Transformers 3 trailer online

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Transformers 3

The first trailer for Michael Bay’s 3D threequel Transformers: Dark Of The Moon has gone online.

And, well, it’s actually not that bad. In fact, it's a little bit good.

After the disastrously overbloated Transformers 2, it looks like director Bay might make good on his promise to get back to a decent story with this third, and possibly final, robotic smash-up.

This new trailer gifts Transformers 3 with a context and a basic plot, cleverly tying real history in with a story about, yuhuh, big, giant robots.

Check out the trailer below…

So, no sign of any of the main cast, no giant scraps, no rapturous explosions. Just slow, teasing, dread-building images that set up TF3’s basic premise.

Michael Bay definitely seems to be making a point with his first trailer, scrapping basically everything we know about Transformers and instead pairing slick visuals with an intriguingly nifty concept.

Transformers 3 just upped the stakes – and boy are we ready for whatever Bay’s got in store.

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
opens on 1 July, 2011.

Like the new trailer? Hate it? Want to explode it into tiny pieces? Tell us your reactions below...


    • gonzoBen

      Dec 9th 2010, 9:09


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    • nacho316

      Dec 9th 2010, 11:59

      Who's the transformer? Unicron?

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    • mcghater

      Dec 9th 2010, 13:11

      unicron is planet sized nacho

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    • mic2803

      Dec 9th 2010, 13:19

      perhaps the entire film should be exempt from the main cast? i might go see it then.

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    • Hadouken76

      Dec 9th 2010, 13:32

      First one to come to mind was Astrotrain, only because I used to own him when I was little

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    • kal75

      Dec 9th 2010, 13:50

      hhhhmmmmmm. me thinks michael bay has just watched the start of alien and thought that would work for transformers 3.

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    • ChrisWootton

      Dec 9th 2010, 14:23

      Let's face it, the first two were c**p and this will probably follow suit.... Enjoyable c**p to a degree

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    • nacho316

      Dec 9th 2010, 16:46

      I Ghater I know that just thought they would do a more sensible and believable unicron always trying to shoot me down

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    • nacho316

      Dec 9th 2010, 17:21

      Maybe instead of unicron being planet sized he could be a planet conqueror?

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    • Frag81

      Dec 9th 2010, 22:05

      Personally, I'm thinking that the mystery Robot could possibly be Alpha Trion. But the close up of the eyes and the mechanism inside was too menacing. So I'm having doubts with my own theory.

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    • mcghater

      Dec 9th 2010, 22:17

      nacho unicron did consume cybertrons two moons, so planet conqueror could work

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    • KingClash

      Dec 11th 2010, 11:34

      For me Michael Bay can't do annything right, he's just such a arrogant fellow, and , for me, one of the worst directors ever.

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    • BruceShark

      Dec 13th 2010, 19:30

      First one was good second was an absoulute mess. Takes the pee when two months after the second one came out the actors and director say, yeah maybe it was a load of c**p. Well thanks for telling me two months to late. High hopes for this. Think I'll wait two months after it's out just to make sure I ain't being screwed out of my cash again, which we all probably will be.

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