Monsters vs. Aliens

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

Alternate Titles

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

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MS Xbox World Xbox 360 2009 8 out of 10 80
ZTGameDomain PlayStation 3 2009 7 out of 10 70
Lawrence Xbox 360 Apr 09, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Jeux Vidéo Network PlayStation 3 May 17, 2009 14 out of 20 70
Jeux Vidéo Network Windows May 17, 2009 14 out of 20 70 Wii Mar 31, 2009 13 out of 20 65
GameZone Windows Apr 09, 2009 5.3 out of 10 53
IGN PlayStation 2 Apr 03, 2009 5 out of 10 50
AreaGames Windows Apr 02, 2009 5 out of 10 50 - Extreme Players Windows Apr 21, 2009 5 out of 10 50


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