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-->Starscream: Where are you going? Isn't the imaginary vault to your imaginary Dark Spark this way?
-->Shockwave: I imagine so. Continue to search. I will rejoin you after resolving our infestation problem.
-->Soundwave: Affirmative
-->Starscream: Bah, alright...Juust hurry it up! Soundwave, did Shockwave make a joke back there?
-->Soundwave: Affirmative.
-->Starscream: Was it intentional?
-->Soundwave: Affirmative.
-->Starscream: You know, Soundwave, you've really become quite the conversationalist.
-->Soundwave: Affirmative. Potential vault location detected.
-->Starcream: Well what are you waiting for then? This acid is etching my metal!

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-->Starscream: ->'''Starscream:''' Where are you going? Isn't the imaginary vault to your imaginary Dark Spark this way?
-->Shockwave:
way?\\
'''Shockwave:'''
I imagine so. Continue to search. I will rejoin you after resolving our infestation problem.
-->Soundwave: Affirmative
-->Starscream:
problem.\\
'''Soundwave:''' Affirmative\\
'''Starscream:'''
Bah, alright...Juust Just hurry it up! Soundwave, did Shockwave make a joke back there?
-->Soundwave: Affirmative.
-->Starscream:
there?\\
'''Soundwave:''' Affirmative.\\
'''Starscream:'''
Was it intentional?
-->Soundwave: Affirmative.
-->Starscream:
intentional?\\
'''Soundwave:''' Affirmative.\\
'''Starscream:'''
You know, Soundwave, you've really become quite the conversationalist.
-->Soundwave:
conversationalist. \\
'''Soundwave:'''
Affirmative. Potential vault location detected.
-->Starcream:
detected.\\
'''Starcream:'''
Well what are you waiting for then? This acid is etching my metal!


-->-- '''Optimus Prime''', ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mC8DqIC6Xkc The Reveal Trailer]]''

Taking place during the film ''Film/TransformersAgeOfExtinction'' and partially serving as an interquel to the ''Cybertron'' games section of the ''Franchise/TransformersAlignedUniverse'' (taking place between ''VideoGame/TransformersWarForCybertron'' and the ''VideoGame/TransformersFallOfCybertron''), the characters on Earth and Cybertron are fighting over the titular {{MacGuffin}}: the Dark Spark, whose power can bend space and time to the bearer's will.

The game begins with an purple comet approaching Earth, and Decepticon mercenaries are on the attack under the leadership of Lockdown. It is up to Optimus Prime to rally the few remaining Autobots into quelling the invasion. It is not long before Lockdown finds his prize: The Dark Spark. After the ensuring CurbStompBattle between Lockdown and Optimus, the perspective shifts from Earth to Cybertron to explain the origins of this powerful relic. During the flashback, the Decepticons are on the verge of retrieving the Dark Spark and the Autobots are doing whatever they can to prevent Megatron from wielding it.

The video game is available for the UsefulNotes/WiiU, UsefulNotes/{{Playstation 4}}, UsefulNotes/XBOXOne, and UsefulNotes/Nintendo3DS. The console versions are cast in the same third-person shooter mechanic as ''VideoGame/TransformersFallOfCybertron'' while the 3Ds version utilizes an tactical role-playing game format where melee combat is more prevalent.

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-->-- '''Optimus Prime''', ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mC8DqIC6Xkc The ''The Reveal Trailer]]''

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Taking place during the film ''Film/TransformersAgeOfExtinction'' ''[[Film/TransformersAgeOfExtinction Age of Extinction]]'' and partially serving as an interquel {{interquel}} to the ''Cybertron'' games section of the ''Franchise/TransformersAlignedUniverse'' ''[[Franchise/TransformersAlignedUniverse Aligned Universe]]'' (taking place between ''VideoGame/TransformersWarForCybertron'' ''[[VideoGame/TransformersWarForCybertron War For Cybertron]]'' and the ''VideoGame/TransformersFallOfCybertron''), ''[[VideoGame/TransformersFallOfCybertron Fall of Cybertron]]''), the characters on Earth and Cybertron are fighting over the titular {{MacGuffin}}: the Dark Spark, whose power can bend space and time to the bearer's will.

The game begins with an a purple comet approaching Earth, and Decepticon mercenaries are on the attack under the leadership of Lockdown. It is It's up to Optimus Prime to rally the few remaining Autobots into quelling the invasion. It is not long before Lockdown finds his prize: The Dark Spark. After the ensuring CurbStompBattle between Lockdown and Optimus, the perspective shifts from Earth to Cybertron to explain the origins of this powerful relic. During the flashback, the Decepticons are on the verge of retrieving the Dark Spark and the Autobots are doing whatever they can to prevent Megatron from wielding it.

invasion.

The video game is available for the UsefulNotes/WiiU, UsefulNotes/{{Playstation 4}}, UsefulNotes/XBOXOne, UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, UsefulNotes/XboxOne, and UsefulNotes/Nintendo3DS. The console versions are cast in the same third-person shooter mechanic as ''VideoGame/TransformersFallOfCybertron'' ''Fall of Cybertron'', while the 3Ds 3DS version utilizes an tactical role-playing game format where melee combat is more prevalent.


