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Van Helsing (PlayStation 2)

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Description

Take the role of Van Helsing, legendary monster hunter and fight through Transylvania towards Count Dracula. This is an action/adventure game where the player encounters monsters such as the Wolfman, the Frankenstein monster, Dr. Jekyl/Mr. Hyde, vampires, and many other terrifying creatures. Use an arsenal of weapons and skills to destroy these monsters, including the unique grapple gun. This game takes the player to many of the places seen in the movie Van Helsing and features voice talent from many of the original actors including Hugh Jackman.

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Van Helsing PlayStation 2 Van Helsing fights Gargoyles in Vaseria Village
Van Helsing PlayStation 2 Aleera is blasted by Van Helsing's gatling gun.
Van Helsing PlayStation 2 Igor torturing Valerious the Elder
Van Helsing PlayStation 2 Van Helsing uses double pistols against Velkan.

Alternate Titles

  • "凡赫辛" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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The Press Says

Gamesmania Jun 22, 2004 79 out of 100 79
4Players.de Jul 05, 2004 73 out of 100 73
Games Radar May 24, 2004 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot May 18, 2004 6.9 out of 10 69
Gaming Target Jul 20, 2004 6.9 out of 10 69
GameSpy May 26, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Jeuxvideo.com May 17, 2004 12 out of 20 60
Eurogamer.net (UK) May 28, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Gaming Age Jun 10, 2004 C+ 58
Game Revolution Jun, 2004 D+ 33

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Trivia

In one of the earlier levels, you can examine a bookcase that contains books chronicling the histories of families in Transylvania. One well-worn book is entitled "The Belmont's", a reference to the Belmont family of Castlevania fame.
Code Weaver (109) added Van Helsing (PlayStation 2) on Jan 03, 2005
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