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* AdaptationalPersonalityChange: Gallaxhar's computer goes from sounding like a seductive date in the movie, to sounding like his catty teenage daughter.



* AdaptationalPersonalityChange: Gallaxhar’s computer goes from sounding like a seductive date in the movie, to sounding like his catty teenage daughter.



** The Scorpin Robot which attacks the monsters in place of Gallaxhar's ship in Chapter 3.

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** The Scorpin Scorpion Robot which attacks the monsters in place of Gallaxhar's ship in Chapter 3.


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* {{Irony}}: B.O.B., the [[TheDitz stupidest of the playable monsters]], is the one with gameplay based around solving puzzles.


* AdaptationalBadass: Susan is much more proactive in the game than she ever was in the movie. In the movie, she did very little while trapped in the hidden base, ran from the alien probe before fighting it when she had no other options and didn't TakeALevelInBadass until she had to fight it. In the game, she actively arranges an escape from the base and only gets stopped at the last possible minute and goes out of her way to fight not only the alien robot but another, much larger scorpion robot as well. All while demonstrating some pretty flashy karate moves too!

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* AdaptationalBadass: AdaptationalBadass:
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Susan is much more proactive in the game than she ever was in the movie. In the movie, she did very little while trapped in the hidden base, ran from the alien probe before fighting it when she had no other options and didn't TakeALevelInBadass until she had to fight it. In the game, she actively arranges an escape from the base and only gets stopped at the last possible minute and goes out of her way to fight not only the alien robot but another, much larger scorpion robot as well. All while demonstrating some pretty flashy karate moves too!



* HumongousMecha: Both of the alien robots and the U.S. Avenger.

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* HumongousMecha: HumongousMecha:
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Both of the alien robots and the U.S. Avenger.



* UnlimitedWardrobe: PlayedStraight with Ginormica, who wears a different outfit in each chapter:

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* UnlimitedWardrobe: PlayedStraight with Ginormica, who Ginormica wears a different outfit in each chapter:


* AdaptationalWimp: Though he's quite physically capable in the film, on top of cobbling together hi-tech gadgetry on the fly, Dr. Cockroach sits out the action as the game's MissionControl.



* BehemothBattle: [[DownplayedTropeDownplayed]] whenever Ginormica fights an enemy her size or larger.

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* BehemothBattle: [[DownplayedTropeDownplayed]] [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] whenever Ginormica fights an enemy her size or larger.


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* NonActionGuy: Dr. Cockroach becomes this.


* AdaptedOut: Derek is completely absent from the game's storyline. Susan never mentions him at any point and the scene where she sadly sits on a gas station roof is repurposed to involve her sulking about having to fight another alien robot.

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** The Missing Link kicks butt all throughout the game, whereas in the film he got knocked around until the climax.
* AdaptedOut: Derek is completely absent from the game's storyline. Although it is mentioned she was mutated on her wedding day, Susan never mentions him at any point and the scene where she sadly sits on a gas station roof is repurposed to involve her sulking about having to fight another alien robot.robot.
* AdaptationalPersonalityChange: Gallaxhar’s computer goes from sounding like a seductive date in the movie, to sounding like his catty teenage daughter.
* BehemothBattle: [[DownplayedTropeDownplayed]] whenever Ginormica fights an enemy her size or larger.



* ColossusClimb: The vast majority of the Missing Link’s levels are climbs up the large robots encountered through the game.

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** The Scorpin Robot which attacks the monsters in place of Gallaxhar's ship in Chapter 3.
* ColossusClimb: The vast majority Much of the Missing Link’s levels are climbs up the large robots encountered through the game.


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* CreativeClosingCredits: The player shoots an endless wave of flying robots as Dr. Cockroach while the monsters cheer them on.


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** Ginormica faces numerous ones closer to her size as regular enemies.


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* InsistentTerminology: For some reason Link is always referred to as ''The Missing Link,'' never just ''Link.''

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* BodyOfBodies: The Drone Golem, a large drone made out of other drones joining themselves together.


* ColossusClimb: The vast majority of the Missing Link’s levels are climbs up the large robots encountered through the game.



* HumongousMecha: Both of the alien robots and the U.S. Avenger.



* InCharacterCommentaries: They can be unlocked in the [=DNA=] mapping.

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* InCharacterCommentaries: They can be unlocked in the [=DNA=] mapping.mapping, but some are from the development team as well.
* MarathonLevel: "More Aliens", the final level for the Missing Link. Not only does it have multiple long segments, but it also has a rematch with both the Large Drone and the Drone Golem and another segment after that!



* StarterVillain: The U.S. Avenger is the first antagonist the monsters face.

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* StarterVillain: The U.S. Avenger is the first antagonist the monsters face. It is a large treaded robot that General Monger created to help keep them contained.


* ManHands: The Missing Link says that Ginormica has manhands times a million.

