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I was an Atomic Mutant! (Windows)

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Take on the role of an atomic mutant and destroy pitiful humans and their cities in this tribute to 50's B grade monster movies.

IWAAM is a 3D action game putting you in the role of a giant monster smashing through towns and battling the tiny military forces sent to stop you. Players select from one of four mutants (disembodied brain, fire breathing lizard, 200 ft tall woman or cybernetic mutant) each with their own arsenal of destructive powers. Then, they are turned loose on a variety of cities which they must destroy before the local military forces bring them down.

The game drips in 50's atmosphere with black and white film intros for the mutants, B movie music, shockingly lettered menus, and horrified people who scream as they flee from your atomic terror.


I was an Atomic Mutant! Windows Feel the terror of the load screen!
I was an Atomic Mutant! Windows Each mutant has a black & white intro movie that mixes scenes from old movies with game clips.
I was an Atomic Mutant! Windows Unleash your atomic fury on skyscrapers!
I was an Atomic Mutant! Windows Play in classic "Black & White" mode!  Take that Turner!

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Alternate Titles

  • "我是一个核辐射突变异形" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Mutants Attack! " -- Ultimate Games for Boyz 2 compilation title
  • "I was an Atomic Mutant: Убойные будни" -- Russian spelling
  • "Atomic Mutants Attack!" -- Jewel Case re-release title

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User Reviews

Stylistic destruction a lot of campy fun, and less filling Kasey Chang (4617) unrated
Rampage for the modern age Atomic Punch! (194) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Unknown Gem LeChimp (321) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

PC Gamer 2003 82 out of 100 82
7Wolf Magazine Feb 11, 2003 7.7 out of 10 77 Mar 08, 2006 13 out of 20 65
GameSpy Mar 24, 2003 61 out of 100 61
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Mar 03, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameStar (Germany) May, 2003 58 out of 100 58 Apr 04, 2003 58 out of 100 58 Oct 23, 2003 11 out of 20 55
Worth Playing Mar 11, 2003 5 out of 10 50
PC Games (Germany) Sep 16, 2003 39 out of 100 39


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    • 2003 – Best Bang for 60 Minutes of the Year (PC)

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ClydeFrog (10542) added I was an Atomic Mutant! (Windows) on Aug 25, 2003