Fire up your ray guns, crystal swords, and laser whips, and get ready for thrills and chills! With three incredible movie stars playing out decidedly B-level sci-fi exploits, Dick Starspeed, Scarlet Nova, and Robot will have you ready to jump off the side of the tower—right into adventure!
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May 16

Deadly Tower Original Soundtrack added to the game

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“'The Deadly Tower of Monsters' Is An Instant Videogame Classic”
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About This Game

The illustrious space explorer Dick Starspeed has crash landed onto the mysterious planet Gravoria. With his rocket ship out of commission and his trusty companion Robot nowhere to be found, he sets out to explore this new world and its hostile inhabitants.

In the midst of a battle between the good and evil factions of ape men, he meets the stunning Scarlet Nova, heir to the planet's tyrannical Emperor. Unwilling to follow her evil birthright, Scarlet tells Dick of the Emperor's atrocities... and never one to turn down a fight—or to turn down a beautiful blonde—Dick agrees to help overthrow her father's cruel regime!

After a chance reunion with the resourceful Robot, our heroic trio embarks on a fool's errand to topple Gravoria's greatest menace and restore peace to the planet once more. However, in order to accomplish this feat, they will have to ascend... THE DEADLY TOWER OF MONSTERS!


Filmed in the 1970s, The Deadly Tower of Monsters is an action-packed adventure, full of time-honored literary themes: the daughter versus the tyrant father, the planet full of innocent ape-creatures, the dashing space-age liberator, the robot companion, the tower full of treacherous mutations... A timeless classic for all ages!

Despite the film's low budget, director Dan Smith was able to craft an engrossing story about strange alien beings and titan-size monsters (sometimes filming without a script!). It is a thrill ride overflowing with elaborate weaponry, eye-catching special effects, lots of technological noises, and of course: plenty of explosions! For the first time in decades, this tour de force is coming to DVD, so a new generation can experience this sci-fi cult classic. Movie highlights include:

  • Laugh-a-minute director commentary! – Director Dan Smith lends his decades of industry know-how to deliver side-splitting anecdotes and insights on the film's production. You won't want to miss a single syllable from the genius mind behind this masterpiece!
  • Got vertigo? Too bad! – Experience the awesome verticality of the tower at every step of the journey, with wide-angle camera shots and impressive aerial stunts. Watch as our heroes fearlessly dive off the tower or glide effortlessly across chasms, all in search of hidden secrets and intergalactic glory!
  • Over half-a-hundred imaginative monsters! – Squid people, nukular ants, dinosaurs-gone-wild, giant blobs, robo-monkeys, and more are brought to life using state-of-the-art effects, including stop-motion, rotoscope, image compositing, and even some elaborate costumes covered in real fur! You and the family are guaranteed a good ol' time!
  • Ray guns, crystal swords, and laser whips. Oh, my! – At the heroes' disposal are a wide variety of weapons used to smack!, pow!, and ker-splat! their futuristic foes. Watch as our plucky protagonists collect hidden scrap metal pieces and upgrade their arsenal, right before your very eyes!
  • Did someone say, "Special powers"!? – I sure hope so, because this film's got 'em! From time-slowing vortexes to speed boots... Wait, what's that on the ground? Is that a bird? No, it's a land mine! These aliens are in for a bang, and so are you!
To get your hands on all of this—and more!—be sure to pick up The Deadly Tower of Monsters, the all-new single-player, action-adventure video game developed by ACE Team and published by ATLUS, releasing soon in early 2016.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 4800+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GTS 1024MB or ATI Radeon HD 5750/6670 1024MB
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
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DontBlink +_- UrDead
( 2.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
Deadly Tower Of Monsters is a single player third-person action game which features satire comedy from a vocal narrarator all while radiating with retro finesse. Through hack-and-slash combat and some surprises up its sleeve, this is one that is sure to keep your interest.

As the name suggests, the point of the game is to reach the top of a tower filled with deadly traps and creatures of all shapes and sizes and what fun it is! There's a wide variety of creatures to face, bosses and strange weapons to unlock. There are 3 characters at your disposal of which to accomplish this with, a man, a woman and a robot that resembles the one from the 1956 movie Forbidden Planet. Each character has their own special ability which separates them greatly from one another.

From the beginning of the game, it will make you feel as if you are watching a film with the directors commentary. There's a unique 1950 sci-fi B-movie aesthetic and thanks to the great audio in voice acting, sound effects and soundtrack (plus a unique art style on top of all that), the setting and time frame are realized quite well.

