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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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Gaming Age Apr 07, 2009 B+ 83
GameZone Mar 25, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
TeamXbox Mar 30, 2009 7.3 out of 10 73
Worth Playing Mar 29, 2009 7 out of 10 70
XboxAchievements Apr 14, 2009 65 out of 100 65
GamingTrend 2009 64 out of 100 64
Video Game Talk Apr 14, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
HonestGamers May 01, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Gamezone (Germany) Apr 07, 2009 5.5 out of 10 55
IGN Apr 13, 2009 5 out of 10 50

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Patrick Bregger (151073) added Monsters vs. Aliens (Xbox 360) on Feb 10, 2010
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