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  • Summary: Use destructive weapons and innate mental powers to take on the most feared enemy in the galaxy - Mankind! Play as Crypto, an alien warrior sent to Earth to clear the way for the Furon invasion force.Your mission is to infiltrate humanity, control them, harvest their brain stems andUse destructive weapons and innate mental powers to take on the most feared enemy in the galaxy - Mankind! Play as Crypto, an alien warrior sent to Earth to clear the way for the Furon invasion force.Your mission is to infiltrate humanity, control them, harvest their brain stems and ultimately destroy them. You choose the method - infiltration or disintegration! Arm yourself with a variety of alien weaponry on land or in the air. Use the Ion Detonator, the Zap-O-Matic, the Sonic Boom, or even the Quantum Deconstructor to eradicate feeble humans. Explore and interact with 5 huge environments using an arsenal of alien abilities to manipulate humans into submission: hypnotize, body-snatch, read minds, levitate and more. Take to the skies in your UFO, abduct animals, cars, and humans for research, or cause large-scale destruction. [THQ] Expand
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  1. Positive: 26 out of 50
  2. Negative: 1 out of 50
  1. 90
    The spicy, tangy combination of third-person action and real-time strategy is unlike anything we've played before.
  2. The missions vary from the mundane to the extremely challenging, and are chock full of sci-fi references and in-jokes, not to mention a whole slew of political zingers. [Aug 2005, p.74]
  3. Bottom line: being an alien is fun, even if it is a bit rough around the edges. [July 2005, p.76]
  4. And while the gameplay doesn't really do anything especially remarkable, and the adventure is unfortunately quite short, Destroy All Humans! shows such enthusiasm for its thematic inspiration that you can't help but at least appreciate what it tries to do.
  5. Destroy All Humans! is a successful mix of 3d-action, free roaming game play, conspiracy theories and sci-fi silliness. It has no apparent flaws but there’s still something missing from the mission design and the game as a whole. It promises a bit more than it manages to deliver. [June 2005, p.64]
  6. Perhaps if the reward system offered better mini-games this game might have been an instant cult classic.
  7. Unfortunately, unless Crypto's race is looking to harvest tedium and repetition from our earthly minds, he's better off just harassing than destroying them. [Sept 2005, p.90]

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  1. Positive: 19 out of 20
  2. Negative: 0 out of 20
  1. May 10, 2012
    10
    A great game controlling a classic alien from movies and what not, you get to do pretty much everything you've ever wanted to do as an alien.A great game controlling a classic alien from movies and what not, you get to do pretty much everything you've ever wanted to do as an alien. From flying around your very own ufo, sucking up cows (Classic!), cars, humans, destroying buildings. And even on foot it just keeps getting better and better. With a decent storyline for a game like this, it's a great pickup from '05. You'll be facing everything the human race can throw at you, military, even the Majestic 12! I highly recommend it if you're into alien games with humour. And when you've completed the game, you can always go back to the "zone/maps" and replay them as much as you want. Excellent game if you love replay games. Expand
  2. amirh.
    Sep 2, 2005
    10
    It is an excellent game,buy it!!
  3. CryptoS.
    Nov 4, 2005
    10
    I like the game! I just like how you could come home from school and release your anger on the people.! I just wish it came in eyetoy version I like the game! I just like how you could come home from school and release your anger on the people.! I just wish it came in eyetoy version to put teachers faces in in the people faces. I also like the graphics. Expand
  4. BrandonE.
    Jun 20, 2005
    9
    This game is awesome! It is very creative, and has a lot of replay value.
  5. M.C.
    Jul 23, 2005
    9
    Awesome game obviously has some flaws but a great and original concept with humorous dialouge.
  6. Jimmyd
    Jun 23, 2005
    9
    SHAZBOT!....this game is a blast.
  7. Apr 26, 2011
    6
    A dull, but undeniably unique sci-fi shooter for the PS2. Pros: Hilarious; varied stages to play through and lots of weapons to play with.A dull, but undeniably unique sci-fi shooter for the PS2. Pros: Hilarious; varied stages to play through and lots of weapons to play with. Cons: After awhile, it's frustratingly repetitive; overall, visually unimpressive. Expand

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