Only one world will survive
As with HWM’s tradition, the month of June is synonymous with summer blockbuster season, which explains why we have Optimus Prime and Bumblebee gracing our cover this issue. Transformers: The Last Knight, which will open in cinemas nationwide on June 22, represents the fifth film in Michael Bay’s explosive robotdemolition action series. To help keep readers up to speed on the story so far, we have put together a feature on the celebrated franchise (page 44, ’10 years and counting’), along with a who’swho guide to the new and returning Autobots and Decepticons.
For our monthly shootout, we decided to go with smartwatches – but with a twist. We only pit smartwatches that look less like pocket calculators, but won’t look out of place when dressing up (page 52, ‘The smart-looking smartwatch). Our selection of game reviews covers a nice mix of gaming platforms, with sci-fi horror Prey best experienced on PC, while Mario Kart 8 Deluxe being the definitive Mario Kart experience on the Switch. For PS VR owners, there’s also the niche, tech demo-ish Summer
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