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Van Helsing

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
66
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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 Pygmy Bats, spawned from the egg sacks below.
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 An abandoned statue

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

GameZone Xbox May 26, 2004 7.9 out of 10 79
GameZone PlayStation 2 May 20, 2004 7.7 out of 10 77
4Players.de Xbox Jul 05, 2004 73 out of 100 73
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Jul 05, 2004 73 out of 100 73
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Jul, 2004 7 out of 10 70
GameDaily Xbox May 25, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Xbox Nation (XBN) Xbox Jun, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Gaming Age PlayStation 2 Jun 10, 2004 C+ 58
Game Revolution Xbox Jun, 2004 D+ 33
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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