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4 reasons why Transformers games basically always suck

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Since the eighties we have been hoping for awesome Transformers games and it wasn’t until the release of Transformers: War for Cybertron that we finally got what we deserved: a good game. Almost every Transformers game until that time failed to impress. We have listed the four main reasons why most Transformers games suck.

1. Hasbro

In the eighties and early nineties Hasbro tried to develop games. This resulted in some really, really, REALLY, crappy video games. Even when they hired experienced developers to make the games for them the result were still underwhelming. The fact is that in basically the first two decades of the Transformers franchise, there were no decent video games.

2. Licensing

A big problem for the Transformers games is licensing. These games are always based on a television series or a movie. The first good game was released in 2004. Transformers Armada: Prelude to Energon was based on the animated series, but all other Transformers games failed to make a lasting impression. Licensing means a minimal budget, a lack of time and a forced release date. This is likely to result in boring gameplay, a lack of creativity and even a buggy video game.

3. Enemies

When we are talking about Autobots and Decepticons, we have to realize that their numbers aren’t infinite. In most of the television shows there are just a few characters per season that are important to the story. So when a developer makes an action game based on these robots, he will need to add lots of generic cannon fodder. As we’ve seen over the years it’s incredibly hard to make enemies that are actually fun to fight.

4. Toys

When we talk about Optimus Prime, most gamers over the age of 25 will refer to the Generation 1 version. Most of the games however are based on newer versions of the Transformers so Hasbro can promote their toys. This also gives the development team a very strict deadline. Transformers: War for Cybertron and Fall of Cybertron were awesome, but very linear games. If only we had a Transformers game developed separate from all other activities by Hasbro.

Maybe that’s why we are so excited about Transformers Devastation. There’s no tie-in with a recent movie, toy or tv-series. It is based on the beloved Generation 1 Transformers and the game is being made by a studio with an excellent reputation. We hope that Hasbro gave Platinum Games the freedom to make the Transformers game we’ve been craving for since 1984.


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  1. You know what.. One one who sucks here is you.

  2. Even if i only olayed the Ps2, Psp version of transformers games i can still tell that this narrator is doing this for the money and not for convincing the people that this is completely unreasonable

  3. their reasons are pretty silly and nonsense, you are just haters of the franchise, which yes, the franchise had its lows and great moments from 1984 to 2021, but TransFormers games are gems, like War for Cybertron, Fall of Cybetron, Devastation, Armada, Forged to Fight, among others … you only express your hatred of TransFormers

  4. don't slander hasbro, they made great games like cod and those xbox 360 games were my childhood so shoosh

  5. This bitch doesn't even know what she's talking about

  6. An open world transformers game in Cybertron would be insane, now that we have all the resources to make it possible but that won’t happen.

  7. Always is a stretch, what’s awful is your voice

  8. they need to make new open world transformers game.

  9. Seriously I know this is your opinion and I’m gonna be nice but the community of the games is coming after you 😂😂😂

  10. War/Fall of Cybertron is a real badass Transformer Game in this planet we lived in!!

  11. Seeing the movie then playing the game is so disappointing, hopefully one day they make it like the movies, it would be siiiick.

  12. I would love a survival oriented transformers game

  13. Forget it. Im making a game that's a cross between robo recall and transformers and will be a totally different story and has nothing to do with Optimus Prime and his crew vs megatron and his crew

  14. I agree that many Transformers games are not good, but not to mention that at least War of Cybertron or Fall of Cybertron is not good, it is because the person is very stupid or is very retarded

  15. you can tell this person knows nothing about transformers like did they even play the cybertron games?

  16. Bruh the game's were good like if you don't like them Don't do a video on them

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