Doing the Monster Mash

If you've ever longed to stand 180 ft. tall above Tokyo and do the monster mash with a few of your closest buddies, now is the time. Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Melee (Infogrames/Atari; $49.99) has just been released for the Nintendo GameCube, and perfectly preserves the rubber-suited spirit of its 1954 cinematic predecessor. The plot--alien invaders have unleashed the inhabitants of Monster Island upon major urban centers--is dispensed with in a handful of campy cut scenes, taking players straight into a series of titanic dustups between 11 old-school monsters, including no fewer than three versions of the giant reptile himself. Never...

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