Godzilla: Unleashed Wii

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Mixed or average reviews- based on 37 Ratings

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  • Summary: Godzilla: Unleashed is a fighting game on a giant scale. The game stars the legendary Godzilla and a slew of the most renowned monsters of all-time. Gamers are challenged to ultimately save the planet from mayhem and destruction. Set in urban arenas, Godzilla: Unleashed's interactive 3DGodzilla: Unleashed is a fighting game on a giant scale. The game stars the legendary Godzilla and a slew of the most renowned monsters of all-time. Gamers are challenged to ultimately save the planet from mayhem and destruction. Set in urban arenas, Godzilla: Unleashed's interactive 3D cityscapes, big destructible buildings, soaring skyscrapers and towering alien formations provide the backdrop to epic worldwide destruction. Players claw, kick, stomp, throw and blast their way through the streets of major world cities in order to claim the ultimate, beastly title: King of the Monsters. In addition to a fully reinvented combat system, Godzilla: Unleashed features an innovative non-linear storyline which allows players to influence how the story unfolds through their choices within battles. [Atari] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 31
  2. Negative: 22 out of 31
  1. Play Magazine
    80
    Still: warts and all, this is among the best fighters for the system. [Dec 2007, p.82]
  2. Sadly enough these great features cannot save you from a horrendous storyline, generic sounds, and iffy controls.
  3. 50
    Character choices aside, if you can get past the occasionally spotty controls and the somewhat sluggish combat, you'll have a decent time with this game, especially if you grew up watching Godzilla and King Ghidorah duke it out on Saturday afternoon TV. Just don't set your expectations too high.
  4. Godzilla Unleashed does too many things poorly to be recommended to anyone but the most diehard of Godzilla fans, who will be attracted to some of the game's attempted fan service, like the impressive roster of monsters.
  5. We long for a good Godzilla game, but this isn’t it.
  6. 40
    Unleashed isn't completely without merit -- it just falls far below any reasonable standard for fighting, wrestling, or monster games.
  7. I plan to sink my copy into a bucket of concrete and plunge it into the deepest part of the ocean, after dropping it in a vat of carbolic acid.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 16
  2. Negative: 2 out of 16
  1. Jul 19, 2013
    10
    This is one of my all time favorite Wii games that i have played in my life. I have unlocked every monster, maps, unlockables and completedThis is one of my all time favorite Wii games that i have played in my life. I have unlocked every monster, maps, unlockables and completed the story with the different factions. My favorite monsters to play as are the three versions of Godzilla. Expand
  2. GeorgeL.
    Nov 24, 2007
    10
    This game is awesome. It's non liner storyline, and beautiful controls make this game the best fighting game ever made.
  3. Nov 26, 2016
    9
    This game. Is one of the best Godzilla games out there. Godzilla Destroy all Monsters and Save the Earth, watch out! There's a new GodzillaThis game. Is one of the best Godzilla games out there. Godzilla Destroy all Monsters and Save the Earth, watch out! There's a new Godzilla game that's coming to Godzilla gaming. Well not new, but you get my point. Expand
  4. JasonT.
    Dec 10, 2007
    8
    Fun, looks great, sounds great. the controls take some getting used to, it takes too long to unlock all of the monsters, the arenas area Fun, looks great, sounds great. the controls take some getting used to, it takes too long to unlock all of the monsters, the arenas area little bland, and there are bugs. there is a lack of polishing features like cool cinematics and some of the load/save ergonomics are a little clunky. but, core gameplay is excellent, and monsters are fun, and it's a great multiplayer experience. Expand
  5. Sep 10, 2011
    8
    Atari did a fantastic job when it came to making a fighting game with my favorite monster in film. Though it does control somewhat stiff itAtari did a fantastic job when it came to making a fighting game with my favorite monster in film. Though it does control somewhat stiff it still is a fun game with a lot of great unlockables. Expand
  6. JohnC.
    Dec 12, 2007
    8
    Critics get paid to rate a game, but there is no objectivity when describing fun, especially the insane amount of fun I had with this game.
  7. BuckyS.
    Dec 8, 2007
    0
    Horrible controls ruined the game....RENTAL.

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Awards & Rankings

#30 Most Discussed Wii Game of 2007
#9 Most Shared Wii Game of 2007