Transformers: The Game is the name of multiple versions of a video game based on the 2007 live action film Transformers, itself part on the Transformers franchise, which depicts the conflict between the Autobots and the Decepticons, both factions of the eponymous alien race, who can change their form into various vehicles; in the game,
The Autobots and Decepticons arrive on Earth following the downfall of their home planet, Cybertron, and race to claim the AllSpark – a powerful artifact and the source of all life on Cybertron – first, with players being able to choose either faction to join. A sequel, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, was released in June 2009, based on the film of the same name.
All versions of the game all were released in North America in June 2007. The home console and PC versions were developed by Traveller’s Tales for the PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation 3 and PC, while a different PlayStation Portable version was developed by Savage Entertainment. Transformers Autobots and Transformers Decepticons are the Nintendo DS versions of the game.
Vicarious Visions, who was tasked with bringing the adaptation to the Nintendo DS, chose to adapt the DS version into two separate games. Autobots follows the heroes’ perspective while Decepticons follows the villains’. Unlike games with multiple SKUs such as Pokémon which feature only minor differences between versions, these are two separate games, sharing some basic similarities, but with unique characters, missions and locations.2