The script of the game's commentary is probably its strongest point and it's sure put a smile on anyones face, whether it's the fact that there are talking monkeys or just the way that the narrators drive the punchlines, your journey is sure to be a real treat and the commentary compliments your journey very well. The game itself is an action hack-and-slash. You have 2 main weapons which consists of a melee weapon and a ranged weapon. You can upgrade these weapons as well as your characters along the way so yes, there's a bit of character progression as well.

Pros
  • Great sense of humor
  • Variety of npc/enemies
  • Cool weapons
  • Inspired by classic movies so you'll battle things like giant ants or the creature of the black lagoon
  • Full controller support

Cons
  • Some of the animations and textures are so-so
  • The stop-animation on the dinosaurs may make some people motion-sick
  • The open world is mainly vertical and there's not very much horizontal, this is a design choice
  • The open world and it's characters may be too silly for some
  • Little replay value

Final Thoughts:
A truly unique adventure, I'd recommend this to any fan of hack & slash games or if you love old-school sci-fi movies. There's not very many games like this and not very many that have this type of narrative comedy charm to it and it's worth experiencing just for the narrative alone.

Rating (7.8 out of 10)

This review was written for and is published on the Lit Reviews [LR] curator page.
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AAAAAAARRRRRGGG
( 10.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
So yeah. This game deserves better than a 75/100 rating. It's well put together, unique and fun. If you're tired of your stale library of games and need a new diversion, this is totally worth the $7.49, expecially if you like old-school sci-fi.
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Dokhou
( 9.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
I rarely review games, in 20 years of gaming this is probably my 3rd or 4th review, but this game as some magic too it that is just awesome, ridiculously low price for such a good game, a must buy
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RyRy79261
( 4.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
This game is brilliant, very good mechanics and just enough to meander, story line was well thoughtout, short and well structured.

and so much nerdy goodness
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jackhandle26
( 11.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
If you have a weekend where you need something to do. If you want to star in a movie aned kill crap, this is the game for you. This game reminds me of my mom... short and sweet. Well thought out and a blast to play the only bad thing about this game is waiting for the sequel to come out. Deadly Tower of Monsters 2 "THE RISE OF THE APES"
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cryptcory
( 11.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 22
This game is amazing! I love the sci-fi early film era style look, the director commentary is really funny, and the way they make the enemy creatures look like stop claymation is great. Game was fairly short, but I didn't mind since it was so much fun playing.
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ReBoot
( 4.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 15
First of all, I love this game. Setting-wise, it's "Cheesy 60s scifi-movie: The game". Gameplay-wise, it's a twinstick shooter with an upgrade and proggression system with a tad of platforming thrown in. The namesake tower is indeed in the game, while you traverse the tower going up and further up, you can see everything you've already visited below you. The humour is killer, assuming you get the whole meta "The movie is being remastered for DVD" aspect and the ending, well, not gonna spoil anything. Still, it's awesome. Throw in a little couch coop and we have a hidden jewel on our hands.
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bear.prefab
( 12.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 11
This game is amazing, it is so unique and entertaining throughout. The style and presentation doesn't lack at any point, the design is wonderful and charming if you enjoy old Sci-Fi movies. Fight everything from dinosaurs to human-fly clones to robotic chimps. You wield a melee and ranged weapons, along with special powers, some of which are shared and some are unique to the 3 characters you can swap out to at swap stations. Sometimes you need these special powers to continue climbing the tower or to get collectibles, but it isn't overplayed.

The game isn't short, but it isn't long and dragging out. Speaking of climbing the tower, when I bought it and when you begin, you start climbing and it's like ok cool we're climbing this tower. But at a certain point you're just like damn, I'm climbing so far! And eventually you fall, or you get curious and jump off, and you just keep falling! That was a perfect moment for me when I first skydived down the tower all the way to my death(because I forgot to save my jetpack fuel to slow the fall). It never got old skydiving and enjoying the scale of the game. It really pulls off the verticality well, the fighting isn't hard but it isn't an easy tedious task, the different weapons bring a little bit of variety to combat, the presentation is great, the music is so fun and on-point, the whole climb feels tense and interesting. I'm a fan of this studio's games, but I was still blown-away by how much I enjoyed The Deadly Tower of Monsters. The game is worth beating if only for the ability to skydive all the way down to the bottom, teleport back, then do it all over again. Can't recommend it enough.
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Skybo
( 7.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 30
This is the game that fans of crappy 50's sci-fi and b-movies have always wanted. This game is a must for anyone who likes that kind of crud, like myself. If you don't like this kind of stuff, just leave now.

