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Monsters vs. Aliens (Windows)

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Description

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.

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Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Game Captain Apr 10, 2009 70 out of 100 70
Jeux Vidéo Network May 17, 2009 14 out of 20 70
Gameswelt Apr 30, 2009 68 out of 100 68
GamingXP May 04, 2009 65 out of 100 65
Game Vortex 2009 60 out of 100 60
Gamezone (Germany) Apr 07, 2009 5.5 out of 10 55
GameZone Apr 09, 2009 5.3 out of 10 53
eXp.de - Extreme Players Apr 21, 2009 5 out of 10 50
AreaGames Apr 02, 2009 5 out of 10 50
IGN Apr 03, 2009 5 out of 10 50

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Patrick Bregger (110276) added Monsters vs. Aliens (Windows) on Feb 10, 2010
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