** We have the Nucleon Charge Rifle, which can deliver lethal headshots to offset it's low-ammo capacity.

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** We have the Nucleon Charge Rifle, which can deliver lethal headshots to offset it's its low-ammo capacity.



* TheVoiceless: Contradicts the movie ''twice.''
** Bumblebee doesn't speak in the Earth-set missions, despite being fully able to talk in the movie. Bumblebee being mute does--however--line up with the Cybertron continuity, as Bumblebee is lost his voice prior to ''Fall of Cybertron.''
** Averted with Grimlock, who doesn't speak in the movie but is fully voiced in the game--at one point studying and critiquing one of Lockdown's Titan goons.


** The entire Movie portions of the games are completely incompatible with the actual plot of ''Age of Extinction''. This includes Lockdown's motives being greed and missing the war, as opposed to being hired to capture Optimus by [[spoiler:[[Film/TransformersTheLastKnight Quintessa]]]]; Stinger being part of Lockdown's army; Movie!Optimus and Movie!Bumblebee already being in their ''[=AoE=]'' forms; the Dinobots already working with the Autobots; and Lockdown wanting to bring Megatron back [[spoiler:despite ''[=AoE=]'' revealing Megatron wasn't really dead to begin with.]]

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** The entire While the Movie portions of the games are completely intended to take place between ''Dark of the Moon'' and ''Age of Extinction'', the simple fact is it's incredibly incompatible with the actual plot of ''Age of Extinction''. This includes Lockdown's motives being greed and missing the war, as opposed to being hired to capture Optimus by [[spoiler:[[Film/TransformersTheLastKnight Quintessa]]]]; Stinger being part of Lockdown's army; Movie!Optimus and Movie!Bumblebee already being in their ''[=AoE=]'' forms; the Dinobots already working with the Autobots; and Lockdown wanting to bring Megatron back [[spoiler:despite ''[=AoE=]'' revealing Megatron wasn't really dead to begin with.]]]] It takes an incredibly flexible mind for these differences to make sense.


* BigBadEnsemble: Megatron for the Cybertron portion of the game, and Lockdown for the Movieverse portion. It's debatable if the Dark Spark itself counts as the BiggerBad, since it drives the plot and the motivations of both antagonists.

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* BigBadEnsemble: Megatron for the Cybertron portion of the game, and Lockdown for the Movieverse portion. It's debatable if the Dark Spark itself counts as the BiggerBad, since it drives the plot and the motivations of both antagonists.


* [[Main/NewGamePlus NewGame+]] The 3DS port has an harder difficulty mode (slightly stronger enemies and a noticeable increase in their numbers) that's unlocked by finishing the main story.

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* [[Main/NewGamePlus NewGame+]] NewGamePlus: The 3DS port has an harder difficulty mode (slightly stronger enemies and a noticeable increase in their numbers) that's unlocked by finishing the main story.


* SuddenlyVoiced: The previously silent movie version of Grimlock speaks, at one point analyzing and critiquing his opponents battle capabilities.


* PraetorianGuard: As a group, the Combaticons can turn the tide of a single battle . Rather than using them to destroy the Autobots following Shockwave, they were sent to escort Shockwave into Decepticon territory so he can deliver the Dark Spark to Megatron.

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* PraetorianGuard: As a group, the Combaticons can turn the tide of a single battle .battle. Rather than using them to destroy the Autobots following Shockwave, they were sent to escort Shockwave into Decepticon territory so he can deliver the Dark Spark to Megatron.


* ExtremeOmnivore: The Insecticons are notorious for their ability to digest just about anything. And they are no stranger when it comes to devouring Transfomrers.

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* ExtremeOmnivore: The Insecticons are notorious for their ability to digest just about anything. And they are no stranger when it comes to devouring Transfomrers.Transformers.


** The entire Movie portions of the games are completely incompatible with the actual plot of ''Age of Extinction''. This includes Lockdown's motives being greed and missing the war, as opposed to being hired to capture Optimus by [[spoiler:[[Film/TransformersTheLastKnight Quintessa]]]], Stinger being part of Lockdown's army, Movie!Optimus and Movie!Bumblebee already being in their ''[=AoE=]'' forms, the Dinobots already working with the Autobots, and Lockdown wanting to bring Megatron back [[spoiler:despite ''[=AoE=]'' revealing Megatron wasn't really dead to begin with.]]

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** The entire Movie portions of the games are completely incompatible with the actual plot of ''Age of Extinction''. This includes Lockdown's motives being greed and missing the war, as opposed to being hired to capture Optimus by [[spoiler:[[Film/TransformersTheLastKnight Quintessa]]]], Quintessa]]]]; Stinger being part of Lockdown's army, army; Movie!Optimus and Movie!Bumblebee already being in their ''[=AoE=]'' forms, forms; the Dinobots already working with the Autobots, Autobots; and Lockdown wanting to bring Megatron back [[spoiler:despite ''[=AoE=]'' revealing Megatron wasn't really dead to begin with.]]


