Console Monster writes: "I have a tendency to yearn for video games based on movies, despite the vast majority of them being disappointing. I'm not entirely sure why, but once in a while one comes along which is surprisingly good. Monsters vs. Aliens is a good example of this… for the first hour or so at least.
It's not that it's a particularly bad title, it's the fact everything seems to be exactly the same straight from the off; with the same characters, doing the same thing, on the same level design to the same characters, doing the same thing, on each of the game's challenges. There might be the slight change of scenery and enemies but the feeling that you've already done something very similar before is indeed imminent..."