Pros
-Fun gameplay
-Funny dialouge
-Plenty of references
-Great platforming
-Great concept
-4p local coop

Cons
-Ends WAY to soon, only about 6 hours, took me 7-8 for 100%
-Ending is pretty lame, could've been much better
-Camera can be awkward at times, makes 4p local coop unbearable at times

Overall, good game thats waaaaay too short. If it was longer it would be worth the full price, but unfortunatley its too short to recommend at full price. Perfect game to get on sale!
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17 of 20 people (85%) found this review helpful
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Recommended
7.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 30
This is the game that fans of crappy 50's sci-fi and b-movies have always wanted. This game is a must for anyone who likes that kind of crud, like myself. If you don't like this kind of stuff, just leave now.

Pros
-Fun gameplay
-Funny dialouge
-Plenty of references
-Great platforming
-Great concept
-4p local coop

Cons
-Ends WAY to soon, only about 6 hours, took me 7-8 for 100%
-Ending is pretty lame, could've been much better
-Camera can be awkward at times, makes 4p local coop unbearable at times

Overall, good game thats waaaaay too short. If it was longer it would be worth the full price, but unfortunatley its too short to recommend at full price. Perfect game to get on sale!
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Recommended
11.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 22
This game is amazing! I love the sci-fi early film era style look, the director commentary is really funny, and the way they make the enemy creatures look like stop claymation is great. Game was fairly short, but I didn't mind since it was so much fun playing.
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1 person found this review funny
Recommended
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 15
First of all, I love this game. Setting-wise, it's "Cheesy 60s scifi-movie: The game". Gameplay-wise, it's a twinstick shooter with an upgrade and proggression system with a tad of platforming thrown in. The namesake tower is indeed in the game, while you traverse the tower going up and further up, you can see everything you've already visited below you. The humour is killer, assuming you get the whole meta "The movie is being remastered for DVD" aspect and the ending, well, not gonna spoil anything. Still, it's awesome. Throw in a little couch coop and we have a hidden jewel on our hands.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
If you have a weekend where you need something to do. If you want to star in a movie aned kill crap, this is the game for you. This game reminds me of my mom... short and sweet. Well thought out and a blast to play the only bad thing about this game is waiting for the sequel to come out. Deadly Tower of Monsters 2 "THE RISE OF THE APES"
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
Deadly Tower Of Monsters is a single player third-person action game which features satire comedy from a vocal narrarator all while radiating with retro finesse. Through hack-and-slash combat and some surprises up its sleeve, this is one that is sure to keep your interest.

As the name suggests, the point of the game is to reach the top of a tower filled with deadly traps and creatures of all shapes and sizes and what fun it is! There's a wide variety of creatures to face, bosses and strange weapons to unlock. There are 3 characters at your disposal of which to accomplish this with, a man, a woman and a robot that resembles the one from the 1956 movie Forbidden Planet. Each character has their own special ability which separates them greatly from one another.

From the beginning of the game, it will make you feel as if you are watching a film with the directors commentary. There's a unique 1950 sci-fi B-movie aesthetic and thanks to the great audio in voice acting, sound effects and soundtrack (plus a unique art style on top of all that), the setting and time frame are realized quite well.

The script of the game's commentary is probably its strongest point and it's sure put a smile on anyones face, whether it's the fact that there are talking monkeys or just the way that the narrators drive the punchlines, your journey is sure to be a real treat and the commentary compliments your journey very well. The game itself is an action hack-and-slash. You have 2 main weapons which consists of a melee weapon and a ranged weapon. You can upgrade these weapons as well as your characters along the way so yes, there's a bit of character progression as well.

Pros
  • Great sense of humor
  • Variety of npc/enemies
  • Cool weapons
  • Inspired by classic movies so you'll battle things like giant ants or the creature of the black lagoon
  • Full controller support

Cons
  • Some of the animations and textures are so-so
  • The stop-animation on the dinosaurs may make some people motion-sick
  • The open world is mainly vertical and there's not very much horizontal, this is a design choice
  • The open world and it's characters may be too silly for some
  • Little replay value

Final Thoughts:
A truly unique adventure, I'd recommend this to any fan of hack & slash games or if you love old-school sci-fi movies. There's not very many games like this and not very many that have this type of narrative comedy charm to it and it's worth experiencing just for the narrative alone.

