Activision have announced today that the new Transformers game, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, is under developement by High Moon Studios and will feature something called “Stealth Conversion” gameplay which is half way between an agile vehicle form and a weapon heavy robot form.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon is going to be a prologue of the new film expanding on the story and revealing a new badguy: Shockwave
“We couldn’t be more excited to expand on the epic movie universe in the Transformers: Dark of the Moon game, and allow fans to experience the gripping events and backstories that occur right before the upcoming film,” said Paul Wright, Head of Marketing for Licensed Properties, Activision Publishing. “The immensely talented group at High Moon Studios are huge fans of the property, and they are thrilled to unveil some new characters from the movie while introducing Stealth Force gameplay that lets players convert to a third form beyond robot and vehicle modes to defeat their enemies in more ways than ever before.”
“Activision continues to deliver outstanding video games based on Hasbro’s iconic TRANSFORMERS brand,” said Mark Blecher, SVP of Digital Media and Gaming, Hasbro. “We’re thrilled to deliver the Transformers: Dark of the Moon prologue video game to TRANSFORMERS fans around the world in anticipation of the film.”
Environments promised are Jungles in South America, Siberian Military facilities, Detroit Cityscapes and promises a diverse roster of Transformers as well as a multiplayer mode.
Here’s hoping it proves to be better than the previous movie tie-ins for Transformers.