SFX-360 writes: "Oh yes, ye of little faith. Thou was correct in assuming the new Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen game for Wii, developed by Activision and published by Krome Studios (Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, Hellboy: The Science of Evil) would be another cheap shot at your childhood memories. Kind of what the corporate machine did to our beloved Transformers when they launched the newest series:
Released June 23rd, 2009 to ride the marketing wave for the summer blockbuster movie of the same name, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen was a short-lived exercise in how to port a PS2 action shooter to the seventh generation and pass it off as a comparable substitute. Being a Nintendo faithful, even after their showing at E3 this past year, I pressed forward and decided to give Optimus and co. a chance on the Wii. Not the hulking PS3 or X360, with their shiny graphics and multiplayer awesomeness, but the Big N's little magic box. I should have saved my cash for a new collectible instead..."