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Hands-on: Transformers: War for Cybertron

Transformers: War for Cybertron is a game that hopes to survive its license. Following a few, ahem, questionable blockbuster movies and a universe continually littered with brand cash-ins, High Moon Studios has the somewhat unenviable job of trying to make a game worth playing out of a brand that...

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Transformers: War for Cybertron video shows Jazz, Demolishor and Shockwave in action

Joystiq would never condone violence; however, when it comes to robot-on-robot violence, we're all for it. It's not like they can feel anything, right? So we'd like to bring your attention to some pre-order bonuses for High Moon Studios' upcoming not-a-movie-game Transformers: War for Cybertron. ...

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Two more Transformers join the War for Cybertron

Click for more pictures to meet the eyeIn Transformers: War for Cybertron's multiplayer mode, you can make your own characters, with cool Transformer names like, uh, Robot ... guy, and Metal ... punching ... bot. We're not good at naming Transformers, apparently. But the single-player game is...

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Create a Transformer in War for Cybertron's multiplayer

Since Transformers: War for Cybertron takes place before the robots made it to Earth, they all look like weird alien robots in this game instead of weird alien robots that are half truck. That freedom from real-world machinery means leeway in character design, which then translates to character...

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Transformers: War for Cybertron pre-order includes Shockwave or Demolishor

Click to transform into gallery Playable versions of Decepticons Shockwave and Demolisher are part of Activision's pre-order bonuses for Transformers: War for Cybertron. Squishy humans who pre-order through Amazon will receive an unlock code for Demolishor, while GameStop customers receive a...

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War for Cybertron dubbed 'Transformers: Cybertron Adventures' for Wii

After popping up on the ESRB and OFLC rating websites, a game called "Transformers: Cybertron Adventures" for Wii led some to wonder whether it was a new, unannounced game. An Activision representative tells Joystiq that it's "the Wii version" of the company's upcoming Transformers: War for...

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Impressions: Transformers: War for Cybertron

Remember those other awful Activision Transformers games based (in some part) on the Michael Bay movies? No? Good, let's work from there. Transformers: War for Cybertron, developed by High Moon Studios (The Bourne Conspiracy, Darkwatch), takes its inspiration from the G1 universe of the '80s...

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Transformers: War for Cybertron media brings the fight home

The upcoming Transformers: War for Cybertron seems determined to impress with its rendition of the titular transforming robots' home world, Cybertron. But see, there's one crucial mistake made by the game, one that hasn't been entirely evident until now: No matter what planet he's on, no matter...

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Activision: Transformers: War for Cybertron due in May, Singularity in June [Update]

After narrowly escaping Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2's impact crater in late 2009, Raven Software's tardy, time-bending first-person shooter, Singularity, finally appears to have settled on a new ETA. Speaking in an investor conference call following the release of the company's latest financial...

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Watch more robo-violence in extended Transformers: War for Cybertron trailer

You may have already caught a glimpse of Transformers: War for Cybertron on this very site, but now we're happy to report that Activision has docked on the Space Station Stiq with an extended trailer in tow. After decrypting and uploading to our network -- which is fueled by caramel and old E.T....

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