* BodyGuardingABadass: As part of an security measure to ensure that the Dark Spark will be his, Megatron has sent the Combaticons to protect Shockwave as he delivers the Dark Spark to the Decepticon warlord.

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* BodyGuardingABadass: BodyGuardingABadass:
**
As part of an security measure to ensure that the Dark Spark will be his, Megatron has sent the Combaticons to protect Shockwave as he delivers the Dark Spark to the Decepticon warlord.



** The entire Movie portions of the games are completely incompatible with the actual plot of ''Age of Extinction''.

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** The entire Movie portions of the games are completely incompatible with the actual plot of ''Age of Extinction''. This includes Lockdown's motives being greed and missing the war, as opposed to being hired to capture Optimus by [[spoiler:[[Film/TransformersTheLastKnight Quintessa]]]], Stinger being part of Lockdown's army, Movie!Optimus and Movie!Bumblebee already being in their ''[=AoE=]'' forms, the Dinobots already working with the Autobots, and Lockdown wanting to bring Megatron back [[spoiler:despite ''[=AoE=]'' revealing Megatron wasn't really dead to begin with.]]


* {{Retcon}}: Along with ''[[WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated The Complete AllSpark Almanac]]'', this pretty much put the Aligned continuty in the larger ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' universe.

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* {{Retcon}}: Along with ''[[WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated The Complete AllSpark Almanac]]'', this pretty much put the Aligned continuty in the larger ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' universe.multiverse.



** Bumblebee doesn't speak in the Earth-set missions, despite being fully able to talk in the movie. Bumblebee being mute does- however- line up with the Cybertron continuity, as Bumblebee is injured and loses his voice in ''Fall of Cybertron.''
** Averted with Grimlock, who doesn't speak in the movie but is fully voiced in the game- at one point studying and critiquing one of Lockdown's Titan goons.

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** Bumblebee doesn't speak in the Earth-set missions, despite being fully able to talk in the movie. Bumblebee being mute does- however- line does--however--line up with the Cybertron continuity, as Bumblebee is injured and loses lost his voice in prior to ''Fall of Cybertron.''
** Averted with Grimlock, who doesn't speak in the movie but is fully voiced in the game- at game--at one point studying and critiquing one of Lockdown's Titan goons.


* PraetorianGuard: As an group, the Combaticons can turn the tide of a single battle . Rather than using them to destroy the Autobots following Shockwave, they were sent to escort Shockwave into Decepticon territory so he can deliver the Dark Spark to Megatron.

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* PraetorianGuard: As an a group, the Combaticons can turn the tide of a single battle . Rather than using them to destroy the Autobots following Shockwave, they were sent to escort Shockwave into Decepticon territory so he can deliver the Dark Spark to Megatron.



* TheVoiceless: Contradicts the movie's canon ''twice.''

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* TheVoiceless: Contradicts the movie's canon movie ''twice.''


* TheVoiceless: Grimlock, as he was in the movie. Same with Bumblebee, though he was already voiceless since "Fall of Cybertron"
* ZergRush: The enemy A.I. in the 3DS version seems to works this way, regardless of the diffculty or level. They will move the maximum distance towards your units or in some cases, an area that they're suppossed to reach; ignoring any electric fences, turrets, or area-of-effect damage fields that you've set for them unless their maximum distance lands them on a adjacent space to one of your buildings. If this happens, they'll end their turn by attacking the building, then they'll continue their beeline towards their objective on their next turn

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* TheVoiceless: Grimlock, as he was Contradicts the movie's canon ''twice.''
** Bumblebee doesn't speak in the Earth-set missions, despite being fully able to talk
in the movie. Same Bumblebee being mute does- however- line up with Bumblebee, though he was already voiceless since "Fall the Cybertron continuity, as Bumblebee is injured and loses his voice in ''Fall of Cybertron"
Cybertron.''
** Averted with Grimlock, who doesn't speak in the movie but is fully voiced in the game- at one point studying and critiquing one of Lockdown's Titan goons.
* ZergRush: The enemy A.I. in the 3DS version seems to works this way, regardless of the diffculty difficulty or level. They will move the maximum distance towards your units or in some cases, an area that they're suppossed to reach; ignoring any electric fences, turrets, or area-of-effect damage fields that you've set for them unless their maximum distance lands them on a adjacent space to one of your buildings. If this happens, they'll end their turn by attacking the building, then they'll continue their beeline towards their objective on their next turn


* TheCameo: Stinger from ''Age of Extinction'' appears in a cutscene at Lockdown's base... poking further holes in the game's status as a prequel as Stinger shouldn't be online during the game's timeframe.



* TheCameo: Stinger from ''Age of Extinction'' appears in a cutscene at Lockdown's base... poking further holes in the game's status as a prequel as Stinger shouldn't be online during the game's timeframe.

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