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Van Helsing

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
66
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Xbox
67
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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 uses double pistols against Velkan.
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 Pygmy Bats, spawned from the egg sacks below.

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Gamesmania Xbox Jun 22, 2004 79 out of 100 79
Gamesmania PlayStation 2 Jun 22, 2004 79 out of 100 79
games xtreme PlayStation 2 Jun 07, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
GamersHell.com Xbox May 18, 2004 7.4 out of 10 74
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Jul, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Jul, 2004 7 out of 10 70
The Video Game Critic Xbox Jun 23, 2004 B- 67
IGN Xbox May 07, 2004 6.5 out of 10 65
IGN PlayStation 2 May 07, 2004 6.5 out of 10 65
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 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.
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