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War of the Monsters is a sci-fi melee fighting game. An alien race comes to earth and attacks the earth. Eventually the humans come up with a new technology to destroy the aliens, only to discover that strange liquid from the damaged UFO's stream into different areas, and create monsters to cause more damage to the Earth.

Single- or two-player fighting modes are available. The game modes include "Adventure", "Free For all", "Endurance", "Elimination" and Mini-Games. Some modes are only for either one player or two player. The game has saving option after each level and you can load it later. In each battle are health pick-ups, weapon pick-ups like cars, rubble and spears, energy pick-ups and special cubes. Each adventure mode battle awards tokens that can be used to purchase new monster costumes, new arenas and mini-games.


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Alternate Titles

  • "怪獣大激戦" -- Japanese spelling

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A fun clash up of imaginary Japanese Monsters PlayStation 2 Andrew Shepard (1414)

Critic Reviews

GamersMark PlayStation 2 Jan 24, 2003 9.8 out of 10 98
Game Critics PlayStation 2 Apr 06, 2005 9 out of 10 90
IGN PlayStation 2 Jan 09, 2003 8.9 out of 10 89
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Jan 14, 2003 88 out of 100 88
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Mar 04, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Over Online PlayStation 2 Feb 19, 2003 85 out of 100 85 (UK) PlayStation 2 Apr 10, 2003 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Jan 15, 2003 7.4 out of 10 74 PlayStation 2 Apr 11, 2003 12 out of 20 60
Games TM PlayStation 2 Mar, 2003 4 out of 10 40


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The fourth costume you unlock for Robo 47 is really a design from a classic 50's robot.
Contributed to by Flapco (13300), Sciere (505796) and Andrew Shepard (1414)