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Monster Force is a 2002 video game for Game Boy Advance developed by Digital Eclipse Software and published by Universal Interactive.

The story begins with three young monsters named Frank, Drac and Wolfie, who return from a night of fun to discover their creator Dr. Victor Frankenstein missing and his lab destroyed. The trio then go on a journey to find their creator's brother Dr. Percy Frankenstein.

Not to be confused with the cartoon of the same name featuring Universal Horror characters. For that, see Monster Force.

Tropes displayed in this game include:

  • Asteroids Monster:The Pumpkin Boss consists of two giant pumpkins that split into smaller pumpkins after taking enough damage.
  • Big Bad: The main villain of the game is Victor Frankenstein's brother Percy Frankenstein, who intended to take over Monsterland with his monster army.
  • Boss Rush: You have to re-fight most of the bosses before taking on the final boss.
  • Bunny Ears Picture Prank: The ending cutscene shows Wolfie giving bunny ears to Dr. Victor Frankenstein and Frank.
  • Final Boss: The final boss is a giant pumpkin named Sergeant Smash.
  • Frankenstein's Monster: Frank is a Frankenstein monster.
  • Gender-Blender Name: The female vampire is named Drew.
  • Halloweentown: Monsterland is a world of gothic horror.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: After beating the final boss, Sergeant Smash, he crashes onto his creator Percy Frankenstein.
  • Mad Scientist: Doctors Victor and Percy Frankenstein are mad scientists, with the latter being more villainous.
  • Monster Mash: The three main characters are Frank, Drac and Wolfie, who are respectively a Frankenstein monster, a vampire and a werewolf. The game also features a female vampire named Drew and a mummy named Mina as unlockable characters.
  • Mummy: Mina the Mummy is one of the game's two unlockable characters.
  • Our Monsters Are Different: You play as kid versions of classic monsters who are on a mission to save their creator.
  • Pumpkin Person: A large number of the game's enemies are pumpkin-headed creatures.
  • Recurring Boss: A large number of the bosses are just variants of the Shadow Creature.
  • Sequel Hook: The ending cutscene ends by heavily implying that Dr. Percy Frankenstein will come back from the dead to menace the Monster Force again.
  • Take Over the World: Percy Frankenstein planned to take over Monsterland with his monster army.
  • Two Girls to a Team: The two unlockable playable characters, a mummy named Mina and a female vampire named Drew, are also the only two female characters in the game.
  • Unlockable Content: The game has two unlockable playable characters. Mina the Mummy is unlocked by beating the game, while Drew the Vampire is unlocked by beating the game with a Gold ranking or better.