Inspector Gadget: Mad Robots Invasion is a 3D platform game that is played from a mostly side view perspective. Dr. Claw is once again attempting to take over the world, this time with advanced robots. Penny and her dog Brain are kidnaped to distract Inspector Gadget. Now you have to save them.
Gameplay includes platforming and defeating various enemies including Dr. Claws robots and underlings. Sometimes objects like crates can be moved and extra health can be picked up. Inspector Gadget can use a helicopter and extendable legs gadgets to overcome obstacles. The game offers five levels each with their own boss.