Transformers: War for Cybertron Trailer is Promising

Let’s take a quick break from all the Armored Core 5 news for a while, and remember that Activision is bringing a new and promising Transformers game to us. Trailer after the jump.

Peter Cullen, check.

Optimus Prime vs. Megatron, check.

Bumblebee, Starscream, Soundwave, Omega Supreme, check.

Gratuitous mech action in trailer, check!

Right now details are slim, but from what we’ve read, it looks to be in the same vein of gameplay as Gears of War, which is basically third-person shooting with emphasis on the use of cover. Also, according to an interview with the developers, we have at least three good things to look forward to:

  1. It’s free of the movie franchise, which means freedom to do a lot of things.
  2. It’s set in the timeline of the Generation One Transformers, which means all the original favorites are assured a spot somewhere.
  3. Two campaigns: Autobots and Decepticons.

Like we said, promising. Transformers: War for Cybertron is set for a June 22, 2010 release.

The discussion continues in the forums.

[picture via: IGN]