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Transformers: The Game (Xbox 360)

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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.

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There are no Xbox 360 screenshots for this game.

There are 15 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "Transformers le jeu" -- French title

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User Reviews

Autobots, Transform and run away! Kartanym (10776) 2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars

The Press Says

Totally Gaming Network Jul 29, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Gamesmania Aug 08, 2007 68 out of 100 68
4Players.de Jul 27, 2007 62 out of 100 62
Game Freaks 365 2007 5.9 out of 10 59
Extreme Gamer Jul 12, 2007 5.5 out of 10 55
Xboxdynasty (XD) Jul 24, 2007 5.1 out of 10 51
GameSpy Jun 26, 2007 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Xbox World Australia (XWA) Aug 30, 2007 50 out of 100 50
Console Obsession Jun 03, 2010 5 out of 10 50
Gamestyle Aug 02, 2007 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

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

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Guy Chapman (1744) added Transformers: The Game (Xbox 360) on Jun 27, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Guy Chapman (1744) and Jeanne (75612)