Rating (7.8 out of 10)

This review was written for and is published on the Lit Reviews [LR] curator page.
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183 of 198 people (92%) found this review helpful
21 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: January 19
Unless you grew up watching movies like Clash of the Titans, 20 Million Miles to Earth, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, Jason and the Argonauts and any other number of Ray Harryhausen or Harryhausen-esque pictures, you'll really be missing the point of The Deadly Tower of Monsters which would be a shame; strip away the B-movie aesthetics of the game and you're left with a mostly unremarkable but mindlessly enjoyable top-down beat-em-up that pits you against everything from evil apes to flying saucers to giant ants.

With that said, I can't overstate how brilliantly that low-budget sci-fi influence is realised. The scenery looks cobbled together from cheap rubber and styrofoam. Enemies are either obviously stuntmen in suits or stop-motion effects. Many times, you can see the strings holding them up or the boom mic appearing in cutscenes. The plot is authentically nonsensical. Every facet of the aged Hollywood magic that made those films what they were is present, correct and jammed full of obscure references and Easter eggs; rarely has a game shown so much devotion and love to its subject matter.

Not quite as endearing, however, is the commentary track that runs throughout the playtime. TDTOM is presented as a DVD re-release with the director and his production assistant firing out quips every thirty seconds or so and while it's been exhaustively written and is fairly humorous on occasion, there is just far too much of it. A lot of times, the two voices will be jabbering on, fully subtitled, while you're trying to hack your way through a major battle or set-piece so you wind up missing what they're saying by way of trying to concentrate on not getting crushed by a plasticine brontosaur.

There's a metric arseload of weapons to grab as you go, some far more useful than others, which can be upgraded with cogs that you find as you progress. Annoyingly, your loadout only allows for two ranged and two melee weapons at a time which wouldn't be a huge deal if the game didn't force you to find a terminal every time you wanted to change them. The worst part about this setup is that every time you pick up a new weapon, one of your current ones gets elbowed out of your inventory. Having fun with your ultra-powerful Tesla cannon? Not any more! Have this crappy flamethrower instead! Even better, have it while you're being literally SWARMED by waves of killer ants!

The character stat upgrade system is more pleasing and innovative. You're not rewarded with skill points by way of XP; rather, the game has you complete various objectives, many of which are completely optional. While you'll usually get one for killing a boss, taking down a giant dinosaur with a knife is all on you. It adds depth to a game that is, at times, lumbered with mechanics that sorely need it.

Still, TDTOM has more than enough style and bare bones playability to be worth a try, especially for fans of the genre it inhabits. It's a forgivingly easy game; you can make it through without a good deal of the upgrades available but as a love letter to those creaky, weird and wonderful pictures that entranced me as a kid, you'll find none better.

Check out the first fifteen minutes below:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OX-WFoqZTs
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76 of 81 people (94%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
8.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 19
The game is a little rough around the edges at times. The camera can be a bit wonky when using a keyboard and mouse, more so if you try and go somewhere the game never meant for you to go. The level desgin is amazing and leads to very solid platforming 99% of the time. The fact that you are almost constently moving up with no loading screens really gives you a sense of hight and then jumping off the tower to go get some hidden item really shows how much thought they put into the game and the titular tower.

While the game is solid all around and fun the real place it shines is the love for B-movies. The sense of humor and the presentation are spot on. The VHS effects, the stop motion animation on enemies, the set pieces, all of it just works togeather. This is the video game you wanted as a kid, even if thats back when video games were pong. Yet you don't have to be old and or a fan of B-movies to enjoy the game and its off beat sense of humor. It's early in the year but this has already earned a place on my personal top games of the year list and if people have any sense it will make it on theirs as well.
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67 of 70 people (96%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 19
Whoa Flashback!

These were the movies I grew up with and before you think to yourself, 'Good Grief! How old IS this chump?', lets just state I'm a product of the early '70's man.. Groovy..

So TDToM was on my wishlist since it was on Steam. The old throwback SciFi movie plots, the weapons, the Monsters!

I really enjoy the visual appeal and the voice acting, thus-far, has been superb! Corney jokes and witticisms abound but does not detract as they actually progress with your game-play. Dinosaurs? Yes Dinosaurs! But how one particular large specimen was realized is a funny story.. lol..

Time to wrap this up as I'm sure someone more witty and verbose will come in and break down ever aspect but for me I'm just enjoying what it is and not what it's not. It's lighthearted, action packed [BAM!, POW! BooM!] and really tickles my funsies..

