Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Xbox)

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Description

Step into the shoes of Buffy Summers, popular high school student by day, destroyer of the undead by night. In this third-person action/adventure, you are the Chosen One. With an arsenal of weapons including crossbows, shovels, and stakes and over 60 fighting moves and combinations, you will punch, kick, and stake your way through familiar Sunnydale locations like the sunken church, Sunnydale High School, and the Bronze nightclub where you match wits with enemies such as Matereani, Rhakshasa, Spike, and The Master. If you run into trouble, your Watcher Giles and friends Willow, Cordelia, and Xander are on-hand to assist you.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Xbox Buffy - XBox - The Master

Alternate Titles

  • "Buffy Contre les Vampires" -- French title

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User Reviews

In the mood for a good old fashoned brawl? Look no further. Patrick Connors (4) unrated

Critic Reviews

Gaming Target Sep 20, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Next Level Gaming Jan 10, 2003 88 out of 100 88
Consoles Plus Sep, 2002 87 out of 100 87
ActionTrip Sep 18, 2002 85 out of 100 85
Just Adventure Feb 17, 2003 B+ 83
Eurogamer.net (UK) Sep 29, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 11, 2002 16 out of 20 80
4Players.de Sep 29, 2002 76 out of 100 76
Gameplanet Oct 14, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
The Video Game Critic May 13, 2008 B- 67

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Trivia

Development

Buffy the Vampire Slayer went through many platforms over its development. It started as a PlayStation game. Development was moved to Windows and Dreamcast later. When Sega pulled Dreamcast support, development was moved to Xbox and the PC version was cancelled, leaving it an exclusive.

Voice acting

All of the actors in the TV show did voice over for the game, with the exception of Buffy herself, Sarah Michelle Gellar, although an almost identical match was found.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2002 – Best Use of a Gaming License of the Year (Xbox)
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vism (421) added Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Xbox) on Oct 03, 2002