Activision Publishing, Inc. and Hasbro today released two new video game bundles that are more than meets the eye: TRANSFORMERS: ULTIMATE BATTLE EDITION for Nintendo’s Wii system and TRANSFORMERS: ULTIMATE AUTOBOTS EDITION for the Nintendo DS™ hand-held system. Both titles combine two full games from the epic, galactic saga between the AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS into one package loaded with adventure and value for this holiday season.
For those who are worried that they if they jump into Transformers War for Cybertron
multiplayer now will be extremely far behind, have no fear: the multiplayer XP will now multiply by five starting on Monday until forever. This change is in effect for Microsoft Xbox 360, Sony Playstation 3, and PC versions only. So if you have been looking to max out all of your classes but have been too lazy to do it with only a 1 to 1 ratio for points, how about 5 to 1?
The folks over at High Moon Studios and Activision seem to have slipped in a bit of a surprise this weekend: double XP for Transformers: War for Cybertron
! The weekend began at 9PM Eastern/6PM Pacific tonight. It is not specified when it will end, but it will most likely end around Monday 3 AM Eastern and 12AM Pacific. Go, go, go!
The guys at High Moon Studios, award-winning developer of Transformers: War for Cybertron, are hosting a double XP multiplayer weekend starting this Friday, July 2nd at 6:00pm PST through Sunday, July 4th. Anyone playing in multiplayer matches on the Xbox 360, PS3 or PC versions of the game will earn double XP rewards and level up
faster than ever.
Okay, there is little over a week before Activision and High Moon Studios' Transformers: War for Cybertron
hits store shelves and people's video game consoles. Have you reserved a copy yet? If not, why not? But if you have not, today is your lucky day. We have compiled a list of the exclusives that each store will receive. Jump through for the whole list!
Matt Tieger, Game Director at High Moon Studios, as revealed that the Xbox Live exclusive demo of Transformers: War for Cybertron
will begin tomorrow, June 10, 2010. Speakin on Kotaku Talk Radio, Mr. Tieger reveals that the demo will have two classes - Soldiers and Scouts - and two modes - Team Deathmatch and Conquest. Add the game to your download queue now! For United States
players, follow the links to add to your download queue so when you boot up your XBox tonight, it'll start all on its own!
Do not have a Microsoft XBox for Sony Playstation 3 but want to play Transformers: War for Cybertron
? Well your other bet would be on the PC, and Best Buy
has revealed whether or not your computer can handle it. Check it out after the jump!
Activision has released a new video of Transformers: War for Cybertron
, which discusses the Decepticon and Autobot campaigns, boss fights, and co-op gameplay. The game designers reiterate that the Decepticon campaign timeline takes place before the Autobot campaign, but they stress that you are free to play either one you like. Read more.
Still haven't pre-ordered your copy of Transformers: War for Cybertron
yet? Well, this might help you decide. GameStop (with the exclusive Shockwave with a pre-order) is offering free overnight shipping with the code TRANSFORM
. Also, as always, Amazon offers free shipping on all purchases over $25 when you choose free super saver shipping, but that's not guaranteed delivery on day-of release.
Thanks to Activision who sent us this Preview Trailer you can get a first hand look at the new Transformers War For Cybertron - Multiplayer Overview with details on what's going to be available for people to do head to head on what could be the greatest Transformers game ever? Is that Arcee and Slipstream right at the end there? Oh and be sure to read our hands on review now here
Amazon has posted a Demolisher video
- Thanks "PhantomMorphX" Were you wondering if Shockwave, the Game Stop pre-order exclusive, is worth plunking down your hard-earned $60? This new video
may help you decide. The video, available on the video game retailer's website shows off Shockwave in action, including flying, shooting, and generally just blowing the crap out of stuff. If this video doesn't help you with your decision of getting Demolisher or Shockwave
, then we don't know what will. Head over to Gamestop.com
and click the "Play Video" link located in the "Bonus" section of the page.
has revealed that their May issue of their print magazine will feature a preview of Transformers: War for Cybertron
. The magazine will hit mailboxes and magazine racks at your local Game Stop store soon. It is unknown if it is the same preview as we received earlier last month
(it is approximately the same time that April's issue was released), an addition to that, or something else entirely. We will report back to when our office receives the magazine.
Transformers: War for Cybertron is ready to roll out June 22. Activision revealed the release date for its first original game based on the morphing robot series this week in a trailer offering a glimpse at the game's multiplayer modes.
The official Transformers: War for Cybertron web site has been updated with some new content and views from the game. The first character profiles have been added to the site with three Autobots: Optimus Prime, Ratchet and Bumblebee. As well as three Decepticons: Megatron, Soundwave and Starscream. We already know about more to come from today's new on Demolisher and Shockwave. The pre-order section now has a shot of all the different box cover variants with the retailers that will be offering them.
Gamespot has posted a new War for Cybertron trailer giving us a first look at the the multiplayer dimension that will be part of the gaming experience. The video also features an interview with High Moon's director Matt Tieger who talks us the through Optiums Prime's movements, weapons, and transforming actions. We're also shown a demo lead by Omega Supreme in boss fight agsinst the Decepticons. Check out the tailer now for more than meet the Multiplayer after the jump.
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