Godzilla

Rating Summary

Based on 42 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

39

Top Critic Average

2%

Critics Recommend

Based on 42 critic reviews
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Avoid
Jul 16, 2015

It gives me absolutely no pleasure to report any of this. Sitting at my PC, wearing a Godzilla t-shirt and surrounded by plastic models of the series' wonderful menagerie, I wanted so desperately for this to be the game to truly realise the character's potential in gaming. I wanted Crackdown with kaiju. Instead, I got...this. The only thing being crushed here is the dreams of every monster movie fan who ever picked up a joypad.

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IGN

Top Critic

4.5 / 10.0
Jul 14, 2015

Due to tedious gameplay and lackluster visuals, Godzilla fails to live up to his title of King of the Monsters.

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2 / 10
Jul 16, 2015

More Godzooky than Godzilla, this is not only a terrible game but a technically inept one – that can't even make stepping on tanks seem like fun.

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Jul 17, 2015

You would think a game in which you can pimp-slap a moth as a 40ft-tall garbage monster couldn't possibly be that bad. You would, however, be wrong.

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3 / 10.0
Jul 16, 2015

A great idea on paper, but Natsume Atari didn't deliver the gameplay depth to back it up

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3 / 10
Jul 16, 2015

Godzilla is a boring, badly-balanced game that asks you to pay a lot of money for too little content.

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4 / 10.0
Jul 14, 2015

The only other bright spot is the Kaiju Guide, a collection detailing the playable creatures as well as quite a few not featured. I adored seeing old stills from the films and, sure, there is a certain appeal to playing as a bunch of these guys. But the feeling fades before long. A love of the movies can only get you so far when the experience is this frustrating and hollow. What a letdown.

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Jul 23, 2015

The worst part about my experience with Godzilla is the fact that it didn't provide laughs or enjoyment because of its poor quality. Instead, I just sat there bored for much of the time as I endlessly destroyed cities and fought other monsters in terribly unbalanced fights.

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5 / 10
Jul 17, 2015

Despite the huge flaws, there's still something that kept drawing me back to play a bit more, to destroy a few buildings or beat one more Kaiju. It's not smart or clever, nor remotely modern, and it's mostly repetitive and dull. But it's Godzilla – a giant nuclear accident that is as likely to destroy you as protect you. After 60 years, there's still some part that's inherently enjoyable about that and it has found its way into this game. That or I have radiation sickness.

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5 / 10
Jul 20, 2015

Godzilla puts you into the destructive feet of the King of Monsters. Unfortunately, being the king is kind of boring.

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