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Videogame: Destroy All Humans!

"Aaah! Little green spacemen!"
"I am not green!"

Destroy All Humans! is a Wide Open Sandbox action game released in 2005 by Pandemic Games.

Taking place in a satirical version of America in The Fifties, it follows a sarcastic, trigger-happy "grey" alien named Cryptosporidium-137 (or just "Crypto" for short). Crypto's species, the Furons, have been rendered sterile through centuries of nuclear warfare, and are dependent on cloning to reproduce. To keep their genetic code from becoming too corrupted, the Furons must steal DNA from human brainstems. Apparently, Furon sailors on furlough left some untainted genes in the human pool back when the species still had genitals. Unfortunately, it seems Crypto's predecessor, Cryptosporidium-136, has been captured by The Government. Crypto's mission is to harvest human brains, find out what happened to the last Crypto, and generally cause mayhem. Along the way, Crypto confronts paranoia, mad science, the military, a government conspiracy, and exploding cows.

It was followed up by a sequel taking place in an exaggerated version of The Sixties, and a pair of sequels set in The Seventies: Big Willy Unleashed on the Wii in 2008, and Path of the Furon on the Xbox 360 in 2009. Was pitched to FOX for a potential television show, but it was not to be.

Also notable for being pitched by Matt Harding. Yes, as in "Where The Hell Is Matt" Harding.

Not to be confused with Kill All Humans.

Destroy All Humans! provides examples of:


Crypto has just conquered a single TV Tropes page. After the credits roll, the rest of the website comes into view, with The End? appearing as ominous, eerie theremin-laced music plays.
Deadly CreaturesCreator/THQDragonica
DefianceThird-Person ShooterThe Devil Inside
Dead Rising 2Wide Open SandboxDeus Ex
Waiting for GodotThe FiftiesStubbs the Zombie
Densha De GoPlay Station 2 Deus Ex
Big Damn Fire ExitImageSource/Video GamesDisintegrator Ray
Call of Duty: Black OpsThe SixtiesGraviteam Tactics

alternative title(s): Destroy All Humans
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