New Transformers Devastation trailer shows Autobot Wheeljack in action

Activision has released a brand new combat trailer for Platinum Games’ Transformers Devastation, featuring the Autobot Wheeljack. Fans of the generation 1 Transformers animated series will instantly recognize Wheeljack’s character design, which is true to its G1 roots. He is known for his role as a scientist as well as a mechanic in the Autobot ranks, and he is single-handedly responsible for the development of several Decepticon-destroying gadgets.

The new trailer can be seen below.

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In the trailer, the legendary Autobot can be seen taking on multiple Decepticons, as he performs mid-transformation chain attacks much like his other comrades. He can also bring out a shield for protection against enemy attacks or for use as a weapon.

Wheeljack’s vehicle mode is a Lancia Stratos Turbo 5 rally car sporting Alitalia livery. During his vehicle mode, he can charge through multiple enemies as part of his combo.


As seen in the video and described in the image above, Wheeljack has the ability to trigger an ultimate move of sorts called ‘Astonishing’, in which he constructs a powerful explosive in order to take out nearby enemies.

Transformers Devastation is scheduled arrive on the PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. A release date for the title has yet to be announced. Let us know what you thought of the combat trailer for Wheeljack in the comments below.


Muhammad Ali Bari

Reviews Editor at GearNuke

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