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News: High Moon to develop Transformers Dark of the Moon game

Posted on : 13-02-2011 | By : | In : News, Videos

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To tie in with the newly announced Bayformers sequel Dark of the Moon, Activision seemed to have finally done something smart with their approach to film tie-ins. Specifically, they’ve hired High Moon back to make the game. Considering that War for Cybertron was pretty decent, especially for a Transformers game, we’re suitably upbeat that this game will actually be playable (even if the mecha designs do suck rather horribly). As expected, the game will operate in an almost identical way to that of War for Cybertron, even down to the online multiplayer setup. However, for those concerned on the turnaround in terms of development cycles on this new game, fear not. High Moon started work on this game whilst War for Cybertron was already in development, so they’ll have enough time to polish the game (something that most film tie-ins rarely get the chance to).

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Very much looking forward to this.
I dislike the Michael Bay films quite a bit, but a new High Moon Transformers title, means more WFC style MP action online and more practice for the studio for the impending WFC sequel.

Cool! Really enjoyed War for Cybertron.

Same here–loved the game a lot and recommended it to anyone and everyone. Even if one doesn’t like Bay’s films, High Moon will certainly make this a game that probably will end up better than the film it was based on. It’s a rare event, but my money is on HMS pulling it off.

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