Monsters vs. Aliens

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 3
Xbox 360
Not an American user?


Monsters vs. Aliens is based on the animated movie of the same name. During the course of the game the player takes control over three characters from the movie which all feature different gameplay elements. Missing Link, a mix between fish and human, has to survive levels which are similar to most licensed games from animated movies: a 3rd person platformer.

The sections with B.o.B., a slime monster, are more puzzle oriented. He can swallow enemies or items and use them to spit on other enemies. These are also used to press switches and as safety procedure when crossing bars - if B.o.B. had nothing solid in him he would just slip through them. With B.o.B. the player also has to solve mazes and shooting sequences. The last character is Gigantika, a 15 meters high woman. She uses trucks as inline skates and has to avoid obstacles by jumping or mastering quick time events (pressing a displayed button in a limited time).

In co-op mode the second player takes the role of a Dr. Cockroach and supports the main player with appropriate actions, e.g. shooting. The player can unlock a lot of bonus material, e.g. concept art, deleted scenes (in this case: levels) or audio commentaries.


Monsters vs. Aliens PlayStation 2 Title screen.
Monsters vs. Aliens PlayStation 2 Menu screen.

Alternate Titles

  • "Монстры против пришельцев" -- Russian spelling
  • "Monstres contre Aliens" -- French title

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.

Critic Reviews

Game Chronicles Xbox 360 Mar 25, 2009 8 out of 10 80
GamingXP PlayStation 3 May 08, 2009 78 out of 100 78
Cheat Code Central PlayStation 2 2009 3.8 out of 5 76
TeamXbox Xbox 360 Mar 30, 2009 7.3 out of 10 73 PlayStation 3 Apr 16, 2009 71 out of 100 71 PlayStation 3 Apr 06, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Worth Playing PlayStation 3 Apr 20, 2009 7 out of 10 70 Xbox 360 Mar 30, 2009 13 out of 20 65
XboxAchievements Xbox 360 Apr 14, 2009 65 out of 100 65
Gamezone (Germany) Windows Apr 07, 2009 5.5 out of 10 55


There are currently no topics for this game.


There is no trivia on file for this game.

Related Web Sites

Contributed to by Patrick Bregger (139485)