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Van Helsing

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
66
3.9
Xbox
67
3.1
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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.

Screenshots

Van Helsing PlayStation 2 Van Helsing uses double pistols against Velkan.
Van Helsing PlayStation 2 Van Helsing fights Gargoyles in Vaseria Village
Van Helsing PlayStation 2 Velkan grabs Van Helsing as if he were a doll.
Van Helsing PlayStation 2 Igor torturing Valerious the Elder

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Game industry News (GiN) Xbox Jun 20, 2004 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GamersHell.com Xbox May 18, 2004 7.4 out of 10 74
4Players.de Xbox Jul 05, 2004 73 out of 100 73
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Jul, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Yahoo! Games Xbox May 24, 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
TotalVideoGames (TVG) Xbox May 28, 2004 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot PlayStation 2 May 18, 2004 6.9 out of 10 69
Game Chronicles Xbox Jun 19, 2004 6.8 out of 10 68
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox May 17, 2004 12 out of 20 60
Xbox Nation (XBN) Xbox Jun, 2004 6 out of 10 60

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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.
Contributed to by Code Weaver (109)