Experience the legendary battle between the AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS as
Activision Publishing, Inc. announced today that
Transformers: War for Cybertron is in development by award-winning
High Moon Studios. Based on Hasbro’s legendary TRANSFORMERS property,
the game takes players to the TRANSFORMERS characters’ home planet of
CYBERTRON for a new look into the epic story of the grand civil war
that spawned one of the most brutal rivalries of all time.
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."
first time, Hasbro is working with Activision to drive the TRANSFORMERS
fiction forward into new story arcs, demonstrating pivotal moments in
Transformers history that defined who they are," said Aaron Archer,
Senior Design Director, Hasbro. "This remarkable video game helps us to
tell a critical event in TRANSFORMERS lore that will be used as canon
for future storylines in a way we could have only dreamed of a few
years ago. It is a testament to the success of the TRANSFORMERS brand
and a key element to the story we look forward to telling in 2010 and
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
Transformers: War for Cybertron is in development for the
Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft,
PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, Windows PC, Wii and
Nintendo DS, and is not yet rated by the ESRB.
For more information and to receive exclusive updates about the Transformers: War for Cybertron video game, visit www.TransformersGame.com.