Transformers lets players jump into the shoes of many of the Autobots and Decepticons from the live-action movie. Save citizens from the forces of evil or lay waste to the city around you. The game very loosely ties in with the events of the movie.
Transformers:The Game is a free roaming brawler where players destroy waves and waves of drone enemies in between boss fights. It is set up in a mission-type structure and sometimes will leave players free to roam the city. Players can choose to follow either the Decepticon or Autobot campaign and the ending will differ depending on which side they choose.
- Optimus Prime and Megatron are both voiced by their original Generation One voice actors, Peter Cullen and Frank Welker respectively.
- Many of the robots original Generation One models are unlockable in the game
- Fans where asked to name one of the game's drone characters. After a few weeks of submissions and voting the name Swindle was chosen.