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GF Rating
4.6

400 ratings

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GF Rating
1

Horrible

Do not rent or buy!!!

posted by confram (RIVERSIDE, MO) Sep 30, 2014

Member since Sep 2014

This game sucks, I give it a -10!!! The enemy voices get so annoying because they keep repeating little phrases over and over. The AI stinks, and the playability sucks. Activision should be ashamed of themselves with this one. Games like this is the reason for Gamefly... so thanks Gamefly!!! Talk about bad games, I'd rather play asteroids.

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GF Rating
6

Above Average

Ok to rent

posted by Anubis833 (OWENSBORO, KY) Sep 15, 2014

Member since Jun 2012

This game was ok. Not as good as War for Cybertron and def not better than Fall of Cybertron. I enjoyed it because I love the transformers, but I am glad I rented it and not paid 60 bucks for it. I rented it for PS4, but its obvious that they just got the ps3 version to play on the 4. Graphics aren't ps4, not that graphics bother me. Graphics don't make or break a game for me otherwise I wouldn't still play Mario on nes.

Pros:
--Peter Cullen reprises Optimus
--The change into vehicle form any time
--playing various new characters, including an insecticon

Cons:
--Story is confusing
--Voice acting not so good. Even peter Cullen couldn't save it. Cheesy one liners said at complete random. Even optimus yelled out watch out!....when he was alone..
--Enemy damage is way too unforgiving. this isn't demon souls. Even on normal you can die pretty quick once your shield runs out. oh, and your shield sucks too.
--weapon upgrade system

I found that you do the most damage and take the less damage in vehicle form, use it often.

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GF Rating
7

Good

A step back.

posted by Ninjalord (BIDWELL, OH) Sep 14, 2014

Member since Mar 2009

So this game is the third entry in the new transformer game series, and it has some good things and some issues. So lemme go through them all.

The Good
-The characters have specials such as drifts sword dashing ability which is rather cool.
-Combines both the G1 and the Movie universes
-Peter cullen is voicing Optimus as usual
-Transformer action

The Bad
-The Voice acting aside from a few characters is downright terrible.
-The story is nothing amazing
-For ps4 the graphics look like ps2.
-Doesnt innovate enough

So all in all, this was a step back from the previous two games, if you enjoyed them and you enjoy transformer then yes rent this or even buy it for less than 20 bucks. I enjoyed it but it is not something I would pick up over and over. Fall of Cybertron is still the best TF game.

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