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24th March 2009

Save the Planet as Only a Monster Can in Activision’s Monsters vs. Alien Video Game

Beenox StudiosQuebec City – When aliens attack, monsters fight back in Activision Publishing, Inc.’s Monsters vs. Aliens™, the video game based on the highly anticipated 3D feature film from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., which will debut on March 27.  Monsters vs. Aliens was developed for the console and PC platforms by Beenox, Inc. and for Nintendo DS by Amaze Entertainment.  Starting today, gamers can experience heart pounding action and silly antics as they lead a dynamic team of misfit monsters on a mission to protect earth from destruction.Activision

“Monsters vs. Aliens allows players to control the characters from the film and use their unique abilities to battle alien enemies throughout the game,” said Rob Kostich, head of marketing for licensed properties, Activision Publishing, Inc. “Players invite a friend to grab a Wii Remote™ or controller and join forces at any time to help clear enemies, collect monster DNA and overcome obstacles as their favorite monster heroes.”

Monsters vs AliensThe Monsters vs. Aliens video game calls players into action to battle against Gallaxhar and his alien robot army. Taking on the roles of The Missing Link, the macho half-ape, half-fish; the gelatinous, indestructible and always hungry B.O.B.; and Ginormica, the 49-foot-11-inch tall woman, gamers team up with the helpful genius Dr. Cockroach, Ph.D. and Insectosaurus, the 350-foot tall grub to defeat the alien invaders. Players master the unique and diverse abilities of each character as they ooze, brawl, skate, puzzle solve, climb, crawl, jump and race through more than 20 levels on Earth and through outer space.

Monsters vs Aliens

The game is available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii and the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system for a suggested retail price of $49.99; the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and Nintendo DS for the suggested retail price of $29.99 and Games for Windows® for a suggested retail price of $19.99. The console and Game for Windows versions have been rated “E10+” (Cartoon Violence, Comic Mischief); the handheld game has been rated “E” (Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon Violence) by the ESRB.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 24th, 2009 at 8:16 pm and is filed under Action Adventure, Everyone 10+, New Releases. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Jim
    9:09 pm on March 24th, 2009

    I would love to try this game; maybe I’ll see if I can’t get the PC version since I don’t own a game console of any kind. Looks like it could be a lot of fun. ^.^

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