Destroy All Humans! (Series) Review

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Posted: 5 months ago, last updated 8 weeks ago.

Author: Andy Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Destroy All Humans! is an adventure game series that parodies Cold War-era alien invasion films. With open-world like a bit like Grand Theft Auto, you play the alien Crypto, tasked to gather DNA from humans and explore the open-world levels to do this. As you do this you discover a story about what happened to previous clones.

You are equipped with vast array of alien weapons and technology. You also have superhuman powers such as psychokinetic powers and the ability to disguise himself as humans and can use a jetpack to quickly navigate the environment. There are six sandbox locations which can be explored freely. Each location offers unique challenges for players to complete.
  • Destroy All Humans! (2005) on Xbox and PS2
  • Destroy All Humans! 2 (2007) on Xbox and PS2
  • Destroy All Humans! Big Willy Unleashed (2008) on Wii
  • Destroy All Humans! Path of the Furon (2009) On Xbox 360
  • Destroy All Humans! (2020) on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4
The new game is a remake of the first Destroy All Humans! from 2005 that reboots the series. It modernizes gameplay and enhances most aspects of the game. Crypto’s legendary weapons cache, from the Anal Probe and Abducto Beam to Psychokinesis and Teslatastic Electricity, is all in there.

DetailsDetails

Rating: PEGI 16+, ESRB TEEN

Release Date: 24/06/2005, updated in 2020

Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Open World and Shooting

TipsTips

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CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 12 hours and 15 hours to complete. The original Destroy All Humans game took this long, but each of these games varies in duration depending on how focused you are at exploring and completing them.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.

Skin Packs offer different outfits for Crypto up as the King of Rock and Roll, an evil Clown amongst others.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Destroy All Humans is rated between PEGI 12 and PEGI 16 depending on the specific game. The new game is rated PEGI 16 for violence

The Destroy All Humans are all rated ESRB TEEN for Crude Humor, Drug Reference, Language, Sexual Themes and Violence

AccessibilityAccessibility

Accessibility for this game is as follows:
System Settings

The Wii has a few helpful settings, like disable rumble, but you have to use gesture controls for most games and the system menu. Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping). Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games... read more about system accessibility settings.



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