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* AdaptationalBadass: Susan is much more proactive in the game than she ever was in the movie. In the movie, she did very little while trapped in the hidden base, ran from the alien probe before fighting it when she had no other options and didn't TakeALevelInBadass until she had to fight it. In the game, she actively arranges an escape from the base and only gets stopped at the last possible minute and goes out of her way to fight not only the alien robot but another, much larger scorpion robot as well. All while demonstrating some pretty flashy karate moves too!


* AdaptedOut: Derek is completely absent from the game's storyline. Susan never mentions him at any point and the scene where she sadly sits on a gas station roof is repurposed to involve her sulking about having to fight another alien robot.



* TinfoilHat: In the opening cutscene, Cuthbert wears one to prevent aliens from spotting him.

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* TinfoilHat: In the opening cutscene, Cuthbert wears one to prevent aliens from spotting him.him.
* UnlimitedWardrobe: PlayedStraight with Ginormica, who wears a different outfit in each chapter:
** Chapter 1: the grey-and-orange monster uniform she wears for most of the movie;
** Chapter 2: a red-and-orange version of her monster uniform seen in advertising but not in the movie itself;
** Chapter 3: a completely original outfit consisting of a green shirt and blue jeans;
** Chapter 4: the SensualSpandex she wears upon being abducted by Gallaxhar for the last third of the movie.


* CoOpMultiplayer: The game can be played cooperatively with up to two players, with the second player playing as Dr. Cockroach.

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* CoOpMultiplayer: The game can be played cooperatively with up to two players, with the second player playing as Dr. Cockroach.Cockroach's multiplayer robot.



* PressXToNotDie: There are Quick-Time Events to open doors as Ginormica.

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* PressXToNotDie: There are Quick-Time Events {{Quick Time Event}}s to open doors and dodge attacks as Ginormica.Ginormica. As always, failing them usually results in instant death.


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* ShaggyDogStory: Twofold with the monsters' attempted escape from the military base. Not only do they get caught [[HopeSpot right at the exit]], but they end up being released a month later to fight the alien probe anyway.


* TinfoilHat: In the opening cutscene, one of the witnesses wears one to prevent aliens from spotting him.

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* TinfoilHat: In the opening cutscene, one of the witnesses Cuthbert wears one to prevent aliens from spotting him.

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* InCharacterCommentaries: They can be unlocked in the [=DNA=] mapping.


* PressXToNotDie: There are Quick-Time Events to

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* PressXToNotDie: There are Quick-Time Events toto open doors as Ginormica.


'''Monsters Vs. Aliens''' is a 2009 action-adventure video game based on the Creator/DreamWorksAnimation film of the same name. It notably has the voice talents of Creator/SethRogen, Creator/ReeseWitherspoon, Creator/WillArnett and Rainn Wilson reprising their roles from the film. It was released by Creator/{{Activision}} for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation2, UsefulNotes/PlayStation3, UsefulNotes/Xbox360 and UsefulNotes/NintendoWii.

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'''Monsters Vs. Aliens''' is a 2009 action-adventure video game based on the Creator/DreamWorksAnimation film of the same name. It notably has the voice talents of Creator/SethRogen, Creator/ReeseWitherspoon, Creator/WillArnett and Rainn Wilson Creator/RainnWilson reprising their roles from the film. It was released by Creator/{{Activision}} for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation2, UsefulNotes/PlayStation3, UsefulNotes/Xbox360 and UsefulNotes/NintendoWii.

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'''Monsters Vs. Aliens''' is a 2009 action-adventure video game based on the Creator/DreamWorksAnimation film of the same name. It notably has the voice talents of Creator/SethRogen, Creator/ReeseWitherspoon, Creator/WillArnett and Rainn Wilson reprising their roles from the film. It was released by Creator/{{Activision}} for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation2, UsefulNotes/PlayStation3, UsefulNotes/Xbox360 and UsefulNotes/NintendoWii.

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!!Tropes shown in this game:
* AdaptationExpansion: The game shows more details on how the monsters left the hidden base.
* CanonForeigner:
** Veronica Shapely, one of the reporters originated from this game.
** The U.S. Avenger also originated from the game.
* CoOpMultiplayer: The game can be played cooperatively with up to two players, with the second player playing as Dr. Cockroach.
* GrindBoots: Ginormica wears them to grind on rails.
* ImADoctorNotAPlaceholder: Dr. Cockroach says "I'm a scientist, not a roller derby enthusiast!"
* ManHands: The Missing Link says that Ginormica has manhands times a million.
* MissionControl: Dr. Cockroach assists Ginormica, the Missing Link and B.O.B. via a communicator.
* PressXToNotDie: There are Quick-Time Events to
* ScoreMultiplier: There are [=DNA=] multipliers found throughout the game.
* StarterVillain: The U.S. Avenger is the first antagonist the monsters face.
* TinfoilHat: In the opening cutscene, one of the witnesses wears one to prevent aliens from spotting him.

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