Originally posted by 0m3g@:Don't know if this is still relevant to anyone. But bump if it is. I recently have made a fresh install of win8.1 and had Fall of Cybertron crashing on startup. To me it seems win8 doesn't like certain video formats. I had the same problem with L4D2 and after disabling the videos using -novid in the launch option it worked and I was jumped straight to the menu. Same thing has worked with TFOC (for me). I found a fix on pcgamingwiki.comIn TFOC folder \Transgame\Moviesrename or delete Logo_Activision.bikLogo_Hasbro.bikLogo_HighMoon.bikLogo_Mercenary.bikTF_InitialStartup.bikPersonally I just added 'movie' to the start of them so I could keep the files and mark which ones I had changed.Then as soon as I ran the game again it jumped me straight to the menu ready to play.Edit: Ok so it crashed again straight after the Megatron vs Optimus fight at the start as it fades into what i presume was a cutscene, may have to disable all videos. :/Edit: After disabling all .bik files with the exception of hasbro international vids, ESRB and Blank.bik (what ever that is). So far have had no issues in game. Obviously it sucks that you miss the cutscenes in between levels so you don't fully know whats happening but can look them up on youtube.
Originally posted by Case_Number:It's important to remember that neither Windows 8.x or Windows 10 are designed to support games at all. The simplest solution is to upgrade to 7 or switch companies for an OS if you want something that isn't designed to keep developers out.