Transformers: The Game (Windows)

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Description

Based on the 2007 movie, Transformers: The Game puts players in the role of either the Autobot or Decepticon factions in an attempt to find the AllSpark, the artifact which gave life to their race. The Autobots intend to protect it for good, while the Decepticons desire its power for evil. The two factions fought their battle on the planet Cybertron, but in an ultimate attempt to protect it, the Autobots hurled the AllSpark into space where it remained hidden on Earth. When the Decepticons discover the location, they want to finish the war on Earth.

Set in a 3D sandbox environment with possibilities to interact and destroy the environment, players can choose between the two teams, each with different story-based goals. These are set on different locations, with primary and secondary quests. The storyline for the heroic Autobots follows the plot and events of the original movie. The storyline for the villainous Decepticons, however, allows the robots to destroy both the planet and more aggressively bring an end to their foes. Players can choose characters such as Optimus Prime or Bumblebee from the list of selectable Autobots, or Megatron and Starscream from the Decepticons.

Shown from a third-person perspective, the robots can switch between a robot and a vehicle/aircraft form, jump, block, dive underground, roll, dodge, use various weapons, and climb buildings. Special actions can be unlocked through the skill tracker. By performing long slides or jumps, symbols in the tracker will light up and provide extras.

Along the way, various collectibles can be found, ranging from promo images and artwork, to playable versions of the original "Generation 1" characters. The general gameplay is identical across the different platforms, but certain features are tied to specific versions.

Screenshots

Transformers: The Game Windows Scanning target
Transformers: The Game Windows Do not leave mission area or game will end.
Transformers: The Game Windows Under attack
Transformers: The Game Windows The Suburbs mission starts

Alternate Titles

  • "Transformers le jeu" -- French title

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Critic Reviews

GamingTrend Jun 25, 2007 505 out of 600 84
Cheat Code Central Jul 06, 2007 3.5 out of 5 70
Computer Bild Spiele Aug 01, 2007 2.58 out of 6 68
Gamer 2.0 Jul 03, 2007 6.3 out of 10 63
Game Vortex Jun 24, 2007 62 out of 100 62
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Aug 20, 2007 6.1 out of 10 61
UOL Jogos Jul 20, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
UGO (UnderGroundOnline) Jul 02, 2007 C+ 58
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 23, 2007 9 out of 20 45
GameStar (Germany) Aug 29, 2007 44 out of 100 44

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Trivia

In the US the Windows version is only available at the Target chain of stores.

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Jeanne (75483) added Transformers: The Game (Windows) on Jul 24, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Guy Chapman (1742)