~Icky
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65 of 75 people (87%) found this review helpful
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Recommended
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 24
The Deadly Tower of Monsters is a third person perspective action game, set in a retro sci-fi film title. Releasing from ACE Team Studio, who are known for Zeno Clash and Abyss Odyssey. The story is based on two astronauts and their robot friend.

Game play is from the third person perspective above their heads. Firstly one of the game’s biggest flaws is the camera angle; it is in a set position on each frame, which means it can be very hard to look where you really want to especially when it comes to some of the puzzles. There are two sides to the gameplay mechanics; the platforming side, and the action side. The action parts of the game are your standard hack and slash style; with different weapons available throughout the game for you to use and upgrade using the game’s currency system. There isn’t really anything standoutish about the combat system, other than it just works and does as it intends to do, as well as being easy to control and grasp. The platforming side of the game is one which I wasn’t keen on. It surely can’t just be me who is sick to death of jumping puzzle style. The camera angle of the game doesn’t help on the platforming at all. With the awkward camera angle makes any sort of jump you need to make, more of a guessing game. Thankfully the platforming is few and far between, still a small gripe though!

The art style on show in Deadly Tower of Monsters is done in a cartoon, retro look. The camera filters which are also used throughout the game are to add to the effect that you are watching an old film, and it does it very well. It wasn’t my favourite aesthetic in the world; but I can appreciate the look and feel they were going for. The soundtrack and voice acting are all really spot on too. With the voice over and narration being a key feature for the game, adding plenty of comedic value and fourth and fifth wall breaking too.

This game is by no means easy; there aren’t any difficulty settings, so what you get is the same experience throughout. A lot of the game can be overpowered by simply grinding on monsters for more gold and “cogs” which are the games currency system for upgrading your skills, but a lot of the game will come down to how good the player is, rather than how powerful the character is. The end boss fights are a real challenge, and will require you to try and try and try before finally successfully conquering them. Even some of the more regular monsters in between boss fights will cause concern amongst some.

I finished the game in a little under six hours. There is a handful of side missions you can take part in, but none of them add anything to the story, nor reward you extra skills; purely just extra content. Some of them you run into whilst playing through the main story, whilst others you have to go out of your way for. For me I was quite happy completing the ones I found naturally, I had no real urge to go seeking them. There isn’t any replay ability factor in Tower of Deadly Monsters; it’s a completely linear story line. The co-op mode may make a second run through viable with a friend, but you may as well just make your first run through co-op and save yourself the time. There is a hard mode added, but that will be for a small group of people who’ll take that upon themselves to play.

Technically, I had no problems at all. The game runs very well even on 4K. The frame rate did not drop below 60 at any points. I would recommend people playing this game use a controller, simply because it is easier to handle and you get the most out of the game play with a controller over a keyboard and mouse.

To sum up, The Deadly Tower of Monsters is your run of the mill OK game. The most redeeming factor about the title has got to be the narration and comedic value it brings. There are much better third person action shooting games out there, and there are much better platforming games available. What this game does bring to the table is an interesting, funny, and different storyline compared to most. The game is priced at £10, 99 – a price I would be happy to pay again for this release. You are looking at a 6-10 hours’ worth of well-produced content.

Tom's Score Card
1) Stay away
2) Not Recommended
3) Only recommended when on sale
4) Recommended
5) Highly recommended
6) This is a must play

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Recommended
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 21
Ever wanted to be in a "B" movie that could be featured in an episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000? This game is probably about the closest that any of us can reasonably expect to come to such an experience...


The game is a basic isometric hack and slash adventure game. Action-wise it is not trying to reinvent the genre. However it is cast in a very inventive way: You are acting out the actions of the protagonists of a classic "B" movie being re-released on DVD while the director of the movie gives commentary about the film's production.

The presentation of the game is outstanding. It looks very much like an old sci-fi/horror flick from the 50's or 60's, complete with cheesy special effects such as visible strings holding flying creatures aloft.

"The effects guys promised me the strings wouldn't be visible..."

In addition to the awesome graphical presentation the director of the film is constantly talking about the production whilst throwing off many off-color stories of his egomaniacal excesses and abuses of power. This commentary is absolutely hilarious at times. Best of all, the narrator reacts to the things that you do, especially when you do things that are off-script or if you take your time in an area.

To sum it up, the game is a hilarious sendup of the best of the worst of Hollywood and a fun action game at the same time. Highly recommended, especially to anyone old enough to have at least seen these types of movies on late night tv.
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