Eat Them! Is a relatively fun game but is hampered with missions that are slightly repetitive and some control issues that really didn’t make me feel like I’m controlling a giant monster. The comic book presentation and cell-shading is nice, but doesn’t feel like it’s utilized as good as it could be, perhaps due to the omission of coherent cutscenes. Eat Them Isn’t a complete bust as it only costs $10, but the game doesn’t have a longstanding replay factor outside of Trophy hunting or letting some steam loose by eating or stomping on people.
It’s fun to stomp on people, pick them up and eat them and destroy a variety of buildings. The monster creation tools are easy and its fun smashing together body parts to see what the best pairings are. The environments may not be huge, but they’re modestly sized in such a way that I never felt too confined while playing a mission.
There’s just something about the controls that feel off, especially when it comes to picking things up or destroy buildings. Having the multiplayer be limited to four-play local play is a bummer. Missions are cool at first but then begin to drag a bit. Even in the form of a giant monster, it’s still easy to be taken out by the military which can lead to some annoying scenarios which involves running away – something that most monsters shouldn’t do.
Video games are all about fun so it’s nice when a game comes along in which we can literally let all our animalistic instincts come to the surface and just cause pure and utter destruction. There are quite a few games that allow us to let loose and have fun blowing stuff up, but how many games allow us to roam around a city as a monster as big as the Statue of Liberty? Usually games have us confined in the role of a small chap or maybe a medium sized monster, but in the new PSN game Eat Them, gamers can channel their inner Godzilla as they destroy city after city and yes, even e