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Under the Skin (PlayStation 2)

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Description

An alien called Cosmi got stuck on earth after his spaceship crashed on a satellite. The only way he can return home is by gaining enough money to repair his spaceship. Unfortunately for the humans, the only way Cosmi can obtain money is by causing panic amongst them.

The player takes the role of Cosmi and can use several different weapons and gadgets to scare away the humans. You can launch a giant bowling ball, a cannon or a karaoke set to terrify the people with your awful singing. To obtain new weapons you have to scan the DNA of humans walking the streets, each having their own set of abilities. When you scare humans enough, they drop coins. Getting enough coins completes a level and ultimately, the game.

Under the Skin brings you to different locations, including Raccoon City, the place where the Resident Evil games take place. In that level you battle the ultimate foe Nemesis, who this time is entirely cel-shaded, just like the rest of the game.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Meiwakuseijin: Panic Maker" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

Gaming Target Nov 08, 2004 7.1 out of 10 71
GameSpot Oct 11, 2004 6.1 out of 10 61
GameCell UK Oct 07, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Gameplanet Dec 01, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Fragland.net Nov 06, 2004 51 out of 100 51
Gaming Age Oct 20, 2004 C 50
GameSpy Oct 14, 2004 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Game Informer Magazine Oct, 2004 5 out of 10 50
1UP Oct 13, 2004 4.5 out of 10 45
Eurogamer.net (UK) Oct 18, 2004 4 out of 10 40

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Erwie84 (155) added Under the Skin (PlayStation 2) on Jan 09, 2005