Transformers: War for Cybertron
was surprisingly ... well, good
. In fact, it was so good that there are plans for a follow-up. "This is the most highly-rated, critical success of any game that's had the Hasbro brand yet," Mark Blecher, SVP and General Manager of Digital Media & Gaming, said during an investors call earlier this week, according to IGN
. "We're looking forward to a sequel in 2012."
The 2012 date makes it likely to be a different game than the previously-teased
release for 2011. Considering Activision's penchant for annualized franchises, we're not particularly surprised.