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Monster vs. Aliens

    Monsters vs. Aliens Announced for Multiple Consoles, Co-Op Included
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    Monsters vs. Aliens Announced for Multiple Consoles, Co-Op Included

    Based on the upcoming movie, Activision has announced the official game for Monsters vs. Aliens.  The game puts players in the role of five different monsters as they try to save the world from certain doom at the hands of the Aliens.  Sounds scary right?  Well it's not, the movie and the game are a very light hearted experience that's perfect to play with the whole family.  And luckily, you can do just that has Monsters vs. Aliens supports a 2 player co-op mode with drop in and drop out support.

    The second player will control Dr. Cockroach who is the game's gadget and gizmo specialist.  We've got a handful of screenshots posted after the break as well as some details on the characters. 

    Monsters vs. Aliens is set for a March release date on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, Wii, and PC.


    The Missing Link: Utilize his skillful acrobatics to cling to and scale various surfaces.  His agility and brut strength lets him take down enemies of all sizes.

    The gelatinous B.O.B. can swallow and spit out enemies and objects, stretch, bounce, stick to walls and ceilings and seep through grates and cracks.

    Her enormous size allows players to race through the city using cars as rollerskates and her sheer strength comes in handy to lift heavy objects and brawl with the robot army.

    Dr. Cockroach, Ph.D.:
    As the brainiest of the group and the mission giver, Dr. Cockroach, Ph.D. is playable at any time in co-op mode to assist with slowing down enemies, overcoming obstacles and grabbing collectibles.

    Insectosaurus: Command this enormous 350-foot tall monster in epic battle sequences against giant robots.  Insectosaurus shoots silk and has a piercing sonic scream that will have enemies running.