News: Coming to the DS and Wii as well as the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.
After a debut in Game Informer and an announcement trailer, Activision has officially announced Transforners: War For Cybertron. The High Moon-developed game will be released on the DS, PC, PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360 sometime in 2010.
As previously revealed, War For Cybertron will be a prequel story to the Transformers saga, chronicling the civil war on Cybertron. It will also be the first Transformers game to a feature an online, team-based co-op mode.
"" Transformers: War for Cybertron features two distinct storylines: the Autobot campaign tells a story of heroism to save their home planet against overwhelming odds, and the Decepticon campaign tells a story of an unquenchable thirst for power to control the universe. For the first time in a Transformers title, fans will be able to play the game with their friends through team-based online co-op, or go head to head in a variety of intense, online multiplayer game modes. The game features a sci-fi art style that introduces to fans the entire living, metallic world of Cybertron, as well as all-new visualizations of the iconic Transformers characters in their original Cybertronian forms. ""
"Transformers: War for Cybertron is an origins story, taking players on a gripping, adrenaline-fueled journey that precedes the Transformers characters' arrival on Earth," said Rob Kostich, head of marketing, licensed products, Activision Publishing, Inc. "The game transports players to a living, metallic planet where they will battle as giant converting robots in single player, online co-op or head-to-head multiplayer matches that are fully immersive from start to finish."
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