Shockwave to be playable character in War for Cybertron's Multplayer!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Icespark, Feb 6, 2010.

  1. Sideswipe80

    Sideswipe80 Well-Known Member

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    It's probably a code that is either packaged with the game like Batman AA did or a card given out from Gamestop when you go pick it up. In Batman case the DEM Bones and Crime Alley only game with the game and were never put up on PSN or marketplace.
     
  2. Deadend

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    Suh-Weeeeeeeeeeeet.
     
  3. Dragonclaw

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    I really don't get some of the hate for this...Oh noes, Activision made a deal with Gamestop that for puchasing X number of copies they get an incentive to promote the game with their customers.

    Just like the variant covers comic stores get for ordering X number of copies...

    or the exclusive toys Target, Walmart and TRU get for ordering X million dollars in TF merch...

    Look, Gamestop is a big company and the game industry is BETTER for having them exist. Look at the selection offered at WM, TGT, TRU etc...usually a couple dozen games for any system. Do you really want the buyers for those guys deciding what the ONLY games offered to you are? At least with Gamestop I can go in and get a much better selection and some games the big guys just don't care about...and with companies like Gamecrazy going under specialty game retailers need the extra help. Yes, they are acompany and want profit...but I see far too many people act like they should give 80% of what the game was bought for in trade and sell it for 50% of what it was new...which would put them under pretty darned quick...
     
  4. megatronski

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    yay
     
  5. Deceptigtar

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    im sure with most games, if you preorder and get the code, it just saves you the hassle of completing or unlocking it in the game.

    im sure if you dont preorder through gamestop you can still get the skin/character by unlocking an achievement.
     
  6. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    cant wait for this game to hit stores in june
     
  7. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    Cool, but not cool enough to get me to shop at GameStop. Glad Shockwave will be in it, though.
     
  8. Tyrannosaur

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    Pre-ordered'ed :D 
     
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    Cool, nice to see Shockwave in WFC! I wonder what the GS commercial for the game would be like...

    Anyone else find "Escalation Mode" interesting?
     
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    They can make money rolling out the "must have" characters as exclusive DLC.
     
  11. Bgrngod

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    Wow... only $40 on PC. That's tempting. Do I want to pay an extra $20 just for Achievements? I think I kinda do.
     
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    Shockwave is a Military Operations Commander in WFC the same way he was in G1 and as one he rarely did anything. I'm sure he would be in Story Mode, just not playable.
     
  13. Ethereal

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    See, I thought that kind of a discount between console and PC versions of the Ghostbusters game was really sweet. Then I did a little research and found out that the PC version is missing some pretty big things (*cough*multiplayer*cough*)

    So I'd hold my breath on that for now. Wait until you can see what you're losing :) 
     
  14. hupla

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    Most PC games have the same achievements console games do. I have a ton of steam achievements
     
  15. Ravenxl7

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    I'd be excited about this, as Shockwave is one of my favorite Decpticons, but it looks as though the PC version (the one I was planning on getting) isn't eligible for the pre-order bonus (seems to be the same for the Wii version too). While I'm not all that familiar with things like this, that just doesn't really make any sense to me.

    Oh well, I'll still probably just get the PC version anyways. I don't have a 360, PS3, Wii, or a DS, and don't have any plans to get any of them. Though I wouldn't mind owning a Wii some day.
     
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    Mmmmm. If this truely turns out to be a prequel game for the new series. I think I'm in love with both already.
     
  17. Ravage_Eject

    Ravage_Eject Soundwave's Favorite

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    NOT WORTH IT!!!!!! :banghead: 
     
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    that's not really a certainty. While Halo ODST, Batman AA and others have used the Market place code for its pre-order content Darksiders, Burnout Paradice, fuel and a fair few more didn't.

    A good tell tell sign will be what other stores get. If GS is the only store to get any Pre-order content of any type then its likely to be a market place code but If theirs a different item for every store I'd say its more likely that its a in game code.

    honestly theirs no way to tell with out asking them
     
  19. Dragonclaw

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    They wont even know until right before the game. It could even be like The Hulk or the Target version of Shaun White and be on disk for just the initial shipment of the Gamestop pressings...
     
  20. Sye909

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    Shockwave always sells for me : ] !