In Transistor, you assume the role of a young woman who gains control of a powerful weapon after a mysterious group of assailants nearly kills her with it. Now she must fight from street to street against forces that will stop at nothing to recover the weapon. During the course of the adventure, you will piece together the Transistor’s mysteries as they pursue its former owners.
Transistor is a process. Like the main character, Red, it gets stronger the further into the game you go. Supergiant's follow-up to Bastion has a Matrix / Blade Runner vibe to it. It's the perfect combinations of strategy, depth, action, aesthetics, voice acting, story, and music. Also, like Red, the game is breathtaking. Transistor appears to have a straightforward story, but it's anything but. You could trivialize it by saying Red is getting revenge on a secret group attacking the city that stole her voice and killed her lover, who's now inside a sword-like weapon / key to everything called the Transistor. But there's so much more to it, and you can debate almost every little thing in there. The story is delivered through the... Read Review