Transformers: Legends References Classic TV Episode With The Golden Lagoon Event

rsz_thegoldenlagoon

We’ve already seen that the developers working on “Transformers: Legends” are faithful fans of the source material—meaning the original cartoons and toys, not the Michael Bay flicks. Heck, just last week during the Halloween event, there was an appearance by Starscream’s ghost.

This week’s episode (the game’s term for a weekly event) is an even more direct callback to a classic cartoon. “The Golden Lagoon” sees the Decepticons find a mysterious liquid called electrum that makes them immune to the Autobots’ lasers and energy weapons. Eventually the heroic ‘bots end up coated in the stuff too, leading to an interesting stalemate.

Naturally, the plot of that episode finds its way into “Transformers: Legends” in the form of special gold cards of some of the characters who end up taking a dip in electrum. The event’s medium and hard campaigns have gold Sideswipe and Jazz cards, respectively, that can be evolved into powerful forms. Ruby medals can be exchanged for gold versions of Decepticon jets like Thrust and Dirge, and the ranking rewards for the top players include an evolvable gold Ironhide.

Sadly, the gold cards probably won’t be immune to other players’ cards in the next PvP episode, but they’re still really cool examples of how respectfully “Transformers: Legends” treats what’s come before. The game is a free download and is available on iOS and Android devices. “The Golden Lagoon” is live now and runs through November 12 at 8 pm ET.

————————————

PSA: Gamesided is looking for writers to join the staff as the next generation of gaming approaches. Our writers have to ability to express their passion for gaming to hundreds of thousands of people in our worldwide audience. They also get chances to review the latest games before they are released to the public. If interested in becoming part of the Gamesided staff, contact Nick Tylwalk at [email protected]!

Topics: Transformers: Legends, Video Games

Want more from GameSided?  
Subscribe to FanSided Daily for your morning fix. Enter your email and stay in the know.
  • Harry Styles

    Mobage’s Transformers Legends was an absolute hit
    among both Android and iOS gamers and I bet this brand new episode is an
    excellent way to push the game even further up the charts. The added action
    seems relevant enough and I personally cannot wait to get stuck into what
    should apparently be an endless battle.