Thomas Ellis of Gamer Attitude tells you why the new Transformers is such a disappointment.
Biggest disappointment or game you knew would be horrible and met expectations?
Fair point, as soon as I found out high noon were out of the picture I thought uh oh!
huh? a movie tie-in game can never be disappointing. It would only be disappointing if its a good game.
I really wish 3-player campaign coop would return. The 1st one was awesome.
its not a movie game though. i believe its the third entry of the fall/war for cybertron series, which were reviewed decently.
What were people expecting? Movie games are shit. It's not a disappointment. It met the low expectations
People expected this to be good? Really?
very low expectations met.
When has there been a video game based on a movie series that didn't suck? Oh wait, there's one exception, Batman. Can't say it sucks. But Tranformers, every gameplay video i've seen told me that this game would suck. No surprise here.
SNES Star Wars trilogy was good and Golden eye was amazing
Yeah there are a few exceptions, but for the most part, movie-to-game attempts suck.
Yeah to say its been nearly 20 years since golden eye it pretty shocking that that is the most recent I could come up with (except Batman but you already mentioned that)
Sadly Batman can't even be claimed since they tie into the movies.
It's a movie game. That alone should have squashed any expectations. Biggest disappointment of the year would be a game that was hyped to high holy hell and fails to live up to that hype. There are at least two legit candidates that I can think of, and this isn't one of them.
its actually not a movie game. other than lockdown it had nothing to do with the movie. its also a solid game. not great but solid. i beat it over the weekend. it plays just like the others just has a worse story and doesnt bring anything new to the table. 6.5/7 is fair. not bad by any means but not great like the others
Because someone actually expected something out of a transformer's movie tie-in game? Really?
Did he expect more from it..?
Now if they model a Transformers game after the original Transformers animated series, you can count me in. The movies, nah, nope, no thanks. http://www.youtube.com/watc...
You guys do realize these games have nothing to do with the movie franchise don't you?
nope, none of them do. they are all just assuming lol. lockdown was the only thing they had in common. well tech lockdown and being set on earth with the same characters/time period right before the film but mostly nothing to do with the movies. no marky mark, no humans period, nothing to do with any of the stories from the films, not much at all.
Timing the release with the movie tells me the game has more than "nothing to do with the movie". That kind of timing is usually a red flag signaling a less than stellar game.
Rise of the Dark Spark is not in the same series as War for Cybertron and Fall of Cybertron. Those were both amazing games, created by High Moon Studios. Rise of the Dark Spark is a poorly made standalone meant to cash-in on the new film. Many people I've talked to have been confused about this, assuming this was the third game in the series. :/
it is very much part of the cybertron series. it picks up at the end of the last one and then ties into the present time on earth using Micheal bays characters. you should try playing it before commenting on it as if you know as well it also uses the same assets mostly, same engine, same gameplay as the cybertron series.
Are you serious? Why in God's name would Activision pull that crap? I'm not playing this game. I do apologize for being wrong, but you don't have to be a jerk about it.
what is being more of a jerk? me telling you to play it before commenting on it or you trashing something you havnt even tried and speaking about it as if you know when in fact, you do not. if you choose not to play it, thats fine but calling it trash without having even tried it makes about as much sense as a reviewer rating a game without playing it. this game by no means is as good as the last two but it was still solid and decently fun. 6.5/7 out of 10. its biggest flaw is the story isnt as good as previous entires and it didnt add any new gameplay elements and in fact dropped the fantastic mp from wfc
Have any of the Transformer games been good? I've only played the first one way back... They should make brawlers with transformer skins, that'd sell.
Doesn't something need to be anticipated to make it a disappointment? How could anyone see the preview/video/images of this in advance and think "Yeah, that's going to be awesome!" unless you are Michael Bay or a 9 year old. I'd be less disappointed by farting into my office chair and smelling the seat for 20 minutes.
I am amazed at the amount of people who don't know about the War for Cybertron series that is modelled after the transformers cartoon. This is not a movie game either, it is just a cheap reusing of high moon studios assets by another incompetent developers. High Moon made great games and now they are making COD ports. Go home Activision you are drunk.
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