Platinum Games’ E3 2015 reveal is the new Transformers game, says Best Buy

By Brenna Hillier, Saturday, 13 June 2015 23:46 GMT

Platinum Games tackles a venerable property in its latest action effort.

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A new Transforms game leaked overnight. Unlike recent efforts tired with the Michael bay movies, Transformers: Devastation is a cel-shaded tribute to the 1980’s cartoon.

We were already pretty excited about that, but now it looks like Transformers: Devastation may be Platinum Games’ E3 2015 reveal.

The news comes via Best Buy Canada, which has Platinum Games down as the developer on its retail listing for Transfomers: Devastation.

The listing also confirms a number of the original cartoon voice actors will lend their talents to the project.

Well, it’s no Vanquish but it’s great to see Platinum tackling mech action. The world debut will be part of YouTube’s E3 coverage on Monday.

Here’s Best Buy’s full description, in case the listing is pulled:

Overview

Face off against Megatron and battle it out with the Decepticons in Transformers Devestation. 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.

More Information

  • 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 five playable Autobots including Optimus Prime, Bubblebee, Sideswipe, Wheeljack, and Grimlock
  • A deep customization system and five 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

Thanks, Gematsu.

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