Could I be any better than this? 35
Defeat 300 enemies with The Missing Link.
Simply defeat 300 enemies with The Missing Link. There is no reason to rush this achievement unless you want the achievement quicker. With the number of missions that involve The Missing Link combined with the number of Monster Challenges that also involve him you should have no trouble getting to 300 kills.
Bull Rider 10
Destroy 10 Turrets using the Rodeo mode while climbing with The Missing Link.
See “Cowboy Master
Cowboy Master 20
Destroy 30 Turrets using the Rodeo mode while climbing with The Missing Link.
To use the Rodeo mode on the turrets first you must attack (using any of the attack buttons or throwing something into it) until the turret starts smoking. When you are next to a smoking turret you will get a prompt on screen to press the
Button. After pressing the
Button you will climb on top of the turret. Follow the on screen button prompts to destroy the turret. Do this 30 times and the achievement will unlock. There is no reason to rush this because you will have no trouble unlocking this achievement through the campaign part of the game. You can also use the Monster Challenges to unlock this achievement.
Strike with Attitude 10
Use The Missing Link’s Leap Attack for the first time.
See “Flying Fish
Expert Pitcher 10
Throw 25 enemies with The Missing Link.
To throw an enemy you must stand near it and press the
Button to pick him up. Pull the
and you will throw the enemy. Do this 25 times and the achievement will unlock. There is no reason to rush this achievement since you will be working toward 300 kills anyway.
Pinball Fan 10
Use the Bumpers for the first time.
This achievement is part of the story mode and can not be missed. You will be prompted to use the bumpers when you stand on the activation pad. Pressing the
Button will activate the bumpers.
Around the World 10
Use the Pole Vault for the first time.
This achievement is part of the story mode and can not be missed. You will be prompted to use the pole vault when you stand on the activation pad. Pressing the
Button will make you jump on the pole. Pressing the
Button again will jump you to the next pole. At the end of the line of poles pressing the
Button will make you jump off the poles.
Swallow 20 enemies/objects with B.O.B.
Swallow 50 enemies/objects with B.O.B.
In order to swallow an enemy / object you must be standing next to it. There will be an on screen prompt to press the
Button to grab the enemy / object. Pressing the
will throw the enemy / object and pressing the
Button again will spit it out. Do this 50 times and the achievement will unlock. There is no reason to rush this achievement because you will have to pick up / throw more than 50 enemies / objects throughout the campaign and challenges.
Machine Gun Specialist 20
Complete one B.O.B. Turret sequence without being hit.
Turret sequences happen during some of the B.O.B. missions. The easies way to get this achievement is to continue holding the
to shoot then pull the
to engage his shield when you get in trouble. Your first opportunity to do a turret sequence a (Chapter 1 – Mission 3: Hypnosis) is also the easiest.
Safety First 10
Activate B.O.B.’s Shield for the first time.
You are only able to use B.O.B.’s shield during the turret sequences. Your first chance is during the Chapter 1 – Mission 3: Hypnosis. While standing on a turret platform pull the
to activate the shied. After you activate it the achievement will unlock.
Olympic Champion 10
Get a medal for all Monster Challenges.
See “Gold Olympic Champion
Gold Olympic Champion 30
Get a Gold Medal for all Monster Challenges.
There are 35 Monster Challenges in the DNA sequence. You earn medals for completing the challenges under the specified terms. Some of the challenges are fairly easy others are frustrating. Most of the challenges will require you to be perfect or near perfect to earn a gold medal. Keep trying them to learn the patterns and requirements. It will take some time but they are all achievable.
You can go back to the DNA sequence after you have completed the game to finish the challenges. There is discussion about failing the challenges affecting your “do not fail more than 10 times in the game” achievement. Concentrate on the following challenges to unlock the upgrades listed then save the rest for the end of the game.
Challenge # 2 – Unlocks Co-Op Charge Blast
Challenge # 3 – Unlocks Ginormica’s Chain Dash
Both upgrades are purchasable after you have completed the challenge. The rest of the upgrades can wait until the end of the game.