Megamind (video game)

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Megamind
MegamindXbox360BoxArt.jpg
Megamind: Ultimate Showdown North American cover art for Xbox 360
Developer(s) THQ Studio Australia (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii)
Tantalus Media (PSP, DS)
Publisher(s) THQ
Producer(s) DreamWorks Animation
Platform(s) Xbox 360
PlayStation 3
Nintendo Wii
PlayStation Portable
Nintendo DS
Release
  • NA: November 2, 2010
  • EU: November 26, 2010
Genre(s) Action
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer

Megamind is a video game based on the DreamWorks Animation animated movie of the same name. Several licensed video game tie-ins that were developed or published by THQ were released on November 2, 2010, to coincide with the film's release. The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 version is titled Megamind: Ultimate Showdown, the Nintendo Wii version is titled Megamind: Mega Team Unite while the PlayStation Portable and Nintendo DS versions are both titled Megamind: The Blue Defender. It was the last DreamWorks Animation game released for PlayStation Portable.[citation needed]

Gameplay[edit]

The player has the ability to play as Megamind by using his De-Gun to vaporize enemies. The game contains hidden loot and upgrades acquired by various amounts of B.I.N.K.E.Y. If there is a second player, the player can play as a Brainbot that assists Megamind.[1]


Plot[edit]

After Megamind became the hero of Metro City, Minion told him that a group of villains known as the Doom Syndicate took Metro Man and Megamind's DNA. Megamind must defeat them and save Metro City.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
AggregatorScore
Metacritic(PS3) 43/100[2]
(Xbox 360) 33/100[3]
(NDS) ??/100[4]
(PSP) ??/100[5]
Review score
PublicationScore
Common Sense Media3/5 stars[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ign.com/videos/2010/06/16/mega-mind-x360-e3-2010-trailer
  2. ^ "Megamind: Ultimate Showdown Critic Reviews for PlayStation 3". Metacritic. Retrieved February 9, 2018. 
  3. ^ "Megamind: Ultimate Showdown Critic Reviews for Xbox 360". Metacritic. Retrieved February 9, 2018. 
  4. ^ "Megamind: The Blue Defender Critic Reviews for Nintendo DS". Metacritic. Retrieved February 9, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Megamind: The Blue Defender Critic Reviews for PlayStation Portable". Metacritic. Retrieved February 9, 2018. 
  6. ^ Baker, Martin (December 11, 2010). "Dreamworks' Megamind - Ultimate Showdown Review (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3)". GamersNexus. Retrieved February 9, 2018. 
  7. ^ Healy, Christopher (2010). "Megamind: Ultimate Showdown Game Review". Common Sense Media. Retrieved February 12, 2018. 

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