Parents' Guide to

Monsters vs. Aliens

By Erin Bell, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Platformer emphasizes combat, skews older than movie.

Game Xbox 360 2009
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Is It Any Good?

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Monster vs. Aliens boasts some interesting boss battles and level design, especially the scenarios that involve using B.O.B.'s unique talents to navigate complicated environments made up of spinning platforms, grates, crates, and buttons. Gameplay starts to feel repetitive and contrived after a while, however, and gamers who are prone to motion sickness should beware of the constantly rotating camera angles. With tons of unlockables and extras, Monsters vs. Aliens is a solid enough platformer that it should appeal to fans of the movie.

Game Details

  • Platform: Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Activision
  • Release date: March 24, 2009
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: E10+ for Cartoon violence, comic mischief
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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