Rovio has released the first trailer for its upcoming Angry Birds Transformers game, which is quite a radical departure from its other games, as you can see in the video below.
Angry Birds Transformers looks more like a 2.5D side scrolling shooter than it does an Angry Birds game. Featuring the ‘Autobirds‘ and ‘Deceptihogs‘, you run sideways while shooting targets in the background of the game. It’s a game of futuristic weaponry – there’s none of Angry Birds’ traditional catapult here. Players will switch between robot and vehicle too, as they attempt to get through the levels.
Angry Birds Transformers looks really polished, with lots of effects, and excellent character models that seem surprisingly expressive. The game comes out on iOS October 15th, and is followed up with an Android release on October 30th.
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