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  • Summary: Transformers is a fast-paced third-person action/combat game which puts the player in control of Optimus Prime, Hot Shot and Red Alert across 8 different environments on Earth and Cybertron. Features include 40 different kinds of mini-con upgrades, 20 assorted types weapons, and the ability to transform from vehicle to robot form. Released exclusively for PlayStation 2. Expand
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  1. Positive: 32 out of 51
  2. Negative: 0 out of 51
  1. Melbourne House have almost achieved the impossible - they’ve not only made one of the best action games on the PS2, but they’ve made a cool Transformers game that’ll take pride in any fan’s collection.
  2. The large levels, number of enemies, and variety of weapons thanks to the minicons make the game stand out from most other third person action games.
  3. After two decades, there's no rust on these Transformers. [18 June 2004, p.L2T 20]
  4. Kinda like last year's "Metal Arms," this over-the-shoulder robo-shooter totally ambushed me with how unexpectedly awesome it is. [June 2004, p.103]
  5. A memorable fight. [Aug 2004, p.7]
  6. Playing multiplayer against other players that could transform into vehicles would have been something that could be expanded on quite considerably but unfortunately there is nothing at all.
  7. Unfortunately, it’s near impossible to look past getting stuck in canyons with seemingly no way out, missing a jump and having to backtrack for five minutes, and endless load times to simply refill your health.

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  1. Positive: 9 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Jul 27, 2014
    This game is HARD. I mean, SERIOUSLY! Level 2: Antarctica, NO THANKS! But thank god this game has some awesome cheats! *yay.* You play as 1 of 3 Autobots going around the world collecting minicons which give you abilities in battle, & shooting up Decepticons with some really good AI that dodges, senses if your near, calls in more people to shoot you, all of that great stuff! Expand

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