper doesn't seem to work either.
- No voice chat in multiplayer
- DLC wasn't brought to PC

Overall, I give it an 8/10.
It'd be a 9/10 if not for the 30 fps cap.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
29.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 4
I don't care about Transformers at all and I still like this game.

It's a very good third person shooter with interesting gameplay.

Multiplayer works perfectly fine since GFWL was ditched in favor of steam servers.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
Transformers: War for Cybertron

A brilliant third person action romp through a wartorn Cybertron. Megatron is up to no good and his actions will have an effect on Cybertron forever. From the very beginning, you are funneled through a series of lovelingly crafted battle sequences and excellent boss fights. Each Transformer has a unique weight to them, which really makes them feel part of the world they inhabit. The animation work is also exceptionally noteworthy, watching Optimus Prime (or any Transformer) transform into his vehicle form is an absolute delight, bits of his body whurr around and he lands with a gratifying thud.

WfC features many of the original voice actors as well, which helps to really pull you in, the smartly written dialoge between many of the different characters is a treat, a rather funny exchange between Ironhide and Warpath had me in roars of laughter. WfC also plays like a third person action game of yesteryear, it's fast paced and rarely slows down. The various boss encounters have an epic scale to them but they never seem overwelming, as each boss telegraphs his moves, to the point where it doesn't seem unfair if you get utterly destroyed by a salvo of homing rockets. High Moon Studios has created a real tribute to the Hasbro toys legacy with War for Cybertron. If you're a fan of Transformers or even just action games in general, you owe it to yourself to play this. Rollout and buy it!

5/5
-Tiny Centaur
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
29.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 29
Sold me on the appeal of the Transformers mythos in a way that the Michael Bay movie utterly failed to do.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
13.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 29
i recommend this game but only if you download the fps unlocker, this game comes locked at 30 fps....shame activision, shame
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
10.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
Great
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0 of 5 people (0%) found this review helpful
9.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 10
Very ♥♥♥♥ty console port. In fact its of the same quality as what can be found on handhelds- short of in game microtransactions. Doesnt support fov modification- necessary when running at higher than 1080 res. Repetitive game play.
The only thing I cant knock the game for is the fact that the story isnt as ♥♥♥♥ty as the movies were. If you are a fan of transformers, buy. If not, avoid like the plague!
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277.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
To be honest, I love the transformers movies. It's how I grew up. When i finished, I always thought, " how did they come to earth?" This game Shares the whole story, and Transformers: Fall of cybertron continues that story.

Pros
- Great storyline
- Fair gameplay
- Online Co-op
- Play as either side
- All the characters that you love :)

Cons
- Difficult multiplayer system
- You can't ram cars in vehicle mode. I mean, SERIOUSLY?
- Bots aren't as helpful to you
- If anyone dies in co-op, You gotta restart (A.K.A No revive system)
- Only one healing weapon

Ultimatly, this is what I think about the game. It's up to you if you really want the game. I hope my input helped!
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11.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
This game is seriously fun. And the voice-work is more than fantastic!
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15.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 29
An ok game for those who enjoy Transformers canon. I was a little disappointed that you don't get to create your own personalized bot, but the backstory made the game.
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9.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 3
The story sucks but that is franchise related not game related. The game is fun to play, pretty cool graphics and sound, the controllers are responsive. The game gives you the impression of very hyped up environments and I like that. Unfortunatell the game is very generic and it gets old really fast.
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18.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 3
Dont' got it ?
Get it .
No point in not having it in your collection ..
Especially if you are a big fan of Transformers.
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12.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 8
Despite a few little shortcomings like inconvenient attack result detection , this is a really great game with exciting battles, grandiose scenes, appropriate difficulty, which all guaranteed very impressive game experiences!!! Worth the price.
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14.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 10
I just finished this game and I loved it. It has everything a Transformers fan needs to be happy.

-Long epic battles, check.
-Awesome chatacters, check.
-Outstanding graphics for its time, check.
-Freaking awesome soundtrack, check.
-Satisfying gameplay and even more so with a controller, check.
-Optimus topes and lingo, check.
-Megatron tantrums and pretentious bad mood, check.

Now wait until a Steam sale and get it.
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3.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 13
Really fun! Brings back the good old Transformers we knew and loved before the Bayformers came around. I experienced some glitches with the disk game, when trying to play online with a friend that had the steam version. It also didn't like the fps unlocker, so I got the steam version, and have has no glitches since then. Everything works properly and its a great story as all the other reviews will tell you. I'm not sure if the sequel to this game is absolutely necessary, but it adds to the nostalgia. Storyline wise, one could stick with this game and still handle everything just fine.

Multiplayer has some fun dimensions to it, and makes the game more fun to play. Over all, I'd say, "WORTH IT!"
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7.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 14
A very satisfying game.

It remains true to the core lore established in the original series and anchored well within the ofshoot of the Beast Wars that followed, it is an extremely rewarding trip to relive the beginning of it all.

Well worth the effort, and I would highly recommend it to any fan of the classic Transformers TV show.
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17.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 13
epic ,nice ,great !
im love it
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7.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 20
I'm not a huge transformers fan and even I can tell this game was made by people who really wanted to make a good game. It's not just about the brand here, it's a genuinely good game with awesome singleplayer, co-op, and multiplayer versus gameplay.

9/10, especially fun if you get a friend to play with you
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1.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 22
Horribad game
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1.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 22
It makes a funny noise when you transform, 10/10 must buy! - Turtle
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