Transformers: The Game

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Transformers: The Game
Transformers: The Game cover
Developers
Traveller's Tales
Publishers
Activision
Engines
Bionicle Heroes
Release dates
Windows June 19, 2007
Transformers: The Game guide on StrategyWiki
Transformers: The Game on MobyGames
Transformers: The Game on Wikipedia

Warnings

SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).
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Key points

Includes graphical options from both PlayStation 2/Wii and PlayStation 3/Xbox 360 versions.
Shadows are automatically disabled when using in-game anti-aliasing. See here for forcing anti-aliasing.[Note 1]
Uses the same engine as Bionicle Heroes.
Certent things break when using high refresh rates.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc 4 DRM[Note 2]
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).
This game is not available digitally.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Activision\Transformers\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Activision\Transformers\

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
2x-8x FSAA. Shadows are automatically disabled when anti-aliasing is enabled.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No frame-rate cap.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music On/off toggle, effects
Surround sound
5.1
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Russian
Fan translation by «ENPY Studio»
Spanish
US versions only contain an English language option.

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
G3D
User created game profile, see vorpx forum profile introduction.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.0 GHz
AMD Athlon 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce4 Ti 4200
ATI Radeon 8500
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible

Notes

  1. Forcing anti-aliasing with shadows on may cause many graphical issues, like transparent objects being visible through your character model and through walls
  2. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]

References