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Combat of Giants (also known as Battle of Giants in North America) is the name of the series of video games (mostly) for Nintendo DS by Ubisoft. There, the player becomes one of the "giants" and the focus of the game is to defeat all the other giants.

Games in the series:

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  • Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs (2008), Nintendo DS
  • Combat of Giants: Dragons (2009), Nintendo DS
  • Combat of Giants: Mutant Insects (2010), Nintendo DS
  • Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs Fight for Survival (2010), Nintendo DS
  • Combat of Giants: Mutant Insects Revenge (2010), Nintendo DS
  • Combat of Giants: Dinosaur Strike (2010), Wii
  • Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs 3D (2011), Nintendo 3DS

Tropes in this series:

  • After the End: The setting of the Mutant Insects games.
  • An Ice Person: The Ice Dragons.
  • Apocalypse How: Type 3b in the Mutant Insects game.
  • Big Creepy-Crawlies: In Mutant Insects.
  • Blow You Away: The Wind Dragons.
  • Disc-One Nuke: The Gold Gems in Dragons, that is, if you can unlock them.
  • Everything's Better with Dinosaurs: Arguably the entire point of the dinosaurs.
  • Excuse Plot: The adventure mode of the games would put some semblance of plot to explain why the dinosaurs/dragons/mutant insects are fighting each other.
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  • Flawless Victory: "Utter domination!" in Dinosaurs Strike
  • Fly Crazy: A mutant flying ant is a Secret Character in Mutant Insects.
  • Giant Spider: You can select one as a playable character in both Mutant Insects games.
  • Healing Factor: Wind Dragons can regenerate health after using a Wind gem. Ice Dragons can also heal using their gems, but it's one burst of health rather than regen.
  • Limit Break: In the fighting mechanics, a combatant is able to do this after scoring a certain amounts of uninterrupted attacks (or dodging and blocking attacks in Dinosaurs Strike).
  • God Save Us from the Queen!: In Mutant Insects Revenge, the Big Bad is the Mutant Queen.
  • Instant Awesome: Just Add Dragons!: The "dragons" game.
  • Playing with Fire: The Fire Dragons.
  • Poisonous Person: Earth Dragons can poison opponents after using an Earth gem.
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  • Power-Up: Fire Dragons get a boost in attack power after using Fire gems.
  • Rewarding Vandalism: Destroying buildings and/or nests will give you either health or money.
  • Rule of Cool: The series runs on this.
  • Scary Scorpions: A mutant scorpion is one of the playable characters in Mutant Insects.
  • Secret Character: Most of the dinos in Dinosaurs, the Earth and Wind Dragons in Dragons, and the mutant fly in Mutant Insects.
  • Slaying Mantis: In Mutant Insects, a mantis can be one of your playable characters.

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