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Transformers return for cybernetic warfare

"Transformers: Fall of Cybertron" releases Tuesday in North America and Friday in Europe for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Credit: Activision

Filmmaker Michael Bay, of the "Transformers" series fame, could learn a thing or two about the robots in disguise from developer High Moon Studios. After its highly praised "Transformers: War for Cybertron," the studio will release a sequel on Tuesday for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Microsoft WIndows.

"Transformers: Fall of Cybertron" is a call to arms for Autobots and Decepticons as they continue to wage war against one another. Their home planet of Cybertron hangs in the balance amidst a civil war and gamers will have a front-row seat to watch its epic destruction.

Each bot will showcase its own special and unique ability but all look to shadow that of the Autobot Grimlock. One of my favorite Transformers from the 1980s cartoon, Grimlock is a space T-Rex and will provide a brawlfest in the upcoming game. Once his rage meter is filled, Grimlock can transform into a fully armed and operational dinosaur war machine, unleashing a firey inferno on enemies and chomping into scrap metal.

This character alone is worth the price of admission for me. The demo is available now on Xbox Live and PlaySation Network for free so check it out today.

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