Look at the glorious cell shaded feel!
Look at the glorious cell shaded feel!

Update (16 June):

The game is definitely real and it is directed by Kenji Saito (Metal Gear Rising). The game will be available on all major consoles and PC soon end of this year. Finally we can have a peek of it in video format:

What a surprise, several image leaks on an upcoming Transformers game by Platinum Games before the official unveiling of it at E3. Best Buy Canada listed the game, Transformers: Devastation before it is quickly removed after the news of the leak sprung up. The people behind games like Bayonetta, Vanquish and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance had worked with Activision before on the game adaptation of The Legend of Korra.

The game boxart
The game boxart

The leaks which first surfaced at NeoGAF, saying it is based on Microsoft platforms but according to the removed link at Best Buy Canada, the game will be available on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

One shall stand, one shall fall

What makes this so sweet is the robots are not based on Micheal Bay’s version but the old S1 animation series, including the cell shaded feel. According to the information at Best Buy Canada, these are the features:

Face off against Megatron and battle it out with the Decepticons in Transformers Devastation. Equipped with fast action capabilities, this game allows for instant robot to vehicle attacks, slam downs, counterattacks, and infinite combos for a unique master combat system. Five difficulty levels also deliver hours of intense gameplay.

• Autobots face off against the Decepticons when Megatron discovers a way to harness the enormous power of plasma energy to cyberform Earth 

• PlatinumGames signature fast action allows instant robot to vehicle attacks, slam downs, counterattacks, and infinite combos for a unique master combat system 

• Features 5 playable Autobots including Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Sideswipe, Wheeljack, and Grimlock

• A deep customization system and 5 difficulty levels with overhauls in enemy composition deliver hours of intense gameplay Actors from the original TV series reprising their roles include Peter Cullen (Optimus Prime), Dan Gilvezan (Bubblebee), Frank Welker (Megatron and Soundwave), and more.

We can’t wait for the official reveal at E3.

via NeoGAF

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