THE 'final, darkest hours of the civil war between the Autobots and Decepticons will be played out in Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, which Activision have announced will hit the shelves in late 2012.
Activision and High Moon Studios announced the follow-up to their original story - which has officially been adopted by Hasbro as part of Transformers canon - is heading to PS3 and Xbox 360.
Official blurb says it will be based around “the final, darkest hours of the civil war between the Autobots and Decepticons as they fight for control of their dying planet, ultimately leading to their storied exodus from home.” David Oxford, Executive Vice President at Activision Publishing added: “High Moon Studios is an extremely talented development team having raised the bar of gameplay and Transformers authenticity in their games.
“Transformers: Fall of Cybertron is an extraordinary project both for the studio and the Transformers gaming legacy – the stakes are higher and the scale much larger than ever before, and we absolutely cannot wait for fans to see all the new characters and epic action that awaits them.” Mark Blecher, senior VP of digital marketing for Hasbro added: “Hasbro has worked hand in hand with Activision to create a fully original storyline that details the climactic battles leading to the famed exodus of the Transformers characters from Cybertron.
“Our team at Hasbro is looking forward to exploring and expanding the Transformers story again with an incredible blockbuster video game that will blow fans away next year.”