Transformers: Fall of Cybertron: One of the Best TPSs in Years

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron is the follow-up to the best Transformers game ever. Bringing to the plate a horde of upgrades to both offline and online play, Tranformers: Fall of Cybertron aims to equal the success of the original game while offering something new on top.

Tranformers: Fall of Cybertron Story

The situation on Cybertron has only grown worse despite the heroism of the Autobots. There’s no hope for sustainable future on Cybetron.

Fall of Cybertron continues the original’s story. It’s a dark and morbid take on the Transformers universe, but one that also spares time for more light-hearted moments too.
It’s clear that game developer High Moon Studios have given the Transformers story the respect it rightfully deserves and that the game has been written by a great script writer. There’s a gripping story here which will have you fully involved in the Transformer’s universe and loving every minutes.

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Gamplay

What’s great about the gameplay of Fall of Cybertron is that it follows the traditional mechanics of third person shooters while adding a fresh feel. There’s a generous offering of abilities and scenarios and kits for each character in the game

Transformer’s Fall of Cybetron’s campaign
makes a conscious effort to advance the previous game. There’s no online coop and you can’t choose the side you start on. You’re compensated for these losses with a highly focussed campaign with clever scripting that puts the excellent story at the forefront of everything. Each chapter is given an excellent cutscene. The quality of both the presentation and the story of the scenes is certain to keep you hooked. There’s a real congruence between the video game level designer, game design artist and game director that serves to create a brilliantly realised and well balanced game.

One of the complaints levied against the previous games repetitive visuals and scenarios. In response, game developer High Moon Studios have gives Transformer’s: Fall of Cybertron a great sense of variety, with each Transformer having a unique playstyle. Gameplay now encompasses stealth, zipline traversal, and use of he awesome power of the Metroplex. This variety keeps you excited about what lies ahead. There are also hidden items to collect in the form of audio logs and blueprints for weapons.
You’ll still face frustrating moments of cheap deaths and glitches in Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, but thanks to the creativity and sheer effort High Moon Studios have put into the game, you’ll love it nonetheless.

Transformer’s Fall of Cybertron Multiplayer

The standard features are included in the multiplayer, with competitive match and c-operative horde mode “Escalation.” This, however, is just the surface layer of a surprisingly satisfying online experience. High Moon Studios have added upgrades like a customisation suite, a character creation function and weapons and abilities that can be unlocked as you earn points. There’s enough here to keep you playing for a long long time.

Overall: It’s clear the amount of work High Moon Studios have put into the game to get it just right. While it may not be perfect, you will have a blast with this game, and there’s enough depth to it to give a healthy length of life too. If you love Tranformers or third person shooters, you need to get this game.

Overall : 4 /5



List of Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Characters

Blast Off            Brawl                Bruticus                    Bumblebee                 Cliffjumper                Grimlock                     Hardshell                       Jazz                        Kickback                          Laserbeak

Megatron                      Metroplex                     Onslaught                   Optimus Prime                  Perceptor                 Ratchet (Transformer)                Rumble               Sharpshot               Shockwave

Sideswipe              Silverbolt              Slag                Sludge                Snarl                 Soundwave                 Starscream                    Swindle                   Swoop                     Vortex                     Warpath


Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Achievements

Heavy Metal War (15 points): Kill 6 different opposing players in a TDM game during a public Multiplayer match.
Headmaster! (25 points): Reach max level in a single class.
Reconfiguration Matrix (10 points): Create a custom character in Multiplayer.
Ultra Power Master (25 points): Spend 100,000 credits in Escalation.
Rust Marks (15 points): Complete wave 15 in Escalation (Ancients).
Space Pirates! (15 points): Complete wave 15 in Escalation (Oblivion).
Maccadams Old Oil House (15 points): Complete wave 15 in Escalation (DownFall).
Robotopossum (15 points): Complete wave 15 in Escalation (Ignition).
Octopunch Scavenger (15 points): Open fifteen Armory Recreators in Campaign or Escalation.
Cassetticon Audiophile (25 points): Collect all audio logs.
Beachcomber (25 points): Collect all blueprints.
Chop Shop (50 points): Purchase all weapons and perks.
Teletraan 1 Regular (10 points): Rate all weapons, weapon upgrades, and equipment.
Master Builder (25 points): Fully upgrade all weapons.Ballistic Energon Goodie (15 points): Return five heads at once in a headhunter game during a public Multiplayer match.

Moonbase One (15 points): Personally capture all 3 nodes in a conquest game during a public Multiplayer match.
Ultimate Menasor (15 points): Capture three flags in a single CTF game during a public Multiplayer match.
Full Throttle Scramble Power! (15 points): Earn MVP in any game mode during a public Multiplayer match.
What Prime Directives? (25 points): Unlock Prime Mode.
King of the Scrap Heap (100 points): Reach max level in all four classes.
Reconstructor (15 points): Fully upgrade one weapon.
Monacus Spender (25 points): Spend 250,000 Energon in the Teletraan 1 store.
Slap the Grimlock (15 points): Chapter XII: Kill a Leaper in the air with an explosive barrel.
Internal Affairs! (15 points): Chapter XI: Hack all of the security terminals before the Decepticons can activate them.
The Harder They Die (15 points): Chapter X: Kill five Autobots with a single hover slam attack.
I, Robot Master (15 points): Chapter IX: Destroy all images of Starscream and his Statues.
Fusilateral Quintrocombiner (15 points): Chapter VIII: Melee an enemy through the goal post.
Club Con! (15 points): Chapter VII: Ram a jet (on the ground or in the air).

The Last Stand (15 points): Chapter II: Save two Autobots when Optimus is downed by the first Leaper.
All Hail You! (100 points): Complete Campaign – Hard.
More Than Meets the Eye (50 points): Complete Campaign – Normal.
The Battle is Far From Over! (25 points): Complete Campaign – Easy.
Grimlock Smash (10 points): Complete Chapter XII.Car Wash of Doom (15 points): Chapter VI: Destroy all of the homing mines chasing Blast Off before they self destruct.
Target Master 2.0 (15 points): Chapter V: Shoot a Sniper out of the air with a scoped weapon.
Invisibility Spray (15 points): Chapter IV: Sneak through the Trash Compactor Facility undetected.
Carnage in C-Major (15 points): Chapter III: Take out a cluster of five Decepticons using Metroplex’s Air Strike.

Death from Above (10 points): Complete Chapter VI.
Cut and Run (10 points): Complete Chapter V.
Eye of the Storm (10 points): Complete Chapter IV.
Metroplex Heeds the Call (10 points): Complete Chapter III.
Defend the Ark (10 points): Complete Chapter II.
The Exodus (10 points): Complete Chapter I.

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Starscream’s Betrayal (10 points): Complete Chapter XI.

The Final Countdown (10 points): Complete Chapter X.
Megatron Returns (10 points): Complete Chapter IX.
Combaticons Combine! (10 points): Complete Chapter VIII.
Belly of the Beast (10 points): Complete Chapter VII.

Paul Harrison

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